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Boosted by celebrity endorsements and a controversial research program, clinics are peddling stem cell autism treatments questioned by experts

A researcher holds a box containing vials of human embryonic Stem Cell cultures from the freezer at the Burnham Institute on November 3, 2004 in La Jolla, California. Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images From Central America to Ukraine, unlicensed clinics are offering stem cell therapies as a treatment for autism.  Stem cells used mainly to treat blood disease. Their effectiveness on autism is unproven and the FDA has not licensed their use for the condition. One prominent clinic providing such tre...
Tags: Facebook, Home Depot, UK, Hollywood, Science, Instagram, US, Trends, Ukraine, Cnn, Autism, News UK, Stem Cells, Josh Brolin, Fda, Mel Gibson


5 facts about positive affect for 2021

2021 won't reset the ills of 2020, but for many it's become a symbol of a fresh start.A positive affect is contagious, correlates with better health, and leads to more supportive social connections.However, positivity must be balanced with realism if it is to improve our well-being. The year 2020 was an unrelenting nightmare of negative stimuli. The coronavirus hit early and, in coastal cities like Seattle and New York, hit hard. Daily news reports tallied a death toll that today accounts for m...
Tags: Psychology, Health, New York, Relationships, America, Success, Mental Health, Depression, David, Language, Innovation, Emotions, University Of Chicago, Mind, Seattle, University Of Vermont


The power source of the biggest explosions in the universe found

A team of astrophysicists finds evidence that a collapsing magnetic field causes gamma-ray bursts.Gamma-ray bursts are the most powerful and brightest explosions in the universe.The team used data from a space telescope of a supernova 4.5 billion light-years away. A new study proposes an answer to the mystery of what powers gamma-ray bursts – the brightest and most powerful explosions in the universe that take place when a star goes supernova. Recent research from an international team of astro...
Tags: Energy, Astronomy, Space, Nasa, Earth, Physics, Innovation, Universe, Planets, University of Warwick, Gamma Rays, University Of Bath, U K, Cosmos, Bath University, Russia Check


Scientists secure funding to develop better methods for evaluation of topically applied drugs

A team of leading scientists from Bath University UK, the UK's National Physical Laboratory, and the Colorado School of Mines USA has secured funding from the US Food and Drug Administration to develop better methods to assess the performance of topically applied drug products.
Tags: Health, UK, US Food and Drug Administration, National Physical Laboratory, Bath University, Colorado School of Mines USA


Vote Now: Help Pick the Startup Alley Finalists for ABA TECHSHOW 2020

We need your vote! Help pick the legal technology startups that will be selected for the fourth-annual Startup Alley at ABA TECHSHOW 2020. Fifteen companies will be selected to face off in a pitch competition on TECHSHOW’s opening night and to exhibit in a special portion of the conference’s exhibition hall. In September, we issued a call for entries. From all the entries we received, a panel of judges whittled the applications down to 26. Now your votes will select the final 15. The 15 startups...
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Vote Now: Help Pick the Startup Alley Finalists for ABA TECHSHOW 2020

We need your vote! Help pick the legal technology startups that will be selected for the fourth-annual Startup Alley at ABA TECHSHOW 2020. Fifteen companies will be selected to face off in a pitch competition on TECHSHOW’s opening night and to exhibit in a special portion of the conference’s exhibition hall. In September, we issued a call for entries. From all the entries we received, a panel of judges whittled the applications down to 26. Now your votes will select the final 15. The 15 startups...
Tags: England, New York, Justice, Microsoft, Law, Oregon, Uncategorized, Chicago, Canada, Brooklyn, New Orleans, BNP Paribas, Philadelphia, Richard, Aba, Techshow


Fed Cup: Great Britain to stage home tie for first time in 25 years

Great Britain will host a home Fed Cup tie for the first time in 25 years at Bath University in 2019.
Tags: News, Great Britain, Bath University


Fed Cup: Great Britain to stage home tie for first time in 26 years

Great Britain will host a home Fed Cup tie for the first time in 26 years at Bath University in 2019.
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Bath University students in vice-chancellor pay protest

Smoke bombs were released and placards were waved as the students marched through campus.
Tags: UK, News, Bath University


Bath University vice-chancellor wins no-confidence vote

Motion of no-confidence was defeated by 19 votes to 16, with two abstentions
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It’s a dirty job, but studying fake faeces may be lifesaver

Bath University scientists hope research into fake excrement could tackle waste-related illness in countries that lack efficient sanitationIt’s not a project for those of a delicate sensibility. Scientists at the University of Bath are developing fake human excrement to help them understand the drying process of faecal sludge.Made from a concoction of ingredients including yeast, hemp fibre, shredded tissue, peanut oil, calcium phosphate and water, the lab-created sludge is designed to replicate...
Tags: Health, Africa, World news, Asia Pacific, Global development, Sanitation, E Coli, University Of Bath, Bath University


UK researchers lead effort to design climate-proof refugee housing

Bath University staff head an international team working on shelters capable of withstanding extremes of temperatureResearchers will today begin a three-year project to design housing for refugee camps in extreme climates where temperatures range from 45C to -10C. The international team behind the Healthy Housing for the Displaced project, led by Bath University, aim to improve living conditions for refugees by creating low-cost and easy-to-construct housing.Their 20 shelter designs will moderat...
Tags: UK, Design, Technology, Education, Housing, Research, Communities, Society, World news, Syria, Culture, Middle East and North Africa, Engineering, Art and design, Higher Education, Refugees


Did Cambridge Analytica influence the Brexit vote and the US election?

Nigel Oakes’s company is at the centre of a growing controversy over the use of personal data during elections. But is there any evidence that what it does works?On Saturday 23 June 2012, David Miller received an angry email. Miller, a professor of sociology at Bath University, runs something called the Powerbase website, which records the political and business connections of influential people. The writer of the email, who seemed to be based in Russia, explained that “all the content” about Ni...
Tags: Politics, Technology, Privacy, Russia, US, UK News, World news, Data Protection, Miller, David Miller, Bath University, Cambridge Analytica, Nigel Oakes


Bob Holman obituary

Pioneering community worker and academic inspired by his Christian faithBob Holman, who has died aged 79 after suffering from motor neurone disease, earned a unique place in social work, when, in 1976, he resigned his professorship in social administration at Bath University to become a community worker on the city’s deprived Southdown estate. He saw his affluence and position as inconsistent with his Christian faith. He and his wife, Annette, and their two children, Ruth and David, moved from a...
Tags: Books, Children, Religion, Society, David, Christianity, Social Care, Glasgow, Iain Duncan Smith, University Of Bath, Ruth, Annette, Bath University


New Release Books

Today’s first Featured New Release is Black Tide Rising ($7.99 Kindle), edited by John Ringo and Gary Poole [Baen Books]. Congrats John and hope to see you at LibertyCon this year. Book Description A collection of all-original stories set in the Black Tide Rising series of novels created by multiple New York Times best-selling author John Ringo Stories by John Ringo, Eric Flint, John Scalzi & Dave Klecha, Sarah A. Hoyt, Jody Lynn Nye, Michael Z. Williamson and more. The news that humanity had be...
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Cpl Johnny Anderson, who is part of the fuel operation as part of the Material Managements Flight at Bobsleigh and have seen other RAF Athletes go on to great success in the sport, some getting to compete in the 2014 Winter Olympics. "In 2013 I put my name down for trials with the RAF Bob team at Bath University, this involved sprints, standing long jumps and push trials on the specially designed track used by the GB team.
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