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Press Releases from 2008

Is a cup of tea really the answer to everything - even anthrax?


A cup of black tea could be the next line of defence in the threat of bio-terrorism according to new international research.

Wendy Sadler becomes first woman in Wales to be chosen for award


Cardiff University scientist Wendy Sadler has been named a Woman of Outstanding Achievement by the UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (UKRC).

'A Return to the Wales Office - A Personal View'


Cardiff University is to mark St David’s Day, in its 125th anniversary year, with a public lecture delivered by the Secretary of State for Wales.

Photography exhibition at Cardiff University reveals urban development in Xiamen


A collection of photographs showcasing the construction and regeneration of the Chinese City of Xiamen is being displayed at the University on Thursday 6 March 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.