From today's UK papers

April 11, 2001

The Guardian

Lecturers and teachers have signalled a series of one-day strikes over pay that could disrupt the courses of thousands of students as early as next month.

The Independent

After a nine-year search, French and Egyptian archaeologists have located Alexandria's ancient city centre.

Sixth-formers are quitting before taking their A levels because of the pressure of school work generated by the government's latest exam reforms, the Association of Teachers and Lecturers' conference has been told.

Daily Mail

Scientists at the University of Buffalo, New York, have created a genetically modified skin that could radically improve the treatment of burns victims.

Daily Telegraph

Christians, Muslims and Jews have similar religious experiences in which they describe intense light and a sense of encompassing love, according to research from the University of Wales.

Rich men on the prowl for young mistresses among the poverty-stricken students of the University of Zimbabwe have inspired the latest violence in the country.

The fight against foot-and-mouth disease has been spearheaded by epidemiologists from Imperial College, London - their weapon is clever software.

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