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Innovation - Career - 11.09.2020
Creative industries in South Wales benefit from £900,000 to test new ideas
An initiative to drive innovation in the South Wales screen and news sectors has announced 33 projects as part of its latest funding round.

Environment - Life Sciences - 11.09.2020
The cold memory of the earth
The cold memory of the earth
On September 14, an expedition within the framework of the international project Ice Memory is setting out to carry out ice core drilling on the glacier of the mountain massif Grand Combin in the Swiss canton of Valais.

Social Sciences - Environment - 11.09.2020

Economics / Business - History / Archeology - 11.09.2020
Why a 19th-century bank failure still matters
In 1865, Congress set up a bank for newly emancipated Black Americans to help accelerate their economic empowerment.

Health - 11.09.2020
Lifestyle changes could beat Alzheimer’s
It may be possible to prevent Alzheimer's disease for those already experiencing cognitive decline, according to new research from The Australian National University (ANU).  ANU PhD candidate, Mitchell McMaster, created a lifestyle modification program and found it reduced dementia risk for people over 65 experiencing early signs of Alzheimer's - the most common cause of dementia.  The study is published in the Journal of the American Geriatric s Society.

Social Sciences - Environment - 10.09.2020
Why Bay Area neighborhoods are still racially segregated
Piedmont, California is zoned for 100% single-family housing and is known as a segregated white community in the Bay Area, consisting of nearly 75% white residents.

Health - Social Sciences - 10.09.2020
Opinion: England faces a bleak winter unless it gets a grip on test and trace
Professor Anthony Costello (UCL Institute for Global Health) lists the issues which led to the failure of England's test, track and trace programme and calls for reform to this system to keep a second wave of Covid-19 under control. After a summer of social gatherings, "eat out to help out" and urging commuters to "get back to the office", the government appears to be losing control of the pandemic.

Environment - Economics / Business - 10.09.2020
Millions of dollars to clean up tuna nets and flip flops from island state
Millions of dollars to clean up tuna nets and flip flops from island state
Following a five-week clean-up on Aldabra Atoll, one of Seychelles' UNESCO World Heritage Site, where 25 tonnes of marine plastic litter was removed, researchers at Oxford University have estimated t

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 10.09.2020

Physics - 10.09.2020
Large Hadron Collider enters new phase with Oxford playing key role
Large Hadron Collider enters new phase with Oxford playing key role
Scientists, engineers and technicians from nine UK research organisations, including the University of Oxford, have embarked on a £26M project to help upgrade the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, on the French/Swiss border near Geneva.

Health - Administration - 10.09.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 10.09.2020
How the Milky Way stole an enormous gas halo from our dwarf neighbours
How the Milky Way stole an enormous gas halo from our dwarf neighbours
A stream of gas from the Magellanic Clouds the mass of more than a billion Suns fills our skies in UV and x-ray light.

Event - Innovation - 10.09.2020

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 10.09.2020

Sport - 10.09.2020
Virtually Engaging Student Voters
The new Civic Engagement Office is working to register and engage as many UC San Diego student voters as they can for the upcoming presidential election With the excitement surrounding fall move-in,

Life Sciences - 10.09.2020
Putting a future avocado apocalypse on ice
Putting a future avocado apocalypse on ice
The supply of smashed ‘avo' is secure for generations after world-first research cryopreserved the tips of avocado shoots and then revived them to create healthy plants. University of Queensland PhD candidate Chris O'Brien has developed the first critical steps to create a cryopreservation protocol for avocado which had never been achieved until now, despite more than 40 years of research.

Physics - Electroengineering - 10.09.2020
Unlocking the mysteries of superconductivity
Unlocking the mysteries of superconductivity
For decades Z-X Shen has ridden a wave of curiosity about the strange behavior of electrons that can levitate magnets.

Social Sciences - Event - 10.09.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 10.09.2020
Opinion: What Spanish science policy can (and should) learn from the pandemic
PhD researcher Pablo Izquierdo (UCL Biosciences) and his colleagues discuss Spain's response to the Covid-19 pandemic and urge for stronger collaboration between public and private research, as well as more government support for scientific research.

Career - Economics / Business - 10.09.2020
Two overlooked ways to boost the economy
Enhanced investment in care industries like education and health will simultaneously help women and the economy, Associate Professor Elizabeth Hill finds.

Environment - Life Sciences - 09.09.2020
Living Planet Report reveals 68% decline in global wildlife populations since 1970
Living Planet Report reveals 68% decline in global wildlife populations since 1970
Global populations of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish have declined by over two-thirds in less than half a century, due in large part to the same environmental destruction that is contributing to the emergence of zoonotic diseases like COVID-19, according to a World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) report released today.

Health - Environment - 09.09.2020
Mosquito-borne disease threat
Mosquito-borne disease threat
A warming climate and urbanization will likely lower rates of malaria, while increasing rates of other mosquito-borne diseases, such as dengue fever, in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Health - 09.09.2020
Royal visit for bio-detection dogs
The Duchess of Cornwall today visited the training centre where trials will take place to determine whether dogs can sniff out Covid-19 in people.

History / Archeology - Religions - 09.09.2020
Paul de Lagarde (1827-1891) - scholar and anti-Semite
Paul de Lagarde (1827-1891) - scholar and anti-Semite
Research team from Göttingen and Potsdam examines the intellectual legacy of the Göttingen Orientalist Who was Paul de Lagarde?

Health - Pharmacology - 09.09.2020
Waisman Biomanufacturing partners with GigaGen to manufacture new COVID-19 drug
Waisman Biomanufacturing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will begin manufacturing a new drug to treat and prevent COVID-19, developed by California-based biotech company GigaGen. The drug, called GIGA-2050, uses a new approach similar to treating COVID-19 patients with convalescent plasma, or blood products from people recovering (convalescing) from an infection.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 09.09.2020
Climate change will ultimately cost humanity $100,000 per ton of carbon, scientists estimate
Economists frequently try to estimate the societal cost of releasing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, but few of their projections go beyond the year 2100-far short of the millennia it takes for the climate changes from burning carbon to ultimately subside.

Materials Science - Innovation - 09.09.2020

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