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Diamonds will shine a light on quantum mystery in new project at the University of Warwick and UCL

A new project at the University of Warwick and UCL aims to answer a fundamental question of quantum physics, by attempting to make a diamond exist in a superposition of two places at once.

Wed 03 Aug 2022, 09:45 | Tags: Physics, research, Quantum physics

Communication Makes Hunting Easier for Chimpanzees

An international team of scientists including a psychologist from the University of Warwick has identified a ‘hunting bark’ that chimpanzee’s use to call members of their group to co-ordinate a hunt.

Mon 01 Aug 2022, 09:26 | Tags: research, psychology

Accessible defibrillators in schools could treat two thirds of out of hospital cardiac arrests

A study from the University of Warwick has found that school-based defibrillators (AEDs) that are accessible outside of school hours could be effective in treating over two thirds of Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrests (OHCAs) within five minutes.

Thu 28 Jul 2022, 14:03 | Tags: research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Clinical Trials Unit

Financial and sleeping difficulties are key mental health risk indicators in university students

A new study of student wellbeing during the pandemic by the University of Warwick has identified worsened financial situation and sleep difficulties as key indicators of individuals at higher risk of developing mental health issues.

Tue 26 Jul 2022, 13:20 | Tags: research, Students, psychology

New telescope to be the ‘GOTO’ for gravitational wave events

A new telescope, made up of two identical arrays on opposite sides of the planet, will track down sources of gravitational waves. The Gravitational-wave Optical Transient Observer (GOTO), led by the University of Warwick, will help shepherd in a new era of gravitational wave science.

Thu 21 Jul 2022, 14:54 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research, astronomy

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