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University of Birmingham leads discussions on boosting ‘clean cold’ in India

New Delhi, Dec 18 (IBNS): Experts from the University of Birmingham led discussions on broadening the use of sustainable cooling technology in India and supporting the Indian Government’s drive to meet key development targets.

Birmingham builds world’s first clean cold congress on India initiative

London, Sept 18 (IBNS): The world’s first international congress dedicated to clean cold will see academic experts join leaders from industry and government to map a global response to ever-increasing global demands for cooling – it was announced on Monday.

University of Birmingham scientists name 'Connshing syndrome' as a new cause of high blood pressure

London, Apr 22 (IBNS): Research led by scientists at the University of Birmingham has revealed a new cause of high blood pressure which could lead to major changes in managing the disease.

Scientists make progress on unravelling the puzzle of merging black holes

London, Apr 5 (IBNS): Astrophysicists at the University of Birmingham have made progress in understanding a key mystery of gravitational-wave astrophysics: how two black holes can come together and merge.

Birmingham and Indian scientists investigate air pollution causes

London, Nov 3 (IBNS): Scientists at the University of Birmingham are working with partners in Delhi to better understand the causes, sources and effects of pollution in India and the UK.

New molecular mechanism revealed for genetic mutations in aggressive cancer cells

Birmingham, Oct 12 (IBNS): Scientists at the University of Birmingham have described a previously-unknown molecular mechanism that could lead to the genetic mutations seen in certain types of aggressive cancer cells, involving a cell’s own transcription machinery.

Climate change means land use will need to change to keep up with global food demand, say scientists

London, Sept 20 (IBNS): A team of researchers led by the University of Birmingham warns that without significant improvements in technology, global crop yields are likely to fall in the areas currently used for production of the world’s three major cereal crops, forcing production to move to new areas.

Researchers identify possible pathway to reboot immune system after bone-marrow transplants

Birmingham, Aug 26 (IBNS): New research has shown how a cell surface molecule, Lymphotoxin β receptor, controls entry of T-cells into the thymus; and as such presents an opportunity to understanding why cancer patients who undergo bone-marrow transplant are slow to recover their immune system.

Medical records show long-term effects on patients of 'mini-strokes'

Birmingham, July 20 (IBNS): New findings from the University of Birmingham challenge the 'transient' nature of 'mini-strokes' and provide insight into the long term impact of an under-recognised condition.

Research finds that antibiotics are unnecessarily prescribed for conjunctivitis in children

Birmingham, July 7 (IBNS) New research from the University of Birmingham has found that a number of policies used by childcare providers for conjunctivitis are contrary to national guidance, and lead to unnecessary prescription of antibiotics and exclusion of children from nurseries.

Asteroseismologists listen to the relics of the Milky Way: Study

Birmingham, Jun 9 (IBNS): Astrophysicists from the University of Birmingham have captured the sounds of some of the oldest stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way, according to research published in the Royal Astronomical Society journal Monthly Notices on Thursday.

Birmingham water experts develop device to help save lives in India

Birmingham/New Delhi, May 17 (IBNS): Experts at the University of Birmingham have developed a device that could save lives in India by quickly and simply testing whether water supplies are safe to drink.

New breath test shows biomarker for early-stage liver disease diagnosis

London, Aug 11 (IBNS) A natural compound called limonene, which is found in oranges and lemons, could be indicative in early-stage diagnosis of liver disease, according to research published in the journal EBioMedicine by researchers in the Molecular Physics Group at the University of Birmingham, UK.

New study shows how complex bonobo communication is similar to that of human infants

London, Aug 4 (IBNS) Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that wild bonobos, our closest living relatives in the primate world, communicate in a similar manner to human infants, using a high-pitched call type, or 'peep', that requires context to be understood.

Sensor technology can improve accuracy of prostate cancer diagnosis, research shows

Birmingham, July 8 (IBNS) New research has shown how a smart sensor chip, able to pick up on subtle differences in glycoprotein molecules, can improve the accuracy and efficiency of prostate cancer diagnosis.