First national model for Bovine TB calls for more focus on cattle
In a study published in Nature this week, a team of researchers based at the University of Warwick has produced the first national model to investigate the bovine TB spread.
Man gets 3 months for smuggling dinosaur skeleton
A New York federal judge has sentenced a Virginia fossils dealer to three months in prison for smuggling a 70-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus skeleton out of Mongolia.
Women's jobs are poorer paid, less flexible and more stressful
Women's jobs are poorer paid, less flexible, more stressful, and offer fewer promotion opportunities than men's, a large international study has found.
US slaps Briton with fresh hacking charges
The United States on Thursday slapped two extra charges against a British man accused of hacking into thousands of US government computer systems, officials said.
US judge mulls sending phone hacking case to UK
(AP)—A federal judge in Los Angeles suggested Monday that Great Britain would be the proper place for a Hollywood stuntwoman to pursue a lawsuit against News Corp. and related companies over alleged phone hacking.
New studies needed to predict how marine organisms may adapt to the future's acidic oceans
The world's oceans are becoming more acidic, changing in a way that hasn't happened for millions of years. But will marine organisms from tiny coccolithophores to king crabs change along with the waters?
Research shows British ready for 20mph limits, but need police support
Nancarrow of UWE Bristol's Social Marketing Centre have analysed the results of a recent YouGov survey of Great Britain and concluded that although support is strong for 20mph limits in residential areas ...
Telecommunications data show civic dividing lines in major countries
Many residents of Britain, Italy, and Belgium imagine there to be a kind of north-south divide in their countries, marking a barrier between different social groups and regional characteristics. Now a new ...
Protecting juniper from a berry uncertain future
Forest Research scientists have collected berries from juniper bushes across Great Britain as part of the UK National Tree Seed Project overseen by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The berries are sent to ...
80 percent of UK baby boomers 'satisfied with their financial situation', study finds
More than 80 per cent of Britons aged 50 and over are satisfied with the financial situation of their household, according to research by the University of Bristol's Personal Finance Research Centre and the ...
Survey finds women in Britain now own more tablet computers than men
Multinational effort underway to build synthetic yeast using artificial chromosomes
Academics earn street cred with TED Talks but no points from peers, research shows
(Phys.org) —TED Talks, the most popular conference and events website in the world with over 1 billion informational videos viewed, provides academics with increased popular exposure but does nothing to ...
Researchers work with Coca-Cola to transform home recycling
Researchers from the University of Exeter are working with Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) on a ground-breaking study with 20 households in Great Britain and France to observe at-home recycling behaviors.