Medicine and life sciences

Pharmacology - Feb 27
Compounds containing metals could hold the key to the next generation of antibiotics to combat the growing threat of global antibiotic resistance. University of Queensland researchers, working with a network of international collaborators, have discovered 23 previously unexplored compounds containing metals such as silver, manganese, zinc, ruthenium and iridium that have antibacterial and antifungal activity.
Health - Feb 26
Health

The results of a first-in-human clinical trial of gene therapy to treat a common cause of genetic blindness have shown partial reversal of sight loss in some patients.

Environment - Feb 26
Environment

A new University of Michigan-led study of individually radio-tracked tropical fish in a Bahamian mangrove estuary highlights the importance of highly active individuals in maintaining ecosystem health.

Physics - Feb 26
Physics

EPFL scientists have developed a new type of microscope slide that can boost the amount of light in fluorescence microscopy by a factor of up to 25.

Life Sciences - Feb 26
Life Sciences

In the event of a bone fracture, fatty acids in our blood signal to stem cells that they have to develop into bone-forming cells.

Life Sciences - Feb 26

Rare genetic disorders caused by small changes in a person's genetic make-up affect fewer than 1 in 2,000 people globally - but they are a major cause of developmental and psychiatric conditions, such as autism spectrum disorder, schizophrenia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and intellectual disability.

Social Sciences - Feb 25

For adolescents diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, a simple computer-based program known as attention training may offer relief, according to a new Yale-led study. In a promising finding, researchers discovered major reductions in anxiety among 64 youths after just four twice-weekly sessions of the attention training program.


Selected Jobs
Life Sciences - 18.02
Postdoctoral scientist or PhD student in microbiology University of Geneva
Health - 12.02
Wissenschaftliche/n Mitarbeiter/in 60% Eidgenössisches Hochschulinstitut für Berufsbildung EHB, Zollikofen
Life Sciences - 07.02
Pre-ERC Postdoc Program in Cellular, Molecular and Digital Medicine Research Center for Molecular Medicine (CeMM), Vienna
Health - 06.02
Médecin adjoint en radiologie (h/f) Hôpital du Jura, Delémont
Health - 26.02
Research Fellow University of Sydney
Life Sciences - 07.02
Pre-ERC Postdoc Program in Cellular, Molecular and Digital Medicine Research Center for Molecular Medicine (CeMM), Vienna
Chemistry - 22.02
UniversitätsassistentIn - Postdoc Universität Innsbruck
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