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April 28, 2020
How the Universe Got Its Structure
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Cells Likely Targeted by COVID-19 Virus ID’d
Apr. 27, 2020 — The universe is full of billions of galaxies — but their distribution across space is far from uniform. Why do we see so much structure in the universe today and how did it all form and grow? A … read more
Apr. 23, 2020 — Two specific nose cell types have been identified as likely initial infection points for COVID-19 coronavirus. Scientists discovered that goblet and ciliated cells in the nose have high levels of the entry proteins that the COVID-19 virus uses to get into our cells, which could help explain the … read more
Apr. 20, 2020 — When faced with a decision, people may know which choice gives them the best chance of success, but still take the other option, a new study suggests. People may choose based on a ‘gut feeling’, a … read more
Apr. 27, 2020 — Researchers report that, for a bacterial pathogen already resistant to an antibiotic, prolonged exposure to that antibiotic not only boosted its ability to retain its resistance gene, but also made the pathogen more readily pick up and maintain resistance to a second antibiotic and become a dangerous, multidrug-resistant … read more
Apr. 16, 2020 — A reanalysis of data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope has revealed an Earth-size exoplanet orbiting in its star’s habitable zone, the area around a star where a rocky planet could support liquid … read more
Apr. 27, 2020 — Scientists have discovered a layered perovskite that shows unusually high oxide-ion conductivity, based on a new screening method and a new design concept. Such materials are hard to come by, so the discovery of this material, the new method and design concept will make the realization of many environment-friendly … read more
Apr. 27, 2020 — Three years of ‘health check-ups’ on Oregon’s summer resident gray whales shows a compelling relationship between whales’ overall body condition and changing ocean conditions that likely limited availability of prey for the … read more
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