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Newswise: World's smallest bears' facial expressions throw doubt on human superiority

Article ID: 710089

World's smallest bears' facial expressions throw doubt on human superiority

University of Southampton

The world's smallest bears can exactly mimic another bear's facial expressions, casting doubt on humans and other primates' supremacy at this subtle form of communication.

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22-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 709944

Evidence rogue waves are getting more extreme

University of Southampton

Research led by the University of Southampton (UK) suggests that 'rogue' waves are occurring less often, but becoming more extreme.

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20-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Houses in Hurricane Strike Zones Are Built Back Bigger
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    10-Dec-2018 11:00 AM EST

Article ID: 705109

Houses in Hurricane Strike Zones Are Built Back Bigger

University of Southampton

A study of hurricane-hit areas of the United States has revealed a trend of larger homes being built to replace smaller ones in the years following a storm.

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7-Dec-2018 11:00 AM EST
Newswise: Population Mapping Helps Measure Access to Surgery in Africa

Article ID: 704623

Population Mapping Helps Measure Access to Surgery in Africa

University of Southampton

Research examining pressure on surgical units in sub-Saharan African countries estimates nearly 300 million people have a need for surgery in the region, placing a heavy burden on hospitals.

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29-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST
Newswise: University Research Shows World Heritage Sites Under Threat From Climate Change

Article ID: 703678

University Research Shows World Heritage Sites Under Threat From Climate Change

University of Southampton

UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Mediterranean such as Venice, the Piazza del Duomo, Pisa and the Medieval City of Rhodes are under threat of coastal erosion and flooding due to rising sea levels, a study published in Nature magazine reports this week.

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8-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST

Article ID: 703679

Anglo-Bulgarian expedition finds evidence of the world’s ‘Oldest Intact Shipwreck’

University of Southampton

Following three years of highly-advanced technological mapping of the Black Sea floor, an international team scientists led by experts from the University of Southampton have confirmed that a shipwreck lying intact has been officially radiocarbon dates back to 400BC.

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8-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST
Newswise: How the Power of Mathematics Can Help Assess Lung Function

Article ID: 694333

How the Power of Mathematics Can Help Assess Lung Function

University of Southampton

Researchers at the University of Southampton have developed a new computational way of analysing X-ray images of lungs, which could herald a breakthrough in the diagnosis and assessment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and other lung diseases.

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10-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 691756

A Combination of Cancer Immunotherapies Could Save More Lives

University of Southampton

.Scientists at the University of Southampton have discovered a new combination of cancer immunotherapy treatment that could improve patients’ survival rates.

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27-Mar-2018 5:05 AM EDT
Newswise: New Technologies and Computing Power to Help Strengthen Population Data in Low Income Countries

Article ID: 691496

New Technologies and Computing Power to Help Strengthen Population Data in Low Income Countries

University of Southampton

Research led by the University of Southampton is helping governments in low-income countries strengthen their capacity to build and use population maps, to plan for the future and respond to emergencies.

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21-Mar-2018 8:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Earliest Cave Paintings Were Made by Neanderthals, Scientists Discover
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    22-Feb-2018 2:00 PM EST

Article ID: 689960

Earliest Cave Paintings Were Made by Neanderthals, Scientists Discover

University of Southampton

Scientists have found the first major evidence that Neanderthals made cave paintings, indicating they may have had an artistic sense similar to our own.

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22-Feb-2018 8:05 AM EST

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