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NASA's Hubble finds ten times more galaxies than previously thought

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and other observatories reveals that our universe contains 10 times more galaxies than previously thought.

Oct 13, 2016, 23:14 PM IST

New tools can predict blindness, amputation risk in diabetics

A new study has found two new risk prediction tools, which can identify patients with diabetes, who are at high risk of blindness and amputation.

Nov 12, 2015, 18:03 PM IST

New material could lead to ''stem cell factories''

British researchers have discovered a synthetic material that could forge the way for the creation of `stem cell factories` -- the mass production of human embryonic (pluripotent) stem cells.

Jul 23, 2015, 18:49 PM IST

Flying spiders able sailors

Using their legs as sails and their silk as an anchor, some spiders can travel across water like ships, new research says.

Jul 06, 2015, 16:10 PM IST

Childhood inattention linked to poor grades later

Children who display higher levels of inattention at the age of seven are at risk of worse academic outcomes in their secondary examinations, research by an Indian-origin professor in Britain says.

May 02, 2015, 16:05 PM IST

New healthcare system for pregnant mothers

The cumbersome days of stressful, manual, wired monitoring of the unborn child in pregnant mothers will soon end - thanks to a new system unveiled at a hospital here.

Mar 29, 2015, 16:45 PM IST

Panjab University, University of Nottingham ink MoU for research collaborations, students exchange

The Panjab University (PU) and University of Nottingham (UoN) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for research collaborations, students exchange and creation of a joint program to develop innovation and discoveries for large-scale applications.

Mar 12, 2015, 12:36 PM IST

Key difference between our bodies` fight against viruses and bacteria identified

Researchers have discovered a key difference in the biological mechanisms by which the immune system responds to viral and bacterial pathogens.

Jan 13, 2014, 10:44 AM IST

New imaging technique brings IBS treatment closer to reality

Researchers have found a new way of investigating Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), a condition that causes serious inconvenience and discomfort to sufferers, which could have major implications in how it is both diagnosed and treated in the future.

Jan 10, 2014, 15:16 PM IST

New test offers hope to breast cancer sufferers

Scientists have suggested a new test that identifies seven distinct types of breast cancer which will offer new hope to women with the dreaded disease.

Oct 30, 2013, 14:11 PM IST


University of Nottingham is offering 21 Master’s scholarships to international students of a Universitas 21 partner university. Available for pursuing a full-time Master`s degree programme in any subject area, excluding MBA, the scholarship will cover 25 per cent tuition fees.

Oct 29, 2013, 12:45 PM IST


The scholarships are available for students pursuing a full-time Master`s degree programme, including MRes, any subject area, excluding MBA and will cover 25% tuition fees.

Oct 22, 2013, 12:54 PM IST

Schizophrenia symptoms tied to faulty brain `switch`

Psychotic symptoms such as voices in the head or hallucinations experienced by people with schizophrenia could be caused by a faulty `switch` within the brain, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found.

Aug 22, 2013, 19:24 PM IST

Antibiotic-resistant superbugs may soon be history

A new discovery by researchers has helped to take the fight against antibiotic-resistant superbugs a step forward.

Aug 14, 2013, 15:01 PM IST

Breakthrough technology enables crops to take nitrogen from air

Plant scientists from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom have announced a revolutionary new system which enables all of the world`s crops to take nitrogen from the air.

Jul 26, 2013, 23:55 PM IST

Indian ophthalmologist discovers new layer in human eye

In a breakthrough, scientists have found a previously undetected layer in the cornea - the clear window at the front of the human eye - and named it after the Indian researcher who made the discovery.

Jun 12, 2013, 14:32 PM IST

British cyclists begin 3,000-mile journey across Sahara to deliver `bottle of water`

Two British cyclists have set off yesterday for a 3,000 mile journey across the Sahara Desert to hand over a 1.89 pound bottle of water.

Jun 08, 2013, 12:33 PM IST

Fun activities can boost language learning: Study

Playing simple games using words and pictures can help people to learn a new language with greater ease, according to a new study.

Apr 17, 2013, 19:11 PM IST

Autistic kids less likely to imitate `silly` behavior

Children typically copy adult behavior as a social phenomenon, not to learn new skills, though this differs among those with autism.

Apr 09, 2013, 16:20 PM IST

Feel the cold to burn the calories: Study

Cold can trigger your body to form brown or `good` fat so that you can loose calories without having to hit the gym, a new study has found.

Oct 23, 2012, 21:50 PM IST