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Getting under the skin of a medieval mystery

A simple PVC eraser has helped an international team of scientists led by bioarchaeologists at the University of York to resolve the mystery surrounding the tissue-thin parchment used by medieval scribes to produce the first ...

dateNov 23, 2015 in Biochemistry
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New Atlas charts Kenya's natural assets

The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of the Government of Kenya enlisted support from a consortium of National and international experts and researchers, including ecologists from the University of York, to produce ...

dateNov 20, 2015 in Ecology
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Conducting gels—from waste to wealth

Research by scientists at the University of York has demonstrated an innovative way of using a gel to extract precious metals such as silver and gold from waste and convert them into conducting nanoparticles to form a hybrid ...

dateNov 09, 2015 in Materials Science
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