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Human instinct can be as useful as algorithms in detecting online ‘deception’

Posted on Tuesday 2 March 2021

Travellers looking to book a hotel should trust their gut instinct when it comes to online reviews rather than relying on computer algorithms to weed out the fake ones, a new study suggests.


Plants set a “bedtime” alarm to ensure their survival, new study shows.

Posted on Monday 1 March 2021

Plants have a metabolic signal that adjusts their circadian clock in the evening to ensure they store enough energy to survive the night, a new study reveals.


Award winning writer publishes first novel

Posted on Monday 1 March 2021

University of York lecturer, Dr Juliana Mensah, has published her first novel, Castles from Cobwebs, the winning entry in the NorthBound Book Award 2019.


Families have high awareness of healthy eating but low income means many struggle to access good food

Posted on Tuesday 23 February 2021

Low-income families have a high awareness of healthy diets but can’t afford good quality and nutritious food, new research shows.


Medieval containers hint at thriving wine trade in Islamic Sicily

Posted on Tuesday 23 February 2021

Researchers at the University of York have found chemical residues of grapes in medieval containers indicating a prosperous wine trade in Islamic Sicily.


University signs Good Business Charter

Posted on Thursday 18 February 2021

The University of York has signed the Good Business Charter (GBC) - the first university in the country to do so.


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