University of Nottingham

The benefits of punishment

(PhysOrg.com) -- The stick rather than the carrot could be a better approach to encouraging slacker colleagues to pull their weight in the workplace, research published in the prestigious journal Science has revealed.

Dec 05, 2008
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A spoonful of sugar?

The widespread problem of children failing to take their medication for a range of life-threatening illnesses is to be tackled as part of a new university research project.

Dec 03, 2008
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Sex life of killer fungus finally revealed

Biologists at The University of Nottingham and University College Dublin have announced a major breakthrough in our understanding of the sex life of a microscopic fungus which is a major cause of death in immune deficient ...

Dec 01, 2008
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Lab test for allergy scoops national award

Scientists who have developed a new technique that can test for up to 5,000 different allergens from just one drop of blood have scooped a prestigious national award which encourages innovation in healthcare technologies.

Nov 26, 2008
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'Missing link' galaxies discovered

Astronomers at The University of Nottingham have identified a type of galaxy that could be the missing link in our understanding of galaxy evolution.

Nov 25, 2008
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Sex and the pond snail

A third-year undergraduate student at The University of Nottingham has had her research into the sex life of the pond snail published in a peer-reviewed journal.

Nov 12, 2008
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Nottingham technology gives Bond the edge

(PhysOrg.com) -- Technology developed at The University of Nottingham will be giving James Bond the edge over his enemies when the latest high octane 007 adventure hits cinema screens later this week.

Oct 30, 2008
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