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Biden's chaotic messaging on Covid-19 boosters is pitting the White House against the government's scientific advisers

2 hours ago   |   STAT

WASHINGTON - The White House's chaotic, contradictory messaging on Covid-19 vaccine booster shots has given Americans whiplash. But more concerning, experts say, is that it...
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Everyday aches: Why it's time to take minor ailments more seriously

1 day ago   |   New Scientist

There's a lot that can go slightly wrong with the human body and most of the time science can't explain why. But even our unremarkable illnesses deserve closer inspection
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Study suggests Mars too small for long-term habitability

Study suggests Mars too small for long-term habitability

2 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

An artist's impression of Mars in the distant past with Earth-like surface water. Image: NASA Earth Observatory/Joshua Stevens; NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and...
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Listen: A reporter and a reader on rethinking how we gain weight

2 days ago   |   STAT

Research on excess body weight and obesity has long been predicated on the fundamental assumption that weight is gained based on a “calories in, calories out” equation. If you...
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We've mastered acoustic levitation - and it is surprisingly useful

7 days ago   |   New Scientist

Sonic tractor beams lift and manipulate objects with sound waves. They could be used to precisely deliver drugs inside our bodies or assemble delicate computer chips in mid air
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Science Council submits to degree apprenticeship consultation

8 days ago   |   The Science Council

The Science Council has submitted to the degree apprenticeship consultation this Thursday 16th September 2021. The consultation sets out proposals for changes to existing...
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Expert reaction to United in Science 2021 climate report

8 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

The World Meteorological Organization have released a new report on the state of the Earth's climate system. Prof Simon Gosling, Professor of Climate Risks at the University of...
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CBD benefits include reduced anxiety and better sleep: 8 other ways it could boost your wellbeing

CBD benefits include reduced anxiety and better sleep: 8 other ways it could boost your wellbeing

8 days ago   |   Marie Claire

It promises to help with a whole load of ailments - here's what the science says. By now, you know that CBD - short for cannabidiol - is a phytocannabinoid that comes from the...
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Formate assay in body fluids: application in methanol poisoning

8 days ago   |   Harvard

AB Makar, KE McMartin, M Palese, and TR Tephly. 1975. “ Formate assay in body fluids: application in methanol poisoning .” Biochem Med, 13, 2, Pp. 117-26.
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Behavior as Physiology: How Dynamical-Systems Theory Could Advance Psychiatry

8 days ago   |   Harvard

Joshua D. Salvi, Scott L. Rauch, and Justin T. Baker. 9/13/2021. “ Behavior as Physiology: How Dynamical-Systems Theory Could Advance Psychiatry .” American Journal of...
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September 2021 Issue of Food Science & Technology journal published

The September 2021 issue of the Food Science & Technology Journal has been published online and is freely available to IFST members. This issue includes articles on: IFST... Read more ...

Biden's chaotic messaging on Covid-19 boosters is pitting the White House...

WASHINGTON - The White House's chaotic, contradictory messaging on Covid-19 vaccine booster shots has given Americans whiplash. But more concerning, experts say, is that it... Read more ...

Tomato is first CRISPR-edited food to go on sale in the world

A tomato with higher levels of a nutrient linked to reduced stress can now be bought in Japan - it is the first CRISPR-edited food in the world to be launched commercially Read more ...

Gilda: biomedical entity text normalization with machine-learned...

Benjamin M. Gyori, Charles Tapley Hoyt, and Albert Steppi. 2021. “ Gilda: biomedical entity text normalization with machine-learned disambiguation as a service .” bioRxiv... Read more ...

Integrating multi-omics data reveals function and therapeutic potential of...

Laura M. Doherty, Caitlin E.Mills, Sarah A. Boswell, Xiaoxi Liu, Charles Tapley Hoyt, Benjamin M. Gyori, Sara J. Buhrlage, and Peter K. Sorger. 2021. “ Integrating multi-omics... Read more ...

STonKGs: A Sophisticated Transformer Trained on Biomedical Text and...

Helena Balabin, Charles Tapley Hoyt, Colin Birkenbihl, Benjamin M Gyori, John Bachman, Alpha Tom Kodamullil, Paul G Plöger, Martin Hofmann-Apitius, and Daniel... Read more ...

From knowledge to models: Automated modeling in systems and synthetic biology

Benjamin M. Gyori and John A. Bachman. 2021. “ From knowledge to models: Automated modeling in systems and synthetic biology .” Current Opinion in Systems Biology, 28, Pp... Read more ...

USB-C chargers: Will EU law cut down on e-waste or just anger Apple?

The European Union wants all smartphones and other portable devices to use USB-C chargers, but Apple says such a law would stifle innovation for its iPhones Read more ...

STAT+: Pharmalittle: CDC director overrules panel and recommends Pfizer shot...

And so, another working week will soon draw to a close. Not a moment too soon, yes? This is, you may recall, our treasured signal for weekend daydreams. Our agenda looks to be... Read more ...