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Ref.nr. 7515 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. We Can't Tackle Climate Change Without You https://www.wired.com/story/what-you-can-do-solve-climate-change/ It's time to make a commitment to do more for the climate. Do what you're good at, and do your best.


Ref.nr. 7514 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. The State of Coronavirus Testing in the US https://www.wired.com/story/video-coronavirus-testing-in-the-us/ Many Americans who may need a Covid-19 test still can't easily get one. What's going on?


Ref.nr. 7513 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Trump Eases the Way for More Gas Guzzlers https://www.wired.com/story/trump-eases-way-more-gas-guzzlers/ The administration reversed Obama-era rules that set strict fuel-economy standards, setting up a fight with states including California.


Ref.nr. 7512 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. The US Army's Virus Research Lab Gears Up to Fight Covid-19 https://www.wired.com/story/the-us-armys-virus-research-lab-gears-up-to-fight-covid-19/ The Pentagon's Institute of Infectious Diseases has been handling the world's most dangerous organisms for decades. Now they're researching the new coronavirus.
7511 <>corona The Relief Package Ushers In Trump's Planned Economy https://www.wired.com/story/the-relief-package-ushers-in-trumps-planned-economy/ Our success in combating the pandemic and restarting the economy will depend on this administration's choices—and political pressure from citizens.


Ref.nr. 7510 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. The Quieter Side of Preparing for Disaster https://www.wired.com/story/quieter-side-of-prepping/ For some longtime preppers, it's not all about bunkers and power generators.


Ref.nr. 7509 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. How Airlines Are Trying to Boost Efficiency and Cut Emissions https://www.wired.com/story/planes-airlines-increase-fuel-efficiency-cut-emissions/ Winglets. Better engines. Lighter materials. The industry is trying everything it can. But the best fix for the planet would be for us to stop flying so much.


Ref.nr. 7508 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. The Dangers of Moving All of Democracy Online https://www.wired.com/story/opinion-the-dangers-of-moving-all-of-democracy-online/ To protect governments as well as people's rights from coronavirus, we need to use tech as a scalpel, not a sledgehammer.


Ref.nr. 7507 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. One Free Press Coalition Spotlights Journalists Under Attack – April 2020 https://www.wired.com/story/one-free-press-coalition-spotlights-journalists-under-attack-april-2020/ Mohammad Mosaed, a reporter who criticized the Iranian government's response to the coronavirus pandemic, has been arrested and banned from social media.
7506 <>corona 'Hope You're Well': Emailing Through a Time of Pandemic https://www.wired.com/story/email-during-coronavirus/ "Think twice before you hit Send" has long been solid advice. Now, we need thoughtful emails more than ever.


Ref.nr. 7505 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. To Cut Carbon, Ditch Air Travel—and Get on the Right Track https://www.wired.com/story/cut-carbon-ditch-planes-take-trains/ Some environmentally conscious people are trying to give up flying. For some trips, there's a great, cleaner alternative: It's called a train.


Ref.nr. 7504 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Now Might Be the Time People Need ASMR Most https://www.wired.com/story/coronavirus-covid-19-asmr/ It can replicate a sense of being touched, even when there's no one around. As the world self-isolates, that feeling is more important than ever.


Ref.nr. 7503 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. What Plant-Based Burgers Can Teach Us About Saving the Planet https://www.wired.com/story/climate-change-change-your-mind-about-alternative-meat/ Implementing radical climate solutions is less a technological project than an anthropological one—one that goes all the way down into our beliefs about food.


Ref.nr. 7502 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. The Cargo Industry's Quest to Curb Carbon-Belching Ships https://www.wired.com/story/cargo-industry-decarbonize-carbon-belching-ships/ Container ships burn some of the dirtiest fuel there is and spew out huge amounts of greenhouse gas. But the business is poised for a dramatic shift.


Ref.nr. 7501 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. A Brief History of the Census—and How Covid-19 Could Change It https://www.wired.com/story/brief-history-census-how-covid-19-could-change-it/ Census-taking used to spur innovation. Now, the pace of technology, and the challenge of going go door to door, could force it to adopt existing systems instead.


Ref.nr. 7500 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. PODD: Covid-19-special https://www.vetenskaphalsa.se/podd-covid-19-special/ Vad är det som händer när djursmittor plötsligt börjar smitta även oss människor? Varför utvecklas vissa till stora epidemier medan andra kvävs i sin linda? Vad är en superspridare och hur smittar SARS-Cov-2? Det är några av de frågor som vi kommer att diskutera. Vi kommer också prata om flockimmunitet, nya vaccin och varför det är en extra utmaning att utveckla läkemedel mot virus.


Ref.nr. 7499 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Corona-tracking: Rusland lancerer ny overvågnings-app i Moskva https://www.version2.dk/artikel/corona-tracking-rusland-lancerer-ny-overvaagnings-app-moskva-1090353 De russiske myndighederne har udviklet en app, der tillader dem at overvåge Covid-19-smittede borgere.


Ref.nr. 7498 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Lasering Cancer https://www.the-scientist.com/videos/lasering-cancer-67363 See physicist Hadiyah-Nicole Green, this month's Scientist to Watch, describe her research into using lasers to treat solid tumors.


Ref.nr. 7497 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Hadiyah-Nicole Green Targets Cancer With Lasers https://www.the-scientist.com/scientist-to-watch/hadiyah-nicole-green-targets-cancer-with-lasers-67313 Spurred by family tragedy, the medical physicist wants to treat cancer in a new way.


Ref.nr. 7496 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Cracking Down on Cancer: A Profile of Owen Witte https://www.the-scientist.com/profile/cracking-down-on-cancer-a-profile-of-owen-witte–67314 Through his studies on cancer-causing viruses, the University of California, Los Angeles, professor has helped develop lifesaving treatments.


Ref.nr. 7495 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Some Coronavirus Researchers are Running Low on Masks https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/some-coronavirus-researchers-are-running-low-on-masks-67366 A large-scale shortage of respirators and face shields threatens progress in some labs that are currently trying to ramp up their studies of SARS-CoV-2.


Ref.nr. 7494 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. HIV Researcher Gita Ramjee Dies of Complications Tied to COVID-19 https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/hiv-researcher-gita-ramjee-dies-67365 The South African scientist fought for women's access to healthcare in disadvantaged communities.
7493 <>corona Cells' Response to SARS-CoV-2 Different from Flu, RSV https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/cells-response-to-sars-cov-2-different-from-flu-rsv-67358 The host transcriptional signature elicited by the coronavirus appears to be less robust and lacks the induction of key antiviral genes.


Ref.nr. 7492 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Infographic: Researchers Take Aim at Cancer Evolution https://www.the-scientist.com/infographics/infographic-cancer-researchers-use-evolution-to-target-drug-resistance-67299 Strategies to trick, manipulate, and direct the evolution of tumors


Ref.nr. 7491 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Cancer Researchers Use Evolution to Target Drug Resistance https://www.the-scientist.com/features/cancer-researchers-use-evolution-to-target-drug-resistance-67297 New therapeutic approaches in oncology aim to manipulate or block cancer's adaptation to treatment.


Ref.nr. 7490 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Singing the Praises of Prevention https://www.the-scientist.com/editorial/singing-the-praises-of-prevention-67336 Ben Franklin was right. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.


Ref.nr. 7489 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Contributors https://www.the-scientist.com/contributors/contributors-67337 Meet some of the people featured in the April 2020 issue of The Scientist.
7488 <>corona Coronavirus live news: US deaths could reach 240,000 as UN says world faces worst crisis since WW2 https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2020/apr/01/coronavirus-live-news-us-deaths-could-reach-240000-un-secretary-general-crisis-worst-since-second-world-war-us-uk-europe-latest-updates US has one 1 in 5 cases globally; global cases pass 850,000; record daily fatalities in UK, France, Italy, Spain and Russia. Follow the latest updates. UK coronavirus – latest updates US coronavirus – live updates Australia coronavirus – live updates China and Korea delay college exams to get lid on coronavirus See all our coronavirus coverage 1.32am BST In the US, Politico reports: "Trump offici


Ref.nr. 7487 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. What is coronavirus – and what is the mortality rate? https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/01/what-is-coronavirus-and-what-is-the-mortality-rate-covid-19 Covid-19 essential guide: how is it different from the seasonal flu, can you pick it up from public transport and how sick will I get? Coronavirus – latest updates What are the coronavirus symptoms? The Covid-19 virus is a member of the coronavirus family that made the jump from animals to humans late last year. Unusually for a virus that has made the jump from one species to another, it appears


Ref.nr. 7486 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. What happens to people's lungs when they get coronavirus? https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/01/what-happens-to-peoples-lungs-when-they-get-coronavirus-acute-respiratory-covid-19 Respiratory physician John Wilson explains the range of Covid-19 impacts, from no symptoms to severe illness featuring pneumonia Coronavirus – latest global updates See all our coronavirus coverage What became known as Covid-19, or the coronavirus, started in late 2019 as a cluster of pneumonia cases with an unknown cause. The cause of the pneumonia was found to be a new virus – severe acute resp


Ref.nr. 7485 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. UK records biggest daily rise in coronavirus deaths https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/01/uk-records-biggest-daily-rise-in-coronavirus-deaths Hospital death toll increases by 563 to 2,352 – 31% up on the previous day Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The UK has recorded its biggest daily rise in the number of deaths so far in the coronavirus outbreak. The UK hospital death toll rose by 563 to 2,352 on Wednesday, an increase of 31% on the total of 1,789 deaths reported the day before. Continue reading…


Ref.nr. 7484 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Retired hospital medical director latest to die from Covid-19 in UK https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/01/retired-hospital-medical-director-latest-to-die-from-covid-19-in-uk Dr Alfa Saadu, 68, was volunteering in Welwyn when he fell ill with coronavirus Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A retired hospital medical director has become the latest doctor to die from coronavirus in the UK. Dr Alfa Saadu, 68, was volunteering at the Queen's Victoria memorial hospital, in Welwyn, Hertfordshire – one of the counties worst hit by the virus – when h


Ref.nr. 7483 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Production rules hampering coronavirus testing drive, say scientists https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/01/nhs-rules-hampering-coronavirus-testing-drive-say-scientists Strict standardisation of chemical brands and suppliers said to be a factor in delays Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Health officials must abandon strict production rules that are hampering the introduction of mass testing for coronavirus, scientists warned on Wednesday, after the government admitted that just 2,000 of half a million frontline NHS staff have been te


Ref.nr. 7482 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus: just 2,000 NHS frontline workers tested so far https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/01/hancock-orders-all-spare-coronavirus-tests-used-nhs-staff No 10 urges hospitals to test as many staff as possible as data shows many in isolation may not be infected Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Only 2,000 NHS frontline workers out of about half a million have been tested for coronavirus so far, despite up to one in four being off work with suspected symptoms in some areas of the country. Amid criticism of the UK's low t


Ref.nr. 7481 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus vaccine: when will it be ready? https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/01/coronavirus-vaccine-when-will-it-be-ready-covid-19 Human trials will begin imminently – but even if they go well and a cure is found, there are many barriers before global immunisation is feasible Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Even at their most effective – and draconian – containment strategies have only slowed the spread of the respiratory disease Covid-19. With the World Health Organization finally declaring a p


Ref.nr. 7480 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus UK: how many confirmed cases are in your area? https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/01/coronavirus-uk-how-many-confirmed-cases-are-in-your-area-covid-19 Latest figures from public health authorities on the spread of Covid-19 in the United Kingdom. Find out how many cases have been reported near you Coronavirus – live news updates Find all our coronavirus coverage here How to protect yourself from infection Please note: these are government figures on numbers of confirmed cases – some people who report symptoms are not being tested, and are not in


Ref.nr. 7479 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should I call the doctor? https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/01/coronavirus-symptoms-what-are-they-should-i-call-doctor-covid-19 What are the symptoms caused by the Covid-19 virus, how does it spread, and should you call a doctor? Find all our coronavirus coverage here Coronavirus – latest updates How to protect yourself and others from infection It is caused by a member of the coronavirus family that has never been encountered before. Like other coronaviruses, it has transferred to humans from animals. The World Health Or


Ref.nr. 7478 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Cats can infect each other with coronavirus, Chinese study finds https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/01/cats-can-infect-each-other-with-coronavirus-chinese-study-finds Feline transmission to humans not shown but infected pet owners warned to be careful Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Cat owners may wish to be more cautious about contact with their pets, as a study from China has revealed Covid-19 can be transmitted between cats. The team, at Harbin Veterinary Research Institute in China, found that cats are highly susceptible to Co
7477 <>corona Captain of coronavirus-hit US aircraft carrier warns sailors will die if not let off ship https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/01/captain-of-coronavirus-us-aircraft-carrier-4000-sailors-let-off-ship-die-theodore-roosevelt Carrier with thousands onboard is docked in Guam, which is struggling to handle local caseload of Covid-19 infections Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The captain of a US aircraft carrier, with 5,000 people onboard, including an unconfirmed number who have tested positive for Covid-19, has called for help to save the lives of his sailors. The US aircraft carrier Theod


Ref.nr. 7476 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Briton is one of four to die on coronavirus-stricken cruise ship https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/01/briton-is-one-of-four-to-die-on-coronavirus-stricken-cruise-ship Two who died confirmed to have had Covid-19, with nine others onboard testing positive Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A British national is among four people to have died on a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship embroiled in a bitter dispute over plans to dock in the US, according to a spokesman for the vessel's owner. In what is being described as an unfolding humanit


Ref.nr. 7475 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Antarctica was warm enough for rainforest near south pole 90m years ago https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/01/antarctic Experts say new evidence from Cretaceous period 'shows us what carbon dioxide can do' Think of Antarctica and it is probably sweeping expanses of ice, and the odd penguin, that come to mind. But at the time of the dinosaurs the continent was covered in swampy rainforest. Now experts say they have found the most southerly evidence yet of this environment in plant material extracted from beneath th


Ref.nr. 7474 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. No TV, no sat nav, no internet: how to fix space's junk problem – video https://www.theguardian.com/science/video/2020/apr/01/no-tv-no-sat-nav-no-internet-how-to-fix-spaces-junk-problem-video As Elon Musk's Starlink and Jeff Bezos's Project Kuiper race to create high-speed internet using satellites orbiting Earth, there's a small problem that could get in the way: debris. From dead spacecraft that have been around since the dawn of the space age to flecks of paint smashing windows on the International Space Station, rubbish is clogging up our orbits. And with objects moving as fast as


Ref.nr. 7473 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Covid-19: why is hand washing so effective? https://www.theguardian.com/science/audio/2020/apr/01/covid-19-soap-or-hand-sanitiser With scientists still racing to find treatments for Covid-19, Nicola Davis speaks with Prof Pall Thordarson about why soap is so effective at deactivating Sars-CoV-2 and how this differs from hand sanitiser. Continue reading…


Ref.nr. 7472 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Hop to it: Researchers pinpoint why Belgian beers don't keep https://www.theguardian.com/food/2020/apr/01/hop-to-it-researchers-pinpoint-why-belgian-beers-dont-keep Study finds fashionable hoppy brews lose their characteristic taste while sitting on the shelf It will be music to the ears of Belgian beer enthusiasts: drink up. Scientists studying how well the fashionable hoppy-tasting beers of today keep in the cupboard have highlighted the particular propensity for them to lose their flavour over time. Continue reading…


Ref.nr. 7471 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Why the UK failed to get coronavirus testing up to speed | Paul Hunter https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/apr/01/why-uk-coronavirus-testing-work-catchup Pursuing a controversial herd immunity strategy put the government on the back foot. Now it's struggling to catch up Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage To stop a virus, you need to test for it. So why is it taking so long for the UK to increase its testing capacity? Although Public Health England is now aiming to conduct 10,000 tests per day , the UK's response still pa


Ref.nr. 7470 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. The lockdown only buys us time: to really defeat the virus we need mass testing now | Devi Sridhar https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/apr/01/lockdown-buys-time-virus-mass-testing-coronavirus-uk Instead of endless mass isolation or just waiting for a cure, the UK needs a data-driven, targeted approach to coronavirus testing Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage After squandering valuable time to prepare for the spread of Covid-19 in February and the first half of March, the government made a dramatic U-turn and put the country into lockdown two weeks ago. But amid


Ref.nr. 7469 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. British American Tobacco working on plant-based coronavirus vaccine https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/apr/01/british-american-tobacco-plant-based-coronavirus-vaccine Cigarette maker says tobacco plants offer potential for faster and safer drug development Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage British American Tobacco, the maker of brands including Lucky Strike, Dunhill, Rothmans and Benson & Hedges, has said it has a potential coronavirus vaccine in development using tobacco plants . BAT has turned the vast resources usually focused on


Ref.nr. 7468 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. The Interminable Body Count https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/04/how-many-americans-will-die-coronavirus/609175/ Editor's Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here . We rely on numbers to understand the size and scope of tragedy—to gauge what went wrong and put the damage in perspective. More Americans have now died from the coronavirus than were killed in the September 11 terrorist attacks, multiple news outlets announced yesterday. Bu


Ref.nr. 7467 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. The Other Way the Coronavirus Will Ravage Our Cities https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/04/coronavirus-cities-bankruptcy/609169/ New York City is sputtering. Bars, restaurants, hotels, and theaters have closed; tens of thousands of people have already lost their jobs; hundreds have died. The city has become the epicenter of the novel coronavirus. It needed an "economic nap" to fight it, Scott Stringer, the city's comptroller, told me. But COVID-19 is bludgeoning the city's coffers. According to an analysis by Stringer, New
7466 <>corona The Atlantic Politics Daily: When COVID-19 Comes to Trump Country https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/03/covid-19-red-states-politics-daily/609211/ It's Tuesday, March 31. Backlogs at private laboratories have ballooned, making it difficult to treat suffering patients and contain the pandemic. Read the latest from our science and technology reporters Alexis Madrigal and Robinson Meyer. In the rest of today's newsletter: When the coronavirus pandemic comes to Trump country, politicization can only last so long. Plus: What's the deal with Osca


Ref.nr. 7465 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. When the Solution to an Outbreak Was Right in Front of Us https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/when-solution-outbreak-was-right-front-us/609217/ As COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, has spread in recent weeks, so has bad information. Widely shared "tips" have included gargling with salt water or vinegar (thought to eliminate the virus); holding your breath for 10 seconds to see whether you can do it without coughing or experiencing distress (if you can, you supposedly don't have the virus); taking a few sips of water at lea


Ref.nr. 7464 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Searching for Connection While Apart https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/what-are-we-without-community/609199/ A few years ago, I was moved to tears as I sang "Let It Be" along with 22,000 people at a Paul McCartney concert. We—a community of perfect strangers—wrapped our arms around one another as we swayed back and forth. I felt similarly when I saw Cicely Tyson star in The Trip to Bountiful on Broadway. She was 89 at the time, and her performance was a glory to behold. As soon as the play ended, the en


Ref.nr. 7463 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Trump Finally Recognized His Mistake https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/trump-finally-saw-benefits-preventing-death/609214/ The American people have done Donald Trump a giant favor. By telling pollsters they want to extend social-distancing restrictions, they've persuaded him—for the moment—to act in his own political self-interest. Trump has great difficulty accepting short-term pain in exchange for long-term gain—even though in the case of COVID-19, doing so is his best reelection strategy. Luckily for him, ordinary


Ref.nr. 7462 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. The Unclubbable Republican https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/tom-coburn-rip/609205/ CM / CQ Roll Call / Getty Tom Coburn, the former Republican senator from Oklahoma, was a fanatic, and I mean that in the very best sense of the word. In 2003, when a reporter for his local newspaper said he wanted to write about the politician's recent bout with cancer, Coburn scolded him : "You should be writing about Medicaid and Medicare instead of my health." Coburn finally succumbed to cance


Ref.nr. 7461 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Trump Shouldn't Be Able to Fire Fauci for Contradicting Him https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/protect-dr-fauci/609220/ President Donald Trump's coronavirus briefings are nothing if not confusing. One day , it's "It will go away," and another , it's "This is a tough one because it spreads so quickly, like nothing we've seen." In contrast with these mixed messages have been the candid assessments of Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Fauci has dissented fro


Ref.nr. 7460 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Can't We at Least Give Prisoners Soap? https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/make-soap-free-prisons/609202/ Editor's Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here . Thaddeus Betz is one of many attorneys who fear that the coronavirus is going to kill one of their clients as it spreads in densely populated jails and correctional institutions. Last week, Betz filed a motion on behalf of Benjamin John Finnestad, a registered sex offender


Ref.nr. 7459 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. The Virus Is a Reminder of Something Lost Long Ago https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/coronavirus-is-changing-habits-of-mind/609181/ Editor's Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here . A round the year 1600, the weather in much of Europe substantially cooled, in the latter phase of what has been called the Little Ice Age. In all, it lasted 300 years. Winters were brutally cold and summers were damp and chilly, greatly curtailing the growing season. Crops


Ref.nr. 7458 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. An Ethicist on How to Make Impossible Decisions https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/04/social-distance-ration-doctors-care/609229/ Editor's Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here . Tents are now strewn across Manhattan's Central Park—a field hospitals in the literal sense—that resemble the convalescence wards of the 1918 flu pandemic. They sit a stone's throw from some of the world's most expensive real estate. Not to mention some of the world's most


Ref.nr. 7457 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Is That Nostalgia You're Feeling? https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/04/nostalgia-before-coronavirus-missing-the-recent-past/609196/ Since the start of social-distancing measures in New York City, I've made a habit of scrolling through my Instagram profile every night, thinking about how bizarre it is that I was standing near my friends whenever I wanted to only a month ago. It already feels impossible that I used to enter bar bathrooms with abandon, look in the mirror, wipe errant makeup out of the corners of my eyes, and tou


Ref.nr. 7456 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Everyone Thinks They're Right About Masks https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/04/coronavirus-pandemic-airborne-go-outside-masks/609235/ Editor's Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here . As the coronavirus pandemic continues, many people are now overthinking things they never used to think about at all. Can you go outside? What if you're walking downwind of another person? What if you're stuck waiting at a crosswalk and someone is there? What if you're goin
7455 <>corona Private Labs Are Fueling a New Coronavirus Testing Crisis https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/03/next-covid-19-testing-crisis/609193/ Editor's Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here . On the surface, the American COVID-19 testing regime has finally hit its stride. Over the past five days, the states have reported a daily average of 104,000 people tested, according to data assembled by the COVID Tracking Project, a volunteer collaboration incubated at The


Ref.nr. 7454 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. How the Coronavirus Is Influencing Children's Play https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2020/04/coronavirus-tag-and-other-games-kids-play-during-a-pandemic/609253/ During a recent game of doctor, John Miles's daughter was examining her younger sister. The 4-year-old measured her sister's temperature with a fake thermometer, listened to her heart and breath with a toy stethoscope, and tested her reflexes with gentle taps from a small plastic hammer. After the examination, she diagnosed her patient with the coronavirus and declared in a matter-of-fact tone th


Ref.nr. 7453 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Ina Garten's Quarantine Playbook https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2020/04/ina-gartens-quarantine-playbook-instagram/609238/ The first thing I should note is that Ina Garten is safe and well. Like the rest of us, the Barefoot Contessa wakes up most mornings and thinks, What day is this? She deeply misses her friends, but she feels busier than ever, and work really helps take her mind off the news, even momentarily. "I always have to remind myself, I'm stuck in East Hampton with a husband that I'm crazy about," she told


Ref.nr. 7452 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. The Importance of Partying Alone https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2020/04/dua-lipa-and-the-weeknd-pop-suits-pandemic/609121/ Dua Lipa had happy news to share, but she was crying. "I've been welling up a little bit over the past couple of weeks," the popular British singer said in a shaky voice on an Instagram live-stream from what appeared to be her kitchen . "Just the uncertainty of everything, and I've been a little bit conflicted about whether it's the right thing to do, because people are suffering." She put her ma


Ref.nr. 7451 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Getting Through a Pandemic With Old-Fashioned Crafts https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2020/04/crafts-coronavirus-quarantine-stress-relief/609187/ If the new coronavirus sends us back, somehow, to olden times, I'll be prepared not with fresh-caught food and firewood, but with doilies. I've been crocheting them, obsessively, when I don't know what else to do. Two weeks ago, as the first cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in my hometown, I began a circular floral pattern in a thin, wine-colored cord. By the time my office shut down , I'd made h


Ref.nr. 7450 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. How to make pandemics optional, not inevitable | Sonia Shah https://www.ted.com/talks/sonia_shah_how_to_make_pandemics_optional_not_inevitable?rss=172BB350-0205 What can past pandemics teach us how to tackle the current one? Tracing the history of contagions from cholera to Ebola and beyond, science journalist Sonia Shah explains why we're more vulnerable to outbreaks now than ever before, what we can do to minimize the spread of coronavirus and how to prevent future pandemics. (This virtual conversation is part of the TED Connects series, hosted by scien


Ref.nr. 7449 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Parents are using business software to plan their kids' coronavirus homeschooling https://www.technologyreview.com/s/615433/coronavirus-homeschooling-tips-trello-asana/ Families in indefinite lockdown are turning to Asana and Trello to run their households.


