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Published on 12:48 GMT
An international team of researchers is urging physical scientists and engineers to join the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and contribute toward long-term creation of knowledge and technologies for infectious respiratory diseases …Source: Phys.org
Published on 12:41 GMT
Stanford mechanical engineering PhD student Deepak Krishnamurthy is among the recipients of the 2020 Schmidt Science Fellowship. He joins 21 other early-career scientists from across the globe as members of the third cohort of fellows. PhD student Deepak …Source: Stanford
Published on 06:42 GMT
Night Owls, a themed open thread, appears at Daily Kos seven days a week Neela Bannerjee and David Hasemyer at Inside Climate News write—Decades of Science Denial Related to Climate Change Has Led to Denial of the Coronavirus Pandemic. After the fossil …Source: Daily Kos
Published on 13:48 GMT
Researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography are eavesdropping on an Arctic glacier in the name of science. In a new study, scientists Oskar Glowacki and Grant Deane describe a method of measuring glacier mass loss from iceberg calving, a process …Source: Phys.org
Published on 13:53 GMT
The Alchemy of Us Ainissa Ramirez MIT Press, $27.95 Humans have continually wielded materials, from steel to silicon, in new ways to send technology leaping forward. But those technologies have unintentionally molded our bodies and society, materials …Source: ScienceNews.org
Published on 12:23 GMT
UK lockdown will be relaxed for certain age groups and areas first, scientist advising government says
The UK’s coronavirus lockdown restrictions will likely be lifted for certain age groups and areas of the country first, one of the top scientists advising the government has said. Speaking on Friday morning Professor Neil Ferguson of Imperial College …Source: Independent
Published on 13:53 GMT
A Moroccan expert on artificial intelligence (AI), Amal El Fallah Seghrouchni, is convinced AI is an essential tool in managing the COVID-19 pandemic while the world waits for an effective vaccine. In an interview with Maghreb Arab Press, the newly- …Source: Morocco World News
Published on 05:39 GMT
Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine have been at the center of debate in recent weeks over which drugs should be used to treat COVID-19. Neither product has strong evidence to support use for this purpose, and small studies have either had significant flaws …Source: Providence Business News
Published on 06:44 GMT
CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) — Three Cumberland County teachers are doing their part to make sure local law enforcement is getting the masks needed to protect themselves from COVID-19. The trio are using 3-D printers at Terry Sanford High School to …Source: WTVD
Published on 11:46 GMT
Melbourne: Scientists have identified six drug candidates from more than 10,000 compounds that may help treat COVID-19. The research, published in the journal Nature, tested the efficacy of approved drugs, drug candidates in clinical trials and other …Source: Deccan Chronicle
Published on 12:04 GMT
Americans must have confidence federal agencies are using the best available science to confront coronavirus
America is in the grip of a public health crisis. The coronavirus pandemic has profoundly changed life for everyone in this country, and great sacrifice lies ahead for all of us as we struggle to protect the vulnerable in our society and overcome the …Source: The Hill
Published on 11:30 GMT
In Mexico’s southern Oaxaca state, Héctor Alejandro Cabrera Fuentes is a figure of pride and emulation, a role model who emerged from one of the country’s poorest regions and soared to global success. He is acclaimed as a world-renowned microbiologist and …Source: Los Angeles Times
Published on 10:42 GMT
Our Correspondent Imphal, April 9 (EMN): Amid the Covid-19 pandemic across the globe, a radio-tagged female Amur falcon named ‘Longleng’ has become the longest-tracked falcon, according to a scientist who studies the migratory routes of the Amur falcon. A …Source: Eastern Mirror
Published on 14:38 GMT
Autoimmunity, a condition in which the body’s immune system reacts with components of its own cells, appears to be increasing in the United States, according to scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and their collaborators. In a study …Source: Pharmabiz.com
Published on 05:29 GMT
On the Andrew Marr Show last Sunday, speaking about Covid-19, Prof Neil Ferguson was described as being “more influential right now than any politician”. Ferguson leads a team of modellers at Imperial College London whose mission has been to predict the …Source: News
Published on 06:51 GMT
Illustrative image | sources: US President Donald J. Trump (Photo: EPA-EFE/CHRIS KLEPONIS / POOL) / UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. (Photo: John Phillips/UK Press via Getty Images) US President Donald Trump’s press conference was among the …Source: Daily Maverick
Published on 07:30 GMT
MOSCOW, April 9. /TASS/. The best projects in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology and a number of other disciplines, by Russian-Chinese science teams, will receive grants from the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) and the National …Source: Shanghai News
Published on 11:19 GMT
The coronavirus lockdown will have to remain in place for “several more weeks” scientists have warned as ministers appealed to public to stay at home for Easter. Experts advising the Government on the crisis said the social-distancing measures introduced …Source: Andover Advertiser
Published on 11:53 GMT
New hope for stroke patients as scientists find way to restore mobility and touch using human stem cells to recreate nerve connections in damaged rat brain Experts transplanted reprogrammed stem cells into the cerebral cortex of rats They found that the …Source: Charleston Daily Mail—–Thanks for joining us today.Until next time,Russ Roberts