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Male monkey filmed caring for dying mate 17 April 2014 A wild male marmoset has been filmed embracing and caring for his dying partner after she accidentally fell from a tree in the forests of Brazil.
  • Male monkey filmed caring for dying mate 17 April 2014 A wild male marmoset has been filmed embracing and caring for his dying partner after she accidentally fell from a tree in the forests of Brazil.
  • Robotics goes micro-scale 16 April 2014 The development of light-driven 'micro-robots' that can autonomously investigate and manipulate the nano-scale environment in a microscope comes a step closer, thanks to new research from the University of Bristol. Such devices could be used for high-resolution imaging, allowing the investigation of delicate biological samples such as cells in new ways.
  • Historic boost for academic-industrial collaboration in Engineering 16 April 2014 The Faculty of Engineering hosted a meeting of Industrial Advisory Boards from all of its six departments earlier this month to discuss how best to work with industrial partners and further promote engagement opportunities between the Faculty and engineering and technology companies.
  • The Big Give is back 16 April 2014 The annual ‘Bristol Big Give’ returns next month after a record breaking year in 2013. Big Give is a city-wide collection and recycling scheme which encourages everyone to donate their unwanted items to charity.
  • Bristol academics invited to speak at major 5G summit 16 April 2014
  • First volunteers to receive blood cultured from stem cells in 2016 16 April 2014 The first human volunteer will receive red blood cells cultured in the laboratory within the next three years, as part of a long-term research programme funded by the Wellcome Trust.
  • New approach needed to deal with increased flood risk 16 April 2014 Considering the impacts of climate change on flood risk may not be effective unless current risk is managed better, according to new research from the University of Bristol published today in the Journal of Hydrology.
  • From pomegranate seeds to soaring swans 15 April 2014 Ceramic pomegranate seeds, a Rust-o-saurus, soaring swans and botanical art including Indonesian floral batik and water colour and ink hellebores are just a few of the designs that will be on display this Easter at the University of Bristol’s Botanic Garden Art and Sculpture Exhibition.
  • One-off EU debate with key political parties to be held in Bristol 15 April 2014 With political tensions running high over the UK’s relationship with the European Union, candidates from the five key parties will go head-to-head in a one-off debate ahead of next month’s European elections.
  • New design for mobile phone masts could cut carbon emissions 14 April 2014 A breakthrough in the design of signal amplifiers for mobile phone masts could deliver a massive 200MW cut in the load on UK power stations, reducing CO2 emissions by around 0.5 million tonnes a year.

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