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Health - 11.10.2019
Expert second opinion improves reliability of melanoma diagnoses
Getting a reliable diagnosis of melanoma can be a significant challenge for pathologists. The diagnosis relies on a pathologist's visual assessment of biopsy material on microscopic slides, which can often be subjective.

Environment - Electroengineering - 11.10.2019
Our energy grid is vulnerable. Locally sourced power may be the answer
Solar-powered microgrids may be the key to energy resilience in the face of increasing wildfire risk and cybersecurity threats, says UC Berkeley energy expert Alexandra "Sascha” von Meier.

Administration - Career - 11.10.2019
First ERC Synergy Grant for KU Leuven
First ERC Synergy Grant for KU Leuven
The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded its Synergy Grants. Neuroscientist Rufin Vogels is the first researcher at KU Leuven to receive one.

Business / Economics - Materials Science - 11.10.2019
Using industrial waste as insulation for buildings
Using industrial waste as insulation for buildings
ETH spinoff FenX transforms industrial waste into a porous foam suitable for building insulation. Unlike other sustainable materials used for the purpose, this type of insulation is non-flammable and inexpensive to produce.

Life Sciences - 11.10.2019
DEEP PURPLE - future biological darkening of the Greenland Ice Sheet
DEEP PURPLE - future biological darkening of the Greenland Ice Sheet
An ERC (European Research Council) Synergy grant of ¤11 million over six years (2020-2026) has been awarded to an international group of scientists coordinated by the University of Bristol to examine

Health - Life Sciences - 11.10.2019
ERC Synergy Grant for research at the interface of viral infection and cellular regulation
ERC Synergy Grant for research at the interface of viral infection and cellular regulation
The European Research Council has awarded one of the prestigious ERC Synergy Grants - the most competitive funding scheme from ERC - to a joint research project of the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, the ETH Zurich and the University of Bristol. The interdisciplinary team wants to investigate the molecular mechanisms of viral infection, which will contribute to fundamental knowledge about cellular regulation and new concepts for broad-spectrum anti-viral therapy.

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 11.10.2019
Berkeley Talks transcript: Barbara Simons on election hacking and how to avoid it in 2020
Tsu-Jae King Liu: Welcome everyone. I'm Tsu-Jae King Liu, the Dean of the College of Engineering. It is my pleasure to welcome you to this year's Minner Distinguished Lecture in Engineering Ethics, featuring Dr. Barbara Simons.

Event - 11.10.2019
On the trail of Annie Brassey
On the trail of Annie Brassey
When Sarah French began a doctoral thesis on the photographic collection of a much-travelled Victorian woman, she had little idea of the extraordinary journey she would also be taking.

Social Sciences - Business / Economics - 11.10.2019
Faculty Senate votes, listens to ASSU leaders, gets update on long-range vision
Faculty Senate votes, listens to ASSU leaders, gets update on long-range vision
During its first meeting of the academic year, the Faculty Senate approved the charge to the Ad Hoc Committee on the Stanford University Press, heard presentations from ASSU leaders and received an update on the university's long-range vision from President Marc Tessier-Lavigne.

Computer Science / Telecom - Mathematics - 10.10.2019

Computer Science / Telecom - 10.10.2019
Frequently asked questions about the campus power outage
UC Berkeley campus is largely without power today, Thursday, Oct. 10, due to PG&E's efforts to prevent wildfires fanned by high winds.   The following FAQ provides answers to some of the key questions being asked about classes, facilities, emergency communications and the campus's power supply.

Astronomy / Space Science - 10.10.2019
Space weather mission progresses as report urges action against risks
The first phase of design work for the European Space Agency's Lagrange spacecraft has been completed by four multinational teams, including one led by UCL space scientists.

Physics - 10.10.2019
Chicago Quantum Summit to gather international experts
Top experts in quantum technology from around the globe will gather at the University of Chicago on Oct.

Art and Design - History / Archeology - 10.10.2019
Humanities Day keynote to examine how home movies represent cultural history
For more than a decade, Prof. Jacqueline Najuma Stewart has worked to preserve, digitize and exhibit an understudied cultural resource: home movies from the Chicago neighborhoods in which she was born and raised.

Astronomy / Space Science - 10.10.2019
Luca powers up for a spacewalk
Luca powers up for a spacewalk
European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Luca Parmitano is preparing to step out into space for his first spacewalk of the Beyond mission.

Innovation / Technology - Astronomy / Space Science - 10.10.2019

Event - Linguistics / Literature - 10.10.2019

Health - Pharmacology - 10.10.2019
Digital service launched to help oesophageal cancer patients
A new smart phone app and web portal to help oesophageal cancer patients and their carers understand and manage their journey better has been launched today by UCL, University College London Hospital (UCLH) and digital health company, Living With.

Event - Linguistics / Literature - 10.10.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - 10.10.2019
Is Planet 9 really a black hole?
Is Planet 9 really a black hole?
Is there a black hole in our solar system? Physicists have speculated that the orbits of huge chunks of rock and ice in the outer solar system might have been influenced by a new planet called Planet 9.

Environment - 10.10.2019
Can Cellphones Help Cities Be More Energy Efficient?
Can Cellphones Help Cities Be More Energy Efficient?
Buildings currently consume about 40% of all the electricity used in the United States, most of them located in urban areas that are growing rapidly. Because electricity generation is the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the country, making urban buildings more energy efficient could help mitigate global climate change.

Computer Science / Telecom - 10.10.2019
Bike designed with artificial intelligence breaks world speed records
Bike designed with artificial intelligence breaks world speed records
An aerodynamic bike that was designed using software from Neural Concept, a spin-off from the Computer Vision Laboratory (CVLab) in the EPFL School of Computer and Communication Sciences, has broken two world records for cycling speed.

Environment - 10.10.2019
One in four of London's green spaces breaches air quality safety limits
One in four of London’s green spaces breaches air quality safety limits
More than one quarter of London's parks, playground, and open spaces exceed international safety limits for air quality. The researchers warn this could potentially put thousands of children and vulnerable Londoners at risk. In an analysis of the annual air quality levels in green spaces across the capital's 33 boroughs, researchers from Imperial College London and the University of Leicester used nitrogen dioxide (NO2) estimates, comparing them against safety limits set by the European Union and World Health Organisation.

Business / Economics - Innovation / Technology - 10.10.2019

Health - 10.10.2019

Innovation / Technology - 10.10.2019
UQ out to extend Uni 7s lead in Adelaide
UQ out to extend Uni 7s lead in Adelaide
The University of Queensland is aiming to extend its competition lead at this weekend's third Aon Uni 7s Series round in Adelaide (12-13 October).

Environment - 10.10.2019
Online prototype could improve ocean migratory species governance
An online mapping and knowledge platform prototype could soon offer free and easily accessible information on the migratory patterns of endangered species in the ocean.

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