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Environment - Campus - 30.04.2021
Reduction in wetland areas will affect Afrotropical migratory waterbirds
Migratory waterbirds are particularly exposed to the effects of climate change at their breeding areas in the High Arctic and in Africa, according to a new study published in Bird Conservation International . The research team came to this conclusion after modelling climatic and hydrological conditions under current and future climate scenarios (in 2050) and comparing the impact on the distribution of 197 of the 255 waterbird species listed under the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA ).

Psychology - 30.04.2021
Record job prospects outweigh inflation concerns
The April survey recorded continued gains in consumer confidence due to a growing sense that the upward momentum in jobs and incomes is likely to persist, according to the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers.

Social Sciences - 29.04.2021
Lost story of POW camp uncovered in new book
Lost story of POW camp uncovered in new book
The forgotten story of a First World War prisoner-of-war camp in North Yorkshire has been brought to life through new research.

Pedagogy - Innovation - 29.04.2021

Health - 29.04.2021
UC San Diego Health is Region’s First to Use Augmented Reality in Spine Surgery
Augmented reality headsets give spine surgeons "X-ray vision" during procedures for accurate and personalized implant placement, while keeping their eyes on their patients Spine surgeons at UC San Di

Environment - 29.04.2021
Effects of storms and COVID-19 on the state of rivers in the Barcelona area
Effects of storms and COVID-19 on the state of rivers in the Barcelona area
All the analysed rivers in the 2020 CARIMED report on the ecological quality of rivers in the provincial area of Barcelona flowed with water -both in spring and in summerand there were no dry spots like in previous years.

Environment - 29.04.2021
Filtering dangerous diarrhoea pathogens out of drinking water
Their very small size means that rotaviruses are difficult to filter out of water. But these pathogens are among the leading causes of gastrointestinal infections, especially among children in developing countries.

Environment - Life Sciences - 29.04.2021
Wasps are valuable for ecosystems, economy and human health (just like bees)
Wasps deserve to be just as highly valued as other insects, like bees, due to their roles as predators, pollinators, and more, according to a new review paper led by UCL and University of East Anglia researchers.

Economics / Business - Innovation - 29.04.2021
Digital factory transformation initiative
Digital factory transformation initiative
Competence network for digital transformation in production and logistics Audi, the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering (IAO), the Technical University of Munich (TUM), and additional partners are launching a new digitalization initiative, the "Automotive Initiative 2025" (AI25).

Life Sciences - Innovation - 29.04.2021

Health - Life Sciences - 29.04.2021
Rapid evolution and host immunity drive the rise and fall of antibiotic resistance during acute infection
Rapid evolution and host immunity drive the rise and fall of antibiotic resistance during acute infection
Antibiotic resistance poses a serious threat to human health. Resistant infections now cause more than 750,000 deaths per year and are predicted to increase to 10 million deaths per year by 2050.

Computer Science - Campus - 29.04.2021

Campus - Environment - 29.04.2021
University launches Digital Sciences Initiative
The Initiative will focus on four key research missions: digital health imaging, digital agriculture, data-centric engineering and defence.

Psychology - Campus - 29.04.2021

Innovation - Health - 29.04.2021

Life Sciences - Environment - 29.04.2021
Opinion: why I love wasps, and why you should too
Professor Seirian Sumner (UCL Biosciences) explains why wasps deserve to be just as highly valued as other insects, like bees, due to their roles as predators, pollinators, and even an efficient source of protein.

Life Sciences - Career - 29.04.2021
Analysis: How the UK is joining the genomic technology arms race
The announcement of taxpayer funding for genomic research signals the UK's intentions in the field of genomic technology, but the path forward will have lasting consequences on how we perceive genome tech in the public space, says PhD candidate Yusef Paolo Rabiah (UCL STEaPP).

Economics / Business - Politics - 29.04.2021
Opinion: Covid has forced a neoliberal retreat, but state intervention isn’t always progressive
We may be seeing the rise of a new authoritarian capitalism shielded from democratic scrutiny, warns Research Associate Laurie Macfarlane (UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose).

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 29.04.2021
Bethany Ehlmann Testifies about the Mars Rover to a U.S. House Subcommittee
Bethany Ehlmann , professor of planetary science and associate director of the Keck Institute for Space Studies at Caltech, testified before a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee

Sport - 29.04.2021

Health - 28.04.2021
Nearly $500 million a year in Medicare costs goes to 7 services with no net health benefits
FINDINGS A UCLA-led study shows that physicians frequently order preventive medical services for adult Medicare beneficiaries that are considered unnecessary and of "low value? by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force — at a cost of $478 million per year.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 28.04.2021
Food Consumption during Covid-19: regional and sustainable please!
Food Consumption during Covid-19: regional and sustainable please!
Göttingen University researchers survey German consumers on shopping, eating and cooking behaviour For the third time during the pandemic, researchers at the University of Göttingen have surveyed consumers in Germany.

Health - Life Sciences - 28.04.2021
How SARS-CoV-2 Hijacks Human Cells to Evade Immune System
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have discovered one way in which SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, hijacks human cell machinery to blunt the immune response, allowing it to establish infection, replicate and cause disease.

Environment - 28.04.2021
Climate change-resilient infrastructure
In his address to Congress tonight, President Joe Biden is expected to pitch a wide-ranging initiative called the American Jobs Plan.

Health - Pharmacology - 28.04.2021
Breaking down barriers to care for metastatic breast cancer patients
UCLA team recommends state-level policy changes to improve health insurance coverage, participation in clinical trials and access to palliative care UCLA team recommends state-level policy changes to