Chemistry May 23
Research news - The question of the origin of life remains one of the oldest unanswered scientific questions. A team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has now shown for the first time that phase separation is an extremely efficient way of controlling the selection of chemical building blocks and providing advantages to certain molecules.
Medicine May 23

A new gene therapy for treating an inherited form of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis has been given an Orphan Drug Designation by the European Medicines Agency.

Physics May 22

Stanford experts agree that the world needs to be less reliant on fossil fuels for energy. Getting there will remake the world's largest economic sector - energy - into one that is more sustainable, secure and affordable for everyone.

Social Sciences May 23

New research from the University of Sydney has found people around the world usually don't say 'thank you' when someone fulfils a simple request.

Medicine May 22

Cutbacks to social programmes in Brazil could lead to more avoidable childhood hospitalisations and deaths compared to maintaining current funding.


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Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 23.05.2018
£6 million state-of-the-art dairy centre launched at the University of Nottingham
PA 97/18 A new £6m centre that will position the University of Nottingham at the forefront of research into the health, nutrition and welfare of dairy cows has been officially unveiled at its Sutton Bonington campus.

Astronomy - Physics / Materials Science - 23.05.2018
New satellites with ANU laser technology launched into space
This can tell us about changes in sea level and it can give us a complete map of the melting of ice in Greenland or Antarctica, but it can also tell us how the ground water changes in the Murray Darling Basin from one month to the next.

Astronomy - 22.05.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Environment / Sustainable Development - 22.05.2018
Closing coal, oil power plants leads to healthier babies
Closing coal, oil power plants leads to healthier babies
Shuttering coaland oil-fired power plants lowers the rate of preterm births in neighboring communities and improves fertility, according to two new University of California, Berkeley, studies.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Administration / Government - 22.05.2018
Higher rate of unplanned hospital admissions
Children who live with an adult with a mental health condition or alcohol dependency are significantly more likely to have an unplanned hospital admission, especially for injury and maltreatment, suggests a study by the National Centre for Population Health & Wellbeing Research (NCPHWR).

Environment / Sustainable Development - 22.05.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Business / Economics - 22.05.2018
Air pollution in England could cost as much as £5.3 billion by 2035
A new tool developed by researchers at Imperial has calculated the health and social care costs of air pollution for the first time.

Physics / Materials Science - Chemistry - 22.05.2018
Tunable diamond string may hold key to quantum memory
A quantum internet promises completely secure communication. But using quantum bits or qubits to carry information requires a radically new piece of hardware - a quantum memory.

Life Sciences - Physics / Materials Science - 22.05.2018
Versatile nanospheres
Versatile nanospheres
Research news How to install new capabilities in cells without interfering with their metabolic processes' A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Helmholtz Zentrum München have a

Astronomy - 22.05.2018
ANU invites citizen scientists to search for exploding stars
Supernovae are explosions as bright as 100 million billion billion billion lightning bolts, and so we can use them as markers to measure how the Universe is growing and what's causing its expansion to accelerate.

Careers / Employment - Earth Sciences - 22.05.2018

Environment / Sustainable Development - 22.05.2018
More local moves in Australian internal migration patterns
There has been another marked decline in the number of Australians migrating between cities and regions, while movement within capitals is on the rise.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 22.05.2018

Environment / Sustainable Development - Mathematics - 22.05.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - Mathematics - 22.05.2018
Making driverless cars change lanes more like human drivers do
Making driverless cars change lanes more like human drivers do
In the field of self-driving cars, algorithms for controlling lane changes are an important topic of study.

Literature / Linguistics - Politics - 21.05.2018
University experts line up for Hay Festival
University experts line up for Hay Festival
The value of learning languages in Brexit Britain comes under the spotlight as part of Cardiff University's Cardiff Series at this year's Hay Festival.

Astronomy - 21.05.2018
Hidden secrets
Hidden secrets
ESA Space in Images Stellar nurseries are cloudy and dusty places that shine brightly in infrared light.

