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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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UK tests for overseas doctors - performance linked to future risk of malpractice

Posted on Monday 20 March 2017

Restricting the number of times international medical graduates (those who qualified outside the European Economic Area) can resit competency tests may help protect patients from future malpractice, a study by the University of York has concluded.


Mystery of how sperm swim revealed in mathematical formula

Posted on Monday 20 March 2017

Researchers have developed a mathematical formula based on the rhythmic movement of a sperm’s head and tail, which significantly reduces the complexities of understanding and predicting how sperm make the difficult journey towards fertilising an egg.


Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Partnerships and Knowledge Exchange appointed

Posted on Thursday 16 March 2017

Professor Jon Timmis has been appointed as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Partnerships and Knowledge Exchange.


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