Bangor University was founded in 1884 in Northern Wales, UK. Over the years Bangor University has excelled in organic chemistry, ecology, quantum physics, frozen food processing and numerous awards in the Arts & Letters. Bangor is divided into six colleges. Bangor University is noted for its academics and nurturing environment for its students. Bangor is rated Excellent by students and ranking panels for their student oriented environment.
Wild plants threatened by collection for sale could be grown commercially providing new income streams, report finds
Exotic palm leaves in your Mothers Day bouquet may have come from forests in Belize or Guatemala, central America. Export for the flower arranging industry threatens the survival of some of these palms in the wild
Polar Sea Ice replicated in Hamburg
(PhysOrg.com) -- As northern Europe enjoys a rather warm start to autumn, an international team of 20 polar scientists have brought icy winter conditions to the middle of Hamburg, Germany. They are studying the effect of ...
Green light for marine renewables?
Farms of 'underwater windmills' could affect how sand moves around our coastal seas, affecting beaches, sand banks and ultimately the risk of flooding, according to Bangor University oceanographer Dr. Simon Neill.
Scientists find gold in British bogs
The price tag of Britains bogs could be set to soar, making them just as valuable as prime farmland.
Female guppies risk death to avoid sexual harassment
Sexual harassment from male guppies is so bad that long-suffering females will risk their lives to escape it, according to new research from Dr Safi Darden and Dr Darren Croft from Bangor University. Their work, which was ...
Reading emotions, computer style
Having a computer that can read our emotions could lead to all sorts of new applications, including computer games where the player has to control their emotions while playing. Thomas Christy, a Computer Science PhD student ...
Does carbon labelling give developing countries a bad deal?
Carbon labelling could unfairly disadvantage economies in the developing world, and mislead consumers, according to an interdisciplinary project carried out by the UK Research Councils' Rural Economy and Land Use Programme. ...
Research identifies importance of diet in snake venom evolution
Axel Barlow's paper in Proceedings of the Royal Society B on saw-scaled vipers shows that snakes which have evolved to feed on scorpions have also evolved venom which is more lethal to scorpions, demonstrating that changes ...
Teasing is good for you!
(PhysOrg.com) -- The use of insults at a young age improves social skills and helps children develop a sense of humour according to research by Dr Erin Heerey of the School of Psychology.