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Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 08.08.2019
Jupiter's annual portrait is a beaut
Jupiter’s annual portrait is a beaut
Just as families record the changing faces of their kids as they grow older, the Hubble Space Telescope each year captures the changing faces of the solar system's four colorful gas-giant planets.

Astronomy / Space Science - Materials Science - 08.08.2019
Dark meets light on Mars
Dark meets light on Mars
ESA's Mars Express has captured the cosmic contrast of Terra Cimmeria, a region in the southern highlands of Mars marked by impact craters, water-carved valleys, and sand and dust in numerous chocolate and caramel hues.

Environment - Life Sciences - 08.08.2019
Rare Antelopes and Black Cats
Rare Antelopes and Black Cats
A Würzburg research group has documented numerous large mammals on Kilimanjaro with video traps. The protected areas of the mountain are enormously important for the biodiversity of this animal group.

Computer Science / Telecom - Microtechnics - 08.08.2019
Self healing robots that
Self healing robots that "feel pain"
Over the next three years, researchers from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, University of Cambridge, École Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles de la ville de Paris (ESPCI-Paris) and Empa will be working together with the Dutch Polymer manufacturer SupraPolix on the next generation of robots: (soft) robots that 'feel pain' and heal themselves.

Environment - Event - 08.08.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - 08.08.2019

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 07.08.2019
Origins of dragons, trolls and witches
Origins of dragons, trolls and witches
In a new class, called Medieval Fantasy Literature , students examined the origins of dragons, witches and other fantastical creatures by reading a series of ancient works.

Health - Pharmacology - 07.08.2019
Tiny biodegradable circuits for releasing painkillers inside the body
Tiny biodegradable circuits for releasing painkillers inside the body
EPFL researchers have developed biodegradable microresonators that can be heated locally with a wireless system.

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science / Telecom - 07.08.2019
White House honors two UChicago scientists for innovative research
Two University of Chicago faculty members have been awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers , the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government to scholars who show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology.

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 07.08.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - 07.08.2019
Revealing quasars’ true colours
Our astronomers have identified a rare moment in the life of some of the universe's most energetic objects.

Event - Innovation / Technology - 07.08.2019

Environment - 07.08.2019
Unwrapping UQ
The University of Queensland has stopped more than 800,000 plastic items from going to landfill in the past eight months through an initiative that targets single-use plastic on campus.

Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 07.08.2019
Novartis stands behind Zolgensma (onasemnogene abeparvovec-xioi) for the treatment of children less than 2 years of age with spinal muscular atrophy
Basel, August 6, 2019 - Today the FDA released a statement addressing data integrity issues with the Biologics License Application (BLA) for Zolgensma (onasemnogene abeparvovec-xioi). First and foremost, we are fully confident in the safety, quality and efficacy of Zolgensma. The FDA supports the continued marketing and use of Zolgensma for patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) less than 2 years of age.

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation / Technology - 06.08.2019

Physics - Electroengineering - 06.08.2019
Jerome R. Singer, pioneer of magnetic resonance imaging, dies at 97
Jerome R. Singer, pioneer of magnetic resonance imaging, dies at 97
Jerome R. Singer, a UC Berkeley professor emeritus and a pioneer in the field of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), passed away July 30.

Business / Economics - 06.08.2019

Environment - Architecture - 06.08.2019
The power of trees
As they walk through the University of Miami's Coral Gables campus, many people are struck by the plethora of trees and greenery that surround them.

History / Archeology - Environment - 06.08.2019
OI marks 100 years of discovery in ancient Middle East
A century ago, a few lone scholars began arguing a controversial idea: Western civilization had its roots not in Greece and Rome, as academics had maintained for centuries, but further back-in the sun-drenched lands of the ancient Middle East.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 06.08.2019

Administration - Career - 06.08.2019
Doctorate - what's next?
Doctorate - what’s next?
The supervision of doctoral students has long been the subject of intense debate both within and beyond the walls of our university.

Event - 06.08.2019

Social Sciences - 06.08.2019
Disrupting extremist conspiracy theories
Gloria Garces kneels in front of crosses at a makeshift memorial near the scene of the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas.

Environment - Social Sciences - 06.08.2019
The front line of environmental violence
The front line of environmental violence
Environmental defenders on the front line of natural resource conflict are being killed at an alarming rate, according to a University of Queensland study. According to UQ School of Biological Sciences researcher Dr Nathalie Butt , the 1558 deaths recorded between 2002 and 2017 were largely due to external demand for the very resources they were trying to protect.

Social Sciences - Business / Economics - 05.08.2019
Berkeley Talks transcript: Economist Samuel Bowles on why good incentives are no substitute for good citizens
[Music: "Contrarian” by Blue Dot Sessions] Intro:  This is Berkeley Talks, a  Berkeley News  podcast that features lectures and conversations at UC Berkeley.

Health - 05.08.2019
Doctors’ attitudes toward lesbians and gays shaped early in medical school
Attitudes towards lesbians and gay men can be shaped early on in medical training, with early-career doctors expressing less bias towards sexual minorities two years after medical school the more contact and favorable interactions they had with members of the LGBT community during medical school. Conversely, the more negative views students were exposed to about sexual minorities during medical school the greater the bias they exhibited by the second year of their medical residency, researchers from Yale and Oregon Health & Science University report Aug.

Life Sciences - 05.08.2019
New stem cell combination could help to repair damaged hearts
New stem cell combination could help to repair damaged hearts
Our research shows the huge potential of stem cells for one day becoming the first therapy for heart failure Johannes Bargehr Sign up to receive our weekly research email Our selection of the week's biggest Cambridge research news and features direct to your inbox from the University.

Life Sciences - Environment - 05.08.2019
Britain's foremost expert on bumble bees highlights the risks they face in new podcast
Britain’s foremost expert on bumble bees highlights the risks they face in new podcast
A biologist at the University of Sussex has revealed how his research into the impact of pesticides on bees came about as a result of suggestions made by members of the public.

Linguistics / Literature - Social Sciences - 05.08.2019

Academic Rankings - Innovation / Technology - 05.08.2019

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