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Careers / Employment - 14.02.2019

Life Sciences - 14.02.2019
Hundreds of species at risk due to slow policy process
From parrots to lizards, hundreds of animal species could be at risk of extinction because of a policy process that responds slowly to scientific knowledge, according to a new study in Science . The study suggests concrete steps policymakers can take to speed up a wildlife protection process that can take more than two decades.

Health - 14.02.2019
Sexually transmitted infections are on the rise. Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself
UCLA's Dr. Leena Nathan explains which infections sexually active people are more likely to be exposed to and to contract Ryan Hatoum Rates of sexually transmitted diseases have risen for the past four years to record highs in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's latest analysis.

Business / Economics - 14.02.2019

Psychology - 14.02.2019
Aims to give birth to fearless pregnancy
Academics and local business owners have launched a new research project to ease fear and anxiety around childbirth for parents to be.

Health - 14.02.2019
Immunological scarring from coeliac disease
Immune cells in the bowel of people who suffer with coeliac disease are permanently replaced by a new subset of cells that promote inflammation, suggests a new study involving researchers at Cardiff University.

Careers / Employment - 14.02.2019

Innovation / Technology - 14.02.2019
Cardiff leading the way in UK cyber security research
The head of the UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), part of Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), has praised Cardiff University's contribution in the fight against cyber attacks.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 14.02.2019
NASA Selects New Mission to Explore Origins of Universe
NASA has selected a new space mission that will help astronomers understand both how our universe evolved and how common are the ingredients for life in our galaxy's planetary systems. SPHEREx, the Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization and Ices Explorer, will carry out a two-year mission funded at $242 million (not including launch costs) with an expected launch in 2023.

Materials Science - Environment - 14.02.2019
New additive provides fire protection for wood
New additive provides fire protection for wood
Together with BRUAG Fire Protection AG, Empa specialists have developed a new flame retardant for wood and wood-based materials.

Materials Science - Environment - 14.02.2019
New additive provides fire protection for wood-based materials
New additive provides fire protection for wood-based materials
Together with BRUAG Fire Protection AG, Empa specialists have developed a new flame retardant for wood and wood-based materials.

Innovation / Technology - Careers / Employment - 14.02.2019
"The smart living lab is at a pivotal moment in its development"
EPFL's smart living lab, located on the Fribourg campus, is at a pivotal moment in its development. Martin Gonzenbach, the lab's new director of operations, tells us why.

Health - 14.02.2019
How to mend broken hearts
How to mend broken hearts
Dr Richard Jabbour's mission is to fix broken hearts. But he doesn't dispense relationship advice or provide a shoulder to cry on - as no doubt many others will be doing this Valentine's Day.

Careers / Employment - 13.02.2019

Pharmacology - Health - 13.02.2019
Novartis receives FDA approval for Egaten for the treatment of fascioliasis, a neglected tropical disease
Egaten is the only drug approved in the US for the treatment of people with fascioliasis and is currently the only treatment recommended by the WHO   Fascioliasis, commonly known as liver fluke infes

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 13.02.2019
NASA Selects Caltech-led SPHEREx Space Mission
NASA Selects Caltech-led SPHEREx Space Mission
NASA has selected a new Caltech-led space mission that will help astronomers understand both how our universe evolved and how common the ingredients for life are in our galaxy's planetary systems.

Environment - 13.02.2019
MSc in Global Ecology and Conservation
A new master's degree from Cardiff University will train the next generation of scientists to tackle urgent global issues that are having significant impacts on wildlife and ecosystems around the world. The world is facing unprecedented challenges; from a growing human population and increased habitat loss, to plastic pollution and a changing climate.

Transport - 13.02.2019
New interactive website puts street safety data at your fingertips
New interactive website puts street safety data at your fingertips
As programs manager for Bike Bakersfield, a nonprofit bicycle advocacy coalition in Southern California, Asha Chandy hears scary stories all the time about bike collisions and near misses.

Careers / Employment - 13.02.2019
Easing tensions on Korean Peninsula
In May 2018, Stanford Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) scholars Siegfried Hecker, Robert Carlin, and Elliot Serbin released an in-depth report analyzing the nuclear history of North Korea between 1992 and 2017 alongside a historical research-based "roadmap" for denuclearization.

Life Sciences - 13.02.2019
7 challenges facing research and investment in primary brain tumours
Johanna Joyce, Ludwig member, co-signs a position paper on the challenges the scientific community faces in the fight against primary brain tumours On the initiative of Cancer Research UK, an international panel of brain cancer researchers and clinicians assessed the most important challenges ahead in the development of effective treatmens for patients.

Pharmacology - Business / Economics - 13.02.2019
Redesigning pharmacies with the consumer in mind
Redesigning pharmacies with the consumer in mind
Alto Pharmacy uses software and an innovative operations model to improve access to medication. Getting medication to a patient requires coordination between the doctor who writes the prescription, the insurance company that provides coverage, and the pharmacy that ultimately hands over the drug.

History / Archeology - 13.02.2019

Environment - 13.02.2019
Shrinking heart
This heart-shaped body of water may look cute for Valentine's Day but just as love sometimes fades, this emerald sea is withering away.

Event - 13.02.2019
Cybersecurity Study Takes Proactive Approach
CMU researchers use mobile users' behavior to predict when exposure to malicious websites can occur Meet Bob.

Administration - 13.02.2019

Life Sciences - Health - 13.02.2019
The fish whisperer
By watching and learning, Ricardo Cepeda has figured out how to keep zebrafish happy, healthy, and reproducing.

Mathematics - 13.02.2019
Mathematician finds balance and beauty in math
Mathematician finds balance and beauty in math
Zhiwei Yun seeks to connect seemingly disparate fields in mathematics.

Business / Economics - 12.02.2019

Chemistry - Astronomy / Space Science - 12.02.2019

Health - 12.02.2019
Worried about heart health? Yale Medicine expert has answers
Yale's new cardiac surgeon explains what patients need to know about cardiac surgery and keeping their hearts healthy.

Innovation / Technology - 12.02.2019

Environment - Life Sciences - 12.02.2019
Assessing riverside corridors - the 'escape routes' for animals under climate change - in the Northwest
Assessing riverside corridors - the ’escape routes’ for animals under climate change - in the Northwest
Under climate change, plants and animals will shift their habitats to track the conditions they are adapted for.