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Innovation - Social Sciences - 27.07.2022
Enabling Australia’s transition to a fair and just low carbon future
A new report, from Monash University and Royal Holloway researchers, has outlined how Australia can move equitably towards zero carbon emissions by overcoming socio-economic, location, scale and technology challenges.

Social Sciences - 27.07.2022
Moderating online content increases accountability, but can harm some platform users 
Marginalized social media users face disproportionate content removal from platforms, but the visibility of this online moderation is a double-edged sword. A new University of Michigan study about two online platforms-Reddit and Twitch-suggests that greater visibility means increased accountability, but the actions can also bring more attention to the offensive content, further harming marginalized people.

Computer Science - Innovation - 26.07.2022

Mechanical Engineering - 26.07.2022
New Gaelic ultrasound videos shed new light on the mechanics of tongue movements during speech
The first publicly available ultrasound recordings of Gaelic give a previously unseen perspective on tongue shapes used while speaking the language.

Career - Pedagogy - 26.07.2022
Ambitious career aspirations: A balancing act between success and disappointment
Ambitious career aspirations: A balancing act between success and disappointment
Higher aspirations lead to higher achievements. At least, that is true in the context of educational and occupational aspirations, as shown by a new study co-authored by economist Dr. Reto Odermatt of the University of Basel. Unrealistically high aspirations as a teenager, however, can have a negative effect on well-being as an adult.

Health - Life Sciences - 26.07.2022
Coronavirus Jumped to Humans at Least Twice at Market in Wuhan, China
Studies describe not only where the COVID-19 pandemic began, but the likelihood that the causative SARS-CoV-2 virus made the leap from animal hosts to people multiple times In a pair of related studies, published July 26, 2022 online via First Release in Science , researchers at University of California San Diego, with colleagues on four continents, show that the origin of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2019 was at the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in Wuhan, China, and resulted from at least two instances of the SARS-CoV-2 virus jumping from live animal hosts to humans working or shopping there.

Health - 26.07.2022
Spread of Covid-19 in Schools: Video Instructions for Effective Low-cost Ventilation System with DIY-Materials
Spread of Covid-19 in Schools: Video Instructions for Effective Low-cost Ventilation System with DIY-Materials
In two pilot classes of a Graz school, TU Graz shows that effective ventilation systems in schools and kindergartens can be installed very easily and inexpensively with material from the hardware store.

Health - Life Sciences - 26.07.2022
Why bat cells do not get infected by SARS-CoV-2
Why bat cells do not get infected by SARS-CoV-2
Bat cells have specific molecular barriers to deal with SARS-CoV-2 replication, according to a study published in Journal of Virology —publication of the American Society of Microbiology— which includes the participation of Jordi Serra-Cobo, lecturer of the Faculty of Biology and the Biodiversity Research Institute ( IRBio ) of the UB and expert on ecoepidemiological studies.

Paleontology - Environment - 26.07.2022
Plesiosaur fossils found in the Sahara suggest they weren't just marine animals
Plesiosaur fossils found in the Sahara suggest they weren’t just marine animals
This discovery of plesiosaur fossils in an ancient riverbed suggests some species, traditionally thought to be sea creatures, may have lived in freshwater.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 26.07.2022
Heaviest neutron star to date is a ’black widow’ eating its mate
A spinning neutron star periodically swings its radio (green) and gamma-ray (magenta) beams past Earth in this artist's concept of a black widow pulsar. The neutron star/pulsar heats the facing side of its stellar partner (right) to temperatures twice as hot as the sun's surface and slowly evaporates it.

Health - Campus - 25.07.2022
UC San Diego Health Ranks #1 Regionally by U.S. News & World Report
Top ranked in 10 medical and surgical specialties, among nation's best According to the 2022-2023 U.S. News & World Report "Best Hospitals" survey, UC San Diego Health has once agai

Politics - 25.07.2022
Political panel survey: Germans feel strongly threatened by current crises
Respondents see a clear division in society, especially when it comes to income and the topic of gender sensitive language The majority of Germans feel that their security is threatened by the curren

Transport - Environment - 25.07.2022

History / Archeology - Campus - 25.07.2022
Ten million euros for archaeologists at the University of Bonn
Ten million euros for archaeologists at the University of Bonn
Academies Programme supports project investigating Roman life at the Lower Germanic Limes The four Roman legionary fortresses in Bonn, Neuss, Xanten and Nijmegen still hold unexplored treasures of knowledge about the multifaceted life of the Romans on the Lower Rhine.

