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Physics - Chemistry - 31.08.2021
U.S. Department of Energy funds center to build a foundation for quantum chemistry
UChicago Board of Trustees' gift launches new $200 million commitment to undergraduate financial aid and educational access Three-year, $3 million project unites chemists from UChicago, Purdue, Harvar

Environment - 31.08.2021
Living with giants: the beauty of Victoria's ash forests
Living with giants: the beauty of Victoria’s ash forests
Ancient rainforests that sustained our First Nations peoples, trees the height of 25-storey buildings and gliding marsupials larger than any other - these are just some of the wonders found in Victoria's mountain ash forests.

Agronomy / Food Science - History / Archeology - 31.08.2021
The first farmers of Europe
The first farmers of Europe
A research team from the University of Bern has managed to precisely date pile dwellings on the banks of Lake Ohrid in the south-western Balkans for the first time: they came into being in the middle of the 5th millennium BC.

Materials Science - Innovation - 31.08.2021
Sprint - From dismantling to re-use as fast as possible
Sprint - From dismantling to re-use as fast as possible
Sprint sets new standards for circular construction: In only ten months, flexible and COVID-19-compliant office spaces were built at NEST, the research and innovation platform of Empa and Eawag, using mostly reused materials and components.

Physics - Computer Science - 31.08.2021
Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley, Caltech to Build Quantum Network Testbed
Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley, Caltech to Build Quantum Network Testbed
Five-year, $12.5 million U.S. Department of Energy project will help pave the way for a nationwide quantum Internet Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory ÜBerkeley Lab) and the U

Environment - Politics - 31.08.2021
Curious, committed, inspiring - a thoroughbred researcher retires
Curious, committed, inspiring - a thoroughbred researcher retires
In official circles, he is known as Alfred Wüest. But his fellow researchers and colleagues, simply call him Johny.

Computer Science - Innovation - 31.08.2021
CMU Spinoff RobotWits Helps Pave Waymo’s Way in Pittsburgh
Carnegie Mellon University When Waymo opens its office in Pittsburgh, it will do so partly with the team and expertise of a Carnegie Mellon University spinoff company.

Campus - Pedagogy - 31.08.2021
Even small crowdsourced projects from teachers make a difference for students
It takes as little as a $400 investment in a teacher-led educational project to improve outcomes for some students, particularly those in lower-income schools, a University of Michigan study on the impact of the crowdsourcing platform DonorsChoose shows.

Environment - 31.08.2021
An undiscovered beauty hiding at the edge of Melbourne
An undiscovered beauty hiding at the edge of Melbourne
Ancient rainforests that sustained our First Nations peoples, trees the height of 25-storey buildings and gliding marsupials larger than any other - these are just some of the wonders found in Victoria's mountain ash forests.

Health - 31.08.2021

Physics - Computer Science - 31.08.2021
EPFL launches new Center for Quantum Science and Engineering
EPFL's new Center for Quantum Science and Engineering (QSE Center) , headed by Prof. Vincenzo Savona, will establish and promote programs for cross-disciplinary research, education and innovation in the fields of quantum science and engineering.

Health - Pharmacology - 31.08.2021
Human Mini-Lungs Grown in Lab Dishes are Closest Yet to Real Thing
Realistic mini-lungs, grown in lab dishes using adult stem cells, feature all cell types that make up the human organ, allowing for "Phase 0" testing of new treatments for respiratory diseases, including COVID-19 Since the COVID-19 pandemic reached the United States in early 2020, scientists have struggled to find laboratory models of SARS-CoV-2 infection, the respiratory virus that causes COVID-19.

Campus - Health - 31.08.2021
How to make plastic truly biodegradable
The world produces more than 380 million tons of plastic every year, and by some reports, more than a third of that is for products used once and then tossed away, ending up as litter or landfill.

Campus - Linguistics / Literature - 31.08.2021
LTI Master’s Student Urges NLP Focus on Signed Languages
Carnegie Mellon University Paper co-authored by Kayo Yin wins best theme paper award Advancements in natural language processing (NLP) enable computers to understand what humans say and help people communicate through tools like machine translation, voice-controlled assistants and chatbots.

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 31.08.2021
$2M 'robot assistants' project aims to reinvent construction industry
$2M ’robot assistants’ project aims to reinvent construction industry
With the aim of enabling robots to learn from human partners on construction sites, the National Science Foundation is providing $2 million to a University of Michigan-led research team.

Pharmacology - Health - 30.08.2021
Novartis Leqvio * (inclisiran) analyses show effective and sustained LDL-C reduction in two sub-populations of patients with ASCVD
Separate post hoc analyses of pooled Phase III ORION-9, -10 and -11 data show twice-yearly** Leqvio (inclisiran) consistently reduced low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) in patients with athe

Health - Life Sciences - 30.08.2021
A trip into the therapeutic potential of Australia's native magic mushrooms
A trip into the therapeutic potential of Australia’s native magic mushrooms
Australia's first legal, living collection of native magic mushrooms is being studied by scientists in a Brisbane laboratory to help identify characteristics that might be useful for medical research into psychedelic treatments.

Computer Science - Sport - 30.08.2021
Software that helps us increase our mental strength
Software that helps us increase our mental strength
Which mental state do we need to be in to perform at our best? ETH Pioneer Fellow Marc Bächinger is working with Sarah Meissner to come up with the answer.

Astronomy / Space Science - Economics / Business - 30.08.2021
CUAVA-1 launches for deployment from International Space Station
CUAVA-1 launches for deployment from International Space Station
A satellite designed and built in Sydney is helping pave the way for Australia's scientific and commercial space industry.

Environment - Computer Science - 30.08.2021
Cambridge-authored book explores how artificial intelligence could help address climate change
Cambridge-authored book explores how artificial intelligence could help address climate change
Humanity is facing two existential threats. The first: uncontrolled CO2 emissions irreversibly changing the climate. The second: a hostile artificial intelligence (AI) becoming the dominant form of intelligence on Earth. But while the situation may appear bleak, this two-pronged crisis also presents an opportunity.

Computer Science - Campus - 30.08.2021
New College data science major: From foundations to insight to impact
UChicago Board of Trustees' gift launches new $200 million commitment to undergraduate financial aid and educational access Starting in 2021-22, undergrads can focus studies on 'rapidly evolving' fiel

Campus - Social Sciences - 30.08.2021

History / Archeology - Politics - 30.08.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Mathematics - 29.08.2021
New Mathematical Solutions to An Old Problem in Astronomy
The Bernese theoretical astrophysicist Kevin Heng has achieved a rare feat: On paper, he has derived novel solutions to an old mathematical problem needed to calculate light reflections from planets and moons.

Event - Computer Science - 29.08.2021
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