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The University of York is a collegiate plate glass research university, located in the city of York, England. Established in 1963, the campus university has expanded to more than thirty departments and centres, covering a wide range of subjects. This author account is not officially owned by the University of York. This author account is being used only for giving credits to the University.
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Researchers have discovered that the numbers of plant species recorded by botanists have increased in locations where the climate has changed most rapidly, and...
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New species of tree discovered in Tanzania mountains

Researchers have discovered a new species of tree in the Usambara Mountains in Tanzania. The tree, which grows up to 20m tall and has white...
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Breakthrough in understanding how human eyes process 3D motion

Scientists at the University of York have revealed that there are two separate ‘pathways’ for seeing 3D motion in the human brain, which allow...
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Study reveals everyday technology helps fight loneliness

The research, co-produced by the University of York and the loneliness charity WaveLength, looked at data collected from 445 people over two years and...
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Scientists get a grip on sloth family tree

Scientists have solved the evolutionary puzzle of how sloth went from enormous ground-dwelling giants to the small, famously-laidback tree-climbers of the modern day. The study,...
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Establishing the ultimate limits of quantum communication networks

At the moment, sensitive data is typically encrypted and then sent across fibre-optic cables and other channels together with the digital “keys” needed to...
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Antibiotics found in some of the world’s rivers exceed ‘safe’ levels, global study finds

Concentrations of antibiotics found in some of the world’s rivers exceed ‘safe’ levels by up to 300 times, the first ever global study has...