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express
Are bits of old fibres from KNICKERS and SOCKS getting into deep-sea creatures?Research Council (ERC) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and
Are bits of old fibres from KNICKERS and SOCKS getting into deep-sea creatures?
express / Posted 17 hours ago
Research Council (ERC) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and was a collaboration between Oxford, the University of Bristol, the Natural History Museum in London, and Staffordshire University’s Department of Forensic and Crime... Read more
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PhysOrg
First evidence of deep-sea animals ingesting microplastics(ERC) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), was a collaboration
First evidence of deep-sea animals ingesting microplastics
PhysOrg / Posted 18 hours ago
(ERC) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), was a collaboration between The University of Oxford, the University of Bristol, the Natural History Museum in London, and Staffordshire University's Department of Forensic and Crime... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Study: Police using body cameras see huge drop in complaintssoccer star, Dalian Atkinson, died after being shot with a police Taser. Micha
Study: Police using body cameras see huge drop in complaints
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted yesterday
soccer star, Dalian Atkinson, died after being shot with a police Taser. Michael Naughton, an associate professor at the University of Bristol Law School, embraced the main finding of the study, arguing that the technology has long existed to... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Police using body cameras see huge drop in complaintssoccer star, Dalian Atkinson, died after being shot with a police Taser. Micha
Police using body cameras see huge drop in complaints
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
soccer star, Dalian Atkinson, died after being shot with a police Taser. Michael Naughton, an associate professor at the University of Bristol Law School, embraced the main finding of the study, arguing that the technology has long existed to... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Study: Police using body cameras see huge drop in complaintssoccer star, Dalian Atkinson, died after being shot with a police Taser. Micha
Study: Police using body cameras see huge drop in complaints
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
soccer star, Dalian Atkinson, died after being shot with a police Taser. Michael Naughton, an associate professor at the University of Bristol Law School, embraced the main finding of the study, arguing that the technology has long existed to... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Julia relives her battle with Lyme disease to help raise awarenesstick-infested spots in the UK, as reported by Public Health England (PHE). * T
Julia relives her battle with Lyme disease to help raise awareness
Bury Free Press / Posted yesterday
tick-infested spots in the UK, as reported by Public Health England (PHE). * The Big Tick Project, run by researchers at University of Bristol, has been mapping ticks found on dogs and cats throughout Britain and has found that Norfolk is the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Study: Police using body cameras see huge drop in complaintssoccer star, Dalian Atkinson, died after being shot with a police Taser. Micha
Study: Police using body cameras see huge drop in complaints
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
soccer star, Dalian Atkinson, died after being shot with a police Taser. Michael Naughton, an associate professor at the University of Bristol Law School, embraced the main finding of the study, arguing that the technology has long existed to... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Study: Police using body cameras see huge drop in complaintssoccer star, Dalian Atkinson, died after being shot with a police Taser. Micha
Study: Police using body cameras see huge drop in complaints
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
soccer star, Dalian Atkinson, died after being shot with a police Taser. Michael Naughton, an associate professor at the University of Bristol Law School, embraced the main finding of the study, arguing that the technology has long existed to... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Study: Police using body cameras see huge drop in complaintssoccer star, Dalian Atkinson, died after being shot with a police Taser. Micha
Study: Police using body cameras see huge drop in complaints
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
soccer star, Dalian Atkinson, died after being shot with a police Taser. Michael Naughton, an associate professor at the University of Bristol Law School, embraced the main finding of the study, arguing that the technology has long existed to... Read more
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PhysOrg
Grant immigrants the right to vote, say researchersCredit: University of Bristol National election results in the UK could look va
Grant immigrants the right to vote, say researchers
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Credit: University of Bristol National election results in the UK could look vastly different if all immigrants had the right to vote, which they should, according to new research. The researchers, from the School of Geographical Sciences at the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Consistency builds cohesion in the animal kingdomCredit: University of Bristol Oscar Wilde may have considered consistency "the
