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Atomistic structure of an artificial atom that could be used to produce light with vibrationally supressed fluctuations for quantum-enhanced sensors. Gerhard Klimeck, Insoo Woo, Muhammad Usman, David S. Ebert (2011), "Self-Assembled Quantum Dot Wave Structure,"

Quantum sensors with ultra-high precision

Atoms emit light in the form discrete packets called photons. If measured, these separate packets lead to particularly profound changes in its brightness, as...
Study aims to improve acne in women

Study aims to improve acne in women

Scientists at the Universities of Bristol and Southampton want to check whether if Spironolactone is useful for treating acne in women. For this, they...
Schematic showing the interaction of the designer protein on the surface of the stem cell with heart fibronectin

Scientists hijack bacteria’s homing ability

Until now, stem cells- taken and grown from patients- have been used to regenerate damaged tissue. And the fascinating is, such treatments also showed...
Some children are more likely to suffer depression long after being bullied

Some children are more likely to suffer depression long after being bullied

Depression is the primary source of disability worldwide and is relied upon to be the most noteworthy global burden of disease by 2030. In...
Left: A 3D image that allowed the researchers to discover the distribution of elements within the sample Right: An X-Ray Tomography scan showing the interior structure of the particle Credit: University of Bristol/Diamond Light Source

New research identifies Fukushima reactor material in the environment

Air-fall material got from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (FDNPP) mishap has formerly been isolated and examined from regions across Japan, expanding many...
GPs should not use inflammatory marker tests to rule out serious conditions

GPs should not use inflammatory marker tests to rule out serious conditions

Inflammatory markers are commonly used in primary care. Though established for specific diagnostic purposes, there is uncertainty around their utility as a non-specific marker...
Eye-spot on the hind wing of a Cabbage tree emperor moth (Bunaea alcinoe).

New ultra-thin sound proofing material inspired by Moth wings

Scientists at the University of Bristol are working on a new project, where they are developing an ultra-thin soundproofing material inspired by the tiny...
Unfolded Map from Voynich Manuscript

Voynich Manuscript code cracked by Bristol academic

Since its discovery in 1912, the 15th century Voynich Manuscript has been a mystery and a cult phenomenon. Full of handwriting in an unknown...
School girl

Stress in early life could make people more likely to develop depression

New research by the University of Bristol has found that early life adversity could make an individual more at risk of developing negative thinking,...

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