More than £1.6bn worth of groceries and other goods are being stolen every year by supermarket customers using self-service tills, according to a new survey.
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Sunday 03 March 2013
The one-time glamour couple of the hedge-fund industry, Elena Ambrosiadou and Martin Coward, renew court hostilities on Tuesday in a bitter row over intellectual property.
Sunday 17 February 2013
Immerse yourself in the language as it is used: real films, real books, real songs
Monday 11 February 2013
Obama wasn’t the only winner of November’s election: London-listed video search engine blinkx today upped its profit forecast on the back of campaign advertising.
Thursday 24 January 2013
With all the furore surrounding undergraduate tuition fees, the crisis in postgraduate funding is going practically undetected - but it is a real and growing problem.
Sunday 20 January 2013
Crucial discovery at Cambridge, 60 years after Crick and Watson's double helix
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
Friday 28 December 2012
A century-old globe filled with encyclopaedic illustrations and a working model of the Solar System may have been an early example of interactive education, experts believe.
It's not exactly HARDware... Nokia and Samsung in race to launch 'flexible' mobile phones during 2013
Friday 30 November 2012
Mobile phone companies, desperate to fill the gap in the market for indestructible devices, are researching technology which will enable them to manufacture flexible handsets.
Monday 26 November 2012
Academics highlight threat of super-intelligent technology
Health watchdog forced to take action against Cambridgeshire hospital which performed operation on WRONG patient
Friday 23 November 2012
The health watchdog has been forced to take action against a hospital trust which performed a surgery on the wrong patient.
Monday 19 November 2012
Dogs that had lost the use of their back legs as a result of spinal injuries were able to walk again after a revolutionary transplant operation, offering new hope to paralysed patients, scientists said.
Wednesday 14 November 2012
A bug-busting “black box” is being developed that can rapidly identify the source of hospital infections and help staff to stop them spreading.
Doctors twice placed 'do not resuscitate' orders on medical notes of Janet Tracy, against her and her family's wishes
Monday 05 November 2012
A dying woman was “badgered” by doctors so much about agreeing to a do not resuscitate order that she was reduced to terrified tears, her husband said today.
Thursday 01 November 2012
We were part of an international effort to find the breast cancer genes in the 1990s when Myriad saw what we'd done, raised the extra £40m needed to name the gene, and beat us there.
Tuesday 16 October 2012
Asperger’s Syndrome, sometimes called “mind blindness”, lies at the milder end of the conditions known as autism spectrum disorders.
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
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