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Safeguarding children when sentencing mothers

It is estimated that 17,000 children every year are affected by maternal imprisonment in England and Wales. 95 per cent (16,000) of these children are forced to leave their homes as their mother's imprisonment leaves them ...

dateJan 30, 2018 in Social Sciences
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Living with volcanic gases

Professor Tamsin Mather, a volcanologist in Oxford's Department of Earth Sciences reflects on her many fieldwork experiences at Massaya volcano in Nicaragua, and what she has learned about how they effect the lives of the ...

dateJan 29, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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The bacterial 'Game of Thrones'

Much like animals and to a degree humans, bacteria enjoy a good fight. They stab, shove and poison each other in pursuit of the best territory. While this much is clear, little is known about the tactics and strategy that ...

dateJan 25, 2018 in Cell & Microbiology
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