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Could LSD, magic mushrooms curb domestic violence? Research finds ‘calming’ effect

They’re often depicted as dangerous, but scientists suggest LSD and other psychedelic drugs could be promising options to treat depression and addiction issues. Now, in new research, they say the illicit drugs could even help battle domestic abuse. 417 more words

Health

Fine-Tuned Test Predicts Risk Of Ovarian Cancer With Great Precision

In collaboration with scientists from Imperial College London and Lund University, Professors Dirk Timmerman and Ben Van Calster from KU Leuven have improved a test for ultrasound diagnosis of ovarian tumours.  284 more words

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Weekly Highlights for Jan. 22

Catch up on the latest advancement news worldwide, the latest CASE news, trending discussions on CASE communities and content shared by member institutions. Have something to share? 340 more words

CASE Highlights

Review of infectious disease blogs: survey

A guest post by Imperial College London researchers Rachael Troughton and Dr Gabriel Birgand (bios below):

Blogs have become integral part of academic life for many in the field of infectious diseases. 445 more words

Education

Public Labs

The last Oxford University Gazette of the Michaelmas term included the annual report from the Animal Care and Ethical Review committee: 2000 or so words about animal research at the University, for the proper conduct of which that committee is responsible. 1,013 more words

Understanding the UK’s ‘economic backbone’

Professor Mark Hart is Deputy Director of the Enterprise Research Centre and Professor of Small Business and Entrepreneurship at Aston Business School.

Since the financial crisis of 2008, the UK economy has shifted quite significantly to one that relies less on state spending to provide jobs and growth, and which instead puts its faith in enterprise as the engine of prosperity. 573 more words

Economy And Business

CFP International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences (London)

Eleventh International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
Imperial College London, London, UK
2-4 August 2016

We invite proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, virtual lightning talks, virtual posters, or colloquia addressing one of the following themes: 55 more words

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