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2011-03-22 12:48:36

The UK coalition government's planned NHS and welfare reforms, and their use of 'nudge' theory, hark back to ideas on welfare and recession from the end of the nineteenth century.

2011-03-01 14:17:46

A new non-surgical post-mortem technique that has the potential to revolutionize the way autopsies are conducted around the world has been pioneered by forensic pathologists and radiologists at the University of Leicester in collaboration with the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

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2011-02-21 08:40:00

Researchers in Singapore and the UK have developed a new blood pressure monitoring device that they claim is easier to use, more comfortable to wear, and more accurate than traditional methods.

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2011-02-03 06:00:00

Exactly a century after the first discovery of a rare meteorite sample, University of Leicester team uses it to reveal new insights into water on the red planet.

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2011-02-02 22:26:36

Human influence on the landscape is highlighted in a new set of studies led by University of Leicester researchers.

2011-02-02 14:50:50

Biologists at the University of Leicester have published results of a new study into the intricacies of sex in flowering plants.

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2011-01-26 13:45:58

Space science technology used to analyze moon rock is going to be applied to fragments of 16th-century tombs.

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2011-01-21 08:10:00

The discovery of an ancient fossil, nicknamed 'Mrs T', found with a fossilized egg in a Jurassic rock bed dating back 160 million years, has allowed scientists for the first time to sex pterodactyls.

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2011-01-10 11:14:50

University of Leicester-led research uncovers potential new approaches for tackling devastating disorder.

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2010-12-16 11:28:52

University of Leicester researcher finds photographs of Amazonians brought to London by Roger Casement.


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