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Cash incentives drive weight loss in men

A major UK study led by health experts at the University of Stirling has found that offering financial incentives is effective in helping men to lose weight.
14-May-2024 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New snail-inspired robot can climb walls

A robot, designed to mimic the motion of a snail, has been developed by researchers at the University of Bristol.
14-May-2024 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

World-first regulations to combat sedentary behaviour among children in China show global promise

Pioneering measures to tackle sedentary behaviour among children in China have proved effective, according to new research.
8-May-2024 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Unlocking insights into insomnia

GP data can provide unique insights into common health conditions, new research looking at insomnia symptom prevalence in England has shown. The University of Bristol-led study, published in BMJ Open today [8 May], also highlights the value of...
7-May-2024 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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T. rex not as smart as previously claimed, scientists find

Dinosaurs were as smart as reptiles but not as intelligent as monkeys, as former research suggests.
26-Apr-2024 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists discover higher levels of CO2 increase survival of viruses in the air and transmission risk

A new study has revealed for the first time the vital role carbon dioxide (CO2) plays in determining the lifespan of airborne viruses – namely SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. It clearly showed keeping CO2 levels in check helps to...
26-Apr-2024 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Laser technology offers breakthrough in detecting illegal ivory

A new way of quickly distinguishing between illegal elephant ivory and legal mammoth tusk ivory could prove critical to fighting the illegal ivory trade. A laser-based approach developed by scientists at the Universities of Bristol and Lancaster,...
23-Apr-2024 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Super Mario hackers’ tricks could protect software from bugs, study finds

Video gamers who exploit glitches in games can help experts better understand buggy software, students at the University of Bristol suggest.
23-Apr-2024 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Bristol researchers set to join leading experts at COP28 as world ‘stands on edge of burning bridge’ to tackle climate change

A team of University of Bristol experts are poised to join the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference, which will hold the world to account in addressing humanity’s most urgent and ambitious challenge.
23-Nov-2023 5:05 AM EST

Top Climate Experts Set to Share Expertise on Global Stage at COP27

A team of leading University of Bristol researchers on hot topics, ranging from climate change policy to adapting to a warming world and ensuring the transition to a net zero economy is fair, are poised to join the 2022 United Nations Climate Change...
4-Nov-2022 10:45 AM EDT

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Leading global experts set to join charge against climate change at COP26

A team of University of Bristol experts on a wide range of hot topics spanning climate change, environmental justice, emissions, sustainable energy, green finance and the economy are poised to join the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference,...
25-Oct-2021 9:00 AM EDT

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