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Adapt or die: how the populist right is reacting to coronavirus | Paulo Gerbaudo

6 days ago   |   The Guardian

Science and welfare are at the heart of this crisis - which is bad for leaders like Trump. But they won't be wrongfooted for long The populist right has built their electoral...
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Bolsonaro's anti-science response to coronavirus appals Brazil's governors

11 days ago   |   The Guardian

The president has contradicted his own health ministry by urging people to return to work and schools - ‘I was gobsmacked,' said one former Bolsonaro ally C oronavirus - latest...
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Trump's Coronavirus Guidelines for America

11 days ago   |   Harvard

We got a mailer today, which I assume went out extremely widely, called called, in all capital letters, President Trump's coronavirus guidelines for America. I want to...
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These online data science courses are taught by a Harvard biostats professor - and can help you land one of the best jobs in America

These online data science courses are taught by a Harvard biostats professor - and can help you land one of the best jobs in America

11 days ago   |   Business Insider

Companies collect and use data in order to understand their customer or user base and drive strategic business decisions. The people who make this data understandable - data...
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Bolsonaro says he 'wouldn't feel anything' if infected with Covid-19 and attacks state lockdowns

13 days ago   |   The Guardian

Brazil's president uses national televised address to dismiss state-based health measures ‘scorched earth' tactics Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage...
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Social distancing, politicized: Trump allies are urging an end to isolation, worrying public health experts

13 days ago   |   STAT

WASHINGTON - How and whether to prevent disease is suddenly a political question. And in the face of the economic turmoil caused by the coronavirus, a small but growing number...
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The inimitable Dr Fauci: Meet the man leading America's fight against coronavirus - and an anti-science White House

14 days ago   |   The Independent

Dr Anthony Fauci has become one of the most visible faces from the White House taskforce battling the coronavirus epidemic, writes Richard Hall
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We have a once in a generation responsibility to confront Covid-19 | Sadiq Khan

16 days ago   |   The Guardian

America seems reluctant to lead in this crisis: so Europe, and Britain, must step up Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Covid-19 is the biggest...
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Empty Grocery Shelves! Are Supply Chains Resilient Enough?

Empty Grocery Shelves! Are Supply Chains Resilient Enough?

18 days ago   |   Social Science Space

Toilet paper shortages , profiteering from hand sanitizer and empty shelves in grocery stores. Thanks to COVID-19, governments in most industrialized nations are preparing for...
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Antibiotic treatment and selection for glpK mutations in patients with active tuberculosis disease

20 days ago   |   Harvard

Vargas R and Farhat MR. 2/19/2020. “ Antibiotic treatment and selection for glpK mutations in patients with active tuberculosis disease .” Proceedings of the Academy of...
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Pink Moon 2020 meaning: Will the Full Moon turn pink tonight?

Pink Moon 2020 meaning: Will the Full Moon turn pink tonight?

TONIGHT'S Pink Moon will light up the night skies with its beautiful glow - but what is the meaning behind the Pink Moon and will the Moon turn pink? Read more ...

Pink Moon 2020: NASA welcomes the Pink Supermoon - 'Most super' Full Moon...

Pink Moon 2020: NASA welcomes the Pink Supermoon - 'Most super' Full Moon this year

A PINK MOON tonight will be the biggest and brightest Full Moon of the year, NASA has announced. Read more ...

Supermoon 2020: What time is the Supermoon tonight? When to see the Pink...

Supermoon 2020: What time is the Supermoon tonight? When to see the Pink Supermoon?

A SUPERMOON this week promises to light up the night skies with its eerie glow - but what time is the Supermoon tonight? Read more ...

After problem-plagued test flight, Boeing will refly crew capsule without...

After problem-plagued test flight, Boeing will refly crew capsule without astronauts

In this file photo from 2019, technicians prepare Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft for fueling before its first unpiloted space mission. Credit: Boeing Boeing officials... Read more ...

Supermoon: Brian Cox's brilliant stargazing guide for amateur astronomers...

Supermoon: Brian Cox's brilliant stargazing guide for amateur astronomers revealed

STARGAZING is as popular as ever right now with the UK in lockdown, and Brian Cox recommends two constellations that anyone can spot without special equipment. Read more ...

Researchers at Northwestern University are working on a self-sanitizing mask...

Researchers at Northwestern University are working on a self-sanitizing mask design to slow the spread of pandemics like COVID-19

Researchers at Northwestern University are trying to develop an insert for existing masks that would deactivate viruses before they were airborne. Funding for the project came... Read more ...

Full Moon dates 2020: When are the Full Moons this year?

Full Moon dates 2020: When are the Full Moons this year?

TONIGHT'S Full Moon is the spectacular Pink Supermoon - but when are the other Full Moons this year? Read more ...

SpaceX shock: Starlink's US military partnership warning - 'Chinese will...

SpaceX shock: Starlink's US military partnership warning - 'Chinese will respond in kind'

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Caroline Calloway and the whys, whens, and wheres of influence

Caroline Calloway and the whys, whens, and wheres of influence

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The real JT Leroy, Savannah Knoop, on identity in the age of deepfakes

The real JT Leroy, Savannah Knoop, on identity in the age of deepfakes

It's the twentysomethings and current affairs so often feel like sophisticated, horrible, science fiction. Exploring the boundaries of the real and the imaginary, Confused News... Read more ...