New Research on Preventing Infant Deaths Due to Neonatal Sepsis

The FINANCIAL — Information about the most effective antibiotics to use in low and middle income countries (LMICs) for neonatal sepsis has been discovered uniquely combining epidemiological, genomic and pharmacodynamic data. The research could be applied to potentially save many lives globally…

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Government Innovation Strategy will Transform Lives and Livelihoods

The FINANCIAL — UKRI welcomes the government’s ambitious Innovation Strategy and its commitment to strengthening the UK’s position as a world leader for research and innovation. The success of the UK innovation ecosystem is built on collaboration and the exchange of people, knowledge…

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How plants have influenced human societies

The FINANCIAL — Dumbarton Oaks project aims to shed a fresh cultural and scientific light on the ties between us and the environment. Like many people, Yota Batsaki spent the last year learning about the natural world around her. Unlike the majority…

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What Happens in the Brain When We Imagine the Future?

The FINANCIAL -- Research from neuroscientist Joseph Kable finds that two sub-networks are at work, one focused on creating the new event, another on evaluating whether that event is positive or negative In quiet moments, the brain likes to wander—to the events of…

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Visa launches research center

The FINANCIAL — Visa Inc. announced the launch of the Visa Economic Empowerment Institute (VEEI), a center of excellence for research and public-private dialogue on payments policy, committed to promoting and advancing equitable economic empowerment of individuals, businesses and societies around the world. The VEEI…

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Accenture and Tokyo Women’s Medical University to conduct joint research

The FINANCIAL — Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and Tokyo Women’s Medical University (TWMU) have agreed to conduct joint research using artificial intelligence (AI) to verify and analyze kidney transplant test results, recognize early-stage kidney transplant rejection tendencies and to foresee side effects in efforts…

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Obesity is a cause of kidney disease, new research says

The FINANCIAL — Scientists at the University of Oxford have discovered that obesity can increase the chances of someone developing kidney disease. Funded by Kidney Research UK and the Medical Research Council, this new study has found that fat all over the…

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New research finds no evidence of recovery in US household finances

The FINANCIAL — While US GDP is rising, households across the country face continued severe financial fragility, according to new joint research from faculty members at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, Harvard Kennedy School and George Washington University. The research uses new…

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Obesity might be an issue for COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness

The FINANCIAL — Obesity makes it more difficult to vaccinate adults against influenza. Will this be the case for COVID-19 too? Evidence that obese people have a blunted response to common vaccines was first observed in 1985. Moreover, having obesity, defined as a body…

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Coronavirus patients report hair loss after recovering

A growing number of recovered coronavirus patients report hair loss. A Study Conducted by Dr. Natalie Lambert and Survivor Corps shows that 27% of patients recovering from COVID-19 reported hair loss as one of the lingering problems in a survey of more than…

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