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Jellyfish fluorescence shines new light on DNA copying

Posted on Thursday 22 June 2017

Scientists at the University of York have used florescent proteins from jellyfish to help shed new light on how DNA replicates.

Navigating the UK care system: new support tools launched

Posted on Thursday 22 June 2017

New support tools to help the general public find out about social care options for older people are launched today (22 June).

Podcast: The story of a 1950s brooch

Posted on Thursday 22 June 2017

The Story of Things podcast has released episode two of its first series, exploring the story of a 1950s brooch.

Study reveals how cats conquered the world

Posted on Wednesday 21 June 2017

A University of York academic has been involved in a major study which has revealed the domestic cat swept through Eurasia and Africa carried by early farmers, ancient mariners and even Vikings.

New online system set to reduce hundreds of chemical tests on animals

Posted on Tuesday 20 June 2017

Scientists at the University of York and SimOmics Ltd have developed a new online data sharing system which could reduce the need for hundreds of laboratory tests on animals.

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Care system not to blame for increased risk of mental health issues in children

Posted on Tuesday 20 June 2017

Children in the care system – who are more likely to have mental health difficulties than others in the wider population – are not more at risk due to being in care, according to new research from the University of York.

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