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Health - Life Sciences - 15.08.2019
Major award for two Bernese medical projects
Major award for two Bernese medical projects
Prestigious grants from the USA go to two Bernese researchers: the biomedical scientists Marianna Kruithof-de Julio and Robert Rieben were the only researchers in Switzerland to receive a grant under

Innovation / Technology - 15.08.2019

Environment - 15.08.2019
Pesticides Transformation products pollute groundwater
Pesticides Transformation products pollute groundwater
13 substances were detected for the first time in groundwater, 15 were found in concentrations above 100 ng/L. This is the threshold value for pesticides under the Water Protection Ordinance. The researchers are particularly targeting metabolites of chlorothalonil, a product used against fungal attack in cereal, vegetable, wine and ornamental plant cultivation.

Academic Rankings - Social Sciences - 15.08.2019

Innovation / Technology - Event - 15.08.2019
Sally Gainsbury wins NSW Young Tall Poppy of the Year
Sally Gainsbury wins NSW Young Tall Poppy of the Year
University of Sydney researcher in the psychology of addictive gambling and gaming recognised for her innovative harm-minimisation strategies.

Administration - Business / Economics - 15.08.2019

Microtechnics - 15.08.2019
Drones sensing by a whisker
A University of Queensland engineer has followed nature's example and developed whiskers for drones and robots, allowing machines to sense surroundings just as animals do.

Life Sciences - 15.08.2019
Researchers dish up digital avocado
It's an ancient fruit, but the avocado has been brought into the new millennium with the publication of its draft genome, which may be the key to improvements in future crops.

Physics - Career - 14.08.2019

Business / Economics - Career - 14.08.2019

History / Archeology - 14.08.2019

Environment - Administration - 14.08.2019
Is relocating Indonesia's capital feasible?
Is relocating Indonesia’s capital feasible?
Jakarta has a population of 10 million and is rapidly sinking. The Indonesian Government announced plans to relocate the country's capital to the island of Borneo, but will it improve living and environmental conditions?

Linguistics / Literature - 13.08.2019

History / Archeology - 13.08.2019
Q&A with UCLA Film & Television Archive cataloging supervisor
Keeping catalog records of more than 500,000 holdings, which include virtually every kind of moving image format, is no easy feat. Each item is unique as a physical object and comes with its own production history. The archive depends on this information to make daily decisions about collections management, preservation, loans, research access and more.

Life Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 13.08.2019
A Community-Driven Data Science System to Advance Microbiome Research
A Community-Driven Data Science System to Advance Microbiome Research
The National Microbiome Data Collaborative will develop an open-access framework for harnessing microbiome data to accelerate discoveries The National Microbiome Data Collaborative ( NMDC ), a new in

Art and Design - 13.08.2019

Environment - 13.08.2019
Former guerrillas becoming conservationists
Former guerrillas becoming conservationists
Researchers from the University of Sydney and the Earlham Institute are working with ex-combatants of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (People's Army FARC-EP) to grow their capability to protect the country's valuable biodiversity.

Social Sciences - 13.08.2019
New mining resettlement dataset sets the standard
New mining resettlement dataset sets the standard
University of Queensland researchers have published the first ever global dataset of mining-induced displacement and resettlement , giving mining companies an evidence base to develop best practice.

Law / Forensics - 13.08.2019
How weapons fuel America’s mass shootings
By Susan Gluss Mental illness. Video games. The Internet. These are excuses offered by the U.S. President and his supporters for a scourge of mass killings.

Computer Science / Telecom - 13.08.2019
Meet Berkeley’s new data science leader
Jennifer Tour Chayes will become UC Berkeley's first associate provost for the Division of Data Science and Information and dean of the School of Information in January.

Astronomy / Space Science - 12.08.2019
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, one year after historic launch | University of Chicago News
Prof. Eugene Parker had never seen a NASA launch in person until Aug. 12, 2018-when a spacecraft honoring the pioneering University of Chicago astrophysicist blazed through the predawn skies , beginning its ambitious mission to the sun.

Life Sciences - 12.08.2019
Haskins builds bridges between scientists and educators at Summer Institute
Haskins builds bridges between scientists and educators at Summer Institute
From as far as Wyoming and as near as Connecticut, general education teachers, special education teachers, and school administrators came together in New Haven July 21-25 to learn about the latest de

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 12.08.2019
Eugene Parker on first year of namesake NASA mission: ’it’s pretty exciting stuff’
Prof. Eugene Parker had never seen a NASA launch in person until Aug. 12, 2018-when a spacecraft honoring the pioneering University of Chicago astrophysicist blazed through the predawn skies , beginning its ambitious mission to the sun. Six decades after Parker wrote a groundbreaking paper that shaped how we view the solar system, the launch of Parker Solar Probe was not only historic but also emotional for the 92-year-old scientist.

Microtechnics - Computer Science / Telecom - 12.08.2019

Life Sciences - Environment - 12.08.2019
Searching for the ’hidden drivers’ of Florida’s rarest plants
Post-doctoral researcher Daniel Revillini is growing rare and endangered plants from seeds collected from Central Florida's imperiled Lake Wales Ridge. Photo: Evan Garcia/University of Miami Post-doctoral researcher Daniel Revillini is growing rare and endangered plants from seeds collected from Central Florida's imperiled Lake Wales Ridge.

Chemistry - Materials Science - 11.08.2019

Career - Event - 11.08.2019

Health - 09.08.2019
Genetic analyses indicate that the effect of being overweight and obesity on cancer risk is at least double what was previously thought
The effect of being overweight and obesity on risk of cancer is at least twice as large as previously thought according to new findings by an international research team that included University of Bristol academics.

Music - Social Sciences - 09.08.2019
Berkeley Talks transcript: How an ’awe walk’ helped one musician reconnect with her home
[Music: "Contrarian” by Blue Dot Sessions] Anne Brice: This is "Berkeley Talks,” a Berkeley News  podcast that features lectures and conversations that happen at UC Berkeley.

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