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Law - 28.07.2021
Clearing Up the Murky Rules Around 'Self-Plagiarism'
Clearing Up the Murky Rules Around ’Self-Plagiarism’
Reusing some words you have written before is something many of us probably do without a second thought.

Life Sciences - Health - 27.07.2021
Lord of the flies, king of data and proud owner of seven bicycles
Lord of the flies, king of data and proud owner of seven bicycles
ETH professor and molecular biologist Ernst Hafen retires at the end of July. We look back at the colourful career of a leading scientist with many different interests beyond the narrow world of molecular genetics.

History / Archeology - 27.07.2021
Stained glass present at the murder of Thomas Becket could be the oldest existing in England
Stained glass present at the murder of Thomas Becket could be the oldest existing in England
A group of glass panels from Canterbury Cathedral may be the oldest existing stained glass windows in England, according to a team of scientists from UCL and cathedral conservators.

Economics / Business - 27.07.2021
Differences in Financial Risk Preferences Can Make or Break a Marriage
Couples who disagree on savings and investment decisions are twice as likely to divorce, according to new UC San Diego research While it is well known that fighting over money can lead couples to divorce court, new research from the University of California San Diego's Rady School of Management finds that differences in risk preferences, especially when it comes to financial matters, are likely a root cause of marital separation.

Innovation - Physics - 27.07.2021
Berkeley Lab Optical Innovation Could Calm the Jitters of High-Power Lasers
Berkeley Lab Optical Innovation Could Calm the Jitters of High-Power Lasers
By Joe Chew and Jeroen van Tilborg The Berkeley Lab Laser Accelerator (BELLA) Center at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory ÜBerkeley Lab) has developed and tested an in

Life Sciences - Environment - 27.07.2021
Opinion: South Korea is bringing back bears in a country of 52 million - I went to find out how
Countries across the world are increasingly considering the reintroduction of species to habitats they have long since been driven out of, and PhD Researcher Joshua Powell (UCL Geography) whether South Korea's reintroduction of bears could provide a model for others to emulate.

Earth Sciences - 27.07.2021
Scientists call on more research to determine ’tipping point’ of supervolcanoes
Scientists say it is extremely challenging to try and predict when a supervolcano might erupt again due to the sheer diversity of events that have gone before.

Health - Pharmacology - 27.07.2021
Opinion: We cannot escape the threat of Covid-19 until we vaccinate the world
G7 countries are guilty of both hoarding Covid-19 vaccines and blocking others from producing them at scale, says Professor Anthony Costello (UCL Institute for Global Health).

Life Sciences - Campus - 27.07.2021
Nobel Prize-winning biochemist Jack Szostak to join University of Chicago faculty
Pioneering scholar of genetics appointed University Professor in the Department of Chemistry and the College Nobel Prize-winning biochemist Jack Szostak will join the faculty of the University of Chicago as University Professor in the Department of Chemistry and the College, effective Sept.

Career - 27.07.2021
Newsom holds only slim margin in recall vote, Berkeley IGS Poll finds
California Gov. Gavin Newsom holds only a narrow lead among likely voters in defending against a Sept.

Sport - 27.07.2021
Many parents still believe boys are better, more competitive at sports than girls
Female Olympian handballers fined for playing in shorts instead of bikini bottoms.

Environment - 27.07.2021
Possible future for Western wildfires: Decade-long burst, followed by gradual decline
Possible future for Western wildfires: Decade-long burst, followed by gradual decline
In recent years, wildfires on the West Coast have become larger and more damaging. A combination of almost a century of fire suppression and hotter and drier conditions has created a tinderbox ready to ignite, destroying homes and polluting the air over large areas. New research led by the University of Washington and the University of California, Santa Barbara, looks at the longer-term future of wildfires under scenarios of increased temperature and drought, using a model that focuses on the eastern California forests of the Sierra Nevada.

Health - Life Sciences - 26.07.2021
UC San Diego Health Ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report
Region's only academic health system ranks #1 in San Diego and #5 in California with 10 medical and surgical specialties rated among nation's best UC San Diego Health is ranked #1 in San Diego, placi

Mathematics - 26.07.2021

Health - Pharmacology - 26.07.2021
Majority favour Covid vaccination
Flemish are more positive about vaccine than Walloons; half of non-vaccinated people do not want to be vaccinated The Vrije Universiteit Brussel and VUB spin-off iCense conducted a survey among Belgians to find out people's reasons for choosing to be vaccinated against Covid-19 or not.

Research Management - 26.07.2021
New transformative agreements to promote open-access publications
Transformative agreements are contracts between library consortiums and publishers to transform the current subscriptions at no cost to open-access publications, maintaining the access to reading.

Economics / Business - Campus - 26.07.2021

Health - 26.07.2021
What impact has covid-19 had on public support for the European Union?
An international research project on, involving Toni Rodon, a professor with the UPF Department of Political and Social Sciences, will analyse how the crisis caused by the pandemic has affected Europ

Campus - Health - 26.07.2021
In time capsule, UChicago students send COVID-19 artifacts 100 years into the future
Vaccination efforts have begun to curb COVID-19 outbreaks across the United States. But even after the public health threat recedes, how do we reckon with the trauma of the pandemic, finding hope after a tragedy?

Health - Life Sciences - 26.07.2021
Team creating insulin-producing implant for Type 1 diabetes
JDRF funds creation of implant to automatically regulate blood glucose levels Rice University bioengineers are using 3D printing and smart biomaterials to create an insulin-producing implant for Type 1 diabetics.

Health - Social Sciences - 26.07.2021
Rent, mortgage linked to worse health outcomes during early stages of pandemic
Rent, mortgage linked to worse health outcomes during early stages of pandemic
During the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, having to make rent or mortgage payments was significantly associated with health and mental distress, according to new research from the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

Environment - 26.07.2021
Addressing links between poverty, housing, water access and affordability in Detroit
Addressing links between poverty, housing, water access and affordability in Detroit
In a new study of access to clean and affordable water in Detroit, University of Michigan researchers found that about 10% of the city's population is "triple burdened,” meaning those residents face higher than average rates of poverty, housing cost burden and incomplete plumbing.

Career - Social Sciences - 23.07.2021

Innovation - Life Sciences - 23.07.2021
Wyss Center partners with Artiria Medical to accelerate a novel therapy for cerebral vasospasm
The new device will interact with the nerves responsible for constriction of brain arteries - a common complication after hemorrhagic stroke Geneva, Switzerland - The Wyss Center and Artiria Medical