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Opinion: I am far more than ‘just a nurse'

2 hours ago   |   STAT

I inspect my patient from head to toe and then left to right across her body, noting ridges of scar tissue. “His machete,” she says. Dime-sized wounds are scattered across her...
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Trump faulted the WHO's coronavirus response. But it's guided by rules the U.S. helped write

11 hours ago   |   STAT

Once again, the World Health Organization finds itself in the crosshairs - the target of harsh criticism this week from President Trump. It is a position the global health...
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‘Smart toilet' could monitor for signs of illness in urine and stool, study finds

17 hours ago   |   STAT

Analyzing urine and stool to get a picture of health has traditionally been the work of dedicated diagnostic labs. People submit samples and technicians analyze them for a...
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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

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

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider

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...
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Cleaning Your Home For Coronavirus? Don't Forget Your Indoor Air

Cleaning Your Home For Coronavirus? Don't Forget Your Indoor Air

1 day ago   |   Huffington Post

It's safe to say, we're all spending a lot of time at home. And while you are likely disinfecting surfaces regularly, you might be forgetting to clean a critical part of your...
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Expert reaction to new WHO advice on use of facemasks in the context of COVID-19

1 day ago   |   Science Media Centre

The World Health Organisation has issued guidance on the use of facemasks in the context of COVID-19. Prof Trish Greenhalgh, Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences, Nuffield...
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Spiders' weird meals show how topsy-turvy Amazon food webs can be | Science News for Students

2 days ago   |   Science News for Students

Spiders' weird meals show how topsy-turvy Amazon food webs can be | Science News for Students : Rudolf von May has seen some pretty wild things in Peru's Amazon rainforest. But...
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Scientists Say: Enzyme

2 days ago   |   Science News for Students

Scientists Say: Enzyme : Enzyme This word describes a molecule that speeds up chemical reactions taking place in living things. An enzyme is a biological catalyst. A catalyst...
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Hunt for aliens: Saturn's moon Enceladus could be home to life, argue scientists

Hunt for aliens: Saturn's moon Enceladus could be home to life, argue scientists

2 days ago   |   Daily Express

ENCELADUS, one of Saturn's moons, should be humanity's next stop according to experts who argue the icy moon is the next best-suited body in the solar system for hosting life.
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Review of A Taste for Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire , by Hiram Pérez

2 days ago   |   Harvard

Christofer Rodelo. 2017. “ Review of A Taste for Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire , by Hiram Pérez ”. Publisher's Version
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Pink Moon 2020: NASA welcomes the Pink Supermoon - 'Most super' Full Moon...

Pink Moon 2020: NASA welcomes the Pink Supermoon - 'Most super' Full Moon this year

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Our Crisis Fatigue Crisis and the Politics of Coronavirus

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New search methods are ramping up the hunt for alien intelligence

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Space weather warning: Earth being battered by 1.6million KMPH solar winds

Space weather warning: Earth being battered by 1.6million KMPH solar winds

EARTH is currently being bombarded by solar winds which are colliding with the planet at a staggering 1.6 million kilometres per hour. Read more ...

Tiger King: Can captive tigers be released into wild?

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Coronavirus good news: Blitz mentality will get us through, says psychologist

Coronavirus good news: Blitz mentality will get us through, says psychologist

SOCIETY will make it through the lockdown thanks to the Blitz Mentality, which helped Britain get through the blitz bombings of World War 2, and the lockdown could even be good... Read more ...

Event Horizon Telescope reveals inner workings of quasar's jet

Event Horizon Telescope reveals inner workings of quasar's jet

Zooming in on quasar 3C 279, the Event Horizon Telescope array reveals the origin of a high-speed jet blasting away from a supermassive black hole. Lower resolution views, like... Read more ...

The dangers of "It may work, it may not," and "What do you have to lose?...

The dangers of "It may work, it may not," and "What do you have to lose? Hydroxychloroquine and the allure and perils of abandoning evidence-based science

K.Lee Lerner. 2020. “ The dangers of "It may work, it may not," and "What do you have to lose? Hydroxychloroquine and the allure and perils of abandoning evidence-based... Read more ...

EU science agency hits back at departing chief's corona comments

EU science agency hits back at departing chief's corona comments

With the European Union struggling to marshal its response to the coronavirus crisis, it could have done without a very public bust-up at its top science agency. The EU's... Read more ...