Imperial College London

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Life Sciences - Aug 21
Life Sciences
Studying the fine structure of muscles used by fish to 'sing' to their mate could help researchers to better understand, and treat, heart conditions. A better understanding of how muscle fibres contract could bring new insights into heart conditions.
Psychology - Aug 21

In this edition: We explore Sir Ernst Chain's role in penicillin, apps tackling mental health, and an algorithm making sense of patient feedback. Play the complete podcast (above) You can catch the podcast on all your favourite platforms.

Health - Aug 20

The Institute of Cancer Research, London, has joined the Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC). The Imperial College AHSC is a strategic University-NHS partnership that aims to accelerate the translation of scientific breakthroughs into innovative ways to provide patient care.

Physics - Aug 19

An experiment to test a popular theory of dark energy has found no evidence of new forces, placing strong constraints on related theories. Dark energy is the name given to an unknown force that is causing the universe to expand at an accelerating rate.

Social Sciences - Aug 14

Frequent, heavy social media use can disrupt activities which promote positive mental health in girls, new research suggests. The findings come from the first comprehensive observational study into how very frequent use of platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and WhatsApp may harm the mental health of young people.

Physics - Aug 21

The race for a viable quantum computer ' 'the most exciting in science today' ' needs enormous collaborations, Professor Ian Walmsley argues. Writing in today's Financial Times, Imperial's Provost notes that “The complexity of some of the hurdles are arguably more challenging than those that were solved at the Large Hadron Collider, the world's most powerful atom smasher.

Health - Aug 20
Health

Twenty-three NHS clinicians have completed a unique programme to prepare them for hospital board roles.

Health - Aug 15
Health

Sniffer dogs have been trained to detect ultra-low concentrations of bacteria which cause lung infection in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients.

Life Sciences - Aug 14
Life Sciences

Bats with skulls and teeth adapted to a wide range of diets are helping scientists understand how major groups of mammals first evolved.




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