January 2017

   
   

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.

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.

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.

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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