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Fungi find their way into cancer tumors, but what they're doing there is a mystery

3 days ago   |   STAT

For a while, scientists thought the trillions of microbes on our bodies lived in landscapes connected to the outside world - our skin, hair, and gut - but research in the last...
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Nature's Wild Ideas by Kristy Hamilton review - brilliant biomimcry

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

From socks based on a giraffe's leg to a bottle like a beetle's bottom - how the natural world inspires scientific innovation What do a beetle's backside, a lotus leaf and a...
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Nicotine vaping in England: an evidence update including health risks and perceptions

4 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

A new systematic review of the evidence on the health risks of nicotine vaping has been produced by scientists at King's College London. The research specifically examines...
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Nasa crashes Dart spacecraft into an asteroid in 'planetary defense test' - video

6 days ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Nasa's Dart spacecraft has crashed into the asteroid Dimorphos 6.8m miles from Earth in the space agency's first “planetary defense test”. Dart collided head-on with an...
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Prime Minister scraps science policy body in cabinet shake-up

10 days ago   |   The Independent   |   2 articles

The number of cabinet committees has been slimmed down from 20 to just six, with the National Science and Technology Council among those abolished.
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Prime Minister scraps science policy body in cabinet shake-up

10 days ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

A ministerial body intended to accelerate scientific research in the UK appears to have been scrapped barely a year after it was set up.
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NIH launches the next stage of its ‘human genome project' for the brain

11 days ago   |   STAT

The National Institutes of Health on Thursday announced more than $600 million in fresh funding for an expansive and ongoing push to unravel the mysteries of the human brain...
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Expert reaction to unpublished conference abstract about BMI vs waist-to-hip ratio

11 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

A conference abstract presented at the Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes looks at waist-to-hip ratio vs BMI as a predictor of all-cause...
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Opinion: Termination is the safest course for some high-risk pregnancies. Dobbs decision threatens that care

12 days ago   |   STAT

Ava was excited about her pregnancy. As her rheumatologists, we were anxious about it. Her death left a newborn without its mother, shattered a family, and may be a harbinger...
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What May the Review into the Australian Research Council Bode for University Research?

What May the Review into the Australian Research Council Bode for University Research?

12 days ago   |   Social Science Space

Education Minister Jason Clare has just announced an independent review of the Australian Research Council . This is the body that oversees funding for non-medical research in...
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100 Years of Rising Corporate Concentration

Spencer Yongwook Kwon, Yueran Ma, and Kaspar Zimmerman. Working Paper. “ 100 Years of Rising Corporate Concentration ”. concentration100years 3.pdf Read more ...

Overreaction in Expectations: Evidence and Theory

Hassan Afrouzi, Augustin Landier, Spencer Yongwook Kwon, Yueran Ma, and David Thesmar. Working Paper. “ Overreaction in Expectations: Evidence and Theory ”. Abstract draft... Read more ...

Extreme Events and Overreaction to News

Spencer Yongwook Kwon and Johnny Tang. Working Paper. “ Extreme Events and Overreaction to News ”. Abstract stocknews 50.pdf We propose a systematic predictor of... Read more ...

Sterling Crew interviews Jon Poole our outgoing Chief Executive

Sterling Crew interviews Jon Poole our outgoing Chief Executive

Sterling Crew, President-Elect of the IFST speaks with Jon Poole, our outgoing Chief Executive, on his reflections and insights on his 12 years as head of IFST. Jon's prime... Read more ...

Finance Committee - new members welcome

Finance Committee is looking for new members to refresh its composition and bring in new perspectives. The Committee particularly welcomes interest from members who are at an... Read more ...

Diagnostic Bubbles

Pedro Bordalo, Nicola Gennaioli, Spencer Yongwook Kwon, and Andrei Shleifer. 2021. “ Diagnostic Bubbles .” Journal of Financial Economics, 141, 3. Publisher's Version... Read more ...

Experiencias para mejorar el acceso a medicamentos en Latinoamerica. El caso...

Pablo Villalobos Dintrans and Diego Contreras Vásquez. 2021. Experiencias para mejorar el acceso a medicamentos en Latinoamerica. El caso de CENABAST en Chile. Brussels... Read more ...

Learning to play an instrument could boost your short-term memory

Playing a rhythm-based game helped people remember faces and boosted activity in the brain's right superior parietal lobe, which hints at how learning music can help short-term... Read more ...

Our ancestors' prenatal growth sped up after we split from chimps

Early humans evolved a faster fetal growth rate than other apes about a million years ago, suggesting it could have played a role in the evolution of our species Read more ...

Science Council Chief Executive announces plans to step down

Science Council Chief Executive announces plans to step down

Science Council Chief Executive, Helen Gordon, plans to step down at the end of August 2023 Chief Executive of the Science Council, Helen Gordon Helen Gordon, Chief Executive... Read more ...