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Expert reaction to a government policy paper on community testing

1 day ago   |   Science Media Centre

Earlier this week the government posted a policy paper on the community testing programme. Dr Alexander Edwards, Associate Professor in Biomedical Technology, Reading School of...
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What's the point of lab-grown meat when we can simply eat more vegetables? | Jenny Kleeman

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

The corporate race for cultured protein rests on a view of human beings as greedy and incapable of change The stuff of science fiction has landed on our plates. Meat grown in a...
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Expert reaction to study looking at red meat, plant foods and heart disease

2 days ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

A study published in the BMJ looks at red meat intake and risk of coronary heart disease among US men. Aygul Dagbasi, Registered Dietitian and researcher within the Centre for...
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Elevated stress hormone levels could reawaken dormant cancer cells, study finds

2 days ago   |   STAT

The recurrence of cancer months or even years after successful treatment is an all too common phenomenon, and scientists have been chipping away at understanding how...
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STAT+: Genetic reprogramming rejuvenates nerve cells and restores vision in mice

3 days ago   |   STAT

For years now, biologists have been practicing a kind of time travel. You can take a speck of human skin, and with the right genetic tweaking, turn back its inner clock until...
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How nanotechnology helps mRNA Covid-19 vaccines work

3 days ago   |   STAT

While the first two Covid-19 vaccines relying on messenger RNA technology speed toward regulatory approval in the U.S., it's worth remembering the vehicle that gets them where...
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Archaeology news: Bodies exhumed of WW2 heroes who died fighting Nazi Germany

Archaeology news: Bodies exhumed of WW2 heroes who died fighting Nazi Germany

3 days ago   |   Daily Express

ARCHAEOLOGISTS are tracking down the skeletal remains of soldiers who died fighting the Nazi invasion of Poland in 1939.
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How mycoprotein influences digestion and promotes health effects

How mycoprotein influences digestion and promotes health effects

4 days ago   |   Quadram

Blog by Raffaele Colosimo, PhD student Mycoprotein is a food ingredient used in all the meat replacement products branded as Quorn TM. Apart from the lower environmental impact...
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A longitudinal study to investigate the effects of a 12-week comprehensive lifestyle weight management program on body weight and quality of life

5 days ago   |   Harvard

A. Langan, A. Bader, S. Goedkoop, S. Cummings, M. Tsikitas, I. Nogueira, K. J. Campoverde Reyes, and F. C. Stanford. 2020. “ A longitudinal study to investigate the effects of...
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2021 Hugo Awards will have a best videogame category

2021 Hugo Awards will have a best videogame category

6 days ago   |   PCGamesN

Videogames will be honored in a special category during next year's Hugo Awards. This will mark the medium's first formal inclusion in the science fiction and fantasy awarding...
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Japanese asteroid sampling mission on course for return to Earth

Japanese asteroid sampling mission on course for return to Earth

Artist's concept of the Hayabusa 2 spacecraft releasing its sample return capsule. Credit: JAXA/Akihiro Ikeshita Six years after departing Earth, Japan's Hayabusa 2 spacecraft... Read more ...

Dramatic video shows catastrophic collapse of Arecibo instrument platform

Dramatic video shows catastrophic collapse of Arecibo instrument platform

The Arecibo Observatory's 900-ton instrument platform falls onto the radio telescope's dish antenna after the failure of a third support cable Dec. 1. Image: National Science... Read more ...

NASA news: Hubble captures ‘unprecedented fading' of Stingray Nebula...

NASA news: Hubble captures ‘unprecedented fading' of Stingray Nebula - ‘Exceeding rare'

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured a cloud of gas enveloping a dying star dim at remarkable speeds. Read more ...

SpaceX Starship test flight: SpaceX readies for Starship's 'bellyflop'...

SpaceX Starship test flight: SpaceX readies for Starship's 'bellyflop' launch this week

SPACEX has been granted a Temporary Flight Restriction that hints at the Starship launching on its first major test flight before the week is over. Read more ...

Monica Jackson

Monica Jackson

Clinical Research CoordinatorMJACKSON29 mgh.harvard.edu Monica attended the University of Rochester and received a BA in Psychology while juggling pre- med requirements, greek... Read more ...

Chinese scientists claim to have achieved quantum supremacy with new computer

Chinese scientists claim to have achieved quantum supremacy with new computer

The latest technology developed by scientists at the University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei is claimed to be 100trillion times faster than advanced... Read more ...

Photos: Upgraded Dragon cargo capsule rolls out to pad 39A

Photos: Upgraded Dragon cargo capsule rolls out to pad 39A

Ready for a flight to the International Space Station, SpaceX's first upgraded Dragon cargo capsule rolled out to pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida this week in... Read more ...

Space station to receive new commercial airlock from Nanoracks

Space station to receive new commercial airlock from Nanoracks

The Bishop airlock module from Nanoracks undergoes launch preparations inside NASA's Space Station Processing Facility at the Kennedy Space Center. Credit: NASA/Glenn Benson A... Read more ...

People could get ‘immunity certificates' after catching Covid or having vaccine

People could get ‘immunity certificates' after catching Covid or having vaccine

The certificates could offer holders freedom from coronavirus restrictions Coronavirus ‘immunity certificates' could be issued to anyone who recovers from a confirmed Covid... Read more ...

Archaeology news: 2,800-year Black Obelisk discovery proves Bible accurate...

Archaeology news: 2,800-year Black Obelisk discovery proves Bible accurate, claims expert

ARCHAEOLOGICAL discoveries bearing the only-known picture of an Israelite king mentioned in scripture can prove the Bible historically accurate, an expert has claimed. Read more ...