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Scientists reveal how fish adapt to toxic levels of pollution

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A new report identifies the genetic mechanism responsible for evolutionary adaptation to toxic pollution observed in wild Atlantic killifish populations.
Date:
09/12/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Birmingham and Indian scientists meet to investigate air pollution causes

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Scientists at the University of Birmingham are in Delhi and working with their Indian counterparts to help young researchers better understand the causes, sources and effects of pollution in India and the UK.
Date:
02/12/2016
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Birmingham drought experts launch pilot project to work with African communities on building resilience

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Experts at the University of Birmingham are launching an interdisciplinary project called CreativeDrought to prepare rural communities in Africa for possible future drought by combining local knowledge with environmental science.
Date:
23/11/2016
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Birmingham experts team up with Indian leaders aiming for sports boost

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The University of Birmingham and the Sports Authority of India (SAI) have signed a new agreement to work together and help improve the sporting performance of India's athletes.
Date:
17/11/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Sport

Smart sensors could end rail chaos from 'leaves on the line'

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Train delays due to leaves on the line could be a thing of the past if a prototype developed at the University of Birmingham is adopted by railway networks.
Date:
16/11/2016
Categories:
Corporate Services, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
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