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Medicine/Pharmacology
12.11.2017
Federal policy to reduce re-hospitalizations is linked to increased mortality rates
Federal policy to reduce re-hospitalizations is linked to increased mortality rates
Federal policymakers five years ago introduced the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program to spur hospitals to reduce Medicare readmission rates by penalizing them if they didn't.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
12.11.2017
Investing in the Future of Europe - The Guild’s statement on Brexit
The University of Glasgow is a founder member of the Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities and is a signatory to the following statement issued today, Monday 13 November 2017 As Brexit ta
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
11.11.2017
Punjab province in Pakistan signs agreement with Novartis Access against chronic diseases
Poor patients in Punjab will have access to high-quality  medicines against noncommunicable, chronic diseases thanks to agreement between government and Novartis Access Punjab government will make m
Medicine/Pharmacology
10.11.2017
Research from poor countries deserves a fairer hearing, says Imperial expert
Research from poor countries deserves a fairer hearing, says Imperial expert
Academia could be overlooking new ideas from low income nations without realising it, suggests an Imperial College London researcher. Dr Matthew Harris , from Imperial's School of Public Health and Institute of Global Health Innovation , discusses how unconscious bias could be keeping developed and developing countries from collaborating on the next generation of frugal innovations - high quality but affordable healthcare advances.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
10.11.2017
Chuan He honored for contributions to advancing cancer research
Prof. Chuan He will receive the Paul Marks Prize for Cancer Research, which recognizes promising investigators aged 45 or younger for their efforts in advancing cancer research.
Physics/Materials Science
10.11.2017
Double-duty textile could warm or cool
Clothing made from a reversible fabric could warm or cool wearers and keep them comfortable, bringing down buildings' energy costs.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Psychology
10.11.2017
Research unit to bring evidence to forefront of mental health policy
Research unit to bring evidence to forefront of mental health policy
UCL and King's College London are leading the establishment of a new policy research unit, the NIHR Mental Health Policy Research Unit, which will bring mental health researchers, clinicians, service users and carers closer together. The main aim of the unit is to provide research to inform policy makers.
Politics
10.11.2017
Parliament must act speedily to contain sexual harassment scandal, says John Bercow
Parliament must act speedily to contain sexual harassment scandal, says John Bercow
The sexual harassment scandal in British politics has the potential to be as serious as the 2009 expenses scandal, said the Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Psychology
10.11.2017
Research unit to bring evidence to forefront of mental health policy
King's College London and UCL are leading the establishment of a new policy research unit, the NIHR Mental Health Policy Research Unit, which will bring mental health researchers, clinicians, service users and carers closer together. The main aim of the unit is to provide research to inform policy makers.
Physics/Materials Science - Media
10.11.2017
The Path Length of Light in Opaque Media
The Path Length of Light in Opaque Media
A seemingly paradoxical prediction in physics has now been confirmed in an experiment: No matter whether an object is opaque or transparent, the average length of the light's paths through the object is always the same.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Earth Sciences
10.11.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
10.11.2017
Use of antibiotics - only if necessary
Bern, 10.11.2017 - Spearheading the fight against antimicrobial resistance, the World Health Organization (WHO) launched its Antibiotic Awareness Week.
History/Archeology - Medicine/Pharmacology
10.11.2017
Administration/Government - Event
10.11.2017
$28m funding investment for new University of Sydney research
Food security, epigenetics, media ownership and space weather are among the topics that will be investigated as part of a $28 million funding injection to Sydney research from the Australian Research Council (ARC).
Medicine/Pharmacology
10.11.2017
Novartis brolucizumab (RTH258) demonstrates superiority versus aflibercept in key secondary endpoint measures of disease activity in nAMD, a leading cause of blindness
Novartis brolucizumab (RTH258) demonstrates superiority versus aflibercept in key secondary endpoint measures of disease activity in nAMD, a leading cause of blindness Brolucizumab, the first and only anti-VEGF to maintain a majority of patients on a 12-week treatment schedule immediately following loading phase in Phase III trials, met primary endpoint of non-inferiority vs aflibercept   Significantly fewer brolucizumab patients showed signs o
Medicine/Pharmacology
10.11.2017
HPV jab and better tests mean women will need only three cervical screens from 2021
HPV jab and better tests mean women will need only three cervical screens from 2021
Rebecca Landy , Cancer Screening Statistician at Queen Mary University of London, writes in The Conversation about why women who have a HPV jab may only need three cervical screens in a lifetime. The human papillomavirus or HPV is an incredibly common sexually transmitted infection: more than 85 per cent of women will be infected during their lifetimes and, according to the US Center for Disease Control: " HPV is so common that nearly all sexually active people get it at some point in their lives ".
History/Archeology - Media
10.11.2017
Stanford University Press celebrates 125th anniversary
Image credit: Stanford Historical Photograph Collection, Stanford Department of Special Collections and University Archives Since its inception in 1892, Stanford University Press has published thousands of books and other research works authored by faculty at Stanford and across the world.
Event - Medicine/Pharmacology
10.11.2017
$32m boost for UQ research
$32m boost for UQ research
University of Queensland researchers have been awarded $32 million for work designed to create positive change across science, health, engineering and the humanities.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Life Sciences
10.11.2017
Administration/Government - Medicine/Pharmacology
10.11.2017
ANU wins $24 million in ARC funding
ANU has won $24 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) funding for 58 research projects across the University. In the latest ARC funding round announced by Education Minister the Hon Simon Birmingham, ANU won funding for 20 Discovery Early Career Research Awards (DECRAs), 38 Discovery Projects, and three Linkage Infrastructure Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) grants.
