Life sciences

Life Sciences - Health - Dec 6
Plant leaves harbor a diverse microbial community, as seen in this plate of agar stamped with the leaf of a greenhouse-grown tomato plant. After incubating for two days, the bacteria from the leaf grew into visible colonies. (Photo courtesy of Britt Koskella lab) Scientists are homing in on what a healthy human microbiome looks like, mapping the normal bacteria that live in and on the healthy human body.
Environment - Life Sciences - Dec 5
Environment - Life Sciences

Tropical species are six times more sensitive to forests being broken up for logging or farming than temperate species, says new research.

Life Sciences - Health - Dec 5
Life Sciences - Health

The Defitech Foundation has teamed up with EPFL, CHUV and UNIL to widen access to the groundbreaking neurotechnology developed under the 2018 STIMO study, which allowed paraplegic patients to walk again.

Environment - Life Sciences - Dec 5
Environment - Life Sciences

When two individuals from different species mate, the offspring is known as a hybrid. As a result of the genomes being mixed, sometimes phenotypes are produced that deal with new environmental conditions better than the two parent species.

Life Sciences - Dec 4
Life Sciences

Animal development is a unidirectional process that steers undifferentiated cells of the early embryo into specialized cell types such as brain, muscle or skin cells.

Life Sciences - Health - Dec 5

In a new study published today [Dec. 5, 2019] in the journal Brain, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health have discovered that delirium following severe surgery may be associated with brain injury.

Life Sciences - Social Sciences - Dec 5

Research from Oxford University calls us to reconsider how behaviours may spread through societies of wild animals, and how this might provide new insights into human social networks. Our social connections to one another, whether it be online or in real life, give rise to our 'social networks'.

Health - Life Sciences - Dec 5

This new study, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology today [5 December], was led by the University of Bristol and co-funded by World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) and Cancer Research UK (CRUK).

Health - Life Sciences - Dec 4

Using sophisticated screening across animal species, researchers at Yale have created a cellular blueprint of the human lung that will make it easier to understand the design principles behind lung function and disease - and to bioengineer new lungs.

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Health - 02.12
CeMM International PhD Program in Molecular Technologies and Systems Medicine Research Center for Molecular Medicine (CeMM), Vienna
Chemistry - 06.11
Synthetic organic chemist for targeted protein degradation (m/f/x) Research Center for Molecular Medicine (CeMM), Vienna
Life Sciences - 05.11
Expert in biotechnology Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (IPI), Bern
Life Sciences - 06.12
Research Fellow University of Queensland
Life Sciences - 06.12
Postdoctoral researcher University of Ghent
Life Sciences - 02.12
Postdoc position in neurophysiology Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
Life Sciences - 06.12
1 x 1, 0 Postdoc Position (f/m/d) Universität Bremen
Health - 04.12
Professur für Biologische Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
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