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Life Sciences - 01.07.2020
New Synthetic Biology Tools Unlock Complex Plant Engineering
New Synthetic Biology Tools Unlock Complex Plant Engineering
Researchers at JBEI have developed a new set of synthetic biology tools that could unlock advanced plant engineering.

History / Archeology - Politics - 01.07.2020
How the meaning of the Declaration of Independence changed over time
When the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, it was a call for the right to statehood rather than individual liberties, says Stanford historian Jack Rakove.

Administration - Health - 01.07.2020

Computer Science - 01.07.2020
UofG signs knowledge-exchange agreement with Rakuten Mobile
University of Glasgow computing scientists have signed an agreement with Rakuten Mobile, Inc. to carry out collaborative research in the field of edge computing.

Astronomy / Space Science - 01.07.2020
Hungry black hole among the most massive in the Universe
Hungry black hole among the most massive in the Universe
We now know just how massive the fastest-growing black hole in the Universe actually is, as well as how much it eats, thanks to new research led by The Australian National University (ANU).   It is 3

Research Management - 30.06.2020

Career - Social Sciences - 30.06.2020

Environment - Earth Sciences - 30.06.2020
Mayotte: launch of a global study on this fragile and unique ecosystem
Mayotte: launch of a global study on this fragile and unique ecosystem
The CNRS and Mayotte's Centre Universitaire de Formation et de Recherche (CUFR) have just approved the creation of a global ecology study site on the Mahoran archipelago.

Health - Social Sciences - 30.06.2020
Global scientific cooperation needed in pandemic fight
Global scientific cooperation needed in pandemic fight
A working group of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, led by two Stanford physicists, calls greater global cooperation "increasingly essential.

Health - Life Sciences - 30.06.2020
Novel pathology could improve diagnosis and treatment of Huntington's and other diseases
Novel pathology could improve diagnosis and treatment of Huntington’s and other diseases
SAFB1 is an important protein controlling gene regulation in the brain and is similar in structure to other proteins associated with neurodegenerative diseases of age. The team, from the University of Bristol's Translational Health Sciences , wanted to find out if this protein might be associated with certain neurodegenerative conditions.

Life Sciences - Health - 30.06.2020
Next-Generation Sequencing to provide Precision medicine for Rare Metabolic Disorders
Next-Generation Sequencing to provide Precision medicine for Rare Metabolic Disorders
Advances in next-generation-sequencing technology that allow researchers to look at billions of pieces of genetic information are changing the way a disease is diagnosed. Correct identification of changes in the human genetic code responsible for rare metabolic disorders provides scientists and physicians with fact-based guidelines for the treatment.

Electroengineering - Computer Science - 30.06.2020

Social Sciences - Health - 30.06.2020
Shows surge in e-cigarette and marijuana use among state’s young adults
The use of marijuana and electronic cigarettes jumped dramatically among young adult Californians between 2017 and 2018, with large proportions of users of both products being underage, according to a new study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.

Health - Social Sciences - 30.06.2020
Unemployment remains steadily high in Detroit
Share on: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn As everyday activities in Detroit begin to resume, four out of 10 working Detroiters remain temporarily or permanently laid off, and many residents say they feel the state is reopening too soon.

Health - Environment - 30.06.2020
Links between COVID-19 and air pollution
Links between COVID-19 and air pollution
A proposed change to federal regulations would give less consideration to the health benefits of air pollution rules.

Health - 30.06.2020
Smiling in the masked world of COVID-19
People will have to learn to smile with their eyes and voices, and to read the eyes and voices of others more, Stanford scholar Jeanne Tsai says.

Pedagogy - 30.06.2020
Playtime with dad may improve children's self-control
Playtime with dad may improve children’s self-control
Children whose fathers make time to play with them from a very young age may find it easier to control their behaviour and emotions as they grow up, research suggests.

Health - Pharmacology - 30.06.2020
Meeting challenges through basic research
Meeting challenges through basic research
Many scientists are currently undertaking work on the Sars-CoV-2 virus. But hundreds of projects supported by the SNSF are already contributing to finding answers to the current health crisis. In Switzerland and around the world, the novel coronavirus has become a priority for scientific research. Projects supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) are no exception.

Linguistics / Literature - Social Sciences - 30.06.2020

Health - 30.06.2020
Opinion: Can I, a coronavirus ’shielder’, find consolation in lockdown?
Emeritus Professor John Sutherland (UCL English Language & Literature) praises the NHS and reflects on the lockdown during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Social Sciences - Economics / Business - 30.06.2020
Complex and long-standing disadvantages exposed by coronavirus pandemic, report finds
A major report reveals the complex and long-standing factors contributing to the disproportionate impact coronavirus is having on Wales' black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities. Professor Emmanuel Ogbonna of Cardiff University chaired the subgroup from the BAME Covid-19 expert advisory group, which was set up by First Minister Mark Drakeford.

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 30.06.2020
Socially-distanced archaeological dig brings community together
Socially-distanced archaeological dig brings community together
People living near one of Cardiff's most ancient monuments are being invited to help unearth further insights into the area's rich archaeology and history.

Physics - Materials Science - 30.06.2020
Exploring interactions of light and matter
Exploring interactions of light and matter
Juejun Hu pushes the frontiers of optoelectronics for biological imaging, communications, and consumer electronics.

Event - Social Sciences - 29.06.2020

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 29.06.2020
Students’ expertise helps map 11 days, 125 acts of U.S. police violence
A recent report by Amnesty International tracked, with UC Berkeley students' help, dozens of cases across the country of police violence against protesters, from May 26 - the day after George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis while in police custody - to June 5.

Health - 29.06.2020
Trouble paying medical bills can lead to longer episodes of homelessness
Trouble paying medical bills can lead to longer episodes of homelessness
Even before the pandemic left COVID-19 patients with staggering hospital bills, many people, especially those who are uninsured, were often overwhelmed with medical bills Research shows that medical debt burdens millions of Americans: Depending on how "medical debt" is defined, studies from nonprofits and academic institutions generally show from 16% to 28% of adults carry that burden.

Health - Pharmacology - 29.06.2020
Transplant patient recovers from COVID-19 after receiving donated plasma
UChicago Medicine's use of plasma from COVID-19 survivors believed to be first-of-its-kind procedure A year after his successful lung transplant, Edgardo Diaz, 30, found himself back in the hospital with COVID-19.

Pharmacology - Health - 29.06.2020
New artificial heart valve could transform open-heart surgery
New artificial heart valve could transform open-heart surgery
A new type of artificial heart valve, made of long-lived polymers, could mean that millions of patients with diseased heart valves will no longer require lifelong blood-thinning medication after valve replacement surgery. These impressive results show the PoliValve is a promising alternative for valve replacement surgery Geoff Moggridge The valve, called PoliValve, has been developed by scientists at the Universities of Cambridge and Bristol.

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