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2009-06-24 11:35:00

In December 2007 a team of experts, led by The University of Nottingham, unveiled an extraordinary set of high-resolution images that gave an insight into the plan of the Roman town of Venta Icenorum at Caistor St Edmund in Norfolk.

2009-06-17 15:05:31

It was an idea born out of curiosity in the physics lab, but now a new type of ‘laser’ for generating ultra-high frequency sound waves instead of light has taken a major step towards becoming a unique and highly useful 21st century technology.

2009-05-13 14:47:00

It can take just hours after the symptoms appear for someone to die from bacterial meningitis.

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2009-04-24 15:39:55

Parasite infestations might have a good side.

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2009-04-22 07:25:00

A small research group of healthy, but inactive, women who started to work out revealed they burned more fat after consuming a high-fiber, low-glycemic index breakfast, according to results concluded from a small study.

2009-04-06 09:21:03

Despite great hopes for stem cell therapy, major structural and cultural changes within the NHS are needed if it is to succeed in the UK. Currently the chances of getting effective treatments into routine use in the short-term are small and the industry is at serious risk of ‘market failure’.

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2009-03-12 09:50:00

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has uncovered a strong new line of evidence that galaxies are embedded in halos of dark matter.

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2009-02-24 09:55:00

A team of astronomers, led by Loretta Dunne from the University of Nottingham, have found some very unusual stardust.

2009-02-24 07:38:27

New research involving medical experts at The University of Nottingham has found that steroid tablets do not reduce the symptoms of virus-induced wheezing in pre-school children.

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2009-01-27 16:30:00

An expert in health services at the University of Nottingham is calling for urgent action to improve contraceptive advice and services to reduce the growing number of repeat teenage pregnancies in the United Kingdom.


Word of the Day
lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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