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….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>z ….. Giant Viruses Carry Genetic Code That May Control The Metabolism of Living Things http://www.sciencealert.com/giant-viruses-carry-genetic-code-that-may-control-the-metabolism-of-living-things "Viruses have had these genes for millions of years."

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>z ….. How intermittent fasting changes your brain https://bigthink.com/mind-brain/intermittent-fasting Rats that fasted for 16 hours a day showed the greatest increase in hippocampal neurogenesis. If true in humans, intermittent fasting could be a method for fighting off dementia as you age. Intermittent fasting has previously been shown to have positive effects on your liver, immune system, heart, and brain, as well as your body's ability to fight cancer. Intermittent fasting (IF) is not new. Man

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>z ….. Noninvasive treatment for men suffering from enlarged prostate https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/pf-ntf040720.php Physicians from Sapienza University in Rome have published promising results of a small prospective interventional trial using noninvasive pulsed electromagnetic field therapy (PEMF) to treat men suffering from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). After one month of treatment, prostate volume and symptoms significantly decreased. Men with moderate-severe lower urinary tract symptoms and without met

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>z ….. Scientists create mutant enzyme that recycles plastic bottles in hours https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/apr/08/scientists-create-mutant-enzyme-that-recycles-plastic-bottles-in-hours Bacterial enzyme originally found in compost can be used to make high-quality new bottles A mutant bacterial enzyme that breaks down plastic bottles for recycling in hours has been created by scientists. The enzyme, originally discovered in a compost heap of leaves, reduced the bottles to chemical building blocks that were then used to make high-quality new bottles. Existing recycling technologie

Ref.nr. 9071 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. When School Is Online, the Digital Divide Grows Greater https://www.wired.com/story/school-online-digital-divide-grows-greater/ Most US schools are closed, with instruction shifting to the internet. That's a problem for millions of people without reliable broadband, including 20 percent of rural students.

Ref.nr. 9070 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Satellite Data Reveals the Pandemic's Effects From Above https://www.wired.com/story/satellite-data-reveals-the-pandemics-effects-from-above/ Images taken from space are providing details to governments and relief efforts about how humanity is handling the Covid-19 crisis.

Ref.nr. 9069 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Fighting Covid-19 Shouldn't Mean Abandoning Human Rights https://www.wired.com/story/opinion-fighting-covid-19-shouldnt-mean-abandoning-human-rights/ Democracies everywhere have tried to build legal protections for privacy and basic freedoms. But surveillance aimed at addressing the pandemic could dismantle them.

Ref.nr. 9068 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Lies About Covid-19 Might Be Deadly, but They're Not Unique https://www.wired.com/story/lies-about-covid-19-might-be-deadly-but-theyre-not-unique/ When this is over, a return to "normal" for content moderation would be a huge mistake.

Ref.nr. 9067 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. iPads Are Crucial Health Care Tools in Combating Covid-19 https://www.wired.com/story/ipads-crucial-health-tools-combating-covid-19/ Hospitals are deploying tablets and smartphones to protect staff, preserve protective equipment, and help patients connect with loved ones.

Ref.nr. 9066 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How to Make a CDC-Approved Cloth Face Mask (and Rules to Follow) https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-make-a-cloth-face-mask/ A fabric face covering won't protect you from getting Covid-19, but might help prevent you from spreading the virus if you must leave the house.

Ref.nr. 9065 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Death Cuts the Degree of Separation Between You and Covid-19 https://www.wired.com/story/death-cuts-the-degree-of-separation-between-you-and-covid-19/ If knowing someone who has died would make the pandemic concrete for someone in the US—real and actionable—how many have to die? Here's the grim math.

Ref.nr. 9064 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Can You Use an Infrared Camera to Detect a Fever? https://www.wired.com/story/can-an-infrared-camera-detect-a-fever/ These devices are fun to play around with, but they're also really useful—if you know the science behind them.

Ref.nr. 9063 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Rise and Spread of a 5G Coronavirus Conspiracy Theory https://www.wired.co.uk/article/5g-coronavirus-conspiracy-theory From an interview with an obscure Belgian doctor to apparent arson attacks in the UK, the unfounded claim that the pandemic is linked to 5G has spread unlike any other.

Ref.nr. 9062 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. SARS-Cov2-labb redan igång https://www.vetenskaphalsa.se/sars-cov2-labb-redan-igang/ Runt om i världen pågår nu skyndsamma forskningsinitiativ i kampen mot covid-19 för att hitta såväl bättre behandlingar som vaccin som skapar immunitet. Vid Lunds universitet har man snabbt fått igång två dedikerade SARS-Cov2-labb, som nu forskar på patientprover från coronapatienter.

Ref.nr. 9061 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Opinion: Lab Work Under Isolation https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/opinion-lab-work-under-isolation-67398 Here's how my group put our research on pause and how we've continued our work from home.

Ref.nr. 9060 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Opinion: Ethically Accessing Experimental Therapies for COVID-19 https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/opinion-ethically-accessing-experimental-therapies-for-covid-19-67397 In the midst of a pandemic, individual patients are not always the focus of the ethics discussions.

Ref.nr. 9059 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. European Research Council President Resigns in Protest https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/european-research-council-president-resigns-in-protest-67395 Mauro Ferrari says the organization's response to the COVID-19 pandemic is inadequate, but ERC members claim his proposals didn't align with the mission of the council.

Ref.nr. 9058 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Image of the Day: Huo-Yan Air Lab https://www.the-scientist.com/image-of-the-day/image-of-the-day-huo-yan-air-lab-67396 An inflatable biosafety laboratory may help meet the global need for testing infrastructure during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ref.nr. 9057 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus live news: global cases pass 1.5m as UK and US suffer worst daily death tolls https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2020/apr/09/coronavirus-live-news-global-cases-uk-us-usa-worst-daily-death-toll-latest-updates Boris Johnson still in intensive care but condition improves; virus fears halt Saudi military operations in Yemen; global trade could fall up to a third. Follow the latest updates. US sees highest one-day death toll Coronavirus latest: at a glance US coronavirus updates – live Australia coronavirus updates – live See all of our coronavirus coverage 1.39am BST Bernie Sanders, who has dropped out o

Ref.nr. 9056 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Why do some young people die of coronavirus? https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/09/why-do-some-young-people-die-of-coronavirus-covid-19-genes-viral-load Covid-19 hits the old hardest, but young people are dying too. Scientists say it may be down to genes or 'viral load' Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage It remains one of the biggest puzzles of the Covid-19 pandemic. The disease generally causes serious problems only in older people or those with underlying health problems. But occasionally it strikes down young, appare

Ref.nr. 9055 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. US firm says it is on track to give UK 100,000 coronavirus tests a day https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/09/us-firm-says-on-track-give-uk-100000-coronavirus-tests-day-thermo-fisher-scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific raises hopes that government could hit target by end of April UK coronavirus updates – live See all our coronavirus coverage A US firm has said it is on track to provide the UK with 100,000 coronavirus tests per day by the end of the month, giving renewed hope that the government could hit its target. The health secretary, Matt Hancock, said last week he wanted to increas

Ref.nr. 9054 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Sex toy sales triple during New Zealand's coronavirus lockdown https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/09/sex-toy-sales-triple-during-new-zealands-coronavirus-lockdown Speculation rife about an impending baby boom, but experts say uncertain times mean this is unlikely Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage They were warned by the officials against stockpiling toilet paper or flour. But that's not all New Zealanders have been hoarding, according to the nation's largest retailer of sex toys, which said sales of its products tripled after Ja

Ref.nr. 9053 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How did coronavirus start and where did it come from? Was it really Wuhan's animal market? https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/09/how-did-the-coronavirus-start-where-did-it-come-from-how-did-it-spread-humans-was-it-really-bats-pangolins-wuhan-animal-market It's likely Covid-19 originated in bats, scientists say. But did it then spread to pangolins and humans? Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage In the public mind, the origin story of coronavirus seems well fixed: in late 2019 someone at the now world-famous Huanan seafood market in Wuhan was infected with a virus from an animal. The rest is part of an awful history still i

Ref.nr. 9052 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Have Australia and New Zealand stopped Covid-19 in its tracks? https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/09/have-australia-new-zealand-stopped-covid-19-in-its-tracks-coronavirus Southern hemisphere neighbours have developed different strategies but both are working – for now Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Its more than 35,000km (21,750 miles) of coastline was always going to be Australia's strongest advantage in keeping coronavirus at bay, but even so, the speed with which it was used was breathtaking. Without warning on Thursday 19 March,

Ref.nr. 9051 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Can a face mask protect me from coronavirus? Covid-19 myths busted https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/09/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. 9050 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. UK scrambles for foreign-made ventilators ahead of coronavirus peak https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/08/uk-scrambles-for-foreign-made-ventilators-ahead-of-coronavirus-peak NHS has 10,000 available but needs 18,000 to deal with rising number of cases Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The NHS is scrambling to get foreign-made ventilators into hospitals, so that there are enough available ahead of the estimated peak in UK coronavirus cases in around seven to 10 days' time . There are around 10,000 ventilators available to the NHS at present

Ref.nr. 9049 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Police chiefs call on No 10 to tighten UK coronavirus lockdown https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/08/police-chiefs-call-on-no-10-to-tighten-uk-lockdown Exclusive: Easter weekend will be major test of compliance, say forces as they encourage public to report breaches Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Police chiefs want the government to consider toughening coronavirus lockdown restrictions, the Guardian has learned, as they head into the Easter bank holiday weekend with concerns that a growing minority will flout the r

Ref.nr. 9048 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Lockdowns can't end until Covid-19 vaccine found, study says https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/08/lockdowns-cant-end-until-covid-19-vaccine-found-study-says China's restrictions have brought the first wave to an end but the danger of a second is very real Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Countries wanting to end the lockdown and allow people to move about and work again will have to monitor closely for new infections and adjust the controls they have in place until there is a vaccine against Covid-19 , according to a new

Ref.nr. 9047 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus UK: 10 telling moments from the past 100 days https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/08/coronavirus-uk-10-telling-moments-from-past-100-days After an initially slow reaction to the virus, the UK is now firmly in its grip. Here are key moments so far Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Eighty-three British passengers are flown from Wuhan to RAF Brize Norton and transported to Arrowe Park hospital in Wirral, where they are monitored around the clock for 14 days. One of them later contributes a diary to the Guar

Ref.nr. 9046 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Vets recruited to work in hospitals during coronavirus outbreak https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/apr/09/vets-recruited-to-work-in-hospitals-during-coronavirus-outbreak They are volunteering with a trust in south-west England and are being invited to apply for jobs in Hampshire Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage NHS trusts are recruiting vets to help relieve pressure on health service staff as hospitals struggle to cope with the coronavirus pandemic. About 150 vets are volunteering as respiratory assistants with Torbay and South Devon

Ref.nr. 9045 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Blood sample shortage holding up UK work on antibody tests https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/apr/08/blood-sample-shortage-holding-up-uk-work-on-antibody-tests Not enough people yet known to have recovered from virus to provide sufficient blood Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage British companies are being held up in their work to create antibody tests for the coronavirus because they cannot access enough blood samples from patients who have recovered from the disease. Antibody tests will be crucial to identifying people who h

Ref.nr. 9044 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Doctors sue Zimbabwe government over lack of Covid-19 protective equipment https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2020/apr/09/doctors-sue-zimbabwe-government-over-lack-of-covid-19-protective-equipment Court application warns 'many lives will be lost' without urgent action to provide face masks The Zimbabwean government has been taken to court over its failure to provide doctors working on the frontline of the Covid-19 pandemic with masks. The Zimbabwe Association for Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) is seeking to compel the authorities urgently to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) fo

