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…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>z ….. Students who listened to Beethoven during lecture — and in dreamland — did better on test https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/bu-swl040620.php College students who listened to classical music by Beethoven and Chopin during a computer-interactive lecture on microeconomics — and heard the music played again that night — did better on a test the next day than did peers who heard the same lecture, but instead slept that evening with white noise in the background.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>z ….. Repetitive irradiation with 222nm UVC shown to be non-carcinogenic and safe for sterilizing human skin https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/ku-riw040720.php Joint research between Kobe University and Ushio Inc. has provided proof for the first time in the world that direct and repetitive illumination from 222nm ultraviolet radiation C (UVC), which is a powerful sterilizer, does not cause skin cancer. This suggests that 222nm UVC is also safe for human eyes and skin. This could allow germicidal lamps to be shone directly on people's skin, enabling a wi

Ref.nr. 8558 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Turns Out, Traffic Spreads Like the Coronavirus https://www.wired.com/story/traffic-spreads-like-disease/ Researchers use models meant for infectious diseases to show how congestion proliferates. That may mean a vaccine for traffic jams is on the horizon.

Ref.nr. 8557 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. To End the Pandemic, Give Universal Testing the Green Light https://www.wired.com/story/opinion-to-end-the-pandemic-give-universal-testing-the-green-light/ We have the technology to administer tests and assess categories of risk. We just need the leadership.

Ref.nr. 8556 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. One Way to Potentially Track Covid-19? Sewage Surveillance https://www.wired.com/story/one-way-to-potentially-track-covid-19-sewage-surveillance/ How many people have been infected with the new coronavirus? A group of Bay Area researchers aims to find out—by tracking what's in the local wastewater.

Ref.nr. 8555 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Muscle Giants, Zoom Orgies, and the New Erotics of Isolation https://www.wired.com/story/new-erotics-coronavirus-isolation/ Global lockdown is making shameless kink seekers of us all.

Ref.nr. 8554 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How Un-Miracle Drugs Could Help Tame the Pandemic https://www.wired.com/story/how-un-miracle-drugs-could-help-tame-the-pandemic/ Scientists are scrambling to create Covid-19 antivirals. But what if medicines we already have are good enough to buy patients more time?

Ref.nr. 8553 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Obama's Ebola Czar on What Strong Federal Response Looks Like https://www.wired.com/story/ebola-czar-ron-klain-federal-coronavirus-response/ Ron Klain explains why government needs to speak with one voice—and what he'd do if he were in charge.

Ref.nr. 8552 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Viruskampen – mer forskning behövs https://www.vetenskaphalsa.se/viruskampen-mer-forskning-behovs/ Just nu handlar allt om att klara av corona­viruset. Men även före Covid-19 ökade viruspandemierna i världen och "vanliga" influensavirus och förkylningsvirus kostar samhället enorma pengar varje år. Svenska virusforskare menar att de med hjälp av ökade resurser och ökad kunskap skulle kunna förbättra världen. I Lund startar snart ett nytt viruscentrum.

Ref.nr. 8551 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Myndighederne vil overvåge danskerne med frivillig Corona-app https://www.version2.dk/artikel/myndighederne-vil-overvaage-danskerne-med-frivillig-corona-app-1090387 Data indsamlet via en frivillig app skal bruges til at følge smitteudbredelsen af coronavirus.

Ref.nr. 8550 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Forsvarsministeren: »Der er ingen digital våbenhvile i denne tid. Tværtimod.« https://www.version2.dk/artikel/forsvarsministeren-ingen-digital-vaabenhvile-denne-tid-tvaertimod-1090389 Pandemien har primært påvirket trusselsbilledet i forhold til hvilke angrebsmetoder, hackerne vælger.

Ref.nr. 8549 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19 Vaccine Frontrunners https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/covid-19-vaccine-frontrunners-67382 Four vaccine candidates–two in the US, one in China, and one in the UK–have been approved for early testing in people. Several others are close on their heels.

Ref.nr. 8548 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. What happens to people's lungs when they get coronavirus? https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/07/what-happens-to-lungs-coronavirus-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. 8547 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Trump: I have asked US pharma CEOs to offer Boris Johnson experimental Covid-19 treatments https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/07/trump-i-have-asked-us-pharma-ceos-to-offer-johnson-experimental-covid-19-treatments US president doesn't name companies or treatments, but says they have arrived in London already Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Donald Trump has said he asked US pharmaceutical companies working on experimental coronavirus drugs to approach Boris Johnson's doctors and offer their help, after it emerged that the British prime minister was in intensive care. In an even

Ref.nr. 8546 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Plasma from coronavirus survivors found to help severely ill patients https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/07/plasma-from-coronavirus-survivors-found-to-help-severely-ill-patients Blood transfusion studies by teams in China report striking improvements Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Doctors have found tentative evidence that seriously ill coronavirus patients can benefit from infusions of blood plasma collected from people who have recovered from the disease. Related: Wellcome Trust urges firms to donate £6bn for Covid-19 research Continue re

Ref.nr. 8545 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. New Zealand health minister demoted after beach visit broke lockdown rules https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/07/new-zealand-health-minister-demoted-after-beach-visit-broke-lockdown-rules David Clark called himself an 'idiot' for driving his family 20km to the beach on the first weekend of the national stay-at-home measures Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage New Zealand's health minister has been demoted after he ignored national lockdown rules and drove his family to a beach 20km from his home. Last week Dr David Clark was photographed going for a mount

Ref.nr. 8544 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Life 'hanging by a thread' for Italian cancer patients in coronavirus crisis https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/07/life-hanging-by-a-thread-for-italian-cancer-patients-in-coronavirus-crisis Treatment and transplants for some postponed as hospitals are turned over to treat virus Coronavirus. Since the coronavirus outbreak hit Italy, Francesca Masi has felt her life has been hanging by a thread. She was diagnosed with myelofibrosis , a rare bone marrow cancer, in 2016 and was due to have a transplant this month, but now fears it will be

Ref.nr. 8543 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. India releases hydroxychloroquine stocks amid pressure from Trump https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/07/india-releases-hydroxychloroquine-stocks-amid-pressure-from-trump US president called Modi and threatened 'retaliation' if country kept full export ban Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage India has approved some exports of hydroxychloroquine , an anti-malaria drug being touted as a possible coronavirus treatment, after apparent pressure from Donald Trump, who has been urging Americans to take it. The tablets are used to prevent and tre

Ref.nr. 8542 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus UK: how many confirmed cases are in your area? https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/07/coronavirus-uk-how-many-confirmed-cases-are-in-your-area-covid-19-map 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. 8541 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should I see a doctor? https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/07/coronavirus-symptoms-what-are-they-and-should-i-see-a-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. 8540 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Controversial drug hydroxychloroquine to be given to coronavirus patients in Australia https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/07/controversial-malaria-drug-hydroxychloroquine-to-be-given-to-coronavirus-patients-in-australia Infectious diseases experts urge caution amid concerns about anti-malarial's possible side-effects Sign up for Guardian Australia's daily coronavirus email Download the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications A controversial anti-malaria drug will be given to Australian Covid-19 patients in hospitals outside of clinical trials, the federal government confirmed, after the th

Ref.nr. 8539 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. China reports zero daily deaths from coronavirus for the first time since January https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/07/china-reports-zero-daily-deaths-from-coronavirus-for-the-first-time-since-january Milestone comes as nation struggles with ongoing outbreaks, including in Wuhan where dozens of residences have been locked down again Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage China has reported zero new Covid-19 deaths for the first time since January, despite struggles with ongoing outbreaks including in Wuhan where dozens of residential blocks have been locked down just one

Ref.nr. 8538 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Can a face mask protect me from coronavirus? Covid-19 myths busted https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/07/can-a-face-mask-protect-me-from-coronavirus-covid-19-myths-busted The truth about how you can catch coronavirus, who is most vulnerable and what you can do to avoid infection Find all our coronavirus coverage here Coronavirus – latest news and updates What are the symptoms and should I see a doctor? Wearing a face mask is certainly not an iron-clad guarantee that you won't get sick – viruses can also transmit through the eyes and tiny viral particles, known as

Ref.nr. 8537 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Cancer Research UK to cut funding for research by £44m https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/apr/07/cancer-research-uk-to-cut-funding-for-research-by-44m UK's biggest cancer charity expects income to fall by up to 25% as a result of the coronavirus crisis Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The UK's biggest cancer charity is cutting research funding by £44m because of a sharp fall in income and has acknowledged that the move could set back the fight against the disease for many years. Cancer Research UK (CRUK), which fund

Ref.nr. 8536 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. PM's move to ICU shows he's likely to have severe Covid-19 https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/apr/06/pms-move-to-icu-shows-hes-likely-to-have-severe-covid-19 Boris Johnson likely to receive mechanical ventilation as he's admitted to intensive care Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Boris Johnson's move to the intensive care unit (ICU) of St Thomas' hospital signals that he has severe Covid-19. Oxygen was available through a mask on the ward he was admitted to on Sunday, but the move to intensive care on Monday strongly sugge

Ref.nr. 8535 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. School closures have little impact on spread of coronavirus, study finds https://www.theguardian.com/education/2020/apr/06/school-closures-have-little-impact-on-spread-of-coronavirus-study UCL say small benefits should be weighed against profound economic and social costs Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage School closures are likely to have a relatively small impact on the spread of Covid-19 and should be weighed against their profound economic and social consequences, particularly for the most vulnerable children, according to a UK study. The research, l

Ref.nr. 8534 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. For the generation shaped by coronavirus, life may never fully return to 'normal' | Steven Taylor https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/apr/07/life-never-return-normal-coronavirus-shape-generation I have studied the psychological effects of pandemics – and even a few weeks of isolation can cause lasting anxiety • Coronavirus latest updates • See all our coronavirus coverage I knew a pandemic was coming, but I didn't think it would be so soon. In the weeks before the outbreak of Covid-19 began in Wuhan, I was putting the finishing touches to a book about the psychology of pandemics. In my w

Ref.nr. 8533 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. England's coronavirus lockdown is lawful. Heavy-handed police enforcement isn't | Chris Daw https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/apr/07/england-coronavirus-lockdown-police-enforcement New legislation now limits the basic freedoms once enshrined in English law – but police cannot interpret it as they wish Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage In the first few weeks of law school in 1989 I learned something about English law that has been a source of comfort, pride and security ever since. In England, you can do anything that is not specifically prohibite

Ref.nr. 8532 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Here's the role antibody tests can play in the UK's lockdown exit strategy | Eleanor Riley https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/apr/07/antibody-tests-uk-lockdown-exit-strategy From false negatives to lack of specificity, the tests aren't perfect. But they could help us track the spread of coronavirus Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage How do we return to some semblance of normality without risking a second wave of severe disease and death? Two weeks after lockdown began , discussions are moving towards the prospect of an exit strategy. There

Ref.nr. 8531 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Wellcome Trust urges firms to donate £6bn for Covid-19 research https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/apr/07/wellcome-trust-urges-firms-to-donate-6bn-for-covid-19-research It is 'the best investment your business can make', says medical research charity Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The Wellcome Trust is calling on big businesses to donate $8bn (£6.4bn) for research into developing diagnostic tests, therapies and vaccines to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. Jeremy Farrar, the director of the London-based medical research charity, sai

Ref.nr. 8530 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. America Is Thirsty for Anthony Fauci https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2020/04/anthony-fauci-coronavirus-crush/609544/ Updated at 10:32 a.m. ET on April 7, 2020. "Dr. Fauci is the total package," claims the Twitter account @FauciFan, listing off each of his qualities with a checkmark emoji. "Intelligent. Kind. Handsome. Literally so good looking oh my god." All day, Americans go online to fess up about crushing on Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. They dig u

Ref.nr. 8529 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Atlantic Politics Daily: Trump's Miracle Drug https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/04/what-we-know-about-hydroxychloroquine-politics-daily/609562/ It's Monday, April 6. In today's newsletter: What is actually known about hydroxychloroquine, the drug the president is fixated on recommending for COVID-19. Plus: The pandemic seems to be hitting people of color the hardest. * « TODAY IN POLITICS » (The Atlantic) Trump's Miracle Drug President Trump has tweeted some very questionable information about the coronavirus, most recently hyping "HYDRO

Ref.nr. 8528 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Real Point of Trump's Coronavirus Press Conferences https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/04/trump-coronavirus-bully-pulpit/609565/ When she finishes her 12-hour shift in the intensive-care unit at Riverside Community Hospital, Katherine Montanino stuffs her clothes into a dirty-linen bag and swaps out her soiled shoes for a fresh pair. Arriving home, she takes a shower before she hugs her family. Then she might flip on the television to see what President Donald Trump is saying about the virus she's straining to avoid. The 4

Ref.nr. 8527 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. A New Way for Californians to Serve https://www.theatlantic.com/notes/2020/04/service-in-the-time-of-pandemic-californias-approach/609277/ The coronavirus peril is global. Much of the response must of course be international or national if it is to matter at all. In the United States, only the federal government can pump out stimulus in the trillions of dollars, or set quarantine or travel restrictions at international ports. But if anything has become obvious through the past two months of American response to the virus, it is that

Ref.nr. 8526 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Atlantic Daily: How Four Countries Are Handling This Outbreak https://www.theatlantic.com/newsletters/archive/2020/04/britian-china-hungary-brazil/609592/ 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 . HANDOUT / REUTERS "Epidemics, like disasters, have a way of revealing underlying truths about the societies they impact." Five weeks have passed since Anne Applebaum, our Pulitzer Prize-winning c

Ref.nr. 8525 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. We're Replicating the Mistakes of 2008 https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/were-replicating-mistakes-2008/609586/ This article is a collaboration between The Atlantic and ProPublica . In 2008, the first of the once-in-a-lifetime economic calamities of most of our lifetimes engulfed the country and the world. Now, just over a decade later, we get to experience the second. How well the country responded to the 2008 global financial crisis is still subject to debate. After the crisis peaked in September 2008 an

Ref.nr. 8524 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Imperial Presidency Comes to a Sudden Halt https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/trump-brings-imperial-presidency-halt/609583/ President Donald Trump has sometimes used the executive powers of the American presidency with ruthless aplomb. In an administration not conspicuously adept at working the machinery of government, he has effectively circumvented it. He has moved money appropriated by Congress to unauthorized purpose s , paid no heed to proscriptions against emolument s, peopled the government with acting departme

Ref.nr. 8523 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Trump's Allies Know He Has Failed https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/impeachment-covid-19/609574/ "The White House was focused on addressing the threat to its survival," argued the columnist Henry Olson in The Washington Post , "not on preparing for a threat from China that might not even materialize." " DEMOCRATS PUSHED IMPEACHMENT WHILE CORONAVIRUS SPREAD ," blared a Breitbart News headline , which was soon picked up by Sean Hannity on Fox . Senator Tom Cotton has also adopted the theory, t

Ref.nr. 8522 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Technology That Could Free America From Quarantine https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/contact-tracing-could-free-america-from-its-quarantine-nightmare/609577/ Editor's Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here . It's a cool fall evening in September 2020. With a bottle of wine in hand, you slide into the front seat of your car to drive to a dinner party with close friends. It's been eight months since you've seen most of them, at least outside of a computer screen. As you're pullin

Ref.nr. 8521 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. This Is Trump's Fault https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/americans-are-paying-the-price-for-trumps-failures/609532/ "I don't take responsibility at all," said President Donald Trump in the Rose Garden on March 13. Those words will probably end up as the epitaph of his presidency, the single sentence that sums it all up. Trump now fancies himself a "wartime president." How is his war going? By the end of March, the coronavirus had killed more Americans than the 9/11 attacks. By the first weekend in April, the v

Ref.nr. 8520 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Keep the Parks Open https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/04/closing-parks-ineffective-pandemic-theater/609580/ Across the world, from Zurich to St. Louis, authorities are closing down public parks and outdoor spaces—with many citing overcrowding, which they fear will fuel coronavirus infections. In one notable and much-discussed example, officials in London just announced in a scolding tweet that they were closing down Brockwell Park, after they claimed that about 3,000 people took to the park to enjoy th

Ref.nr. 8519 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The tech we need to end the pandemic and restart the economy | Danielle Allen https://www.ted.com/talks/danielle_allen_the_tech_we_need_to_end_the_pandemic_and_restart_the_economy?rss=172BB350-0205 As COVID-19 continues to spread, the world is facing two existential threats at once: a public health emergency and an economic crisis. Political theorist Danielle Allen describes how we can ethically and democratically address both problems by scaling up "smart testing," which would track positive cases with peer-to-peer software on people's cell phones — so we can end the pandemic and get back

Ref.nr. 8518 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Why the coronavirus lockdown is making the internet better than ever https://www.technologyreview.com/s/615451/coronavirus-covid-lockdown-internet-zoom-netflix-cloud-computing/ Far from breaking it, the surge in usage the internet is seeing right now is driving a major expansion.

Ref.nr. 8517 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Blood plasma taken from covid-19 survivors might help patients fight it off https://www.technologyreview.com/s/615450/blood-plasma-taken-from-covid-19-survivors-might-help-patients-fight-it-off/ A small study from China suggests transfusions of blood from those who have beaten the disease could help buy time for new victims

Ref.nr. 8516 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. WhatsApp is limiting message forwarding to combat coronavirus misinformation https://www.technologyreview.com/s/615449/whatsapp-limits-message-forwarding-combat-coronavirus-misinformation/

Ref.nr. 8515 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Here are the states that will suffer the worst hospital bed shortages https://www.technologyreview.com/s/615439/coronavirus-us-states-worst-hospital-bed-shortages/ Every state's health-care capacity will have an outsize impact on covid-19 deaths.

Ref.nr. 8514 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Radio Corona, Apr 7: Nelson Mark on covid-19 and the economy https://www.technologyreview.com/f/615447/radio-corona-apr-7-nelson-mark-on-covid-19-and-the-economy/

Ref.nr. 8513 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Breaking Down the Two Tests That Could Help Contain the COVID-19 Pandemic https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/breaking-down-two-tests-could-help-contain-covid19-pandemic-180974604/ One detects an active infection; another signals that the virus has already left the body. Both are critical for tracking the spread of disease

Ref.nr. 8512 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. 'Every day is a new surprise.' Inside the effort to produce the world's most popular coronavirus tracker https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/every-day-new-surprise-inside-effort-produce-world-s-most-popular-coronavirus-tracker?rss=1 How a small university team built a COVID-19 data site that draws 1 billion clicks a day

Ref.nr. 8511 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Chemists working on drugs to treat COVID-19 https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200406190509.htm In the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, chemists have focused on searching for drugs to treat COVID-19. One group was identified the antiviral drug remdesivir as a viable medicine to treat COVID-19 in a research study published in late January. The drug was originally developed in response to the 2014 Ebola pandemic.

