One in five children who suffer with epilepsy has been accused of being “possessed” after having a seizure, according to shocking new research.
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Preaching by extremists and discrimination through segregation has become widespread trend at UK universities equality group claims
Monday 13 May 2013
Preaching by extremists and discrimination through segregation at student events has become a widespread trend at many UK universities, a student equality group claims.
Sunday 05 May 2013
The Royal Society has defended its election of the Duke of York as a fellow despite some of its members branding him "over-colourful" and lacking a scientific background.
Tuesday 30 April 2013
The University Of Manchester have become champions of BBC contest University Challenge for a fourth time, to equal the record set by Magdalen College, Oxford.
Saturday 13 April 2013
Scientists have identified a group of patients with a genetic predisposition to mental illness, opening up for the first time the prospect of personalised medicine in psychiatry.
Tuesday 26 March 2013
Criticism follows evidence that state school and ethnic minority pupils struggle to get onto the best courses
Friday 15 March 2013
A London university has banned an Islamic organisation from its campus, after it attempted to segregate an audience at one of its debates by gender.
Saturday 09 March 2013
Latest of many explanations for mysterious site
Thursday 21 February 2013
Britain’s leading expert on juries has staunchly defended the country’s trial system following the “fundamental deficits of understanding” that saw the jurors in the Vicky Pryce trial discharged.
Saturday 16 February 2013
The number of gay and bisexual men contracting HIV rose over the past 20 years because of a rise in the number having unprotected sex, new research shows.
'You know it's very wrong': Jeremy Paxman branded a 'bully' for embarrassing student on University Challenge
Wednesday 13 February 2013
Jeremy Paxman once said: "It's stupid to have a simple-minded view." But the University Challenge presenter's razor sharp wit and lacerating tongue have landed him with accusations of "bullying".
Wednesday 23 January 2013
Scientists are using a man's bone marrow to grow him a replacement nose after he lost his original one to cancer.
Friday 04 January 2013
It’s used in everything from kids parties to medicine – but now supplies are running so low scientists want to ration it. Steve Connor reports on the great helium shortage
Thursday 06 December 2012
Despite incidents highlighting the perils of riding a bike in Britain's cities, young people are much safer cycling than driving, researchers say.
Tuesday 04 December 2012
Britain’s “dash-for-gas” strategy has been undermined just a day before chancellor George Osborne is set to place the fossil fuel at the heart of UK energy policy, as a new report finds the economy would be better off harnessing offshore wind instead.
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