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Risk of Obesity Influenced by Changes in Our Genes

A child’s risk of obesity as they grow up can be influenced by modifications to their DNA prior to birth, a new University of Southampton study has shown.
25-Apr-2017 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Highlights Deadliest Effects of Hypothetical Asteroid Strike

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Violent winds and shockwaves would account for more than 60 per cent of lives lost if an asteroid were to hit the Earth, according to a new University of Southampton-led study.
24-Apr-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Develop Novel Flu Test to Speed Up Respiratory Treatment

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Doctors and researchers in Southampton have developed a novel way of using a swab test which can rapidly diagnose flu and other viral infections in patients with severe respiratory conditions – resulting in shorter courses of antibiotics and less...
20-Apr-2017 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Reveals Future CO2 and Climate Warming Potentially Unprecedented in 420 Million Years

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New research led by the University of Southampton suggests that, over the next 100 to 200 years, carbon dioxide concentrations in the Earth’s atmosphere will head towards values not seen since the Triassic period, 200 million years ago....
3-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Archaeological Evidence Throws Light on Efforts to Resist ‘the Living Dead’

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A new scientific study of medieval human bones, excavated from a deserted English village, suggests the corpses they came from were burnt and mutilated. Researchers from the University of Southampton and Historic England believe this was carried...
3-Apr-2017 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Molecular ‘Treasure Maps’ to Help Discover New Materials

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Scientists at the University of Southampton working with colleagues at the University of Liverpool have developed a new method which has the potential to revolutionise the way we search for, design and produce new materials.
22-Mar-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Asthmatics Less Able to Fight Off Flu

People with asthma are likely to have worse symptoms when they get the flu because they have weaker immune systems, new Southampton research has shown.
9-Mar-2017 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Sheds New Light on How Species Extinction Affects Complex Ecosystems

Research by the University of Southampton has found that methods used to predict the effect of species extinction on ecosystems could be producing inaccurate results. This is because current thinking assumes that when a species vanishes, its role...
3-Mar-2017 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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