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Maps reveal schizophrenia 'hotspots' in England

Maps reveal schizophrenia 'hotspots' in England

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 01:17:24 GMT

A study of GP prescriptions reveals patterns of the mental illness in England.

Peterborough United 3-1 Rochdale

Peterborough United 3-1 Rochdale

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:11:37 GMT

Referee Chris Sarginson issues three red cards as Peterborough beat nine-man Rochdale in League One.

Barnet 0-1 Cambridge United

Barnet 0-1 Cambridge United

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:22:23 GMT

Luke Berry scores his 16th goal of the season as Cambridge United beat Barnet at The Hive in League Two.

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Can Climate Change be Blamed for the Record Number of Refugee Deaths?

2016 Sets Sad Record for Refugee Drowning in Mediterranean – Connection to Climate Change?   2016 saw a record number of deaths by drownings on the Libya to Italy refugee route, according to Frontex I’m sometimes asked by students what the future will look like when global warming and climate change start to hit the […]

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner: A.I. Alexa

My daughters got me something very different for my birthday this year – my very own artificial intelligence: Amazon Echo, also know as “Alexa.” After seating her at the head of our dinner table, approximately eight inches from the wall as the instructions suggested, I considered how I might engage our new guest. I entertained […]

#MuslimBan The Importance of Diversity

The Importance of Diversity Potatoes, Wild Flowers, and Human Rights     On March 11, 2011, Japan was struck by an earthquake and tsunami that would eventually prove to be the world’s costliest natural disaster.  The main problem was not the earthquake itself – losses were minimized thanks to Japan’s well-designed, earthquake-resistant infrastructure.  Thirty minutes […]

Curbing Catastrophe: Sugar is the New Lead

Sugar Is the New Lead: The Toxic Power of Special Interests, and Why Medical Researchers Should Take a Geology Course   Geologists who study natural hazards spend a lot of time worrying about historical and longer-term records of events such as earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions.  Only with a good understanding of the location, size […]

Reading Comprehension and the Future of Textbooks

Reading comprehension is one of the most remarkable human skills. People speak at about 120 words per minute but read at 250 – 300 words per minute, which means that a person can acquire information more than twice as fast by reading than by listening. Furthermore, if a listener misses something it is gone forever. […]

Countdown to the Academy Awards: Author of The Afterlife of John Fitzgerald Kennedy Shares His Thoughts on JACKIE

It’s difficult to find a movie about the Kennedys that does not present a favorable portrait of the famous first couple.  Pablo Larraín’s new movie, “Jackie,” is no exception. As the title suggests, the central figure in this film is not John Fitzgerald Kennedy but former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy, played by Natalie Portman.  We […]