Rare Bats Found in Wiltshire

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An impressive four species of rare bats have been found in a forest in Wiltshire during radio tracking surveys in a forest. The survey was carried out by Wiltshire Wildlife Trust and the Cotswold Water Park (CWP) Society, and means a significant step forward in the study of bats in the UK. For more information, […]

Toxic waste spill in Hungary

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A toxic waste spill in Hungary that began with mud bursting out of a reservoir on Monday has reached the River Danube, wiping out entire fish populations and killing four people, as well as injuring at least one hundred more. The toxic red sludge is from an industrial plant in Hungary, and has led to […]

2010 Nobel Prize in Physics announced

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Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov have been awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize for Physics on account of their groundbreaking research on Graphene.                                                                                          The two men, who study at the University of Manchester, were awarded the Nobel Prize for discovering the material Graphine, a thin sheet of carbon atoms that has extraordinary properties. Graphine is completely […]

Courtney Williams in BBC2 University challenge Episode 13

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Congratulation to Courtney Williams the Lead Editor of Young Scientists Journal  and part of the Imperial College London Team for her appearance in  BBC2  University challenge  – Episode 13  on 8:00pm Mon, 27 Sep 2010http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00v1wrt/University_Challenge_2010_2011_Episode_13/  The team from the University of the Arts London fights it out with Imperial College London for a place in the second round […]