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‘Chameleon’ Ocean Bacteria Can Shift Their Colours

Cyanobacteria - which propel the ocean engine and help sustain marine life – can shift their colour like chameleons to match different coloured light across the world’s seas, according to research by an international collaboration including the...
21-Feb-2018 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Light-Activated Cancer Drugs Without Toxic Side Effects: Fresh Insight

Future cancer drugs that are activated by light and don’t cause the toxic side-effects of current chemotherapy treatments are closer to becoming a reality, thanks to new research made possible by the Monash Warwick Alliance, an intercontinental...
13-Feb-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Sibling Bullying Makes Psychotic Disorders Three Times More Likely

People who were bullied by siblings during childhood are up to three times more likely to develop psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia in early adulthood, according to new research by the University of Warwick.
12-Feb-2018 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Premature Babies Make Fewer Friends – but Not for Long

Premature babies make fewer friends, feel less accepted by peers and spend less time socialising in early childhood – but this improves when they get to school – according to new research by an international research collaboration, including the...
5-Feb-2018 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites


Adding Graphene Girders to Silicon Electrodes Could Double the Life of Lithium Batteries

New research led by WMG, at the University of Warwick has found an effective approach to replacing graphite in the anodes of lithium-ion batteries using silicon, by reinforcing the anode’s structure with graphene girders. This could more than...
24-Jan-2018 4:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Cancer Targeted with Reusable ‘Stinging Nettle’ Treatment

Cancer cells can be destroyed more effectively and selectively with a unique new reusable treatment, activated with a substance found in stinging nettles and ants - thanks to new research by the University of Warwick.
9-Jan-2018 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


UK’s Favourite Christmas Spirit Revealed with Online Searches

BRANDY is the UK’s favourite Christmas spirit, according to research into our festive online searches from the University of Warwick
20-Dec-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

The Not So Sweet Side of Christmas

A new video by the University of Warwick highlights a bitter side to our sugar consumption at Christmas. The short film highlights how excessive consumption of sugar can affect our health – and how the sugar trade in the past and today has...
19-Dec-2017 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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