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Monthly Archives: April 2012


Students buck apathetic trend to run in local elections

With local elections on May 3rd a number of students are running. Just don’t expect them to win

Earth's atmosphere

New technique to determine source of greenhouse gasses

New step to decipher human accountability for global warming


Diabetes caused by dieting during pregnancy

“expectant mothers who diet during pregnancy could well be risking their unborn child’s future health and quality of life”


‘Revenge porn’ website shut down

“The Net’s most hated man” has a sudden change of conscience

Dr. Qing-Jun Meng

Manchester research finds hope for bipolar treatment

New research determines why lithium salts help bipolar suffers

Memphis, Tennessee

The Deep South: Memphis

Emily Whitehouse tells us why Memphis is the perfect stop-off on the American road trip of a lifetime

Sightseeing in South Carolina

The Deep South: South Carolina

Looking for an alternative beach break this summer? Head to the historical hub of Charleston, South Carolina

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Eastern Europe: Croatia

For beaches, waterfalls, cultural hotspots and island hopping head to Croatia this summer

Photo credit: Dan Alani

Eastern Europe: Serbia

Dan Alani tells us why Serbia is becoming one of Eastern Europe’s most popular tourist destinations

View from the Citadella

Eastern Europe: Hungary

If you’re looking for a budget city break post-exams Budapest has all you need

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

Ask Keir: Whooping cough

This week Keir addresses your queries about the rising issue of whooping cough


Kony and the iPod generation

Personally, I was glad to see such an overwhelming response to the video.