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Health - Life Sciences - 23.03.2020
CVR named as part of £20m COVID-19 Genomics UK Consortium
The MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR) is named today (Monday 23 March) as one of 13 key centres in a pan-UK alliance of scientists, working on COVID-19 whole genome sequencing.

Health - Life Sciences - 23.03.2020
Cambridge to spearhead £20million alliance to map spread of COVID-19 coronavirus
Cambridge to spearhead £20million alliance to map spread of COVID-19 coronavirus
The University of Cambridge is to take a leading role in a major national effort to help understand and control the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) announced today by the Government and the UK's Chief Scientific Adviser.

Health - Life Sciences - 20.03.2020
The Tip of the Iceberg: Virologist David Ho (BS ’74) Speaks About COVID-19
As of March 20, more than 8,700 people worldwide had died of COVID-19, the disease caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).

Life Sciences - Pharmacology - 19.03.2020
Key to keep working memory working
Working memory, the ability to hold a thought in mind even through distraction, is the foundation of abstract reasoning and a defining characteristic of the human brain.

Environment - Life Sciences - 19.03.2020
COVID-19 pandemic disrupts U-M research projects far and wide
COVID-19 pandemic disrupts U-M research projects far and wide
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues its march across the globe, a wide variety of University of Michigan research projects are feeling the effects, both at home and abroad.

Life Sciences - Health - 19.03.2020
Bioengineers call for scale-up of COVID-19 testing to academic labs
Bioengineers call for scale-up of COVID-19 testing to academic labs
Rice researchers join national fight to rapidly expand coronavirus testing  Bioengineering graduate students Kathryn Kundrod and Mary Natoli went online to order supplies for their Rice University lab late last week and were surprised to see a banner ad offering discounts for coronavirus testing materials.

Health - Life Sciences - 18.03.2020
’Hunker down’ and hope for a controlled crash landing
Disease expert Yousif Shamoo discusses how Houston can slow the coronavirus By Andy Olin Special to the Rice News "When you think about an urban environment, which is densely populated like Houston,

Health - Life Sciences - 16.03.2020
Getting groundbreaking medical technology out of the lab
New medical technologies hold immense promise for treating a range of conditions. Despite the pace of innovation in the medtech field, however, most discoveries never make it out of the laboratory. New research from EPFL could fast-track the route to clinical translation. Advances in materials, microfabrication and medical imaging are accelerating the pace of innovation in implantable neuroprosthetics.

Life Sciences - Health - 13.03.2020
Strategic sport and tiny tail evolution: News from the College
Strategic sport and tiny tail evolution: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From using mathematical tools for fantasy football success, to new insight into evolution of microbe ‘tails', here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Life Sciences - 12.03.2020
At 8 months, babies already know their grammar
At 8 months, babies already know their grammar
Even before uttering their first words, babies master the grammar basics of their mother tongue. Thus eight-month-old French infants can distinguish function words, or functors -e.g.

Health - Life Sciences - 12.03.2020
COVID-19: UCL academics mobilise to provide critical advice and expert comment
As coronavirus spreads around the world, UCL experts are taking a prominent role in advancing public knowledge about the virus by advising world leaders, providing expert comment in the media and urgently researching new ways of tackling COVID-19.

Health - Life Sciences - 12.03.2020
'Smart' wound-healing patch: DARPA awards $22 million grant
’Smart’ wound-healing patch: DARPA awards $22 million grant
Team combining AI, bioelectronics, regenerative medicine to regrow muscle tissue Rice University neuroengineers and bioengineers are part of a national team that's developing "smart” technology

Life Sciences - Health - 12.03.2020
To protect your brain, don't be (too) kind!
To protect your brain, don’t be (too) kind!
Using brain imaging, a team from the University of Geneva and the HUG show that elderly people with low agreeableness are better protected against Alzheimer's disease.

Health - Life Sciences - 11.03.2020

Life Sciences - Environment - 11.03.2020
U-M ecologist awarded Moore Foundation grant to study symbiosis in aquatic systems
U-M ecologist awarded Moore Foundation grant to study symbiosis in aquatic systems
University of Michigan disease ecologist Meghan Duffy is one of 15 scientists awarded five-year grants from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation today to study symbiosis in aquatic systems.

Event - Life Sciences - 10.03.2020
10 good reasons not to miss the opening of the GUM
Ghent already has ten or so museums and, as from Saturday 21 March, another gem will be added with the opening of the Ghent University Museum, known as GUM.

Health - Life Sciences - 10.03.2020
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Interview: "The Legionella problem is multidimensional"
Why is Eawag addressing the topic of legionella? Firstly, the FOPH data clearly shows that legionella is a growing problem throughout Switzerland.

Pedagogy - Life Sciences - 10.03.2020
Pupils’ genes cannot accurately predict educational achievement
Pupils' genetic data do not predict their educational outcomes with sufficient accuracy and shouldn't be used to design a genetically personalised curriculum or tailor teaching, according to a new University of Bristol study.

