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STAT+: PhRMA sues to block Trump administration 340B rule

3 hours ago   |   STAT

WASHINGTON - The trade group for the pharmaceutical industry on Friday sued to block a new process, outlined by the Trump administration, that aimed to help drug makers and...
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Life after death: Brian Cox says physics 'ruled out' the human soul at particle level

Life after death: Brian Cox says physics 'ruled out' the human soul at particle level

11 hours ago   |   Daily Express

LIFE after death theories collapse under scientific scrutiny because the field of particle physics has "ruled out" the possibility of humans having a soul, renowned physicist...
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AI can grade your skill at piano by watching you play

19 hours ago   |   New Scientist

An artificial intelligence that can grade the skill of a pianist with near-human accuracy could be used in online music tutoring
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Expert reaction to being overweight and heart health

19 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

A study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology suggests being fat linked with worse heart health, even in people who exercise. Prof Keith Frayn, Emeritus...
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Treating everyone with dignity and respect: Trans Rights are Human Rights

1 day ago   |   Clarivate

At Clarivate, we value every voice. We strongly believe that our colleagues are our best asset and we treat each other with dignity and respect; it's our ethos and it's in our...
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Expert reaction to press release from Lilly about their neutralising antibody bamlanivimab and results from the BLAZE-2 trial looking at prevention of COVID-19 in nursing homes in the US

1 day ago   |   Science Media Centre

Eli Lilly have published a press release today stating that their neutralizing antibody bamlanivimab prevented COVID-19 in US nursing homes in the BLAZE-2 trial, reducing risk...
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Expert reaction to preprint reporting that the South African SARS-CoV-2 variant 501Y.V2 escapes neutralisation by COVID-19 donor plasma

2 days ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   3 articles

A preprint, an unpublished non-peer reviewed study, suggests that the South African variant of SARS-CoV-2, 501Y.V2, escapes neutralisation from antibodies in COVID-19...
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Scientists create 'age reversing therapy' extending lifespan of mice

Scientists create 'age reversing therapy' extending lifespan of mice

3 days ago   |   The Mirror

The method was detailed in a paper in the Science Translational Medicine journal and experts say the anti-ageing developments in new gene therapy could one day be used on humans
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ExRNA Atlas Analysis Reveals Distinct Extracellular RNA Cargo Types and Their Carriers Present across Human Biofluids

3 days ago   |   Harvard

Oscar D Murillo, William Thistlethwaite, Joel Rozowsky, Sai Lakshmi Subramanian, Rocco Lucero, Neethu Shah, Andrew R Jackson, Srimeenakshi Srinivasan, Allen Chung, Clara D...
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Life after death: Physicist Michio Kaku says digital immortality is 'within reach'

Life after death: Physicist Michio Kaku says digital immortality is 'within reach'

3 days ago   |   Daily Express

LIFE after death is well within the reach of scientists, according to futurist and theoretical physicist Michio Kaku. The expert believes the human consciousness could soon be...
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Is Kent Covid variant REALLY deadlier? Confusion mounts as studies differ

Is Kent Covid variant REALLY deadlier? Confusion mounts as studies differ

Boris Johnson and his science chiefs tonight made the shocking claim that the Kent strain - called B.1.1.7 - could be 30 per cent more deadly than older versions of the virus. Read more ...

Does the Cost Point Influence Your Idea of the Larger Point of University...

Does the Cost Point Influence Your Idea of the Larger Point of University Itself ?

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the university sector under greater scrutiny. In some cases, this has prompted new conversations about the purpose of higher education. These... Read more ...

Biden Makes Quick Moves to Get Social Science In Administration

Biden Makes Quick Moves to Get Social Science In Administration

In the lead-up and first days of his administration, the new U.S. president has made - or been presented - several moves that support social and behavioral science, including... Read more ...

Elon Musk announces $100million PRIZE offer to Twitter followers

Elon Musk announces $100million PRIZE offer to Twitter followers

ELON MUSK is offering a whopping $100 million prize for the "best" technology to fight carbon emissions, as Tesla share prices continue to rise to new highs. Read more ...

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Fumasoni and Murray, 2020 featured as 'publication of the week' on

Fumasoni and Murray, 2020 featured as 'publication of the week' on

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Archaeology news: Rare gold coins from Israel's Islamic Period discovered in...

Archaeology news: Rare gold coins from Israel's Islamic Period discovered in pottery jug

ARCHAEOLOGY experts in Jerusalem's Old City were surprised to unearth a rare cache of golden coins dating back more than 1,000 years. Experts have dated the discovery to... Read more ...

Expert reaction to latest data from the ONS Infection Survey and the latest...

Expert reaction to latest data from the ONS Infection Survey and the latest R number and growth rates published by the government

The Office for National Statistics have released the latest data from their COVID-19 Infection Survey, and the government have released the latest estimates for the COVID-19... Read more ...

Life after death: Brian Cox says physics 'ruled out' the human soul at...

Life after death: Brian Cox says physics 'ruled out' the human soul at particle level

LIFE after death theories collapse under scientific scrutiny because the field of particle physics has "ruled out" the possibility of humans having a soul, renowned physicist... Read more ...

SpaceX Starship launch: SN9 edges closer to Monday launch after latest...

SpaceX Starship launch: SN9 edges closer to Monday launch after latest static fire test

SPACEX'S Starship prototype is edging closer to a Monday launch date after two weeks of static fire tests, delays and engine replacements. New flight restrictions have been... Read more ...