King's College London

Researchers in Wales say drinking red wine makes you sleepy

Drinking red wine may elicit conflicting responses of feeling both sexy and tired, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers from Public Health Wales and …

News (Wales)

God's Other Children: a London Memoir by Vernal Scott

Black LGBTQ people have long been an integral part of black history. A crucial part of their more recent history has been captured in this essential …

Trafalgar Square

Talking-based therapy could transform aftercare for cancer survivors

A new project to develop and test a talking-based therapy for cancer survivors, led by Queen Mary University of London, Barts Health NHS Trust and …

Cancer

Breastfed babies have lower risk of eczema as teens, suggests new research

Babies who are breastfed exclusively could have a lower risk of developing eczema in their teenage years, according to new research.<p>Individuals who …

Canadian News

Breastfeeding could reduce eczema risk in children, new research suggests

Study examining the impact of breastfeeding support programmes shows 54% reduction in eczema for children exclusively breastfed for first three months<p>Breastfeeding could reduce the risk of eczema in children, according to new research into the impact of programmes designed to support new mothers in …

Research

Politics is going digital, but guns and money still pack a punch

<b>Reg Lectures</b> <i>Reg</i> readers were introduced to a who's who of digital power players last week, from Kosovo’s king of fake news, and the Silicon Valley …

Could Britain’s weakness be pushing us towards a softer Brexit – or no Brexit at all?

Away from the current scandals, the government is still pursuing its largest negotiation in decades.<p>Remember Brexit? Away from the Westminster …

Brexit

My Primary School is at the Museum – Squaring the Circle

<i>Greetings! This is Sage and I am excited to announce that we are reposting this great article because I am about to fly to Manchester, England to</i> …

Education

Too many academics study the same people

Researchers should recognize communities that feel over-researched and under-rewarded.<p>In southern Beirut, a temporary shelter has become a permanent …

Research

The joys of 'unretiring': why Britain is going back to work

In January 2016 Inspector Brendan McCambridge retired from the British Transport Police after 26 years of loyal service.<p>During his time he had been present at the Paddington Rail disaster and the 7/7 bombings in London where he was one of the first emergency responders on the scene at King’s Cross …

Robert DeNiro

Is the Saudi crown prince a reformist or power-hungry?

Four ministers, 11 princes detained on orders of Mohammed bin Salman in what some see as a suspicious graft crackdown.<p>The arrests in Saudi Arabia have spurred days of speculation and analysis. There was the element of surprise as the detentions took place on Saturday night without warning.<p>The …

Middle East

Alcohol Improves Your Ability to Speak Multiple Languages, According to Science

There's some pros and cons to drinking alcohol, and at the risk of promoting what can often be a dangerous and extremely unhealthy habit, we're going …

Travel

The Big Smoke: how would legalising cannabis change London?

If the <i>Daily Mail</i> is to be believed, then Ital Simpson, aka north London rapper Black the Ripper, is a ‘hooligan’. His pro-cannabis YouTube stunts …

Cannabis

The golden rules of student house-sharing

Graduates share advice on the delicate business of living with others<p>Your student housemates will be either the most annoying or the greatest people you will ever meet. Or a bit of both. Some will be used to their mum doing all the washing up; others can’t stand to be woken up before 11am. One guy …

Brexit Brain Drain: Professionals Who Leave Head to Europe

Britain may still be a member of the E.U., but many of the skilled Europeans who currently call the U.K. home are reconsidering their futures. Around …

Brexit

A quarter of Britons ‘unretire’ within 15 years of retiring

Sarah O’Connor, Employment Correspondent<p>A quarter of Britain’s retirees change their minds and “unretire” back into the workforce, according to …

Robert DeNiro

All In The Mind: Study To Unlock Secrets Of Mental Performance

Could the mental preparation used by racing drivers help us deal with our hectic lifestyles?<p>Visualisation methods have long been used in sport …

The Brain

Where socioeconomic development lags, vision problems are more common

(Reuters Health) - Low levels of socioeconomic development are closely linked with a high burden of vision impairment, a recent study involving 190 countries and territories suggests.<p>An estimated 253 million people live with vision impairment globally, including 36 million who are blind, according …

Research

Digital politics, fake news, housebound Koreans... it’s a Reg Lecture

Whether you’re concerned about the effect of fake news and political ads on social media or the growing influence of e-sports on today's youth, you …

Fake News

Tobacco companies using pricing tactics to 'keep smokers hooked', research suggests

Big tobacco companies have developed sophisticated pricing strategies to soak up tax increases and undermine efforts to reduce smoking, researchers …

Public Health

Tobacco firms using 'clever pricing tactics to keep smokers hooked'

Big tobacco companies have developed sophisticated pricing strategies to soak up tax increases and undermine efforts to reduce smoking, researchers …

Birmingham, UK

Tobacco firms using 'clever tactics' to target poorest smokers, study finds

Cheaper brands, price-marking and smaller pack sizes are thwarting attempts to reduce UK smoking rates, researchers say<p>Big tobacco companies have introduced marketing tactics to keep cigarettes affordable for the poorest smokers, undermining efforts to reduce smoking rates, researchers …

Research

The relentless rise of migration in Europe over last 10,000 years

The new method, published today in <i>PNAS</i>, allows, for the first time, to directly quantify changes in prehistoric migration rates using ancient genetic …

Anthropology

Tobacco firms using sophisticated pricing tactics to keep smokers hooked, suggests new British report

Big tobacco companies have developed sophisticated pricing strategies to soak up tax increases and undermine efforts to reduce smoking, researchers …

News (Ireland)

Science Says This Drink Makes You Better at Foreign Languages

https://theculturetrip.com/europe/articles/its-official-drinking-makes-you-better-at-foreign-languages/<p>Culture Trip<p>Researchers have proved what many …

Language Learning

King's College London employs 'safe space marshals' to stop students having 'feelings hurt'

The monitors are paid almost £12 per hour to monitor events at the college.<p>Students have taken aim at King's College London after it was revealed …

Jacob Rees-Mogg

‘Welcome and important’: academics on decolonising education

The debate that started at Cambridge is prompting other universities to think about ‘new ways of seeing the canon’<p>The debate sparked by a group of undergraduates at the University of Cambridge, on how and whether to “decolonise” British tertiary education by incorporating more black and minority …

Race & Ethnicity

King's College London deploys 'Safe Space Marshals' to ensure students 'don't have their feelings hurt' at talks

King's College London has been criticised over a "deeply problematic" policy to hire £12-an-hour "safe space marshals" to patrol events checking …

Jacob Rees-Mogg

Alcohol improves foreign language skills, says science not us

Language no bar?<p>A popular forward goes like this: “Which state in India has the highest English-speaking population? Before 8pm Kerala. After 8pm …

Language Learning

Not sleeping enough can make you eat more

LONDON: Researchers found that people who slept less than seven hours were more likely to consume nearly 400 calories more the next day.<p>The research …

Wellness