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A team of data science professors have developed a revolutionary system that accelerates artificial intelligence algorithms, enabling supercomputers to master artificial neural networks (ANN) as complex as the human brain.  

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Submarine manufacturing workers are now using protective skin creams, after research by a University of Derby graduate changed the way a global defence company approaches aspects of employee health and safety.

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A team of academics at the University of Derby has conducted the first study into the link between smartphone use, the number of selfies a person takes and how connected they feel to nature – and what this means for their health and wellbeing.

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New research by the University of Derby into near-death experiences (NDEs) has shown that they can be induced through meditation, with wider implications for our understanding of the phenomena and our ability to examine what happens to a

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A new study by an international team of academics, including a senior lecturer from the University of Derby, has shown that drinking a supplement containing deep ocean minerals could provide significant benefits to middle-aged men both d

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A critically endangered species of stonefly – thought to be extinct in many European countries – has been rediscovered in North Wales by a team of researchers at the University of Derby, after 22 years’ absence in the UK.

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A University of Derby professor of Operations Management has been presented with the prestigious Outstanding Researcher award at a conference in Bandung, Indonesia, in front of 300 delegates from around 50 countries.  

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People who are less emotionally stable are more likely to be addicted to their smartphones, according to a new research study.  

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A team of academics has conducted the first study into the effectiveness of compassion meditation for treating fibromyalgia, a debilitating pain condition, which recently hit the headlines for causing Lady Gaga to cancel her world tour.

A team of UK aquatic biologists have induced coral spawning over a full reproductive cycle for the first time by successfully maintaining the environmental conditions of coral reef environments in closed system aquariums.

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