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Harnessing Geometric Frustration to Form Band Gaps in Acoustic Networks

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Pai Wang, Yue Zheng, Matheus C. Fernandes, Yushen Sun, Kai Xu, Sijie Sun, Sung Hoon Kang, Vincent Tournat, and Katia Bertoldi. 2017. “ Harnessing Geometric Frustration to Form...
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It Is Not Just Mortality: A Call From Chile for Comprehensive COVID-19 Policy Responses Among Older People

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Pablo Villalobos Dintrans, Jorge Browne, and Ignacio Madero-Cabib. 2020. “ It Is Not Just Mortality: A Call From Chile for Comprehensive COVID-19 Policy Responses Among Older...
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Geospatial evaluation of trade-offs between equity in physical access to healthcare and health systems efficiency

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HS Iyer, J Flanigan, NG Wolf, LF Schroeder, S Horton, MC Castro, and TR Rebbeck. 2020. “ Geospatial evaluation of trade-offs between equity in physical access to healthcare and...
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Opinion: Children and families need resources to address trauma at its roots

2 days ago   |   STAT

Like many nations across the globe, the U.S. continues to combat the devastation of the coronavirus pandemic. The Trump administration's deficient response has elevated the...
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New institute for healthier living and ageing launched in Norwich

New institute for healthier living and ageing launched in Norwich

3 days ago   |   Quadram

From physical activity and nutrition to stopping smoking, sleep and socialisation, a new research centre has been set up by the University of East Anglia to investigate how we...
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Oxford scientists develop extremely rapid diagnostic test for Covid-19

8 days ago   |   Oxford University   |   3 articles

Scientists from Oxford University's Department of Physics have developed an extremely rapid diagnostic test that detects and identifies viruses in less than five minutes.
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God's own designs

9 days ago   |   TLS

An edited review by Roger Penrose of The Mathematical Experience by Philip Davis and Reuben Hersh, first published on May 14, 1982 A year or two ago I was interviewed for a...
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The health benefits of sunlight: Can vitamin D help beat coronavirus?

10 days ago   |   New Scientist

Join Sam as he gets reacquainted with the sun and explains how light can have a profound effect on our mental and physical health. The good news? A little daylight goes a long way.
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My research centers on the art, architecture, and material culture of the transatlantic world in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, particularly as they relate to...
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On the sensitivity of a laser heterodyne polarimeter for vacuum birefringence detection

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Gabriel Alberts, Hal Hollis, Harrison LaBollita, and Guido Mueller. 5/2018. “ On the sensitivity of a laser heterodyne polarimeter for vacuum birefringence detection .”...
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CPD Awards 2020: Join us

CPD Awards 2020: Join us

The Science Council's CPD Awards are back for 2020 to continue the celebration of outstanding CPD. While this year we cannot be together in one room to celebrate outstanding... Read more ...

OSIRIS-REx stirs up a rocky blizzard tagging an asteroid in search of samples

OSIRIS-REx stirs up a rocky blizzard tagging an asteroid in search of samples

After “tagging” the asteroid Bennu on 20 October, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft backed away and beamed back a series of images captured before, during and immediately after the... Read more ...

Antarctica bombshell: Satellite snapped 400ft ‘manmade' formation in...

Antarctica bombshell: Satellite snapped 400ft ‘manmade' formation in 'untouched' region

ANTARCTICA scientists were left puzzled after a satellite snapped a bizarre oval shape in the ice, leading one to comment "that is definitely manmade". Read more ...

Dioxins and Dioxin-like Compounds in Foods and Feeds

Dioxins and Dioxin-like Compounds in Foods and Feeds

October 2020 Executive Summary The term dioxins includes: polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins , polychlorinated dibenzofurans and dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls Dioxins... Read more ...

Shark attack: South African sharks are being found with their hearts and...

Shark attack: South African sharks are being found with their hearts and livers ripped out

UNUSUALLY mangled shark carcasses along the coast of South Africa have exposed a small predator with an appetite for lungs, hearts and sex organs. Read more ...

Expert reaction latest Test and Trace Figures for England for the week 8-14...

Expert reaction latest Test and Trace Figures for England for the week 8-14 October

The government have released the latest statistics from the COVID-19 Test and Trace system. Prof Sheila Bird, Formerly Programme Leader, MRC Biostatistics Unit, University of... Read more ...

Yellowstone volcano breakthrough in predicting next eruption amid ‘overdue'...

Yellowstone volcano breakthrough in predicting next eruption amid ‘overdue' fears

YELLOWSTONE VOLCANO'S next eruption could be predicted by scientists thanks to a breakthrough made in forecasting future magma pathways through Earth. Read more ...

ESRC Names 2020 Finalists for Celebrating Impact Prize

ESRC Names 2020 Finalists for Celebrating Impact Prize

Britain's Economic and Social Research Council has named nine professors and two teams of researchers as finalists in its Celebrating Impact Prize 2020. Now in its eighth year... Read more ...

Brown Lecture: The Segregation Pandemic

Brown Lecture: The Segregation Pandemic

William F Tate IV is a past president and fellow of the American Educational Research Association and has been elected to the National Academy of Education. A pandemic is an... 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 ...