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Expert reaction to latest DH figures on COVID-19 cases and deaths in the UK

19 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   6 articles

The Department of Health and Social Care has released the latest figures for confirmed cases and deaths from COVID-19. Rising by 2,921 to 15,579 and by 181 to 759...
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High-stakes search in a galaxy cluster for an elusive particle

High-stakes search in a galaxy cluster for an elusive particle

1 day ago   |   Astronomy Now

A search within a distant galaxy cluster for ghost-like particles that could provide evidence for String Theory and be a candidate for mysterious dark matter has turned up...
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Opinion: Covid-19 is scary. Could a rogue scientist use CRISPR to conjure another pandemic?

1 day ago   |   STAT

Uncertainty breeds panic. As Covid-19 spreads across the planet, stock markets have crashed in response to the economic impact this virus will wreak on the global economy and...
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Opinion: Covid-19 is scary. A CRISPR-made pandemic could be scarier

2 days ago   |   STAT

Uncertainty breeds panic. As Covid-19 spreads across the planet, stock markets have crashed in response to the economic impact this virus will wreak on the global economy and...
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Strategies to protect your mental health during Coronavirus Pandemic

2 days ago   |   Harvard

No matter where you are in the world, this current Coronavirus Pandemic is a tough time for everyone. From cancelled events to school closures to constant bombardment of news...
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Home Coronavirus Antibody Tests Available To Order 'Within Days'

Home Coronavirus Antibody Tests Available To Order 'Within Days'

2 days ago   |   Huffington Post   |   6 articles

See the latest stories on the coronavirus outbreak. The public will be able to conduct coronavirus antibody tests at home within a matter of days, rather than weeks and months...
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Takes a Village: Giving Personal Protective Equipment to Health Care Workers

3 days ago   |   Harvard

It was only matter of time until the general public were made aware of the resources shortages, especially with personal protective equipment for frontline workers. Though...
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Expert reaction to drop in air pollution because of COVID-19

4 days ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

There have been reports of reduced air pollution levels around the world, due to reduction in activity from COVID-19 responses. Prof William Collins, Professor of Meteorology...
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Weather, ambient air pollution, and risk of migraine headache onset among patients with migraine

7 days ago   |   Harvard

Wenyuan Li, Suzanne M Bertisch, Elizabeth Mostofsky, Catherine Buettner, and Murray A Mittleman. 2019. “ Weather, ambient air pollution, and risk of migraine headache onset...
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Global importance of hydroxymethanesulfonate in ambient particular matter: Implications for air quality

7 days ago   |   Harvard

J. M. Moch, Eleni Dovrou, Loretta J. Mickley, Frank N. Keutsch, Zirui Liu, Yuesi Wang, Tracy L. Dombek, Mikinori Kuwata, Sri Hapsari Budisulistiorini, Liudongqing Yang, Stefano...
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Coronavirus warning: Pregnant women CAN pass COVID-19 onto their babies - study

Coronavirus warning: Pregnant women CAN pass COVID-19 onto their babies - study

CORONAVIRUS can be passed onto babies by pregnant women in rare cases, a study has warned. Read more ...

Photos: Atlas 5 rocket rolls out to launch pad at Cape Canaveral

Photos: Atlas 5 rocket rolls out to launch pad at Cape Canaveral

United Launch Alliance's next Atlas 5 rocket moved to its launch pad Wednesday at Cape Canaveral, taking position for liftoff with the U.S. military's sixth and final Advanced... Read more ...

The 13th Japan International Manga Awards || 第13回日本国際漫画賞

The 13th Japan International Manga Awards || 第13回日本国際漫画賞

When you think of “manga”, the genre of comics created in Japan may come to mind. However, did you know that high quality manga is being created all over the world? ... Read more ...

NASA picks SpaceX to deliver cargo to Gateway station in lunar orbit

NASA picks SpaceX to deliver cargo to Gateway station in lunar orbit

Illustration of the SpaceX Dragon XL as it is deployed from the Falcon Heavy's second stage in high Earth orbit on its way to the Gateway in lunar orbit. Credit: SpaceX NASA... Read more ...

Why Call It ‘Social Distancing'? We Need Social Connection More Than Ever

Why Call It ‘Social Distancing'? We Need Social Connection More Than Ever

( We are now a society at a distance. As of this week, New South Wales has closed restaurants, bars, gyms, and entertainment venues where people gather in large... Read more ...

Evaluation Implications of the Coronavirus Emergency

Evaluation Implications of the Coronavirus Emergency

I have been doing evaluations and writing about the evaluation profession for nearly 50 years. For the last decade, I've been writing about evaluation under conditions of... Read more ...

The 9 most popular online courses people are taking on Coursera from...

The 9 most popular online courses people are taking on Coursera from Stanford, Yale, and Princeton

Millions of students of all ages use Coursera to learn something new, whether for personal enjoyment or professional advancement. The online classes are completely free to... Read more ...

'Listen to the science': Barack Obama weighs in on coronavirus during Tony...

'Listen to the science': Barack Obama weighs in on coronavirus during Tony Fauci chat

Former President Barack Obama commented during an online chat between Dr. Anthony Fauci and Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry, urging people to 'listen to the science.' Read more ...

Augustine Therapeutics: Bridging the Valley of Death with VIB Discovery Sciences

Augustine Therapeutics: Bridging the Valley of Death with VIB Discovery Sciences

This article is republished with kind permission from BioVox . Augustine Therapeutics is one of VIB's latest spinoffs, developing a first-in-class drug for Charcot-Marie-Tooth... Read more ...

Evidence of Uranus' leaking atmosphere found hidden in Voyager 2 observations

Evidence of Uranus' leaking atmosphere found hidden in Voyager 2 observations

By going over old data collected by the Voyager 2 spacecraft in 1986, two scientists at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center have made the startling discovery that Uranus'... Read more ...