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Scientists discover rapid sea level rise along the Atlantic coast of North America 300 years ago

York University RSS News Feed - 7 hours 53 min ago
Sea levels along a stretch of the Atlantic coast of North America in the 18th Century were rising almost as fast as in the 20th Century, a new study has revealed.
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Use of the Mental Health Act to detain people in hospital has become an overused last resort

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 15:39
Detention under the Mental Health Act has become an overused last resort, according to a survey of mental health professionals.
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Hate speech dominates social media platform when users want answers on terrorism

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 11:12
People often resort to using hate speech when searching about terrorism on a community social media platform, a study has found.
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Report highlights impact of poor indoor air quality on children’s health

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 02/18/2020 - 13:11
There is growing evidence that respiratory problems among children may be exacerbated by indoor air pollution in homes, schools and nurseries, according to a report which involved a University of York academic.
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By royal appointment – Vice-Chancellor to receive prestigious award on behalf of University at Buckingham Palace

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 02/18/2020 - 09:00
The pioneering work of the University of York’s Structural Biology Laboratory in the Department of Chemistry will this week receive Royal recognition during a prestigious ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
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Almost £1 million of funding secured for bioeconomy research

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 00:01
A project using waste from pea processing to clean water is one of seven projects which have just received funding from the THYME project to boost the region’s bioeconomy
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Pioneering Scottish marine project paves the way for the revival of UK seabeds

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 02/13/2020 - 05:00
Marine life has returned at dramatic levels to an area of water off the west coast of Scotland where fishing has been prohibited, a new study from the University of York shows.
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One in five patients suffer from anxiety after stroke, study suggests

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 02/11/2020 - 10:49
Anxiety affects one in five patients around the world after a stroke, a major new review suggests.
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GP care is valuable for young people with life-limiting conditions - reducing the need for emergency healthcare

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 02/11/2020 - 00:05
Regular involvement of a GP in the care of children and young people with life-limiting conditions can reduce hospital admissions, a new study has found.
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One thousand trees for One Planet Week

York University RSS News Feed - Sun, 02/09/2020 - 23:00
University of York staff and students aim to plant 1,000 trees in one day as part of the University’s One Planet Week.
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From soup to cells: a potential role for gels in the chemistry of life

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 02/07/2020 - 11:00
A study by scientists at the University of York casts new light on the role of chemistry in the evolution of life.
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Scientists discover how rogue communications between cells lead to Leukaemia

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 02/06/2020 - 19:00
New research has deciphered how rogue communications in blood stem cells can cause Leukaemia.
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Hot pots helped ancient Siberian hunters survive the Ice Age

York University RSS News Feed - Sat, 02/01/2020 - 00:01
A new study shows that ancient Siberian hunters created heat resistant pots so that they could cook hot meals - surviving the harshest seasons of the ice age by extracting nutritious bone grease and marrow from meat.
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Online presence of inspiring Yorkshire women boosted by University event

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 01/31/2020 - 13:16
Staff, students and members of the public are coming together at the University of York to boost the representation of Yorkshire’s women scientists and innovators on Wikipedia.
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York academic leads global preclinical response to coronavirus emergency

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 01/31/2020 - 12:08
A York academic is leading preclinical research to help to determine the characteristics of coronavirus and to test new potential vaccines.
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Records from Cravens add missing ingredient to York’s sweet story

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 01/31/2020 - 09:40
The missing chapter of York’s confectionery story has come to light following a donation of records from sweet-maker MA Craven and Son.
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Academic says the medical marijuana industry is using ‘underhand’ marketing strategies

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 01/29/2020 - 09:28
An academic from the University of York claims that some marijuana companies are using underhand marketing techniques to mislead consumers about their products’ medicinal benefits.
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Fundraisers honoured for donations to cancer research at the University of York

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 01/28/2020 - 15:50
Fundraisers across Yorkshire have been honoured by the University of York who welcomed York Against Cancer into its College of Benefactors.
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History demonstrates need for urgent action to ensure ethical research in global health emergencies

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 01/28/2020 - 00:01
Experts are calling for urgent action to ensure research undertaken in global health emergencies is carried out ethically.
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Sound of an Egyptian mummy heard again for first time in 3,000 years

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 15:50
The sound of a mummified priest has been heard for the first time in 3,000 years, thanks to ingenious research by a team of academics.
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