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PhysOrg
Exeter expert leads research to pioneer new type of gel for food and home careA materials scientist from the University of Exeter has been awarded a substant
Exeter expert leads research to pioneer new type of gel for food and home care
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
A materials scientist from the University of Exeter has been awarded a substantial research grant to pioneer a new type of gel that can be used in the food and home care industries. Stephen Eichhorn, a Professor in Materials Science at Exeter, has... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Sports kit firm PlayerLayer lands new university dealagreed a new partnership that will make the West Bridgford-based British sports
Sports kit firm PlayerLayer lands new university deal
Nottingham Post / Posted 2 days ago
agreed a new partnership that will make the West Bridgford-based British sports brand the new sport kit supplier for the University of Exeter. The new kit and leisurewear ranges will be worn from the beginning of the 2016 academic year by... Read more
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Newsmax
Exercise Helps Heart Failure Patients Survive Longerdamaging them or killing them," said principal investigator Rod Taylor, directo
Exercise Helps Heart Failure Patients Survive Longer
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
damaging them or killing them," said principal investigator Rod Taylor, director of the Exeter Clinical Trials Unit at the University of Exeter Medical School, in England. "The message for heart failure patients is clear. Exercise is good for you,... Read more
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Orange County Register
Bone relic from Thomas Becket, famously 'meddlesome priest' killed in 12th century England, to revisit Canterburychance for Hungary to show its European values,” said Naomi Howell, an associat
Bone relic from Thomas Becket, famously 'meddlesome priest' killed in 12th century England, to revisit Canterbury
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
chance for Hungary to show its European values,” said Naomi Howell, an associate research fellow in medieval studies at the University of Exeter in England. “It is also a symbol of the ongoing reconciliation of the Catholic Church and the Church of... Read more
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Newquay Voice
Newquay soars in race for spaceportcommunications hub and location for a proposed Space Science Centre. “Goonhill
Newquay soars in race for spaceport
Newquay Voice / Posted 4 days ago
communications hub and location for a proposed Space Science Centre. “Goonhilly is working with Falmouth University, the University of Exeter and Plymouth University as part of the UK Catapult South West Centre of Excellence in Satellite... Read more
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express
Outrage as top universities call on students to vote to REMAIN in the European Unionvalue that the UK's membership of the EU provides to the university". Emails w
Outrage as top universities call on students to vote to REMAIN in the European Union
express / Posted 5 days ago
value that the UK's membership of the EU provides to the university". Emails were sent out to thousands of students at the University of Exeter by Vice-Chancellor Sir Steve Smith asking them to consider the "benefits" that EU membership can... Read more
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New York Post
More sex means bigger erections, if you’re a bugpenis-like structures, and females experienced changes too — larger “claws” on
More sex means bigger erections, if you’re a bug
New York Post / Posted 5 days ago
penis-like structures, and females experienced changes too — larger “claws” on their corresponding parts, scientists at the University of Exeter found. “It takes two to tango, so when changes in shape in one sex leads to corresponding changes in... Read more
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iol.co.za
A history of female underweardesire to feel feminine and attractive also contributed to this revival – no do
A history of female underwear
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
desire to feel feminine and attractive also contributed to this revival – no doubt what Agent Provocateur hopes to tap into by sponsoring the exhibition. l Dana Wilson-Kovacs is a lecturer in sociology at the University of Exeter, SW Engla... Read more
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Female Network
Looks Like Farting Can Be Good for Youbacteria are working overtime, resulting in increased flatulence. The act of f
Looks Like Farting Can Be Good for You
Female Network / Posted 5 days ago
bacteria are working overtime, resulting in increased flatulence. The act of farting isn’t only healthy. An interesting University of Exeter study reveals that farts – or the chemicals that they produce – can also influence your overall... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Egypt can't catch a break: Flight 804 disaster adds to a litany of woesIslamic State in Syria. "Three years later, Egypt is not as stable and not as
Egypt can't catch a break: Flight 804 disaster adds to a litany of woes
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 5 days ago
Islamic State in Syria. "Three years later, Egypt is not as stable and not as secure," Omar Ashour, a professor at the University of Exeter in Britain who studies Egypt, said of Sisi's tenure. "An insurgency that started as a limited security... Read more
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Daily Mail
The best way to manage blood pressure? Test BOTH armsBOTH arms As many as a third of people in Britain have dangerously high blood
The best way to manage blood pressure? Test BOTH arms
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
BOTH arms As many as a third of people in Britain have dangerously high blood pressure, yet few realise they’re at risk A University of Exeter study suggested people with a five points difference in their systolic blood pressure between each arm... Read more
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Ekklesia
Call for ‘cloud of witnesses’ for Christian climate protestersimagine they can do so with spiritual impunity." Professor Tim Gorringe, Emeri
Call for ‘cloud of witnesses’ for Christian climate protesters
Ekklesia / Posted 6 days ago
imagine they can do so with spiritual impunity." Professor Tim Gorringe, Emeritus Professor of Theological Studies at the University of Exeter, said: "Wendell Berry speaks of organised Christianity as a ,respecter and comforter of profitable... Read more
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The Advocate
Alzheimer's Q&A: Is a vitamin D deficiency linked to Alzheimer’s disease?test to determine vitamin D levels and talk with your physician to make any nee
Alzheimer's Q&A: Is a vitamin D deficiency linked to Alzheimer’s disease?
