Science > Matter

Expert reaction to latest R number and growth rates published by the government

1 day ago   |   Science Media Centre

The government have released the latest estimates of the COVID-19 R value. Dr Yuliya Kyrychko, Reader in Mathematics, University of Sussex, said: “An increase in R number...
Read more ...

Social Science, STEM and Career Skills: Not ‘Either/Or' But ‘Both/And'

Social Science, STEM and Career Skills: Not ‘Either/Or' But ‘Both/And'

2 days ago   |   Social Science Space

Are they physical scientists or social scientists hard at work? Yeah, we can't tell either. As Lina Ashour has recently written , SAGE Publishing has helped make possible a...
Read more ...

CDC director says coronavirus vaccine won't be widely available until late 2021

3 days ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

The estimation runs counter to Donald Trump's recent messaging that a vaccine will be available ‘in a matter of weeks' The director of the Centers for Disease Control and...
Read more ...

STAT Plus: Pharmalittle: Gates is ‘dumbfounded' by U.S. Covid-19 response; WHO urges countries to join COVAX

4 days ago   |   STAT

Everyone, and how are you today? We are doing just fine, thank you, courtesy of a shiny sun and cool autumn breezes circulating the Pharmalot campus. Moreover, our official...
Read more ...

Trump's last-ditch drug pricing moves could help him in November. But they likely won't save Americans money

4 days ago   |   STAT

WASHINGTON - With 50 days to go before the 2020 election, President Trump is taking his wildest swing yet at the pharmaceutical industry. He's likely to miss, but that might...
Read more ...

Dark matter mystery deepens: 'Missing ingredient' startles scientists' leading theories

Dark matter mystery deepens: 'Missing ingredient' startles scientists' leading theories

7 days ago   |   Daily Express

DARK MATTER has proven even more elusive than previously thought with recent observations throwing a new spanner in the works.
Read more ...

Dark matter in galaxy clusters is behaving oddly and we don't know why

9 days ago   |   New Scientist

Galaxies are so massive that they bend light around them, which happens 10 times more often than we expected, indicating a possible problem with dark matter
Read more ...

Risk and COVID-19: Communicating and managing

10 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

As leading health officials sound the alarm over growing infection rates, the SMC brought together two of the leading experts on Covid-19 to discuss approaches that acknowledge...
Read more ...

IFST is Supporting Food Matters Careers 2020

10 days ago   |   IFST

IFST is delighted to be supporting this new initiative to bring together students, academia, and the sector for one-to-one meetings, job vacancies, roundtables, live events and...
Read more ...

STAT Plus: Employers are planning how to blunt the cost of gene therapies, pricey new specialty drugs

23 days ago   |   STAT

As the pharmaceutical industry develops increasingly expensive medicines - notably, those costing seven figures - a new survey finds the largest employers in the U.S. plan to...
Read more ...


Register you to post on News Times

Free Registration

Pace news: NASA reveals planetary pair collided to form Moon - ‘Giant...

Pace news: NASA reveals planetary pair collided to form Moon - ‘Giant Impact' theory'

SPACE agency NASA has revealed an extraordinary new theory suggesting the Moon was actually formed by an apocalyptic collision. Read more ...

Alien life search: NASA detects fresh ice on Enceladus - ‘Probably active...

Alien life search: NASA detects fresh ice on Enceladus - ‘Probably active not long ago'

ALIEN life experts at US-based space agency NASA have found the possible presence of fresh ice on the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus. Read more ...

Asteroid news: NASA tracking DOUBLE space rock on near-Earth approach

Asteroid news: NASA tracking DOUBLE space rock on near-Earth approach

ASTEROID trackers at US space agency NASA have announced a brace of rogue space rocks are about to safely skim past our planet. Read more ...

NASA news: Space agency ranks solar system's most promising worlds to find...

NASA news: Space agency ranks solar system's most promising worlds to find alien life

NASA has now listed the planets in the solar system most likely to host alien life. Read more ...

What's the plural of phoenix?

What's the plural of phoenix?

Hey there, “In order to rise from its own ashes,” science fiction writer Octavia Butler once wrote, “the phoenix first must burn.” We are doing just that - here on the West... Read more ...

Archaeology breakthrough: How 'chance discovery' uncovered the oldest church...

Archaeology breakthrough: How 'chance discovery' uncovered the oldest church in Holy Land

ARCHAEOLOGISTS studying the oldest known church in the Holy Land chanced upon the discovery completely by accident, an expert has revealed. Read more ...

Why do a year in industry?

Why do a year in industry?

Earlham Institute offers two students each year a place on our Year in Industry programme. Jess Peers and Giovanni Gendarini, our most recent undergraduates, say it's been an... Read more ...

Jupiter looms large in spectacular Hubble image

Jupiter looms large in spectacular Hubble image

The Hubble Space Telescope captured this view of Jupiter and its icy moon Europa on Aug. 25. Credit: NASA, ESA, A. Simon , and M. H. Wong and the OPAL team The Hubble Space... Read more ...

Next SpaceX launch will wait for improved ocean conditions

Next SpaceX launch will wait for improved ocean conditions

Credit: Spaceflight Now The launch of SpaceX's next 60 Starlink satellites will wait for better weather and sea conditions after currents were too strong for the company's... Read more ...

Shark breakthrough: Scientists name 'absolutely huge' beast bigger than...

Shark breakthrough: Scientists name 'absolutely huge' beast bigger than great white shark

MARINE biologists have named the biggest shark in the oceans, revealing a monstrous beast many times bigger than the fearsome great white. Read more ...