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Smashing fluids... the physics of flow

(PhysOrg.com) -- Hit it hard and it will fracture like a solid... but tilt it slowly and it will flow like a fluid. This is the intriguing property of a type of ‘complex fluid’ which has revealed ...

dateNov 29, 2010 in General Physics
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Tobacco: Out of sight, out of mind?

Putting tobacco out of sight in shops can change the attitude of young people to smoking, while not hitting retailers in the pocket, researchers at The University of Nottingham have discovered.

dateNov 23, 2010 in Health
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Combating cancer's double whammy

It can be fatal if the clot breaks away and lodges in the lung (pulmonary embolism). The aim of this analysis of primary care data is to establish a clearer picture of the increased risk of venous thromboembolism in different ...

dateNov 11, 2010 in Cancer
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Taking the fear factor out of cancer

It is the second most deadly disease in the Western world and one of the most feared diagnoses a patient can face. Now, a new book penned by a Nottingham academic is aiming to improve our understanding of cancer so we can ...

dateNov 03, 2010 in Cancer
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Malaria research bites back

Scientists at The University of Nottingham and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute near Cambridge have pin-pointed the 72 molecular switches that control the three key stages in the life cycle of the malaria ...

dateOct 21, 2010 in Medical research
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'Tree of Life' fighting for life

Scientists from The University of Nottingham have joined forces with researchers in Africa to tackle a lethal disease which is devastating a vital resource and foodstuff... the coconut palm.

dateSep 14, 2010 in Ecology
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