Redbrick Meets… Alice Roberts

UoB Student Launches Dating App on Campus

App Review: Peach

Solving the Mystery of Recent Whale Strandings

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    FEATURES

    Redbrick Meets… Alice Roberts

    Ellen Daugherty interviewed anthropologist and UoB professor, Alice Roberts, to talk science communication, evolution, and the gender pay gap.

    Written by Ellen Daugherty on 12th February 2016

    SCIENCE

    New Blood Test Distinguishes Between Viral and Bacterial Infections

    The most important game of "spot the difference" has just been made easier thanks to the development of a new diagnostic blood test. Rachel Kahn reports.

    Written by Rachel Kahn on 10th February 2016

    CREATURE FEATURE

    Creature Feature: The Proboscis Monkey

    The proboscis monkey has been branded one of the ugliest animals on Earth. Ellen Daugherty tells us why we shouldn't give this unusual creature such a tough time.

    Written by Ellen Daugherty on 9th February 2016

    APPS

    UoB Student Launches Dating App on Campus

    A University of Birmingham student has founded a dating app to connect students around campus. Ellie Patten interviewed the app's founder to find out more.

    Written by Ellie Patten on 9th February 2016

    SCIENCE

    Dogs Found to Read Facial Expressions

    As it turns out, maybe your dog really does know when you're sad. Kara Watson reports.

    Written by Kara Watson on 9th February 2016

    APPS

    App Review: Peach

    Amy Thompson reviews the latest social networking app to hit the market - Peach.

    Written by Amy Thompson on 9th February 2016

    SCIENCE

    Solving the Mystery of Recent Whale Strandings

    We've recently seen an increase in the number of whales being washed up on our shores. But what might be causing this? Kara Watson investigates.

    Written by Kara Watson on 9th February 2016

    SCIENCE

    Mean Summer Temperatures May Be Highest in 2000 Years

    New climate change modelling shows that recent summer temperatures may be at their highest in 2000 years. Charlotte Ward reports.

    Written by Charlotte Ward on 9th February 2016

    FEATURES

    Genetically Modified Human Embryos Given Go-Ahead

    UK fertility regulators have given scientists permission to genetically edit human embryos for research. Rachel Kahn reports.

    Written by Rachel Kahn on 9th February 2016

    SCIENCE

    Delete Blood Cancer Call for More Stem Cell Donors

    Only a small percentage of Birmingham residents are registered as potential lifesavers. Delete Blood Cancer UK are urging more to donate blood stem cells. Natasha Davies reports.

    Written by Natasha Davies on 9th February 2016

    GADGETS

    2016: The Fourth Dimension of Printing

    It seems like only yesterday that we first heard about 3D printing. Now, let us introduce the next dimension: 4D printing. Roshni Patel reports.

    Written by Roshni Patel on 8th February 2016

    FEATURES

    The Science Behind Fairy Tales

    Ellen Daugherty investigates some of the science behind our favourite fairy tales.

    Written by Ellen Daugherty on 8th February 2016
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