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Could targeted magnetic pulse treatment offer new hope in treating depression?

Could targeted magnetic pulse treatment offer new hope in treating depression?

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Researchers are to investigate whether an innovative new treatment that targets areas of the brain with magnetic pulses could offer hope to the millions of people around the world who suffer from depression.
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1 hour ago
Young viewers exposed to 'excessive alcohol content' in Geordie Shore

Young viewers exposed to 'excessive alcohol content' in Geordie Shore

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Nearly 80 per cent of all scenes throughout season 11 of MTV's popular hyper-reality show Geordie Shore contained alcohol content or alcohol use according to the results of a new study.
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2 hours ago
Biodiversity conservation should be a core value of China's 'Belt and Road Initiative'

Biodiversity conservation should be a core value of China's 'Belt and Road Initiative'

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Environment and conservation experts in Malaysia and China are challenging decision-makers, infrastructure planners and conservationists to work together to mitigate the negative impacts of China's 'Belt and Road Initiative' and look for opportunities for biodiversity conservation.
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4 days ago
Computer codes make sweet music for self-playing piano

Computer codes make sweet music for self-playing piano

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Unique computer codes have been used to create an interactive self-playing piano performance
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4 days ago
How the temperature of your nose shows how much strain you are under

How the temperature of your nose shows how much strain you are under

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Researchers at the University of Nottingham's Institute for Aerospace Technology (IAT), together with academic staff from the Bioengineering and Human Factors Research Groups, have demonstrated that facial temperatures, which can be easily measured using a non-invasive thermal camera, are strongly correlated to mental workload.
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5 days ago
New smart sensor to help farmers spot lameness in sheep

New smart sensor to help farmers spot lameness in sheep

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A new smart device that can automatically detect lameness in sheep is being developed by veterinary researchers at the University of Nottingham and industry partners Intel and Farm Wizard. Lameness costs the sheep farming sector around £80 million a year because the problem is very hard to spot and can spread through flocks if not treated early.
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10 days ago
Hormone therapy may reduce eating disorder symptoms in transgender people

Hormone therapy may reduce eating disorder symptoms in transgender people

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New research has shown that receiving cross-sex hormone therapy (CHT) can help to reduce the feelings of body dissatisfaction associated with eating disorders including anorexia and bulimia in transgender people.
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10 days ago
Why did the elephant cross the road? In Malaysia they are trying to find the answer.

Why did the elephant cross the road? In Malaysia they are trying to find the answer.

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Research reveals the complex response of wild elephants to a major road in Peninsular Malaysia.
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12 days ago
Former Chief Scientific Advisor to the Home Office joins world-leading team of modern slavery experts

Former Chief Scientific Advisor to the Home Office joins world-leading team of modern slavery experts

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Professor Sir Bernard Silverman FRS, a pioneer of computational statistics, has joined a world-leading group of modern slavery experts at the University of Nottingham.
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13 days ago
University of Nottingham celebrated in New Year Honours

University of Nottingham celebrated in New Year Honours

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University of Nottingham celebrated in New Year HonoursThree members of The University of Nottingham have been recognised by The Queen in the New Year Honours.
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3 weeks ago
'Hawaiian Skirt' gene discovery sets new fashion in regulating plant growth

'Hawaiian Skirt' gene discovery sets new fashion in regulating plant growth

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Plant scientists at the University of Nottingham have identified a 'Hawaiian Skirt' gene that plays a critical role in plant growth and development – a discovery that will help improve crop yields and address the growing problem of food security.
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4 weeks ago
Novel tool for vets and farmers to monitor and reduce antibiotics on dairy farms

Novel tool for vets and farmers to monitor and reduce antibiotics on dairy farms

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Veterinary researchers have produced a new tool to help UK dairy vets and farmers monitor and reduce use of antibiotics in their dairy herds to help combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in the farming industry and beyond.
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4 weeks ago
The University of Nottingham and China take on intelligent mobility together

The University of Nottingham and China take on intelligent mobility together

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The University of Nottingham has helped to take the first steps towards connecting the UK and China through technology, transport and data. The first Sino-UK Intelligence Mobility (IM) Forum has been held in Beijing hosted by the Sino-UK Geospatial Engineering Centre (SUGEC), Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, the University of Nottingham, the Chinese Academy of Survey and Mapping and Tongji University.
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4 weeks ago
Time capsule burial marks University of Nottingham's new Cripps Health Centre

Time capsule burial marks University of Nottingham's new Cripps Health Centre

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A time capsule has been buried on University Park Campus to coincide with the last concrete pour of the new Cripps Health Centre.
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4 weeks ago
£4.4m to help reduce 'hidden hunger' in Ethiopia and Malawi

£4.4m to help reduce 'hidden hunger' in Ethiopia and Malawi

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A multidisciplinary team of researchers has received more than £4.4m from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help alleviate micronutrient deficiencies.
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4 weeks ago
Science proves it's safe to eat 48-year-old Christmas pud!

Science proves it's safe to eat 48-year-old Christmas pud!

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Is it safe to eat a 48-year-old Christmas pudding? This was the question Channel 4's Food Unwrapped posed to scientists at the University of Nottingham and the resounding answer was….yes it is!
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5 weeks ago
Emeritus Professor receives top Chinese honour

Emeritus Professor receives top Chinese honour

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An Emeritus Professor from the University of Nottingham has been given one of China's highest academic honours having been made a foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE).
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5 weeks ago
University helps to unlock the growth potential of local businesses

University helps to unlock the growth potential of local businesses

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Delegates from 20 local businesses have completed a strategic growth programme with the University of Nottingham, to enable them to map out the future success of their businesses.
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5 weeks ago
Hormone discovery marks breakthough in understanding fertility

Hormone discovery marks breakthough in understanding fertility

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Scientists at The University of Nottingham have shown, for the first time, that a naturally occurring hormone plays a vital part in regulating a woman's fertility, a discovery that could lead to better diagnosis and treatment of infertility.
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5 weeks ago
Master-brewer to be honoured by the University of Nottingham in winter 2017 graduation

Master-brewer to be honoured by the University of Nottingham in winter 2017 graduation

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A former professor of the University of Nottingham, who pioneered world class research into brewing science, will receive an honorary degree during this year's winter graduation ceremonies.
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5 weeks ago
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