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Is the northern accent dying out?
Southern words and pronunciations are becoming more common further north in the UK.
Is dyslexia caused by communication problems in the brain?
Research suggests that dyslexia may be caused by communication problems between different parts of the brain.
University student cap to be lifted
In his Autumn Statement yesterday, chancellor George Osborne announced his intent to eliminate the cap on student numbers in English universities by 2015.
Cave discovery sheds new light on human evolution
Researchers uncovered ancient human remains in a Spanish cave near the city of Burgos, including a 400,000 year old femur.
How does education compare across the world?
The results of the international PISA tests, which measure the aptitude of 15 year olds in maths, reading, and science, were recently released to the public.
Will we soon be getting parcels delivered by drone?
Amazon is testing plans to deliver orders using unmanned helicopters.
Can fears be passed down in your genes?
A study suggests that some of what we learn can be passed on in our genes.
UK lacking ‘languages for the future’
A report suggests that more people need to be able to confidently converse in another language.
Should students who switch universities keep their marks?
A report for the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education suggests that ‘snobbery’ is preventing students transferring credits from one institution to another.
Can a computer learn common sense?
Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University are trying to answer this question using a computer system which identifies relationships between images.
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