A geologist at the University of Exeter has developed a new and relatively inexpensive way to establish whether certain types of magmatic rocks are more likely to contain valuable metal deposits.
A “window on the tree of life”, created by a team which includes a University of Exeter researcher, is helping to explain the worldwide variation in plant life-histories.
Ruth Brooks from Totnes has been named the country’s best amateur scientist by the BBC.
An Exeter University PhD student has used artificial intelligence to shed new light on the behaviour of bumble bees.
An Exeter University physicist is one of 38 UK scientists to be made a Royal Society University Research Fellow for 2009. Dr Sharon Jewell will use her fellowship as an opportunity to study human cells, which could help improve our understanding of major diseases like diabetes and cancer.