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Bull Ant Venom Could Help Develop New Pain Treatments

Added: 20.09.2018 11:36 | 17 views | 0 comments

A team of researchers from the Universities of Queensland and Sydney, Australia, has performed the first comprehensive characterization of a polypeptidic ant venom, that of the giant red bull ant (Myrmecia gulosa), revealing toxins that stimulate the human nervous system to cause pain. The results are published in the journal Science Advances. “Venoms of bees [...]


College students have unequal access to reliable technology, study finds

Added: 19.09.2018 23:18 | 19 views | 0 comments

Smartphones and laptops seem ubiquitous at US universities, but there is still a 'digital divide,' with some students less likely than others to have consistent access to reliable technology, according to a new study.

[Ticker] UK universities top EU in Chinese ranking

Added: 19.09.2018 8:12 | 7 views | 0 comments

Britain's Cambridge (3rd) and Oxford (7th) universities were the only European ones to make the top 10 in a ranking by Shanghai's Jiao Tong university Tuesday. US colleges filled the other top 10 spots. British schools UCL and Imperial College also made the 17th and 24th spots. The next best EU school was Copenhagen university (29th), followed by two other British universities (Edinburgh and Manchester), then France's Sorbonne (36th).

Was 2008 the worst time to graduate?

Added: 17.09.2018 22:17 | 11 views | 0 comments

Around 1.5m students graduated from US universities just as the financial crash upended the economy.

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Which universities will really impress the boss?

Added: 17.09.2018 7:20 | 10 views | 0 comments

Which is the best university name in the world to put on a job application?

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Iranian hackers breach Singapore universities to access research data

Added: 04.04.2018 9:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

Believed to be part of last month's attacks against global education institutions, the hackers breached 52 accounts across four Singapore universities including NTU and NUS to gain access to research articles.

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Coursera Unlimited Access 7-Day Trial for free

Added: 11.08.2017 23:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

Coursera offers an Unlimited Access 7-Day Trial for free. (Official certificates of completion may cost extra.) During this trial, you'll have access to over 2,000 courses from top American universities like Standford, Yale, Johns Hopkins, Vanderbilt, Columbia, and Rutgers, as well as other universities and organizations worldwide. You'll also receive personalized course recommendations based on your goals. Course topics include computer science, language learning, business, and personal development.
Note: Be sure to cancel you subscription before your free trial ends; otherwise, you'll be billed $49 every month.

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More evidence that statins could prevent blood clots in the veins

Added: 29.03.2017 14:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Further evidence has been found by Universities of Leicester and Bristol researchers to suggest statins could "significantly reduce" the occurrence of blood clotting in certain parts of the body.



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