Ref.nr. 7448 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. People with coronavirus may be most infectious in the first week of symptoms https://www.technologyreview.com/s/615432/people-with-coronavirus-may-be-most-infectious-in-the-first-week-of-symptoms/ That could lend more weight to the argument in favor of wearing a mask while in public.


Ref.nr. 7447 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Zoom is facing questions about how private or secure it really is https://www.technologyreview.com/s/615430/zoom-is-facing-questions-about-how-private-or-secure-it-really-is/ Zoom has rapidly become the video-conferencing platform of choice as people stay home during the coronavirus pandemic. Now it's under pressure.


Ref.nr. 7446 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Radio Corona: the war against covid-19 https://www.technologyreview.com/f/615431/radio-corona-the-war-against-covid-19/


Ref.nr. 7445 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. How Epidemics of the Past Changed the Way Americans Lived https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/how-epidemics-past-forced-americans-promote-health-ended-up-improving-life-this-country-180974555/ Past public health crises inspired innovations in infrastructure, education, fundraising and civic debate


Ref.nr. 7444 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Several States, Environmental Groups Vow to Sue Over Car Pollution Rollback https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/several-states-environmental-groups-vow-to-sue-over-car-pollution-rollback/ The second part of the Trump administration's vehicle emissions rule, announced yesterday, lowers fuel efficiency requirements — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Ref.nr. 7443 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. NASA's Next Solar Mission Will Use Six Spacecraft to Make One Giant Telescope https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/nasas-next-solar-mission-will-use-six-spacecraft-to-make-one-giant-telescope/ Launching no earlier than July 2023, the SunRISE mission will study the origins of solar storms — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Ref.nr. 7441 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. NASA Moon Program and Hubble Telescope Successor Face COVID-19 Delays https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/nasa-moon-program-and-hubble-telescope-successor-face-covid-19-delays/ Space agencies must balance keeping staff safe and meeting launch deadlines — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Ref.nr. 7442 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. NASA Moon Program and Hubble Telescope Successor Face COVID-19 Delays https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/nasa-moon-program-and-hubble-telescope-successor-face-covid-19-delays/ Space agencies must balance keeping staff safe and meeting launch deadlines — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Ref.nr. 7440 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. High-Speed Train Sets Record at 66 mph https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/high-speed-train-sets-record-at-66-mph/ Originally published in August 1892 — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Ref.nr. 7439 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Cats Can Get Coronavirus, Study Suggests–But Pet Owners Need Not Panic https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/cats-can-get-coronavirus-study-suggests-but-pet-owners-need-not-panic/ Scientists say it is unclear whether felines can spread the virus to people — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Ref.nr. 7438 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. White House science adviser Kelvin Droegemeier will also lead NSF—for now https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/white-house-science-adviser-kelvin-droegemeier-will-also-lead-nsf-now?rss=1 Second role for head of White House science office until Senate confirms Trump's nominee


Ref.nr. 7437 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. The United States leads in coronavirus cases, but not pandemic response https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/united-states-leads-coronavirus-cases-not-pandemic-response?rss=1 Conflicting messages, lack of coordination hamper efforts to curb infections


Ref.nr. 7436 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Mysterious human ancestor finds its place in our family tree https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/mysterious-human-ancestor-finds-its-place-our-family-tree?rss=1 Ancient proteins reveal that Homo antecessor was likely a close cousin to modern humans and Neanderthals
7435 <>corona Speed coronavirus vaccine testing by deliberately infecting volunteers? Not so fast, some scientists warn https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/03/speed-coronavirus-vaccine-testing-deliberately-infecting-volunteers-not-so-fast-some?rss=1 Human challenge studies can accelerate vaccine development, but raise dicey ethical issues
7434 <>corona With record-setting speed, vaccine makers take their first shots at the new coronavirus https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/03/record-setting-speed-vaccine-makers-take-their-first-shots-new-coronavirus?rss=1 Two candidate vaccines start trials while dozens more are rushed into development
7433 <>corona The $1 billion bet: Pharma giant and U.S. government team up in all-out coronavirus vaccine push https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/03/1-billion-bet-pharma-giant-and-us-government-team-all-out-coronavirus-vaccine-push?rss=1 Johnson & Johnson's chief scientist describes nonprofit partnership to accelerate its candidate
7432 <>corona 1.3 billion people. A 21-day lockdown. Can India curb the coronavirus? https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/03/13-billion-people-21-day-lockdown-can-india-curb-coronavirus?rss=1 Huge nation confronts huge economic and social risks (edited)


Ref.nr. 7431 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. New CT scoring criteria for timely diagnosis, treatment of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200401150833.htm Updated CT scoring criteria that considers lobe involvement, as well as changes in CT findings (i.e., ground-glass opacity, crazy-paving pattern, and consolidation), could quantitatively and accurately evaluate the progression of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pneumonia, according to a new article.


Ref.nr. 7430 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Will the coronavirus kill the oil industry and help save the climate? | Environment https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/ft1pg7/will_the_coronavirus_kill_the_oil_industry_and/


Ref.nr. 7429 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. New blood test can detect 50 types of cancer – The test is based on DNA that is shed by tumours and found circulating in the blood. More specifically, it focuses on chemical changes to this DNA, known as methylation patterns https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/ft19x3/new_blood_test_can_detect_50_types_of_cancer_the/


Ref.nr. 7428 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. A neural network can help spot Covid-19 in chest x-rays https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/ft0t96/a_neural_network_can_help_spot_covid19_in_chest/


Ref.nr. 7427 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Robots to the Rescue: How They Can Help During Coronavirus (And Future Pandemics) https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/ft0nep/robots_to_the_rescue_how_they_can_help_during/


Ref.nr. 7426 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus: Tunisia deploys robots to enforce lockdown – Remote-controlled vehicles patrolling the streets in an effort to slow the spread of Covid-19 https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fszecx/coronavirus_tunisia_deploys_robots_to_enforce/


Ref.nr. 7425 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Health experts call coronavirus pandemic a window into future climate threats. The coronavirus pandemic is a preview of the types of global health threats that will emerge as the planet becomes hotter, and how it is tackled has implications for dealing with climate threats as well https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fsw1b0/health_experts_call_coronavirus_pandemic_a_window/


Ref.nr. 7424 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. What will the world be like after coronavirus? Four possible futures https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fsv57j/what_will_the_world_be_like_after_coronavirus/


Ref.nr. 7423 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. The Space Review: Why a business case for Mars settlement is not required https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fsuvco/the_space_review_why_a_business_case_for_mars/


Ref.nr. 7422 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. China's Coronavirus health code apps raise concerns over privacy: Apps, which allow people to move around after lockdown, have become an integral part of Chinese authorities' management of citizens. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fsuglz/chinas_coronavirus_health_code_apps_raise/


Ref.nr. 7421 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. MIT Team Shares New $500 Emergency Ventilator Design with the Public https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fsorji/mit_team_shares_new_500_emergency_ventilator/


Ref.nr. 7420 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. 'Dictatorships often start in the face of a threat': UN privacy chief warns against long-lasting theft of freedoms amid coronavirus surveillance https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fsmv7n/dictatorships_often_start_in_the_face_of_a_threat/


Ref.nr. 7419 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus: A team from MIT is producing an open-source, low-cost ventilator design https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fscdt3/coronavirus_a_team_from_mit_is_producing_an/


Ref.nr. 7418 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Separating HIIT Fact from Fiction https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/hiit-fact-fiction It's easy to get lost in the hype around new workout devices or protocols that promise maximal results in minimal time — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Ref.nr. 7417 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. These newly discovered raptors were like feather-covered cheetahs https://www.popsci.com/story/science/dineobellator-dinosaur-cretaceous-period/ An artist's recreation of the newly discovered Dineobellator notohesperus at the end of the Cretaceous Period in New Mexico. (Sergey Krasovskiy/) A newly discovered dinosaur was a cousin of Velociraptor but might have been an even more formidable hunter than its family member. The raptor, which the researchers have named Dineobellator notohesperus , lived in northwestern New Mexico at the end of


Ref.nr. 7416 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. An environmental stimulus bill could help us bounce back from COVID-19 https://www.popsci.com/story/environment/covid-19-economy-crisis-stimulus-plan/ Investing in renewable energy research could be a big part of a post-COVID stimulus plan (Unsplash/) Last week, Congress approved a $2 trillion emergency relief bill to ease some of the effects of COVID-19 on the American economy. But this is just the start of recovering the economy after the pandemic; economists project that we might be heading into a major depression, and one estimate of future
7415 <>corona Meet the highest mouse on Earth https://www.popsci.com/story/animals/highest-altitude-mouse/ The yellow-rumped leaf-eared mouse might only be a tiny critter, but it can live in some dire conditions. (Marcial Quiroga-Carmona/) The peak of Llullaillaco, the world's highest active volcano, stretches some 22,000 feet above sea level and is almost like another planet. The peak straddling Chile and Argentina is one of the driest places on earth, making it the perfect place for mummies to remai


Ref.nr. 7414 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. How Are You Feeling? Surveys Aim to Detect Covid-19 Hot Spots Early https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/01/world/middleeast/coronavirus-detection-surveys.html Scientists have persuaded Britons and Israelis to fill out questionnaires about their health, to get ahead of the coronavirus by getting resources to the right place. The U.S. is next.


Ref.nr. 7413 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus Live Updates: Scientists Warn the Virus Could Kill Up to 240,000 Americans https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/01/world/coronavirus-news.html President Trump warned of a 'painful two weeks' ahead as the U.S. death toll surged above 4,000, surpassing China's.


Ref.nr. 7412 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Live Coronavirus News and Updates https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/01/world/coronavirus-live-news-updates.html Florida's governor issued a stay-at-home order after a call with President Trump, who on Tuesday delivered the gravest projections of virus deaths yet from the White House.


Ref.nr. 7411 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. When Humans Are Sheltered in Place, Wild Animals Will Play https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/01/science/coronavirus-animals-wildlife-goats.html Goats in Wales; coyotes in San Francisco; rats, rats, everywhere: With much of the world staying home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, animals have ventured out where normally the presence of people would keep them away.


Ref.nr. 7410 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Dr. James T. Goodrich, Who Operated on Conjoined Twins, Dies at 73 https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/01/obituaries/dr-james-t-goodrich-dead-coronavirus.html Dr. Goodrich led teams that did a series of celebrated surgeries. He was a victim of the coronavirus.


Ref.nr. 7409 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. The Spiky Blob Seen Around the World https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/01/health/coronavirus-illustration-cdc.html How C.D.C. medical illustrators created the coronavirus pandemic's most iconic image.


Ref.nr. 7408 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus Delays Key Global Climate Talks https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/01/climate/cop-climate-glasgow-coronavirus.html This year's United Nations-sponsored climate talks, widely regarded as the most important climate meeting of the last four years, were postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
7407 <>corona April Dunn, Louisiana Fighter for Disability Rights, Dies at 33 https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/31/obituaries/april-dunn-dead-coronavirus.html Ms. Dunn, who succumbed to the coronavirus, successfully pushed for legislation that provided alternative ways to gain a high school degree.
7406 <>corona Trump Calls New Fuel Economy Rule a Boon. Some Experts See Steep Costs. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/31/climate/trump-pollution-rollback.html The president said the measure, announced Tuesday, would lift the economy, but outside analysts said the administration's rosy numbers did not represent an accurate accounting of its costs.


Ref.nr. 7405 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Fighting COVID-19 Is Like 'Whack-A-Mole,' Says Writer Who Warned Of A Pandemic https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/04/01/825179922/fighting-covid-19-is-like-whack-a-mole-says-writer-who-warned-of-pandemic?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science Atlantic writer Ed Yong warned of a global pandemic two years ago . He says scientists are still working to understand how COVID-19 travels through air — and whether more of us should be wearing masks. (Image credit: John Locher/AP)
7404 <>corona Are Hospitals Seeing A Surge Of Coronavirus Patients? Some Officials Aren't Saying https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/03/31/824665834/are-hospitals-seeing-a-surge-of-coronavirus-patients-some-officials-arent-saying?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science With a lack of tests, epidemiologists say the next best way to monitor the pandemic is by tracking hospitalizations. But hotspots like California and Washington are releasing little information. (Image credit: Elaine Thompson/AP)
7403 <>corona To Stop The Pandemic, Seema Verma Is 'Getting Rid Of A Lot Of Regulations' https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/03/31/824484234/to-stop-the-pandemic-seema-verma-is-getting-rid-of-a-lot-of-regulations?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science As head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Verma says she's working to ease safety rules and lighten licensing requirements, to expand the number of hospital beds and health workers. (Image credit: Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images)


Ref.nr. 7402 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus Updates: Congress Considers More Action, Scientists React https://www.npr.org/2020/04/01/825499487/coronavirus-updates-congress-considers-more-action-scientists-react?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science NPR science and White House correspondents relay the latest in the United States response to the coronavirus epidemic.
7401 <>corona What Happened Today: New Model Projections, Coronavirus Task Force Speaks https://www.npr.org/2020/03/31/824948244/what-happened-today-new-model-projections-coronavirus-task-force-speaks?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science NPR politics and science correspondents answer listener questions about the federal government response to the coronavirus and the possibility that as many as 100,000 Americans could be killed by it.
7400 <>corona Coronavirus Updates: Governors Speak, Model Guidance https://www.npr.org/2020/03/31/824730514/coronavirus-updates-governors-speak-model-guidance?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science NPR science and politics correspondents relay the latest updates on the United States response to the coronavirus outbreak.


Ref.nr. 7399 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. The hunt for patient zero: Where did the coronavirus outbreak start? https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24532764-000-the-hunt-for-patient-zero-where-did-the-coronavirus-outbreak-start/ Growing evidence suggests the covid-19 outbreak may not have started at Wuhan's Huanan Seafood Market in December after all. Finding its origins may help us stop it happening again


Ref.nr. 7398 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Will the spread of covid-19 be affected by changing seasons? https://www.newscientist.com/article/2239380-will-the-spread-of-covid-19-be-affected-by-changing-seasons/ The factors that cause flu to decline in spring might apply to covid-19 too. But we don't know yet if warm weather can curb the spread of the coronavirus


Ref.nr. 7397 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. We may now know what our common ancestor with Neanderthals looked like https://www.newscientist.com/article/2239329-we-may-now-know-what-our-common-ancestor-with-neanderthals-looked-like/ A prehistoric human species that lived in Europe 1.2 million to 800,000 years ago is emerging as a contender to be our last common ancestor with Neanderthals


Ref.nr. 7396 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus latest: US estimates between 100,000 and 240,000 deaths https://www.newscientist.com/article/2237475-coronavirus-latest-us-estimates-between-100000-and-240000-deaths/ The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic


Ref.nr. 7395 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Virological assessment of hospitalized patients with COVID-2019 https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2196-x Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2196-x


Ref.nr. 7394 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Local and global consequences of reward-evoked striatal dopamine release https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2158-3 Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2158-3 Molecular and functional magnetic resonance imaging in the rat reveals distinct neuromodulatory effects of striatal dopamine that extend beyond peak release sites and activate remote neural populations necessary for performing motivated actions.


Ref.nr. 7393 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Daily briefing: Evidence that cats (but not dogs) can be infected with the coronavirus https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00989-3 Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00989-3 A small study shows that cats can be infected with the coronavirus — but no cats had symptoms and there is no direct evidence that cats can pass it to people. Plus, how to get your writing projects done and how the outbreak is affecting the world's biggest physics experiments.


Ref.nr. 7392 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. My lab is closed to me because of the coronavirus. Here's how I'm planning to stay productive https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00986-6 Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00986-6 Lei Su's benchwork at Harvard University might have stopped — but thanks to careful preparation and collaboration tools, his team is keeping its research going.


Ref.nr. 7391 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Podcast: Dating an ancient hominid skull, and an ancient Antarctic rainforest https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00985-7 Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00985-7 Listen to the latest from the world of science, brought to you by Shamini Bundell and Nick Howe.


Ref.nr. 7389 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus can infect cats — dogs not so much https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00984-8 Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00984-8 But scientists say it's unclear whether felines can spread the virus to people so pet-owners need not panic yet.


Ref.nr. 7390 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Cats Can Get Coronavirus, Study Suggests–But Pet Owners Need Not Panic https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00984-8 Scientists say it is unclear whether felines can spread the virus to people — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Ref.nr. 7388 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Strict lockdowns and rapid tests: How poorer countries are bracing for coronavirus https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00983-9 Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00983-9 Snapshots from four nations struggling to limit deaths faster than the United States and other wealthy countries.


Ref.nr. 7387 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus Lockdowns Have Changed the Way Earth Moves https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00965-x A reduction in seismic noise because of changes in human activity is a boon for geoscientists — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Ref.nr. 7386 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Humans opt to brave electric shock to satisfy their curiosity https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00963-z Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00963-z Study participants accept a risk of a sharp jolt as the price of learning unimportant information.


Ref.nr. 7385 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Scientists Fear Second Coronavirus Wave as China's Lockdowns Ease https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00938-0 Other countries on lockdown will be watching for a resurgence of infections in Hubei province now that travel restrictions are lifting — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Ref.nr. 7384 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Researchers: show world leaders how to behave in a crisis https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00926-4 Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00926-4 Scientists are teaming up to fight COVID-19. Presidents and prime ministers should, too.


Ref.nr. 7383 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. The psychiatrist at the centre of the opioid crisis https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00921-9 Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00921-9 Nora Volkow leads the world's biggest funder of addiction research at a time when the United States is grappling with a devastating surge in drug use.


Ref.nr. 7382 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus volunteers, bushfire deaths and a telescope delay https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00907-7 Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00907-7 The latest science news, in brief.


Ref.nr. 7381 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Mirror symmetry broken for nuclear ground states https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00898-5 Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00898-5 The principle of mirror symmetry, which states that nuclear structure remains the same when protons are swapped for neutrons and vice versa, has been found to be broken in the lowest-energy forms of a mirror pair of nuclei.
7380 <>corona Around a World That Is Practicing Social Distancing https://www.insidescience.org/news/around-world-during-quarantine Factories, national parks, and dense urban areas worldwide feel the effects of COVID-19. 5_cropdoudous.jpg Plush toy rabbits hung out to dry after being disinfected. Image credits: Mary-Jo Photography/oisansoft Human Tuesday, March 31, 2020 – 16:30 Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator (Inside Science) — This March, we see how COVID-19 has affected people all around the globe. Facing social distanc


Ref.nr. 7379 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Russian trolls targeted Americans with vaccine tweets https://www.futurity.org/russian-trolls-vaccine-disinformation-2322202/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=russian-trolls-vaccine-disinformation-2322202 During the 2016 election cycle, Russian trolls used fake personas to share politically polarizing, pro- and anti-vaccination messages, researchers report. Researchers identified nine types of the trolls' personas, from fake Black Lives Matters activists to fake boosters of Donald Trump, and examined the extent to which those persona types discussed and played into ideas about vaccination, and how


Ref.nr. 7378 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Researchers team up to design face shield kits https://www.futurity.org/ppe-face-shield-kits-2323072-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ppe-face-shield-kits-2323072-2 A new effort aims to supply thousands of face shield kits to health care professionals on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19. Using 3D printers and laser cutting machines, researchers developed innovative face shield kits that can be produced rapidly and easily assembled by health care professionals. "These face shields are a key component of the equipment that helps keep our providers


Ref.nr. 7377 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Time to unlink work and health insurance in the US? https://www.futurity.org/health-care-insurance-employment-covid-19-2322532/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=health-care-insurance-employment-covid-19-2322532 It's time to rethink the relationship between employment and health care in the United States, a historian and public health expert argues. Mical Raz is a professor in public policy and health, an assistant professor of history, and a board-certified internist at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She is the author of The Lobotomy Letters: the Making of American Psychosurgery (University


Ref.nr. 7376 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. There's no 'one size fits all' way to cope with stress right now https://www.futurity.org/covid-19-stress-coping-2322382/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=covid-19-stress-coping-2322382 There are things you can do to manage your stress during the COVID-19 pandemic, a psychologist explains. A lot of people are experiencing more stress than usual. People have concerns not only about COVID-19, but about related financial challenges, changes in routine, and spending either too much time (or not enough) with friends and loved ones. What can we do to manage this stress and maintain a


Ref.nr. 7375 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. COVID-19 precautions are impossible in prisons https://www.futurity.org/covid-19-prisons-viruses-2322002-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=covid-19-prisons-viruses-2322002-2 People in prison and correctional officers have an elevated risk during pandemics, especially ones that stem from a highly infectious agent like COVID-19, researchers say. Because people in prisons and jails live in such close quarters, enforcing social distancing practices that health officials recommend to limit the virus spread isn't feasible. "When people are incarcerated in dormitory style s


Ref.nr. 7374 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. 5 ways to pick the right charities during the pandemic https://www.futurity.org/covid-19-charities-2321722/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=covid-19-charities-2321722 During the COVID-19 crisis, nonprofits and charities need your support. But how can you choose between charities and how can you make your contributions go the furthest? Here, Amanda J. Stewart , an assistant professor of public administration at North Carolina State University, explains how you can pick the best charities to support during the pandemic. Stewart's research focuses on nonprofit or


Ref.nr. 7373 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Solid food too soon can change baby gut bacteria https://www.futurity.org/babies-gut-bacteria-solid-food-2322832/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=babies-gut-bacteria-solid-food-2322832 Babies who start on solid foods at or before three months of age may experience changes in their levels of gut bacteria, according to a new study. Prior studies have linked the early introduction of solid foods to a higher chance of being overweight in childhood. The new study suggests that introducing solid foods early on may alter a baby's gut bacteria population which in turn can predispose in


Ref.nr. 7372 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Parents are yelling at their kids more during the pandemic https://www.futurity.org/?p=2323122&utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=parenting-and-covid-19-kids-conflict-2323122 The stress and uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on parents, and children are feeling the psychological and physical brunt of it, researchers say. More parents report having shouted, yelled, or screamed at their children at least once in the past two weeks, according to a new survey. In addition, during that same time frame, one in five parents have spanked or slapped thei


Ref.nr. 7371 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. How to help your teens handle social distancing https://www.futurity.org/?p=2322732&utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=teens-social-distancing-2322732 An expert has tips to help your teens navigate social distancing at home. Compared to young children, teenagers and young adults living and learning at home during the COVID-19 crisis may be feeling the loss of social connections and life experiences while struggling to manage their time. Here, Ann Murphy , director of the Northeast & Caribbean Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) and


Ref.nr. 7370 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Foreigners sell record haul of Indian assets due to coronavirus https://www.ft.com/content/f2d90d4c-a800-4942-a913-85b179849c07 Outbreak prompts overseas investors to sell $16bn of stocks and bonds in March


Ref.nr. 7369 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus stokes class friction in Europe https://www.ft.com/content/e9e97d60-95de-4ffe-ad3c-fd8194dff6db Pandemic highlights social inequalities and how the real economy relies on low-paid workers


Ref.nr. 7368 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus: Ask our business expert about how to access UK government help https://www.ft.com/content/e8413fcc-d548-4a4c-835a-88039563be3e Join a live discussion on Thursday with the FT's chief business correspondent


Ref.nr. 7367 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Taiwan to donate 10m masks to Europe and US https://www.ft.com/content/e47a8cf4-786d-4367-a589-054a6a198840 Pledge to provide far more than China promised risks angering Beijing


Ref.nr. 7366 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Buybacks are no longer enough to woo investors https://www.ft.com/content/e4694c40-7348-11ea-95fe-fcd274e920ca Coronavirus opens a gulf between the companies with strong and weak balance sheets


Ref.nr. 7365 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. BAT joins race to develop Covid-19 vaccine https://www.ft.com/content/e3737752-6147-4c0e-82f2-e7df9eb9f6f8 Cigarette maker's biotech unit tests potential antigen in genetically engineered tobacco plants
7364 <>corona US hospitals face severe ventilator drugs shortage https://www.ft.com/content/dce3dab6-36e5-4aa6-bff6-fe0b9bf95b71 Coronavirus outbreak has caused a 51% increase in demand for sedatives and anaesthetics in March
7363 <>corona Coronavirus lessons for the west from Asia Inc https://www.ft.com/content/db48ceac-2b69-4ba7-8a48-9f1573f615f5 Nimbleness, flexibility and a focus on cash help companies weather the pandemic