Ref.nr. 9043 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus is the greatest global science policy failure in a generation | Richard Horton https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/apr/09/deadly-virus-britain-failed-prepare-mers-sars-ebola-coronavirus The warnings of doctors and scientists were ignored, with fatal results • Richard Horton is a doctor and edits the Lancet • Coronavirus latest updates • See all our coronavirus coverage We knew this was coming. In her 1994 warning to the world, The Coming Plague, Laurie Garrett concluded: "While the human race battles itself, fighting over ever more crowded turf and scarcer resources, the advanta

Ref.nr. 9042 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Best Hopes for a Coronavirus Drug https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2020/04/what-coronavirus-drug-will-look-like/609661/ Editor's Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here . Twenty-nine. That's the number of proteins the new coronavirus has, at most, in its arsenal to attack human cells. That's 29 proteins to go up against upwards of tens of thousands of proteins comprising the vastly more complex and sophisticated human body. Twenty-nine prote

Ref.nr. 9041 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. We Can't Rely on Just the Military https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/04/us-military-failing-spending-budget/609673/ In September 2014, as the deadly Ebola virus overwhelmed West Africa, the Obama administration felt compelled to intervene. The Pentagon spent $360 million to send 3,000 troops to the region and tasked them with building 17 100-bed treatment centers. Ultimately, only 11 centers were constructed, and only 28 Ebola patients were treated at them. Nine of those centers never even saw patients. By con

Ref.nr. 9040 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Two States Where Trump's COVID-19 Response Could Backfire in 2020 https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/04/trump-whitmer-desantis-coronavirus/609727/ A handful of swing states will almost certainly decide the winner of November's presidential election. And in two of them, Michigan and Florida, Donald Trump's complicated relationship with their governors could expose him to greater political risk as the economic and social price of the coronavirus pandemic mounts. Trump faces mirror-image threats. Michigan voters could interpret Trump's animosi

Ref.nr. 9039 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. An Unimaginable Toll https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2020/04/coronavirus-unimaginable-toll-photos/609652/ As of today, more than 83,600 people have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, since late January, according to data tracked by Johns Hopkins University. This global death toll puts into perspective not just the individual lives lost, but also the thousands of families, communities, and loved ones left behind to cope with grief and uncertainty. New rules and procedures, prom

Ref.nr. 9038 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. A Rural Health Center With a Pandemic Plan https://www.theatlantic.com/notes/2020/04/little-town-pandemic-plan/609715/ The Rowland B. French Medical Center is the primary health-care facility for the residents of Eastport, Maine, a tiny Down East fishing town, population 1,400. Eastport was one of the first of some 50 towns that Jim and visited during our reporting across America for our book, Our Towns . We have returned there a half-dozen times since 2013. The French Center, along with two others in nearby Cala

Ref.nr. 9037 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Books for This Moment https://www.theatlantic.com/notes/2020/04/books-moment/609616/ The past weeks have of course meant economic devastation for small and local businesses of all sorts, as discussed here in an item about Erie. The pressures on local bookstores and publishers, and local newspapers and other news organizations, deserve special attention (as the writers' group PEN has argued here ). My purpose for the moment is not to go into all the details and reasons but instead

Ref.nr. 9036 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Atlantic Daily: Parenting During a Pandemic https://www.theatlantic.com/newsletters/archive/2020/04/coronavirus-parenting-kids/609712/ 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 . Jonas Bendiksen / Magnum Parents: It's okay. It's okay if this crisis is throwing off your parenting style. Crises tend to do that. Mary Katharine Ham, a writer and CNN commentator, knows firstha

Ref.nr. 9035 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Treat It and Beat It https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/treat-it-and-beat-it/609700/ We are only now entering the most intense and painful phase of the COVID-19 pandemic in America. As the strain on our health system worsens, it's essential that we not let up on the social distancing and other mitigation efforts we're engaged in. And it's essential, too, for our public officials to plan the gradual and regionally tailored return to normality that will need to follow this period.

Ref.nr. 9034 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The U.S. Should Just Send Checks—But Won't https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/the-us-should-just-write-checksbut-wont/609637/ To err is human; wanting to punish those who err is, unfortunately, also human. And at the moment, the U.S. economy is threatened not just by the coronavirus, but also by the American obsession with making sure that people don't end up with more than they deserve. The CARES Act—the $2 trillion relief bill that Congress recently passed—promises onetime payments of up to $1,200 to most American adu

Ref.nr. 9033 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. We're Not 'All in It Together' https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/coronavirus-civics/609628/ I first noticed the message spreading a month ago, in emails from college and nonprofit leaders as they reckoned with the cascading impact of the coronavirus: "We're all in it together." At first, I found its decency calming. But as the message found its way into slick ads for auto companies and cable monopolies and drug manufacturers, I was reminded of the merchandisers peddling #BostonStrong sw

Ref.nr. 9032 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Three Equations for a Happy Life, Even During a Pandemic https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2020/04/how-increase-happiness-according-research/609619/ It seems strange to launch a column on happiness during a pandemic. The timing is, well, awkward, isn't it? Maybe not. We're stuck at home; our lives on COVID time have slowed to a near halt. This creates all sorts of obvious inconveniences, of course. But in the involuntary quiet, many of us also sense an opportunity to think a little more deeply about life. In our go-go-go world, we rarely get

Ref.nr. 9031 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. People Are Remembering What Music Is Really For https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2020/04/coronavirus-has-forced-repurposing-music/609601/ It was getting late on Sunday night. The cheers that wash over New York City at 7 p.m. every day for hospital workers had happened hours before. Inside, I was mainlining an HBO drama about doom and dissolution, as one does during a pandemic . Yet deep in my consciousness, a warm and familiar tune played. Sometimes in our lives / We all have pain … Of course: "Lean on Me" by the recently departed

Ref.nr. 9030 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. What coronavirus means for the global economy | Ray Dalio https://www.ted.com/talks/ray_dalio_what_coronavirus_means_for_the_global_economy?rss=172BB350-0205 "I'm a capitalist. I believe in the system. I believe you can increase the size of the pie and you could divide it well," says Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates. He offers wide-ranging insight and advice on how we might recover from the global economic fallout of the coronavirus crisis — and use it as an opportunity to reform the systems that help grow our economy. (This virtual conver

Ref.nr. 9029 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. A global hackathon to take on the coronavirus pandemic | Marko Russiver https://www.ted.com/talks/marko_russiver_a_global_hackathon_to_take_on_the_coronavirus_pandemic?rss=172BB350-0205 Looking to put your skills to use to fight the pandemic? Consider joining The Global Hack, a virtual hackathon designed to rapidly develop solutions to the coronavirus crisis. Designer and technologist Marko Russiver shares the motivation behind a movement looking to help people build post-pandemic resilience. (This virtual conversation is part of the TED Connects series, hosted by head of curatio

Ref.nr. 9028 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. America might survive coronavirus. But will the election? https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/04/09/998828/america-might-survive-coronavirus-but-will-the-presidential-election/ Most Americans are under orders to stay at home, but Jeff Ellington is preparing for the busiest year he's ever had. Runbeck Election Services in Arizona, which produces vote-by-mail ballots, has stocked its 90,000-square-foot (8,300-square-meter) facility in Phoenix with 200,000 half-ton rolls of paper—and there's much more on order. Ellington, Runbeck's chief operating officer, is preparing for

Ref.nr. 9027 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Stop covid or save the economy? We can do both https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/04/08/998785/stop-covid-or-save-the-economy-we-can-do-both/ In the first employment report after social distancing measures had taken hold in many US states, the Department of Labor announced that 3.3 million people had filed jobless claims . A week later, in the first week in April, an additional 6.6 million claims came in—almost unfathomable compared with the previous record of 695,000, which was set in 1982. As bad as those numbers are, though, they gr

Ref.nr. 9026 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How San Francisco plans to trace every coronavirus case and contact https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/04/08/998758/how-san-francisco-plans-to-trace-every-coronavirus-case-and-contact/ In one of the first such efforts in the country, San Francisco is assembling a task force to interview and trace the interactions of all people who test positive for covid-19. The goal is to find who gave it to them and whom they may have given it to, in the hopes of isolating infected patients, alerting those potentially exposed, and ultimately halting transmissions. The Department of Public Hea

Ref.nr. 9025 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Radio Corona, Apr 9: Craig Spencer on New York City's covid-19 wards https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/04/08/998691/radio-corona-apr-9-craig-spencer-on-new-york-citys-covid-19-wards/ In this episode of Radio Corona, on April 9 at 4 pm ET , Gideon Lichfield, editor in chief of MIT Technology Review, speaks with Craig Spencer, director of global health in emergency medicine at Columbia University's Irving Medical Center. They will be discussing what it's like to treat patients with covid-19 in New York City, hospital preparedness, and pandemic response. Spencer is an emergency

Ref.nr. 9024 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How months at sea prepared me for lockdown on land https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/04/08/998540/coronavirus-lockdown-isolation-rose-george/ Ten years ago, I ran away to sea. My stepfather, who had aggressive dementia, had been sent to a secure unit. I had a book to write. So once I felt sure enough about my mother's safety, I departed for 9,288 nautical miles on a container ship, the Maersk Kendal . Its journey from Europe to Asia would take five weeks, and I would be the only passenger. This was no cruise ship: there would be no org

Ref.nr. 9023 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Förhoppningen: Antikropptester kan komma igång redan nästa vecka https://www.svt.se/nyheter/vetenskap/forhoppningen-tester-av-immunitet-kan-komma-igang-redan-nasta-vecka Forskare vid Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan KTH har tagit fram ett test som snabbt kan ta reda på om en person haft covid-19 och bildat antikroppar mot viruset. Om testet blir godkänt kan det börja testas på personal vid flera sjukhus i Stockholm redan nästa vecka.

