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Life on Terra Firma Began with an Invasion


Scientists are now confident animal life on solid ground started with a few short bursts of marine creatures making the leap from the oceans. New research at the University of Portsmouth also paints a clear picture of how animals rapidly spread out...
24-May-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Atomic-Scale Imaging Improves Dating of Planetary Events


Research led by the University of Portsmouth has identified a new way to improve how we measure the age of planetary evolution in our solar system.
25-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Re-Constructing the Crew of the Mary Rose


For the first time in 500 years, scientists examining human remains from Henry VIII’s flagship Mary Rose will be able to determine if any bones come from the same person.
24-May-2017 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Mapping Super Massive Black Holes in the Distant Universe


Astronomers have constructed the first map of the Universe based on the positions of supermassive black holes, which reveals the large-scale structure of the Universe.
19-May-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Political Contributions Can Play an Important Role in a Successful IPO

A firm’s political donations can have a significant effect on initial public offering (IPO) underpricing, leading to immediate and measurable gains on issue day, according to new research from the University of Portsmouth.
26-Apr-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Former Missing Children Need Better Protection From Negative Aftermath of Publicity Appeals


A new report out today (6 April 2017) calls for better protection for former missing children and their families from the possible negative impact of publicity appeals.
3-Apr-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Elephant in the Sale Room: New Report Calls for Significant Change to UK Regulations on the Sale of Ivory

A new report out today (14 March) calls for a significant change to laws governing the sale of ivory in the UK.
13-Mar-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Improving the Biodiversity of Green Roofs


Using living organisms such as bacteria or fungi, as an alternative to chemical fertilisers, can improve the soil biodiversity of green roofs, according to new research from the University of Portsmouth.
28-Feb-2017 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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