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16th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference and Expo SGEM 201

16th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference and Expo SGEM 201

Annual International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference and Expo SGEM again call to gather all global minds in one at the most splendid resort of Bulgaria, Albena, from 28 June till 7 July, 2016 to make best geoscientists collaborate, exchange ideas and their scientific experience. The GeoConferences is one of the most successful forums in its field […]

Crowdfunding archaeologists launch campaign to discover first Lindisfarne monastery

Crowdfunding archaeologists launch campaign to discover first Lindisfarne monastery

DigVentures, the crowdfunding archaeological social enterprise, today, 4 March, announces a major excavation to discover the location of the first monastery on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne. The excavation follows new research by Dr David Petts, Lecturer in the Archaeology of Northern England at Durham University, and a world-leading expert on the archaeology of Lindisfarne, […]

Brain calcium controls how long we sleep

Brain calcium controls how long we sleep

We know calcium is good for our bones, but it might also be the key to a good night sleep. Researchers at the RIKEN Quantitative Biology Center (QBiC) and the University of Tokyo in Japan have unveiled a new theory for how sleep works. Published in the journal Neuron, the work shows how slow-wave sleep […]

By March 28, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Health and Lifestyle

Buckwheat Breton Galette by Richard Bertinet

Buckwheat Breton Galette by Richard Bertinet

Just in time for pancake day tomorrow, but equally wonderful as a super food fuelled breakfast the whole year round, please find attached Richard Bertinet’s take on the classic Breton Galette!   Served with Greek yoghurt and red berries for a delicious, healthy breakfast Makes about 8 thin galettes Ingredients 300g buckwheat flour 3 eggs […]

By February 24, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Snappy Sleep Stager system identifies gene related to shorter sleep

Snappy Sleep Stager system identifies gene related to shorter sleep

 You may have wondered why some people seem to need less sleep. Is it in their genes? It turns out that it likely is. A number of so called short-sleeper genes, which are associated with little need for sleep, have recently been identified through years of arduous research and serendipity. Now, researchers at the RIKEN […]

By January 16, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Healthy eating with The Hairy Bikers

Healthy eating with The Hairy Bikers

The massively popular, down-to-earth favorites, The Hairy Bikers have kindly provided a tasty yet healthy recipe for press use during January; delicious baked fish with red peppers and tomatoes! Coming in at 200 calories per portion, this recipe is perfect for readers wanting to eat healthy foods and trim down following the festivities.   Si and […]

By January 12, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Anthropology and Psychology

The Shock of the Anthropocene: The Earth, History and Us

The Shock of the Anthropocene: The Earth, History and Us

The Anthropocene is a proposed epoch that begins when human activities started to have a significant global impact on Earth‘s ecosystems. Ok… Why I did not know anything about this?  I do not know, but it is never late. I have found out that there are many books about this interesting topic, but my first reading […]

By December 30, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Radicalisation caused by derailed search for identity, rather than parents

Radicalisation caused by derailed search for identity, rather than parents

To what extent is radicalisation influenced by upbringing and reactions from parents, family and other educators? “Barely, if at all”, argues Micha de Winter, Professor of Pedagogical Sciences at Utrecht University, in the international research report Formers & Families. “A much more important factor in the process towards radicalisation is a young person’s search for […]

By December 1, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Nonsense syllables and early memory research

Nonsense syllables and early memory research

In this day and age the study of memory is an everyday occurrence in psychology labs across the globe, and memory research has taken on even more importance now that diseases like Alzheimer’s pose such a threat. But who were the first psychologists  involved in conducting memory research?   Aside from Wilhelm Wundt and G.E. […]

Space and Universe

Cosmic Accounting Reveals Missing Light Crisis

Cosmic Accounting Reveals Missing Light Crisis

Pasadena, CA—Something is amiss in the Universe. There appears to be an enormous deficit of ultraviolet light in the cosmic budget. The vast reaches of empty space between galaxies are bridged by tendrils of hydrogen and helium, which can be used as a precise “light meter.” In a recent study published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters, […]