Ref.nr. 9022 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How to Avoid Misinformation About COVID-19 https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/how-avoid-misinformation-about-covid-19-180974615/ False information about the pandemic is rampant; here's how experts say you can identify what news to trust and what might be faulty

Ref.nr. 9021 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. With Boats Stuck in Harbor Because of COVID-19, Will Fish Bounce Back? https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/fish-stop-covid-19-180974623/ The pandemic has left many unable to leave harbor, creating a window for fishing grounds to recover from years of overfishing

Ref.nr. 9020 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Who's Brave Enough to Invest in Saving the Planet? https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/whos-brave-enough-to-invest-in-saving-the-planet/ A handful of venture capitalists are taking big financial risks in hopes of even bigger rewards

Ref.nr. 9019 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Whatever Helps You Feel Less Afraid, Tired and Lonely, Do That https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/whatever-helps-you-feel-less-afraid-tired-and-lonely-do-that/ Research on positive psychology may help prevent burnout

Ref.nr. 9018 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How to Think about COVID-19 like an M.D. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-to-think-about-covid-19-like-an-m-d/ Harvard medical students created a free curriculum to give their peers and others a physician's-eye view of the pandemic

Ref.nr. 9017 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Can Coal Survive the Coronavirus? https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/can-coal-survive-the-coronavirus/ Diminished energy demand and the high price of coal is putting pressure on the struggling industry

Ref.nr. 9016 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Cancer Patients Face Treatment Delays and Uncertainty as Coronavirus Overwhelms Hospitals https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/cancer-patients-face-treatment-delays-and-uncertainty-as-coronavirus-overwhelms-hospitals/ Health care providers are delaying "nonessential" surgeries—and that could hurt some patients

Ref.nr. 9015 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. 'We will have many body bags.' WHO chief responds to Trump's criticisms https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/we-will-have-many-body-bags-who-chief-responds-trumps-criticisms?rss=1 "Unity is the only option to defeat this virus," Tedros says

Ref.nr. 9014 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Top EU scientist pushed out over coronavirus spat https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/top-eu-scientist-pushed-out-over-coronavirus-spat?rss=1 European Research Council says president missed meetings and was distracted by commercial projects

Ref.nr. 9013 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Social scientists scramble to study pandemic, in real time https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/social-scientists-scramble-study-pandemic-real-time?rss=1 "It's been rolling with the punches and the punches keep flying"

Ref.nr. 9012 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Early-career scientists at critical career junctures brace for impact of COVID-19 https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/early-career-scientists-critical-career-junctures-brace-impact-covid-19?rss=1 For some, university closures will delay graduation, hiring, and other critical milestones

Ref.nr. 9011 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19: Genetic network analysis provides 'snapshot' of pandemic origins https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409085644.htm The first use of phylogenetic techniques shows the 'ancestral' virus genome closest to those in bats was not Wuhan's predominant virus type. The study charts the 'incipient supernova' of COVID-19 through genetic mutations as it spread from China and Asia to Australia, Europe and North America. Researchers say their methods could be used to help identify undocumented infection sources.

Ref.nr. 9010 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Modeling study estimates impact of relaxing control measures on possible second wave of COVID-19 in China https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200408184717.htm Use of real-time monitoring of COVID-19 transmissibility and severity to fine-tune control strategies offers the best chance to minimize second wave of infection in mainland China, outside Hubei province, researchers say in a new study.

Ref.nr. 9009 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How effective is quarantine alone or in combination with other public health measures to control coronavirus (COVID-19)? https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200408133253.htm A new review summarizes evidence available from modelling studies that show how quarantining affects the spread of COVID-19. The studies included in the review consistently conclude that quarantine can play a role in controlling the spread of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. While early implementation of quarantine and its combination with other public health measures may reduce spread of the disease, key

Ref.nr. 9008 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19: Scientists find promising first step in antiviral treatment https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200407150816.htm Researchers have identified a possible target for antiviral treatment for COVID-19.

Ref.nr. 9007 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. StatCan: Canada lost 1,011,000 jobs in March and unemployment rate up to 7.8%, but April may be even worse. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fxu8he/statcan_canada_lost_1011000_jobs_in_march_and/

Ref.nr. 9006 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus Is a Once in a Lifetime Chance to Reshape How We Travel https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fxt4lt/coronavirus_is_a_once_in_a_lifetime_chance_to/

Ref.nr. 9005 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Rio Tinto says pandemic no excuse to delay climate action. "As the world confronts the immediate crisis of covid-19, it is vital that we do not ignore the longer term challenge of climate change,' https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fxqijc/rio_tinto_says_pandemic_no_excuse_to_delay/

Ref.nr. 9004 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Post-Coronavirus, what do you see as changing permanently in the world? https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fxn0aa/postcoronavirus_what_do_you_see_as_changing/ After 9/11, we saw massive, irreversible global changes, and that spark was only based in the US. This is an unprecedented change to the whole world. Do you see cash being actively destroyed in favor of digital money? Do you think the toilet paper industry will be forever altered as more people switch to bidets (because they are unable to keep up with resupplying, and now the prices are skyrocket

Ref.nr. 9003 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Oil Companies Are Collapsing Due to Coronavirus, but Wind and Solar Energy Keep Growing https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fxc0ze/oil_companies_are_collapsing_due_to_coronavirus/

Ref.nr. 9002 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Michigan city plows ahead with climate plan amid pandemic. The plan calls on Ann Arbor to cut 2.1 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent coming from fossil fuel-based activities https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fx6vjx/michigan_city_plows_ahead_with_climate_plan_amid/

Ref.nr. 9001 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Sony's new DualSense PS5 controller promises more realistic tactile feedback https://www.popsci.com/story/technology/sony-ps5-controller-haptics/ It's like a PlayStation controller from the future. (Sony/) The new PlayStation is coming this year. We've known about it since 2019, but the rollout—like almost everything else in the world—has felt the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. We have some tech specs about the console itself, but now Sony has fully revealed the redesigned DualSense controller that will go with it. The buttons haven'

Ref.nr. 9000 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. A new vaccine protects mice from another dangerous coronavirus https://www.popsci.com/story/health/mers-vaccine-coronavirus-covid-19/ A spike protein on the surface of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. These crown-like structures give coronaviruses their namesakes. (NIH/) Scientists have developed a vaccine that protects mice from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), an extremely virulent respiratory disease caused by a virus belonging to the same family as the one responsible for COVID-19. In a recent experiment,

Ref.nr. 8999 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The real reason we're seeing more wildlife during the pandemic https://www.popsci.com/story/environment/wildlife-in-cities-covid-shutdown/ Elk gathering on a golf course in Colorado (Colorado Parks and Wildlife/) As the world has slowed down to stave off the spread of COVID-19, stories of wild animals tromping into now-quiet city streets have gone viral online. Some of these turned out to be completely made-up , including the dolphins supposedly swimming through Venice canals or the elephants getting drunk on corn wine in a Chinese

Ref.nr. 8998 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The best ways to clean fabric face masks https://www.popsci.com/story/diy/face-mask-sterilizing-sanitizing-guide/ Cloth face masks can be reused, but they have a limited life span. (Al3xanderD/Pixabay/) Follow all of PopSci's COVID-19 coverage here , including how to make your own face masks , how to make your own hand sanitizer , and the latest findings on the virus itself . For global updates, see here . The Centers for Disease Control and Protection has encouraged people to wear cloth masks at all times w

Ref.nr. 8997 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Eighteen digital freebies and extended trials you can take advantage of right now https://www.popsci.com/story/diy/digital-deals-extended-free-trials/ These free offers may make your days at home a little more interesting. (Glenn Carstens-Peters/Unsplash/) As COVID-19 has spread throughout the world, some tech companies have proven themselves willing to help those of us doing our civic duty by staying home. Simply put, these developers have made certain products free on a temporary basis or for an extended period of time, giving us the ability

Ref.nr. 8996 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Phylogenetic network analysis of SARS-CoV-2 genomes [Anthropology] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/07/2004999117 In a phylogenetic network analysis of 160 complete human severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-Cov-2) genomes, we find three central variants distinguished by amino acid changes, which we have named A, B, and C, with A being the ancestral type according to the bat outgroup coronavirus. The A and…

Ref.nr. 8995 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Live Coverage of Coronavirus Globally https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/09/world/coronavirus-news-international.html In the global scramble for equipment, poor countries are being outbid. European finance ministers will try to agree on emergency steps to reduce the economic devastation caused by the epidemic.

Ref.nr. 8994 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Australia Investigates Why a Cruise Ship Allowed Infected Passengers to Disembark: Live Coverage https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/09/world/coronavirus-news.html Saudi Arabia declared a cease-fire in Yemen, citing fears of an outbreak in the war-torn country. Players from the English Premier League are being asked to contribute to Britain's overworked health service.

Ref.nr. 8993 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Live Coronavirus US News and Updates https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/09/us/coronavirus-updates-usa.html Orders requiring billions of people to stay home slowed the outbreak, but new jobless data showed the rising economic cost. The virus is ravaging the Navajo Nation.

Ref.nr. 8992 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus Pandemic in the US: Live Updates https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/09/us/coronavirus-live-updates.html 16 million U.S. workers filed for jobless benefits in the last three weeks. A principal investigator in a federal clinical trial of antiviral drugs urges caution.

Ref.nr. 8991 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. In the Race for Coronavirus Drugs, This Scientist Urges a Slower Pace https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/09/health/coronavirus-remdesivir-kalil.html Taking an experimental drug can be worse than taking nothing at all, warns Dr. Andre Kalil: "You are treating emotion."

Ref.nr. 8990 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Animal Viruses Are Jumping to Humans. Forest Loss Makes It Easier. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/09/climate/animals-humans-virus-covid.html New research from Stanford University holds lessons for a world reeling from the coronavirus and searching for ways to avert the next global pandemic.

Ref.nr. 8989 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus World: Full Coverage https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/08/world/coronavirus-live-news-updates.html Up to 150 Saudi royals are infected, while Britain's prime minister, Boris Johnson, remains in intensive care. China ended its lockdown of Wuhan, and other nations are considering easing restrictions.

Ref.nr. 8988 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How Doctors Are Treating Covid-19 Patients https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/08/us/doctors-treating-coronavirus.html We want to hear from the doctors, nurses and health care workers risking their lives to save us from the coronavirus pandemic. What makes you do what you do?

Ref.nr. 8987 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus Live Updates: C.D.C. Issues New Return-to-Work Guidelines https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/08/us/coronavirus-live-updates.html New York State, which now has more confirmed cases than any single country in the world outside of the United States, reports a record death toll. Scientists warn the virus might not fade in warm weather.

Ref.nr. 8986 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus Turns Urban Life's Roar to Whisper on World's Seismographs https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/08/science/seismographs-lockdown-coronavirus.html Geoscientists are getting a clearer picture of what's going on beneath our feet as lockdowns keep many of us at home.

Ref.nr. 8985 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Most New York Coronavirus Cases Came From Europe, Genomes Show https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/08/science/new-york-coronavirus-cases-europe-genomes.html Travelers seeded multiple cases starting as early as mid-February, genomes show.

Ref.nr. 8984 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Poachers Kill More Rhinos as Coronavirus Halts Tourism to Africa https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/08/science/coronavirus-poaching-rhinos.html Threatened and endangered animals may become additional casualties of the pandemic.

Ref.nr. 8983 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. 7 Answers to Questions About the Malaria Drug Trump Keeps Pushing https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/08/health/coronavirus-hydroxychloroquine-malaria.html Here are the facts on hydroxychloroquine, which the president has promoted despite little evidence that it works against the coronavirus.

Ref.nr. 8982 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. C.D.C. Releases Early Demographic Snapshot of Worst Coronavirus Cases https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/08/health/coronavirus-cdc-demographic-study-hospitalizations.html The agency's study of hospitalizations for Covid-19 in March shows heightened numbers for those with underlying conditions, men and African-Americans.

Ref.nr. 8981 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Should You Shave Your 'Quarantine Beard'? https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/04/09/830238952/should-you-shave-your-quarantine-beard?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science An infectious disease specialist says there's no evidence that people with facial hair carry a higher risk of infection or transmission of the coronavirus, as long as they practice diligent hygiene. (Image credit: Patricia De La Rosa/Getty Images)

Ref.nr. 8980 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. What Happened Today: White House Briefing, More Social Distancing Specifics https://www.npr.org/2020/04/08/830384499/what-happened-today-white-house-briefing-more-social-distancing-specifics?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science NPR politics and science correspondents answer questions about the latest efforts to end the coronavirus pandemic and how people can practice social distancing.

Ref.nr. 8979 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Scientists Want To Know Why More Men Than Women Are Apparently Dying Of COVID-19 https://www.npr.org/2020/04/08/830205897/scientists-want-to-know-why-more-men-than-women-are-apparently-dying-of-covid-19?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science Men appear to be more likely to die from COVID-19 than women. Scientists have theories — women may have better immune systems, or sex hormones may play a role in the body's response to infection.

