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Video Chat: Combating Covid-19

1 hour ago   |   STAT

The pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus has shut down countries around the world. One of society's biggest hopes is that treatments or even vaccines can be developed. Join...
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Expert reaction to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation COVID-19 projections for the UK

4 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation have been producing COVID-19 projections for many countries, including the UK*. Prof Sylvia Richardson, University of Cambridge...
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'People want to help you. Let them': how to be compassionate in a crisis

10 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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Expert reaction to paper looking at the effectiveness of convalescent plasma therapy in severe COVID-19 patients

1 day ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

A paper, published in PNAS, reports on effectiveness of convalescent plasma therapy in severe COVID-19 patients Prof Sir Munir Pirmohamed, President of the British...
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Life 'hanging by a thread' for Italian cancer patients in coronavirus crisis

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Treatment and transplants for some postponed as hospitals are turned over to treat virus Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Since the coronavirus...
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The Application of Machine Learning Methods to Evaluate Predictors for Live Birth in Programmed Thaw Cycles

1 day ago   |   Harvard

D. Vaughan, W. Pan, Y. Yacoby, E. Seidler, A. Leung, F. Doshi-Velez, and D. Sakkas. 2019. “ The Application of Machine Learning Methods to Evaluate Predictors for Live Birth in...
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Fear, bigotry and misinformation - this reminds me of the 1980s Aids pandemic | Edmund White

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

I saw the damage Aids did to the gay community, and I live with it myself. Now, at 80, I worry I won't survive coronavirus • Coronavirus latest updates • See all our...
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Walk on by: why do we ignore bad behaviour?

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

It's a familiar scenario: a packed train or bus, an unpleasant loudmouth picking on a lone passenger... and nobody does anything. What drives us to look away - and can we...
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Severe Covid-19 illness in young down to genes or 'viral load', scientists say

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

Coronavirus hits the old and those with other health problems hardest, but fit, youthful people are dying too, and experts are trying to understand why Coronavirus - latest...
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The Tories' call to 'protect the NHS' is a disgraceful hypocrisy | Simon Hattenstone

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

This party has undermined, underfunded and sold off bits of the NHS. Coronavirus has not changed that simple fact • Coronavirus latest updates • See all our coronavirus...
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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...

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

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Nike designs personal protective equipment for Oregon hospitals

Nike designs personal protective equipment for Oregon hospitals

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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 ...

Top hospitals are experimenting with new blood tests that can tell if you've...

Top hospitals are experimenting with new blood tests that can tell if you've ever had the coronavirus. The tech could help send sidelined healthcare workers back to work and let people out of their homes

Penn Medicine and the Mayo Clinic are working on tests that detect past exposure to the novel coronavirus in frontline healthcare workers, even if they haven't had symptoms of... Read more ...

Schools could reopen after Easter if lockdown works, says minister

Schools could reopen after Easter if lockdown works, says minister

Schools are currently closed due to the pandemic Schools might be able to reopen after the Easter holidays, a senior minister has said. It comes after a study by University... Read more ...

Hafnia alvei HA4597™ - a new clinically validated solution in weight management

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