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Expert Reaction: Article 50

Posted on Tuesday 28 March 2017

Dr Charlotte O'Brien, Senior Lecturer at the University of York's York Law School, offers her expert reaction on the triggering of Article 50.


3D structure of enzyme opens path to new drug design in brain disease

Posted on Monday 27 March 2017

Researchers at the University of York and Simon Fraser University, Canada, have revealed the 3D structure of an enzyme that could provide a crucial step forward in treating neurodegenerative diseases.


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New therapy focus for depression in young people

Posted on Monday 27 March 2017

A therapy which focuses on finding ways to engage in activities that generate positive emotions and combat negative ones could be an effective way of treating young people with depression, researchers at the University of York say.


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UK seafood industry could benefit from Brexit, but choppy waters lie ahead

Posted on Thursday 23 March 2017

The UK seafood industry could benefit from Brexit, although difficult negotiations with the EU lie ahead, say environmental and fishing industry experts.


Humans and smartphones may fail frequently to detect face morph photos

Posted on Wednesday 22 March 2017

Researchers at the University of York have demonstrated that both humans and smartphones show a degree of error in distinguishing face morph photos from their ‘real’ faces on fraudulent identity cards.


Scientist develops DNA nanomotor designed to rotate autonomously

Posted on Wednesday 22 March 2017

A scientist at the University of York has succeeded in conducting the first tests on a tiny rotating machine that is made entirely from DNA.


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