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Scientists spot explosive counterpart of LIGO/Virgo's latest gravitational waves

Scientists spot explosive counterpart of LIGO/Virgo's latest gravitational waves

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Scientists using the Dark Energy Camera have captured images of the aftermath of a neutron star collision, the source of LIGO/Virgo's most recent gravitational wave detection.
A taste of medicine for Lincolnshire sixth formers

A taste of medicine for Lincolnshire sixth formers

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Nottingham and Leicester Medical Schools are encouraging more 6th formers from Lincolnshire and rural areas to apply for medicine at a special event at North Hykeham Academy in Lincoln this week.
Master builders needed for Nottingham Lego tournament

Master builders needed for Nottingham Lego tournament

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Calling all Lego fans...the University of Nottingham is looking for school teams to take part in the regional heat of the global FIRST® LEGO® League challenge taking place on Tuesday 19th December.
RIP Jeremy the lefty garden snail

RIP Jeremy the lefty garden snail

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A 'one in a million' mutant garden snail, who achieved international notoriety after a public appeal was launched to help find him a mate, has died.
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.

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