Francesca Levi

ARTICLES BY Francesca Levi

Scientists discover microorganisms that exacerbate greenhouse gas emissions from thawing permafrost

Climate change is a major issue facing today’s world and its effects have been exacerbated by thawing permafrost. In collaboration with researchers from the University of Tübingen, Dr Casey Bryce from the University of Bristol, studied the effect of this thawing on the microorganisms.
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Researchers develop an evolutionary theory for the universal stress response

Living in an increasingly urbanised and socially distanced society has highlighted the importance of stress in our everyday lives.
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How will the US election impact sustainability in the UK?

Dr Alix Dietzel, lecturer in global ethics, and Professor Stephan Lewandowsky, chair in cognitive psychology, from the University of Bristol, give insight into how Biden’s presidency will change public opinion on climate change and its outcome.
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Is resistance to COVID-19 more common than we thought?

Bristol University Professor Moin Saleem proposes that more than half of the world’s population may already have COVID-19 resistance. This is not due to antibodies, but instead due to T cells that may have been acquired from pre-COVID-19 Coronavirus infections.
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Exclusive interviews with COVID-19 vaccine trial participants

A new round of recruitment to the second phase of a clinical trial for the COVID-19 Oxford Vaccine (ChAdOx1 nCoV-19) has begun in Bristol. Jack Lennard and Evy Tang tell us about their experience being part of COVID-19 trials.
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