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Exhibition shows the heartbreaking history of British child migration

Exhibition shows the heartbreaking history of British child migration | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it
You could easily mistake the photograph of four young British children carrying massive suitcases that are almost as big as they are for a happy holiday snap. But these are children from deprived homes in the UK who in 1938 are being shipped off to Australia, to Fairbridge Farm School in Molong, New South Wales, to be used as child labour.
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More Evidence That Comets May Have Brought Life to Earth

More Evidence That Comets May Have Brought Life to Earth | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it
The idea of panspermia -- that life on Earth originated from comets or asteroids bombarding our planet -- is not new. But new research may have given the theory a boost. Scientists from Japan say t...
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Comet impacts may have led to life on Earth — and perhaps elsewhere | Astronomy Now

Comet impacts may have led to life on Earth — and perhaps elsewhere | Astronomy Now | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it
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What Poverty Problem? Everyone I Know Has Money!

What Poverty Problem? Everyone I Know Has Money! | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it
New research finds our social circles provide a skewed view of society, which can decrease support for redistributing wealth.
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How British government carried out secret biological warfare tests

How British government carried out secret biological warfare tests | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it
Hundreds of thousands of Britons were subjected to 'mock' biological and chemical warfare tests in 750 secret operations, research by University of Kent's Professor Ulf Schmidt reveals.
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The government may have secretly used YOU for Cold War chemical warfare tests

The government may have secretly used YOU for Cold War chemical warfare tests | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it
New historical research has unveiled a host of allegations regarding 750 secretive operations which involved thousands of British citizens
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The Worm at the Core: On the Role of Death in Life, by Sheldon Solomon, Jeff Greenberg and Tom Pyszczynski

The Worm at the Core: On the Role of Death in Life, by Sheldon Solomon, Jeff Greenberg and Tom Pyszczynski | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it
Janet Sayers is left nonplussed by a psychology text that raises more questions than answers
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Article written by Janet Sayers, emeritus professor of psychoanalytic psychology.

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Three parent babies needless as 'cure' for mitochondrial disease on horizon

Three parent babies needless as 'cure' for mitochondrial disease on horizon | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it
Three parent babies may no longer be needed as scientists find a way to make diseased cells healthy
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Wealthy people may be likely to oppose redistribution of wealth because they have biased information about how wealthy most people actually are, according to new research published in Psychological Science,

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Exhibition charts efforts of Indian army heroes in First World War

Exhibition charts efforts of Indian army heroes in First World War | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it
Gunnersbury Park café is hosting the display which runs from July 31 until August 21
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Researchers Make Progress In Search For Mitochondrial Disease Treatment

Researchers Make Progress In Search For Mitochondrial Disease Treatment | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it
According to experts, the study was quite interesting and was properly executed, however they added that there is still a lot of work to be done in order t
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A Chimp’s hands have evolved significantly than humans, says study - Inferse

A Chimp’s hands have evolved significantly than humans, says study - Inferse | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it
Humans have lost the battle to chimps in one specific way, according to new research that reveals human hands haven’t evolved as much as chimps.
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Clone cure for children on horizon - IOL SciTech

Clone cure for children on horizon - IOL SciTech | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it

A cure for “horrendous” childhood illnesses is on the horizon, scientists said.

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1.85m year old little finger bone that could rewrite human evolution

1.85m year old little finger bone that could rewrite human evolution | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it
The discovery of the little finger bone in Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania pushes back in time a key step in our evolution from tree-climbing foragers to tool-wielding hunters, scientists say.
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Comets could have sparked life on Earth, scientists show

Comets could have sparked life on Earth, scientists show | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it
Amino acids join together into peptides, the first step towards more complex molecules, when subjected to intense shock
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Kent cancer expert helps discover new ‘chemotherapy booster’

Kent cancer expert helps discover new ‘chemotherapy booster’ | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it
Drug could be used to treat pancreatic and lung cancers
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Why wealthy people are biased towards others

Why wealthy people are biased towards others | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it
Wealthy people may be likely to oppose redistribution of wealth because they have biased information about how wealthy most people actually are, a new study says.
People use their own neighbourhoods and communities as a gauge of how much wealth
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How thousands were subjected to chemical warfare trials during the Cold War

How thousands were subjected to chemical warfare trials during the Cold War | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it
During the Cold War, the British Government used the general public as unwitting biological and chemical warfare guinea pigs on a much greater scale than previously thought, according to new historical research.
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Secret Science: A Century of Poison Warfare and Human Experiments by Ulf Schmidt | The Sunday Times

Secret Science: A Century of Poison Warfare and Human Experiments by Ulf Schmidt | The Sunday Times | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it
Nearly 22,000 British servicemen were duped into taking part in secret chemical warfare trials. Only now have their stories come out.
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Secret Science: Deadly experiments done for the 'greater good' - New Scientist

Secret Science: Deadly experiments done for the 'greater good' - New Scientist | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it
From a simulated bioattack on London's Underground to scientists self-testing hydrogen cyanide, a book about science under wraps exposes numerous horrors
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This engaging tome is a deep mine of data

This engaging tome is a deep mine of data | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it
Stephen Cook reviews a new book edited by Pamala Wiepking and Femida Handy
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Beth Breeze of the University co-authors chapter about the increasing global role of fundraising.

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Canterbury student's TED talk draws 10,000 views

Canterbury student's TED talk draws 10,000 views | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it
A TEDx talk by a student at the University of Kent has made waves on the internet, being viewed more than 10,000 times in less than a month.

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Bitter pill to swallow

Bitter pill to swallow | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it
A recent study found that women taking oral contraceptives are attracted to faces that look less masculine. Anthony Little and colleagues found that after about three months on the ‘pill’, women started to prefer men who look more feminine.
Craig Roberts, of the University of Stirling, and others...
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Our Primitive Hands | The Scientist Magazine®

Our Primitive Hands | The Scientist Magazine® | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it
New research suggests that the form of the human hand has been around for a lot longer than previously thought.
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PM still wants to stop encryption despite government voting against it

PM still wants to stop encryption despite government voting against it | University of Kent in the News | Scoop.it
David Cameron still wants to stop companies implementing encryption to help expose terrorists
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