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Environment - Social Sciences - 28.11.2022

Social Sciences - 28.11.2022
Oregon's new laws and the future of U.S. gun policy
Oregon’s new laws and the future of U.S. gun policy
What do new Oregon laws mean for the future of U.S. gun policy? A midterm ballot initiative called Measure 114 requires permits to purchase guns and limits magazine capacity, charting a course for other states to put gun control in the hands of voters, says Cass Crifasi, a researcher at Johns Hopkins Gun deaths in the U.S. reached an all-time high in 2021 following unprecedented purchasing during the pandemic.

Innovation - Materials Science - 28.11.2022
Industrializing 3D printing
Industrializing 3D printing
VulcanForms, founded by an MIT alumnus and professor, has created digital production systems to manufacture complex metal parts at scale.

Campus - Innovation - 28.11.2022
Celebrating 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' at MIT
Celebrating ’Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ at MIT
During a special screening of the latest Marvel Studios production, students shared their enthusiasm at seeing MIT on the big screen.

Physics - Computer Science - 28.11.2022
The task of magnetic classification suddenly looks easier
MIT undergraduate researchers Helena Merker, Harry Heiberger, and Linh Nguyen, and PhD candidate Tongtong Liu, exploit machine-learning techniques to determine the magnetic structure of materials.

Environment - Electroengineering - 28.11.2022
Reversing the charge
Battery power from electric vehicles to the grid could open a fast lane to a net-zero future. Owners of electric vehicles (EVs) are accustomed to plugging into charging stations at home and at work and filling up their batteries with electricity from the power grid.

Environment - Computer Science - 28.11.2022
MIT Policy Hackathon produces new solutions for technology policy challenges
Hackathon explores policy solutions to challenges in cybersecurity, environmental justice, and city planning focused on post-pandemic efforts to build a better society.

Materials Science - Physics - 28.11.2022
’Transformer’ pinwheels offer new twist on nano-engineered materials
Producing chirality, a property found throughout nature, through large-scale self-assembly could lead to applications in sensing, machine perception and more A newly discovered pinwheel structure-self-assembled from pyramid-shaped nanoparticles-may enable unique material properties that could be useful in areas like machine vision, armor, chemical and biological sensing, and more.

Health - Life Sciences - 27.11.2022
Featured video: Creating a sense of feeling
Biomedical engineer and dancer Shriya Srinivasan PhD '20 explores connections between the human body and the outside world.

Politics - 25.11.2022

Pharmacology - Health - 25.11.2022
Understanding antimicrobial resistance
City of Kitchener's Carl Zehr Square goes blue for World Antimicrobial Awareness Week By Milana Madzarac School of Pharmacy Unnecessary use and misuse of antibiotics and other antimicrobials are increasing the serious problem of antimicrobial resistance.

Physics - Health - 25.11.2022
Heidelberg CRC for vascular research to continue successful work
The Collaborative Research Centre "Vascular Control of Organ Function" (CRC 1366) at Heidelberg University will continue its research for another four years. After a positive evaluation, the application for extension for a second funding period has now been accepted in the latest approval round of the German Research Foundation (DFG).

Transport - Innovation - 25.11.2022
Cyclists are the solution, not the problem
Cyclists are the solution, not the problem
Researcher Matthew Bruno wants even more Dutch people on bikes. Cycling is healthy, emits no CO2 and reduces congestion on the road.

Health - Life Sciences - 25.11.2022
New Collaborative Research Centre for JMU
A new collaborative research centre is being launched in Würzburg. It investigates critical decision processes that determine the outcome of human infection.

Innovation - Environment - 25.11.2022

Law - Life Sciences - 25.11.2022
Prestigious European grant for promising researchers at Maastricht University
Scientists Daniel Keszthelyi and Anna Beckers from Maastricht University (UM) are to receive a prestigious European grant for early career researchers: the Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).

Health - 25.11.2022
Orange the World: a visible symbol of protest against violence against women and girls
MedUni Vienna and University Hospital Vienna are making a visible statement in protest against violence against women and girls once again in 2022 and are participating in UN Women's global "Orange the World" campaign.

Environment - Economics / Business - 25.11.2022

Chemistry - Career - 25.11.2022
CRC 1349 ’Fluorine-Specific Interactions’ Gets the Go-Ahead
German Research Foundation to fund Collaborative Research Center 1349 at Freie Universität Berlin for four more years Since 2019 Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1349 "Fluorine-Specific Interactions" has been working on understanding and controlling the complex interactions that can emanate from fluorinated units in molecules and materials.

Social Sciences - Architecture - 25.11.2022
Researchers work with First Nations to create housing self-sufficiency in remote communities
Researchers work with First Nations to create housing self-sufficiency in remote communities
A new partnership will bring several First Nations in Saskatchewan together with a team of researchers from the University of Toronto and Toronto Metropolitan University to develop new pathways toward housing self-sufficiency.

Health - 25.11.2022
Next round for Collaborative Research Center in Immunology
Next round for Collaborative Research Center in Immunology
Focus on mechanisms for recognition and elimination of foreign genetic material Success for a research alliance of the University of Bonn, the Technical University of Dresden and the Ludwig Maximilia

Campus - Linguistics / Literature - 25.11.2022

Computer Science - Innovation - 25.11.2022

Economics / Business - Campus - 25.11.2022

Life Sciences - Event - 24.11.2022

Campus - 24.11.2022

Innovation - Computer Science - 24.11.2022
What does artificial intelligence do to us?
What does artificial intelligence do to us?
Kick-Off for the project "Desirable Digitalization". Sponsored by Stiftung Mercator Artificial intelligence is on everyone's lips. But what does AI do to us and our society? How does it change our view of humanity? How can AI applications be steered in an ethically desirable direction? In the project "Desirable Digitalization" of the Center for Science and Thought at the University of Bonn and the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence at the University of Cambridge, which is funded by Stiftung Mercator, researchers take a look at the challenges of AI for society as a whole.

Economics / Business - Environment - 24.11.2022
Companies report data leaks on heavy news days
Companies report data leaks on heavy news days
Enterprises try to limit attention for data losses Many companies carefully time disclosures on losses of sensitive customer data.

Research Management - Social Sciences - 24.11.2022

Life Sciences - 24.11.2022
Big brains bring change: Inside the social life of spiders
Big brains bring change: Inside the social life of spiders
For anyone with arachnophobia, the only thing worse than finding a lone spider dangling in a doorway or resting on your rear-view mirror is finding a whole cluster.

Philosophy - 24.11.2022
Century discovery on famous philosopher Hegel
Century discovery on famous philosopher Hegel
The discovery of previously unanalysed lecture notes in the Diocesan Library of the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising provides new approaches to the thought of the famous philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831).