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Climbing plants disturb carbon storage in tropical forests

Climbing plants disturb carbon storage in tropical forests

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Scientists have discovered that climbing vines are upsetting the carbon balance of tropical forests by crowding out and killing trees.
Groundbreaking research to improve diagnosis of colic in horses

Groundbreaking research to improve diagnosis of colic in horses

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Studies have revealed marked variation in how vets approach suspected colic in horses and identifies main factors affecting their decision making in the field.
Life changing fundraising target extended to £200million

Life changing fundraising target extended to £200million

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The University of Nottingham's biggest ever fundraising campaign has met its £150m target a year ahead of schedule, and it is now being extended to £200m.
Eminent orthopaedic surgeon retires after exceptional career

Eminent orthopaedic surgeon retires after exceptional career

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Professor Angus Wallace retires from the operating theatre but continues his research as Emeritus Professor at the University.
Brain chemical aids tic control in Tourette Syndrome, say researchers

Brain chemical aids tic control in Tourette Syndrome, say researchers

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A chemical in the brain could potentially be harnessed to help young people with Tourette Syndrome (TS) to overcome the physical and vocal tics associated with the neurological disorder, say researchers.
Hercules helps businesses get their message across!

Hercules helps businesses get their message across!

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Classics lecturers have been helping business people understand how ancient stories can help them to communicate in the modern world.
First UK Biobank genetic study reveals new links between lung disease and smoking behaviour

First UK Biobank genetic study reveals new links between lung disease and smoking behaviour

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Smokers who survive their habit into old age may hold the key to better lung health for all, new research reveals.
Equine practitioner appointed Honorary Professor at Nottingham

Equine practitioner appointed Honorary Professor at Nottingham

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Pre-eminent equine stud vet John Newcombe is welcomed to the staff of the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science.
Exercise resources to revolutionise health care education

Exercise resources to revolutionise health care education

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Free teaching resources unveiled to promote the prescription of exercise by doctors, nurses and health care professionals.
Great expectations – can maternity services deliver more home births?

Great expectations – can maternity services deliver more home births?

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A new study is finding out how midwifery teams with higher home birth rates are organised and supported. The aim? To help teams with low numbers of home births to learn from their success and understand how change can be achieved and sustained.
Major European study moves a step closer to treatments for severe asthma

Major European study moves a step closer to treatments for severe asthma

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Initial findings from a major European study, involving academics at The University of Nottingham, have helped to identify key characteristics of severe asthma, which will help with the development of new treatments for patients with the condition.
Brother of the founder of the hospice movement to deliver lecture

Brother of the founder of the hospice movement to deliver lecture

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The brother of Dame Cicely Saunders, who is universally acclaimed as the pioneer of the modern hospice is to speak about his sister's legacy during a visit to The University of Nottingham later this month.
Scientists discover how tectonic plates collide

Scientists discover how tectonic plates collide

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Researchers have discovered how tectonic plates first collided in one of the world's largest deep sea trenches.
Sophie's support for brain tumour research

Sophie's support for brain tumour research

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Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre patient raises £10,000 to help others like herself
The mathematics of a heart beat could save lives

The mathematics of a heart beat could save lives

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First mathematical model of a rather special beating heart cell.
Chinese schoolchildren visit Nottingham to discover Darwin

Chinese schoolchildren visit Nottingham to discover Darwin

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A group of 41 schoolchildren from Beijing recently visited Nottingham as part of a summer project to find out about Charles Darwin and his theories of evolution.
Could eczema prevention start at birth?

Could eczema prevention start at birth?

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1300 new born babies are being signed up for a study which will look at whether the application of non-cosmetic moisturisers, along with best practice skin care advice, could prevent the onset of eczema in high risk babies.
3D Vision for the next generation of biomaterials

3D Vision for the next generation of biomaterials

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£6.5m research project aims to make the leap from 2D to 3D in the development of advanced materials and realise the true potential of regenerative medicine and cutting-edge medical devices.
More support needed for young adults with life-limiting conditions

More support needed for young adults with life-limiting conditions

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A new report is calling for improved training and ongoing support for young adults living with life-limiting conditions, their families and health and social care professionals.
Get on your bike and support dementia research

Get on your bike and support dementia research

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If you fancy yourself as the next Bradley Wiggins, or just enjoy the odd lap on your bicycle every now and then, then why not join The University of Nottingham Life Cycle 5 team in raising money for dementia research.?
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