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Jan 01, 2014 05:00 GMT Uppsala University A new study from Uppsala University, Sweden, shows that one night of sleep deprivation increases morning blood concentrations of NSE and S-100B in healthy young men. These molecules are typically found in the brain. Thus, their rise in blood after sleep loss may indicate that a lack of snoozing might be conducive to a loss of brain tissue. The findings are published in the journal SLEEP.

Dec 23, 2013 10:58 GMT Bury Council Voluntary and community groups are invited to apply for funding to help them develop learning opportunities in Bury over the next three years.

Dec 20, 2013 11:22 GMT Bury Council Bury has topped the North West league for pupils who attend good or outstanding secondary schools.

The Nativity. Think outside the box. Think in curves. Not in straight lines. That's law. Xmass.

Dec 19, 2013 14:08 GMT Mas.s Mas.s,the original Dutch painter,starts the festive season with an abstract expression of The Nativity.He says"It is wonderful to follow the heart,to trust where it is leading you.Whatever may come.It is ok to make a mistake.You look at it,try to fix it but carry on.Think outside the box.Not only of what is in front of you.Think in curves.Not in straight lines.That's law."Merry Christmas y'all!

Helping the Homeless at Christmas

Dec 18, 2013 14:40 GMT StreetSmart StreetSmart's £1 per table continues throughout Christmas to raise vital funds for homeless people

 InstrumentChamp promise to make learning to play music fun, easy and social - reaching 100% in equity crowdfunding campaign

Dec 18, 2013 14:31 GMT InstrumentChamp After launching the crowdfunding campaign during the technology conference Slush in Helsinki 12th of november, InstrumentChamp reached 100% after only 30 days last friday. InstrumentChamp promise to make learning to play music fun, easy and social with the help of digital music games.

First Aid award for long-serving lollipop lady

Dec 18, 2013 14:16 GMT Rochdale Borough Council A Rochdale Borough Council lollipop lady who has helped three generations of schoolchildren to safely cross the area’s roads has been honoured by St John Ambulance for her 20 years dedicated first aid support.

Dec 17, 2013 12:52 GMT Uppsala University The fact that smoking means a considerable health risk is nowadays commonly accepted. New research findings from Uppsala University and Uppsala Clinical Research Center show that smoking alters several genes that can be associated with health problems for smokers, such as increased risk for cancer and diabetes.

Ashridge scoops gold at national training awards

Dec 13, 2013 11:24 GMT Ashridge Business School Ashridge Business School scooped the Gold for Best Practice in Learning Transfer at the prestigious national 2013 Training Journal Awards in central London.

"African beauty". I love race. A race lover, that's what I am. I thought I colour it up.

Dec 12, 2013 13:19 GMT Mas.s In honour of Nelson Mandela and all of his African friends Mas.s painted"African Beauty".He says "I have found that only in embracing people from other continents,by engaging in other cultures,we can enrich ourselves.Ignorance,arrogance and calculated judgement impoverished the world.Many people are in fear of losing themselves by truly engaging.This is just not true.I coloured that with love!"