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Astronomy / Space Science - 11.04.2019

Materials Science - 11.04.2019

Music - Astronomy / Space Science - 11.04.2019
How many senses do we have? Teju Cole says the answer is complicated
Seeing, hearing, smelling, tasting, touching. Ask anyone around you to name the senses, and they would almost certainly pick those five definitions-ones that trace back through centuries of Western thinking.

Computer Science / Telecom - 11.04.2019

Computer Science / Telecom - 11.04.2019

Careers / Employment - 11.04.2019

Physics - 11.04.2019

Life Sciences - Careers / Employment - 11.04.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - 11.04.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - 11.04.2019
Europe's institutions consider using Ariane 6 and Vega-C
Europe’s institutions consider using Ariane 6 and Vega-C
11 April 2019 ESA and Arianespace are giving full support to European institutional customers to launch their missions on Ariane 6 and Vega-C.

Life Sciences - Health - 11.04.2019
Camp to help kids with cerebral palsy boost their life skills
An eight-year-old boy with cerebral palsy hopes to be able to put on his socks by himself and stand at the kitchen bench to make his own lunch following a trial of intensive therapy this school holidays.

Business / Economics - Environment - 11.04.2019

Health - Social Sciences - 10.04.2019
$9.1 million gift supports resilience collaborative for children and families on South Side who suffer trauma
A unique approach that provides an ecosystem of trauma-informed care for children and their families who are critically injured or exposed to violence on the South Side of Chicago is getting a big boo

Civil Engineering - 10.04.2019
New York City gentrification creating urban ’islands of exclusion,’ study finds
A new building goes up in New York City, overshadowing the old Katz's Deli on the Lower East Side.

Mechanical Engineering - 10.04.2019
Buggy Races Keep Rolling at Carnegie Mellon
In its 99th year, the tradition is a Spring Carnival treat Sweepstakes, also known as the Buggy Races , has come a long way at Carnegie Mellon University.

Innovation / Technology - 10.04.2019
Carnegie Mellon, Lumen Learning Partner To Expand Support for Evidence-based Learning Materials
Mission-aligned collaboration demonstrates promising model for continuously improving effectiveness of learning materials Carnegie Mellon University's Simon Initiative and open courseware provider Lu

Linguistics / Literature - 10.04.2019

Environment - 10.04.2019
Climate Scientists Partner with San Francisco to be Ready for Future Storms
Climate Scientists Partner with San Francisco to be Ready for Future Storms
Berkeley Lab climate modeling techniques can assess how global warming will affect intensity of storms The San Francisco Bay Area has been pummeled this winter by storms packed with moisture from atmospheric rivers. Formed when atmospheric water vapor is pushed across the Pacific Ocean by strong winds, atmospheric rivers deliver much of the Bay Area's precipitation.

Administration - 10.04.2019
ETH Zurich publishes investigation report
A number of recent media reports on the request for dismissal of an ETH astronomy professor have included quotes from internal and confidential documents relating to the ongoing proceedings. Given the growing public interest, as well as the need to ensure transparency and fairness, ETH Zurich has decided to publish anonymised versions of the final report of the administrative investigation and the recommendation of the special committee.

Health - Social Sciences - 10.04.2019
Researchers outline how Europe’s largest patient data record can improve care
A new system for sharing health information has the potential to change how healthcare and services are delivered to patients, say experts.

Linguistics / Literature - Materials Science - 10.04.2019

Innovation / Technology - Environment - 10.04.2019
Leveraging technologies to address major societal challenges
Leveraging technologies to address major societal challenges
Tech4Impact, founded in 2017, is EPFL's pioneering multi-stakeholder platform where students, researchers, large enterprises, NGOs and startups come together to enhance the university's social and environmental impact in the areas of education, research and innovation.

Life Sciences - 10.04.2019
Showy Primates Have Smaller Testicles
Well-adorned or well-endowed ' but not both. Evolutionary biologists at the University of Zurich have for the first time demonstrated that male primates either have large testicles or showy ornaments. Developing both at the same time may simply take too much energy. Male primates are highly competitive, especially about one thing: fathering offspring.

Environment - Physics - 10.04.2019
Falling levels of air pollution drove decline in California’s tule fog
Cranes glide through the tule fog at the Merced National Wildlife Refuge.

Music - 10.04.2019
Turning streets into art galleries
Turning streets into art galleries
If the people can't go to the art gallery, take the art gallery to the people. That's been the approach of Kat Roma Greer as she's created dynamic street art events in disadvantaged communities the world over.

Event - Business / Economics - 10.04.2019

Environment - 10.04.2019
Where can flooded fields help replenish groundwater?
Overpumping in California's Central Valley has depleted groundwater storage capacity and caused the land to sink.

Architecture - 10.04.2019

Philosophy - 10.04.2019
Is there a role for morality in science?
At a time in which our society is politically polarized and divided about a myriad of issues concerning governance, immigration, and national identity, some would argue the need for convincing moral knowledge and widely accepted understandings of decency and the common good has seldom been greater.

Mechanical Engineering - Innovation / Technology - 09.04.2019

Computer Science / Telecom - 09.04.2019
Who will win the Game of Thrones?
Who will win the Game of Thrones?
Shortly before the curtain drops on the hit HBO show "Game of Thrones" (GoT), students attending a computer science seminar at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) embarked on an unusual scientific mission: predicting which character has the best chance to sit the coveted Iron Throne.

Health - Innovation / Technology - 09.04.2019
£1.1 million project to develop new biodegradable stents
£1.1 million project to develop new biodegradable stents
A £1.1 million project to develop biodegradable stents for patients with severe vascular disease, which affects around one million people in the UK, has started thanks to Innovate UK funding.

Innovation / Technology - 09.04.2019
European quantum communications network takes shape
European quantum communications network takes shape
9 April 2019 Today's interconnected world is ever more vulnerable to cyberattacks, emphasising the importance of secure encryption to protect Europe's critical infrastructure and communications.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 09.04.2019
Giving voice to Chinese railroad workers
Railroad workers construct a section of the First Transcontinental Railroad on the Humboldt Plains of Nevada.