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Study uses GPS technology to predict football injuries

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Footballers' injuries may be predicted by looking at players' workloads during training and competition, according to new research.Researchers discovered that the greatest injury risk occurred when players accumulated a very high number of short bursts of speed during training over a three-week period.
Date:
03/08/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Sport

University of Birmingham develops a cloud-computing platform to further the analysis of microbial genomes

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Academics and computing staff at the University of Birmingham have launched a new cloud-based microbial bioinformatics resource, which is believed to be the largest of its kind in the world.
Date:
29/07/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

EEG scans could help diagnose levels of awareness in patients with a disorder of consciousness

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New research suggests that an electroencephalogram (EEG) could be a strong indicator of the level of awareness of patients in a vegetative state after a severe brain injury.
Date:
27/07/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Olympic bid cities should boost bargaining position to avoid future risk

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Cities bidding to host future Olympic Games should sharpen their negotiating skills to help avoid financial ruin - according to a University of Birmingham report.
Date:
20/07/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Humans perceive time somewhere in between reality and our expectations

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New research, using a Bayesian inference model of audio and visual stimuli, has shown how our perception of time lies mid-way between reality and our expectations.
Date:
14/07/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
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