University of Nottingham

Muscle: 'Hard to build, easy to lose' as you age

(PhysOrg.com) -- Have you ever noticed that people have thinner arms and legs as they get older? As we age it becomes harder to keep our muscles healthy. They get smaller, which decreases strength and increases the likelihood ...

Sep 11, 2009
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Superscanner sees into the unknown

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at The University of Nottingham have a new weapon in their arsenal of tools to push back the boundaries of science, engineering, veterinary medicine and archaeology.

Sep 10, 2009
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Don't sack the manager

Experts at The University of Nottingham and Loughborough University have produced research which proves that Premier League clubs who have long-term managers are more successful than those who change their managers on a frequent ...

Aug 20, 2009
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Delays in UK child brain tumor diagnosis

Significant numbers of children in the UK are suffering from preventable levels of disability, particularly blindness, and premature death because of poor diagnosis of brain tumours.

Aug 07, 2009
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1930s home goes green

A 1930s house built in 2008 is about to undergo the first of three energy efficiency upgrades which will ultimately convert an energy inefficient house into a zero carbon home designed to meet the Government's 2016 CO2 targets fo ...

Aug 05, 2009
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Surviving mass extinction by leading a double life

(PhysOrg.com) -- Drifting across the world's oceans are a group of unicellular marine microorganisms that are not only a crucial source of food for other marine life -- but their fossils, which are found in abundance, provide ...

Jul 14, 2009
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New research to reduce drug side-effects

They are a group of drugs which millions of people rely on to keep pain at bay but they can have unwanted side-effects which are sometimes more serious than the original health problem. Now scientists at The University of ...

Jul 09, 2009
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