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Intelligence (IQ) throughout childhood to adulthood is impacted if born small for gestational age

People born small for gestational age (SGA) have a lower IQ throughout development, however the differences in IQ to those born appropriate for gestational age (AGA) reduce by adulthood. The effects of SGA on IQ are nearly as large as being born into lower socio-economic status or receiving poor parenting in infancy.

Mon 15 Jun 2020, 08:50 | Tags: psychology, Adolescents, Adolescence, parenting, preterm babies, Sciences

How Dashcams help and hinder forensics

Dashcams are vital for helping police investigate car incidents, however the way the footage is submitted to police, managed and processed can cause problems. A researcher at WMG, University of Warwick has assessed seven different types of dashcams’ SD storage systems to see how they help and hinder digital forensics.

Thu 11 Jun 2020, 09:47 | Tags: WMG, Forensics, Sciences

The Crisis Project: Letters to the NHS

The Crisis Project: Letters to the NHS was set up by first year University of Warwick Maths Student Soumya Krishna Kumar, in a bid to encourage members of the public to write bespoke letters to keyworkers, recognising them for their individual efforts during the pandemic.


Appetite can be increased by cells in the brain

Tanycytes are glial cells, which communicate with neurons in the brain to inform it of what we have eaten. Researchers from the School of Life Sciences at the University of Warwick have found when tanycytes are selectively stimulated appetite was increased.

Tue 09 Jun 2020, 09:28 | Tags: cell biology, School of Life Sciences, Biology, cells, Sciences

New study provides insights into how retailers have responded to COVID-19

The study by WMG, University of Warwick and Blue Yonder examines how retailers have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure their survival. The

report highlights many points, particularly the need for human intervention as existing processes couldn’t keep up with changes in the market, going forward future systems will need to be more robust and responsive, to increase speed and agility in the supply chain

Mon 08 Jun 2020, 08:31 | Tags: supply chains, WMG, coronavirus, Sciences

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