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Innovation - Health - 25.06.2020
The CNRS 2020 Innovation Medal goes to Sophie Brouard, Daniel Hissel, Arnaud Landragin, and Franck Molina
The CNRS 2020 Innovation Medal goes to Sophie Brouard, Daniel Hissel, Arnaud Landragin, and Franck Molina
Sophie Brouard, Daniel Hissel, Arnaud Landragin and Franck Molina are the CNRS 2020 Innovation Medallists.

Health - Social Sciences - 25.06.2020
Nearly 2 million California adults don’t get needed mental health care
Of the 3 million California adults who have recently experienced psychological distress and are eligible for public mental health services, 1.8 million say they have received no treatment or support, according to a policy brief released today by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 25.06.2020
Food companies plan to rebrand products to become more racially sensitive
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Environment - Transport - 25.06.2020
Opinion: Five ways to kickstart a green recovery
As a worldwide recession is expected to follow in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, Professor Raimund Bleischwitz (UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources) discusses five ways for the UK to implement a green recovery plan to benefit its people and the planet.

Health - Politics - 25.06.2020

Health - Life Sciences - 25.06.2020
Human interactions with wild and farmed animals must change dramatically to reduce risk of another deadly pandemic
Compiled by a team of international wildlife and veterinary experts, a new study has identified seven routes by which pandemics could occur and 161 options for reducing the risk.

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation - 25.06.2020
Black Hole Collision May Have Exploded with Light
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Health - Social Sciences - 25.06.2020
Tackling COVID-19: Dr Sharath Srinivasan
"Without trust, we don't flatten the curve," says Sharath Srinivasan, whose work in developing countries has given him an acute insight into how people's worldviews and perspectives affect who and what they choose to trust.

Environment - 25.06.2020
The latest Scientists’ Warning (on affluence)
This Scientists' Warning, pre-COVID-19, prompts a re-think of affluence and growth. The explainer below pairs the new Nature Communications review that highlights the impacts of society's overconsumption.

Health - 25.06.2020
Sooner or later, all data turns into health data
Sooner or later, all data turns into health data
Anyone who owns a smartphone, uses social media or drives a "smart" car unwittingly reveals a lot about themselves.

Art and Design - Architecture - 25.06.2020
Showcasing reuse principles at a tram depot and sculpture park
Showcasing reuse principles at a tram depot and sculpture park
Students from EPFL's EAST laboratory have installed recycled lights and restrooms at the Bex & Arts sculpture triennial - set to run from 22 June to 18 October - and repurposed parts of a disused tram depot in Bern.

Social Sciences - 25.06.2020

Health - 25.06.2020

Health - 25.06.2020
Pandemic will cause globe $US21 trillion in economic pain
The global economy could lose up to $US21.8 trillion dollars in 2020 alone due to COVID-19, according to new analysis from The Australian National University (ANU). The research , led by Professor Warwick McKibbin and Roshen Fernando, has modelled six new scenarios of the impact of the coronavirus on the world economy.

Life Sciences - Computer Science - 25.06.2020

Pharmacology - Health - 25.06.2020
Hydroxychloroquine shortages: when the enthusiasm for a potential cure affects patients
Amid initial public and scientific optimism for hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) as a potential treatment for COVID-19, health care professionals raised concerns about shortages of this inexpensive drug, which is widely used in the treatment of several rheumatic diseases such as arthritis.

Health - 25.06.2020
Nine McGill COVID-19 projects to receive CIHR funding
$109M fund aims to mitigate impact of the pandemic on care delivery in Canada and beyond, as well as contribute to better understanding of the disease By Gillian Woodford Nine McGill University-led p

Innovation - Computer Science - 24.06.2020
Bristol innovation challenges regular touchscreens with new spray-on technique
Bristol innovation challenges regular touchscreens with new spray-on technique
Inspired by the way an artist creates graffiti on a wall and using a novel combination of sprayable electronics and 3D printing, the technique, called ProtoSpray, allows the creation of displays on surfaces that go beyond the usual rectangular and 2D shapes.

Materials Science - Economics / Business - 24.06.2020
Towards closed loops
Towards closed loops
The circular economy is gaining a foothold in more and more areas: Some have already established business models, in others it is only visible in visionary pioneering projects.

Psychology - Event - 24.06.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 24.06.2020
NASA’s TESS, Spitzer missions discover a world orbiting a unique young star near us
For decades, a nearby star named AU Microscopii has intrigued astronomers as a possible home for planets. Now, scientists using data from NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) and retired Spitzer Space Telescope have discovered a planet about as large as Neptune-one that circles the young star in just over a week.

Life Sciences - Computer Science - 24.06.2020
’Dairy Brain’ project asks farmers to help create smarter dairies
A herd of Holsteins during a milking session at the Sunburst Dairy Farm in Belleville, Wisconsin. UW researchers are asking dairy farmers, producers and equipment manufacturers to integrate dairy data to help farmers make useful, real-time decisions. Photo: Bryce Richter Milk volume and composition; feed costs; market prices and weather; and cow health and genetics are just a few of the data streams swirling around dairies.

Health - 24.06.2020
Coronavirus: Federal government to assume test costs, SwissCovid app to start on 25 June
In order to be able to respond rapidly to a renewed increase in the number of cases, testing should be conducted as widely as is possible and appropriate.

Health - Economics / Business - 24.06.2020
Asks Washington state residents to describe food security and access during pandemic, economic downturn
A new online survey for Washington state residents has launched to gather data on how the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent economic downturn have affected food access and economic security.

Astronomy / Space Science - 24.06.2020
Rogue’s gallery of dusty star systems reveals exoplanet nurseries
This figure shows the dust rings around young stars captured by the Gemini Planet Imager Exoplanet Survey, or GPIES.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 24.06.2020
Social media and online harms: Imperial researchers inform policymakers
Social media and online harms: Imperial researchers inform policymakers
Preventing online harms, an issue at the forefront of health and digital policymaking, was the focus of The Forum's first ever online panel event.

Health - Pharmacology - 24.06.2020
UW-Madison and UW Health quickly launch a number of COVID-19 clinical trials
As the outbreak of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 was deemed a pandemic, research institutions across the United States rapidly shifted focus to studies aimed at understanding the virus and finding treatments.

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