Science and Environment

Watershed moment in nuclear standoff with Iran over its right to enrich uranium

Watershed moment in nuclear standoff with Iran over its right to enrich uranium

Posted by sb661 at Jan 20, 2014 06:10 AM |

In an article in The Conversation, Dr Andrew Futter he evaluates the impact of the interim deal agreed to scale-back Iran’s nuclear programme

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Canine conundrum: did dog days dawn in Europe?

Canine conundrum: did dog days dawn in Europe?

Posted by sb661 at Nov 14, 2013 07:55 AM |

Dr Daniel Zadik explains on The Conversation the conflicting ideas about dog's origins

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The legacy of DNA profiling

Posted by uatemp13 at Oct 16, 2013 12:00 PM |

2014 sees the thirtieth anniversary of the invention of DNA profiling by Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys at the University of Leicester. As a prelude to the celebrations of this achievement, Sir Alec, Dr Turi King (Department of Genetics) and Dr John Bond OBE (Department of Chemistry) met to discuss the legacy for the world of this fantastic advance in science.

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Searching for Black Holes in Space

Posted by uatemp13 at Oct 03, 2013 12:00 AM |

As part of the ‘Legacy of Leicester‘ project, Professor Ken Pounds reflects on Leicester’s role in confirming the existence of both now-established classes of black holes.

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Albert and Adam rewrite the story of human origins

Albert and Adam rewrite the story of human origins

Posted by sb661 at Jul 22, 2013 06:40 AM |

In a Conversation article, Dr Daniel Zadik explains the DNA of Albert Perry

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Will-I-Am Indian, but does it matter?

Will-I-Am Indian, but does it matter?

Posted by sb661 at Jun 14, 2013 04:35 AM |

Dr Daniel Zadik shares his thoughts on the subject of Prince William’s alleged Indian heritage on The Conversation

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