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  Dreamland As the opioid epidemic reaches a new generation, scientists are still only beginning to understand the biological and genetic consequences By Andrea Estrada The opioid epidemic sweeping across the nation has redefined what it means to be an …

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A bridge too far?

  A bridge too far? Professor Andreas Kappos and Dr Alfredo Camara, academics in the Department of Civil Engineering, share their perspectives with BBC Newsnight and Channel 4 News on the possibility of constructing a bridge across the English Channel. …

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‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ Coming Jan. 31

  ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ Coming Jan. 31 If you live in the western part of North America, Alaska, and the Hawaiian islands, you might set your alarm early the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 31 for a lunar trifecta: a …

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Science & Technology trends in 2018

  Science & Technology trends in 2018 Captain Tilmann Gabriel, Dr David Haynes and Dr Tarek Besold from City’s School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering consider the influential technologies and issues likely to emerge in 2018. by City Press …

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One Million Jobs Available for Cyber Security Professionals

  One Million Jobs Available for Cyber Security Professionals UM launches three cyber security certificate programs to equip professionals for the growing employment demand. A slew of high-profile cyber security breaches have rocked the corporate and government sectors in the …

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Tips on how to handle flu season

  Tips on how to handle flu season Dr. Robert Palinkas offers his advice EVANSTON – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports widespread flu in many states, including Illinois, and some European countries also are experiencing unusually …

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The New Silk Roads: China’s World Ambitions

Aerial view of Beihai Harbor, Southwest China. Starting point of the ancient maritime silk route more than 2,000 years ago, the city is still today one of China’s key export hotspots. Huang Xiaobang/XINHUA-REA   The New Silk Roads: China’s World …

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Dongkeun Park: Winding his way to medical insights

Research Engineer Dongkeun Park (right) and his colleague Juan Bascuñán wind a double-pancake coil with high-temperature superconductor. Photo: Paul Rivenberg/PSFC   Dongkeun Park: Winding his way to medical insights Francis Bitter Magnet Lab researcher continues a decades-long pursuit to create …

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Music stars band together for dementia concert

Music stars band together for dementia concert Big names from Scotland’s music scene are joining forces for an intimate concert to benefit ground-breaking research into dementia. Deacon Blue’s Ricky Ross will join Del Amitri’s Justin Currie, with former Danny Wilson …

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