Political Campaigns Can Induce Stress in Minorities

Health - Jul 23
Health

How did the 2021 national marriage equality referendum campaign in Switzerland affect the well-being of the LGBTIQ+ community? A team led by researchers at UZH has shown that LGBTIQ+ individuals and their cisgender heterosexual allies exhibited more stress hormones during the controversial campaign.

Religions - Jul 22

Encyclopedia on Early Christianity with 1350 lemmata published

Fifteen years of work, with 650 internationally renowned authors writing 1350 lemmata, has resulted in a book spanning 5000 pages across six volumes: The Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity.

Cheese of the future: Consumers open to animal-free alternatives

Researchers at the University of Göttingen investigate consumer acceptance.

Physics - Jul 22

A bright future for high-energy muon beams

What will be the next high-energy particle accelerator after the Large Hadron Collider (LHC)- While a much larger proton-proton collider, such as the Future Circular Collider (FCC) being studied at CERN, or a linear electron

Health - Jul 22

Kidney transplantation: Combined cell therapy reduces donor-specific immune response

A new combined cell therapy for kidney transplants can help to reduce the donor-specific reaction against the transplanted organ without the need for maintenance triple immunosuppression. The overall diversity of the T-cell receptor repertoire, which is important for immune defence, is preserved. This is shown by an international study led by MedUni Vienna, which was recently published in the journal eBioMedicine of the Lancet Discovery Science series.

New discovery adds to story of ancient human migration 

History & Archeology

New evidence of human occupation in southeast Indonesia dating back 42,000 years offers fresh clues about the route taken by some of the first huma

Environment - Jul 22

CIDE participates in evaluating phytosanitary products risk in Doñana and Tablas de Daimiel

The research provides valuable insight into the impact of agricultural activities in two protected areas.

Life Sciences - Jul 22

An over- or under-synchronised brain may predict psychosis

Life Sciences

A team from the University of Geneva shows that overly strong or weak interconnections between certain brain areas could be a predictive marker of the disease.

Chemistry - Jul 22

Less is more: Efficient Hydrogen Production with Less Precious Metals

In a step towards sustainable energy, a team of researchers at the University of Twente led by Dr Marco Altomare have demonstrated a new method to reduce the use of precious metals such as platinum in green hydrogen production without sacrificing performance. The researchers published their findings in the Wiley VCH scientific journal Advanced Functional Materials .

Crypto scams claim victims across the socioeconomic spectrum

A University of Queensland-led study has found consumer vulnerability to cryptocurrency investment scams has little to do with socioeconomic status.

Health - Jul 20

Shorter life expectancy during COVID-19 for India’s marginalised

A new paper published in Science Advances finds that life expectancy in India was 2.6 years lower in 2020 than 2019, with women and marginalised social groups suffering the greatest declines.

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