How messy are your globular clusters? Messier?

A globular cluster, slightly bulging at the midriff. Named 'Messier 9' How quickly we become jaded to astronomical discovery. A globular cluster. Sounds a bit like something you find in your...

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Emma Sywyj: Interiors

'The work was born out of a photography project I started at university. 'At the time I was moving every year to a new accommodation, from halls to shared houses. This is the way when...

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Eco Tourists Stress Wild Apes Out

Sadly, eco tourism impacts too. And although the stressful effects of human contact with orangutan populations in Malaysia seem temporary, it's hard not to feel that no stress at all is a better...

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Maya Jane Coles: DJ Kicks

Whoop! Funky vibes all round are coming through my Grados. Sixteen years into its long reign as Mixmag's 'most important DJ-mix series ever', DJ Kicks continues to do what it has always...

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Rejected in Love, Fruitflies Hit the Booze

Knocked back in love, fruitflies start knocking back the shots. We've all done it. Researchers at University of California, San Fransisco studying the behaviour of drosophila fruit flies, have...

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Elfin Saddle: Devastates

I love it when music fascinates me. It's a rare, almost extinct occurrence nowadays, having had my ears sanded down and numbed by years of exposure to the ever-expanding, if not broadening,...

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Last Chance to Save the NHS [Petition]

From avaaz.org: Dear friends across Britain, We have just days to save the NHS. Opposition from doctors, nurses and patients has rocked the government. Our massive outcry now can persuade undecided...

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Bill Drummond Presents: SURROUND: Damascus in London

Bill Drummond - My Arab Spring - Part Two...

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Trans Fatty Acid Anger: TFAs linked to aggression

And you thought the worst thing about a Twinky bar was the yucky goo in the middle. We found that greater trans fatty acids were significantly associated with greater aggression Trans fatty acids,...

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Anomie Belle: Interview

Scheduled for release on April 2nd, Yppah's Eighty One is an album of glossy synth texture and crunching gravel percussion. Reflecting Yppah's move to southern California to be closer to the...

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Wave Them Around Like You Just Don’t Care: Gesture-based commands for iTunes/Spotify

Flutter- Controlling your music through hand gestures. An intuitive leap from www.flutter.io, bringing the wireless functionality of the XBox Kinect to the home computer. In this case, using the...

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Bloodstock Festival: Lineup Announcements

Bloodstock 2012 Festival: Lineup Announcements ...

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Trace Elements: Mars & Venus, Mum or Dad?

There are countries where little boys and little girls grow up to marry their mums and dads. The UK is one of them. It may sound wrong, very wrong, but it’s human nature. So that includes you....

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Missing Person: Owain Roberts (The Reasoning)

A more serious Trebuchet News story than usual today. An appeal for help or information concerning the disappearance of Owain Roberts. A police description of Owain follows, but a critical piece of...

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Loitered Lens: Killing Joke

Photos of Killing Joke at the Roundhouse in March 2012...

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Rashid Rana: NAE at Hyson Green

Rashid Rana’s: Everything Is Happening At Once ...

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Alcohol Reduces Stroke Risk

Hooray! Booze can lessen the risk of women getting strokes. Stop sniggering at the back. Not that kind of stroke. According to new research from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH),...

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On Regaining a Spirit of Defiance: Part Two

"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. — T.S. Eliot The vehemence of the imagination motivates. It rages against oppression, as it, in equal...

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Can You Hear This?

In both animals and humans, vocal signals used for communication contain a wide array of different sounds that are determined by the vibrational frequencies of vocal cords. For example, the pitch of...

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Polymath

Polymath, 14th April 2012, GV Art Gallery, 49 Chiltern Street, Marylebone, London W1U 6LY ....

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Gilberto Gil, Roots Manuva: Back to Black Festival

Gilberto Gil, Roots Manuva: Back to Black Festival 29/6 – 1/7 Gilberto Gil – everyone's favourite ex Minister for Culture comes to the UK for the London 2012 Festival. Exploring...

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Decibels: The Lesser [single]

There's a touch of the schoolboy band about Decibels, mainly from the promotional onesheet in which they  describe  themselves as '5 misfits, finding each other in the woods around...

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NinjaTune: Free Tracks for International Women’s Day

NinjaTune – spotlighting some of the women on their label with a free tracks giveaway. Make what you will of International Women's Day – a timely, albeit paltry acknowledgement of the...

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Interview: Ian Jones (KARNATAKA)

It is very common to hear people moaning about clichés, especially when it comes to our ‘soul feeder’ music. Even Rock music, which once was a controversial movement against the...

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2:54 Announce Album and UK Tour

Everyone's favourite punk, hard-rock, r 'n' b sister duo 2:54 announce the release of their eponymous debut album, 2:54. Maybe it's best not to mention that Collette and Hannah...

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Columbus Circle: Blu-Ray Release

Columbus Circle is one of those films that you find yourself entertained by, but you're not entirely sure if this might be because it's very good, or perhaps instead the kind of very bad...

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Share the Pain: What Women Want From Men

An early contender for the 'Still No Cure For Cancer' award for scientific research into things we all knew already, the American Psychological Association today release the findings of a...

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Trace Elements: Romance

When writing fictional characters, a basic rule is females say it, males show it. In the real world this reveals itself most dramatically when men and woman date, then stop. He’ll often just...

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Swedish Band Lingua Call it Quits

Trebuchet's interview with Lingua in November 2010 teased some lucid quotes from guitarist Misha Sedini, amongst them this psalm to the merits of self-motivation: On our first record, we leaned...

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On Regaining a Spirit of Defiance: Part One

 'I'm Worried Now but I Won't Be Worried Long' The course of action taken by the present day U.S. political class in addressing the era's rising tide of economic hardship and...

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