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
test to determine vitamin D levels and talk with your physician to make any needed corrections. David Llewellyn, of the University of Exeter Medical School in England, was the lead author in studies conducted on older adults for over six years.... Read more
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Quartz
It’s a ‘psychedelic renaissance,’ as scientists identify medicinal qualities of hardcore drugsuses for illegal drugs and are part of a “psychedelic renaissance,” says Celia
It’s a ‘psychedelic renaissance,’ as scientists identify medicinal qualities of hardcore drugs
Quartz / Posted 7 days ago
uses for illegal drugs and are part of a “psychedelic renaissance,” says Celia Morgan, psychopharmacology professor at the University of Exeter. After a hiatus of around 30 years where there was significant resistance to any such trials, she says... Read more
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The Advocate
| The Advocate — Baton Rouge, Louisianatest to determine vitamin D levels and talk with your physician to make any nee
| The Advocate — Baton Rouge, Louisiana
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
test to determine vitamin D levels and talk with your physician to make any needed corrections. David Llewellyn, of the University of Exeter Medical School in England, was the lead author in studies conducted on older adults for over six years.... Read more
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The Age
Egypt can't catch a break: EgyptAir flight 804 disaster adds to a litany of woesIslamic State in Syria. "Three years later, Egypt is not as stable and not as
Egypt can't catch a break: EgyptAir flight 804 disaster adds to a litany of woes
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
Islamic State in Syria. "Three years later, Egypt is not as stable and not as secure," Omar Ashour, a professor at the University of Exeter in Britain who studies Egypt, said of Mr Sisi's tenure. "An insurgency that started as a limited... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Egypt can't catch a break: EgyptAir flight 804 disaster adds to a litany of woesIslamic State in Syria. "Three years later, Egypt is not as stable and not as
Egypt can't catch a break: EgyptAir flight 804 disaster adds to a litany of woes
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Islamic State in Syria. "Three years later, Egypt is not as stable and not as secure," Omar Ashour, a professor at the University of Exeter in Britain who studies Egypt, said of Mr Sisi's tenure. "An insurgency that started as a limited... Read more
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Canberra Times
Egypt can't catch a break: EgyptAir flight 804 disaster adds to a litany of woesIslamic State in Syria. "Three years later, Egypt is not as stable and not as
Egypt can't catch a break: EgyptAir flight 804 disaster adds to a litany of woes
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
Islamic State in Syria. "Three years later, Egypt is not as stable and not as secure," Omar Ashour, a professor at the University of Exeter in Britain who studies Egypt, said of Mr Sisi's tenure. "An insurgency that started as a limited... Read more
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New Kerala
Too much sex can change genitals shape: newkerala.com #66783can happen so fast - in ten generations - showing how rapidly evolutionary chan
Too much sex can change genitals shape: newkerala.com #66783
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
can happen so fast - in ten generations - showing how rapidly evolutionary changes can occur," said Paul Hopwood from the University of Exeter in Britain. The conflict over how often mating takes place could lead to males evolving longer... Read more
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Irish Examiner
The weird thing that happens to burying beetles because they have 'too much sex'be that the shapes of male and female genitalia co-evolve as a result of sexual
The weird thing that happens to burying beetles because they have 'too much sex'
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
be that the shapes of male and female genitalia co-evolve as a result of sexual conflict, according to scientists at the University of Exeter. (Peter/Flickr) Co-author Dr Megan Head said: “It takes two to tango, so when changes in shape in one... Read more
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express
Beetle genitals can change SHAPE after too much sexevidence that too much sex can leave you bitter and twisted – literally – has b
Beetle genitals can change SHAPE after too much sex
express / Posted 9 days ago
evidence that too much sex can leave you bitter and twisted – literally – has been uncovered by academics at the University of Exeter. The comforting note is that the curse of shape-shifting genitalia is a phenomenon witnessed in types... Read more
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PhysOrg
Too much sex causes genitals to change shape, beetle study showsfemales can lead to changes in the shape of their genitals, according to resear
Too much sex causes genitals to change shape, beetle study shows
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
