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Charles Darwin called it the mystery of mysteries: how do new species arise? We understand a lot more now than we did in Darwin’s time, of course. But only with the advent of cheap large-scale DNA sequencing have we had a hope to understand how the process works at the most fundamental level.
Professor George Turner from Bangor University has been awarded a £250k grant from the Leverhulme Trust to study fishes from a tiny lake formed in a volcanic crater in Tanzania.
Publication date: 23 October 2014
The differences between children’s and adult palliative care services are too wide for young people with life-limiting conditions to negotiate, according to research by Bangor University. Commenting on the findings, the researchers call for adult palliative care services to extend their scope to better meet the needs of young people with life-limiting conditions and their families.
The research team brought young people with life-limiting conditions, parents and professionals from children’s and adult palliative care services together to share their experiences of transition.
Publication date: 21 October 2014
Bangor University is to play a crucial role in training scientists of the future who will improve our understanding of soils, which are key to tackling many of today’s global challenges, including food, water and energy security.
Publication date: 14 October 2014
A suite of strategies for teachers, aimed at preventing the early development of antisocial behaviour and increasing young children’s social-emotional competence, is to be rolled out and further tested in a four-year study in Jamaica’s capital, Kingston.
Publication date: 13 October 2014