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Playing the numbers game - why Jellicoe got his maths right at the Battle of Jutland

Posted on Monday 23 May 2016

Researchers have used mathematical modelling to re-analyse the Battle of Jutland and help shed new light on the biggest naval engagement of World War One.

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War against antibiotic resistance

Posted on Tuesday 26 April 2016

Soviet-era treatment could be the new weapon in the war against antibiotic resistance.

New effects of ketamine abuse uncovered

Posted on Monday 21 March 2016

Research conducted by scientists at the University of York has revealed how recreational ketamine abuse damages the bladder.

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Antibiotic resistance: it's a social thing

Posted on Tuesday 15 March 2016

Trace concentrations of antibiotic, such as those found in sewage outfalls, are enough to enable bacteria to keep antibiotic resistance, new research from the University of York has found. The concentrations are much lower than previously anticipated, and help to explain why antibiotic resistance is so persistent in the environment.

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Using mathematics to improve human health

Posted on Wednesday 3 February 2016

Scientists at the Universities of York and Torino have used mathematics as a tool to provide precise details of the structure of protein nanoparticles, potentially making them more useful in vaccine design.

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Stepping beyond our 3D world

Posted on Tuesday 19 January 2016

Since the dawn of time, humans have endeavoured to unravel the laws governing the physical world around us. Over centuries we have tried to discover a Theory of Everything.

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