Chemistry - Life Sciences - 21.05.2018
Artificial cells-in-cells triggered by light act as mini chemical reactors
Artificial cells that release materials when exposed to light have been embedded in a durable membrane, allowing chemical reactions to be controlled. These structures could be used to control the synthesis of drugs in the body on demand, as well as function as microreactors that can simplify the production of valuable chemicals.

Astronomy - History / Archeology - 21.05.2018
Stargazing world record attempt at the University of Sydney
Astronomy lovers are banding together in an attempt to break a Guinness World Record for the most people stargazing at one time.

History / Archeology - Religions - 18.05.2018
Seventeenth Century Scottish soldiers reburied in Durham
Seventeenth Century Scottish soldiers reburied in Durham
The remains of Seventeenth Century Scottish soldiers, discovered during construction work at the University's Palace Green Library in 2013, have been reburied in Durham City.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Careers / Employment - 18.05.2018
HIV researchers create Chelsea garden to raise awareness of disease stigma
Scientists and designers have teamed up with young people living with HIV to create a garden at this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The garden aims to highlight the successes and challenges still faced by young people living with HIV. We are searching for new ways to try and cure HIV. Dr Sarah Fidler Imperial College London The theme of the garden is HIV: stigma and cure.

Careers / Employment - 18.05.2018
African conference confirms growing strength of plant disease research network
African conference confirms growing strength of plant disease research network
A plant science conference in Uganda which drew together dozens of world-class researchers from across Sub-Saharan Africa and the UK this month has confirmed the growing strength of a network whose collaborations promise to deliver solutions to devastating crop diseases in the years ahead.

Earth Sciences - 18.05.2018

Physics / Materials Science - Innovation / Technology - 18.05.2018
Pickin' up good quantum vibrations
Pickin’ up good quantum vibrations
A new technique that can generate quantum behaviour in a millimetre-sized drum has been developed by researchers from The University of Queensland and the Imperial College London. UQ's Dr Martin Ringbauer of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems said the new method for beating the tiny drum would help the march towards new quantum technologies.

Physics / Materials Science - Chemistry - 18.05.2018
A day as a young scientist
Physics isn't everyone's favourite subject. At the iLab of the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI, students experience the material in a different way: with experiments instead of memorising formulas.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Business / Economics - 18.05.2018
Novartis and Amgen announce FDA approval of Aimovig(TM) (erenumab), a novel treatment developed specifically for migraine prevention
Migraine is a severe neurologic disease that profoundly impacts millions of patients in the United States   Aimovig is the first and only FDA-approved treatment to block the calcitonin gene-related p

Art and Design - Social Sciences - 18.05.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - Mechanical Engineering / Mechanics - 18.05.2018
Albatross robot takes flight
Albatross robot takes flight
MIT engineers have designed a robotic glider that can skim along the water's surface, riding the wind like an albatross while also surfing the waves like a sailboat. In regions of high wind, the robot is designed to stay aloft, much like its avian counterpart. Where there are calmer winds, the robot can dip a keel into the water to ride like a highly efficient sailboat instead.

Pedagogy / Education Science - Social Sciences - 18.05.2018

Academic Rankings - 18.05.2018

Astronomy - 18.05.2018
Three peregrine falcon chicks banded, will fly in June
Three peregrine falcon chicks banded, will fly in June
Three peregrine falcon chicks - two males and one female - were banded by experts yesterday high up on UC Berkeley's Campanile, where they hatched last month.

Medicine / Pharmacology - 18.05.2018
Waste not, want not: donate your urine to science
Wanted: your urine is needed to help University of Queensland researchers make a splash in science by flushing out the relationship between nitrate in the diet and disease.

Earth Sciences - 17.05.2018
High above mountains of Nepal, detectors study impact of Asian monsoon on climate
Assoc. Prof. Elisabeth Moyer and UChicago students worked on launching a plane above a monsoon to better understand its structure and role in the global climate.

