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Latest research reveals sitting in traffic jams is officially bad for you

With millions of motorists set to hit the road for the bank holiday weekend, drivers have been urged to close windows and turn off fans while in traffic jams to avoid breathing in dangerously high levels of air pollution.  Latest research from the University of Surrey has shown that simple adjustment to your car’s ventilation system while sitting in traffic jams can greatly affect your exposure to toxic fumes by up to 76%. 

Scientists collaborate to shed light on prevalence and geographic distribution of tuberculosis in road-killed badgers

Researchers from the Universities of Surrey, Nottingham and Liverpool are undertaking a collaborative survey of badger carcases for evidence of tuberculosis (TB).

Professor Helen Griffiths appointed as Surrey’s new Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

The University of Surrey has today appointed Professor Helen Griffiths as Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, who will take up the role from 01 December 2016.

Face changing technology showing sun damage and premature ageing is most effective at promoting sun safe behaviour, new study finds

In a new study published today in the journal Cogent Psychology, researchers from the University of Surrey examined the way sun safe messages are conveyed to young women, and found that visual communication using technology to age participant’s faces to emphasis sun damage and premature ageing is most effective.  

Human brain clocks exposed: Effects of circadian clocks and sleep loss vary across brain regions, new study finds

Ever wondered what happens inside your brain when you stay awake for a day, a night and another day, before you finally go to sleep?

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