Ref.nr. 7362 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Global shares tumble after dire warnings on virus toll https://www.ft.com/content/db37c3d0-e51b-4542-8bd7-99c946057783 US stocks fall sharply after suffering worst quarter since 2008


Ref.nr. 7361 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Why wearing masks may be the way forward https://www.ft.com/content/d7057a2e-739d-11ea-95fe-fcd274e920ca While scientists disagree about their use, donning a mask can have an important social impact


Ref.nr. 7360 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Glasgow climate talks on hold over coronavirus https://www.ft.com/content/d48d3fe5-d152-4bcb-8f93-a96084543f48 Postponement of November's COP26 summit until 2021 will mean delay to any new environmental commitments


Ref.nr. 7359 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Greece confirms first coronavirus case in migrant camp https://www.ft.com/content/cee3c95d-f2cd-4529-828f-637a1a9ab380 Officials voice concern as little capacity for self-isolation in crowded refugee centres
7358 <>corona Trump warns of up to 240,000 coronavirus deaths in US https://www.ft.com/content/ce4098c9-8d34-4036-9a84-ca40b0294b88 President changes tone as he tells Americans to prepare for 'very, very painful two weeks'


Ref.nr. 7357 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Band plays on at Hong Kong Disneyland but visitors stay away https://www.ft.com/content/ccd42ee9-453a-4ee4-ada0-e694c2a7e188 Collapse of territory's tourism sector offers grim foretaste of future for the west


Ref.nr. 7356 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus patents: for the greater good https://www.ft.com/content/c1f44938-4ae1-414a-9ea6-6e8cd27c584a The sector, hit by scandals over opioids and price gouging, can rebuild its reputation


Ref.nr. 7355 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. US car sales fall as coronavirus hits demand https://www.ft.com/content/bf8d736b-6258-42c9-bbbd-8e63208080f0 Lockdowns and jump in unemployment expected to cause further industry slump


Ref.nr. 7354 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Britain's NHS needs more than plaudits to beat Covid-19 https://www.ft.com/content/bd574d3a-7345-11ea-95fe-fcd274e920ca The government must deliver on promises to equip its health service properly


Ref.nr. 7353 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Dutch PM faces dissent at home over hardline coronabonds stance https://www.ft.com/content/b65da5ba-7873-4d99-8fc9-589d51800f2e Coalition partners call on Mark Rutte to reconsider position as southern Europe suffers
7352 <>corona Bond manager seeks waiver to avoid fire sale of junk bonds https://www.ft.com/content/b2debf93-f1a4-4772-9776-3c473e7fe1be Western Asset asks for more time to offload corporate debt as virus rating downgrades bite


Ref.nr. 7351 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Ethiopia postpones landmark national elections due to coronavirus https://www.ft.com/content/b2dca003-f397-484f-bd27-d62e05878493 Social distancing curbs mean August vote cannot be held, says electoral commission


Ref.nr. 7350 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Only 2,000 NHS staff tested for virus, UK government admits https://www.ft.com/content/ac3028b5-f03e-47d1-bd0f-f3f1abaf72d6 Boris Johnson in video talks of massively ramping up tests —but without timeframe


Ref.nr. 7349 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Deutsche Bank overhaul derailed by coronavirus fallout https://www.ft.com/content/ab5dbaea-12eb-415b-8943-0a69aa4003b7 Lender hits 'sudden stop' as pandemic forces executives to revisit strategic plan
7348 <>corona China defies coronavirus to top global listings in first quarter https://www.ft.com/content/a4d3e125-2043-409b-8318-0f536ecb2ca5 Shanghai and Shenzhen eclipse New York bourses with more than $11bn raised


Ref.nr. 7347 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Gillian on Fed dollar scheme, Covid-19 testing https://www.ft.com/content/9fc4be3e-b027-4646-bdfa-0885c072cfb1 The FT's Gillian Tett unpacks the Fed's new step to meet the global demand for dollars


Ref.nr. 7346 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Quarantine the Chinese way for greater peace of mind https://www.ft.com/content/960d1eb8-73f8-11ea-95fe-fcd274e920ca I asked my friends in China whether they would fare better cooped up than westerners


Ref.nr. 7345 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. UK manufacturing hit by sharp contraction https://www.ft.com/content/93ad8adf-d721-46f7-9943-24ac35551aa4 Output and new orders fall at the fastest rate since 2012, PMI survey shows


Ref.nr. 7344 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. FT Health: Coronavirus and the dangers of distraction https://www.ft.com/content/8f79fd83-b816-454b-a56f-849bbaf97857 Pandemic response, Alimuddin Zumla on TB, vaccine race


Ref.nr. 7343 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. UK care providers call for furlough rule changes to ease staff shortage https://www.ft.com/content/8a3eea97-ebee-40ef-8e4f-d911a8cad3fa Lobby groups write to PM asking for flexibility to recruit temporary workers from other sectors


Ref.nr. 7342 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Deals are fading ink amid Covid-19 https://www.ft.com/content/899de650-c957-4f57-a895-dd7a05a895fb Uber Eats grocery push, crumpled newspapers, Apple rains on Android, Microsoft 365


Ref.nr. 7341 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Adidas and the perils of doing business in a crisis https://www.ft.com/content/88b0e1f4-78da-4b79-9b7f-479b15a584b3 Backlash at move to skip rent shows pandemic is magnifying reputational risk


Ref.nr. 7340 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. European factory output plummets as coronavirus shutdown bites https://www.ft.com/content/8646c0ee-8fba-4e4c-a047-cf445ff41cf6 Italy endures sharpest contraction on record in first data to show impact of pandemic


Ref.nr. 7339 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Reflections on the stock market downturn https://www.ft.com/content/7d95213f-c1e0-47d6-a98c-0748b49bfe14 My portfolio is down about 35 per cent, but I'm sticking with my small-cap heroes


Ref.nr. 7338 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Developing countries scramble for funds to stave off virus impact https://www.ft.com/content/756d85fa-6fad-412f-9aaf-c3f476415ae1 IMF and World Bank face overwhelming demand for finance with limited resources


Ref.nr. 7337 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Universal credit claims jump by almost 1m https://www.ft.com/content/73c4c1e3-c284-4aac-a766-22fccb3afdb7 Benefit applications 10 times normal UK level as people lose jobs under coronavirus lockdown


Ref.nr. 7336 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Job losses in Europe and US hit financial crisis level https://www.ft.com/content/6eab2018-ac41-4849-84e3-7109d968eef8 Initial weeks' figures reach same scale of unemployment as in 2007 to 2009


Ref.nr. 7335 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Wall Street's debt machine: why everyone is watching bank exposure to CLOs https://www.ft.com/content/6d8fcee3-ce9e-4ff9-88fe-02c49c767b55 The golden rule of structured finance revealed in today's lead note


Ref.nr. 7334 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Lockdown could be worse than disease in poor countries https://www.ft.com/content/6c3a34c2-73f8-11ea-95fe-fcd274e920ca Instructing people to stay at home is to confine millions to cramped housing


Ref.nr. 7333 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Germany conducting more than 50,000 coronavirus tests a day https://www.ft.com/content/6a8d66a4-5862-4937-8d53-b2d10794e795 Other European nations are struggling to match Berlin's focus on finding out who has Covid-19
7332 <>corona Coronavirus latest: Global death toll rises by more than 4,000 in a single day for first time https://www.ft.com/content/68d06b8d-e927-3bf8-a837-68df528e1268


Ref.nr. 7331 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. China's big four banks face coronavirus profit hit https://www.ft.com/content/606e5e25-f537-4c57-8376-c8343a69c73f Country's largest lenders also risk rise in bad loans amid economic recovery effort
7330 <>corona How Covid-19 tore through global markets in first quarter https://www.ft.com/content/5f631cce-f75a-41d3-8f62-cff2fe83e90a Every major asset class has been disrupted


Ref.nr. 7329 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Market recovery will unravel as coronavirus fallout mounts, warns Oaktree's Marks https://www.ft.com/content/5897cd66-020a-401e-8f1a-8f688d1d09ca Specialist in distressed debt investment says bounce reflects 'too much optimism' and predicts further falls


Ref.nr. 7328 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Philippines vows to 'do everything necessary' to avoid recession https://www.ft.com/content/4f256dae-880d-4c97-8230-ec1264af6095 Central bank governor says its neighbours are more vulnerable to coronavirus fallout


Ref.nr. 7327 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Evening Standard unveils further cuts during Covid-19 downturn https://www.ft.com/content/4e541d16-64a1-4b1b-9f7b-aea0a790196d Editor George Osborne warns London newspaper facing a 'very serious' problem


Ref.nr. 7326 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. In the coronavirus crisis investors cannot rely on the old playbooks https://www.ft.com/content/4d2561da-ed80-4204-916e-8ffbde31e0fe The tumult over the viral outbreak is like nothing markets have ever witnessed


Ref.nr. 7325 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Argentina postpones debt restructuring deadline https://www.ft.com/content/49f19a65-0111-4633-ae6f-d29a40b047b8 Economy minister says talks with creditors are delayed due to impact of coronavirus spread


Ref.nr. 7324 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Globalisation and national resilience can coexist https://www.ft.com/content/49a7c20a-72a2-11ea-95fe-fcd274e920ca Disease spreads along trade routes, but so do the knowledge and resources to beat them


Ref.nr. 7323 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. US jobs picture darkens as large employers lay off staff https://www.ft.com/content/46f6cf45-488d-4704-88f3-b67fdef95a6d Companies that hoped to keep paying employees have bowed to the reality of a longer shutdown


Ref.nr. 7322 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. France proposes EU coronavirus rescue fund https://www.ft.com/content/3f6c31fb-c59c-4aa0-88fd-275a880dad1a Finance minister calls for time-limited collective response to economic impact of crisis
7321 <>corona UK's largest hospital to open after nine-day building programme https://www.ft.com/content/3ce9c7f8-1816-48bb-83d6-2cc81c154e46 Coronavirus facility to admit first patients at NHS Nightingale set up in a London conference centre


Ref.nr. 7320 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Why the UK is struggling to scale up coronavirus testing https://www.ft.com/content/3c9cf7d0-3d11-443e-a156-d111b333fd72 Shift in policy has left British labs facing global competition for equipment


Ref.nr. 7319 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Will the coronavirus crisis rehabilitate the banks? https://www.ft.com/content/3bb2fefc-726c-11ea-ad98-044200cb277f Lenders that triggered financial crash are now being asked to funnel stimulus money to companies and individuals


Ref.nr. 7318 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Amazon's Covid-19 conundrum; polluters capitalise on chaos; CEOs plan post-pandemic life https://www.ft.com/content/38a17325-6689-4535-bd93-1c9f67eb8f37 Your guide to the investment and business revolution you can't afford to ignore


Ref.nr. 7317 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Bolsonaro doubles down on denialism https://www.ft.com/content/36020f3c-cf50-427b-a83a-bda122bec593 Behaviour of Brazil's 'walking crisis' president sparks backlash among one-time allies


Ref.nr. 7316 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus sell-off leaves investors keeping their distance https://www.ft.com/content/32df048c-47d8-46e4-b3af-e51f9643da84 'It's too late to sell and too early to buy,' says one fund manager


Ref.nr. 7315 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Time to make amends to the low-paid essential worker https://www.ft.com/content/2b34269a-73f8-11ea-95fe-fcd274e920ca The coronavirus crisis has exposed the plight of a precarious army labouring around the clock


Ref.nr. 7314 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Qantas investigated for suspending health and safety rep https://www.ft.com/content/2763be15-542d-4104-b70d-fd83dbaed0a0 Regulators launch inquiry as 11 staff infected with coronavirus in 'infection cluster'


Ref.nr. 7313 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Why the NHS is struggling to protect staff from coronavirus https://www.ft.com/content/18bf272b-0b3c-433c-a484-7f653c82ff1b Problems securing supplies of safety kit have been magnified by distribution issues


Ref.nr. 7312 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. News Corp to stop printing 60 Australia titles due to coronavirus https://www.ft.com/content/16d97b5f-acca-466d-80d9-4375db79730b Newspaper advertising revenues have been hit hard by spread of Covid-19


Ref.nr. 7311 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. UK medicines watchdog warns over unsafe coronavirus tests https://www.ft.com/content/166fb1d5-8763-4091-8f7e-59714452a077 MHRA to probe potential scams and takes down fraudulent websites


Ref.nr. 7310 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Shale group Whiting files for Chapter 11 https://www.ft.com/content/116fe93a-6fe7-400a-aedf-840ba9738743 US oil and gas sector suffers first big casualty of turmoil sparked by coronavirus pandemic


Ref.nr. 7309 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. How central banks beat back the 'bond vigilantes' https://www.ft.com/content/10ccd445-1703-42d2-8fba-169404a0af8a Unlimited bond buying has made it near impossible for investors to punish overspending


Ref.nr. 7308 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. What coronavirus tests does the world need to track the pandemic? https://www.ft.com/content/0faf8e7a-d966-44a5-b4ee-8213841da688 Chinese companies predominate in race to ramp up production of two different Covid-19 diagnostics


Ref.nr. 7307 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Apprenticeship crisis looms in England over coronavirus payments https://www.ft.com/content/08d46259-cc11-4c81-b19e-229b1a662cf1 Department for Education refuses to follow guidelines to pay private training providers


Ref.nr. 7306 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. US credit/BDCs: small loans, big risks https://www.ft.com/content/085feb9f-6d4c-4aef-9069-44781393ad88 Investors must look closely at sensitivity of borrowers to coronavirus crisis


Ref.nr. 7305 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. How the Covid-19 crisis could reshape our TV cop dramas https://www.ft.com/content/07db8734-739d-11ea-95fe-fcd274e920ca With police enforcing the lockdown, it may mean new roles for some old telly favourites


Ref.nr. 7304 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Regulators urge UK savers to 'keep calm' during coronavirus volatility https://www.ft.com/content/00bb4b71-5f31-48aa-bbe7-edf9a6d651dd Investors encouraged to take time before making any changes to their retirement plans


Ref.nr. 7303 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Godscyklar bra till sista kilometern-transporter https://www.forskning.se/2020/04/01/godscyklar-bra-till-sista-kilometern-transporter/ Den sista kilometern av en transportkedja är den mest kostsamma, minst effektiva och mest utsläppsintensiva delen av hela kedjan. Att transportera paket med godscyklar är kostnadseffektivt, leder till mindre utsläpp och snabbare transporter. Forskare vid VTI har i en ny rapport sammanställt kunskapen som finns om godscykeln och dess användningsområde. Forskning visar att användandet av godscyklar


Ref.nr. 7302 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Att vara snabb och korrekt – dilemma för journalister i kristid https://www.forskning.se/2020/04/01/att-vara-snabb-och-korrekt-dilemma-for-journalister-i-kristid/ När krisen slår till brottas journalisterna med att både vara snabba och samtidigt korrekta. Ofta publiceras nyheter med formuleringar som "enligt obekräftade (eller osäkra) uppgifter". Forskare vid Göteborgs universitet har undersökt om allmänheten förstår de här så kallade journalistiska osäkerhetsmarkörerna. Pandemin som brutit ut av det nya coronaviruset visar med all tydlighet att nyheter är


Ref.nr. 7301 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Will MPG Rollback Help or Hurt Car Buyers, Automakers? https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/308616-will-mpg-rollback-help-or-hurt-car-buyers-automakers?source=Extreme The Trump administration Tuesday markedly scaled back Obama-era fuel economy improvements through 2026. It ordered a modest 1.5 percent per year increase in fuel economy through 2026 versus the 5 percent per year increase set by under the Obama administration. That means the US vehicle fleet would average 40.4 mpg in 2026 rather than 46.7 mpg, although government mpg numbers typically include cal


Ref.nr. 7300 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Outcomes of coronavirus patients treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in China offers guidance for management of critically ill COVID-19 patients worldwide https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/wkh-ooc040120.php The initial experience of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) management for coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) patients in Shanghai, China provides guidance for management of critically ill COVID-19 patients worldwide, reports a study in the ASAIO Journal. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.


Ref.nr. 7299 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Effective options for quitting smoking during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/w-eof040120.php A new Cochrane Special Collection, COVID-19: Effective options for quitting smoking during the pandemic, published today in the Cochrane Library.


Ref.nr. 7298 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Surprising hearing talents in cormorants https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uosd-sht040120.php The great cormorant has more sensitive hearing under water than in air. This new knowledge may help protect vulnerable bird species.


Ref.nr. 7297 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Physical activity contributes to positive mental well-being in menopausal women https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uoj–pac040120.php Late menopausal status is associated with an elevated level of depressive symptoms that indicate the negative dimension of mental well-being. However, menopause was not linked to positive dimensions of mental well-being in women aged 47 to 55. The results also suggest that a high level of physical activity was linked to fewer depressive symptoms, higher satisfaction with life and higher positive a


Ref.nr. 7296 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Ancient hominins had small brains like apes, but longer childhoods like humans https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uocm-ahh_1033120.php Using precise imaging technology to scan fossil skulls, researchers found that as early as 3 million years ago, children had a long dependence on caregivers.


Ref.nr. 7295 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Non-invasive method to predict brain pressure https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/su-nmt040120.php The only way to accurately measure pressure inside the skull is to insert a catheter or sensor inside. Shinshu University doctors find intracranial pressure can be predicted from the brain's natural resonance frequency, allowing for non-invasive measurement of pressure inside the skull.


Ref.nr. 7294 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Global nuclear medicine community shares COVID-19 strategies and experiences https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/sonm-gnm040120.php In an effort to provide safer working environments for nuclear medicine professionals and their patients, clinics across five continents have shared their approaches to containing the spread of COVID-19 in a series of editorials, published ahead of print in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. This compilation of strategies, experiences and precautions is intended to support nuclear medicine clinics a


Ref.nr. 7293 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Consumption of 3-6 eggs/week lowers the risk of cardiovascular disease and death https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/scp-co3040120.php Eggs are nutrient-dense while also loaded with abundant cholesterol, thus making the public hesitant about consumption. Based on the China-PAR project, Xia and her colleagues observed U-shaped associations of egg consumption with incident cardiovascular disease (CVD) and total death among 102136 adults. They highlighted that moderate egg consumption of 3-6/week was beneficial and worth of recommen


Ref.nr. 7292 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Managing negative thoughts helps combat depression in Parkinson's patients https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/ru-mnt032820.php People with Parkinson's disease who engage in cognitive behavioral therapy — a form of psychotherapy that increases awareness of negative thinking and teaches coping skills — are more likely to overcome depression and anxiety, according to a Rutgers study.


Ref.nr. 7291 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Shining a spotlight on the history of gender imbalance in Hollywood https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/p-sas032520.php A new analysis reveals long-term trends in female representation in the US movie industry, including a sharp decline associated with the 'Studio System' era that dominated Hollywood from 1922 to 1950. Luís A. Nunes Amaral of Northwestern University, Ill., and colleagues present these findings in the open-access journal PLOS ONE on April 1, 2020.


Ref.nr. 7290 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Tiny fly from Los Angeles has a taste for crushed invasive snails https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/pp-tff040120.php As part of their project BioSCAN the scientists at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (USA) have already discovered plenty of minute insects that are new to science, but they are still only guessing what the lifestyles of these species are. In their latest discovery, published in the open-access Biodiversity Data Journal, however, they found out that one particular species of tiny ph


Ref.nr. 7289 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Golden age of Hollywood was not so golden for women https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/nu-gao032520.php By analyzing a century of data (1910 to 2010) in the American Film Institute Archive and the Internet Movie Database (IMDb), the researchers found that female representation in the film industry hit an all-time low during the so-called Golden Age.


Ref.nr. 7288 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. New guidelines on caring for ICU patients with COVID-19 https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/mu-ngo040120.php An international team including McMaster University researchers has come together to issue guidelines for health-care workers treating intensive care unit (ICU) patients with COVID-19.


Ref.nr. 7287 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Mayo Clinic research finds spina bifida surgery before birth restores brain structure https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/mc-mcr040120.php Surgery performed on a fetus in the womb to repair defects from spina bifida triggers the body's ability to restore normal brain structure, Mayo Clinic research discovered.


Ref.nr. 7286 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Measures for care of cancer patients during COVID-19 outbreak in China https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/jn-mfc033120.php The authors describe measures taken to reduce the risk of transmitting severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) to medical staff and cancer patients seeking treatment during the COVID-19 outbreak in China.


Ref.nr. 7285 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. BESSY II: Ultra-fast switching of helicity of circularly polarized light pulses https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/hbfm-biu040120.php At the BESSY II storage ring, a team has shown how the helicity of circularly polarized synchrotron radiation can be switched faster – up to a million times faster than before. They used an elliptical double-undulator developed at HZB and operated the storage ring in the so-called two-orbit mode. This is a special mode of operation that was only recently developed at BESSY II and provides the basi


Ref.nr. 7284 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Mindfulness app may help address physician anxiety, burnout https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/bu-mam040120.php Many physicians live with significant anxiety — now more than ever — but a new study from Brown researchers suggests that app-based mindfulness training can help.


Ref.nr. 7283 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. AGA issues formal recommendations for PPE during gastrointestinal procedures https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/aga-aif040120.php Today, the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) published new COVID-19 recommendations in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the AGA: AGA Institute Rapid Recommendations for Gastrointestinal Procedures During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
7282 <>corona Housing insecurity may increase risk of kidney disease https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/ason-him032720.php In a study of urban-dwelling individuals, housing insecurity was linked with a higher risk of developing albuminuria, a sign of kidney disease.


Ref.nr. 7281 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. An antibody test for the novel coronavirus will soon be available https://www.economist.com/science-and-technology/2020/04/01/an-antibody-test-for-the-novel-coronavirus-will-soon-be-available Use it wisely


Ref.nr. 7280 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Fra kuldegysninger til hverdagskost: Derfor kan du blive 'immun' over for nyheder om corona https://www.dr.dk/nyheder/viden/kroppen/fra-kuldegysninger-til-hverdagskost-derfor-kan-du-blive-immun-over-nyheder-om En psykologisk reaktion forhindrer, at vi går rundt og er angste hele tiden, forklarer ekspert.


Ref.nr. 7279 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. This is How NASA Keeps COVID-19 — And Other Diseases — Off the Space Station https://www.discovermagazine.com/the-sciences/this-is-how-nasa-keeps-covid-19-and-other-diseases-off-the-space-station Intense quarantine, disinfection and inspection protocols are designed to keep astronauts from getting sick in orbit.


Ref.nr. 7278 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Mild Cases of COVID-19 May Have Helped Power the Current Pandemic — Here's Why https://www.discovermagazine.com/health/mild-cases-of-covid-19-may-have-helped-power-the-current-pandemic-heres-why In a small study, patients with mild COVID-19 infections were at greatest risk of spreading the virus within the first five days of developing symptoms.


Ref.nr. 7277 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Does Coronavirus Live on Surfaces — and What's the Risk of Infection? https://www.discovermagazine.com/health/does-coronavirus-live-on-surfaces-and-whats-the-risk-of-infection Some experts say measures such as sanitizing your groceries are overkill. Just make sure to wash your hands instead.


Ref.nr. 7276 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus forces postponement of COP26 meeting in Glasgow https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-52122450 A key climate conference due in November is delayed over disruption caused by the coronavirus.


Ref.nr. 7275 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus: Clear nights skies delight photographers https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-52120114 Photographers in England capture amazing star trails, from home or on their daily exercise.


Ref.nr. 7274 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus: Potential drug treatment starts UK trials https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-52111674 A drug that could treat patients with coronavirus is to undergo clinical trials at 15 NHS centres.


Ref.nr. 7273 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus: Are loss of smell and taste key symptoms? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-52111606 However, experts say a fever and a cough are still the main ones to look out for.


Ref.nr. 7272 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. In the Race to Crack Covid-19, Scientists Bypass Peer Review https://undark.org/2020/04/01/scientific-publishing-covid-19/ In the rush to share new findings about Covid-19, scientists around the world are bypassing peer review and posting drafts of their papers directly onto public preprint servers. This massive data dump may speed the spread of critical results. But it also runs the risk of spreading bad science.


