University of Bristol

When continents formed

A new way to calculate the age of the Earth's crust has been developed by researchers from the University of Bristol and the University of St Andrews.

Jan 13, 2011 3.2 / 5 (5) 2 | with audio podcast

Giant tortoises show rewilding can work

'Rewilding with taxon substitutes', the intentional introduction of exotic species to fulfil key functions in ecosystems following the loss of recently extinct species, is highly controversial, partly due to a lack of rigorous ...

Apr 21, 2011 5 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast

Can maths cure cancer?

Scientists, including Professor Tanniemola Liverpool from the University of Bristol's School of Mathematics, claim that by understanding how an artificial 'synthetic swimmer' can be made and driven, and how ...

Feb 07, 2014 1 / 5 (1) 0

Species matters in a noisy world

Fish exposed to increased noise levels consume less food and show more stress-related behaviour, according to new research from the University of Bristol and the University of Exeter. However, the way fish ...

Mar 04, 2014 not rated yet 0

Fish find a suitable homes through noise

(PhysOrg.com) -- Noisy neighbors can be desirable – at least if you’re a young reef fish trying to choose a home. New research from the Universities of Auckland and Bristol found that juvenile ...

Jan 10, 2011 not rated yet 0 | with audio podcast