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April 2008

A tall story

Scientists are beginning to develop a clearer picture of what makes some people stand head and shoulders above the rest.

How stereotypes can lead to success

Stereotypes can boost as well as hinder our chances of success, according to psychologists from the University of Exeter and St Andrews University.

You are what your mother eats

New research by the Universities of Exeter and Oxford provides the first evidence that a child’s sex is associated with the mother’s diet.

Exeter engineers create new technique for malaria diagnosis

Researchers from the Universities of Exeter and Coventry have developed the first new technique for diagnosing malaria able to challenge the rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) currently used in the field.