Careers/Employment
10.11.2017
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
10.11.2017
ANU helps solve mysteries of how embryos form and cancers spread
The processes involved in developing tissues and organs in embryonic life were previously a mystery, but our study has revealed the key player involved.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
09.11.2017
Neurologist Deena Kuruvilla on why most headaches are actually migraines
How do you know if you should see a doctor for your headache or if you should just let it pass' We sat down with Yale Medicine neurologist and headache expert Deena Kuruvilla, MD, to get some of those questions answered.
Astronomy
09.11.2017
The road to Orion's launch
The road to Orion’s launch
NASA's Orion spacecraft aims to send humans further into space than ever before, and ESA's European Service Module will provide the essentials for keeping the astronauts alive and on course.
History/Archeology - Life Sciences
09.11.2017
10 notable books published by Stanford University Press
The Stanford University Press has published a diverse and influential portfolio of scholarly work over the past 125 years, including works on U.S. economics, marine biology and the ancient Mayan civilization.
Business/Economics
09.11.2017
Wealthy investors to win bigly with Republicans' proposed tax plan
Wealthy investors to win bigly with Republicans’ proposed tax plan
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Medicine/Pharmacology - Computer Science/Telecom
09.11.2017
A cellphone-based microscope for treating river blindness
A cellphone-based microscope for treating river blindness
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Astronomy - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
09.11.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Politics
09.11.2017
Physician-academics help asses medical response on the ground in Iraq
Paul Wise watched as children ran around a playground attached to a health clinic at a displaced persons camp on the outskirts of Mosul - the northern city in Iraq once controlled by the Islamic State but now back in the hands of the Iraqi government.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
09.11.2017
UCL and PKU draw up roadmap to tackle global challenges
UCL and PKU draw up roadmap to tackle global challenges
UCL and Peking University (PKU) have extended their partnership by agreeing a new roadmap to tackle issues including creating a blueprint for sustainable cities, teaching Mandarin in English schools and reducing the occurrence of spina bifada, one of the world's most common birth defects.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Administration/Government
09.11.2017
UCL and PKU in bid to create blueprint for sustainable Mega-Cities
UCL and PKU in bid to create blueprint for sustainable Mega-Cities
They are universities situated in the heart of their respective capitals but are now to link up to create a premier research centre that aims to provide a blueprint for developing sustainable mega-cities around the world.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Event
09.11.2017
UCL academic wins international award for hereditary disease research
UCL academic wins international award for hereditary disease research
Professor Sarah Tabrizi, director of the UCL Huntington's Disease Centre at the UCL Institute of Neurology, has received the 2017 International Leslie Gehry Brenner prize for Innovation in Science.
Mathematics
09.11.2017
PISA: Hardly any progress from ninth to tenth grade
PISA: Hardly any progress from ninth to tenth grade
Research news Germany's secondary school students hardly improve at all in the tenth grade when it comes to applying mathematics, natural sciences and reading in everyday life according to a new study, "PISA Plus".
Microtechnics/Electroengineering - Physics/Materials Science
09.11.2017
New theory could open potent new applications for light
One bar, two bars - it's an all-too-common problem. You're in a large building, driving in a remote area, or even right in the middle of a big city, but you can't stream video, check email or even make a phone call - because your cellular signal is weak. But the future may be different. University of Wisconsin-Madison electrical engineers have devised a new fundamental understanding that someday could lead to vast improvements in devices that gather or deliver information at any wavelength.
Astronomy - Physics/Materials Science
09.11.2017
Puzzling new supernova may be from star producing antimatter
Puzzling new supernova may be from star producing antimatter
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Astronomy
09.11.2017
Environment/Sustainable Development - Life Sciences
09.11.2017
Breeding highly productive corn has reduced its ability to adapt
Stuck where they are, plants have to adapt to their environments, responding to stresses like drought or pests by changing how they grow.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
09.11.2017
WMG software powers next generation intelligent JCBs
Intelligent, fuel-efficient, environmentally friendly construction machines set to enter the market, thanks to software developed by WMG, University of Warwick and JCB Software created as part of pro
Astronomy
09.11.2017
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
09.11.2017
Physics/Materials Science - Astronomy
09.11.2017
Probing the nature of the neutrino using SuperNEMO
Probing the nature of the neutrino using SuperNEMO
One mile beneath a mountain in the French Alps, an international team involving UCL scientists is hoping to unlock more secrets of the mysterious neutrino using a new, cutting-edge experiment called SuperNEMO. A UCL team helped to build the hardware and software being used by SuperNEMO - the Super Neutrino Ettore Majorana Observatory - which officially opens at Modane Underground Laboratory in the south of France today.
Chemistry - Life Sciences
09.11.2017
How to build better silk
How to build better silk
When it comes to concocting the complex mix of molecules that makes up fibers of natural silk, nature beats human engineering hands down.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Life Sciences
09.11.2017
Ocean monuments face possible loss of protection
Federal regulators have indicated they may open some marine national monuments to commercial fishing.
Astronomy - Physics/Materials Science
09.11.2017
Stanford leads new LIGO mirror group
Stanford researchers are leading a national effort to improve the next generation of gravitational wave detectors by creating new and better coatings for LIGO's mirrors.
Politics - Religions
09.11.2017
Why some Muslim clerics become jihadists
Why some Muslim clerics become jihadists
What turns people into radical jihadist clerics' A new book by an MIT political scientist offers a new answer: thwarted career ambitions.
Physics/Materials Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
09.11.2017
New centre to drive biopharmaceutical research
The next generation of biopharmaceuticals to treat diseases and save and change lives could be developed through a new $10 million research hub launched at The University of Queensland.
Innovation/Technology - Agronomy/Food Science
09.11.2017

 
 
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