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Research captures how human sperm swim in 3D

This press release was updated and reissued on 12 August following concerns about some of the mathematical conclusions*.
12-Aug-2020 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Overall COVID-19 intensive care mortality has fallen by a third since the start of the pandemic, studies suggest

A systematic review and meta-analysis of published studies from three continents shows overall mortality of COVID-19 patients in intensive care units (ICUs) has fallen from almost 60% at the end of March to 42% at the end of May — a relative...
15-Jul-2020 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Bristol engineers pioneer project to protect Nepal’s future generations from earthquakes

In 2015, a devastating earthquake in Nepal resulted in the loss of 9,000 lives, 3.5 million people left homeless and entire neighbourhoods flattened. To prevent destruction on the same scale again, the multidisciplinary team behind The SAFER...
7-Jul-2020 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Why it's no last orders for the Tequila bat

Native to the Americas, the tequila bat (Leptonycteris yerbabuenae) lives in caves in some of the hottest desert areas in Mexico.
6-Jul-2020 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Novel pathology could improve diagnosis and treatment of Huntington’s and other diseases

Bristol scientists have discovered a novel pathology that occurs in several human neurodegenerative diseases, including Huntington’s disease. The article, published in Brain Pathology, describes how SAFB1 expression occurs in both...
30-Jun-2020 7:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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MyWorld set to make South West a digital media leader on global stage

The South West is on track to become an international trailblazer in screen-based media thanks to £46 million funding, which will launch a creative media powerhouse called MyWorld and supercharge economic growth, generating more than 700 jobs.
26-Jun-2020 7:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Bizarre saber-tooth predator from South America was no saber-tooth cat

A new study led by researchers from the University of Bristol has shown that not all saber-tooths were fearsome predators.
24-Jun-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New research reveals how water in the deep Earth triggers earthquakes and tsunamis

In a new study, published in the journal Nature, an international team of scientists provide the first conclusive evidence directly linking deep Earth’s water cycle and its expressions with magmatic productivity and earthquake activity.
23-Jun-2020 1:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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