Ref.nr. 8510 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Aubrey de Grey – COVID19 – Fighting Infections with Rejuvenation Biotechnology https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fw53k9/aubrey_de_grey_covid19_fighting_infections_with/

Ref.nr. 8509 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. AI Community of Experts Making Contributions to Coronavirus Fight https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fw4lxc/ai_community_of_experts_making_contributions_to/

Ref.nr. 8508 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Amidst COVID-19, CloudKitchens Redefines Restaurants As We Know It https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fw4g35/amidst_covid19_cloudkitchens_redefines/

Ref.nr. 8507 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Second Site Medical Products, Inc. (Manufacturer of Argus II prosthesis) Closing Shop Due to COVID-19 https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fw1kf1/second_site_medical_products_inc_manufacturer_of/

Ref.nr. 8506 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. When we look back, COVID-19 will be a Catalyst for a Cultural Movement that's Cracking Down on Consumerism (Revised) https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fw1bk8/when_we_look_back_covid19_will_be_a_catalyst_for/

Ref.nr. 8505 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Spain to implement universal basic income in the country in response to Covid-19 crisis. "But the government's broader ambition is that basic income becomes an instrument 'that stays forever, that becomes a structural instrument, a permanent instrument,' she said." https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fvqw71/spain_to_implement_universal_basic_income_in_the/

Ref.nr. 8504 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Covid-19 Has Hit African Americans Especially Hard https://www.propublica.org/article/early-data-shows-african-americans-have-contracted-and-died-of-coronavirus-at-an-alarming-rate While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention keeps mum about the race of Covid-19 patients, African Americans appear to be contracting and dying from the disease at higher rates — a disparity that reflects substantial gaps in health equity, and threatens to widen them even further.

Ref.nr. 8503 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Effectiveness of convalescent plasma therapy in severe COVID-19 patients [Medical Sciences] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/02/2004168117 Currently, there are no approved specific antiviral agents for novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In this study, 10 severe patients confirmed by real-time viral RNA test were enrolled prospectively. One dose of 200 mL of convalescent plasma (CP) derived from recently recovered donors with the neutralizing antibody titers above 1:640…

Ref.nr. 8502 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Quarantine and Coronavirus: A How-To Guide https://www.nytimes.com/article/quarantine-coronavirus.html Thousands who may have been exposed to the coronavirus have been asked to seclude themselves. It's harder than it sounds.

Ref.nr. 8501 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Spain's Coronavirus Crisis Accelerated as Warnings Went Unheeded https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/07/world/europe/spain-coronavirus.html The Spanish epidemic has become a painful example of the tendency of one government after another to ignore the experiences of countries where the virus has already struck.

Ref.nr. 8500 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus Live Updates: Boris Johnson Moved to I.C.U.; And an Early White House Warning https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/07/world/coronavirus-news.html A senior White House official warned President Trump in January that a pandemic would cost millions of lives and trillions of dollars. Mr. Johnson, Britain's prime minister, asked the foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, to fill in "where necessary."

Ref.nr. 8499 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Will Coronavirus Freeze the Search for Dark Matter? https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/07/science/dark-matter-elena-aprile-coronavirus.html An experiment under 4,600 feet of Italian rock wasn't immune from the pandemic's interruption.

Ref.nr. 8498 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Embracing the Uncertainties https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/07/science/coronavirus-uncertainty-scientific-trust.html While the unknowns about coronavirus abound, a new study finds we 'can handle the truth.'

Ref.nr. 8497 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. New Research Links Air Pollution to Higher Coronavirus Death Rates https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/07/climate/air-pollution-coronavirus-covid.html A nationwide study has found that counties with even slightly higher levels of long-term air pollution are seeing larger numbers of Covid-19 deaths.

Ref.nr. 8496 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Promising Drug On The Horizon For COVID-19 https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/04/06/828322576/promising-drug-on-the-horizon-for-covid-19?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science A drug that's been tested against the coronaviruses that causes MERS and SARS and shown to have valuable antiviral properties appears to be potent against the COVID-19 virus as well.

Ref.nr. 8495 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. A Tiger Has Coronavirus. Should You Worry About Your Pets? https://www.npr.org/2020/04/06/828517076/a-tiger-has-coronavirus-should-you-worry-about-your-pets?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science Four tigers and three lions at the Bronx Zoo all had one of the symptoms of a respiratory infection: a dry cough. What does this finding mean for cats and dogs? (Image credit: Julie Larsen Maher/Wildlife Conservation Society/AP)

Ref.nr. 8494 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Listener Questions About Ventilators And How The Coronavirus Attacks Lungs https://www.npr.org/2020/04/06/828504605/listener-questions-about-ventilators-and-how-the-coronavirus-attacks-lungs?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science Dr. Meilan Han, a pulmonologist at the University of Michigan hospital, and NPR science correspondent Jon Hamilton answer questions about ventilators and the way COVID-19 affects lungs.

Ref.nr. 8493 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. What Happened Today: White House Updates, The Science Of Spreading https://www.npr.org/2020/04/06/828504562/what-happened-today-white-house-updates-the-science-of-spreading?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science NPR White House and science correspondents answer listener questions about the latest with federal and state governments' efforts to stop the coronavirus.

Ref.nr. 8492 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus Updates: Projecting The Curve, Government Responses https://www.npr.org/2020/04/06/828303887/coronavirus-updates-projecting-the-curve-government-responses?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science NPR science and politics correspondents relay the latest updates in the United States response to the coronavirus epidemic.

Ref.nr. 8491 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19: review Indigenous peoples' data https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01032-1 Nature, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01032-1

Ref.nr. 8490 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Support early-career researchers for post-pandemic prospects https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01031-2 Nature, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01031-2

Ref.nr. 8489 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Stop the coronavirus stigma now https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01009-0 Nature, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01009-0 The pandemic is fuelling deplorable racism and discrimination, especially against Asian people. Education and research will also pay the price.

Ref.nr. 8488 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How religious groups are adapting to the pandemic https://www.futurity.org/religious-groups-covid-19-pandemic-2328352/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=religious-groups-covid-19-pandemic-2328352 COVID-19 has rocked everyday life for people around the world, requiring religious communities to shift worship at a time that many consider the most holiest of the year. Daily and weekly services at churches, synagogues, mosques, and temples have transitioned to take place at home with family members as many places of prayer are closed for the first time in their history. Here, experts from Mich

Ref.nr. 8487 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Glowing antibodies reveal the coronavirus in lab cultures https://www.futurity.org/glowing-antibodies-sars-cov-2-virus-2328452-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=glowing-antibodies-sars-cov-2-virus-2328452-2 Scientists say they've found a way to light up the SARS-CoV-2 virus using glowing antibodies, which makes it possible to detect the virus as it infects laboratory cell cultures. "We can now see the enemy—it's like switching on the lights in a dark room," says Robert Davey, microbiologist at Boston University's National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL). It's the first major step f

Ref.nr. 8486 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19 spreads much faster in big cities https://www.futurity.org/covid-19-big-cities-2328792/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=covid-19-big-cities-2328792 COVID-19 has attacked big cities in the US at much higher rates, according to new research. The research shows that, for example, in the New York metropolitan area (pop. approx. 20 million), COVID-19 has spread roughly 2.5 times faster than in Oak Harbor, Washington (pop. approx. 84,000). But these numbers only represent part of the story of the pandemic, says Luis Bettencourt, a researcher in ur

Ref.nr. 8485 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Even now, the grocery supply chain gets a 'Triple-A' https://www.futurity.org/?p=2328552&utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=supply-chains-grocery-stores-coronavirus-2328552-2 The coronavirus crisis highlights the importance of agility in our supply chains, an expert argues. Here's a primer on "Triple-A supply chains" from Tim Kraft, assistant professor of operations and supply chain management in North Carolina State University's Poole College of Management: The recent COVID-19 crisis has highlighted a fundamental concept in business operations strategy that's called

Ref.nr. 8484 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Just 34% of Americans can work from home https://www.futurity.org/?p=2328232 Around two-thirds of Americans cannot work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research. Evaluating the economic impact of "social distancing" measures taken to arrest the spread of COVID-19 raises a number of fundamental questions about the modern economy: How many jobs can be performed at home? What share of total wages are paid to such jobs? How does the scope for working

Ref.nr. 8483 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus: how your computer could help find a vaccine https://www.ft.com/video/51bc9532-b08d-4129-b4db-c88ca5d42342 Folding@home is the world's largest networked supercomputer

Ref.nr. 8482 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Leadership challenges on the coronavirus frontline https://www.ft.com/content/ffbe12d8-77de-11ea-9840-1b8019d9a987 The New York-Presbyterian CEO has moved swiftly to respond to the pandemic

Ref.nr. 8481 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. UK private schools feel pandemic squeeze https://www.ft.com/content/f9289e61-024c-4f01-8111-a06453bd0ef6 Coronavirus puts pressure on fees and pupil recruitment

Ref.nr. 8480 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Euro members face moment of truth in pandemic battle https://www.ft.com/content/f847b6c5-0442-467b-89ef-8576b3e58f0e Finance ministers face decision day over crisis fighting measures

Ref.nr. 8479 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Trump reaches respirator mask deal with 3M https://www.ft.com/content/f6768727-e04c-4483-ab24-37a8da4d7437 US to import more than 160m N95 respirators from overseas over three months

Ref.nr. 8478 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Healthcare, like banking, needs buffers to survive a shock https://www.ft.com/content/f523fbbe-781d-11ea-af44-daa3def9ae03 Apply the lessons of the global financial crisis to make our health systems resilient

Ref.nr. 8477 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Google/Facebook: fact check https://www.ft.com/content/ef754a0c-7218-41f6-899d-53daea642975 The crisis is prompting US tech giants to do some of the things they once claimed were impossible

Ref.nr. 8476 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Economists are united in support of the coronavirus lockdown https://www.ft.com/content/e593e7d4-b82a-4bf9-8497-426eee43bcbc Abandoning stringent measures now will lead to worse damage in the long term, they believe

Ref.nr. 8475 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Women and young people bear brunt of business shutdown https://www.ft.com/content/e2a06688-ddbb-4b0d-ba22-95b44dffe0c5 One in seven UK employees work in sectors shut largely or entirely because of Covid-19 measures

Ref.nr. 8474 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Medical groups warn of serious shortages of hydroxychloroquine https://www.ft.com/content/e0acace3-051d-4801-af6c-3a5a5e05aac6 Drug has become prized since Donald Trump and others began saying it could treat coronavirus

Ref.nr. 8473 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The CEO's coronavirus conundrum: how much pay to sacrifice? https://www.ft.com/content/dd711963-8f69-4b41-a428-2666e668ba40 After calls to 'share the pain', bosses are taking lower salaries to quell investor anger

Ref.nr. 8472 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Loss of working hours to equal 195m full-time jobs, UN agency warns https://www.ft.com/content/d78b8183-ade7-49c2-a8b5-c40fb031b801 Almost 7% of working hours worldwide set to be wiped out in second quarter, says ILO

Ref.nr. 8471 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Wellcome seeks $8bn from business to fight coronavirus https://www.ft.com/content/d0b36718-797a-487a-add6-8308ce339fc1 Research group launches 'Covid-zero' to fund hunt for vaccines, treatments and testing

Ref.nr. 8470 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Japan gambles on partial lockdown to control coronavirus https://www.ft.com/content/ccab6f57-0ef8-45b2-a552-3a03e15c1f63 Abe declares state of emergency and promises public spending package worth 7% of GDP

Ref.nr. 8469 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Flexible offices could yet return to favour after coronavirus https://www.ft.com/content/c9263c30-3f44-4a20-be07-faa9d6379608 Workspace in position to benefit as companies adapt post-pandemic; rights issues on hold

Ref.nr. 8468 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The EU's shared purpose requires shared financing https://www.ft.com/content/c7a2a254-77e5-11ea-bd25-7fd923850377 We need a new funding scheme, based on the idea that we are all in this together

Ref.nr. 8467 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Deaths from coronavirus far higher in England than first reported https://www.ft.com/content/c07e267b-7bca-418f-ad9e-8631a29854cb Figures show 1,649 people had died in English hospitals by 27 March, 78% higher than previously stated

Ref.nr. 8466 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Copycat coronavirus policies will soon come to an end https://www.ft.com/content/bd12b3ca-77e9-11ea-bd25-7fd923850377 As countries consider how and when to lift lockdowns, a variety of approaches will show policy health

Ref.nr. 8465 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. NYSE to review circuit-breaker system after vertiginous drops https://www.ft.com/content/ba48ca62-2802-42b5-97a6-1abdd950de8b US benchmark S&P 500 can drop a maximum 7 per cent before first protection kicks in

Ref.nr. 8464 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Martin Wolf on the pain of separation from his grandchildren https://www.ft.com/content/b970fc6a-74f9-11ea-ad98-044200cb277f 'We are used to having the grandchildren regularly in our house. When will that happen again? We have no idea. That is painful'

Ref.nr. 8463 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Ventilator shortage threatens to cripple India's coronavirus response https://www.ft.com/content/b53066d1-bf31-4bff-9666-09e7a548228e Experts warn that New Delhi is vastly underestimating scale of outbreak

Ref.nr. 8462 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. We must focus attention on our next steps https://www.ft.com/content/b427db58-77e6-11ea-af44-daa3def9ae03 The lockdowns are necessary to get the disease under control — but they must be brief

Ref.nr. 8461 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus: remedies for a health crisis https://www.ft.com/content/a7b849c0-78d6-11ea-af44-daa3def9ae03 FT commentators explore innovative scientific, medical and epidemiological approaches to the Covid-19 pandemic

Ref.nr. 8460 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Fujifilm: shooting for a cure https://www.ft.com/content/a5caed4a-3d07-42bc-b7ec-775054dabe08 The path to monetising influenza drug Avigan is littered with obstacles

Ref.nr. 8459 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Cost of school closures could outweigh benefits, study finds https://www.ft.com/content/a3729c99-c31d-40cb-a8d6-9f67eb6fe111 Research by UCL raises questions over widespread application of policy around the world

Ref.nr. 8458 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Profile of Dominic Raab: the man stepping into the hot seat https://www.ft.com/content/a0fd6080-05a3-46f6-bd6f-a7623d89bb03 Lack of clarity persists over whether prime minister's designated stand-in has full executive functions

Ref.nr. 8457 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Lockdown denies Wuhan the chance to mourn its dead https://www.ft.com/content/9c58f52d-6ab6-496f-be08-4e62b37b92dd Official coronavirus figures questioned as families form long queues to collect remains

Ref.nr. 8456 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus latest: Johnson's absence tests UK chain of command https://www.ft.com/content/980db7b3-d18b-32bb-8ee2-d7600e74684b

Ref.nr. 8455 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Belarus faces growing criticism for dismissive coronavirus response https://www.ft.com/content/925c16e9-bd18-4678-936a-0539588facfa Strongman leader Alexander Lukashenko accused of downplaying crisis to boost re-election campaign

Ref.nr. 8454 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Lockdown literature has a sting in its tale https://www.ft.com/content/8a34f7e2-77f8-11ea-af44-daa3def9ae03 Appetite for reading has grown hugely but books themselves are hard to get hold of

Ref.nr. 8453 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Markets still too sanguine about coronavirus threat https://www.ft.com/content/899407b1-928d-4e23-a951-0e15fc0a98c7 Path to reopening US economy will be long and marred by stops and starts

Ref.nr. 8452 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Wall St builds on gains as investors show cautious optimism https://www.ft.com/content/86fedd10-45d9-4c53-aef6-a79c11882a70 Positive mood mirrors that in Europe and Asia as spread of coronavirus slows

Ref.nr. 8451 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. South Africa's army of informal workers face destitution https://www.ft.com/content/85ad034e-146d-4e8f-a3ad-f8d237346d6d Millions of cleaners, street vendors and others have been left out of financial relief schemes

Ref.nr. 8450 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Samsung projects quarterly profit near lowest level in 5 years https://www.ft.com/content/7fba088e-7fe2-46c8-a52e-0f855a8e676c World's largest smartphone maker says operating profit to rise 3% amid coronavirus outbreak

Ref.nr. 8449 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Outbreak hits income for 73% of Americans, poll finds https://www.ft.com/content/7a7233a3-160a-41be-8d63-40f64e041e57 Survey shows high and lower earners have felt financial impact of lockdowns

Ref.nr. 8448 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. WeWork hit by rise in unpaid rent https://www.ft.com/content/78dbfb03-f47d-41f3-9bf6-6696e5ef626b Thousands of tenant companies halt payments or try to break leases as coronavirus empties offices

Ref.nr. 8447 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Mexico's president shuns bailouts for businesses https://www.ft.com/content/77e53508-9e06-4ebe-8936-59fd4140a42a Critics fear López Obrador's focus on social spending could hurt small companies

Ref.nr. 8446 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Stock buybacks expected to halve as companies bolster defences https://www.ft.com/content/73fc3d3c-bcc7-4a60-8f4e-46b59348a5a7 S&P 500 groups will purchase $371bn of their own shares this year, Goldman estimates

Ref.nr. 8445 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Accountancy firms weigh up reputational risk of furloughing staff https://www.ft.com/content/65d8e851-5e33-4a2d-a814-a4c27f949dd3 UK's top six companies debate whether it would be 'appropriate' to accept government funds

Ref.nr. 8444 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Boris Johnson 'stable' in intensive care and not on ventilator https://www.ft.com/content/49ea8752-7850-423d-be24-620a84a16e6c UK prime minister receives oxygen treatment for coronavirus at London hospital

Ref.nr. 8443 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Data can be a powerful tool against coronavirus https://www.ft.com/content/48739142-735c-11ea-95fe-fcd274e920ca But privacy should remain a priority for democratic governments

Ref.nr. 8442 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Don't let coronavirus derail your financial plans https://www.ft.com/content/4675d5dc-6353-4693-a549-9b730e5ad8a6 Take steps to improve your relationship with money and the role it plays in your life

Ref.nr. 8441 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Investors gain hope, Italy isolated, Rana Foroohar https://www.ft.com/content/3d92d4a9-e56f-467a-a028-0c0e722445f7 Global investors take heart as signs emerge of coronavirus stabilising in hard-hit countries

Ref.nr. 8440 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coping with coronavirus: An Italian business confronts life under lockdown https://www.ft.com/content/3d659540-f0e2-49de-a05a-efc5426d2825 Francesca Masiero tells the FT about her struggle to keep her family-owned plant afloat in Veneto

Ref.nr. 8439 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. US small business rescue runs into difficulties https://www.ft.com/content/3c86cb93-1ca0-42cb-8400-99d5bd3c3cf9 Federal Reserve reveals new facility aimed at speeding flow of funds to main street

