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US has done everything North Korea wants: Dr Catherine Jones

Dr Catherine Jones, expert in East Asian politics from the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick, comments on the increasingly hostile relationship between the USA and North Korea

Macron won’t let protests interfere with economic change: Dr David Lees

Dr David Lees, expert in French culture and politics from the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, comments on the protests in France against President Macron's labour law reforms.

Vote for Catalan independence: "A question of an illegal vote confronted by political intransigence"

Spanish police have detained 14 Catalan officials involved in organising an independence vote declared illegal by Spain’s government.

Thousands protested in the streets as a response to the government’s actions. Alison Ribeiro de Menezes, Professor of Hispanic Studies comments on why tensions in Catalonia are boiling over now

Thu 21 September 2017, 15:32 | Tags: Academic Staff, protests, Expert comment, Hispanic Studies, Europe, History

Cassini probe incinerates on entry to Saturn

As controllers commanded the Cassini probe to destroy itself by plunging into Saturn's atmosphere University of Warwick experts comment on the space mission.

Fri 15 September 2017, 15:26 | Tags: Physics, Comet, Academic Staff, Space, engineering, Expert comment

Why claims artificial sweeteners raises risk of type 2 diabetes need to be taken with a pinch of salt

Artificial sweeteners which many of us use as a substitute for sugar may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to research from Australia that has been reported in The Guardian. However Warwick Medical School's Victor Zammit, who is professor of metabolic biochemistry says it's to early to make such as conclusion.

Thu 14 September 2017, 11:32 | Tags: WMS, Health, diabetes, Health and Medicine, medicine

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