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Scientists Have Proved That Getting Drunk Makes Us Happier

A new study from social researchers at the University of Sussex and the University of Kent has found that drinking alcohol significantly increases happiness levels. Well, duh.<p>We've all had <i>those</i> days. Your job's a joke, you're broke, your love life's D.O.A. and you can think of nothing sweeter than …

Scientists are using drones to help predict coastal erosion

A large chunk of chalk recently collapsed into the sea from the Seven Sisters cliffs, a world-renowned beauty spot located on England’s East Sussex …

Thousands of British expats excluded from voting in the EU referendum

A decision by judges in the Supreme Court has finally put an end to the legal challenge of two British citizens claiming to have been unfairly …

Researchers show nature conserves its most vital DNA by multitasking

In evolutionary biology, the most vital genomic elements necessary for survival are typically those that are held on most dearly throughout the …

Evolutionary Biology

Agribusiness: Swarm of controversy

The reaction was immediate. As soon as Bayer launched its $62bn bid for Monsanto on Monday, environmental protesters launched a campaign against what …

'Care-bots' for the elderly are dangerous, warns artificial intelligence professor

Computer companions for elderly people are ‘emotionally dangerous’ and will never be good enough to take the place of real human contact, an artificial intelligence expert has warned.<p>In December the University of Singapore introduced ‘Nadine’ the world’s most lifelike robot whose creators say will …

Power of print still high, says Egmont

A new study from Egmont Publishing on print and digital reading has found that print books help to reinforce the ’emotional bond and sense of …

Research

Customer Power: Are You the Kind of Energy User Who Makes a Difference?

In the story of how energy is made and used to keep a country functioning, you don’t get a starring role. You are the passive receiver and consumer …

Innovation

How to manage your perfectionism at university

Last summer, Natalie Portman delivered a commencement speech to crowds of soon-to-be Harvard University graduates.<p>The weather was beautiful. Sunning …

Natalie Portman

"Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn did not lose 2016 elections" - Sussex academic

Who won the 2016 elections across England, Scotland and Wales? University of Sussex academic Ivor Gaber discusses the issue with Latest TV’s Frank le …

United Kingdom

Customer power: are you the kind of energy user who makes a difference?

In the story of how energy is made and used to keep a country functioning, you don’t get a starring role. You are the passive receiver and consumer …

WATCH: Huge landslide at British beauty spot triggers urgent warning to holidaymakers

Around ten metres of the East Sussex cliff collapsed into the sea over the weekend in the biggest landslide in decades.<p>Thousands of tons of chalk …

National Trust

I'm Cautiously Optimistic a Treatment Which Could Slow Alzheimer's Disease Is Not Far From Discovery

Inspired by my dad's science books when I was little, I grew up to develop a deep passion for science. During my undergraduate degree in Human …

Brighton academic looks at the influence of Twitter on the last election

A Brighton journalist and academic has studied the impact of Twitter on the general election as more parties and voters take to social media.<p>Ivor …

Social Media

Sussex the 20th best university in the UK

<b>Sussex has been ranked as the 20th best university in the UK in the latest Guardian university rankings.</b><p>Our university beat the likes of Edinburgh …

Sussex

BBC One - Sunday Politics South East, 22/05/2016

Andrew Neil and Julia George are joined by Vote Leave campaigner Lord Owen and director general of the CBI Carolyn Fairbairn to discuss the EU referendum. Plus a look at the accuracy of EU referendum polls and an interview with former deputy leader of the Labour Party Harriet Harman. On the …

EU Referendum

Asian hornets aren't coming to the UK... for now

Experts have urged the public to report any sightings of Asian hornets, which can wipe out entire bee colonies.<p>The National Bee Unit has asked …

One month away from vote, Brexit prospects recede amid global warnings

With one month to go until Britain’s EU referendum, the Remain campaign is pulling ahead amid warnings over the international consequences of a …

United Kingdom

Farming Futures

New umbrella body to promote links between universities and the arts

Exeter’s Northcott Theatre, the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and Derby Theatre are among 22 arts venues joining together to promote the …

Higher Education

New poll released to mark the start of Great British Bee Count shows almost 50pc of people asked could not identify a honeybee

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 06:30 19 May 2016<p>Common carder bee photographed by David Podmore in Amersham, Buckinghamshire and submitted to the Great British Bee Count …

Bees

How to win big on the lottery – move to Essex? 4 things that ACTUALLY work

The RM postcode in Essex, which includes Romford, Dagenham, Hornchurch, Grays and Purfleet, has had more winners of £50,000 prizes or higher in the …

Silver nanowires display potential as ITO replacement

"The fact we are able to produce devices using similar methods as currently in use, but in a less energy-intensive way is an exciting step towards …

Nanotech

University leading research into side-effects of cancer drug

A UNIVERSITY is leading an urgent study to find ways to protect the hearing of some cancer patients.<p>The widely-used chemotherapy drug cisplatin can …

Cancer

We got sprayed in the face by a 9D television

A prism sprays small bursts of smelly vapour towards the nose while pulses of air are fired at the hand to tease the senses: this is '9D' …

Indian Landlords Discriminate Against Muslims, Study Finds

Striking variations found in treatment of people of Muslim faith.<p>By<p>Kenan Machado<p>Kenan Machado<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@kenanwsj<p>kenanwsj<p>Google+<p>Researchers who used assumed identities and tried to rent homes in and around the Indian capital say they found evidence of discrimination against …

Religion

Higher education must not exclude Roma communities

I am a Roma woman from Serbia, and also a feminist. I entered higher education because I wanted to show the world that I have a brain, and can …

Higher Education

Think Brexit would mean lower immigration? Think again

The issue of immigration will not disappear if we leave the EU

United Kingdom

How Being Busy Makes You Less Productive

We're busier than ever these days, but new brain research shows that busyness actually slows you down. Learn how this works and stop your hectic schedule from holding you back.<p>Being busy has somehow become a badge of honor. The prevailing notion is that if you aren't super busy, you aren't …

New research to combat 'devastating illnesses' in Dementia Awareness Week

One in 14 people over 65 - and one in six over 80 - have dementia, but new research in our region is hoping to combat these devastating …

Dementia