University of Nottingham

Thoroughly moderate America

( -- The global credit crunch and Barack Obama's neutralisation of the 'religious right' in America are likely to sweep him to an historic victory in the US elections, according to an expert at The University ...

Oct 29, 2008
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Could brain abnormality predict drug addiction?

( -- Scientists at The University of Nottingham are to use MRI technology to discover whether abnormalities in the decision-making part of the brain could make some people more likely to become addicted to drugs.

Oct 22, 2008
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Being altruistic may make you attractive

( -- Displays of altruism or selflessness towards others can be sexually attractive in a mate. This is one of the findings of a study carried out by biologists and a psychologist at The University of Nottingham.

Oct 14, 2008
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Working through the menopause

Some women sail through it, others find it a challenge but few women like to talk openly about the menopause.

Oct 14, 2008
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Triple cocktail to tackle stroke risk

Scientists at The University of Nottingham are to investigate whether giving recovering stroke patients a triple cocktail of medicines could reduce their chances of a further attack.

Sep 17, 2008
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Scientists identify childhood brain cancer genes

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have isolated three important genes involved in the development of a type of childhood brain cancer. The breakthrough is revealed in a study published in the British Journal of Ca ...

Sep 15, 2008
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Servants and masters -- the Chatterley trial

It was one of the defining legal battles of the twentieth century. A courtroom drama which tackled issues of class, gender relations, sexuality, morality and censorship head on.

Sep 15, 2008
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Mobile phones help secondary pupils

Ask a teacher to name the most irritating invention of recent years and they will often nominate the mobile phone. Exasperated by the distractions and problems they create, many headteachers have ordered that pupils must ...

Sep 11, 2008
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