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Sport Sciences - 09.07.2018

Life Sciences - Sport Sciences - 03.07.2018
Podcast: A biology prof on growing up gay in rural Minnesota
Podcast: A biology prof on growing up gay in rural Minnesota
Noah Whiteman, an associate professor in the Department of Integrative Biology at UC Berkeley, has always known how to survive.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Sport Sciences - 28.06.2018
Sounds of moving objects change perceptions of body size
Sounds of moving objects change perceptions of body size
Sound and object motion can be used to change perceptions about body size, according to a new study by an international team involving UCL researchers.

Sport Sciences - Mechanical Engineering - 28.06.2018
New balls please
Wimbledon begins on 2 July. Over the course of the Championships some 2,500 tennis balls will be used.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Sport Sciences - 27.06.2018
Jockey seeking answers pledges brain to science
Veteran jockey Dale Spriggs who is suffering the impacts of 20 or more concussions has pledged his brain to The Australian Sports Brain Bank run by the University of Sydney's Brain and Mind Centre and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

Sport Sciences - Academic Rankings - 27.06.2018

Sport Sciences - Pedagogy - 25.06.2018
Rugby league players make it to the top
As New South Wales celebrates Origin victory it's likely some parents have hopes for their own children's sporting careers.

Sport Sciences - Business / Economics - 13.06.2018

Sport Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 11.06.2018
Building bridges on the Life Science Campus Freising-Weihenstephan
Research news How can success in soccer be measured? With the amount of positional data available in modern soccer, this question seems particularly interesting in the run-up to a World Cup.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Sport Sciences - 04.06.2018
Yale football player, back for fifth reunion, headed for life in medicine
While playing football for Yale and simultaneously managing his Type 1 diabetes, Roy Collins IV '13 B.S. found his life's calling.

Psychology - Sport Sciences - 31.05.2018
Psychology: phasing out nuclear energy could affect safety
Psychology: phasing out nuclear energy could affect safety
The way in which the phase-out of nuclear power plants in Germany is currently planned could negatively influence the safety of the facilities.

Sport Sciences - 31.05.2018
Brains before games: athletes call for more concussion research
Brains before games: athletes call for more concussion research
Australian athletes have partnered with scientists at The University of Queensland to support research into the effects of concussion.

Sport Sciences - 16.05.2018

Sport Sciences - Social Sciences - 02.05.2018
Be a sport: From rugby rookie to cup winner
Be a sport: From rugby rookie to cup winner
Be a sport: From rugby rookie to cup winner Life at university is all about new experiences and taking up opportunities for the first time.

Sport Sciences - Medicine / Pharmacology - 02.05.2018

Sport Sciences - Life Sciences - 30.04.2018

Sport Sciences - Event - 24.04.2018

Innovation / Technology - Sport Sciences - 19.04.2018
Researchers achieve HD video streaming at 10,000 times lower power
Researchers achieve HD video streaming at 10,000 times lower power
Wearable cameras such as Snap Spectacles promise to share videos of live concerts or surgeries instantaneously with the world.

Sport Sciences - Medicine / Pharmacology - 17.04.2018

Innovation / Technology - Sport Sciences - 11.04.2018

Sport Sciences - Medicine / Pharmacology - 28.03.2018

Sport Sciences - Mathematics - 27.03.2018
Computer game encourages people to be more risk-aware
Computer game encourages people to be more risk-aware
How do you encourage people in the midst of an emergency to stay calm and prioritise their safety over their possessions' University of Bristol researchers have devised a game which they believe could help, by encouraging players to be more risk-aware. Studies into human behaviour in emergencies have shown that the decisions people make during evacuations, be it the exit they choose or whether they collect their personal belongings, can cause significant delays.

Life Sciences - Sport Sciences - 27.03.2018
Head first: sports brain bank launched
Six former pro-footballers have pledged their brains to the new Australian Sports Brain Bank launched today at the University of Sydney's Brain and Mind Centre.

Sport Sciences - Event - 16.03.2018

Life Sciences - Sport Sciences - 09.03.2018
Brain Games is back (Sunday 18th March, 11:00 - 16:00)
From sensory illusions and inflatable brain domes to ghost hands and ‘DIY brain surgery' - Brain Games 2018 showcases the power and mystery of our most vital organ.

Computer Science / Telecom - Sport Sciences - 08.03.2018

Life Sciences - Sport Sciences - 05.03.2018
You Don't Think Your Way Out of a Tiger Attack
You Don’t Think Your Way Out of a Tiger Attack
Imagine walking alone at night. Up ahead on the sidewalk, you notice a person lurking in the shadows, and a chill runs down your spine. You pause as you run through your options. Do you turn around and go back the way you came? Cross to the other side of the street? Or do you ignore your fear and keep walking straight ahead? Now picture another scenario in which you're strolling through a crosswalk.

