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  • Irish start-up to map genomes of 45,000 Irish people

    Irish start-up to map genomes of 45,000 Irish people

    Via The Irish Times : Genomics Medicine Ireland is joining with Abbvie to develop drugs to fight cancer Multinational pharma group Abbvie is joining with an Irish start-up to map the genomes of 45,000 Irish people in an effort to develop drugs for the future. The 15-year deal will see Genomics […]

  • Will jobs exist in 2050?

    Will jobs exist in 2050?

    Via The Guardian : Will jobs exist in 2050? Sophisticated machines are fast outpacing jobs. What does this mean for the future of work? And if there are no jobs, what we will do with our time? There’s no question that technology is drastically changing the way we work, but what […]

  • This Is What It Means For The Future Of Pharma

    This Is What It Means For The Future Of Pharma

    Via Med Reps : This Is What It Means For The Future Of Pharma Our mothers always advised it — think of something other than the pain and it won’t hurt so badly. At the time, we would have rolled our eyes, but the tech world is bringing our mothers’ wise […]

  • UQ tops Asia 100 ranking

    UQ tops Asia 100 ranking

    Via The Australian : The University of Queensland has topped a radical new Asia-specific ranking that seeks to measure the research excellence and capabilities of universities in real time rather than use historical factors. The Asia 100 ranking, which is focused on recent research outputs and citations, places four Australian universities […]

  • New medical device designed by Teesside University lecturer

    New medical device designed by Teesside University lecturer

    Via Medical Plastics News : New medical device designed by Teesside University lecturer A new piece of hospital equipment has been developed to help detect faults with existing medical devices in hospitals and healthcare facilities. The new PatSim200 patient simulator has been developed by biomedical testing technology company Rigel Medical with […]

  • New discovery at heart of healthy cereals

    New discovery at heart of healthy cereals

    Via University of Queensland : New discovery at heart of healthy cereals A new discovery at the University of Queensland could help reduce heart disease and boost nutrition security – the access to balanced nourishment – globally. Researchers in UQ’s Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences have identified a new mechanism […]

  • 10 Tips to Study for Exams

    10 Tips to Study for Exams

    Via Inquisitr : 10 Tips to Study for Exams Exams have always been a nightmare for many students, irrespective of their age. It is fair to say the anticipation of finals, or any exam in general, always fills your mind with fear and makes you awfully nervous. However, few suggestions mentioned […]

  • Zoom in. Keep zooming. Don’t stop. On New Zealand and the nano-revolution

    Zoom in. Keep zooming. Don’t stop. On New Zealand and the nano-revolution

    Via The Spin Off : Zoom in. Keep zooming. Don’t stop. On New Zealand and the nano-revolution Ahead of February’s AMN8 conference, Charles Anderson talks to some of the scientists at the vanguard of nanomaterial innovation and entrepreneurship in New Zealand. Look closely at the letters on this screen. Zero in […]

  • What skills will today’s students need tomorrow?

    What skills will today’s students need tomorrow?

    Via CBS News : What skills will today’s students need tomorrow? This time of the year, the question many high school- and college-age kids often ask is: “What should I be studying now so that I’ll have a good job later?” With my two daughters — one in college and the […]