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More than 1200 employees of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC have written its director, Robert Redfield, protesting a toxic culture of exclusion and racial discrimination at...
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On April 20, 2010, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig triggered what would become the largest marine oil spill in history. Before the well was finally capped 87...
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A brilliant new light shines in Grenoble, France, where officials at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility ESRF last week announced the reopening of their completely rebuilt x ray source. The ring shaped machine,...
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Homes infested by bed bugs appear to have different bacterial communities often referred to as microbiomes than homes without bed bugs, according to a first of its kind study from North...
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One of Anthony Pelosis most ambitious projects was on the back burner for more than 2 decades. In the early 1990s, Pelosi, a psychiatrist at Priory Hospital Glasgow, published two...
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A joint report published by researchers at the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing TILDA and ALONE examines issues of loneliness and social isolation in older adults. The report offers fresh...
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A team led by UT Southwestern researchers has identified brain circuitry that plays a key role in the dysfunctional social, repetitive, and inflexible behavioral differences that characterize autism spectrum disorders...
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Pharmacists at Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg MLU have succeeded in detecting small amounts of coronavirus SARS CoV 2 using mass spectrometry. For their investigation, they used gargle solutions of COVID 19 patients. The...
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Most patients hospitalized with COVID 19 coronavirus pneumonia experienced improvement after receiving a Food and Drug Administration approved drug normally given for rheumatoid arthritis, according to an observational study at Cedars Sinai. Outcomes...
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One in four inpatients with influenza in a given season showed signs of having become infected during care. This is clear from a University of Gothenburg thesis about the spread...
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In March of 2020, Mass General Brigham implemented a new policy everyone working at the hospitals would be required to wear a surgical mask. At the time, the concept of...
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From mRNA vaccines entering clinical trials, to peptide based vaccines and using molecular farming to scale vaccine production, the COVID 19 pandemic is pushing new and emerging nanotechnologies into the frontlines and...
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Blocking a newly identified immune memory checkpoint in immune cells could improve immunotherapy and help prevent cancers from recurring, according to new findings in mice and human samples by researchers...
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This week at the International Conference on Machine Learning, the AI company DeepMind presented a new type of model called a Graph Network based Simulator GNS . The program can realistically recreate...
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In a world with a consistently growing population and a climate crisis, food shortage is a looming threat. To alleviate this threat, crop scientists, botanists, genetic engineers, and others, have...
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An interdisciplinary team of scientists studying thousands of oyster shells along the Georgia coast, some as old as 4, 500 years, has published new insights into how Native Americans sustained oyster...
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Making the transition to a renewable energy future will have environmental and long term economic benefits and is possible in terms of energy return on energy invested EROI , UNSW Sydney researchers...
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Global emissions of methane have reached the highest levels on record. Increases are being driven primarily by growth of emissions from coal mining, oil and natural gas production, cattle and...
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Silver strands and graying hair is a sign of aging in humans, but things aren t so simple for our closest ape relatives the chimpanzee. A new study published...
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Cell phone batteries often heat up and, at times, can burst into flames. In most cases, the culprit behind such incidents can be traced back to lithium batteries. Despite providing...