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Health - Pharmacology - 17.04.2019
Sniffles and sneezes: A Q&A about allergies with Dr. Ryan Steele
With allergy season upon us, YaleNews spoke to Dr. Ryan Steele , instructor of clinical medicine at Yale School of Medicine, about the current season, prevention, treatments, and other facts allergy sufferers need to know.

Environment - 17.04.2019
Scientists angle for more attention to fishing for fun
Many Wisconsinites enjoy fishing, but a new study suggests recreational fisheries need to be managed better to help fish populations.

Innovation / Technology - Business / Economics - 17.04.2019
Breaking Ground for the Innovation Centre in Bahrenfeld
Breaking Ground for the Innovation Centre in Bahrenfeld
Construction of the high-tech business incubator, a joint project of the City of Hamburg, DESY, and Universitšt Hamburg, is the first milestone for Science City Bahrenfeld.

Environment - Innovation / Technology - 17.04.2019
Livestream the sounds of the rainforest and hear what changes logging makes
Livestream the sounds of the rainforest and hear what changes logging makes
Award-winning low-cost audio recorders have been installed in the rainforest of Borneo, enabling researchers and the public to listen in 24/7.

Innovation / Technology - Careers / Employment - 17.04.2019

Health - Earth Sciences - 17.04.2019

Health - Business / Economics - 17.04.2019
New UCLA center focusing on disorders of the esophagus to be named for Robert Kardashian
The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA has established a center for holistic, patient-centered treatment, research and education related to disorders of the esophagus.

Linguistics / Literature - Computer Science / Telecom - 17.04.2019
Researchers Release Security Software To Defend Against Cyberattacks
With every text message sent, every email, every item purchased online, consumers blindly rely on the process of encryption, the scrambling of data that protects it from unwanted eyes. But encryption is hard to get right. "Right now, encryption's ability to protect our data is only as strong as the testing its endured," said CyLab's Bryan Parno, an associate professor of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Business / Economics - 17.04.2019
Platforms Are Letting Us Binge-Watch, But Maybe They Shouldn’t
One of the biggest draws of streaming services, such as Netflix and Hulu, is the ability to binge-watch massive amounts of content.

Physics - Business / Economics - 17.04.2019

Mathematics - Computer Science / Telecom - 17.04.2019

Pedagogy - 17.04.2019
Tight household finances nurture fussy eating
Tight household finances nurture fussy eating
Thrifty parents in low-income households could be inadvertently encouraging unhealthy fussy eating habits in their children.

Administration - 17.04.2019

Life Sciences - Pharmacology - 16.04.2019
AveXis data reinforce effectiveness of Zolgensma in treating spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) Type 1
Ph 3 STR1VE data show prolonged event-free survival, early and rapid increases in CHOP-INTEND and significant milestone achievement in SMA Type 1, consistent with START trial † First-in-human biodist

Religions - Careers / Employment - 16.04.2019
Chancellor Carol Christ and Professor Emerita Carol Clover on women in the academy, then and now
When Chancellor Carol Christ joined the faculty at UC Berkeley in 1970 as an assistant professor in the English department, she was the fourth woman to join the department, which had 84 faculty members at the time.

Sport Sciences - 16.04.2019

History / Archeology - Religions - 15.04.2019
Notre Dame fire like the burning of the Library of Alexandria, historian says
Flames eat away at the inside of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris Monday (Photo by Remi Mathis via WikiCommons) UC Berkeley history professor Peter Sahlins grew up near Paris and returns there often.

Pharmacology - Health - 15.04.2019
Novartis announces FDA filing acceptance and Priority Review of brolucizumab (RTH258) for patients with wet AMD
By 2020, over 1.5 million people in the US are likely to have wet AMD, the leading cause of blindness in industrialized countries † Filing is based on Phase III data from the HAWK and HARRIER

Health - 15.04.2019
'Fingerprint database' could help scientists to identify new cancer culprits
’Fingerprint database’ could help scientists to identify new cancer culprits
Mutational signatures... allow us to treat tumours as a crime scene and, like forensic scientists, allow us to identify the culprit - and their accomplices - responsible for the tumour Serena Nik-Zainal Evidence-based web tool aims to better inform and refine need for treatment in early prostate cancer Sign up to receive our weekly research email Our selection of the week's biggest research news and features direct to your inbox from the University of Cambridge.

Computer Science / Telecom - 15.04.2019
Early warning for wildland fires’ There could be an app for that
Infrared images from the weather satellite GOES show the Camp Fire spreading during the four hours after ignition on Nov.

Health - Life Sciences - 15.04.2019
Summit empowers women to take charge of their brain health
The Wonder of Women event brought together Hollywood celebrities and UCLA trailblazers for a day of conversation about mental health Elaine Schmidt UCLA alumna and singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles bl

Business / Economics - 15.04.2019

Health - 15.04.2019
Nottingham smokers wanted for vital research into lung disease
Smokers in Nottingham are being given the chance to take part in world-leading research into an incurable lung disease.

Physics - Electroengineering - 15.04.2019
Richard Pantell, expert in fields ranging from lasers to the environment, dies at 91
Richard Pantell, expert in fields ranging from lasers to the environment, dies at 91
Electrical engineering professor wrote textbooks, taught tennis in East Palo Alto, helped homeless. Richard H. Pantell, professor emeritus of electrical engineering at Stanford University, died March 26, 2019, at his home in San Mateo, California.

Materials Science - Computer Science / Telecom - 15.04.2019
"If we don’t seize this opportunity, others surely will"
Empa CEO Gian-Luca Bona on the opportunities and risks of digitalization - and the question as to how a materials research institute needs to gear itself up for this future.

Business / Economics - Health - 15.04.2019
Trying to protect teens against junk food marketing? Tap into their desire to rebel
In a bid to fight obesity, public health researchers have been trying for decades to find a way to convince teenagers to skip junk food and eat healthy-to little avail. One of the biggest obstacles is the enormous volume of food marketing kids are exposed to every day. That marketing is designed to foster strong positive associations with junk food in kids' minds and to drive overeating-and research has shown that it works.

Earth Sciences - Event - 15.04.2019

Linguistics / Literature - 15.04.2019

Life Sciences - 15.04.2019
Zoos and Aquaria Deliver Missing Information Critical to Sustaining Biodiversity | University of Oxford
In an era of always-on information, it is surprising how little we know about key biological aspects of animal species worldwide.†A paper published this week in the† Proceedings of the National Acade