X-rays and Alzheimer’s: lighting the way forward for neurodegenerative disease researchPosted on 21 September 2010 Diamond Light Source takes a closer look at the research taking place at the synchrotron into the disease that is the most common cause of dementia and affects over 400,000 people in the UK.
Three winners get hot £1.1m prize in Geothermal competitionPosted on 22 December 2010 Three geothermal projects run by Keele University, Newcastle and Durham University and Cofely District Energy in Southampton have won a total of £1.1 million in funding from the Government’s Deep Geothermal Challenge Fund’s second round.
A ‘Heart of Diamonds’ for UK and US astronomers who find Carbon-rich PlanetPosted on 09 December 2010 A team of UK and US astronomers, including members of Keele University’s astrophysics group, has found the first carbon-rich planet, orbiting a star 1200 light years away.
Folic acid supplementation in pregnancy, DNA methylation and birth weight in newborn babiesPosted on 02 December 2010 A team of UK scientists has identified, for the first time, a link between changes in the DNA of newborn babies, folic acid supplementation during pregnancy, and birth weight.
Space expert explores threat to EarthPosted on 30 November 2010 A space expert will explore the threat to Earth from asteroids when he gives a free public talk at Keele University to mark the launch of Staffordshire Physics Centre.
There is (still) too much aluminium in infant formulasPosted on 01 September 2010 The aluminium content of a range of the most popular brands of infant formulas remains
high, researchers at Keele have found.