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Life Sciences - Health - 03.08.2021
Innovative gel offers new hope to defeat Parkinson's disease
Innovative gel offers new hope to defeat Parkinson’s disease
Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU), in collaboration with The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, have developed a new type of hydrogel that could radically transform how we treat Parkinson's disease.

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 03.08.2021
More diversity for our farms and forks
More diversity for our farms and forks
Domestication of plants adds to the range of available food As a contribution to increasing crop variety for improved food security in Subsaharan Africa, a leafy vegetable which is rich in vitamins and minerals shall be domesticated. At present, however, as highlighted by a research team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) together with researchers from Nigeria, the plants still contain highly toxic substances that are carcinogenic and liver-damaging.

Health - Life Sciences - 02.08.2021
Salmonella: Intestinal flora as reason for asymptomatic disease progression
Salmonella infections can result in a broad spectrum of illnesses. According to the latest research findings, one reason why some cases are harmless while others are very severe lies in the intestinal flora. An infection with Salmonella can have very different consequences. While some infected people do not notice the infection with the bacteria at all - this is called an asymptomatic progression - others suffer from severe gastrointestinal complaints.

Life Sciences - Environment - 02.08.2021
Lake Huron sinkhole surprise: The rise of oxygen on early Earth linked to changing planetary rotation rate
Lake Huron sinkhole surprise: The rise of oxygen on early Earth linked to changing planetary rotation rate
The rise of oxygen levels early in Earth's history paved the way for the spectacular diversity of animal life.

Life Sciences - Environment - 02.08.2021
New DNA study provides critical information on conserving rainforest lizards
New DNA study provides critical information on conserving rainforest lizards
A study published June 16 in Biotropica by a team of researchers at the University of Washington, the UW Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, WWF Hong Kong and the University of Colombo has provided an important road map to conserving rough-nosed horned lizards in Sri Lanka.

Computer Science - Life Sciences - 30.07.2021
How will machine learning change science?
SUMMER SERIES: HOW SCIENCE WORKS - For millennia scientists have manually combed through data in a bid to find meaningful patterns to solve complex problems.

Health - Life Sciences - 29.07.2021
Eliminating RNA-binding protein improves survival in aggressive leukemia
Removing a protein that is often overexpressed in a rare and aggressive subtype of leukemia can help to slow the cancer's development and significantly increase the likelihood of survival, according to a study in mice led by scientists at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Environment - Life Sciences - 29.07.2021
Climate change to fuel increase in human-wildlife conflict, UW biologist says
Climate change to fuel increase in human-wildlife conflict, UW biologist says
With wildfires spreading across the parched Western U.S. , severe floods in Europe and in the coming decade a potential surge in coastal flooding , 2021 could be a pivotal year in how governments, societies and families view the threat of climate change.

Life Sciences - Health - 27.07.2021
Lord of the flies, king of data and proud owner of seven bicycles
Lord of the flies, king of data and proud owner of seven bicycles
ETH professor and molecular biologist Ernst Hafen retires at the end of July. We look back at the colourful career of a leading scientist with many different interests beyond the narrow world of molecular genetics.

Life Sciences - Environment - 27.07.2021
Opinion: South Korea is bringing back bears in a country of 52 million - I went to find out how
Countries across the world are increasingly considering the reintroduction of species to habitats they have long since been driven out of, and PhD Researcher Joshua Powell (UCL Geography) whether South Korea's reintroduction of bears could provide a model for others to emulate.

Life Sciences - Campus - 27.07.2021
Nobel Prize-winning biochemist Jack Szostak to join University of Chicago faculty
Pioneering scholar of genetics appointed University Professor in the Department of Chemistry and the College Nobel Prize-winning biochemist Jack Szostak will join the faculty of the University of Chicago as University Professor in the Department of Chemistry and the College, effective Sept.

Health - Life Sciences - 26.07.2021
UC San Diego Health Ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report
Region's only academic health system ranks #1 in San Diego and #5 in California with 10 medical and surgical specialties rated among nation's best UC San Diego Health is ranked #1 in San Diego, placi

Health - Life Sciences - 26.07.2021
Team creating insulin-producing implant for Type 1 diabetes
JDRF funds creation of implant to automatically regulate blood glucose levels Rice University bioengineers are using 3D printing and smart biomaterials to create an insulin-producing implant for Type 1 diabetics.

Innovation - Life Sciences - 23.07.2021
Wyss Center partners with Artiria Medical to accelerate a novel therapy for cerebral vasospasm
The new device will interact with the nerves responsible for constriction of brain arteries - a common complication after hemorrhagic stroke Geneva, Switzerland - The Wyss Center and Artiria Medical

Health - Life Sciences - 23.07.2021
Exploring Silk’s Full Potential
Carnegie Mellon University From ski slopes to Girl Scouts, Rosalyn Abbott's classroom of choice has evolved over the years, but her love for teaching and discovery remains a steady constant. On any given day, she can be found integrating biomaterials, namely silk, with tissue engineering techniques in her lab, or teaching introductory engineering courses to undergraduate students at Carnegie Mellon University.

Life Sciences - Health - 22.07.2021
Eyes wide shut: How newborn mammals dream the world they're entering
Eyes wide shut: How newborn mammals dream the world they’re entering
As a newborn mammal opens its eyes for the first time, it can already make visual sense of the world around it.

Life Sciences - Health - 21.07.2021
Biological heart chamber from the laboratory
Biological heart chamber from the laboratory
BMBF funds MHH project on heart support system with three million euros Status: 21. July 2021 More than 9,000 people in Germany are on the waiting list for a donor organ, about 700 of them are waiting for a heart.

