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Scientists discover the secret of Galápagos' rich ecosystem

New research has unlocked the mystery of how the Galápagos Islands, a rocky, volcanic outcrop, with only modest rainfall and vegetation, is able to sustain its unique wildlife habitats.
14-Jan-2021 10:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

Chance played a major role in keeping Earth fit for life

A study by the University of Southampton gives a new perspective on why our planet has managed to stay habitable for billions of years - concluding it is almost certainly due, at least in part, to luck.
14-Dec-2020 2:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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'The robot made me do it': Robots encourage risk-taking behaviour in people

New research has shown robots can encourage people to take greater risks in a simulated gambling scenario than they would if there was nothing to influence their behaviours.
11-Dec-2020 12:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Study reveals COVID-19 transmission rate on trains

A study by scientists from the University of Southampton has examined the chances of catching COVID-19 in a train carriage carrying an infectious person.
31-Jul-2020 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study shows how caring responsibilities affect health and restrict ability to work

New research from the University of Southampton has highlighted inequalities faced by men and women over the age of fifty with caring responsibilities.
16-Jun-2020 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New study allows brain and artificial neurons to link up over the web

Research on novel nanoelectronics devices led by the University of Southampton enabled brain neurons and artificial neurons to communicate with each other.
26-Feb-2020 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Study analyses potential global spread of new coronavirus

Experts in population mapping at the University of Southampton have identified cities and provinces within mainland China, and cities and countries worldwide, which are at high-risk from the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
28-Jan-2020 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Outbursts of hot wind detected close to black hole

An international team of astrophysicists from Southampton, Oxford and South Africa have detected a very hot, dense outflowing wind close to a black hole at least 25,000 light-years from Earth.
7-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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