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How a small part of your brain can make you more likely to gamble
New research identifies a part of the brain that might make people believe they can beat the odds.

How important are a university’s facilities when picking where to study?
The state of libraries and other buildings and services are a crucial factor in university choice.

The worst excuses for not paying the minimum wage
HMRC has revealed the worst excuses given by employers who don't pay the minimum wage.

Does exercise improve your memory?
Staying healthy now could keep your brain in peak condition in 25 years’ time.

How many people lie about their degree results?
Research suggests that around one in every 12 degrees claimed by job applicants is inaccurate.

Do you have an idea for a digital business?
The iDEA programme can help you turn it into a reality – and a £15,000 prize.

Why would you find the surface of Mars in Stevenage?
The surface of Mars has been recreated to test-drive a new rover.

Free leadership workshop for sixth-form students
If you want to improve your leadership and career skills, this free two-day event could give you a boost.

Can you solve this strange code from a university library?
Staff and students at a Canadian university are baffled by coded messages left in library books.

Could you really play Quidditch?
An inventor has designed a ball that can hover and swerve like a ‘golden snitch’.