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Religion, Security and Policing - Responding to Prevent

Published
Tuesday 7th June, 2011
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Society & Politics

Academics, policy-makers and police have gathered for a major international colloquium on religion, policing and security, coinciding with the Government's review of the Prevent strategy.

Fossil find gives hope for animal life in 'lost cities'

Published
Tuesday 7th June, 2011
Categories
Environment

The world's oceans could be littered with thousands of undiscovered 'lost cities' housing communities of creatures that thrive in some of the Earth's most extreme conditions, a new discovery suggests.

Methane gas from cows - the proof is in the poo!

Published
Monday 6th June, 2011
Categories
Science
Environment

Scientists could have a revolutionary new way of measuring how much of the potent greenhouse gas methane is produced by cows and other ruminants, thanks to a surprising discovery in their poo.

Leeds student to study mysterious deep-sea 'zombie worms'

Published
Wednesday 1st June, 2011
Categories
Science
Environment

University of Leeds PhD student Nick Higgs is jetting off to California this week to study a mysterious type of bone-eating 'zombie worms' that live off the skeletons of whales deep on the ocean