Media coverage – March 2019

Scientists use a blender to reveal what’s in our smartphones

By blending an entire mobile phone to dust, and then conducting a chemical analysis of the dissolved results, University scientists hoped to demonstrate why we should all take a keener interest in what is contained within everyday electrical items. 

Could it be sepsis? New paper to raise awareness among dental professionals

A new paper led by Peninsula Dental School and sepsis campaigner Melissa Mead has highlighted what dental professionals need to know about sepsis, and the importance of communicating these signs to patients.

Research investigates impact of climate change on glacier-fed rivers in Peru

A major research project is looking to establish the potential effects of future changes in the glacial system, and how agencies and Peruvian communities can work together to mitigate the potential effects of changing water quantity and quality.

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