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Health - Electroengineering - 28.01.2010
NanoWhat Totally tiny technology!
NanoWhat Totally tiny technology!
The iPod Nano is a household name, and the Tata Nano - the world's least expensive production car - is set to become one.

Economics / Business - Health - 28.01.2010
Nottingham professor appointed to 'no win, no fee' scrutiny team
Nottingham professor appointed to ’no win, no fee’ scrutiny team
A Nottingham professor has been appointed by the Ministry of Justice to scrutinise the 'no win, no fee' arrangements in England and Wales, it was announced today.

Health - Administration - 28.01.2010

Health - Economics / Business - 28.01.2010

Psychology - Health - 28.01.2010
Researchers appeal for Samaritans study
Researchers appeal for Samaritans study
PA 170/08 Mental health researchers at The University of Nottingham are appealing for people who have contacted Samaritans to come forward to take part in a new study. They have been commissioned by the charity, which offers round-the-clock emotional support to people in distress or despair including those who may be at risk of suicide, to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of Samaritans' three main services - its 24-hour confidential helpline, e-mail and SMS text message support systems.

Health - Life Sciences - 28.01.2010

Health - Veterinary - 28.01.2010

Health - Life Sciences - 28.01.2010

Health - 28.01.2010
Working through the menopause
PA 244/08 Some women sail through it, others find it a challenge but few women like to talk openly about the menopause.

Life Sciences - Health - 28.01.2010
Magnesium supplement helps boost brainpower
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Neuroscientists at MIT and Tsinghua University in Beijing show that increasing brain magnesium with a new compound enhanced learning abilities, working memory, and short- and long-term memory in rats.

Health - Life Sciences - 28.01.2010
Non-invasive testing, earlier surgery can stop seizures in tuberous sclerosis complex
Non-invasive testing, earlier surgery can stop seizures in tuberous sclerosis complex
When medication fails to control seizures in children with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), a rare genetic disorder that affects multiple organ systems and frequently causes epilepsy, surgery to remove part of the brain is often necessary. But pre-surgical testing, which involves the implanting of electrodes into a child's head, can lead to longer hospital stays and greater risks from surgery.

Life Sciences - Health - 28.01.2010
Research breakthrough could lead to new treatment for malaria
Montreal - McGill . Malaria causes more than two million deaths each year, but an expert multinational team battling the global spread of drug-resistant parasites has made a breakthrough in the search for better treatment.

Health - Life Sciences - 27.01.2010
University research to improve treatment of childhood leukemia
Children with leukaemia could be offered tailored treatment to avoid unnecessary side-effects from chemotherapy, thanks to research carried out at the University of Sheffield.

Economics / Business - Health - 27.01.2010
Six named 2008 Scholars in the Nation's Service
More supporters of government service program announced The University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs has selected six students to be the 2008 cohort of Scholars in the N

History / Archeology - Health - 27.01.2010
Robert F. Goheen, 16th president of Princeton, dies at age 88; service set for April 27
Robert F. Goheen, president of Princeton from 1957 to 1972, died Monday, March 31. During his tenure Princeton became coeducational, increased its ethnic and racial diversity and coped with protests against the war in Vietnam.

Health - Chemistry - 27.01.2010
Vitamin D supplements could fight Crohn’s disease
Montreal - McGill Montreal, January 27, 2010 " A new study has found that Vitamin D, readily available in supplements or cod liver oil, can counter the effects of Crohn"s disease.

Health - Life Sciences - 27.01.2010
Walkerton Tragedy: 10 years of research leads to breakthrough
Montreal - McGill Studies of the victims of the Walkerton, Ont. tainted drinking water tragedy have led researchers to discover DNA variations in genes that increase the risk of developing post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome (PI-IBS).

Health - Pharmacology - 27.01.2010
Ein fataler Kreislauf
Zurich - University of Zurich Eine Studie der Psychiatrischen Universitätsklinik Zürich hat erstmals die Schweizer Drogenpolitik von 1975 bis 2007 untersucht.

Life Sciences - Health - 26.01.2010
Lighting up nerves could help people with eye condition Retinitis Pigmentosa
Lighting up nerves could help people with eye condition Retinitis Pigmentosa
Lighting up nerves could help people with eye condition Retinitis Pigmentosa New £2 million partnership to push forward research in an emerging field of science called optogenetics %0A " Wednesday 2

Health - 26.01.2010
Rotavirus vaccine offers new tool to combat severe diarrhoea in developing world
Rotavirus vaccine offers new tool to combat severe diarrhoea in developing world
Liverpool, UK - 27 January 2010: Research at the University of Liverpool has found that diarrhoea caused by rotavirus infection could be significantly reduced in the developing world with the use of a vaccine to prevent the condition.

Life Sciences - Health - 26.01.2010
UC San Diego Researchers Synchronize Blinking Genetic Clocks?
Researchers at UC San Diego who last year genetically engineered bacteria to keep track of time by turning on and off fluorescent proteins within their cells have taken another step toward the construction of a programmable genetic sensor.

Life Sciences - Health - 26.01.2010
Nobel goes to former Princeton researcher for discovery made here
Osamu Shimomura, who today was named a winner of the 2008 Nobel Prize in chemistry , will receive the award for a discovery he made while working at Princeton.

Event - Health - 26.01.2010
Tilghman named chair of association of research institutions
Princeton University President Shirley M. Tilghman has been named chair of the Association of American Universities (AAU), a nonprofit organization representing 60 of the nation's leading public and private research universities, as well as two major universities in Canada.

Health - Life Sciences - 26.01.2010
Team finds breast cancer gene linked to disease spread
A team of researchers at Princeton University and The Cancer Institute of New Jersey has identified a long-sought gene that is fatefully switched on in 30 to 40 percent of all breast cancer patients, spreading the disease, resisting traditional chemotherapies and eventually leading to death.

