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Iron dissolved by air pollution may increase ocean potential to trap carbon

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Iron particles generated by cities and industry are being dissolved by man-made air pollution and washed into the sea – potentially increasing the amount of greenhouse gases that the world's oceans can absorb, a new study suggests.
Date:
01/03/2017
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

UK and Indian experts meet for clean cold boost to farmers' income

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UK and Indian experts today joined forces with their counterparts in India to explore how 'clean cold' technology can provide people across the Indian subcontinent with fresher food whilst boosting incomes for farmers in India.
Date:
28/02/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research

Birmingham develops blueprint for future Indian cities

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham worked with children, young people and their families living in a new urban development in India to understand the everyday experiences of urban transformation – with the results informing the future development of Indian cities.
Date:
16/02/2017
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Birmingham's early warning system flags global financial crises

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed a new 'early warning system' that could help policymakers around the world take action to avert or lessen the impact of financial crisis.
Date:
14/02/2017
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences

Scientists use smartphones to measure train ride comfort

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Passengers could soon be using their mobile phones to help rail companies around the globe improve the ride quality on their trains, thanks to new research.
Date:
13/02/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research
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