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Life Sciences - Apr 18
Researchers at the University of Sussex have discovered a new genetic defect which causes a form of intellectual disability; a finding that will improve screening programmes and help to end a ‘diagnostic odyssey' for families across the globe. ‘X-linked syndromal intellectual disability' (XLID) affects around 3% of the global population with underlying genetic mutations being carried and passed on by unaffected females via their X-chromosome (human females possess two copies of the X chromosome, while males only have one).
Astronomy - Apr 18

Scientists from the University of Bristol have modelled the likelihood of flooding in some of the world's most hazardous zones to an unparalleled degree of accuracy. Their insights could help people and governments better protect themselves against risk and flood losses.

Health - Apr 17
Health

A simple blood test could help to detect breast cancer relapse up to two years earlier than imaging in patients with early-stage breast cancer.

Health - Apr 17
Health

In the largest study of its kind, researchers from the Musculoskeletal Research Unit at the University of Bristol have identified the most important risk factors for developing severe infection after knee replacement.

Life Sciences - Apr 17
Life Sciences

The fabella, a small bone in the knee once lost to human evolution, has made a surprising resurgence over the last century.


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Health - 18.04.2019
Inequalities in UK can be detected using deep learning image analysis
Inequalities in UK can be detected using deep learning image analysis
Social, economic, environmental and health inequalities within cities can be detected using street imagery.

History / Archeology - Event - 18.04.2019

Materials Science - 18.04.2019

Careers / Employment - Business / Economics - 18.04.2019
Top jobs still lack diversity and equality
Privately educated, white, male graduates are more likely to be recruited to senior roles and be paid higher wages by elite multinational firms, new research shows.

Health - Life Sciences - 18.04.2019
Bovine TB test gets royally rewarded
A blood test to detect diseases that affect dairy cattle developed by researchers at the University of Nottingham has received the Royal Dairy Innovation award.

Veterinary Science - 17.04.2019
Is one toe really better than three? How horses' legs evolved for endurance travel rather than speed
Is one toe really better than three? How horses’ legs evolved for endurance travel rather than speed
Palaeobiologists from the University of Bristol and Howard University (USA) have uncovered new evidence that suggests that horses' legs have adapted over time to be optimised for endurance travel, rather than speed.

Health - Life Sciences - 17.04.2019

Environment - Innovation / Technology - 17.04.2019
Livestream the sounds of the rainforest and hear what changes logging makes
Livestream the sounds of the rainforest and hear what changes logging makes
Award-winning low-cost audio recorders have been installed in the rainforest of Borneo, enabling researchers and the public to listen in 24/7.

Innovation / Technology - Careers / Employment - 17.04.2019

Health - Earth Sciences - 17.04.2019

Health - 15.04.2019
'Fingerprint database' could help scientists to identify new cancer culprits
’Fingerprint database’ could help scientists to identify new cancer culprits
Mutational signatures... allow us to treat tumours as a crime scene and, like forensic scientists, allow us to identify the culprit - and their accomplices - responsible for the tumour Serena Nik-Zainal Evidence-based web tool aims to better inform and refine need for treatment in early prostate cancer Sign up to receive our weekly research email Our selection of the week's biggest research news and features direct to your inbox from the University of Cambridge.

Health - 15.04.2019
Nottingham smokers wanted for vital research into lung disease
Smokers in Nottingham are being given the chance to take part in world-leading research into an incurable lung disease.

Life Sciences - 15.04.2019
Zoos and Aquaria Deliver Missing Information Critical to Sustaining Biodiversity | University of Oxford
In an era of always-on information, it is surprising how little we know about key biological aspects of animal species worldwide. A paper published this week in the  Proceedings of the National Acade

Chemistry - Innovation / Technology - 12.04.2019

Palaeontology - Environment - 12.04.2019

Computer Science / Telecom - 12.04.2019

Social Sciences - 12.04.2019
Serious violence figures for 2018
Despite the recent spate of knife violence and homicide in some UK cities, the number of people injured in serious violence in England and Wales dropped by 1.7% between 2017 and 2018, according to a report published by Cardiff University.

Pharmacology - Health - 12.04.2019
’Pharmabees’ to make honey cosmetics
Cardiff University is joining forces with a North Wales company to produce a new brand of natural cosmetics, Celtic Wellbeing.

Chemistry - 12.04.2019
Hub makes London global capital of molecular sciences revolution
Hub makes London global capital of molecular sciences revolution
Imperial College London has opened its biggest new academic building in a generation. This is great news for London and for our economy.

Health - 11.04.2019
Face-to-face HIV testing preferred option by men who have sex with men
Face-to-face HIV testing preferred option by men who have sex with men
The majority of men who have sex with men (MSM) would prefer face-to-face HIV testing by a healthcare professional (HCP) out of a range of testing options, a new collaborative study shows.

Health - Social Sciences - 10.04.2019
Researchers outline how Europe’s largest patient data record can improve care
A new system for sharing health information has the potential to change how healthcare and services are delivered to patients, say experts.

Health - Innovation / Technology - 09.04.2019
£1.1 million project to develop new biodegradable stents
£1.1 million project to develop new biodegradable stents
A £1.1 million project to develop biodegradable stents for patients with severe vascular disease, which affects around one million people in the UK, has started thanks to Innovate UK funding.

Chemistry - Innovation / Technology - 08.04.2019

Health - 05.04.2019
Thousands of Londoners hospitalised in three years due to harmful air pollution
Poor air quality in the capital leads to around 1,000 London hospital admissions for asthma and serious lung conditions every year, according to a new The research, from King's College London and Imp

Health - Pharmacology - 05.04.2019
Brexit threat to Sam's legacy in EU children's brain tumour research
A leading expert in childhood cancer is warning that life-saving changes to European clinical trials regulations that were inspired by the story of a young brain tumour patient of his, won't benefit children in the UK after Brexit.

Innovation / Technology - 05.04.2019
Don't break up digital giants, force them to give users data access says report
Don’t break up digital giants, force them to give users data access says report
A landmark report produced for the European Commission 'Competition policy for the digital era' co-authored by an Imperial academic has been published Published on Thursday, the report analyses three

Environment - Innovation / Technology - 05.04.2019

Business / Economics - 05.04.2019

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 04.04.2019
Health claims on packaging for many foods marketed to UK kids are "confusing’"
The health claims made on the product packaging for a large proportion of foods marketed to children in the UK are "confusing" and could be contributing to rising rates of childhood obesity, suggests research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood .

Environment - 04.04.2019
Experimental new BBC sci-fi podcast aims to gauge the benefits of listening to natural sounds
Academics from Bristol, Exeter and The Open University have joined forces with BBC Radio 4 on an ambitious national experiment looking at how listening to natural sounds could boost well-being. The BBC is launching an innovative 27-part sci-fi podcast series, featuring University of Bristol alumna and Doctor Who star Pearl Mackie, today (Thursday 4 April) which imagines a futuristic world in which forests have been erased from history.

Environment - 04.04.2019
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