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Life Sciences - 21.06.2019
UQ extends #1 Nature ranking run
The University of Queensland is number one in Australia in the Nature Index of high-quality research outputs, maintaining the coveted position in the annual table.

Astronomy / Space Science - 21.06.2019

Law / Forensics - Social Sciences - 20.06.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 20.06.2019
Looking for life: UW researchers, presentations abound at 2019 astrobiology conference in Bellevue
What are ocean worlds like? Is life possible inside a planet? What might a faraway technological civilization look like from here? Which planets warrant closer study, and why? And above all: Are we a

Innovation / Technology - 20.06.2019
School pupils get to grips with fundamentals of technology and engineering
School pupils get to grips with fundamentals of technology and engineering
School pupils were given a hands-on experience of engineering at the University of Sussex just days before International Women in Engineering Day.

Palaeontology - 20.06.2019
Mammals and their relatives thrived, diversified during so-called 'Age of Dinosaurs,' researchers show
Mammals and their relatives thrived, diversified during so-called ’Age of Dinosaurs,’ researchers show
Paleontologists are trying to dispel a myth about what life was like when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. The false narrative has wormed its way into books, lectures and even scientific papers about this long-ago era. The myth's focus isn't on dinosaurs. Its main characters are ancient mammals and their relatives, which together are known as mammaliaforms.

Sport Sciences - 20.06.2019
Stanford golfer had to miss Commencement to compete at U.S. Open
After competing in the final round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach on Sunday, June 16 - Commencement - Stanford golfer Brandon Wu received his diploma from tournament officials.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 20.06.2019
"warm" glow of Uranus’s rings
The rings of Uranus are invisible to all but the largest telescopes - they weren't even discovered until 1977 - but they're surprisingly bright in new heat images of the planet taken by two large telescopes in the high deserts of Chile.

Environment - Health - 20.06.2019
Online Atlas of Aquatic Insects Aids Water-Quality Monitoring
A new online field guide to aquatic insects in the eastern United States, , promises to be an important tool for monitoring water quality, enabling even novices to correctly identify freshwater insects inhabiting rivers, lakes and streams.

Health - 20.06.2019
Creating Lungs "From Scratch"
Erica Comber, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) , and her colleagues in Carnegie Mellon University's Bioengineered Organs Initiative , are working to help people with lung disease by making them new ones. Comber and her adviser Keith Cook , professor of biomedical engineering, recently outlined several different approaches to creating human lungs from scratch in a first-of-its-kind paper.

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 20.06.2019
DOE Tasks CMU with Securing Energy Grid with Blockchains
On a frigid day in December 2015, more than 230,000 Ukrainian residents lost power for an afternoon.

Astronomy / Space Science - Music - 20.06.2019

Pharmacology - Health - 20.06.2019
MND Global Day - UQ experts available
University of Queensland experts are available to comment on various issues relating to MND Global Day on Friday 21 June.

Life Sciences - Environment - 19.06.2019
Berkeley Lab Celebrates the Integrative Genomics Building
Biosciences Area Associate Lab Director Mary Maxon caps off the Integrative Genomics Building dedication festivities by leading the ceremonial "snipping" of a double-helix-inspired ribbon.

Life Sciences - Health - 19.06.2019
Synthetic biology roadmap could set research agenda for next 10 years
A new roadmap for synthetic biology could help to set research goals for improving food production, public health and the environment.

Environment - 19.06.2019
US military bigger polluter than most countries
Surprised by the headline? No wonder when discussions about greenhouse gas emissions tend to focus on statistics for countries, not institutions.

Astronomy / Space Science - 19.06.2019
As above, so below - lunar rescue device tested underwater
With its rocky, sandy terrain and buoyant salt water, the bottom of the ocean floor has more in common with the lunar surface than you might imagine. That is why this week two members of NASA mission NEEMO 23 are testing ESA's latest prototype to rescue astronauts on the Moon. ESA's Lunar Evacuation System Assembly (LESA) is a pyramid-like structure designed to be deployed by a single astronaut in lunar gravity to rescue an incapacitated crewmate.

Astronomy / Space Science - 19.06.2019
ESA's new mission to intercept a comet
ESA’s new mission to intercept a comet
'Comet Interceptor' has been selected as ESA's new fast-class mission in its Cosmic Vision Programme.

Life Sciences - Health - 19.06.2019
Scientists chart course toward a new world of synthetic biology
Synthetic or engineering biology involves genetically engineering not only yeast and bacteria but also plants, animals and humans.

Academic Rankings - 19.06.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - 19.06.2019
ESA celebrates Asteroid Day on 30 June
ESA celebrates Asteroid Day on 30 June
ESA will be participating in this year's Asteroid Day , the UN-endorsed global awareness campaign day on the small rocky bodies scattered across space, taking place on Sunday, 30 June. The Agency will share with media and public its various activities related to asteroids, which it regards as a vital subject for scientific study, as 'time capsules' from early in the history of the Solar System and the birth of the planets.

Academic Rankings - Life Sciences - 19.06.2019

Business / Economics - Social Sciences - 18.06.2019
Record-low fertility rates linked to decline in stable manufacturing jobs
The total fertility rate is a measure of the expected number of children a woman will have during her lifetime.

Health - Mechanical Engineering - 18.06.2019
Imperial-TUM seed fund takes off
Imperial-TUM seed fund takes off
Medical trojan horses, bespoke helmets, and wind farm efficiency are some of the projects to receive funding from the Imperial-TUM Collaboration Fund.

Career - Administration - 18.06.2019
"Europe has an important academic heritage."
Today, 18 June, and tomorrow, 19 June, the University of Münster will host the annual Federal Conference of the "EU Cooperation Centre for Science Organisations" (KoWi).

Health - Career - 18.06.2019
YSPH, GHLI researchers receive Gates Foundation funding for global projects
Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health and the Yale Global Health Leadership Initiative, in collaboration with international peers, have received Grand Challenges Explorations grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for innovative research.

Life Sciences - Environment - 18.06.2019
First book published on fishes of the Salish Sea
First book published on fishes of the Salish Sea
The first book documenting all of the known species of fishes that live in the Salish Sea is now available.

Event - Life Sciences - 18.06.2019
Of octopuses and astrobiology: Conference talk speculates on cognition beyond Earth
Of octopuses and astrobiology: Conference talk speculates on cognition beyond Earth
Of the many papers and presentations scheduled for AbSciCon2019 , the conference on astrobiology and the search for life in space happening in Bellevue, Washington, the week of June 24, Dominic Sivit

Business / Economics - Innovation / Technology - 18.06.2019

Innovation / Technology - 18.06.2019

History / Archeology - 18.06.2019
Illustrations and first accounts of the great discoveries (16th)
Illustrations and first accounts of the great discoveries (16th)
The Latin version of Théodore de Bry's Voyages is available on line in its entirety for the first time.

Health - Pharmacology - 18.06.2019
Japan becomes the first country to approve Roche’s personalised medicine Rozlytrek
First tumour-agnostic medicine approved in Japan for adult and paediatric patients with NTRK fusion-positive advanced recurrent solid tumours Approval supported by the data mainly from the pivotal Ph