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Breakthrough technology enables crops to take nitrogen from air Jul 26, 4:24 pm
Washington, July 26 (ANI): Plant scientists from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom have announced a revolutionary new system which enables all of the world's crops to take nitrogen from the air rather than expensive and environmentally damaging fertilisers.
Why 'jumping genes' don't send us into meltdown Jun 21, 6:08 pm
Washington, June 21 (ANI): A team of researchers, led by academics at The University of Nottingham, have explained why the so-called "jumping genes" found in most living organisms don't ultimately kill off their hosts, putting an end to a long-standing scientific mystery.
British cyclists begin 3,000-mile journey across Sahara to deliver 'bottle of water' Jun 8, 11:31 am
London, June 8 (ANI): Two British cyclists have set off yesterday for a 3,000 mile journey across the Sahara Desert to hand over a 1.89 pound bottle of water.
'Junk DNA' could promote cancer progression May 30, 2:59 pm
Washington, May 30 (ANI): At least one genetic malfunction in a sequence considered junk DNA has a dire and specific effect: promoting cancer growth, scientists at The University of Nottingham have found.
Punishment can boost performance Mar 14, 9:43 am
Washington, March 14 (ANI): The stick can work just as well as the carrot in improving our performance.
Fully functioning fetal heart model in development Feb 26, 3:36 pm
Washington, Feb. 26 (ANI): Scientists have used a technology developed at The University of Nottingham in a study, which is aimed at developing the first comprehensive model of a fully functioning fetal heart.
Protein vital for development of malaria parasite disabled Feb 26, 11:47 am
Washington, February 26 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, researchers including an Indian origin have disabled a unique member of the signalling proteins, which are essential for the development of the malaria parasite.
Daily brisk stroll can help stave off Alzheimer's symptoms Jan 26, 9:59 am
London, January 26 (ANI): Taking a brisk stroll daily can help lower your chances of getting Alzheimer's disease, say scientists.
COPD 'not independent risk factor for lung cancer' Dec 16, 10:20 am
Washington, December 16(ANI): Many consider the presence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) itself to be an independent risk factor for lung cancer while others argue that smoking contributes to both COPD and lung cancer.
UK architect makes bricks from animal blood Nov 5, 3:00 pm
London, November 5 (ANI): A London-based architecture graduate has given a whole new meaning to the term 'red brick house' - by making them from animal blood.
Extra counselling 'doesn't help smokers kick the butt' Mar 24, 4:01 pm
London, March 24 (ANI): Offering free nicotine patches or intensive counselling may not help smokers quit the habit, says researchers.
Chew crisps for 20 secs to get 'salt burst' Feb 21, 4:51 pm
London, Feb 21 (ANI): You could be missing crisps' full saltiness by eating them too fast, say scientists.
Now, simple test to help diagnose deadly cancers Dec 15, 6:28 pm
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Researchers have developed a simple online calculator that could offer family GPs a powerful new tool to tackle two of the most deadly forms of cancer.
Flood-tolerant crops come closer to reality Oct 24, 7:36 pm
London, Oct 24 (ANI): A team of experts at the University of Nottingham and the University of California, Riverside, has identified the molecular mechanism plants use to sense low oxygen levels, which could eventually lead to the production of high-yielding, flood-tolerant crops.
Now, 'magic bullet' to detect very early cancers Oct 9, 5:45 pm
London, Oct 9 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Nottingham have devised a "magic bullet" to detect very early cancers.
Washington, July 3 (ANI): A new building material that can retain and release heat according to specific temperature requirements has been developed by researchers based at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC).
Washington, August 03 (ANI): Scientists at The University of Nottingham have developed a revolutionary biodegradable pellet that could transform the lives of thousands of children who suffer from glue ear.
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