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Life Sciences - Pedagogy - 01.04.2020
Evolution as a narrative in teaching biology
What is life? This question is the starting point not for a philosophy lecture, but for the newly designed Bachelor's degree programme in biology at ETH Zurich.

Health - 01.04.2020

Linguistics / Literature - 01.04.2020

Health - Pedagogy - 01.04.2020
Symptoms, sanitising, swabs, shopping...'
Symptoms, sanitising, swabs, shopping...’
Symptoms, sanitising, swabs, shopping...' Sussex experts share their wisdom and advice during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Physics - 01.04.2020
Cooperative male dolphins match the tempo of each other’s calls
In humans, synchronised actions can lead to increased feelings of bonding, foster cooperation and diminish the perceived threat of rivals.

Health - 01.04.2020
CMU Responds to COVID-19
As the world experiences an unprecedented situation due to coronavirus, the CMU community is responding with innovative approaches to education, impactful research and a commitment to service.

Business / Economics - Agronomy / Food Science - 01.04.2020

Health - Life Sciences - 31.03.2020
The COVID-19 Virus, By the Numbers
Editor's note: This piece is part of an ongoing series on Caltech scientists who are doing research on the COVID-19 pandemic, each according to their own specialty.

Mechanical Engineering - Health - 31.03.2020
Automakers and ventilators: Experts can discuss challenges
Automakers and ventilators: Experts can discuss challenges
EXPERTS ADVISORY With ventilator supplies unable to meet the needs of U.S. hospitals facing COVID-19, automakers have announced plans to shift production and manufacture the vital breathing machines.

Health - Pharmacology - 31.03.2020
Machine learning can help increase liver cancer screening rates, says Rice expert
Machine learning can help increase liver cancer screening rates, says Rice expert
Targeting patients with machine learning can increase the number of people getting liver cancer screenings, according to a National Institutes of Health-sponsored study by a research team from Rice U

Physics - Chemistry - 31.03.2020

Health - 31.03.2020
On the trail of the virus
Participate in containing coronavirus: medical informatics specialists at ETH Zurich have developed a monitoring system to complement corona tests and track how the virus is spreading in Switzerland. All residents of Switzerland can take part in the online survey. How quickly is coronavirus spreading in Switzerland?

Health - Social Sciences - 31.03.2020
Africa faces grave risks as COVID-19 emerges, says Berkeley economist
The COVID19 virus arrived in Africa weeks after it hit Asia, Europe and North America. But now, says Berkeley economist Edward Miguel, the virus poses grave risks for Africa and its 1.2 billion people.

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 31.03.2020
UW researchers need your (digital) coughs
UW researchers need your (digital) coughs
For anyone who is looking for a way to help during the coronavirus pandemic while adhering to "stay-at-home” and social distancing orders, University of Washington researchers have a task for you.

Health - 31.03.2020
COVID-19: One in five over-80s need hospitalisation and death rate 0.66 per cent
Nearly one in five over-80s infected with COVID-19 are likely to require hospitalisation, compared with around 1 percent of people under 30. This is one of the conclusions of an analysis of 3,665 cases in mainland China , published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases . It also estimates that the overall death rate, including unconfirmed cases, is 0.66%.

Environment - Physics - 31.03.2020
On Mars or Earth, biohybrid can turn CO2 into new products
A device to capture carbon dioxide from the air and convert it to useful organic products. On left is the chamber containing the nanowire/bacteria hybrid that reduces CO2 to form acetate.

Career - Administration - 31.03.2020
ERC Advanced Grants for two KU Leuven researchers
The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded its Advanced Grants for groundbreaking research. Two KU Leuven researchers are among this year's recipients: engineer Bart De Moor and philosopher Jan Opsomer.

Health - 31.03.2020

Health - Business / Economics - 31.03.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 31.03.2020
Collaborating with tech companies is key for fighting COVID-19
Scientists are calling on technology companies to work with researchers and governments to help curb the COVID-19 pandemic by sharing their data in a legal, proportionate, ethical and privacy-preserving manner.

Innovation - Administration - 31.03.2020
¤2.5m project set to shed light on future of solar power generation from space
A new project which will explore the possibility of using space-based reflectors to shine additional sunlight towards future large-scale solar power farms at dawn and dusk has won backing from the European Research Council.

Social Sciences - Politics - 31.03.2020
Count on it: U-M experts available to discuss 2020 Census
EXPERTS ADVISORY It's that time every decade when people in the United States get counted-Census Day April 1.

Pedagogy - 31.03.2020
Coronavirus causing conflict between parents, children
The stress and uncertainty caused by the coronavirus has taken its toll on parents-and children are feeling the psychological and physical brunt of it, say University of Michigan researchers.

Health - Politics - 31.03.2020
Politics, public trust drive differing responses to coronavirus
As governments respond to the evolving COVID-19 crisis, a University of Michigan public policy professor is studying the different ways several countries grapple with the same contagious disease.

Health - Life Sciences - 31.03.2020
"When it comes to infectious diseases, we're still vulnerable"
An EPFL professor of Microbiology, Melanie Blokesch reminds us why we need to take infectious diseases more seriously - and be better prepared for future outbreaks.

Life Sciences - Career - 31.03.2020
Three Researchers at Freie Universität Receive Grants from the European Research Council
ERC Advanced Grants for Biochemist Volker Haucke, Science Historian Mathieu Ossendrijver, and Linguist Friedemann Pulvermüller No 060/2020 from Mar 31, 2020 Researchers at Freie Universität Berlin have received three prestigious ERC Advanced Grants from the European Research Council (ERC).

Administration - Health - 31.03.2020
Coronavirus: Confederation appoints scientific advisory board
In the current crisis, the federal government wants to exploit the potential available in the Swiss scientific community to an even greater extent by working with scientists to find the best approach to overcoming the pandemic.

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