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Europa28 review - female writers on Europe's future

19 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Freedom is a recurring theme in an ambitious collection edited by Sophie Hughes and Sarah Cleave Europa28 is an ambitious project organised by the Hay festival aiming to...
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Americans are underestimating how long coronavirus disruptions will last, health experts say

21 hours ago   |   STAT

Public health experts are increasingly worried that Americans are underestimating how long the coronavirus pandemic will disrupt everyday life in the country, warning that the...
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Frankenstein's insects: The Victorian scientist who turned electricity into life

Frankenstein's insects: The Victorian scientist who turned electricity into life

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

ANDREW CROSSE experimented with electricity extensively in the 1800s, and claimed to be able to turn crystals into tiny, living insects.
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Sex-specific epigenetic mediators between early life social disadvantage and adulthood BMI

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Su H Chu, Eric B Loucks, Karl T Kelsey, Stephen E Gilman, Golareh Agha, Charles B Eaton, Stephen L Buka, and Yen-Tsung Huang. 2018. “ Sex-specific epigenetic mediators between...
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Early life disadvantage and adult adiposity: tests of sensitive periods during childhood and behavioural mediation in adulthood

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Stephen E Gilman, Yen-Tsung Huang, Marcia P Jimenez, Golareh Agha, Su H Chu, Charles B Eaton, Risë B Goldstein, Karl T Kelsey, Stephen L Buka, and Eric B Loucks. 2019. “ Early...
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Life on Mars: NASA sending golden box to Red Planet to allow human terraformation 

Life on Mars: NASA sending golden box to Red Planet to allow human terraformation 

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

NASA is moving one step closer to allowing life on Mars by sending a golden box to the Red Planet that could allow humans to breathe despite its harsh conditions.
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Covid-19 spreads too fast for traditional contact tracing. New digital tools could help

1 day ago   |   STAT

Every strategy for releasing Covid-19's vise-grip on daily life starts with identifying cases and tracing their contacts - the laborious task of public health workers tracking...
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Oceans can be restored to former glory within 30 years, say scientists

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Major review reports recovery of marine life but a redoubling of efforts is still needed The glory of the world's oceans could be restored within a generation, according to a...
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The lockdown only buys us time: to really defeat the virus we need mass testing now | Devi Sridhar

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Instead of endless mass isolation or just waiting for a cure, the UK needs a data-driven, targeted approach to coronavirus testing Coronavirus - latest updates See all our...
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Opinion: Navigating the Covid-19 pandemic: We're just clambering into a life raft. Dry land is far away

2 days ago   |   STAT

Imagine you are in a small boat far, far from shore. A surprise storm capsizes the boat and tosses you into the sea. You try to tame your panic, somehow find the boat's flimsy...
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Government's 100,000-a-day coronavirus tests pledge 'unachievable', fear experts

Government's 100,000-a-day coronavirus tests pledge 'unachievable', fear experts

The Institute of Biomedical Science says equipment shortages make it unlikely the government will achieve its goal of 100,000 coronavirus tests a day by the end of April Read more ...

Here's Four Weird Artifacts of Video Conferencing

Here's Four Weird Artifacts of Video Conferencing

As the COVID-19 pandemic forces many U.S. colleges and universities to move their courses online , connecting online via video is now having its moment . Family, friends... Read more ...

Four Tech Tips For Students Whose Classes Moved Online

Four Tech Tips For Students Whose Classes Moved Online

Yes, there has been a mad rush to get classes online. But there's still good manners and best practices that apply! Australian universities - and unis worldwide - have... Read more ...

Despite China death, hantavirus is less of a threat than coronavirus...

Despite China death, hantavirus is less of a threat than coronavirus - expert explains why

IN 1993, a recently married Navajo couple from the Four Corners region of the USA died within five days of each other, both reported shortness of breath and an autopsy of the... Read more ...

100,000 tests a day 'is impossible': NHS scientists warn Matt Hancock's plan...

100,000 tests a day 'is impossible': NHS scientists warn Matt Hancock's plan is in serious doubt

The Institute of Biomedical Science , which represents around 17,000 NHS lab scientists and staff, has issued its first major statement on the crisis due to 'frustration' with... Read more ...

Aggregated mobility data could help fight COVID-19

Aggregated mobility data could help fight COVID-19

Caroline Buckee, Satchit Balsari, Jennifer Chan, Mercè Crosas, Francesca Dominici, Urs Gasser, Yonatan Grad, Bryan Grenfell, M. Elizabeth Halloran, Moritz Kraemer, Marc... Read more ...

Qualitative data sharing and synthesis for sustainability science

Qualitative data sharing and synthesis for sustainability science

Steven Alexander, Kristal Jones, Nathan Bennet, Amber Buden, Michael Cox, Mercè Crosas, Edward Game, Janis Geary, Dean Hardy, Jay Johnson, Sebastian Karcher, Nicole Motzer... Read more ...

NASA news: CANNIBAL galaxy with 'violent secret' snapped by Hubble Space...

NASA news: CANNIBAL galaxy with 'violent secret' snapped by Hubble Space Telescope

NASA has released an incredible Hubble image of an apparently peaceful galaxy hiding a sinister secret. Read more ...

Asteroid news: A 'potentially hazardous' 4KM rock will fly by Earth this month

Asteroid news: A 'potentially hazardous' 4KM rock will fly by Earth this month

AN ASTEROID big enough to be considered "potentially hazardous" by NASA will safely pass through Earth's cosmic neighbourhood this month. Read more ...