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Life Sciences - Career - 20.06.2023
Christopher Voigt named head of the Department of Biological Engineering
Synthetic biology expert to succeed Angela Belcher as department head effective Aug. Christopher Voigt, the Daniel I.C. Wang Professor of Biological Engineering, has been named the new head of the Department of Biological Engineering effective Aug.

Life Sciences - 16.06.2023
Project launched to provide guidance on research using human stem cell-based embryo models
Project launched to provide guidance on research using human stem cell-based embryo models
The University of Cambridge has launched a project to develop the first governance framework for research involving stem cell-based human embryo models in the UK.

Life Sciences - Health - 16.06.2023
Kwasa Named Fulbright U.S. Scholar
Jasmine Kwasa, a postdoctoral researcher at Carnegie Mellon University's Neuroscience Institute , has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to expand access to quality epilepsy monitoring in Kenya.

Life Sciences - Health - 14.06.2023

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 13.06.2023
Retooling the translation machine could expand cells’ chemical repertoire
Ribosomes (blue, upper left) are nanomachines that read mRNA (coming in from left) to assemble a chain of amino acids (magenta balls) that folds into a compact 3D protein (lower right, pink). Synthetic biologists have become increasingly creative in engineering yeast or bacteria to churn out useful chemicals - from fuels to fabrics and drugs - beyond the normal repertoire of microbes.

Health - Life Sciences - 12.06.2023
Science and Beers deals with the prevention of stomach cancer, multi-resistant bacteria or epigenetics
The scientific dissemination project Science and Beers, of monologues and short talks on scientific knowledge, will hold a new session this Tuesday, June 13 at 8:00 p.m. at La Fábrica de Hielo in València.

Health - Life Sciences - 12.06.2023
University Chancellor urges fellow South Asian citizens to be part of landmark genetics study
University of Manchester Chancellor Nazir Afzal OBE has become the 1,000th person in Greater Manchester to take part in a huge research project seeking to help improve health outcomes for South Asian people.

Life Sciences - 12.06.2023
Brainpower in comic book form
Brainpower in comic book form
Instead of handing out a fat thesis, Elles Raaijmakers drew an accessible comic book about her research on electric current and brain cells.

Life Sciences - Health - 12.06.2023
Studying phages far from home
Biology graduate student Tong Zhang has spent the last two years learning the intricacies of how bacteria protect themselves.

Life Sciences - 10.06.2023
Radio debate on animal research
The first "National Laboratory Animal Day" is being held in Switzerland today, Saturday, 10 June 2023.

Life Sciences - Health - 09.06.2023
Mayor Jung: 'University's participation in the Excellence Strategy of great importance for us'
Mayor Jung: ’University’s participation in the Excellence Strategy of great importance for us’
Work Hauptgebäude Chemie 04103 Leipzig Phone: work +49 341 97-36000 341 97-36094 Dean Christoph Schneider Vice-Dean Holger Kohlmann Dean of Studies Reinhard Denecke Deanery Marco Weiß Work Institutsg

Computer Science - Life Sciences - 09.06.2023
Bioinspired robotics class offers intriguing surprises
Bioinspired robotics class offers intriguing surprises
Students learn about the complexity behind simple, everyday movement before experimenting with mechanical models. When MIT's mini cheetah perfectly executed a backflip on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," the audience screamed and applauded wildly. If this machine - which also pranced around the stage like a show dog and stretched in several different directions - could perform such a difficult maneuver, one that is impossible for most humans, it should be easy to get it to perform all kinds of everyday tasks.

Health - Life Sciences - 08.06.2023
A potential milestone in cancer therapy
Researchers from the University of Bern, Inselspital, University Hospital Bern, and the University of Connecticut have made a significant breakthrough in the fight against cancer. They identified a previously unknown weak point of prostate cancer cells. This could also lead to entirely new therapeutic approaches for other types of cancer.

Life Sciences - Campus - 08.06.2023
Convocation medalist thrives as data scientist at top biotech firm
Newly minted Simon Fraser University graduate Miranda Louwerse's top marks have landed her the Dean of Graduate Studies Convocation medal as one of the Faculty of Science's top three PhD students-whil

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 08.06.2023
Improved sheep insemination a potential breakthrough for industry
Improved sheep insemination a potential breakthrough for industry
Researchers at The University of Queensland are investigating ways to lift the low success rate of artificial insemination (AI) in sheep, which would improve wool and meat yields, sustainability, and enhance animal welfare.

Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 08.06.2023
Unlocking the blood-nerve barrier to facilitate drug delivery
Unlocking the blood-nerve barrier to facilitate drug delivery
A UCL-led research team has opened and closed the blood-nerve barrier for the first time and used it to deliver drugs to target tissues. The Medical Research Council and Cancer Research UK-funded research, published in Developmental Cell , has the potential to both deliver tumour-killing drugs to the nervous system, and also prevent side effects from chemotherapy that result from damage to the peripheral nervous system.

