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One in Five Witness Someone Collapse Who Requires CPR but the Majority Do Not Act

An estimated one in five adults in the UK witness someone collapse who needs immediate CPR, yet the majority of people do not act, according to new research funded by the British Heart Foundation. Researchers at the University of Warwick carried out...
13-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Brain Cells That Control Appetite Identified for First Time


Dieting could be revolutionised, thanks to the ground-breaking discovery by the University of Warwick of the key brain cells which control our appetite.
27-Sep-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Suggests You Can ‘Pick Up’ a Good or Bad Mood From Your Friends


New research suggests that both good and bad moods can be ‘picked up’ from friends, but depression can’t. A team led by the University of Warwick has examined whether friends’ moods can affect an individual therefore implying that moods may...
20-Sep-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cells Programmed Like Computers to Fight Disease


Cells can be programmed like a computer to fight cancer, influenza, and other serious conditions – thanks to a breakthrough in synthetic biology by the University of Warwick.
18-Sep-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Tweet Life vs Street Life: Exploring the Gap Between Content and Feelings

- Twitter is an unreliable witness to the world’s emotions - Conversation on Twitter has its own unique grammar, rules and culture - Online social life doesn’t always reflect offline social reality - Traditional social research methods are...
7-Sep-2017 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Earth-Sized Planets Forty Light Years Away Could Be Habitable


There could be water on multiple Earth-sized planets orbiting the recently discovered TRAPPIST-1 dwarf star - making them potentially habitable - according to an international collaboration of researchers, including the University of Warwick.
1-Sep-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Children’s Sleep Quality Linked to Mothers’ Insomnia


Children sleep more poorly if their mothers suffer from insomnia symptoms – potentially affecting their mental wellbeing and development - according to new research by the University of Warwick and the University of Basel.
31-Aug-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Highlights New Link Between Gene Fusion and Bladder and Brain Cancer


A study by the University of Warwick sheds new light on gene fusion in bladder and brain cancer. Researchers have found that a previously overlooked part of a specific gene fusion has a worsening effect on cancer cells. They have also found that...
29-Aug-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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