University of Hull

Sunlight and air powers access to sterile water

Researchers at the University of Hull (UK) are developing a way to produce constant supplies of sterile water, powered simply by sunlight and air. The device is aimed at remote communities where conventional systems using ...

May 04, 2012
4.2 / 5 (6) 3 | with audio podcast

Sandcastle-building fish offer evolution clue

(Phys.org) —In Lake Malawi, East Africa, there are around 200 different species of cichlid fish that once or twice a year build large sand structures (known as bowers) on which the fish mate. Each different ...

Dec 06, 2013
3.8 / 5 (5) 2 | with audio podcast

Exploring the natural enemies of insect pests

A method of investigating whether aphid pests have been targeted by their gruesome enemies could shed new light on how farmland organisms interact, and potentially help protect important food crops.

Mar 27, 2014
4.3 / 5 (3) 0

Like a moth to a street light

A new research project will investigate how street lighting impacts on the many hundreds of species of moths that can be found in Britain. 

Feb 05, 2014
5 / 5 (1) 0