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express
High blood pressure: How targeting the body’s smallest organ could REDUCE your readingTargeting the carotid body could help The carotid body is an organ found betwe
express / Posted 3 days ago
Targeting the carotid body could help The carotid body is an organ found between two major arteries. Scientists at the University of Bristol have found a new way to treat the condition, which affects one in four adults in the UK. Professor... Read more
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guardian-series
A-Level results day: Moment of truth for students in Chingford and WalthamstowA* grades in Maths, Further Maths and Physics. The bright spark will be going
guardian-series / Posted 4 days ago
A* grades in Maths, Further Maths and Physics. The bright spark will be going on to study Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bristol. Sam Sheppard is taking his Mathematical talents to the States with a place at Swarthmore College in... Read more
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This is West Country
Meet some of Bridgwater's top achievers from A Level results dayTrinity, achieved an amazing 3 A*s in further mathematics, mathematics and phys
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
Trinity, achieved an amazing 3 A*s in further mathematics, mathematics and physics and is off to study mathematics at University of Bristol. Myles said: “Wow, I am in total shock, I am so happy and proud of my results.” n Ross French, a... Read more
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walesonline
A Level results 2017: This is how Bridgend schools have faredThey have made us all extremely proud.” Saran Sayce achieved an A* and three A
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
They have made us all extremely proud.” Saran Sayce achieved an A* and three A grades and will go on to study Law at the University of Bristol. Kieran Hood gained an A* and two As and will study Physics at Swansea University. The overall pass... Read more
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Chichester Observer
A-Level results: Havant & South Downs College high-flyersthe lecturers.” Emma Chivers achieved an incredible A* A A in maths, further m
Chichester Observer / Posted 4 days ago
the lecturers.” Emma Chivers achieved an incredible A* A A in maths, further maths and physics and will be heading to the University of Bristol to study space engineering. After getting her results at the South Downs Campus, she said: “I am... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Redbridge results: Top marks for twins in Trinity Catholic High School A-level examsGeorge and Laura Carlisle getting an A* and two As, and an A*, A and B respecti
Ilford Recorder / Posted 4 days ago
George and Laura Carlisle getting an A* and two As, and an A*, A and B respectively. George will study medicine at the University of Bristol, while Laura has secured a place to learn physiotherapy at Birmingham University. Director of sixth... Read more
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express
Results 2017: Top universities in the UK for producing the most millionaireschief executive Tony Hayward, Sherlock Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle an
express / Posted 4 days ago
chief executive Tony Hayward, Sherlock Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and co-founder of Deloitte George Touche. 7. University of Bristol The University of Bristol gave birth to some of Britain’s most recognisable and well-loved... Read more
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The Register
Not another Linux desktop! Robots cross the Uncanny Valleywere paired with fearful or angry eyes. Dr Nathan Lepora, an expert in robotic
The Register / Posted 5 days ago
were paired with fearful or angry eyes. Dr Nathan Lepora, an expert in robotics and computational neuroscience at the University of Bristol, says acceptance of human-like robots may be something that we simply have to work through. “We are... Read more
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The Register
How to build your own DIY makeshift levitation machine at homeEngineers at the University of Bristol in the UK have published a rough guide t
The Register / Posted 5 days ago
Engineers at the University of Bristol in the UK have published a rough guide to building a simple levitation chamber that uses sound waves to suspend objects. Performing levitation experiments requires careful laboratory equipment and conditions.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Why three coffees a day can make you live longerand anxiogenic (anxiety making) effects of caffeine, says Peter Rogers, a profe
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
and anxiogenic (anxiety making) effects of caffeine, says Peter Rogers, a professor of biological psychology at the University of Bristol, and one of the study authors. 'Habitual coffee drinkers who rely on their coffee to give them a perk... Read more
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express
Vegan diet warning: THIS is why you should be eating red meatwho cut meat out of their diet - such as vegetarians or vegans - are more likel
express / Posted 10 days ago
who cut meat out of their diet - such as vegetarians or vegans - are more likely to become depressed. The study by the University of Bristol found that meat eaters are generally happier. It is thought to be because of a lack of vitamin B12 in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[OPINION] 'South Africans should support a woman for president'records than some of the ANC’s male leaders. All three are well educated. Dlam
