Obesity during pregnancy linked to increased risk of babies born with abnormalities
(PhysOrg.com) -- A Newcastle University study has shown that obese women who become pregnant have an increased risk of their baby being born with certain abnormalities, including spina bifida.
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 ...
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.
Floods to become commonplace by 2080
Flooding like that which devastated the North of England last year is set to become a common event across the UK in the next 75 years, new research has shown.
Wonderful cheese is all in the culture
Strong cheese? It's a 'cultured' experience
Boy or girl? It's in the father's genes
Researchers fly a kite for manure recycling
Researchers at North Wyke Research, and Lancaster and Exeter universities, have come up with an advice system to help farmers recycle manure safely and avoid polluting watercourses.
A carbon-neutral way to power your home
(PhysOrg.com) -- A super-efficient system that has the potential to power, heat and cool homes across the UK is being developed at Newcastle University.
Pollution sensors send out a clear message
(PhysOrg.com) -- New technology that can tell us the exact level of traffic fumes we are breathing in at any moment in time is being trialled in the North East.
Barnacles prove hard to please when house-hunting
New brain link as cause of schizophrenia
A lack of specific brain receptors has been linked with schizophrenia in new research by scientists at Newcastle University.
Scientists unwrap the elements of life
Scientists help Microsoft and Yahoo improve online security
(PhysOrg.com) -- Computer scientists at Newcastle University have cracked the security behind the biggest names in global email services.