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Life Sciences - Jul 19, 2018
Life Sciences
A Eight hundred year old Norwegian skeleton found to have traces of Salmonella. This research Reshapes understanding of the bacterial pathogen Salmonella enterica. Genome research conducted by the University of Warwick suggests that enteric fever, a potentially lethal disease more commonly found in hot countries, was present in medieval Europe.
Health - Jul 19, 2018

Using adrenaline in cardiac arrests results in less than 1% more people leaving hospital alive - but nearly doubles the survivors' risk of severe brain damage A clinical trial of the use of adrenaline in cardiac arrests has found that its use results in less than 1% more people leaving hospital alive - but almost doubles the risk of severe brain damage for survivors of cardiac arrest.

Social Sciences - Jul 17, 2018

In one of the largest studies of its kind, and the first in the UK, experts from Refuge and the University of Warwick School of Law looked at the experiences of more than 3500 of Refuge's clients with the aim of informing policy and practice in relation to victims of abuse who are at an increased risk of suicide.

Life Sciences - Jul 6, 2018

Synthetic reproductions of antifreeze proteins found in polar fish can be used to cryopreserve - or 'freeze' - bacteria Revolutionary approach is more effective than current industry standard The findings could radically improve storage and transportation of human organs, food and medicine - and advance laboratory research The survival mechanisms of polar fish have led scientists at the University of Warwick to develop of a revolutionary approach to 'freeze' bacteria.

Life Sciences - Jul 4, 2018

o Scientists develop tagging device using Ferritin o Proteins can be viewed on the nanoscale Scientists at the University of Warwick have created a new way to view proteins that are inside human cells.

Health - Jun 27, 2018

A new study from the University of Warwick blames macro-level factors for the double burden of malnutrition among adolescents in developing countries. The double burden of malnutrition refers to the coexistence of undernutrition along with overweight and obesity, or diet-related noncommunicable diseases such as type 2 diabetes.

Health - Jul 18, 2018

A small dose of sugar can improve memory in older adults, motivate them to work harder and puts them in a good mood when performing difficult tasks Researchers gave participants a drink containing a small amount of glucose and got them to perform memory tasks - found improvements in memory, mood and level of engagement Short-term energy in the f

Life Sciences - Jul 11, 2018

An enzyme structure discovery made by scientists at the University of Warwick could help to eradicate tuberculosis (TB). Research by a team led by Dr Elizabeth Fullam, has revealed new findings about an enzyme found in Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) the bacterium that causes TB.

Health - Jul 5, 2018

o Project to engage health authorities and institutes, identify priority questions and link output to policy o Will also fund 20 high calibre Research Fellows The University of Warwick has been awarded 2million to tackle the spread of viruses in East Africa.

Astronomy - Jul 2, 2018

A research team led by astronomers at the University of Warwick had to wait over 100 days for the sight of the first of confirmed neutron star merger to re-emerge from behind the glare of the sun. They were rewarded with the first confirmed visual sighting of a jet of material that was still streaming out from merged star exactly 110 days after that initial cataclysmic merger event was first observed.

Economics - Jun 25, 2018

A new report published today Monday 25 th June 2108 shows that UK companies are well-placed to supply valuable materials needed for batteries to be built in UK - a potential 2.7 billion per year business opportunity.

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