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 days ago
records than some of the ANC’s male leaders. All three are well educated. Dlamini-Zuma holds a medical degree from the University of Bristol. She has held three ministerial positions – health, foreign affairs and home affairs. She was also... Read more
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The Mercury News
Study shows: What vitamin could drastically cut birth defects?complications often occurring because of the complex interaction of a number of
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
complications often occurring because of the complex interaction of a number of factors. Professor Jean Golding, from the University of Bristol, called it a “solid piece of work” but warned against reading too much from the findings, because they... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Top universities scramble to fill places amid dip in student applicationsEdinburgh, Bristol, and other top Russell Group universities are all offering p
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
Edinburgh, Bristol, and other top Russell Group universities are all offering places through clearing this year. The University of Bristol is offering places on 98 courses through clearing, including Chemistry, Physics, and Philosophy, whilst... Read more
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SKY News
Why we're at risk of being forgottennot the individual. Big data is useful, especially to historians. Earlier thi
SKY News / Posted 12 days ago
not the individual. Big data is useful, especially to historians. Earlier this year, for example, researchers from the University of Bristol fed 150 years' worth of news reports from 100 different regional papers - 35 million articles in all -... Read more
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Daily Mail
The 'café wall' optical illusion makes parallel lines appear slantedThe image is of Skye's father The illusion was first reported by Dr Richard Gr
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
The image is of Skye's father The illusion was first reported by Dr Richard Gregory, a professor of neuropsychology at the University of Bristol, Dr Priscilla Heard, an experimental cognitive psychologist at the University of the West of... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
It’s International Cat Day – and here are 7 scientific reasons why life is better as a cat personversus “dog people” found that cat lovers scored higher on intelligence. And a
EveningTimes Online / Posted 13 days ago
versus “dog people” found that cat lovers scored higher on intelligence. And a 2010 survey of British pet owners by the University of Bristol found that people who owned cats were more likely to have college degrees than their dog-loving... Read more
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Irish Examiner
It’s International Cat Day – and here are 7 scientific reasons why life is better as a cat personversus “dog people” found that cat lovers scored higher on intelligence. And a
Irish Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
versus “dog people” found that cat lovers scored higher on intelligence. And a 2010 survey of British pet owners by the University of Bristol found that people who owned cats were more likely to have college degrees than their dog-loving... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Do UN Peacekeepers Do More Harm Than Good?doesn't like it," she adds. Paul Higate, a lecturer at the school of sociology
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
doesn't like it," she adds. Paul Higate, a lecturer at the school of sociology, politics and international studies at the University of Bristol in the UK, agrees that it is counterproductive to regulate or prohibit sexual relations between... Read more
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walesonline
The Welsh hockey stars aiming for European glory on home soilgeography, plays for Loughborough and has 28 caps.Lisa Daley Lisa plays forwar
walesonline / Posted 17 days ago
geography, plays for Loughborough and has 28 caps.Lisa Daley Lisa plays forward, is a participation co-ordinator at the University of Bristol, plays for Swansea City, and has 37 caps.Natasha Marke-Jones Natasha plays attacking midfield, while... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is the UN Sending the Wrong People to Keep the Peace?say researchers Paul Higate, a lecturer at the school of sociology, politics an
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
say researchers Paul Higate, a lecturer at the school of sociology, politics and international studies at the University of Bristol in the UK, and Marsha Henry, an associate professor at the Gender Institute at the UK's London School... Read more
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Aljazeera
Do UN peacekeepers do more harm than good?doesn't like it," she adds. Paul Higate, a lecturer at the school of sociology
Aljazeera / Posted 17 days ago
doesn't like it," she adds. Paul Higate, a lecturer at the school of sociology, politics and international studies at the University of Bristol in the UK, agrees that it is counterproductive to regulate or prohibit sexual relations between... Read more
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Aljazeera
Is the UN sending the wrong people to keep the peace?say researchers Paul Higate, a lecturer at the school of sociology, politics an
Aljazeera / Posted 18 days ago