females can lead to changes in the shape of their genitals, according to research on burying beetles by scientists at the University of Exeter. The study, published today in the journal Evolution, provides new evidence that conflict over how... Read more
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Daily Mail
Beetle genitals change shape when mating rates are highclaw like structures on their own genitalia in an attempt to fend off the advan
Beetle genitals change shape when mating rates are high
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
claw like structures on their own genitalia in an attempt to fend off the advances of the opposite sex. Research from the University of Exeter on burying beetles has now found that the species is evolving to adapt their genitals, in response to... Read more
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Times of Malta
Beetles' genitals change shape after too much sexbe that the shapes of male and female genitalia co-evolve as a result of sexual
Beetles' genitals change shape after too much sex
Times of Malta / Posted 9 days ago
be that the shapes of male and female genitalia co-evolve as a result of sexual conflict, according to scientists at the University of Exeter. Co-author Dr Megan Head said: "It takes two to tango, so when changes in shape in one sex lead to... Read more
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PhysOrg
Pregnant mothers may shield unborn young from damage and risk their own mortalityin their blood even at the expense of their own survival odds, a study into mon
Pregnant mothers may shield unborn young from damage and risk their own mortality
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
in their blood even at the expense of their own survival odds, a study into mongooses conducted by researchers at the University of Exeter suggests. Chemicals causing oxidative stress are a normal metabolic by-product in all animals but can... Read more
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PhysOrg
For cells, some shapes are easier to swallow than otherssystem defence, as white blood cells engulf harmful bacteria and other foreign
For cells, some shapes are easier to swallow than others
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
system defence, as white blood cells engulf harmful bacteria and other foreign bodies. In a new study, researchers at the University of Exeter and Imperial College London have used a simple model to investigate how the basic shapes of particles... Read more
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redOrbit
Newly discovered microbe plays huge role in climate regulation, study findsup about 500,000 of the microbial cells found in every teaspoon of water, Dr. B
Newly discovered microbe plays huge role in climate regulation, study finds
redOrbit / Posted 12 days ago
up about 500,000 of the microbial cells found in every teaspoon of water, Dr. Ben Temperton, a bioscientist at the UK’s University of Exeter, and his colleagues explained in a statement. Based on their work, the study authors believe that these... Read more
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Daily Star
Adolf Hitler and Nazis were in touch with ALIENS, shock claimsits spare time looking for Vril." British historian Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke,
Adolf Hitler and Nazis were in touch with ALIENS, shock claims
Daily Star / Posted 12 days ago
its spare time looking for Vril." British historian Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke, who was professor of Western Esotericism at University of Exeter, also reports of a Berlin-based group that was studying uses of Vril in the 1930s. In their 1960 book... Read more
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PhysOrg
Tiny ocean organism has big role in climate regulationin the stabilisation of the Earth's atmosphere. Dr Ben Temperton, lecturer in
Tiny ocean organism has big role in climate regulation
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
in the stabilisation of the Earth's atmosphere. Dr Ben Temperton, lecturer in the department of Biosciences at the University of Exeter, was a member of the international team of researchers that has for the first time identified... Read more
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Daily Mail
Tiny bacteria could be Earth's greatest defence against climate changenow discovered that this tiny bacterium is one of Earth's greatest defences aga
Tiny bacteria could be Earth's greatest defence against climate change
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
now discovered that this tiny bacterium is one of Earth's greatest defences against climate change. Researchers at the University of Exeter (pictured taking samples) have found that a group of ocean dwelling bacteria called Pelagibacterale grow... Read more
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redOrbit
Mysterious South American mounds formed by earthwormsto map and understand how these massive landscapes were formed,” said study aut
Mysterious South American mounds formed by earthworms
redOrbit / Posted 16 days ago
to map and understand how these massive landscapes were formed,” said study author José Iriarte, an archeologist from the University of Exeter. “The fact we know they were created by earthworms across the seasonally flooded savannahs of South... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
