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October 25, 2014
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Researchers solve riddle of the rock pools – Study shows rock gobies use rapid colour change camouflage to hide from predators

Research from the University of Exeter has revealed that the rock goby (Gobius paganellus), an unassuming little fish commonly found in rock pools around Britain, southern Europe, and North Africa, is a master of camouflage and can rapidly change colour … Continue reading

June 3, 2014
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Exeter scientists carry out pioneering analysis of four billion-year-old Mars meteorite

Scientists from the Camborne School of Mines have conducted a ground-breaking analysis of a Martian meteorite that dates back to the formation of the Earth. Dr Gavyn Rollinson used pioneering technology to map the mineralogy of a section of the meteorite … Continue reading

February 16, 2014
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New book explores challenges for democracy in North Africa

The uncertainties surrounding the long-term prospect of democracy being fully embraced by North African nations embroiled in the Arab Spring rebellions are the focus of a fascinating new book.  The book, called ‘Party Politics and the Prospects for democracy in … Continue reading

December 24, 2012
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Yale Senior Shines Light on the ‘French Anne Frank’

The story of Hélène Berr, a young French Jewish woman who chronicled her life in Paris during the German occupation and died in a concentration camp, had a certain poignancy for Yale senior Zoe Egelman. A New Yorker, Egelman shares … Continue reading

December 1, 2012
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UA Partners with Saudi Arabia to Create Sustainable Farming Systems

Faculty members from the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are teaming up with partners at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia to create the Desert Agriculture Research Institute. Food, clean water and energy – … Continue reading

September 9, 2012
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NASA/WHOI Voyage Set to Explore Link Between Sea Saltiness and Climate

A NASA-sponsored expedition is set to sail to the North Atlantic’s saltiest spot to get a detailed, 3-D picture of how salt content fluctuates in the ocean’s upper layers and how these variations are related to shifts in rainfall patterns … Continue reading

March 25, 2012
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Human Intelligence

Former CIA officer talks about espionage in the digital age America’s favorite spy movies often employ futuristic gadgets and high-tech devices to wow viewers, but according to a former officer in the CIA, technology may have some burdening effects on … Continue reading

January 27, 2012
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Turtles’ Mating Habits Protect Against Effects of Climate Change

The mating habits of marine turtle may help protect them against the effects of climate change, according to new research led by the University. Published on 25th January 2012 in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the study shows how … Continue reading