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Life Sciences - Environment - 13.05.2021
High genomic diversity is good news for California condor
A critically endangered California condor.

Health - Life Sciences - 12.05.2021
Software turns ’mental handwriting’ into on-screen words, sentences
Artificial intelligence, interpreting data from a device placed at the brain's surface, enables people who are paralyzed or have severely impaired limb movement to communicate by text. Call it "mindwriting." The combination of mental effort and state-of-the-art technology have allowed a man with immobilized limbs to communicate by text at speeds rivaling those achieved by his able-bodied peers texting on a smartphone.

Health - Life Sciences - 12.05.2021
The Academy of Medical Sciences announces election of new Fellows 2021
Cambridge scientists are among the new Fellows announced today by the Academy of Medical Sciences. The greatest health advances rely on the findings of many types of research, and on multidisciplinary teams and cross-sector and global collaboration.

Health - Life Sciences - 12.05.2021

Life Sciences - 12.05.2021
How trauma shapes our brain cells
How trauma shapes our brain cells
ETH Fellow Rodrigo Arzate-Mejia is studying how traumatic life experiences affect the brain, with a focus on epigenetic changes in brain cells.   Neglect, calamitous events or even abuse: traumatic childhood experiences increase the risk of mental and physical illness and can lead to psychiatric disorders later in life.

Research Management - Life Sciences - 10.05.2021

Life Sciences - Electroengineering - 10.05.2021

Environment - Life Sciences - 10.05.2021
As global climate shifts, forests’ futures may be caught in the wind
Unlike daily weather, global prevailing wind patterns are believed to be relatively stable over millennial timescales.

Environment - Life Sciences - 07.05.2021
Biodiversity loss in warming oceans
A fossil study from Stanford University finds the diversity of life in the world's oceans declined time and again over the past 145 million years during periods of extreme warming.

Health - Life Sciences - 07.05.2021
Researcher elected to world’s leading scientific society
The University of Queensland's Professor David Craik has been elected as a Fellow of the oldest learned society in the world, the Royal Society, for his outstanding contribution to science.

Environment - Life Sciences - 07.05.2021
International Experts Launch First Global Initiative to Map Ungulate Migrations
An international team of 91 scientists and conservationists, including from the University of Glasgow, has joined forces to create the first-ever global atlas of ungulate (hooved mammal) migrations, working in partnership with the United Nations' Convention on Migratory Species (CMS). The detailed maps of the seasonal movements of herds worldwide will help governments, indigenous people and local communities, planners, and wildlife managers to identify current and future threats to migrations, and advance conservation measures to sustain them in the face of an expanding human footprint.

Life Sciences - Health - 06.05.2021
'Earswitch' could allow people with neurological conditions to communicate using a hidden ear muscle
’Earswitch’ could allow people with neurological conditions to communicate using a hidden ear muscle
The revolutionary device being developed by a GP with researchers at Bath could offer fresh hope for people with conditions such as Motor Neurone Disease.

Life Sciences - Health - 06.05.2021
The Royal Society announces election of new Fellows 2021
Cambridge scientists are among the new Fellows announced today by the Royal Society. Our new Fellows and Foreign Members are all at the forefronts of their fields from molecular genetics and cancer research to tropical open ecosystems and radar technology.

Life Sciences - Environment - 06.05.2021
A simple exterior - but complex interior
A simple exterior - but complex interior
ETH Fellow Serina Robinson is devoted to microorganisms. She is particularly interested in the enzymes they use to produce and break down chemical substances, as well as the question of how and why they function as they do.

Life Sciences - Health - 06.05.2021
’Friendly’ Bacteria to Increase Fertility in Cows
A research team at Freie Universität Berlin is investigating bacteria that can contribute to increasing the fertility of dairy cows No 082/2021 from May 06, 2021 An interdisciplinary research team co

Health - Life Sciences - 06.05.2021
Customized Brain Maps Improve Cancer Surgeries and Epilepsy Treatments
New sensors created at UC San Diego sit on brain's surface and allow surgeons to create higher-resolution brain maps Imagine describing a photograph of an oak tree growing in a meadow.

Life Sciences - Campus - 05.05.2021

Health - Life Sciences - 04.05.2021
Gene Therapy in Alzheimer’s Disease Mouse Model Preserves Learning and Memory
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues elsewhere, have used gene therapy to prevent learning and memory loss in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease (AD), a key step toward eventually testing the approach in humans with the neurodegenerative disease. The findings are published online in advance of the June 11, 2021 issue of Molecular Therapy-Methods & Clinical Development.

