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Economics / Business - Social Sciences - 01.07.2020

Health - Life Sciences - 01.07.2020

Social Sciences - Administration - 01.07.2020

Life Sciences - Pharmacology - 01.07.2020
Unit analyses causes of male infertility
Unit analyses causes of male infertility
In what is a great success for the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Münster, the Clinical Research Unit "Male Germ Cells" will continue to receive funding - amounting to 5.7 million euros - from the German Research Foundation (DFG).

Earth Sciences - Astronomy / Space Science - 01.07.2020
Slow Earthquakes in Cascadia are Predictable
At a Glance Leadership President Provost Board of Trustees Legacy History & Milestones Historic Awards & Honors Caltech Archives Interactive History Map News Publications This is Caltech Calte

Research Management - Social Sciences - 01.07.2020
Swissuniversities and Springer Nature sign a new Open Access agreement
Swissuniversities has adopted a new transformative Open Access agreement with Springer Nature.

Health - Social Sciences - 01.07.2020
Black and Native American youth experience more family deaths, may reduce likelihood of graduating college
The premature death of a parent or sibling can have many direct effects on family members, including hindering their future health and education. University of Minnesota School of Public Health (SPH) researchers studied who among a group of young adults was most likely to have a sibling or parent die and how often students experiencing such deaths obtain a college education.

Computer Science - Social Sciences - 01.07.2020
Opinion: Privacy is not the problem with the Apple-Google contact-tracing app
Dr Michael Veale (UCL Laws) explains the 'decentralised' approach of the Apple-Google contact-tracing system, the problems with the NHSX app, and why contact-tracing tools need to align their focus more for respecting individual privacy.

Environment - Social Sciences - 01.07.2020
‘Gatekeepers' of biodiversity hotspots facing COVID crisis
‘Gatekeepers’ of biodiversity hotspots facing COVID crisis
Due to historical inequalities, communities in the country's Andean lowlands are economically poorer and more vulnerable than those in the high Andes.

Health - Social Sciences - 01.07.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 01.07.2020

Philosophy - Economics / Business - 01.07.2020
Ethics and AI: an unethical optimization principle
EPFL professor Anthony Davison and co-authors provide a mathematical basis for concerns about ethical implications of AI. Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly deployed around us and may have large potential benefits. But there are growing concerns about the unethical use of AI. Professor Anthony Davison, who holds the Chair of Statistics at EPFL, and colleagues in the UK, have tackled these questions from a mathematical point of view, focusing on commercial AI that seek to maximize profits.

Life Sciences - 01.07.2020
New Synthetic Biology Tools Unlock Complex Plant Engineering
New Synthetic Biology Tools Unlock Complex Plant Engineering
Researchers at JBEI have developed a new set of synthetic biology tools that could unlock advanced plant engineering.

History / Archeology - Politics - 01.07.2020
How the meaning of the Declaration of Independence changed over time
When the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, it was a call for the right to statehood rather than individual liberties, says Stanford historian Jack Rakove.

Administration - Health - 01.07.2020

Computer Science - 01.07.2020
UofG signs knowledge-exchange agreement with Rakuten Mobile
University of Glasgow computing scientists have signed an agreement with Rakuten Mobile, Inc. to carry out collaborative research in the field of edge computing.

Astronomy / Space Science - 01.07.2020
Hungry black hole among the most massive in the Universe
Hungry black hole among the most massive in the Universe
We now know just how massive the fastest-growing black hole in the Universe actually is, as well as how much it eats, thanks to new research led by The Australian National University (ANU).   It is 3

Research Management - 30.06.2020

Career - Social Sciences - 30.06.2020

Environment - Earth Sciences - 30.06.2020
Mayotte: launch of a global study on this fragile and unique ecosystem
Mayotte: launch of a global study on this fragile and unique ecosystem
The CNRS and Mayotte's Centre Universitaire de Formation et de Recherche (CUFR) have just approved the creation of a global ecology study site on the Mahoran archipelago.

Health - Social Sciences - 30.06.2020
Global scientific cooperation needed in pandemic fight
Global scientific cooperation needed in pandemic fight
A working group of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, led by two Stanford physicists, calls greater global cooperation "increasingly essential.

Health - Life Sciences - 30.06.2020
Novel pathology could improve diagnosis and treatment of Huntington's and other diseases
Novel pathology could improve diagnosis and treatment of Huntington’s and other diseases
SAFB1 is an important protein controlling gene regulation in the brain and is similar in structure to other proteins associated with neurodegenerative diseases of age. The team, from the University of Bristol's Translational Health Sciences , wanted to find out if this protein might be associated with certain neurodegenerative conditions.

Life Sciences - Health - 30.06.2020
Next-Generation Sequencing to provide Precision medicine for Rare Metabolic Disorders
Next-Generation Sequencing to provide Precision medicine for Rare Metabolic Disorders
Advances in next-generation-sequencing technology that allow researchers to look at billions of pieces of genetic information are changing the way a disease is diagnosed. Correct identification of changes in the human genetic code responsible for rare metabolic disorders provides scientists and physicians with fact-based guidelines for the treatment.

Electroengineering - Computer Science - 30.06.2020

Social Sciences - Health - 30.06.2020
Shows surge in e-cigarette and marijuana use among state’s young adults
The use of marijuana and electronic cigarettes jumped dramatically among young adult Californians between 2017 and 2018, with large proportions of users of both products being underage, according to a new study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.

Health - Social Sciences - 30.06.2020
Unemployment remains steadily high in Detroit
Share on: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn As everyday activities in Detroit begin to resume, four out of 10 working Detroiters remain temporarily or permanently laid off, and many residents say they feel the state is reopening too soon.

Health - Environment - 30.06.2020
Links between COVID-19 and air pollution
Links between COVID-19 and air pollution
A proposed change to federal regulations would give less consideration to the health benefits of air pollution rules.

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