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Off the Scale: Can Forensics Save the World’s Most-Trafficked Mammal?

A pioneering new project trials fingerprinting techniques to battle pangolin poaching. Forensic fingerprinting techniques will now be used in the battle against illegal wildlife trade as new methods of lifting fingermarks from trafficked animals,...
28-Jun-2018 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Einstein Proved Right in Another Galaxy

An international team of astronomers have made the most precise test of gravity outside our own solar system.
18-Jun-2018 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Calls for Industry Legislation to Build a Better Future in Developing Countries

New research from the University of Portsmouth has called for stronger industry legislation in developing countries to help fight business monopolies reducing competition.
19-Apr-2018 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Species Hitch a Ride on Birds and the Wind to Join Green Roof Communities

New research suggests that species that live on green roofs arrived by hitching lifts on birds or by riding air currents.
6-Apr-2018 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Biodiversity and Nature’s Contributions Continue Dangerous Decline in the Americas, Scientists Warn

A University of Portsmouth academic has contributed to landmark reports that highlight the options to protect and restore nature and its vital contributions to people. Biodiversity – the essential variety of life forms on Earth – continues to...
27-Mar-2018 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Using Food and Fisheries Waste to Provide Sustainable Soil and Cultivation

The University of Portsmouth is playing a major role in a European project using agricultural and fisheries waste to develop sustainable methods and products to improve soil quality and reduce CO2 emissions.
19-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Fossils Found of Giant Flying Creatures Wiped Out with the Dinosaurs

Fossils of six new species of pterosaurs, giant flying reptiles that flew over the heads of the dinosaurs, have been discovered by a team of researchers.
12-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Image Conscious People Are More Likely to Give to Crowdfunding Campaigns

People who are more image conscious tend to support more crowdfunding campaigns according to a new study. The research, from the University of Portsmouth, says that funders who have a public profile containing a photo are more likely to be image...
1-Mar-2018 4:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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