Environment - Life Sciences - 09.03.2020
Climate change at Mt. Rainier expected to increase 'mismatch' between visitors and iconic wildflowers
Climate change at Mt. Rainier expected to increase ’mismatch’ between visitors and iconic wildflowers
Spring is coming, and with it comes the promise of warmer weather, longer days and renewed life. For residents of the Pacific Northwest, one of the most idyllic scenes of this renewed life is the wildflowers that light up Mount Rainier's subalpine meadows once the winter snowpack finally melts. These floral ecosystems, which typically arrive in summer, are an iconic feature of Mount Rainier, and a major draw for the more than 1 million tourists, hikers and nature-lovers who visit the national park each spring and summer.

Life Sciences - Event - 09.03.2020
Life-Giving Potion and Maternal Elixir
Life-Giving Potion and Maternal Elixir
Milk provides sustenance and protection and is the basis of life for all mammals just after they are born.

Life Sciences - Astronomy / Space Science - 07.03.2020
Producing Human Tissue in Space
Producing Human Tissue in Space
The University of Zurich has sent adult human stem cells to the International Space Station (ISS). Researchers from UZH Space Hub will explore the production of human tissue in weightlessness. On 6 March at 11:50 p.m. EST, the International Space Station resupply mission Space X CRS-20 took off from Cape Canaveral (USA).

Life Sciences - Health - 06.03.2020
The Future of Human Healing Lies in the Brain of a Starfish
The incredible benefits of stem cell therapy have been widely known for decades. It can alleviate the pain of arthritis and help patients heal exponentially faster after surgery.

Life Sciences - Health - 04.03.2020
2019 UCLA microscopy image and video contest winners selected
The Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA recently named the winners of its 2019 UCLA-wide light microscopy image and video contest.

Economics / Business - Life Sciences - 04.03.2020

Administration - Life Sciences - 03.03.2020

Life Sciences - 03.03.2020
The origin of satiety: brain cells that change shape after a meal
The origin of satiety: brain cells that change shape after a meal
You just finished a good meal and are feeling full? Researchers from the CNRS, Inrae, University of Burgundy, Université de Paris, Inserm, and University of Luxembourg 1 have just revealed the mechanisms in our brains that lead to this state.

Life Sciences - 03.03.2020
"Biology lessons at school should be exciting"
University of Münster Collaborative Research Centre 1348 ' "Dynamic Cellular Interfaces" ' offers work placements for senior school students majoring in Biology For two weeks, every spring and autumn,

Environment - Life Sciences - 02.03.2020

Life Sciences - Psychology - 02.03.2020

Health - Life Sciences - 02.03.2020
20,000 euros for junior scientists in "cell dynamics and imaging"
Carrying out interdisciplinary research and broadening scientific horizons / Cells in Motion Interfaculty Centre at the University of Münster supports career steps Acquiring funding for your own research ideas, gaining experience in various working groups or presenting your research findings at international conferences - these are all important steps on the career ladder in science.

Life Sciences - Health - 02.03.2020
Biologist Tim Stearns presides over Stanford's 2019-20 Faculty Senate
Biologist Tim Stearns presides over Stanford’s 2019-20 Faculty Senate
Biologist Tim Stearns, who joined the Stanford faculty in 1993 and is chair of the Faculty Senate, says an undergraduate course in genetics ignited his passion for molecular biology ' and set him on the path to academia.

Life Sciences - Health - 02.03.2020
Common bee virus causes bees to forage prematurely
Honey bee pollination contributes roughly $15 billion to the U.S. agricultural industry each year, but diseases like deformed wing virus (DWV) can devastate bee health.  DWV is the most prevalent virus responsible for honey bee colony losses. It often causes infected bees to forage prematurely, which can cause diminished spatial memory and colony failure.

Health - Life Sciences - 28.02.2020
Researchers produce first physiotherapy guidance for Huntington's disease
Researchers produce first physiotherapy guidance for Huntington’s disease
Cardiff University researchers are part of a global consortium who have published the first clinical guidance for the management of Huntington's disease through physiotherapy.

Life Sciences - Health - 27.02.2020
Women in STEM: Oluwaseun Ogundele
Oluwaseun Ogundele is a research assistant in the Hendrich Lab at the Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute.

Environment - Life Sciences - 25.02.2020
Adaptation: Competition and predation may not be the driving force scientists thought
Channels McGill University News and Events Species adapt to their local climates, but how often they adapt to their local communities remains a mystery. To find answers, researchers at McGill University and the University of British Columbia examined over 125 studies testing local adaptation in over 100 species of plants and animals in an article published in The American Naturalist .

Life Sciences - 25.02.2020
Innovative dyes for keeping produce fresh
Innovative dyes for keeping produce fresh
Guest scientist from Nigeria wants to counteract problems in sub-Saharan Africa / Cooperation with Center for Soft Nanoscience at the University of Münster In Sub-Saharan Africa, farmers rush their fresh fruits and vegetables to market to sell them before they go bad.

Administration - Life Sciences - 25.02.2020

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 25.02.2020
Sustainable light sources: LEDs from bacterial production
Sustainable light sources: LEDs from bacterial production
In the FET Open project ENABLED, TU Graz protein-designer Gustav Oberdorfer is working together with researchers from Spain and Italy on environmentally friendly and inexpensive light-emitting diodes.

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