University of Exeter

University of Exeter Research Unravels How Whales Hold The Key To Menopause

Jan 15, 2017 AM EST A research team from the University of Exeter and University of York studied whale sharks and discovered what could be a clue why female have menopause.

University of Exeter: Called Upon By Residents To Ban Students From Owning A Car

Jul 02, 2016 AM EDT All top universities in Britain are being called upon by a campaign from local residents to ban students from bringing their cars to school.

Jackdaws Use Bright Eyes to Protect Nests and Ward off Enemies, Study

Feb 06, 2014 AM EST Jackdaws, predominantly found in Europe, North Africa and Western Asia, use their bright white eyes to keep their rivals at bay and to discourage them from coming near their nests.

Green Environments Help Sustained Improvement in Mental Health, Study

Jan 07, 2014 AM EST Local governments should now begin to invest more time and money in creating greener spaces (parks and gardens) within cities and towns as they lead to sustained improvement in mental health, ...

Want A Promotion? Place a Potted Plant at Your Cubicle!

Dec 07, 2013 AM EST Potted plants are normally grown for decorative purposes, positive psychological effects and health benefits. Now, a new study by the University of Exeter has revealed that houseplants at workplace ...

Children from Low-Income Families Face Greater Risk of Developing ADHD, Study

Nov 27, 2013 AM EST Researchers find Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children from families living below the poverty line and in those who belong to single-parent families.

Scientists Discover Massive Channels of Water beneath Floating Antarctic Ice Shelf

Oct 07, 2013 AM EDT Vast streams of water, measuring nearly 250m in height (equivalent to Eiffel Tower) and extending hundreds of kilometers, were discovered flowing beneath Antarctic ice shelf.

Mediterranean Diet Offsets Dementia, Study

Sep 04, 2013 AM EDT Mediterranean diet is healthy for the mind, according to a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Exeter's Medical School.

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