Latest news releases

  1. 06/07/2015

    Beetle Tree of Life Reveals the Evolutionary History of Earth's Most Diverse Group of Animals

    Peer reviewed paper

    New research reconstructs the beetle family tree and shows how this important group of insects diversified and otherwise flourished over the last near…

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  2. 06/07/2015

    Investigators Insert Large DNA Sequence into Mammalian Cells

    Peer reviewed paper

        For the first time, researchers have used a simplified technique derived from a defense mechanism evolved by bacteria and other single-celled…

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  3. 06/07/2015

    Experts Express Concern Over Cyclone Trends in the British-Irish Isles

    Peer reviewed paper

    By studying climate data in the British-Irish Isles over a 142-year period, researchers have confirmed the important role of cyclones. Seasonal precip…

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  4. 06/07/2015

    Five-Year Study Sheds Light on Hospice Care in Assisted Living Facilities versus In-home Hospice Care

    Peer reviewed paper

    Researchers have found several key differences among people who receive hospice care—which maintains or improves the quality of life for someone whose…

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  5. 06/07/2015

    Societal Challenges and New Treatments for Ebola Virus Disease

    Peer reviewed paper

    Since Ebola was first described in 1976, there have been several outbreaks, but all have been self-limiting. In a new Journal of Internal Medicine rev…

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  6. 06/07/2015

    Why the Skin Wrinkles More on Certain Parts of the Face

    Peer reviewed paper

    Differences in the number of oil-secreting glands in the skin may help explain why wrinkles are shallower in the forehead than in the outer eye area,…

    « Wiley »


Forthcoming events

  1. 15/07/2015 — 17/07/2015

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    Annual Conference in Medical Image Understanding and Analysis (MIUA)

    The University of Lincoln, UK, is to host the next Annual Conference in Medical Image Understanding and Analysis (MIUA). The conference, which takes…

    University of Lincoln


  2. 04/07/2015

    University of Leicester to host regional launch of the Festival of British Archaeology

    A talk by Mathew Morris from the Richard III excavation team and a ‘Roman drill session’ are just two of the events taking place at this year’s region…

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  3. 08/07/2015 — 11/07/2015

    Representação filogenética do vírus da gripe humana (2012-15). Créditos: Marta Łuksza

    Podemos prever a evolução? Cientistas internacionais debatem previsões evolutivas

    Será possível prever a evolução do vírus da gripe? Ou de que forma as bactérias desenvolvem resistência a antibióticos tão rapidamente? Ou mesmo como…

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  4. 08/07/2015 — 11/07/2015

    Human influenza tree 2012–15. Credits: Marta Łuksza

    Can we predict evolution? International scientists debate evolutionary forecasting

    Is it possible to predict the evolution of the influenza virus? Or how rapidly bacteria evolve resistance to antibiotics? Or even how cancer cells spr…

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