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

23 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

25 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

25 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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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'

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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

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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

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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 ...