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STAT Plus: ‘A matter of life and death': Why a Brazilian lawmaker wants compulsory licensing for Covid-19 products

5 hours ago   |   STAT

This spring, Alexandre Padilha was one of several Brazilian lawmakers who introduced a bill to permit the government to temporarily suspend any and all patents for medical...
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My borough lost a major science centre thanks to Brexit. Without proper funding, the UK risks missing out on more

14 hours ago   |   The Independent

In the UK's new world of Covid-19, leaving the EU and inequality, can investment in life sciences provide hope for our economic and social future?
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A geometrically adaptable heart valve replacement

19 hours ago   |   Harvard

Sophie C. Hofferberth, Mossab Y. Saeed, Lara Tomholt, Matheus C. Fernandes, Christopher J. Payne, Karl Price, Gerald R. Marx, Jesse J. Esch, David W. Brown, Jonathan Brown...
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An inventor wants to use his 3,000-kilogram mechanical exosuit in a human-powered racing league

An inventor wants to use his 3,000-kilogram mechanical exosuit in a human-powered racing league

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement If you're a fan of science-fiction, you've probably seen something like the Furrion Prosthesis before. Characters in films from "Aliens" to "Avatar" have...
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Robot trained in a game-like simulation performs better in real life

1 day ago   |   New Scientist

A robot controlled by a neural network algorithm that was trained in a video game-like simulation is better able to navigate difficult terrain in real life
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Elon Musk: SpaceX chief reveals best place to look for aliens in solar system

Elon Musk: SpaceX chief reveals best place to look for aliens in solar system

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

ELON Musk has revealed the best celestial bodies in the solar system to look for signs of life, but is not optimistic of the prospects of finding aliens.
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More doubts cast on potential signs of life on Venus

1 day ago   |   New Scientist

A new analysis of the recent observations that seemed to show phosphine gas on Venus - a potential sign of life - suggests that the original claimed detection might be a...
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Thank you for sharing with us

1 day 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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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

1 day ago   |   Spaceflight Now   |   2 articles

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...
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Ethan Hawke's Sinister dubbed ‘scariest film' according to science

2 days ago   |   Metro

Ethan Hawke thriller Sinister has been deemed the most scientifically scary film of all time in a certifiably spooky study. The team at Broadbandchoices combed critics' lists...
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Southwest Airlines will start filling planes to capacity after Thanksgiving...

Southwest Airlines will start filling planes to capacity after Thanksgiving as the airline posts a $1.2 billion third-quarter loss

Summary List Placement Social distancing in the skies is quickly vanishing. Southwest Airlines announced Thursday it will no longer block seats on its aircraft as of December 1... Read more ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...