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Arctic ice cap slides into the Ocean

Satellite images have revealed that a remote Arctic ice cap has thinned by more than 50 metres since 2012 – about one sixth of its original thickness – and that it is now flowing 25 times faster.

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What can the world learn from the way Germany confronted its past?

As the world prepares to mark 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz, an international exhibition looking at how Germany confronted the Holocaust is unveiled.

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Early knee arthritis symptoms first felt when using stairs

People who suffer from knee pain when using the stairs may be experiencing the early symptoms of osteoarthritis, according to a new University of Leeds study.

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Best time of the day for decision making

Emeritus Professor, John Maule (Leeds University Business School) says complex decisions should be made at the beginning of the day, before decision fatigue kicks in. If you are tired, you spend less time weighing up the different options carefully.

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From analysing wool fibres to unravelling insulin

Dr Kersten Hall (Philosophy, Religion and the History of Science) writes about the important work of lesser-known Leeds Nobel prize winners Archer Martin and Richard Synge.

North Leeds Life
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Workplace stress costs businesses £6bn a year

The third article in The Yorkshire Post’s business master class series in association with East Coast Mainline. Teaming up with Leeds University Business School and academic Dr Gail Clarkson (Leeds University Business School), this article explores workplace stress and its causes.

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