Consistency builds cohesion in the animal kingdom
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
Credit: University of Bristol Oscar Wilde may have considered consistency "the last refuge of the unimaginative" in human behaviour, but when it comes to fish, the element of predictability is critical. Such are the findings of new research led by... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Realistic dinosaur model sheds light on camouflagegood fossil specimen - complete with preserved skin pigment. (SOUNDBITE) (Engli
Realistic dinosaur model sheds light on camouflage
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 4 days ago
good fossil specimen - complete with preserved skin pigment. (SOUNDBITE) (English) DR JAKOB VINTHER, SENIOR LECTURER AT UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL, SAYING: "Getting exceptional preservation and being able to tell colours in a fossil is really unique.... Read more
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PhysOrg
Ancestor of arthropods had the mouth of a penis wormpriapulids, a category of marine worms that were diverse in the Cambrian. Now
Ancestor of arthropods had the mouth of a penis worm
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
priapulids, a category of marine worms that were diverse in the Cambrian. Now fresh evidence has led scientists from the University of Bristol and the Natural History Museum to resolve the mystery, discovering that the mouth apparatus was... Read more
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The Hill
Economists have a message: Clinton's policies are wrong for AmericaKennesaw State University Anthony Sanders, George Mason University Jonathan S
Economists have a message: Clinton's policies are wrong for America
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
Kennesaw State University Anthony Sanders, George Mason University Jonathan Sandy, University of San Diego Robert Sauer, University of Bristol Thomas Saving, Texas A&M University Paul Schultz, University of Notre Dame John Seater, North... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ancient creature had gaping mouth just like Sarlacc Star Wars monsterpriapulids - a category of marine worms that were diverse in the Cambrian. Now
Ancient creature had gaping mouth just like Sarlacc Star Wars monster
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
priapulids - a category of marine worms that were diverse in the Cambrian. Now fresh evidence has led scientists from the University of Bristol and the Natural History Museum to resolve the mystery. Dr Jakob Vinther, who led the study, said: 'The... Read more
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International Business Times
Scientists leap one step closer to the future of the internet by teleporting light across 6kmlight into optical networking, however the technology is currently very complic
Scientists leap one step closer to the future of the internet by teleporting light across 6km
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
light into optical networking, however the technology is currently very complicated. Nevertheless, researchers from University of Bristol believe that an open source internet where light travels at the speed of light is possible and could... Read more
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Connecticut Post
10 Habits That Will Make You Much Happieryour body moving for as little as 10 minutes releases GABA, a soothing neurotra
10 Habits That Will Make You Much Happier
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
your body moving for as little as 10 minutes releases GABA, a soothing neurotransmitter that also limits impulsivity. A University of Bristol study showed that people who exercised on workdays reported improvements in time management, mood and... Read more
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Greenwich Time
10 Habits That Will Make You Much Happieryour body moving for as little as 10 minutes releases GABA, a soothing neurotra
10 Habits That Will Make You Much Happier
Greenwich Time / Posted 7 days ago
your body moving for as little as 10 minutes releases GABA, a soothing neurotransmitter that also limits impulsivity. A University of Bristol study showed that people who exercised on workdays reported improvements in time management, mood and... Read more
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The News-Times
10 Habits That Will Make You Much Happieryour body moving for as little as 10 minutes releases GABA, a soothing neurotra
10 Habits That Will Make You Much Happier
The News-Times / Posted 7 days ago
your body moving for as little as 10 minutes releases GABA, a soothing neurotransmitter that also limits impulsivity. A University of Bristol study showed that people who exercised on workdays reported improvements in time management, mood and... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
10 Habits That Will Make You Much Happieryour body moving for as little as 10 minutes releases GABA, a soothing neurotra
10 Habits That Will Make You Much Happier
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
your body moving for as little as 10 minutes releases GABA, a soothing neurotransmitter that also limits impulsivity. A University of Bristol study showed that people who exercised on workdays reported improvements in time management, mood and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Fate of turtles and tortoises affected more by habitat than temperatureon their diversity and distributions is therefore paramount to their conservati
