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Expert Reaction: May faces vote of no confidence

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 12:21
A lecturer in British politics at the University of York comments on the latest leadership challenge facing Teresa May, ahead of a vote of no confidence that is set to take place on Wednesday, 12 December.
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Brain activity shows development of visual sensitivity in autism

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 00:01
Research investigating how the brain responds to visual patterns in people with autism has shown that sensory responses change between childhood and adulthood.
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Staff shortage leaves home care sector struggling

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 00:01
Limited funding and staff shortages are significantly affecting home care services in some areas, a new report from the University of York has found.
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Cold comfort – vulnerable groups frozen out of initiatives to keep people warm, report warns

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 23:50
Many disabled people and families with children on low incomes are frozen out of schemes to support fuel poor households, a major new report warns.
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New light-based technology reveals how cells communicate in human disease

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 20:00
Scientists at the University of York have developed a new technique that uses light to understand how cells communicate in human disease.
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Scientists reveal how chemical that drives cats ‘crazy’ is produced

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 15:00
Researchers have shown how catnip produces the chemicals that send cats into a state of frenzy.
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Expert reaction: May set to delay key Brexit vote

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 14:41
An expert in British politics reacts to the news that Theresa May is set to call off the Commons vote on her Brexit deal.
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University of York recognised in UK’s Best Breakthroughs list

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 09:21
The University of York’s world-renowned Centre for Health Economics (CHE) is being celebrated for its transformational impact on the NHS and UK health policy.
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Does Ted Hughes’ Pike owe a debt to little-known female poet?

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 14:22
New research suggests Ted Hughes’ Pike owes an unacknowledged debt to a forgotten poem by Amy Lowell.
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Don’t quibble with a Gribble: why a curious crustacean could hold secret to making renewable energy from wood

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 10:00
Scientists studying the digestive system of a curious wood-eating crustacean have discovered it may hold the key to sustainably converting wood into biofuel.
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More than half of female heart patients missing out on aftercare

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 15:44
More than 55% of women do not take up cardiac rehabilitation following heart issues, according to a new report.
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York atmospheric scientist secures major sponsorship deal from high-tech company

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 11:39
An atmospheric scientist at the University of York has been awarded a £170,000 grant after the CEO of a major international company heard him speak at a conference and was so impressed he offered him a sponsorship deal.
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Could yoga benefit older people with long-term health conditions?

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 00:01
Researchers are investigating the clinical benefits and cost effectiveness of a specially-adapted yoga programme for older people with multiple long-term health conditions.
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Early warnings of the health impacts of climate change are becoming louder and stronger

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 23:30
More people worldwide are vulnerable to the health impacts of climate change than ever before, according to a major new report involving researchers at the University of York.
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Expert Reaction: Human and lion conflict in the Serengeti

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 00:01
Experts in conservation and environmental change at the University of York comment on the human interactions with the wildlife of the Serengeti, following the story of the Maasai Mara lion pride in the BBC's Dynasties.
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Researchers find worrying link between problem gambling and video game loot boxes

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 11/22/2018 - 00:01
A major new study has provided the first evidence of a potentially dangerous link between problem gambling and video game loot boxes.
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DNA with a twist: Discovery could further antibiotic drug development

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 14:26
Scientists reveal how a ‘molecular machine’ in bacterial cells prevents fatal DNA twisting, which could be crucial in the development of new antibiotic treatments.
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York Festival of Ideas scoops Culture Award for second year running

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 11:11
For a second successive year, the York Festival of Ideas has won the award for Outstanding Cultural Festival (Large) at the York Culture Awards.
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Major new report connects North’s poor health with poor productivity

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 23:50
Poor health has been linked with the North’s poor productivity for the first time, according to a major new report involving research by the University of York.
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Expert Reaction: The ultimate survivors of BBC's Dynasties

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 09:51
Marine conservation biologist at the University of York comments on the Emperor Penguin's fight for survival, as depicted in episode two of BBC's Dynasties.
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