Nearby galaxy is a “fossil” from the early universe

Nearby galaxy is a “fossil” from the early universe

Pasadena, CA— New work from a team of scientists including Carnegie’s Josh Simon analyzed the chemical elements in the faintest known galaxy, called Segue 1, and determined that it is effectively a fossil galaxy left over from the early universe. Astronomers hoping to learn about the first stages of galaxy formation after the Big Bang […]

Earth: the Pale Blue Dot

Earth: the Pale Blue Dot

Way back in 1990 the Voyager 1 spacecraft reached a new record for being farthest away from home. It was just about to leave our solar system and head off into space. It was six billion kilometers away and still going, and it still is. At that point, upon a request by Carl Sagan (Pale […]

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History and Archeology

Chester is the ‘original city of love’ and it has the romantic relics and legacy to prove it, declare historians

Chester is the ‘original city of love’ and it has the romantic relics and legacy to prove it, declare historians

Historians have revealed that Chester – not Paris or Venice – is the original city of love, and a new campaign has been launched to reclaim the city’s crown.  So Historians are championing Chester as the ‘original city of love’ and will unveil a stunning new collection of romantic artefacts, previously buried inside the vaults of […]

By February 25, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Invitation to preview ‘The Lost Library of John Dee’ at the Royal College of Physicians from 11 January 2016

Invitation to preview ‘The Lost Library of John Dee’ at the Royal College of Physicians from 11 January 2016

Mathematician, magician, astronomer, astrologer, explorer, occultist, imperialist, alchemist and spy, John Dee continues to fascinate centuries after he first set foot in the court of Elizabeth I. Now, one of the most intriguing and mysterious figures of Tudor England, an inspiration for artists from Shakespeare and Ben Johnson to Derek Jarman and Damon Albarn, is […]

By January 12, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
The mystery of Henry VIII’s will: public lecture

The mystery of Henry VIII’s will: public lecture

PUBLIC LECTURE TUESDAY 22 FEBRUARY 2016 6PM – 8PM Free entry. Open to all. Book Book here On 28 January 1547, the sickly and obese King Henry VIII died at Whitehall. Just hours before his passing,his last will and testament had been read, stamped and sealed. The will confirmed the line of succession as Edward, Mary […]

By December 30, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Economy and Technology

Passengers will soon be able to use low-cost mobile broadband on planes thanks to £300,000 prize

Passengers will soon be able to use low-cost mobile broadband on planes thanks to £300,000 prize

A world expert in antenna and electromagnetics will today predict the widespread use of low-cost mobile broadband services on board planes in the foreseeable future.   Professor Yang Hao from Queen Mary University of London is the winner of the £300,000 Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) A F Harvey Engineering Research Prize and will […]

WhatsYapp tells you what your dog is thinking

WhatsYapp tells you what your dog is thinking

Fetch takes the next major step in consumer technology following the public’s vote for ‘WhatsYapp’- a device that lets you know what your dog is thinking.   Fetch, the online pet store, unveils WhatsYapp as the first concept to be developed in its recently launched Petnology Centre. Designed to help owners build a better understanding […]

By February 25, 2016 1 Comments Read More →
8 simple rules for Internet company promotion

8 simple rules for Internet company promotion

In the Internet as well as offline communication separated tools should not be used because they are all linked together and interfere with other tools directly and indirectly. For example search engine promotion is supported by social network promotion, articles and press-releases publishing and is impossible without a specially created corporate website. The latter actively […]

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Ghostology. The art of the ghost hunter

Ghostology. The art of the ghost hunter

O.K, you got me: I have participated in ghost haunting camps. Yes, I went to haunted houses with all the equipment, ready for recording paranormal electronic voices, detecting any unusual and radical change of temperature and… Running like hell if the things turn to be more creepy than expected! But this is the first time […]

By February 27, 2016 0 Comments Read More →