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History - Dec 14
Queensland's coastal shark numbers are continuing a 50-year decline, in sharp contradiction of suggestions of ‘exploding' shark populations, according to an analysis of Queensland Shark Control Program data.
Health - Dec 14

Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) Australians continue to experience significant disadvantage when it comes to health and wellbeing compared to their heterosexual peers, a University of Queensland study has found.

Life Sciences - Dec 13

Scientists at the Yale School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System have successfully demonstrated that it is possible to pinpoint genes that contribute to inter-individual differences in pain.

Physics - Dec 13
Physics

A research team led by The Australian National University (ANU) has invented a device that could be developed into ultra-sensitive cameras for security screening which would not require people to queue at airports.

Health - Dec 14
Health

The University of Melbourne was announced as a winner of a global Grand Challenges Explorations grant - an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Environment - Dec 13

Sixteen prominent climate scientists argue that there is more reason than ever for the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate greenhouse gases, at the same time some politicians are pushing the EPA to reverse its 2009 decision to do so.

Life Sciences - Dec 13
Life Sciences

UCLA researchers, in global collaboration, gain new understanding of brain architecture of autism, schizophrenia.


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Health - Life Sciences - 14.12.2018
New biomedical research facility secures Victoria’s place as world class research destination
Former Victorian Premier John Brumby has formally opened the new 'Nancy Millis' building, an expansion of the Univeristy of Melbourne  Bio21 Institute of Molecular Science and Biotechnology , incorporating CSL's Global Hub for Research and Translational Medicine.

Business / Economics - Innovation / Technology - 14.12.2018
Weather monitoring from the ground up
Weather monitoring from the ground up
ClimaCell uses wireless signals to track and forecast the weather in every 500-meter patch of the Earth's surface.

Life Sciences - 13.12.2018
Fiat Vox
Fiat Vox is a podcast that gives you an inside look at why people around the world are talking about UC Berkeley.

Mechanical Engineering - Environment - 13.12.2018
Underwater sensors for monitoring sea life (and where to find them)
Underwater sensors for monitoring sea life (and where to find them)
Harvesting power from the ocean, through spinning underwater turbines or bobbing wave-energy converters, is an emerging frontier in renewable energy. Researchers have been monitoring how these systems will affect fish and other critters that swim by. But with most available technology, scientists can get only occasional glimpses of what's going on below.

Environment - Transport - 13.12.2018
Stanford's General Use Permit application reaches major milestone
Stanford’s General Use Permit application reaches major milestone
Santa Clara County has issued a final environmental impact report confirming earlier analysis that the land use permit is an environmentally sustainable and responsible plan.

Health - Pharmacology - 13.12.2018
Adaptive Phage Therapeutics to collaborate with Yale’s Paul Turner Lab
Adaptive Phage Therapeutics Enters into Collaboration Agreement with Researchers at Yale University to Manufacture and Supply Therapeutic Bacteriophage View this release on BusinessWire   Gaithersbur

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 13.12.2018
Computer Science Professor selected for top scientific adviser role
Professor Tom Rodden has been appointed as the Chief Scientific Adviser for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

Business / Economics - Computer Science / Telecom - 13.12.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - Mathematics - 13.12.2018

Health - Innovation / Technology - 13.12.2018
Stanford Medicine’s 2018 Health Trends Report
The report finds a rapid increase in the volume and utility of health-related data, creating an opportunity to democratize health care.

Music - Architecture - 13.12.2018
Hark! UW talents - on page and disc - for the good Dawgs on your holiday shopping list
An architect argues to stay the wrecking ball and reuse older buildings, a historian recalls Martin Luther King Jr.'s timeless economic message, a master storyteller brings a new set of tales, an engineer conjures a children's book with a robot's-eye view of the deep ocean..

Environment - 13.12.2018
When Power Goes Out, Pollution Rises
Researchers in Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Engineering and Public Policy have found that when the power goes out in sub-Saharan African countries air pollution rises.

Environment - Life Sciences - 13.12.2018
Grant of over £1m awarded to study impact of the loss of darkness on wildlife
A team of researchers at the University of Glasgow have been awarded a grant of over £1m to study the impact of the loss of the night on animals that are subjected to the increased light at night that occurs in urban areas throughout the world.

Physics - Chemistry - 13.12.2018
Researchers use jiggly Jell-O to make powerful new hydrogen fuel catalyst
Researchers use jiggly Jell-O to make powerful new hydrogen fuel catalyst
A cheap and effective new catalyst developed by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, can generate hydrogen fuel from water just as efficiently as platinum, currently the best - but also most expensive - water-splitting catalyst out there. The catalyst, which is composed of nanometer-thin sheets of metal carbide, is manufactured using a self-assembly process that relies on a surprising ingredient: gelatin, the material that gives Jell-O its jiggle.

