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Stonehenge Secrets Revealed By Underground Map
Science & Tech  (tags: science, archaeology, Stonehenge, UK )

- 102 days ago -
Archaeologists have unveiled the most detailed map ever produced of the earth beneath Stonehenge and its surrounds.
UK Bans Teaching Creationism in State-Funded Schools
Science & Tech  (tags: world, science, creationism, uk, ban, teaching, state, funded, schools, religion )

- 108 days ago -
Lo! Creationism cannot be taught as scientific fact in any state-funded school in the UK. That goes for all free schools as well as any existing and future academies.
Whole Organ 'Grown' in World First
Science & Tech  (tags: science, medical, research, organ, human, animals, scotland, UK )

- 118 days ago -
A whole functional organ has been grown from scratch inside an animal for the first time, say researchers in Scotland.
Insensitivity of Primate Researchers Exposed By Government Committee - Via Animal Aid
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Research, Primates, Monkeys, UK, Animal Cruelty, Suffering, Death, Ethical concerns, Ethics )

- 138 days ago -
The Animals in Science Committee (ASC) that advises the UK Government on vivisection published in November 2013, the 'Cumulative Severity' report, revealing a high level of desensitisation amongst the researchers who failed to recognise primate suffering.
Electric Vehicles to Monitor Air Quality in Leicester
Science & Tech  (tags: electric cars, UK, Leicester, environment, air quality, Air pollution, electric vehicles )

- 168 days ago -
Researchers at the University of Leicester are going to use electric cars fitted with air monitoring sensors to monitor air pollution levels in Leicester, UK.
Going Underground in London's 'Smart' Tunnels
Science & Tech  (tags: Crossrail, Tunnels, London, UK )

- 188 days ago -
Crossrail - a new rail network buried under London's streets - is the largest infrastructure project in Europe and when completed it is expected to carry around 200 million passengers a year.
The Medical Mannequins 'Brought to Life' With Emotions
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, healthcare, training, medical mannequins, NHS, Sheffield, UK )

- 210 days ago -
can be a useful training aid but interacting with them can feel unnatural. But at Sheffield Hallam University augmented reality is now being used to 'turn' the mannequin into a real person.
Plas Newydd: Heat From the Sea to Warm Historic House
Science & Tech  (tags: NewTechnology, Sea Water, historic house, Wales, UK )

- 213 days ago -
One of the finest old mansions in Wales is making history with a new technology that sucks heat from sea water. Plas Newydd, with spectacular views of Snowdon from Anglesey,
Scientists Find Way to Turn Light Into Matter
Science & Tech  (tags: Physics, Science, UK )

- 215 days ago -
Researchers in London have found a way to make matter from light, using high powered lasers. The idea behind the theory was first thought up 80 years ago by two physicists, who were to work later on creating the world's first atomic bomb.
How Aliens and Monsters 'Invaded' a London Bus Stop
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, unusual, aliens, monsters, London, UK )

- 260 days ago -
Commuters at a London bus stop have seen alien invasions, monsters from the sewers grabbing pedestrians and tigers running down the street as part of an elaborate advertising campaign.
GM Crops: UK Scientists Call for New Trials
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, UK, GMO, Food )

- 282 days ago -
A new report on genetically modified (GM) crops, commissioned by the prime minister, calls for more UK field trials and fewer EU restrictions.
Cat DNA Used to Snare Killer
Science & Tech  (tags: crime, DNA, UK, killer, conviction, cat hairs )

- 493 days ago -
The UK's first cat DNA database has been created and has already been used in court to help convict a killer.
Rare Bat on Brink of UK Extinction
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Study, Bat, Devon, UK, Endangered )

- 503 days ago -
One of the UK's rarest mammals, the grey long-eared bat is in danger of disappearing from the country, according to research.
Where Did the Iron in Egyptian Relics Come From?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, Egypt, history, humans, interesting, news, research, science, University of Manchester, UK )

- 569 days ago -
The mystery of how ancient Egyptians obtained iron millennia before iron was ever smelted in the region has just been solved: they made use of iron brought to Earth by meteorites. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Hawking: Mankind Has 1,000 Years to Escape Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, Physics, Science, Space, UK, USA )

- 617 days ago -
Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking warns human beings won't survive "without escaping" from the "fragile" planet. His gloomy forecast is people will become extinct on Earth within current the millennium.

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