Fate of turtles and tortoises affected more by habitat than temperature
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
on their diversity and distributions is therefore paramount to their conservation. The team of researchers from the University of Bristol, London's Natural History Museum, and the University of California, set out to test if long-term... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
University of Manchester is ranked one of the best in the worldImperial College London 15. University College London 25. London School of Ec
University of Manchester is ranked one of the best in the world
Manchester Evening News / Posted 8 days ago
Imperial College London 15. University College London 25. London School of Economics and Political Science 27. University of Edinburgh 36. King’s College London 55. University of Manchester 71. University of Bristol 82. University of W... Read more
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redOrbit
Fish lose their unique personalities when they join a schoolto its underlying cause, which is conformity in group decision making,” study a
Fish lose their unique personalities when they join a school
redOrbit / Posted 9 days ago
to its underlying cause, which is conformity in group decision making,” study author Christos Ioannou, a biologist from the University of Bristol in the UK, said in a news release.What makes up a fishy personality? In the study, the researchers... Read more
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express
Global warming could be no problem for endangered turtles and tortoises and THIS is whyto changes in temperature and rainfall, they have proved their capability to ad
Global warming could be no problem for endangered turtles and tortoises and THIS is why
express / Posted 10 days ago
to changes in temperature and rainfall, they have proved their capability to adapt in the past. The new study from the University of Bristol, London's Natural History Museum, and the University of California looked as far back as 72 million... Read more
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New Kerala
Epileptics face higher risks of discrimination - newkerala.com #121312Our findings suggest that adverse life events such as discrimination may be imp
Epileptics face higher risks of discrimination - newkerala.com #121312
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
Our findings suggest that adverse life events such as discrimination may be important," said senior author Dheeraj Rai from University of Bristol in Britain. For the study, the researchers used data from the the Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
How Trump isn't the first to use 'Les Miserables' music as a political rallying crythe political spectrum, especially toward the center and left,” wrote Bradley S
How Trump isn't the first to use 'Les Miserables' music as a political rallying cry
Los Angeles Times / Posted 11 days ago
the political spectrum, especially toward the center and left,” wrote Bradley Stephens, a senior lecturer in French at the University of Bristol in England, in “Les Misérables and Its Afterlives.” But the musical has also found nonpartisan uses.... Read more
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express
Overweight people 'hold key' to tackling diabetes, according to expertspeople seem to be immune from the health complications usually associated with
Overweight people 'hold key' to tackling diabetes, according to experts
express / Posted 12 days ago
people seem to be immune from the health complications usually associated with carrying extra weight, researchers from the University of Bristol discovered. They now want to use their findings to help stop people at risk of Type 2 diabetes from... Read more
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International Business Times
Scientists discover evidence that one dinosaur could make itself seem 'flat'studying fossils of the Chinese psittacosaurus which walked the Earth some 133
Scientists discover evidence that one dinosaur could make itself seem 'flat'
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
studying fossils of the Chinese psittacosaurus which walked the Earth some 133 million years ago. Scientists from the University of Bristol found the prehistoric creature used countershading to adapt to its environment and avoid... Read more
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New Kerala
Easy access to online information has reduced voter turnout - newkerala.com #120296of interactive social media helped voters to collect information more efficient
Easy access to online information has reduced voter turnout - newkerala.com #120296
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
of interactive social media helped voters to collect information more efficiently," said Stephan Heblich, researcher at the University of Bristol in a statement. But the researcher stated there is a downside as voters can now be personally... Read more
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New Kerala
Carotid is key to high blood pressure - newkerala.com #120214demonstrate the potential for targeting the carotid body to treat hypertension,
Carotid is key to high blood pressure - newkerala.com #120214
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
demonstrate the potential for targeting the carotid body to treat hypertension," said Angus Nightingale, researcher at the University of Bristol, England. The carotid bodies detect the levels of oxygen in blood and when this falls they raise the... Read more
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The Hindu