say researchers Paul Higate, a lecturer at the school of sociology, politics and international studies at the University of Bristol in the UK, and Marsha Henry, an associate professor at the Gender Institute at the UK's London School... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Do Some UN Peacekeepers Rape?or sent home," explains Paul Higate, a lecturer at the school of sociology, pol
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
or sent home," explains Paul Higate, a lecturer at the school of sociology, politics and international studies at the University of Bristol in the UK. The AP's investigation revealed that few of the accusations levelled against UN... Read more
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Jersey Evening Post
Children should be encouraged to play outside, get muddy and have fun « Jersey Evening Postcouncils to temporarily pedestrianise roads for an hour or two each week so tha
Jersey Evening Post / Posted 19 days ago
councils to temporarily pedestrianise roads for an hour or two each week so that children can play safely. Research by the University of Bristol found that those who took part in the scheme had a greater sense of community, overall happiness, and... Read more
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Aljazeera
Why do some UN peacekeepers rape?or sent home," explains Paul Higate, a lecturer at the school of sociology, pol
Aljazeera / Posted 19 days ago
or sent home," explains Paul Higate, a lecturer at the school of sociology, politics and international studies at the University of Bristol in the UK. The AP's investigation revealed that few of the accusations levelled against UN... Read more
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International Business Times
Scientists come down hard on 13 Reasons Why as searches for ways to commit suicide soar "so not to support programming that can cause premature death". Lucy Biddle, s
International Business Times / Posted 21 days ago
"so not to support programming that can cause premature death". Lucy Biddle, senior lecturer in medical sociology at the University of Bristol, who was not involved in the research, said that the series was a huge set back to progress made in... Read more
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Medical News Today
Heart attack: Blood vessel growth may improve treatmentwell as treatments that stop abnormal tissue growth, such as in cancer. A repo
Medical News Today / Posted 25 days ago
well as treatments that stop abnormal tissue growth, such as in cancer. A report on the discovery, by researchers at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom, is published in the journal Scientific Reports. The finding reveals important... Read more
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Gazette
Staff at Stroud district based charity encourage universities to become Meningitis awarediseases, while a third of survivors are left with lifelong after effects. Dr
Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
diseases, while a third of survivors are left with lifelong after effects. Dr Dominique Thompson, director of service at University of Bristol Students’ Health Service, said: “We are delighted to be working with Meningitis Now on the development... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scientists uncover the oldest evidence of septic arthritis ever foundand repetitive diving behaviour.' The previous oldest case of arthritis was di
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
and repetitive diving behaviour.' The previous oldest case of arthritis was discovered five years ago by scientists at the University of Bristol. They found the condition in a jawbone from a giant Pliosaurus dinosaur that lived in Westbury,... Read more
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express
Alzheimer’s latest: Common blood pressure drug could help halt the diseaseanother 90 volunteers to complete a study known as RADAR. Pat Kehoe, professor
express / Posted 27 days ago
another 90 volunteers to complete a study known as RADAR. Pat Kehoe, professor of translational dementia research at the University of Bristol, said: “In the long-terms we are hoping this is the sort of drug that could slow down progression of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Prehistoric sea beast that lived 240 million years ago had crippling arthritismore bones unearthed in Germany. The previous oldest case of arthritis was dis
Daily Mirror / Posted 27 days ago
more bones unearthed in Germany. The previous oldest case of arthritis was discovered five years ago by scientists at the University of Bristol. They found the condition in a jawbone from a giant Pliosaurus dinosaur that lived in Westbury,... Read more
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Daily Record
Fifth Bristol University student 'to take their life' found hangedbarn just under a mile away on Knowle Farm. Her death on March 20 this year is
Daily Record / Posted 27 days ago
barn just under a mile away on Knowle Farm. Her death on March 20 this year is believed to be the fifth suicide by a University of Bristol student in the same academic year. It was prompted after the death of student Lara Nosiru and the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Fifth Bristol University student 'to take their life' found hangedbarn just under a mile away on Knowle Farm. Her death on March 20 this year is
Daily Mirror / Posted 27 days ago
barn just under a mile away on Knowle Farm. Her death on March 20 this year is believed to be the fifth suicide by a University of Bristol student in the same academic year. It was prompted after the death of student Lara Nosiru and the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study may have important implications for treatment of heart attacks and cancerA new discovery by University of Bristol scientists helps to explain how cells
