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Read the latest news from the University, from student success stories and alumni achievements to research breakthroughs across our 5 faculties.

11 articles found

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Scientists discover new genetic disease that delays brain development in children Researchers found that changes in a gene called coat protein complex 1 (COPB1) caused this rare genetic disease.

30 March 2021 4 min read

Scientists have discovered a new genetic disease, which causes some children’s brains to develop abnormally, resulting in delayed intellectual development and often early onset cataracts.

Person in white coat and blue gloves putting liquid in a glass beaker in a lab

‘Canary in the mine’ warning following new discovery of the effects of pollutants on fertility

01 March 2021 3 min read

New research has found that shrimp like creatures on the South Coast of England have 70 per cent less sperm than less polluted locations elsewhere in the world.

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Shipworms' competitive sex frenzy caught on film

09 December 2020 3 min read

A competitive sexual frenzy in which bigger appendages have the most success of reproducing might sound like the briefing for a porn film, but instead, it’s the finding of a new study examining a clam.

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Scientists to explore future use of bacteria based active agents

17 December 2018 2 min read

Researchers have received funding to explore the potential of biosurfactants which could replace harmful petroleum based surfactants in everyday products.

A female student in the lab looking through a microscope

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