University of Nottingham

Study finds biological clue in brain tumour development

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at The University of Nottingham have uncovered a vital new biological clue that could lead to more effective treatments for a children's brain tumour that currently kills more than 60 per cent ...

dateMar 18, 2009 in Cancer
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Hookworms in MS trial

Scientists from The University of Nottingham will study the potential health benefits of parasitic worms as part of a study investigating treatments for people with the autoimmune condition multiple sclerosis (MS).

dateMar 03, 2009 in Medical research
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Material success and social failure?

It is common knowledge that in rich societies the poor have shorter lives and suffer more from almost every social problem. Likewise, large inequalities of income are often regarded as divisive and corrosive.

dateMar 02, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Wild about the evolution of domesticated yeast

(PhysOrg.com) -- It lives all around us and is probably one of the earliest domesticated organisms. Humans have been using it for tens of thousands of years. There is evidence that the Ancient Egyptians used it for baking ...

dateFeb 12, 2009 in
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Cracking a controversial solid state mystery

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists can easily explain the structural order that makes steel and aluminium out of molten metal. And they have discovered the molecular changes that take place as water turns to ice. But, despite the ...

dateFeb 06, 2009 in General Physics
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Repeat pregnancies among UK teenagers on the increase

(PhysOrg.com) -- An expert in health services at The University of Nottingham is calling for urgent action to improve contraceptive advice and services to reduce the growing number of repeat teenage pregnancies in the United ...

dateJan 26, 2009 in Health
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Space mission for worms

(PhysOrg.com) -- Worms from The University of Nottingham should be checking in for a flight onboard the Space Shuttle later this year — to help researchers investigate the effect of zero gravity on the body's muscle development ...

dateJan 15, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Snapshot of a recession

(PhysOrg.com) -- A revealing snapshot of the effect of the downturn in the UK economy on the small business sector has been uncovered by an online survey produced by The University of Nottingham Institute for Enterprise and ...

dateJan 13, 2009 in Other
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Mothers pass on disease clues to offspring

(PhysOrg.com) -- When there is a threat of disease during pregnancy, mothers produce less aggressive sons with more efficient immune systems, researchers at The University of Nottingham have discovered.

dateJan 05, 2009 in
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