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Innovations and contributions to science by Black scientists

George Washington Carver was born into an enslaved family during the American Civil War. Carver was separated from his mother and sister when they were kidnapped by raiders. The kidnapper’s returned Carver to the plantation after an agreement was made with the owner, however Carver’s mother and sister were not returned with him. His educational…

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UEA professor receives OBE

Adding to his recognition as an international expert on the chemistry of the oceans and atmosphere, Prof Tim Jickells has been awarded an OBE in the New Year Honours list for services to marine and atmospheric sciences. Prof Jickells has taught at UEA for over 30 years. Alongside teaching at UEA, Prof Jickells has served…

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The science behind Instagram likes

Earlier this year, Instagram began to experiment with the removal of their ‘like’ feature; disabling users from seeing the number of likes other people had received. The experimental restriction has only been tested in Japan, Canada and Brazil, but now this is set to be rolled out in the US and the UK as well.  …

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