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Health - Dec 12
Health
A new blood test is being developed at The Australian National University (ANU) that can detect patients at risk of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and potentially save millions of people from going blind.† Dry AMD is a common eye disorder that is caused by damage to the macular - the part of the eye that is responsible for our sharpest vision.
Pharmacology - Dec 11
Pharmacology

A widely used diabetes medication combined with an antihypertensive drug specifically inhibits tumor growth - this was discovered by researchers from the University of Basel's Biozentrum two years ago.

Health - Dec 11

A new study from the University of Bristol supports body mass index (BMI) as a useful tool for assessing obesity and health.

Life Sciences - Dec 11
Life Sciences

The skin is our largest organ, and, among other things, it provides protection against mechanical impacts.

Environment - Dec 11

Victims of hurricane strikes in the US are becoming more vulnerable to future disasters by re-building their homes bigger than before, research has suggested.

Health - Dec 11

Four published papers co-authored by University of Bristol researchers are ranked in this year's Altmetric Top 100 papers.

Health - Dec 11
Health

The well-known drug tamoxifen could exploit a weakness in the physical 'scaffolds' around tumours, according to research led by Imperial.


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Health - Careers / Employment - 12.12.2018

Pharmacology - Health - 12.12.2018
Alzheimer’s drug may help battle antibiotic resistance
Dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria could soon be targeted with a drug initially developed to treat Alzheimer's disease.

Innovation / Technology - 12.12.2018

Health - Physics - 11.12.2018
Cutting-edge instrument expected to foster novel scientific insights
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Business / Economics - Social Sciences - 11.12.2018

Health - Life Sciences - 11.12.2018
Scientists create way to power pacemaker with light
Big Brains Podcast Climate change and the most important number you've never heard of University of Chicago scientists have pioneered a technique that could one day create a pacemaker that operates using tiny pulses of light.

Physics - Materials Science - 11.12.2018
ERC Consolidator Grant for physicist at Universitšt†Hamburg
ERC Consolidator Grant for physicist at Universitšt†Hamburg
The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a §2 million Consolidator Grant to Dorota Koziej from the Department of Physics at Universitšt†Hamburg.

Psychology - Health - 11.12.2018
Another literary win against the stigma of mental illness
Another literary win against the stigma of mental illness
As a boy in Columbus, Ohio, Stephen Hinshaw didn't understand why his father, Virgil Hinshaw Jr., an eminent philosophy professor whose mentors included Bertrand Russell and Albert Einstein, kept disappearing.

Life Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 11.12.2018
Tour WID’s new ’hubs’ designed to spur campus collaborations Dec. 12
This fall, the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery is taking steps to leverage its expertise in interdisciplinary research to serve the University of Wisconsin≠-Madison campus in innovative ways.

Environment - Innovation / Technology - 11.12.2018
How mapping the GalŠpagos could create more sustainable cities
Big Brains Podcast Climate change and the most important number you've never heard of The GalŠpagos Islands remain one of the most biodiverse spots on the planet-with tortoises, finches and iguanas dotting just 3,000 square miles of land.

Business / Economics - 11.12.2018
Electricity needs to be better regulated to benefit consumers, says new report
Electricity market regulation must be redesigned to offer the best value for consumers, according to a new report published today.

Life Sciences - Health - 11.12.2018
New gene editing tool drives stem cell services and discovery
At just two-and-a-half years old, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Human Stem Cell Gene Editing Service is already contemplating expansion.

Academic Rankings - 11.12.2018

Earth Sciences - 11.12.2018
Volcano expert to become STEM superstar
Volcano expert to become STEM superstar
A volcanologist researching ways to better understand eruptions has been named a STEM Superstar for inspiring women to get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Health - 11.12.2018

Careers / Employment - Business / Economics - 11.12.2018

Environment - 11.12.2018
Small and isolated habitat patches crucial to species survival
Small local patches of bushland could be playing a much bigger role in conserving biodiversity than previously thought, according to new research.