Astronomy / Space Science - Health - 13.12.2018
An astronaut returns to Earth
An astronaut returns to Earth
ESA Human Spaceflight Astronauts International Space Station Research Exploration 13 December 2018 ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst will return to Earth alongside NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor and Russian cosmonaut Sergei Prokopiev on 20 December.

History / Archeology - Environment - 13.12.2018
Share your Temple Quarter story
Share your Temple Quarter story
Artists-in-residence for the University of Bristol's new Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus want to hear your stories about the Temple Quarter area ahead of the development of the new campus close to Temple Meads station.

Administration - Computer Science / Telecom - 13.12.2018
Rise in Brexit related Hate Crime to be Focus of New Research Lab
Researchers at Cardiff University have been awarded grants totalling £1 million for the new HateLab, tasked with assessing the impact of national events on levels of hate crime and speech.

Pharmacology - Administration - 13.12.2018
Novartis receives European Commission approval for self-administration of Xolair across all indications
The EC approval underscores the long-term safety and efficacy of Xolair demonstrated in clinical studies and by 13 years of real-world use in Europe   Xolair (omalizumab) prefilled syringe (PFS) is t

Architecture - 13.12.2018
Mario Botta: "I'd like to create a monastery"
Throughout his 50-year-long career, architect Mario Botta has seen his profession undergo profound change, from the introduction of modern styles to the advent of post-modernism.

Careers / Employment - Business / Economics - 13.12.2018

Environment - Event - 13.12.2018
"Climate change will not wait for us"
At UN Climate Change Conference, MIT researchers share knowledge and tools to help nations meet Paris Agreement targets.

Administration - 12.12.2018

Life Sciences - 12.12.2018
Amanda Goldstein's fascination with William Blake leads to MLA book award
Amanda Goldstein’s fascination with William Blake leads to MLA book award
Just when William Blake was out of her Amanda Goldstein's life, he came stomping back in a most unexpected way.

Life Sciences - Health - 12.12.2018
University of Bristol recognised in second Life Sciences Sector Deal
Life sciences is a sector that operates at the cutting-edge of technological developments and last week [7 December] the second Life Sciences Sector Deal was announced.

Astronomy / Space Science - 12.12.2018

Health - Pharmacology - 12.12.2018
The ABCs of the HPV vaccine
If someone told you there was a vaccine that could prevent most cases of cervical cancer-and a growing number of head and neck cancers-would you get it?

Physics - Electroengineering - 12.12.2018
Microscopic Devices That Control Vibrations Could Allow Smaller Mobile Devices
Microscopic Devices That Control Vibrations Could Allow Smaller Mobile Devices
To make modern communications possible, today's mobile devices make use of components that use acoustic waves (vibrations) to filter or delay signals. However, current solutions have limited functionalities that prevent further miniaturization of the mobile devices and constrain the available communication bandwidth.  Now, a research team led by Chiara Daraio , Caltech professor of mechanical engineering and applied physics, has developed new versions of these components with abilities previous incarnations did not possess.

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 12.12.2018
Artificial Intelligence report finds advances in working with human language, global reach
The group's report helps investors and governmental agencies and provides updates for people whose lives will be affected by new developments in AI.

Business / Economics - 12.12.2018
As Advertised? Exposing Lies About VPN Server Locations
One afternoon, Zack Weinberg was conducting a study about web censorship when he noticed something a little odd.

Environment - Computer Science / Telecom - 12.12.2018
New Climate Model to be Built from the Ground Up
New Climate Model to be Built from the Ground Up
EAS , GPS , JPL , engineering , environment_and_sustainability , information_science , interdisciplinary_research , planetary_science , research_news Facing the certainty of a changing climate coupled with the uncertainty that remains in predictions of how it will change, scientists and engineers from across the country are teaming up to build a new type of climate model that is designed to provide more precise and actionable predictions.

History / Archeology - 12.12.2018
Silent film of black couple’s kiss discovered, added to National Film Registry
Big Brains Podcast Climate change's human cost with Michael Greenstone They are on screen for less than 30 seconds, a couple in simple embrace.

Mathematics - 12.12.2018
Mathematical Sciences Professor Appointed to State Commission on Redistricting
Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences Wesley Pegden has been appointed by Gov. Tom Wolf to a new commission to help reform Pennsylvania's redistricting process.

Health - Administration - 12.12.2018
$14.5m Gates Foundation grant to help improve global healthcare
A $14.5m grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will help an Imperial group improve and expand healthcare access in developing countries.

Health - 12.12.2018
$42m to tackle global health issues
$42m to tackle global health issues
Research into fighting the flu, improving outcomes for vulnerable infants, and battling kidney disease has netted almost $42 million in funding for academics from The University of Queensland.

Life Sciences - 12.12.2018

Health - Careers / Employment - 12.12.2018

Pharmacology - Health - 12.12.2018
Alzheimer’s drug may help battle antibiotic resistance
Dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria could soon be targeted with a drug initially developed to treat Alzheimer's disease.
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