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'Baby-boomers vs. young generation' not the problem with financial inequality - study

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Fears of inter-generational tension between young and old are unfounded, according to a new study.
Date:
22/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Visiting virtual beach improves patient experiences during dental procedures

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A team of researchers at the Universities of Birmingham, Plymouth, and Exeter carried out a study as to whether virtual reality experiences could reduce anxiety in patients undergoing dental procedures such as fillings and tooth extractions.
Date:
16/06/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham forms part of new unique kidney biobank

University of Birmingham forms part of new unique kidney biobank
Description
The University of Birmingham is to work with charity Kidney Research UK to provide tissue analysis for the first kidney biobank covering England, Scotland and Wales being launched today.
Date:
14/06/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

 University of Birmingham signs three agreements with Chinese partners

 University of Birmingham signs three agreements with Chinese partners
Description
The University of Birmingham has signed agreements with three Chinese partners as part of a major visit to the UK by leaders from Guangdong province.
Date:
13/06/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research

Volcanic 'plumerang' could impact human health

Volcanic 'plumerang' could impact human health
Description
A new study has found a previously undetected potential health risk from the high concentration of small particles found in a boomerang-like return of a volcanic plume.
Date:
13/06/2017
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
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