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Environment - Apr 25
Environment
Researchers at EPFL conducted a large-scale experiment downstream of Rossens arch dam, employing a laboratory-developed method to successfully preserve wildlife habitats.  - The absence of natural flood events means that, downstream of dams, rivers always flow at the same rate. The channel bed silts up as time passes, and the lack of sediment replenishment degrades fish and invertebrate habitats and causes species diversity to decline.  Until recently, this very fate had befallen the Sarine River downstream of the Rossens arch dam in Fribourg Canton.
Physics - Apr 24
Physics

The universe is almost 14 billion years old. An inconceivable length of time by human standards - yet compared to some physical processes, it is but a moment.

Environment - Apr 24

As states take the lead in confronting climate change, their flagship policy is a program that requires that a certain percentage of the state's electricity come from renewable sources.

Earth Sciences - Apr 24
Earth Sciences

Around three years ago, researchers on an Antarctic expedition, including Münster University palaeobotanist Dr. Benjamin Bomfleur , made an incredible discovery in northern Victoria Land.

Physics - Apr 24
Physics

The XENON1T detector is mainly used to detect dark matter particles deep underground.

Physics - Apr 24

Deep under an Italian mountainside, a giant detector filled with tons of liquid xenon has been looking for dark matter-particles of a mysterious substance whose effects we can see in the universe, but which no one has ever directly observed.

Health - Apr 24

New evidence of heart injury found in apparently healthy people could help pave the way for better long-term monitoring of cardiac health and personalised approaches to treatment, scientists say.


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Administration - 24.04.2019
GOP’s 2017 tax plan came down hardest on California, researchers say
The tax plan pushed through by Republicans in 2017 has had a particularly harsh impact on California.

Pharmacology - Health - 24.04.2019

Career - 24.04.2019
UCLA Depression Grand Challenge seeks votes in competition for $100,000 grant
When “Game of Thrones” star Sophie Turner recently spoke about her years of battling severe depression, it once again shed light on both the prevalence and stigma of a problem that affects more than 300 million people worldwide.

Environment - 24.04.2019
Schadenfreude: Your Pain Is My Gain
If someone in the workplace is mistreated, their colleagues may respond with empathy - or with schadenfreude.

Health - Business / Economics - 24.04.2019
Two Decades of Swiss Leadership for New Malaria Medicines
Two Decades of Swiss Leadership for New Malaria Medicines
On World Malaria Day 2019, Swiss organizations look back on a long history of successful public-private collaboration for new malaria medicines.

Career - 24.04.2019
Benchmarks for aged care work conditions urgent: experts
A new report released today has called for urgent reform of the working conditions in the aged care sector, which will address the shocking stories emerging from the aged care royal commission.

Art and Design - 24.04.2019
UQ community to help create large-scale art installation
UQ community to help create large-scale art installation
Artist Lara Merrett will “harness the community's creative input” in a 10-day outdoor studio starting at The University of Queensland Art Museum on Monday.

Health - Chemistry - 24.04.2019

Life Sciences - Innovation / Technology - 23.04.2019
UC issued fourth CRISPR patent; three more on the way
The Cas9 protein/RNA complex that homes in on DNA complementary to the RNA guide and cuts the double-stranded DNA, like a precision-targeted DNA scissors.

History / Archeology - Health - 23.04.2019
UChicago scholars examine decades of trans history in Tribeca film debut
Framing Agnes weaves 1958 case study with rediscovered stories of gender nonconformity Assoc. Prof. Kristen Schilt and filmmaker Chase Joynt have spent years chasing down the story of Agnes, a transgender woman whose 1958 case study has reverberated through decades of sociology.

Innovation / Technology - Career - 23.04.2019

Career - Innovation / Technology - 23.04.2019
Bosch Chair Enters New Era
CyLab Director Lorrie Cranor has received the Bosch Distinguished Professorship in Security and Privacy Technologies, enabling her to lead a new era of security and privacy research at Carnegie Mellon University.

