i In the frame: Eileen Cooper accuses the art world of failing women

Meet Eileen Cooper: she wants to shake up the art world.

Power of the hidden message revealed

Negative emotional contents are more likely to register in the subconscious

Sarah Graham: My intersex experience

In an open letter to the South African athlete, Sarah Graham, who was born intersex, offers advice and encouragement for the years to come

Climate change will damage your health

World's doctors unite in challenge to politicians over 'biggest health threat of this century'

IVF causes rise in older mothers

A global fertility treatment boom will trigger a huge rise in the number of older mothers to at least 2,000 over the next five years, one of the UK's leading fertility experts predicts.

Professor Jerry Cohen: Maverick philosopher who subjected Marxism to the rigours of analytical philosophy

Proof of the catholicity and openness of British philosophy is that it could embrace and heap the highest of its academic honours upon a maverick such as Jerry Cohen.

Why less attractive men can become better lovers

Casanovas who are lucky in love may not — in one sense at least — be the biggest shots in the bedroom, a new theory suggests.

Welcome to the new frontier – Central Asia

UCL is setting up shop in Kazakhstan but critics are worried about that nation's human rights record. Lucy Hodges reports

Leading Article: University shake-up needed

It may seem an odd time to be recommending a profound rethink of the British higher education system but Professor Nigel Thrift, vice chancellor of Warwick University, believes that, if we don't do it now, we risk a downhill slide. He may be right. In his RSA/Fulbright Commission Lecture last night he argued that we face intense global competition from China as well as city states like Singapore and Abu Dhabi, and other European countries such as Germany and Denmark, not to mention Canada, Australia and the US.

Arctic team turn to traditional methods as technology struggles against forces of nature

The Catlin Arctic Survey team have turned to traditional methods to report on the thickness of ice and snow, after extreme weather conditions affected their high-tech equipment.

Plea for rise in tuition fees condemned

Students should not pay more as recession bites, say former education secretaries

UCL Overseas Fellows: We can't lose Manuela

UCL was shocked by the Government's decision to scrap the overseas research scholarship scheme – so it established its own fund.

Booze: Why you need a day off

January is detox time. But experts now believe that taking an alcohol ‘holiday’ each week can be just as important as counting units. Hugh Wilson reports

Suicide rates fall after terror attacks

The number of suicides fell in England and Wales after the London bombings on 7 July 2005 researchers have found. A second significant reduction occurred after a wave of failed terrorist attacks two weeks later.

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