Science and Environment

Coral reefs are at risk from rats that have invaded nearby islands

Coral reefs are at risk from rats that have invaded nearby islands

Posted by ap507 at Jul 12, 2018 09:39 AM |

In an article for The Conversation, Professors Mark Williams and Jan Zalasiewicz explain how new findings from the Chagos Islands are a perfect parable for the Anthropocene

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How Ethiopia and Kenya have put a world heritage site in danger

How Ethiopia and Kenya have put a world heritage site in danger

Posted by ap507 at Jul 09, 2018 09:40 AM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Sean Avery from our School of Geography, Geology and the Environment has discussed how Lake Turkana's status as a World Heritage Site hasn't protected it from environmental threats

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Descended testicles: DNA study drops new hints on secrets of low hanging glands

Descended testicles: DNA study drops new hints on secrets of low hanging glands

Posted by ap507 at Jun 29, 2018 09:28 AM |

In an article for The Conversation, PhD student Neil Adams discusses how 'molecular fossils' in the DNA of elephants could help explain why their testicles are inside their bodies

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Astronauts: Have You Got What It Takes? My journey to being selected as the BBC show’s final candidate

Astronauts: Have You Got What It Takes? My journey to being selected as the BBC show’s final candidate

Posted by ap507 at May 03, 2018 10:55 AM |

Dr Suzie Imber, Associate Professor in Space Physics at the University of Leicester, has been interviewed by Womanthology about her research, her role at Leicester and her passion for space

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Antibiotic resistance fight could get a little help from ants

Antibiotic resistance fight could get a little help from ants

Posted by ap507 at Feb 07, 2018 05:15 PM |

Dr Rob Hammond and PhD candidate Charlie Durant from our Department of Genetics and Genome Biology discuss how scientists are on the hunt for new ways to attack harmful microbes

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We can use colour to communicate how we feel – here’s how

We can use colour to communicate how we feel – here’s how

Posted by ap507 at Jan 22, 2018 02:29 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Nuala Morse discusses ways in which we can use colour to develop non-verbal approaches to assess mood and well-being outcomes

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