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Dealing with disaster - when rooted to the spot

Dealing with disaster - when rooted to the spot
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Flowering plants have adopted a single biochemical mechanism to sense multiple environmental stresses, that enhances survival.

New ichthyosaur species, long gone, found in a storeroom

New ichthyosaur species, long gone, found in a storeroom
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A new species of ichthyosaur has been identified from a fossil that has been in the University of Nottingham's engineering collection for over half a century. The University's specimen, announced today as Protoichthyosaurus applebyi, is a holotype - the valuable original specimen that describes a new species. It is the first known fossil of its kind anywhere in the world, which makes it even more scientifically significant.

Bringing the sunken secrets of WWII to the surface

Bringing the sunken secrets of WWII to the surface
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A new website will let people explore one of the world's most famous diving sites on their phones or home computers thanks to a 3D virtual reality project.

School year 'relative age' causing bias in ADHD diagnosis, says research

School year 'relative age' causing bias in ADHD diagnosis, says research
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Younger primary school children are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than their older peers within the same school year, new research has shown.

World Mental Health Day: what is the impact of mental health first aid in the workplace?

World Mental Health Day: what is the impact of mental health first aid in the workplace?
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Academics at the University of Nottingham are marking World Mental Health Day by appealing for participants to take part in a study investigating the impact of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) in the workplace.

Is your partner's hearing loss driving you mad?

Is your partner's hearing loss driving you mad?
Description
New research by academics at the University of Nottingham has suggested that the impact of a person's hearing loss on their nearest and dearest should be considered when personalising rehabilitation plans for patients with deafness.

Durian industry could suffer without the endangered fruit bat

Durian industry could suffer without the endangered fruit bat
Description
Southeast Asia's endangered fruit bats – commonly known as flying foxes – play an important part in the pollination of the iconic and economically important durian tree.

International award for student's work to improve online privacy

International award for student's work to improve online privacy
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Award for dedicated commitment to educating others about digital privacy amongst online health communities.

Professor Terry Moore honoured with prestigious Johannes Kepler Award

Professor Terry Moore honoured with prestigious Johannes Kepler Award
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Professor Terry Moore, Director of the Nottingham Geospatial Institute, has been honoured for his outstanding contributions to satellite navigation.

Predatory bacteria that engineer portholes and paint frescoes in harmful bacteria

Predatory bacteria that engineer portholes and paint frescoes in harmful bacteria
Description
A microbiological mystery of how one bacterium could invade another and grow inside it without breaking the other bacterium instantly has been illuminated by scientists at the University of Nottingham and Indiana University in the USA.
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