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Physics - Innovation - 11.08.2022
Manchester professor to co-lead new Network in materials for quantum technologies
Manchester professor to co-lead new Network in materials for quantum technologies
The Network aims to ensure that the world-leading UK materials research base, the existing National Quantum Technologies Programme (NQTP), and the developing quantum industry base are brought together in a UK-wide coordinated effort.

Environment - 11.08.2022
Hot and dry conditions in UK causing unprecedented extreme wildfire danger
Hot and dry conditions in UK causing unprecedented extreme wildfire danger
Record temperatures and dry weather in the UK this summer are causing exceptionally high levels of danger from extreme wildfires, according to experts.

Career - Health - 10.08.2022
Analysis: Furlough had a protective effect on mental health - but it wasn't as good as working
Analysis: Furlough had a protective effect on mental health - but it wasn’t as good as working
Writing in The Conversation, Dr Jacques Wels (UCL MRC Unit for Lifelong Health & Ageing) shares his new research, which found that furlough protected the mental health of those at risk of losing their jobs - but better mental health was seen among those who remained at work.

Microtechnics - 10.08.2022

Social Sciences - Life Sciences - 10.08.2022
Female monkeys with female friends live longer
Female monkeys with female friends live longer
UCLA professor Susan Perry and her team of researchers reveal their findings on capuchin monkeys and social integration UCLA professor Susan Perry and her team of researchers reveal their findings on capuchin monkeys and social integration Key takeaways: Strength of female-female relationships. Female capuchin monkeys who are better integrated into social networks with other adult females tend to survive longer.

Pedagogy - 10.08.2022
Down syndrome project shatters quality of life myths
Down syndrome project shatters quality of life myths
Young adults living with Down syndrome have high aspirations and a great zest for life according to an Australian first study by researchers from The University of Queensland. A team led by Associate Professor Rhonda Faragher and Dr Janette Lloyd from UQ's School of Education conducted interviews and focus groups around the country, exploring the quality of life of Gen Z's with Down syndrome.

Health - 10.08.2022
Sealing leaks in the stomach or intestine
Sealing leaks in the stomach or intestine
ETH Pioneer Fellow Alexandre Anthis has developed a patch that seals surgical sutures on the intestines or the stomach.

Career - Economics / Business - 10.08.2022
Universities Driving the Economy in North Rhine-Westphalia
Universities Driving the Economy in North Rhine-Westphalia
NRW's universities are multiplying the federal state's net contributions by a factor of four Based on conservative calculations, every single euro that North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) provides to its universities as core funding generates ¤4.01 in value.

Health - 10.08.2022
Educate medics about weight stigma to reduce UK’s obesity rate
To help tackle the UK's obesity crisis, we must better educate medical professionals on weight stigma, according to the conclusions of a large-scale review led by UCL researchers.

Environment - Career - 10.08.2022
U-M study: Local renewable energy employment can fully replace U.S. coal jobs nationwide
Study: The Costs of Replacing Coal Plant Jobs with Local instead of Distant Wind and Solar Jobs across the United States Across the United States, local wind and solar jobs can fully replace the coal

Sport - Health - 10.08.2022
High school athletes in contact sports more likely to misuse prescription stimulants throughout their 20s
Study: The initiation and developmental course of prescription drug misuse among high school athletes during the transition through young adulthood High school seniors who play contact sports are roughly 50% more likely to misuse prescription stimulants in the next decade after graduation, compared to those who do not participate in these types of sports, a new University of Michigan study found.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 09.08.2022
Time capsules from the early days of the Earth
Time capsules from the early days of the Earth
An international team of scientists led by Prof. Christoph Heubeck of Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany has drilled boreholes in South Africa that will help answer questions about the early history of our planet.

Computer Science - Physics - 09.08.2022
MCS Expands Research Pipeline Through Undergraduate Programs
Jose Emilio Regio's academic path has had a few curves over the past four years. "I switched majors three times," said Regio, a fifth-year senior at the University of Connecticut.

Health - 09.08.2022
Tackling suicide risk in people with mental disorders
Clinical researchers from Oxford University's Department of Psychiatry and Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust , together with colleagues from elsewhere, have developed guidance to help clinicians identify and treat patients at risk of suicide. The alternative approach to clinical practice, published in The Lancet Psychiatry , was developed by health practitioners and suicide prevention experts, together with a service user.

Life Sciences - Health - 09.08.2022
Biological approaches to combat Legionella
Biological approaches to combat Legionella
Throughout Switzerland, infections with bacteria of the genus Legionella are increasing significantly. Researchers at Eawag have now outlined how the growth of these microbial inhabitants of drinking water systems could be curbed with the help of other organisms. Legionella are bacteria that live in water and can be found in many water pipes, shower heads, ventilation systems, boilers and cooling towers.

