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Medicine - Sep 20
Researchers at the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford have discovered a new molecule that plays a key role in the immune response that is triggered by influenza infections. The molecule, a so-called mini viral RNA, is capable of inducing inflammation and cell death, and was produced at high levels by the 1918 pandemic influenza virus.
Life Sciences - Sep 20

Using some of the most advanced neuroimaging equipment in the world, researchers at Cardiff University's Brain Imaging Research Centre (CUBRIC) are set to study the brain function and structure of 17

Psychology - Sep 20
Psychology

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Physics - Sep 20
Physics

New findings published in ''Nature' on the formation of matter / Experiments provide information on the beginnings of the universe The building blocks of matter in our universe were formed in the first 10 microseconds of its existence, according to the currently accepted scientific picture.

Medicine - Sep 20

Twenty years after the University of Wisconsin-Madison's James Thomson derived the first human embryonic stem cell lines (ESC), his revolutionary discovery is just beginning to emerge on the clinical landscape.


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Business / Economics - 17:31
Sharing data online: an innovative solution to respect and protect privacy
Insights from research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL - While respect for privacy is increasingly undermined on the web by publishing and sharing personal data, the solution for web actors developed by Prof&pe

Business / Economics - Innovation / Technology - 16:04

Continuing Education - 15:30

Astronomy / Space Science - 14:34
Jupiter mission reaches next milestone as Imperial instrument is ready to test
Jupiter mission reaches next milestone as Imperial instrument is ready to test
Imperial scientists have sent their prototype magnetometer to ESA for testing, before building the final model for a mission to Jupiter.

Administration - Careers / Employment - 14:30
Facts and figures on Switzerland’s participation in the European Framework Programmes for Research
Bern, 20.09.2018 - The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) today published a report on Switzerland's involvement in the eighth European Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (Horizon 2020; 2014-2020).

Medicine / Pharmacology - Innovation / Technology - 13:04
Research hub launches to drive vaccine development
Research hub launches to drive vaccine development
UCL is leading a new a vaccine research hub, launching today, to affect radical change in the development and manufacturing of vaccines, with the University of Oxford.

Environment - 12:34
New ’Rising Path’ opens at Cambridge University Botanic Garden
A new Rising Path, designed to offer a fresh perspective on Cambridge University Botanic Garden's historic Systematic Beds, will open to the public on Saturday (September 22, 2018).

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 11:33
Recent tectonics on Mars
Recent tectonics on Mars
ESA ESA Science Mars Express These prominent trenches were formed by faults that pulled the planet's surface apart less than 10 million years ago.

Business / Economics - Innovation / Technology - 09:05
Discovery to Product creates new program to grow entrepreneurship at UW-Madison
Brian Pekron (left) and Eric Ronning, CEO of Re Mixer, Inc., make adjustments to an automated testing device they used in a patent-pending nozzle mixing design.

Environment - 08:03
"The start of Oktoberfest means a rise in methane emissions"
Jia Chen is Professor of Environmental Sensing and Modeling at the Technical University of Munich (TUM).

Art and Design - 20.09.2018
New report shows universities are failing to address vital issues of race equality in arts and humanities research
Existing practices and funding regimes exacerbate the structural inequalities faced by black and minority ethnic (BME) groups, a new report has found.

Sport Sciences - 20.09.2018

Sport Sciences - 20.09.2018
What makes an educational video game work well?
What makes an educational video game work well?
MIT designers explain their philosophy in a new book, "Resonant Games." To succeed at "Lure of the Labyrinth," a video game created by designers in MIT's Education Arcade, players rescue pets from an underground lair inhabited by monsters.

Innovation / Technology - Chemistry - 19.09.2018
$120 million to support next-generation battery research
The U.S. Department of Energy announced its decision Sept.

Innovation / Technology - Chemistry - 19.09.2018
Argonne-led battery research center funded for another $120 million
The U.S. Department of Energy announced its decision Sept.

Medicine / Pharmacology - 19.09.2018
There’s still time to be amazed by the Impossible Garden
The Impossible Garden is a set of experimental sculptures, by Bristol artist Luke Jerram, inspired by visual phenomena.

Social Sciences - 19.09.2018
Professor explores the benefits of physical play like martial arts
Professor explores the benefits of physical play like martial arts
Q&A with Janet O‘Shea, UCLA professor of dance, about 'Risk, Failure, Play: What Dance Reveals about Martial Arts Training? Sidney Kantono Janet O'Shea, professor of dance at UCLA, has dedicated her life and career to the study and performance of dance.