Ref.nr. 7271 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Lacking Protective Equipment, Physicians Fear for Their Families https://undark.linchpin.dev/2020/03/31/covid-19-physician-families-equipment/ National shortages are forcing medical doctors to battle Covid-19 without adequate N95 masks and other equipment. While many are reusing supplies, some are going without protection altogether — while spare equipment remains sequestered by the government in the Strategic National Stockpile.


Ref.nr. 7270 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. The Long-Term Effects of Covid-19 on Field Science https://undark.linchpin.dev/2020/03/31/coronavirus-science-long-term-effects/ Many scientists rely on new information that must be actively gathered in the field. Yet many attributes of field research — international travel, limited access to medical testing or care, long periods spent sharing close quarters — are also the very things that can help the coronavirus spread.


Ref.nr. 7269 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Our Networks Are More Vital Than Ever. The FCC Owes Us Updates. https://undark.linchpin.dev/2020/03/30/covid-19-internet/ With so many Americans working and studying from home, there is concern that parts of it could break under the strain. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) owes us a weekly broadband status report, updating America on what is working about our broadband networks and what, if anything, is not.


Ref.nr. 7268 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Experts Race to Set Rules For Deciding Who Lives and Who Dies https://undark.linchpin.dev/2020/03/29/ethics-covid19-shortages-health-care/ It has happened in Italy. It has happened in Spain. Now, as Covid-19 spreads and shortages loom in the U.S. and elsewhere, more health providers may face their own consequential decisions over which patients should get life-saving treatment and which should not. Ethicists are now racing to provide guidance.


Ref.nr. 7267 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. In Desperation, Hospitals May Double Up Patients on Ventilators https://undark.linchpin.dev/2020/03/27/covid-19-ventilator-shortage/ Facing a ventilator shortage, doctors treating Covid-19 patients are now considering putting two patients on one machine to help them breathe. But the procedure is risky, and can injure the lungs of people who aren't perfectly matched to each other by gender, body size, diagnosis, and other variables.


Ref.nr. 7266 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. As Virus Upends Birth Plans, Women Mull Impacts and Alternatives https://undark.linchpin.dev/2020/03/27/covid-19-hospitals-pregnancy-delivery/ Responding to the Covid-19 pandemic, hospitals are limiting or even banning the presence of partners, doulas, and other personal support for women giving birth. This has expectant mothers mulling the impacts of the new rules on their own wellbeing, and even contemplating potentially problematic workarounds.


Ref.nr. 7265 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. In a Nation Paralyzed by a Pathogen, Deep Cleaners Have Their Day https://undark.linchpin.dev/2020/03/27/covid19-deep-cleaning-industrial-disinfectant/ Armed with steam guns, electrostatic sprayers, and an arsenal of disinfectant chemicals, companies that provide hospital-grade cleaning are in high demand. Not everyone agrees on which methods are best to neutralize SARS-CoV-2 on surfaces, but in the war against the virus, the big guns are popular.


Ref.nr. 7264 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Covid-19 Chaos Breeds Impatience, But It's Only Just Begun https://undark.linchpin.dev/2020/03/27/coronavirus-officials-just-the-beginning/ With schools and businesses shuttered, and entire cities under advisories or orders to stay home, some officials are already agitating for a return to normal. But as cases of the novel coronavirus continue to increase around the world, some experts insist that the crisis is just getting underway.


Ref.nr. 7263 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. World faces food crisis in wake of coronavirus: UN, WTO https://phys.org/news/2020-04-world-food-crisis-coronavirus-wto.html The heads of three global agencies warned Wednesday of the risk of a worldwide "food shortage" if authorities fail to manage the ongoing coronavirus crisis properly.


Ref.nr. 7262 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Surprising hearing talents in cormorants https://phys.org/news/2020-04-talents-cormorants.html Many aquatic animals like frogs and turtles spend a big part of their lives under water and have adapted to this condition in various ways, one being that they have excellent hearing under water.


Ref.nr. 7261 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Stronger pandemic response yields better economic recovery https://phys.org/news/2020-04-stronger-pandemic-response-yields-economic.html With much of the U.S. in shutdown mode to limit the spread of the Covid-19 disease, a debate has sprung up about when the country might "reopen" commerce, to limit economic fallout from the pandemic. But as a new study co-authored by an MIT economist shows, taking care of public health first is precisely what generates a stronger economic rebound later.


Ref.nr. 7260 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. The shutdown brought bluer skies but more nighttime ozone to California https://phys.org/news/2020-04-shutdown-brought-bluer-nighttime-ozone.html Since social distancing measures to prevent COVID-19 have emptied freeways, businesses and beaches, Southern Californians have been treated to dazzling blue skies and the fluffiest, whitest clouds imaginable.


Ref.nr. 7259 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Scientists take aim at the coronavirus toolkit https://phys.org/news/2020-04-scientists-aim-coronavirus-toolkit.html The novel coronavirus sweeping the globe packs 27 proteins, each adopting a unique, often incredibly complex 3-D structure.


Ref.nr. 7258 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Can relationships flourish through tech alone? https://phys.org/news/2020-04-relationships-flourish-tech.html "Shelter in place" is now the norm in much of the country, thanks to COVID-19. As a result, connections once made face to face are now happening electronically in both work and personal lives. John Caughlin heads the department of communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and specializes in interpersonal communication and the role of technology in close relationships. He spok


Ref.nr. 7257 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. More protein and good for the planet: 9 reasons we should be eating microalgae https://phys.org/news/2020-04-protein-good-planet-microalgae.html As the climate warms, the land we use for growing energy-intensive crops such as wheat and corn is becoming less productive. We need to find ways to feed the earth's growing population that isn't so burdensome on the environment.


Ref.nr. 7256 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Physical force alone spurs gene expression, study reveals https://phys.org/news/2020-04-physical-spurs-gene-reveals.html Cells will ramp up gene expression in response to physical forces alone, a new study finds. Gene activation, the first step of protein production, starts less than one millisecond after a cell is stretched—hundreds of times faster than chemical signals can travel, the researchers report.


Ref.nr. 7255 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Ocean deoxygenation: A silent driver of coral reef demise? https://phys.org/news/2020-04-ocean-deoxygenation-silent-driver-coral.html The existence of coral reefs, in all their abundant biodiversity and beauty, relies largely on a complex symbiosis between reef-building corals and microalgae. This finely tuned, fragile, partnership is constantly under threat from environmental stress—most notably the twin effects of warming waters and ocean acidification caused by climate change. But scientists say a third driver, that of ocean


Ref.nr. 7254 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. There's too much nitrogen and phosphorus in U.S. waterways https://phys.org/news/2020-04-nitrogen-phosphorus-waterways.html Even minor amounts of human activity can increase nutrient concentrations in fresh waters that can damage the environment, according to a new study.


Ref.nr. 7253 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Natural light flicker can help prevent detection https://phys.org/news/2020-04-natural-flicker.html Movement breaks camouflage, making it risky for anything trying to hide. New research, published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B today has shown that dynamic features common in many natural habitats, such as moving light patterns, can reduce being located when moving. Dynamic illumination is particularly common in coral reefs, where patterns known as 'water caustics' play chaotically in


Ref.nr. 7252 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. New materials: Brilliant white without pigments https://phys.org/news/2020-04-materials-brilliant-white-pigments.html Polymer foils that are extremely thin and characterized by a high light scattering rate are produced by a new process developed by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). The inexpensive material may be applied industrially to various objects to give them an attractive white appearance. Moreover, the process can make products environmentally more compatible.


Ref.nr. 7251 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Masking power in the age of contagion: China in the wake of coronavirus https://phys.org/news/2020-04-masking-power-age-contagion-china.html China has gradually emerged out of its shadow of despair as the epicenter where the coronavirus pandemic started. Now, there is face saving required—as well as agenda-setting in the global power play.


Ref.nr. 7250 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. The Great Depression, the New Deal, and how disasters change politics https://phys.org/news/2020-04-great-depression-disasters-politics.html The coronavirus pandemic has the United States facing a social and economic crisis with businesses shutting down, financial markets tumbling, and millions of Americans losing their jobs.


Ref.nr. 7249 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. First complete German shepherd DNA offers new tool to fight disease https://phys.org/news/2020-04-german-shepherd-dna-tool-disease.html Scientists have mapped the genome of the German shepherd, one of the world's most popular canine breeds, after using a blood sample from 'Nala,' a healthy five-year-old German shepherd living in Sydney.


Ref.nr. 7248 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. An affordable and fast clinical test that can save human lives and spares at-risk population https://phys.org/news/2020-04-fast-clinical-human-at-risk-population.html Horseshoe crabs are remarkable animals, beautiful in their weirdness. These "living fossils" evolved 450 million years ago and have lived through at least five mass extinctions fatal to the majority of multicellular lifeforms on Earth. Sea-dwelling relatives of spiders, horseshoe crabs can lay millions of eggs, have four pairs of eyes, and (importantly to us) have blue blood containing amoeba-like


Ref.nr. 7247 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Europe and African relations post COVID-19: Time to add size, scale and speed https://phys.org/news/2020-04-europe-african-covid-size-scale.html Since 2000, European and African leaders have been talking about giving the partnership between the two continents a "new strategic" dimension. In 2007, they reiterated their ambition to come together "in awareness of the lessons and experiences of the past, but also in the certainty that our common future requires an audacious approach."


Ref.nr. 7246 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Most of Earth's carbon was hidden in the core during its formative years https://phys.org/news/2020-04-earth-carbon-hidden-core-years.html Carbon is essential for life as we know it and plays a vital role in many of our planet's geologic processes—not to mention the impact that carbon released by human activity has on the planet's atmosphere and oceans. Despite this, the total amount of carbon on Earth remains a mystery, because much of it remains inaccessible in the planet's depths.


Ref.nr. 7245 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. How to stop domestic and family violence under lockdown https://phys.org/news/2020-04-domestic-family-violence-lockdown.html "I'm trying to work out what to do before I end up in a body bag but that seems unavoidable right now."


Ref.nr. 7244 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Density fluctuations in the solar wind based on type III radio bursts https://phys.org/news/2020-04-density-fluctuations-solar-based-iii.html Type III bursts are among the strongest radio signals routinely observed by both space-borne and ground-based instruments. They are generated via the plasma emission mechanism, when beams of suprathermal electrons interact with the ambient plasma, triggering radio emissions at the plasma frequency (the fundamental emission) or at its second harmonic (the harmonic emission). As the electron beams p


Ref.nr. 7243 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. COVID-19 information overload leads to simple but unhelpful choices https://phys.org/news/2020-04-covid-overload-simple-unhelpful-choices.html That the COVID-19 situation has been accompanied by a relentless flood of information is evident from a quick examination of newspaper front pages, top stories on any news channel, or trending topics on Twitter.


Ref.nr. 7242 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Reflections on COVID-19 and our destruction of nature https://phys.org/news/2020-04-covid-destruction-nature.html In 2015 I was helping to draft a UNESCO report, Education for People and Planet. To gather various opinions on the role of education in creating a sustainable planet, I met with a professor of ecology and biodiversity at Columbia University. In my interview with him, he said something that I have never forgotten: "Nature is not your friend—it does what it does."


Ref.nr. 7241 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus casts shadow over Everest https://phys.org/news/2020-04-coronavirus-shadow-everest.html The Himalayan hilltown of Khumjung should be bustling ahead of Everest's climbing season, but the coronavirus has forced the shut down of the world's tallest mountain and threatened the livelihood of the famed local Sherpas.


Ref.nr. 7240 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus having little impact on climate: UN agency https://phys.org/news/2020-04-coronavirus-impact-climate-agency.html Though factories have shut, planes have been grounded and cars left in the garage, the coronavirus pandemic is having very little impact on climate change, the World Meteorological Organization said Wednesday.


Ref.nr. 7239 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. The new coronavirus emerged from the global wildlife trade – and may be devastating enough to end it https://phys.org/news/2020-04-coronavirus-emerged-global-wildlife-devastating.html COVID-19 is one of countless emerging infectious diseases that are zoonotic, meaning they originate in animals. About 75% of emerging infectious diseases are zoonotic, accounting for billions of illnesses and millions of deaths annually across the globe.


Ref.nr. 7238 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Researchers develop novel corona test https://phys.org/news/2020-04-corona.html As requested by the Austrian Federal Government and the WHO, a significant increase in the capacity for coronavirus testing is essential to combat the new coronavirus. The University of Innsbruck is now responding to this by immediately developing and evaluating a new high-throughput method for the genetic analysis of patient samples at its Faculty of Biology.


Ref.nr. 7237 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Climate researcher on promise amidst the pandemic https://phys.org/news/2020-04-climate-pandemic.html As people suspend travel during this time of social distancing, Earth-observing satellites have recorded a marked reduction in air pollution in regions of the world most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The European Space Agency recently detected lower levels of nitrogen oxide in northern Italy and China's Hubei province. NASA also has observed temporary drops in the greenhouse gases carbon diox


Ref.nr. 7236 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Climate change may be making migration harder by shortening nightingales' wings https://phys.org/news/2020-04-climate-migration-harder-shortening-nightingales.html The Common Nightingale, known for its beautiful song, breeds in Europe and parts of Asia and migrates to sub-Saharan Africa every winter. A new study published in The Auk: Ornithological Advances suggests that natural selection driven by climate change is causing these iconic birds to evolve shorter wings, which might make them less likely to survive their annual migration.


Ref.nr. 7235 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Chemistry education goes online https://phys.org/news/2020-04-chemistry-online.html With colleges and universities around the world shuttered because of the COVID-19 pandemic, chemistry teachers are navigating the shift to online learning. There are several factors to consider in this effort, from technology to accessibility. Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, asked chemistry teachers with online learning experience to pr


Ref.nr. 7234 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Blocking iron transport could stop tuberculosis https://phys.org/news/2020-04-blocking-iron-tuberculosis.html One of the most devastating pathogens that lives inside human cells is Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes tuberculosis. According to the World Health Organization, 1.5 million people died in 2019 from this disease that generally affects the lungs. The rise of multidrug resistant M. tuberculosis strains, which are resistant to many of the most effective anti-tuberculosis drugs, is


Ref.nr. 7233 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Astronomers perform variability study of the blazar 3FGL J0449.4-4350 https://phys.org/news/2020-04-astronomers-variability-blazar-3fgl-j04494-.html Chinese astronomers have conducted a gamma-ray and optical variability analysis of the blazar 3FGL J0449.4-4350. The new research, presented in a paper published March 25 on arXiv.org, reports the detection of possible quasi-periodic oscillation (QPO) from the source and provides more insights into the origin of such behavior.


Ref.nr. 7232 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Africa faces grave risks as COVID-19 emerges, says economist https://phys.org/news/2020-04-africa-grave-covid-emerges-economist.html The first cases of COVID-19 emerged in China last November, and the virus has since moved inexorably to Europe and the United States. The virus didn't arrive in Africa—home to 1.2 billion people—until the end of February, when a case emerged in Nigeria.


Ref.nr. 7231 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Optical data processing benefits from new kind of mobillity https://phys.org/news/2020-03-optical-benefits-kind-mobillity.html Mode control is essential for optical communications and data processing technologies. Whether it's connections and switches in data transmission lines or some sort of non-reciprocal device for optical circuits, the ability to control, for example, whether the output mode will be even or odd for a given input mode is key. Now, researchers in China and Canada have demonstrated how to achieve effici
7230 <>corona NASA's James Webb Space Telescope full mirror deployment a success https://phys.org/news/2020-03-nasa-james-webb-space-telescope.html In a recent test, NASA's James Webb Space Telescope fully deployed its primary mirror into the same configuration it will have when in space.


Ref.nr. 7229 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Overblik over corona-pandemien: Her er appen, du mangler https://nyheder.ku.dk/alle_nyheder/2020/04/overblik-over-corona-pandemien-her-er-appen-du-mangler/ Tre ph.d.-studerende fra Københavns Universitet har udviklet en interaktiv app, der gør det…


Ref.nr. 7228 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Danske coronatiltag er ikke strid med EU's regler om fri bevægelighed https://nyheder.ku.dk/alle_nyheder/2020/03/danske-covid-19-tiltag/ Baseret på en videnskabelig artikel fra 2019 konkluderer professor Morten Broberg, at de danske…


Ref.nr. 7227 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Spørg Fagfolket: Kan husdyr bære coronavirus i pelsen? https://ing.dk/artikel/spoerg-fagfolket-kan-husdyr-baere-coronavirus-pelsen-233581 En læser vil gerne vide, om virus hænger fat i kæledyr. Det svarer professor fra KU på.


Ref.nr. 7226 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Seismologer kan måle corona-nedlukning i jordskorpen https://ing.dk/artikel/seismologer-kan-maale-corona-nedlukning-jordskorpen-233869 I takt med at transportnetværk og menneskelig aktivitet indstilles, falder den seismiske baggundsstøj.


Ref.nr. 7225 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Ny ilttank skal sikre forsyning til covid-19-syge https://ing.dk/artikel/ny-ilttank-skal-sikre-forsyning-covid-19-syge-233863 PLUS. Bispebjerg Hospital i København har fået opsat en ekstra ilttank, der skal sikre forsyningen til fremtidige covid-19-patienter, også selvom antallet skulle 'eksplodere'.


Ref.nr. 7224 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Kåre Mølbak præciserer: Flokimmunitet er ikke en strategi – men den er uundgåelig https://ing.dk/artikel/kaare-moelbak-praeciserer-flokimmunitet-ikke-strategi-uundgaaelig-233871 Den faglige direktør for Statens Serum Instituts infektionsberedskab mener ikke, at WHO's og Tysklands nedkæmpelsesstrategi lader sig gøre i praksis. 'Basal biologi' umuliggør det.


Ref.nr. 7223 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Grundfos klar til at producere 5000 ansigtsvisir i døgnet https://ing.dk/artikel/grundfos-klar-at-producere-5000-ansigtsvisir-doegnet-233859 PLUS. Et hold hos Grundfos har lynhurtigt lavet en prototype på et ansigtsvisir ved hjælp af en 3D-printer. På fredag regner de med at kunne producere 5000 i døgnet.


Ref.nr. 7222 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Covid-19-patienter risikerer antibiotikaresistent lungebetændelse oveni https://ing.dk/artikel/covid-19-patienter-risikerer-antibiotikaresistent-lungebetaendelse-oveni-233804 PLUS. Danske covid-19 patienter kan få bakterielle lungebetændelser oveni deres virus-lungebetændelser, som kan være svære at behandle med antibiotika. Men vi har bedre forudsætninger for at behandle patienterne i Danmark, end de har i Italien og Spanien.


Ref.nr. 7221 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Børn med covid-19 bliver mindre syge – men vi ved ikke hvorfor https://ing.dk/artikel/boern-med-covid-19-bliver-mindre-syge-vi-ved-ikke-hvorfor-233803 Der har været få dødsfald blandt børn med covid-19, men hvorfor? En særlig receptor i cellerne, som børn har flere af end voksne, gør måske, at de ikke bliver så hårdt ramt af sygdommen.


Ref.nr. 7220 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. This Startup's Computer Chips Are Powered by Human Neurons https://futurism.com/startup-computer-chips-powered-human-neurons Australian startup Cortical Labs is building computer chips that use biological neurons extracted from mice and humans, Fortune reports . The goal is to dramatically lower the amount of power current artificial intelligence systems need to operate by mimicking the way the human brain. According to Cortical Labs' announcement, the company is planning to "build technology that harnesses the power o


Ref.nr. 7219 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. SpaceX Starship "User Guide" Details Private Cabins, Common Areas https://futurism.com/spacex-starship-user-guide Starship Guide Elon Musk-led space company SpaceX has released an early version of a user manual for its Starship, a massive stainless steel rocket that's meant to one day ferry up to 100 passengers to the Moon and even Mars. The five-page PDF details some of the ambitious plans the company has for its rocket, including a roomy interior for passengers to enjoy the ride. "The crew configuration of


Ref.nr. 7218 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Secret U.S. Intelligence Report: China Hid The Size of the Pandemic https://futurism.com/secret-us-intelligence-report-china-hid-size-pandemic The U.S. intelligence community seems to be increasingly convinced that China downplayed the severity of its coronavirus outbreak — and that it continues to do so. A classified report that intelligence agencies sent to the White House allegedly concludes that China's official tally of coronavirus cases and deaths doesn't tell the whole story, three anonymous officials told Bloomberg . If they're


Ref.nr. 7217 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Poison in the Hearts of Stars Can Make Them Explode https://futurism.com/poison-hearts-stars-make-them-explode Big Kaboom Stars with a certain deadly elemental cocktail in their cores could be doomed to suffer an early demise . If a star forms enough neon, a rare and poorly-understood chemical reaction can trigger a star-killing thermonuclear blast, Gizmodo reports . The unusual phenomenon can explain why some stars detonate and collapse into white dwarves — instead of continuing to live. Nuclear Exchange


Ref.nr. 7216 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. MIT Professor: Guidelines to Stay Six Feet Apart Aren't Enough https://futurism.com/mit-professor-guidelines-stay-six-feet-arent-enough By now, "stay six feet away from others" is practically a mantra for people trying to stay healthy during the coronavirus pandemic. It's been widely accepted as a healthy, science-backed way to slow the spread of the coronavirus as much as possible. "If it were possible to wave a magic wand and make all Americans freeze in place for 14 days while sitting six feet apart, epidemiologists say," The


Ref.nr. 7215 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Elon Musk is Shipping Free Ventilators to Hospitals Worldwide https://futurism.com/elon-musk-shipping-free-ventilators-hospitals-worldwide Free of Charge Tesla CEO and billionaire Elon Musk has announced renewed efforts to supply hospitals around the country — and internationally — with life-saving equipment amid the coronavirus outbreak. "We have extra FDA-approved ventilators," he tweeted . "Will ship to hospitals worldwide within Tesla delivery regions. Device and shipping cost are free." He did, however, have one caveat: the ven


Ref.nr. 7214 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Bill Gates: US "Missed the Opportunity" to Prevent Catastrophe https://futurism.com/bill-gates-missed-opportunity-prevent-catastrophe In a Tuesday Washington Post opinion piece , philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates argued that the US "missed the opportunity to get ahead of the coronavirus." But that doesn't mean the ship has sailed and the country is doomed to lose between 100,000 and 240,000 people , as the White House projected in a Tuesday briefing. For Gates, the approach is simple: first, "we need a consiste


Ref.nr. 7213 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Covid-19: why is hand washing so effective? https://flex.acast.com/audio.guim.co.uk/2020/03/31-51843-gnl.sci.20200401.ms.covid19_soap.mp3 With scientists still racing to find treatments for Covid-19, Nicola Davis speaks with Prof Pall Thordarson about why soap is so effective at deactivating Sars-CoV-2 and how this differs from hand sanitiser.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/sciencepod


Ref.nr. 7212 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Sådan tackler et af landets større lægehuse udfordringerne med COVID-19 https://dagensmedicin.dk/saadan-tackler-et-af-landets-stoerre-laegehuse-udfordringerne-med-covid-19/ Lægefællesskabet i Grenaa har dagligt op til 20 medarbejdere på arbejde. Det stiller krav til organiseringen, når smitterisikoen skal holdes på et minimum, skriver de tre klinikejere.


Ref.nr. 7211 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. 898 lægeklinikker tilbyder nu videokonsultation gennem app'en Min Læge https://dagensmedicin.dk/898-laegeklinikker-tilbyder-nu-videokonsultation-gennem-appen-min-laege/ »Videokonsultation hos egen læge på mobil eller tablet er et kæmpe plus for patienterne, også når vi er forbi COVID-19,« siger formanden for Danske Regioner.


Ref.nr. 7210 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. What's 50,000 times the mass of the Sun but hard to find? https://cosmosmagazine.com/space/what-s-50-000-times-the-mass-of-the-sun-but-hard-to-find Hubble, Chandra and XMM-Newton detect best evidence yet for mid-size black holes.


Ref.nr. 7209 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. COVID frontline: Portland and Seattle https://cosmosmagazine.com/society/covid-frontline-portland-and-seattle Cosmos is collecting personal accounts of how different parts of the world are coping and adapting in these difficult times. Today we hear from two cities in the northwest US with contrasting numbers.


Ref.nr. 7208 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. How we can restore marine life by 2050 https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/how-we-can-restore-marine-life-by-2050 Scientists map out strategies to save the oceans.


