Manchester United’s rising stars revolutionize heart health
A unique research project to identify the effects of exercise on young hearts has been announced today [Wednesday 28 January 2015]. Manchester United’s Academy players are being put through their paces having their hearts monitored by the newest imaging technology to give invaluable insights into how young people’s hearts work while doing exercise.
Bristol gets smarter with launch of ground-breaking innovation project
Bristol is set to see the launch of its first joint venture between the city council and the University of Bristol. In a move to combine University research and advanced technology with council owned infrastructure, the company will develop an innovative high-performance, high-speed network in Bristol.
Is glass a true solid?
Does glass ever stop flowing? Researchers at the University of Bristol and Kyoto University have combined computer simulation and information theory, originally invented for telephone communication and cryptography, to answer this puzzling question.
Sampling the ‘grounding zone’ in Antarctica
Using a specially designed hot-water drill to cleanly bore through a half mile of ice, a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded team of researchers, including Professor Martyn Tranter of the University of Bristol, has become the first ever to reach and sample the ‘grounding zone’, where Antarctic ice, land and sea all converge.