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Only 8.2% of Human DNA is 'Doing Something Important', Study Shows

Source: IBTimes UK

University of Oxford researchers show less than 10% of human genome is 'functional ...
Full article at: IBTimes UK 15 hours ago, 5:03am CDT
 

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Future of PCM: Optoelectronic?

Source: EE Times

Work by a team at the University of Oxford and the University of Exeter may well become recognized as the first steps on the road to a new and bright optoelectronic ...
Full article at: EE Times 3 days ago, 12:30pm CDT
 

Newswire: Two J.R.R. Tolkien films are in the works, but only one will talk about Jesus a lot

Source: The A.V. Club

Following last year’s announcement that Fox Searchlight and Chernin Entertainment are developing the J.R.R. Tolkien biopic Tolkien comes news that another film about Tolkien’s life is also in the works—and this one even has the projected release date of Easter 2015. It’s a smaller movie, set to be directed by Con Air’s Simon West, and intentionally released on Easter weekend in an effort to appeal to a ...
Full article at: The A.V. Club Jul 18 2014, 11:44am CDT
 

West To Helm Film About Tolkien & C.S. Lewis

Source: Latino Review

Simon West ("The Expendables 2," "Con Air," "Tomb Raider") is attached to direct the $18 million indie feature "Tolkien and Lewis" for Attractive Films.Set primarily at the beginning of World War II, the story centers on "The Lord of the Rings" author J.R.R. Tolkien's friendship with his University of Oxford colleague, the "Chronicles of Narnia" author C.S. Lewis.Tolkien, a devout Catholic, con ...
Full article at: Latino Review Jul 16 2014, 1:25pm CDT
 

West To Helm Film About Tolkien & C.S. Lewis

Source: dark horizons

Simon West ("The Expendables 2," "Con Air," "Tomb Raider") is attached to direct the $18 million indie feature "Tolkien and Lewis" for Attractive Films. Set primarily at the beginning of World War II, the story centers on "The Lord of the Rings" author J.R.R. Tolkien's friendship with his University of Oxford colleague, the "Chronicles of Narnia" auth ...
Full article at: dark horizons Jul 16 2014, 1:13pm CDT
 

Producing Circuits To Simulate How OTHER FOLKS Make Decisions

Source: Experience Project

There's something exciting afoot in the wonderful world of cosmology. Last 30 days, Roger Penrose at the University of Oxfor ...
Full article at: Experience Project Jul 16 2014, 1:11am CDT
 

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Monkey Cage: Road building, not state building, can solve the Somali pirate problem

Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

Anja Shortland is a Reader in Political Economy at King’s College, London. Federico Varese is a Professor of Criminology at the University of Oxford. The academic article this post is based on, “The Protector’s Choice. An Application of Protection Theory to Somali Piracy,” is forthcoming in the British Journal of Criminology, and is available here. Even if pirate attacks off the coast of Somalia are now only sporadic, piracy is s ...
Full article at: Post Politics: - The Washington Post Jul 10 2014, 8:49am CDT
 

Old DVDs could be used to make the latest displays

Source: Stuff.tv

Scientists at the University of Oxford have found that a material used to store data on DVDs can be used to make ultra-thin displays. Harish Bhaskaran and Peiman Hosseini had initially wondered whether they could use it to make monochrome displays, like on e-ink readers, but found that it could produce many colours at ...
Full article at: Stuff.tv Jul 10 2014, 12:32am CDT
 

Extremely cool J.R.R. Tolkien recording discovered, with new revelations about 'The Lord of the Rings'...

Source: The New Advent

At the start of the speech Tolkien is indeed full of high-spirits and cracks jokes in a way that we’ve never heard him do before. Rather than the ultra-serious Oxford don whom most of us know from his scanty recordings, we get Tolkien-as-Bilbo, right out of the chapter “A Long-expected Party.” He even makes reference to that famous eleventy-first birthday, for Tolkien’s oration was intended as a parody of Bilbo’s fa ...
Full article at: The New Advent Jul 2 2014, 12:51pm CDT
 



 

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