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Physics - Mar 25
Part 2 of the series "Under lock and key at Münster University": the vacuum machine at the Institute of Physics is used to investigate spin phenomena The yellow stickers can already be seen from a distance: "Laser beam", "High voltage - danger to life", "No unauthorized access". The locked door with the warning notices is located at the end of a long, dark corridor on the fourth floor of the Institute of Physics at the University of Münster.
Health - Mar 25

Hearing experts are calling for volunteers to take part in new research to investigate how tinnitus - often referred to as ringing in the ears - can affect the cognitive wellbeing of people who experience it, and their ability to concentrate.

Life Sciences - Mar 25
Life Sciences

Puberty is a period of extensive changes of body morphology and function. As much as we are familiar with these life-altering changes, relatively little is known about what sets the whole process in motion.

Life Sciences - Mar 25
Life Sciences

A team of engineers at the UC Berkeley and the Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) of The Claremont Colleges combined CRISPR with electronic transistors made from graphene to create a new hand-held device that can detect specific genetic mutations in a matter of minutes.

Physics - Mar 25

Physicists at EPFL propose a new "quantum simulator": a laser-based device that can be used to study a wide range of quantum systems.

Palaeontology - Mar 25

Barnacles that hitch rides on the backs of humpback and gray whales not only record details about the whales' yearly travels, they also retain this information after they become fossilized, helping sc

Materials Science - Mar 25
Materials Science

In an advance that could accelerate battery development and improve manufacturing, scientists have found how to accurately predict the useful lifespan of lithium-ion batteries, used in devices from mobile phones to electric cars.


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Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 17:00
Corinne Boss Takes Reins of ’Animals and Products of Animal Origin’ Competence Division at Agroscope
Corinne Boss is the new Head of Agroscope's 'Animals and Products of Animal Origin' Competence Division for Research Technology and Knowledge Transfer; in this capacity, she also becomes a Member of the Agroscope Executive Board. A biologist and official expert in animal health, Corinne Boss currently works at the Swiss Federal Office for Agriculture (FOAG) as a Research Scientist in the 'Products of Animal Origin and Livestock Breeding' Division.

Social Sciences - Health - 16:32
Change conversation to strengthen gun violence prevention, YSPH dean says
Advocating for stronger gun safety policies is one way to broaden political and community support to reduce gun violence in the United States, Yale School of Public Health Dean Sten H. Vermund said at a public forum Sunday.

Pharmacology - Health - 16:02
Researchers aim to use gene therapy to treat hearing deafness
Researchers aim to use gene therapy to treat hearing deafness
Professor Schambach was awarded approximately two million euros from the European Union for his "iHEAR" project / New gene therapies shall protect children and adults from hearing loss High accolades

Innovation / Technology - Business / Economics - 13:35

Business / Economics - 13:05

Health - 11:05
Microneedle technology gets green light
Microneedle technology gets green light
Innovators at Cardiff Medicentre have pioneered microneedle technology that could end certain types of injections. Picofluidics Ltd - based at Cardiff University's medtech incubator - has completed rigorous proof of concept tests. Working with scientists from Coventry University and backed by funding from Innovate UK, Picofluidics is preparing to go to market.

Health - 10:08
Why I chose global health
The words of Luke Davis' high school teacher still resonate with him as he continues to take on new challenges in diagnosing tuberculosis (TB).

Law / Forensics - Careers / Employment - 10:07

History / Archeology - 25.03.2019
Brexit through the lens of British history
Brexit through the lens of British history
Stanford's Ian Morris says the issues that led to Brexit, Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, have come up throughout British history, since rising sea levels separated the country from the continent 8,000 years ago.

Computer Science / Telecom - Life Sciences - 25.03.2019
Humans compress images better than algorithms
Humans compress images better than algorithms
Three high schoolers and a Stanford lab found that, when file size is restricted, humans are better at representing images than traditional algorithms.

Event - Administration - 25.03.2019

Physics - Careers / Employment - 25.03.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Mechanical Engineering - 25.03.2019
More efficient satellite launch platform on the horizon
More efficient satellite launch platform on the horizon
An efficient and cost-effective satellite launch platform could soon be a reality in Australia thanks to a world first engine that's being developed by University of Sydney combustion experts. As part of a global industry research project, combustion experts from the University of Sydney's School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering are one step closer to developing a more efficient and cost-effective access to space platform for satellite launches.

