LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

For this week’s #ScienceNews and #Innovation, how are you feeling about that post-doc? According to this article, post-docs “have all the academic science skills you don’t need, and none of the organizational skills that you do". On a brighter note, mentorship is the key to success, be it in industry or academia. Read about these [...]

By |2018-12-11T22:42:33+00:00December 11th, 2018|Pailin Chiaranunt, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

Google's DeepMind AI program is making significant progress in predicting protein structure. AlphaFold can generate 3D models of proteins, predicting protein folding! Giant tortoise's genome revealed some secrets to longevity. Genes involved in metabolism, proteostasis and immune response affect longevity and provide resistance to infection! Fate Therapeutics is working towards an off-the-shelf cell therapy for cancer [...]

By |2018-12-05T10:04:09+00:00December 5th, 2018|ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

Today, for our weekly LSCDS feature of #ScienceNews and #Innovation, some much-needed good news in the conservation of mountain gorillas, giraffes, and whales. Check out the blueprints for China's plan to build the world's largest particle smasher, a whopping 100-kilometer-circumference Circular Electron-Positron Collider. Are you interested in deep learning and a career in AI? Get [...]

By |2018-11-28T04:30:07+00:00November 26th, 2018|Kyle Germain, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week in #ScienceNews and #Innovation, microbes are everywhere! First, Canadian researchers discovered a new kingdom of microbes on a hiking trip Neuroscientists make the controversial, but perhaps revolutionary, claim that our gut microbiota also live in our brains! Speaking of revolutions, these scientists are combining work and play to create new disciplines:  

By |2018-11-21T08:18:19+00:00November 21st, 2018|Pailin Chiaranunt, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

Today, for our weekly LSCDS feature of #ScienceNews and #Innovation, we share some tips and perspectives from Y Combinator (the seed accelerator behind Dropbox) on working at a startup Got inspired? Then check out these four bioengineering project ideas that biophysicist Dan Fletcher believes can solve real-world problems within the next decade Last but certainly [...]