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Author : Giles Gasper, Professor in High Medieval History, Durham University On June 7, 1195, a fiery spinning ball emerged from a dark cloud in an erstwhile...

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Author : Ben Krishna, Postdoctoral Researcher, Immunology and Virology, University of Cambridge Hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malaria drug controversially touted as a cure for COVID despite a lack of...

what the law actually said about work gatherings in May 2020

Author : Alan Greene, Reader in Constitutional Law and Human Rights, University of Birmingham Prime Minister Boris Johnson has admitted that a group of people gathered in...

Breastfeeding beyond infancy can be beneficial for children and parents – mothers explain pressure...

Author : Amy Burton, Senior Lecturer and Health Psychologist, Staffordshire University Breastfeeding beyond infancy is recommended by the World Health Organization, which advises that children should be...

why T cell vaccines could be the key to long-term immunity

Author : Sheena Cruickshank, Professor in Biomedical Sciences, University of Manchester With omicron having rapidly driven up COVID infections, attention is once again focusing on antibodies, and...

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Author : Luke O'Neill, Professor, Biochemistry, Trinity College Dublin Omicron is spreading rapidly throughout the world, with experts claiming that 40% of the global population will be...

ways that organisations might try to neutralise racism accusations

Author : Angus Nurse, Head of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Nottingham Trent University In the wake of accusations of racism made by former player Azeem Rafiq, Yorkshire...

The wiring in your plane could soon be made from recycled plastic — new...

Author : Alvin Orbaek White, Senior Lecturer in Engineering, Swansea University Every aeroplane contains a complex network of electrical cabling that keeps it flying smoothly. For every...

Underwater videos could help explain why thousands of starfish are stranded on Welsh beaches

Author : Emma Sheehan, Associate Professor of Marine Ecology, University of Plymouth Storms this winter have left thousands of starfish lying stranded along the Welsh coast. Many...

misogyny among male fans is rife but progressive masculinities are on the rise

Author : Stacey Pope, Associate Professor in the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Durham University When the Football Association in England launched the Women’s Super League...

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