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'People want to help you. Let them': how to be compassionate in a crisis

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Acting compassionately isn't just about kindness, but about wanting to halt suffering. Right now, we must be wise - and set a template for the future Coronavirus - latest...
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How I got through a 2-month quarantine - Lessons learned in China

11 hours ago   |   Harvard

Wuhan has finally lifted its lockdown today , after 76 days. That's a long break for many people, and you may wonder: are we overreacting by asking everyone to stay...
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Face masks cannot stop healthy people getting Covid-19, says WHO

19 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Organisation's evidence review shows wearing mask outside does not prevent infection Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The World Health Organization...
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Does the ACE2 protein explain covid-19 risk for underlying conditions?

20 hours ago   |   New Scientist

Does a cell surface protein explain why the coronavirus is more likely to kill people with diabetes or heart disease? Researchers are trying to find out
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New research examines wastewater to detect community spread of Covid-19

21 hours ago   |   STAT

A series of crucial setbacks in Covid-19 testing has made it difficult to keep up with the virus' rapid spread, and has inspired some researchers to look to wastewater to help...
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UK records highest daily death toll from coronavirus at 854

22 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Data likely to raise concerns as figure approaches deadliest days so far in Italy and Spain Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The UK has experienced...
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Saliva spray during speech could transmit coronavirus - study

22 hours ago   |   The Guardian

US scientists say findings add to case for wearing masks in public to control outbreak Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Tiny droplets of saliva...
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Air pollution linked to far higher Covid-19 death rates, study finds

23 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Dirty air increases risk of respiratory problems that can be fatal for coronavirus patients Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Air pollution is...
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No need for healthy to wear face masks, says WHO after review

1 day ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Organisation says no evidence that wearing a mask outdoors prevents Covid-19 infection Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The World Health...
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Supermarket chain gives employees $2 an hour extra appreciation pay

1 day ago   |   Harvard

There was a full page ad in today's Times from Albertsons, a major supermarket chain, and the United Food and Commercial Workers union. The ad noted that the company is giving...
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PlayStation 5's DualSense controller: Two-toned design, more haptic feedback

PlayStation 5's DualSense controller: Two-toned design, more haptic feedback

The PlayStation 5's new gamepad is called DualSense and sports a bold two-toned design. Did Aperture Science make this? [credit: Sony / Aurich Lawson ] While we still don't... Read more ...

Pink Moon 2020: NASA welcomes the Pink Supermoon - 'Most super' Full Moon...

Pink Moon 2020: NASA welcomes the Pink Supermoon - 'Most super' Full Moon this year

A PINK MOON tonight will be the biggest and brightest Full Moon of the year, NASA has announced. Read more ...

After problem-plagued test flight, Boeing will refly crew capsule without...

After problem-plagued test flight, Boeing will refly crew capsule without astronauts

In this file photo from 2019, technicians prepare Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft for fueling before its first unpiloted space mission. Credit: Boeing Boeing officials... Read more ...

SpaceX plans another Starlink launch next week

SpaceX plans another Starlink launch next week

A view of 60 Starlink satellites stacked before a previous launch. Credit: SpaceX SpaceX is preparing to launch another batch of satellites for the Starlink Internet network... Read more ...

Next GPS launch delayed by coronavirus concerns; X-37B launch remains on track

Next GPS launch delayed by coronavirus concerns; X-37B launch remains on track

The third GPS 3-series satellite inside Lockheed Martin's spacecraft manufacturing plant in Colorado. Credit: Lockheed Martin U.S. military officials said Tuesday the launch of... Read more ...

Dyson releases 44 engineering challenges for kids to tackle during lockdown

Dyson releases 44 engineering challenges for kids to tackle during lockdown

Schools might be closed to most pupils, but there's no shortage of stuff for kids to tackle at home. Now the James Dyson Foundation has made a whole heap of engineering content... Read more ...

Nike designs personal protective equipment for Oregon hospitals

Nike designs personal protective equipment for Oregon hospitals

Nike has created face shields and lenses for air-purifying respirators with materials from the sportswear brand's footwear and clothing to help protect against Covid-19... Read more ...

NASA news: Hubble Telescope's greatest images after 30 of deep space exploration

NASA news: Hubble Telescope's greatest images after 30 of deep space exploration

NASA'S Hubble Space Telescope launched into space 30 years ago, opening a window to the universe at large. Read more ...

Tales from the Loop boss details vast differences from the likes of Black Mirror

Tales from the Loop boss details vast differences from the likes of Black Mirror

TALES FROM THE LOOP brings a deep and emotional anthology series to Amazon Prime Video, peppered with glances of science fiction and a constant string of ethereal themes... Read more ...

Yellowstone volcano: How geyser 'burst into life' as USGS records 111...

Yellowstone volcano: How geyser 'burst into life' as USGS records 111 earthquakes 

YELLOWSTONE volcano scientist Mike Poland revealed how Steamboat Geyser "burst into life" during his monthly update on activity at the park. Read more ...