Nanoparticles Double Their Chances of Getting Into Sticky Situations
(PhysOrg.com) -- Chemistry researchers at the University of Warwick have found that tiny nanoparticles could be twice as likely to stick to the interface of two non mixing liquids than previously believed. ...
Below-knee cast speeds up recovery for severe ankle sprain
(PhysOrg.com) -- Research led by the University of Warwick shows immobilising a severely sprained ankle in a below-knee cast for a short period of time promotes rapid recovery.
Scientists Bring 2000 year old painted warrior to virtual live
A 2000-year-old painted statue is being restored to her original glory by scientists from WMG at the University of Warwick, the University of Southampton, and the Herculaneum Conservation Project.
Girls twice as likely as boys to remain victims of bullying
Girls targeted by bullies at primary school are two and a half times more likely to remain victims than boys, according to research from the University of Warwick and University of Hertfordshire.
How chromosomes meet in the dark -- Switch that turns on X chromosome matchmaking
New tool could unpick complex cancer causes and help sociologists mine Facebook
Researchers at the University of Warwick's Department of Statistics and Centre for Complexity Science have devised a new research tool that could help unpick the complex cell interactions that lead to cancer and also allow ...
Vitamin B1 could reverse early-stage kidney disease in diabetes patients
Researchers at the University of Warwick have discovered high doses of thiamine – vitamin B1 – can reverse the onset of early diabetic kidney disease.
Precious metal could lead to next generation of cancer treatments
New bone implant technology using techniques normally used to make catalytic converters
A method of producing synthetic bone, using techniques normally used to make catalytic converters for cars, is being developed by researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick.
Hands-free cell phone conversations add 5 m to drivers' braking distances
Research led by Psychology researchers at the University of Warwick reveals that cell phone conversations impair drivers' visual attention to such a degree that it can add over 5 metres to the braking distance of a car travelling ...
Polymers 'battered' with nanoparticles could create self healing paints and clever packaging
Research chemists at the University of Warwick have devised an elegant process which simply and cheaply covers small particles of polymer with a layer of silica-based nanoparticles. The final result provides ...
Black entrepreneurs 4 times more likely to be refused credit than white businesses
A research paper, by Dr Stuart Fraser of Warwick Business School at the University of Warwick, has found that many Ethnic Minority owned Businesses (EMBs) in the UK struggle to obtain credit in comparison to White owned businesses. ...
Dead famous: Research says 18th century obituaries sparked modern cult of celebrity
(PhysOrg.com) -- Research by the University of Warwick shows how death gave birth to the modern cult of celebrity as the sudden rise in the popularity of obituaries of unusual people in the 1700s provided people with the ...
Spy researcher says once improbable Bond villains now close to real thing
Professor Richard J. Aldrich, Professor of International Security at University of Warwick says that the once improbable seeming villains in the Bond movies have become close to the real threats faced by modern security services.