University of Nottingham

Scientists bring cancer cells back under control

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 18, 2011 in Cancer
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The benefits of punishment

(PhysOrg.com) -- The stick rather than the carrot could be a better approach to encouraging slacker colleagues to pull their weight in the workplace, research published in the prestigious journal Science has revealed.

dateDec 05, 2008 in Other
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Morning after pill linked to increase in STIs, study shows

Offering the morning after pill free over the counter has not reduced the number of teenage pregnancies and may be associated with a rise in sexually-transmitted diseases (STIs), according to a report by experts at The University ...

dateJan 31, 2011 in Health
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Protecting competition horses from the flu

A deep hacking cough, a runny nose and fever—just like humans, horses can suffer badly when struck down by the flu. Although equine influenza is rarely fatal, it is highly contagious and can seriously disrupt ...

dateNov 05, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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'Missing link' galaxies discovered

Astronomers at The University of Nottingham have identified a type of galaxy that could be the missing link in our understanding of galaxy evolution.

dateNov 25, 2008 in Astronomy
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