Ref.nr. 7206 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Antibiotic Resistance Could Lead to More COVID-19 Deaths https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/observations/antibiotic-resistance-could-lead-to-more-covid-19-deaths/ Secondary bacterial infections are part of the problem, and we need to ramp up research on new drugs to fight them — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Ref.nr. 7207 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Antibiotic Resistance Could Lead to More COVID-19 Deaths https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/observations/antibiotic-resistance-could-lead-to-more-covid-19-deaths/ Secondary bacterial infections are part of the problem, and we need to ramp up research on new drugs to fight them — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Ref.nr. 7205 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Does Surging Existential Dread Help Trump? https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/cross-check/does-surging-existential-dread-help-trump/ As fear of mortality rises, so does tribalism and support for authoritarian leaders, according to terror-management theory. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Ref.nr. 7204 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Covid-19, Blood Pressure Medication, and Ibuprofen https://blogs.sciencemag.org/pipeline/archives/2020/04/01/covid-19-blood-pressure-medication-and-ibuprofen One of the questions that shows up often in the comments to the various Covid-19 posts here (especially this one ) and very often in my own emails is whether people who are taking hypertension medications should alter their drug therapy based on the coronavirus epidemic. Most of those questions are specifically about ACE inhibitors (all the -pril drugs) or angiotensin receptor blockers (all the –


Ref.nr. 7203 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. How COVID-19 might help us win the fight against climate change https://bigthink.com/politics-current-affairs/covid-19-climate-change The COVID-19 pandemic has elicited a global response unlike anything we've seen before. From government and business taking on new roles to respond to the crisis to the complete re-organisation of how we work, travel and socialize, we have witnessed transformational changes that didn't appear possible just weeks ago. The human costs of the pandemic are horrifying, but the response has largely bee


Ref.nr. 7202 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Why factory farms are a "perfect storm" for disease pandemics https://bigthink.com/politics-current-affairs/coronavirus-factory-farms As far back as 2007, researchers warned about a novel coronavirus emerging from SARS. Long before that, experts knew that factory farms create the conditions for pandemics. Pandemics will be part of our lives as long as we continue our current methods of meat production. In 2007, a team of researchers at The University of Hong Kong published a review warning of potential dangers of SARS-related c


Ref.nr. 7201 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Could COVID-19 be Amazon's kryptonite? https://bigthink.com/politics-current-affairs/coronavirus-amazon-downfall Over one-third of all 2019 e-commerce sales in the US involved a purchase from Amazon, as the company continues to grow and diversify. While the company has overcome plenty of obstacles in the past, it's possible that the COVID-19 crisis is different. Among the factors which could finally bring down the giant are disrupted supply chains, disgruntled sellers, delivery delays, warehouse infections,


Ref.nr. 7200 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Nostalgia triggers a reward pathway in our brains, according to science https://bigthink.com/mind-brain/nostalgia-reward-system Nostalgia is defined as a sentimentality for the past and can be unique to each person. Studies have shown that nostalgia can be used to combat loneliness and improve resilience. It can also be used to boost creativity. There is a kind of cooperative activity between memory and reward systems in your brain that plays a very specific role in how we experience nostalgia. Nostalgia is a sentimentali
7199 <>corona You Can Still Play *Pokémon Go* Even When You Can't … Go https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2020/03/pokemon-go-adjusts-to-the-quarantine-era/ Niantic is adjusting its game—built around leaving the house and meeting up with others—to fit the era of coronavirus-induced social distancing.
7198 <>corona 73% of Americans Hospitalised With COVID-19 Had an Underlying Condition, Says CDC http://www.sciencealert.com/more-than-70-of-americans-hospitalised-with-covid-19-had-at-least-1-underlying-health-condition-the-cdc-says Many of those are common.


Ref.nr. 7197 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. By The Way, Antarctica Just Experienced an Unprecedented Summer Heatwave http://www.sciencealert.com/here-s-how-antarctica-managed-to-recorded-a-20-75-c-day-last-month It circumnavigated the continent.


Ref.nr. 7196 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Some COVID-19 Symptoms Are Turning Out to Be Atypical. Here's What We Know So Far http://www.sciencealert.com/10-coronavirus-symptoms-you-may-not-be-aware-of Digestive issues, for example.


Ref.nr. 7195 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Will big tobacco save us from the coronavirus? http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2020/04/01/1585736652000/Will-big-tobacco-save-us-from-the-coronavirus–/ No, probably not.


Ref.nr. 7194 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Så blir lärarnas arbetsmiljö bättre http://fof.se/node/53461 Nitton kommunala grundskolor har under två års tid deltagit i ett forskningsprojekt som syftar till att hjälpa skolor att arbeta mer strukturerat med den psykosociala arbetsmiljön. Något som på längre sikt även väntas minska de stressrelaterade sjukskrivningarna. Sammanlagt har över 700 anställda ingått i studien.


Ref.nr. 7193 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Pretargeted delivery of PI3K/mTOR small-molecule inhibitor-loaded nanoparticles for treatment of non-Hodgkins lymphoma http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/14/eaaz9798?rss=1 Overactivation of the PI3K/mTOR signaling has been identified in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. BEZ235 is an effective dual PI3K/mTOR inhibitor, but it was withdrawn from early-phase clinical trials owing to poor solubility and on-target/off-tumor toxicity. Here, we developed a nanoparticle (NP)–based pretargeted system for the therapeutic delivery of BEZ235 to CD20- and HLA-DR–expressing lymphoma cells


Ref.nr. 7192 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Designer, injectable gels to prevent transplanted Schwann cell loss during spinal cord injury therapy http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/14/eaaz1039?rss=1 Transplantation of patient-derived Schwann cells is a promising regenerative medicine therapy for spinal cord injuries; however, therapeutic efficacy is compromised by inefficient cell delivery. We present a materials-based strategy that addresses three common causes of transplanted cell death: (i) membrane damage during injection, (ii) cell leakage from the injection site, and (iii) apoptosis du


Ref.nr. 7191 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. There is no liberal media bias in which news stories political journalists choose to cover http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/14/eaay9344?rss=1 Is the media biased against conservatives? Although a dominant majority of journalists identify as liberals/Democrats and many Americans and public officials frequently decry supposedly high and increasing levels of media bias, little compelling evidence exists as to (i) the ideological or partisan leanings of the many journalists who fail to answer surveys and/or identify as independents and (ii


Ref.nr. 7190 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Inhibition of protective immunity against Staphylococcus aureus infection by MHC-restricted immunodominance is overcome by vaccination http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/14/eaaw7713?rss=1 Recurrent Staphylococcus aureus infections are common, despite robust immune responses. S. aureus infection elicited protective antibody and T cell responses in mice that expressed the Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC) of the H-2 d haplotype, but not H-2 b , demonstrating that host genetics drives individual variability. Vaccination with a-toxin or leukotoxin E (LukE) elicited similar antibo


Ref.nr. 7189 …..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>corona ….. Molecular targeting of FATP4 transporter for oral delivery of therapeutic peptide http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/14/eaba0145?rss=1 Low oral bioavailability of peptide drugs has limited their application to parenteral administration, which suffers from poor patient compliance. Here, we show that molecular targeting of the FATP4 transporter is an effective approach to specifically transport long-chain fatty acid (LCFA)–conjugated peptides across the enterocytic membrane and, thus, enables oral delivery of drug peptides. We pac


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <>climate ….. Why Old-Growth Trees Are Crucial to Fighting Climate Change https://www.wired.com/story/trees-plants-nature-best-carbon-capture-technology-ever/ Nature is already socking away a lot of carbon for us. It could soak up a lot more—if we help.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. About the distribution of biodiversity on our planet https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200401130809.htm Large open-water fish predators such as tunas or sharks hunt for prey more intensively in the temperate zone than near the equator. With this result, a study is challenging a long-standing explanation for the distribution of biodiversity on our planet.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. AI finds 2-D materials in the blink of an eye https://phys.org/news/2020-04-ai-d-materials-eye.html Researchers at the Institute of Industrial Science, a part of The University of Tokyo, demonstrated a novel artificial intelligence system that can find and label 2-D materials in microscope images in the blink of an eye. This work can help shorten the time required for 2-D material-based electronics to be ready for consumer devices.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. American robins now migrate 12 days earlier than in 1994 https://phys.org/news/2020-04-american-robins-migrate-days-earlier.html Every spring, American robins migrate north from all over the U.S. and Mexico, flying up to 250 miles a day to reach their breeding grounds in Canada and Alaska. There, they spend the short summer in a mad rush to find a mate, build a nest, raise a family, and fatten up before the long haul back south.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Blocking the iron transport could stop tuberculosis https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200401130814.htm The bacteria that cause tuberculosis need iron to survive. Researchers have now solved the first detailed structure of the transport protein responsible for the iron supply. When the iron transport into the bacteria is inhibited, the pathogen can no longer grow. This opens novel ways to develop targeted tuberculosis drugs.
<> Cooperative male dolphins match the tempo of each other's calls https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uob-cm033120.php When it comes to working together, male dolphins coordinate their behavior just like us. New findings, published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B by an international team of researchers from the Universities of Western Australia and Bristol, provide insight into the importance of physical and vocal coordination in alliance forming animals.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Elephant welfare can be assessed using two indicators https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200401130813.htm In two new studies, scientists have investigated how to measure stress in semi-captive working elephants. The studies suggest that both physiological and behavioral approaches can be used to reliably assess the well-being of semi-captive Asian elephants.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Engineers 3D print soft, rubbery brain implants https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200330093414.htm MIT engineers are working on developing soft, flexible neural implants that can gently conform to the brain's contours and monitor activity over longer periods, without aggravating surrounding tissue. Such flexible electronics could be softer alternatives to existing metal-based electrodes designed to monitor brain activity, and may also be useful in brain implants that stimulate neural regions to


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Evolutionary adaptation helped cave bears hibernate, but may have caused extinction https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uab-eah032920.php A study published in Science Advances reveals a new hypothesis that may explain why European cave bears went extinct during past climate change periods.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. First complete German shepherd DNA offers new tool to fight disease https://phys.org/news/2020-04-german-shepherd-dna-tool-disease.html Scientists have mapped the genome of the German shepherd, one of the world's most popular canine breeds, after using a blood sample from 'Nala,' a healthy five-year-old German shepherd living in Sydney.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Graphene-based actuator swarm enables programmable deformation https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/scp-gas040120.php Graphene-based actuators featuring fast and reversible deformation under various external stimuli are promising for soft robotics and MEMS. However, these bimorph actuators are incapable of complex and programmable 3D deformation, which limits their practical application. Inspired from the collective coupling and coordination of living cells, researchers from Jilin University and Tsinghua Universi


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. How dopamine drives brain activity https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/miot-hdd033120.php Using a specialized magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) sensor that can track dopamine levels, MIT neuroscientists have discovered how dopamine released deep within the brain influences distant brain regions.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Insight into how insects sense and process pain and other negative stimuli https://phys.org/news/2020-04-insight-insects-pain-negative-stimuli.html Scientists know that most organisms react to things that cause them pain, but they know more about some species than others. Take the fruit fly—it's a favorite species to do all sort of research on, from genetics to, yes, how they detect pain.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Landmark study concludes marine life can be rebuilt by 2050 https://phys.org/news/2020-04-landmark-marine-life-rebuilt.html An international study recently published in the journal Nature, led by KAUST Professors Carlos Duarte and Susana Agustí, lays out the essential roadmap of actions required for the planet's marine life to recover to full abundance by 2050.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Malaysia makes massive seizure of pangolin scales https://phys.org/news/2020-04-malaysia-massive-seizure-pangolin-scales.html Malaysian authorities seized about six tonnes of pangolin scales and smashed a smuggling syndicate, officials said Wednesday, as the country clamps down on rampant wildlife trafficking.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Models explain changes in cooking meat https://phys.org/news/2020-04-cooking-meat.html Meat is no ordinary solid. Made up of complex networks of moisture-saturated proteins, it displays some intriguing physical properties when it is cooked. Several studies in the past have attempted to recreate this behaviour in computer simulations, but because this demands so much computing power, they have only achieved simplified, one-dimensional recreations of the process, which aren't particul


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Modern humans, Neanderthals share a tangled genetic history, study affirms https://phys.org/news/2020-04-modern-humans-neanderthals-tangled-genetic.html In recent years, scientists have uncovered evidence that modern humans and Neanderthals share a tangled past. In the course of human history, these two species of hominins interbred not just once, but at multiple times, the thinking goes.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Oldest-ever human genetic evidence clarifies dispute over our ancestors https://phys.org/news/2020-04-oldest-ever-human-genetic-evidence-dispute.html Genetic information from an 800,000-year-old human fossil has been retrieved for the first time. The results from the University of Copenhagen shed light on one of the branching points in the human family tree, reaching much further back in time than previously possible.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. On Mars or Earth, biohybrid can turn carbon dioxide into new products https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200331130031.htm Chemists have created a hybrid system of bacteria and nanowires that captures energy from sunlight and transfers it to the bacteria to turn carbon dioxide and water into organic molecules and oxygen. On Earth, such a biohybrid could remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. On Mars, it would provide colonists with raw material to manufacture organic compounds ranging from fuels to drugs. The effi


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Plant disease primarily spreads via roadsides https://phys.org/news/2020-04-disease-primarily-roadsides.html An analysis based on mathematical statistics more precise than those previously carried out uncovered the reason why powdery mildew fungi on Åland are most abundant in roadsides and crossings. The specific cause was the fact that traffic raises the spores found on roadsides efficiently into the air.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Possible lives for food waste from restaurants https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uoc-plf040120.php The BIOSAHE research group at the University of Cordoba developed a methodology to assess waste and determine the most appropriate valorization paths.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Quantitative reconstruction of formation paleo-pressure and case studies https://phys.org/news/2020-04-quantitative-reconstruction-formation-paleo-pressure-case.html Formation pressure governs the generation, expulsion, migration, accumulation and preservation of petroleum. Fluid-rock interactions during diagenesis and mineralization are also affected by the formation pressure. Thus, investigating the formation paleo-pressure in sedimentary basins is an important aspect of research into the mechanisms and processes related to hydrocarbon accumulation, and it p


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Scientists see energy gap modulations in a cuprate superconductor https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200401130827.htm Scientists studying high-Tc superconductors have definitive evidence for the existence of a state of matter known as a pair density wave — first predicted by theorists some 50 years ago. Their results show that this phase coexists with superconductivity in a well-known bismuth-based copper-oxide superconductor.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Smaller than expected phytoplankton may mean less carbon sequestered at sea bottom https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/osu-ste033120.php A study that included the first-ever winter sampling of phytoplankton in the North Atlantic revealed cells smaller than what scientists expected, meaning carbon sequestration models may be too optimistic.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Smartphone videos produce highly realistic 3D face reconstructions https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200401092609.htm Normally, it takes pricey equipment and expertise to create an accurate 3D reconstruction of someone's face. Now, researchers have pulled off the feat using video recorded on an ordinary smartphone. Shooting a continuous video of the front and sides of the face generates a dense cloud of data. A two-step process uses that data, with some help from deep learning algorithms, to build a digital recon


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Stable perovskite LEDs one step closer https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200401130800.htm Researchers have developed a perovskite light-emitting diode (LED) with both high efficiency and long operational stability.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Surprising hearing talents in cormorants https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200401130754.htm The great cormorant has more sensitive hearing under water than in air. This new knowledge may help protect vulnerable bird species.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. The discovery of new compounds for acting on the circadian clock https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/iotb-tdo040120.php The research team comprised of Designated Associate Professor Tsuyoshi Hirota and Postdoctoral Fellows Simon Miller and Yoshiki Aikawa, of the Nagoya University Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules, has succeeded in the discovery of novel compounds to lengthen the period of the circadian clock, and has shed light on their mechanisms of action.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Traces of ancient rainforest in Antarctica point to a warmer prehistoric world https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200401130825.htm Researchers have found evidence of rainforests near the South Pole 90 million years ago, suggesting the climate was exceptionally warm at the time.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Uncertain climate future could disrupt energy systems https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200401111653.htm Scientists have published a new study proposing an optimization methodology for designing climate-resilient energy systems and to help ensure that communities will be able to meet future energy needs given weather and climate variability.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Understanding brain tumors in children https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/embl-ubt033020.php The causes of 40% of all cases of certain medulloblastomas — dangerous brain tumors affecting children — are hereditary. These are the findings of a recent genetic analysis carried out by scientists from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and numerous colleagues around the world. A genetic defect that occurs in 15% of these children plays a key role by destabilizing the production


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Urban dogs are more fearful than their cousins from the country https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uoh-uda040120.php Inadequate socialisation, inactivity and an urban living environment are associated with social fearfulness in dogs. Among the most fearful breeds in the research by the University of Helsinki were the Shetland Sheepdog and the Spanish Water Dog, while Wheaten Terriers were one of the most fearless breeds.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Using iPS cells to decipher the timing at the beginning of life https://phys.org/news/2020-04-ips-cells-decipher-life.html Researchers led by Kyoto University have reconstituted the human segmentation clock, a key focus of embryonic development research, using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs).


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Using sound and environmental DNA to find an elusive, endangered whale https://phys.org/news/2020-04-environmental-dna-elusive-endangered-whale.html In an ongoing effort to detect endangered Bryde's whales, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and MBARI have teamed up to deploy an Environmental Sample Processor (ESP) in the Gulf of Mexico. Researchers from NOAA will analyze environmental DNA (eDNA) collected by the ESP to see if Bryde's whales can be detected. They will compare the eDNA results with data from an underwate


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Vermont has conserved one third of the land needed for an ecologically functional future https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uov-vhc040120.php In a new study, forest conservation experts at the University of Vermont (UVM) confirmed that the state has already protected 33%, or 1.3 million acres, of highest priority targeted lands needed to protect and connect valuable wildlife habitats and corridors.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. What Called Them to Physics? https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/observations/what-called-them-to-physics/ A series of conversations with scientists at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
<> Why the presumption of good faith can make our lives civil again https://bigthink.com/sponsored-institute-for-humane-studies/why-the-presumption-of-good-faith-can-make-our-lives-civil-again The clamor of the crowd during a heated discussion can make it hard to tell who is right and who is wrong. Adam Smith wrote that the loudness of blame can stupefy our good judgment. Equally, when we're talking with just one other person, our previous assumptions and knee-jerk reactions can cloud our good judgment. If you want to find clarity in moments like that, Emily Chamlee-Wright recommends p


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. <> ….. Zantac Products Should Not Be Sold or Used, F.D.A. Warns, Citing Cancer Danger https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/01/science/zantac-cancer-fda.html Although most drugmakers had already pulled the heartburn products months ago, the agency told consumers they should throw out any over-the-counter medications they still had.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Risk of HIV-related heart disease risk varies by geography, income https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/buso-roh040120.php People living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection are at higher risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) compared to people without HIV. Data linking HIV and CVD, CVD risk factors and CVD risk assessment come predominantly from North America and Europe. However, of the estimated 37.9 million people living with HIV worldwide, two-thirds (25.6 million) live in sub-Saharan Africa, where les


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Zika as Cancer Buster? https://www.the-scientist.com/the-literature/zika-as-cancer-buster-67322 By infecting glioblastoma cells but not healthy brain tissue, some form of the virus could serve a therapeutic purpose.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. GMOs Could be a Key to Sustainable Farming https://www.wired.com/story/future-food-will-need-gmo-organic-hybrid/ If we want to feed a growing population without fueling global warming, we need to redefine what we think of as good food.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. US companies launch rapid antibody test https://www.ft.com/content/15834a3a-9efb-48ba-a426-45919ee37b45 Point-of-care examination set to detect evidence of virus in as little as 15 minutes


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. IL-27 signaling activates skin cells to induce innate antiviral proteins and protects against Zika virus infection http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/14/eaay3245?rss=1 In the skin, antiviral proteins and other immune molecules serve as the first line of innate antiviral defense. Here, we identify and characterize the induction of cutaneous innate antiviral proteins in response to IL-27 and its functional role during cutaneous defense against Zika virus infection. Transcriptional and phenotypic profiling of epidermal keratinocytes treated with IL-27 demonstrated


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Significant global investment could save 11 million children https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/sjcr-sgi040120.php Spending $20 million per year for 30 years would yield a 3-to-1 productivity gain of almost $2 trillion to the global economy according to St. Jude Global director and Lancet Oncology Commission co-chair.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Adidas backtracks on rent freeze after public outcry https://www.ft.com/content/6e4d6c3c-ee7c-45f3-984b-4bababcb8b7b Sportswear maker apologises but warns it cannot bear virus lockdown for long


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Flere års udvikling er sket på få måneder https://dagensmedicin.dk/flere-aars-udvikling-er-sket-paa-faa-maaneder/ Vi i gang med verdens største eksperiment af, hvordan teknologien kan hjælpe os i almen praksis, siger Michael Hejmadi, praktiserende læge på Fyn og aktuel med bogen "Doktor Hansen har set sin sidste patient" om fremtidens sundhedsvæsen.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Measles virus nucleo- and phosphoproteins form liquid-like phase-separated compartments that promote nucleocapsid assembly http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/14/eaaz7095?rss=1 Many viruses are known to form cellular compartments, also called viral factories. Paramyxoviruses, including measles virus, colocalize their proteomic and genomic material in puncta in infected cells. We demonstrate that purified nucleoproteins (N) and phosphoproteins (P) of measles virus form liquid-like membraneless organelles upon mixing in vitro. We identify weak interactions involving intri


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Skull scans reveal evolutionary secrets of fossil brains https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/asu-ssr032620.php Three-million-year old brain imprints in fossil skulls of the species Australopithecus afarensis (famous for 'Lucy' and 'Selam' from Ethiopia) shed new light on the evolution of brain growth and organization. In Science Advances, a new study reveals that while Lucy's species had an ape-like brain structure, the brain took longer to reach adult size. Australopithecus afarensis infants may have had


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Ideal Patients, 1896-Present https://www.the-scientist.com/foundations/ideal-patients-1896present-67307 Advances in imaging technology over the last century have allowed increasingly sophisticated glimpses into the ancient processes of mummification.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Rolls-Royce and Airbus lobby UK in support of Virgin Atlantic bailout https://www.ft.com/content/eb82e1e1-b09e-4f59-8b55-2279948b7585 Aerospace groups back virus-hit airline's efforts to secure £500m package of loans and guarantees


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Virus-host coexistence in phytoplankton through the genomic lens http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/14/eaay2587?rss=1 Virus-microbe interactions in the ocean are commonly described by "boom and bust" dynamics, whereby a numerically dominant microorganism is lysed and replaced by a virus-resistant one. Here, we isolated a microalga strain and its infective dsDNA virus whose dynamics are characterized instead by parallel growth of both the microalga and the virus. Experimental evolution of clonal lines revealed th


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. 'Hydrogen Economy' Offers Promising Path to Decarbonization. Clean hydrogen could be deployed in the decades to come to cut up to 34% of global greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels and industry – at a manageable cost. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fsutqt/hydrogen_economy_offers_promising_path_to/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. 'Lucy's baby' suggests famed human ancestor had a primitive brain https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/lucy-s-baby-suggests-famed-human-ancestor-had-primitive-brain?rss=1 New study also reveals ancient human ancestors enjoyed a long childhood


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. 'We have no choice.' Pandemic forces polio eradication group to halt campaigns https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/we-have-no-choice-pandemic-forces-polio-eradication-group-halt-campaigns?rss=1 Suspension of vaccinations expected to lead to fresh outbreaks in polio-free countries


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. 2021 Kia Seltos Review: Standout Subompact SUV https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/308628-2021-kia-seltos-review-standout-subompact-suv?source=extreme The hits keep on coming for Kia. This time it's the 2021 Kia Seltos, a rugged little SUV with a handsome exterior, good passenger and cargo space, and very good handling for a subcompact vehicle that slots between the Kia Soul and Kia Sportage. With the turbo engine on upper models, it's right quick. It's important to pick the right trim line because Kia goes light on driver assists on the entry


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. 3-D laser damage positioned by deep-learning method https://phys.org/news/2020-04-d-laser-positioned-deep-learning-method.html Traditional online damage detection schemes can directly detect and characterize damage by imaging optical components. However, due to optical resolution, noise, shadows and reflections, the small-size damage points cannot be inspected accurately.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. 3D printers of the future https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fszyai/3d_printers_of_the_future/ What do you see them doing, I see them doing: Organ printing (bio-printing) Cars Electronic Devices/battery clothing items rockets (maybe not a complete rocket but most of it) submitted by /u/ComradeSparkle [link] [comments]


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. 50 Best CBD Oils For Dogs https://www.discovermagazine.com/health/50-best-cbd-oils-for-dogs