Microtechnics - 19.09.2018
Hocus pocus with a robotic focus
UCLA roboticist Dennis Hong and his robot magician, MAGI, shine on the Netflix show 'Magic for Humans' Amy Akmal Dennis Hong, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and director of RoMeLa

Environment - Earth Sciences - 19.09.2018
Scientists predict extinction risk for hard-to-track species
Species are going extinct all over the world: Scientists believe that Earth is losing between 200 and 2,000 species every year. That number is squishy, partly because there are so many species for which they lack good data-particularly those living in the oceans, which are difficult to track but still critically important to ecosystems and livelihoods.

Business / Economics - 19.09.2018
Rising housing costs are re-segregating the Bay Area
Rising housing costs are re-segregating the Bay Area
Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window) Click to print (Opens in new window) New reports from the Urban Displacement Project at UC Berkeley and

Business / Economics - 19.09.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 19.09.2018
University of Basel and ETH Zurich combine cutting-edge research for children and adolescents worldwide
University of Basel and ETH Zurich combine cutting-edge research for children and adolescents worldwide
Today, the University of Basel and ETH Zurich co-founded the Botnar Research Centre for Child Health (BRCCH) in Basel.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 19.09.2018
NSF awards contract to carry OOI into the next decade and beyond
NSF awards contract to carry OOI into the next decade and beyond
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Careers / Employment - 19.09.2018
Teacher job satisfaction in England lowest among comparable countries
Job satisfaction among teachers in England is as low, or lower, than 22 comparable countries across Europe, North America and the Commonwealth, according to new UCL research.

Computer Science / Telecom - Careers / Employment - 19.09.2018
Computer Science Professor is honoured with Fellowship to the Royal Academy of Engineering
Professor Thomas Rodden has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in recognition of his outstanding and continuing contributions to the profession.

Architecture - 19.09.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - Careers / Employment - 19.09.2018

Transport - 19.09.2018
The truck of the future
The truck of the future
Trucks will remain essential to cargo transport in the upcoming decades.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics / Materials Science - 19.09.2018
ExoMars highlights radiation risk for Mars astronauts, and watches as dust storm subsides
ExoMars highlights radiation risk for Mars astronauts, and watches as dust storm subsides
ESA Space Science ExoMars Astronauts on a mission to Mars would be exposed to at least 60% of the total radiation dose limit recommended for their career during the journey itself to and from the Red

Environment - Business / Economics - 19.09.2018
Banks Do too Little to Communicate Their Sustainable Investment Products
Less than one percent of the global population controls more than 50 percent of wealth. All over the world these wealthy investors have an increasing interest in investing their wealth sustainably, in accordance with socially responsible, environmentally friendly and ethical principles.

Environment - 19.09.2018
Concern about climate change unites Gens X and Y - report
Two generations of Australians, Generations X and Y, say climate change is their number one cause for concern, according to the latest  Life Patterns report from University of Melbourne researchers.

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science / Telecom - 19.09.2018
A tool for visualizing academic synergies
A tool for visualizing academic synergies
The Affinity Map showing cross-laboratory collaboration among faculty at EPFL's School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC) is now available to the general public. One of its creators will soon be heading off to MIT on a grant to expand his idea to a global scale. Scientists around the world are excited about the new possibilities being offered by advanced data collection and processing methods.

Life Sciences - 19.09.2018
Do we trust people who speak with an accent?
You are in a strange neighbourhood, your cell phone's dead, and you desperately need to find the closest garage.

Life Sciences - 19.09.2018
Snake season no cause for alarm if you're prepared
Snake season no cause for alarm if you’re prepared
As the weather warms up so do Australia's snakes, but experts say there is no cause for alarm if you know what to do.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 18.09.2018
Decades later, man meets the UCLA doctor who saved his life
Decades later, man meets the UCLA doctor who saved his life
Thanks to Dr. Richard Stiehm, Maurice Elias was the second person ever cured of 'bubble baby' syndrome Ryan Hatoum It's 1970 and 10-month-old Maurice Elias lay in a hospital bed in the pediatric intensive care unit dangerously malnourished, at just 14 pounds, and with a severe infection in his mouth.

Administration - 18.09.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - 18.09.2018
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