Ref.nr. 8978 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How Scientists Create Models For Disease, And What The Latest Ones Say https://www.npr.org/2020/04/08/830205855/how-scientists-create-models-for-disease-and-what-the-latest-ones-say?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science Here's the latest on what scientists know about the current shape of the coronavirus epidemic in the United States — and what their models are saying the future might hold.

Ref.nr. 8977 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The coronavirus crisis could fundamentally alter the internet https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24532773-100-the-coronavirus-crisis-could-fundamentally-alter-the-internet/ The covid-19 pandemic has many of us stuck at home. The result could completely reshape how we use the internet, writes Annalee Newitz

Ref.nr. 8976 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Do face masks work against the coronavirus and should you wear one? https://www.newscientist.com/article/2240288-do-face-masks-work-against-the-coronavirus-and-should-you-wear-one/ The advice on widespread face mask use to protect against covid-19 varies wildly, but there is some evidence that they stop sick people spreading the virus

Ref.nr. 8975 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Ebola epidemic in Democratic Republic of the Congo to be declared over https://www.newscientist.com/article/2240268-ebola-epidemic-in-democratic-republic-of-the-congo-to-be-declared-over/ The DRC's Ebola epidemic will be declared over on 12 April but there's little time to celebrate as the country pivots towards tackling the coronavirus

Ref.nr. 8974 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Structure of Mpro from COVID-19 virus and discovery of its inhibitors https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2223-y Nature, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2223-y Structure of M pro from COVID-19 virus and discovery of its inhibitors

Ref.nr. 8973 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Daily briefing: This is the state of COVID-19 vaccine development now https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01083-4 Nature, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01083-4 There are 78 confirmed COVID-19 vaccine candidates, 5 of which have already entered clinical trials. Plus: an engineered enzyme that dissolves one of the world's most commonly used plastics, and giant dinosaur footprints found on the roof of a cave.

Ref.nr. 8972 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Daily briefing: Two breakthroughs add to 'grand unifying theory of maths' https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01070-9 Nature, Published online: 07 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01070-9 New bridges between apparently distant continents in the mathematical landscape. Plus: the Event Horizon Telescope reveals a spectacular image of a quasar and how mass testing can keep a lid on COVID-19.

Ref.nr. 8971 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Thousands of coronavirus tests are going unused in US labs https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01068-3 Nature, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01068-3 US labs that underwent huge efforts to retool for COVID-19 testing still aren't operating at full capacity. Experts say the lack of a national strategy is largely to blame.

Ref.nr. 8970 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. If a coronavirus vaccine arrives, can the world make enough? https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01063-8 Nature, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01063-8 Researchers warn production constraints and hoarding could limit SARS-CoV-2 vaccine supplies.

Ref.nr. 8969 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Mission control on Skype: how to fly a spacecraft during a pandemic https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01061-w Nature, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01061-w BepiColombo is about to fly past Earth on its way to Mercury — but coronavirus precautions mean that most of its team will have to watch from home.

Ref.nr. 8968 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Six ways to juggle science and childcare from home https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01060-x Nature, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01060-x In the face of COVID-19 restrictions on daily life, scientist-parents describe their efforts to balance family and work duties.

Ref.nr. 8967 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How does COVID-19 kill? Uncertainty is hampering doctors' ability to choose treatments https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01056-7 Nature, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01056-7 Doctors are reaching for drugs that dampen the immune response — but these also undermine the body's own fight against the coronavirus.

Ref.nr. 8966 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Why pollution is plummeting in some cities — but not others https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01049-6 Nature, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01049-6 Tantalizing signs that coronavirus lockdowns are making air cleaner aren't as straightforward as they seem.

Ref.nr. 8965 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Why Measles Deaths Are Surging–and Coronavirus Could Make it Worse https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01011-6 Measles has killed thousands in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and 23 countries have suspended vaccination campaigns

Ref.nr. 8964 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Can remdesivir treat COVID-19 effectively? https://www.futurity.org/remdesivir-covid-19-2332172/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=remdesivir-covid-19-2332172 In the next week, we should see results from a clinical trial of a drug called remdesivir. Researchers in the Texas A&M University lab of Wenshe Ray Liu were the first to identify the antiviral drug remdesivir as a viable medicine to treat COVID-19 in research from late January. The drug was originally developed in response to the 2014 Ebola pandemic. In the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic

Ref.nr. 8963 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Ethicist: Hydroxychloroquine hype could bungle the science https://www.futurity.org/hydroxychloroquine-ethics-covid-192331652-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=hydroxychloroquine-ethics-covid-192331652-2 Elements of the response to COVID-19 remind ethicist Alex John London of errors in the response to the Ebola outbreak in 2014-15. For example, hydroxychloroquine. Researchers and doctors around the world are in a race to save lives, not only through caring for patients sick with COVID-19, but also in the hunt to discover an effective treatment or vaccine. In the rush to do science quickly, London

Ref.nr. 8962 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Forest loss makes diseases like COVID-19 more likely https://www.futurity.org/forest-loss-zoonotic-diseases-pandemics-2331342/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=forest-loss-zoonotic-diseases-pandemics-2331342 Viruses that jump from animals to people, like the one responsible for COVID-19, will likely become more common as people continue to transform natural habitats into agricultural land, according to a new study. The analysis reveals how the loss of tropical forests in Uganda puts people at greater risk of physical interactions with wild primates and the viruses they carry. "The combination of majo

Ref.nr. 8961 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. 140 million tweets capture COVID-19's spread https://www.futurity.org/covid-19-tweets-coronavirus-social-media-2331232/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=covid-19-tweets-coronavirus-social-media-2331232 A dataset of more than 140 million COVID-19 tweets could help represent the spread and effects of the global coronavirus pandemic. It's publicly available as a resource for the global research community. "We are all on the same planet together, and any additional data that could be easily available for other researchers to analyze can make the difference." The work is part of research that collec

Ref.nr. 8960 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. 4 ways to help people going hungry during COVID-19 https://www.futurity.org/covid-19-pandemic-food-insecurity-hunger-2331992/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=covid-19-pandemic-food-insecurity-hunger-2331992 As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the economy, more people than ever before could face the prospect of going hungry. Reasons include a sudden loss of income, a sick caregiver, or an inability to stock up on food. Others might have relied on school lunch programs to help feed their children or live in food deserts or communities with grocery shortages. Still others might be in a high-ri

Ref.nr. 8959 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Your risk of getting COVID-19 from food appears super low https://www.futurity.org/covid-19-pandemic-and-food-safety-2330932/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=covid-19-pandemic-and-food-safety-2330932 Food has a low chance of transmitting the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, experts say. As the world grapples with COVID-19, people have a lot of questions about how to best protect themselves. Many of those questions have to do with food. "I believe putting our attention on foods takes attention away from what we already know works, which is social distancing and isolation." There are qui

Ref.nr. 8958 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Even during COVID-19, 'nature is a necessity' https://www.futurity.org/covid-19-nature-2331252-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=covid-19-nature-2331252-2 Spending time in nature is crucial for our health, even during the COVID-19 pandemic, one expert says. As state and local officials plead for residents to stay at home in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, many included a caveat: You can still enjoy the outdoors, as long as you can maintain a safe social distance. In the absence of widespread testing, social distancing remains the most import

Ref.nr. 8957 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. When will social distancing end? It may be a while https://www.futurity.org/?p=2332572&utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=when-will-social-distancing-end-covid-19-2332572 A new report suggests how to adapt our public health strategy and milestones for deciding when and how officials should relax physical distancing measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. "We're going to have a tough April. May will also be tough. After that, hopefully we'll see things loosen up." Crystal Watson , a health security expert, is one of the coauthors of the report , along with h

Ref.nr. 8956 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Many DIY cleaners don't kill coronavirus https://www.futurity.org/?p=2330752&utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=diy-cleaners-covid-19-233075 When making homemade cleaning products, mixing chemicals the wrong way can create an ineffective product, or even lead to poisoning, an expert warns. "It is essential to make a distinction between cleaning and disinfecting products." With cleaner and disinfecting products running out of stock due to the coronavirus outbreak, many people have gone the DIY route to make their own. Here, Robert Laum

Ref.nr. 8955 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Bill Gates on the global battle with coronavirus https://www.ft.com/video/d6c22464-6dce-42eb-81d4-38e8b55d8c12 In the first of an FT video interview series on the pandemic's impact, the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation speaks to the FT's Vanessa Kortekaas

Ref.nr. 8954 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Lawyers in a Crisis https://www.ft.com/reports/lawyers-in-a-crisis Legal sector responses to the coronavirus pandemic. In the first instalment of a new online report: lonely lawyers staying resilient; what legal readers look at on FT.com; and an invitation to join a hackathon tackling Covid-19 challenges

Ref.nr. 8953 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Germany to run Europe's first large-scale antibody test programme https://www.ft.com/content/fe211ec7-0ed4-4d36-9d83-14b639efb3ad Move will help researchers assess infection rates and monitor spread of disease more effectively

Ref.nr. 8952 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Amundi chief to give up €1m of bonus to help fight coronavirus https://www.ft.com/content/fba324a7-577d-4b74-8987-65c0ee0bd2de Yves Perrier becomes first global asset management chief to announce pay pledge

Ref.nr. 8951 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Britain banks on youth to lead way out of lockdown https://www.ft.com/content/fb1a6279-a3f8-4181-ac64-3369b2ed1ae2 Ministers discuss relaxing work restrictions and reopening schools after Easter

Ref.nr. 8950 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Debating the data on Covid-19 https://www.ft.com/content/fab6ea24-6831-490e-bfba-d3447c9160d6 Coronavirus moonshots, Twitter's @Jack donates $1bn, Samsung Galaxy Chromebook

Ref.nr. 8949 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus: Government support for small businesses — Live Q&A https://www.ft.com/content/f5bba76a-ccfa-441d-8c68-1e02d6191a66 Claer Barrett wants to hear readers' experiences of accessing business interruption loans

Ref.nr. 8948 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. FCA makes emergency fundraisings easier for UK-listed companies https://www.ft.com/content/f529e8ed-9aec-4366-a3d3-afca41c1f8d2 Financial regulator announces measures to help businesses through coronavirus disruption

Ref.nr. 8947 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Federal Reserve lifts Wells Fargo's asset cap https://www.ft.com/content/ec433aea-64ec-40bc-b339-d372fe25c4ef Regulator allows scandal-hit bank to temporarily expand lending to aid virus effort

Ref.nr. 8946 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Democrats set out demands for new coronavirus stimulus https://www.ft.com/content/ec2f95b0-00ce-47dd-9242-137eb55edb9e Pelosi and Schumer insist additional funds focus on small businesses, hospitals and states

Ref.nr. 8945 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. UK property market moves into cold storage https://www.ft.com/content/e82ea7eb-4d91-4f70-b466-c31eac783907 Experts predict transactions could plunge 50 per cent year-on-year, but what could it mean for house prices?

