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  • Johnny Depp case: What are the libel laws and how do they work?

    Johnny Depp case: What are the libel laws and how do they work?0

    Image copyright EPA/Getty Images Image caption Amber Heard and Johnny Depp were married in February 2015 After weeks of revelations and accusations in court about his personal relationships, actor Johnny Depp’s mammoth legal action against The Sun for libel has come to an end – with a judgement expected at the end of the summer.

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  • Four things that can bias how teachers assess student work

    Four things that can bias how teachers assess student work0

    The way that teachers assess students has been under scrutiny since the UK government announced that this would be one element of a range of evidence used to replace GCSE and A Level exams this year. Teacher assessment is a key part of university study, too. University educators play a pivotal role in judging and

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  • Your childhood neighbourhood can influence how your genes work – new study

    Your childhood neighbourhood can influence how your genes work – new study0

    Numerous studies have shown that children who grow up in more deprived neighbourhoods tend to have worse physical health as adults compared to those raised in more affluent areas. This is the case even when researchers take into account family income and education, and whether or not parents have major illnesses. In order to address

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  • Here’s How Pokémon GO Fest 2020 Is Going To Work

    Here’s How Pokémon GO Fest 2020 Is Going To Work0

    Summer is pretty much cancelled – or at least holidays abroad and mass gatherings – which means that the annual meetup for Pokémon GO fans, GO Fest, can’t happen as it has done in the past few years in Chicago. And that means it’s going to happen virtually in 2020. We already knew this, of

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  • Why one-size-fits-all diets don’t work – new study

    Why one-size-fits-all diets don’t work – new study0

    The coronavirus pandemic has pushed health to the forefront of many people’s minds. And while the best way to avoid COVID-19 is not to catch the virus in the first place, we’re starting to understand why some people become seriously ill with the disease while others have only mild or no symptoms. Age and frailty

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  • Bone carving of bird found in spoil heap ‘oldest work of Chinese art’

    Bone carving of bird found in spoil heap ‘oldest work of Chinese art’0

    A 13,500-year-old small bone carving of a bird found in a spoil heap has been called the “oldest work of Chinese art“ by researchers. Professor Zhanyang Li called the statue, which is less than an inch long, a “missing link” in the art world. The archaeologist at Shandong University said: “The perching bird sculpted from

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