University of Bristol

Spookfish uses mirrors for eyes

A remarkable new discovery shows the four-eyed spookfish to be the first vertebrate ever found to use mirrors, rather than lenses, to focus light in its eyes.

dateJan 07, 2009 in
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Chemists make liquid protein

(PhysOrg.com) -- The first known example of a liquid protein has been made by chemists at the University of Bristol opening up the possibility of a number of medical and industrial applications including high-potency pharmaceuticals ...

dateJul 23, 2009 in Materials Science
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Novel approach to chronic pain relief

(PhysOrg.com) -- An international team of scientists have found what they believe could be a novel approach to more effective, targeted relief of chronic pain caused by nerve injuries. The research, a collaboration involving ...

dateDec 02, 2010 in Medical research
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Causes of death in AIDS patients

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research shows that Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) continues to dramatically reduce rates of mortality from HIV infection in high-income countries, such that non-AIDS-related deaths exceed AIDS deaths after ...

dateApr 28, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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Active hearing process in mosquitoes

A mathematical model has explained some of the remarkable features of mosquito hearing. In particular, the male can hear the faintest beats of the female's wings and yet is not deafened by loud noises.

dateNov 20, 2009 in Mathematics
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