November 2010

Chill winds keep the ravages of time at bay

Chill winds keep the ravages of time at bay

Posted by pt91 at Nov 30, 2010 11:55 AM |

As the winter cold sets in across Britain, it might be a sobering thought that geologists at Leicester have discovered that fierce glacial winds are behind the preservation of fossils in Africa.

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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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A slam dunk for University's women basketball players

A slam dunk for University's women basketball players

Posted by vm64 at Nov 26, 2010 05:05 PM |

An agreement between the University of Leicester and the City of Leicester Lady Hoops Basketball club will provide a boost for women’s basketball in the city.

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What's on this week at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 28, 2010 09:00 AM |

Events from Monday 29 November to Sunday 5 December 2010

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Genetic markers that lead to 'sticky' blood cells discovered

Genetic markers that lead to 'sticky' blood cells discovered

Posted by pt91 at Nov 26, 2010 11:25 AM |

Scientists have made a breakthrough in identifying people at risk of developing potentially fatal blood clots that can lead to a heart attack.

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Seeing purple: University scientist on tackling pancreatic cancer

Seeing purple: University scientist on tackling pancreatic cancer

Posted by pt91 at Nov 25, 2010 04:00 PM |

The charity Pancreatic Cancer UK is urging people to wear the colour purple to raise awareness of this highly resistant disease.

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