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Victoria's contact-tracing effort buckles under the weight of Covid-19 cases

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

ANU's Peter Collignon says what's important now is making sure people who test positive stay at home Stage 4 lockdown rules explained Download the free Guardian app to get the...
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This AI app lets you scan your poop for science. Does it work?

4 days ago   |   Wired

Lockdown has given many of us the space and time for new health and fitness regimes. For one writer, that meant getting into a new photography habit
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Teachers' assistant used Amazon vouchers to buy child sex videos

Teachers' assistant used Amazon vouchers to buy child sex videos

5 days ago   |   Metro

Kevin Sheppard admitted to using Amazon vouchers to pay for child sexual abuse videos A teachers' assistant has admitted using Amazon vouchers to pay for child sex abuse...
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‘Utterly joyful' Look Up! wins Waterstones children's book of the year

6 days ago   |   The Guardian

Nathan Bryon and Dapo Adeola's picture book about a science-mad young black girl trying to distract her brother from his phone takes £5,000 award Nathan Bryon and Dapo Adeola...
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Incorporating human mobility data improves forecasts ofDengue fever in Thailand

7 days ago   |   Harvard

Mathew V. Kiang, Mauricio Santillana, Jarvis T. Chen, Jukka-Pekka Onnela, Nancy Krieger, Kenth Engø-Monsen, Nattwut Ekapirat, Darin Areechokchai, Richard Maude, and Caroline O...
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Nearly a third of Americans believe in coronavirus conspiracy theories. Science explains why people tend to believe them more in times of crisis

Nearly a third of Americans believe in coronavirus conspiracy theories. Science explains why people tend to believe them more in times of crisis

12 days ago   |   Business Insider

The coronavirus pandemic has prompted the spread of several conspiracy theories about the virus, like that it is being overblown, that the introduction of new 5G technology...
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Comet NEOWISE tracker: How to see the Comet NEOWISE from the UK

Comet NEOWISE tracker: How to see the Comet NEOWISE from the UK

13 days ago   |   Daily Express

COMET NEOWISE trackers on your phone or desktop will help you pinpoint the comet's position in the night skies. Here is everything you need to know on how to see Comet NEOWISE...
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Opinion: My patients want the good old days of office visits. That's not happening any time soon

13 days ago   |   STAT

I recently got a note from my secretary with this message from a patient: “Tell the doctor I have no interest in a phone call or one of those video visits. When she is back to...
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Mobile phones empower women in developing world - Oxford study

20 days ago   |   Oxford University

Mobile phones are driving a revolution in information, empowerment, and better health in lower-income nations - especially for women - according to a study from the University...
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Verizon 5G Phones Take Off, But Coverage Is Still Lacking

Verizon 5G Phones Take Off, But Coverage Is Still Lacking

21 days ago   |   PC Mag

Verizon is selling the most 5G phones of any US carrier by far, according to analysis firm M Science. Verizon subscribers are picking up the most 5G phones by far of any...
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Tech Diva Success Podcast: Siri Chilazi - Best Practice to Best Evidence

Tech Diva Success Podcast: Siri Chilazi - Best Practice to Best Evidence

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Full Moon 2020 meaning: Why is the August Full Moon called the Sturgeon Moon?

Full Moon 2020 meaning: Why is the August Full Moon called the Sturgeon Moon?

TONIGHT'S Full Moon is known as the Sturgeon Moon and Green Corn Moon - but what is the meaning behind its unusual names? Read more ...

Astronauts back on Earth after ‘extraordinary' Dragon test flight

Astronauts back on Earth after ‘extraordinary' Dragon test flight

SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft splashes down in the Gulf of Mexico Sunday with two NASA astronauts on-board. Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls Returning home after a 64-day test... Read more ...

Radio astronomers measure star's wobble, find Saturn-size exoplanet

Radio astronomers measure star's wobble, find Saturn-size exoplanet

An artist's impression of a newly discovered Saturn-class exoplanet orbiting a cool dwarf star. The planet was discovered by measuring slight changes in the star's position... Read more ...

As three probes head for Mars, Curiosity nears eighth anniversary on red planet

As three probes head for Mars, Curiosity nears eighth anniversary on red planet

With three probes on their way to Mars, NASA's Curiosity rover will celebrate its eighth year on Mars 6 August as it continues to explore the lower regions of Mount Sharp in... Read more ...

MeTooSTEM founder admits to creating Twitter persona who “died” of COVID-19

MeTooSTEM founder admits to creating Twitter persona who “died” of COVID-19

Enlarge / Twitter drama erupted over the weekend when a much-beloved online persona supposedly died of COVID-19 complications-only to be exposed as a fake account/catfishing... Read more ...

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Maya Barton Zuckerman, B.S

Maya Barton Zuckerman, B.S

Research Assistant I graduated from Brandeis University in May 2020 with a B.S. in Neuroscience and Psychology. During my time at Brandeis, I worked in research focused on... Read more ...

Coronavirus news: Athletes 'IMPROVE' performance playing in empty stadiums...

Coronavirus news: Athletes 'IMPROVE' performance playing in empty stadiums - study

CORONAVIRUS has improved athletes' abilities, an astonishing scientific report has found. Read more ...

Yellowstone volcano: Just 47 earthquakes rocked park last month - Calm...

Yellowstone volcano: Just 47 earthquakes rocked park last month - Calm before the storm?

THE YELLOWSTONE volcano area was rocked by only 47 earthquakes in July, USGS geologists have confirmed. What could this apparent lull in activity mean? Read more ...