Health - Life Sciences - 04.05.2021
Stroke: Call 112, every minute counts
Stroke: Call 112, every minute counts
MHH Stroke Unit provides round-the-clock care for stroke victims - also during the Corona pandemic / Nationwide Day against Strokes on 10 May 2021 04.05.

Life Sciences - Campus - 04.05.2021
Herpetologist David Wake, who warned of amphibian declines, is dead at 84
David Wake was an internationally renowned evolutionary biologist who used salamanders to explore deep questions of evolution.

Health - Life Sciences - 03.05.2021

Life Sciences - 03.05.2021
Flatfish got weird fast due to evolutionary cascade
Flatfish got weird fast due to evolutionary cascade
Study: Skull asymmetry arose rapidly from trait co-evolution Ever look at a flatfish like a flounder or sole, with two eyes on one side of its head, and think, "How did that happen?” You're in luck. Rice University biologist Kory Evans has the answer. "Flatfishes are some of the weirdest vertebrates on the planet, and they got weird very, very fast by changing multiple traits at once over a short period of time,” said Evans, an assistant professor of biosciences at Rice who specializes in studying the evolution of fish over long time scales.

Environment - Life Sciences - 29.04.2021
Wasps are valuable for ecosystems, economy and human health (just like bees)
Wasps deserve to be just as highly valued as other insects, like bees, due to their roles as predators, pollinators, and more, according to a new review paper led by UCL and University of East Anglia researchers.

Life Sciences - Innovation - 29.04.2021

Health - Life Sciences - 29.04.2021
Rapid evolution and host immunity drive the rise and fall of antibiotic resistance during acute infection
Rapid evolution and host immunity drive the rise and fall of antibiotic resistance during acute infection
Antibiotic resistance poses a serious threat to human health. Resistant infections now cause more than 750,000 deaths per year and are predicted to increase to 10 million deaths per year by 2050.

Life Sciences - Environment - 29.04.2021
Opinion: why I love wasps, and why you should too
Professor Seirian Sumner (UCL Biosciences) explains why wasps deserve to be just as highly valued as other insects, like bees, due to their roles as predators, pollinators, and even an efficient source of protein.

Life Sciences - Career - 29.04.2021
Analysis: How the UK is joining the genomic technology arms race
The announcement of taxpayer funding for genomic research signals the UK's intentions in the field of genomic technology, but the path forward will have lasting consequences on how we perceive genome tech in the public space, says PhD candidate Yusef Paolo Rabiah (UCL STEaPP).

Health - Life Sciences - 28.04.2021
How SARS-CoV-2 Hijacks Human Cells to Evade Immune System
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have discovered one way in which SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, hijacks human cell machinery to blunt the immune response, allowing it to establish infection, replicate and cause disease.

Life Sciences - 28.04.2021

Health - Life Sciences - 28.04.2021
Awakening
Awakening "ghosts" in patients with Parkinson's
Scientists are developing a completely new "brain stress test" for evaluating the mental status of patients with Parkinson's disease, the second most prevalent neurodegenerative disease worldwide. It involves awakening the "ghosts" hidden in specific networks of the brain to predict the onset of hallucinations.

Life Sciences - Campus - 27.04.2021
Upgrade will lead to greater research impact
Upgrade will lead to greater research impact
A major refurbishment to enhance world-class research facilities for the Faculty of Biological Sciences is complete.

Physics - Life Sciences - 27.04.2021
Six faculty elected to National Academy of Sciences
Six faculty elected to National Academy of Sciences
Six Stanford faculty are among the newest members of an organization created in 1863 to advise the nation on issues related to science and technology.

Life Sciences - 27.04.2021
Proposal of new universal nomenclature for oxytocin and vasotocin genes
Proposal of new universal nomenclature for oxytocin and vasotocin genes
Oxytocin and arginine vasopressin are two hormones in the endocrine system that can act as neurotransmitters and regulate -in vertebrates and invertebrates- a wide range of biological functions, such as bonding formation, breastfeeding, birth or arterial pressure. Biochemists in the pregenomic era, named these genes differently in different species, due to small protein coding differences.

Life Sciences - Environment - 27.04.2021
Where have all the vultures gone? Ph.D. candidate investigates
Ph.D. candidate Mackenzie Kirchner-Smith photographs the fossil skull of a condor that she found in the Campanile, where, by 1913, 20 tons of fossils from the La Brea Tar Pits in Southern California had been brought for storage, before the tower even opened.

Health - Life Sciences - 26.04.2021
Weight loss surgery significantly reduces brain pressure in patients with increasingly common neurological condition
Weight loss surgery significantly reduces brain pressure in patients with increasingly common neurological condition, study finds Weight loss surgery is more effective than dieting to reduce brain pr