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Webb deployment, Martian flight delays, and more in this week's science news

Webb deployment, Martian flight delays, and more in this week's science news

1 day ago   |   TechRadar

It's a new year and we're back with the weekly science round-up with all the latest happenings in science and technology, from space to the life sciences, and there's been a...
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Opinion: It's staff, not stuff: Applying crisis standards of care to allocating health care workers

2 days ago   |   STAT

As the Omicron variant of Covid-19 rages across the country, health care workers who are already physically, mentally, and morally exhausted are facing a hidden crisis: having...
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Otherlands review: A fascinating journey through Earth's history

2 days ago   |   New Scientist

In Otherlands, palaeobiologist Thomas Halliday uses a mix of science and imagination to show us the weird and wonderful landscapes and life forms of the early Earth
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How to live longer: The drink to stave off ‘various' cancers and extend your lifespan

How to live longer: The drink to stave off ‘various' cancers and extend your lifespan

2 days ago   |   Daily Express

AGEING science has made significant gains to help increase life expectancy, but the focus is now shifting towards preserving good health into old age. The key is staying...
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Listen: Biotech's red tape, the latest billionaire science project, & a Omicron reprieve

2 days ago   |   STAT

Why does everyone hate biotech stocks? Can Big Science create an actual business? And what are Martin Shkreli's job prospects? We cover all that and more this week on “The...
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STAT+: Pharmalittle: 27 companies will make generic Merck Covid pills; drug-resistant infections are deadlier than HIV or malaria

3 days ago   |   STAT

Good morning, everyone, and how are you today? A spot of snow is dusting the Pharmalot campus, but we are looking past the gray skies and pandemic gloom. After all, the glass...
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What really makes people happy - and can you learn to be happier?

3 days ago   |   New Scientist

Our life satisfaction is shaped by many things including our genes and relative wealth, but there is now good evidence that you can boost your basic happiness with these key...
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Artificial pancreas is “life-changing” for children with diabetes

3 days ago   |   New Scientist

An app that wirelessly links to an implanted glucose sensor and insulin pump can automatically regulate blood sugar levels in children better than the current standard therapy
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Sladden, T., Philpott, A., Braeken, D., Castellanos-Usigli, A., Yadav, V., Christie, E., Gonsalves, L. and Mofokeng, T., 2021. Sexual Health and Wellbeing through the Life Course: Ensuring Sexual Health, Rights and Pleasure for All. International Jou

3 days ago   |   Harvard

11/2021. “ Sladden, T., Philpott, A., Braeken, D., Castellanos-Usigli, A., Yadav, V., Christie, E., Gonsalves, L. and Mofokeng, T., 11/2021. Sexual Health and Wellbeing through...
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Attention and memory deficits persist for months after recovery from mild Covid

3 days ago   |   Oxford University

Researchers from Oxford's Department of Experimental Psychology and Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences have shown that people who have had Covid but don't complain...
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As I struggled to examine Johnny, an 8-year-old boy who refused to let me see into his mouth, yelling and screaming and spitting his defiance, I thought of another doctor who... Read more ...

Hell for British fisherman as stocks mysteriously wiped out overnight...

Hell for British fisherman as stocks mysteriously wiped out overnight: 'Nobody knows'

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Uni's Lanarkshire based sports science facility ranked best in Scotland

Uni's Lanarkshire based sports science facility ranked best in Scotland

UWS' Institute of Clinical Exercise and Health Science received the accolade in the prestigious Shanghai Ranking. Read more ...

Tory veteran warns Boris of final nail in the coffin: ‘Should be doing...

Tory veteran warns Boris of final nail in the coffin: ‘Should be doing everything we can!'

A FORMER Tory peer has warned that Boris Johnson's handling of the energy crisis could be the final nail in the coffin for the Prime Minister, he told Express.co.uk in an... Read more ...

How to perfectly pickle your cucumbers

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Brexit Britain boost as Rolls-Royce to capitalise on £250bn market with core...

Brexit Britain boost as Rolls-Royce to capitalise on £250bn market with core role in EU

BREXIT BRITAIN could be set for a boost as Rolls-Royce plans to take advantage of a £250billion market by having a core role in EU energy plans, Express.co.uk has learnt. Read more ...

‘It's not an exact science': In defence of the Covid-19 modellers

Modelling the waves of a pandemic can be a tricky and uncertain business. So what makes it so challenging? And why has there been so much recent criticism? Samuel Lovett speaks... Read more ...

Webb closes in on destination with critical mirror alignment on tap

Webb closes in on destination with critical mirror alignment on tap

STORY WRITTEN FOR CBS NEWS & USED WITH PERMISSION The James Webb Space Telescope with its five-layer sunshade and optical elements fully deployed. Credit: NASA Thirty days... Read more ...

Atlas 5 rocket delivers two military inspector satellites to high-altitude orbit

Atlas 5 rocket delivers two military inspector satellites to high-altitude orbit

An Atlas 5 rocket, boosted by an RD-180 main engine and one strap-on solid rocket motor, lifts off from pad 41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station with a pair of U.S. Space... Read more ...

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