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'Poisonous air' emergency costing £20bn a year - expert comment

MPs have demanded an end to the UK's "poisonous air" in an unprecedented report from four Commons committees. Dr Theo Damoulas, says that accurate data will help decision makers introduce the correct policies.

Thu 15 March 2018, 14:40 | Tags: Politics, Computer Science, Health, Expert comment, Current Affairs, workers

The influence of Professor Stephen Hawking - Dr George Knee comments

He was: "A true inspiration to scientists and non-scientists alike."

Wed 14 March 2018, 11:55 | Tags: Physics, Expert comment, Sciences, VIPs and Personalities

Prof Stephen Hawking's legacy - Expert comment from Dr Gavin Morley

Einstein tried unsuccessfully to explain how gravity and quantum physics work together and this has been the most important problem in physics ever since. Stephen Hawking’s legacy is that he made progress in this area.

Wed 14 March 2018, 11:19 | Tags: Physics, Expert comment, Sciences, VIPs and Personalities

MIT finds that on Twitter, false news travels faster than true stories - expert comment

“This is a robust and fascinating large-scale study of online misinformation" - Dr Kimberley Wade from Psychology discusses new research from MIT which finds that fake news travels significantly farther, faster, deeper, and more broadly than the truth on social media.

Fri 09 March 2018, 12:47 | Tags: Expert comment, Research, Social Media, Twitter, Psychology

Expert Comment - Donald Trump's top economic adviser resigns

US President Donald Trump's top economic adviser Gary Cohn is resigning, the White House has said. It is the latest in a series of high-profile departures from President Trump's team. There has been speculation that Mr Cohn, a supporter of free trade, was angered by Mr Trump's plans to impose tariffs on aluminium and steel imports. Dr Markus Wagner Associate Professor of Law comments.

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