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Policing in the past?

As students and as members of a technological generation, we tend to pride ourselves on being a bit more tech-savvy than our elders. Maybe...

Intelligenes

Ever wondered why some people seem naturally smarter than others? Been jealous of that student who always gets top marks, seemingly without trying? Or...
An exceptionally large planet close to a star drawn with autodesk.

Flaming ‘hot Jupiter’!

The eponymous ‘they’ strike again. You may know ‘them’ from such a sentence as "Well, you know what they say", but this time ‘they’...
A que of silhouetted evolving humans

We are all A LOT older than we thought!

Carina Schlebusch led a team of researchers at Uppsala University in Sweden in a project combining genome mapping with anthropology in an effort to...

Tel-ape-athy?

We read other peoples mind’s every day, guessing their thoughts, emotions and intentions each time we talk to them. This understanding of other people...
Angalifu the Northern White Rhinoceros male (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) by Heather Paul

2017 Science – A Sneak Peek

Evading Extinction Unless you were a Trump-loving, music despising animal hater, 2016 had something to upset pretty much everyone. And as news broke that current mass...

Exeter’s research funding boom

The University of Exeter has doubled the amount of research funding it receives from Research Councils UK (RCUK). During the academic year of 2015/16,...

A cure for paralysed primates

A team of scientists from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology have developed an implant, which has proved successful in allowing monkeys with paralysis in...

The Biological Brilliance of Bees

A major discovery has been made in regards to wildlife and the natural world. The university has discovered that when foraging for pollen, bees...

Venom-Stealing Viruses

Venom-stealing viruses sound like something plucked straight from a horror film, but a recent paper published in Nature Communications has discovered exactly that. Husband-and-wife team...