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Article ID: 705022

Agricultural waste drives us closer to greener transport

University of Portsmouth

Composite materials made from agricultural waste could be used to produce sustainable, lightweight and low-cost applications in the automotive and marine industries.

Released:
6-Dec-2018 7:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 704832

Portsmouth researchers make vital contribution to new gravitational wave discoveries

University of Portsmouth

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth have made vital contributions to the observations of four new gravitational waves, which were announced this weekend (1 December).

Released:
4-Dec-2018 5:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 703599

New ranking method could help hotels to maximise their revenue

University of Portsmouth

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth have devised a new method to rank hotels more accurately. The new method will help hotel operators to maximise their revenue by providing more information on the areas that customers care about. Customers also benefit from a more accurate and trusted rating of a hotel’s performance.

Released:
8-Nov-2018 7:05 AM EST
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    4-Oct-2018 4:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 701529

Robot Could One Day Fight Most Common Cancer in Men

University of Portsmouth

Scientists and mathematicians in the UK, Netherlands and France are working on a potentially game-changing way of improving the accuracy of both prostate cancer biopsies and of brachytherapy, which is used to treat some prostate cancers

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3-Oct-2018 4:05 AM EDT
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    27-Sep-2018 4:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 700827

People Can Die From Giving Up the Fight

University of Portsmouth

People can die simply because they’ve given up, life has beaten them and they feel defeat is inescapable, according to new research.

Released:
25-Sep-2018 4:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 698937

Mixing Energy Drinks with Alcohol Could Enhance the Negative Effects of Binge Drinking

University of Portsmouth

A key ingredient of energy drinks could be exacerbating some of the negative effects of binge drinking according to a new study.

Released:
14-Aug-2018 6:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 698792

Penalty Kick Research Hits the Spot

University of Portsmouth

New research from the University of Portsmouth could help footballers improve the accuracy of their penalty kicks.

Released:
9-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698145

Can Pollution Alter Wildlife Behaviour?

University of Portsmouth

A team of scientists from the University of Portsmouth have developed new scientific tests to better understand the effects of pollution on wildlife behaviour.

Released:
27-Jul-2018 7:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696771

Off the Scale: Can Forensics Save the World’s Most-Trafficked Mammal?

University of Portsmouth

A pioneering new project trials fingerprinting techniques to battle pangolin poaching. Forensic fingerprinting techniques will now be used in the battle against illegal wildlife trade as new methods of lifting fingermarks from trafficked animals, are announced today.

Released:
28-Jun-2018 6:05 AM EDT
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    21-Jun-2018 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 696211

Einstein Proved Right in Another Galaxy

University of Portsmouth

An international team of astronomers have made the most precise test of gravity outside our own solar system.

Released:
18-Jun-2018 6:05 AM EDT

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