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2010-11-23 12:31:12

Putting tobacco out of sight in shops can change the attitude of young people to smoking, while not hitting retailers in the pocket.

2010-10-21 14:50:20

Scientists at The University of Nottingham and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute near Cambridge have pin-pointed the 72 molecular switches that control the three key stages in the life cycle of the malaria parasite and have discovered that over a third of these switches can be disrupted in some way.

2010-09-07 16:13:48

Selfish bacterial cells that act in their own interests and do not cooperate with their infection-causing colleagues can actually reduce the severity of infection.

2010-08-02 19:29:51

People suffering from diabetes-related foot ulcers show different rates of healing according to the way they cope and their psychological state of mind.

2010-06-11 01:37:27

A University of Nottingham professor is to outline his vision for a UK powered completely by renewable energy by 2030 in an open lecture taking place later this month.

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2010-06-01 08:53:58

The University of Nottingham spin-out company, Oncimmune Ltd, has developed a ground breaking blood test which will aid the detection of cancer as much as five years earlier than current testing methods such as mammography and CT scans.

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2010-05-18 10:28:23

Researchers have identified an important cancer gene that could lead to more effective drugs being developed to fight pediatric high grade glioma, a disease which currently has a poor prognosis.

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2010-04-23 13:25:00

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have discovered the gene that enables an extraordinary worm to regenerate its own body parts after amputation — including a whole head and brain.

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2010-04-16 06:40:00

Black holes are thought to reside at the center of almost every galaxy, with some growing to more than a billion times the mass of the Sun.

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2010-04-15 14:05:00

The election campaign may be under way but new research from The University of Nottingham shows that the parties are in danger of immediately writing off at least four million young working class female voters.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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