Chemistry - Life Sciences - 08.06.2023
Polymer Day 2023 showcases interdisciplinary innovation
A record-breaking number of presenters flock to the MIT event's poster competition; topics range from synthetic mucus to nature-inspired design.

Life Sciences - Health - 07.06.2023

Life Sciences - Environment - 06.06.2023
U-M biologist named to Science News magazine’s Scientists to Watch list
University of Michigan evolutionary ecologist Marjorie Weber has been named to Science News magazine's annual Scientists to Watch list, which recognizes 10 young researchers "for their potential to shape the science of the future.

Life Sciences - 06.06.2023
Exotic insects follow their larder, but with a delay
An analysis conducted by Cleo Bertelsmeier and Aymeric Bonnamour at the University of Lausanne's Department of Ecology and Evolution and published in "PNAS" reveals that the spread of plants precedes and favors the establishment of insects outside their region of origin. Based on the time lag observed, the scientists estimate that in the near future, discoveries of non-native insects could increase by 35% worldwide .

Health - Life Sciences - 06.06.2023
UW researchers will trial gene editing therapy to treat blindness
With new support from the National Institutes of Health, a team of researchers at the Wisconsin Institute of Discovery will lead drug therapeutics testing for two diseases known to cause blindness. Over the next five years, the collaborative project will use the $29 million NIH grant to merge new drug delivery systems with advanced genome CRISPR technology, innovating new treatments for Best Disease (BD) and Leber Congenital Amaurosis (LCA), both of which are currently untreatable hereditary diseases.

Life Sciences - Environment - 05.06.2023
Experience science up close: University of Würzburg invites to BioBlitz
Explore nature on your own doorstep and make an important contribution to species conservation - citizens can do so on June 17 and 18 at a hands-on event organized by the University of Würzburg at Hubland . Many plant and animal species in Germany are threatened with extinction. But what is the actual state of biodiversity in our country? Researchers at the University of Würzburg now want to find out with a BioBlitz.

Life Sciences - Health - 02.06.2023
Speaking up for the annoying fruit fly
Andreas Prokop , University of Manchester Fruit flies can be truly annoying when they are buzzing around your living room or landing in your wine. But we have much to thank these tiny nuisances for - they revolutionised biological and medical science. Flies and mosquitoes both belong to Diptera , the group of insects that have only two wings (from the Greek meaning two and pteron meaning wing).

Health - Life Sciences - 02.06.2023
5% of patients with acute myocardial infarction suffer from a lack of blood supply in affected areas
5% of patients with acute myocardial infarction suffer from a lack of blood supply in affected areas
A study led by the INCLIVA Health Research Institute (of the Clinical Hospital of Valencia), and the Centre for Network Biomedical Research in Cardiovascular Diseases (CIBERCV) in collaboration with,

Life Sciences - 01.06.2023
This is how the moon synchronises the reproduction of corals
This is how the moon synchronises the reproduction of corals
In order for the egg and sperm cells of corals from different colonies to mix, all animals of one species must spawn at the same time. And the moon plays a crucial role in synchronising this process. Corals are modular creatures whose colonies are often spaced several hundred metres apart. In order to maintain the genetic diversity and reef health, it's vital that the egg and sperm cells of different colonies mix with each other during sexual reproduction.

Life Sciences - Health - 30.05.2023

Life Sciences - Campus - 30.05.2023

Health - Life Sciences - 26.05.2023
COVID genetic clues and mathematical Fellow: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From research into genetic variants which are linked to severe COVID-19 , to an award-winning mathematician studying statistical theory and applied probability, here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Life Sciences - Health - 26.05.2023
A Botox discovery that could save lives
Researchers from The University of Queensland have determined how Botox - a drug made from a deadly biological substance - enters brain cells.

Life Sciences - Innovation - 25.05.2023
Wyss Center partners with ALBA network
Geneva, Switzerland - The Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering, an independent, non-profit, research organization that innovates and accelerates technologies and therapies to transform the lives

Life Sciences - Environment - 25.05.2023
Climate-stressed trees get a boost from new microbial partnerships
Climate-stressed trees get a boost from new microbial partnerships
Climate change is subjecting plants to rapid shifts in temperature and precipitation, pushing them into new ranges and stressing them in old ones. Trees may have an easier time adapting in both cases by making new microbial friends underground, according to new research from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Health - Life Sciences - 25.05.2023
Exploring the links between diet and cancer
Exploring the links between diet and cancer
Omer Yilmaz's work on how diet influences intestinal stem cells could lead to new ways to treat or prevent gastrointestinal cancers. Every three to five days, all of the cells lining the human intestine are replaced. That constant replenishment of cells helps the intestinal lining withstand the damage caused by food passing through the digestive tract.