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From Maragha to Samarqand and Beyond: Revisiting a Quartet of Scientific Traditions in Greater Persia

13 hours ago   |   Harvard

Elaheh Kheirandish. 2020. “ From Maragha to Samarqand and Beyond: Revisiting a Quartet of Scientific Traditions in Greater Persia .” In The Timurid Century, edited by Charles...
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Sanctions are crippling Iran's fight against coronavirus | Pirouz Hanachi

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

As mayor of Tehran I have seen lives lost as a result of medical shortages. This is no time for vindictive politics • Coronavirus latest updates • See all our coronavirus...
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Coronavirus: Wuhan residents told to stay inside and be vigilant

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

China announces day of mourning for ‘martyrs' as city at centre of outbreak seeks to avoid second wave before travel bans lift Coronavirus - latest updates See all our...
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Asteroid alert: NASA shares image of two giant space rocks in the asteroid belt

Asteroid alert: NASA shares image of two giant space rocks in the asteroid belt

3 days ago   |   Daily Express

NASA has shared a stunning image of two huge asteroid flying in the asteroid belt, both of which are bigger than some major cities.
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Frances Perkins Was Ready!

Frances Perkins Was Ready!

5 days ago   |   Social Science Space

“Most of man's problems upon this planet, in the long history of the race, have been met and solved either partially or as a whole by experiment based on common sense and...
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New York City's coronavirus outbreak is already overwhelming hospitals

5 days ago   |   New Scientist

New York City is the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in the US and hospitals are already struggling to treat everyone with covid-19, though the outbreak may not peak for...
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China gets mixed results in its attempt to lift lockdown

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

Some venues that had reopened were told by the government to close yet again The celebrations have begun in cities across China as they mark the end of the country's battle...
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Test makers are moving fast, but the coronavirus may be moving faster

6 days ago   |   STAT

In Lake Success, a village on the border of suburban Long Island and the New York City borough of Queens, there is a building that was erected to house defense engineers during...
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As coronavirus spreads, doctors in the ER warn ‘the worst of it has not hit us yet'

6 days ago   |   STAT

Streets in cities and towns across the country are eerily quiet. Car traffic has dropped so substantially air pollution is abating. In many places, people are hunkered down...
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Lessons From a Coronavirus Symptom-Tracking App

Lessons From a Coronavirus Symptom-Tracking App

6 days ago   |   Social Science Space

To download the app, go to COVIDradar.org or covid.joinzoe.com and follow the links to the Apple App store or Google Play. The global COVID-19 pandemic caused by the novel...
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Atom bomb tech means scientists can carbon date whale sharks

Atom bomb tech means scientists can carbon date whale sharks

Whale sharks are the biggest fish in the sea (Photo by De Agostini via Getty Images/De Agostini via Getty Images) Scientists have for the first time calculated the true age of... Read more ...

Coronavirus targeted by Eastern Arc collaboration

Coronavirus targeted by Eastern Arc collaboration

Trimeric Covid-19 Spike protein Eastern Arc researchers at the University of East Anglia based in the Quadram Institute and the School of Biosciences at the University of Kent... Read more ...

Coronavirus: are governments really listening to ‘the science'?

Coronavirus: are governments really listening to ‘the science'?

Description Health Secretary Matt Hancock attends the opening of the NHS Nightingale Hospital at ExCel London Credits Leon Neal/Getty Images Alt Text Matt Hancock Scientific... Read more ...

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NASA's Juno spacecraft snapped this stunning portrait of swirling gas clouds on Jupiter. Read more ...

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THE Pink Moon will appear next week to light up the night skies with its beautiful glow - but what is the meaning behind the Pink Moon's name? Read more ...