Ref.nr. 8944 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Fed to provide extra $2.3tn in loans https://www.ft.com/content/e66cf23f-2f22-481d-9acf-4483f0041eeb Central bank moves to support high-yield debt market and help stricken municipalities

Ref.nr. 8943 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Yemen ceasefire announced by Saudi-led coalition https://www.ft.com/content/e47cdd63-67e9-4658-a59a-922386deb1f8 Move in response to UN call to focus on preventing Covid-19 outbreak in war-torn country

Ref.nr. 8942 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. IMF boosts emergency lending capacity to $100bn https://www.ft.com/content/e46faadc-456b-4cf8-a2fd-2017702747ab Head of fund warns emerging markets and low-income countries will be hardest hit by coronavirus

Ref.nr. 8941 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Morgan Stanley boss Gorman recovers from coronavirus https://www.ft.com/content/e436dccd-3dd6-4009-afd4-428610433f11 Bank decided not to disclose illness last month because chief executive remained at work

Ref.nr. 8940 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Markets are only starting to come to terms with the new normal https://www.ft.com/content/de754324-b669-47cd-b494-9c70fb45d975 Investors should be alert to the risk of false dawns in stocks and high-yield credit

Ref.nr. 8939 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. US Senate tells members not to use Zoom https://www.ft.com/content/dac7d60b-54fa-402b-8469-70f85aaace76 Organisation is latest to warn over data security worries on videoconferencing platform

Ref.nr. 8938 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. HSBC, StanChart and Lloyds drop executive bonuses https://www.ft.com/content/d66c621c-54ba-471a-92ca-8572707da562 Noel Quinn and Bill Winters among top managers to donate part of salaries to coronavirus charities

Ref.nr. 8937 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Gold bugs vindicated by coronavirus rally https://www.ft.com/content/d3334720-e211-4779-a30f-85bcdbbd4239 Prices have jumped 9% while pandemic has hurt other markets

Ref.nr. 8936 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus Diaries https://www.ft.com/content/d2fb69a4-7599-11ea-95fe-fcd274e920ca Experiences from people in many different situations of trying to work – and live – during the crisis

Ref.nr. 8935 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Bill Gates urges rich countries to fund coronavirus vaccine search https://www.ft.com/content/d2f75357-2c4d-40b0-8802-7d820414f3c6 Microsoft founder says developing world needs help in fighting pandemic

Ref.nr. 8934 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Fed officials saw 'profoundly uncertain' US outlook https://www.ft.com/content/d2977690-7969-4482-8f12-dc6a37fc7c3e Policymakers unleashed a vast array of tools to limit economic damage as coronavirus spreads

Ref.nr. 8933 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. FT readers: Italy and the threat to eurozone unity https://www.ft.com/content/cf4e8a7c-7984-11ea-9840-1b8019d9a987 An issue that is dividing policymakers attracted nearly 1,000 comments. Here are the best responses

Ref.nr. 8932 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Oil prices leap as Opec-Russia meeting begins https://www.ft.com/content/c7a1e2e6-8c17-48d5-8c16-edce911b5cbb Discussions focused on 10m barrels a day of cuts, with more to come from rivals

Ref.nr. 8931 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Criminal barristers warn profession is on 'knife edge' as virus takes toll https://www.ft.com/content/c67bcf50-33c3-47ba-a154-7aa41bc323c7 Bar Council says half of all chambers cannot survive without extra government support

Ref.nr. 8930 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. French central banker floats printing money to hand to companies https://www.ft.com/content/c60a3bab-9229-48d7-8da5-574f8b0b9df6 So-called helicopter money is 'possible to imagine', says Villeroy de Galhau

Ref.nr. 8929 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Fed enters new territory with support for risky debt https://www.ft.com/content/c0b78bc9-0ea8-461c-a5a2-89067ca94ea4 Programme to support 'junk' bonds aims to soften blows from coronavirus and downgrades

Ref.nr. 8928 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus loan relief extended to high-cost credit and car finance https://www.ft.com/content/c080b3ed-c866-481f-bb02-3358dafd7134 Measures include temporary payment freeze on loans and credit cards and zero interest on pre-existing arranged overdrafts of up to £500

Ref.nr. 8927 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. UK house sales expected to drop to lowest level in 20 years https://www.ft.com/content/bffbec64-3b69-4289-9b55-c807d0070979 Coronavirus hits market just as it started to recover from slowdown after 2016 Brexit vote

Ref.nr. 8926 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. India's exporters face crunch as coronavirus pummels economy https://www.ft.com/content/bbbfec9f-6880-4f7e-9d38-497f34788037 Abrupt national lockdown puts 50m jobs at risk in textiles, shoemaking, jewellery and other consumer goods sectors

Ref.nr. 8925 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Japan lockdown undermined by impasse over shop and restaurant closures https://www.ft.com/content/ba8543f9-7e15-45ef-90c9-12c2d16bd8ea Shinzo Abe and Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike at odds over which businesses should stay open

Ref.nr. 8924 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. European stocks rise on signs virus spread is slowing https://www.ft.com/content/b8c1b7f4-1380-4ce3-8c52-a040c3d3d878 Shares on Wall Street set for another day of gains as markets rally

Ref.nr. 8923 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. France to reallocate Africa aid money for fight against coronavirus https://www.ft.com/content/b840af4a-5c09-4ceb-b6f2-7386f3afc58b Macron also backs calls for debt relief as he seeks to be seen as champion of continent's interests

Ref.nr. 8922 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Wall St worries, Europe funding, Singapore relapse https://www.ft.com/content/b6661010-1ad9-47db-a1e1-f4e3a6631d27 Wall Street banks are warning investors to brace for a new wave of declines in stock markets

Ref.nr. 8921 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The danger in the coronavirus recovery will be inertia https://www.ft.com/content/b10be712-797f-11ea-9840-1b8019d9a987 A make-do-and-mend approach will not be enough — we need a societal transformation

Ref.nr. 8920 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Frustration despite UK coronavirus bailout loans reaching £450m https://www.ft.com/content/afd2deb3-cc47-4d57-b5c2-8959d53b4774 Only about one in 10 small business applications has been approved so far, it is claimed

Ref.nr. 8919 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Thermo Fisher agrees to supply UK coronavirus tests https://www.ft.com/content/a08688a9-6936-432b-a5b2-f900962c6497 Company says it has enough kit for government to ramp up screening to 100,000 a day

Ref.nr. 8918 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Most UK businesses unsure they can survive coronavirus, survey shows https://www.ft.com/content/9d3b89f3-c75e-4bf9-95d2-6db79cf342b6 Construction, entertainment and food services among most pessimistic sectors, says ONS

Ref.nr. 8917 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Covid-19 exposes our arrogant relationship with nature https://www.ft.com/content/902310ea-7996-11ea-bd25-7fd923850377 Threats to us are interrelated: climate change, loss of biodiversity, new pathogens

Ref.nr. 8916 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. SEC urges thorough coronavirus disclosures by US companies https://www.ft.com/content/8a71491d-741a-40a6-8c59-bebb4ec42067 Regulator emphasises need for 'exchange of forward-looking information' in earnings reports

Ref.nr. 8915 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Virus will push sub-Saharan Africa into deep recession, warns World Bank https://www.ft.com/content/885a1f1c-3f02-4807-8789-5d827566d8fa Predicted collapse in global commodities trade set to drive first such contraction in 25 years

Ref.nr. 8914 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Fed's $2.3tn bailout: fielding falling angels https://www.ft.com/content/86e2fdc5-0f8c-463b-8d90-8f9f8944b168 Programme designed to keep capital flowing amid coronavirus pandemic

Ref.nr. 8913 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. My life in lockdown: a headmaster and a bank exec's experiences https://www.ft.com/content/7aba4db6-77ef-11ea-9840-1b8019d9a987 In this FT series, people share their stories of this extraordinary time

Ref.nr. 8912 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Social carers urge industry to meet safety equipment demand https://www.ft.com/content/73e2da0b-e1cc-4b1f-8f9a-12cb2658c488 Sector calls for manufacturers to be mobilised in the same way they were with ventilators

Ref.nr. 8911 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Fed's radical policies are uncharted territory https://www.ft.com/content/70a0d2ca-7987-11ea-af44-daa3def9ae03 Untangling the distortions to free market capitalism will take time

Ref.nr. 8910 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Aviva pension clients barred from cashing in property assets https://www.ft.com/content/6f1974fa-3990-4a96-8acf-10db20417617 Provider cites coronavirus market turmoil for uncertainty over valuations

Ref.nr. 8909 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Bond investors shrug at BoE's direct-financing move https://www.ft.com/content/6efd8f13-d7aa-4d47-9db9-8b0a8a4bd5fd Fund managers say decision to enable extra spending is tolerable as long as it is temporary

Ref.nr. 8908 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. BoE to directly finance extra government spending https://www.ft.com/content/664c575b-0f54-44e5-ab78-2fd30ef213cb Move allows ministers to spend more in short term to combat coronavirus without tapping gilts market

Ref.nr. 8907 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Eurozone ministers must strike coronavirus deal https://www.ft.com/content/5f58507a-7986-11ea-af44-daa3def9ae03 The ECB must work to protect the currency union at all costs

Ref.nr. 8906 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Effects of pandemic will widen inequality, report finds https://www.ft.com/content/5e6330de-1e95-4343-8424-184d19dc34b9 Accelerating economic downturn will have wide public health consequences, says IFS

Ref.nr. 8905 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. ECB dissenters resisted Christine Lagarde's 'no limits' virus response https://www.ft.com/content/5c488ebd-a8f5-4c86-bde6-ce183f29d15b Minutes of last month's emergency meeting show significant opposition to bond-buying programme

Ref.nr. 8904 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus latest: ECB dissenters resisted Lagarde's no limits push https://www.ft.com/content/55a136c0-05f1-39f4-b946-9e099dd05256

Ref.nr. 8903 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Airports rush to create health and safety guidelines for travel rebound https://www.ft.com/content/4f4ad557-7ea2-4d75-90e8-22137a939cb8 Aviation on front line as countries start to plan exit from coronavirus lockdown

Ref.nr. 8902 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus volunteer army is a sign of charity https://www.ft.com/content/4048cee0-6e77-11ea-89df-41bea055720b Selfish acts like stockpiling are outweighed by myriad kindnesses

Ref.nr. 8901 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. UK should prepare for lockdown extension, warns minister https://www.ft.com/content/3c710c5f-7429-4e94-ac6b-25d2389759bb Announcement expected next week as Easter stay-at-home campaign is launched

Ref.nr. 8900 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Lex Coronavirus Advice Exchange: restaurateur wrestles with bailout https://www.ft.com/content/3bdf3297-0c7a-49fe-99d8-45e52222e8b0 Readers share their views, from red tape woes of UK business to the threat of recurrent Covid-19

Ref.nr. 8899 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Spain's economy set to suffer most from coronavirus crisis https://www.ft.com/content/396415a2-7778-4675-8bec-da8fca154bca With limited fiscal room for manoeuvre, Sánchez government is desperate for help from EU

Ref.nr. 8898 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. State-backed hackers using virus to increase spying, UK and US warn https://www.ft.com/content/37149106-eb16-4b4e-879b-2913b99da84f Agencies report rise in cyber attacks on governments and health organisations

Ref.nr. 8897 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The market may reward companies that kept things going https://www.ft.com/content/3274bdb8-2ba3-4c18-89c1-4f7a916a91f6 Political goodwill for Spire Healthcare could act as a tailwind once virus impact eases

Ref.nr. 8896 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. India's push to ramp up virus testing threatened by court ruling https://www.ft.com/content/3243c3c7-53b5-4069-b26a-f13c46d87abb Order that tests must be free could stop private labs from boosting capacity, warn industry executives

