Breakthrough in energy harvesting could power ‘life on Mars’

Breakthrough in energy harvesting could power ‘life on Mars’

Press releases   •   Mar 05, 2015 00:00 GMT

Martian colonists could use an innovative new technique to harvest energy from carbon dioxide thanks to research pioneered at Northumbria and Edinburgh Universities.

 ‘Lift Off’ for Northumbria University researchers!

‘Lift Off’ for Northumbria University researchers!

Press releases   •   May 25, 2018 16:36 BST

Northumbria University researchers will soon take to the sky as part of a partial gravity flight campaign that will determine how space travel affects astronauts’ spinal muscles.

EXPERT COMMENT: Back pain: four ways to fix bad lockdown posture – by copying astronauts

EXPERT COMMENT: Back pain: four ways to fix bad lockdown posture – by copying astronauts

Press releases   •   Jul 06, 2020 13:15 BST

Lockdown could be bad for you back. Thanks to measures to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, many of us are now working from home. This means you might not be moving around as much, and your home desk setup (and the posture you adopt while working) might not be as good as it should be. These are all things that can lead to back pain.

Northumbria academics launch Astronaut Rehab research at the Life Science Centre’s new Space Zone

Northumbria academics launch Astronaut Rehab research at the Life Science Centre’s new Space Zone

Press releases   •   Feb 13, 2020 16:04 GMT

A new space exhibition that features research from Northumbria University has launched at Newcastle’s Life Science Centre.