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Agronomy / Food Science - Business / Economics - 15.01.2020
Healthy commercial ads don't change teens' desire to eat junk food
Healthy commercial ads don’t change teens’ desire to eat junk food
How teens' brains respond to TV commercials for fast food can predict what they are going to eat for dinner, according to new University of Michigan research.

Health - Pharmacology - 15.01.2020
Genome editing at the crossroads of scandal and cure
Genetic modification of babies in China one year ago was universally condemned. At the same time, CRISPR treatments are on their way into our clinics.

Life Sciences - Environment - 15.01.2020

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 15.01.2020
Imperial physicist and chemist honoured in premier young scientist awards
Professor Claudia de Rham and Professor Matthew Fuchter receive accolades in the annual Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists.

Life Sciences - Health - 15.01.2020

Linguistics / Literature - 15.01.2020

Music - Event - 14.01.2020

Business / Economics - Innovation - 14.01.2020
The Life Enhancing Technology
H2020 - Brokerage and Knowledge Event for Science with and for Society IOR SEMINAR "Challenges in the diagnosis and treatment of soft tissue sarcomas" Faculty of Biomedical Sciences SFI Master Class

Mathematics - Event - 14.01.2020

Mechanical Engineering - Innovation - 14.01.2020
Imperial and Mitsubishi launch turbocharger centre to develop cleaner engines
Imperial and Mitsubishi launch turbocharger centre to develop cleaner engines
Imperial and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) have launched a new research centre to improve turbocharger design and develop cleaner engines.

Health - Life Sciences - 14.01.2020
A life's work for stem cell research
A life’s work for stem cell research
"Tech-Histories Alive" on January 21 with Prof. Christian Peschel A life's work for stem cell research Today blood stem cells are frequently used in therapy to treat leukemia and lymphoma.

Health - Pharmacology - 14.01.2020
New heart disease drug to be made available to NHS patients through ground-breaking collaboration
Up to 30,000 lives could be saved over the next decade thanks to a proposed pioneering government collaboration with pharmaceutical company Novartis to tackle heart disease - a leading cause of death in the UK.

Event - 14.01.2020

Politics - Administration - 14.01.2020
What will shape our world in 2020?
In 2020, unrest in Hong Kong, political turbulence in Australia, and spats over social media will continue to dominate the news.

Veterinary Science - 14.01.2020
University launches crowdfunding campaign for bushfire-affected animals
In response to the current bushfire emergency, the University is extending and increasing its current veterinary services for wildlife, livestock and companion animals affected by the bushfire as a matter of urgent priority.

Sport - Life Sciences - 13.01.2020
New helmet design can deal with sports’ twists and turns
As a neurologist, Robert Knight has seen what happens when the brain crashes around violently inside the skull.

Health - 13.01.2020
Smokers have become less dependent but also less motivated to stop
Smokers today show fewer signs of dependence than a decade ago but are less inclined to try to stop smoking, according to a study led by researchers at UCL.

Music - History / Archeology - 13.01.2020

Life Sciences - Environment - 13.01.2020
Fisheries management is actually working, global analysis shows
A commercial fishing vessel near Morro Bay, California, returning to harbor. Michael L. Baird/Flickr Nearly half of the fish caught worldwide are from stocks that are scientifically monitored and, on average, are increasing in abundance.

Pharmacology - Health - 13.01.2020
Project aims to improve diagnosis and treatment for patients with anaemia
Ambulatory care specialists at the University of Birmingham, with support from Vifor Pharma UK Limited (VPUK), are working to develop and implement a population based anaemia diagnosis and treatment decision support service for routine healthcare delivery.

Social Sciences - 13.01.2020

Pedagogy - 13.01.2020

Chemistry - 13.01.2020

Politics - 13.01.2020
Preparing for the legislature
Preparing for the legislature
Separation of powers, foreign policy, economic policy and climate change - at a two-day event in the Bern region, ETH imparted expertise to newly elected parliamentarians.

Business / Economics - 13.01.2020
Pioneering tool to manage media industry's digital carbon footprint
Pioneering tool to manage media industry’s digital carbon footprint
The 12 month collaboration, facilitated by sustainability experts, Carnstone , will see University of Bristol researchers working with sustainability and technology teams at the BBC, Dentsu Aegis Net

Social Sciences - 13.01.2020
A better way to get there
Maps have the potential to transform our ways of seeing and understanding the world. At the University of Minnesota's geographic information systems (GIS) and spatial research center, U-Spatial, students learn to make provocative, innovative maps that do more than just show us where to go.

Agronomy / Food Science - 13.01.2020
Diners want better access to restaurant inspection information
In late 2019, the city of Minneapolis started posting restaurant inspection results online with supporting data from a University of Minnesota School of Public Health study recently published in the Journal of Food Protection.

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation - 11.01.2020
Sending clearer signals
Sending clearer signals
Associate Professor Yury Polyanskiy is working to keep data flowing as the "internet of things" becomes a reality.

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 10.01.2020

Politics - 10.01.2020

Pharmacology - Health - 10.01.2020
New partnership with international pharmaceutical company provides up to $10 million for drug development research at U-M
New partnership with international pharmaceutical company provides up to $10 million for drug development research at U-M
The University of Michigan and Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company have launched a partnership to accelerate the development of potential new medicines for a wide range of diseases. The new venture will provide up to a total of $10 million in financial support and in-kind industry resources to move various promising drug-discovery research projects within the university toward the ultimate goal of new therapies for patients.

Chemistry - Physics - 10.01.2020
Gasification goes green
Gasification goes green
Rice's low-temp photocatalyst could slash the carbon footprint for syngas Rice University engineers have created a light-powered nanoparticle that could shrink the carbon footprint of a major segment of the chemical industry. The particle, tiny spheres of copper dotted with single atoms of ruthenium, is the key component in a green process for making syngas, or synthesis gas, valuable chemical feedstock that's used to make fuels, fertilizer and many other products.

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