University of Nottingham

Valuing nature is not enough

Is it possible to put a price tag on the natural world? A researcher at The University of Nottingham has been examining the rise of a new concept—ecosystem services—to describe the multitude of resources supplied to us ...

dateJan 24, 2013 in Environment
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Mothers pass on disease clues to offspring

( -- When there is a threat of disease during pregnancy, mothers produce less aggressive sons with more efficient immune systems, researchers at The University of Nottingham have discovered.

dateJan 05, 2009 in
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Smashing fluids... the physics of flow

( -- Hit it hard and it will fracture like a solid... but tilt it slowly and it will flow like a fluid. This is the intriguing property of a type of ‘complex fluid’ which has revealed ‘new physics’ ...

dateNov 29, 2010 in General Physics
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Cancer cells brought under control by scientists

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have brought cancer cells back under normal control -- by reactivating their cancer suppressor genes. The discovery could form a powerful new technology platform for the treatment ...

dateJan 13, 2011 in Cancer
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Support for 'fracking' continues to decline

( —A report by experts at The University of Nottingham shows that the public's perception of shale gas is continuing to wane, despite attempts by energy companies to offer 'benefits' to local communities as compensation ...

dateJan 30, 2014 in Environment
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