Newcastle University

Research puts police gun detectors a step closer

The new technology - being designed by Newcastle, Manchester Metropolitan and Queen Mary universities - uses electro magnetic waves in order to pick up 'reflections' from concealed guns, gun barrels or knives without the ...

dateJun 09, 2009 in Engineering
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Research has all the right moves

(PhysOrg.com) -- A juggler and a conductor were among the artists who helped create a device which can retrieve dozens of different movement sequences in a matter of minutes.

dateJun 01, 2009 in Engineering
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Can virtual teachers plug the educational divide?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Bringing more technology into the classroom might strike fear into the hearts of traditional educationalists, but one academic believes it may just hold the key to solving a worldwide problem.

dateFeb 24, 2009 in Other
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Scientists explore new window on the origins of life

(PhysOrg.com) -- The remarkable behaviour of bacteria that have been forced to live without their protective wall has allowed Newcastle University scientists to open a new window on the origins of life on earth.

dateFeb 12, 2009 in
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Names give cows a lotta bottle

(PhysOrg.com) -- A cow with a name produces more milk than one without, scientists at Newcastle University have found. Drs Catherine Douglas and Peter Rowlinson have shown that by giving a cow a name and treating ...

dateJan 28, 2009 in Other
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Food adverts in your magazine: how healthy are they?

(PhysOrg.com) -- At a time when many of us are thinking about how to get rid of a few extra pounds, research at Newcastle University has shown that even the magazine you read may affect how healthy your diet is.

dateJan 19, 2009 in Health
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Wonderful cheese is all in the culture

It's an age-old tradition that dates back at least 8,000 years but it seems we still have much to learn about the bacteria responsible for turning milk into cheese.

dateJan 06, 2009 in
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Strong cheese? It's a 'cultured' experience

(PhysOrg.com) -- An international research team led by Newcastle University has identified a new line of bacteria they believe add flavour to some of the world’s most exclusive cheeses. It’s an age-old tradition that ...

dateDec 23, 2008 in
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