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New evidence that coral reefs can survive in the face of adversity

New evidence that coral reefs can survive in the face of adversity

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A new study of the health of highly impacted coral reefs off Singapore over a 27-year period has shown they are more resilient to the effects of human activity and sea warming than previously thought.
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Energy storage project to help Nottingham homes be less reliant on grid

Energy storage project to help Nottingham homes be less reliant on grid

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A new project, led by The University of Nottingham, to install ground-breaking solar energy storage technology in The Meadows area of the city has just been given the green light.
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MRI study shows how reducing carb intake can improve pain and bloating in people with IBS

MRI study shows how reducing carb intake can improve pain and bloating in people with IBS

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A new study using MRI to investigate the effects of carbohydrates in the diet on symptoms of patients with irritable bowel syndrome has found they are more sensitive to gas in their bowel.
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University wins award for China-UK partnership

University wins award for China-UK partnership

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The University of Nottingham was awarded a prestigious British Business Award at a ceremony which took place in Shanghai yesterday evening.
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Scans locate historic secret room in walls of Gunpowder plot house

Scans locate historic secret room in walls of Gunpowder plot house

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A 17th century hiding hole used by catholic priests has been discovered inside a key building in the gunpowder plot of 1605.
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Brain 'fat' key to mental health

Brain 'fat' key to mental health

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Scientists discover a previously unknown relationship between brain structure and brain function.
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From the rainforest to the coral reef - new UK course offers hands on experience of tropical ecology

From the rainforest to the coral reef - new UK course offers hands on experience of tropical ecology

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Students are being offered the chance to explore tropical Southeast Asian ecosystems at first hand, thanks to a unique new degree course being offered by a UK university.
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Evolution of ebola virus resulted in increased human infectivity

Evolution of ebola virus resulted in increased human infectivity

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An international study involving University of Nottingham researchers published in the journal Cell, has shown that during the recent West African ebola virus outbreak the virus was evolving and becoming better adapted to infecting human cells.
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Free online course tackles the issues behind antimicrobial resistance in the food chain

Free online course tackles the issues behind antimicrobial resistance in the food chain

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A new free online course is being launched by The University of Nottingham aimed at increasing awareness of the issues around the global concern of antimicrobial resistance.
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World's leading young researchers want more freedom to pursue high-risk research

World's leading young researchers want more freedom to pursue high-risk research

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Leading young scientists say research funders and institutions need to encourage more innovative thinking.
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Top ten universities conduct a third of all UK animal research

Top ten universities conduct a third of all UK animal research

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Top ten UK universities who do the most world-leading biomedial research announce their animal research statistics.
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Study finds 'double-crossing' protein could hinder disease therapies

Study finds 'double-crossing' protein could hinder disease therapies

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A protein known for guarding against viral infections leads a double life, and can interfere with cell growth and the defence against parasites, finds new research from The University of Nottingham.
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Universities minister opens new centre for entrepreneurship

Universities minister opens new centre for entrepreneurship

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A sector leading centre which will house the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators, was opened today by the Rt Hon Jo Johnson, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation.
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Teenagers influenced by video games with alcohol and smoking content

Teenagers influenced by video games with alcohol and smoking content

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A new study has found that modern popular video games commonly feature alcohol and smoking content and the teenagers who play them are twice as likely to have tried drinking and smoking themselves.
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Lonely 'lefty' snail seeks mate for love – and genetic study

Lonely 'lefty' snail seeks mate for love – and genetic study

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Scientists at The University of Nottingham hoping to study the genetics of an ultra-rare garden snail are asking the public for its help in finding the lonely mollusc a mate.
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Research cafe pops up again

Research cafe pops up again

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Why don't people eat their greens? Why do we lose our keys? How do you get children to take their medicine?
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Change sex education to combat the effects of porn, say researchers

Change sex education to combat the effects of porn, say researchers

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A Parliamentary Group focusing on family and child protection is to hear how changes are needed to sex education in the classroom to protect young people from the damaging effects of pornography.
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Replacing diet drinks with water can speed weight  loss in obese women with type 2 diabetes, study finds

Replacing diet drinks with water can speed weight loss in obese women with type 2 diabetes, study finds

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Experts in diet and metabolism have found that replacing low calorie 'diet' drinks with water can help increase the rate of weight loss in obese women with type 2 diabetes and improve insulin sensitivity.
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Nottingham MBA program soars in global rankings

Nottingham MBA program soars in global rankings

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Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) has placed at number 12 in a global ranking of MBA programs, making it the second highest ranked business school in the UK.
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Paralympians make a splash at new University sports village

Paralympians make a splash at new University sports village

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Local Paralympian swimming stars Ollie Hynd and Charlotte Henshaw have given their seal of approval to a brand new state-of-the art sports village on the University of Nottingham's University Park campus.Visiting through the University's link with swimming giant Nova Centurion club, the Paralympic medallists took a plunge in the pool as the David Ross Sports Village opened its doors to members for the first time.
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