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Medieval skull from Austria showing fossilized dental plaque (dental calculus). Archaeological deposits of fossilized plaque can be used to reconstruct ancient oral microbiomes, and identify bacteria previously living within the oral cavity.
York archaeologist awarded major funding prize

Posted on Tuesday 25 October 2016

An archaeologist from the University of York has been awarded the prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize worth £100,000.

Smooth talker – cultural commentator to visit York

Posted on Tuesday 25 October 2016

Cultural commentator and socio-political pundit Jay Smooth will give a public talk at the University of York next month.

Health of Europe revealed in new report

Posted on Monday 24 October 2016

Europeans suffer from a wide range of physical and mental health conditions, in part due to their economic and social conditions, a major study co-authored by a York academic reveals.

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Factory of the Future - Industry 4.0

Are we on the cusp of a fourth industrial revolution - driven by 'embedded' or 'cyber physical' systems interacting intelligently? What does this mean for UK productivity and growth? How will technologies change the way we do business? Are we about to witness a period of advanced reindustrialisation?


Organometallic anticancer drugs with novel modes of action

Many types of cancer are now treated quite effectively by drugs that are increasingly designed and made on the basis of sound knowledge of their mode of action. Nonetheless, there are very many different types of cancer and despite these advances, there are some tumours that remain difficult to treat.


Life After Leveson: What has changed for the British press?

Matt Tee, Chief Executive of IPSO, talks about the impact the Leveson Report has had on the British press

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