Ref.nr. 8438 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Cineworld chiefs defer pay as coronavirus closes cinemas https://www.ft.com/content/31b2a594-b9fc-473e-a627-fc3a563027ce Chain in liquidity talks with lending banks as well as other creditors including film studios

Ref.nr. 8437 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus/firearms: of slugs and lettuce https://www.ft.com/content/2588af1c-ac03-4b5b-af82-b8a88579952f Americans are stockpiling guns and ammunition but whether that tempts investors is another matter

Ref.nr. 8436 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Air Liquide sells hand sanitiser business to private equity group https://www.ft.com/content/18ce173a-5ce6-4f09-8439-ef4a2dd8ab34 EQT Partners in exclusive talks to buy Schülke as it ramps up production during coronavirus pandemic

Ref.nr. 8435 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Federal Reserve to buy small business loans https://www.ft.com/content/10b773ba-da47-4c1f-bdac-f59524504bd1 Move could help boost big banks' participation in programme to assist companies hit by outbreak

Ref.nr. 8434 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Denmark plans to reopen primary schools https://www.ft.com/content/0d0f4789-63dd-47d2-8d74-bb2334ea3b0e Scandinavian country seeks slowly to return to normal after pandemic

Ref.nr. 8433 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How China's surveillance tech became my unlikely coronavirus ally https://www.ft.com/content/0a59dec6-781f-11ea-9840-1b8019d9a987 The country's new apps may help to counter human bias — but transparency and justice remain bigger issues

Ref.nr. 8432 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Mine closures bolster metals prices as demand collapses https://www.ft.com/content/06ef38c9-18d8-427e-8675-a567227397c0 Supply disruptions expected to increase as governments impose lockdowns

Ref.nr. 8431 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Exxon slashes capital investment by $10bn https://www.ft.com/content/0115d0ce-5e99-4801-9196-82375874f78b US energy group to preserve cash for dividend as oil demand collapses in face of coronavirus

Ref.nr. 8430 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Corona: Forskare efterlyser berättelser från skolan https://www.forskning.se/2020/04/07/corona-forskare-efterlyser-berattelser-fran-skolan/ Coronakrisen har på kort tid ställt skolan inför en av sina största utmaningar. Forskare vid Malmö universitet vill nu samla in berättelser från lärare, rektorer och annan personal för att kunna dokumentera pandemins konsekvenser för svensk skola. De senaste veckorna har inneburit omvälvande förändringar i skolans verksamhet. Inte minst för gymnasieskolan, som hastigt har fått ställa om till digi

Ref.nr. 8429 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Tesla Shows Off Ventilators Made From Model 3 Parts https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/308881-tesla-shows-off-ventilators-made-from-model-3-parts?source=extreme Tesla CEO Elon Musk likes to speak his mind on Twitter, which has occasionally gotten him into trouble. Most recently, Musk's inaccurate and tasteless comments on coronavirus have drawn criticism, as has his attempt to keep Tesla facilities open in defiance of quarantine orders. The company is trying to do its part during the pandemic, though. Tesla is designing a new ventilator that could save t

Ref.nr. 8428 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Development of new system for combatting COVID-19 that can be used for other viruses https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uotm-don040620.php A team working to combat the COVID-19 virus has a system that will unlock researchers' ability to more quickly develop and evaluate developing vaccines, diagnose infected patients and explore whether or how the virus has evolved. The scientists developed the system by engineering a reverse genetic system for SARS coronavirus 2, or SARS-CoV-2, that is causing the current COVID-19 pandemic. The stud

Ref.nr. 8427 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Successful MERS vaccine in mice may hold promise for COVID-19 vaccine https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uoih-smv040620.php In a new study, published April 7 in mBio, researchers from the University of Iowa and the University of Georgia demonstrate that a new vaccine fully protects mice against a lethal dose of MERS, a close cousin of COVID-19. Using the same strategy, COVID-19 vaccine candidates have been generated and are also being tested in mice.

Ref.nr. 8426 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. What other countries can learn from Italy during the COVID-19 pandemic https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/jn-woc040620.php Exploring the challenges in the Italian health care system during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic and how other countries can plan for optimal actions.

Ref.nr. 8425 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. US public concerns about COVID-19 pandemic https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/jn-upc040620.php This survey study assessed public concerns about symptoms of coronavirus disease 2019 and individual actions in response to the pandemic.

Ref.nr. 8424 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. CUNY New York City COVID-19 survey week 4 https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/cgso-cny040720.php The majority of New York City residents expect a long disruption to their daily life. While a quarter (25%) think the epidemic will disrupt their life for less than a month, 27% think its impact will last two months, 20% three months, and a substantial plurality, 28%, anticipate more than four months' disruption. The findings are part of the fourth weekly city and statewide tracking survey from CU

Ref.nr. 8423 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Housing prescriptions improve health outcomes in children, anxiety and depression in adults https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/bmc-hpi040620.php Results of a study show that enrollment in a program that supports housing and health needs of medically complex families was associated with improved child health and parent mental health within six months. The program, Housing Prescription as Health Care (HPHC), helps families experiencing homelessness and housing instability in Boston and uses a multi-dimensional approach to address families' s

Ref.nr. 8422 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. What cells does the novel coronavirus attack? https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/bifg-wcd040720.php Scientists from the Berlin Institute of Health (BIH), Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the Thorax Clinic at Heidelberg University Hospital have examined samples from non-virus infected patients to determine which cells of the lungs and bronchi are targets for novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) infection.

Ref.nr. 8421 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Clinical trial to assess potential treatment for COVID-19-related respiratory failure https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/bidm-ctt040620.php A team of physician-scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are now enrolling patients in a clinical trial to evaluate a common anti-clotting drug for the treatment of COVID-19-positive patients with ARDS. The newly launched trial follows a special report the team published in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery that suggested the use of a drug called tPA could reduce deaths am

Ref.nr. 8420 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Engineered virus might be able to block coronavirus infections, mouse study shows https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/asfm-evm040620.php No vaccines exist that protect people against infections by coronaviruses, including SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, or the ones that cause SARS and MERS. As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc, many labs around the world have developed a laser-like focus on understanding the virus and finding the best strategy for stopping it.

Ref.nr. 8419 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Franske forskere undersøger, om sandorme kan hjælpe coronapatienter i respirator https://www.dr.dk/nyheder/viden/franske-forskere-undersoeger-om-sandorme-kan-hjaelpe-coronapatienter-i-respirator Franske forskere har en teori om, at sandormes hæmoglobin kan øge iltniveauet hos coronapatienter.

Ref.nr. 8418 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Why Wear Face Masks in Public? Here's What the Research Shows https://www.discovermagazine.com/health/why-wear-face-masks-in-public-heres-what-the-research-shows U.S. health officials flipped their advice and now recommend everyone wear cloth masks in public to reduce the spread of coronavirus to others. Some cities have fines for going without masks.

Ref.nr. 8417 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus complicates journeys home from Antarctica https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-52187620 The British Antarctic Survey is juggling planes and ships to get its people off the White Continent.

Ref.nr. 8416 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. In One Georgia County, an Early Vote to Shelter-in-Place https://undark.org/2020/04/07/rural-georgia-covid-19/ Carroll County's leaders struggled with whether to lock down their region before the rest of Georgia. Their final decision may have saved lives — but it was also hampered by a varied and uncertain patchwork of official responses to Covid-19 across the South, which has put enormous pressure on local officials.

Ref.nr. 8415 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Blood Is the Next Critical Tool In the Coronavirus Fight. Here's Why https://singularityhub.com/2020/04/07/blood-is-the-next-critical-tool-in-the-coronavirus-fight-heres-why/ I've been sick for the past week. The symptoms match up with coronavirus infection. But like many people in the US, because they're relatively mild I'm unable to get a test . Testing rates have finally skyrocketed recently, yet per capita we're still lagging behind, leaving many wondering—myself included—if we truly caught the Covid-19 bug. That's a problem. Knowing the amount of people who have

Ref.nr. 8414 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. TCM for COVID-19 https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/tcm-for-covid-19/ Despite the many claims, there is no real evidence that traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is effective for prevention or treatment of COVID-19

Ref.nr. 8413 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Here's how scientists are tracking the genetic evolution of COVID-19 https://phys.org/news/2020-04-scientists-tracking-genetic-evolution-covid-.html When you hear the term "evolutionary tree," you may think of Charles Darwin and the study of the relationships between different species over the span of millions of years.

Ref.nr. 8412 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. A 'mobilize and transition' strategy could reduce Covid-19 mortality while cushioning the economic decline https://phys.org/news/2020-04-mobilize-transition-strategy-covid-mortality.html While the human toll of the COVID-19 pandemic has been apparent for some time, the economic picture is now starting to come into greater focus. Initial unemployment claims in the United States jumped from 280,000 to almost 3.3 million for the week ending March 21, then doubled to over 6.6 million for the following week. By way of comparison, weekly unemployment claims have never previously exceede

Ref.nr. 8411 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Ensure migrant, refugees' rights during coronavirus outbreak, says expert https://phys.org/news/2020-04-migrant-refugees-rights-coronavirus-outbreak.html As borders close around the world in response to the novel coronavirus outbreak, and as increased nativism and fear provide fodder for anti-migrant and refugee agendas, there is a heightened imperative to ensure the rights of those who are unable to return to their home countries, according to an expert at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy.

Ref.nr. 8410 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Latino, Asian American areas at high economic risk, according to new report https://phys.org/news/2020-04-latino-asian-american-areas-high.html Neighborhoods with significant Latino and Asian American populations in Los Angeles County are particularly vulnerable to economic uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report sponsored by the Latino Policy and Politics Initiative (LPPI) and Center for Neighborhood Knowledge (CNK) at UCLA Luskin, along with Ong & Associates.

Ref.nr. 8409 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How to teach high-school and college students about coronavirus https://phys.org/news/2020-04-high-school-college-students-coronavirus.html Here are some questions you might not have heard answered about the coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19, in the media:

Ref.nr. 8408 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How to foster children's learning while sheltering at home https://phys.org/news/2020-04-foster-children-home.html Parents sheltering at home with their kids sometimes struggle to foster their children's continued engagement with learning. Eva Pomerantz, a professor of psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, studies the factors that promote children's motivation and achievement at school. She spoke to News Bureau life sciences editor Diana Yates about her research on the topic and her own

Ref.nr. 8407 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19 lockdown violence in home: Home is 'the most dangerous place' for women and children https://phys.org/news/2020-04-covid-lockdown-home-dangerous-women.html As the UK engages in another week of "lockdown," and as a way of understanding and mitigating some of the effects of COVID-19, commentators are increasingly focused on what the unintended consequences of this change in social behavior might be. The potential increase in violence against women and children is one such consequence. Last week alone, there were nine reported deaths attributed to the '

Ref.nr. 8406 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How has COVID-19 impacted supply chains around the world? https://phys.org/news/2020-04-covid-impacted-chains-world.html Acute shortages of supplies to safely diagnose and treat patients with COVID-19 has crippled the United States' response to the coronavirus pandemic. Despite the importance of widespread and comprehensive testing for COVID-19, a joint statement issued two weeks ago by state health authorities and public health laboratories warned of a "widescale shortage of laboratory supplies and reagents" and ur

Ref.nr. 8405 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19 highlights the importance of agility for supply chains https://phys.org/news/2020-04-covid-highlights-importance-agility-chains.html The recent COVID-19 crisis has highlighted a fundamental concept in business operations strategy that's called "Triple-A Supply Chains." The idea is about 15 years old, and many people outside of the supply chain world are probably unfamiliar with it, but it has never felt more relevant.

Ref.nr. 8404 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19 exposes inequalities in the UK food system, new analysis reveals https://phys.org/news/2020-04-covid-exposes-inequalities-uk-food.html Food banks will struggle to cope during the COVID-19 pandemic and vulnerable households should be given cash grants to buy food instead, a group of leading academics have suggested.

Ref.nr. 8403 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Why coronavirus impacts are devastating for international students in private rental housing https://phys.org/news/2020-04-coronavirus-impacts-devastating-international-students.html About half of international students in Australia are private renters and more than half of them rely on paid work to pay the rent, but most of the casual jobs they depend on have been lost in the coronavirus pandemic. The results of our recent survey (conducted pre-COVID-19) of international students living in private rental accommodation suggest up to half of them may now be unable to pay their

Ref.nr. 8402 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus is not the 'great equalizer'—race matters https://phys.org/news/2020-04-coronavirus-great-equalizerrace.html One of the first stories to use race-based data to talk about the risk that Black communities face because of COVID-19 came on March 30 from the Charlotte Observer. The article said Black residents in Mecklenburg County, in Charlotte, N.C., accounted for 43.9 percent of the 303 confirmed COVID-19 cases locally, but Black residents make up only 32.9 percent of the county's population.

Ref.nr. 8401 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus effects hurting elementary students and recent graduates, expert says https://phys.org/news/2020-04-coronavirus-effects-elementary-students-expert.html With 10,000,000 Americans filing unemployment claims and the coronavirus outbreak forcing longer stay-at-home orders, college graduates have more to worry about than missing their commencement ceremonies. Younger students who rely on resources provided by their teachers and schools are suddenly out of school for several months. Where will this leave the class of 2020 as they hunt for jobs and the

Ref.nr. 8400 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Public participation in the coronavirus age https://phys.org/news/2020-04-coronavirus-age.html Americans of all walks of life are working together to slow the spread of COVID-19 by practicing social distancing. Public agencies are doing their part by closing offices to the public, canceling or postponing hearings, and shifting services and proceedings to virtual formats. In this post we look at the role of open meetings laws in providing for transparent proceedings, and suggest a set of bes

Ref.nr. 8399 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Ugens debat: Mere oplysning, tak https://ing.dk/artikel/ugens-debat-mere-oplysning-tak-233537 Ingeniørens leder har efterlyst større åbenhed fra myndighederne om beslutninger og data i relation til covid-19-pandemien. Mange læsere på ing.dk savnede også data om forudsætninger for prognoserne og grundlag for lukningerne.

Ref.nr. 8398 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Islandske test: Børn smitter langt mindre end voksne https://ing.dk/artikel/islandske-test-boern-smitter-langt-mindre-end-voksne-234084 Massetest i Island – verdens mest testende stat – viser, at børns smitterisiko kun er 25 pct. så stor som voksnes. Det er vigtig viden, nu hvor institutionerne skal genåbne og de mindste skoleklasser skal tilbage i skolerne.

Ref.nr. 8397 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Hvad sker der, når skoler og børnehaver åbner igen? Norske forskere har gjort forsøget https://ing.dk/artikel/hvad-sker-naar-skoler-boernehaver-aabner-igen-norske-forskere-har-gjort-forsoeget-234098 Børnehaver og små klassetrin har kun moderat indflydelse på Corona-virussens spredning, men en fuldstændig skoleåbning vil være katastrofal, konkluderer norske forskere på baggrund af en computersimulation.

Ref.nr. 8396 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Ekspert: Masker kan spille rolle i bekæmpelse af corona https://ing.dk/artikel/ekspert-masker-kan-spille-rolle-bekaempelse-corona-234057 PLUS. Internationalt studie peger på, at masker kan begrænse smittespredning. Alligevel fastholder Statens Serum Institut, at maskerne ikke har nogen betydning i civilsamfundet.

Ref.nr. 8395 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Analyse: Corona kaster nyt lys over industriens forsyningskæde https://ing.dk/artikel/analyse-corona-kaster-nyt-lys-industriens-forsyningskaede-233542 PLUS. Krisen kommer i bølger, men hvilke konsekvenser får de for danske produk­tionsvirksomheder? Vi dykker ned i forsyningskæderne og industriens udfordringer med coronavirus.

Ref.nr. 8394 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Volunteers Start Taking Another Experimental Coronavirus Vaccine https://futurism.com/volunteers-start-taking-another-experimental-coronavirus-vaccine The US Food and Drug Administration has accepted an application by pharmaceutical company Inovio to start clinical human testing for a new potential vaccine for COVID-19. According to a statement , 40 or so healthy volunteers will participate at two trial locations in Philadelphia and Kansas City. They already took the first dose Monday. "This is a significant step forward in the global fight aga

Ref.nr. 8393 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Here's What It Would Be Like to Drive on Different Planets https://futurism.com/simulation-drive-different-planets Learner's Permit YouTube science channel The Action Lab had a fun idea: use the physics-heavy driving simulator BeamNG.drive to show what it would be like to drive on various heavenly bodies. Here's the Earth, for a baseline: Moon Bounce And here's the simulation with gravity set to that of the Moon, making it difficult to even get traction: Jupiter Descending Then the YouTubers went hard by flip

Ref.nr. 8392 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Self-Driving Car Company Lays Off All Its Human Safety Drivers https://futurism.com/self-driving-car-company-lays-off-human-safety-drivers Emergency Brakes The self-driving car startup Zoox just laid off all 120-something of its human safety drivers — and announced that it's suspending all driving tests because of the coronavirus pandemic. Zoox has been testing its autonomous cars on the streets of California and Las Vegas, but can't safely continue given California's stated shelter-in-place rule, The Verge reports . And while some

Ref.nr. 8391 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. A Baseball Team Is Filling Its Stadium With 500 Robot Spectators https://futurism.com/baseball-team-robot-spectators Robot Mannequins Baseball fans in Asia are still not allowed to leave their homes and cheer on their favorite team at the stadium — despite the fact that the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) is about to resume operations this Saturday. So Taiwan's CPBL team, the Rakuten Monkeys, decided to get creative to keep them company in an otherwise empty stadium: by putting up "robot mannequins"

Ref.nr. 8390 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Swedish scientists call for evidence-based policy on COVID-19 https://forbetterscience.com/2020/04/07/swedish-scientists-call-for-evidence-based-policy-on-covid-19/ Swedish academics Nele Brusselaers, Lynn Kamerlin and Pernilla Wittung-Stafshede react to COVID-19 pandemic and ask Swedish authorities: "Yes, it is important to avoid panic – but is it not better to be over-prepared?"

Ref.nr. 8389 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Covid-19: what if I'm immunocompromised? https://flex.acast.com/audio.guim.co.uk/2020/04/06-58185-gnl.sci.20200407.ms.covid_19_immunocompromised.mp3 Hannah Devlin speaks to Dr Jenna Macciochi about how our immune systems fight off infections such as coronavirus, and – as per lots of your questions – what happens if we're immunocompromised. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/sciencepod

Ref.nr. 8388 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Masked debate and data dumps https://cosmosmagazine.com/society/masked-debate-and-data-dumps A digest of COVID-19 science, data, reporting and optimism @ 7 April

Ref.nr. 8387 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. What to Know About Visiting National Parks During the COVID-19 Pandemic https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/rosetta-stones/what-to-know-about-visiting-national-parks-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/ Despite entrance fees being waived, this is not a good time to pack into America's national parks.

