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Life Sciences - Chemistry - 17.05.2019
From food flavourings to biofuels, metals are key
We all know that metals like iron and calcium are essential for a healthy body - but our pioneering scientists estimate that almost half of life's processes depend upon various metals interacting with living cells.

Life Sciences - 16.05.2019

Health - Life Sciences - 16.05.2019
"Body & Brain" under one roof
The name speaks for itself: what the experts at the planned "Body & Brain Institute Münster" (BBIM) want to do is to investigate diseases and their origins from the point of view of the interaction between the brain and the body.

Life Sciences - Astronomy / Space Science - 15.05.2019

Health - Life Sciences - 15.05.2019
Triple major Pouya Amin is one step closer to becoming a medical scientist
Growing up, Pouya Amin lived in a two-story house with his parents and grandparents in Tehran, Iran. His aunts and uncles were always coming through to visit.

Life Sciences - Innovation / Technology - 14.05.2019
Better together - University and Max Planck Society showcase leading research collaboration
The University of Bristol and Max Planck Society will be presenting their new ground-breaking research collaboration at the BUILA/DAIA Showcase at the British Embassy in Berlin today [Tuesday 14 May].

Health - Life Sciences - 14.05.2019
3D printing to save dogs' day
3D printing to save dogs’ day
3D printed models of dog skulls are helping University of Queensland vets to save animals and educate tomorrow's veterinary students.

Life Sciences - Innovation / Technology - 10.05.2019
Top graduating senior an aspiring Elon Musk - minus the tweeting
Tyler Chen hadn't even started his freshman year at UC Berkeley when he began scouting for students on campus with engineering talent.

Health - Life Sciences - 10.05.2019
1 in 4 cats and 1 in 7 dogs carrying fleas with high levels of bacteria, finds Big Flea Project
1 in 4 cats and 1 in 7 dogs carrying fleas with high levels of bacteria, finds Big Flea Project
As many as 1 in 4 cats and 1 in 7 dogs are carrying fleas, and about 11 per cent of these fleas are infected with potentially pathogenic bacteria, according to a large-scale analysis of owned animals in the UK.

Life Sciences - 10.05.2019
Honey and money: invention has beekeepers abuzz
Bee venom that can be used for cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and research into dementia, HIV and arthritis can now be easily and profitably harvested thanks to a University of Queensland student's invention. UQ Master of Biotechnology student James Watts and his team have invented a venom collector that is notably safer for bees than previous harvesting techniques, and can provide significant additional income for beekeepers.

Pedagogy - Life Sciences - 09.05.2019

Life Sciences - Health - 09.05.2019
Inflamed monkey guts produce Parkinson’s-related proteins
Common marmosets at the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center. A new study found that marmosets whose medical histories included inflamed colons had more of a Parkinson's disease-related protein in their intestines. Photo: Jordana Lenon / WNPRC The intestinal linings of monkeys with inflamed bowels show chemical alterations similar to abnormal protein deposits in the brains of Parkinson's patients, lending support to the idea that inflammation may play a key role in the development of the degenerative neurological disorder.

Life Sciences - Career - 08.05.2019
University of Chicago pioneers new model to fund risky, ambitious research
On one windy afternoon, University of Chicago microbiologist Sean Crosson climbed down the shore of Lake Michigan and dipped in a plastic beaker taped to a mop handle.

Life Sciences - Administration - 08.05.2019
Plant researcher receives 1.5 million euros
Plant researcher receives 1.5 million euros
How does the Venus flytrap count and calculate? This is what the Würzburg plant researcher Rainer Hedrich wants to find out.

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 08.05.2019
Enabling consumers to analyze their food's DNA
Enabling consumers to analyze their food's DNA
EPFL's Digital Epidemiology Lab held its first food DNA sequencing workshop last Saturday, in association with SwissDeCode and Hackuarium.

