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Learning from Practitioners: Supporting Refugee Community Health Workers in Kakuma, Kenya

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Jessica Huang. Forthcoming. “ Learning from Practitioners: Supporting Refugee Community Health Workers in Kakuma, Kenya .” Dignity in Movement: Borders, Bodies, and Rights...
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Explainer: What are Antibodies?

2 days ago   |   Science News for Students

Explainer: What are Antibodies? : A world of germs is vying to invade your body and make you sick. Luckily, your immune system can assemble a mighty army to protect you. Think...
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Going viral: five of the most important things we've learnt about Covid-19 so far | Hassan Vally

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

The past few weeks in Victoria highlight how quickly things can turn. We have a long way to go Even though it's been only six months since we first heard about a novel...
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Gut instinct: how your diet shapes your mind

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

There's a reason our gut is known as the ‘second brain'. What we eat can have a surprising effect on our mental health The idea that many of our emotions and feelings are...
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Deep-sea anglerfish fuse bodies to mate thanks to an odd immune system

3 days ago   |   New Scientist

Some male anglerfish fuse to the much larger females to mate - they can do so because they don't recognise their partner's tissue as foreign material that should be attacked
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Expert reaction to Kings College and IPSOS Mori report on the wearing of face masks

3 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

Kings College London and Ipsos Mori have conducted a survey of people in the UK to gauge their attitudes to the wearing of face masks and other precautionary measures against...
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Formate assay in body fluids: application in methanol poisoning

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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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History as Evolution

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Nathan Nunn. Working Paper. “ History as Evolution ”. Abstract PDF In this chapter, I consider the benefits of viewing history through an evolutionary lens. In recent decades...
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Expert reaction to COVID-19 testing at airports for incoming travellers

5 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

There have been questions from journalists about COVID-19 testing at airports in the UK for incoming travellers. Dr Rob Shorten, Chair, Microbiology Professional Group...
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Will we ever achieve immunity from Covid-19? - podcast

6 days ago   |   The Guardian

Recent studies suggest that even where immunity is developed to Covid-19, it may be fleeting. Science editor Ian Sample looks at what this means for vaccines, treatments and...
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SpaceX latest: Astronaut shares stunning photo of space as Crew Dragon...

SpaceX latest: Astronaut shares stunning photo of space as Crew Dragon reenters Earth

SPACEX'S Crew Dragon has returned to Earth after over two months in orbit, with an astronaut sharing an incredible photo of what reentry to Earth looks like. Read more ...

SpaceX landing: Has SpaceX landed? Where is SpaceX Crew Dragon now?

SpaceX landing: Has SpaceX landed? Where is SpaceX Crew Dragon now?

SPACEX'S and NASA will soon have completed the biggest join mission to date. Where is SpaceX Crew Dragon now? Read more ...

SpaceX return UK time: What time will Crew Dragon splashdown in UK?

SpaceX return UK time: What time will Crew Dragon splashdown in UK?

SPACEX returns to Earth today - but what time will the Crew Dragon splashdown in the UK? Read more ...

Coronavirus bombshell: European farm outbreaks may prove humans catch virus...

Coronavirus bombshell: European farm outbreaks may prove humans catch virus from animals

SCIENTISTS are currently investigating the possibility of whether or not animals can pass on the coronavirus to humans. Read more ...

Save the Date

Save the Date

This remote stakeholder meeting will include a series of presentations to describe the work to develop and validate the GDQS, a new metric of diet quality appropriate for use... Read more ...

Astra readies small satellite launcher for test flight from Alaska

Astra readies small satellite launcher for test flight from Alaska

Astra's Rocket 3.1 stands on its launch mount at the Pacific Spaceport Complex on Kodiak Island, Alaska. Credit: Astra / John Kraus After completing a countdown dress... Read more ...

SpaceX splashdown location: Will Crew Dragon landing be affected by...

SpaceX splashdown location: Will Crew Dragon landing be affected by Hurricane Isaias?

THE SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule will splashdown on Sunday after a two-month mission into space, but will Tropical Storm Isaias affect the landing? Read more ...

Hurley, Behnken heading home on final leg of Crew Dragon test flight

Hurley, Behnken heading home on final leg of Crew Dragon test flight

Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken undocked from the International Space Station Saturday aboard their Crew Dragon capsule “Endeavour,” heading for a parachute-assisted... Read more ...

SpaceX BOMBSHELL: NASA astronauts to make history in rare ocean splashdown...

SpaceX BOMBSHELL: NASA astronauts to make history in rare ocean splashdown landing

TWO AMERICAN astronauts left the International Space Station and are preparing to make history as they return to Earth later today. Read more ...

Crew Dragon astronauts pack up for return to Earth

Crew Dragon astronauts pack up for return to Earth

Russian cosmonaut Ivan Vagner tweeted this photo Saturday of Crew Dragon astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken placing their mission patch on the space station docking port... Read more ...