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Expert reaction preprint looking at the early immune response to SARS-CoV-2 and how that may relate to severe and long-COVID

8 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

A preprint, an unpublished non-peer reviewed study, looks at early immune response to SARS-CoV-2 and likelihood of developing severe and ‘long' COVID. Prof Derek Hill...
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Covid-19 news: UK vaccine rollout extended to people 70 and over

9 hours ago   |   New Scientist

The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the...
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Meteor news: Fireball booms over USA as witnesses report being 'scared' by burst of light

Meteor news: Fireball booms over USA as witnesses report being 'scared' by burst of light

15 hours ago   |   Daily Express

A HUGE meteor boomed over the skies of eastern USA, with dozens of people sighting the spectacular phenomenon which left some scared as it briefly turned night into day.
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Expert reaction to reports that Norway are investigating several deaths in frail elderly patients after vaccination with Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine

16 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

There have been reports that Norway is investigating deaths of 23 frail elderly patients after receiving the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Prof Stephen Evans, Professor of...
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Opinion: Staying safe in the time of coronavirus: pay attention to ‘the guy you know'

20 hours ago   |   STAT

For the last nine months, my team of anthropologists and I have been asking people across the United States to tell us their experiences of living during a global pandemic. We...
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How do food trends happen - and what will we be eating in 2021?

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Food fanatics used to obsess over kimchi - and this year it might be teff or guanciale. Brand consultants, market analysts and chefs explain how a product gets to be cool Every...
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For Science: A space of rest and reflection

For Science: A space of rest and reflection

2 days ago   |   Science Museum

Jenny Holzer's new work For Science creates a space of rest and reflection for visitors exploring ‘Faith, Hope and Fear', one of five interconnected galleries that make up...
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Assassin's Creed Valhalla review: Vikings marauders become nice

2 days ago   |   New Scientist

Vikings are rarely portrayed as a civilized people, but new game Assassin's Creed Valhalla has it both ways with people playing nice while still overrunning everything in...
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Expert reaction to latest R number and growth rates, published by the government

3 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

The government have released the latest estimates for the COVID-19 R value and growth rates. Comment also on other estimates of COVID-19 R value and growth rates: Prof James...
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Defining ‘older people' in Chile: challenges in planning policies for ageing populations

3 days ago   |   Harvard

Pablo Villalobos Dintrans, Catalina Izquierdo, René Guzmán, María José Gálvez, and Sylvia Santander. 2020. “ Defining ‘older people' in Chile: challenges in planning policies...
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SpaceX rolls out Falcon 9 rocket for another Starlink mission

SpaceX rolls out Falcon 9 rocket for another Starlink mission

A Falcon 9 rocket with a sooty first stage booster flown on seven previous launches arrived at the deck of pad 39A Sunday night. Credit: Spaceflight Now SpaceX rolled out a... Read more ...

NASA takes a chance on Virgin Orbit with company's second orbital test launch

NASA takes a chance on Virgin Orbit with company's second orbital test launch

The LauncherOne rocket's payload fairing is emblazoned with the NASA “meatball” logo for Virgin Orbit's second orbital test flight. Credit: Virgin Orbit On its second launch... Read more ...

End of the world: Astronomers name solar threat that will turn Earth into...

End of the world: Astronomers name solar threat that will turn Earth into 'lifeless rock'

THE end of the world will come at the hands of our dying Sun, which astronomers have announced will one day expand into a so-called red giant and boil the Earth alive... Read more ...

Archaeology news: Ancient coins and statues found in 'rare' 1,600-year-old...

Archaeology news: Ancient coins and statues found in 'rare' 1,600-year-old hoard in Israel

ARCHAEOLOGY experts diving just off the coast of Israel have recovered more than 40 pounds of ancient coins, bronze statues of deities and lamps from the second-century Roman... Read more ...

Brian Cox exposed how wormholes 'can't work' in major blow to time travel bid

Brian Cox exposed how wormholes 'can't work' in major blow to time travel bid

BRIAN COX dispelled future time travel hopes after admitting wormholes were near-impossible to create. Read more ...

Boeing making progress on Starliner software for test flight in March

Boeing making progress on Starliner software for test flight in March

The crew module Boeing's second Starliner spacecraft is lifted Jan. 13 inside the Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida... Read more ...

Meteor news: Fireball booms over USA as witnesses report being 'scared' by...

Meteor news: Fireball booms over USA as witnesses report being 'scared' by burst of light

A HUGE meteor boomed over the skies of eastern USA, with dozens of people sighting the spectacular phenomenon which left some scared as it briefly turned night into day. Read more ...

SpaceX launch LIVE stream: How to watch latest Starlink satellite launch

SpaceX launch LIVE stream: How to watch latest Starlink satellite launch

SPACEX is preparing to launch 60 more Starlink satellites into space tomorrow as Elon Musk's firm continues to plough its broadband beaming satellites into orbit, and you can... Read more ...

Ancient coins: Archaeologists discover more than 7,000 gold and silver...

Ancient coins: Archaeologists discover more than 7,000 gold and silver pieces in Hungary

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have discovered a treasure trove of ancient coins in Hungary after discovering more than 7,000 gold and silver pieces across a two-day expedition. Read more ...

NASA reveals asteroid is set to come close to Earth this week

NASA reveals asteroid is set to come close to Earth this week

AN ASTEROID is set to come "near Earth" as NASA continues to monitor a giant space rock which is set to make a close approach to our planet in the coming days, allowing experts... Read more ...