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Islamic banking lends advantage to financial institutions

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Switching from conventional 'Western' financial practices to Islamic banking gives distinct advantages to banks, with the change improving the liquidity and value of stocks.
Date:
15/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham – Punjab partnership aims to tackle Indian women's cancer

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Experts from the University of Birmingham today joined Indian partners to lay the foundations for a new study into women's cancers that could help to diagnose, treat and prevent the disease.
Date:
14/09/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Green city in UAE desert has much to teach the world

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A new desert city in the United Arab Emirates without light switches or water taps has much to teach people around the world about saving energy and precious resources.
Date:
14/09/2016
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Birmingham awarded £12m for new Biomedical Research Centre

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The Department of Health has today awarded Birmingham £12m to help advance research into inflammatory diseases.
Date:
14/09/2016

Researchers find way of developing composites that self-heal at very low temperatures

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Scientists have developed a method of allowing materials, commonly used in aircraft and satellites, to self-heal cracks at temperatures well below freezing. The paper, published in Royal Society Open Science, is the first to show that self-healing materials can be manipulated to operate at very low temperatures (-60°C).
Date:
14/09/2016
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research
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