Earth Sciences - 11.12.2018
Volcano and venom experts are STEM superstars
Volcano and venom experts are STEM superstars
A volcanologist researching ways to better understand eruptions and a structural biologist and toxicologist studying venom-peptides, have been named STEM Superstars for inspiring women to get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Environment - Life Sciences - 11.12.2018
Invasive species and habitat loss our biggest biodiversity threats
Invasive species and habitat loss our biggest biodiversity threats
Invasive species and habitat loss are the biggest threats to Australian biodiversity, according to new research by the Threatened Species Recovery Hub in partnership with The University of Queensland.

Transport - Careers / Employment - 10.12.2018
Q&A: Will New York's Lyft, Uber driver salary changes spread?
Q&A: Will New York’s Lyft, Uber driver salary changes spread?
Lyft, Uber and companies like them have rewritten what transportation looks like in the 21st century. They've been living in a four-wheeled wild west, though, without many restrictions on what they do and how they do it. A new set of rules came into being last week in New York when the city adopted recommendations put forth by Michael Reich, professor of economics and chair, center on wage and employment dynamics at the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment at UC Berkeley, and James Parrott, an economist at The New School in New York.

Pharmacology - Health - 10.12.2018
Sandoz Inc. and Pear Therapeutics Obtain FDA Clearance for reSET-O(TM) to Treat Opioid Use Disorder
ReSET-O TM is the first FDA-cleared Prescription Digital Therapeutic (PDT) for patients with Opioid Use Disorder Pear Therapeutics is leading the development of a new therapeutic class with two FDA-a

Health - Pharmacology - 10.12.2018
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University News Rev. James Lawson Jr., civil rights icon, champion of nonviolence, receives UCLA Medal Arts + Culture Historian helps create archive at UCLA of South African propaganda comics from th

Life Sciences - 10.12.2018
Small but versatile
Small but versatile
Key players in the marine nitrogen cycle can utilize cyanate and urea The ammonia oxidizing archaea, or Thaumarchaeota, are amongst the most abundant marine microorganisms.

Innovation / Technology - 10.12.2018

Palaeontology - Life Sciences - 10.12.2018
Ancient whale named for UW paleontologist Elizabeth Nesbitt
Ancient whale named for UW paleontologist Elizabeth Nesbitt
A newly discovered species of whale - found preserved in ancient rock on the Oregon coast - has been named for a University of Washington paleontologist.

Mathematics - Life Sciences - 10.12.2018
Researchers share their fascination with maths at Imperial Lates
The wonders of the mathematical universe were on show at the latest Imperial Latest public evening event.

Health - Life Sciences - 10.12.2018

Innovation / Technology - 10.12.2018

Psychology - 10.12.2018
£1.5m study to test diagnostic tool for child and adolescent mental health
A diagnostic tool, which can be used by mental health clinicians to assess children and teenagers, is to be evaluated by experts from the University of Nottingham and Institute of Mental Health, thanks to a £1.5m NIHR grant.

Health - Life Sciences - 10.12.2018
West London NHS Genomic Medicine Centre delivers on landmark genomic project
Experts in a partnership led by Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust have enrolled more than 3,000 people for genome sequencing.

Administration - 10.12.2018

Business / Economics - Careers / Employment - 10.12.2018

Health - Innovation / Technology - 10.12.2018
Tailor-made flu and Disease X vaccines to be created in $8 million project
Imperial College London and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations have formed a partnership to help protect against Disease X. The $8.4million project will develop technol

Agronomy / Food Science - 10.12.2018

Health - Innovation / Technology - 10.12.2018
Tailor-made vaccines to flu and Disease X to be created in $8 million project
Imperial College London and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations have formed a partnership to rapidly produce tailor-made vaccines.

Law / Forensics - 10.12.2018

Business / Economics - 10.12.2018
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