University of Central Lancashire

The University of Central Lancashire (or UCLan) is a university based in Preston, Lancashire, England. It has its roots in The Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge which was founded in 1828. In 1992 it was granted University status by the Privy Council. The university is the ninth largest in the UK in terms of undergraduate student numbers.

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Tattoo do you do? Inkings can be perceived as a sign of health. Shutterstock

The science of naked attraction

Channel 4's new programme took dating shows in a 'bold' new direction. But what can nakedness reveal about a potential partner?
Une application pour s’occuper de ses animaux de compagnie à distance. Petcube.com

Nouvelles technologies, les animaux aussi

Des caméras pour protéger les rhinos, des programmes interactifs pour chiens, des gilets pour câliner les poulets via Internet… Les innovations technologiques se penchent sur le bien-être animal.
In the EU’s shadow? Stefan Rousseau / PA Wire

The economic case for Brexit

Brexit would be the beginning of the process of Britain's economic transformation – giving it the potential to be better off.
Sticking to water before the front. Hampshire and Solent Museums

The enemy within: the battle over alcohol in World War I

Worries over binge drinking, women adopting masculine drinking patterns, and debates over legislation to restrict alcohol consumption: World War I has strange similarities to our own time. Since the 1830s…
You can’t tell if someone’s lying by listening to their voice and councils should know that by now. Florian Seroussi

Sounding like a liar doesn’t make you a benefits cheat

Councils are facing questions about their use of lie detectors in attempts to catch benefits cheats over the phone. The idea is to listen out for subtle changes in the voice that might indicate that someone…
Not quite ready for your Christmas orders.

Don’t count on Amazon drone deliveries just yet

Apparently keen to inject a bit of fun into its image after a damaging few weeks of press coverage, online retail giant Amazon has announced that it is experimenting with the use of drones to deliver its…

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