Economics / Business - Health - 26.01.2010

Health - Psychology - 26.01.2010
Kolligian selected to lead University Health Services
John Kolligian, director of Counseling and Psychological Services in University Health Services (UHS) since 2004, has been named executive director of UHS, effective Feb.

Health - Economics / Business - 26.01.2010
Paxson named Woodrow Wilson School dean
Christina Paxson, a Princeton faculty member since 1986 who is the Hughes-Rogers Professor of Economics and Public Affairs and chair of the Department of Economics , has been selected as dean of the University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs .

Health - Computer Science - 26.01.2010
Better Computing, Communication for Emergency Personnel at Disaster Sites
Hurricane Katrina. The Southeast Asian tsunami. Now the killer earthquake in Haiti, which has claimed upwards of 50,000 lives.

Health - Administration - 26.01.2010
Med. Students Say Western Medicine / Teaching Needs to Integrate More with Complementary and Alternative Medicine
In the largest national survey of its kind, researchers from UCLA and UC San Diego measured medical students? attitudes and beliefs about complementary and alternative medicine.

Health - Pharmacology - 26.01.2010
Die Ergotherapie von morgen findet am Computer statt
Zurich - University of Zurich Nach Hirnverletzungen müssen Patienten Bewegungen neu einüben. Neuerdings helfen ihnen dabei Computergames.

Health - 25.01.2010
70% of Inuit preschoolers live in food-insecure homes: McGill researchers
Montreal - McGill Seventy per cent of Inuit preschoolers in Nunavut, Canada’s largest territory, live in households where there isn’t enough food, a situation with implications for children’s a

Health - 25.01.2010
Engineering a new way to study hepatitis C
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Researchers at MIT and Rockefeller University have successfully grown hepatitis C virus in otherwise healthy liver cells in the laboratory, an advance that could allow scientists to develop and test new treatments for the disease.

Health - Environment - 24.01.2010
Living the high life is risky business for toads under threat from fungus
Living the high life is risky business for toads under threat from fungus
Living the high life is risky business for toads under threat from fungus New research shows midwife toads infected with chytrid fungus are highly likely to die if they live at high altitude - %0A "

Health - Psychology - 24.01.2010
Mixed-handed children more likely to have mental health, language and scholastic problems, say researchers
Mixed-handed children more likely to have mental health, language and scholastic problems, say researchers
Mixed-handed children more likely to have mental health, language and scholastic problems, say researchers Findings may help teachers and health professionals to identify children at risk of developi

Health - Life Sciences - 24.01.2010
Two-pronged immune response offers hope for effective Salmonella vaccine
Research from the University of Birmingham has renewed hope that an effective vaccine could be developed against nontyphoidal strains of Salmonella.

Health - Physics - 22.01.2010
New ‘nanoburrs’ could add to arsenal of therapies against heart disease
MIT - MIT CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Researchers at MIT and Harvard Medical School have built targeted nanoparticles that can cling to artery walls and slowly release medicine, an advance that potentially provides an alternative to drug-releasing stents in some patients with cardiovascular disease.

Life Sciences - Health - 22.01.2010
Chimp and human Y chromosomes evolving faster than expected
MIT - MIT CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Contrary to a widely held scientific theory that the mammalian Y chromosome is slowly decaying or stagnating, new evidence suggests that in fact the Y is actually evolving quite rapidly through continuous, wholesale renovation.

Life Sciences - Health - 22.01.2010
MIT research finds ’noisiest’ neurons persist in the adult brain
MIT - MIT Neurons genetically rendered hyperactive (red) survive better than normal neurons (green).

Health - 21.01.2010
High vitamin D levels linked to lower risk of colon cancer
High vitamin D levels linked to lower risk of colon cancer
High vitamin D levels linked to lower risk of colon cancer Study finds people with highest vitamin D blood levels have 40% lower risk of colon cancer than those with lowest People with high levels of

Health - Life Sciences - 21.01.2010
Video of virus in action shows viruses can spread faster than thought possible
Video of virus in action shows viruses can spread faster than thought possible
Video of virus in action shows viruses can spread faster than thought possible Scientists may be able to create new drugs to tackle some viruses Imperial College London News Release Under strict emba

Health - Administration - 21.01.2010
UCL helps engineer design and evaluate device to heal his own heart
UCL helps engineer design and evaluate device to heal his own heart
Engineer Tal Golesworthy was suffering from a defect in his aorta ? the main artery for carrying oxygenated blood ? that left it in danger of splitting.

Life Sciences - Health - 21.01.2010
Radio 4: Dr Mark Lythgoe on the images that changed the world
Radio 4: Dr Mark Lythgoe on the images that changed the world
Dr Mark Lythgoe (UCL Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging) will reveal why the pictures that have really changed the world are not those from history or art but those from the medical profession. 'Images that see inside our bodies, into our very cells, have had a bigger impact on society than the photographic or artistic image.' Over the course of the series Dr Lythgoe will look at the images that have changed lives, culture, history and politics; those that have affected our opinions and made us decide what's right and wrong.

Health - Economics / Business - 21.01.2010
Giant leap for C21st medicine
Giant leap for C21st medicine
PA 12/10 World-leading research into Regenerative Medicine pioneered at The University of Nottingham has taken a step closer to creating a new kind of healthcare industry.

Health - Life Sciences - 21.01.2010
Dr. A. Eugene Washington to lead UCLA Health Sciences
Dr. A. Eugene Washington, an internationally renowned clinical investigator and health policy scholar whose wide-ranging research has been instrumental in shaping national health policy and practice guidelines, will join UCLA Feb.