The University of Warwick (Warwick) received its Royal Charter in 1965. Warwick is a member of the Russell Group, focused on research and interdisciplinary academia. In 2007, Warwick was permitted to award its own medical degrees for its over 400 medical students enrolled at the Warwick Medical School. Warwick has 29 academic departments and 50 research centers and institutes. Warwick's campus is located in the area of the City of Coventry and borders the County of Warwickshire.
New antibiotics could come from a DNA binding compound that kills bacteria in 2 minutes
(PhysOrg.com) -- A synthetic DNA binding compound has proved surprisingly effective at binding to the DNA of bacteria and killing all the bacteria it touched within two minutes. The DNA binding properties of the compound ...
Powerful magnets help scientists create new materials for use in low-carbon energy
(PhysOrg.com) -- West Midlands scientists have created and studied new materials set to make low-carbon energy technologies like fuel cells cheaper and more efficient to run.
People praying online are more likely to pray for themselves
People accessing the power of prayer online rather than visiting a church are much more likely to pray for themselves rather than someone they know.
New flat flexible speakers might even help you catch planes and trains
(PhysOrg.com) -- A groundbreaking new loudspeaker, less than 0.25mm thick, has been developed by University of Warwick engineers, it's flat, flexible, could be hung on a wall like a picture, and its particular method of sound ...
Research punctures 'modern' fathers myth -- except for nappies, that is
'Modern' fathers have been around for far longer than we think, but they have only recently started to change nappies according to research from the University of Warwick.
Fingerprint technology beats world's toughest tests... including 100s of builders' thumbs
Technology developed by the University of Warwick that can identify partial, distorted, scratched, smudged, or otherwise warped fingerprints in just a few seconds has just scored top marks in the world's two toughest technical ...
Research into possible Woodchester wild cat finds no cat DNA on deer
Extensive DNA tests by experts at the University of Warwick on two deer carcasses found in Gloucestershire have not found any indication of a big cat presence.
Purple and white carrots help preserve the future of the orange variety
The University of Warwick has captured a snapshot of the genetic diversity of cultivated and wild carrots in order to guide crop researchers and breeders in developing varieties adapted to future growing conditions.
19th century 'Protestant work ethic' at heart of Europe's North/South debt crisis split
Research from the University of Warwick suggests the 19th Century 'protestant work ethic' could have given the economies of northern Europe a head start on their southern neighbours, and is still shaping popular northern ...
Fake video dramatically alters eyewitness accounts
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the have found that fake video evidence can dramatically alter people's perceptions of events, even convincing them to testify as an eyewitness to an event that never happened.