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Top health official echoes Trump's Covid-19 views, drawing accusations of politicizing U.S. mental health agency

4 days ago   |   STAT

Reopen the schools, diminish the seriousness of the coronavirus pandemic, and the economy comes first. President Trump and White House aides have been pushing these views for...
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Expert reaction to ONS Infection survey data

Expert reaction to ONS Infection survey data

8 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

The Office for National Statistics have released the latest data from their Infection Survey d, detailing COVID-19 in the UK. Dr Jason Oke and Prof Carl Heneghan, Centre for...
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The lessons we've learned from the Covid-19 response, according to Anthony Fauci

9 days ago   |   STAT

Six months since Covid-19 was declared a pandemic, the world has learned difficult lessons on how to respond - and not respond - to such a crisis. Anthony Fauci, who has spent...
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Opinion: The interstate highway system: a model for investing in U.S. health care

9 days ago   |   STAT

Driving from California to Vermont, as I did this summer, offers time to think and plenty to look at. The vast interstate highway system that I followed for much of my journey...
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Risk and COVID-19: Communicating and managing

10 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

As leading health officials sound the alarm over growing infection rates, the SMC brought together two of the leading experts on Covid-19 to discuss approaches that acknowledge...
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Expert reaction to new public information campaign from UK government to prevent spread of COVID-19 indoors this winter

10 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

The government have announced a new public information campaign to prevent spread of COVID-19 indoors this winter. Dr Jennifer Cole, Biological Anthropologist, Royal Holloway...
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Augmented reality could be the geology classroom's killer app

Augmented reality could be the geology classroom's killer app

13 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Fancy a tabletop Meteor Crater, anyone? One of the most important challenges in teaching geology is bringing the outside world into the classroom. During a pandemic...
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AI: Artificial intelligence danger of aiding totalitarians - 'Unprecedented power'

AI: Artificial intelligence danger of aiding totalitarians - 'Unprecedented power'

15 days ago   |   Daily Express

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE is already being exploited by states with totalitarian tendencies and even those in the West, an expert has warned.
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Strategies in the Management of Adolescent Obesity

17 days ago   |   Harvard

Veronica R Johnson, Michelle Cao, Kathryn S Czepiel, Tasnim Mushannen, LaShyra Nolen, and Fatima Cody Stanford. 2020. “ Strategies in the Management of Adolescent Obesity .”...
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E-cigarettes are no better than alternative aids to quit smoking

17 days ago   |   New Scientist

People who use e-cigarettes to help them stop smoking are no more likely to be abstinent a year later, and are more likely to remain dependent on nicotine, according to data...
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Pace news: NASA reveals planetary pair collided to form Moon - ‘Giant...

Pace news: NASA reveals planetary pair collided to form Moon - ‘Giant Impact' theory'

SPACE agency NASA has revealed an extraordinary new theory suggesting the Moon was actually formed by an apocalyptic collision. Read more ...

Alien life search: NASA detects fresh ice on Enceladus - ‘Probably active...

Alien life search: NASA detects fresh ice on Enceladus - ‘Probably active not long ago'

ALIEN life experts at US-based space agency NASA have found the possible presence of fresh ice on the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus. Read more ...

Asteroid news: NASA tracking DOUBLE space rock on near-Earth approach

Asteroid news: NASA tracking DOUBLE space rock on near-Earth approach

ASTEROID trackers at US space agency NASA have announced a brace of rogue space rocks are about to safely skim past our planet. Read more ...

NASA news: Space agency ranks solar system's most promising worlds to find...

NASA news: Space agency ranks solar system's most promising worlds to find alien life

NASA has now listed the planets in the solar system most likely to host alien life. Read more ...

What's the plural of phoenix?

What's the plural of phoenix?

Hey there, “In order to rise from its own ashes,” science fiction writer Octavia Butler once wrote, “the phoenix first must burn.” We are doing just that - here on the West... Read more ...

Archaeology breakthrough: How 'chance discovery' uncovered the oldest church...

Archaeology breakthrough: How 'chance discovery' uncovered the oldest church in Holy Land

ARCHAEOLOGISTS studying the oldest known church in the Holy Land chanced upon the discovery completely by accident, an expert has revealed. Read more ...

Why do a year in industry?

Why do a year in industry?

Earlham Institute offers two students each year a place on our Year in Industry programme. Jess Peers and Giovanni Gendarini, our most recent undergraduates, say it's been an... Read more ...

Jupiter looms large in spectacular Hubble image

Jupiter looms large in spectacular Hubble image

The Hubble Space Telescope captured this view of Jupiter and its icy moon Europa on Aug. 25. Credit: NASA, ESA, A. Simon , and M. H. Wong and the OPAL team The Hubble Space... Read more ...

Next SpaceX launch will wait for improved ocean conditions

Next SpaceX launch will wait for improved ocean conditions

Credit: Spaceflight Now The launch of SpaceX's next 60 Starlink satellites will wait for better weather and sea conditions after currents were too strong for the company's... Read more ...

Shark breakthrough: Scientists name 'absolutely huge' beast bigger than...

Shark breakthrough: Scientists name 'absolutely huge' beast bigger than great white shark

MARINE biologists have named the biggest shark in the oceans, revealing a monstrous beast many times bigger than the fearsome great white. Read more ...