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? INSECT remains are being analysed by researchers at Ormskirk's Edge Hill University to monitor temperature trends over the last 14,000 years. The Natural Environment Research Council, which funds world-class science in universities to increase knowledge and understanding of the natural world, has awarded the university pounds 48,000. The funding will be used to analyse the insect remains and identify whether global warming is happening through natural causes or is induced by human beings.

? IT SPELLS success for two Wirral schools - St Anselm's College in Birkenhead, and Upton Hall School.

They have made it through to the May semi-finals of national contest the Times Spelling Bee Championship. Teams of four students aged 11-12 had to correctly spell a range of tricky words.
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Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Date:Apr 24, 2012
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