Science and Environment

Airshows are risky – that’s why we like them – but they also have a strong safety record

Airshows are risky – that’s why we like them – but they also have a strong safety record

Posted by ap507 at Aug 25, 2015 04:15 PM |

Dr Simon Bennett discusses aviation issues in light of the recent Shoreham Air Display disaster

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From Citizen Science to Citizen Humanities – 19th Century history in the digital age

From Citizen Science to Citizen Humanities – 19th Century history in the digital age

Posted by ap507 at Jul 15, 2015 09:50 AM |

Dr Geoffrey Belknap explores ways in which members of the public can produce knowledge and participate in research

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Celebrity selfies helped us to uncover how memories are formed in the brain

Celebrity selfies helped us to uncover how memories are formed in the brain

Posted by ap507 at Jul 02, 2015 04:40 PM |

Rodrigo Quian Quiroga discusses new research into how the brain encodes memories

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Polarised light and the super sense you didn’t know you had

Polarised light and the super sense you didn’t know you had

Posted by ap507 at Jul 01, 2015 10:05 AM |

Dr Juliette McGregor explores new insights into the ability to perceive polarisation of light in humans

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The Earth stands on the brink of its sixth mass extinction and the fault is ours

The Earth stands on the brink of its sixth mass extinction and the fault is ours

Posted by ap507 at Jun 22, 2015 09:40 AM |

Professor Jan Zalasiewicz discusses how the rate at which vertebrate species are dying at the moment far exceeds the norm

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First among equals? Recommendations and guidelines for deciding who gets authorship credit

First among equals? Recommendations and guidelines for deciding who gets authorship credit

Posted by ap507 at Jun 18, 2015 03:40 PM |

Emma-Louise Aveling and Graham Martin from the Department of Health Sciences argue that with funders pushing for wider collaboration, dilemmas about how to allocate authorship fairly is set to intensify (Written for the London School of Economics and Political Science website)

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