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Reframing disaster: revisiting global disasters

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Bhopal gas disaster in India, the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide and the 10th anniversary of the South Asian tsunami on Boxing Day 2004.

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Geoengineering our climate is not a ‘quick fix’

The deliberate, large-scale intervention in the Earth’s climate system is not a “quick fix” for global warming, according to the findings of the UK’s first publicly funded studies on geoengineering.

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Missing gene linked to autism

Researchers at the University of Leeds have shed light on a gene mutation linked to autistic traits.

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Research at the Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering aims to improve the lives of patients everywhere. Frank the cycling skeleton helps to test the strength of new hip and knee replacements. Read about this research

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Susan Partridge interview

University of Leeds researcher Susan Partridge who is a Scottish marathon runner is interviewed by Women’s Running.

Women's Running
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Geo-engineering: Climate fixes could be harmful

New findings from the UK’s first publicly funded studies have suggested that large-scale intervention in the Earth’s climate system is not a “quick fix” for global warming.

New Scientist
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Missing gene linked to autism

Research by Dr Steven Clapcote and Dr James Dachtler has shed light on a gene mutation linked to autistic traits.

Daily Mail online
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