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. A chemically unmodified agonistic DNA with growth factor functionality for in vivo therapeutic application http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/14/eaay2801?rss=1 Although growth factors have great therapeutic potential because of their regenerative functions, they often have intrinsic drawbacks, such as low thermal stability and high production cost. Oligonucleotides have recently emerged as promising chemical entities for designing synthetic alternatives to growth factors. However, their applications in vivo have been recognized as a challenge because of


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. A lengthy economic winter https://www.ft.com/content/c3efa265-0e98-457d-9573-f35ecdb6f54f Mike Mackenzie's daily analysis of what's moving global markets


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. A map of the amine–carboxylic acid coupling system https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2142-y Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2142-y All possible chemical transformations between amine and carboxylic acid groups are mapped using an automated string-based combinatorics method, showing that the properties and functions of the products vary considerably over all plausible reactions.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. A multifunctional surfactant catalyst inspired by hydrolases http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/14/eaaz0404?rss=1 The remarkable power of enzymes to undertake catalysis frequently stems from their grouping of multiple, complementary chemical units within close proximity around the enzyme active site. Motivated by this, we report here a bioinspired surfactant catalyst that incorporates a variety of chemical functionalities common to hydrolytic enzymes. The textbook hydrolase active site, the catalytic triad,


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. A One-Time Poultry Farmer Invents the Future of Refrigeration https://www.wired.com/story/refrigeration-global-warming-food-preservation/ Mechanical cooling revolutionized the global food supply—and accelerated global warming. Peter Dearman's liquid air engine could change all that.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. A 'pair density wave' coexisting with superconductivity https://cosmosmagazine.com/physics/here-s-the-evidence-for-a-pair-density-wave-coexisting-with-superconductivity Scientists see energy gap modulations in a cuprate superconductor.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. A Rainforest Flourished in Antarctica 90 Million Years Ago, Study Suggests https://www.discovermagazine.com/planet-earth/a-rainforest-flourished-in-antarctica-90-million-years-ago-study-suggests A remarkably well-preserved soil sample leads researchers to believe the frozen continent was once home to a swampy ecosystem.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. A receptor that lets dementia-associated tau proteins into neurons https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00874-z Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00874-z In many neurodegenerative disorders, the spread of protein aggregates underlies disease progression in the brain. A receptor molecule has now been found that mediates the neuronal uptake of one such harmful protein.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. A Revolution in Science Publishing, or Business as Usual? https://undark.linchpin.dev/2020/03/30/science-publishing-open-acess/ By siloing research behind steep paywalls — including work underwritten with tax dollars — traditional commercial scientific publishing has long been decried as exclusionary and unfair. "Open-access" publishing was one solution, but some argue that it, too, is being corrupted by monied interests.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. A satellite repeat-derived piRNA controls embryonic development of Aedes https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2159-2 Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2159-2 A conserved satellite repeat in the mosquito Aedes aegypti encodes PIWI-interacting RNAs that promote sequence-specific gene silencing in trans and have an essential role in embryonic development.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. A sensational discovery: Traces of rainforests in West Antarctica https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/awih-asd033020.php An international team of researchers led by geoscientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) have now provided a new and unprecedented perspective on the climate history of Antarctica.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. A solvent insurance industry is vital for all https://www.ft.com/content/20b9c3c6-7409-11ea-95fe-fcd274e920ca Changing the rules of policies would set a dangerous precedent


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. A Trick that Helps Horses and Cattle Avoid Metastatic Cancer https://www.the-scientist.com/the-literature/a-trick-that-helps-horses-and-cattle-avoid-metastatic-cancer-67320 Researchers find connective tissue has a crucial role to play in whether cancer cells metastasize.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. A Truly Green Electric Grid Will Need Very Big Batteries https://www.wired.com/story/electric-grid-needs-big-vanadium-batteries/ It takes a lot more than just solar farms and wind turbines. Storing excess electricity is essential for renewable energy to really be renewable.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Acupuncture for Migraine Unconvincing https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/acupuncture-for-migraine-unconvincing/ The evidence for the effectiveness of acupuncture in migraines remains unconvincing, and a new study changes nothing.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Advances in production of retinal cells for treating blindness https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200330093410.htm Researchers have discovered a way to refine the production of retinal cells from embryonic stem cells for treating blindness in the elderly. Using the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing, they have also managed to modify the cells so that they can hide from the immune system to prevent rejection.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. AI finds 2D materials in the blink of an eye https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200401092604.htm A research team has introduced a machine-learning algorithm that can scan through microscope images to find 2D materials like graphene. This work can help shorten the time required for 2D material-based electronics to be ready for consumer devices.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Almond orchard recycling a climate-smart strategy https://phys.org/news/2020-04-almond-orchard-recycling-climate-smart-strategy.html Recycling trees onsite can sequester carbon, save water and increase crop yields, making it a climate-smart practice for California's irrigated almond orchards, finds a study from the University of California, Davis.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Amazon contractors enduring 'subhuman' conditions in Philippines https://www.ft.com/content/8b7bc787-4f33-4909-85f0-8df36d165b69 Claims workers left sleeping in close quarters on office floors as a result of travel ban


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. An affordable and fast clinical test that can save human lives and spares at-risk population https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/f-aaa032720.php LAL is an essential biotech resource for sterility testing of medical devices, but harvesting horseshoe crabs from the ocean to produce it puts pressure on vulnerable animal populations. In a new study, researchers have developed an animal-friendly, sustainable aquaculture method that yields an extra-potent LAL that can check for sepsis-causing bacteria and fungi in human blood.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. An all-organic proton battery energized for sustainable energy storage https://phys.org/news/2020-04-all-organic-proton-battery-energized-sustainable.html Sustainable energy storage is in great demand. Researchers at Uppsala University have therefore developed an all-organic proton battery that can be charged in a matter of seconds. The battery can be charged and discharged over 500 times without any significant loss of capacity. Their work has been published in the scientific journal Angewandte Chemie.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. An Ancient Tooth Is Revealing More About Our Human Ancestors https://www.discovermagazine.com/planet-earth/an-ancient-tooth-is-revealing-more-about-our-human-ancestors Remains found in Spanish caves also have modern-like facial characteristics.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. An Examination of Warp Theory and Technology to Determine the State of the Art and Feasibility | AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum – 16 August 2019 https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fsp54l/an_examination_of_warp_theory_and_technology_to/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Ancient Mars May Have Had 2 Distinct Water Reservoirs https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/308567-ancient-mars-may-have-had-2-distinct-water-reservoirs?source=Extreme Mars from Hubble: Astronomers took advantage of a rare close approach by Mars in 2001. When the Red Planet was just 43 million miles away, Hubble snapped this picture with the WFPC2. It has a surface resolution of just 10 miles. This is the best image we've gotten of Mars that didn't involve sending a robot there. We used to think of Mars as a bone dry husk of a world. While there is some evidenc


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Animal camouflage: Natural light flicker can help prevent detection https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200401105859.htm Movement breaks camouflage, making it risky for anything trying to hide. New research has shown that dynamic features common in many natural habitats, such as moving light patterns, can reduce being located when moving.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Antarctica's ice hides an ancient rainforest https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00988-4 Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00988-4 Fossilised roots reveal that a lush Cretaceous forest once thrived near the South Pole.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Apple Buys Dark Sky in an Android Worst-Case Scenario https://www.wired.com/story/apple-buys-dark-sky/ The best, most beautiful weather app is about to be an iOS exclusive.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. April 2020 Interactive Crossword Puzzle https://www.the-scientist.com/multimedia/april-2020-interactive-crossword-puzzle-67359 Try your hand at a sciency brainteaser.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Aquatic Apes? https://www.the-scientist.com/videos/aquatic-apes–67361 Watch Reading Frames author Peter Rhys-Evans and documentarian Sir David Attenboroughdiscuss the book The Waterside Ape and the impact it may have on our understanding of human evolution.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Are we headed for a credit crisis? We answer your questions https://www.ft.com/content/5d9da0fa-5341-45a8-bc5e-87b69ed66370 The FT's Joe Rennison invited readers to 'Ask me Anything' on Reddit. Here are the highlights


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Attosecond pulse retrieval from noisy streaking traces with conditional variational generative network https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62291-6 Scientific Reports, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62291-6


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Australopithecus afarensis endocasts suggest ape-like brain organization and prolonged brain growth http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/14/eaaz4729?rss=1 Human brains are three times larger, are organized differently, and mature for a longer period of time than those of our closest living relatives, the chimpanzees. Together, these characteristics are important for human cognition and social behavior, but their evolutionary origins remain unclear. To study brain growth and organization in the hominin species Australopithecus afarensis more than 3


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Author Correction: A next-generation tumor-targeting IL-2 preferentially promotes tumor-infiltrating CD8+ T-cell response and effective tumor control https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15532-1 Nature Communications, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15532-1 Author Correction: A next-generation tumor-targeting IL-2 preferentially promotes tumor-infiltrating CD8 + T-cell response and effective tumor control
Author Correction: Deconstructive diversification of cyclic amines https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2132-0 Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2132-0


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Author Correction: Greenhouse gas emissions resulting from conversion of peat swamp forest to oil palm plantation https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15178-z Nature Communications, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15178-z


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Author Correction: Impaired mitophagy links mitochondrial disease to epithelial stress in methylmalonyl-CoA mutase deficiency https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15565-6 Nature Communications, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15565-6


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Author Correction: Mutational and putative neoantigen load predict clinical benefit of adoptive T cell therapy in melanoma https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15531-2 Nature Communications, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15531-2


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Author Correction: Silica accelerates the selective hydrogenation of CO2 to methanol on cobalt catalysts https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15385-8 Nature Communications, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15385-8 Author Correction: Silica accelerates the selective hydrogenation of CO 2 to methanol on cobalt catalysts


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Auto Trader to raise £200m in share sale after waiving ad fees https://www.ft.com/content/2a80e047-5502-46b5-98c7-a0f010e7a865 Online marketplace aims to prevent dealers pulling cars from site during shutdown


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. B cell Sirt1 deacetylates histone and non-histone proteins for epigenetic modulation of AID expression and the antibody response http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/14/eaay2793?rss=1 Activation-induced cytidine deaminase (AID) mediates immunoglobulin class switch DNA recombination (CSR) and somatic hypermutation (SHM), critical processes for maturation of the antibody response. Epigenetic factors, such as histone deacetylases (HDACs), would underpin B cell differentiation stage–specific AID expression. Here, we showed that NAD + -dependent class III HDAC sirtuin 1 (Sirt1) is


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Bacteria as Living Microrobots to Fight Cancer https://www.the-scientist.com/features/bacteria-as-living-microrobots-to-fight-cancer-67305 Autonomous, living microrobots that seek and destroy cancer are not as futuristic as one might imagine, thanks to a fusion of robotics and synthetic biology.
Banks stand to make billions from US small business rescue https://www.ft.com/content/c584885c-6d64-4531-99e6-334c6ec0c57c Federal loans will be forgiven if recipients use them to cover payroll and other costs


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Banks stuck with $550m stake in Austria's AMS after rights issue https://www.ft.com/content/e1bf9080-a2bf-4e34-8971-4580b6e3ed98 Underwriters including UBS and HSBC left holding shares after poor take-up on equity issuance


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. BESSY II: Ultra-fast switching of helicity of circularly polarized light pulses https://phys.org/news/2020-04-bessy-ii-ultra-fast-helicity-circularly.html At the BESSY II storage ring, a joint team of accelerator physicists, undulator experts and experimenters has shown how the helicity of circularly polarized synchrotron radiation can be switched faster—up to a million times faster than before. They used an elliptical double-undulator developed at HZB and operated the storage ring in the so-called two-orbit mode. This is a special mode of operation


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Beyond the garnish: Will a new type of produce get the microgreen light? https://phys.org/news/2020-04-garnish-microgreen.html Microgreens. They're leafy green vegetables that are relatively new to the dining room, but a study by a Colorado State University team indicates that they will be welcome company at the table.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Biomechanical simulations reveal a trade-off between adaptation to glacial climate and dietary niche versatility in European cave bears http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/14/eaay9462?rss=1 The cave bear is one of the best known extinct large mammals that inhabited Europe during the "Ice Age," becoming extinct 24,000 years ago along with other members of the Pleistocene megafauna. Long-standing hypotheses speculate that many cave bears died during their long hibernation periods, which were necessary to overcome the severe and prolonged winters of the Last Glacial. Here, we investiga


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Book Excerpt from The Waterside Ape https://www.the-scientist.com/reading-frames/book-excerpt-from-the-waterside-ape-67360 In Chapter 11, "Surfer's Ear," author Peter Rhys-Evans describes a key piece of evidence he says supports his hypothesis of a brief period of semi-aquatic living in early hominins.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Brain tumors in children: Hereditary genetic defect destabilizes protein regulation https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/gcrc-bti040120.php The causes of 40 percent of all cases of certain medulloblastoma – dangerous brain tumors affecting children – are hereditary. These are the findings of a recent genetic analysis carried out by scientists from the Hopp Children's Cancer Center (KiTZ), the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and numerous colleagues around the world, which have just been published in the scientific journal


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Brussels eyes markets to fund €100bn pandemic jobs scheme https://www.ft.com/content/3eaa8a0c-21a9-469a-9d69-a1c7b2b6c897 Commission looks to raise loans to fund short-time work initiatives for hard-hit economies


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Build Cities for Bikes, Buses, and Feet—Not Cars https://www.wired.com/story/cities-without-cars-san-francisco-jeff-tumlin/ San Francisco's MTA boss Jeff Tumlin is one of a new breed of planner trying to kick cars out of the city. That's good for business, good for people, and amazing for the planet.
Building the Perfect Profanity https://www.discovermagazine.com/mind/building-the-perfect-profanity Researchers asked what makes certain words rude, and what happens when you compound profanity with normal words.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. California wildfires are getting more destructive https://www.futurity.org/california-wildfires-burn-area-damage-2322252-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=california-wildfires-burn-area-damage-2322252-2 Recent severe wildfires in California fit into a broader trend of increasing burn area and damage over the past 40 years, according to a new report. It's clear that wildfires have become more intense over the last few years. But how much more? That's a difficult question, researchers say, because when it comes to science, you can't study what you can't measure. To explore the issue, researchers c


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Can We Save the Woodrat without Slaughtering Cats? https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/can-we-save-the-woodrat-without-slaughtering-cats/ In Key Largo, Fla., conservationists and feline lovers figure out how to get along — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Carnival increases size of rescue bond sale to $4bn https://www.ft.com/content/c3890c4e-d8a7-41ae-abea-b8bb714d803b Orders for debt package at world's biggest cruise operator smash $10bn


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Carroll Shelby's Secret DeTomaso Pantera | Driven https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2weW3TVPeZM Beau Boeckmann and the Galpin Crew resurrect a one-of-a-kind Pantera that Carroll Shelby hot-rodded for a secret project with Lee Iacocca. Stream Full Episodes of Driven: https://go.discovery.com/tv-shows/driven Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Discovery Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Discovery We're on Instagram! https


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Cerebrospinal beta-amyloid peptides(1-40) and (1-42) in severe preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome – a pilot study https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62805-2 Scientific Reports, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62805-2


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. City Birds: Big-Brained with Few Offspring or Small-Brained with a Lot https://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/city-birds-big-brained-with-few-offspring-or-small-brained-with-a-lot/ To make it in urban areas, birds tend to be either large-brained and able to produce few offspring or small-brained and extremely fertile. In natural habitats, most birds brains are of average size.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Climate change may be making migration harder by shortening nightingales' wings https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200401105857.htm The Common Nightingale, known for its beautiful song, breeds in Europe and parts of Asia and migrates to sub-Saharan Africa every winter. A new study suggests that natural selection driven by climate change is causing these iconic birds to evolve shorter wings, which might make them less likely to survive their annual migration.
Climate change: Warming clips the nightingale's wings https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-52111309 Rising temperatures may be having a profound impact on one of the world's favourite songbirds.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Coercive measures are still frequently used in psychiatric care https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uoef-cma040120.php The use of coercive measures in psychiatric care has decreased over the past years. However, a new study shows that coercive measures are still frequently used in Finland, and periods of both seclusion and mechanical restraint are long. According to root-level data collected from psychiatric wards, the use of coercive measures is considerably more common than could be concluded from the Care Regis


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Colon Cancer Uses a Regenerative Playbook to Metastasize https://www.the-scientist.com/notebook/colon-cancer-uses-a-regenerative-playbook-to-metastasize-67328 A study finds similarities between cells that heal wounds and those that lead deadly cancerous invasions.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Commercial paper market still creaking despite Fed measures https://www.ft.com/content/326d5e19-8f48-422d-977d-d10f30295a78 Financing conditions for some US companies are at their tightest since the financial crisis


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Communicating the effectiveness of flood-mitigation plans https://phys.org/news/2020-04-effectiveness-flood-mitigation.html A team of Leeds mathematicians and French civil engineers has developed a new way of visualizing and analyzing complex flood-protection schemes.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Computational Insights on the Electrocatalytic Behavior of [Cp*Rh] Molecular Catalysts Immobilized on Graphene for Heterogeneous Hydrogen Evolution Reaction https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62758-6 Scientific Reports, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62758-6


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Continental auto profit margins fall to zero https://www.ft.com/content/4f289103-a632-4011-be69-661df448e010 German supplier scraps outlook and warns smaller contractors could go out of business


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. CRISPR Quashes Cancer in Mice https://www.the-scientist.com/the-literature/crispr-quashes-cancer-in-mice-67329 Gene editing can knock out genes crucial to cervical tumor cells' survival, researchers report.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. CTM means contra-temporal movement https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00852-5 Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00852-5 A fresh spin on time travel.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Danske biomasse-varmeværker vil fyre derudad frem til 2042 https://ing.dk/artikel/danske-biomasse-varmevaerker-vil-fyre-derudad-frem-2042-233579 PLUS. Ministersvar viser, at en stor del af landets biomasseanlæg først er betalt tilbage om cirka 22 år.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Dating the skull from Broken Hill, Zambia, and its position in human evolution https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2165-4 Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2165-4 Analyses of the hominin skull from Broken Hill, Zambia, place it at an earlier date than previously thought, confirming that later Middle Pleistocene Africa was home to at least three lineages of hominin.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. DeepMind's AI can now play all 57 Atari games—but it's still not versatile enough https://www.technologyreview.com/f/615429/deepminds-ai-57-atari-games-but-its-still-not-versatile-enough/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Den hidtil ældste genetiske information fra menneskearten opklarer diskussion om mulige forfædre https://nyheder.ku.dk/alle_nyheder/2020/04/den-hidtil-aeldste-genetiske-information-fra-menneskearten-opklarer-diskussion-om-mulige-forfaedre/ For første gang er det lykkedes at udtrække genetisk information fra et 800.000 år gammelt…


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Did All Dinosaurs Live on Land? https://www.discovermagazine.com/planet-earth/did-all-dinosaurs-live-on-land Dinosaurs ruled the land — but did some also roam the seas?


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Did cave bear sinuses drive them to extinction? https://www.futurity.org/cave-bears-sinuses-extinction-2323082/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=cave-bears-sinuses-extinction-2323082 A new hypothesis may explain why European cave bears went extinct during past climate change periods. Controversy in the scientific literature as to what the animal ( Ursus spelaeus ) ate and how that affected their demise motivated the research. The new hypothesis emerged, in part, from computational analysis and computer biting simulations conducted in the laboratory of coauthor Jack Tseng, ass


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Did Human Evolution Include a Semi-Aquatic Phase? https://www.the-scientist.com/reading-frames/did-human-evolution-include-a-semi-aquatic-phase–67306 A recent book outlines fossil evidence supporting the controversial hypothesis.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. 'Dinosaurs walked through Antarctic rainforests' https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-52125369 Sediments drilled off the coast of the ice continent reveal a time of great warmth and plant growth.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Discovery and characterization of an acridine radical photoreductant https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2131-1 Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2131-1 Photoexcited acridine radical catalysts are found to have redox potentials more reducing than lithium, which is attributed to the population of higher-energy doublet excited states via a twisted intramolecular charge-transfer species.
Dolphin 'gangs' protect their females by vocalizing in sync https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/03/dolphin-gangs-protect-their-females-vocalizing-sync?rss=1 This is the first time nonhumans have been seen showing vocal cooperation


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Don't impulse shop. Use a system to buy the right stuff for you. https://www.popsci.com/story/diy/make-best-buying-decision/ When preparation goes too far. (Brandon Lopez/Unsplash/) When it comes to making decisions, there are two kinds of people in the world: maximizers and satisficers . Maximizers strive to make the best decision possible, while satisficers look to make up their minds for something good enough that they can be happy with. Research has shown maximizers are more likely to make better decisions, but exp


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Effective CRISPRa-mediated control of gene expression in bacteria must overcome strict target site requirements https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15454-y Nature Communications, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15454-y The use of CRISPRa in bacteria lacks predictive rules for identifying effective gRNA target sites. Here the authors define features of bacterial promoters that impose stringent requirements on effective sites.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Elevate your bathroom with these smart mirrors https://www.popsci.com/story/shop/smart-mirrors/ Mirror, mirror on the wall. (Amazon/) If you're somebody with a home assistant, a smart home, and a robot vacuum , you may want to opt into a smart mirror for your bathroom, vanity, or desktop. Tech savvy mirrors can light you well, tell you the weather, and play your music. Below, four of our favorite mirrors that will make your daily routine easier. A luxe bathroom experience. (Amazon/) This is
Eleven outdoor skills to teach your kids—or yourself https://www.popsci.com/story/diy/outdoor-skills-teach-kids-yourself/ Teach your little ones some new survival tips to fill up free time. (Christine Peterson/) This story originally featured on Outdoor Life . Unless you're an engineer or calculus teacher, you probably aren't going to be able to help your high school senior with math homework. Nor will you likely teach a 5-year-old to speak a foreign language fluently. Let's face it, few of us are teachers and even


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Energy-Saving AI Is Coming for Your Office Thermostat https://www.wired.com/story/energy-saving-ai-controls-lights-office-thermostat/ UC Berkeley's Costas Spanos thinks you should track your workers and hand over the lights and temperature controls to artificial intelligence.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. ENL initiates multivalent phase separation of the super elongation complex (SEC) in controlling rapid transcriptional activation http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/14/eaay4858?rss=1 Release of paused RNA polymerase II (Pol II) requires incorporation of the positive transcription elongation factor b (P-TEFb) into the super elongation complex (SEC), thus resulting in rapid yet synchronous transcriptional activation. However, the mechanism underlying dynamic transition of P-TEFb from inactive to active state remains unclear. Here, we found that the SEC components are able to co


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Ep. 45: Making Precision Medicine a Reality https://undark.linchpin.dev/2020/03/31/podcast-45-precision-medicine/ This month: Tailoring medicine to each individual patient could make health care more affordable and effective. But that reality won't come to fruition unless researchers, industry, the government, and the public reach a consensus on issues like patient privacy, data bias, and sharing of medical records.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Epitope-directed antibody selection by site-specific photocrosslinking http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/14/eaaz7825?rss=1 Currently, there are no methods available offering solutions to select and identify antibodies binding to a specific conformational epitope of an antigen. Here, we developed a method to allow epitope-directed antibody selection from a phage display library by photocrosslinking bound antibodies to a site that specifically incorporates a noncanonical amino acid, p -benzoyl–phenylalanine (pBpa), on


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Europe's cave bears may have died out because of their large sinuses https://www.newscientist.com/article/2239316-europes-cave-bears-may-have-died-out-because-of-their-large-sinuses/ Plant-eating cave bears vanished when ice spread across Europe – maybe because their large sinuses prevented them chewing meat to adapt to the new conditions


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Fashion designers in a country of shortages https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/nruh-fdi040120.php Why was there always a shortage of fashionable clothing in the USSR? What was the typical career path for a Soviet fashion designer? Who had power and influence in the socialist fashion industry? HSE Associate Professor Yulia Papushina examined these questions by reconstructing the everyday life of the Perm Fashion House during the late socialism era. Her study is the first to look into the recent


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Fatty acid in triglycerides proves an effective platform for biological drug delivery https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/hm-fai033020.php Houston Methodist nanomedicine researchers are studying a new drug delivery system that transports oral medication via triglycerides that could eliminate the need for injections or IV treatments of some biologic drugs for rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases. They're doing this with a diabetes drug that resulted in approximately 25% absorption in mice models, considered very high for


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. FirstFT: Today's top news https://www.ft.com/content/51cb55d1-6e10-4a77-9673-36464bb0f0c0 Your daily briefing on the news