Health - Life Sciences - 25.07.2022
A father's wish, a bioethicist's dilemma
A father’s wish, a bioethicist’s dilemma
A JHU faculty member recounts the agonizing decision he had to make for a parent unable to communicate with the world D ad was in the middle of making coffee when his heart stopped.

Economics / Business - 25.07.2022
Women on boards not empowered by diversity quotas
Women on boards not empowered by diversity quotas
Legislated 'diversity' quotas are not the answer to having more empowered women on Australian boards, according to research from The University of Queensland.

Sport - Career - 25.07.2022

Environment - Career - 25.07.2022
NSF, DOE grants fund UIC research to decarbonize cement manufacturing
NSF, DOE grants fund UIC research to decarbonize cement manufacturing
Chemical engineers at the University of Illinois Chicago are investigating new methods to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from cement manufacturing.

Health - 25.07.2022
£2bn cost of mental ill health in the North of England
£2bn cost of mental ill health in the North of England
A report out today (Monday, July 25) by the Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA) and northern National Institute for Health and Care Research Applied Research Collaborations (NIHR ARCs), with cont

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 25.07.2022
University of Glasgow student satellite design set for launch after competition win
A team of University of Glasgow students will see a satellite they designed sent into space after winning a £600,000 national competition.

Campus - Innovation - 25.07.2022
The UB incorporates new infrastructures to reinforce its research
The UB incorporates new infrastructures to reinforce its research
The subsidy obtained for the purchase of this equipment amounts to 9,876,006.

Career - Health - 25.07.2022
Alternative workers fill gaps in formal care offering
Alternative care workers are undervalued in the current care system, according to VUB PhD candidate Sylvia Hoens.

Physics - Mathematics - 25.07.2022
Four ERC Grants for the University of Bonn
Four ERC Grants for the University of Bonn
EU funds projects worth millions in mathematics and physics Good news for the University of Bonn: Four scientists receive a coveted grant from the European Research Council (ERC) and thus funding in the millions for the next five years.

Veterinary - Sport - 25.07.2022
AWSE success at Post graduate research day
AWSE success at Post graduate research day
On the 8th of June 2022, RVC held it's annual post graduate research day at our Hawkshead Campus. Post graduates across the college showed off the hard work they are putting into their varying projects with impacts statements, presentations and posters. Our Animal Welfare Science and Ethics students represented the group fantastically, bringing home some awards too, listed below.

Health - Social Sciences - 25.07.2022
Better data needed to defeat misinformation
Better data needed to defeat misinformation
JHU COVID-19 tracking experts: Better data needed to defeat misinformation Global COVID map creator Lauren Gardner and data lead Beth Blauer say scientists can reclaim public standing with better com

Health - 25.07.2022
Watch: Cells flatten themselves to better move through mucus
Watch: Cells flatten themselves to better move through mucus
"Ruffle" appendages on certain cells help them sense the viscosity of fluids around them, allowing them to transform their shape to better move around A team led by Johns Hopkins University engineers figured out how and why human cells move much faster through thick mucus than thinner varieties.

Environment - 22.07.2022
Analysis: Congo peat swamps store years of global carbon emissions - oil drilling could release it
Analysis: Congo peat swamps store years of global carbon emissions - oil drilling could release it
Writing in The Conversation, Professor Simon Lewis (UCL Geography) and Bart Crezee at the University of Leeds warn that imminent oil drilling in the Democratic Republic of Congo's peat swamps threatens to release three years worth of carbon dioxide emissions. Democratic Republic of the Congo's government is preparing to auction off a series of licenses to drill for oil in the Congo basin.

Innovation - Health - 22.07.2022

Astronomy / Space Science - 22.07.2022
New telescope to be the 'GOTO' for gravitational wave events
New telescope to be the ’GOTO’ for gravitational wave events
A new telescope, made up of two identical arrays on opposite sides of the planet, will track down sources of gravitational waves.

Astronomy / Space Science - 22.07.2022
Media advisory: NASA and ESA to discuss Mars Sample Return
NASA will host a media teleconference at 17:00 CEST on Wednesday, July 27, to discuss the architecture for NASA's Mars Sample Return campaign.

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 22.07.2022
Robots Learn Household Tasks by Watching Humans
Novel method developed by CMU researchers allows robots to learn in the wild The robot watched as Shikhar Bahl opened the refrigerator door. It recorded his movements, the swing of the door, the location of the refrigerator and more, analyzing this data and readying itself to mimic what Bahl had done.
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