No surrender to Israel’s bullyingto fight back in the courts, in the squares, in parliament and in the media. T
No surrender to Israel’s bullying
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 16 days ago
to fight back in the courts, in the squares, in parliament and in the media. The writer is director of the European Centre for Palestine Studies and co-director of the Exeter Centre for Ethno-Political Studies at the University of Exeter in th... Read more
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PhysOrg
Conservation laws need reshaping to protect sea turtles, research findsand conservation awareness campaigns, a pioneering study has shown. The study,
Conservation laws need reshaping to protect sea turtles, research finds
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
and conservation awareness campaigns, a pioneering study has shown. The study, conducted by researchers from the University of Exeter in the Cape Verde islands, 500 km off the West Coast of Africa, and one of the world's leading nesting... Read more
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PhysOrg
Conservation laws need reshaping to protect sea turtles, research findsand conservation awareness campaigns, a pioneering study has shown. The study,
Conservation laws need reshaping to protect sea turtles, research finds
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
and conservation awareness campaigns, a pioneering study has shown. The study, conducted by researchers from the University of Exeter in the Cape Verde islands, 500 km off the West Coast of Africa, and one of the world's leading nesting... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Look, Ma! No Mitochondrianot the missing link of eukaryotic evolution," agrees Mark Van Der Giezen, a re
Look, Ma! No Mitochondria
KERA North Texas / Posted 17 days ago
not the missing link of eukaryotic evolution," agrees Mark Van Der Giezen, a researcher in evolutionary biochemistry at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom. Still, he says, it is an example of how flexible life is. "It lives in an area... Read more
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CBS News
Mysterious South American mounds are made of worm poopto map and understand how these massive landscapes were formed," study research
Mysterious South American mounds are made of worm poop
CBS News / Posted 17 days ago
to map and understand how these massive landscapes were formed," study researcher José Iriarte, an archaeologist from the University of Exeter, in the United Kingdom, said in a statement. "The fact we know they were created by earthworms across... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Look, Ma! No Mitochondrianot the missing link of eukaryotic evolution," agrees Mark Van Der Giezen, a re
Look, Ma! No Mitochondria
KPBS San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
not the missing link of eukaryotic evolution," agrees Mark Van Der Giezen, a researcher in evolutionary biochemistry at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom. Still, he says, it is an example of how flexible life is. "It lives in an area... Read more
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The Borneo Post
FIC ‘elite team’ of lecturers ensures students get the best educationChapter. Simon Saibi is a lecturer of the Executive Diploma in OSH programme,
FIC ‘elite team’ of lecturers ensures students get the best education
The Borneo Post / Posted 17 days ago
Chapter. Simon Saibi is a lecturer of the Executive Diploma in OSH programme, completing his BSc (Hons) in Health Care, University of Exeter, UK, holding a Diploma in Public Health Inspector from The Royal Society of Health, UK, Certificate in... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
North Wales study to feature on Horizon programme tonightCognitive Rehabilitation in early-stage Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias ‘GREA
North Wales study to feature on Horizon programme tonight
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 17 days ago
Cognitive Rehabilitation in early-stage Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias ‘GREAT’ clinical trial is led by the University of Exeter with support from BCUHB, Bangor University, and seven other research sites at Cardiff, Manchester,... Read more
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The Atlantic
Behold, the Space-Age StilettoThus: heel-shaming. Sole-policing. #brainsnotrequired-ing. “I’ve overheard conv
Behold, the Space-Age Stiletto
The Atlantic / Posted 17 days ago
Thus: heel-shaming. Sole-policing. #brainsnotrequired-ing. “I’ve overheard conversations at academic gatherings,” the University of Exeter professor Francesca Stavrakopoulou wrote in 2014, “in which female colleagues have been described as... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
North Wales study to feature on Horizon programme tonightCognitive Rehabilitation in early-stage Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias ‘GREA
North Wales study to feature on Horizon programme tonight
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
