University of Nottingham

Improving climate change communication

A new report from The University of Nottingham looks at whether climate scientists threaten their own scientific credibility when trying to make their research accessible to members of the public.

dateJun 09, 2015 in Environment
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The most accurate quantum thermometer

Scientists have defined the smallest, most accurate thermometer allowed by the laws of physics—one that could detect the smallest fluctuations in microscopic regions, such as the variations within a biological cell.

dateJun 05, 2015 in Quantum Physics
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Designing the rail track of the future

Civil engineers from The University of Nottingham are helping to develop the railway track of the future which will be cheaper and quieter, last longer and be lower maintenance for rail network operators. 

dateJun 05, 2015 in Engineering
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Protecting our rights to privacy and digital dignity

How many of us read the terms and conditions when signing up to a social media account or downloading a new app? And does agreeing to these rules offer us any real protection from big business looking to mine our data for ...

dateApr 21, 2015 in Internet
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Keeping hungry jumbos at bay

Until now electric fences and trenches have proved to be the most effective way of protecting farms and villages from night time raids by hungry elephants. But researchers think they may have come up with another solution ...

dateMar 31, 2015 in Ecology
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