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Support for fracking is at an all-time low, says new survey

Support for fracking is at an all-time low, says new survey
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As the Government gives the go-ahead to resume fracking in the UK, a new survey from The University of Nottingham has shown that public support for the extraction and use of shale gas has fallen from over 58 per cent in July 2013 to just over 37 per cent in October 2016.

Learn about modern day slavery with free online course

Learn about modern day slavery with free online course
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The University of Nottingham is running the world's first massive open online course on contemporary slavery.

Clinical trial confirms GP-prescribed treatments are effective for women with heavy periods

Clinical trial confirms GP-prescribed treatments are effective for women with heavy periods
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A five year clinical trial has confirmed that GP-prescribed treatments are effective for women who suffer with heavy periods.

Painkiller celecoxib as safe as other prescribed NSAIDS, study finds

Painkiller celecoxib as safe as other prescribed NSAIDS, study finds
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A large-scale international study of thousands of arthritis patients has found the risks arising from prescribed use of some of the most common painkillers are relatively low, offering reassurance to doctors and patients.

Scientists call for urgent rethink of tropical peatland palm oil and drainage-based agriculture

Scientists call for urgent rethink of tropical peatland palm oil and drainage-based agriculture
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An honorary associate professor at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC), is among scientists campaigning to dispel the myth we can sustainably develop palm oil and other drainage-based agriculture on tropical peat soils through current agricultural practices.

New evidence that hormone levels measured in hair can affect IVF success by almost one-third

New evidence that hormone levels measured in hair can affect IVF success by almost one-third
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Levels of a hormone when measured in hair can significantly predict the likelihood of pregnancy in women undergoing in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment.

Fulvestrant breast cancer drug shows better survival than current standard, study finds

Fulvestrant breast cancer drug shows better survival than current standard, study finds
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FALCON trial shows fulvestrant hormone drug helps women with advanced breast cancer live longer than when treated with the current first-line therapy, anastrozole.

Online emancipation: protecting users from algorithmic bias

Online emancipation: protecting users from algorithmic bias
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Researchers investigate the concerns and perspectives of internet users with the aim of drawing up policy recommendations, ethical guidelines and a 'fairness toolkit'.

Nobel prize for inspirational Honorary Professor

Nobel prize for inspirational Honorary Professor
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Professor Sir Fraser Stoddart, an Honorary Professor in the School of Chemistry at The University of Nottingham, has been awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Cell protein offers new hope in fighting the effects of aging

Cell protein offers new hope in fighting the effects of aging
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A protein found within the powerhouse of a cell could be the key to holding back the march of time, research by scientists at The University of Nottingham has shown.
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