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Scientists discover common obesity and diabetes drug reduces rise in brain pressure

Scientists discover common obesity and diabetes drug reduces rise in brain pressure
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Research led by the University of Birmingham, has discovered that a drug, commonly used to treat patients with either obesity or Type II diabetes, could be used as a novel new way to lower brain pressure.
Date:
23/08/2017

Scientists discover common obesity and diabetes drug reduces rise in brain pressure

Scientists discover common obesity and diabetes drug reduces rise in brain pressure
Description
Research led by the University of Birmingham, published today in Science Translational Medicine, has discovered that a drug commonly used to treat patients with either obesity or Type II diabetes could be used as a novel new way to lower brain pressure.
Date:
23/08/2017

Black holes: scientists 'excited' by observations suggesting formation scenarios

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Physicists have described how observations of gravitational waves limit the possible explanations for the formation of black holes outside of our galaxy.
Date:
23/08/2017

'Don't take the Bible literally' says scholar who brought to light earliest Latin analysis of the Gospels

'Don't take the Bible literally' says scholar who brought to light earliest Latin analysis of the Gospels
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Dr Hugh Houghton writes for The Telegraph.
Date:
23/08/2017

Lost 4th-century Latin commentary on the Gospels rediscovered after 1,500 years thanks to digital technology

Lost 4th-century Latin commentary on the Gospels rediscovered after 1,500 years thanks to digital technology
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Dr Hugh Houghton writes for The Conversation.
Date:
23/08/2017

Rediscovery of the earliest Latin Commentary on the Gospels, made available in English for the first time

Rediscovery of the earliest Latin Commentary on the Gospels, made available in English for the first time
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The earliest Latin Commentary on the Gospels, lost for over 1500 years, has been rediscovered and made available in English for the first time.
Date:
23/08/2017

Benign Fiesta: Wyndham Lewis's Texts, Contexts, and Aesthetics

Benign Fiesta: Wyndham Lewis's Texts, Contexts, and Aesthetics
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Professor Andrzej G─ůsiorek and Dr Nathan Waddell are participating in a landmark conference at the University of Nottingham.
Date:
23/08/2017

Publication of translation of rediscovered gospel commentary

Publication of translation of rediscovered gospel commentary
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An English version by Dr Hugh Houghton of the Commentary on the Gospels by Fortunatianus of Aquileia has been published this week and is also available as a free online download.
Date:
23/08/2017

MSc alumna and ICCS Research Associate awarded competitive traineeship with the European Commission

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Ellen Moser, a recent graduate from the MSc Global Cooperation and Security, and current Research Associate with the ICCS, has been selected for a prestigious traineeship with the European Commission.
Date:
21/08/2017

Academics from the UK and China explore how efficient energy utilization can help tackle climate change

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Academics from the Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage at the University of Birmingham and Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China, met in Nanjing between 10 and 13 August to explore the role of efficient energy utilization in tackling climate change and meeting growing global demand for energy.
Date:
21/08/2017
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