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History Dec 18
History
Researchers have published details of the largest collection of artefacts from an early English coffeehouse ever discovered. Described as an 18th century equivalent of Starbucks, the finds nonetheless suggest that it may have been less like a café, and more like an inn.
History Dec 15
History

Earliest archaeological evidence of intestinal parasitic worms infecting the ancient inhabitants of Greece confirms descriptions found in writings associated with Hippocrates, the early physician and 'father of Western medicine'.

Environment Dec 11
Environment

New evidence shows that 'social fact' highlighting expert consensus shifts perceptions across US political spectrum - particularly among highly educated conservatives.

Psychology Dec 10

Study finds people in areas historically reliant on coal-based industries have more 'negative' personality traits.

Medicine Dec 8
Medicine

Kate Gross was just 36 years old when she died of cancer.

Business Dec 14
Business

Our Georgian and Victorian ancestors probably celebrated Christmas with more modest wine consumption than we do today - if the size of their wine glasses are anything to go by.

Psychology Dec 10

Study finds people in areas historically reliant on coal-based industries have more 'negative' personality traits.

Literature Dec 10
Literature

A heavy oak chest in the Parker Library (Corpus Christi College) was used to store objects left as collateral for loans of money.

Medicine Dec 7
Medicine

The theory that education protects against Alzheimer's disease has been given further weight by new research from the University of Cambridge, funded by the European Union.




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