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Business / Economics - History / Archeology - 16.07.2019
A Hollywood treasure trove at Stanford
A Hollywood treasure trove at Stanford
Stanford's archive on film pioneer Spyros Skouras has expanded to include more than 120 hours of audio recordings and rare documents about his life and Hollywood career as well as his philanthropic efforts, such as raising foreign aid for World War II.

Environment - Business / Economics - 16.07.2019
An old dog learning new tricks
John Roles is a University of Queensland PhD candidate using his life's experience in the power industry to tackle the future of energy.

Health - Business / Economics - 15.07.2019

Physics - Materials Science - 15.07.2019
Two Los Alamos scientists win Presidential Early Career Awards
Two Los Alamos scientists win Presidential Early Career Awards
Award honors scientists and engineers for outstanding contributions to their fields The Presidential Early Career Award is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on outstanding scientists and engineers in the early stages of their independent research careers. LOS ALAMOS, N.M., July 15, 2019-Abigail Hunter, of Los Alamos National Laboratory's Computational Physics Division, and Shea Mosby, of the Laboratory's Physics Division, have received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

Astronomy / Space Science - Mechanical Engineering - 15.07.2019
Being an intern in the Apollo program
From chasing toxic clouds to developing rocket fuels for Mars, Brian Cantwell shares stories of his time working on space exploration technologies - starting with an internship with the Apollo program.

Politics - Social Sciences - 15.07.2019
The path to peace through gender equality
The horrifying outcomes of war in Africa motivated former Kenyan occupational therapist, Mohamed Sheikh Yussuf, to change career paths and study at The University of Queensland.

Agronomy / Food Science - 15.07.2019
Why urban planners should pay attention to restaurant-review sites
MIT researchers have found that online restaurant data can be used to accurately predict key socioeconomic factors for neighborhoods in China, reports the Xinhua news agency. The researchers found that "in nine Chinese cities, the presence of restaurants could effectively predict a neighborhood's daytime and nighttime population, the number of businesses and overall spending."

Health - Event - 15.07.2019

Electroengineering - Environment - 12.07.2019
"We want to bring the energy transition to the consumer"
Mr Hamacher, what is a microgrid? In the future, passive electric power distribution grids that supply consumers will be restructured into active distribution grids - microgrids.

Health - 12.07.2019
Discovers genetic changes linked to leukaemia in children with Down’s syndrome
Researchers at the University of Oxford, in collaboration with colleagues from Hannover Medical School and Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, have discovered the specific gene mutations that are required for the development of leukaemia in children with Down's syndrome.

Astronomy / Space Science - Electroengineering - 12.07.2019
The next giant leap in space exploration
NASA wants to return humans to the moon by 2024. A University of Miami engineering graduate is part of a team that will help get them there.

Agronomy / Food Science - Music - 11.07.2019
Berkeley Talks transcript: What can be done to protect pollinators
[Music: "Silver Lanyard” by Blue Dot Sessions] Anne Brice: This is Berkeley Talks, a  Berkeley News  podcast that features full-length lectures and conversations that happen at UC Berkeley.

Environment - 11.07.2019
Fuel surplus could cause another destructive wildfire season
Fire crews work on a wildfire in California. The 2019 fire season could be as destructive as earlier fire seasons.

Career - Health - 11.07.2019

Career - Event - 11.07.2019

History / Archeology - Business / Economics - 11.07.2019
National attention, praise for new Silicon Valley history 'The Code' by UW historian Margaret O'Mara
National attention, praise for new Silicon Valley history ’The Code’ by UW historian Margaret O’Mara
Her sweeping new book about the history of Silicon Valley has University of Washington history professor Margaret O'Mara on a busy national book tour this summer.

Innovation / Technology - Physics - 11.07.2019

Health - Innovation / Technology - 11.07.2019
New Stanford Hospital gets temporary certificate of occupancy
The new Stanford Hospital, which is scheduled to open to patients in the fall, has received the go-ahead to occupy the hospital while minor finishing work continues.

Event - 11.07.2019
Government Chief Scientific Adviser speaks at The Forum launch
Government Chief Scientific Adviser speaks at The Forum launch
The Government Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance spoke at the launch of The Forum, Imperial's new policy engagement programme.

Event - Social Sciences - 11.07.2019

Environment - Business / Economics - 11.07.2019
United Nations to hear how Bristol is making progress on tackling global challenges
United Nations to hear how Bristol is making progress on tackling global challenges
A new report from the University of Bristol, demonstrating Bristol's leadership in tackling global challenges through local action, will be presented at the United Nations (UN) in New York next week.

Business / Economics - 11.07.2019
Shows Hiring Managers View Overqualified Job Seekers as Lacking Commitment
Job seekers who apply for positions in which they appear overly capable may be putting themselves at a disadvantage with hiring managers, according to new research from Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business - unless they are women, in which case being overqualified can be helpful.

Law / Forensics - Innovation / Technology - 11.07.2019

Physics - Innovation / Technology - 11.07.2019

Event - 11.07.2019

Computer Science / Telecom - 11.07.2019
Carnegie Mellon and Facebook AI Beats Professionals in Six-Player Poker
"Superhuman" card shark achieves new AI milestone An artificial intelligence program developed by Carnegie Mellon University in collaboration with Facebook AI has defeated leading professionals in six-player No-Limit Texas Hold'em poker, the world's most popular form of poker.

Computer Science / Telecom - 11.07.2019

Business / Economics - Innovation / Technology - 10.07.2019

Physics - Electroengineering - 10.07.2019

Innovation / Technology - Computer Science / Telecom - 10.07.2019