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Transport - Innovation - 22.07.2022
Team Designs the Airports of Tomorrow
A team from Carnegie Mellon University won NASA's Gateways to Blue Skies: Airports of Tomorrow competition with their project, "Sustainability and Connected Autonomy: A New Era for Aviation.

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 22.07.2022
Whole-of-sector collaboration to tackle challenges facing WA agriculture
Curtin University is part of a new agricultural science collaboration aimed at boosting Western Australia's agricultural research and development capabilities in light of climate change and other challenges facing the industry.

Life Sciences - Pharmacology - 22.07.2022
Transport-proteins influence the lung uptake of inhaled drugs
A study by MedUni Vienna's Department of Clinical Pharmacology has identified two transport proteins that can influence the permeability of the lung epithelial barrier for certain drugs.

Social Sciences - 22.07.2022
A documentary created by a UPF researcher analyses the social determinants of health to understand the ageing process in Spain
Jordi Gumà, a member of the Sociodemographics Research Group, presents the results of the INTERSOC-HEALTH project, which he has carried out over three years, via the documentary -DesigualdadES: clase, género y salud- (InequalitiES: class, gender and health).

Innovation - Transport - 22.07.2022
Bath spinout Volant Autonomy to lead tests of pilot-free flights in Jersey
Bath spinout Volant Autonomy to lead tests of pilot-free flights in Jersey
Volant Autonomy, set up by colleagues from Faculty of Engineering & Design, is to test autonomous drones in £3.7 million field study A University of Bath spinout company is set to lead a large-scale test that could lead the way to autonomous flights.

Environment - Research Management - 21.07.2022

Economics / Business - Environment - 21.07.2022
Just 10 financial actors hold the key to climate change
A new report has identified the 10 financial actors with the most influence on the fossil fuel economy and outlines the decisive role they can play in helping de-carbonize our future. The study found that the top 10 most influential actors, including investment advisors, governments, and sovereign wealth funds from around the world, own 49.5 per cent of potential emissions from the world's largest energy firms.

Health - Psychology - 21.07.2022
Pictures speak louder than words: pioneering psychosis therapy trial launches
Pictures speak louder than words: pioneering psychosis therapy trial launches
A clinical trial of a pioneering therapy which helps people with psychosis and schizophrenia to control frightening and intrusive images is launching in Manchester.

Innovation - 21.07.2022
A magnetic catheter against strokes
A magnetic catheter against strokes
ETH spin-off Nanoflex has developed a magnetically steerable catheter for quick and safe stroke treatment that no longer requires surgeons to be on site.

History / Archeology - Event - 21.07.2022
EPFL lab to digitize 1,000m2 'Swiss national treasure'
EPFL lab to digitize 1,000m2 'Swiss national treasure'
Sarah Kenderdine, head of the Laboratory for Experimental Museology, is leading the digitization and valorization of the Panorama of the Battle of Murten - a 100 x 10-meter work created in 1893 by Ge

Music - 21.07.2022
Biotech violin steps into the limelight
Biotech violin steps into the limelight
It is amazing what kind of magical sounds can be elicited from a piece of wood treated with fungi. The biotech violin, whose tonewood has been developed at Empa, is now taking to the concert stage with violinist Irina Pak.

Health - Life Sciences - 21.07.2022
A Novel COVID-19 Vaccine Using Modified Bacterial DNA
Experimental vaccine based on altered plasmid DNA produced antibody response in mice that effectively blocked cell infection across all variants of concern tested Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues elsewhere, describe a different way to build a COVID-19 vaccine, one that would, in theory, remain effective against new and emerging variants and could be taken as a pill, by inhalation or other delivery methods.

Research Management - Career - 21.07.2022
Horizon Europe update
Horizon Europe update
Yesterday (20 July) the UK Government published its plans for transitional measures to protect and stabilise the higher education sector, should the UK be unable to associate to Horizon Europe, Copernicus and Euratom.

Life Sciences - Health - 21.07.2022
Human memory B cells are highly stable while plasmablasts are recurrent
It is known that memory B cells persist throughout life and rapidly differentiate into antibody-producing plasma cells when they encounter antigens.

Innovation - 21.07.2022
The Outer Limits: Future Economic Growth in the Face of Diminishing Resources
UC San Diego researcher warns that economic growth is not possible in the long-term The 1972 book The Limits to Growth shared a somber message for humanity: the Earth's resources are finite and proba

Health - Life Sciences - 21.07.2022
Novel gene therapy could reduce bleeding risk for haemophilia patients
A single gene therapy injection could dramatically reduce the bleeding risk faced by people with haemophilia B, finds a study involving UCL researchers. For the paper, published in the New England Journal of Medicine , experts from UCL, Royal Free Hospital and biotechnology company Freeline Therapeutics trialled and continue to evaluate a new type of adeno-associated virus (AAV) gene therapy candidate, called FLT180a, to treat severe and moderately severe cases of the condition.

