Dolphins may be maths geniuses › News in Science (ABC Science)

Jul 26, 2012 by

Dolphins may use complex nonlinear maths when hunting, according to a new study that suggests they could be far more skilled than was ever thought possible before. Inspiration for the new study, published in the latest Proceedings of the Royal Society A, came after lead author Tim Leighton watched an episode of the Discovery Channel’s [...]

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RBS Sacks Ten Traders Over Libor-Fixing Scandal

Jul 01, 2012 by

Royal Bank of Scotland has sacked 10 of its traders over their alleged role in the Libor-fixing scandal. The revelation comes after the bank confirmed it is being investigated for manipulating the rates at which banks lend to each other. See it on, via Mindscape Magazine

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King Tut’s DNA Results

Mar 19, 2012 by

King Tut DNA Results Caucasian, Royal blood of Tutankhamun, Pharaoh of ancient Egypt, Mummies of China… See it on, via Mindscape

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Charlie Brooker’s 2011 Wipe

Feb 18, 2012

Brooker takes a satirical look back at the events of the past 12 months, a year that included weddings both royal and gypsy, as well as riots across England and Wales, the phone-hacking scandal and the TV debut of Desperate Scousewives. With contributions by American stand-up Doug Stanhope, Brian Limond, and Adam Curtis. See it [...]

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Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Tomb of Female Singer in Egypt, First Non-Royal Female

Jan 17, 2012

The Valley of the Kings has brought forth amazing treasure, both archaeological and gold-related, from its over 60 tombs in the Theban Necropolis. Recently, a research team from Switzerland discovered a new tomb that stands apart from all the others. See it on, via Mindscape

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History’s Most Famous Scientific Articles Online for Free

Nov 25, 2011

Galileo’s sketches of the moon from the Starry Messenger, 1610. Image Source: Royal Society via BBC. Some days, I’m grateful I am living in the midst of the Technological Revolution. Britain’s Royal Society has been publishing scientific papers since 1665 and has now made all its articles from some of history’s greatest researchers and thinkers available for free [...]

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Open Letter on Atos ‘Healthcare’ to the BMJ and RCN

Nov 10, 2011

As sick and disabled people, carers and other concerned people, including professionals, we are writing to you to urge the Royal College of Nursing and BMJ Group to immediately end your relationship with Atos See it on, via Mindscape

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