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The coronavirus is picking up steam outside China, narrowing chances of eliminating it

1 hour ago   |   STAT

There are worrying signs the coronavirus outbreak is entering a new phase, with spread outside of China - until recently at low levels - beginning to rapidly pick up...
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Mars breakthrough: 100,000 people will live on Mars before end of century boasts scientist

Mars breakthrough: 100,000 people will live on Mars before end of century boasts scientist

1 hour ago   |   Daily Express

MARS will be colonised by as many as 100,000 Earthlings before the end of the 21st century, the head of the Mars Society has spectacularly announced.
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NHS to test Londoners for coronavirus at home

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Fresh approach to detecting Covid-19 aims to limit spread of infection across capital The NHS has started testing people for coronavirus in their own homes in London. The new...
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The Gene Gap: what makes us human? - Science Weekly podcast

16 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Gene-editing technologies have the power to change life as we know it. This week on the podcast, we're bringing you the first episode from our Common Threads series, part of an...
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Coronation Street getting in on the act with Lady Marmalade | Brief letters

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Wages | Alien life| Northern accents | Marmalade | school | Yellowbellies It's welcome news that the average weekly pay is now £474, but this highlights the danger of using...
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Best DNA testing kits 2020: From ancestry to genetics, these are the ones to buy

Best DNA testing kits 2020: From ancestry to genetics, these are the ones to buy

1 day ago   |   Pocket-lint

All of us would probably like to know where we come from, and whether we're susceptible to diseases or conditions linked to our family's health history. Unfortunately, not...
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STAT Plus: Pharmalittle: Need cheap insulin? Try Craigslist; Trump warned about monopolies on coronavirus treatments

1 day ago   |   STAT

Rise and shine, everyone, another busy day is on the way. We can tell because there are helicopters hovering overhead - a sure sign of frantic doings on a nearby highway - and...
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Don't stress: The scientific secrets of people who keep cool heads

1 day ago   |   New Scientist

Studies of the world's most unflappable people point to ways we can all better manage stress - and are even inspiring the first stress vaccine
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China's coronavirus outbreak leaves foreign nationals in limbo

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Travel restrictions leave many stranded, while those with flights booked await refunds Coronavirus -latest news Foreign nationals who live in China or planned to visit say they...
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TV astronomer dies aged 70 after short illness

TV astronomer dies aged 70 after short illness

1 day ago   |   Metro

Heather Couper has passed away aged 70 TV astronomer Heather Couper has died after a short illness aged 70, her best friend and business partner confirmed. Heather made...
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Science behind the new £20 note - and why it's almost impossible to forge

Science behind the new £20 note - and why it's almost impossible to forge

The new plastic £20 note features artist JMW Turner, and is said to be the ‘most secure Bank of England banknote yet' Read more ...

Mars breakthrough: 100,000 people will live on Mars before end of century...

Mars breakthrough: 100,000 people will live on Mars before end of century boasts scientist

MARS will be colonised by as many as 100,000 Earthlings before the end of the 21st century, the head of the Mars Society has spectacularly announced. Read more ...

Inside and Out, From Exhibits to Gardens: Hands-On Activities for Growing...

Inside and Out, From Exhibits to Gardens: Hands-On Activities for Growing Great Veggies & Fruits

Led by GrowingGreat , STEM educators who work with PreK-5th grade students are addressing under-resourced families' lack of access to fresh produce and green space by... Read more ...

Solar flare: Astronomers stunned by tiny star erupting 10 times more energy...

Solar flare: Astronomers stunned by tiny star erupting 10 times more energy than the Sun

A SOLAR flare 10 times more powerful than anything the Sun has ever released was caught coming from an unusually small star, astronomers have announced. Read more ...

Boram Lee, MD

Boram Lee, MD

Visiting Graduate Student Current: PhD student, Samsung Advanced Institute for Health Sciences & Technology, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea Read more ...

Lyme disease treatment: Japanese knotweed offers 'exciting' hope of treating...

Lyme disease treatment: Japanese knotweed offers 'exciting' hope of treating Lyme disease

LYME disease researchers are exploring the medical properties of Japanese knotweed, suggesting plant-based drugs could be a better treatment than antibiotics. Read more ...

5 key requirements for unleashing innovation in the cannabis industry

5 key requirements for unleashing innovation in the cannabis industry

The cannabis industry faces a systemic problem where the legal nomenclature used to distinguish varietals of ​Cannabis Sativa is known to be unrelated to the genetic identity... Read more ...

Antarctica shock: Before and After pics show horror of ice melt after...

Antarctica shock: Before and After pics show horror of ice melt after record-breaking heat

ANTARCTICA has suffered a week of intense ice melt after weather stations measured the hottest temperature on record for the icy continent. Read more ...

Radio telescopes team up to unveil hundreds of protostars in Orion

Radio telescopes team up to unveil hundreds of protostars in Orion

The ALMA and VLA radio telescope teamed up to observe more than 300 infant suns and their protoplanetary disks in the vast Orion Molecular Cloud. In this sample, ALMA reveals... Read more ...

Exciting tales and top secret work of pigeons in the First World War

Exciting tales and top secret work of pigeons in the First World War

One of the historic episodes explored in Top Secret: From Ciphers to Cyber Security is the life and death importance of secure communications in the trenches of the First World... Read more ...