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Professor Nick Eyre appointed Oxford City Council scientific adviser

1 day ago   |   Oxford University

Professor Nick Eyre , of Oxford University's Environmental Change Institute , has been appointed as Oxford City Council's first scientific adviser. The professor of energy and...
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John Barrow obituary

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Cosmologist who asked whether the existence of intelligent life has implications for the nature of the universe The cosmologist John Barrow, who has died aged 67 from colon and...
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CRISPR turns normal body fat into a type that burns energy

6 days ago   |   New Scientist

Animal studies suggest the metabolic conditions linked to obesity could be treated by using CRISPR gene editing to turn normal fat into heat-producing beige fat
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Electric Turner, a giant octopus and quantum photogravure - the week in art

6 days ago   |   The Guardian

Ray Harryhausen's epic monsters, Cornelia Parker's surreally beautiful afterimages and JMW Turner's energy-infused observations of his contemporary life - all in your weekly...
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Assessing the functional role of leptin in energy homeostasis and the stress response in vertebrates

7 days ago   |   Harvard

Courtney A Deck, Jamie L Honeycutt, Eugene Cheung, Hannah M Reynolds, and Russell J Borski. 2017. “ Assessing the functional role of leptin in energy homeostasis and the stress...
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Tunable infrared transmission for energy efficient pneumatic building façades

8 days ago   |   Harvard

Lara Tomholt, Olga Geletina, Jack Alvarenga, Anna V. Shneidman, James C. Weaver, Matheus C. Fernandes, Santiago A. Mota, Martin Bechthold, and Joanna Aizenberg. 2020. “ Tunable...
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Superwhite paint can cool buildings even in hot sunlight

8 days ago   |   New Scientist

A new superwhite paint is so reflective that it can cool a surface to below the surrounding air temperature, even under sunlight. It could help reduce the use of...
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8 days ago   |   TLS

Group opens with a letter from the publisher, an admitted “therapy evangelist” who has spent “decades on the couch”. She begins: “Reading about someone else's therapy is often...
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Courses

9 days ago   |   Harvard

Harvard Coursework and Projects E-112: Foundations of Sustainable Development Paper: “Indigenous Peoples of Canada and Sustainable Development Goals” E-103: Energy & Climate...
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Psychologist proposes radical new theory of consciousness - ‘Mystery now solved'

Psychologist proposes radical new theory of consciousness - ‘Mystery now solved'

9 days ago   |   Daily Express

CONSCIOUSNESS is the consequence of electromagnetic energy in the brain, according to a revolutionary way of thinking about psychology, a UK expert has announced.
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Full Blue Moon on Halloween: How to see the Hunter's Moon

Full Blue Moon on Halloween: How to see the Hunter's Moon

A FULL Blue Moon is set to take to the night's sky on Halloween, but when is the best time to spot the Moon in all its glory? Read more ...

Scientists Say Covid-19 May Become 'Endemic'. Here's What That Means

Scientists Say Covid-19 May Become 'Endemic'. Here's What That Means

The coronavirus outbreak was first referred to as an epidemic, then a pandemic. Nowm you might be hearing scientists describing Covid-19 as ‘endemic'. So, what's the difference... Read more ...

NASA's asteroid-blasting spacecraft has stored over 2 pounds of alien dust...

NASA's asteroid-blasting spacecraft has stored over 2 pounds of alien dust and rock to bring back to Earth

Summary List Placement NASA's Osiris-Rex spacecraft successfully scooped up rocky space dust from the asteroid Bennu on Friday. But in a sense, it completed its task too well... Read more ...

Cryptosporidium

Cryptosporidium

October 2020 Summary Cryptosporidium is a genus of parasitic protozoa that can cause cryptosporidiosis, a gastro-intestinal illness in humans, cattle and some other animals. In... Read more ...

CoVA: An Acuity Score for Outpatient Screening that Predicts COVID-19 Prognosis

CoVA: An Acuity Score for Outpatient Screening that Predicts COVID-19 Prognosis

Haoqi Sun, Aayushee Jain, Michael J Leone, Haitham S Alabsi, Laura N Brenner, Elissa Ye, Wendong Ge, Yu-Ping Shao, Christine L Boutros, Ruopeng Wang, Ryan A Tesh, Colin... Read more ...

Ludovica Brusaferri, PhD

Ludovica Brusaferri, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, MGH/HST Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging I received my PhD in Medical Imaging from University College London, UK in March 2020... Read more ...

A bacterial virus helped the spread of a new Salmonella strain

A bacterial virus helped the spread of a new Salmonella strain

Salmonella is associated with a large number of cases of foodborne infection resulting in diarrhoea and in some cases severe complications. Half of all Salmonella infections in... Read more ...

OSIRIS-REx begins stowing asteroid sample into return capsule

OSIRIS-REx begins stowing asteroid sample into return capsule

These images from NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft were taken Tuesday, Oct. 27, showing the mission's robotic arm placing the sampling head inside the capsule that will return the... Read more ...

SpaceX traces engine problem to blocked valve ahead of November crew launch

SpaceX traces engine problem to blocked valve ahead of November crew launch

NASA astronaut Shannon Walker, pilot Victor Glover, commander Mike Hopkins, and Japanese mission specialist Soichi Noguchi are preparing to fly on SpaceX's Crew-1 mission to... Read more ...

Future Business Leaders, Ethical Values, and National Economic Freedom: A...

Future Business Leaders, Ethical Values, and National Economic Freedom: A View from Business Students in Eight Countries

(Image: Leigh Blackall /Licensed by CCBY 2.0 ) Ethics, goes one line of reasoning, are great for those who can afford them. It's a cynical view, to be sure, but what effect... Read more ...