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Levels of antibodies in saliva are associated with risk of mortality

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New research from the University of Birmingham has found that lower levels of antibodies in saliva are associated with of an elevated risk of mortality, and could be an early indicator of risk.
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23/12/2015

Birmingham partners with China State Grid to build a joint lab in novel energy storage technologies

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The University of Birmingham has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Smart Grid Research Institute (SGRI) of State Grid Corporation of China to develop a joint laboratory in energy storage.
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22/12/2015

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - November 2015

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The 'spooky' effects of Quantum Mechanics, Doing Cold Smarter, Virtual Reality and more...
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21/12/2015

Human decision-making in using objects

Human decision-making in using objects
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A recently published research paper has provided further insight into how humans decide how to use an object, a question which has long been of interest to psychologists.
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21/12/2015

Offender strategies in online sexual exploitation

Offender strategies in online sexual exploitation
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A recently published paper has looked at the strategies that sexual offenders use when communicating with victims via Internet platforms.
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21/12/2015

Team from Biosciences wins prize at BiotechnologyYES

Team from Biosciences wins prize at BiotechnologyYES
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Back in October 2015 a team of 5 PhD students from the School of Biosciences including Siân Bailey (Wheatley Group), Stephen Hall, Matthew Tridgett, Julia Kraemer and Charles Moore-Kelly (Dafforn Group) won the regional heat of the Biotechnology Young Entrepreneurs Scheme (Biotechnology YES) competition.
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17/12/2015

Have yourself a green(ish) little Xmas

Have yourself a green(ish) little Xmas
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In a recent Birmingham Perspective article, Professor Rob MacKenzie discusses the transition to sustainability in the context of the winter holidays, and what we can do to work our year-round concern for the environment into the festive period.
Date:
16/12/2015

Understanding brain damage in vegetative state patients

Understanding brain damage in vegetative state patients
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Dr Davinia Fernández-Espejo, Lecturer in the School, has published a paper that provides new insight into the neural bases of the vegetative state and related disorders such as the minimally conscious state.
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16/12/2015

Presentation highlights female sexual offender differences

Presentation highlights female sexual offender differences
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Dr Steven Gillespie was recently invited to present on the topic of female sexual offenders at the 33rd meeting of the INTERPOL Specialists Group on Crimes against Children.
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16/12/2015
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