Psittacosaurus, a dinosaur that had camouflageshadows on a body, thus making an animal appear optically flat to the eye of th
Psittacosaurus, a dinosaur that had camouflage
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
shadows on a body, thus making an animal appear optically flat to the eye of the beholder,” said Jakob Vinther of the University of Bristol, Britain, in the the study published in Current Biology. “By reconstructing a life-size 3D model, we... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scientists discover 'super cute' dinosaur that changed its skin colourUsing well-preserved fossils of the Chinese Psittacosaurus a team at the Univer
Scientists discover 'super cute' dinosaur that changed its skin colour
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Using well-preserved fossils of the Chinese Psittacosaurus a team at the University of Bristol, England found that the prehistoric beast used a type of camouflage Scientists have discovered a dinosaur that was able to change the colour of its skin -... Read more
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The Hindu
Psittacosaurus, a dinosaur that had camouflageshadows on a body, thus making an animal appear optically flat to the eye of th
Psittacosaurus, a dinosaur that had camouflage
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
shadows on a body, thus making an animal appear optically flat to the eye of the beholder,” said Jakob Vinther of the University of Bristol, Britain, in the the study published in Current Biology. “By reconstructing a life-size 3D model, we... Read more
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New Kerala
Dinosaurs' colour patterns protected them from predators - newkerala.com #120085it matched the sort of camouflage which would work best in a forested environme
Dinosaurs' colour patterns protected them from predators - newkerala.com #120085
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
it matched the sort of camouflage which would work best in a forested environment," said Innes Cuthill, Professor at the University of Bristol in Britain. Vinther realised that structures previously thought to be artifacts or dead bacteria in... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Clinical scientists find new way to treat hypertensionA team of clinical scientists at the University of Bristol have found a new way
Clinical scientists find new way to treat hypertension
News-Medical-Net / Posted 14 days ago
A team of clinical scientists at the University of Bristol have found a new way to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). The research study, entitled "Unilateral carotid body resection in resistant hypertension: a safety and feasibility trial,"... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Fat stem cells can lower risk of diabetes in healthy obese individualsat higher risk of disease. An international collaboration, funded by Qatar Nat
Fat stem cells can lower risk of diabetes in healthy obese individuals
News-Medical-Net / Posted 14 days ago
at higher risk of disease. An international collaboration, funded by Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), between the University of Bristol and Anti-Doping Laboratory Qatar (ADLQ) has revealed that fat stem cells in healthy obese individuals... Read more
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heraldscotland
Removal of tiny organ in throat 'game changer' for high blood pressure treatmenteffective new treatment for high blood pressure, known as hypertension. Lead r
Removal of tiny organ in throat 'game changer' for high blood pressure treatment
heraldscotland / Posted 14 days ago
effective new treatment for high blood pressure, known as hypertension. Lead researcher Professor Julian Paton, from the University of Bristol, said: "Treating the carotid body is a novel approach and a potential game changer, as we believe we... Read more
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PhysOrg
Light causes drosophila to take longer midday napA study conducted by scientists from the University of Würzburg with colleagues
Light causes drosophila to take longer midday nap
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
A study conducted by scientists from the University of Würzburg with colleagues from the University of Michigan and the University of Bristol has come to this conclusion. Drosophila's activity peaks in the morning and in the late afternoon, and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Simulation posits why legendary leapers have different 'spring' stiffnesswrote Rosario and colleagues at Duke University (where he did most of the resea
Simulation posits why legendary leapers have different 'spring' stiffness
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
wrote Rosario and colleagues at Duke University (where he did most of the research before completing it at Brown), the University of Bristol, North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina.Rosario and his colleagues argue... Read more
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PhysOrg
The rise of the internet has reduced voter turnoutCredit: University of Bristol Research published today by Dr Stephan Heblich of
The rise of the internet has reduced voter turnout
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
Credit: University of Bristol Research published today by Dr Stephan Heblich of the University of Bristol shows that during the initial phase of the internet, a "crowding-out" of political information occurred, which has affected voter turnout. The... Read more
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PhysOrg
