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Oxford's Radcliffe Science Library basement 'seeping water'
… collections. It is because the external waterproofing of Oxford's Radcliffe Science


PM vows to 'supercharge' UK science with fast-track visas
…. Science bodies have welcomed the proposals but warn any benefits to research would… the announcement at the Culham science centre in Oxfordshire which undertakes research… of the EU in 2016. "We welcome the government's objective of supporting science


A body donated to science - but used to test bombs
… is donated to medical science? Last week new details of a lawsuit emerged against… are charitable and the bodies will be used for medical science. University body donation… regulations are not sufficient to protect donors and those working in medical science


Blood clot survivor wants to inspire teenagers into science
… experience to inspire young people into science careers. Hannah Needham, from Northampton… said her blog had sparked a science magazine aimed at teenage girls, and "kick…-started my dream career". "Encouraging young people to consider science is important…


Wirral Eureka science museum's £6.6m funding boost
…A new Wirral museum aimed at getting children interested in science has been… of £11.75m. It follows a previous £3m grant from the government's Inspiring Science Fund… space with workshops, a shop, café and adjoining outdoor science park. Metropolitan…


What's a 'Science Princess' doing in an ice field in Alaska?
… it's like to be a "Science Princess" and parents highlighting how helpful Celeste's… and science is bound by historical notions that it's a white, male, heterosexual, able… should look like." Her own interest in science was encouraged by her parents. Her…


Rain: The science behind the sweet smell of a summer shower
…Does rain have a smell? It might seem like a strange question and, by itself, there is no scent from a spatter of rain. But after a hot, dry spell, a pleasant earthy odour can often be detected in the air when rain arrives. The name given…


No-deal Brexit 'threatens' UK science industry, says Wellcome Trust
science sector, but warning that leaving the EU without a deal is a "threat…-Buller, asks the new PM to up investment spending in science to German levels… Johnson's vision of the UK as a "science superpower". Its chairwoman told the BBC…


GCSE exams: Should paper and pens be a thing of the past?
… the pupils?" WJEC apology after GCSE computer science exam problem WJEC apology after… GCSE computer science exam problem Draft school curriculum for Wales published… taking a GCSE computer science exam. It is unclear how many schools were affected…


Russia launches rocket carrying robot to International Space Station
… director for prospective programmes and science.…