University of Nottingham

Wild about the evolution of domesticated yeast

(PhysOrg.com) -- It lives all around us and is probably one of the earliest domesticated organisms. Humans have been using it for tens of thousands of years. There is evidence that the Ancient Egyptians used it for baking ...

dateFeb 12, 2009 in
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Preserving a world favourite flavor

(PhysOrg.com) -- It’s one of the world’s 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 ...

dateApr 15, 2011 in Biotechnology
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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 ...

dateFeb 28, 2011 in Social Sciences
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DNA detectives in the Viking North West

The Vikings are alive and well and living in the North West of England! That’s the revelation in a new book on an epic research project into the genetic footprint of the Scandinavian invaders.

dateJan 21, 2011 in Evolution
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