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Life Sciences - Health - 31.07.2020

Health - Life Sciences - 30.07.2020

Life Sciences - Environment - 30.07.2020
One quarter of native mammals now at risk of extinction in Britain
One quarter of native mammals now at risk of extinction in Britain
The first official Red List for British Mammals, led by a University of Sussex Professor shows that 11 of the 47 mammals native to Britain are classified as being at imminent risk of extinction.

Environment - Life Sciences - 29.07.2020
The key to long-term CO2 storage in the soil
The key to long-term CO2 storage in the soil
Microbial interactions stabilize carbon in the soil Soils play a major role when it comes to the long-term storage of CO2 and the resulting reduction of this gas in the atmosphere - therefore they can contribute to slowing down climate change.

Health - Life Sciences - 29.07.2020
Images of Antibodies as They Neutralize the COVID-19 Virus
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Life Sciences - Health - 29.07.2020
Black swan genome could be our secret weapon to combat next pandemic
Black swan genome could be our secret weapon to combat next pandemic
Scientists have mapped the genome of the black swan in an effort to understand immune responses to the deadly ‘bird flu' virus and better protect public health.

Health - Life Sciences - 28.07.2020
Immunoprotein impairs Sars-Cov-2
An international team with researchers of the Institute of Virology and Immunology (IVI) of the University of Bern and the Swiss Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO) showed that an endogenous protein prevents the virus from fusing with host cells.

Life Sciences - Mathematics - 28.07.2020

Health - Life Sciences - 27.07.2020
New pinprick blood test for Covid-19
A convenient, low-cost blood test for Covid-19 has been developed by scientists in Wales. Dried blood spot (DBS) samples have been used since the 1960s to test newborn babies for inherited disorders.

Life Sciences - Health - 27.07.2020
Ultra-low power brain implants find meaningful signal in grey matter noise
Ultra-low power brain implants find meaningful signal in grey matter noise
Drastically reducing the power and computation needed to identify our intentions, researchers open up a future of advanced therapies and machines enabled by our thoughts.

Life Sciences - Health - 23.07.2020

Health - Life Sciences - 22.07.2020

Health - Life Sciences - 21.07.2020
The toll of shrinking jaws on human health
The shrinking of the human jaw in modern humans is not due to genetics but is a lifestyle disease that can be proactively addressed, according to Stanford researchers.

Life Sciences - Health - 21.07.2020
Core Revitalization Program funds upgrades to shared resources on campus
The funded projects range from upgrading video recording capabilities for intellectual and developmental disabilities research to delivering increased computational speed for the analysis of large biomedical data sets.

Environment - Life Sciences - 21.07.2020
Bushfires could trigger 14 per cent rise in threatened native species
Bushfires could trigger 14 per cent rise in threatened native species
The damage caused by the catastrophic 2019-2020 Australian bushfires could lead to a dramatic jump in the number of native species at risk, according to University of Queensland-led research. 21 threatened species - including the Kangaroo island dunnart and Long-footed potoroo - are among 70 animals which have had much of their habitat affected by the blazes.

Environment - Life Sciences - 20.07.2020
First shaft power plant connected to the grid
First shaft power plant connected to the grid
New hydropower plant protects nature as well as the climate The world's first shaft hydropower plant has gone on stream in Germany.

Life Sciences - Environment - 20.07.2020
Michigan coyotes: What's for dinner depends on what the neighbors are having
Michigan coyotes: What’s for dinner depends on what the neighbors are having
Share on: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Michigan coyotes in most of the Lower Peninsula are the "top dogs” in the local food chain and can dine on a wide variety of small animals, including rabbits and rodents, along with berries and other plant foods, insects, human garbage and even outdoor pet food.

Life Sciences - Career - 17.07.2020
Decoding the Language of Cellular Messaging
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Life Sciences - Physics - 16.07.2020
Imaging Enzyme Activity with Ultrasound
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Life Sciences - Pharmacology - 16.07.2020
Erasing memories to stop drug relapse
Removing memories associated with morphine use from the brains of mice enables Stanford researchers to prevent relapse and could point to a new approach for treating the opioid epidemic.

Health - Life Sciences - 16.07.2020

Life Sciences - Health - 15.07.2020
Yongjie Jessica Zhang Receives NSF Funding for Brain Research
Yongjie Jessica Zhang , the George Tallman Ladd and Florence Barrett Ladd Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, is a co-principle investigator of a proj

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 14.07.2020
Molecular "Tails" Are Secret Ingredient for Gene Activation in Humans, Yeast, and Other Organisms
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Environment - Life Sciences - 13.07.2020
Biodiversity in the Agricultural Landscape
How does ecological farming influence plant biodiversity in the agricultural landscape? Are there positive effects on the landscape level if, for instance, ecological varieties are raised and fields

Life Sciences - Health - 13.07.2020

Environment - Life Sciences - 13.07.2020

Health - Life Sciences - 10.07.2020
Seven Questions with... Lia Bote
This week we meet first year Biological Sciences student Lia Bote, who is founder of London COVID-19 Care Central, a student-led initiative publishing updates on the pandemic for students.

Life Sciences - Environment - 10.07.2020

Materials Science - Life Sciences - 09.07.2020
$18M Boost to Materials Science Research at UC San Diego
Students and faculty will shape the nanoand bio-materials that will make life better, healthier and safer The UC San Diego MRSEC center provides sustained research and educational opportunities for both graduate and undergraduate students, with a particular focus on transfer students.

Health - Life Sciences - 09.07.2020

Life Sciences - Computer Science - 09.07.2020
Restoring Vision Through Electrical Stimulation
Restoring Vision Through Electrical Stimulation
In a project under Horizon 2020, researchers from seven European organizations will examine how the vision of visually impaired people can be restored using electrical stimulation of the brain.

Life Sciences - 08.07.2020
New report calls for ambitious pesticide reduction target
A new report published by The Wildlife Trusts and authored by a University of Sussex Professor sets out examples of how we can halt insect decline, while asking people, in every part of society, to become 'insect champions'. Reversing the decline of insects cites examples of farmers, communities, councils and charities that are boosting insect populations - and proving that it can be done.

Health - Life Sciences - 08.07.2020
Opinion: How coronavirus affects the brain
Honorary Senior Lecturer Dr Michael Zandi (UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology) describes the four main effects Covid-19 has on the brain, and considers parallels to the 1918 influenza pandemic.

Life Sciences - Health - 07.07.2020
Eight Cambridge researchers elected as members of the European Molecular Biology Organisation
Eight Cambridge researchers - six from the University of Cambridge and two from the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology - are among the 63 scientists from around the world elected this year as Members and Associate Members of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO).

Life Sciences - 07.07.2020

Health - Life Sciences - 07.07.2020
U-M’s BioArtography founder discusses the biological imagery of COVID-19
Share on: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn You've seen the image-a large spherical mass with protruding red spikes plastered across the television and the internet.

Life Sciences - Environment - 06.07.2020
Why it's no last orders for the Tequila bat: DNA helps conservation of elusive bat
Why it’s no last orders for the Tequila bat: DNA helps conservation of elusive bat
Scientists studying the -near threatened- tequila bat, best known for its vital role in pollinating the Blue Agave plant from which the drink of the same name is made from, have analysed its DNA to help inform conservationists on managing their populations.
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