Natural sciences

Natural sciences

History - Dec 2
An analysis of archaeological glass beads discovered in sub-Saharan West Africa brings to light the full extent of the region's international trade routes between the 7th and 13th centuries. The origin of glass beads dates back to early ancient times. The chemical composition of the beads and their morphological and technical characteristics can reveal where they come from; this information can then be used to reconstruct the trade channels between glass production areas and the sites where the beads were used at different times.
Astronomy - Dec 1
Astronomy

If you want to understand a part of Earth's galactic history-whether it passed near a supernova during its path around our galaxy, for example-you may be able to find the answer in the crystal structure of a rock, according to a University of Michigan study.

Physics - Nov 30
Physics

The first experimental observation of three-dimensional magnetic 'vortex rings' provides fundamental insight into intricate nanoscale structures inside bulk magnets and offers a fresh perspective for magnetic devices.

Life Sciences - Nov 27
Life Sciences

The cytosolic sensor NLRP1 identifies viruses as non-self and triggers inflammatory responses - The ability to differentiate between self and potentially harmful non-self is vital for the integrity and survival of organisms.

Life Sciences - Nov 30
Life Sciences

Researchers at the University of Basel have discovered a molecular mechanism that plays a central role in intact long-term memory. This mechanism is also involved in physiological memory loss in old age.

Health - Nov 27
Health

A great success for the University of Münster: the German Research Foundation (DFG) is funding two new Collaborative Research Centres (CRC).

Pedagogy - Nov 27

Tutoring programmes and storybooks can help improve children's attainment in maths, according to a new evidence review led by UCL researchers.


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Physics - 30.11
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Pharmacology - 20.11
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Computer Science - 20.11
Front-End Entwickler/-in (80-100%) Bern University Hospital, Inselspital
Computer Science - 17.11
(Senior) Research Associate / Post Doc AR/VR Hochschule Luzern, Zug-Rotkreuz
Mathematics - 02.12
Postdoctoral position in homotopy theory (1.0 FTE) Utrecht University
Physics - 02.12
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Computer Science - 02.12
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Computer Science - 26.03.2014
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