Career - 09.08.2022
Researcher wins award for film raising awareness of Deaf people affected by dementia
Researcher wins award for film raising awareness of Deaf people affected by dementia
A gallery of "breath-taking" images and videos which shine a light on crucial dementia research have been released today by Alzheimer's Society's first ever research image competition which was won by a University of Manchester researcher.

Physics - Research Management - 09.08.2022

Health - 09.08.2022
Most older adults ready to roll up sleeves this fall for updated COVID-19 boosters, U-M poll shows
Health providers' recommendations will make a difference, National Poll on Healthy Aging finds Within weeks, updated COVID-19 vaccines could become available across the United States, offering protec

Health - Innovation - 09.08.2022
Victoria’s first mRNA innovation hub backed by state government
A collaborative team of Melbourne researchers from Monash University and the University of Melbourne have received $5.4 million from the Victorian government to establish The Victorian mRNA Innovation Hub to develop next-generation mRNA vaccines and therapeutics to treat a range of diseases.

Physics - Electroengineering - 09.08.2022
Physicists Switch Magnetic State Using Spin Current
When Carnegie Mellon University doctoral candidates I-Hsuan Kao and Ryan Muzzio started working together a switch flicked on. Then off. Working in the Department of Physics ' Lab for Investigating Quantum Materials, Interfaces and Devices (LIQUID) Group , Kao, Muzzio and other research partners were able to show proof of concept that running an electrical current through a novel two-dimensional material could control the magnetic state of a neighboring magnetic material without the need of applying an external magnetic field.

Health - 09.08.2022
Monkeypox: U-M experts discuss symptoms, spread
Monkeypox has been declared a national public health emergency. Two epidemiologists at the University of Michigan School of Public Health discuss the disease and its implications.

Health - Innovation - 08.08.2022
£1m investment is breath of fresh air for University of Glasgow nebuliser spinout
A University of Glasgow spinout which aims to create more effective methods of treating lung diseases has secured a £1m grant from Innovate UK.

Environment - Innovation - 08.08.2022
Program primes students to tackle real-world urban sustainability issues
Program primes students to tackle real-world urban sustainability issues
Growing up in Cameroon, West Africa, Bineh Ndefru saw many of her relatives who rely on farming for their livelihood suffer the negative impacts of climate change, from drought and displacement to climate-induced violence.

Environment - Health - 08.08.2022
Citizen scientists in bloom
Citizen scientists in bloom
Recent PhD graduate Ikbal Choudhury's nonprofit Open Field Collective uses low-cost, low-resource tools to teach children about environmental science.

Materials Science - 08.08.2022
BERNINA Design Challenge: Sewing machine is a marvel of engineering
BERNINA Design Challenge: Sewing machine is a marvel of engineering
Summer series - Bachelor's project (6). A group of around 15 EPFL students spent a semester working on projects using BERNINA sewing machines, dispelling common misconceptions and stereotypes in the process.

Health - Life Sciences - 08.08.2022
Developing antivirals for pandemic-level viruses
Developing antivirals for pandemic-level viruses
Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago are working with the National Institutes of Health and researchers from across the country to establish a center for antiviral drug development for pandemic-level viruses, including Ebola and SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Health - 08.08.2022
Cells able to talk to themselves for a better immune response
Cells able to talk to themselves for a better immune response
Research in immunology sheds new light on the ability of cells to contribute more effectively to the body's immune response through internal communication.

Environment - Economics / Business - 08.08.2022
Carbon emissions and grocery shopping: EVs and home delivery better, ’trip chaining’ and robots best
The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way grocery stores do business, with online sales rising more than 50% from 2019 to 2020 in the United States. As shoppers searched for safe and convenient ways to get essential items, grocers adapted to meet increased e-commerce demand. Small, automated warehouses called micro-fulfillment centers-often located within existing stores-enabled grocers to fill pickup orders more quickly, sometimes within an hour of order placement.

Environment - 05.08.2022
University expertise backs UK’s first ’hydrogen ecosystem’
Cardiff researchers are supporting a bid to develop the UK's first 'Hydrogen Ecosystem.' South West England and South Wales are teaming up to lead the development of low carbon energy to help reach climate change goals.

Health - Social Sciences - 05.08.2022
UC San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital Join Nationwide Long-COVID Study
Up to 30 percent of patients infected by SARS-CoV-2 may experience persistent symptoms; four-year study seeks to learn why and how to prevent lingering effects Researchers at University of California

Life Sciences - Health - 05.08.2022
UCLA brain researchers receive $4 million NIH grant to supercharge miniature microscope
UCLA brain researchers receive $4 million NIH grant to supercharge miniature microscope
The UCLA creators of a miniature microscope that can be mounted on the heads of lab animals to provide an invaluable view into the brain's inner workings have received a $4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop next-generation versions of their " miniscope.

Life Sciences - Environment - 05.08.2022
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