Latest University of Warwick Stories

2011-12-12 17:47:24

Dormant seeds in the soil detect and respond to seasonal changes in soil temperature by changing their sensitivity to plant hormones.

More Human Intelligence Comes With A Price
2011-12-08 06:45:18

When researchers asked why we are not more intelligent, given the adaptive evolutionary process, their conclusion was that problems would arise if we had too much intelligence.

Supercomputer To Mimic Mollusc Shell
2011-11-30 04:35:32

One of the first tasks for Warwick’s new supercomputer is to use its monster megabytes to analyze the natural properties of the tiny mollusc shell.

2011-11-08 22:10:19

Researchers at the University of Warwick have shown that proper management of footrot could cut lameness from one in ten to one in fifty sheep.

2011-10-06 10:02:59

The latest results from an expedition to Mount Everest that looked at the body's response to low oxygen levels suggest that drugs or procedures that promote the body's production of a chemical compound called nitric oxide (NO) could improve the recovery of critically ill patients in intensive care.

2011-09-29 14:29:14

Research from the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) at the University of Warwick suggests the 19th Century ‘protestant work ethic’ could have given the economies of northern Europe a head start on their southern neighbors, and is still shaping popular northern European feeling that rankles against bailing out struggling southerners.

2011-09-13 07:00:00

Moab Cluster Manager Accelerates and Adapts Computing Environments for Diverse and Changing Needs of Research Teams at the University of Warwick and Regional Businesses Provo,

Mariner 5
2011-08-29 04:27:56

Research has resolved a 40 year old problem with observations of turbulence in the solar wind first made by the probe Mariner Five,

2011-07-15 06:05:00

A University of Warwick physicist has produced a galaxy sized solution which explains one of the outstanding puzzles of particle physics, while leaving the door open to the related conundrum of why different amounts of matter and antimatter seem to have survived the birth of our Universe.

2011-06-28 21:06:41

New research by the University of Warwick and Humboldt University shows that the frequency of wars between states increased steadily from 1870 to 2001 by 2% a year on average.

Word of the Day
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The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").