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New DNA origami technique promises breakthroughs in medicine

A new study led by the University of Portsmouth in England has developed an innovative method to customise and strengthen DNA origami structures, which could lead to advances in medicine, biotechnology, and beyond.
9-May-2024 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study finds distinct patterns lead to domestic partner homicide

Researchers have analysed more than 30 years of Canadian criminal records to shed light on intimate partner homicide indicators.
1-May-2024 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study reveals household spending trends over 30 years

A new study led by the University of Portsmouth has used 30 years of data from the Office for National Statistics to distinguish between how much people spent on essential and non-essential goods and services.
17-Apr-2024 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The hidden role of the Milky Way in ancient Egyptian mythology

A new study by a University of Portsmouth astrophysicist sheds light on the relationship between the Milky Way and the Egyptian sky-goddess Nut.
10-Apr-2024 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers enable detection of remarkable gravitational-wave signal

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth’s Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation (ICG) have helped to detect a remarkable gravitational-wave signal, which could hold the key to solving a cosmic mystery. The discovery is from the latest...
5-Apr-2024 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Pollen is a promising sustainable tool in the bone regeneration process

A new study, led by the University of Portsmouth in England, has used pollen to grow hydroxyapatite capsules, so the mineral can better support bone regeneration.
3-Apr-2024 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Earlier retirement for people with chronic musculoskeletal pain

Frequent musculoskeletal pain is linked with an increased risk of exiting work and retiring earlier, according to a new study from the University of Portsmouth.
20-Mar-2024 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Caught on camera: grey seal spits at sea eagle in never seen before encounter

A grey seal has been seen spitting a jet of water at a sea eagle, a defensive behaviour that hasn’t been reported before, according to a new study from the University of Portsmouth.
6-Mar-2024 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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