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Not just for Christmas: Study sheds new light on ancient human-turkey relationship

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:03
For the first time, research has uncovered the origins of the earliest domestic turkeys in ancient Mexico. The study also suggests turkeys weren’t only prized for their meat - with demand for the birds soaring with the Mayans and Aztecs because of their cultural significance in rituals and sacrifices.
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University to award eight Honorary Degrees

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:50
Leading figures from the world of journalism, politics, business and performing arts are to receive honorary degrees from the University of York this month.
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No evidence to support link between violent video games and behaviour

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 09:52
Researchers at the University of York have found no evidence to support the theory that video games make players more violent.
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York Talks puts University research in the spotlight

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 15:41
More than 700 people attended a day of inspirational short talks outlining some of the world-leading research taking place at the University of York.
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Day of short talks puts University of York research in the spotlight

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 15:41
More than 700 people attended a day of inspirational short talks outlining some of the world-leading research taking place at the University of York.
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Prestigious Breakthrough Prize awarded to York graduate

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:50
A University of York graduate has been announced as one of five recipients of the prestigious 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences.
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Mental health training for North Yorkshire Police

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 15:01
Officers and staff at North Yorkshire Police are to receive mental health training developed through a partnership between the police, the University of York and Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV).
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Mental health training for North Yorkshire Police

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 15:01
Officers and staff at North Yorkshire Police are to receive mental health training developed through a partnership between the police, the University of York and Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV).
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Researchers unlocking potential for next-generation medical scanning

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:07
Researchers have developed a new way to magnetise molecules found naturally in the human body, paving the way for a new generation of low-cost magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology that would transform our ability to diagnose and treat diseases including cancer, diabetes and dementia.
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Researchers unlocking potential for next-generation medical scanning

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:07
Researchers have developed a new way to magnetize molecules found naturally in the human body, paving the way for a new generation of low-cost magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology that would transform our ability to diagnose and treat diseases including cancer, diabetes and dementia.
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University of York academic recognised in New Year Honours

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 22:30
Professor Pratibha Gai has been appointed a Dame (DBE) in the New Year Honours for services to chemical sciences and technology.
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The Christmas family argument: A centuries-old tradition

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 12/21/2017 - 23:50
For many families Christmas isn’t all turkey, tinsel and Dickens. Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a family meltdown.
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Life on the ice

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:06
For the first time scientists at the University of York have directly observed living bacteria in polar ice and snow – an environment once considered sterile.
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University of York joins student visa pilot

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 12/18/2017 - 15:49
The University of York has been included in a pilot which is looking at streamlining the process for international Masters students wanting to study in the UK.
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Scientists uncover patterns of elephant poaching in East Africa

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 12/18/2017 - 14:57
Scientists analysing data from aerial surveys carried out over one of East Africa’s most important nature reserves have uncovered clusters of elephant carcasses close to some ranger posts.
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Study suggests screening could prevent a quarter of hip fractures

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 12/18/2017 - 00:01
Community screening for osteoporosis could prevent more than a quarter of hip fractures in older women, new research involving an academic from the University of York suggests.
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North Sea water and recycled metal combined to help reduce global warming

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 09:41
Scientists at the University of York have used sea water collected from Whitby in North Yorkshire, and scrap metal to develop a technology that could help capture more than 850 million tonnes of unwanted carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
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A keep-fit gadget for your dog this Christmas – who really benefits?

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 09:24
Researchers at the University of York have enlisted the help of our canine friends to test the concept of a ‘Dog Internet’.
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Children bear the brunt of second-hand smoke in Bangladesh

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:01
Children in Bangladesh are being exposed to high levels of second-hand smoke despite laws banning smoking in public spaces, a study carried out by the University of York suggests.
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New partnership to enhance mental health research

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:09
The University of York and Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV) are partnering on a 15-year project to further develop mental health research.
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