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Ireland's only dinosaurs discovered in antrim

The only dinosaur bones ever found on the island of Ireland have been formally confirmed for the first time by a team of experts from the University of Portsmouth and Queen's University Belfast, led by Dr Mike Simms, a curator and palaeontologist at...
24-Nov-2020 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

Missing in lockdown -- new report reveals the vulnerable are more at risk

The number of people who went missing during the first national lockdown in England fell by over a third, compared to data from the previous year.
18-Nov-2020 1:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Scientists help reboot 50 years of plant advice to solve one of nature's biggest challenges

Scientists from the University of Portsmouth and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, have come up with a formula to help plant breeders and farmers around the world grow crops in a more sustainable way.
30-Sep-2020 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Chinese pterodactyl wings its way to the United Kingdom

The first ever specimen of a pterodactyl, more commonly found in China and Brazil, has been found in the United Kingdom.
28-May-2020 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Palaeontologists reveal 'the most dangerous place in the history of planet Earth

100 million years ago, ferocious predators, including flying reptiles and crocodile-like hunters, made the Sahara the most dangerous place on Earth.
24-Apr-2020 1:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New research takes p*** out of incontinence

Millions of people might eventually be spared the embarrassment and extreme isolation caused by wetting themselves, thanks to new research.
20-Feb-2020 12:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

Coffee addicts really do wake up and smell the coffee

Regular coffee drinkers can sniff out even tiny amounts of coffee and are faster at recognising the aroma, compared to non-coffee drinkers, new research has found.
14-May-2019 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Negative economic messaging impacting on suicide rates, says new research

Relentless negative reporting on economic downturns is impacting on people's emotions and contributing to the suicide rate, according to new research.
8-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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