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Dose matters: HIV drug could prevent coronaviruses, study finds

New research by the University of Bristol has shown how an HIV drug could stop many coronavirus diseases, including the SARS-CoV-2 variants, when given to infected cells at the right concentration. The findings could strengthen the arsenal of...
5-Dec-2023 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Drugs already licensed could be trialled to potentially treat secondary brain cancer, new research finds

The largest review of papers for brain cancer that has spread from the lungs has found abnormalities in the brain cancer and for which licensed drugs could be clinically trialled to find out if they could treat the disease.
29-Nov-2023 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Pioneering study shows schools are providing ‘fourth emergency service’ feeding families in desperate need

New research has exposed how food charity in schools is becoming mainstreamed across England amidst the cost-of-living crisis, welfare cutbacks, and entrenched poverty.
27-Nov-2023 1:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Network of robots can successfully monitor pipes using acoustic wave sensors

An inspection design method and procedure by which mobile robots can inspect large pipe structures has been demonstrated with the successful inspection of multiple defects on a three-meter long steel pipe using guided acoustic wave sensors.
27-Nov-2023 5:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Company founded by University of Bristol academic develops revolutionary fusion reactor

A company founded by a University of Bristol academic is pioneering a new technology that has the potential to revolutionise cancer diagnosis and treatment.
28-Nov-2023 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New research finds that ultra-processed foods taste no better than less processed foods

New research that compared the taste perception of less processed foods with ultra-processed foods (UPFs), found participants viewed UPFs no more pleasant tasting than less processed foods.
24-Nov-2023 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Obesity may not be the only factor to link ultra-processed foods to higher risk of mouth, throat and oesophagus cancers

Eating more ultra-processed foods (UPFs) may be associated with a higher risk of developing cancers of upper aerodigestive tract (including the mouth, throat and oesophagus), according to a new study led by researchers from the University of Bristol...
20-Nov-2023 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Skunks’ warning stripes less prominent where predators are sparse, study finds

Striped skunks are less likely to evolve with their famous and white markings where the threat of predation from mammals is low, scientists from the University of Bristol, Montana and Long Beach, California have discovered.
20-Nov-2023 5:05 AM EST 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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