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Birmingham connects Brazil's railways to hi-tech future partnership

Birmingham connects Brazil's railways to hi-tech future partnership
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University of Birmingham railways experts will work with the Ministry of Infrastructure (MINFRA) of Brazil to develop and deliver cutting-edge research and education programmes to improve journeys for people in Brazil.
Date:
13/12/2019
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research

3D scanning of sandstone fossil reveals oldest known record of amphibian tracks in the UK

3D scanning of sandstone fossil reveals oldest known record of amphibian tracks in the UK
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A new paper has revealed an ancient trackway, found imprinted on a block of sandstone from the base of Hardraw Force Waterfall in Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, is the oldest record of amphibian tracks in the UK.
Date:
13/12/2019
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences

Labelling foods with amount of physical activity needed to burn off calories linked to healthier choices

Labelling foods with amount of physical activity needed to burn off calories linked to healthier choices
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Labelling food and drink with the amount and type of exercise needed to burn off its calorie content may be a more effective way of encouraging people to make 'healthier' dietary choices, shows research
Date:
12/12/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University awards winter 2019 honorary degrees

University awards winter 2019 honorary degrees
Description
Leading figures in healthcare, biochemistry and diplomacy are amongst the six graduands receiving honorary doctorates this week, the University of Birmingham has today announced.
Date:
11/12/2019

Undervolting allows attacks on Intel's secure enclaves

Undervolting allows attacks on Intel's secure enclaves
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have identified a weakness in Intel's processors: by undervolting the CPU, Intel's secure enclave technology becomes vulnerable to attack.
Date:
11/12/2019
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences
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