Cardiff University

How healthy are Scotland's otters?

(Phys.org) —Scotland's otters are for the first time in 20 years to be included in a UK-wide study aimed at giving scientists an insight into the chemical pollutants threatening their health and the health ...

dateFeb 17, 2014 in Ecology
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Concrete which can heal its own cracks

Cardiff University researcher Dr Diane Gardner has won the 'You Heard It Here First' event at the British Science Festival for her work on self-healing concrete. The award considers the UK's brightest early ...

dateSep 16, 2013 in Engineering
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Treating diabetes

(PhysOrg.com) -- Uncontrolled high blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes (hyperglycaemia) is known to increase mortality, but new research led by the University shows that intensive treatment to control ...

dateJan 29, 2010 in Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes
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A green energy future

A team of University researchers have found that a large majority of the British public support moves to an efficient, clean, fair, and safe energy system but distrust remains a concern.

dateJul 17, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Environmental behaviour

Promoting the financial benefits of car sharing can inhibit other pro-environmental behaviours, new research led by the University has shown.

dateAug 22, 2012 in Environment
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Modern-day colliers' canaries

Much like the miners' canaries of yesteryear, birds are once again warning of potentially damaging substances in the former South Wales coalfield.

dateJul 31, 2013 in Environment
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