Science and Environment

Freshers’ week: how to make a good first impression

Freshers’ week: how to make a good first impression

Posted by ap507 at Sep 14, 2018 01:35 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Diana Pinto has discussed support for students starting at university

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Confused about who to believe when information clashes? Our research may help

Confused about who to believe when information clashes? Our research may help

Posted by ap507 at Sep 03, 2018 02:35 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Eva Krockow, Professor Andrew Colman and Dr Briony Pulford outline how, as long as there are no hidden agendas, it is surprisingly simple to reach the right decision when faced with contradictory information

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AI doctors and engineers are coming – but they won’t be stealing high-skill jobs

AI doctors and engineers are coming – but they won’t be stealing high-skill jobs

Posted by ap507 at Aug 20, 2018 11:41 AM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Leandro Minku and Professor Jeremy Levesley discuss how Google DeepMind software can diagnose eye conditions as well as human doctors – and why the medical profession should welcome this

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Hothouse Earth: our planet has been here before – here’s what it looked like

Hothouse Earth: our planet has been here before – here’s what it looked like

Posted by ap507 at Aug 13, 2018 04:12 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Professors Jan Zalasiewicz, Mark Williams and PhD researcher Thomas Hearing discuss what can we expect from our future climate after looking at the 'Hothouse Earths' of the past

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The Meg: the ocean’s fossil record is a treasure trove for potential monster movies

The Meg: the ocean’s fossil record is a treasure trove for potential monster movies

Posted by ap507 at Aug 10, 2018 02:58 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Tom Fletcher discusses how Megalodons are the latest Hollywood monster to leap out of the fossil record - and questions what else is lurking in prehistoric seas

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Coral reefs are at risk from rats that have invaded nearby islands

Coral reefs are at risk from rats that have invaded nearby islands

Posted by ap507 at Jul 12, 2018 09:39 AM |

In an article for The Conversation, Professors Mark Williams and Jan Zalasiewicz explain how new findings from the Chagos Islands are a perfect parable for the Anthropocene

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