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Europa28 review - female writers on Europe's future

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Freedom is a recurring theme in an ambitious collection edited by Sophie Hughes and Sarah Cleave Europa28 is an ambitious project organised by the Hay festival aiming to...
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Americans are underestimating how long coronavirus disruptions will last, health experts say

10 hours ago   |   STAT

Public health experts are increasingly worried that Americans are underestimating how long the coronavirus pandemic will disrupt everyday life in the country, warning that the...
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Frankenstein's insects: The Victorian scientist who turned electricity into life

Frankenstein's insects: The Victorian scientist who turned electricity into life

18 hours ago   |   Daily Express

ANDREW CROSSE experimented with electricity extensively in the 1800s, and claimed to be able to turn crystals into tiny, living insects.
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Sex-specific epigenetic mediators between early life social disadvantage and adulthood BMI

19 hours ago   |   Harvard   |   2 articles

Su H Chu, Eric B Loucks, Karl T Kelsey, Stephen E Gilman, Golareh Agha, Charles B Eaton, Stephen L Buka, and Yen-Tsung Huang. 2018. “ Sex-specific epigenetic mediators between...
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Early life disadvantage and adult adiposity: tests of sensitive periods during childhood and behavioural mediation in adulthood

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Stephen E Gilman, Yen-Tsung Huang, Marcia P Jimenez, Golareh Agha, Su H Chu, Charles B Eaton, Risë B Goldstein, Karl T Kelsey, Stephen L Buka, and Eric B Loucks. 2019. “ Early...
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Life on Mars: NASA sending golden box to Red Planet to allow human terraformation 

Life on Mars: NASA sending golden box to Red Planet to allow human terraformation 

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

NASA is moving one step closer to allowing life on Mars by sending a golden box to the Red Planet that could allow humans to breathe despite its harsh conditions.
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Covid-19 spreads too fast for traditional contact tracing. New digital tools could help

1 day ago   |   STAT

Every strategy for releasing Covid-19's vise-grip on daily life starts with identifying cases and tracing their contacts - the laborious task of public health workers tracking...
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Oceans can be restored to former glory within 30 years, say scientists

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Major review reports recovery of marine life but a redoubling of efforts is still needed The glory of the world's oceans could be restored within a generation, according to a...
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The lockdown only buys us time: to really defeat the virus we need mass testing now | Devi Sridhar

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Instead of endless mass isolation or just waiting for a cure, the UK needs a data-driven, targeted approach to coronavirus testing Coronavirus - latest updates See all our...
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Opinion: Navigating the Covid-19 pandemic: We're just clambering into a life raft. Dry land is far away

2 days ago   |   STAT

Imagine you are in a small boat far, far from shore. A surprise storm capsizes the boat and tosses you into the sea. You try to tame your panic, somehow find the boat's flimsy...
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31 free Harvard University classes you can take online through edX

31 free Harvard University classes you can take online through edX

Harvard University has over 140 of its classes publicly available online through online course provider edX. We put together a list of the 31 most interesting Harvard online... Read more ...

HarvardWIT+: Ally Actions during a time of crisis

HarvardWIT+: Ally Actions during a time of crisis

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Why is Venus so bright tonight? Venus in Pleiades visible to the naked eye...

Why is Venus so bright tonight? Venus in Pleiades visible to the naked eye TONIGHT

VENUS will appear exceptionally bright in the night skies today, as it cuts across the star cluster Pleiades. Here is everything you need to know. Read more ...

SpaceX shock: Watch the dramatic moment Starship test rocket collapses

SpaceX shock: Watch the dramatic moment Starship test rocket collapses

SPACEX SN3, the latest version yet of Starship test vehicles, failed in its latest launch. Watch the dramatic video of the SpaceX test here. Read more ...

NASA news: Satellite could give early warning of volcanic eruption or major...

NASA news: Satellite could give early warning of volcanic eruption or major earthquake

NASA has developed a new radar which will help monitor earthquakes and volcanoes from space, which could give an early warning of potential devastation. Read more ...

Yellowstone: Terrifying animation shows how 7.5 magnitude earthquake...

Yellowstone: Terrifying animation shows how 7.5 magnitude earthquake ‘unleashed' on park

YELLOWSTONE suffered a shocking 7.5 magnitude earthquake more than 60 years ago, and terrifying animation shows how the event unfolded in the park. Read more ...

TS-Optics Photoline 60mm, f/6 FPL53 apochromatic refractor

TS-Optics Photoline 60mm, f/6 FPL53 apochromatic refractor

For casual terrestrial observations and quick looks at the Moon the TS PhotoLine 60mm, f/6 is quite at home on a sturdy photo tripod such as the author's Manfrotto 055 shown... Read more ...

How to Get Tested for Coronavirus in Tokyo

How to Get Tested for Coronavirus in Tokyo

How to Get Tested for Coronavirus in Tokyo These truly are strange and... Read more ...

Space weather forecast: Solar storm to hit Earth TOMORROW

Space weather forecast: Solar storm to hit Earth TOMORROW

A SOLAR storm is forecast to batter Earth all weekend, causing auroras in the upper reaches of the northern hemisphere, space weather forecasters have stated. Read more ...