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Understanding how the 'police' of the cell world deal with 'intruders' and the 'injured'

Understanding how the 'police' of the cell world deal with 'intruders' and the 'injured'

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Understanding the behaviour of the macrophage 'destroy and repair service'.
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Yesterday
Too much activity in one of the brain's key memory regions is bad for your memory and attention

Too much activity in one of the brain's key memory regions is bad for your memory and attention

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Higher brain functions, such as attention and memory, depend on well-balanced neural activity within the underlying brain regions.
Release Date
8 days ago
Cyclists set for 1400 mile challenge to beat Breast Cancer

Cyclists set for 1400 mile challenge to beat Breast Cancer

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A team of 12 intrepid riders are preparing to tackle the four 'compass points' of Great Britain to raise vital funds for Breast Cancer.The Nottingham Life Cycle 6 endurance riders are led by Professor Sir David Greenaway, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham, who is embarking on his final fundraising ride.
Release Date
13 days ago
Creating dementia friendly communities in Derbyshire's Peak Park

Creating dementia friendly communities in Derbyshire's Peak Park

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A ground-breaking research project to understand the needs and experiences of people affected by dementia in rural areas is to be carried out in Derbyshire's Peak District.
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2 weeks ago
Ethnicity of women undergoing fertility treatment can affect outcomes, study finds

Ethnicity of women undergoing fertility treatment can affect outcomes, study finds

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The study found that certain ethnic groups have significantly lower chances of live births using fertility treatments than other groups.
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13 days ago
University to showcase cutting-edge support for the food industry at Food Matters Live

University to showcase cutting-edge support for the food industry at Food Matters Live

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The University will be showcasing some of its world-leading food and drink research at the Food Matters Live exhibition in London.
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2 weeks ago
How a 1400 bike ride is helping women like Caroline

How a 1400 bike ride is helping women like Caroline

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Working as an oncologist Caroline Humber deals with cancer daily. But last year she went from consultant to patient when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She is one of a group of women helping to promote the University of Nottingham's Life Cycle 6 campaign which this year is raising money for Breast Cancer Research.
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7 days ago
Tiny logo celebrates big ambition

Tiny logo celebrates big ambition

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It might be invisible to the naked eye but a minuscule logo has been created to celebrate the great and the good of Nottingham.University of Nottingham scientists, based at The Nanoscale and Microscale Research Centre (NMRC) at University Park, have etched a Nottingham in Parliament Day logo onto a piece of Nottingham bridal lace.
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2 weeks ago
Researchers seek roadkill badgers to test for TB

Researchers seek roadkill badgers to test for TB

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The DEFRA-funded survey aims to shed light on the prevalence and geographic distribution of TB in badgers in 'edge counties' in England (counties on the edge of the cattle TB epidemic)
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3 weeks ago
The world's largest mammals need international help to survive

The world's largest mammals need international help to survive

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Conservation biologists call for a worldwide strategy to prevent the extinction of the world's largest mammal species.
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3 weeks ago
Malaysia's Top Research Scientist award scooped by engineering professor

Malaysia's Top Research Scientist award scooped by engineering professor

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A leading engineering professor from The University of Nottingham in Malaysia has been selected for the accolade of Top Research Scientist by the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM).
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3 weeks ago
Nottingham caps tuition fees for returning students in 2017

Nottingham caps tuition fees for returning students in 2017

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Students beginning degrees at The University of Nottingham this September will not pay inflation rates on tuition fees.The Government has recently announced changes to allow tuition fees to rise nationally in line with inflation from 2017/18.
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3 weeks ago
Study demonstrates rapid decline in male dog fertility, with potential link to environmental contaminants

Study demonstrates rapid decline in male dog fertility, with potential link to environmental contaminants

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The research, published in the academic journal Scientific Reports, found that sperm quality in a population of stud dogs studied over a 26-year period had fallen significantly.
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3 weeks ago
Specialist mental health services do work - but they come at a price, study finds

Specialist mental health services do work - but they come at a price, study finds

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A specialist service offering a tailored approach to treating patients with severe depression is more effective than usual mental health care but comes at a higher cost, research led by academics at The University of Nottingham has revealed.
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3 weeks ago
Record numbers of small businesses benefit from University internship scheme

Record numbers of small businesses benefit from University internship scheme

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Local businesses are benefiting from a University of Nottingham internship initiative designed to help SMEs tap into student expertise.
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4 weeks ago
Equine flu – why don't owners vaccinate their horses?

Equine flu – why don't owners vaccinate their horses?

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A research project led by a student at The University of Nottingham is aiming to uncover why some horse owners choose not to vaccinate their animals against a potentially-fatal illness.
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4 weeks ago
Helping British dairy farms maintain their global competitive position

Helping British dairy farms maintain their global competitive position

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£1.7m to help British dairy farms maintain a globally competitive position
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4 weeks ago
Flying the flag for Nottingham in Parliament Day

Flying the flag for Nottingham in Parliament Day

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An action-packed celebration of Nottingham is heading for the capital.From Robin Hood to Boots, Speedo and Sat Bains, the people, institutions and businesses that make the city great will be showcased in a one-day takeover of Westminster.
Release Date
5 weeks ago
£1.2m for injectable stem-cell carrying microspheres to regenerate bones

£1.2m for injectable stem-cell carrying microspheres to regenerate bones

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The University of Nottingham has secured £1.2m to develop injectable stem cell-carrying materials to treat and prevent fractures caused by osteoporosis and other bone-thinning diseases.
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5 weeks ago
Graduate entrepreneur brings Asian style to UK skincare sector

Graduate entrepreneur brings Asian style to UK skincare sector

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Lili Zhu, a graduate from The University of Nottingham, is bringing the latest in innovative Asian skincare treatments to the UK.
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5 weeks ago
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