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We join today with so many other organisations and individuals in expressing our sorrow at the death His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh.

Like many UK universities the University of Warwick was brought into being by a Royal Charter of Incorporation, ours being issued by Her Majesty the Queen. We join today with so many other organisations and individuals in expressing our sorrow at the death of her beloved husband His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh.

 

Fri 09 Apr 2021, 13:25

Starving Tuberculosis (TB) of sugars may be a new way to fight it

Tuberculosis is a devastating disease that claims over 1.5 million lives each year. The increase in TB cases that are resistant to the current antibiotics means that novel drugs to kill Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) are urgently needed. Researchers from the University of Warwick have successfully discovered how Mycobacterium tuberculosis uses an essential sugar called trehalose, which provides a platform to design new and improved TB drugs and diagnostic agents.


First transiting exoplanet’s ‘chemical fingerprint’ reveals its distant birthplace

Astronomers have found evidence that the first exoplanet that was identified transiting its star could have migrated to a close orbit with its star from its original birthplace further away.

Wed 07 Apr 2021, 18:23 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research, astronomy

Warwick team win University Challenge Grand Final

Warwick’s University Challenge team has won the 2021 University Challenge Grand Final.

Tue 06 Apr 2021, 10:14 | Tags: University of Warwick

Simple fetal heartbeat monitoring still best at reducing emergency caesarean sections

Intermittent auscultation, in which the baby’s heartbeat is monitored using a sonic aid or Doppler probe, outperforms more modern methods at reducing the number of emergency caesarean sections in labour, according to a new study led by researchers from the University of Warwick.

Tue 06 Apr 2021, 09:06 | Tags: research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

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