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Sir Vince Cable is made an Honorary Professor at The University of Nottingham

Sir Vince Cable is made an Honorary Professor at The University of Nottingham

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Sir Vince Cable is made an Honorary Professor at The University of Nottingham
UK teens heavily exposed to alcohol and tobacco images in YouTube music videos

UK teens heavily exposed to alcohol and tobacco images in YouTube music videos

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YouTube music videos deliver billions of impressions of smoking and drinking in one year according to a new study by the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies.
First all-antiferromagnetic memory device could get digital data storage in a spin

First all-antiferromagnetic memory device could get digital data storage in a spin

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Research shows how the 'magnetic spins' of antiferromagnets can be controlled to make a completely different form of digital memory. This could make our devices smaller, faster, more robust and more energy efficient.
Help the scientists find out why you sound like your parents

Help the scientists find out why you sound like your parents

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Researchers need you to submit a voice sample online to find out if aspects of the human voice are passed down through our genes.
Hitting the 'cellular sweet spot' — new delivery system for regenerative therapies

Hitting the 'cellular sweet spot' — new delivery system for regenerative therapies

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Perfecting the delivery of targeted treatments for regenerative medicine.
Major study to test exercise based therapy in early dementia

Major study to test exercise based therapy in early dementia

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Nottingham team to carry out £2.8m trial to see if exercise therapy can prevent falls in people with early dementia and delay progress of symptoms
Southeast Asia's haze – call for better public information

Southeast Asia's haze – call for better public information

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Academics call for more public information after a study of people's knowledge, attitudes and practices of Southeast Asia's haze.
Mental health treatment under the NHS is at extreme risk

Mental health treatment under the NHS is at extreme risk

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The NHS of 2015 is in danger of being unethical for mental health counsellors to work in, according to a new paper from The University of Nottingham.
Research team helps BBC 'Trust Me I'm a Doctor' investigate age-related muscle loss

Research team helps BBC 'Trust Me I'm a Doctor' investigate age-related muscle loss

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BBC TV's flagship health programme, 'Trust Me, I'm a Doctor', has enlisted the help of a University of Nottingham research team to find out if age-related loss of muscle mass and function can be minimised by a simple but regular home-based exercise programme.
New test could detect early hearing loss in cystic fibrosis patients

New test could detect early hearing loss in cystic fibrosis patients

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Experts in Nottingham are investigating whether a new type of hearing test could successfully detect early hearing loss in people with cystic fibrosis (CF).
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.
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.
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