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Daily Archives: 19th March 2012

Anglia Ruskin University is one of the institutions to gain the most extra places since choosing not to charge the maximum £9,000 tuition fee. Photo:  Tim Hallam

Students depict scenes of violence to protest killing of Syrian civilians

Islamic societies mark the anniversary of the start of the Syrian uprising with a flash mob in Manchester

York University is among the new intake to the prestigious Russell Group

Russell Group expands again

Four more institutions recently accepted invitations to join the Russell Group of universities

Anglia Ruskin University is one of the institutions to gain the most extra places since choosing not to charge the maximum £9,000 tuition fee. Photo:  Tim Hallam

Further education colleges awarded undergraduate places while universities face a cut

Places at higher education institutes are being re-distributed in an attempt to provide cheaper alternatives to traditional university degrees

Information posted on Facebook tends to be more honest than the answers people give in personality tests

Facebook ‘better measure of job performance than personality tests’

Information gleaned from Facebook accounts provides a more reliable way to gauge someone’s suitability than information given in personality tests

Photo: Emily Brown

Blind date: Sol and Annaliese

Will love blossom for Sol and Annaliese as they discuss hippy parents and the stale smell of Fifth Ave?

Nobody told him Movember was over long ago

Why Manchester is too alternative for it’s own good

Being a dickhead’s cool, right?

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The rise of hypochondria

Who needs a Medicine degree when you’ve got NHS Direct?

Remember to always consult your GP directly if you have any health concerns

Ask Keir: Ear wax

Keir gives advice on the age old problem of blocked ears

St Mark's Square, Venice

‘Twisted’ waves to ease radio-band congestion

Italian scientists hope to match Galileo’s impact with a dramatic display

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What will the future Earth look like?

Yale researchers decipher where the next supercontinent will be

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Asthma in premature babies- the chicken or the egg?

New research into the causes of asthma in children

Medicinal drugs

Possible benefit of prolonged drug use for Alzheimer’s patients

Medicinal drugs may slow down the late stages of the disease