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Health - Life Sciences - 18.08.2020
U of M Expert Alert: AFM, serious neurologic condition, may re-emerge this year among children
Marck Schleiss, a professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School.

Health - Life Sciences - 18.08.2020
UZH Introduces Five New University Research Priority Programs
The University of Zurich is introducing five new University Research Priority Programs focusing on equal opportunities, human reproduction, rare diseases, digital religions and basic principles of learning.

Life Sciences - Health - 18.08.2020
CFI invests $9.3M in McGill research
Thirty-eight McGill research projects have received federal grants through the CFI's John R. Evans Leaders Fund, which will provide them with state-of-the art research infrastructure needed to foster innovation.

Health - 17.08.2020
Teaching molecular engineering to middle schoolers
What can you teach middle schoolers about STEM using common objects like pieces of fruit and cell phone flashlights? According to University of Chicago graduate students Taylor Gray and Christina Wicker, the latest research in molecular engineering.

Event - Health - 17.08.2020
Oxford developers of rapid Covid-19 test awarded RAEng President's Special Award
Oxford developers of rapid Covid-19 test awarded RAEng President’s Special Award
Professor Cui and his team from Oxford's Department of Engineering Science and OSCAR, the Oxford Suzhou Centre for Advanced Research, are one of the winners announced today of the Royal Academy of En

Health - Life Sciences - 17.08.2020
Why Young and Female Patients Don’t Respond as Well to Cancer Immunotherapy
Tumor cells in younger and female patients accumulate cancer-causing mutations that are more poorly presented to the immune system, better enabling tumors to escape detection and clearance Due to a p

Health - 17.08.2020
Telehealth visits have skyrocketed for older adults but concerns, barriers remain
New data on telemedicine use by adults over 50 shows changes since previous poll in 2019, including reduced worries about privacy and virtual interaction One in four older Americans had a virtual med

Health - Mechanical Engineering - 17.08.2020
Engineers recognised with awards for pandemic service
Engineers recognised with awards for pandemic service
Two teams of Cambridge engineers have been recognised by the Royal Academy of Engineering for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic with the President's Special Award for Pandemic Service.

Health - Pharmacology - 17.08.2020
YSM and Yale New Haven Hospital to test the new COVID-19 vaccine
Yale School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital today announced the start of Phase 3 of the Pfizer vaccine trial at the hospital.

Pharmacology - Health - 17.08.2020
FDA Approves Roche’s ENSPRYNG for Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder (NMOSD)
First and only FDA-approved subcutaneous treatment option for anti-aquaporin-4 antibody positive NMOSD that can be self-administered by a person with NMOSD or a caregiver every four weeks First and o

Health - Pharmacology - 17.08.2020
Yale and Yale New Haven Hospital begin Phase 3 trial of COVID-19 vaccine
Yale School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital today announced the start of Phase 3 of the Pfizer vaccine trial at the hospital.

Health - Social Sciences - 15.08.2020

Health - Psychology - 14.08.2020
New rehabilitation app to aid recovery of COVID-19 ’long-haulers’
Prospective students Current students UCL in the media Services for media Tell us your story An innovative digital programme, developed by UCL researchers with Barts Health NHS Trust and UCL Partners, to treat the long lasting effects of COVID-19 infection, is now being used by patients. The app, believed to be the first such tool to be rolled out in the UK, is being given to patients from Barts Health hospitals, who have been discharged but are continuing to recover and rehabilitate at home.

Health - 14.08.2020

Health - Computer Science - 14.08.2020
Latest version of COVID-19 contact tracing app ready for testing on the Isle of Wight and Newham, London
The Department of Health & Social Care announced the latest version of the contact tracing app will be tested on the Isle of Wight and with NHS volunteers from this week, and in the London Borough of Newham from next week.

Social Sciences - Health - 14.08.2020
Historical redlining linked to premature births, smaller babies
Redlining maps, drawn by the Home Owners' Loan Corp. in 1935, categorized neighborhoods in U.S. cities by the perceived security of mortgage loans, from green indicating the "best" investment to red indicating a "hazardous" investment. (Public Domain image) Past discriminatory housing practices may play a role in perpetuating the significant disparities in infant and maternal health faced by people of color in the U.S., suggests a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.

