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Smartphone gambling encourages "fruitless" bets

Smartphone gambling encourages "fruitless" bets

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"Ubiquitous" smartphone gambling and lack of regulation presents a potential danger to people with addiction problems.A study carried out at the University of Nottingham tracked participants playing a simulated mobile gambling app. Players were watched to see how long they persevered in the face of losses.
Partnership with RSPCA offers vet students hands-on shelter medicine experience

Partnership with RSPCA offers vet students hands-on shelter medicine experience

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Vet students are gaining hands-on experience of the challenges and rewards of shelter medicine thanks to a new partnership between the University of Nottingham and the RSPCA Radcliffe Animal Centre.
New care package can improve treatment of people with acute kidney injury, study finds

New care package can improve treatment of people with acute kidney injury, study finds

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A large clinical trial involving people with acute kidney injury has found that a new package of interventions can significantly improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients, as well as improving their care experience.
Food scientist wins award for research excellence

Food scientist wins award for research excellence

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A food scientist from the University of Nottingham has won a prestigious award from the Royal Society of Chemistry in recognition of her research achievements.Dr Joanne Gould was presented with the RSC's Food Group Junior Medal, less than two years since becoming an Assistant Professor.
Scientists solve mystery of a fish called Mary's 'virgin' birth

Scientists solve mystery of a fish called Mary's 'virgin' birth

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A female stickleback fish, nick-named 'Mary', has produced offspring from eggs that appear to have been fertilised while they were still inside her, according to scientists at the University of Nottingham.
New research aims to give birth to fearless pregnancy

New research aims to give birth to fearless pregnancy

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Academics and local business owners have launched a new research project to ease fear and anxiety around childbirth for parents to be.

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