Pharmacology - Health - 23.04.2019

Social Sciences - Environment - 23.04.2019
Two UChicago scholars named Carnegie Fellows
Two members of the University of Chicago faculty have been selected for Andrew Carnegie Fellowships , which provide scholars and writers in the social sciences and humanities with up to $200,000 to support research that examines today's most pressing issues.

Health - 23.04.2019
Can physical activity offset the health risks of too much sitting?
In findings that could relieve desk-bound office workers, a weekly dose of at least 150 minutes of physical activity could substantially reduce or offset the mortality risks in 'high sitters', University of Sydney research finds.

Health - Pharmacology - 23.04.2019
Roche launches new VENTANA HER2 Dual ISH companion diagnostic test for breast and gastric cancer patients eligible for targeted therapy
Nearly 2.1 million new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed worldwide each year, and more than 620,000 people will die from the disease.

Environment - Business / Economics - 22.04.2019
Reassessing how to 'waste not'
Reassessing how to ’waste not’
Recycling is becoming harder and more expensive in the U.S. and policymakers are increasingly seeking solutions to mounting trash.

Linguistics / Literature - 22.04.2019
I’m a Berkeleyan: Sabrina Klein, director of artistic literacy at Cal Performances
Sabrina Klein is the the director or artistic literacy at Cal Performances. (UC Berkeley photo by Brittany Hosea-Small) In our great works of art is the best exploration of what it means to be a human being.

Health - Social Sciences - 22.04.2019
For teens living with cancer, keeping life as ’normal’ as possible
As if adolescence isn't difficult enough, imagine the many complicated feelings around being diagnosed with five cancers starting at age 11, resulting in needing to have your left leg amputated at age 14.

Life Sciences - Materials Science - 22.04.2019
In search of flatworms’ regenerative powers
No one knows exactly how flatworms can rebuild their entire bodies from the tiniest sliver. Now, bioengineers and materials scientists are building new tools to study the worms' awesome regenerative powers.

Life Sciences - Health - 22.04.2019
UW Changes Lives: Advice, research boosts Wisconsin potato growers
Sam Perez in a semi-commercial potato storage bin at the Hancock station that holds about 200,000 pounds of potatoes.

Innovation / Technology - 22.04.2019
What washing machines can teach us about the cost of tariffs
Recent trade wars between the United States and other countries have raised the question: Who pays the price when countries raise tariffs or impose other import duties? It has been difficult to tease out price effects due to a lack of data.

Innovation / Technology - Business / Economics - 22.04.2019

Environment - 22.04.2019
Through My Cardinal Green, individuals across campus boost sustainability at Stanford
The data-driven program uses an online dashboard to provide solutions, suggestions and rewards for conservation efforts across campus.

Law / Forensics - 19.04.2019
Twenty years after Columbine shooting, still ’no quick road to prevention’
Semi-automatic weapons like this one were the weapons of the Columbine High School shooters. (Photo by Garen Wintemute) Saturday is the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre in Colorado, a seminal event in American school history.

Environment - 19.04.2019
California and the West prepare to get by on less water from the Colorado River
The Colorado River will have less water for seven western states under a bill that has been passed by the Congress and is awaiting a Presidential signature.

Law / Forensics - Astronomy / Space Science - 19.04.2019
New space race: Essays from Jackson School symposium explore changing law, policy
New space race: Essays from Jackson School symposium explore changing law, policy
A new space race is underway, characterized by a growing number of government and private players and three intersecting trends: democratization, commercialization and militarization.

Physics - 19.04.2019
EPFL to host the International Physicists' Tournament 2019
EPFL to host the International Physicists' Tournament 2019
Physics enthusiasts will descend on Switzerland for this year's tournament, as the School defends the gold medal it won in 2018 - this time on its home turf.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 19.04.2019
The impact of economic disparities on children’s development
Editor's note: This is the latest in a series of stories spotlighting how faculty, students and alumni at the Harris School of Public Policy are driving impact for the next generation.
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