Administration - 22.03.2019
Sacramento to name secretary of state building after Berkeley's March Fong Eu
Sacramento to name secretary of state building after Berkeley’s March Fong Eu
March Fong Eu was something of a rarity among politicians in that she had the ability to bring different people and competing ideas together.

Sport Sciences - 22.03.2019
Doctor on the court: Kristine Anigwe's surgical brand of basketball
Doctor on the court: Kristine Anigwe’s surgical brand of basketball
Kristine Anigwe won't be going to medical school after she graduates this year from UC Berkeley. The best women's basketball player Berkeley has ever seen knows what it would take to become a doctor - her older brother Chris is on that path, studying at UC San Francisco.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 22.03.2019
Water in space
Water in space
Did you know that up to 80% of the water on the International Space Station is recycled? Astronauts living and working 400 km above our planet might prefer not to think about it, but the water they d

Environment - Social Sciences - 22.03.2019
World Water Day: What access to clean water really means
World Water Day: What access to clean water really means
Today's Unesco World Water Day has the theme "Leave no one behind". Many people still do not have access to safe water and sanitary facilities for various reasons.

Health - Environment - 22.03.2019
Female radiation oncologists submit fewer charges to Medicare, collect less revenue
Female radiation oncologists submit fewer charges to Medicare, collect less revenue
A new study by UCLA researchers has found that female radiation oncologists submit fewer charges to Medicare, are reimbursed less per charge submitted and receive lower Medicare payments overall in comparison to male radiation oncologists.

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 22.03.2019
Satellites key to addressing water scarcity
Satellites key to addressing water scarcity
Today is World Water Day, but with millions of people in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe struggling to cope in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, the notion of water shortages may not be at the forefront of our minds right now.

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 22.03.2019

Environment - 22.03.2019
Researcher training ’para-ecologists’ to protect the rainforest
Sussex researcher training 'para-ecologists' to protect the rainforest A scientist at the University of Sussex has been working to train up a new generation of data collectors to help monitor the overall health of the rainforest ecosystem.

History / Archeology - 22.03.2019
£1.65m community project to reveal 6,000-year-old 'hidden' historic site in Cardiff
£1.65m community project to reveal 6,000-year-old ’hidden’ historic site in Cardiff
A South Wales community is on the brink of delivering a major heritage regeneration project following a substantial funding win from the National Lottery.

Health - Pharmacology - 22.03.2019
Bringing a new generation of drugs to patients
Cardiff University is stepping up the development of new drugs for mental health and central nervous system conditions, with the launch of the Medicines Discovery Institute. Focusing on areas of unmet clinical need, the new institute will develop novel medications to improve the lives of people across the world.

Chemistry - Careers / Employment - 22.03.2019

Media - 22.03.2019
Official comment on recent media coverage
ETH Zurich provides an official comment on articles published recently in the online magazine Republik.

Innovation / Technology - 22.03.2019
Heritage tourists sites need to prioritise the experience over emerging immersive technologies
Heritage tourists say they would prefer emerging immersive technologies at major sites in Scotland keep strong story telling at their heart to future proof their offering, new research published today has found. The findings are part of research by the Scottish Heritage Partnership (SHP) led by the University of Glasgow which looked at how the tourism industry can prepare to adapt and use emerging technologies such as virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mixed reality (MR).

Business / Economics - 22.03.2019

Health - 22.03.2019
Experts gather to boost detection of deadly melanoma
Experts are gathering in Brisbane today to establish a road map for reducing melanoma deaths in Australia.

Careers / Employment - Business / Economics - 22.03.2019

Environment - Health - 22.03.2019
The effects of climate change on water shortages
The effects of climate change on water shortages
In Jordan, one of the most water-poor nations, predictions of future droughts depend on the scale of climate change. Without reducing greenhouse gases the future looks dry, but researchers offer some hope. If global temperatures continue to rise, rainfall will increasingly become a beast of extremes: long dry spells here, dangerous floods there - and in some places, intense water shortages.

Business / Economics - 21.03.2019
Claudia Eckert joins Council of Cyber Experts
Claudia Eckert joins Council of Cyber Experts
The number of hacker attacks in Germany is steadily increasing.

Chemistry - Environment - 21.03.2019
Non-toxic salt water battery prototype can charge in seconds
A battery prototype has been designed using salt water and materials that are non-toxic and charge quickly, paving the way for new types of battery.

Health - Pharmacology - 21.03.2019
Researchers awarded $40 million to study opioid addiction treatments
Yale School of Medicine faculty have been awarded $40 million in grants to study medication treatment for veterans with opioid addiction.
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