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Torrential rain and risk of flooding: summer is well and truly over in the UK

A yellow warning for rain has been issued by the Met Office as an ex-tropical storm moves in from the Atlantic<p>It may have felt like it never began, but with soggy conditions set to hit the UK, the British summer is undoubtedly now over.<p>Southeast England will bear the brunt of the impact of the …

The most important moment in the evolution of life

There's a fundamental mystery at the core of our evolution. No, it's not how we went from fuzzy shrews to humans — it's how bacteria made the jump …

Biology

Warum Sie den Krebs einfach aussitzen können

<b>WELT ONLINE</b> : Krebsfrüherkennung lohnt in jedem Fall, sagt die Schulmedizin. Sie behaupten das Gegenteil.<p><b>Hans-Hermann Dubben</b> : Früherkennung schadet …

Gesundheit

Eqüüs Lööve on Twitter: "#Dressage,precioso :3 http://t.co/8eHZkVN95j"

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

University libraries are shaping the future of learning and research

"The academic library has died," wrote Brian Sullivan, librarian at Alfred University, in an opinion piece responding to the gloomy tone of a 2011 report on the future of academic libraries. "One reason for cause of death is that library buildings were converted into computer labs, study spaces and …

Academics will need both the physical and virtual library for years to come

Ask someone to describe an academic in the throes of research and there's a good chance that description will include a physical library (or at least a collection of office shelves not dissimilar to a library) with books and journals open on the desk, and a notebook – whether hard copy or …

Academic publishers make Murdoch look like a socialist

Who are the most ruthless capitalists in the western world? Whose monopolistic practices make Walmart look like a corner shop and Rupert Murdoch a socialist? You won't guess the answer in a month of Sundays. While there are plenty of candidates, my vote goes not to the banks, the oil companies or …

Library futures: Manchester University

The University of Manchester library is one of the largest research libraries in the UK, and the largest academic library after Oxford and Cambridge. It serves the biggest campus-based university in the UK, with nearly 40,000 students and 4,000 academic staff. It also includes the John Rylands …

University libraries: 10 global portraits

Higher Education Network,Learning and teaching,Academics,Technology,Open access,Research,Student experience,Management and administration,Higher education,Education,Research,Libraries,Books<p>University library chiefs worldwide reveal the challenges they face, plans for the future, and their role in …

Assistive Technology Devices and Adaptive Products

Freedom Scientific Home Page

Introducing the 5th Generation Focus 40 Blue Braille Display. Now with Scratchpad feature. Learn more.<p>Introducing Fusion 2018. Bringing ZoomText and …

Braille

5-Minute Film Festival: The Power of Assistive Technology

The PACER Simon Technology Center produced this Common Craft-style explainer that covers the basics of assistive technology resources in just two and …

Accessibility Evaluation Toolbar 1.5.7.1.1-signed

* The tool supports web developers in testing their web resources for functional accessibility features based on the iCITA HTML Best Practices …

Software

Apple again raise the accessibility bar with OS X switch control | Opening Accessibility

One of the least promoted features in the Mavericks release of OS X, but in my view one of the most important, is the built-in switch access. Why? …

Easy Checks - A First Review of Web Accessibility

Introduction<p><b>This page helps you start to assess the accessibility of a web page. With these simple steps, you can get an idea whether or not</b> …

Window-Eyes - Offer for Users of Microsoft Office

Sales of Window-Eyes have ended in the United States and Canada but we will continue to provide people who are blind, visually impaired, or print …

Microsoft Office