Peak District

Going feral

01 September 2007

Are there any wild places left in Britain and Ireland? Robert Macfarlane has travelled in search of them, reflecting on the meaning of ‘wildness’ and...

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False colour image of the carbon monoxide gas in the Orion molecular cloud observed using HARP.

Hunting for protostars

01 September 2007

Looking deep inside the swirling dust clouds that make up stellar nurseries – the birth place of stars – can help unravel mysteries of the...

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Dr Carenza Lewis

Dr Carenza Lewis

01 September 2007

A passion for communicating the thrill of the dig and for uncovering evidence of lives long gone is what inspires archaeologist Dr Carenza Lewis. Her...

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Barrier from Isawiyya village into Jerusalem

Conflict in cities

01 September 2007

Conflict is inherent to the urban condition, yet only in some cities do contention and dissent erupt to unacceptable and destructive levels. How do contested...

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Casio Gold Calculator Watch

Can I patent and publish?

01 September 2007

A patent for an invention is granted by the state to an inventor, giving the inventor the right for a limited period to stop others...

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Eye

An invention to help the ageing eye

01 September 2007

Progressive loss in accommodative power by the lens of the human eye – a condition known as presbyopia – affects almost everybody who enters middle...

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Ear

Can a voice identify a criminal?

01 September 2007

Innovative research in the Department of Linguistics suggests that dynamic features of speech could provide a clue to forensic speaker identification.

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