University of Nottingham

Understanding interaction in virtual worlds

New cinema blockbuster, Avatar, leapt to the top of box office charts as soon as it came out — a stunning 3D realisation of an alien world. Our fascination with themes of escape to other fantastic places and the thrill ...

dateDec 23, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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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.

dateOct 13, 2009 in Medical research
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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.

dateOct 07, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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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 ...

dateOct 02, 2009 in Other
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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 ...

dateSep 30, 2009 in Economics & Business
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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 ...

dateSep 21, 2009 in Economics & Business
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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 ...

dateSep 18, 2009 in Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes
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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 ...

dateSep 11, 2009 in Materials Science
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