Author: University of Warwick

  • 'Lost' 99% of Ocean Microplastics to be Identified With Dye?

    Smallest microplastics in oceans – which go largely undetected – identified more effectively with innovative and cheap new method, developed by University of Warwick researchersNew method can detect microplastics as small as the width of a human hair, using a fluorescent dye

  • Why water splashes: new theory reveals secrets

    New research from the University of Warwick generates fresh insight into how a raindrop or spilt coffee splashes.

  • Stinging nettle chemical improves cancer drug

    A cancer drug could be made 50 times more effective by a chemical found in stinging nettles and ants, new research finds. Researchers at the University of Warwick found that when the chemical, Sodium Formate, is used in combination with a metal-based cancer treatment it can greatly increase its ability to shut down cancer cells.

  • Zoos Boost Biodiversity Understanding

    Zoos and aquariums around the world have a crucial role to play in helping people understand how they can protect animals and their natural habitats, new research from the University of Warwick, the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) and Chester Zoo has found.

  • How Wind Farms Affect the Global Climate

    Wind energy has been a fast growing sector of the overall energy market. It is renewable energy that can be produced on an industrial scale that can rival the older established energy sources of coal, gas, oil, hydro, and nuclear. Now, it accounts for only two percent of the whole energy market, but government officials…