The University of Portsmouth is located in Portsmouth, England UK. The university traces its roots to 1869. Today, the University of Portsmouth educates nearly 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is divided into two campuses; Guildhall and Langstone, with Guildhall being the largest campus. Noteworthy schools include; School of Biological Sciences, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Marine Sciences and the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences. The University of Portsmouth has engineering, electronics and technology departments. .
Crustaceans win battle against being feminised
Male crustaceans can 'lock down' their maleness to avoid being completely feminised by seawater contaminated by feminising pollutants, according to scientists.
Universe may face a darker future
New research offers a novel insight into the nature of dark matter and dark energy and what the future of our Universe might be.
Demon shrimp threaten British species
A species of shrimp, dubbed the 'demon shrimp,' which was previously unknown in British waters, are attacking and eating native shrimp and disrupting the food chain in some of our rivers and lakes. The problem ...
Dogs may understand human point of view, researcher finds
(Phys.org)—Domestic dogs are much more likely to steal food when they think nobody can see them, suggesting for the first time they are capable of understanding a human's point of view.
Red card for faking footballers
A new study by Dr Paul Morris from the University of Portsmouth could help referees know when a top player has genuinely been fouled or taken a dive.
Caribbean at risk of tsunami
Up to 30,000 residents and tourists could be under threat from a newly discovered tsunami risk in the Caribbean, according to experts in disaster risk management.
Nearly 50 new species of prehistoric creatures discovered in record time
In just four years a University of Portsmouth palaeontologist has discovered 48 new species from the age of the dinosaurs - while other scientists took 180 years to identify the same number.
Tiny plants with a global impact - results of climate change experiment published
A possible solution to global warming may be further away than ever, according to a new report published in the prestigious scientific journal Nature this week.