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Health - Social Sciences - 02.06.2020
Coronavirus pandemic worsens food insecurity for low-income adults
As states started closing schools and issuing stay-home orders in March because of the coronavirus, four out of 10 low-income Americans were already struggling to afford enough food for their households, say University of Michigan researchers.

Life Sciences - Veterinary - 02.06.2020
Designing animal studies to improve research reproducibility and reduce animal use
At the invitation of the University of Bern, international experts worked out new recommendations for the design of animal studies. They encourage a paradigm shift to improve the reproducibility of scientific results and reduce animal numbers. Animal experiments are typically conducted under highly standardized laboratory conditions.

Environment - Computer Science - 02.06.2020
Smart Farms of the Future: Making Bioenergy Crops More Environmentally Friendly
Smart Farms of the Future: Making Bioenergy Crops More Environmentally Friendly
Farmers have enough worries - between bad weather, rising costs, and shifting market demands - without having to stress about the carbon footprint of their operations.

Environment - Event - 02.06.2020
Policymakers how UK can benefit from circular economy
Policymakers how UK can benefit from circular economy
How to transition to a circular economy, a topic rising up the economic and climate agendas, was the focus of The Forum's latest policy workshop.

Mathematics - Computer Science - 02.06.2020
Carnegie Mellon Tool Automatically Turns Math Into Pictures
Visualizations poised to enrich teaching, scientific communication Some people look at an equation and see a bunch of numbers and symbols; others see beauty.

Life Sciences - Environment - 02.06.2020
Finding food security underwater
Our growing need for food poses one of the biggest threats to the environment. Stanford ocean and food security experts explain how the ocean could produce dramatically more food while driving sustainable economic growth.

Administration - 02.06.2020

Health - Administration - 02.06.2020

Health - Economics / Business - 02.06.2020

Philosophy - Law - 02.06.2020
Stanford Ethics and Compliance Helpline is ready - and eager - to help
Stanford Ethics and Compliance Helpline is ready - and eager - to help
Tony Duong, program manager of Stanford's Ethics and Compliance Program, is ready to answer questions and address concerns of the Stanford community to the Ethics and Compliance Helpline, including issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Economics / Business - 02.06.2020

Pedagogy - 01.06.2020
They’re off! UC Berkeley’s falcon fledglings take flight
Redwood, one of three falcons born in April to UC Berkeley falcon parents Annie and Grinnell, comes in for a landing on the Campanile.

Life Sciences - Health - 01.06.2020
Where mathematics and biology meet
Theoretical population biology - a field focused on mathematical modeling of biological phenomena - informs research in demography, ecology, evolution, epidemiology and genetics. One of the premier journals in the field, started at Stanford, celebrates its 50th anniversary. Theoretical population biology is a field you've likely never heard of but the problems it tackles are familiar subjects within the natural and social sciences, medicine and public health.

Health - Pharmacology - 01.06.2020
Directory errors linked to bills for out-of-network mental health providers
Encountering incorrect information in the directory of an insurance provider is associated with use of out-of-network mental health providers and unexpected bills for outpatient services, researchers led by the Yale School of Public Health found in a new study. The research, done in collaboration with NYU School of Medicine, is published in the journal Health Affairs.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 01.06.2020
NOAA Selects UC San Diego for Cooperative Institute to Study Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Systems
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration today announced it selected the University of California San Diego to host the new Cooperative Institute for Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Systems (CIMEAS).

Event - Social Sciences - 01.06.2020

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 01.06.2020
A good egg: robot chef trained to make omelettes
A team of engineers have trained a robot to prepare an omelette, all the way from cracking the eggs to plating the finished dish, and refined the 'chef's' culinary skills to produce a reliable dish that actually tastes good. Cooking is a really interesting problem for roboticists, as humans can never be totally objective when it comes to food, so how do we as scientists assess whether the robot has done a good job?

