University of Nottingham

Mothers pass on disease clues to offspring

(PhysOrg.com) -- 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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First year student publishes monsoon study

(Phys.org) —A first year Environmental Science student at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) has had a literature review of the Southeast Asian monsoon published in the academic journal ...

dateMay 13, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Putting malaria on the SHELPH

Experts have disabled a unique member of the signalling proteins which are essential for the development of the malaria parasite. They have produced a mutant lacking the ancient bacterial Shewanella-like protein phosphatase ...

dateFeb 25, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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Smashing fluids... the physics of flow

(PhysOrg.com) -- 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 ...

dateNov 29, 2010 in General Physics
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Turning waste into wealth

Waste is a valuable resource that could earn the UK tens of billions of pounds, according to a new report by the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee.

dateMar 21, 2014 in Energy & Green Tech
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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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