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Opinion: Children and families need resources to address trauma at its roots

7 hours ago   |   STAT

Like many nations across the globe, the U.S. continues to combat the devastation of the coronavirus pandemic. The Trump administration's deficient response has elevated the...
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New institute for healthier living and ageing launched in Norwich

New institute for healthier living and ageing launched in Norwich

1 day ago   |   Quadram

From physical activity and nutrition to stopping smoking, sleep and socialisation, a new research centre has been set up by the University of East Anglia to investigate how we...
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Oxford scientists develop extremely rapid diagnostic test for Covid-19

6 days ago   |   Oxford University   |   3 articles

Scientists from Oxford University's Department of Physics have developed an extremely rapid diagnostic test that detects and identifies viruses in less than five minutes.
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God's own designs

6 days ago   |   TLS

An edited review by Roger Penrose of The Mathematical Experience by Philip Davis and Reuben Hersh, first published on May 14, 1982 A year or two ago I was interviewed for a...
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The health benefits of sunlight: Can vitamin D help beat coronavirus?

7 days ago   |   New Scientist

Join Sam as he gets reacquainted with the sun and explains how light can have a profound effect on our mental and physical health. The good news? A little daylight goes a long way.
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About

7 days ago   |   Harvard

My research centers on the art, architecture, and material culture of the transatlantic world in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, particularly as they relate to...
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On the sensitivity of a laser heterodyne polarimeter for vacuum birefringence detection

9 days ago   |   Harvard   |   2 articles

Gabriel Alberts, Hal Hollis, Harrison LaBollita, and Guido Mueller. 5/2018. “ On the sensitivity of a laser heterodyne polarimeter for vacuum birefringence detection .”...
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Soup and wine with Roger Penrose, master of gravity, light and infinity

10 days ago   |   The Guardian

In an extract from his new book, a colleague recalls a meal with the mathematician who shared the 2020 Nobel prize in physics I had the pleasure of meeting Roger Penrose, the...
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ARCHITECTURE OF THE INVISIBLE

12 days ago   |   Science Museum

When physics - in the form of X-ray diffraction - collided with biology in the middle of the last century, scientists were given an intimate glimpse of the vast, complex...
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The Coffin Cure: Why Vaccine Regulation Matters

12 days ago   |   Social Science Space

Sociologists of Science and Technology take science fiction very seriously. Although it is often dismissed as a cheap literary form, it represents an important way in which...
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Meteor shower tonight: How to see the beautiful Orionid meteor shower?

Meteor shower tonight: How to see the beautiful Orionid meteor shower?

THE ORIONID meteor shower peaks tonight and that means stargazers are in for a treat. Find out how you can see the beautiful shower. Read more ...

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft lands on asteroid in bid to collect samples

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft lands on asteroid in bid to collect samples

Artist's illustration of the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft touching down on asteroid Bennu. Credit: NASA/Goddard/CI Lab A robotic arm extended from NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft briefly... Read more ...

Archaeology news: Medieval graffiti ‘repelling evil spirits' discovered in...

Archaeology news: Medieval graffiti ‘repelling evil spirits' discovered in HS2 excavation

ARCHAEOLOGY experts have unearthed eerie signs in the remains of an ancient church in the south-east of England. Read more ...

Labour MP Brands Dan Wootton 'Dangerous Conspiracy Theorist' In Covid Herd...

Labour MP Brands Dan Wootton 'Dangerous Conspiracy Theorist' In Covid Herd Immunity Row

A Labour MP slammed Talk Radio host Dan Wootton as a “dangerous conspiracy theorist” during a row over the Welsh ‘firebreaker' lockdown. Chris Bryant, MP for Rhondda, appeared... Read more ...

Vaccine is 'unlikely' to wipe out threat of virus warns UK science chief

Vaccine is 'unlikely' to wipe out threat of virus warns UK science chief

Sir Patrick Vallance said that even with a vaccine Covid-19 will likely become endemic and pose a similar threat to seasonal flu. Read more ...

Asteroid news: NASA confirms space rock as big as St Paul's will pass Earth...

Asteroid news: NASA confirms space rock as big as St Paul's will pass Earth tomorrow

AN ASTEROID almost as tall as London's iconic St Paul's Cathedral will come swinging past our planet on Thursday, NASA's asteroid trackers have confirmed. Read more ...

Archaeology news: Child remains unearthed in Maya city shed light on 'sweat...

Archaeology news: Child remains unearthed in Maya city shed light on 'sweat bath' ritual

ARCHAEOLOGISTS in Guatemala have uncovered a treasure trove of Maya artefacts and human remains, shedding new light on the spiritual significance of "sweat bath" rituals Read more ...

NASA's declassified report 'withheld to protect public' exposed bizarre lost...

NASA's declassified report 'withheld to protect public' exposed bizarre lost Apollo tapes

NASA astronauts experienced a bizarre encounter during the Apollo programme, which led to a set of tapes being classified by the US space agency for decades. Read more ...

Can an apple extract a day keep the doctor away?

Can an apple extract a day keep the doctor away?

Apples are one of the UK's favourite fruits, with each of us eating on average 2 or 3 of them every week. Their appeal is celebrated annually on Apple Day, October 21st, and... Read more ...

Britain's coronavirus testing regime falls short of WHO standards, experts warn

Britain's coronavirus testing regime falls short of WHO standards, experts warn

Experts told the Commons Science Committee the 6.3% proportion of tests returning a positive result is above a threshold showing an outbreak is under control Read more ...