By now most have heard of the term ‘microbeads’, but what are they and why are they so bad? Originally invented for medical applications, their use has recently been greatly expanded for a somewhat more frivolous purpose, that being...
According to Cancer Research UK, smoking is the largest cause of cancer in Britain. Looking for viable, healthier alternatives to cigarettes is a constant subject of discussion and research. Over recent months, vaping has been on the receiving end of...
Children today are more likely than ever before to develop food allergies. The deaths of two British teenagers who suffered fatal allergic reactions has brought the recent growth of this issue to light. Demographic research suggests that at current...
Studies carried out at Northwestern University in Illinois have revealed that your choice of hot beverage may not be the conscious decision you once thought it was. A study published in the Scientific Reports journal has suggested that in...
The Eastern Region arm of NHS research (National Institute for Health Research) has teamed up with UEA’s Aphasia Research Collaboration to take the first step in improving the experiences of research participants with Aphasia. Aphasia is a language impairment...
The previously over-exploited Giant South American Turtle population is making a steady recovery thanks to the work of UEA and its partner universities in the UK and South America. Conservation teams have implemented a bottom-up strategy of protecting the...