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Georgia's 're-opening' during Covid-19 has been a disaster. Take it from me | David Ferguson

52 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

The governor closed the state too slowly, reopened it too quickly and has no interest in science or the facts In the 1986 film The Mosquito Coast, Harrison Ford plays an...
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How many contactable alien civilisations are out there? - podcast

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Could there really be other civilisations out there in the Milky Way? Nicola Davis talks to Prof Chris Conselice, whose recent work revises the decades-old Drake equation to...
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Women researchers are publishing less since the pandemic hit. What can their employers do to help?

1 hour ago   |   STAT

As Covid-19 has shuttered schools across the globe, leaving parents to pick up childcare responsibilities, a handful of studies have converged on the same grim picture: Women...
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Why Social Science? Because We Will Need to Do Better in the Next Crisis

Why Social Science? Because We Will Need to Do Better in the Next Crisis

7 hours ago   |   Social Science Space

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a surge of interest in the press and social media in comparisons with other countries. When did the new virus reach other countries, how did...
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Undergraduate Virtual Open Days allow visitors a taste of student life from a distance

16 hours ago   |   Oxford University

In other years, the city of Oxford would have been filled this week with thousands of prospective students and their families, visiting for the Oxford University Undergraduate...
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The Health Effects of Expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit: Results from New York City

20 hours ago   |   Harvard

Emilie Courtin, Kali Aloisi, Cynthia Miller, Heidi L. Allen, Lawrence F. Katz, and Peter Muennig. 2020. “ The Health Effects of Expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit: Results...
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Earth's magnetic field could be moving MUCH faster than thought - implications for life

Earth's magnetic field could be moving MUCH faster than thought - implications for life

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

EARTH'S magnetic field could be reversing and flipping far more often than scientists had realised, creating major implications for life on Earth.
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A disease detective is thrust onto the frontlines of WHO's Covid-19 response

1 day ago   |   STAT

People who know Maria Van Kerkhove describe her as someone who has worked her whole life to be in this place, at this moment. This place is at the core of the World Health...
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Life on Mars: NASA debuts Perseverance Rover alien detector - 'We're really excited'

Life on Mars: NASA debuts Perseverance Rover alien detector - 'We're really excited'

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

NASA has completed work on its cutting-edge alien life detection device, which will travel to Mars on the Perseverance Rover later this year.
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Vaginal mesh safety review highlights failures in UK health system

1 day ago   |   New Scientist

The UK's “unresponsive and defensive” healthcare system has failed thousands of women who developed life-changing conditions after pelvic mesh surgery, concludes a review into...
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Elon Musk plan for internet in space suffers ANOTHER SpaceX rocket launch blow

Elon Musk plan for internet in space suffers ANOTHER SpaceX rocket launch blow

ELON Musk's rocket firm SpaceX has cancelled its 10th Starlink mission due to bad weather, in yet another setback for the firm's ambitious plan for global satellite internet. Read more ...

Juno captures sharp view of ‘Clyde's Spot' on stormy Jupiter

Juno captures sharp view of ‘Clyde's Spot' on stormy Jupiter

On 31 May, Clyde Foster, an amateur astronomer of Centurion, South Africa, noticed what appeared to be a bright new spot, a presumed storm, on Jupiter, just below and to the... Read more ...

Why Social Science? Because We Will Need to Do Better in the Next Crisis

Why Social Science? Because We Will Need to Do Better in the Next Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a surge of interest in the press and social media in comparisons with other countries. When did the new virus reach other countries, how did... Read more ...

Evolutionary Genetics of Malaria

Evolutionary Genetics of Malaria

Jacob A Tennessen, Victoria A Ingham, Kobié Hyacinthe Toé, Wamdaogo Moussa... Read more ...

Changing Perspectives; Changing Views: COVID and Agile Organizations

Changing Perspectives; Changing Views: COVID and Agile Organizations

Today Chris Worley , professor of organizational theory and management at Pepperdine University's Graziadio Business School, and Claudy Jules , the head Google's Center of... Read more ...

Shark horror: Palm-sized Megalodon tooth found in the Philippines - 'Largest...

Shark horror: Palm-sized Megalodon tooth found in the Philippines - 'Largest shark ever'

A SHARK tooth belonging to the prehistoric megalodon and measuring three inches in length was discovered in the Philippines. Read more ...

NASA detects a galaxy racing away from Earth at 3.5 million miles per hour

NASA detects a galaxy racing away from Earth at 3.5 million miles per hour

NASA'S Hubble Space Telescope has observed a galaxy that is flying away from us at breakneck speeds of nearly 3.5 million miles per hour. Read more ...

NASA outlines recommendations to clear path for Boeing to resume Starliner...

NASA outlines recommendations to clear path for Boeing to resume Starliner flights

STORY WRITTEN FOR CBS NEWS & USED WITH PERMISSION Artist's illustration of Boeing's Starliner spacecraft in orbit. Credit: Boeing NASA has completed an exhaustive review of... Read more ...

Archaeology: Cerne Abbas Giant is NOT prehistoric

Archaeology: Cerne Abbas Giant is NOT prehistoric

ARCHAEOLOGY experts now believe the iconic Cerne Abbas Giant is nowhere near as ancient as first thought, following a landmark new study into the famous figure. Read more ...

How to translate biomarker discoveries into clinical applications

How to translate biomarker discoveries into clinical applications

Extracellular vesicles provide an exciting opportunity as a modality for non-invasive biomarkers, which may enable them to be used as biomarkers for tumour metastasis. Using... Read more ...