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Octopus-inspired innovation helps to prevent human sight loss

A study into octopus’ vision, carried out by researchers at the University of Bristol, has enabled the development of a device that can detect the early signs of sight loss in humans.
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Bristol researchers find link between self-harm and disordered eating in young people

After years of limited clinical research, University of Bristol researchers explore the link between self-harm and disordered eating in young people.
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Urban gardeners are providing an oasis for insects

Urban areas are just as important a food source for insects as nature reserves and agricultural land – all thanks to residential gardeners
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African tropical forests have greater long-term ability to act as carbon sinks than Amazonian forests

A new study involving researchers from the University of Bristol, has highlighted an important distinction between African and Amazonian forests in their future ability to soak up carbon dioxide. This difference will be indispensable for effective future policy.
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Bristol University biotech start-up receives £3.5m for the development of cancer therapy

CytoSeek, a Bristol-based discovery-stage biotech company, has successfully secured funding of £3.5 million for the development of new cell therapies for cancer treatment. What do they do and why is it important to fund new research?
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Digging for gold: success of plants unearthed by ancient faeces

The origin of the immeasurable diversity of plants we see today has been unearthed by the discovery of a ‘life giving’ fossil. The last meal of the 98-million-year-old insect shows that plants owe their biodiversity to ancient plant-pollinator relationships.
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University of Bristol experts question: is the future of policing digital?

New Bristol cyber-security centre explores the potential opportunities and pitfalls of police algorithms when analysing digital devices.
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