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Children show increase in mental health difficulties over COVID-19 lockdown

2 hours ago   |   Oxford University

Parents/carers of children aged 4-10 years of age reported that over a one-month period in lockdown, they saw increases in their child's emotional difficulties, such as feeling...
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Casting Light from the Shadows: Coping and Defenses Amidst a Pandemic

1 day ago   |   Harvard

Michal J McDowell and Joshua D Salvi. 6/2020. “ Casting Light from the Shadows: Coping and Defenses Amidst a Pandemic .” Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 81, 4, Pp. 20com13468...
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Social Isolation Amid COVID: An Excerpt from ‘Together Apart'

Social Isolation Amid COVID: An Excerpt from ‘Together Apart'

3 days ago   |   Social Science Space

They had been sentenced, for an unknown crime, to an indeterminate period of punishment. As Albert Camus observed in The Plague , quarantine is more than just ‘staying home'...
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Risk Perception Amid COVID: An Excerpt from ‘Together Apart'

Risk Perception Amid COVID: An Excerpt from ‘Together Apart'

3 days ago   |   Social Science Space

Patient A1.1, who was then still experiencing mild respiratory symptoms, attended a birthday party with nine other people. They hugged and shared food at the three-hour party...
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Storm clouds coming

5 days ago   |   TLS

It is water, in all its forms, from vapour to ice, that enthrals all six of the scientists whose stories are told in Sarah Dry's thoughtful new book. She uses their biographies...
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Expert reaction to study looking at when global temperatures might respond to mitigation efforts

7 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

A study, published in Nature Communications, looked at when global temperatures might respond to mitigation efforts. Prof Grant Allen, Professor of Atmospheric Physics...
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7 Things To Know About Face Masks Before Putting One On

7 Things To Know About Face Masks Before Putting One On

7 days ago   |   Huffington Post

We're here to guide you through the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to the Life newsletter for daily tips, advice, how-tos and escapism. Everyone should have a face covering and...
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Quantum jolts measured at macro scales in gravity wave detector

Quantum jolts measured at macro scales in gravity wave detector

7 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

An optics technician inspects one of the mirrors in the LIGO gravity wave detector. Image: Matt Heintze/Caltech/MIT/LIGO Lab A device built to improve the sensitivity of...
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Transfer learning with deep neural networks for model predictive control of HVAC and natural ventilation in smart buildings

7 days ago   |   Harvard

Yujiao Chen, Zheming Tong, Yang Zheng, Holly Samuelson, and Leslie Norford. 2020. “ Transfer learning with deep neural networks for model predictive control of HVAC and natural...
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Expert reaction to commentary about potential airborne transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus

7 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

A commentary piece, published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, discusses the potential airborne transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Prof Babak Javid, Principal Investigator...
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Falcon 9 launch of South Korean military satellite postponed

Falcon 9 launch of South Korean military satellite postponed

EDITOR'S NOTE: Updated at 2:15 p.m. EDT with SpaceX statement. The Anasis 2 satellite is prepared for shipment to Cape Canaveral from Airbus's facility in Toulouse, France... Read more ...

Eating bread and pasta is good for your health, says study

Eating bread and pasta is good for your health, says study

Time to load up on the carbs We're often told that beige foods are bad for us. This is because colourful foods - such as fruit and vegetables - contain the vitamins and... Read more ...

Archaeology: Ancient Homo erectus hand axe made of BONE found in East Africa

Archaeology: Ancient Homo erectus hand axe made of BONE found in East Africa

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have discovered an ancient tool used by our ancestors, in an almost-unprecedented find. Read more ...

NASA news: Hubble snaps incredible 'flapping bat' across the Universe

NASA news: Hubble snaps incredible 'flapping bat' across the Universe

NASA has snapped an incredible image of a distant star formation, accompanied by the looming shadow of "a bat". Read more ...

Verizon 5G Phones Take Off, But Coverage Is Still Lacking

Verizon 5G Phones Take Off, But Coverage Is Still Lacking

Verizon is selling the most 5G phones of any US carrier by far, according to analysis firm M Science. Verizon subscribers are picking up the most 5G phones by far of any... Read more ...

Coronavirus: London's Natural History Museum, Science Museum and Victoria &...

Coronavirus: London's Natural History Museum, Science Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum to reopen

Three major London museums are set to open their doors again after the coronavirus lockdown forced them to close. Read more ...

I was trapped on a boat in the Arctic for almost 5 months while on a science...

I was trapped on a boat in the Arctic for almost 5 months while on a science expedition because of the pandemic - here's what it was like

Gina Jozef embarked on the MOSAiC Expedition to the Arctic to join the exploration ship, the Polarstern , in January to conduct research for her PhD in atmospheric sciences at... Read more ...

SpaceX threatened with investigation as environmentalists question Elon...

SpaceX threatened with investigation as environmentalists question Elon Musk's Texas base

SPACEX could find itself under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration if environmental groups have their way. Read more ...

Asteroid close approach: NASA gearing up as asteroid to pass closer than the...

Asteroid close approach: NASA gearing up as asteroid to pass closer than the Moon

NASA is on alert after discovering an asteroid which is predicted to make what is known as a 'close approach' to Earth in September, passing our planet even closer than the Moon. Read more ...

Burger King is debuting a new Whopper made from cows that burp and fart 33% less

Burger King is debuting a new Whopper made from cows that burp and fart 33% less

Burger King unveiled a Whopper made with cows that produce 33% less methane emissions on Tuesday. By adding 100 grams of lemongrass to cows' diets, Burger King says that the... Read more ...