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Fish have diverse, distinct gut microbiomes https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200401130842.htm The rich biodiversity of coral reefs even extends to microbial communities within fish, according to new research. The study reports that several important grazing fish on Caribbean coral reefs each harbor a distinct microbial community within their guts, revealing a new perspective on reef ecology.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Florida's governor issues stay-at-home order https://www.ft.com/content/99cfb179-8413-4a7d-beef-6235acccdea3 Ron DeSantis has been reticent to restrict activities, including closing beaches


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Flu Shot Ignites Immune Attack Against Cancer in Mice https://www.the-scientist.com/notebook/flu-shot-ignites-immune-attack-against-cancer-in-mice-67327 Injecting the seasonal flu vaccine directly into clumps of malignant cells recruits immune cells to confront the cancer.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Forced variations: Apr 2020 http://www.realclimate.org/index.php/archives/2020/04/forced-variations-apr-2020/ Open thread for climate solutions.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Force-induced gene up-regulation does not follow the weak power law but depends on H3K9 demethylation http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/14/eaay9095?rss=1 Mechanical forces play important roles in development, physiology, and diseases, but how force is transduced into gene transcription remains elusive. Here, we show that transcription of transgene DHFR or endogenous genes egr-1 and Cav1 is rapidly up-regulated in response to cyclic forces applied via integrins at low frequencies but not at 100 Hz. Gene up-regulation does not follow the weak power


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Forest Fungi Ride Out Wildfires by Hiding Inside Plants https://www.the-scientist.com/notebook/forest-fungi-ride-out-wildfires-by-hiding-inside-plants-67326 Researchers uncover the "body-snatching" tactics of fungi that flourish immediately after wildfires.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Forskere får ny viden om smerte-signaler i hjernen https://nyheder.ku.dk/alle_nyheder/2020/03/forskere-faar-ny-viden-om-smerte-signaler-i-hjernen/ Forskere har kortlagt, hvordan en neuropeptid binder sig til en hjernereceptor, der er involveret i at…


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Four global drinks giants are responsible for more than half a million tonnes of plastic pollution in six developing countries each year, enough to cover 83 football pitches every day, according to a report. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fsc32a/four_global_drinks_giants_are_responsible_for/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Further reading http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2020/03/31/1585676854000/Further-reading-/ Testing; Zoom; the apocalypse you weren't waiting for; originalism; and more.
'Gender Pay Scorecard' grades 50 major U.S. companies https://bigthink.com/culture-religion/gender-pay-gap The report was conducted by the investment firm Arjuna Capital, which has been publishing the Gender Pay Scorecard for the past three years. Only three companies — Starbucks, Mastercard and Citigroup — received an "A", as defined by the report's methodology. It's likely that discrimination explains part of the gender pay gap, but it's a complex issue that often gets oversimplified. How wide is th


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. George Preti, 75, Dies; Studied Bodily Odors as Biological Clues https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/01/science/george-preti-dead.html In his "bizarre niche" of science, he sought to weaponize odors as a means to sniff out disease, even using dogs to do so.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Germline Elongator mutations in Sonic Hedgehog medulloblastoma https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2164-5 Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2164-5 Germline mutations in the Elongator complex gene ELP1 predispose individuals to the development of childhood medulloblastoma.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Golden age of Hollywood was not so golden for women https://phys.org/news/2020-04-golden-age-hollywood-women.html The Golden Age of Hollywood is known for its glitz, glamour and classic movies. Northwestern University researchers have peeled back the gilded sheen to reveal an industry tarnished by severe gender inequity.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Good news for NF patients with low grade glioma (LGG) https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/ctf-gnf033120.php A paper published in the academic journal Neuro-Oncology by NF experts has demonstrated an increased understanding of low grade gliomas (LGG) occurring in children and adults with NF1.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Growing gap in children's socio-emotional skills https://phys.org/news/2020-04-gap-children-socio-emotional-skills.html The gap between children with the highest and lowest socio-emotional skills has increased over the past three decades, and the socio-economic status of mothers is a significant contributing factor, according to a new UCL study.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Handbook of Assays for Developing Targeted Therapeutics https://www.the-scientist.com/unknown/handbook-of-assays-for-developing-targeted-therapeutics-67364
Heavy drinking into older age adds 4 cm to waistline https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/ucl-hdi033020.php More than half of drinkers aged 59 and over have been heavy drinkers and this is linked to a significantly larger waistline and increased stroke risk, according to a new UCL study.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Hierarchical Cluster and Region of Interest Analyses Based on Mass Spectrometry Imaging of Human Brain Tumours https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62176-8 Scientific Reports, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62176-8


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Homo naledi juvenile remains offers clues to how our ancestors grew up https://phys.org/news/2020-04-homo-naledi-juvenile-clues-ancestors.html A partial skeleton of Homo naledi represents a rare case of an immature individual, shedding light on the evolution of growth and development in human ancestry, according to a study published April 1, 2020 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Debra Bolter of Modesto Junior College in California and the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and colleagues.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. How the Dutch are building coastal protection for less — with nature's help https://www.climatecentral.org/news/how-the-dutch-are-building-coastal-protection-for-less-with-natures-help This is the second installment of a Times-Picayune and Advocate series exploring how the Netherlands' climate change adaptation strategies could be a model for the Louisiana coast. The series was produced in collaboration with WWNO New Orleans Public Radio and Climate Central , and is part of the Pulitzer Center's Connected Coastlines reporting initiative. For more information, go to pulitzercent


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. How to Design a Perpetual Energy Machine https://www.quantamagazine.org/how-to-design-a-perpetual-energy-machine-20200401/ It is a tradition among puzzle columnists to pay homage to April Fools' Day by testing the credulity of their readers with outrageous propositions. The late (and great) Martin Gardner, who authored the famous monthly column Mathematical Games in Scientific American for a quarter century, once used an April column to describe a thought experiment that purported to falsify the special theory of rel


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. How Twitter Is Changing Medical Research https://www.nature.com/articles/s41591-019-0697-7 From online journal clubs to "tweetorials" to conference updates, social media is changing the dissemination and discussion of biomedicine — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. How We Will All Solve the Climate Crisis https://www.wired.com/story/climate-issue/ We only have one Earth. And we have the technology to save it.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. How you can help save the monarch butterfly — and the planet | Mary Ellen Hannibal https://www.ted.com/talks/mary_ellen_hannibal_how_you_can_help_save_the_monarch_butterfly_and_the_planet?rss=172BB350-0205 Monarch butterflies are dying at an alarming rate around the world — a looming extinction that could also put human life at risk. But we have just the thing to help save these insects, says author Mary Ellen Hannibal: citizen scientists. Learn how these grassroots volunteers are playing a crucial role in measuring and rescuing the monarch's dwindling population — and how you could join their ran


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Hubble finds best evidence for elusive mid-sized black hole https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200331162251.htm Astronomers have found the best evidence for the perpetrator of a cosmic homicide: a black hole of an elusive class known as 'intermediate-mass,' which betrayed its existence by tearing apart a wayward star that passed too close.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Hungry black hole may be cosmic 'missing link' https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-52113946 Astronomers say they have found the best evidence yet for an elusive class of black hole.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Image of the Day: A Mouse Brain Slice Becomes Art https://www.the-scientist.com/image-of-the-day/image-of-the-day-a-mouse-brain-slice-becomes-art-67356 A fluorescent image of murine hippocampal cells is the winning microscopy image from more than 400 submissions from 65 countries for Olympus's 2019 Image of the Year Award.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Imaging the energy gap modulations of the cuprate pair-density-wave state https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2143-x Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2143-x Using a spectroscopic technique based on scanning tunnelling microscopy, the superconducting energy gap modulations in a copper oxide are visualized, demonstrating that a pair-density-wave state coexists with superconductivity.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Immunotherapy effective in metastatic prostate cancers with specific markers of immune activation https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uotm-iei033020.php A subset of patients with metastatic prostate cancer and specific markers of immune activity responded well to treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors, according to results of a Phase II trial.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Infographic: Building Bacteria to Fight Cancer https://www.the-scientist.com/infographics/infographic-building-bacteria-to-fight-cancer-67311 Researchers are engineering microbes to deliver therapeutics specifically to tumors, maximizing the treatments' efficacy while minimizing side effects.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Infographic: CRISPR'd Cancer https://www.the-scientist.com/infographics/infographic-crisprd-cancer-67331 Researchers use new way to deliver CRISPR/Cas9 to tumors in mice, wiping out the cancer.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Infographic: Exercise's Anticancer Mechanisms https://www.the-scientist.com/infographics/infographic-exercises-anti-cancer-mechanisms-67323 A look at the molecular processes that may feed into the tumor-fighting effects of physical activity


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Infographic: Transfection by Precision Cell Piercing https://www.the-scientist.com/infographics/infographic-transfection-by-precision-cell-piercing-67352 A microfluidic device creates a single hole in each cell to allow efficient DNA entry without compromising viability.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Inherited mutation can predispose children to a type of brain tumor https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/sjcr-imc033120.php Collaboration co-led by researchers at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital discovers a novel predisposition gene in pediatric medulloblastoma.
Insurance coverage key to timely care in head and neck cancer cases https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/muos-ick033120.php A study published in the JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery examines the effect of Medicaid expansion on head and neck cancer patients, finding that the expansions under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) were associated with improved access to care for these patients and selective Medicaid expansion may worsen existing regional disparities in terms of access to care and outcomes.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. International borders continue to hinder cross-border cooperation https://phys.org/news/2020-04-international-borders-hinder-cross-border-cooperation.html Cross-border regions have great potential for cooperation, yet very few border regions are integrated, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. Conducted by Dr. Francesco Cappellano and Professor Teemu Makkonen at the University of Eastern Finland's Karelian Institute, the study sheds light on the fact that although there is plenty of talk about promoting integration in cross-bord


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. It's getting too 'political' here https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fswpw4/its_getting_too_political_here/ I get people generally support UBI in this sub, etc Does anyone know a better alternative to this sub that focuses on technological futurism and less political advocacy ? I wanna discuss the future, but in a community that's primarily science/tech oriented. I'm cool with overlap and discussion but the level of ideological puritanism's way too HIGH. (Like the rent-too-high-guy meme level) Am I alo


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. KU: Dobbelt så mange kvinder søger datalogi på kvote 2 https://www.version2.dk/artikel/ku-dobbelt-saa-mange-kvinder-soeger-datalogi-paa-kvote-2-1090344 De datalogiske uddannelser bliver stadig mere populære.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Laser-Triggered Nanobubbles Blast a Path into Biofilms https://www.the-scientist.com/notebook/laser-triggered-nanobubbles-blast-a-path-into-biofilms–67330 Researchers could one day use the method to deliver antibiotics to topical wounds infected by hard-to-treat masses of bacteria.
Learning to overcome political opposition to transformative environmental law [Letters (Online Only)] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/03/30/1921436117 Garmestani et al. (1) observe that the transformation of national and international environmental laws to respond to accelerating climatic changes is unlikely any time soon. In lieu of the political will required to enact new laws, the authors propose tapping the underutilized capacity of existing laws. While greater attention to…


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Linagliptin affects IRS1/Akt signaling and prevents high glucose-induced apoptosis in podocytes https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62579-7 Scientific Reports, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62579-7


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Lived poverty rises in Africa for the first time in a decade https://phys.org/news/2020-04-poverty-africa-decade.html 'Lived poverty' has increased in Africa for the first time in a decade, according to an international study led at the University of Strathclyde.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. LRP1 is a master regulator of tau uptake and spread https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2156-5 Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2156-5 Low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 1 (LRP1) is shown to be a critical determinant of tau propagation in the brain.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Lucy had an ape-like brain https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/mpif-lha032720.php A new study led by paleoanthropologists Philipp Gunz and Simon Neubauer from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, reveals that Lucy's species Australopithecus afarensis had an ape-like brain. However, the protracted brain growth suggests that — as is the case in humans — infants may have had a long dependence on caregivers.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Lægestafetten: Hvis jeg var sundhedsminister, ville jeg skynde mig at lave en psykiatriplan https://dagensmedicin.dk/laegestafetten-hvis-jeg-var-sundhedsminister-ville-jeg-skynde-mig-at-lave-en-psykiatriplan/ Da Karen Aalling Mikkelsen skulle vælge studie, blev det medicin, fordi det passede med hendes rejseplaner. I dag er hun glad for sit valg, for selvom psykiatrien er presset, er hun stadig med til at gøre en forskel. Men hun savner en psykiatriplan.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Major new study charts course to net zero industrial emissions https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/rftf-mns040120.php A major new study by an interdisciplinary team of researchers finds that it is possible — and critical — to bring industrial greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2070. Published Sunday in Applied Energy, the study assesses the range of technologies and policies interventions available to enable global industry decarbonization. This paper was the result of a collaboration among almost two doze


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Majority of patients responded in CAR T-cell trial for mantle cell lymphoma https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uotm-mop033020.php . Study showed 93% of patients responded with 67% achieving complete response.
Male bottlenose dolphins synchronise their calls to attract females https://www.newscientist.com/article/2239312-male-bottlenose-dolphins-synchronise-their-calls-to-attract-females/ Bottlenose dolphins in Shark Bay, Australia, form alliances and coordinate the timing of their clicking noises to attract females and deter other males


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Manufacturing activity data in Asia point to recession https://www.ft.com/content/4dead9e8-3dfb-4e35-bd6e-3c3d93f5d2e7 Purchasing managers indices fall in most countries but slowdown not yet at 2008-09 levels


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. MAP6 is an intraluminal protein that induces neuronal microtubules to coil http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/14/eaaz4344?rss=1 Neuronal activities depend heavily on microtubules, which shape neuronal processes and transport myriad molecules within them. Although constantly remodeled through growth and shrinkage events, neuronal microtubules must be sufficiently stable to maintain nervous system wiring. This stability is somehow maintained by various microtubule-associated proteins (MAPs), but little is known about how th


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Marriott lækker millioner af kunders data – igen https://www.version2.dk/artikel/marriott-laekker-millioner-kunders-data-igen-1090346 For anden gang på tre år, er den verdensomspændende hotelkæde Marriott udsat for et angreb, der har betydet stort læk af kundedata.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Meta-Analysis Based on Nonconvex Regularization https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62473-2 Scientific Reports, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62473-2


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Metagenomic views of microbial dynamics influenced by hydrocarbon seepage in sediments of the Gulf of Mexico https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62840-z Scientific Reports, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62840-z Metagenomic views of microbial dynamics influenced by hydrocarbon seepage in sediments of the Gulf of Mexico


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Microrobots made from pollen help remove toxic mercury from wastewater https://www.newscientist.com/article/2239140-microrobots-made-from-pollen-help-remove-toxic-mercury-from-wastewater/ Pollen has a natural tendency to adsorb mercury and forms the basis of a new class of tiny robots that speed through toxic water to purify it


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Microsoft rationerer datakraft https://www.version2.dk/artikel/microsoft-har-indfoert-azure-rationering-sundhedsvaesen-beredskab-noedhjaelp-prioriteres Norsk tech-startupblev nægtet at opsætte en serverklynge. Det er de ikke alene om.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Mind-reading AI turns thoughts into words using a brain implant https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fsin95/mindreading_ai_turns_thoughts_into_words_using_a/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Mirror-symmetry violation in bound nuclear ground states https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2123-1 Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2123-1 Observations of the decay of 73Sr, when compared to its mirror nucleus 73Br, indicate that the spin assignment of their ground states differ, demonstrating mirror-symmetry violation.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. 'Misleading marketing': Zoom video meetings may not be as secure as you think https://bigthink.com/technology-innovation/zoom-security Despite claims, Zoom's video and audio meetings don't support end-to-end encryption, according to a recent report from The Intercept. End-to-end encryption is an especially strong form of security that, in theory, scrambles online data so that it's decipherable only to the sender and receiver. Zoom also faces a class-action lawsuit after a Motherboard report showed how the platform passed on user


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Mmmm, Fungus. It's the Next Big Thing in Fake Meat https://www.wired.com/story/fungus-next-big-alternative-fake-meat/ Fast-growing networks of mycelial filaments can replicate meat's texture—without meat's carbon footprint. Just add flavor and fry it up.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Mobilgiganter overgår hinanden i meningsløst kapløb om patenter https://ing.dk/artikel/mobilgiganter-overgaar-hinanden-meningsloest-kaploeb-patenter-233659 PLUS. Store netværksleverandører som Nokia og Huawei bryster sig af tusindvis af patentansøgninger om 5G-teknologi. Men de tal siger intet om de teknologiske fremskridt og innovation. Faktisk kan de mange patenter blokere for hurtig udvikling af næste generations mobilnetværk, lyder det fra teleanalyti…


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Modeling the human eye in a dish https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200324131910.htm Researchers have developed and validated a novel PITX2-eGFP hiPSC reporter line to model the development of periocular mesenchymal cells. These findings could help understand how the eye develops during embryogenesis and how it changes during disease processes.
Moment Springtime Sale: Our Favorite Deals on Lenses and Gear https://www.wired.com/story/moment-spring-cleaning-sale/ You can score some great cases, bags, and other mobile gear today, at a discount.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. More clues to the story of our past https://cosmosmagazine.com/palaeontology/more-clues-to-the-story-of-our-past Three studies take a detailed look at important discoveries.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. NASA call for astronauts draws 12,000 spaceflight hopefuls https://phys.org/news/2020-04-nasa-astronauts-spaceflight.html Who wants to be an astronaut? More than 12,000 people do, resulting in NASA's second-largest group of astronaut hopefuls.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Natural Killer Cell Therapies Catch Up to CAR T https://www.the-scientist.com/bio-business/natural-killer-cell-therapies-catch-up-to-car-t-67332 There's a new cell-based cancer immunotherapy on the block.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. New 3-D cultured cells mimic the progress of NASH https://phys.org/news/2020-04-d-cultured-cells-mimic-nash.html A research team led by scientists from Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT), Japan, has successfully established 3-D cultured tissue that mimics liver fibrosis, a key characteristic of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). For making the 3-D culture, cells were collected from liver tissues of NASH model mice. Their findings open up an alternative avenue for developing drugs for NA
New AI System Translates Human Brain Signals Into Text With Up to 97% Accuracy http://www.sciencealert.com/new-ai-system-translates-human-brain-signals-into-text-with-up-to-97-accuracy It really is mind reading.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. New AI-Powered Blood Test Promises Easy Screening For Over 50 Types of Cancer http://www.sciencealert.com/ai-powered-blood-test-promises-quick-and-easy-screening-for-over-50-types-of-cancer Thank you, science.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. New Analysis of a Famous Hominin Fossil Might Change Human Ancestry Story, Again http://www.sciencealert.com/famous-hominid-skull-could-be-much-younger-than-we-thought-and-not-our-relative-at-all Curiouser and curiouser.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. New discovery: Evidence for a 90-million-year-old rainforest near the South Pole https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/nu-nde033120.php Researchers have found unexpected fossil traces of a temperate rainforest near the South Pole 90 million years ago, suggesting the continent had an exceptionally warm climate in prehistoric times.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. New sensors could offer early detection of lung tumors https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/miot-nsc033120.php MIT researchers have developed a urine test that can offer early detection of proteins linked to lung cancer. The diagnostic sensor, developed by a team led by Sangeeta Bhatia, is based on nanoparticles that can be injected or inhaled.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. No star, no problem: Radioactivity could make otherwise frozen planets habitable https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/no-star-no-problem-radioactivity-could-make-otherwise-frozen-planets-habitable?rss=1 Decaying radioactive isotopes could produce enough heat to liquify water


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Ocean deoxygenation: A silent driver of coral reef demise? https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uots-oda033120.php Authors of a new study published in Nature Climate Change say the threat of ocean deoxygenation has largely been ignored and asks the question: 'Are our coastal coral reefs slowly suffocating?'


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Oceans can be restored to former glory within 30 years, say scientists https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/apr/01/oceans-can-be-restored-to-former-glory-within-30-years-say-scientists Major review reports recovery of marine life but a redoubling of efforts is still needed The glory of the world's oceans could be restored within a generation, according to a major new scientific review. It reports rebounding sea life, from humpback whales off Australia to elephant seals in the US and green turtles in Japan. Through rampant overfishing, pollution and coastal destruction, humanity


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Oceans can be successfully restored by 2050, say scientists https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-52122447 Researchers say there are good reasons to be optimistic about the future of our oceans.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. One of Europe's Most Polluted Towns Stages a Noisy Revolt https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/01/world/europe/france-pollution-fos-sur-mer.html Residents of Fos-sur-Mer accepted a trade-off for decades: good jobs for foul air. But when the health costs became impossible to ignore, they went to court, a groundbreaking move in France.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Opinion: We Still Lack Evidence that Cannabis Treats Cancer Pain https://www.the-scientist.com/critic-at-large/opinion-we-still-lack-evidence-that-cannabis-treats-cancer-pain-67335 Only an equal mixture of THC and CBD has been adequately tested, and it failed to alleviate pain in cancer patients.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Organiskt batteri laddas på några sekunder med solceller https://www.forskning.se/2020/04/01/organiskt-batteri-laddar-pa-nagra-sekunder-med-solceller/ Ett helorganiskt protonbatteri kan blir framtidens hållbar energilagring. Med hjälp av solceller kan det laddas både snabbt och ofta, enligt forskare vid Uppsala universitet. Det finns ett stort behov av hållbar energilagring. Forskare vid Uppsala universitet har tagit fram ett helorganiskt protonbatteri som kan laddas på bara några sekunder. Utan att förlora nämnvärt i kapacitet kan det laddas u


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Overcoming carbon loss from farming in peatlands https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/asoa-ocl032620.php Miscanthus, willow found as good biomass crops to add carbon to vulnerable soils.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Paracrine orchestration of intestinal tumorigenesis by a mesenchymal niche https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2166-3 Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2166-3 Single-cell RNA-sequencing analysis of intestinal mesenchyme identified a population of fibroblasts that produce prostaglandin E2, which, when disrupted, prevented initiation of intestinal tumours.


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Parallel PRC2/cPRC1 and vPRC1 pathways silence lineage-specific genes and maintain self-renewal in mouse embryonic stem cells http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/14/eaax5692?rss=1 The transcriptional repressors Polycomb repressive complex 1 (PRC1) and PRC2 are required to maintain cell fate during embryonic development. PRC1 and PRC2 catalyze distinct histone modifications, establishing repressive chromatin at shared targets. How PRC1, which consists of canonical PRC1 (cPRC1) and variant PRC1 (vPRC1) complexes, and PRC2 cooperate to silence genes and support mouse embryoni


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Photosynthetic proteins developed for expanded solar energy conversion https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200324131912.htm A team of scientists has developed a new photosynthetic protein system enabling an enhanced and more sustainable approach to solar-powered technological devices. The initiative is part of a broader effort in the field of synthetic biology to use proteins in place of man-made materials which are often scarce, expensive and can be harmful to the environment when the device becomes obsolete.
Physicists Have Found a New Method For Generating Quantum Entangled Photons http://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-have-figured-out-a-new-way-to-generate-quantum-entangled-photons Getting closer to that quantum internet!


