Science and Environment

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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The best books on Anthropocene Oceans

The best books on Anthropocene Oceans

Posted by ap507 at Jan 19, 2018 02:00 PM |

Geologist Professor Jan Zalasiewicz discusses the danger posed to oceans by the Anthropocene – and how we can work together to protect them

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