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Ibuprofen posing potential threat to fish

Posted on Thursday 21 August 2014

Research led by the University of York suggests that many rivers contain levels of ibuprofen that could be adversely affecting fish health.


Railroad crossing. Adapted from www.flickr.com/photos/benadamson
Study reveals the EU is part of most Europeans’ everyday life

Posted on Wednesday 20 August 2014

The EU is becoming part of most Europeans’ everyday life irrespective of social class, according to a study in six countries.


Passport study reveals vulnerability in photo-ID security checks

Posted on Tuesday 19 August 2014

Passport issuing officers are no better at identifying if someone is holding a fake passport photo than the average person, new research has revealed.


Richard III Revived at Childhood Home

Posted on Monday 18 August 2014

The voice of Richard III will echo once again through the ruins of his childhood home at Middleham Castle this weekend in a screening of a rare black and white silent film, accompanied by the live voices of contemporary actors.


A small cluster of atoms
York scientists unveil new technology to better understand small clusters of atoms

Posted on Monday 18 August 2014

Physicists at the University of York, working with researchers at the University of Birmingham and Genoa, have developed new technology to study atomic vibration in small particles, revealing a more accurate picture of the structure of atomic clusters where surface atoms vibrate more intensively than internal atoms.


Bolton Museum, Mostagedda 33.30.57. Late Neolithic. Flax yarn from wrappings, heavily impregnated with resin. © Ron Oldfield and Jana Jones
Embalming study ‘rewrites’ key chapter in Egyptian history

Posted on Wednesday 13 August 2014

Researchers from the Universities of York, Macquarie and Oxford have discovered new evidence to suggest that the origins of mummification started in ancient Egypt 1,500 years earlier than previously thought.


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