Sciences

Health - Sep 21
Molecules from the venom of one of the world's largest spiders could help University of Queensland-led researchers tailor pain blockers for people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Researchers screened 28 spiders, with the venom of the Venezuelan Pinkfoot Goliath tarantula - which has a leg-span of up to 30 centimetres - showing the most promise.
Environment - Sep 18

Despite climate change being most obvious to people as unseasonably warm winter days or melting glaciers, as much as 95 percent of the extra heat trapped on Earth by greenhouse gases is held in the world's oceans.

Social Sciences - Sep 18

In a groundbreaking new study, a University of Chicago researcher used metabolomics-a big-data approach to study small molecules called metabolites-to uncover the relationship between plants and people before and after European colonization of North America.

Health - Sep 18

Our ground breaking research has never been so critical during the Covid-19 pandemic. Amongst other things, we're helping to detect the virus, support people suffering from the effects of lockdown and understand how we could be better prepared if there was another pandemic.

Physics - Sep 18
Physics

Study: Pointed tips on aluminum 'octopods' increase catalytic reactivity Points matter when designing nanoparticles that drive important chemical reactions using the power of light.

Life Sciences - Sep 18

"I was shocked how huge a change this is over a short period of time," researcher Van Savage said of sleep's shifting role in the brain. "It's a transition that is analogous to when water freezes to ice." Shutterstock.com "I was shocked how huge a change this is over a short period of time," researcher Van Savage said of sleep's shifting role in the brain.

Health - Sep 18
Health

Doctors at Yale New Haven Hospital used a more aggressive selection process to more than quadruple the number of heart transplants performed there while maintaining positive patient outcomes, according to a new study.


Selected Jobs
Life Sciences - 18.09
Internship position in Biochemical Engineering in Development Optical Biosensors CSEM - Centre Suisse d’Electronique et de Microtechnique, Landquart (GR)
Electroengineering - 18.09
Entwicklungsingenieur/in Optoelektronische Systeme (m/w), 80-100% CSEM - Centre Suisse d’Electronique et de Microtechnique, Landquart (GR)
Economics/Business - 17.09
Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in Sustainable Business Models (80 %) Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW, Windisch
Life Sciences - 17.09
PhD student position in Pediatric Oncology CHUV/UNIL, Lausanne
Pedagogy - 16.09
Institutsleiter*in Kinder- und Jugendhilfe (80–100 %) Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW, Muttenz
Physics - 16.09
Hochschulpraktikant/in Forschung armasuisse, Thun
Mechanical Engineering - 18.09
Postdoc in the Field of Wind Farm Control (TUD00487) Delft University of Technology
Life Sciences - 11.09
University Assistant (post doc) Universität Wien
Media - 19.08
Universitätsprofessur für Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaften Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
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