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Alpine ice core reveals how climate change impacted WW1 and incubated the Spanish Flu

Evidence that an extreme weather anomaly over northern Europe contributed to high death rates in WW1 and helped incubate the Spanish Flu pandemic has been found literally frozen in time in an Alpine glacier.

Common pelvic pain drug is ineffective, study finds

A drug that is regularly used to treat chronic pelvic pain in women has been found to be no more effective than a placebo, a new study has found.

History of sound technologies brought to life online

A new interactive online exhibition on the fascinating story of sound technology is launching thanks to a collaboration between the National Science and Media Museum in Bradford and the University of Nottingham.

Volunteers needed to help train next generation of pharmacists

The University of Nottingham is looking for people with long term health conditions to take part in the training of the next generation of pharmacists.

Researchers uncover tools used by predatory bacteria to escape unharmed from prey cell

Predatory bacteria, capable of invading and consuming harmful bugs such as E .coli and Salmonella, use a unique tool to help them escape the cell they have invaded without harming themselves, according to a new study.

Date palm desert survival research receives international award

A team of plant and soil scientists have won an international award for their research that uses the latest imaging technologies to reveal how date palms grown in the desert manage to survive and thrive in severe conditions.

Celebrating 50 years of medicine and 30 years of nursing at the University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham will be hosting a year of celebrations to mark 50 Years of Medicine and 30 Years of Nursing.

University of Nottingham Ningbo China receives award for COVID-19 response

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) has been recognised for its response to the COVID-19 pandemic with an award from the European Chamber of Commerce in China.

Nottingham named Sports University of the Year

The University of Nottingham is the best university in the UK for sports, according to The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.

Scientist calls for EU to enforce non-animal antibody production in research and industry

.A scientist from the University of Nottingham is part of a team of international experts who are calling for the EU-wide Replacement of Animal-Derived Antibody (ADA) production methods in research.

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