Ref.nr. 8386 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Yes, Liquor Stores Are Essential Businesses https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/observations/yes-liquor-stores-are-essential-businesses/ Keeping them open can help people with alcohol use disorder avoid withdrawal symptoms including tremors, hallucinations and seizures

Ref.nr. 8385 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Pandemic Shows Why America Must Invest in Public Research https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/observations/the-pandemic-shows-why-america-must-invest-in-public-research/ This moment of crisis calls for the United States to rediscover its powers of discovery

Ref.nr. 8384 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Angiotensin and Coronavirus Infection: The Latest as of April 7 https://blogs.sciencemag.org/pipeline/archives/2020/04/07/angiotensin-and-coronavirus-infection-the-latest-as-of-april-7 I wrote here the other day on the recent recommendation that people taking either ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitors or ARBs (angiotensin receptor blockers) should not alter their treatment regimens because of the coronavirus outbreak. Some background on the angiotensin system is here , and here's an open-access review for those who know the basics and want to dive much deeper into th

Ref.nr. 8383 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Less pollution during COVID-19 pandemic is no 'silver lining', says UN environment chief https://bigthink.com/politics-current-affairs/climate-change-pandemic Satellite imagery shows that significantly lower air pollution over much of the planet in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. As the U.S. was preparing an economic stimulus package for struggling Americans, some lawmakers tried in vain to include environmental provisions. Whether now is an appropriate time to consider restructuring the economy and energy infrastructure is a controversial topic. Th

Ref.nr. 8382 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19 could lead to an epidemic of clinical depression https://bigthink.com/mind-brain/covid-19-depression Isolation, social distancing and extreme changes in daily life are hard now, but the United States also needs to be prepared for what may be an epidemic of clinical depression because of COVID-19. We are clinical psychological scientists at the University of Washington's Center for the Science of Social Connection . We study human relationships, how to improve them, and how to help people with cl

Ref.nr. 8381 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The US Has Reportedly Begun Blood Tests to Hunt Down Immunity to Coronavirus http://www.sciencealert.com/the-us-has-reportedly-begun-blood-tests-to-hunt-down-immunity-to-coronavirus How many people have already been exposed?

Ref.nr. 8380 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Results Are in From The Largest Study on Kids And COVID-19 to Date http://www.sciencealert.com/here-s-the-biggest-study-on-kids-and-covid-19-published-to-date But there's still so much we don't know.

Ref.nr. 8379 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Prayer in the Time of COVID-19 – Facts So Romantic http://nautil.us/blog/prayer-in-the-time-of-covid_19 Prayers to God can give people a false sense of reassurance that something has been done. In the worst case, prayers can take the place of effective action, such as social distancing and material aid, which can prevent people from becoming sick and dying. In a recent viral news segment on CNN, cars are shown exiting what a narrator says is a church park

Ref.nr. 8378 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Why scrapping dividends is a capital idea http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2020/04/06/1586174768000/Why-scrapping-dividends-is-a-capital-idea/ The Bank for International Settlements thinks Europe's banks missed a trick doling out dividends post-2008. This time around, it seems to have won the argument.

Ref.nr. 8377 …..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Imperial's Neil Ferguson: "We don't have a clear exit strategy" http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2020/04/04/1586015208000/Imperial-s-Neil-Ferguson—We-don-t-have-a-clear-exit-strategy-/ Top UK government scientific adviser on the handling of the coronavirus pandemic

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Gruva på Åland blir energilager http://fof.se/node/53484 Pumpkraft är det vanligaste sättet att lagra energi i stor skala. När elen är billig pumpas vatten från ett magasin på låg höjd till ett annat magasin på högre höjd. När efterfrågan på el är stor får vattnet rinna tillbaka igen genom en turbin kopplad till en generator som tillverkar el. Nackdelarna är att anläggningarna är dyra att bygga och kräver en geografi med stora höjdskillnader. De konstgj

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Ecologists Just Surveyed The Great Barrier Reef And Found an Utter Tragedy http://www.sciencealert.com/ecologists-just-surveyed-the-great-barrier-reef-and-found-an-utter-tragedy Heartbreaking.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Nine reasons we should be eating microalgae https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/nine-reasons-we-should-be-eating-microalgae For a start, it's got lots of protein and it's good for the planet.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Is Residential Solar Power Worth It? This Free Online Tool Will Tell You. https://futurism.com/is-residential-solar-power-worth-it Futurism fans: To create this content, a non-editorial team worked with an affiliate partner. We may collect a small commission on items purchased through this page. This post does not necessarily reflect the views or the endorsement of the Futurism.com editorial staff. Everybody knows solar power is great in theory. Not only does it reduce your monthly utility bill, but it's also good for the pl

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Godt nyt for klimaet: Hestebønner kan erstatte soja i fremtiden https://nyheder.ku.dk/alle_nyheder/2020/04/godt-nyt-for-klimaet-hesteboenner-kan-erstatte-soja-i-fremtiden/ Glem alt om soja som proteinerstatning. Forskere fra Københavns Universitet har fundet en metode…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Air quality and health impact from the 2018 Saddleworth Moor Fire in Northern England https://phys.org/news/2020-04-air-quality-health-impact-saddleworth.html In June 2018, large wildfires broke out on Saddleworth Moor and Winter Hill Saddleworth Moor in the northwest of England. The fires burned for roughly three weeks, 100 firefighters and the army attended and smoke from the fires spread widely across the northwest of England.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Bushfires damaged Australian rainforest that is home to Earth's only living specimens of ancient species https://phys.org/news/2020-04-bushfires-australian-rainforest-home-earth.html Recent wildfires in Australia torched more than 48,000 square miles of land (for context, Pennsylvania is about 46,000 square miles). The fires impacted ecologically sensitive regions, including an area called the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Site. This region contains a vast concentration of living plants with fossil records from tens of millions of years ago, according to Pet

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Climate-smart agricultural policy requires reformed incentives to minimize emissions https://phys.org/news/2020-04-climate-smart-agricultural-policy-requires-reformed.html Post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) must safeguard and stimulate the preservation of carbon-rich soils through protection of peatlands. Functional peatlands are the most space efficient long-term carbon store and sink in our planet's biosphere.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. A new method to correct systematic errors in ocean subsurface data https://phys.org/news/2020-04-method-systematic-errors-ocean-subsurface.html A homogeneous, consistent, high-quality in situ temperature dataset covering a period of decades is crucial for the detection of climate changes in the ocean.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Monster cyclone tears through Vanuatu town https://phys.org/news/2020-04-monster-cyclone-vanuatu-town.html A deadly cyclone destroyed much of Vanuatu's second-largest town but early warnings appeared to have prevented mass casualties in the Pacific nation, with some residents sheltered in caves to stay safe, aid workers said Tuesday.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Unusual ozone hole opens over the Arctic https://phys.org/news/2020-04-unusual-ozone-hole-arctic.html Scientists using data from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite have noticed a strong reduction of ozone concentrations over the Arctic. Unusual atmospheric conditions, including freezing temperatures in the stratosphere, have led ozone levels to plummet—causing a 'mini-hole' in the ozone layer.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Coronavirus: Don't bail out airlines, say climate campaigners https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-52190502 Climate change: Use crisis to turn aviation green, say campaigners

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Climate change: UK forests 'could do more harm than good' https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-52200045 Mass tree planting could harm the environment if badly planned, a report warns.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Climate change triggers Great Barrier Reef bleaching https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/acoe-cct040720.php The Great Barrier Reef is suffering through its worst bleaching event. This is the third bleaching within the space of five years.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Warming-induced greening slows warming at third pole https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/caos-wgs040620.php The Third Pole has seen an increase in vegetation over the past three decades. This phenomenon, also known as "greening," may help slow rapid local warming, according to an invited review paper led by researchers from the Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research (ITP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Thousands of studies reveal the best ways to cut your carbon footprint https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01045-w Nature, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01045-w To lead a climate-friendly life, kiss the car goodbye.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Dry and moist dynamics shape regional patterns of extreme precipitation sensitivity [Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/01/1913584117 Responses of extreme precipitation to global warming are of great importance to society and ecosystems. Although observations and climate projections indicate a general intensification of extreme precipitation with warming on global scale, there are significant variations on the regional scale, mainly due to changes in the vertical motion associated with…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. The European Union Emissions Trading System reduced CO2 emissions despite low prices [Environmental Sciences] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/01/1918128117 International carbon markets are an appealing and increasingly popular tool to regulate carbon emissions. By putting a price on carbon, carbon markets reshape incentives faced by firms and reduce the value of emissions. How effective are carbon markets? Observers have tended to infer their effectiveness from market prices. The general…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Metrics that matter for assessing the ocean biological carbon pump [Perspectives] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/03/1918114117 The biological carbon pump (BCP) comprises wide-ranging processes that set carbon supply, consumption, and storage in the oceans' interior. It is becoming increasingly evident that small changes in the efficiency of the BCP can significantly alter ocean carbon sequestration and, thus, atmospheric CO2 and climate, as well as the functioning…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Coal power could be dramatically cut as Dutch want climate action despite pandemic. Three of the five remaining coal-fired power plants will see either their production scale back dramatically or their facilities close altogether in order to curb greenhouse gas emissions in the country https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fvvah9/coal_power_could_be_dramatically_cut_as_dutch/

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Investors with nearly $200 billion in assets holding shares in Japan's Mizuho Financial Group say they plan to back a shareholder motion urging the bank to cut its lending for fossil fuels. It's the first time a Japanese publicly traded company has faced a shareholder climate change resolution. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fvyf8e/investors_with_nearly_200_billion_in_assets/

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. New renewable energy capacity hit record levels in 2019. Fossil fuel power plants are in decline in Europe and the US, with more decommissioned than built in 2019. But the number of coal and gas plants grew in Asia, the Middle East and Africa. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fw2b14/new_renewable_energy_capacity_hit_record_levels/

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. NASA developed fully electric plane, the X-57 Maxwell https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fw2bfj/nasa_developed_fully_electric_plane_the_x57/

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. By 2030 it will be cheaper to build new wind or solar capacity than continue operating coal anywhere in the world https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fw63wn/by_2030_it_will_be_cheaper_to_build_new_wind_or/

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. More pavement, more problems https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200406190445.htm Think your daily coffee, boutique gym membership and airport lounge access cost a lot? There may be an additional, hidden cost to those luxuries of urban living, says a new study: more flooding. For every percentage point increase in roads, parking lots and other impervious surfaces that prevent water from flowing into the ground, annual floods increase on average by 3.3%, the researchers found.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Record-size hole opens in ozone layer above the Arctic https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/apr/07/record-size-hole-opens-in-ozone-layer-above-the-arctic Rare hole is result of low temperatures in atmosphere and is expected to disappear A rare hole has opened up in the ozone layer above the Arctic, in what scientists say is the result of unusually low temperatures in the atmosphere above the north pole. The hole, which has been tracked from space and the ground over the past few days, has reached record dimensions, but is not expected to pose any

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. The Power Plant of the Future Is Right in Your Home https://www.wired.com/story/the-power-plant-of-the-future-is-right-in-your-home/ If we want more renewable energy, our grids will have to manage themselves. A small experiment in Colorado is lighting the way.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <><>fakenews ….. YouTube Says It Will Remove 5G Misinformation After People Burn Cell Towers https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/308888-youtube-says-it-will-remove-5g-misinformation-as-frightened-people-burn-cell-towers?source=Extreme YouTube has announced it will remove videos on its platform that baselessly link 5G to coronavirus after arsonists in the UK set multiple towers on fire last week. Theories linking the two have been circulating on social media in various forms, obviously to some effect. The funniest thing about the idea that 5G could cause coronavirus is the idea that 5G is capable of causing anything. 5G can't e

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <><>fakenews ….. Meat Pills Fight Tuberculosis https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/meat-pills-fight-tuberculosis/ Originally published in June 1868

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Life as We Don't Know It https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/observations/life-as-we-dont-know-it/ If we're going to find extraterrestrials, we need to stop assuming they'll think like humans

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Why bad smells stick around and how to eliminate them https://phys.org/news/2020-04-bad.html Ever wondered why something smells the way it does—good or bad—and why some odors just hang around no matter what you do to get rid of them?

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Building a bean that resists leafhoppers https://phys.org/news/2020-04-bean-resists-leafhoppers.html Leafhoppers are tiny insects. They are only about 3 millimeters long, smaller than a grain of rice. But they can cause big damage to crops, including beans.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Drinking water study shows beef cattle can tolerate high levels of sulphates https://phys.org/news/2020-04-beef-cattle-tolerate-high-sulphates.html Scientists at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) have published a study that shows beef cattle can tolerate higher concentrations of sulphates in drinking water than previously believed.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Risk of E. coli in hydroponic and aquaponic systems may be greater than once thought https://phys.org/news/2020-04-coli-hydroponic-aquaponic-greater-thought.html A spate of foodborne illnesses in leafy greens and other produce in recent years has sickened consumers and disrupted growers and supply chains. It's been thought that hydroponic and aquaponic systems could reduce these issues since there is little opportunity for pathogens like E. coli to contaminate the edible parts of plants.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Distinct processing of lncRNAs contributes to non-conserved functions in stem cells https://phys.org/news/2020-04-distinct-lncrnas-contributes-non-conserved-functions.html Long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs), which are longer than 200 nucleotides in length and lack protein coding potential, are pervasively transcribed in eukaryotic genomes. It is well established that lncRNAs play important roles in gene expression in diverse cellular and biological progress.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Fungi found in cotton can decrease root knot nematode galling https://phys.org/news/2020-04-fungi-cotton-decrease-root-nematode.html Texas A&M University scientists found that a surprising number of fungi naturally associated with cultivated cotton were capable of curtailing the negative effects of a plant parasite known as the Southern root knot nematode, an economically damaging pest of cotton with the ability to significantly reduce yields. These fungi live in the soil or even inside of the cotton plants themselves but their

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Are gamma-ray bursts powered by a star's collapsing magnetic fields? https://phys.org/news/2020-04-gamma-ray-powered-star-collapsing-magnetic.html When a massive star in a distant galaxy collapses, forming a black hole, two giant jets of light-emitting plasma shoot from its core. These extremely bright gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are the most powerful explosions in the universe, and when a jet points towards Earth, the afterglow can be detected from ground and space-borne telescopes. Material does not simply catapult from an exploding star, it a

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. New method to monitor Alzheimer's proteins https://phys.org/news/2020-04-method-alzheimer-proteins.html Physicists at the Center for Integrated Nanostructure Physics (CINAP), within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS, South Korea), have reported a new method to identify the aggregation state of amyloid beta (Aβ) proteins in solution. Published in ACS Nano, this finding could represent a step forward in the early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. What makes Saturn's atmosphere so hot https://phys.org/news/2020-04-saturn-atmosphere-hot.html The upper layers in the atmospheres of gas giants—Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus and Neptune—are hot, just like Earth's. But unlike Earth, the Sun is too far from these outer planets to account for the high temperatures. Their heat source has been one of the great mysteries of planetary science.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Scientists develop new way to identify the sex of sea turtle hatchlings https://phys.org/news/2020-04-scientists-sex-sea-turtle-hatchlings.html Unlike humans, sea turtles and other reptiles like crocodiles do not have sex chromosomes. Their sex is defined during development by the incubation environment. In sea turtles, sex is determined by the nest's temperature: warmer temperatures produce females and cooler temperatures produce males. It is especially challenging to identify the sex of hatchling sea turtles because they lack external s

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. How soil microbes help plants resist disease https://phys.org/news/2020-04-soil-microbes-resist-disease.html Plants can't self-isolate during a disease outbreak, but they can get help from a friend—beneficial soil microbes help plants ward off a wide range of diseases. Now, Texas A&M AgriLife scientists have uncovered a major part of the process in which beneficial fungi help corn plants defend against pathogens.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Soil scientists help law enforcement find answers in crime scenes https://phys.org/news/2020-04-soil-scientists-law-crime-scenes.html We have seen them on TV, the crime scene investigators who sift through the minutiae such as soil to help law enforcement personnel determine what took place.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Stream pollution from mountaintop mining doesn't stay put in the water https://phys.org/news/2020-04-stream-pollution-mountaintop-doesnt.html Since the 1980s, a sprawling mountaintop removal mining complex in southern West Virginia has been leaching pollutants—such as selenium—into nearby streams at levels deemed unsafe for aquatic life.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Research unearths the science behind the smell of spring https://phys.org/news/2020-04-unearths-science.html You may not have heard of geosmin but, wherever you may be on this planet, it is highly likely that you'd recognise its smell.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Bubble dynamics reveal how to empty bottles faster https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/aiop-bdr040620.php Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee have discovered how to make bottles empty faster, which has wide-ranging implications for many areas beyond the beverage industry. In this week's Physics of Fluids, they explore this bottle-emptying phenomenon from the perspective of bubble dynamics on a commercial bottle by using high-speed photography. Image analysis allowed them to con

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Simulations show extreme opinions can lead to polarized groups https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/aiop-sse040620.php In this week's Chaos, researchers use a theoretical model to examine what effect extreme views have on making the entire system more polarized. The group's network-based model extends a popular approach for studying opinion dynamics, called the Cobb model, and is based on the hypothesis that those with opinions farther from the middle of a political spectrum are also less influenced by others, a t

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Researchers reveal new understandings of synthetic gene circuits https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/asu-rrn040620.php Recent discoveries by two research teams in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University are advancing the field of synthetic biology.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Applying CRISPR beyond Arabidopsis thaliana https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/bsoa-acb040620.php In the plant sciences, CRISPR–the bacterial gene editing toolbox that enables more precise and efficient editing of genomic sequences than previously possible–has initially been applied with genetic model organisms like Arabidopsis thaliana. While these species are valuable, they represent only a small sample of plant diversity. Researchers at the University of Florida, Gainesville, review the p

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. First-ever photo proof of powerful jet emerging from colliding galaxies https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/cu-fpp040720.php Clemson University researchers and their international colleagues have reported the first detection of a relativistic on-axis jet emerging from two colliding galaxies — the first photographic proof that merging galaxies can produce jets of fast-moving charged particles. Scientists had previously discovered that jets could be found in elliptical-shaped galaxies, which can be formed in the merging

