Science and Environment

How chickens became the ultimate symbol of the Anthropocene

How chickens became the ultimate symbol of the Anthropocene

Posted by ac652 at Dec 12, 2018 11:30 AM |

In an article for The Conversation, Carys Bennett, Jan Zalasiewicz, Mark Williams and Richard Thomas discuss the impact of the broiler chicken as a marker of a new geological epoch

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Plastic is now part of our planet’s fabric – a scientist and archaeologist discuss what happens next

Plastic is now part of our planet’s fabric – a scientist and archaeologist discuss what happens next

Posted by ac652 at Nov 27, 2018 12:35 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Honorary Research Fellow Matt Edgeworth contributes to a discussion on the impact of plastics on the future the planet

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Here’s how the ‘brightest’ object in the universe formed

Here’s how the ‘brightest’ object in the universe formed

Posted by ac652 at Nov 15, 2018 07:15 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Professor Andrew Blain has discussed how galaxies are formed

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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 11:45 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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