Scientists discover how methane catalyst is made22 February 2017
Converting carbon dioxide into methane gas for energy use is a step closer after scientists discovered how bacteria make a component that facilitates it.
Drivers 'nudged' into better behaviour by psychologists17 February 2017
Psychologists ‘nudge’ drivers into turning off their engines at a busy Canterbury level crossing by making simple changes to road signs.
The statistics behind the urban decline of butterflies16 February 2017
Butterflies are declining more rapidly in urban areas than in the countryside, new research led by a University statistics expert has revealed.
Few mutations needed for Ebolaviruses in new species15 February 2017
Kent researchers have identified how few mutations it can take for Ebolaviruses to adapt to affect previously resistant species.
The role of animal companions in the lives of the homeless6 February 2017
New research argues that by understanding how homeless people care for their pets, we could reframe how we think about them.
Experts read the Brexit white paper – so you don’t have to3 February 2017
POLIR's Professor Richard Whitman among the contributors asked to pick out the important details from the government paper.