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Discovery could hold the key to super-sensory hearing

The discovery of a previously unidentified hearing organ in the South American bush crickets’ ear could pave the way for technological advancements in bio-inspired acoustic sensors research, including medical imaging and hearing aid development. Researchers from the University of Lincoln and University of Bristol discovered the missing piece of...

Multi-million pound science and innovation park announced

Lincoln is to become home to some of the finest scientific minds and most innovative high-tech businesses in the UK, thanks to ambitious plans announced today (Thursday 2nd August 2012). The University of Lincoln and Lincolnshire Co-operative are joining forces to transform a disused 10-acre site in the heart...

Antidepressants can cut cancer risk

Antidepressants commonly prescribed to treat depression and other psychiatric disorders can significantly reduce the chance of developing certain kinds of cancer, according to a recent study by the University of Lincoln’s Dr Tim Bates. The study, which was conducted in partnership with colleagues from the University of Nottingham and...