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Spam email holds your computer files to ransom
The National Crime Agency has issued a warning about email attachments that make your files inaccessible until you pay up.
Study sheds new light on DNA origins of dogs
Research led by Dr. Olaf Thalmann of the University of Turku in Finland suggests that dogs as we know them to today originated in Europe.
Could being bilingual help delay dementia?
Researchers have recently conducted a study to determine the impact of bilingualism among dementia patients.
University launches zombie course based on popular TV show
The University of California at Irvine has launched a free online course based on zombie drama The Walking Dead.
Is being good at maths something you're born with?
New research investigates whether being good at maths comes down to an in-built ability with numbers.
Should you have to pay to call the government?
Calls to government departments cost a total of £56 million last year - and half of the money was spent by people stuck on hold.
Robotic arm wins engineering award
Four mechanical engineering students at the University of Pennsylvania have created a robotic arm that enhances human strength.
Is brewing beer a serious career?
Responding to the growing demand for workers in the alcohol industry, Edinburgh’s Heriot-Watt University recently created a master’s degree programme in brewing and distillery science.
What did the music of Ancient Greece sound like?
Armand D’Angour, a classics professor at Jesus College, is attempting to re-create the sounds of Ancient Greek music.
Could the world’s biggest dinosaur walk up hills?
Scientists have made a digital model of the Argentinosaurus to see how it moved.
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