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Scientists catalogue 700 million astronomical objects in dark sky

Scientists have catalogued almost 700 million astronomical objects in the dark sky using data from the Dark Energy Survey (DES).
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UKRI invests £213 million to upgrade the UK’s research infrastructure

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is investing £213 million to expand and upgrade the UK's existing research infrastructure to help tackle major challenges such as COVID-19 research and recovery, and net-zero goals.
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Is it just as important to support researchers as it is their research?

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) voices that, to effectively develop exciting new frontiers of science, they must first create supportive environments for young researchers to thrive.
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DARPA: 60 years of ground-breaking Artificial Intelligence research

Open Access Government discusses the past and present AI technologies research of the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and how it continues to change the world.
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Prioritising equality and transparency in Swiss research

Here, Open Access Government examines the priorities of the Swiss National Science Foundation’s Matthias Egger, following his re-election as President of the National Research Council.
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Droplet Measurement Technologies LLC

Droplet Measurement Technologies LLC push to advance the groundbreaking ideas of leading scientists and institutions around the world.
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Duckbilled dinosaur fossil discovered in Africa

A new duckbilled dinosaur fossil has been discovered in Africa suggesting that they crossed hundreds of kilometres of open water to get there.
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R&D investments spearhead cyber security defence

The Digital Security by Design (DSbD) challenge received two new funding awards which will help prevent cyber security attacks.
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£200k Digital Innovation and Engagement fund launches for museums

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has partnered with the Museums Association and The Liminal Space to launch a new £200k Digital Innovation and Engagement fund for museums.
CO-CONNECT

£4 million data project to accelerate COVID-19 treatment

The new £4 million research project, CO-CONNECT, will help scientists access data to help develop potential treatments for COVID-19.
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Oceans uptake of carbon ‘widely underestimated’

Researchers have discovered that, compared to previous predictions, there is more than twice the amount of ocean carbon uptake between the atmosphere and oceans.
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Heavy screen time in childhood is linked to lower academic performance

A new study of 8 to 11 year olds shows an association between heavy screen time and poorer reading performance, as well as between heavy computer use and poorer numeracy.
Washington Space Grant Consortium & the Northwest Earth & Space Sciences Pipeline

Washington Space Grant Consortium and the Northwest Earth & Space Sciences Pipeline

Collaborative research between the Washington Space Grant Consortium and the Northwest Earth & Space Sciences Pipeline for a better understanding
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AI algorithm to identify homeless youth at risk of substance abuse

Researchers at the College of Information Sciences and Technology at Penn State have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm to help identify homeless youth at risk of substance abuse.
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Russia approves COVID-19 vaccine before completing trials

Russia is the first country to announce the approval of a COVID-19 vaccine, without completing clinical trials.
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Researching initial interactions of gram-negative bacteria with plant surfaces

Professor Matthysse discusses research into initial interactions of gram-negative bacteria with the plant surface at UNC Department of Biology
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Covid-19: Could a vaccine be available by September?

Scientists from the University of Oxford, joint with AstraZeneca, are hopeful that their vaccine, to protect against Covid-19, could be available as early as September.
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What impact has lockdown had on mental health in the UK?

According to research undertaken by mental health charity, Mind, the UK's mental health has deteriorated during lockdown.
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COVID-19 research is widening the gender gap in academic medicine

A new study has found that fewer women were first authors on COVID-19-related research papers published in the first half of this year, suggesting a worsening gender gap in academic medicine.
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New research says remdesivir could be used to treat COVID-19

There is more positive news regarding remdesivir, the investigational anti-viral drug that has shown early promise in the fight against COVID-19.

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