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. How wallflowers evolved a complementary pair of plant defenses https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/e-hwe040720.php A pair of chemicals used by wallflowers and their kin to ward off predators have evolved to complement each other, with one targeting generalist herbivores and the other targeting specialized herbivores that have become resistant to the generalist defense.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Lipid gradient that keeps your eyes wet https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/hu-lg040320.php New understandings of how lipids function within tears could lead to better drugs for treating dry eye disease.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Marketing researchers identify the three most powerful drivers of effective crowdfunding https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/ifor-mr040720.php While the concept of crowdfunding is still in its early phases of development, a group of marketing researchers have conducted a study that reveals the most powerful drivers behind effective crowdfunding campaigns. According to the researchers, there are three primary mechanisms that serve as the major drivers of crowdfunding campaigns that yield results.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Better plant edits by enhancing DNA repair https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/kauo-bpe040720.php A protein hijacked from a bacterial pathogen helps to facilitate more precise genome editing in plants.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. New practices improved stroke care https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/ki-npi040720.php A new method of evaluating and prioritising treatment for patients with suspected acute stroke, which has been used by the Stockholm health authority since 2017, has led to faster health interventions and better patient care, shows a new study from Karolinska Institutet published in the journal JAMA Neurology.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Researchers use nanotechnology to develop new treatment for endometriosis https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/osu-run040620.php Scientists have developed a precise, nanotechnology-based treatment to alleviate the pain and fertility problems associated with endometriosis, a common gynecological condition in women of childbearing age.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Compound in fruit peels halts damage and spurs neuronal repair in multiple sclerosis https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/tju-cif040620.php Ursolic acid, abundant in fruit peels and some herbs, both prevents and repairs neurons in animal models of multiple sclerosis.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Litter problem at England's protected coasts https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uoe-lpa040620.php Beaches in or near England's Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) have the same levels of litter as those in unprotected areas, new research shows.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Lifestyle trumps geography in determining makeup of gut microbiome https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200406190508.htm Researchers studied the gut microbiomes of wild apes in the Republic of Congo, of captive apes in zoos in the US, and of people from around the world and discovered that lifestyle is more important than geography or even species in determining the makeup of the gut microbiome.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Doubts cast over accuracy of many popular fertility and pregnancy planning apps https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200406190531.htm Many popular fertility and pregnancy planning apps may be inaccurate, suggest the results of a scoping review of the available evidence.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. New genetic tools expand capacity to investigate microbes https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200407072725.htm A team of international scientists has developed a suite of more than 200 new genetic techniques for using marine microbes to investigate a host of questions in biology. The new tools are an essential step forward in understanding the cellular instructions that underpin microbial life in the sea.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Lymphoma's different route revealed https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200407103455.htm Researchers observe the very early stages of blood vessel development in lymph node tumors. The findings suggest a potential treatment target to slow lymphoma tumor growth.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. The Problem with Telling Children They're Better Than Others https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-problem-with-telling-children-theyre-better-than-others/ There is a superior way to motivate kids and make them feel proud about their accomplishments

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Gene Activation by CRISPRa: Optimizing Overexpression for Gain-of-Function Studies https://www.the-scientist.com/unknown/gene-activation-by-crispra–optimizing-overexpression-for-gain-of-function-studies-67387

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. 88 anfall och 20 år innan mannen fick sin diagnos http://fof.se/node/53365 Den drygt 40-årige mannen hade sedan slutet av 1980-talet till och från drabbats av anfall med oförklarliga överkänslighetsreaktioner. När han var tolv år konstaterades allergi mot gräspollen, och sedan även allergi mot björk, men annars hade han inga födoämnes- eller läkemedelsallergier. Det första anfallet kom i april 1988. Han blev varm, fick yrsel, förlorade medvetandet och fördes med ambulans

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Kärlek till partnern kan bli kärlek till politiken http://fof.se/node/53483 Sedan tidigare vet man att vuxnas intresse för politik förändras mycket lite över tid. Stora, snabba förändringar i graden av politiskt engagemang kan ske fram till ungefär 20-årsåldern då man upptäcker världen och skapar sig en uppfattning om den. Efter det kan visserligen partiet man röstar på variera under livet, men grundintresset för politik förblir i stort sett detsamma.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. What's under the mattress at US mega-caps? http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2020/04/06/1586182693000/What-s-under-the-mattress-at-US-mega-caps-/ Of dollars and dust bunnies.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. The tug-of-war of memory: pattern completion and pattern separation in the brain http://www.neuwritewest.org/blog/the-tug-of-war-of-memory Thumbnail image adapted from : https://www.tennessean.com/story/news/local/williamson/2018/06/15/two-kittens-better-than-one-animal-center-pet-adoption/706919002/ Have you ever heard someone humming a portion of a tune and immediately started singing along with them? This sort of memory recall is what neuroscientists call pattern completion. As the name suggests, pattern completion happens when w

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. This Intense Binary White Dwarf Could Be a First-of-Its-Kind Gravitational Wave Source http://www.sciencealert.com/astronomers-say-this-binary-star-is-the-first-gravitational-wave-source-of-its-kind-ever-detected A prototype for future discoveries.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Need a Distraction? The Brightest Supermoon of 2020 Will Rise on Wednesday http://www.sciencealert.com/if-you-need-a-distraction-there-ll-be-a-rare-super-pink-moon-on-wednesday Look up for the 'super pink moon'.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Love The Smell of Rain? There's an Ulterior Motive Behind The Lure of Petrichor http://www.sciencealert.com/that-rain-smell-turns-out-we-re-smelling-the-circle-of-life We're smelling the circle of life.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Finding your 'why': How to dig deep and define your purpose https://bigthink.com/videos/define-your-purpose Purpose is one of the activators of a network in the human brain often called the seeking system. It's what fuels our thirst for new knowledge and pushes us to explore. The question "What are you doing right now?" has a myriad of valid answers, some more involved and layered than others. Shifting your response to be about the "why" recontextualizes the action and speaks to the purpose of the work

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Choose Growth https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/beautiful-minds/choose-growth/ "One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again."

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Settlers arrived in East Polynesia earlier than thought https://cosmosmagazine.com/earth-sciences/settlers-arrived-in-east-polynesia-earlier-than-thought Study suggests drought motivated often dangerous voyages.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. An idea about Saturn's atmosphere https://cosmosmagazine.com/space/maybe-auroras-turn-up-the-heat NASA suggests auroras turn up the heat.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. The potential of 'sewage-enhanced' slag https://cosmosmagazine.com/technology/the-potential-of-sewage-enhanced-slag It may make for stronger concrete.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Traffic jams mapped using contagion model https://cosmosmagazine.com/technology/traffic-jams-mapped-using-contagion-model Researchers test their idea using data from six cities on three continents.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. The World's First Cyborgs: Humanity's Next Evolutionary Phase Is Here https://futurism.com/the-worlds-first-cyborgs-humanitys-next-evolutionary-phase-is-here In a small dark experiment room, Bill, a wheel-chair bound tetraplegic, stares intently at a simulated arm on a computer screen. Two tentacle-like cables protrude from his skull and hook into a nearby computer, which sends messages to electrodes implanted in his arm and hand. If the experiment is successful, Bill will move his limbs again. This early scene from Futurism's newly released documenta

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Hjernebølger skal styre høreapparatet https://ing.dk/artikel/hjernebolger-styrer-horeapparatet-233926 PLUS. Danske Oticon arbejder på at bruge hjernens og øjnenes elektriske signaler til at retningsbestemme et høreapparat, når mennesker med høretab sidder i larmen på en restaurant.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Norske fregatter hårdt angrebet af skimmelsvamp https://ing.dk/artikel/norske-fregatter-haardt-angrebet-skimmelsvamp-234066 Fire norske fregatter er så hårdt ramt af fugt og skimmelsvamp, at op mod 70 procent af besætningen klager dårligt helbred. Ledelsen lover strakstiltag og undersøger, om ventilationssystemet skal bygges om

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Tunge busser og blød asfalt har været en kæp i hjulet på norske elbusser – beton kan være løsningen https://ing.dk/artikel/tunge-busser-bloed-asfalt-har-vaeret-kaep-hjulet-paa-norske-elbusser-beton-kan-vaere PLUS. I 2029 skal alle busser i Oslo og Akershus være elektriske. Busselskabet Ruter er blevet klogere på teknologien siden den første elektriske bus ankom i 2017.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. AI system that predicts movement of glass molecules transitioning between liquid and solid states https://phys.org/news/2020-04-ai-movement-glass-molecules-transitioning.html A team of researchers at Google's DeepMind has developed an AI system that is able to predict the movement of glass molecules as the material transitions between liquid and solid states. They have published a paper outlining their work on the DeepMind website.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Antibiotic matter waves: The quantum wave nature of a complex antibiotic polypeptide https://phys.org/news/2020-04-antibiotic-quantum-nature-complex-polypeptide.html One of the central tenets of quantum mechanics is the wave-particle duality. It tells us that even massive objects behave like both particles and waves. A number of previous experiments have shown this for electrons, neutrons, atoms and even large molecules. Quantum theory maintains that this is a universal property of matter. However, it had been notoriously difficult to extend this research to c

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Aquatic ancestors of terrestrial millipedes characterized for the first time https://phys.org/news/2020-04-aquatic-ancestors-terrestrial-millipedes-characterized.html Insects, spiders and millipedes make up the majority of all animals on land. While today not many of them live in the water, their ancestors were once aquatic.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Atomic force microscopy reveals high heterogeneity in bacterial membrane vesicles https://phys.org/news/2020-04-atomic-microscopy-reveals-high-heterogeneity.html One aspect of bacterial activity is the production of so-called extracellular membrane vesicles (MVs): biological 'packages' wrapped in a lipid-bilayer membrane, carrying for example genetic material. Apart from having specific biological functions, MVs are increasingly used in nanobiotechnological applications, including drug delivery and enzyme transport. In order to better understand the proces

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Belle II yields the first results: In search of the Z′ boson https://phys.org/news/2020-04-belle-ii-yields-results-boson.html The Belle II experiment has been collecting data from physical measurements for about one year. After several years of rebuilding work, both the SuperKEKB electron–positron accelerator and the Belle II detector have been improved compared with their predecessors in order to achieve a 40-fold higher data rate.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Bethe strings experimentally observed https://phys.org/news/2020-04-bethe-experimentally.html Ninety years ago, the physicist Hans Bethe postulated that unusual patterns, so-called Bethe strings, appear in certain magnetic solids. Now, an international team has succeeded in experimentally detecting such Bethe strings for the first time. They used neutron scattering experiments at various neutron facilities, including the unique high-field magnet of BER II at HZB. The experimental data are

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Boeing to redo test flight of uncrewed Starliner spaceship https://phys.org/news/2020-04-boeing-redo-flight-uncrewed-starliner.html

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. To curb sexual assault, help people better understand consent https://phys.org/news/2020-04-curb-sexual-assault-people-consent.html Sexual assault is a persistent problem on college campuses. Women are at greater risk of experiencing sexual assault while in college compared to women in the general population, with about a quarter of all undergraduate women in the U.S. estimated to experience sexual assault by their senior year.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. DNA Lego bricks enable fast rewritable data storage https://phys.org/news/2020-04-dna-lego-bricks-enable-fast.html DNA data storage may become easier to read and write than before, according to researchers at the University of Cambridge Cavendish Laboratory in the U.K. They report on a technique that can also store encrypted data, as well as re-write data.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Secure light-based communication through biological tissues https://phys.org/news/2020-04-light-based-biological-tissues.html Visible light communications (VLC), and optical communications overall, caught professor Marcos Katz's interest when he and his team first demonstrated in 2017 a reconfigurable hybrid wireless network exploiting VLC and radio technologies. The network seamlessly switched from radio to optical, or vice versa, according to the condition of the channels, context information, local policies and others

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Something is lurking in the heart of Quasar 3C 279 https://phys.org/news/2020-04-lurking-heart-quasar-3c.html One year ago, the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration published the first image of a black hole in the nearby radio galaxy M 87. Now the collaboration has extracted new information from the EHT data on the distant quasar 3C 279: they observed the finest detail ever seen in a jet produced by a supermassive black hole. New analyses, led by Jae-Young Kim from the Max Planck Institute for Radi

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. When Maxwell's demon takes its time: Measuring microparticle reaction time https://phys.org/news/2020-04-maxwell-demon-microparticle-reaction.html Researchers at the Universities Vienna and Stuttgart have investigated a version of Maxwell's demon embodied by a delayed feedback force acting on a levitated microparticle. They confirmed new fundamental limits that time delay imposes on the demon's actions which are not covered by the standard laws of thermodynamics. The team of scientists published their new study in the journal Nature Communic

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Researchers discover new method to generate nanobubbles in water https://phys.org/news/2020-04-method-nanobubbles.html Researchers at University College Dublin (UCD) have discovered a new energy-efficient method to generate and release substantial volumes of metastable, nano-scale gas bubbles in water, in excess of natural solubility levels. The discovery has the potential to disrupt a number of industries including; wastewater treatment, gas storage, food, bio-pharma and brewing.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Bending microwaves and forbidding frequencies with simulated metamaterials https://phys.org/news/2020-04-microwaves-frequencies-simulated-metamaterials.html Using plasma to control microwaves for beaming direct energy toward a specific point is explored for their durability in high-energy electric fields and their reconfigurable structure. High power microwave beams, similar to lasers, can transmit energy at high speeds over long distances, unaffected by wind, gravity, or other forces. Aerospace engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champa

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Mochizuki's inter-universal Teichmüller proof has been published (Update) https://phys.org/news/2020-04-mochizuki-inter-universal-teichmller-proof-published.html After eight years of debate, Japanese mathematician Shinichi Mochizuki has found a publisher for his mammoth undertaking—the inter-universal Teichmüller theory (IUT). As part of the 600-page proof, Mochizuki claims that he has solved the abc conjecture. The proof appears in Publications of the Research Institute for Mathematical Sciences—Mochizuki is editor in chief there.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Researchers investigate the structure of phosphate ionic conducting glasses using solid-state NMR https://phys.org/news/2020-04-phosphate-ionic-glasses-solid-state-nmr.html Glassy fast ionic conductors can be used as solid electrolytes, cathode materials, conducting fibers and electrochromic glasses due to their high ionic conductivity and good transparency. While the conductivity of the conductors is highly dependent on the organization of glass networks, it is very difficult to finely characterize the glass structure, and thus the relation between the conductivity

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Physicists produce stable water-based graphene dispersions https://phys.org/news/2020-04-physicists-stable-water-based-graphene-dispersions.html Umeå researchers show how activated graphene, activated carbons and other hydrophobic carbons can be dispersed in water in a form of micrometer-sized particles. The key agent that helps to make these dispersions last for days is the oxidized form of graphene named graphene oxide. The authors have applied for patent for the method to prepare dispersions.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Prototype uses light to gauge composition, density of subsoils https://phys.org/news/2020-04-prototype-gauge-composition-density-subsoils.html On the surface, it resembles a stainless steel spear, roughly 6 feet long with a silver-dollar diameter that ends in a 30-degree point.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Researchers quantify ecosystem-scale nitrification rate https://phys.org/news/2020-04-quantify-ecosystem-scale-nitrification.html Human-caused increases in gaseous nitrogen (N) emissions to the atmosphere have accelerated terrestrial ecosystem N deposition over the past half-century. As forest productivity is usually N limited, accelerated N deposition can promote the growth of forest trees. But long-term excessive N input may negatively affect forest ecosystems, leading to soil acidification nutrient loss, plant nutrient im

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Shell puzzle: An additional piece added to the evolution of turtles https://phys.org/news/2020-04-shell-puzzle-additional-piece-added.html The origin of turtles is among the most debated topics in evolutionary biology. In a recently published study in the journal Nature Scientific Reports, Senckenberg scientist Ingmar Werneburg, in cooperation with an international research team, refutes existing hypotheses and sheds a new light on the evolution of the skull architecture. The results indicate a close link between skull evolution and

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Innovative technologies for satellites https://phys.org/news/2020-04-technologies-satellites.html Some satellites are only slightly larger than a milk carton. This type of construction is now to be given a further simplified architecture and thus become even lighter and more cost-effective: This is the goal of the teams of Professors Sergio Montenegro of the University of Würzburg and Enrico Stoll of the Technical University of Braunschweig, both in Germany.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Tiny polymer springs give a boost to environmental cleanup https://phys.org/news/2020-04-tiny-polymer-boost-environmental-cleanup.html A study from Sujit Datta's lab, led by graduate student Christopher Browne, found that a promising class of cleaning solutions behave in ways that both confound traditional fluid models and explain their usefulness to remediation efforts. Published March 2 in the Journal of Fluid Mechanics, the paper helps solve a decades-old puzzle about why these cleaners only work in some conditions.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Transforming wastewater byproducts into sustainable green fuels https://phys.org/news/2020-04-wastewater-byproducts-sustainable-green-fuels.html A huge quantity of organic waste from various sectors either ends up in landfills or gets incinerated, further increasing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and soil and water pollution. To address this issue, it's crucial to develop and implement a proper waste management plan.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. X-ray source 3XMM J000511.8+634018 is a polar, study suggests https://phys.org/news/2020-04-x-ray-source-3xmm-j0005118634018-polar.html Astronomers from Germany and France have investigated a newly discovered variable X-ray source known as 3XMM J000511.8+634018. Results of the new study suggest that the source is a polar. The finding is detailed in a paper published March 30 on the arXiv pre-print server.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Who Speaks for the Insects https://theness.com/neurologicablog/index.php/who-speaks-for-the-insects/ Dr. Matt Hill is filling the role of the Lorax for insects. They are a critical part of our ecosystem, and they are experiencing a long term decline. I know there is a lot to worry about in our complex world, and insects may not immediately jump to near the top of the list, but they are important, and also an index of ecological change. We are used to thinking of insects as pests, just as we are

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Men pose more risk to other road users than women https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/b-mpm040220.php do and they are more likely to drive more dangerous vehicles, reveals the first study of its kind, published online in the journal Injury Prevention.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Young children find a parent's hug more calming than a stranger's https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/cp-ycf040220.php For infants as young as four months, a hug from a parent makes all the difference. A study appearing April 7 in the journal iScience examined heart rate responses in infants less than one year old during a hug and found that children as young as four months experience greater heart rate slowing during a hug than a hold — and during a hug from their parent as compared to a hug from a stranger.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Ride-hailing linked to more crashes for motorists and pedestrians https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/cums-rlt040220.php Ride-hailing trips increase the number of crashes for motorists and pedestrians at pick-up and drop-off locations, reports a new study from researchers at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. The research is the first to use data for individual ride-hailing trips, rather than comparing cities where ride-hailing is available to those where it is not available.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Study suggests suicide attempt survivors have lower sensitivity to bodily signals https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/e-sss040720.php People who have survived a suicide attempt are less sensitive to bodily signals related to their heart and breath, and have a higher tolerance for pain, suggest new findings published today in eLife.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. No need to steer clear of electric cars if you have a pacemaker https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/ip-nnt040720.php A study published in Technology and Health Care shows that four leading brands of e-cars do not trigger electromagnetic interference (EMI) with cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIED). CIEDs like pacemakers and defibrillators may malfunction when they are exposed to strong electromagnetic fields (EMF) generated by powerful motors. While rare events, such errors could have serious consequence

