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What does your name say about you? And why do you prefer certain food?

What does your name say about you? And why do you prefer certain food?

Posted by vm64 at Dec 09, 2010 12:30 PM |

With our new series of public lectures at the University, we are making science more accessible and exciting for the public.

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Leicester graduates in the news: Tariq Shah

Leicester graduates in the news: Tariq Shah

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 29, 2010 11:20 AM |

The Columbia Daily Tribune (that’s Columbia, Missouri) has a feature on Tariq Shah, a Leicester biology graduate managing a successful animal oncology business.

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New urine test that could spot pre-eclampsia

New urine test that could spot pre-eclampsia

Posted by pt91 at Nov 24, 2010 05:05 PM |

A team of researchers from the University of Leicester and the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust has discovered a test that could potentially give an early warning of a pregnancy complication.

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Dawn of a new scientific discipline: Microbial endocrinology

Dawn of a new scientific discipline: Microbial endocrinology

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 15, 2010 12:10 PM |

New book shows that bacteria can tell when you’re stressed – and take advantage of it.

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Local films for local people: conservation project trains up film-makers in Africa

Local films for local people: conservation project trains up film-makers in Africa

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 02, 2010 01:58 PM |

Film is a great way to engage people in conservation matters but usually those films and TV programmes are made by professional wildlife film-makers. Which is fine for global audiences, but if a film with a conservation message is aimed at a community, wouldn’t it be better if it was made by someone in that community?

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