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Public Release: 25-Nov-2014
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Scientists could save thousands of pounds with student's DIY microscope
Expensive tests for measuring everything from sperm motility to cancer diagnosis have just been made hundreds of thousands of pounds cheaper by a Ph.D. student from Brunel University London who hacked his own microscope.

Contact: Keith Coles
keith.coles@brunel.ac.uk
Brunel University

Public Release: 25-Nov-2014
Proceedings of the Royal Society A
Better forecasts for sea ice under climate change
New research will help pinpoint the impact of waves on sea ice, which is vulnerable to climate change, particularly in the Arctic where it is rapidly retreating.

Contact: Luke Bennetts
luke.bennetts@adelaide.edu.au
61-466-457-406
University of Adelaide

Public Release: 25-Nov-2014
Proceedings of the Royal Society B
A warming world may spell bad news for honey bees
A bee parasites from exotic climates threatens UK bees. Research predicts that an exotic gut parasite could cause increasing damage to UK bees as climates warms. The spread of the parasite is linked to climate and its superior competitive ability
Insect Pollinators Initiative, UK's Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, Defra, Natural Environment Research Council, Scottish Government, Wellcome Trust

Contact: Rob Dawson
rob.dawson@bbsrc.ac.uk
07-557-487-865
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

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Inverted Microscope Created by Brunel University London Ph.D. Student

Inverted Microscope Created by Brunel University London Ph.D. Student
The instrument was adapted by Adam Lynch to study snail immune systems.

Contact: Keith Coles
keith.coles@brunel.ac.uk
Brunel University

3-D Reconstruction, Experimental Coral Block

3-D Reconstruction, Experimental Coral Block
This is a video visualizing a 3-D reconstruction of a µCT scan of an experimental coral block after a one-year deployment in Kāne'ohe Bay, Hawai'i.

Contact: Marcie Grabowski
mworkman@hawaii.edu
808-956-3151
University of Hawaii ‑ SOEST

MicroCT Scan, Coral Block

MicroCT Scan, Coral Block
This is an image of µCT scan showing the outside (top) and inside (bottom) of an experimental coral block after a one-year deployment in Kāne'ohe Bay, Hawai'i. Note the bioerosion scars inside ...

Contact: Marcie Grabowski
mworkman@hawaii.edu
808-956-3151
University of Hawaii ‑ SOEST

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