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New study could lead to next generation of optical tweezers

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...
A third of people wished that they still believed in Santa

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?

Why older women are less healthy than older men?

According to a new study, genes that act late in life could clarify why women have poorer health than men in more seasoned age. This...
Dog intelligence ‘not exceptional’

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 used data on dead whales from 16 species, including belugas

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'

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

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...
Factors that support quality of life in people with dementia. CREDIT University of Exeter

Scientists unveiled key factors to support quality of life in dementia

According to a new study by the University of Exeter in collaboration with the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the National for Health...
An artist rendition of ‘hot Saturn’ WASP-96b. A distant observer would see WASP-96b blueish in colour, because sodium would absorb the yellow-orange light from the planet’s full spectrum. Image credit: Engine House

Astronomers detected an exoplanet atmosphere free of clouds

An international team of astronomers, led by Dr. Nikolay Nikolov from the University of Exeter have detected an exoplanet atmosphere that is free of clouds....

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