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Early forests and CO2 levels

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Scientists have discovered that the atmosphere contained far less CO2 than previously thought when forests emerged on our planet, the new study has important implications for understanding how land plants affect the climate.
Date:
04/01/2023

Hormone discovery could predict long term health of menUntitled

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Researchers have discovered the vital role of a hormone, that develops in men during puberty, in providing an early prediction of whether they could develop certain diseases in later life.
Date:
08/11/2022

Nottingham professor to lead project to develop national research infrastructure

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A computer science professor has been appointed Director of the UK Plant and Crop Phenotyping Infrastructure (UKPCPI) to lead a national project that will link technologies and expertise to measure plant growth and development.
Date:
08/11/2022

We need to change how we think about soil, says new research

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New research, involving experts from the University of Nottingham, says that how we think about, measure and study soil must change, to give a better understanding of how to manage this vital resource effectively.
Date:
08/11/2022

Race to create drought tolerant wheat

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Collaborative work carried out between Nottingham researchers Dr Lorna McAusland and Professor Erik Murchie, and international NGO CIMMYT has been highlighted in the guardian article 'The race against time to breed a wheat to survive the climate crisis. You can read more about this in The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jun/12/wheat-breeding-climate-crisis-drought-resistant
Date:
16/06/2022
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