Cognitive Rehabilitation in early-stage Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias ‘GREAT’ clinical trial is led by the University of Exeter with support from BCUHB, Bangor University, and seven other research sites at Cardiff, Manchester,... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
North Wales study to feature on Horizon programme tonightCognitive Rehabilitation in early-stage Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias ‘GREA
North Wales study to feature on Horizon programme tonight
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 17 days ago
Cognitive Rehabilitation in early-stage Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias ‘GREAT’ clinical trial is led by the University of Exeter with support from BCUHB, Bangor University, and seven other research sites at Cardiff, Manchester,... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
North Wales study to feature on Horizon programme tonightCognitive Rehabilitation in early-stage Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias ‘GREA
North Wales study to feature on Horizon programme tonight
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 17 days ago
Cognitive Rehabilitation in early-stage Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias ‘GREAT’ clinical trial is led by the University of Exeter with support from BCUHB, Bangor University, and seven other research sites at Cardiff, Manchester,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Bizarre mounds appearing in South American are made by EARTHWORMSexpel the soil from the guts while burrowing through the soggy ground. Profess
Bizarre mounds appearing in South American are made by EARTHWORMS
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
expel the soil from the guts while burrowing through the soggy ground. Professor José Iriarte, an archaeologist at the University of Exeter who was one of those involved in the study said: 'This exciting discovery allows us to map and... Read more
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International Business Times
Mystery behind vast mounds spanning South America's wetlands solved to 5m across and 2m high and cover vast areas of land – yet scientists had no i
Mystery behind vast mounds spanning South America's wetlands solved
International Business Times / Posted 18 days ago
to 5m across and 2m high and cover vast areas of land – yet scientists had no idea what formed them. Researchers from the University of Exeter have now solved this mystery, finding the mounds – also called surales – are formed by the humble... Read more
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Irish Central
Redheads' secret of Tír na nÓg makes them look youngerever of perceived age, ideally we'd want something to boost this gene for every
Redheads' secret of Tír na nÓg makes them look younger
Irish Central / Posted 18 days ago
ever of perceived age, ideally we'd want something to boost this gene for everybody," he said. Prof Tim Frayling, from the University of Exeter, said: "This is an interesting finding that shows how genetics can influence the aging process... Read more
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PhysOrg
How can you tell if an animal is happy or sad?team is developing a cow-tracking project in collaboration with the University
How can you tell if an animal is happy or sad?
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
team is developing a cow-tracking project in collaboration with the University of Essex, Royal Veterinary College and the University of Exeter that can autonomously monitor their behaviour over prolonged periods. "The aim of the project was to... Read more
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Raw Story
How ‘fatigue amnesia’ makes some doctors so tired they can’t remember saving patients’ livesuntil now, fatigue amnesia hasn’t been recognized, according to study co-author
How ‘fatigue amnesia’ makes some doctors so tired they can’t remember saving patients’ lives
Raw Story / Posted 18 days ago
until now, fatigue amnesia hasn’t been recognized, according to study co-author Adam Zeman, a cognitive neurologist at the University of Exeter Medical School. Zeman has a history of homing in on un-named medical phenomena. In 2010, he published... Read more
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The Hindu
Starspots on nearby star give fresh insight into Sun's infancySun may have behaved billions of years ago. A team of international astronomer
Starspots on nearby star give fresh insight into Sun's infancy
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
Sun may have behaved billions of years ago. A team of international astronomers, including professor Stefan Kraus of the University of Exeter in Britain, used cutting-edge techniques to create the first direct image of surface structures on the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Sonic net may stop bird and plane collisionsworldwide billions of pounds each year, and were responsible for 255 deaths bet
Sonic net may stop bird and plane collisions
Sky News Australia / Posted 21 days ago
worldwide billions of pounds each year, and were responsible for 255 deaths between 1988 and 2013. His team at the University of Exeter says emitting 24-hour noise around an airfield is a benign and relatively cost effective solution to the... Read more
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