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Dr William Frankland, immunologist behind pollen count, dies aged 108

1 day ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

‘Grandfather of allergy' survived three years in Japanese POW camp before pioneering medical career Dr William Frankland, a pioneering British immunologist who transformed the...
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An Inversion of NOx and NMVOC Emissions using Satellite Observations during the KORUS-AQ Campaign and Implications for Surface Ozone over East Asia

3 days ago   |   Harvard

A. H. Souri, C.R. Nowlan, G. González Abad, L. Zhu, D. R. Blake, A. Fried, A. J. Weinheimer, J.-H. Woo, Q. Zhang, C. E. Chan Miller, X. Liu, and K. Chance. 3/31/2020. “ An...
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Label-Free, Longitudinal Visualization of PDT Response In Vitro with Optical Coherence Tomography

3 days ago   |   Harvard

Yookyung Jung, Alexander J. Nichols, Oliver J. Klein, Emmanuel Roussakis, and Conor L. Evans. 2012. “ Label-Free, Longitudinal Visualization of PDT Response In Vitro with...
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Expert comments about reagents needed for COVID-19 swab PCR testing

3 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

There have been reports about the reagent chemicals required for COVID-19 testing. Dr Colin Butter, Associate Professor and Programme Leader in Bioveterinary Science...
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Covid-19: how long can it survive outside the body?

11 days ago   |   The Guardian

Sarah Boseley speaks to Prof Deenan Pillay about how the virus contaminates surfaces and why headlines about how long it can survive may be misleading. And, following a number...
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Ozone Pollution over China and India: Seasonality and Sources

17 days ago   |   Harvard

Meng Gao, Jinhui Gao, Bin Zhu, Rajesh Kumar, Xiao Lu, Shaojie Song, Yuzhong Zhang, Peng Wang, Gufran Beig, Jianlin Hu, Qi Ying, Hongliang Zhang, Peter Sherman, and Michael B...
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Ham bone broth could be a tonic for the heart | Science News for Students

17 days ago   |   Science News for Students

Ham bone broth could be a tonic for the heart | Science News for Students : Google the term “bone broth.” You'll quickly discover people claiming that it's the latest miracle...
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Ozone Pollution over China and India: Seasonality and Sources

18 days ago   |   Harvard

Meng Gao, Jinhui Gao, Bin Zhu, Rajesh Kumar, Xiao Lu, Shaojie Song, Yuzhong Zhang, Peng Wang, Gufran Beig, Jianlin Hu, Qi Ying, Hongliang Zhang, Peter Sherman, and Michael B...
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Heavy metal may rain from the skies of planet WASP 76b

23 days ago   |   Science News for Students

Heavy metal may rain from the skies of planet WASP 76b : On one distant world, “heavy metal” could be a weather forecast. Telescope observations indicate that an exoplanet...
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Use the science of garlic to bring sweetness or fire to your food

23 days ago   |   New Scientist

By understanding garlic's chemistry we can amp up its pungency in a fiery garlic sauce or tame it through gentle cooking to make mellow garlic confit, says Sam Wong
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Herd immunity should be considered to end lockdown, PM's adviser says

Herd immunity should be considered to end lockdown, PM's adviser says

The government's chief epidemic modeller says an exit plan is needed from the lockdown A senior science adviser to the government has said the UK should consider letting... Read more ...

NASA announces plans for manned space bases on the Moon and Mars

NASA announces plans for manned space bases on the Moon and Mars

NASA'S ARTEMIS programme has new plans to expand its operation towards keeping humans on the Moon and potentially Mars post 2024. Read more ...

TOM TUGENDHAT: 'Beijing uses a toxic brew of lies and fear to maintain power'

TOM TUGENDHAT: 'Beijing uses a toxic brew of lies and fear to maintain power'

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Supermoon 2020: Look out for April's Pink Supermoon next week - All you need...

Supermoon 2020: Look out for April's Pink Supermoon next week - All you need to know

A SUPERMOON will rise next week under the guise of April's annual Pink Moon. Here is everything you need to know about the Supermoon. Read more ...

Face masks: Does wearing a face mask stop the spread of coronavirus? New...

Face masks: Does wearing a face mask stop the spread of coronavirus? New study offers hope

FACE masks can help curb the spread of coronavirus, even if only by a marginal amount, researchers at the University of Maryland have claimed. Read more ...

Coronavirus in animals: Highly likely bats DID start the coronavirus...

Coronavirus in animals: Highly likely bats DID start the coronavirus pandemic - expert

CORONAVIRUS most likely originated in bats or pangolins as it was originally thought, a zoologist has claimed. Read more ...

NASA news: Mars 2020 rover is fitted with wheels as NASA readies for July launch

NASA news: Mars 2020 rover is fitted with wheels as NASA readies for July launch

NASA'S Mars Perseverance rover is being readied for launch later this summer, with a new set of wheels fitted on the robotic explorer. Read more ...

Life on Mars breakthrough: 'GAME-CHANGER' after major study - shock report

Life on Mars breakthrough: 'GAME-CHANGER' after major study - shock report

A NEW study has dramatically boosted hopes of life on Mars - by proving the staggering abundance of organisms living in volcanic rocks on the sea floor. Read more ...

How rival science teams were born out of a sex smear that splintered the...

How rival science teams were born out of a sex smear that splintered the academic world

Rivalry between research teams at Oxford University, led by Professor Sunetra Gupta, and Imperial College may go back further than their conflicting coronavirus views from last... Read more ...

Photos: Astronauts train to ride a Dragon into space

Photos: Astronauts train to ride a Dragon into space

Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken, two veteran space shuttle fliers, are gearing up to fly a privately-developed SpaceX Dragon capsule into orbit this year. The two astronauts... Read more ...