Health - Life Sciences - 08.05.2019
Academy of Medical Sciences elects six new Fellows from Imperial College London
Six researchers are among 50 top biomedical and health scientists to be elected to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 07.05.2019
New AveXis data at AAN showed long-term durability of Zolgensma in patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) Type 1
Interim long-term follow-up data showed all enrolled Cohort 2 patients maintained motor function and milestones achieved during the Phase 1 START trial   Mean age of follow-up since dosing with Zolge

Life Sciences - Health - 07.05.2019

Life Sciences - Psychology - 07.05.2019
Shinn-Cunningham Earns Silver Medal from Acoustical Society of America
Renowned auditory neuroscientist Barbara Shinn-Cunningham has been named the 2019 recipient of the Helmholtz Rayleigh Interdisciplinary Silver Medal in Psychological and Physiological Acoustics and S

Health - Life Sciences - 07.05.2019
Roche presents data from the risdiplam pivotal FIREFISH and SUNFISH studies in spinal muscular atrophy at the 2019 AAN Annual Meeting
In the dose-finding Part 1 of FIREFISH, infants with Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy survive and achieve key milestones beyond those expected in the natural history of the disease New data from the dose-finding Part 1 of SUNFISH reinforce risdiplam as a promising investigational therapy for people with Type 2 or 3 spinal muscular atrophy No treatment-related safety findings leading to withdrawal seen to date in risdiplam trials Roche today announ

Life Sciences - Pharmacology - 05.05.2019
AveXis presented robust data at AAN demonstrating efficacy of Zolgensma in broad spectrum of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) patients
Interim data reported for the first time from STRONG in SMA Type 2 showed rapid motor function gains and milestone achievements with intrathecal Zolgensma (onasemnogene abeparvovec-xioi; AVXS-101)  

Physics - Life Sciences - 03.05.2019
What it’s like to be a theoretical physicist
In the first of a series on what the lives of Stanford researchers actually look like, theoretical physicist Shamit Kachru and three of his graduate students talk about the social fabric behind their

Life Sciences - 03.05.2019

Health - Life Sciences - 03.05.2019

Life Sciences - 02.05.2019
Robots to the Rhino Rescue
T he critically endangered northern white rhino might have more of a chance thanks to a partnership between the University of California San Diego and San Diego Zoo Global.

Health - Life Sciences - 02.05.2019

Life Sciences - 02.05.2019

Life Sciences - Health - 02.05.2019
Australian-first wild koala release program
Two rescued koalas treated for a life-threatening disease will be released back into the wild by Queensland researchers as part of a project to help protect the threatened species and improve genetic diversity.

Life Sciences - Health - 01.05.2019
UCLA geneticist Dr. Jonathan Flint named to Royal Society of London
Psychiatrist Dr. Jonathan Flint has been named a fellow of the Royal Society, an academy that includes some of the world's most eminent scientists.

Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 30.04.2019
New data at AAN reinforce Novartis commitment to transforming the lives of people of all ages who live with neurological conditions
Novartis leads the way at AAN with 53 abstracts, showcasing its broad portfolio of transformative medicines and innovative solutions for people living with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), multiple scl

Life Sciences - Health - 30.04.2019
UCLA microbiologist Patricia J. Johnson elected to National Academy of Sciences
Patricia J. Johnson, UCLA professor of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of her “distinguished and continuin

Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 30.04.2019
Researchers create the first maps of two melatonin receptors essential for sleep
Share This Article The behavior of humans and all animals is governed by a variety of natural cycles.

Life Sciences - 30.04.2019
Microscopic worms could provide key to repairing injured nerves
Microscopic worms could provide key to repairing injured nerves
A tiny worm's ability to repair damaged nerves could one day help people with nerve injuries such as paralysis, according to University of Queensland research.

Health - Life Sciences - 29.04.2019
Infectious diseases specialist and immunity researcher Eric Pamer to lead Duchossois Family Institute at UChicago Medicine
Following a national search, renowned physician-scientist Eric G. Pamer has been recruited to be the inaugural faculty director of The Duchossois Family Institute at the University of Chicago Medicine starting July 1.

Health - Life Sciences - 29.04.2019
H3N2 viruses mutate during vaccine production but new tech could fix it
In late March 2019, the World Health Organization and a vaccine advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration selected the final influenza strains to include in the vaccines produced for the next flu season.

Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 29.04.2019
New Roche data at the 2019 AAN Annual Meeting showcase breadth and promise of neuroscience portfolio
Risdiplam data from Part 1 of pivotal FIREFISH study show infants with Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy achieve key motor milestones and improved survival after one year of treatment New analyses in re
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