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Restricting flavoured vapes could harm smoking cessation efforts, finds study

Restricting the choice of flavoured vapes, also known as e-cigarettes, could have an adverse effect on the many adults who use them to reduce or quit smoking, according to a new University of Bristol-led study published in the journal Harm Reduction.
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Research signals major milestone in cutting harmful gases that deplete ozone and worsen global warming

A new study has revealed significant progress in the drive to reduce levels in the atmosphere of chemicals that destroy Earth’s ozone layer, confirming the success of historic regulations limiting their production.
10-Jun-2024 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Two can play that game: juvenile dolphins who play together are more successful as adults

Juvenile social play predicts adult reproductive success in male bottlenose dolphins, a new study has found.
6-Jun-2024 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Former UK city Mayor and Cabot Institute join forces to help make all cities fairer, better, and more sustainable

Cities play a pivotal role in overcoming the pressing challenges posed by climate change – and the University of Bristol is ramping up efforts to support them on a local, national, and international level.
7-Jun-2024 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Boosting key protein in eye cells could prevent age-related vision loss, international team finds

Increasing the levels of a key protein in the cells at the back of the eye could help protect against the leading cause of vision loss among older adults, finds a new discovery made by researchers from the UK, US, Germany and Australia.
4-Jun-2024 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Fishy mystery of Bristol marine reptile solved

The identity of a local prehistoric marine reptile has finally been revealed after experts discovered that some of its remains actually belonged to fish.
5-Jun-2024 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Summer droughts in Northern hemisphere increasingly likely as seasonal streamflows change

Declining snowfall is changing the seasonal patterns of streamflow throughout the Northern hemisphere boosting chances of water shortages in the summer, scientists have found.
4-Jun-2024 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Origins of Welsh dragons finally exposed by experts

A large fossil discovery has helped shed light on the history of dinosaurs in Wales.
30-May-2024 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Bristol researchers set to join leading experts at COP28 as world ‘stands on edge of burning bridge’ to tackle climate change

A team of University of Bristol experts are poised to join the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference, which will hold the world to account in addressing humanity’s most urgent and ambitious challenge.
23-Nov-2023 5:05 AM EST

Top Climate Experts Set to Share Expertise on Global Stage at COP27

A team of leading University of Bristol researchers on hot topics, ranging from climate change policy to adapting to a warming world and ensuring the transition to a net zero economy is fair, are poised to join the 2022 United Nations Climate Change...
4-Nov-2022 10:45 AM EDT

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Leading global experts set to join charge against climate change at COP26

A team of University of Bristol experts on a wide range of hot topics spanning climate change, environmental justice, emissions, sustainable energy, green finance and the economy are poised to join the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference,...
25-Oct-2021 9:00 AM EDT

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