Environment - Health - 21.07.2022
UBC experts on heat waves and extreme heat
UBC experts on heat waves and extreme heat
UBC experts are available to comment on the health effects of heat waves and extreme weather as B.C. experiences another heat wave.

Campus - 21.07.2022
The ’Uber files’ and the integrity of scientific research
An extensive journalistic investigation, conducted by Britain's Guardian together with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, has exposed the aggressive lobbying practices conducted between 2013 and 2017 by Uber, the ride-hailing service that, according to documents released to the public, violated the law, deceived regulators and took advantage of acts of violence against its drivers to lobby politicians and the public.

Economics / Business - Innovation - 21.07.2022

Health - Life Sciences - 21.07.2022
After fleeing Syria, Aiman Ali finds a new home as co-ordinator of a University of Toronto dentistry lab
After fleeing Syria, Aiman Ali finds a new home as co-ordinator of a University of Toronto dentistry lab
Aiman Ali and his family fled war in Syria six years ago and came to Canada in hopes of a better life.

Environment - 21.07.2022
’Look after each other’: University of Toronto researcher on the threat posed to cities by extreme heat - and how to respond
Extreme weather events have dominated the headlines this week as dangerous heat waves hit the United Kingdom , central United States and parts of Canada while fires rage in Spain, Portugal and Greece.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 21.07.2022
Extent of suboptimal vaccination practice in sheep and barriers to training for farmers
New research from the Royal Veterinary College has revealed the large extent of suboptimal vaccination practice in the UK sheep industry and the impact of the lack of awareness of training for farmers. The research also identified the barriers farmers face accessing training. This provides valuable information for the industry to help guide education of vaccination technique.

Innovation - Politics - 21.07.2022
Monash Commission recommends global pursuit of deliberate strategies to grow and enhance intermediary cities
The Monash Commission has released its perspective on future-oriented features of Intermediary Cities that aims to improve liveability and resilience for large cities of the future.

Environment - Life Sciences - 21.07.2022
Monarch butterflies now listed as endangered: U-M experts available to comment
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature added the migrating monarch butterfly for the first time to its "red list” of threatened species on Thursday and categorized it as "endangered.

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation - 21.07.2022

Computer Science - Innovation - 20.07.2022

Psychology - Life Sciences - 20.07.2022
Analysis: Depression is probably not caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain - new study
Analysis: Depression is probably not caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain - new study
Writing in The Conversation, Professor Joanna Moncrieff and Dr Mark Horowitz (both UCL Psychiatry) report on their new research showing no clear evidence that serotonin levels or serotonin activity are responsible for depression. For three decades, people have been deluged with information suggesting that depression is caused by a "chemical imbalance" in the brain - namely an imbalance of a brain chemical called serotonin.

Health - Life Sciences - 20.07.2022
The human being at the heart of care
Plans for a first-ever "living ethics" laboratory get off the ground at UdeM and the IRCM. Patients - and issues of ethics - may well be at the heart of healthcare, but with the system so challenging these days they often get overlooked and lost in the shuffle of daily operations.

History / Archeology - Health - 20.07.2022

Linguistics / Literature - 20.07.2022

Health - Life Sciences - 20.07.2022
Research recognised in national biomedical incubator
Groundbreaking UQ research into developing new treatments for conditions such as cancer, inflammatory diseases and type 1 diabetes has received recognition and funding support from a national incubator for biomedical startup companies.

Computer Science - 20.07.2022
Australia must address China tech challenge in Indonesia
Australia must address China tech challenge in Indonesia
China's free large-scale technology training in Indonesia poses a major security challenge to Australia and the region, according to a paper by experts at The Australian National University (ANU).

Campus - 20.07.2022
UC3M is the preferred university for large law firms
The Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) is the preferred institution for large law firms when it comes to selecting prospective lawyers, according to the second edition of the "Universities and La

Music - 20.07.2022
Out of tune: when words get in the way
In a series of listening experiments, an UdeM postdoc finds that having lyrics in a song-or even meaningless syllables that change-makes it more difficult to hear when the singer's not in key. Ever notice when someone's singing out of key? Like when you're in a karaoke bar and your best friend belts out her favorite Adele track but woefully misses the mark? Ever wonder how you know right away she's singing flat? Well, Michael Weiss might have an answer for you.

Campus - Social Sciences - 20.07.2022
With a focus on the marginalized, University of Toronto's Reach Alliance expands to universities in Africa, Asia and Australia
With a focus on the marginalized, University of Toronto’s Reach Alliance expands to universities in Africa, Asia and Australia
With a focus on the marginalized, University of Toronto's Reach Alliance expands to universities in Africa, Asia and Australia The Reach Alliance, a student-driven research initiative based at the Un
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