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York chemist creates solution to boost biorefineries

Posted on Monday 25 July 2016

University of York chemists have come up with a unique solution to ensure biorefineries are economically resilient to oil price fluctuations.

Ceredit: IAR
‘Positive activity’ as effective as ‘positive thinking’ in treating depression

Posted on Friday 22 July 2016

A simple and inexpensive therapy is equally as effective at treating depression as the ‘gold standard’ of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), scientists at the University of York have found.

Credit: Dr Andy Marshall, University of York
Can’t see the wood for the climbers – the vines threatening our tropical forests

Posted on Friday 22 July 2016

Woody climbing vines, known as lianas, are preventing tropical forests from recovering and are hampering the ability of forests to store carbon, scientists are warning.

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