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Environment - 12.03.2019
Q&A: The dollars and sense of big batteries on the grid
Storing energy produced by wind or solar for later use has a challenge competing with existing natural gas-fired generation units.

Health - Environment - 12.03.2019
A better brick
A worker on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, carries newly fired bricks to transport trucks that will take them to market.

Innovation / Technology - Transport - 12.03.2019
The future of mobility is manifold
The future of mobility is manifold
Empa is presenting sustainable fuels of the future at the Petroleum Association's stand in Hall 6 of the Geneva Motor Show.

Life Sciences - Health - 12.03.2019
Eight postdoctoral researchers at the University of Washington receive awards from the Washington Research Foundation
Eight researchers at the University of Washington have been named Washington Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellows, according to an announcement Feb.

Social Sciences - Psychology - 12.03.2019
Education, nutrition improve language skills for children in rural China
A groundbreaking study by University of Chicago scholars could have a profound impact on the lives and futures of children in poverty-stricken communities of rural China. Prof. James Heckman, a pioneering economist and Nobel laureate, led an innovative early childhood trial that evaluated the long-term impact of providing nutritional support and psychosocial stimulation to at-risk children in China-tens of millions of whom are left alone in their rural communities when their parents travel to urban areas for work.

Agronomy / Food Science - 12.03.2019

Business / Economics - Careers / Employment - 12.03.2019

Transport - 12.03.2019
Driverless car project researches advances in vehicle connectivity
Driverless car project researches advances in vehicle connectivity
The £5.5m FLOURISH driverless car project has successfully completed the latest phase of its investigations into the requirements of the cyber-physical infrastructure of the future.

Innovation / Technology - Business / Economics - 12.03.2019

Linguistics / Literature - 12.03.2019
Fiat Vox: For Malika Imhotep, devotion to black feminist study is a life practice
Fiat Vox: For Malika Imhotep, devotion to black feminist study is a life practice
Malika Imhotep grew up in West Atlanta, rooted in a community that she calls an "Afrocentric bubble,” in a family of artisans, entrepreneurs and community organizers.

Mechanical Engineering - 12.03.2019
Meet our new faculty: Kosa Goucher-Lambert, mechanical engineering
Name: Kosa Goucher-Lambert Degrees:  B.A., physics, Occidental College, 2011; M.S., Ph.D., mechanical engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2014, 2017 Research interests:  I'm interested in all things design and product development.

Innovation / Technology - Life Sciences - 12.03.2019
UC awarded third CRISPR patent, expanding its gene-editing portfolio
The University of Califor n ia announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued U.S. Patent Number 10,227,611 covering use of single-molecule RNA gu

Health - Life Sciences - 12.03.2019
EPFL software mines rich medical data while keeping it secure
MedCo , developed in the lab of EPFL professor Jean-Pierre Hubaux in collaboration with professor Bryan Ford 's DEDIS lab and the Lausanne University Hospital ( CHUV ), is the first operational system to protect sensitive patient data - including genetic information - so that it can be used collectively for crucial medical research.

Innovation / Technology - Computer Science / Telecom - 12.03.2019
Zimmerman To Speak on Accessible Transportation Panel at SXSW
Millions of people use John Zimmerman's design daily without ever realizing. While working at Philips on a TV show recommender, Zimmerman helped invent a new to scroll information on a touch screen; stroking a finger to start a scroll that then decelerates.

Physics - 12.03.2019
Engineers Look Beyond 5G
The worldwide race to deploy 5G wireless networks is still in its early stages, but Professor Jeyanandh Paramesh and his students in Carnegie Mellon University's Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) are looking.

Materials Science - 12.03.2019
Testing space batteries to destruction for cleaner skies
Testing space batteries to destruction for cleaner skies
Engineers descended into bunkers to test space batteries to destruction - through overheating, overcharging, short circuits and even by shooting them with bullets. The three-year test campaign is helping assess the risk of abandoned satellites exploding in orbit due to catastrophic battery reactions.

Electroengineering - Administration - 12.03.2019
Cambridge spin-out starts producing graphene at commercial scale
A recent University of Cambridge spin-out company, Paragraf, has started producing graphene - a sheet of carbon just one atomic layer thick - at up to eight inches in diameter, large enough for commercial electronic devices.

Business / Economics - 11.03.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation / Technology - 11.03.2019
Gateway to the Moon
Gateway to the Moon
The International Space Station partners have endorsed plans to continue the development of the Gateway , an outpost around the Moon that will act as a base to support both robots and astronauts exploring the lunar surface.

Health - 11.03.2019
Kinkajous, porcupines and sloths, oh my!
Kinkajous, porcupines and sloths, oh my!
The San Diego Zoo transported a menagerie of exotic animals — including a kinkajou, tamandua, porcupine and giant sloth — to entertain young patients and their families at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital.

