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NHS England spends £160m on new 'Covid-friendly' cancer drugs

7 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Patients to be given treatments less likely to damage immune system and in some cases able to be taken at home NHS England is spending £160m on new “Covid-friendly” cancer...
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Learning from Practitioners: Supporting Refugee Community Health Workers in Kakuma, Kenya

12 hours ago   |   Harvard

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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Expert reaction to the postponement of some of the planned easing of lockdown, as announced by Boris Johnson

1 day ago   |   Science Media Centre

Boris Johnson has announced that some of the planned easing of lockdown in England is now postponed. Prof Robert Dingwall, Professor of Sociology, Nottingham Trent University...
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Expert reaction to new rules on household gatherings in Greater Manchester, and parts of West Yorkshire and East Lancashire

1 day ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

Rules on household gatherings have been tightened in Greater Manchester, and parts of West Yorkshire and East Lancashire. Prof Kate Pickett, Professor of Epidemiology, and...
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You're already wearing a mask - now consider a face shield and goggles | Adrienne Matei

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

For better protection, you may need to... look a little weird and shield your peepers At first, wearing a face mask felt a bit strange. Now, over five months into North...
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Crew Dragon astronauts ready for re-entry, splashdown

Crew Dragon astronauts ready for re-entry, splashdown

2 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now

STORY WRITTEN FOR CBS NEWS & USED WITH PERMISSION Crew Dragon astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken aboard the International Space Station. Credit: NASA With Hurricane Isaias...
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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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This AI app lets you scan your poop for science. Does it work?

2 days ago   |   Wired

Lockdown has given many of us the space and time for new health and fitness regimes. For one writer, that meant getting into a new photography habit
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Choosing the optimal HPV vaccine: The health impact and economic value of the nonavalent and bivalent HPV vaccines in 48 Gavi-eligible countries

2 days ago   |   Harvard

Emily A. Burger, Allison Portnoy, Nicole G. Campos, Stephen Sy, Catherine Regan, and Jane J. Kim. 2020. “ Choosing the optimal HPV vaccine: The health impact and economic value...
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Ginkgo Bioworks, Mammoth Biosciences among winners of NIH's ‘Shark Tank' for Covid-19 tests 

2 days ago   |   STAT

The National Institutes of Health selected Ginkgo Bioworks, Mammoth Biosciences, Quidel, and four other companies to receive nearly $250 million to develop new Covid-19...
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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 ...