News-Medical-Net / Posted 27 days ago
A new discovery by University of Bristol scientists helps to explain how cells which surround blood vessels, called pericytes, stimulate new blood vessels to grow with the hormone 'leptin' playing a key role. Leptin is produced by fat cells which... Read more
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Greenwich Time
8 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Before 8 a.m.for 10 weeks felt more competent socially, academically, and athletically. A se
Greenwich Time / Posted 28 days ago
for 10 weeks felt more competent socially, academically, and athletically. A second study conducted by researchers at the University of Bristol found that people who exercised daily had more energy and a more positive outlook, which are both... Read more
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The News-Times
8 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Before 8 a.m.for 10 weeks felt more competent socially, academically, and athletically. A se
The News-Times / Posted 28 days ago
for 10 weeks felt more competent socially, academically, and athletically. A second study conducted by researchers at the University of Bristol found that people who exercised daily had more energy and a more positive outlook, which are both... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
8 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Before 8 a.m.for 10 weeks felt more competent socially, academically, and athletically. A se
Stamford Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
for 10 weeks felt more competent socially, academically, and athletically. A second study conducted by researchers at the University of Bristol found that people who exercised daily had more energy and a more positive outlook, which are both... Read more
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Connecticut Post
8 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Before 8 a.m.for 10 weeks felt more competent socially, academically, and athletically. A se
Connecticut Post / Posted 28 days ago
for 10 weeks felt more competent socially, academically, and athletically. A second study conducted by researchers at the University of Bristol found that people who exercised daily had more energy and a more positive outlook, which are both... Read more
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asianage
Why owning a cat is good for you, as per sciencea cat is for life, not just until you find a partner. Cat owners are smart A 2
asianage / Posted 28 days ago
a cat is for life, not just until you find a partner. Cat owners are smart A 2010 survey of British pet owners by the University of Bristol found that people who owned cats were more likely to have college degrees than their dog loving... Read more
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Mashable
Euron Greyjoy's '1,000 ships' is a massive 'Game of Thrones' plot holethat's roughly what you'd find in 13th/14th century Europe," Dr Evan Jones, a s
Mashable / Posted 30 days ago
that's roughly what you'd find in 13th/14th century Europe," Dr Evan Jones, a specialist in maritime history at the University of Bristol, told Mashable. Jones explained that during this period there were some examples of big fleets being... Read more
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Newsmax
Antidepressants During Pregnancy Linked to Autism in Kidsautism - but it also noted that the overall risk is very low. For this researc
Newsmax / Posted a month ago
autism - but it also noted that the overall risk is very low. For this research, a team led by Dheeraj Rai at Britain's University of Bristol, analyzed data from more than 254,000 children living in Stockholm, Sweden, aged between 4 and... Read more
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metro
10 reasons why Bristol is the best city for studentssometimes, you don’t even need to step out of your uni bubble to attend a gig –
metro / Posted a month ago
sometimes, you don’t even need to step out of your uni bubble to attend a gig – some sizable bands have played at the University of Bristol Student Union, for example.Outdoor space(Picture: Getty) As Brits, we take what we can get when it... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Grandma aged 86 graduates proving it's never too late!Styles receives a doctorate from the University of Bristol after leaving school
Belfast Telegraph / Posted a month ago
Styles receives a doctorate from the University of Bristol after leaving school in 1946 with no qualifications... Read more
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CTV News
Antidepressants during pregnancy linked to autism in kidsthe antidepressants, or some other mix of factors. Seeking a clearer picture,
CTV News / Posted 1 months ago
the antidepressants, or some other mix of factors. Seeking a clearer picture, scientists led by Dheeraj Rai at the University of Bristol in western England examined medical records for a quarter of a million individuals aged four to 17... Read more
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Evening Standard
24 ways to feel happier, according to neuroscientists and psychologistfindings "leave us wondering if we shouldn’t all be spending more time playing
Evening Standard / Posted 1 months ago
findings "leave us wondering if we shouldn’t all be spending more time playing in the dirt,” lead author Chris Lowry of the University of Bristol said in a statement.Avoid eating lunch at your desk How to reclaim your lunch break Sad desk lunch... Read more

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