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thumbnail Solving society's greatest challenges

Newcastle University is helping to launch a £10 million prize to solve one of the greatest scientific problems facing the world today.

published on: 20th May 2014

thumbnail Paralysed hand able to move again

For the first time scientists have been able to restore the ability to grasp with a paralysed hand using spinal cord stimulation.

published on: 19th May 2014

thumbnail Newcastle University signs animal agreement

Newcastle University has become a signatory to a new Concordat on Openess in Animal Research.

published on: 14th May 2014

thumbnail Damaged protein could be key to premature ageing

Scientists have found that the condition of key proteins in the mitochondria -the batteries of cells- could be used to predict, and eventually treat premature ageing. And restricting diet could be one way of making this happen.

published on: 12th May 2014

thumbnail Ice-loss moves the Earth 250 miles beneath our feet

At the surface, Antarctica is a motionless and frozen landscape.  Yet hundreds of miles down the Earth is moving at a rapid rate, new research has shown.

published on: 12th May 2014

thumbnail Independent body of experts needed to inform energy policy

The UK’s energy industry is fragmented and a ‘system architect’ is needed to inform technical decisions and take a holistic view of the energy system in order to secure the country’s future energy supply, experts are warning.

published on: 7th May 2014

Digitally Driven

Bus-driver banter could become a thing of the past thanks to new technology installed to make sure there is always an equal distance between buses, experts reveal.

published on: 1st May 2014

thumbnail Evidence that yoga can keep pregnant women stress free

For the first time researchers in the UK have studied the effects of yoga on pregnant women, and found that it can reduce the risk of them developing anxiety and depression.

published on: 1st May 2014

thumbnail A career in the fast lane

A Newcastle University student is living the dream after landing a job in Formula 1 with Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains (HPP).

published on: 30th April 2014

thumbnail Whitefly confused by cacophony of smells

Bombarding pests with smells from many different plants temporarily confuses them and hinders their ability to feed, new research has shown.

published on: 28th April 2014

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