Ref.nr. 8895 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Biden's challenge to connect with voters during a crisis https://www.ft.com/content/17df0125-e055-4706-9d33-98666fac8236 Bernie Sanders has been defeated but Donald Trump is dominating the airwaves

Ref.nr. 8894 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Transcript: Bill Gates speaks to the FT about the global fight against coronavirus https://www.ft.com/content/13ddacc4-0ae4-4be1-95c5-1a32ab15956a Microsoft founder says there is a 'humanitarian and a self-interested' case for rich countries to help developing world

Ref.nr. 8893 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Syria's shattered health service left exposed as coronavirus spreads https://www.ft.com/content/130b0083-6339-4118-8dae-14de9e13513f Nearly a decade of civil war has driven up to 70 per cent of medics to flee, WHO says

Ref.nr. 8892 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. US banks fret over fine print in small business rescue plan https://www.ft.com/content/0f6aa0eb-10c2-4629-b645-2f231e8459a5 Executives fear legal and balance sheet risks from participation in coronavirus response programme

Ref.nr. 8891 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How much TV should your children be watching right now? https://www.ft.com/content/0eee3338-7928-11ea-9840-1b8019d9a987 Some shows are good; others, less so. What's important during lockdown is knowing the difference

Ref.nr. 8890 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Wall St urges caution as bulls rush into recovery bets https://www.ft.com/content/0e9656b7-3693-46d7-b46f-d065e1550e6d S&P up 23% from March nadir on back of state coronavirus action — but more falls possible, warn analysts

Ref.nr. 8889 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Oyo to furlough international staff as lockdowns hit hotel group https://www.ft.com/content/080db927-eea4-4d30-90fb-f3602179bb47 SoftBank-backed company vows 'no or negligible lay-offs' as revenues and occupancy rates slide

Ref.nr. 8888 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The EU's 'moment of truth' https://www.ft.com/content/070e5d4f-c812-433b-81f7-ac1f286028af Talks on emergency lending fail to reach a conclusion

Ref.nr. 8887 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The pandemic will forever transform how we live https://www.ft.com/content/06647198-77b9-11ea-9840-1b8019d9a987 From homeworking to healthcare, Covid-19 has forced society to adapt in ways that should endure

Ref.nr. 8886 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Viruskampen – mer forskning behövs https://www.forskning.se/2020/04/09/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. Virus är små svårbeforskade mikro­organisme

Ref.nr. 8885 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Stabilt samhällsförtroende bland svenskar i 30 år https://www.forskning.se/2020/04/09/stabilt-samhallsfortroende-bland-svenskar-i-30-ar/ Coronakrisen har aktualiserat frågan om svenskarna litar på samhällsinstitutionerna. Fram tills nu har förtroendet varit högt och stabilt, med några dramatiska undantag. Svenskarna har länge utmärkt sig för det höga förtroendet för myndigheter. Att politiker och myndigheter också nu i coronakrisen litar på medborgarnas vilja och förmåga att ta till sig och följa politikers och myndigheters rekomm

Ref.nr. 8884 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. "Influencers viktiga i coronakommunikation" https://www.forskning.se/2020/04/09/influencers-viktiga-i-coronakommunikation/ Hur får man folk att följa regeringens rekommendationer och råd i corona-tider? Använd influencernas enorma genomslag, anser forskaren Jonas Colliander, Handelshögskolan i Stockholm. En viktig del i kampen mot covid-19 går ut på att få ut information om regeringens riktlinjer och förordningar till befolkningen så snabbt och effektivt som möjligt. Eftersom både kanalval och nyhetskonsumtion varier

Ref.nr. 8883 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How effective is quarantine alone or in combination with other public health measures to control coronavirus (COVID-19)? https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/w-hei040820.php Today, Cochrane publishes a new Rapid Review looking at quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ref.nr. 8882 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19 drug lead treatments identified https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uoq-cdl040820.php An international team of researchers has tested more than 10,000 compounds to identify six drug candidates that may help treat COVID-19. The research, involving University of Queensland scientist Professor Luke Guddat, tested the efficacy of approved drugs, drug candidates in clinical trials and other compounds.

Ref.nr. 8881 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. UPMC led global trial fast tracks testing of hydroxychloroquine, other COVID-19 therapies https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uop-ulg040920.php Novel 'learning while doing' clinical trial approach called REMAP helps doctors find the optimal trade-off between quickly adopting new therapies during a pandemic, such as the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine, and waiting until they are tested in longer clinical trials. The trial announced today at UPMC, called UPMC-REMAP-COVID19 learns from similar trials enrolling around the world and uses

Ref.nr. 8880 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19: Genetic network analysis provides 'snapshot' of pandemic origins https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uoc-cgn040820.php First use of phylogenetic techniques shows 'ancestral' virus genome closest to those in bats was not Wuhan's predominant virus type. Study charts the "incipient supernova" of COVID-19 through genetic mutations as it spread from China and Asia to Australia, Europe and North America. Researchers say their methods could be used to help identify undocumented infection sources.

Ref.nr. 8879 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Social media can forecast economic impact of disasters including COVID-19 pandemic https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uob-smc040820.php Social media should be used to chart the economic impact and recovery of businesses in countries affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research published in Nature Communications. University of Bristol scientists describe a 'real time' method accurately trialled across three global natural disasters which could be used to reliably forecast the financial impact of the current global h

Ref.nr. 8878 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Lancet: Modelling study estimates impact of relaxing control measures on possible second wave of COVID-19 in China https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/tl-pss040820.php New modelling research, published in The Lancet journal, suggests that China's aggressive control measures appear to have halted the first wave of COVID-19 in areas outside Hubei province, the epicentre of the epidemic. However, given the substantial risk of the virus being reintroduced from abroad, and with economic activity increasing, real-time monitoring of COVID-19 transmissibility and severi

Ref.nr. 8877 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. An experimental study demonstrates the effectiveness of online learning https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/nruh-aes040720.php High-quality online courses are no less effective than traditional classes when it comes to student learning outcomes. Online courses provide an opportunity to expand access to high-quality education without increasing costs: the number of students that universities will be able to enroll increases by 15-18%. The results of a study carried out jointly by HSE University researchers and US researche

Ref.nr. 8876 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. JNCCN: Improving COVID-19 safety for cancer patients and healthcare providers https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/nccn-jic040920.php NCCN Best Practices Committee publishes peer-reviewed feature in JNCCN presenting latest insights on how to keep oncology patients and healthcare workers safe during COVID-19 pandemic. Visit NCCN.org/covid-19 for continually-updated resources for patients, providers, and care systems.

Ref.nr. 8875 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Loss of smell in patient with COVID-19 https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/jn-los040720.php The case of a patient with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) whose main symptom was a loss of smell without nasal obstruction is reported in this article.

Ref.nr. 8874 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19 in children in Spain https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/jn-cic040720.php Describes testing for and treatment of children with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Madrid.

Ref.nr. 8873 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. New coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) mapped out https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/ifbs-nc040920.php IBS scientists report a high resolution gene and reveal many viral RNAs with unknown functions and modifications.

Ref.nr. 8872 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. In Israel, public compliance with self-quarantine order tied to compensation https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/ha-iip040820.php In February 2020, the Israeli government issued emergency rules to contain the spread of COVID-19, ordering individuals considered as exposed to COVID-19 to self-quarantine.

Ref.nr. 8871 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Newborns infected with COVID-19 in China experienced mild symptoms https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/elf-niw040720.php Researchers have identified a total of four cases of newborn babies with COVID-19 infection in China. In all cases the babies experienced only mild symptoms with none requiring intensive care or mechanical ventilation according to research published in in the European Respiratory Journal today (Thursday).

Ref.nr. 8870 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Higher levels of coronavirus 'entry point' enzyme in lungs of COPD patients and smokers https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/elf-hlo040720.php People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and people who currently smoke may have higher levels of a molecule, called angiotensin converting enzyme II (ACE-2), in their lungs according to a study published in the European Respiratory Journal today (Thursday). Previous research shows that ACE-2, which sits on the surface of lung cells, is the 'entry point' that allows coronavirus to

Ref.nr. 8869 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19 in humanitarian settings and lessons learned from past epidemics https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/cums-cih040820.php A new paper, ;COVID-19 in Humanitarian Settings and Lessons Learned from Past Epidemics' published in Nature Medicine, invokes a global response to protect the most vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ref.nr. 8868 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Periodic physical distancing for COVID-19 control: new modelling study https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/cmaj-ppd040820.php A new modelling paper, using data from Ontario, indicates that dynamic physical distancing and other measures could help maintain health system capacity and prevent intensive care units (ICUs) from becoming overwhelmed because of COVID-19, while allowing periodic psychological and economic breaks from restrictions. The paper is published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Ref.nr. 8867 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Potential harms of chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin for treating COVID-19 https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/cmaj-pho040820.php Chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin are being used to treat and prevent COVID-19 despite weak evidence for effectiveness, and physicians and patients should be aware of the drugs' potentially serious adverse events, states a review in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Ref.nr. 8866 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19 critical care bed modelling study: potential shortage in Canada https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/cmaj-ccc040820.php A national modelling paper predicting the number of available ICU beds across Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic suggests that self-isolation will likely not be enough to keep demand from exceeding supply. It is published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Ref.nr. 8865 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Time to encourage people to wear face masks as a precaution, say experts https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/b-tte040920.php It's time to encourage people to wear face masks as a precautionary measure on the grounds that we have little to lose and potentially something to gain, say experts in The BMJ today.

Ref.nr. 8864 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Special issue explores consumer access and power https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/ama-sie040920.php A special issue from the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing explores the definition of consumer access and consumer power with some insights being prophetic as it relates to access during the current global health crisis.

Ref.nr. 8863 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. AGS COVID-19 policy brief offers roadmap for care of older adults in nursing homes https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/ags-acp040820.php In a policy brief published today in its namesake journal (DOI: 10.1111/jgs.16477), the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) offered a roadmap to guide federal, state, and local governments addressing COVID-19 concerns for a critical–and critically impacted–group: Older adults in nursing homes and long-term care.

Ref.nr. 8862 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Putting remdesivir to the test for COVID-19 https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/acs-prt040820.php As the coronavirus pandemic claims lives and overwhelms health care systems throughout the world, scientists are closely watching several late-stage trials of the antiviral drug remdesivir. Developed to treat Ebola, remdesivir is now being tested against COVID-19. However, many infectious disease experts caution that the trials are unlikely to yield clear-cut results, according to an article in Ch

Ref.nr. 8861 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19 news from Annals of Internal Medicine https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/acop-cnf040820.php In this Ideas and Opinions piece from the University of California, San Francisco and San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, the authors discuss the findings of early studies that addressed the use of chest computed tomography for the detection of COVID-19. The authors urge caution in rushing science and overinterpreting preliminary or flawed data.

Ref.nr. 8860 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. FN opfordrer til at forbyde dyremarkeder: Derfor kan farlige vira udspringe derfra https://www.dr.dk/nyheder/viden/kroppen/fn-opfordrer-til-forbyde-dyremarkeder-derfor-kan-farlige-vira-udspringe-derfra Globalisering og tæt kontakt med vilde dyr øger risikoen for pandemier.

Ref.nr. 8859 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. What Geologic Disasters Can Teach Us About the COVID-19 Crisis https://www.discovermagazine.com/planet-earth/what-geologic-disasters-can-teach-us-about-the-covid-19-crisis The long duration of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis puts a strain on people and their lives, yet we've see this kind of slow crisis happen elsewhere.