Health - Social Sciences - 14.08.2020
A quarter of people have experienced discrimination since Covid-19 lockdown began
Prospective students Current students UCL in the media Services for media Tell us your story A quarter of people in the UK report experiencing some kind of discrimination since lockdown began, find UCL researchers as part of the Covid-19 Social Study. The most common forms of discrimination included being treated with less courtesy or respect than others, others acting as if they were afraid of them and receiving poorer service than others for deliveries or in stores.

Health - Physics - 13.08.2020
Scientists invent low-cost emergency ventilator and share the design for free
SLAC Overview Our Mission, Vision & Values SLAC By The Numbers Director's Office Past SLAC Directors and Deputy Directors Wolfgang (Pief) K. H.

Health - Social Sciences - 13.08.2020
Age discrimination seen @Twitter during #COVID19 pandemic
Age discrimination seen @Twitter during #COVID19 pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has created a perfect storm for age discrimination on social media.

Pharmacology - Health - 13.08.2020
South Africa research team to establish ‘hub’ for discovery of new antibiotics
An international research collaboration, which includes the University of Bristol, has received funding to discover and accelerate the development of new antibiotics.

Health - Social Sciences - 13.08.2020
Children eat healthier school meals following Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act
MyU : For Students, Faculty, and Staff COVID-19 Operational Updates A University of Minnesota School of Public Health (SPH) study recently published in the Annals of Epidemiology found that following

Health - Pharmacology - 13.08.2020
University of Minnesota opens clinical trial for new treatment of COVID-19
MyU : For Students, Faculty, and Staff COVID-19 Operational Updates A patient with COVID-19 and lung failure at the University of Minnesota is the first to be treated in the U.S. on a n

Health - Physics - 13.08.2020
How MIT built its own Covid-19 testing trailer
How MIT built its own Covid-19 testing trailer
Why shaving dulls even the sharpest of razors Rebuilding cultures through art, design, and community The promise of using WhatsApp for low-tech distance learning MIT shares reopening plans with Cambr

Life Sciences - Health - 12.08.2020
The Hidden Math of Bacterial Behavior
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

Health - 12.08.2020

Health - 12.08.2020
Expectant lesbian couples see benefits in lower prenatal testosterone levels
Expectant lesbian couples see benefits in lower prenatal testosterone levels
Among lesbian couples expecting their first child, low prenatal testosterone levels predict a higher quality of nuturing behavior, according to a new University of Michigan study.

Pharmacology - Health - 12.08.2020
Opinion: Putin’s dangerous vaccine gamble
Prospective students Current students UCL in the media Services for media Tell us your story Professor Francois Balloux (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) highlights the political sentiment

Pharmacology - Health - 11.08.2020
Over 55s needed for vaccine trial in Greater Glasgow and Clyde
People in good health and over the age of 55 years old are being asked to take part in a COVID-19 vaccine trial.

Health - Pedagogy - 11.08.2020
Stanford experts recommend strict, costly approaches for reopening schools
Researchers at the Stanford School of Medicine suggest schools should and can reopen safely if they follow a set of strict - and expensive - guidelines to avoid COVID-19 infections among students and teachers.

Health - Chemistry - 11.08.2020
Feeling glum? 10 positive stories you may have missed
Feeling glum? 10 positive stories you may have missed
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is still some good happening in the world. Here are ten of the University of Sydney's most promising and positive stories that you may have missed.

Health - 11.08.2020
Gambling frequency reduced during first wave of COVID-19
Gambling frequency reduced during first wave of COVID-19
A survey by the Gambling Treatment and Research Clinic into the impact of the coronavirus in Australia found a majority reduced their gambling during the first shutdown but about one in 10 increased how often they gambled.

Pharmacology - Health - 11.08.2020

Health - Pharmacology - 11.08.2020
Researchers to study the impact of Covid-19 in lower and middle-income countries
Glasgow researchers to study the impact of Covid-19 in lower and middle-income countries An international team of researchers, led by the University of Glasgow, has received an award to study the imp

Life Sciences - Health - 11.08.2020
Wyss Center and Osypka announce collaboration
Wyss Center and Osypka announce collaboration
Pushing the boundaries of implantable neuro-device development Today the Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering, Geneva, Switzerland and OSYPKA AG/OSYPKA Medtec, Rheinfelden, Germany and Longmont,

Health - 10.08.2020
Impact of Covid-19 has created stark discrepancies in students’ experiences of taking A Levels says new study
Research from the University of Birmingham and University of Nottingham has indicated some stark discrepancies in students' experiences of taking A-levels this year.

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