For ants, 'elite' individuals are not always so effectivesuch as ants, often work together to achieve effective responses to environment
For ants, 'elite' individuals are not always so effective
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
such as ants, often work together to achieve effective responses to environmental challenges. However, research by the University of Bristol, published in the Journal of Experimental Biology, has now uncovered that the contributions of... Read more
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CBC.ca
Scientists decipher camouflage patterns of Psittacosaurus from fossilized skinI think they would have made fantastic pets. They look a bit like E.T.," said m
Scientists decipher camouflage patterns of Psittacosaurus from fossilized skin
CBC.ca / Posted 15 days ago
I think they would have made fantastic pets. They look a bit like E.T.," said molecular paleobiologist Jakob Vinther of the University of Bristol in Britain, referring to the friendly alien in the 1982 film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. Colour... Read more
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American Cancer Society
Study Compares Surgery, Radiation, and Active Monitoring to Treat Prostate CancerPublished online September 14, 2016 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Fir
Study Compares Surgery, Radiation, and Active Monitoring to Treat Prostate Cancer
American Cancer Society / Posted 15 days ago
Published online September 14, 2016 in the New England Journal of Medicine. First author Jenny L. Donovan, PhD, F.Med.Sci, University of Bristol, United Kingdom. ACS News Center stories are provided as a source of cancer-related news and are not... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Scientists decipher color of 'super cute' bristly dinosaurI think they would have made fantastic pets. They look a bit like E.T.," said m
Scientists decipher color of 'super cute' bristly dinosaur
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
I think they would have made fantastic pets. They look a bit like E.T.," said molecular paleobiologist Jakob Vinther of the University of Bristol in Britain, referring to the friendly alien in the 1982 film "E.T. the... Read more
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Raw Story
Scientists decipher color of ‘super cute’ bristly dinosaurI think they would have made fantastic pets. They look a bit like E.T.,” said m
Scientists decipher color of ‘super cute’ bristly dinosaur
Raw Story / Posted 15 days ago
I think they would have made fantastic pets. They look a bit like E.T.,” said molecular paleobiologist Jakob Vinther of the University of Bristol in Britain, referring to the friendly alien in the 1982 film “E.T. the... Read more
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PhysOrg
What dinosaurs' colour patterns say about their habitatand Robert Nicholls After reconstructing the colour patterns of a well-preserve
What dinosaurs' colour patterns say about their habitat
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
and Robert Nicholls After reconstructing the colour patterns of a well-preserved dinosaur from China, researchers from the University of Bristol have found that the long-lost species Psittacosaurus (meaning "parrot lizard", a reference to its... Read more
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Newsmax
Sexist Sex Education Slammed by No Less Than a Sex Expertanything about same-sex relationships.” Pandora Pound, a research fellow in pu
Sexist Sex Education Slammed by No Less Than a Sex Expert
Newsmax / Posted 16 days ago
anything about same-sex relationships.” Pandora Pound, a research fellow in public health research methodology at the University of Bristol in the U.K., agreed: “They describe it as ‘cringey’ and embarrassing to have their teachers speaking... Read more
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PhysOrg
Fish lose their unique personality when they go to 'school'Credit: University of Bristol New research carried out by scientists at the Uni
Fish lose their unique personality when they go to 'school'
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
Credit: University of Bristol New research carried out by scientists at the University of Bristol has shown that despite individual animals having their own personality, this gets suppressed when they make decisions together in a group. Dr Christos... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
Pioneering Research Paves The Way Towards Exascale Optical NetworksIn the face of increasing bandwidth demands, ground-breaking research between t
Pioneering Research Paves The Way Towards Exascale Optical Networks
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 16 days ago
In the face of increasing bandwidth demands, ground-breaking research between the University of Bristol and the National Institute of Information and Communication Technology (NICT) in Japan, has demonstrated solutions for network infrastructure to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Parrot lizard' dinosaur's camouflage recreated from preserved skinthe dinosaur probably lived in forested environments with diffuse lighting, the
'Parrot lizard' dinosaur's camouflage recreated from preserved skin
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
the dinosaur probably lived in forested environments with diffuse lighting, the researchers, led by Dr Jakob Vinther of the University of Bristol, wrote in a paper in the journal Current Biology. "Countershading most likely served to protect... Read more
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