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STAT Plus: Pharmalittle: Azar floats a plan to oust FDA's Hahn; AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine trial continues in Brazil despite a death

10 hours ago   |   STAT

Rise and shine, another busy day is on the way. Despite the challenging environment outside your window, the world keeps spinning, after all. So time to embrace the...
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Presentations

11 hours ago   |   Harvard

Rearticulating Development Strategies: COVID-19, human development & the environment , Harvard Kennedy School Center for International Development and United Nations...
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Expert reaction to report looking at progress to address COVID-19 health inequalities, with a focus on ethnic minorities

23 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

A new report has looked at progress to address COVID-19 health inequalities, with a focus on ethnic minorities. This Roundup accompanied an SMC Briefing. Dr Hajira...
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US election 2020: Trump's impact on the environment, health and space

1 day ago   |   New Scientist

Whatever the outcome of the US presidential election, Donald Trump is likely to have a lasting impact on the nation's health, environmental regulations and space exploration
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Beyond business as usual: Radiology residency educational response to the COVID-2019 pandemic

1 day 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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Climate science deniers to give road safety evidence to MPs

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Campaign group the Alliance of British Drivers wants higher speed limits and fewer cycle lanes MPs are to hear evidence on road safety from a campaign group that dismisses...
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Why the death of a small, punk-like fish rocked the marine world

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

The smooth handfish is the first extinct marine bony fish of modern times. Scientists are now wondering how many more have disappeared unnoticed In 1802, when French naturalist...
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Plantwatch: Australia's giant stinging trees - 35m tall with a poison that can last for months

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Scientists are hoping that research into Dendrocnide excelsa could lead to new painkillers It sounds like something out of The Day of the Triffids: a stinging nettle the size...
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Expert reaction to longitudinal cohort study on exposure to fine particulate matter and neurological disorders

2 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

Research, published in Lancet Planetary Health , looked at exposure to fine particulate matter and neurological disorders. Dr Sara Imarisio, Head of Research at Alzheimer's...
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Expert partnership to explore and establish Human Challenge studies of Covid-19 in the UK

2 days ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

Experts from the NHS, academia and the private sector are joining forces with the government in a new partnership to explore and establish human challenge trials in the UK to...
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NASA news: 'Never-before-seen' images show moment OSIRIS-REx lands on...

NASA news: 'Never-before-seen' images show moment OSIRIS-REx lands on Asteroid Bennu

NASA has shared thrilling new images the moment a spacecraft touched down and collected rock samples from the 4.5 billion-year-old Asteroid Bennu. 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 ...

ESRC Names 2020 Finalists for Celebrating Impact Prize

ESRC Names 2020 Finalists for Celebrating Impact Prize

Britain's Economic and Social Research Council has named nine professors and two teams of researchers as finalists in its Celebrating Impact Prize 2020. Now in its eighth year... Read more ...

Brown Lecture: The Segregation Pandemic

Brown Lecture: The Segregation Pandemic

William F Tate IV is a past president and fellow of the American Educational Research Association and has been elected to the National Academy of Education. A pandemic is an... Read more ...

When cancer is an inspiration

When cancer is an inspiration

They call it the Emperor of All Maladies. Half of all people in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime and perhaps it is no wonder that the winner of the... Read more ...

The Close Read: Professor Jim Hankins on the Troubling Rise of...

The Close Read: Professor Jim Hankins on the Troubling Rise of Hyperpartisanship - Interview with Spencer Klavan

2020. “ The Close Read: Professor Jim Hankins on the Troubling Rise of Hyperpartisanship - Interview with Spencer Klavan ” 24 April 2020. Claremont Review of Books, The... Read more ...

Alberti on Corrupt Princes and Virtuous Oligarchs

Alberti on Corrupt Princes and Virtuous Oligarchs

James Hankins. 2020. “ Alberti on Corrupt Princes and Virtuous Oligarchs .” Albertiana, XX!!, Pp. 85-104. irony historiography and political crit.pdf Read more ...

Pietas: A Forgotten Virtue

Pietas: A Forgotten Virtue

James Hankins. 2020. “ Pietas: A Forgotten Virtue .” First Things, November 10, Pp. 39-44. Publisher's Version Read more ...

Of, By and For the Freedmen

Of, By and For the Freedmen

James Hankins and Allen C. Guelzo. 2020. “ Of, By and For the Freedmen .” The New Criterion, 39, 3, Pp. 4-11. Publisher's Version Read more ...

NASA satellite images reveal 'scars' left by California wildfires

NASA satellite images reveal 'scars' left by California wildfires

NASA satellite images have revealed the "scars" left by the devastating wildfires which hit California in the late summer months. Read more ...