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New insight into bacterial infections found in the noses of healthy cattle 16 August 2019 New research led by academics at the University of Bristol Veterinary and Medical Schools used the 'One Health' approach to study three bacterial species in the noses of young cattle and found the carriage of the bacteria was surprisingly different. The findings which combined ideas and methods from both animal and human health research could help prevent and control respiratory diseases.
  • Over a quarter of those engaging with esports betting tweets in the UK are children 20 August 2019 Over a quarter of those engaging with esports betting tweets are children under the age of 16, according to a new report which suggests esports gambling may be as attractive to children as the computer games themselves.
  • New insight into bacterial infections found in the noses of healthy cattle 16 August 2019 New research led by academics at the University of Bristol Veterinary and Medical Schools used the 'One Health' approach to study three bacterial species in the noses of young cattle and found the carriage of the bacteria was surprisingly different. The findings which combined ideas and methods from both animal and human health research could help prevent and control respiratory diseases.
  • Could biological clocks in plants set the time for crop spraying? 16 August 2019 Plants can tell the time, and this affects their responses to certain herbicides used in agriculture according to new research led by the University of Bristol. The study, in collaboration with Syngenta, found that plant circadian rhythms regulate the sensitivity of plants to a widely used herbicide according to the time of day. The findings could benefit agriculture by reducing crop loss and improving harvests.
  • See the Earth up close in Bristol this weekend 16 August 2019 Following the success of Museum of the Moon in 2017 and The Impossible Garden last summer, the University of Bristol is delighted to host another spectacular installation by Bristol-based artist Luke Jerram.
  • Scientists reveal how a faulty gene leads to kidney disease 15 August 2019 New insights into why a faulty gene involved in a devastating form of a kidney condition called nephrotic syndrome leads to disease in some patients have been identified in new Kidney Research UK-funded research led by the University of Bristol. The findings, published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), could pave the way for new ways to prevent or treat the condition, by revealing new targets to intervene in the process. Around 1 in 50,000 children are diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome each year.
  • Human flight made reality, the sky’s no limit for Bristol Engineering students 15 August 2019 Developing jet-powered human flight suits may sound like science fiction, but Bristols Aerospace Engineering students are helping to make it reality, thanks to a collaboration between world-leading human flight suit manufacturer, Gravity Industries and the University of Bristol.
  • University of Bristol climbs Academic Ranking of World Universities 15 August 2019 The University of Bristol has been ranked 8th in the UK and has risen 10 places to 64th in the world, according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) published today.
  • Ice sheets impact core elements of the Earth’s carbon cycle 15 August 2019 The Earths carbon cycle is crucial in controlling the greenhouse gas content of our atmosphere, and ultimately our climate.
  • Festival of discovery returns to Bristol 15 August 2019 Step back in time aboard Brunels SS Great Britain or glimpse the future with the latest in robotics, at FUTURES, a free festival of discovery which returns to Bristol this September [Friday 27 and Saturday 28].
  • Dinosaur brains from baby to adult 15 August 2019 New research by a University of Bristol palaeontology post-graduate student has revealed fresh insights into how the braincase of the dinosaur Psittacosaurus developed and how this tells us about its posture.
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