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Life sciences at Birmingham – what is it and how does it affect me?

Description
Academics from the University of Birmingham will come together for one evening to take you on a journey of discovery that will highlight the innovative research being undertaken at the University.
Date:
23/10/2017
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Delayed word processing could predict patients' potential to develop Alzheimer's disease

Delayed word processing could predict patients' potential to develop Alzheimer's disease
Description
A delayed neurological response to processing the written word could be an indicator that a patient with mild memory problems is at an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered.
Date:
20/10/2017
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Alice Roberts - Tamed

Alice Roberts - Tamed
Description
Professor Alice Roberts talks to us about her latest book 'Tamed' in which she discusses ten species that changed the world.
Date:
18/10/2017
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Evolution: The beneficiaries of mass extinction

Evolution: The beneficiaries of mass extinction
Description
Mass extinctions were followed by periods of low diversity in which certain new species dominated wide regions of the supercontinent Pangaea, reports a new study.
Date:
10/10/2017
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Chimpanzees can learn how to use tools without observing others

Chimpanzees can learn how to use tools without observing others
Description
New observations have lead researchers to believe that chimpanzees can use tools spontaneously to solve a task, without needing to watch others first.
Date:
29/09/2017
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
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