Innovation / Technology - Computer Science / Telecom - 11.03.2019
Bridging technology and the public interest
Bridging technology and the public interest
Stanford political scientist Jeremy Weinstein discusses why it is important to cultivate a new generation of tech-savvy students who can anticipate the ethical, legal, policy, and societal implications of technology.

Linguistics / Literature - 11.03.2019
For Malika Imhotep, devotion to black feminist study is a life practice
For Malika Imhotep, devotion to black feminist study is a life practice
Malika Imhotep grew up in West Atlanta, rooted in a community that she calls an "Afrocentric bubble,” in a family of artisans, entrepreneurs and community organizers.

Environment - Life Sciences - 11.03.2019
Dragging? Blame the 'time pollution' of springing forward
Dragging? Blame the ’time pollution’ of springing forward
How did it feel getting out of bed this morning? Ben Smarr has the idea that it likely was a sub-par experience.

Environment - 11.03.2019
Entrepreneur Vinod Khosla:
Entrepreneur Vinod Khosla: "Focus on the consequences of success"
In annual David Rose Lecture, Sun Microsystems co-founder urges bold plans to address global challenges.

Innovation / Technology - Law / Forensics - 11.03.2019
UC Berkeley joins new Public Interest Technology University Network
UC Berkeley joins new Public Interest Technology University Network
From the news on our social media feeds to the GPS systems that get us where we need to go, our lives are increasingly being influenced by data and algorithms - and, as the proliferation of "fake news" can attest, turning our decision-making over to algorithms can be a risky business.

Linguistics / Literature - Music - 11.03.2019
How Jewish refugees found a wartime home in Shanghai
Asst. Prof. Rachel DeWoskin has visited Shanghai every summer for nearly a decade, walking along streets that more than 18,000 Jewish refugees once called home.

Materials Science - Electroengineering - 11.03.2019
Material That Moves
As the music starts, the dancer's body is cool and dry. The dancer is clothed in a colorful costume, a form-fitting second skin.

Innovation / Technology - Computer Science / Telecom - 11.03.2019
Carnegie Mellon University and Army Research Lab Announce $72 Million Cooperative Agreement
Carnegie Mellon University and the Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory (ARL), the corporate laboratory that provides world-class research for the Army, announced the award of a new Cooperative Agreement totaling $72 million over 5 years.

Computer Science / Telecom - 11.03.2019
How to train your robot (to feed you dinner)
How to train your robot (to feed you dinner)
About 1 million adults in the United States need someone to help them eat, according to census data from 2010 .

Environment - Innovation / Technology - 11.03.2019
Tove Larsen explains the toilet revolution
Tove Larsen explains the toilet revolution
The latest urine-diverting toilet is being "officially" presented today at the ISH sanitation trade fair in Frankfurt.

Environment - Physics - 11.03.2019
Turning buildings into energy producers
Turning buildings into energy producers
EPFL has become the coordinator of Be-Smart, an EU research project that aims to step up the deployment of building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) and cut their costs by 75% between now and 2030.

Innovation / Technology - 11.03.2019

Transport - Business / Economics - 11.03.2019
New road pricing system needed after years of political neglect
Sydney's chronic traffic congestion results from "political neglect" and can only be solved by a radical new system of charges for road usage, according to a leading researcher at the University of Sydney Business School.

Life Sciences - 11.03.2019

Pharmacology - Health - 11.03.2019
FDA grants Roche’s Tecentriq in combination with Abraxane accelerated approval for people with PD-L1-positive, metastatic triple-negative breast cancer
This Tecentriq combination is the first cancer immunotherapy regimen approved for breast cancer Triple-negative breast cancer is an aggressive disease, with high unmet medical need Roche today announ

Health - Pharmacology - 11.03.2019
Roche’s VENTANA PD-L1 (SP142) Assay approved as first companion diagnostic to identify triple-negative breast cancer patients eligible for treatment with Tecentriq in combination with Abraxane
PD-L1 (SP142) was the enrollment assay used in the IMpassion130 trial, the first positive phase III immunotherapy regimen study in triple-negative breast cancer Each year about 300,000 women are diag

Administration - 11.03.2019
President and provost hold conversation with the campus community
President and provost hold conversation with the campus community
Among the topics discussed was what Provost Persis Drell called a "historic moment," the opening of Stanford Redwood City with a ribbon-cutting on March 21.

Life Sciences - Health - 11.03.2019
Super clones to conquer coconut crisis
Super clones to conquer coconut crisis
Ageing coconut palm trees could be replaced quickly and cheaply by superior cloned coconuts being developed by University of Queensland researchers.

Business / Economics - Innovation / Technology - 10.03.2019
Microlaunchers to grow Europe's economy
Microlaunchers to grow Europe’s economy
A flourishing small satellites market is driving demand for new ways to access space. Recent industry feasibility studies backed by ESA for new microlauncher services, are creating new business opportunities.