Ref.nr. 8858 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Even as COVID-19 Poses Huge Challenges to Responders, the Risks for Natural Disasters Are Rising https://www.discovermagazine.com/environment/even-as-covid-19-poses-huge-challenges-to-responders-the-risks-for-natural Abnormally warm sea temperatures are raising the risks for hurricanes, while the central and southeastern U.S. face flooding, and parts of the West are forecast to see heightened wildfire activity.

Ref.nr. 8857 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus: Lockdown 'could boost wild flowers' https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-52215273 A plant charity is predicting a boost for wild flowers because some councils have stopped mowing.

Ref.nr. 8856 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The 19th Century Roots of Modern Medical Denialism https://undark.org/2020/04/09/thomsonian-medicine/ For decades, Samuel Thomson peddled his dubious system of alternative medicine to Americans by playing to their cultural, political, and religious identities. Today, Thomson's claims continue to provide a playbook for grifters, promoting pseudoscientific cures for everything from cancer to Covid-19.

Ref.nr. 8855 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Sidelined by Scandal, a Top Disease Modeler Watches and Worries https://undark.org/2020/04/09/eva-lee-georgia-tech-fraud-covid-19/ In the world of epidemiological modeling, Eva Lee is a star. But grant-related fraud charges have upended her career and left her mostly sidelined at a time when, supporters say, her talents are sorely needed. Whether leniency is in order so she can contribute to the Covid-19 fight remains a matter of debate.

Ref.nr. 8854 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. As Facilities Close for Covid-19, Stranded Animals Could Suffer https://undark.org/2020/04/09/animal-facilities-covid-19/ In 2005, when the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas in New Orleans went into an emergency shutdown during Hurricane Katrina, thousands of animals that were left behind perished. It's not a stretch to imagine that similar scenes could play out as zoos, labs, and other animal facilities close down for Covid-19.

Ref.nr. 8853 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Online Learning Works https://theness.com/neurologicablog/index.php/online-learning-works/ While we are all shuttering at home, especially as the weeks drag on, many people are looking for some constructive things to do. Of course some of use can work from home, others have essential jobs and still have to go to work, but even then we are spending the rest of the time at home rather than going out. This has been a boon to streaming services, but also has changed perceptions about certa

Ref.nr. 8852 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus Is a Once in a Lifetime Chance to Reshape How We Travel https://singularityhub.com/2020/04/09/coronavirus-is-a-once-in-a-lifetime-chance-to-reshape-how-we-travel/ The transport sector has been impacted as much as any by the coronavirus. This isn't a normal period of disruption, which is usually caused by failures in supply such as road accidents or industrial action. In this case it is the lack of demand that is the problem. When the world finally emerges from the pandemic and travel restrictions are ended, a whole reservoir of pent-up demand will be sudde

Ref.nr. 8851 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Naturopaths exploit COVID-19 with unproven treatments and self-promotion https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/naturopaths-exploit-covid-19-with-unproven-treatments-and-self-promotion/ The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians endorses unproven IV Vitamin C as a COVID-19 therapy and pushes for inclusion of naturopaths in fighting SARS-CoV-2. Actually, naturopaths should sit this one out and let the doctors and nurses on the front lines have the PPE they are currently wasting administering bogus treatments.

Ref.nr. 8850 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Whales filmed having whale of a time during lockdown https://phys.org/news/2020-04-whales-whale-lockdown.html With humans away, the whales will play.

Ref.nr. 8849 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. US-Russian crew blasts off for International Space Station https://phys.org/news/2020-04-us-russian-crew-blasts-international-space.html A U.S.-Russian space crew blasted off Thursday to the International Space Station following a tight quarantine amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Ref.nr. 8848 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Social distancing increased over the course of human history—alongside empathy and new ways to connect https://phys.org/news/2020-04-social-distancing-human-historyalongside-empathy.html Social distancing is vital in the present moment. While the increased isolation and spacing of the new drastic measures come as shock to many people, social distancing is not new if you take the long view—the very long view.

Ref.nr. 8847 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Scientists reveal the coronavirus camouflage that will aid hunt for vaccine https://phys.org/news/2020-04-scientists-reveal-coronavirus-camouflage-aid.html Research led by the University of Southampton has revealed the fundamental features of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes COVID19. The researchers have produced the first model of a spike of the virus which shows how it disguises itself to enter human cells undetected, and the viral proteins which are the target of antibodies and vaccine research. The findings of this study could provide cruci

Ref.nr. 8846 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Rethinking biosecurity governance https://phys.org/news/2020-04-rethinking-biosecurity.html Perhaps the most important lesson we can learn from the current coronavirus pandemic is how to learn future lessons without having to experience a pandemic, whether natural in origin or made by humans. To do so, we need to change how we think about the governance of biology.

Ref.nr. 8845 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Poll: British public value protecting lives over economic prosperity during COVID-19 pandemic https://phys.org/news/2020-04-poll-british-economic-prosperity-covid-.html Polling undertaken by Populus for The Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, at the University of Birmingham, has found that the UK public value the short-term care for life during the current coronavirus crisis ahead of protecting the longer-term economic prosperity of the country.

Ref.nr. 8844 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Are people with learning disabilities being supported during coronavirus pandemic? https://phys.org/news/2020-04-people-disabilities-coronavirus-pandemic.html Leading learning disability and palliative care expert at Kingston University and St George's, University of London Professor Irene Tuffrey-Wijne, who recently became the world's first researcher to conduct studies into palliative care for people with learning disabilities, shares her views on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting the elderly and most vulnerable – and how she has produced two

Ref.nr. 8843 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Lockdown lessons from the history of solitude https://phys.org/news/2020-04-lockdown-lessons-history-solitude.html When the poet John Donne was struck down by a sudden infection in 1623 he immediately found himself alone—even his doctors deserted him. The experience, which only lasted a week, was intolerable. He later wrote: "As sickness is the greatest misery, so the greatest misery of sickness is solitude."

Ref.nr. 8842 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Why some local businesses will get through COVID-19 better than others https://phys.org/news/2020-04-local-businesses-covid-.html Family firms and retailers with online presence more likely to survive economic standstill and changes in consumer behaviour that will follow, say U of A experts.

Ref.nr. 8841 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Most laws ignore human-wildlife conflict—this makes us vulnerable to pandemics https://phys.org/news/2020-04-laws-human-wildlife-conflictthis-vulnerable-pandemics.html Never before have we seen how the human use of wildlife can yield such catastrophe, as we have with COVID-19.

Ref.nr. 8840 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Influencers important in coronavirus communication https://phys.org/news/2020-04-important-coronavirus.html How can you get people to follow to government recommendations and advice in times of COVID-19? Use the power of influencers, argues Assistant Professor Jonas Colliander.

Ref.nr. 8839 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Global uncertainty may force businesses to rely on flexibility rather than efficiency https://phys.org/news/2020-04-global-uncertainty-businesses-flexibility-efficiency.html Most businesses have never faced an era when uncertainty is so rampant.

Ref.nr. 8838 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Disability and unemployment: COVID-19 heightens existing inequalities, says expert https://phys.org/news/2020-04-disability-unemployment-covid-heightens-inequalities.html As reality sets in about the extensive fallout during the current coronavirus pandemic, Assistant Professor David Pettinicchio cannot help but notice that people with disabilities, a part of the population already marginalized and often most affected by various crises, are noticeably absent from mainstream conversations.

Ref.nr. 8837 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID lockdown, seasonal changes affect California's emissions https://phys.org/news/2020-04-covid-lockdown-seasonal-affect-california.html California's nitrous oxide (NO₂) air pollution has been reduced by a combination of the state's COVID-19 lockdown and naturally occurring effects, according to an atmospheric scientist at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH).

Ref.nr. 8836 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19 provides lessons on climate adaptation for cities https://phys.org/news/2020-04-covid-lessons-climate-cities.html It is an extremely challenging time for cities. With the novel coronavirus COVID-19 infiltrating cities across the U.S., leaders and staff are working around the clock to develop and implement policies aimed at slowing the spread of the virus, adequately caring for those infected, providing a basic level of services to residents and facilitating safe and effective work conditions for "essential" w

Ref.nr. 8835 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19 to push a half-billion people into poverty https://phys.org/news/2020-04-covid-half-billion-people-poverty.html The economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic could increase global poverty by as much as half a billion people or eight percent of the world's population—according to new research.

Ref.nr. 8834 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus: A map of Sars-CoV-2 activated proteins https://phys.org/news/2020-04-coronavirus-sars-cov-proteins.html What happens when the pathogen responsible for the Covid-19 pandemic, the coronavirus Sars-CoV-2, makes contact with a human bronchial cell? A group of researchers from the Universities of Bologna and Catanzaro (Italy) mapped the interactions between the virus proteins and those of humans, showing which proteins are being "activated" and "de-activated" by Sars-CoV-2.

Ref.nr. 8833 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. New coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) mapped out https://phys.org/news/2020-04-coronavirus-sars-cov-.html Jean and Peter Medawar wrote in 1977 that a virus is "simply a piece of bad news wrapped up in proteins." The 'bad news' in the SARS-CoV-2 case is the new coronavirus carries its mysterious genome in the form of a very long ribonucleic acid (RNA) molecule. Grappling with COVID-19 pandemic, the world seems to be lost with no sense of direction in uncovering what this coronavirus (SARS-Cov-2) is com

Ref.nr. 8832 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus: Why a blanket ban on wildlife trade would not be the right response https://phys.org/news/2020-04-coronavirus-blanket-wildlife-response.html The early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic have been linked to a "wet" market in Wuhan, in the Hubei province of eastern China. Wet markets are common in Asia, Africa and elsewhere, selling fresh fruit and vegetables, poultry, fresh meat and live animals, including wildlife. Reports initially indicated that the coronavirus which causes COVID-19 may have been transmitted to people from wildlife at t

Ref.nr. 8831 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus forces new approaches to fighting wildfires https://phys.org/news/2020-04-coronavirus-approaches-wildfires.html They are two disasters that require opposite responses: To save lives and reduce the spread of COVID-19, people are being told to remain isolated. But in a wildfire, thousands of firefighters must work in close quarters for weeks at a time.

Ref.nr. 8830 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. From the bushfires to coronavirus, our old 'normal' is gone forever https://phys.org/news/2020-04-bushfires-coronavirus.html The world faces profound disruption. For Australians who lived through the most horrific fire season on record, there has been no time to recover. The next crisis is now upon us in the form of COVID-19. As we grapple with uncertainty and upheaval, it's clear that our old "normal" will never be recovered.

Ref.nr. 8829 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How Africa has developed its scientific research capabilities https://phys.org/news/2020-04-africa-scientific-capabilities.html Africa's preparedness for containing the spread of COVID-19 is determined by several factors. So far the focus has been on Africa's weak health systems. But the region's growing scientific competence in virology, genomics and cross-sectoral collaborations to perform research that will inform containment policies matter just as much. And they have been largely ignored.

Ref.nr. 8828 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Why do pandemics often start with bats? https://neuwritesd.org/2020/04/09/why-do-pandemics-often-start-with-bats/ We are in the midst of an unprecedented global health crisis. The new disease COVID-19 has changed many aspects of how we can lead safe and healthy lives. COVID-19 is caused by the outbreak of SARS-CoV-2, a novel coronavirus previously unknown to humans. As health scientists race to find the best testing and preventative strategies, […] Read more

Ref.nr. 8827 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Regionerne nærmer sig grænse for testkapacitet https://ing.dk/artikel/regionerne-naermer-sig-graense-testkapacitet-234118 PLUS. Regionerne forventer snart at kunne øge kapaciteten fra 7.000 til 10.000 i døgnet, men venter på en stor sending fra Kina.

