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New drug could potentially reduce deadly brain damage after stroke

Scientists from the University of Exeter have discovered how a glitch in the way essential proteins are transported within the brain after a stroke...

Marine animals could help humans monitor oceans

Sharks, penguins, turtles and other seagoing species could help humans monitor the oceans by transmitting oceanographic information from electronic tags.

Living close to the sea could support better mental health

Living near the coast may help mitigate health inequalities.

Green turtles swallow plastic that looks like their food

Debris ingestion in these species is considered a global research priority.

Bosses who put their followers first can boost their business

According to new research from the University of Exeter Business School, when leaders, as servant leaders, focus on their followers’ needs, this can have...

New study could lead to next generation of optical tweezers

Optical tweezers are usually used to study proteins, biological molecular motors, DNA and the inner life of cells. They work by using light to...

International ‘Santa Survey’ shows when children stop believing

A large, ongoing international study from the University of Exeter, dubbed the 'Santa survey' is investigating how, and at what age, children begin to...

Why older women are less healthy than older men?

Scientists have long wondered why older women are less healthy than older men, given that men at any given age are more likely to die than women.

Dog intelligence ‘not exceptional’

According to a new study, individuals who think dogs are astoundingly intelligent are looking in the wrong place. Scientists at the University of Exeter examined proof...

Scientists have discovered animals that experience menopause

Besides humans, the species presently known to experience menopause are on the whole toothed whales – belugas, narwhals, killer whales and short-finned pilot whales. The...

The study confirms the truth behind ‘Darwin’s moth’

Darwin’s theory of evolution states that all the species of organisms arise and develop through the natural selection of small, inherited variations that increase the...

Climate-threatened animals unable to relocate properly

According to University of Exeter study, 30 of the 62 mammal species will have their habitat substantially affected by climate change but don't have the characteristics...

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