Sport - Life Sciences - 21.07.2021
Professional rugby may be associated with changes in brain structure
Professional rugby may be associated with changes in brain structure
Participation in elite adult rugby may be associated with changes in the brain's structure, finds new research co-led by UCL scientists.

Life Sciences - Health - 21.07.2021
Researchers re-create sense of touch and motor control in paralyzed patient
Performed in Chicago for the first time, surgical procedure allows patient to feel touch sensations On a chilly day in the fall of 2020, Scott Imbrie's joyful voice preceded his entrance into the seventh-floor lobby of the Center for Care and Discovery, the University of Chicago Medicine's flagship hospital located in Hyde Park.

Life Sciences - Sport - 20.07.2021
Elite runners spend more time in air, less on ground, than highly trained but nonelite peers
FACULTY Q&A A recent study led by Geoff Burns, an elite runner and postdoctoral researcher at the University of Michigan Exercise & Sport Science Initiative, compared the "bouncing behavior&#

Health - Life Sciences - 19.07.2021
Predicting the risk of cerebrovascular thrombosis in patients with heart disease
This was the main goal of a study published in Frontiers in Physiology by a team of researchers led by Oscar Camara, a member of the PhySense group, attached to the BCN MedTech research unit, of whic

Health - Life Sciences - 16.07.2021
3D ’Assembloid’ Shows How SARS-CoV-2 Infects Brain Cells
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine have produced a stem cell model that demonstrates a potential route of entry of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, into the human brain. The findings are published in the July 9, 2021 online .

Health - Life Sciences - 16.07.2021

Health - Life Sciences - 15.07.2021
Top UK organisations release annual statistics for use of animals in research
The ten organisations in Great Britain that carry out the highest number of animal procedures - those used in medical, veterinary and scientific research - have today released their annual statistics. We always aim to use as few animals as possible, refining our research and actively looking for ways of replacing their use.

Health - Life Sciences - 15.07.2021
Four years after launch, U-M Biosciences Initiative reviews progress and looks to the future
Since its launch in 2017, University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel's Biosciences Initiative has established nine major research initiatives on campus and has taken other significant steps designed to propel U-M to the forefront of the life sciences.

Computer Science - Life Sciences - 15.07.2021
Accelerating Science from Idea to Publication with Bold National Research Platform
The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) located at UC San Diego has heeded the National Science Foundation's call for a cyberinfrastructure ecosystem that meets the needs of today's data-intensive science.

Health - Life Sciences - 14.07.2021
How to make biomedical research data able to interact?
How to make biomedical research data able to interact?
Swiss specialists in data semantics define the national strategy for the interoperability of research data to enable a strong policy of promoting personalised medicine.

Life Sciences - Economics / Business - 12.07.2021

Life Sciences - 09.07.2021
Genome editing for food: how do people react?
Genome editing for food: how do people react?
Research team from the Universities of Göttingen and British Columbia investigates evaluations of breeding technology A research team from the University of Göttingen and the University of British Columbia (Canada) has investigated how people in five different countries react to various usages of genome editing in agriculture.

Health - Life Sciences - 09.07.2021
In the health lab of the future
In the health lab of the future
Rea Lehner has been running the "Future Health Technologies" research programme at the Singapore-ETH Centre since 2020.

Life Sciences - Innovation - 08.07.2021

Health - Life Sciences - 08.07.2021
Einstein Center for Alternative Methods in Biomedical Research commences work
Einstein Foundation will provide financial support amounting to 5.3 million euros until the end of 2026 Euro No 133/2021 from Jul 08, 2021 After twelve months of preparation, the new Einstein Center for Alternative Methods in Biomedical Research will officially be launched this week.

Life Sciences - 08.07.2021
Where does the shape of the Romanesco cauliflower come from?
Where does the shape of the Romanesco cauliflower come from?
The mystery of the formation of one of the most peculiar plant forms - the Romanesco cauliflower - has been solved by a team of scientists from the CNRS 1 and Inria in an article published on the 9 July in Science .

Life Sciences - Health - 08.07.2021
A peek inside a bat’s brain uncovers clues to mammalian navigation
Neuroscientists at the University of California, Berkeley, found that neural activity in the hippocampus of Egyptian fruit bats more strongly represent future locations than current locations, suggesting that activity in this part of the brain encodes not only positions, but full trajectories.

Life Sciences - Health - 08.07.2021
Some Assembly Required: How a Cellular Machine Builds Itself
As you read this text, the millions of cells that make up your body are hard at work. Within every cell is a flurry of activity keeping you alive, mostly driven by machinery that is made up of proteins. Some of this protein machinery is so important to living things that it has remained unchanged over millions of years of evolution.

Health - Life Sciences - 07.07.2021
IReadMore app provides limitless speech therapy for stroke, brain injury and Covid patients
A UCL-developed smart app, which improves the reading ability of people who have suffered a stroke, has been a 'godsend' for patients asked to rehabilitate at home during the pandemic.

Life Sciences - Philosophy - 07.07.2021
A responsibility for all living things: Interdisciplinary project on the ethical treatment of animals
A gorilla mother cradling her baby in her arm. Cows running out into the open air and onto the meadow in spring.

Life Sciences - Pharmacology - 07.07.2021
New generation anti-cancer drug shows promise for children with brain tumours
New generation anti-cancer drug shows promise for children with brain tumours
A genetic map of an aggressive childhood brain tumour called medulloblastoma has helped researchers identify a new generation anti-cancer drug that can be repurposed as an effective treatment for the disease.
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