A portion of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet, called Wilkes Land, flowing into the ocean.
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The way ice sheets respond to global warming may be more predictable than previously thought
There's a good reason you should care about the discovery of gravitational waves, even if you don't understand the science.
Milly Dowler was abducted and killed in 2002.
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Her case followed certain well known patterns, but the Surrey teenager's killer was not identified for years after her death.
Russia and Iran have always treated each other well when it suits them, but in hard times, their relationship can get very rocky indeed.
East London living.
How where you live changes your way of thinking.
Mysterious: Lazarus artwork.
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There are, after all, two very different candidates...
Siddhartha Dhar (far left) pictured in the UK in 2011.
The use of Brits in the terrorist group's latest video is a deliberate strategy aimed at fuelling division.
That moment when your gf says she’s calling Theresa May.
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The Home Office has issued a bizarre new form to gather information about the end of relationships – and it's worse than useless.
Are Asian universities really snapping at our heels?
New analysis shows the secret to success in world university rankings isn't all about money.
Cumbria 2015 shows how we have failed to learn from two other 'one in 100-year events' in the past 15 years.
The default mode.
Rest is an elusive concept, but new research will hopefully nail it down
The rape of older people has been missed off national statistics.
New research reveals how many people over the age of 60 have been raped in the UK – and it is time to act.
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A systematic review of 199 international studies suggests that arts education remains a moot point.
Assad meets French delegates in Damascus following the Paris atrocities.
The Paris atrocities came just as Assad's military position was improving. Can the dictator harness international fury at Islamic State to strengthen his position in Syria?
Mozambique is seeking to use renewable energy to extend electricity access to rural institutions.
Mozambique has long standing energy challenges and widespread energy poverty. To change this, particularly for people living in rural areas, it needs to democratise the way it supplies energy.
Disase carrying insects are attracted to light bulbs – a constraint of domestic solar energy.
Solar is a vital piece of the energy puzzle for Africa, but there is an insect problem that comes with the light from solar.
There aren't enough eye surgeons to perform all the cataract ops that are needed. Luckily, a solution might be at hand.
No room for unconscious bias with these grades.
Names of applicants will no longer be shown on university admissions forms from 2017. But will it help?
A lot of stick and not much carrot.
The idea is to tackle all views that don't fit with British values, in practice, it's difficult to see how the government means anything other than Islamist extremism.
A petrochemical complex on Iran’s Persian Gulf coast.
The merest hint of a successful deal over Iran’s nuclear programme is enough to get people excited. And as the country emerges from economic isolation, nowhere is the enthusiasm more keenly felt than in…