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Researchers reveal hunter-gatherers’ taste for spice 22 Aug 2013 | 01:52 pm

Our early ancestors had a taste for spicy food, new research led by the University of York has revealed.

Public lecture to mark opening of research centre focusing on speedier hospital scans 21 Aug 2013 | 06:46 pm

Major improvements in the detection of diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer’s are being developed at a pioneering £7m research facility due to open officially at the University of York next month.

Open weekend offers the chance to hear the sound of North Yorkshire’s Stone Age past 20 Aug 2013 | 02:48 pm

Visitors to an important North Yorkshire archaeological site will hear the sound of some of our earliest hunter gatherer ancestors at work thanks to an innovative soundscape project at open events thi...

Developing a competitive advantage: Help at hand for Yorkshire and Humber businesses 16 Aug 2013 | 05:36 pm

The University of York has teamed up with the Leeds, York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce to deliver a series of short courses aimed at equipping local businesses with the skills they need to ...

The top ten mammals surviving because of zoos 14 Aug 2013 | 02:53 pm

A tiger, a West African primate and a large antelope are among species staving off extinction thanks to the help of zoos, according to a new report co-ordinated by Dr Andrew Marshall from the Universi...

Bright birds make good mothers 13 Aug 2013 | 05:14 pm

Female blue tits with brightly coloured crowns are better mothers than duller birds, according to a new study led by the University of York.

Captive humans go on display at North Yorkshire zoo 9 Aug 2013 | 05:17 pm

The University of York and Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo are teaming up to treat zoo visitors to a rare sight - the UK’s only captive group of Homo sapiens.

York scientists to test plants as natural pest controls 7 Aug 2013 | 03:51 pm

Scientists at the University of York are part of a £3 million research initiative announced by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and the Scottish Government to fund fo...

Business community invited to groundbreaking Beeronomics conference 6 Aug 2013 | 02:26 pm

Members of the business community involved in the beer and brewing industry are invited to attend a major international conference at the University of York.

University launches search for ‘returning’ scientists 2 Aug 2013 | 01:58 pm

The University of York has launched an initiative to attract more scientists, who have taken a career break, back into the world of academia.

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