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The Week in Good News (15/02)

Deer in the forest

The Week in Good News: Our weekly roundup of good news stories from across the disciplines and the world.

In Nuneaton, a blind fox had befriended a deer named Bramble and a greyhound who goes by the name Orla. Read the full post.

The Week in Good News (08/02)

House plants

The Week in Good News: Our weekly roundup of good news stories from across the disciplines and the world.

The moonflower, which is native to the Amazon Rainforest, is set to bloom in the Cambridge Botanic University Garden for 12 hours. Read the full post.

The Week in Good News (01/02)

Wall art

The Week in Good News: Our weekly roundup of good news stories from across the disciplines and the world.

Take a peek at 12 artists to keep your eye on in 2021 from locations like London, Los Angeles, Helsinki and Nigeria. Read the full post.

The Week in Good News (25/01)

Forest and land area

The Week in Good News: Our weekly roundup of good news stories from across the disciplines and the world.

The US President has pledged to protect 30% of US land and the coastal seas by 2030. Read the full post.

The Week in Good News (18/01)

brain scan

The Week in Good News: Our weekly roundup of good news stories from across the disciplines and the world.

Researchers have found that, through targeting the orbitofrontal cortex (the part of your brain that sits just above your eye sockets) with an alternating current, they may be able to reduce compulsive behaviours such as OCD. Read the full post.

The Week in Good News (11/01)

school of fish

The Week in Good News: Our weekly roundup of good news stories from across the disciplines and the world.

Roboticists from Harvard have designed a school of fish with both 3D and neighbourhood vision, leading to new information about ‘collective intelligence’ in nature. Read the full post.

Admissions

student learning at LIS

For the second year in a row, students around the UK will be awarded grades for exams they haven’t sat. So what do these grades really mean? What does it mean, to say, get an A in English Literature when you haven’t taken that summer’s paper on King Lear?

The Week in Good News (04/01)

books in the library

The Week in Good News: Our weekly roundup of good news stories from across the disciplines and the world.

One of Dante’s most important literary works, alongside rare illustrative sketches by Federico Zuccari, is being publicly shown in its totality for the first time. Read the full post.