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Press Releases from 2008

Rebus creator explains the benefits of crime fiction


Crime, or at least crime fiction, is good for you.

Has the mystery of the Antarctic ice sheet been solved?


New evidence has been published today, (28 February 2008) which could solve the puzzle of why Antarctica went into the deep freeze 34 million years ago - and it comes from a surprising place.

Did a mega-collision alter Venus?


A mega-collision between two large embryonic planets could have created Venus as we know it, according to a new paper by a Cardiff University scientist.

Cardiff University academic welcomes suggestions to change the marketing of alcohol


A Cardiff University academic has welcomed recent suggestions from medical and policing organisations to help tackle alcohol misuse.

A greener way to power cars


Cardiff University researchers are exploring how waste heat from car exhausts could provide a new greener power supply for vehicles.

CSI effect leads to business success


An enterprising Cardiff University graduate has used her expertise in forensic archaeology to launch a Cardiff-based CSI-style management consultancy for the legal profession.

Royal recognition for excellence at Cardiff University


Her Majesty the Queen this morning presented Cardiff University’s Institute of Medical Genetics with one of the most prestigious prizes in UK higher education.