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Russian scientists has developed and introduced new laser method for cataract surgery https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/iu-rsh040720.php Scientists from ITMO and the S.N. Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery Complex came up with a technology where a laser is used both to destroy the clouded eye lens and to stimulate the regeneration of adjacent tissue.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Potential early biomarker to track development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/jdc-peb040620.php Research from Rohit N. Kulkarni's lab at Joslin Diabetes Center has uncovered a biomarker in humans tied to the development of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease that might help doctors detect early stages of the disease. The researchers also determined that this biomarker, a protein known as 'neuronal regeneration related protein' (or NREP), plays a significant role in the regulation of a pathway

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Investigating association between preconception exposure to plastics, risk of preterm birth https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/jn-iab040320.php Researchers used urinary measures of biomarkers of phthalates (a group of chemicals used in plastics) and phthalate substitutes from couples undergoing fertility care and examined if higher concentrations prior to conception were associated with an increased risk of preterm birth.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. USPSTF recommendation on screening for bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/jn-uro040220.php The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against screening for bacterial vaginosis in someone without symptoms and who is pregnant but not at increased risk for preterm delivery.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. One of the mechanisms of Staphylococcus antibiotic resistance deciphered https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/kfu-oot040720.php The Russian side is represented by Structural Biology Lab (Kazan Federal University) and Institute of Proteins (Russian Academy of Sciences). This particular paper tackles the issue of stress resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. The results can help in finding new antibiotics.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Celiac disease linked to increased risk of premature death https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/ki-cdl040320.php People with celiac disease have increased risk of dying prematurely, despite increased awareness of the disease in recent years and better access to gluten-free food. This is according to a new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and Columbia University in the US published in the prestigious journal JAMA. Celiac disease was linked to increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease, canc

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Pilot study suggests promise of new approach to treat adults with autism and depression https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/muos-pss040620.php Medical University of South Carolina researchers report in Autism Research the findings of a pilot study assessing the safety and potential efficacy of transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS, to treat patients with both autism and depression. The study suggests TMS is safe for people with autism and may have positive effects on depressive symptoms. Follow-up studies are needed to confirm the tr

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Study redefines exi'STING' dogma of inflammatory mechanism https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/mu-sre040720.php Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) researchers led by Dr. Dominic De Nardo have discovered the mechanism behind one of two signalling arms involved in the cGAS-STING pathway. Their findings, published in Cell Reports today are important for the field and have significant implications for therapeutic targeting of this pathway.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Development of a sticker that indicates whether cold-chain food products have gone bad https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/nrco-doa040620.php Can we tell with the naked eye if any cold-chain food products that we have received have gone bad? A cold-chain safety sticker was developed, which indicates whether any cold-chain food products, such as fish, meat, and fruits and vegetables, have spoiled. This cold-chain safety sticker creates an image on it when exposed to room temperature. Room temperature exposure history and time throughout

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. How serotonin balances communication within the brain https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/rb-hsb040720.php Our brain is steadily engaged in soliloquies. These internal communications are usually also bombarded with external sensory events. Hence, the impact of the two neuronal processes need to be permanently fine-tuned to avoid their imbalance. A team of scientists at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) revealed the role of the neurotransmitter Serotonin in this scenario. They discovered that distinct s

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Pancreatic cancer blocked by disrupting cellular pH balance https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/sbpm-pcb040320.php Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys have found a new way to kill pancreatic cancer cells by disrupting their pH equilibrium. The study, published in Cancer Discovery, reports how depleting an ion transport protein lowers the pH to a point that compromises pancreatic cancer cell growth.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Calculating early warning scores before they reach hospital can help the sickest patients https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uob-cew040720.php Recording National Early Warning Scores (NEWS) when a patient is urgently referred to hospital can improve the process of care for the sickest patients and reduce the time taken to get to hospital, according to a NIHR- funded study at the University of Bristol published in the BJGP today [7 April]. National Early Warning Scores help clinicians recognise when patients are at risk of deterioration,

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Dispersion of the quantum many-body states 'Bethe Strings' experimentally resolved https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uoc-dot040720.php An international research team has resolved important physical characteristics of the quantum many-body states 'Bethe strings'.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Some flowers have learned to bounce back after injury https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uop-sfh040620.php Some flowers have a remarkable and previously unknown ability to bounce back after injury, according to a new study.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Hangover drug shows wider benefits in USC research https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uosc-hds040620.php The hangover remedy DHM may have broader applications for substance abuse treatment and liver disease.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Children have very precise expectations about adults' communicative actions https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/upf–chv040720.php Adults talk to babies differently from how we would speak to other adults. Compared to how adults speak, speech directed at babies tends to have a higher, more varied pitch, greater positive affectation, it is slower and involves shorter phrases. The characteristics of this speech targeting babies has been studied extensively and it has been found that it is a common feature of different cultures.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Depressive disorders are 'under recognized and under treated' in people with HIV/AIDS https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/wkh-dda040720.php People living with HIV/AIDS are at increased risk of depressive disorders. But all too often, these conditions go unrecognized or untreated, suggests a literature review in the May/June issue of Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Akut stroke behandlas bättre med koll redan i ambulansen https://www.forskning.se/2020/04/07/akut-stroke-behandlas-battre-med-koll-redan-i-ambulansen/ Ett nytt sätt att utvärdera och prioritera vård för patienter med akut stroke redan i ambulansen leder till snabbare vårdinsatser och förbättrat omhändertagande. Det visar en studie från Karolinska Institutet. Triagesystemet har använts i Region Stockholm sedan 2017. Stroke kan orsakas av en propp i hjärnans stora artärer. För varje minut som artären är stängd, dör 2 miljoner nervceller i hjärnan

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Flest granbarkborrar i brukad skog https://www.forskning.se/2020/04/07/flest-granbarkborrar-i-brukad-skog/ Angrepp av granbarkborre i skyddade områden påverkar inte utbrotten i stort, eftersom arealen skyddad granskog är mycket mindre än arealen brukad granskog. Men om utbrott förekommer i skyddade områden, kan skogsägare som har skog i direkt anslutning drabbas. Det kan också vara svårt att uppfylla syftet med ett reservat om de flesta äldre granar dödas – även om mer död ved kan vara positivt för de

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Flimrande LED-lampor ger oss huvudvärk https://www.forskning.se/2020/04/07/flimrande-led-lampor-ger-oss-huvudvark/ Dålig belysning på arbetsplatsen är en vanlig orsak till både huvudvärk och koncentrationsproblem, enligt forskaren i synergonomi Hillevi Hemphälä. – Det är så onödigt med tanke på hur lätt det är att fixa problemen, säger hon. I flera år har optikern och sedermera syn­ergonomiforskaren Hillevi Hemphälä vid Lunds universitet slagits för bättre belysning på jobbet. I hennes dator finns färska mätn

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Fysiker tar fram stabila vattenbaserade grafendispersioner https://www.forskning.se/2020/04/07/fysiker-tar-fram-stabila-vattenbaserade-grafendispersioner/ Umeåforskare visar hur aktiverat grafen, aktiverat kol och andra hydrofoba kolsorter kan lösas upp i vatten i form av partiklar av mikrometerstorlek. Det viktigaste medlet som hjälper till att göra dessa dispersioner stabila i dagar är den oxiderade formen av grafen, grafenoxid. Grafen, grafit, aktiverade kol är helt olika former av kol men vad som är vanligt för dem är deras hydrofoba egenskaper

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Hudson Yards scrutinises finances of rental refuseniks https://www.ft.com/content/5e39701a-3ff9-407d-9263-0f95f27c4178 Three-quarters of Manhattan site's retailers fail to pay amid rising tenant-landlord tensions

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. HomeServe: the spigot of the Blitz https://www.ft.com/content/7c7f6b86-5906-4d25-af9b-5e6c2109b946 Group's upbeat tone aided by solid business prospects and a canny CEO

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. FirstFT: Today's top stories https://www.ft.com/content/efbb07a9-8737-4542-910b-b53ce6ba43f1 Your daily briefing on the news

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Tiny 'cages' show how glass goes from liquid to solid https://www.futurity.org/glass-phase-transition-physics-2327992/ A new clue may get researchers closer to cracking the physics mystery of why glass looks and behaves the way it does. Given how abundant glass is, a surprising amount remains unknown about the material. Researchers conducted one of the first physical experiments to help explain the glass transition, the process when heat physically changes the material from something that is rock-hard to somethin

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. New magnetic brain stim shows promise for severe depression https://www.futurity.org/magnetic-brain-stimulation-severe-depression-2328742-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=magnetic-brain-stimulation-severe-depression-2328742-2 A new form of magnetic brain stimulation rapidly relieved symptoms of severe depression in 90% of participants in a small study. The researchers are conducting a larger, double-blinded trial in which half the participants are receiving fake treatment. The researchers are optimistic the second trial will prove to be similarly effective in treating people whose condition hasn't improved with medica

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Modern humans and Neanderthals share tangled genetic past https://www.futurity.org/neanderthals-modern-humans-ancient-history-2328262-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=neanderthals-modern-humans-ancient-history-2328262-2 People in Eurasia today have genetic material linked to Neanderthals from the Altai mountains in modern-day Siberia, according to a new study. That's noteworthy because past studies have shown that Neanderthals connected to a different, distant location—the Vindija Cave in modern-day Croatia—have also contributed DNA to modern-day Eurasian populations. The results reinforce the concept that Neand

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Drug combo could treat triple-negative breast cancer https://www.futurity.org/triple-negative-breast-cancer-mycn-2328002-2/ Researchers have discovered a new role for the oncogene MYCN in triple-negative breast cancer and have also identified a potential intervention for further clinical investigation. MYCN—a well-known oncogene that plays a role in cancer aggressiveness—is typically associated with neuronal and neuroendocrine cancers. Although there is no way to currently target MYCN directly, researchers determined

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Life on land, how we see faces, and reforming capitalism: Books in brief https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00995-5 Nature, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00995-5 Andrew Robinson reviews five of the week's best science picks.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Build diversity among science prize winners https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01033-0 Nature, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01033-0

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Inclusive science: ditch insensitive terminology https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01034-z Nature, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01034-z

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Quantitative proteomic landscape of metaplastic breast carcinoma pathological subtypes and their relationship to triple-negative tumors https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15283-z Nature Communications, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15283-z Metaplastic breast carcinoma (MBC) is among the most aggressive subtypes of triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) but the underlying proteome profiles are unknown. Here, the authors characterize the protein signatures of human MBC tissue samples and their relationship to TNBC and normal breast tissue.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. A simple contagion process describes spreading of traffic jams in urban networks https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15353-2 Nature Communications, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15353-2 Predicting and controlling traffic congestion propagation is an ongoing challenge in most urban settings. Here, Seberi et al. apply a contagion model describing epidemic spread in population to model traffic jams, and verify its validity using large-scale data from six different cities around the world.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. In situ supramolecular polymerization-enhanced self-assembly of polymer vesicles for highly efficient photothermal therapy https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15427-1 Nature Communications, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15427-1 Photothermal therapy (PTT) has recently emerged as a promising approach for cancer therapy. Here, the authors report a hyperbranched polymer vesicle with favorable photothermal stability and high photothermal efficiency for PTT through a supramolecular polymerization-enhanced self-assembly strategy.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Gating mechanism of elongating β-ketoacyl-ACP synthases https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15455-x Nature Communications, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15455-x The formation of C-C bonds in fatty acid and polyketide biosynthesis depends on β-ketoacyl-acyl carrier protein (ACP) synthases (KSs). Here, the authors present structures of E.coli KSs bound to substrate mimetic bearing ACPs, providing insights into the catalytic mechanism underlying C-C bond forming reactions

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Examining the surface evolution of LaTiOxNy an oxynitride solar water splitting photocatalyst https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15519-y Nature Communications, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15519-y While solar-driven water splitting may afford a renewable means to harvest energy, it is essential to understand how photocatalysts transform during catalysis. Here, authors study LaTiOxNy films by surface-sensitive techniques before and after photoelectrochemical water splitting.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. TrkB-expressing paraventricular hypothalamic neurons suppress appetite through multiple neurocircuits https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15537-w Nature Communications, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15537-w The TrkB receptor is known to regulate obesity via appetite control, but the underlying neural circuits are not known. Here, the authors show that selective modulation of TrkB+ neurons in the paraventricular hypothalamus regulates food intake via circuits to ventromedial hypothalamus and lateral parabrachial nu

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Wireless optogenetics protects against obesity via stimulation of non-canonical fat thermogenesis https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15589-y Nature Communications, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15589-y Cardiovascular risks of cold exposure and the subsequent activation of the β3-AR pathway limit the application of beige fat thermogenesis for the treatment of obesity. Here, the authors show that optogenetics light-activated Ca2+ cycling in adipocytes triggers a fat-specific "cold-mimetic" thermogenesis respons

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Publisher Correction: Multi-resolution localization of causal variants across the genome https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15690-2 Nature Communications, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15690-2

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Author Correction: Domestication process modifies digestion ability in larvae of Eurasian perch (Perca fluviatilis), a freshwater Teleostei https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62689-2 Scientific Reports, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62689-2 Author Correction: Domestication process modifies digestion ability in larvae of Eurasian perch ( Perca fluviatilis ), a freshwater Teleostei

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. In humans, only attractive females fulfil their sexually imprinted preferences for eye colour https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62781-7 Scientific Reports, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62781-7

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Author Correction: Immunotoxicological impact and biodistribution assessment of bismuth selenide (Bi2Se3) nanoparticles following intratracheal instillation in mice https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62927-7 Scientific Reports, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62927-7 Author Correction: Immunotoxicological impact and biodistribution assessment of bismuth selenide (Bi 2 Se 3 ) nanoparticles following intratracheal instillation in mice

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Author Correction: A monocyte gene expression signature in the early clinical course of Parkinson's disease https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62928-6 Scientific Reports, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62928-6

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Author Correction: Reconstruction of residents' thyroid equivalent doses from internal radionuclides after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station accident https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62931-x Scientific Reports, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62931-x

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Author Correction: Enhancing Cell Proliferation and Osteogenic Differentiation of MC3T3-E1 Pre-osteoblasts by BMP-2 Delivery in Graphene Oxide-Incorporated PLGA/HA Biodegradable Microcarriers https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-63110-8 Scientific Reports, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-63110-8

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Author Correction: All semiconductor enhanced high-harmonic generation from a single nanostructured cone https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-63113-5 Scientific Reports, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-63113-5

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Author Correction: Synchronized Biventricular Heart Pacing in a Closed-chest Porcine Model based on Wirelessly Powered Leadless Pacemakers https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-63288-x Scientific Reports, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-63288-x

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Author Correction: Modification of the head proteome of nurse honeybees (Apis mellifera) exposed to field-relevant doses of pesticides https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-63289-w Scientific Reports, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-63289-w Author Correction: Modification of the head proteome of nurse honeybees ( Apis mellifera ) exposed to field-relevant doses of pesticides

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Stress early in life can make a child's brain more like an adult's https://www.newscientist.com/article/2239945-stress-early-in-life-can-make-a-childs-brain-more-like-an-adults/ Stress in childhood is linked to developing adult-like brain networks and cells that age slowly, and children with early life stress progress slowly through puberty

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Blowtorch of the Gods Captured by Black Hole Image Makers https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/07/science/black-hole-jet-picture.html Astronomers have given us a look into the engine compartment of a quasar.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. It Came From Outside Our Solar System and Now It's Breaking Up https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/07/science/comet-borisov-break-up.html Comet Borisov, only the second interstellar object spotted by astronomers, shed at least one big chunk as it rounded our sun.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. How's the View From a Spinning Star? https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/07/science/pulsar-xkcd-munroe-stars.html Stargazing is fun. Now try it at 43,000 miles per hour.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Superfund, Meet Super Plants https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/07/science/superfund-plant-microbiome.html Can the plant microbiome help clean up contaminated land?

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Finally, Some Privacy: After 10 Years, Giant Pandas Mate in Shuttered Zoo https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/07/world/asia/panda-mating-hong-kong.html It is by no means certain that cubs are on the way, but we'll take good news where we can find it.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Latinos' deportation fears by citizenship and legal status, 2007 to 2018 [Social Sciences] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/03/31/1915460117 Deportation has become more commonplace in the United States since the mid-2000s. Latin American noncitizens—encompassing undocumented and documented immigrants—are targeted for deportation. Deportation's threat also reaches naturalized and US-born citizens of Latino descent who are largely immune to deportation but whose loved ones or communities are deportable. Drawing on 6…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Ultratough graphene-black phosphorus films [Chemistry] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/03/31/1916610117 Graphene-based films with high toughness have many promising applications, especially for flexible energy storage and portable electrical devices. Achieving such high-toughness films, however, remains a challenge. The conventional mechanisms for improving toughness are crack arrest or plastic deformation. Herein we demonstrate black phosphorus (BP) functionalized graphene films with record toughne

