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Could bug-busting viruses control food poisoning?

Could bug-busting viruses control food poisoning?

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Viruses that can seek and destroy food poisoning bugs in the gut are being investigated by researchers at The University of Nottingham, thanks to a prestigious new grant.
Honour for University of Nottingham academic

Honour for University of Nottingham academic

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A physicist at The University of Nottingham has received a CBE for services to science and medicine.
Expert evidence helps settle centuries-old territorial dispute

Expert evidence helps settle centuries-old territorial dispute

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The evidence given by an expert in rivers from The University of Nottingham has been pivotal in a ruling by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on a centuries-old border dispute between Costa Rica and Nicaragua.
Superbug colony behaviours revealed in time-lapse video

Superbug colony behaviours revealed in time-lapse video

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The superbug MRSA which was previously thought to be a static or non-motile organism has been observed showing signs of active motility by scientists at the Universities of Nottingham and Sheffield.
Clinical trial explores new ways to help chronic pain sufferers

Clinical trial explores new ways to help chronic pain sufferers

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Researchers appeal for arthritis sufferers to join clinical trial to see if medication usually used to treat depression and anxiety can help alleviate pain.
Stem cell transplantation does not provide significant improvement for Crohn's disease, study finds

Stem cell transplantation does not provide significant improvement for Crohn's disease, study finds

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A clinical trial to test the effectiveness of a stem cell therapy among adults with difficult to treat Crohn's disease has found it is not significantly better than conventional treatment in producing sustained disease remission after one year.
Cancer cells take up nanoparticles more rapidly than normal brain cells

Cancer cells take up nanoparticles more rapidly than normal brain cells

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New research highlights more advantages to using nanoparticles for the delivery of cancer drugs.
New clues to halting nerve degeneration

New clues to halting nerve degeneration

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A discovery into the mechanisms which lead to degeneration and loss of communication among neuron cells - the cells controlling function in the brain and nervous system - could potentially lead to future therapies for neurodegenerative diseases including Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
Crowdsourcing call for 'brown fat' study to tackle diabetes and obesity

Crowdsourcing call for 'brown fat' study to tackle diabetes and obesity

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Scientists are asking the public for help in funding new research aimed at harnessing the body's own fat-fighting defences to tackle obesity and diabetes as part of an innovative new crowdsourcing project.
'Call to Action' on agricultural diversity and feeding a hotter world

'Call to Action' on agricultural diversity and feeding a hotter world

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Scientists from Crops for the Future and partners, including The University of Nottingham in the UK and The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus launch the 'Declaration on Agricultural Diversification'.
Research reveals how bacterial predators kill other bugs without killing themselves

Research reveals how bacterial predators kill other bugs without killing themselves

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New study into activity of potential 'living antibiotic' Bdellovibrio bacteria shows how it uses a protein as a shield to protect itself when invading its prey. The work, published in Nature Communications, will help to inform the fight against antibiotic resistance.
University's 'Evidence Based Healthcare Centre' set to build new collaborations in China

University's 'Evidence Based Healthcare Centre' set to build new collaborations in China

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The University has launched the Evidence Based Healthcare Centre in Ningbo.
5* research rating for The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

5* research rating for The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

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The Malaysian Government awards The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus a 5* rating for the quality of its research and innovation
Brain tumour research appeal: what will you give this Christmas?

Brain tumour research appeal: what will you give this Christmas?

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People are being urged to give an extra gift this Christmas – to fund life-saving research for children affected by deadly brain tumours.
University partners with Royal College of GPs to launch online course for medical educators

University partners with Royal College of GPs to launch online course for medical educators

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The University of Nottingham, in collaboration with the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and Health Education England East Midlands Office, has officially launched MedWise, an online teaching, learning and assessment training package for medical educators.
New free online service to help people use hearing aids

New free online service to help people use hearing aids

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Nottingham hearing researchers have launched a free online service to help people who are new to hearing aids use them effectively. C2Hear Online has been developed to help people who struggle to adapt to them to persevere and could transform lives of those with hearing difficulties
Nottingham joins university consortium to drive research collaboration between Mexico and UK

Nottingham joins university consortium to drive research collaboration between Mexico and UK

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The Mexico-UK Visiting Chair Initiative will see senior figures from prestigious UK and Mexican universities spend up to two weeks each year working collaboratively to explore new and exciting links in research and teaching.
Nottingham researchers tackle spread of pancreatic cancer

Nottingham researchers tackle spread of pancreatic cancer

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Nottingham scientists are investigating potential new ways of fighting a cancer which has the lowest survival rate of all common cancers.
Graduate wanted for critter cuisine research project!

Graduate wanted for critter cuisine research project!

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The University has partnered with Monkfield Nutrition, one of the UK's biggest insect breeders, to strike up a more delicious relationship with our creepy-crawly friends.
Top priorities named in hearing loss research

Top priorities named in hearing loss research

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Experts have published a list of the most urgent priorities for researching a debilitating condition that affects more than 10 million people in the UK.
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