University of Bristol

Which insects are the best pollinators?

Bees top the charts for pollination success according to one of the first studies of insect functionality within pollination networks, published today by researchers at the University of Bristol and the University of St Andrews.

dateSep 03, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Developing a nanoscale 'clutch'

A model microscopic system to demonstrate the transmission of torque in the presence of thermal fluctuations - necessary for the creation of a tiny 'clutch' operating at the nanoscale - has been assembled at the University ...

dateOct 05, 2015 in Nanophysics
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Fish offer lessons in effective leadership

Good leaders needing to strike a balance between striving to reach goals and keeping their followers with them has deep evolutionary roots, according to a new study from the Universities of Bristol, Harvard and Princeton ...

dateJun 17, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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