Health - Life Sciences - 01.06.2020

Health - Life Sciences - 01.06.2020
AMD gives supercomputer to Rice for COVID-19 research
AMD gives supercomputer to Rice for COVID-19 research
CTBP, others will benefit from petaflop system due online in fall AMD is donating a petaflop-scale supercomputer to Rice University to speed progress on pandemic-related research.

Astronomy / Space Science - 01.06.2020
Now Complete, Telescope Instrument is Poised to Begin Its Search for Answers About Dark Energy
Now Complete, Telescope Instrument is Poised to Begin Its Search for Answers About Dark Energy
The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, which will map millions of galaxies in 3D, reaches final milestone toward its startup This video contains animations showing how the complex components of th

Social Sciences - Health - 01.06.2020
Nationwide protests over death of George Floyd: U-M experts can discuss
EXPERTS ADVISORY The recently broadcasted video recording deaths of African American men, including George Floyd in Minneapolis, has sparked protests nationwide.

Chemistry - Event - 01.06.2020
CMU Faculty Join WEF’s Community of Young Scientists
Two Carnegie Mellon University faculty members have been selected by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as part of the 2020 Community of Young Scientists.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 01.06.2020

Economics / Business - 01.06.2020
Opinion: People living on low incomes already see the economy as ’rigged’ so what next after Covid?
Dr Anna Killick (UCL Political Science) discuss a survey which revealed that people living in the UK on lower incomes view the economy as a 'rigged' system that will continue after the Covid-19 pandemic, allowing inequalities between wealthier and poorer households to grow.

Social Sciences - Health - 01.06.2020
Impact of children’s loneliness today could manifest in depression for years to come
The research, which draws on over 60 pre-existing, peer-reviewed studies into topics spanning isolation, loneliness and mental health for young people aged four to 21, is published today [1 June] in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry . According to the review - led by the University of Bath in partnership with researchers at Bristol, UCL, Reading and Edinburgh - young people who are lonely might be as much as three times more likely to develop depression in the future, and that the impact of loneliness and depression could last for at least 9 years.

Pharmacology - Innovation - 01.06.2020

Economics / Business - 01.06.2020

Social Sciences - 31.05.2020
Plum pickings: ancient fruit ripe for modern plates
Plum pickings: ancient fruit ripe for modern plates
An Indigenous fruit which is one of the earliest known plant foods eaten in Australia could be the next big thing in the bush foods industry.

Health - Pharmacology - 30.05.2020
Switzerland's lockdown has sharply reduced the cases of COVID-19
EPFL researchers have modeled the effects of measures taken in the country to slow the spread of coronavirus. According to their estimates, the contamination rate has fallen by between 53% and 92%, depending on the canton, and people's movements have been reduced by 30% to 80%. Have the Swiss government's lockdown measures been effective in stemming the pandemic? That's the question a team of EPFL researchers set out to answer by analyzing data dating back to 28 February, the day the Swiss government banned groupings of over 1,000 people.

Social Sciences - 30.05.2020

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 29.05.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 29.05.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 29.05.2020

Health - 29.05.2020
Esther Duflo's salute to the advanced degree recipients
Esther Duflo’s salute to the advanced degree recipients
"Pick your issue [to address], and go for it with all your heart, all your mind, and all your knowledge.

Health - 29.05.2020
People are optimistic about own Covid-19 risk, pessimistic about society
Most people believe themselves to be less at risk from Covid-19 than others of their own age and gender, indicating an optimism bias, according to a recent UCL survey conducted in the US. The findings, published as a pre-print on  PsyArXiv  ahead of peer review, also show that most people surveyed see Covid-19 as a grave danger to society.

Law - History / Archeology - 29.05.2020

Palaeontology - Earth Sciences - 29.05.2020
When Somerset lay beneath the sea
When Somerset lay beneath the sea
The evidence consists of limestone pebbles that carry borings made by molluscs as well as oysters. These pebbles were torn up from the underlying Carboniferous limestone which formed the basic landscape all over Somerset and across the Severn Estuary to South Wales.

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