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Life Sciences - Health - 16.09.2019
In human cells and mice, a cure for the common cold, Stanford-UCSF study reports
Disabling a single, apparently noncritical protein in cells may foil replication of the viruses that cause half of all common colds, polio and other diseases, according to researchers at Stanford and UCSF. Temporarily disabling a single protein inside our cells might be able to protect us from the common cold and other viral diseases, according to a study led by researchers at Stanford University and University of California-San Francisco.

Computer Science / Telecom - Health - 16.09.2019
AI to enhance manufacturing, energy, and healthcare thanks to £6.5m EPSRC grant
The grant will help scientists, engineers, and clinicians train algorithms to solve energy, manufacturing, and healthcare problems.

Event - Innovation / Technology - 16.09.2019

Art and Design - Event - 16.09.2019
An editor takes the fear out of The Chicago Manual of Style
The lion and the bull have been fighting, locked in stone, for nearly 2,500 years-ever since an ancient sculptor carved them into a slab of black limestone and set them into a monumental staircase at Persepolis, the royal center of the great Achaemenid Empire.

Environment - Health - 16.09.2019
UCL launches new campaign to celebrate its disruptive discoveries
UCL is today launching the public phase of its major new campaign #MadeAtUCL to celebrate over 100 disruptive discoveries pioneered by some of the university's leading researchers.

Environment - Business / Economics - 16.09.2019
Green growth that works
Green growth that works
Economic development plans often overlook a crucial detail - ecosystems that provide essential services to people. Stanford experts discuss a new sustainable development approach that balances the needs of people and nature. Economic development plans often overlook a crucial detail - ecosystems that provide essential services to people.

Computer Science / Telecom - 16.09.2019
What is a pixel?
What is a pixel?
Last week, Pixar co-founder and first director of computer graphics at Lucasfilms, Dr Alvy Ray Smith joined our Dean of Engineering to discuss the immeasurable impact of one 20th century invention: the pixel.

Health - Veterinary Science - 16.09.2019

Computer Science / Telecom - 16.09.2019

Sport - 16.09.2019
UQ wins Uni 7s season opener
UQ wins Uni 7s season opener
The University of Queensland has enjoyed a golden start to the 2019 Aon Uni 7s Series , winning the opening round at the UQ Sport Athletics Centre.

Sport - 16.09.2019
UQ win Uni 7s season opener
UQ win Uni 7s season opener
The University of Queensland has enjoyed a golden start to the 2019 Aon Uni 7s Series , winning the opening round at the UQ Sport Athletics Centre.

Environment - Event - 16.09.2019

Psychology - Pedagogy - 16.09.2019
Coping with disaster
Evacuees get ready to leave by ferry for Nassau from Marsh Harbor, Abaco Islands, in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian.

Innovation / Technology - Business / Economics - 13.09.2019

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 13.09.2019
Transcript: Who owns America’s schools’ Professor Janelle Scott on ’No Jargon’ podcast
Lizzy Ghedi-Ehrlich [00:00:00] Back-to-school season is upon us and back as well are some familiar debates.

Pharmacology - Health - 13.09.2019
Novartis Phase III ASCLEPIOS trials demonstrate robust efficacy of ofatumumab in patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis
Both ASCLEPIOS I and II studies met their primary endpoints in patients with relapsing forms of MS (RMS) ; overall ofatumumab (OMB157), a subcutaneous, potent, fully-human antibody targeting CD20 pos

Agronomy / Food Science - 13.09.2019

Computer Science / Telecom - 13.09.2019

Music - 13.09.2019

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 13.09.2019
Experts warn UK food safety at risk with public softened up for lower standards
There are signs that the government is trying to soften up the public for lower food standards post-Brexit, including imported chlorinated chicken and hormone-treated beef, a new briefing from the Food Research Collaboration has highlighted.

Pharmacology - Health - 13.09.2019
Roche presents new 6-year OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) data which showed that earlier initiation and continuation of treatment reduced disability progression in multiple sclerosis
Post-hoc analysis from a Phase III open-label extension study showed a 42 percent reduction in the risk of PPMS patients needing a wheelchair after 6.5 years of OCREVUS treatment compared with patients who started OCREVUS after the double-blind period Interim analysis of Phase IIIb study shows 87 percent of patients with suboptimal response to previous treatment had no evidence of disease activity one year after switching to OCREVUS Separ

Pharmacology - Health - 13.09.2019
Roche’s fixed-dose subcutaneous combination of Perjeta and Herceptin showed non-inferiority when compared to intravenous formulations for people with HER2-positive breast cancer
New fixed-dose combination is administered under the skin in just minutes, significantly reducing the time spent receiving treatment Data will be submitted to health authorities around the world, inc

Environment - Life Sciences - 13.09.2019
German Environmental Award for soil scientist
German Environmental Award for soil scientist
Ingrid Kögel-Knabner, a professor of soil science at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), has won the German Environmental Award - the most richly endowed award of its kind in Europe.

Environment - 13.09.2019

Business / Economics - 13.09.2019

Administration - Career - 13.09.2019
Gabriele Bavota earns an ERC Starting Grant to develop an artificial assistant for software developers
Gabriele Bavota, Assistant Professor at the USI Software Institute (SI), is among the recipients of the latest ERC Starting Grants, the research funds awarded by the European Research Council on a highly competitive basis to the most promising young researchers active in Europe.

Psychology - 12.09.2019
Joining Stanford: Galahad of San Francisco
When Galahad Mai fled a tumultuous life in China four years ago for a better one in the United States, he never imagined that one day he would make it to Stanford.

Psychology - Health - 12.09.2019
While modern life may exacerbate depression, it may also give us the tools to treat it
Worldwide, rates of depression increased by 15 percent between 2005 and 2015, according to the World Health Organization.

Health - Pharmacology - 12.09.2019
Pioneering data research centres to enable cutting-edge research and innovation to benefit UK patients
The University of Birmingham will play a key role in new data hubs that will enable cutting-edge research for health discoveries and aim to give patients across the UK faster access to pioneering new treatments. Led by Health Data Research UK , the hubs aim to improve the lives of people with debilitating conditions, and will link up different types of health data and make it more easily accessible and user-friendly for research, while maintaining strict controls around data privacy and consent.

Academic Rankings - 12.09.2019

Academic Rankings - 12.09.2019

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