University of Nottingham

A new scan for lung diseases

People with chronic lung disease and asthma could soon be offered better treatment thanks to a new type of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan being pioneered at The University of Nottingham.

Oct 13, 2009
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Walking back to happiness

(PhysOrg.com) -- A unique exercise programme which has been proven to help women living with depression has been unveiled by researchers from The University of Nottingham.

Oct 07, 2009
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Growing greener greens

A pioneering project to make our green vegetables even better for us has been launched by scientists at The University of Nottingham. The research will underpin future technological developments in agriculture that could ...

Oct 02, 2009
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Net helps businesses beat recession

The internet is one innovation helping small business bosses deal with strategic decision-making and survive the current recession, according to results revealed by the latest UK Business Barometer and Business Adviser Barometer ...

Sep 30, 2009
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Saying sorry really does cost nothing

(PhysOrg.com) -- Economists have finally proved what most of us have suspected for a long time - when it comes to apologising, talk is cheap. According to new research, firms that simply say sorry to disgruntled customers ...

Sep 21, 2009
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Ooo, my knee!

(PhysOrg.com) -- Once we reach the age of 55 there's a 25 per cent chance that we will be suffering from bad knees. Of that 25 per cent, half will experience some sort of associated disability, such as difficulty carrying ...

Sep 18, 2009
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Carbon copying the 'Stradivarius' sound

(PhysOrg.com) -- It's every violinmaker's dream to produce an instrument to rival the sound of a Stradivarius but now researchers at The University of Nottingham are trying to do just that… using acoustic physics and carbon ...

Sep 11, 2009
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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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