Oxford University is developing a test that can detect the coronavirus in five minutes. “A significant concern for the upcoming winter months is the unpredictable effects of co-circulation of SARS-CoV-2 with other seasonal respiratory viruses," said Dr Nicole Robb, of Warwick Medical School.
Researchers at the University of Warwick warn that orbital debris that poses a threat to operating satellites is currently not being monitored closely enough. According to their observations, more than 75% of the orbital debris has not been detected. September 2020
Professor Andrew Easton, a virus molecular biology expert at the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom, said in an interview with Xinhua News Agency that he was worried that the current epidemic prevention measures in the UK were not enough. September 2020
According to a study by scholars from the University of Warwick, among 525,000 people, 24% of the top 1% earning more than £128,000 emigrated to the UK as adults. Immigration accounts for only 15% of the total population of the UK.
The lead author of the paper, Arun Advani, said that this study shows that those who are worried about the economic loss of immigration do not consider the impact of high-income people immigrating to the UK.
A research team led by Christopher Manser, a scientist at the University of Warwick, England, observed a white dwarf star 410 light-years away from Earth.
Qing Wang, Professor of Marketing and Innovation at Warwick Business School, comments on the story that the British branch of Victoria Secret has to be rescued, suggesting the brand needs to start afresh. (June 2020)
Science highlights of the month include research from the University of Warwick, which finds that fasting can activate cell autophagy and maintain a healthy weight. (May 2020).
The Chinese media report on research by the Department of Psychology – led by Dr Kimberley Wade – which finds that the font Sans Forgetica does not improve memory. (May 2020).
Professor Mark Harrison, Department of Economics, tells this Chinese speaking website that COVID-19, in the long term, has the potential to change people’s perceptions of the global economy for the better. (May 2020).