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Innovation / Technology - 20.12.2018

Pharmacology - 20.12.2018
Molecule predicts patient's ability to survive melanoma
Molecule predicts patient’s ability to survive melanoma
Doctors may be able to assess the survival rates of melanoma patients following the discovery of a molecule that allows the cancer to spread from the skin to other parts of the body.

Pharmacology - Business / Economics - 20.12.2018

Health - 20.12.2018
Could benefit eye disease patients whilst saving NHS both time and money
Researchers from the University of Bristol, in collaboration with Queen's University Belfast, are leading a cutting-edge project, named the "MONARCH" study, that could benefit eye disease patients whilst saving both time and money within the NHS.

Health - Pharmacology - 20.12.2018
Suboptimal, inconsistent treatment for anaphylaxis due to unknown cause
A new Canadian study, led by a team at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), is shedding light on anaphylaxis due to an unknown trigger (AUT)-an unpredictable and potentially fatal allergic reaction, about which surprisingly little is known.

Environment - 20.12.2018
Improving crop yields while conserving resources
Improving crop yields while conserving resources
PhD student Julia Sokol is helping develop drip irrigation technologies that allow farmers to save water and energy.

Business / Economics - Health - 19.12.2018
Faculty members receive named, distinguished service professorships Jan 2019
Fifteen faculty members received named professorships or were appointed distinguished service professors.

Environment - 19.12.2018
Q&A: Tracking the history of El Niño
Q&A: Tracking the history of El Niño
With the recent forecast of El Niño as a high possibility this winter, a Stanford researcher weighs in on how reconstructing past weather events using coral reefs can help demystify this complex phenomenon.

Life Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 19.12.2018
Growing bio-inspired shapes with hundreds of tiny robots
Growing bio-inspired shapes with hundreds of tiny robots
Hundreds of small robots can work in a team to create biology-inspired shapes - without an underlying master plan, purely based on local communication and movement. This is what researchers from Barcelona working with the Bristol Robotics Laboratory found when they introduced the biological principles of self-organisation to swarm robotics.

Health - Innovation / Technology - 19.12.2018

Environment - 19.12.2018
Q&A on the Clean Water Act rollback
Q&A on the Clean Water Act rollback
The Trump administration has proposed greatly limiting regulation of wetlands and other waterways. Leon Szeptycki, executive director of Stanford's Water in the West program, explains the complex legal history involved and potential impacts of the change.

Social Sciences - 19.12.2018

Physics - Administration - 19.12.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 19.12.2018
Themselves on Mars
Themselves on Mars
In November, NASA announced that the upcoming Mars 2020 rover mission will be sent to Jezero Crater, a 28-mile-wide feature on the western edge of Isidis Planitia, a giant impact basin just north of the Martian equator.

Environment - 19.12.2018
Does Santa need a passport?
We all know that Santa Claus lives at the North Pole.

Health - 19.12.2018
Stress related responses regulate immune function
Natural killer T cells form a specialized immune cell that protects against a variety of diseases. This is because of their ability to make large amounts of cytokines, which act as major communicators between different cell types.

Event - Art and Design - 19.12.2018

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 19.12.2018
Imperial and Bayer to accelerate drug discovery for heart conditions using AI
Imperial and Bayer to accelerate drug discovery for heart conditions using AI
A new industrial partnership will use artificial intelligence (AI) to speed up drug discovery. Researchers at Imperial are partnering with Bayer Pharmaceuticals to explore how AI can accelerate the discovery of new drugs for heart conditions. An estimated seven million people are living with heart and circulatory disease in the UK alone, with cardiovascular diseases responsible for one in four deaths.

Business / Economics - 19.12.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - 19.12.2018
AI, Robotics To Change Artistic Production, Drama in 2019
Carnegie Mellon University art and drama experts say new technologies will create a sea change in artistic production in 2019, delivering new ways to bring magic to the theater and creating a more diverse and inclusive world of art.

Innovation / Technology - Music - 19.12.2018
Stanford polymath blazes a new trail with his design manifesto
Stanford polymath blazes a new trail with his design manifesto
Stanford scholar Ge Wang has chosen an unconventional medium for a manifesto about why technology and design needs to reflect human values: a comic book.

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 19.12.2018

Physics - Materials Science - 19.12.2018
Magnetic Materials Put More Power into Small Motors
Researchers in Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Materials Science and Engineering are studying soft magnetic materials to make hard changes to motors.

Life Sciences - 19.12.2018
Podcast: Shopping habits, chocolate fountain maths and genomic medicine
In this edition: How we shop now and in the future, the fluid dynamics of chocolate and how sequencing thousands of genomes is improving medicine.

Event - 19.12.2018

Environment - Life Sciences - 19.12.2018
Ers develop a new houseplant that can clean your home's air
Ers develop a new houseplant that can clean your home’s air
We like to keep the air in our homes as clean as possible, and sometimes we use HEPA air filters to keep offending allergens and dust particles at bay. But some hazardous compounds are too small to be trapped in these filters. Small molecules like chloroform , which is present in small amounts in chlorinated water, or benzene , which is a component of gasoline, build up in our homes when we shower or boil water, or when we store cars or lawn mowers in attached garages.

Business / Economics - Innovation / Technology - 19.12.2018

Innovation / Technology - Environment - 19.12.2018

Business / Economics - 19.12.2018
Offers new view of how cartels work
Offers new view of how cartels work
Less data-sharing among firms can actually lead to more collusion, economists find. Suppose you were building a cartel - a group of business interests who coordinate to fix high prices that consumers must pay. How would you design it? Received economic wisdom says transparency among cartel members is crucial: If colluding suppliers share information, they can keep prices high and monitor members of the cartel to make sure no one deviates from the cartel's norms.

Health - Environment - 18.12.2018
A dream of sustainable surgery in Uganda
Nasser Kakembo, MD, is a pediatric surgeon-one of just four among the 200 surgeons who serve more than 40 million people in Uganda.

Life Sciences - 18.12.2018
Brain nutrition front and center at the Food4BrainHealth international scientific network
Brain nutrition front and center at the Food4BrainHealth international scientific network
After several years of close collaboration between Canadian and French research teams, thirteen institutional partners from Canada and France, including Université Laval and France's National Institu

Business / Economics - 18.12.2018

Social Sciences - Business / Economics - 18.12.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - 18.12.2018

Administration - 18.12.2018
29 Joint Research Projects for Berlin and Oxford
Berlin partners and the University of Oxford consolidate their cooperation - Joint press release of Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, and Charit

Careers / Employment - 18.12.2018

Environment - Innovation / Technology - 18.12.2018

Health - Life Sciences - 18.12.2018
National funding for large core facilities-- ¤900,000 for innovative light microscope
National funding for large core facilities-- ¤900,000 for innovative light microscope
Researchers at Universität Hamburg have successfully applied for funding in the large core facilities initiative "Neuartige, experimentelle Lichtmikroscope für die Forschung" spearheaded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). This means ¤900,000 for an innovative light microscope. The microscope will help the research team investigate cellular processes, for example, in viral infections.