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Report: Major federal lab misused contract funds

Federal officials say managers at one of the nation's premiere federal laboratories in New Mexico improperly used taxpayer funds to influence members of Congress and other officials in an effort to extend the lab's $2.4 billion ...

dateNov 12, 2014 in Other
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Rutherford's secret war mission helped pioneer 'sonar'

Manchester scientist Ernest Rutherford – famed for "splitting the atom" – also deserves better recognition for helping to pioneer a system we now know as sonar as part of a top secret World War One defence project.

dateNov 10, 2014 in Other
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Rivers beyond regeneration

Best-known for his treatment of shell-shock victims in World War I, a new study examines William Rivers' crucial, but often overlooked contributions to the study of human culture – revealing how, late in ...

dateNov 04, 2014 in Other
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