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Aquatic stem group myriapods close a gap between molecular divergence dates and the terrestrial fossil record [Evolution] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/03/31/1920733117 Identifying marine or freshwater fossils that belong to the stem groups of the major terrestrial arthropod radiations is a longstanding challenge. Molecular dating and fossils of their pancrustacean sister group predict that myriapods originated in the Cambrian, much earlier than their oldest known fossils, but uncertainty about stem group Myriapoda…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. The impact of penalties for wrong answers on the gender gap in test scores [Economic Sciences] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/03/31/1920945117 Multiple-choice examinations play a critical role in university admissions across the world. A key question is whether imposing penalties for wrong answers on these examinations deters guessing from women more than men, disadvantaging female test-takers. We consider data from a large-scale, high-stakes policy change that removed penalties for wrong answers…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Human settlement of East Polynesia earlier, incremental, and coincident with prolonged South Pacific drought [Environmental Sciences] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/03/31/1920975117 The timing of human colonization of East Polynesia, a vast area lying between Hawai'i, Rapa Nui, and New Zealand, is much debated and the underlying causes of this great migration have been enigmatic. Our study generates evidence for human dispersal into eastern Polynesia from islands to the west from around…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Actuation and locomotion driven by moisture in paper made with natural pollen [Applied Biological Sciences] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/03/31/1922560117 Here we describe the development of a humidity-responsive sheet of paper that is derived solely from natural pollen. Adaptive soft material components of the paper exhibit diverse and well-integrated responses to humidity that promote shape reconfiguration, actuation, and locomotion. This mechanically versatile and nonallergenic paper can generate a cyclically high…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. A dual effect of ursolic acid to the treatment of multiple sclerosis through both immunomodulation and direct remyelination [Neuroscience] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/01/2000208117 Current multiple sclerosis (MS) medications are mainly immunomodulatory, having little or no effect on neuroregeneration of damaged central nervous system (CNS) tissue; they are thus primarily effective at the acute stage of disease, but much less so at the chronic stage. An MS therapy that has both immunomodulatory and neuroregenerative…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Inconsistent allocations of harms versus benefits may exacerbate environmental inequality [Psychological and Cognitive Sciences] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/02/1911116117 We report five studies that examine preferences for the allocation of environmental harms and benefits. In all studies, participants were presented with scenarios in which an existing environmental inequality between two otherwise similar communities could either be decreased or increased through various allocation decisions. Our results demonstrate that despite well-established…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Expanding the genetic code of the human hematopoietic system [Biochemistry] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/02/1914408117 The genetic incorporation of noncanonical amino acids (ncAAs) into proteins has been realized in bacteria, yeast, and mammalian cells, and recently, in multicellular organisms including plants and animals. However, the addition of new building blocks to the genetic code of tissues from human origin has not yet been achieved. To…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Activity in grafted human iPS cell-derived cortical neurons integrated in stroke-inȷured rat brain regulates motor behavior [Neuroscience] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/02/2000690117 Stem cell transplantation can improve behavioral recovery after stroke in animal models but whether stem cell–derived neurons become functionally integrated into stroke-injured brain circuitry is poorly understood. Here we show that intracortically grafted human induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell–derived cortical neurons send widespread axonal projections to both hemispheres of rats…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase inhibition activates a pathway that branches from the canonical amino acid response in mammalian cells [Cell Biology] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/03/1913788117 Signaling pathways that sense amino acid abundance are integral to tissue homeostasis and cellular defense. Our laboratory has previously shown that halofuginone (HF) inhibits the prolyl-tRNA synthetase catalytic activity of glutamyl-prolyl-tRNA synthetase (EPRS), thereby activating the amino acid response (AAR). We now show that HF treatment selectively inhibits inflammatory responses…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Cell-autonomous expression of the acid hydrolase galactocerebrosidase [Genetics] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/03/1917675117 Lysosomal storage diseases (LSDs) are typically caused by a deficiency in a soluble acid hydrolase and are characterized by the accumulation of undegraded substrates in the lysosome. Determining the role of specific cell types in the pathogenesis of LSDs is a major challenge due to the secretion and subsequent uptake…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Convergent evolution of olfactory and thermoregulatory capacities in small amphibious mammals [Evolution] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/03/1917836117 Olfaction and thermoregulation are key functions for mammals. The former is critical to feeding, mating, and predator avoidance behaviors, while the latter is essential for homeothermy. Aquatic and amphibious mammals face olfactory and thermoregulatory challenges not generally encountered by terrestrial species. In mammals, the nasal cavity houses a bony system…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Distinct modes of manipulation of rice auxin response factor OsARF17 by different plant RNA viruses for infection [Plant Biology] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/03/1918254117 Plant auxin response factor (ARF) transcription factors are an important class of key transcriptional modulators in auxin signaling. Despite the well-studied roles of ARF transcription factors in plant growth and development, it is largely unknown whether, and how, ARF transcription factors may be involved in plant resistance to pathogens. We…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Signature of a pair of Majorana zero modes in superconducting gold surface states [Physics] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/03/1919753117 Under certain conditions, a fermion in a superconductor can separate in space into two parts known as Majorana zero modes, which are immune to decoherence from local noise sources and are attractive building blocks for quantum computers. Promising experimental progress has been made to demonstrate Majorana zero modes in materials…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Primary cilia control glucose homeostasis via islet paracrine interactions [Cell Biology] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/03/2001936117 Pancreatic islets regulate glucose homeostasis through coordinated actions of hormone-secreting cells. What underlies the function of the islet as a unit is the close approximation and communication among heterogeneous cell populations, but the structural mediators of islet cellular cross talk remain incompletely characterized. We generated mice specifically lacking β-cell primary…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Correction for Huang et al., Salicylic acid-mediated plasmodesmal closure via Remorin-dependent lipid organization [Corrections] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/03/2004738117 PLANT BIOLOGY Correction for "Salicylic acid-mediated plasmodesmal closure via Remorin-dependent lipid organization," by Dingquan Huang, Yanbiao Sun, Zhiming Ma, Meiyu Ke, Yong Cui, Zichen Chen, Chaofan Chen, Changyang Ji, Tuan Minh Tran, Liang Yang, Sin Man Lam, Yanhong Han, Guanghou Shu, Jiří Friml, Yansong Miao, Liwen Jiang, and Xu Chen,…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Correction for Glaser et al., The histone demethylase JMJD2B regulates endothelial-to-mesenchymal transition [Corrections] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/03/2004981117 CELL BIOLOGY Correction for "The histone demethylase JMJD2B regulates endothelial-to-mesenchymal transition," by Simone F. Glaser, Andreas W. Heumüller, Lukas Tombor, Patrick Hofmann, Marion Muhly-Reinholz, Ariane Fischer, Stefan Günther, Karoline E. Kokot, David Hassel, Sandeep Kumar, Hanjoong Jo, Reinier A. Boon, Wesley Abplanalp, David John, Jes-Niels Boeckel, and Stefanie Dimmeler, which…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Correction for Srinivasan et al., MiR223-3p promotes synthetic lethality in BRCA1-deficient cancers [Corrections] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/03/2004988117 MEDICAL SCIENCES Correction for "MiR223-3p promotes synthetic lethality in BRCA1-deficient cancers," by Gayathri Srinivasan, Elizabeth A. Williamson, Kimi Kong, Aruna S. Jaiswal, Guangcun Huang, Hyun-Suk Kim, Orlando Schärer, Weixing Zhao, Sandeep Burma, Patrick Sung, and Robert Hromas, which was first published August 8, 2019; 10.1073/pnas.1903150116 (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A….

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. The FDA just pulled popular heartburn drug Zantac due to cancer risk https://www.popsci.com/story/health/zantac-cancer-recall/ The popular OTC and prescription heartburn pill is linked to NDMA, an environmental contaminant. (Dean Hochman/) As if things in the world of healthcare weren't chaotic enough, last week the FDA pulled the popular heartburn medicine ranitidine , brand name Zantac, from the shelves due to a possible cancer link. This follows months of investigation first prompted by Valisure, a small start-up phar

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Monitor controllers for flipping between sets of speakers https://www.popsci.com/story/shop/monitor-speaker-controllers/ Easily switch between speakers. (Troy T via Unsplash/) If you're planning on connecting multiple audio sources to multiple sets of speakers, there's no easier way to get the job done than by using a monitor controller. These hubs distribute audio at your command to a variety of sources, so you can play computer games and listen to vinyl on the same set of speakers or check out your band's new mix

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Four challenging STEM puzzles for kids https://www.popsci.com/story/shop/science-puzzles-for-kids/ A tactile approach to STEM. (Amazon/) It's only 9 a.m. and your kids are already bored. With these four great puzzles, you can do keep your family entertained without feeling a bit guilty. Occupy kids for hours with these hands-on lessons in engineering, geometry, logic, physics, and problem-solving. You might even want to join in the fun. Put young minds in gear. (Amazon/) The act of building th

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Researchers have designed a machine learning method that can predict battery health with 10x higher accuracy than current industry standard, which could aid in the development of safer and more reliable batteries for electric vehicles and consumer electronics. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fvvquh/researchers_have_designed_a_machine_learning/

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Ukraine continues to battle forest fire near Chernobyl https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fvws84/ukraine_continues_to_battle_forest_fire_near/

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. "The State Department was upset about the NASA guidelines because we actually set a precedent." Efforts to establish legal protections for historic sites on the moon allow other space-faring nations, like China and Russia, to create their own guidelines for other nations attempting future landings. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fvz27e/the_state_department_was_upset_about_the_nasa/

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Apple to Buy NextVR from Best Virtual Reality Platforms https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fvzhah/apple_to_buy_nextvr_from_best_virtual_reality/

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. How a New AI Translated Brain Activity to Speech With 97 Percent Accuracy https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fvzm7t/how_a_new_ai_translated_brain_activity_to_speech/

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Perhaps China's centralised supply chain won't last forever https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fvzzf0/perhaps_chinas_centralised_supply_chain_wont_last/

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. You can now deepfake yourself into a celebrity with just a few clicks https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fw3hwk/you_can_now_deepfake_yourself_into_a_celebrity/

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. University in Japan used robots for virtual graduation https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fw48r5/university_in_japan_used_robots_for_virtual/

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Data shows Basic Income Recipients Spent the Money on "Literal Necessities" . https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fw4ycd/data_shows_basic_income_recipients_spent_the/

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Autoimmunity-associated heart dilation tied to heart-failure risk in type 1 diabetes https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200406125515.htm In people with type 1 diabetes without known cardiovascular disease, the presence of autoantibodies against heart muscle proteins was associated with cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging evidence of increased volume of the left ventricle (the heart's main pumping chamber), increased muscle mass, and reduced pumping function (ejection fraction), features that are associated with higher risk of

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Sulfur 'spices' alien atmospheres https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200406140104.htm They say variety is the spice of life, and now new discoveries suggest that a certain elemental 'variety' — sulfur — is indeed a 'spice' that can perhaps point to signs of life.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. How understanding the dynamics of yeast prions can shed light on neurodegenerative diseases https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200406140106.htm Prions are a class of misfolded proteins that form aggregates called "amyloid fibrils." These aggregates are the main culprit behind severe mammalian neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's. What makes them so deadly is that they are capable of transmitting their erroneous conformation to otherwise healthy proteins, causing an imbalance in cellular function. Currently, there are no effective t

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. The Milky Way's satellites help reveal link between dark matter halos and galaxy formation https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200406140110.htm Just like we orbit the sun and the moon orbits us, the Milky Way has satellite galaxies with their own satellites. Drawing from data on those galactic neighbors, a new model suggests the Milky Way should have an additional 100 or so very faint satellite galaxies awaiting discovery.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Search for new state of matter expanded https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200406190438.htm Scientists have been striving to establish the existence of quantum spin liquids, a new state of matter, since the 1970s. A recent discovery physicists could help researchers solve the mystery and result in the next generation of computing.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Societal transformations and resilience in Arabia across 12,000 years of climate change https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200406190439.htm Recent archaeological and paleoenvironmental research in the Arabian Peninsula shows a range of societal responses to a series of extreme climatic and environmental fluctuations over thousands of years. These responses include migration, increasing population mobility, the introduction of pastoral lifeways, the management of water resources, and the construction of diverse structures to aid surviv

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Scientists' warning to humanity on insect extinctions https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200406190529.htm As the human race continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists have found that the planet's insects are also facing a crisis after accelerating rates of extinction have led to a worldwide fall in insect numbers.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Astronomers Battle Space Explorers for Access to Moon's Far Side https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/astronomers-battle-space-explorers-for-access-to-moons-far-side/ Without protection from radio interference, a giant observatory on the moon's hidden hemisphere could prove unworkable

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Why Do White Men and Scientists Tend to Downplay the Risks of Technology? https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-do-white-men-and-scientists-tend-to-downplay-the-risks-of-technology/ The naive answer is that white men and scientists are coldly rational—but that's not the whole story

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Volcanic activity now believed to have triggered Triassic climate change https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/apr/07/volcanic-activity-triggered-triassic-climate-change New research on volcanic activity in the Triassic era offers 'a sobering warning' on the impact of today's climate crisis Volcanic eruptions played an important and direct role in triggering the extreme climate that killed off swathes of life at the end of the Triassic period 201m years ago, researchers have found. Experts say they have discovered bubbles of carbon dioxide trapped in volcanic roc

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Scientists capture image of black hole emitting high-energy jets https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/apr/07/scientists-capture-image-of-black-hole-emitting-high-energy-jets Detailed image taken by Event Horizon Telescope of black hole 5bn light years away An image of a huge, powerful jet of plasma powered by a supermassive black hole has been captured by researchers in unprecedented detail. The team say the bright blob on the left of the image is thought to be the disc of gas and dust swirling around the black hole, with the jet of plasma depicted by a stream of les

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Image of the Day: Defective Cilia https://www.the-scientist.com/image-of-the-day/image-of-the-day-defective-cilia-67386 Super-resolution imaging identifies abnormalities in the hair-like protrusions on a cell's surface and may help facilitate earlier detection of primary ciliary dyskinesia.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Cheap Home Audio Gear and Tips: How to Get Great Sound https://www.wired.com/story/home-audio-gear-and-tips/ Here are our favorite tips and gear to crank up your home speaker or vinyl setup.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. How to Escape From a Sunken Submarine https://www.wired.com/story/how-escape-sunken-submarine/ First of all, you can't just open the hatch when you're trapped at the bottom of the ocean. But there is a way out—it requires physics and some audacity.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Hangover drug shows wider benefits in USC research https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uosc-hds040620.php The hangover remedy DHM may have broader applications for substance abuse treatment and liver disease.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. We must focus attention on our next steps https://www.ft.com/content/b427db58-77e6-11ea-af44-daa3def9ae03 The lockdowns are necessary to get the disease under control — but they must be brief

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. CUNY New York City COVID-19 survey week 4 https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/cgso-cny040720.php The majority of New York City residents expect a long disruption to their daily life. While a quarter (25%) think the epidemic will disrupt their life for less than a month, 27% think its impact will last two months, 20% three months, and a substantial plurality, 28%, anticipate more than four months' disruption. The findings are part of the fourth weekly city and statewide tracking survey from CU

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Why Do White Men and Scientists Tend to Downplay the Risks of Technology? https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-do-white-men-and-scientists-tend-to-downplay-the-risks-of-technology/ The naive answer is that white men and scientists are coldly rational—but that's not the whole story — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Leadership challenges on the coronavirus frontline https://www.ft.com/content/ffbe12d8-77de-11ea-9840-1b8019d9a987 The New York-Presbyterian CEO has moved swiftly to respond to the pandemic

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Shell puzzle: An additional piece added to the evolution of turtles https://phys.org/news/2020-04-shell-puzzle-additional-piece-added.html The origin of turtles is among the most debated topics in evolutionary biology. In a recently published study in the journal Nature Scientific Reports, Senckenberg scientist Ingmar Werneburg, in cooperation with an international research team, refutes existing hypotheses and sheds a new light on the evolution of the skull architecture. The results indicate a close link between skull evolution and

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Fujifilm: shooting for a cure https://www.ft.com/content/a5caed4a-3d07-42bc-b7ec-775054dabe08 The path to monetising influenza drug Avigan is littered with obstacles

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. The FDA just pulled popular heartburn drug Zantac due to cancer risk https://www.popsci.com/story/health/zantac-cancer-recall/ The popular OTC and prescription heartburn pill is linked to NDMA, an environmental contaminant. (Dean Hochman/) As if things in the world of healthcare weren't chaotic enough, last week the FDA pulled the popular heartburn medicine ranitidine , brand name Zantac, from the shelves due to a possible cancer link. This follows months of investigation first prompted by Valisure, a small start-up phar

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. COVID-19 highlights the importance of agility for supply chains https://phys.org/news/2020-04-covid-highlights-importance-agility-chains.html The recent COVID-19 crisis has highlighted a fundamental concept in business operations strategy that's called "Triple-A Supply Chains." The idea is about 15 years old, and many people outside of the supply chain world are probably unfamiliar with it, but it has never felt more relevant.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. One of the mechanisms of Staphylococcus antibiotic resistance deciphered https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/kfu-oot040720.php The Russian side is represented by Structural Biology Lab (Kazan Federal University) and Institute of Proteins (Russian Academy of Sciences). This particular paper tackles the issue of stress resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. The results can help in finding new antibiotics.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Spain's Coronavirus Crisis Accelerated as Warnings Went Unheeded https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/07/world/europe/spain-coronavirus.html The Spanish epidemic has become a painful example of the tendency of one government after another to ignore the experiences of countries where the virus has already struck.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. First Peer-Reviewed Coronavirus Vaccine Trial Shows Promising Results in Mice http://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-in-pittsburgh-say-they-ve-already-developed-a-covid-19-vaccine-candidate The team also worked on SARS and MERS.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Warming-induced greening slows warming at third pole https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/caos-wgs040620.php The Third Pole has seen an increase in vegetation over the past three decades. This phenomenon, also known as "greening," may help slow rapid local warming, according to an invited review paper led by researchers from the Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research (ITP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Human settlement of East Polynesia earlier, incremental, and coincident with prolonged South Pacific drought [Environmental Sciences] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/03/31/1920975117 The timing of human colonization of East Polynesia, a vast area lying between Hawai'i, Rapa Nui, and New Zealand, is much debated and the underlying causes of this great migration have been enigmatic. Our study generates evidence for human dispersal into eastern Polynesia from islands to the west from around…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Can a face mask protect me from coronavirus? Covid-19 myths busted https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/07/can-a-face-mask-protect-me-from-coronavirus-covid-19-myths-busted The truth about how you can catch coronavirus, who is most vulnerable and what you can do to avoid infection Find all our coronavirus coverage here Coronavirus – latest news and updates What are the symptoms and should I see a doctor? Wearing a face mask is certainly not an iron-clad guarantee that you won't get sick – viruses can also transmit through the eyes and tiny viral particles, known as

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. What makes Saturn's atmosphere so hot https://phys.org/news/2020-04-saturn-atmosphere-hot.html The upper layers in the atmospheres of gas giants—Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus and Neptune—are hot, just like Earth's. But unlike Earth, the Sun is too far from these outer planets to account for the high temperatures. Their heat source has been one of the great mysteries of planetary science.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Volunteers Start Taking Another Experimental Coronavirus Vaccine https://futurism.com/volunteers-start-taking-another-experimental-coronavirus-vaccine The US Food and Drug Administration has accepted an application by pharmaceutical company Inovio to start clinical human testing for a new potential vaccine for COVID-19. According to a statement , 40 or so healthy volunteers will participate at two trial locations in Philadelphia and Kansas City. They already took the first dose Monday. "This is a significant step forward in the global fight aga