Computer Science / Telecom - Sport Sciences - 01.03.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Sport Sciences - 28.02.2018

Sport Sciences - 26.02.2018
Talking points: MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference explores data and how to share it
At the Super Bowl this February, the Philadelphia Eagles pulled off the game's signature play: a touchdown pass off a reverse, with tight end Trey Burton throwing to quarterback Nick Foles.

Sport Sciences - Law / Forensics - 22.02.2018

Sport Sciences - 21.02.2018
Age matters behind the wheel - but not how you might expect
Age matters behind the wheel - but not how you might expect
FINDINGS A UCLA researcher explored the relationship between new drivers' skills and four factors.

Sport Sciences - Electroengineering - 15.02.2018
3Q: T.L. Taylor on diversity in e-sports
3Q: T.L. Taylor on diversity in e-sports
Imagine a sports arena full of cheering fans. Are you picturing basketball, or perhaps hockey? Actually, that image also applies to high-level e-sports (short for electronic sports), the competitions where fans watch people playing popular video games.

Social Sciences - Sport Sciences - 14.02.2018
Diversity only marginally boosts accuracy of group’s predictions
ANN ARBOR-Diversity for boards, juries and other influential decision-making teams can help ensure that the interests of a diverse population are fairly represented and addressed.

Sport Sciences - 13.02.2018

Sport Sciences - 09.02.2018

Sport Sciences - 09.02.2018

Business / Economics - Sport Sciences - 04.02.2018
A deep dive into the effects of trade
A deep dive into the effects of trade
Take a moment to consider what the following facts have in common. In India, migrants from within the country continue to consume the favored foods of their home regions - even though the relatively high prices mean they eat less. In Mexico, more 9th graders drop out of school when a local manufacturing plant opens to export goods.

Sport Sciences - Careers / Employment - 19.01.2018
3Q: D. Fox Harrell on his video game for the #MeToo era
3Q: D. Fox Harrell on his video game for the #MeToo era
The Imagination, Computation, and Expression Laboratory at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory has released a new video game called Grayscale, which is designed to sensitize players to problems of sexism, sexual harassment, and sexual assault in the workplace.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Sport Sciences - 18.01.2018
Massive spike in football shirt advertising by betting companies raises health concerns
There has been a massive spike in football shirt advertising by betting companies leading to public health concerns, research by the University of Glasgow and Healthy Stadia published today (18 January 2018) has revealed. A total of 95% (75/79) of football shirt sponsorship deals with English clubs included in the study were struck since 2005 legislation was passed.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Sport Sciences - 18.01.2018
Massive spike in football shirt advertising by betting companies raises health concerns
There has been a massive spike in football shirt advertising by betting companies leading to public health concerns, research by the University of Glasgow and Healthy Stadia published today (18 January 2018) has revealed. A total of 95% (75/79) of football shirt sponsorship deals with English clubs included in the study were struck since 2005 legislation was passed.

Sport Sciences - Medicine / Pharmacology - 11.01.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Sport Sciences - 10.01.2018
YSM researchers receive grant to help curb youth smoking
(l-r): Lynn Fiellin directs the Center for Health & Learning Games, Tyra Pendergrass is associate director, and Kimberly Hieftje is deputy director.

Environment - Sport Sciences - 20.12.2017
Scientists simulate the climate of Game of Thrones
Scientists from the Universities of Bristol, Cardiff, and Southampton have used a Climate Model to simulate and explore the climate of the world of Game of Thrones. The results show that The Wall, where the land of Westeros is guarded from the White Walkers, has a climate in winter similar to that of Lapland, whereas Casterly Rock, the stronghold of the scheming Lannisters, has a climate similar to that of Houston, Texas, and Changsha in China.

Sport Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 17.12.2017
Carnegie Mellon Reveals Inner Workings of Victorious AI
Libratus AI Defeated Top Pros in 20 Days of Poker Play Libratus, an artificial intelligence that defeated four top professional poker players in no-limit Texas Hold'em earlier this year, uses a three

Sport Sciences - Life Sciences - 04.12.2017
Virtual reality users must learn to use what they see
Anyone with normal vision knows that a ball that seems to quickly be growing larger is probably going to hit them on the nose. But strap them into a virtual reality headset, and they still may need to take a few lumps before they pay attention to the visual cues that work so well in the real world, according to a new study from University of Wisconsin-Madison psychologists.

Sport Sciences - Life Sciences - 29.11.2017
Soccer success is all about skill
Soccer success is all about skill
A soccer player's performance on the field is determined by their skill rather than their athletic ability, researchers from The University of Queensland have found.
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