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2017: a landmark year for research at the University of Nottingham

2017 was an unprecedented year for research at the University of Nottingham. The largest planned investment in research in the University's history was announced at the Royal Society in London,…

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Lonely ‘lefty’ seeks mate for love – and genetic study

Scientists at The University of Nottingham hoping to study the genetics of an ultra-rare garden snail are asking the public for its help in finding the lonely mollusc a mate. The…

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Snail shells offer clue in common origins of body asymmetry

An international team of researchers has discovered a gene in snails that determines whether their shells twist clockwise or anti-clockwise – and could offer clues to how the same gene affects…

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