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. USPSTF recommendation on screening for bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/jn-uro040220.php The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against screening for bacterial vaginosis in someone without symptoms and who is pregnant but not at increased risk for preterm delivery.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. The Problem with Telling Children They're Better Than Others https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-problem-with-telling-children-theyre-better-than-others/ There is a superior way to motivate kids and make them feel proud about their accomplishments — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. The Problem with Telling Children They're Better Than Others https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-problem-with-telling-children-theyre-better-than-others/ There is a superior way to motivate kids and make them feel proud about their accomplishments — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. 'Smart toilet' monitors for signs of disease https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200406190413.htm There's a new disease-detecting technology in the lab, and its No. 1 source of data is number one. And number two.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. 'Smart toilet' monitors for signs of disease https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200406190413.htm There's a new disease-detecting technology in the lab, and its No. 1 source of data is number one. And number two.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Sulfur 'spices' alien atmospheres https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200406140104.htm They say variety is the spice of life, and now new discoveries suggest that a certain elemental 'variety' — sulfur — is indeed a 'spice' that can perhaps point to signs of life.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. More pavement, more problems https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200406190445.htm Think your daily coffee, boutique gym membership and airport lounge access cost a lot? There may be an additional, hidden cost to those luxuries of urban living, says a new study: more flooding. For every percentage point increase in roads, parking lots and other impervious surfaces that prevent water from flowing into the ground, annual floods increase on average by 3.3%, the researchers found.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. We're Replicating the Mistakes of 2008 https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/were-replicating-mistakes-2008/609586/ This article is a collaboration between The Atlantic and ProPublica . In 2008, the first of the once-in-a-lifetime economic calamities of most of our lifetimes engulfed the country and the world. Now, just over a decade later, we get to experience the second. How well the country responded to the 2008 global financial crisis is still subject to debate. After the crisis peaked in September 2008 an

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. The Pandemic Shows Why America Must Invest in Public Research https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/observations/the-pandemic-shows-why-america-must-invest-in-public-research/ This moment of crisis calls for the United States to rediscover its powers of discovery — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. The Pandemic Shows Why America Must Invest in Public Research https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/observations/the-pandemic-shows-why-america-must-invest-in-public-research/ This moment of crisis calls for the United States to rediscover its powers of discovery — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. US public concerns about COVID-19 pandemic https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/jn-upc040620.php This survey study assessed public concerns about symptoms of coronavirus disease 2019 and individual actions in response to the pandemic.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. WeWork hit by rise in unpaid rent https://www.ft.com/content/78dbfb03-f47d-41f3-9bf6-6696e5ef626b Thousands of tenant companies halt payments or try to break leases as coronavirus empties offices

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Quarantine and Coronavirus: A How-To Guide https://www.nytimes.com/article/quarantine-coronavirus.html Thousands who may have been exposed to the coronavirus have been asked to seclude themselves. It's harder than it sounds.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Hudson Yards scrutinises finances of rental refuseniks https://www.ft.com/content/5e39701a-3ff9-407d-9263-0f95f27c4178 Three-quarters of Manhattan site's retailers fail to pay amid rising tenant-landlord tensions

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. The tug-of-war of memory: pattern completion and pattern separation in the brain http://www.neuwritewest.org/blog/the-tug-of-war-of-memory Thumbnail image adapted from : https://www.tennessean.com/story/news/local/williamson/2018/06/15/two-kittens-better-than-one-animal-center-pet-adoption/706919002/ Have you ever heard someone humming a portion of a tune and immediately started singing along with them? This sort of memory recall is what neuroscientists call pattern completion. As the name suggests, pattern completion happens when w

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Coronavirus Can Infect Cats https://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/coronavirus-can-infect-cats/ Tigers and lions at the Bronx Zoo have tested positive for the virus, and studies show that house cats–but apparently not dogs–can become infected.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Coronavirus Can Infect Cats https://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/coronavirus-can-infect-cats/ Tigers and lions at the Bronx Zoo have tested positive for the virus, and studies show that house cats–but apparently not dogs–can become infected. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Coronavirus Can Infect Cats https://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/coronavirus-can-infect-cats/ Tigers and lions at the Bronx Zoo have tested positive for the virus, and studies show that house cats–but apparently not dogs–can become infected. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Imperial's Neil Ferguson: "We don't have a clear exit strategy" http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2020/04/04/1586015208000/Imperial-s-Neil-Ferguson—We-don-t-have-a-clear-exit-strategy-/ Top UK government scientific adviser on the handling of the coronavirus pandemic

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Life 'hanging by a thread' for Italian cancer patients in coronavirus crisis https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/07/life-hanging-by-a-thread-for-italian-cancer-patients-in-coronavirus-crisis Treatment and transplants for some postponed as hospitals are turned over to treat virus Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Since the coronavirus outbreak hit Italy, Francesca Masi has felt her life has been hanging by a thread. She was diagnosed with myelofibrosis , a rare bone marrow cancer, in 2016 and was due to have a transplant this month, but now fears it will be

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Why Wear Face Masks in Public? Here's What the Research Shows https://www.discovermagazine.com/health/why-wear-face-masks-in-public-heres-what-the-research-shows U.S. health officials flipped their advice and now recommend everyone wear cloth masks in public to reduce the spread of coronavirus to others. Some cities have fines for going without masks.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. School closures have little impact on spread of coronavirus, study finds https://www.theguardian.com/education/2020/apr/06/school-closures-have-little-impact-on-spread-of-coronavirus-study UCL say small benefits should be weighed against profound economic and social costs Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage School closures are likely to have a relatively small impact on the spread of Covid-19 and should be weighed against their profound economic and social consequences, particularly for the most vulnerable children, according to a UK study. The research, l

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Coronavirus live news: Boris Johnson in intensive care as Trump sends prayers https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2020/apr/07/coronavirus-live-news-boris-johnson-intensive-care-uk-donald-trump-america-us-praying-recovery-latest-updates UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab to lead country through crisis while Johnson in hospital. Follow the latest updates. Boris Johnson moved to intensive care after his condition worsens The strange lead-up to Boris Johnson's admission to hospital Global leaders send messages of support to Boris Johnson At a glance – latest developments US coronavirus – latest Australia coronavirus – latest See all

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Johnson 'stable' in intensive care and not on ventilator https://www.ft.com/content/49ea8752-7850-423d-be24-620a84a16e6c UK prime minister receives oxygen treatment for coronavirus at London hospital

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Cancer Research UK to cut funding for research by £44m https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/apr/07/cancer-research-uk-to-cut-funding-for-research-by-44m UK's biggest cancer charity expects income to fall by up to 25% as a result of the coronavirus crisis Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The UK's biggest cancer charity is cutting research funding by £44m because of a sharp fall in income and has acknowledged that the move could set back the fight against the disease for many years. Cancer Research UK (CRUK), which fund

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Accountancy firms weigh up reputational risk of furloughing staff https://www.ft.com/content/65d8e851-5e33-4a2d-a814-a4c27f949dd3 UK's top six companies debate whether it would be 'appropriate' to accept government funds

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Physicists produce stable water-based graphene dispersions https://phys.org/news/2020-04-physicists-stable-water-based-graphene-dispersions.html Umeå researchers show how activated graphene, activated carbons and other hydrophobic carbons can be dispersed in water in a form of micrometer-sized particles. The key agent that helps to make these dispersions last for days is the oxidized form of graphene named graphene oxide. The authors have applied for patent for the method to prepare dispersions.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Fysiker tar fram stabila vattenbaserade grafendispersioner https://www.forskning.se/2020/04/07/fysiker-tar-fram-stabila-vattenbaserade-grafendispersioner/ Umeåforskare visar hur aktiverat grafen, aktiverat kol och andra hydrofoba kolsorter kan lösas upp i vatten i form av partiklar av mikrometerstorlek. Det viktigaste medlet som hjälper till att göra dessa dispersioner stabila i dagar är den oxiderade formen av grafen, grafenoxid. Grafen, grafit, aktiverade kol är helt olika former av kol men vad som är vanligt för dem är deras hydrofoba egenskaper

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Signature of a pair of Majorana zero modes in superconducting gold surface states [Physics] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/03/1919753117 Under certain conditions, a fermion in a superconductor can separate in space into two parts known as Majorana zero modes, which are immune to decoherence from local noise sources and are attractive building blocks for quantum computers. Promising experimental progress has been made to demonstrate Majorana zero modes in materials…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Scientists develop new way to identify the sex of sea turtle hatchlings https://phys.org/news/2020-04-scientists-sex-sea-turtle-hatchlings.html Unlike humans, sea turtles and other reptiles like crocodiles do not have sex chromosomes. Their sex is defined during development by the incubation environment. In sea turtles, sex is determined by the nest's temperature: warmer temperatures produce females and cooler temperatures produce males. It is especially challenging to identify the sex of hatchling sea turtles because they lack external s

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Scientists develop new way to identify the sex of sea turtle hatchlings https://phys.org/news/2020-04-scientists-sex-sea-turtle-hatchlings.html Unlike humans, sea turtles and other reptiles like crocodiles do not have sex chromosomes. Their sex is defined during development by the incubation environment. In sea turtles, sex is determined by the nest's temperature: warmer temperatures produce females and cooler temperatures produce males. It is especially challenging to identify the sex of hatchling sea turtles because they lack external s

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. America Is Thirsty for Anthony Fauci https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2020/04/anthony-fauci-coronavirus-crush/609544/ Updated at 10:32 a.m. ET on April 7, 2020. "Dr. Fauci is the total package," claims the Twitter account @FauciFan, listing off each of his qualities with a checkmark emoji. "Intelligent. Kind. Handsome. Literally so good looking oh my god." All day, Americans go online to fess up about crushing on Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. They dig u

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Compound in fruit peels halts damage and spurs neuronal repair in multiple sclerosis https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200406190436.htm Ursolic acid, abundant in fruit peels and some herbs, both prevents and repairs neurons in animal models of multiple sclerosis.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Compound in fruit peels halts damage and spurs neuronal repair in multiple sclerosis https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/tju-cif040620.php Ursolic acid, abundant in fruit peels and some herbs, both prevents and repairs neurons in animal models of multiple sclerosis.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. NYSE to review circuit-breaker system after vertiginous drops https://www.ft.com/content/ba48ca62-2802-42b5-97a6-1abdd950de8b US benchmark S&P 500 can drop a maximum 7 per cent before first protection kicks in

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Exxon slashes capital investment by $10bn https://www.ft.com/content/0115d0ce-5e99-4801-9196-82375874f78b US energy group to preserve cash for dividend as oil demand collapses in face of coronavirus

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. India releases hydroxychloroquine stocks amid pressure from Trump https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/07/india-releases-hydroxychloroquine-stocks-amid-pressure-from-trump US president called Modi and threatened 'retaliation' if country kept full export ban Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage India has approved some exports of hydroxychloroquine , an anti-malaria drug being touted as a possible coronavirus treatment, after apparent pressure from Donald Trump, who has been urging Americans to take it. The tablets are used to prevent and tre

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Trump: I have asked US pharma CEOs to offer Johnson experimental Covid-19 treatments https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/07/trump-i-have-asked-us-pharma-ceos-to-offer-johnson-experimental-covid-19-treatments US president doesn't name companies or treatments, but says they have arrived in London already Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Donald Trump has said he asked US pharmaceutical companies working on experimental coronavirus drugs to approach Boris Johnson's doctors and offer their help, after it emerged that the British prime minister was in intensive care. In an even

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Trump reaches respirator mask deal with 3M https://www.ft.com/content/f6768727-e04c-4483-ab24-37a8da4d7437 US to import more than 160m N95 respirators from overseas over three months

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Bending microwaves and forbidding frequencies with simulated metamaterials https://phys.org/news/2020-04-microwaves-frequencies-simulated-metamaterials.html Using plasma to control microwaves for beaming direct energy toward a specific point is explored for their durability in high-energy electric fields and their reconfigurable structure. High power microwave beams, similar to lasers, can transmit energy at high speeds over long distances, unaffected by wind, gravity, or other forces. Aerospace engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champa

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Secure light-based communication through biological tissues https://phys.org/news/2020-04-light-based-biological-tissues.html Visible light communications (VLC), and optical communications overall, caught professor Marcos Katz's interest when he and his team first demonstrated in 2017 a reconfigurable hybrid wireless network exploiting VLC and radio technologies. The network seamlessly switched from radio to optical, or vice versa, according to the condition of the channels, context information, local policies and others

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Soil scientists help law enforcement find answers in crime scenes https://phys.org/news/2020-04-soil-scientists-law-crime-scenes.html We have seen them on TV, the crime scene investigators who sift through the minutiae such as soil to help law enforcement personnel determine what took place.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Soil scientists help law enforcement find answers in crime scenes https://phys.org/news/2020-04-soil-scientists-law-crime-scenes.html We have seen them on TV, the crime scene investigators who sift through the minutiae such as soil to help law enforcement personnel determine what took place.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. To End the Pandemic, Give Universal Testing the Green Light https://www.wired.com/story/opinion-to-end-the-pandemic-give-universal-testing-the-green-light/ We have the technology to administer tests and assess categories of risk. We just need the leadership.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. The EU's shared purpose requires shared financing https://www.ft.com/content/c7a2a254-77e5-11ea-bd25-7fd923850377 We need a new funding scheme, based on the idea that we are all in this together

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Inconsistent allocations of harms versus benefits may exacerbate environmental inequality [Psychological and Cognitive Sciences] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/02/1911116117 We report five studies that examine preferences for the allocation of environmental harms and benefits. In all studies, participants were presented with scenarios in which an existing environmental inequality between two otherwise similar communities could either be decreased or increased through various allocation decisions. Our results demonstrate that despite well-established…

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Love The Smell of Rain? There's an Ulterior Motive Behind The Lure of Petrichor http://www.sciencealert.com/that-rain-smell-turns-out-we-re-smelling-the-circle-of-life We're smelling the circle of life.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should I see a doctor? https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/07/coronavirus-symptoms-what-are-they-and-should-i-see-a-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

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Are gamma-ray bursts powered by a star's collapsing magnetic fields? https://phys.org/news/2020-04-gamma-ray-powered-star-collapsing-magnetic.html When a massive star in a distant galaxy collapses, forming a black hole, two giant jets of light-emitting plasma shoot from its core. These extremely bright gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are the most powerful explosions in the universe, and when a jet points towards Earth, the afterglow can be detected from ground and space-borne telescopes. Material does not simply catapult from an exploding star, it a

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. The Real Point of Trump's Coronavirus Press Conferences https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/04/trump-coronavirus-bully-pulpit/609565/ When she finishes her 12-hour shift in the intensive-care unit at Riverside Community Hospital, Katherine Montanino stuffs her clothes into a dirty-linen bag and swaps out her soiled shoes for a fresh pair. Arriving home, she takes a shower before she hugs her family. Then she might flip on the television to see what President Donald Trump is saying about the virus she's straining to avoid. The 4

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Here's how scientists are tracking the genetic evolution of COVID-19 https://phys.org/news/2020-04-scientists-tracking-genetic-evolution-covid-.html When you hear the term "evolutionary tree," you may think of Charles Darwin and the study of the relationships between different species over the span of millions of years.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Here's how scientists are tracking the genetic evolution of COVID-19 https://phys.org/news/2020-04-scientists-tracking-genetic-evolution-covid-.html When you hear the term "evolutionary tree," you may think of Charles Darwin and the study of the relationships between different species over the span of millions of years.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Covid-19 Has Hit African Americans Especially Hard https://www.propublica.org/article/early-data-shows-african-americans-have-contracted-and-died-of-coronavirus-at-an-alarming-rate While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention keeps mum about the race of Covid-19 patients, African Americans appear to be contracting and dying from the disease at higher rates — a disparity that reflects substantial gaps in health equity, and threatens to widen them even further.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Marketing researchers identify the three most powerful drivers of effective crowdfunding https://phys.org/news/2020-04-powerful-drivers-effective-crowdfunding.html While the concept of crowdfunding is still in its early phases of development, a group of marketing researchers have conducted a study that reveals the most powerful drivers behind effective crowdfunding campaigns. According to the researchers, there are three primary mechanisms that serve as the major drivers of crowdfunding campaigns that yield results.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Marketing researchers identify the three most powerful drivers of effective crowdfunding https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/ifor-mr040720.php While the concept of crowdfunding is still in its early phases of development, a group of marketing researchers have conducted a study that reveals the most powerful drivers behind effective crowdfunding campaigns. According to the researchers, there are three primary mechanisms that serve as the major drivers of crowdfunding campaigns that yield results.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. A 'mobilize and transition' strategy could reduce Covid-19 mortality while cushioning the economic decline https://phys.org/news/2020-04-mobilize-transition-strategy-covid-mortality.html While the human toll of the COVID-19 pandemic has been apparent for some time, the economic picture is now starting to come into greater focus. Initial unemployment claims in the United States jumped from 280,000 to almost 3.3 million for the week ending March 21, then doubled to over 6.6 million for the following week. By way of comparison, weekly unemployment claims have never previously exceede

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Embracing the Uncertainties https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/07/science/coronavirus-uncertainty-scientific-trust.html While the unknowns about coronavirus abound, a new study finds we 'can handle the truth.'

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Coronavirus effects hurting elementary students and recent graduates, expert says https://phys.org/news/2020-04-coronavirus-effects-elementary-students-expert.html With 10,000,000 Americans filing unemployment claims and the coronavirus outbreak forcing longer stay-at-home orders, college graduates have more to worry about than missing their commencement ceremonies. Younger students who rely on resources provided by their teachers and schools are suddenly out of school for several months. Where will this leave the class of 2020 as they hunt for jobs and the

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Astronomers Battle Space Explorers for Access to Moon's Far Side https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/astronomers-battle-space-explorers-for-access-to-moons-far-side/ Without protection from radio interference, a giant observatory on the moon's hidden hemisphere could prove unworkable — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Astronomers Battle Space Explorers for Access to Moon's Far Side https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/astronomers-battle-space-explorers-for-access-to-moons-far-side/ Without protection from radio interference, a giant observatory on the moon's hidden hemisphere could prove unworkable — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Flexible offices could yet return to favour after coronavirus https://www.ft.com/content/c9263c30-3f44-4a20-be07-faa9d6379608 Workspace in position to benefit as companies adapt post-pandemic; rights issues on hold

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Samsung projects quarterly profit near lowest level in 5 years https://www.ft.com/content/7fba088e-7fe2-46c8-a52e-0f855a8e676c World's largest smartphone maker says operating profit to rise 3% amid coronavirus outbreak

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Research unearths the science behind the smell of spring https://phys.org/news/2020-04-unearths-science.html You may not have heard of geosmin but, wherever you may be on this planet, it is highly likely that you'd recognise its smell.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. Research unearths the science behind the smell of spring https://phys.org/news/2020-04-unearths-science.html You may not have heard of geosmin but, wherever you may be on this planet, it is highly likely that you'd recognise its smell.

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. FirstFT: Today's top stories https://www.ft.com/content/efbb07a9-8737-4542-910b-b53ce6ba43f1 Your daily briefing on the news

…..(Hentet 7. april 2020) ….. ….. YouTube Says It Will Remove 5G Misinformation After People Burn Cell Towers https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/308888-youtube-says-it-will-remove-5g-misinformation-as-frightened-people-burn-cell-towers?source=Extreme YouTube has announced it will remove videos on its platform that baselessly link 5G to coronavirus after arsonists in the UK set multiple towers on fire last week. Theories linking the two have been circulating on social media in various forms, obviously to some effect. The funniest thing about the idea that 5G could cause coronavirus is the idea that 5G is capable of causing anything. 5G can't e

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