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Scottish hospitals see slower decline in deaths

Thursday 22 February 2018

Researchers at the University of York have found that Scottish hospitals have experienced slower reductions in inpatient deaths than their English counterparts.


Digestive ability of ancient insects could boost biofuel development

Thursday 22 February 2018

A study of the unusual digestive system of an ancient group of insects has provided new insights into future biofuel production.


Fungal enzymes could hold secret to making renewable energy from wood

Friday 16 February 2018

An international team of researchers, including scientists from the University of York, has discovered a set of enzymes found in fungi that are capable of breaking down one of the main components of wood.


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