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Wednesday 23 November 2011
Widespread exploitation of the huge reserves of shale gas under Lancashire could force the Government to scrap its targets for reducing carbon emissions, a report suggests today.
Friday 18 November 2011
Penelope Lively's latest novel is an exploration of the chaos theory - how one small, seemingly insignificant, event can begin a series of reactions that quickly spiral beyond any prediction or pattern. The trigger is when Charlotte Rainsford, a retired English teacher, is the victim of a random mugging. Suffering a broken hip, she must go and live with her middle-aged daughter Rose and her detached, predictable husband.
Friday 19 August 2011
Boys have dramatically closed the performance gap between them and girls as a result of knuckling down to exams because of the recession, yesterday's A-level results show.
Wednesday 10 August 2011
Manchester University's John Rylands Library has acquired the missing seventh volume of the Colonna Missal, a service book made for the Sistine Chapel in Rome. It had held the other six volumes in its collection since 1901.
Monday 25 July 2011
Electronic devices, from mobile phones to computers, could work much faster if they were made from the thinnest substance in the world, scientists from Manchester University have discovered.
William Clarke: Writer who helped transform financial journalism and was first to stress the importance of 'invisible' exports
Saturday 30 April 2011
Bill Clarke was a key member of a tiny group of financial journalists who in the 1950s and 1960s transformed the craft.
Monday 18 April 2011
It is either one of the most astonishing observations in contemporary science – or an experimental artefact that will be quickly forgotten.
Monday 04 April 2011
The Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire will be the headquarters for a £1.3bn project to build the world's biggest radio telescope.
Friday 01 April 2011
Some of the worst universities in the country plan to charge students close to the maximum fee of £9,000 a year and not one of them plans to charge average fees of £6,000 a year or less – the level which ministers said would be the norm when they announced the controversial proposals. Most of the bottom 20 plan to charge more than £7,500 a year.
Thursday 03 March 2011
Did the nuclear age begin in 1942, when Chicago Pile-1, a reactor built in a squash court, went "critical" by achieving self-sustaining chain reaction?
Wednesday 02 March 2011
An optical microscope that uses light and is so powerful that it can capture living viruses and be used to view the working biological machinery that keeps human cells alive has been invented by British scientists.
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