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World Needs Broader Appreciation of Nature’s Contributions to People

Writing in the prestigious journal Science, 30 global experts associated with the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) have presented an innovative new approach to obtaining benefits from nature.
19-Jan-2018 5:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Dark Energy Survey Publicly Releases First Three Years of Data

Scientists on the Dark Energy Survey (DES), including astronomers from the University of Portsmouth, have today released their first three years of data. This first major release of data from the survey includes information on more than 400...
10-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


‘Cosmic Lantern’ Could Help Us Further Understand the Fate of the Universe

New research has provided a deeper insight into emission line galaxies, used in several ongoing and upcoming surveys, to help us further understand the composition and fate of the Universe.
18-Dec-2017 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Man's Earliest Ancestors Discovered In Southern England

The two teeth are from small, rat-like creatures that lived 145 million years ago in the shadow of the dinosaurs. They are the earliest undisputed fossils of mammals belonging to the line that led to human beings.
7-Nov-2017 8:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Dogs Are More Expressive When Someone Is Looking

Dogs produce more facial expressions when humans are looking at them, according to new research from the University of Portsmouth.
17-Oct-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Cocktail Tests on Toxic Waste Called For

Surprisingly low concentrations of toxic chemicals – from fungicides to antidepressants – can change the way some aquatic creatures swim and feed, according to new research. In addition, depending on the cocktail of toxins they can produce...
16-Oct-2017 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Astronomers Reveal Evidence of Dynamical Dark Energy

An international research team, including astronomers from the University of Portsmouth, has revealed evidence of dynamical dark energy.
3-Oct-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Genes That Separate Humans From Fruit Flies Found

Genes which determine animal complexity – or what makes humans so much more complex than a fruit fly or a sea urchin – have been identified for the first time.
29-Sep-2017 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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