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Early migrations of Siberians to America tracked using bacterial population structures

Early migrations of humans to the Americas from Siberia around 12,000 years ago have been traced using the bacteria they carried by an international team including scientists at the University of Warwick.

Tue 15 Jun 2021, 10:22 | Tags: research, WMS, Warwick Medical School

Warwick academics recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Professor Margret Low of WMG has been awarded an MBE for services to public engagement and widening participation, Professor Tim Lockley of History also receives an MBE in recognition of services to his local community, and Professor Matt Keeling of Maths and Life Sciences is recognised for services as an advisor to the government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) with an OBE.

Tue 15 Jun 2021, 10:08 | Tags: University of Warwick

Discovery of microscopic metallic particles in the human brain

A UK-led international team of researchers has discovered elemental metallic copper and iron in the human brain for the first time. The team, comprised of scientists from Keele University and the University of Warwick, in collaboration with the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), used the UK’s national synchrotron Diamond Light Source, and the Advanced Light Source located in California (USA) to identify elemental metallic copper and magnetic elemental iron within the amyloid plaques, chemical forms of copper and iron previously undocumented in human biology.

Fri 11 Jun 2021, 11:39 | Tags: Chemistry, alzheimer's, Sciences

The Prof. Lord Bhattacharyya building crowned best workplace in the UK

The BCO Awards, recognises the highest quality developments in the UK and sets the standard for excellence in both the regional and national office sector.

The Professor Lord Bhattacharyya building is a Midlands and Central England regional award winner, and was also crowned the national Innovation Award winner, at a virtual ceremony last night (Thursday 10th June).

Star’s death will play a mean pinball with rhythmic planets

Four planets locked in a perfect rhythm around a nearby star are destined to be pinballed around their solar system when their sun eventually dies, according to a study led by the University of Warwick that peers into its future.

Fri 11 Jun 2021, 09:39 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research, Space, astronomy, planet

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