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Two men hold a woman by the arms while cutting her hair, another man watches from the corner

How forced hair cutting was used as a weapon of war in Ireland

The violent act of forcibly cutting off women's hair was widespread during the War of Independence on both sides in the conflict, writes Prof Linda Connolly of the Department of Sociology

Why winter bees are more vulnerable than summer bees

While winter honeybees live longer than their summer cousins, they face more threats from pests and diseases writes Rachel Ward, a researcher in the Department of Biology

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