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  • Scientists Discover New Weapon Against Insect-Transmitted Viruses

    Scientists Discover New Weapon Against Insect-Transmitted Viruses

    Via R&D : Scientists have tapped into a new resource in the ongoing fight against viruses transmitted by mosquitoes and other arthropods. In a new study, researchers have uncovered for the first time that a plant hormone is the major host factor to mediate the attractions between insect vectors and infected […]

  • Missed the Ucas application deadline? All is not lost

    Missed the Ucas application deadline? All is not lost

    Via The Guardian : Missed the Ucas application deadline? All is not lost The 6pm deadline is Sunday 15 January for students to submit their application. But there are a few options left if you miss it … The deadline for Ucas applications is 6pm on Sunday 15 January. But if […]

  • Virtual field trip: Victoria University goes to Antarctica

    Virtual field trip: Victoria University goes to Antarctica

    Via Educators : Victoria University is giving students the opportunity to explore Antarctica – for free. The tertiary education provider is offering its first massive open online course (MOOC) that will allow anyone, anywhere, to explore the ice continent. Enrolments are now open for Antarctica: From Geology to Human History on […]

  • 5 Cheapest Universities To Study In The U.K

    5 Cheapest Universities To Study In The U.K

    Via University Herald : If you are thinking of studying in the UK, you might not have enough time left since the deadline for the submission of the UCAS is on January 15. On the other hand, if you want to pursue the thought some other time, here are five universities […]

  • 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 […]