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The detector with a billion sensors that may finally snare dark matter

3 days ago   |   New Scientist

Dark matter must exist, but has evaded all attempts to find it. Now comes our boldest plan yet - sensing its minuscule gravitational force as it brushes past us
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Antibiotics pollute many of the world's rivers

3 days ago   |   Science News for Students

Antibiotics pollute many of the world's rivers : Antibiotics taint two out of every three rivers sampled as part of a big new survey. Scientists made the finding while testing...
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PROTAC drug discovery - prior preparation and planning

PROTAC drug discovery - prior preparation and planning

4 days ago   |   Global Engage

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail” so said Benjamin Franklin, and as a veteran of early stage drug discovery you can bet that I, like you, have seen my fair...
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Evaluating the impact of long-term exposure to fine particulate matter on mortality among the elderly

5 days ago   |   Harvard

X Wu, D Braun, J Schwartz, MA Kioumourtzoglou, and F Dominici. 2020. “ Evaluating the impact of long-term exposure to fine particulate matter on mortality among the elderly .”...
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Opinion: PDF that blocks study participants from getting their own data needs to go

6 days ago   |   STAT

In the 1960s, Sherry Arnstein helped transform health care in the United States by leading the development of a federal strategy to desegregate all of the country's hospitals...
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'Hire Better. It's Not Rocket Science': BAME People On The Way Forward For The Broken Film And TV Industry

'Hire Better. It's Not Rocket Science': BAME People On The Way Forward For The Broken Film And TV Industry

8 days ago   |   Huffington Post

Following the killing of George Floyd and the international protests against institutional racism that followed with the Black Lives Matter movement, the film and TV industry...
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Tiny pendulum may reveal gravity's secrets

Tiny pendulum may reveal gravity's secrets

9 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images/Christoph Burgstedt/Science Photo Library ) Gravity is, at heart, a mystery. Yes, we can talk about curvature of space-time and perhaps make...
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Exoplanet shock: Newly discovered worlds may harbour life 'Only a matter of time'

Exoplanet shock: Newly discovered worlds may harbour life 'Only a matter of time'

10 days ago   |   Daily Express

NEWLY discovered worlds in the Earth's cosmic neighbourhood may have all the necessary ingredients for life - with one of the scientists involved in the pioneering research...
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Black Lives Matter could also help fight environmental injustices

10 days ago   |   New Scientist

The Black Lives Matter movement is primarily about social justice, but it will tackle environmental injustices too, says Graham Lawton
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Does Taiwan Matter to the United States? Policy Debates on Taiwan Abandonment and Beyond

10 days ago   |   Harvard

Gang Lin and Wenxing Zhou. 8/2018. “ Does Taiwan Matter to the United States? Policy Debates on Taiwan Abandonment and Beyond .” The China Review, 18, 3, Pp. 177-206...
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Translating research is vital for success in the new academic landscape

Translating research is vital for success in the new academic landscape

Science and business haven't always been the best bedfellows. But in a world of climate change, increasing levels of antibiotic resistance and a global pandemic, applying... Read more ...

Dark season 3 explained: Who is Silja? Family tree connection you missed

Dark season 3 explained: Who is Silja? Family tree connection you missed

DARK season 3 arrived on Netflix recently and completed the densely woven German science fiction thriller. But one question viewers have about the series is: Who is Silja? Read more ...

Yellowstone warning: More than a HUNDRED earthquakes strike volatile...

Yellowstone warning: More than a HUNDRED earthquakes strike volatile super-volcano site

YELLOWSTONE has been struck by over a hundred earthquakes in the last month alone, according to US officials monitoring the site of the volatile super volcano, amid growing... Read more ...

Glove translates sign language in real-time - '99 percent recognition rate'

Glove translates sign language in real-time - '99 percent recognition rate'

BIOENGINEERS have built a glove able to translate sign language to speech in real-time. Read more ...

NASA photo: Space agency's Hubble Telescope captures TWO asteroid trails

NASA photo: Space agency's Hubble Telescope captures TWO asteroid trails

NASA's iconic Hubble Space Telescope has inadvertently photographed two asteroids in the Milky Way. Read more ...

Re-framing my vision for 2020

Re-framing my vision for 2020

As expected, the year 2020 has presented the opportunity for attention-grabbing puns relating to vision. The term '20-20 vision' is used in ophthalmological circles to express... Read more ...

NHS chief says coronavirus vaccine could happen this year - but there is a catch

NHS chief says coronavirus vaccine could happen this year - but there is a catch

Science permitting a virus could be coming later this year, but the NHS will face some challenges delivering it whenever it comes, Sir Simon Stevens said Read more ...

Full Moon 2020: Full Moon dates in the UK for 2020

Full Moon 2020: Full Moon dates in the UK for 2020

A FULL MOON has marked Independence Day weekend. So when can UK stargazers expect to see the next Full Moon for 2020? Read more ...

Mia Plecic, 28, launches hair tool that raked in $10k in 12 hours during...

Mia Plecic, 28, launches hair tool that raked in $10k in 12 hours during lockdown

Mia Plecic, 28, dropped out of her sports science degree one year in. Now, the self-taught entrepreneur from Geelong banks $23,990 a week from sales of a hair tool she invented. Read more ...

China's hidden doomsday: 140-million-year old supervolcano found under Hong...

China's hidden doomsday: 140-million-year old supervolcano found under Hong Kong revealed

CHINA has a 140-million-year-old supervolcano hiding beneath Hong Kong - and scientists say its violent eruption helped form the geology of the special administrative region. Read more ...