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Covid-19: how long can it survive outside the body?

5 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

10 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

11 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

12 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

16 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

17 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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The science of soap - here's how it kills the coronavirus | Palli Thordarson

17 days ago   |   The Guardian

Alcohol-based disinfectants are also effective, but soap is a highly efficient way of killing the virus when it's on your skin Viruses can be active outside the body for hours...
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From Highly Cited Researcher to Secretary of State

From Highly Cited Researcher to Secretary of State

18 days ago   |   Clarivate

How can a career in research lead to new and exciting opportunities? As International Women's Day fast approaches , we wanted to share the story of Isabel Ferreira's inspiring...
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High-gravity-assisted synthesis of surfactant-free transparent dispersions of monodispersed MgAl-LDH nanoparticles

19 days ago   |   Harvard

Bo Chen, Qian Sun, Dan Wang, Xiao-Fei Zeng, Jie-Xin Wang*, and Jian-Feng Chen. 2020. “ High-gravity-assisted synthesis of surfactant-free transparent dispersions of...
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Using Earth templates to hunt for life-supporting exoplanets

Using Earth templates to hunt for life-supporting exoplanets

An artist's impression of Kepler-62f, a large terrestrial exoplanet located about 1,200 light-years away that may host a pre-biotic environment similar to Earth's in the... Read more ...

The 13th Japan International Manga Awards || 第13回日本国際漫画賞

The 13th Japan International Manga Awards || 第13回日本国際漫画賞

When you think of “manga”, the genre of comics created in Japan may come to mind. However, did you know that high quality manga is being created all over the world? ... Read more ...

NASA picks SpaceX to deliver cargo to Gateway station in lunar orbit

NASA picks SpaceX to deliver cargo to Gateway station in lunar orbit

Illustration of the SpaceX Dragon XL as it is deployed from the Falcon Heavy's second stage in high Earth orbit on its way to the Gateway in lunar orbit. Credit: SpaceX NASA... Read more ...

Why Call It ‘Social Distancing'? We Need Social Connection More Than Ever

Why Call It ‘Social Distancing'? We Need Social Connection More Than Ever

( We are now a society at a distance. As of this week, New South Wales has closed restaurants, bars, gyms, and entertainment venues where people gather in large... Read more ...

Evaluation Implications of the Coronavirus Emergency

Evaluation Implications of the Coronavirus Emergency

I have been doing evaluations and writing about the evaluation profession for nearly 50 years. For the last decade, I've been writing about evaluation under conditions of... Read more ...

The 9 most popular online courses people are taking on Coursera from...

The 9 most popular online courses people are taking on Coursera from Stanford, Yale, and Princeton

Millions of students of all ages use Coursera to learn something new, whether for personal enjoyment or professional advancement. The online classes are completely free to... Read more ...

'Listen to the science': Barack Obama weighs in on coronavirus during Tony...

'Listen to the science': Barack Obama weighs in on coronavirus during Tony Fauci chat

Former President Barack Obama commented during an online chat between Dr. Anthony Fauci and Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry, urging people to 'listen to the science.' Read more ...

Augustine Therapeutics: Bridging the Valley of Death with VIB Discovery Sciences

Augustine Therapeutics: Bridging the Valley of Death with VIB Discovery Sciences

This article is republished with kind permission from BioVox . Augustine Therapeutics is one of VIB's latest spinoffs, developing a first-in-class drug for Charcot-Marie-Tooth... Read more ...

Evidence of Uranus' leaking atmosphere found hidden in Voyager 2 observations

Evidence of Uranus' leaking atmosphere found hidden in Voyager 2 observations

By going over old data collected by the Voyager 2 spacecraft in 1986, two scientists at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center have made the startling discovery that Uranus'... Read more ...

Impeachment: the verdict of history

Impeachment: the verdict of history

James Hankins. 2020. “ Impeachment: the verdict of history .” The Spectator, no. March. Publisher's Version Read more ...