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Exploring careers in bio-diversity

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Words by Petru Saal Experts in the bio-diversity field came to encourage science students to consider the career prospects they might follow should they continue with their degrees. The talk was initiated by the University’s Career Lounge to make students aware of the various career fields that they can pursue …

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Facebook Study Raises Questions on Ethics

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A recent paper published by Facebook has raised issues regarding the social network’s use of unwitting users in its studies. The paper, published on the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, has found evidence that emotional states can be transferred through ‘emotional contagion’. To conduct this study, the researchers …

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Microsoft reveals Skype Translate

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Microsoft has announced a new automated translated service which provides conversation subtitles in real-time . “It is early days for this technology, but the Star Trek vision for a universal translator isn’t a galaxy away, and its potential is every bit as exciting as those Star Trek examples,” writes Skype …

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How to Find Your Gadgets

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Maybe you left it at your friend’s digs at pre-drinks? Perhaps it’s somewherein your laundry bag at res. Or possibly lost forever. Whatever happened, your favourite gadget is gone, leaving you with the question of what to do next. Luckily, several apps have been developed for the sole purpose of …

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