Microscopic worms could help open up travel into deep space
(PhysOrg.com) -- A space flight by millions of microscopic worms could help us overcome the numerous threats posed to human health by space travel. The Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) have also given experts an insight ...
Unravelling the uncertainties of predicting future heatwaves
(PhysOrg.com) -- As the UK swelters in the grip of a late September heat-wave researchers at The University of Nottingham have warned that while Indian summers could become more common, heat-waves in the future could become ...
The truth about bonuses
Bankers may well love them by the billion, but new research has claimed bonuses don't actually make us work any harder.
Wild about the evolution of domesticated yeast
Preserving a world favourite flavor
(PhysOrg.com) -- Its one of the worlds two best-loved flavors and demand for it is increasing all the time but now its future in the global food industry could be more secure, thanks to research ...
Escalation threatens strike resolution, say researchers
New research has added more gloom to the threat of strikes by showing how the emotional strain of protracted negotiations can lock rivals on a path to mutual destruction.
Transforming the diagnosis of equine colic
Colic is the number one killer of horses. But one of the difficulties faced by vets is differentiating between a mild case and a potentially life threatening case that is in its early stages.
Bonuses and risk not linked, says research
(PhysOrg.com) -- New research into the causes of the credit crisis has cast doubt on the alleged link between bonus payments and risk exposures in the UK financial sector.
Exploring religion, youth and sexuality
Sexuality and religion are generally considered uncomfortable bedfellows. Now, for the first time, a team of researchers from Nottingham have carried out a detailed study around these issues and how they affect and influence ...
DNA detectives in the Viking North West
The Vikings are alive and well and living in the North West of England! Thats the revelation in a new book on an epic research project into the genetic footprint of the Scandinavian invaders.
Researchers to develop more realistic models of drug and nanoparticle uptake
Researchers in Nottingham are to develop a more realistic model of drug uptake which could offer a reliable alternative to animal testing methods.
Cities fail to recognize full potential of smart technologies
Cities are wasting the potential of smart technologies by failing to realise the value of their hidden infrastructure and digital assets.
Laboratory avalanches reveal behaviour of ice flows
(PhysOrg.com) -- Avalanches created in controlled laboratory environments are helping us to understand the potentially lethal processes that these natural disasters unleash.
Engineers develop an early warning system to make fracking safer
New technology developed by researchers at The University of Nottingham could offer an early warning system to signpost any potential risks to land stability associated with fracking.