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Purdue pleads guilty to federal charges, reaches $8.3 billion deal over opioid crisis

13 minutes ago   |   STAT   |   3 articles

Purdue Pharma, which makes the OxyContin painkiller that helped trigger an opioid crisis that led to hundreds of thousands of deaths, has pleaded guilty to three felony...
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COVID-19: US Federal accountability for entry, spread, and inequities - lessons for the future

19 minutes ago   |   Harvard

WP Hanage, C Testa, JT Chen, L David, E Pechter, P Seminario, M Santillana, and N Krieger. In Press. “ COVID-19: US Federal accountability for entry, spread, and inequities...
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Is the coronavirus evolving and will it become more or less deadly?

23 minutes ago   |   New Scientist

So far, we haven't seen much change in the coronavirus, but as we develop more therapies and potentially a vaccine it could mutate
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Expert reaction to Manchester going into Tier 3

23 minutes ago   |   Science Media Centre

It was announced that the Greater Manchester region is due to be put under Tier 3 COVID restrictions from Friday 23rd October. Dr Shaun Fitzgerald FREng, Royal Academy of...
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Beyond business as usual: Radiology residency educational response to the COVID-2019 pandemic

1 hour ago   |   Harvard

Junzi Shi, Nityanand Miskin, Borna E Dabiri, Ariadne K DeSimone, Peter M Schaefer, Shanna A Matalon, Jennifer W Uyeda, Jeffrey P Guenette, and Glenn C Gaviola. 2020. “ Beyond...
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Predicting myofiber cross-sectional area and triglyceride content with electrical impedance myography: a study in db/db mice

1 hour ago   |   Harvard

Sarbesh R Pandeya, Janice A Nagy, Daniela Riveros, Carson Semple, Rebecca S Taylor, Marie Mortreux, Benjamin Sanchez, Kush Kapur, and Seward B Rutkove. 10/16/2020. “ Predicting...
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Your covid-19 risk: How to navigate this new world of uncertainty

2 hours ago   |   New Scientist

Baffling statistics and their impact on our emotions can make it hard to evaluate risk in this pandemic. But there are simple steps you can take to put risk in context and feel...
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STAT Plus: Pharmalittle: AstraZeneca Covid-19 trial may resume in U.S. this week; Trump is using HHS to boost re-election bid

2 hours ago   |   STAT

Good morning, everyone, and how are you today? We are doing just fine, thank you, now that the Pharmalot campus has settled down. The short person is hunched over the laptop...
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Asteroid news: NASA confirms space rock as big as St Paul's will pass Earth tomorrow

Asteroid news: NASA confirms space rock as big as St Paul's will pass Earth tomorrow

2 hours ago   |   Daily Express

AN ASTEROID almost as tall as London's iconic St Paul's Cathedral will come swinging past our planet on Thursday, NASA's asteroid trackers have confirmed.
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STAT Plus: A pivotal FDA meeting on Biogen's Alzheimer's treatment is near. Here's what you need to know

2 hours ago   |   STAT

Before Covid-19 came along, there was nothing that loomed larger in biotech than aducanumab, Biogen's controversial treatment for Alzheimer's disease. On Nov. 6, the Food and...
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Meteor shower tonight: How to see the beautiful Orionid meteor shower?

Meteor shower tonight: How to see the beautiful Orionid meteor shower?

THE ORIONID meteor shower peaks tonight and that means stargazers are in for a treat. Find out how you can see the beautiful shower. Read more ...

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft lands on asteroid in bid to collect samples

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft lands on asteroid in bid to collect samples

Artist's illustration of the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft touching down on asteroid Bennu. Credit: NASA/Goddard/CI Lab A robotic arm extended from NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft briefly... Read more ...

Archaeology news: Medieval graffiti ‘repelling evil spirits' discovered in...

Archaeology news: Medieval graffiti ‘repelling evil spirits' discovered in HS2 excavation

ARCHAEOLOGY experts have unearthed eerie signs in the remains of an ancient church in the south-east of England. Read more ...

Labour MP Brands Dan Wootton 'Dangerous Conspiracy Theorist' In Covid Herd...

Labour MP Brands Dan Wootton 'Dangerous Conspiracy Theorist' In Covid Herd Immunity Row

A Labour MP slammed Talk Radio host Dan Wootton as a “dangerous conspiracy theorist” during a row over the Welsh ‘firebreaker' lockdown. Chris Bryant, MP for Rhondda, appeared... Read more ...

Vaccine is 'unlikely' to wipe out threat of virus warns UK science chief

Vaccine is 'unlikely' to wipe out threat of virus warns UK science chief

Sir Patrick Vallance said that even with a vaccine Covid-19 will likely become endemic and pose a similar threat to seasonal flu. Read more ...

Asteroid news: NASA confirms space rock as big as St Paul's will pass Earth...

Asteroid news: NASA confirms space rock as big as St Paul's will pass Earth tomorrow

AN ASTEROID almost as tall as London's iconic St Paul's Cathedral will come swinging past our planet on Thursday, NASA's asteroid trackers have confirmed. Read more ...

Archaeology news: Child remains unearthed in Maya city shed light on 'sweat...

Archaeology news: Child remains unearthed in Maya city shed light on 'sweat bath' ritual

ARCHAEOLOGISTS in Guatemala have uncovered a treasure trove of Maya artefacts and human remains, shedding new light on the spiritual significance of "sweat bath" rituals Read more ...

NASA's declassified report 'withheld to protect public' exposed bizarre lost...

NASA's declassified report 'withheld to protect public' exposed bizarre lost Apollo tapes

NASA astronauts experienced a bizarre encounter during the Apollo programme, which led to a set of tapes being classified by the US space agency for decades. Read more ...

Can an apple extract a day keep the doctor away?

Can an apple extract a day keep the doctor away?

Apples are one of the UK's favourite fruits, with each of us eating on average 2 or 3 of them every week. Their appeal is celebrated annually on Apple Day, October 21st, and... Read more ...

Britain's coronavirus testing regime falls short of WHO standards, experts warn

Britain's coronavirus testing regime falls short of WHO standards, experts warn

Experts told the Commons Science Committee the 6.3% proportion of tests returning a positive result is above a threshold showing an outbreak is under control Read more ...