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. PKU's Zhou Feng and collaborators report the performance of water conservation in China The deceleration of water use revealed in this study partly challenges the results from global hydrological models, which commonly suggest an increase of total water use across China over the period 1971 to 2010.
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/pu-pzf040120.php


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Plastic-eating bacteria could be a small step toward tackling the world's pollution crisis – A strain of bacteria, the first of its kind, that can degrade the harmful compounds in polyurethane products — a positive step toward reducing the amount of plastic pollution in the environment.
https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fsgbbx/plasticeating_bacteria_could_be_a_small_step/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Pour it on: How Dutch cities are soaking up rain and reducing flooding This is the fourth nstallment of a Times-Picayune and Advocate series exploring how the Netherlands' climate change adaptation strategies could be a model for the Louisiana coast. The series was produced in collaboration with WWNO New Orleans Public Radio and Climate Central , and is part of the Pulitzer Center's Connected Coastlines reporting initiative. For more information, go to pulitzercente
https://www.climatecentral.org/news/pour-it-on-how-dutch-cities-are-soaking-up-rain-and-reducing-flooding


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Precision Membrane Puncture Enables Efficient Cell Transfection A device for piercing individual holes in cell membranes allows vector-free DNA delivery while maintaining cell viability.
https://www.the-scientist.com/modus-operandi/precision-membrane-puncturing-enables-efficient-cell-transfection-67347


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Prehistoric artifacts suggest a Neolithic era independently developed in New Guinea New artifacts uncovered at the Waim archaeological site in the highlands of New Guinea — including a fragment of the earliest symbolic stone carving in Oceania — illustrate a shift in human behavior between 5,050 and 4,200 years ago in response to the widespread emergence of agriculture, ushering in a regional Neolithic Era similar to the Neolithic in Eurasia.
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/aaft-pas033020.php


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Private equity groups seek US small business rescue loans Exclusive: Industry warns of mass job cuts if portfolio companies are denied assistance
Publisher Correction: Nanoplasma-enabled picosecond switches for ultrafast electronics Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2206-z
https://www.ft.com/content/bf973569-eeed-4bbd-86ed-6398f3c2722a
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2206-z


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Quality online resources for physical education teachers Teachers from kindergarten through 12th grade across the U.S. are making the shift from teaching classes in person to teaching from a distance, which requires creating online assignments and activities to keep their students learning.
https://phys.org/news/2020-04-quality-online-resources-physical-teachers.html


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Rebuilding marine life Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2146-7 Analyses of the recovery of marine populations, habitats and ecosystems following past conservation interventions indicate that substantial recovery of the abundance, structure and function of marine life could be achieved by 2050 if major pressures, including climate change, are mitigated.
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2146-7


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Recapitulating the human segmentation clock with pluripotent stem cells Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2144-9 A system involving in vitro induction of presomitic mesoderm recapitulates oscillatory expression of core segmentation clock genes and travelling-wave-like gene expression, suggesting that this system can be used to study the human segmentation clock and provide insights into diseases associated with human axial skeletogenesis
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2144-9


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Reconstructing the clock of human development Researchers used iPS cells to reconstructed the human 'segmentation clock,' a key point in early embryonic development that determines how the body gets segmented. The 'segmentation clock' is a genetic oscillator that controls and guides the emergence of 'somites,' distinct collections of cells that contribute to the formation of the vertebrae and ribs. Segmentation clock genes a have been studied
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/ku-rtc032620.php


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Regular climbing behavior in a human ancestor A new study has found evidence that human ancestors as recent as two million years ago may have regularly climbed trees.
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200330152157.htm


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Regular exercise benefits immunity — even in isolation A new analysis highlights the power of regular, daily exercise on our immune system and the importance of people continuing to work-out even in lockdown.
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200331162314.htm


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Regular Exercise Helps Patients Combat Cancer Studies point to a role for physical activity in fighting malignancies, improving treatment outcomes, and fostering overall health in patients.
https://www.the-scientist.com/features/regular-exercise-helps-patients-combat-cancer-67317


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Researchers Create AI-Powered Blood Test to Detect Cancer Credit: Pexels Cancer is one of the most common causes of death, but the huge variation in types of cancer can make early detection a challenge. A team of researchers from the US has developed a blood test that might be able to help identify early-stage tumors using the power of AI. The test can detect over 50 different cancers and narrow down tumor location to specific areas of the body. At its
https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/308687-researchers-create-ai-powered-blood-test-to-detect-cancer?source=Extreme


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Researchers test the way we understand forces in the universe A discovery by a team of researchers led by UMass Lowell nuclear physicists could change how atoms are understood by scientists and help explain extreme phenomena in outer space.
https://phys.org/news/2020-04-universe.html


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Ribosome-associated vesicles: A dynamic subcompartment of the endoplasmic reticulum in secretory cells The endoplasmic reticulum (ER) is a highly dynamic network of membranes. Here, we combine live-cell microscopy with in situ cryo–electron tomography to directly visualize ER dynamics in several secretory cell types including pancreatic β-cells and neurons under near-native conditions. Using these imaging approaches, we identify a novel, mobile form of ER, ribosome-associated vesicles (RAVs), foun
http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/14/eaay9572?rss=1


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Rivian Wants to Bring Electric Trucks to the Masses Can the automotive upstart break America's addiction to carbon-spewing pickups and SUVs? With Amazon on its side, it might have a chance.
https://www.wired.com/story/rivian-race-design-all-electric-pickup-truck/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Robot vacuums to completely replace your handheld device Stay out of its way. (Depositphotos/) Imagine enjoying your Saturday morning coffee on the sofa and instead of spotting those dust bunnies under the media console, watching the pleasant scurrying of your robot vacuum. Half an hour later, it docks on its charger and beeps to let you know it has completed a mundane chore, and all you have to worry about is getting up to get your second cup. You can
https://www.popsci.com/story/shop/robot-vacuums-for-the-home/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Rootin', poopin' African elephants help keep soil fertile By toppling trees and spreading dung, elephants can enrich soil depleted by cattle
https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/rootin-poopin-african-elephants-help-keep-soil-fertile?rss=1


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Sanctions on Iran must be relaxed in the crisis Ordinary Iranians and their neighbours should not have to die because of hardline leaders
https://www.ft.com/content/e7ac5992-7352-11ea-ad98-044200cb277f


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Scientists discover gene that increases risk of Alzheimer's disease Researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the Central South University (CSU) in China have for the first time identified a gene that increases the risk of Alzheimer's disease.
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uobc-sdg033120.php


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Scientists find a way to extract color from black Scientists have developed a way of extracting a richer palette of colors from the available spectrum by harnessing disordered patterns inspired by nature that would typically be seen as black.
Scientists modify CAR-T cells to target multiple sites on leukemia cells In a preclinical study, scientists engineer new CAR-T cells to attack three sites on leukemia cells, instead of one. The new cells are more effective at killing the cancer.
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200328152407.htm
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/chla-smc033120.php


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. self replicating Nano-robots I feel like this could yield amazing possibility's and… terrible consequences. submitted by /u/ComradeSparkle [link] [comments]
https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/ft0vjl/self_replicating_nanorobots/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Six-World Sci-Fi: Save the Planet Each month we publish a six-word story—and it could be written by you.
https://www.wired.com/story/six-world-sci-fi-save-the-planet/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Skull scans reveal evolutionary secrets of fossil brains Scientists have long been able to measure and analyze the fossil skulls of our ancient ancestors to estimate brain volume and growth. The question of how these ancient brains compare to modern human brains and the brains of our closest primate cousin, the chimpanzee, continues to be a major target of investigation.
https://phys.org/news/2020-04-skull-scans-reveal-evolutionary-secrets.html


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Sleep Apnea Is Different for Women The risky disorder often follows a different pattern in women that may get overlooked — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/sleep-apnea-is-different-for-women/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Solar Panels Could Be the Best Fad Ever Installing an array on your roof is environmental exhibitionism—and it's contagious.
https://www.wired.com/story/solar-panels-best-social-fad-ever/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. SpaceX almost ready to start testing third Starship prototype For almost a year now, SpaceX has been building a series of Starship prototypes that will test how the system fares when launched to orbit. Coming on the heels of successful hop tests with the Starship Hopper, these tests will validate the spacecraft and its Raptor engines in space. Unfortunately, the company has encountered some hiccups with these prototypes, as the first two exploded during pres
https://phys.org/news/2020-04-spacex-ready-starship-prototype.html


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Strong chemical reducing agents produced by light Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00872-1 An electrically neutral radical has been found to be a potent chemical reducing agent when excited by light. Remarkably, it is produced from a positively charged precursor that has long been used as a strong excited-state oxidizing agent.
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00872-1


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Study finds fish have diverse, distinct gut microbiomes The rich biodiversity of coral reefs even extends to microbial communities within fish, according to new research. The study in Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences reports that several important grazing fish on Caribbean coral reefs each harbor a distinct microbial community within their guts, revealing a new perspective on reef ecology.
Study Finds Our Ancestors Were Swinging Through Trees More Recently Than We Thought When did human ancestors come down from the branches? A look inside a fossilized hip joint shows how bones adapted for crouching and walking on all fours.
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/blfo-sff040120.php
https://www.discovermagazine.com/the-sciences/study-finds-our-ancestors-were-swinging-through-trees-more-recently-than-we


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Study finds that Pilates significantly improves blood pressure in young, obese women A new paper in the American Journal of Hypertension, published by Oxford University Press, finds that mat Pilates may be an effective strategy to improve cardiovascular health for young obese women, a population that is at risk for hypertension and early vascular complications.
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/oupu-sft033020.php


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Study offers new insight into the impact of ancient migrations on the European landscape Scientists from the University of Plymouth and the University of Copenhagen led research tracing how the two major human migrations recorded in Holocene Europe — the northwestward movement of Anatolian farmer populations during the Neolithic and the westward movement of Yamnaya steppe peoples during the Bronze Age — unfolded.
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uop-son040120.php


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Study shows large ocean predators are more active in temperate regions An international team of researchers has found that large ocean predators such as tuna, marlin and sharks are more active in temperate regions. In their paper published in the journal Nature Communications, the group describes their analyses of data on attacks by predators on fishing bait in the open ocean over more than a half-century, and what it showed them.
https://phys.org/news/2020-04-large-ocean-predators-temperate-regions.html


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Study: Therapy by phone is effective for depression in people with Parkinson's Depression is common in people with Parkinson's disease and contributes to faster physical and mental decline, but it is often overlooked and undertreated. The good news is that participating in cognitive-behavioral therapy by telephone may be effective in reducing depression symptoms for people with Parkinson's, according to a study published in the April 1, 2020, online issue of Neurology®, the
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/aaon-stb032720.php


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Sturgeon genome sequenced Sturgeons lived on earth already 300 million years ago and yet their external appearance seems to have undergone very little change. A team of researchers has now succeeded in sequencing their genome, delivering a missing piece of the puzzle essential to understanding the ancestry of vertebrates.
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200330152145.htm


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Sundhedssektorens CO2-udslip bør mindskes nu Vi behøver ikke gå på kompromis med nutidens folkesundhed for at redde fremtidens, skriver en række læger.
https://dagensmedicin.dk/sundhedssektorens-co2-udslip-boer-mindskes-nu/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Team maps how brain signals trigger pain New research shows how a potent neuropeptide binds to a brain receptor involved in causing human pain. The researchers expect that they could exploit the mechanism as a new avenue for painkilling medicine. Fast communication between our brain cells—called neurotransmission—is hugely important for our brain to work properly. Some of the messengers involved in this form of communication are neurope
https://www.futurity.org/brains-pain-painkillers-2322562-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=brains-pain-painkillers-2322562-2


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Temperate rainforests near the South Pole during peak Cretaceous warmth Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2148-5 Multi-proxy core data and model simulations support the presence of temperate rainforests near the South Pole during mid-Cretaceous warmth, indicating very high CO2 levels and the absence of Antarctic ice.
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2148-5


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Ten Minute Sabbatical Take a break from the bench to puzzle and peruse.
https://www.the-scientist.com/speaking-of-science/ten-minute-sabbatical-67345


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Ten Tips from Scientists Who Have Spent Months in Isolation Find a hobby, for starters, and don't forget the mission, say scientists who have worked at remote research stations
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/ten-tips-scientists-who-have-spent-months-isolation-180974547/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. 'Tequila' powered biofuels more efficient than corn or sugar Agave tequilana, the plant native to Mexico used to make tequila, could prove to be an efficient alternative to sugarcane and corn to make biofuels in semi-arid regions. This research is the first to look at the plants lifecycle and model the economics.
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200331130108.htm


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. The 5 Best Posture Correctors (2020): Upright Go 2, Wyllielab, and More You're hunched over your desk and phone for hours. So we rounded up the gear to help you straighten up—including a DIY trick.
The Atlantic Daily: 13 Songs to Get You Through Social Distancing Every weekday evening, our editors guide you through the biggest stories of the day, help you discover new ideas, and surprise you with moments of delight. Subscribe to get this delivered to your inbox. One of the many dreadful side effects of our collective distancing is quiet, a miserable, seismologically registrable quiet . The white noise of everyday life—the humming of your local bar, the tu
https://www.wired.com/gallery/posture-correctors/
https://www.theatlantic.com/newsletters/archive/2020/03/13-songs-to-get-you-through-social-distancing/609208/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. The Battle Against Global Warming Is the New Cold War Here's how to mobilize the same federal machinery that gave us Wi-Fi, semiconductors, GPS, and the internet—this time to fight climate change.
https://www.wired.com/story/global-warming-new-cold-war-technology/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. The best vacuums for people with pets Total pup mess control. (Bruna Cervera via Unsplash/) You love your fur babies. Cleaning up after them, not so much. That's why many big-name vacuum companies now manufacture special cleaners designed with pets owners in mind. These machine are tough on tricky pet hair, which can become matted into carpets and create tumbleweeds of fur on hard floors. Plus, with these, you won't need to interrupt
https://www.popsci.com/story/shop/vacuums-for-pet-owners/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. The Breakup of a Helium Cluster After Removing Attractive Interaction Among a Significant Number of Atoms in the Cluster Scientific Reports, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62732-2
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62732-2


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. The candy-cola soda geyser experiment, at different altitudes Dropping Mentos® candies into a bottle of soda causes a foamy jet to erupt. Although science fair exhibitors can tell you that this geyser results from rapid degassing of the beverage induced by the candies, the precise means by which bubbles form hasn't been well characterized. Now, researchers have used experiments in the lab and at various altitudes to probe the mechanism of bubble nucleation.
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200401111651.htm


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. The case for diagnostics More widespread use of tests is required to tackle the pandemic
https://www.ft.com/content/ae83040c-18e6-440e-bd00-e4c5cefdda26


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. The clock that controls spine development modelled in a dish Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00322-y Visualization of the rhythmic oscillations of the mouse and human segmentation clocks, which are crucial to spine development, is now possible thanks to the development of sophisticated cell-culture systems.
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00322-y


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. The dental proteome of Homo antecessor Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2153-8 Analyses of the proteomes of dental enamel from Homo antecessor and Homo erectus demonstrate that the Early Pleistocene H. antecessor is a close sister lineage of later Homo sapiens, Neanderthal and Denisovan populations in Eurasia.
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2153-8


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. The Dutch have mastered water for a millennium. Could their new approach save New Orleans? This is the first installment of a Times-Picayune and Advocate series exploring how the Netherlands' climate change adaptation strategies could be a model for the Louisiana coast. The series was produced in collaboration with WWNO New Orleans Public Radio and Climate Central , and is part of the Pulitzer Center's Connected Coastlines reporting initiative. For more information, go to pulitzercente
https://www.climatecentral.org/news/the-dutch-have-mastered-water-for-a-millennium.-could-their-new-approach-save-new-orleans


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. The Fishy Fix to a Methane-Spewing Crop Rice has the biggest carbon footprint of any grain. Bite by bite, bacteria-guzzling minnows can make it much smaller.
https://www.wired.com/story/tiny-hungry-fish-fix-rice-global-warming-problem/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. The Karen meme — TikTok escapism in a time of crisis Popularised by teens on video-sharing apps, the running joke offers entertainment and reassurance
https://www.ft.com/content/3c8cab42-72e5-11ea-ad98-044200cb277f


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. The neuroscience of navigation, a world of ice, and a black inventor reconstructed: Books in brief Nature, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00914-8 Andrew Robinson reviews five of the week's best science picks.
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00914-8


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. The Party Goes On in Massive Online Worlds MMORPGs aren't a perfect substitute for real-life socializing. But these days it's about as close as you can get.
https://www.wired.com/story/mmorpgs-social-distancing-final-fantasy-wow-classic/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. The Political Promise of Carbon Taxes Putting a price on emissions has become a bipartisan issue. Now we just need to do it the right way.
https://www.wired.com/story/political-promise-carbon-emissions-tax/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. The secret to curbing farm emissions is buried in the Stone Age Reduced tilling, cover crops, and more trees can pull more carbon from the air and into the ground. (Patrick Leger/) Along a stretch of rural highway in the coastal plains of North Carolina sits an unusual forest. The viridian-green branches of loblolly pines rise 60 feet above a carpet of soft, tufted grasses, rippling slightly in the breeze. The trees are widely spaced, 20 to 30 feet apart, wit
https://www.popsci.com/story/environment/farming-carbon-movement/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. The translational landscape of ground state pluripotency Nature Communications, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15449-9 Translational control of gene expression can lead to significant divergence between mRNA and protein abundance. Here, the authors describe transcriptional rewiring and translational buffering during transition from naïve to primed pluripotency through quantitation of mRNA-abundance, translation rate and protein
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15449-9


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. The U.S. census has its flaws—but so has every attempt to count people A few days ago, I completed my 2020 U.S. census form.
https://phys.org/news/2020-04-census-flawsbut-people.html


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. The unconventional biogenesis of Kv7.1-KCNE1 complexes The potassium channel Kv7.1 associates with the KCNE1 regulatory subunit to trigger cardiac I Ks currents. Although the Kv7.1/KCNE1 complex has received much attention, the subcellular compartment hosting the assembly is the subject of ongoing debate. Evidence suggests that the complex forms either earlier in the endoplasmic reticulum or directly at the plasma membrane. Kv7.1 and KCNE1 mutations,
http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/14/eaay4472?rss=1


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. The young Brazilians fighting for the Amazon Maria dreams of being the next Greta Thunberg. Kelita is studying in the first-ever university program in the Amazon. Fabio is helping his family do its part to fight climate change through sustainable agriculture.
https://phys.org/news/2020-04-young-brazilians-amazon.html


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. The Zoom Privacy Backlash Is Only Getting Started A class action lawsuit. Rampant zoombombing. And as of today, two new zero-day vulnerabilities.
https://www.wired.com/story/zoom-backlash-zero-days/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Tiny bird-like dinosaur discovered in amber might actually be a lizard A 99-million-year-old skull recently discovered in amber might actually belong to a lizard, rather than a tiny bird-like dinosaur as first thought
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2239211-tiny-bird-like-dinosaur-discovered-in-amber-might-actually-be-a-lizard/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Tiny fly from Los Angeles has a taste for crushed invasive snails As part of their project BioSCAN – devoted to the exploration of the unknown insect diversity in and around the city of Los Angeles—the scientists at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (USA) have already discovered numerous insects that are new to science, but they are still only guessing about the lifestyles of these species.
https://phys.org/news/2020-04-tiny-los-angeles-invasive-snails.html


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Tips for better sound on your video chats and conference calls You don't need to shout into your microphone. (Pixabay/) In recent weeks, our social lives have migrated to video chat. Happy hours, board games, work meetings, and just about everything else we do with our friends now involves firing up a popular video chat app. And while we've already outlined some tips for looking better in video calls , audio is every bit as important. Here area few tips to h
https://www.popsci.com/story/technology/sound-better-video-conference-calls/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Tracking tau In the fight against neurodegenerative diseases such as frontotemporal dementia, Alzheimer's and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, the tau protein is a major culprit. Found abundantly in our brain cells, tau is normally a team player — it maintains structure and stability within neurons, and it helps with transport of nutrients from one part of the cell to another.
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uoc–tt040120.php


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Unbelievably, this is no April's fool joke Last week, a colleague shared a tweet with a link to a very unusual paper. I first thought it must be a joke, but then realised that since it was the last days in March when I read it, it could not be an April's fool joke. It seems to be a serious paper. So I thought it would be perfect to share the reference McCarthy et al. (2020) today. The paper has a few useful take-home messages, such as the
http://www.realclimate.org/index.php/archives/2020/03/unbelievably-this-is-no-aprils-fool-joke/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Undersøgelse: Her tjener udviklerne mest Penge er ikke lykken – men de er gode at have. En ny undersøgelse viser, hvor mange penge udviklere rundt om i verden tjener.
https://www.version2.dk/artikel/undersoegelse-her-tjener-udviklerne-mest-1090352


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Unforced Variations: Apr 2020 Open thread for climate science topics.
http://www.realclimate.org/index.php/archives/2020/04/unforced-variations-apr-2020/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Universal Basic Movement This pandemic is going to break everything. We need to emerge from the wreckage with clear, achievable goals that will finally give us the world we deserve. There will be no gate-keeping or purity tests; it is for people of all political persuasions, races, genders, and classes. All are welcome. We need a . —Universal Basic Income: Every 18+ year old citizen will have the right of receiving $1,00
https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fsda5k/universal_basic_movement/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. US drugs regulator calls for halt to Zantac sales Heartburn medication made by Sanofi of France has been linked to cancer-causing impurity
https://www.ft.com/content/a5ecd238-4f11-4c9a-87f2-fbadac77fc25


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. USA godkender Imfinzi som førstebehandling ved lungekræft På baggrund af resultater fra et fase 3-studie godkender den amerikanske sundhedsmyndighed FDA Imfinzi til lungekræftpatienter.
https://dagensmedicin.dk/usa-godkender-imfinzi-som-foerstebehandling-ved-lungekraeft/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Vibron-assisted spin excitation in a magnetically anisotropic molecule Nature Communications, Published online: 01 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15266-0 Electrically manipulating molecular magnetism is a challenge to overcome for applications in high-density storage. Here, the authors use inelastic electron tunneling spectroscopy to show that a vibron-assisted spin excitation in a nickel-nickelocene complex exceeds a pure spin excitation in energy and amplitude
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15266-0


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Viktigt att räkna med alla i förskoleklassen Ett ökat fokus på bedömning i förskoleklass för med sig viss risk för särskiljning av elever istället för att fokusera vad i undervisningen som behöver förändras eller förstärkas för att utveckling och lärande ska ske hos alla elever. Det visar en avhandling om matematik i förskolan från Umeå universitet. – En uppmaning till lärare i förskoleklass är att använda arbetssätt i undervisningen där el
https://www.forskning.se/2020/04/01/viktigt-att-rakna-med-alla-i-forskoleklassen/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. VR chair startup raises funds, as pandemic boosts prospects for VR and gaming – TechCrunch
https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fsz27g/vr_chair_startup_raises_funds_as_pandemic_boosts/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. We Are Here
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/we-are-here/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. We Can Finally See the Real Source of Washington Gridlock Updated at 4:06 p.m. ET on April 1, 2020. D eep into the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, Republican leaders had one question for President Barack Obama, as his administration sought nearly $1 trillion in funds from Congress: How are you going to pay for this? The unemployment rate was greater than 7 percent in January 2009, and would rise above 8 percent by February. Mitch McCon
We now know what causes wine 'legs' to drip down inside a glass Wine tears – the drops that form inside a glass after wine is swirled in a glass – are caused by the formation of an unstable shock wave
https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/republican-party-discovers-virtues-stimulus/609244/
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2239298-we-now-know-what-causes-wine-legs-to-drip-down-inside-a-glass/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. What authority should government have over our actions? In classical liberal philosophy, voluntary action says the scope of legitimate government authority is extremely narrow. While not all classical liberals agree on immigration policy, the question remains: What right does a government have to stop someone from moving to another country should they so choose? As an immigrant, himself, Georgetown University professor Peter Jaworski invites us to con
https://bigthink.com/videos/voluntary-action


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. When there was rainforest near the South Pole Scientists find 90-million-year-old evidence of much warmer times.
https://cosmosmagazine.com/geoscience/when-there-was-rainforest-near-the-south-pole


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Why Some States Are Resisting Social Distancing Measures Governors of a half-dozen states worry about the economic fallout of forcing businesses to close and say there's no clear guidance from Washington.
https://www.wired.com/story/why-some-states-resisting-social-distancing-measures/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Why You Need a Soundbar for Your TV If you're also streaming movie after movie, trying to forget that we're living in a housebound half-life, there's no better time to try one.
https://www.wired.com/story/just-get-a-soundbar-already/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Witte's Work UCLA researcher and April Profilee Owen Witte discusses his studies of rare genetic cancers and other diseases.
https://www.the-scientist.com/videos/wittes-work-67362


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Younger Americans (16 to 29) are more likely to embrace virtual and online forms of intimacy – 29% said they would like to have virtual (VR) sex in the future; and – 22% said they would like to be in a relationship that is entirely online in the future.
https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/ft39jx/younger_americans_16_to_29_are_more_likely_to/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Zombie papers: Why do papers by the most prolific fraudster in history keep getting cited? It's a bit like a slugger crediting Barry Bonds for help with his homerun swing. An anesthesiology journal has retracted a 2018 paper that cited three retracted papers by Yoshitaka Fujii, the record-holder for most retractions by a single author. As we've written before, journals had a spotty record in reacting to the Fujii scandal, … Continue reading
https://retractionwatch.com/2020/04/01/zombie-papers-why-do-papers-by-the-most-prolific-fraudster-in-history-keep-getting-cited/


…..(Hentet 1.april 2020)….. ….. Zoom-svaghed giver mulighed for at få fat i legitimationsoplysninger En mulighed for at sende UNC-stier som hyperlinks i den populære videokonferencetjeneste Zoom, gør det muligt for hackere at få fat i brugernes Windows-legitimationsoplysninger. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/zoom-svaghed-giver-mulighed-at-faa-fat-legitimationsoplysninger-1090348

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