Most businesses are unaware that their bottom lines depend on soil, let alone of the huge risks they face from its degradation, sustainability expert Dr Jessica Davies from Lancaster University writes in a comment piece in the latest edition of Nature (published Thursday 16 March 2017).
Natural measures to manage flooding from rivers can play a valuable role in flood prevention, but a lack of monitoring means their true potential remains unclear, researchers say.
Astronomers have sampled 40,000 distant galaxies to better understand how galaxies like our own Milky Way have formed and evolved across cosmic time.
The Walking Dead comic artist Charlie Adlard will make his first public appearance as the UK’s Comics Laureate, a role sponsored by Lancaster University, in Birmingham on 28 March.
The need to communicate with a wider-world coupled with a move away from the cosy, close-knit communities of the 90s has dramatically changed the way British people speak over the last two decades, new research has revealed.
A diabetes drug could one day be used to treat neurodegenerative diseases like Motor Neurone Disease (MND), Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
Lancaster and Manchester Universities have won a joint £2M award for physics research which may lead to “significant technological impact in the longer term.”
Infertility is taking its toll on relationships in Ghana.
Lancaster engineers are part of a team which will map some of the world’s most radioactive sites using sensing technology mounted on an advanced robotic vehicle.
The development of the first ever large-scale collection of Welsh words that represents the full range of language used by people in everyday life is underway.