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fossil shows Europe had different herbivorous dinosaurs to America and Asia

Scientists have discovered a new species of small plant-eating dinosaur on the Isle of Wight in southern England (UK). The new species, Vectidromeus insularis, is the second member of the hypsilophodont family to be found on the island, suggesting...
14-Sep-2023 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New international guidelines will improve cystic fibrosis treatment

A team of global experts have spent a decade creating a guide to clinical assessments which help inform exercise training for people living with cystic fibrosis.
10-Aug-2023 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Belief in animal​​s’ capacity for emotion linked to better health and welfare

Working equids whose owners believe in their capacity to feel emotion have significantly better health and welfare outcomes than those whose owners do not, according to new research by the University of Portsmouth and international animal welfare...
12-Jul-2023 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Can biodegradable fishing gear help reduce the cost of ghost fishing?

New research has found that the design of biodegradable fishing gear needs to improve if it is to help address the environmental and economic impacts of ‘ghost fishing’.
11-Jul-2023 8:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Babies talk more around man-made objects than natural ones

A new study, led by the University of Portsmouth, suggests young children are more vocal when interacting with toys and household items, highlighting their importance for developing language skills.
29-Jun-2023 8:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

First side-necked turtle ever discovered in UK

The first side-necked turtle ever to be found in the UK has been discovered by an amateur fossil collector and palaeontologists at the University of Portsmouth.
13-Jun-2023 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study finds socially tolerant monkeys have better impulse control

Socially tolerant species are better at controlling their emotions and behaviours, according to a new study of one of humanity's closest relatives.
8-Jun-2023 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Reusable packaging revolution is close - experts say

A detailed plan to transform product packaging and significantly cut plastic production and pollution has been developed by researchers.
30-May-2023 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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