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Physicists warning to nail beauty fans applies to animals too

Physicists warning to nail beauty fans applies to animals too

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Research into nail growth will improve our understanding of disease in the hooves of farm animals and horses.
Businesses invited to join the new knowledge revolution at KTP Week

Businesses invited to join the new knowledge revolution at KTP Week

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National KTP Week aims to help businesses join the new knowledge revolution
New course to create next generation Geoscientists

New course to create next generation Geoscientists

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University and British Geological Survey deliver new degree in Environmental Geoscience.
A life story told in wood and song

A life story told in wood and song

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University scientists team up with master craftsman to create world's first interactive acoustic guitar.
World Mental Health Day — Nottingham researchers involved in major national bipolar disorder study

World Mental Health Day — Nottingham researchers involved in major national bipolar disorder study

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A major national study involving Nottingham researchers is aiming to increase understanding of the mental illness Bipolar Disorder (BPD) and spearhead new approaches to helping patients to more effectively manage their own condition.
New full scholarship scheme for outstanding African students

New full scholarship scheme for outstanding African students

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Fully-funded postgraduate study opportunities for students from Angola, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda.
Nottingham breaks research funding record

Nottingham breaks research funding record

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The University of Nottingham has secured a record-breaking £181m worth of new grants to fund its pioneering research in the last year.
Lizards in the Caribbean - how geography affects animal evolution

Lizards in the Caribbean - how geography affects animal evolution

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Nottingham and Harvard researchers create new model for study of animal size changes across temperature gradients.
Nottingham chemists design new high pressure reactor

Nottingham chemists design new high pressure reactor

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Experts at The University of Nottingham have designed a new pressure reactor which has led to improvements in applied materials research – and particularly in healthcare.
Nottingham leads £12.5 million partnership to train scientists for the next industrial revolution

Nottingham leads £12.5 million partnership to train scientists for the next industrial revolution

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The University of Nottingham has been awarded £12.5 million to train the generation of scientists to lead the next industrial revolution in the biosciences.
New discovery in the microbiology of serious human disease

New discovery in the microbiology of serious human disease

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Previously undiscovered secrets of how human cells interact with a bacterium which causes a serious human disease have been revealed in new research by microbiologists at The University of Nottingham.
Nottingham Pro-Vice-Chancellor wins top international research award

Nottingham Pro-Vice-Chancellor wins top international research award

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Professor Hai-Sui Yu has been presented with a prestigious award in Japan by the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG) for his research work in geomechanics.
Medical discovery first step on path to new painkillers

Medical discovery first step on path to new painkillers

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A major medical discovery by scientists at The University of Nottingham could lead to the development of an entirely new type of painkiller.
New technique could improve the outcome of breast cancer surgery

New technique could improve the outcome of breast cancer surgery

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A new technique will help surgeons to detect where the margins of cancerous breast tumours are during surgery, reducing the need for secondary operations in breast cancer patients.
App captures marathon runners from start to finish

App captures marathon runners from start to finish

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This weekend sees the return of the Robin Hood Marathon in Nottingham, and now, a new app for android phones will enable runners to re-live their own race long after they've crossed the finish line.
Brain chemical potential new hope in controlling Tourette Syndrome tics

Brain chemical potential new hope in controlling Tourette Syndrome tics

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A chemical in the brain plays a vital role in controlling the involuntary movements and vocal tics associated with Tourette Syndrome (TS), a new study has shown.
Love your local MP? Probably not

Love your local MP? Probably not

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MPs who take comfort in the old adage that while people don't like politicians, they do like their own MP, may have to think again, according to new research from the British Election Study (BES).
Organ donation – do we opt-in or opt-out?

Organ donation – do we opt-in or opt-out?

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Researchers say there should be an international data base containing the very latest information about organ donations and transplants so policy makers can make informed decisions on whether to adopt an opt-out or opt-in system.
Smart meters could cause conflict for housemates, study shows

Smart meters could cause conflict for housemates, study shows

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Research from academics at The University of Nottingham has revealed that new technology to allow people to monitor their energy usage in the home could lead to conflict among housemates.
Remembering the forgotten heroes of the First World War

Remembering the forgotten heroes of the First World War

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In the year that marks the 100th anniversary of the Great War, a new national research centre has been launched at The University of Nottingham that will help to explore some of the lesser known stories of the years 1914-19.
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