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'Brummie' water fleas prepared for their trip to space

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Local 'Daphnia' waterfleas are currently being prepared by scientists at the University of Birmingham for their trip to the International Space Station (ISS), where they will be observed by astronauts.
Date:
22/12/2014
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Sex marks the spot – treasure trove of images reveal life in 1960s red light district

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Previously unseen images have laid bare the lives of sex workers in the city in a University of Birmingham research project. The study will continue investigations into a photographic archive thanks to funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council.
Date:
19/12/2014
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research

University of Birmingham's arts research among best in world

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The University of Birmingham's arts and humanities researchers have been ranked among the best in the world in a UK-wide research quality survey released today.
Date:
18/12/2014
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research

'On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me, a 3D printed Penguin family'

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Could Santa be 3D printing your presents next year? Potentially - academics from the University of Birmingham have created a festive family of penguins using 3D laser printers.
Date:
18/12/2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences

Unique forest experiment given the green light

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A major new decade-long experiment to study the impact of climate and environmental change on woodlands took a step closer to reality this week as planning permission was granted by Stafford Borough Council to the University of Birmingham.
Date:
18/12/2014
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
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