River Dicle from Hasankeyf

Endangered dialects of Aramaic

01 September 2008

Current estimates suggest that a language dies every two weeks. Here, Geoffrey Khan describes the documentation of a group of dialects before they are lost...

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Mclaren F1 Lewis Hamilton

Secrets of the inerter revealed

19 August 2008

A Cambridge University invention which was kept a closely-guarded secret because of the hidden advantage it offered to a Formula 1 racing team is finally...

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Stacking practice bombs

Gender equality on the slide?

06 August 2008

Support for gender equality in Britain and the US appears to have peaked and could now be going into decline, research at Cambridge University has...

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