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Opinion: Patient-reported data can help monitor the safety of fast-tracked Covid-19 vaccines

8 hours ago   |   STAT

The pharma industry is in a mad dash to bring a Covid-19 vaccine to market, ideally before 2020 slips into 2021. This represents a dramatic acceleration from standard...
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Kinship intensity and the use of mental states in moral judgment across societies

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CM Curtin, HC Barrett, A Bolyanatz, A Crittenden, DMT Fessler, S Fitzpatrick, M Gurven, M Kanovsky, G Kushnick, S Laurence, A Pisor, B Scelza, S Stich, C von Rueden, and J...
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I AM ENOUGH Podcast: Siri Chilazi - How to Thrive as Humans & Organizations

I AM ENOUGH Podcast: Siri Chilazi - How to Thrive as Humans & Organizations

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July 13, 2020
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I AM ENOUGH Podcast Video: Siri Chilazi - How to Thrive as Humans and Organizations

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Expert reaction to study on llama-derived neutralising nanobodies to SARS-CoV-2 in cell culture

21 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

A study, published in Nature Structural & Molecular Biology , looked llama-derived neutralising nanobodies to SARS-CoV-2 in cell culture. Prof Herb Sewell FMedSci, Emeritus...
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Connecting donated human lungs to pigs repaired damage to the organs, scientists report

1 day ago   |   STAT

For people who need a lung transplant, the wait is often prolonged by the frustrating fact that most donor organs have to be discarded: Only 20% of donated lungs meet medical...
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STAT Plus: Pharmalittle: FDA fast-tracks two BioNTech and Pfizer vaccines; U.S. hospitals running short of remdesivir

1 day ago   |   STAT   |   3 articles

Good morning, everyone, and welcome to another working week. We hope the weekend respite was relaxing and invigorating, because that predictable routine of Zoom meetings, Skype...
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To get people to use face masks, we need solidarity, not shaming | Frances Ryan

1 day ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

To tackle coronavirus in England, Boris Johnson should commit to teaching not just the science but the ethics behind the rules Coronavirus - latest updates See all our...
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'It takes a toll': researchers struggle with lockdown cull of lab mice

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Coronavirus restrictions on research made colonies of rodents surplus to requirements, leading to an ‘emotionally overwhelming' mass killing Xiao-Tong Su, a postdoctoral fellow...
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Small gods, rituals, and cooperation: The Mentawai water spirit Sikameinan

2 days ago   |   Harvard

M Singh, TJ Kaptchuk, and J Henrich. Forthcoming. “ Small gods, rituals, and cooperation: The Mentawai water spirit Sikameinan .” Evolution and Human Behavior. OSF PDF
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Falcon 9 launch of South Korean military satellite postponed

Falcon 9 launch of South Korean military satellite postponed

EDITOR'S NOTE: Updated at 2:15 p.m. EDT with SpaceX statement. The Anasis 2 satellite is prepared for shipment to Cape Canaveral from Airbus's facility in Toulouse, France... Read more ...

Eating bread and pasta is good for your health, says study

Eating bread and pasta is good for your health, says study

Time to load up on the carbs We're often told that beige foods are bad for us. This is because colourful foods - such as fruit and vegetables - contain the vitamins and... Read more ...

Archaeology: Ancient Homo erectus hand axe made of BONE found in East Africa

Archaeology: Ancient Homo erectus hand axe made of BONE found in East Africa

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have discovered an ancient tool used by our ancestors, in an almost-unprecedented find. Read more ...

NASA news: Hubble snaps incredible 'flapping bat' across the Universe

NASA news: Hubble snaps incredible 'flapping bat' across the Universe

NASA has snapped an incredible image of a distant star formation, accompanied by the looming shadow of "a bat". Read more ...

Verizon 5G Phones Take Off, But Coverage Is Still Lacking

Verizon 5G Phones Take Off, But Coverage Is Still Lacking

Verizon is selling the most 5G phones of any US carrier by far, according to analysis firm M Science. Verizon subscribers are picking up the most 5G phones by far of any... Read more ...

Coronavirus: London's Natural History Museum, Science Museum and Victoria &...

Coronavirus: London's Natural History Museum, Science Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum to reopen

Three major London museums are set to open their doors again after the coronavirus lockdown forced them to close. Read more ...

I was trapped on a boat in the Arctic for almost 5 months while on a science...

I was trapped on a boat in the Arctic for almost 5 months while on a science expedition because of the pandemic - here's what it was like

Gina Jozef embarked on the MOSAiC Expedition to the Arctic to join the exploration ship, the Polarstern , in January to conduct research for her PhD in atmospheric sciences at... Read more ...

SpaceX threatened with investigation as environmentalists question Elon...

SpaceX threatened with investigation as environmentalists question Elon Musk's Texas base

SPACEX could find itself under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration if environmental groups have their way. Read more ...

Asteroid close approach: NASA gearing up as asteroid to pass closer than the...

Asteroid close approach: NASA gearing up as asteroid to pass closer than the Moon

NASA is on alert after discovering an asteroid which is predicted to make what is known as a 'close approach' to Earth in September, passing our planet even closer than the Moon. Read more ...

Burger King is debuting a new Whopper made from cows that burp and fart 33% less

Burger King is debuting a new Whopper made from cows that burp and fart 33% less

Burger King unveiled a Whopper made with cows that produce 33% less methane emissions on Tuesday. By adding 100 grams of lemongrass to cows' diets, Burger King says that the... Read more ...