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Professor Gillian Rose appointed to Professorship of Human Geography

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http://www.geog.ox.ac.uk — The School is delighted to announce the appointment of Prof Gillian Rose to the Professorship of Human Geography, in association with St John's College, starting October 2017. 30/08/16 30 August 2016 - Read More
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Confirmed: Your Dog Understands What You're Saying

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Researchers wanted to know what's going on in a dog's brain when its owner is talking. So, they scanned dogs' brains. Read More
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Adorable American Pika Is Disappearing Due to Climate Change

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http://feedproxy.google.com — One of the nation's cutest animals is disappearing due to climate change. Read More
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How to Do Timeout: 12 Tips from Science

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Timeouts are very effective in helping children to learn good behavior, research shows. But it helps if parents do them correctly. Read More
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New Pterosaur Species with Intact Skull Uncovered in Patagonia

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http://feedproxy.google.com — An exquisitely preserved skull provides new insight into flying reptile evolution. Read More
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The Science of Timeouts: How to Make Them Work for Your Kids

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http://feedproxy.google.com — There's strong science supporting using timeouts with kids. But parents say that parents will have more success if they use timeouts correctly. Read More
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Researchers unravel process for the formation of rainstorms

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Violent thunderstorms can often cause torrential rain, which pose a threat for both humans and the infrastructure. Until now such extreme weather phenomena have been very poorly understood. However, using advanced simulations for cloud systems, researchers have determined how complex cloud systems build up in the atmosphere, which then interact with each other and strengthen the further build up Read More
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People enhanced the environment, not degraded it, over past 13,000 years

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Human occupation is usually associated with deteriorated landscapes, but new research shows that 13,000 years of repeated occupation by British Columbia's coastal First Nations has had the opposite effect, enhancing temperate rainforest productivity. Read More
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Quest to find the 'missing physics' at play in landslides

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — A recent discovery in the study of landslides, using annular shear cell measurements of granular flows, confirms that two flow regimes -- an 'elastic regime' and an 'inertial regime' exist. Read More
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Scientists Deliver Opioid-Like Pain Relief Without Addiction Risk

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Scientists have created a drug that, in monkeys, provided opioid-like pain relief without the addictive qualities. Read More
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How Does Listeria Get into Veggies?

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http://feedproxy.google.com — About 30,000 cases of precut vegetables are being recalled in many Southeastern states because they could be contaminated with Listeria. But how, exactly, do the bacteria get there? Read More
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