Suzanne Carr-Rickwood

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China's New Exoskeletons: Not Just For Call Of Duty Or Tom Cruise Anymore

Powered exoskeletons have long been a staple of future warfare visions, seen in everything from movies like <i>Aliens</i> and <i>Edge of Tomorrow</i> to the latest <i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i> video game. Their real world equivalents have been under development in a number of US programs, ranging from …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

Scientists Venture Deep Inside Mysterious Siberian Crater And Come Back With Incredible Photos

Scientists are closing in on what caused three massive holes to open up mysteriously in northern Siberia last July.<p>This week a team of Russian researchers roped their way down 34 feet to the bottom of the largest crater and found no evidence of alien beings or meteorites that some people had …

Band Aid 30 single raises £1m within minutes of X Factor debut

Band Aid organiser Bob Geldof said pre-orders for the latest version of the charity song Do They Know It’s Christmas? raised £1m within minutes of the recording being debuted on Sunday night’s ITV show, The X-Factor.<p>Geldof said sales had “gone manic” as the reworked song became available for the …

Bird flu outbreak: threat to humans virtually non-existent say experts

Professor Andrew Easton, Professor of Virology at the University of Warwick said the bird flu outbreak would not threaten humans<p>The risk to humans from the outbreak of bird flu at a British duck breeding farm is virtually non-existent, experts have said.<p>Last night the Department for Environment, …

What is bird flu and why is it in the news again?

What is avian flu?<p>Avian influenza, also known as bird flu, is a contagious viral disease in animals, caused by a virus loosely related to human influenza. Some strains of the disease have been passed to humans but this is very rare, and usually only occurs after very close contact with infected …

Film industry perpetuates gender discrimination, says UN-backed study

Film-makers worldwide are perpetuating gender discrimination by failing to find strong roles for women on the big screen, according to a landmark global study backed by the United Nations.<p>The report, details of which were revealed yesterday by the actor and activist Geena Davis, found that fewer …