Latest Newcastle University Stories

2008-07-29 18:00:30

NEW methods to cut flood risk and protect homes are being piloted in Northumberland. The Environment Agency is working with Newcastle University to monitor the results of land management techniques upstream of Belford.

2008-07-28 18:15:00

Newcastle researchers have discovered walking 45 minutes a day can help control the most severe form of diabetes.

2008-07-25 18:00:56

NEWCASTLE'S Centre for Life is offering a behind-the-scenes look at the world of modern medicine. Called Mini Medical School, the sixweek course, led by academics and clinicians from Newcastle University aims to explore a range of contemporary health issues.

2008-07-22 18:00:34

NEW methods to reduce flood risk are being piloted in a Northumberland village. The Environment Agency is working with Newcastle University to monitor the results of new land management techniques in the catchment upstream of Belford.

2008-05-27 12:29:51

A new study by Newcastle University proves that organic farmers who let their cows graze as nature intended are producing better quality milk.

2008-04-24 11:20:00

Scientists at Newcastle University have pioneered breakthrough technology in the fight to cut greenhouse gases.

2008-04-02 00:10:00

In England, at Newcastle University, a team has grown hybrid human-cow embryos for the first time in order to provide research tools for stem-cell based solutions. The embryos were produced after human DNA was injected into eggs from cows’ ovaries.

2008-04-01 18:50:00

One month before the beginning of what is sure to be a lively debate among Members of Parliament, scientists at Newcastle University have reportedly created the first human-animal hybrid.

2008-03-31 13:20:00

A team from Newcastle University aims to design soils that can remove carbon from the atmosphere, permanently and cost-effectively. This has never previously been attempted anywhere in the world.

2008-02-05 12:00:00

In a potential breakthrough for the treatment of serious hereditary diseases, British Scientists from Newcastle University have created ten test-tube human embryos, each containing the DNA from one man and two women.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.