Life Sciences - Medicine / Pharmacology - 17.05.2018
How Nagana is carried by tsetse flies
How Nagana is carried by tsetse flies
Researchers at the University of Bristol have revealed new details on how the animal disease Nagana is spread by tsetse flies in Africa. When animals are bitten by bloodsucking tsetse flies, they don't just get a painful bite, as the flies may be carrying a cargo of deadly microbes, trypanosomes. These microbes are squirted into the skin of the animal as the fly feeds and invade the bloodstream, causing the severe and sometimes fatal disease Nagana or African Animal Trypanosomiasis.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 17.05.2018
Resistance to antifungal drugs could lead to disease and global food shortages
Growing levels of resistance to antifungal treatments could lead to increased disease outbreaks and affect food security around the world. An international team, led by researchers from Imperial College London and the University of Exeter, warns that improvements are needed in how existing drugs are used, as well as an increased focus on the discovery of new treatments, in order to avoid a “global collapse” in our ability to control and fight fungal infections.

Innovation / Technology - Careers / Employment - 17.05.2018
Artificial intelligence in the workplace
Artificial intelligence offers both promise and peril as it revolutionizes the workplace, the economy and personal lives, says James Timbie of the Hoover Institution who studies artificial intelligence and other technologies.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 17.05.2018
Novartis data at ASCO and EHA reinforce company’s commitment to reimagining cancer
Results from the Kisqali MONALEESA clinical trial program, the largest industrysponsored Phase III registration program researching a CDK4/6 inhibitor in HR+/HER2- advanced breast cancer, will be pre

Education / Continuing Education - 17.05.2018

Life Sciences - Medicine / Pharmacology - 17.05.2018
Blocking two enzymes could make cancer cells mortal
EPFL scientists have identified two enzymes that protect chromosomes from oxidative damage and shortening.

Physics / Materials Science - 17.05.2018
Investigation into violation of research integrity is concluded
Last summer a breach of integrity in scientific research was reported to the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI. PSI appointed a committee to look into the allegations. The investigative committee concluded that the rules of good scientific practice, as implemented in PSI guidelines, were violated. The management of the Paul Scherrer Institute takes this incident very seriously.

Medicine / Pharmacology - 17.05.2018
Moderate to high intensity exercise does not slow cognitive decline in people with dementia
Moderate to high intensity exercise does not slow cognitive (mental) impairment in older people with dementia, finds a trial led by a University of Warwick researcher.

Astronomy - 17.05.2018

History / Archeology - Event - 17.05.2018
The Reformation and the Bolt from Above
The Reformation and the Bolt from Above
On 7 May 1572, the heavens opened over Zurich - after years of extreme weather conditions and crop failures - and a bolt of lightning struck the Grossmünster church, the epicenter of the Zurich Reformation movement.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Careers / Employment - 17.05.2018
Six months of Herceptin could be as effective as 12 months for some women with HER2 positive breast cancer
University of Warwick expertise contributes to study For women with HER2 positive early-stage breast cancer taking Herceptin for six months could be as effective as 12 months in preventing relapse and death, and can reduce side effects, finds new research. The PERSEPHONE trial , a £2.6 million study which incorporated University of Warwick expertise, recruited more than 4,000 women and compared a six month course of treatment of Herceptin with the current standard of 12 months for women with HER2-positive early-stage breast cancer.

Environment / Sustainable Development - 17.05.2018
Zero-waste palm oil industry on the horizon with new technology
Engineers at the University of Nottingham Malaysia have developed new technology to help the global palm oil processing industry reduce CO2 emissions and create renewable energy from its waste.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 17.05.2018
Follow-up phase III data showed Roche’s Alecensa helped people with ALK-positive metastatic non-small cell lung cancer live a median of almost three years without their disease worsening or death
Follow-up phase III data showed Roche's Alecensa helped people with ALK-positive metastatic non-small cell lung cancer live a median of almost three years without their disease worsening or death Inv
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