Ref.nr. 8826 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Forskningsprojekt med svin skal ruste os til fremtidens pandemier https://ing.dk/artikel/forskningsprojekt-med-svin-skal-ruste-os-fremtidens-pandemier-234119 PLUS. Ligesom den nuværende coronavirus stammer fra flagermus og bæltedyr, er der risiko for, at en ny pandemi kan opstå ved at en influenzavirus hopper fra grise til mennesker. Derfor arbejder forskere på at optimere overvågningen af influenzaerne i svinebestanden.

Ref.nr. 8825 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. US Intelligence Warned of "Cataclysmic" Coronavirus in November https://futurism.com/us-intelligence-warned-cataclysmic-coronavirus-november New reports suggest that the U.S. military knew about the coronavirus spreading through China as far back as late November — significantly longer than official timelines of the outbreak suggest. The National Center for Medical Intelligence (NCMI), an intelligence agency that provides intelligence reports to the military, uncovered the coronavirus outbreak and briefed multiple government agencies

Ref.nr. 8824 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Trump Threatens to Pull Funding for the World Health Organization https://futurism.com/trump-threatens-pull-funding-world-health-organization U.S. President Donald Trump is now trying to place the blame for the coronavirus pandemic on the World Health Organization (WHO). Trump directed his ire at the WHO during Tuesday's coronavirus task force briefing, during which he threatened to place "a very powerful hold" on the funds that the U.S. contributes to the international organization, The Guardian reports . Trump, arguably searching for

Ref.nr. 8823 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Terrifying Simulation Shows How Viruses Spread When You Cough https://futurism.com/simulation-viruses-spread-cough A new 3D-rendered simulation by Finnish researchers shows how aerosol particles coughed out by a person in an indoor environment can spread terrifyingly far. The research aims to determine how the coronavirus can spread through the air, and found that "aerosol particles carrying the virus can remain in the air longer than was originally thought, so it is important to avoid busy public indoor spac

Ref.nr. 8822 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Good News: Social Distancing Is Working https://futurism.com/good-news-social-distancing-working Thanks to everyone who took self-isolation and stay-at-home guidelines seriously, the U.S. government is now expecting significantly fewer deaths from the coronavirus pandemic than before. Dr. Deborah Birx, the coordinator of the White House coronavirus task force, announced Wednesday that newly updated models show a major decline in the number of predicted cases and fatalities linked to COVID-19

Ref.nr. 8821 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. As Deaths Soar, Feds End Support for Coronavirus Testing Sites https://futurism.com/feds-end-support-coronavirus-testing-sites The US federal government plans to end funding for a number of coronavirus testing sites this Friday, according to NPR . That means a number of sites across the country will have to close. Many others will need to shift to state support to stay open. The news couldn't have come at a worse time. The peak of the pandemic is quickly approaching in the US. Over 3,000 cases were reported in the countr

Ref.nr. 8820 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Dr. Fauci: "I Don't Think We Should Ever Shake Hands Ever Again" https://futurism.com/fauci-shake-hands-ever-again Dr. Anthony Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the White House's top infectious disease expert , predicts that when we emerge on the other side of the coronavirus pandemic, everyone will live far more cautiously. For instance, he suggests that even rituals as commonplace as a handshake should probably be left behind in the past. The pandemic

Ref.nr. 8819 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Coronavirus Is Disproportionately Killing Black People https://futurism.com/coronavirus-disproportionately-killing-black-people In the United States, the coronavirus is disproportionately infecting and killing black people. There's nothing known to be inherent to COVID-19 that makes it hit particular groups of people harder — rather, we're likely seeing a disturbing manifestation of the racial inequalities that already plague the American healthcare system, The New York Times reports . Many of the ways that American citie

Ref.nr. 8818 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Coronavirus Is Deadlier in Places With Bad Pollution https://futurism.com/coronavirus-deadlier-bad-pollution Data has started to emerge that suggests COVID-19 can be deadlier if patients have also been exposed to high levels of air pollution. By looking at data from the nearly 3,000 U.S. counties that have released their coronavirus case reports and death tolls, a team of Harvard public health researchers found a correlation between the concentration of air pollutants and the COVID-19 death rate . The r

Ref.nr. 8817 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Covid-19: how do you lift a lockdown? https://flex.acast.com/audio.guim.co.uk/2020/04/08-57750-gnl.sci.20200409.ms.covid_19_lockdown.mp3 Following the decision to end Wuhan's lockdown this week, Hannah Devlin speaks to Dr Adam Kurcharski about the various aspects of lifting restrictive measures, including the importance of the timing and the role that testing could play. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/sciencepod

Ref.nr. 8816 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID frontline: South Korea and England https://cosmosmagazine.com/society/covid-frontline-south-korea-and-england Cosmos is collecting personal accounts of how different parts of the world are coping and adapting in these difficult times. Today we hear from two countries that have very much been in the news.

Ref.nr. 8815 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Five ways to understand coronavirus graphs https://cosmosmagazine.com/mathematics/five-ways-to-understand-coronavirus-graphs There are lots of numbers, but what are they saying?

Ref.nr. 8814 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Our Knowledge of Viruses Is Badly Inadequate https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/observations/our-knowledge-of-viruses-is-badly-inadequate/ Most of the known families are significantly understudied

Ref.nr. 8813 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Climate Change and Infectious Diseases https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/observations/climate-change-and-infectious-diseases/ It isn't making COVID-19 worse than it would otherwise have been—but we can't say the same for malaria, dengue and other illnesses

Ref.nr. 8812 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. More Therapeutic Ideas for the Coronavirus: Too Much Inflammation? https://blogs.sciencemag.org/pipeline/archives/2020/04/09/more-therapeutic-ideas-for-the-coronavirus-too-much-inflammation So today I'd like to talk about some of the other anti-coronativirus possibilities that I haven't gone into yet – these posts will never make a comprehensive list, but at least I can cover some of the more interesting ideas, I hope. Interleukin-6 is an interesting story. This preprint from German researchers presents some evidence that IL-6 levels correlate with the likelihood of severe respirato

Ref.nr. 8811 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. 4 weird things that happen when you videoconference https://bigthink.com/mind-brain/videoconferencing As the COVID-19 pandemic forces many U.S. colleges and universities to move their courses online , connecting online via video is now having its moment . Family, friends, neighbors and even TV talk-show hosts are now meeting and broadcasting from home. Meanwhile, Microsoft, Google and Zoom are struggling to meet the demand for their videoconferencing services . People have long noticed, however,

Ref.nr. 8810 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Are central bankers tinkering with interest rates too much? https://bigthink.com/coronavirus-recession-interest-rates In the shadow of COVID-19, we're rapidly approaching the point where there's nothing to buy, and no one has any money to buy it with. Central bankers have responded to the coronavirus's economic fallout by tinkering with interest rates and instituting quantitative easing (QE) plans. Artificially lowering interest rates essentially incentivizes debt and discourages fiscal responsibility, whereas o

Ref.nr. 8809 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Tracking COVID-19 in real time: Using tech to prevent outbreaks https://bigthink.com/big-think-live/coronavirus-kinsa How can we track the spread of COVID-19 where testing is not widely available? How can global health be improved by innovation and cooperation? Over the last few years, Kinsa has given away or sold millions of internet-connected thermometers to households across the US to collect data that can help predict and prevent flu outbreaks in US communities. Now, that smart tech is being leveraged to cre

Ref.nr. 8808 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. What Should People With Asthma Be Doing in The Coronavirus Pandemic? http://www.sciencealert.com/what-should-people-with-asthma-be-doing-in-the-coronavirus-pandemic Steps to minimise the impact of viral infections.

Ref.nr. 8807 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Should We All Be Wearing Face Masks? Here's Why Experts Are So Conflicted http://www.sciencealert.com/this-is-why-advice-on-whether-you-should-wear-a-mask-is-just-so-confusing It's complicated.

Ref.nr. 8806 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Physicists From The LHC Are Making a COVID-19 Ventilator That Runs on Batteries http://www.sciencealert.com/physicists-from-the-lhc-are-making-a-covid-19-ventilator-that-runs-on-batteries The world needs this now.

Ref.nr. 8805 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Pandemic Can't Lock Down Nature – Issue 84: Outbreak http://nautil.us/issue/84/outbreak/the-pandemic-cant-lock-down-nature Needing to clear my head, I went down to the Penobscot River. There they were, swimming with the mergansers, following an early pulse of river herring to the mouth of Kenduskeag stream: two harbor seals, raising sleek round heads for a few long breaths before rolling under the waves. Evidently it's not uncommon for seals to swim the couple dozen miles between Bangor, Maine, and the Atlantic Ocean

Ref.nr. 8804 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Summer Won't Save Us from COVID-19 – Issue 84: Outbreak http://nautil.us/issue/84/outbreak/summer-wont-save-us-from-covid_19 Life right now, for someone who studies respiratory virus infections, can be hectic and alarming. Akiko Iwasaki, a professor of immunology as well as molecular, cellular, and development biology at the Yale School of Medicine, hasn't had a weekend or any break, really, for the last several weeks. Her lab has been scrambling, working nearly nonstop, to ensure that people around Yale, in New Haven,

Ref.nr. 8803 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Can a Battery of New COVID Tests Stem the US Debacle? – Issue 84: Outbreak http://nautil.us/issue/84/outbreak/can-a-battery-of-new-covid-tests-stem-the-us-debacle Can we leap beyond flattening the curve and eliminate COVID-19 as a public health threat—not years from now but weeks? "It's a war we should fight to win," declared Harvey V. Fineberg, former Dean of the Harvard School of Public Health, in the New England Journal of Medicine .1 War metaphors applied to health—"War on Drugs," "War on Cancer"—are tiresome and often counterproductive. But considerin

Ref.nr. 8802 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Is Uber too big to fail? http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2020/04/09/1586423086000/Is-Uber-too-big-to-fail-/ With Covid-19 threatening a unicorn extinction, some governments suddenly have real leverage when it comes to influencing unicorn operations in the future.

Ref.nr. 8801 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Corona tvingar lärare övervinna teknikrädsla http://fof.se/node/53489 Coronakrisen innebär prövningar för skola och högre utbildning. Samtidigt får forskningen på det digitala området en ordentlig skjuts framåt.

Ref.nr. 8800 ….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Online education platforms scale college STEM instruction with equivalent learning outcomes at lower cost http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/15/eaay5324?rss=1 Meeting global demand for growing the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce requires solutions for the shortage of qualified instructors. We propose and evaluate a model for scaling up affordable access to effective STEM education through national online education platforms. These platforms allow resource-constrained higher education institutions to adopt online cours

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Climate models miss most of the coarse dust in the atmosphere http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/15/eaaz9507?rss=1 Coarse mineral dust (diameter, ≥5 μm) is an important component of the Earth system that affects clouds, ocean ecosystems, and climate. Despite their significance, climate models consistently underestimate the amount of coarse dust in the atmosphere when compared to measurements. Here, we estimate the global load of coarse dust using a framework that leverages dozens of measurements of atmospheri

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Kan färre barn lösa klimatkrisen? http://fof.se/node/53422 När man diskuterar befolkningsförändringar är det viktigt att hålla isär skillnader i det totala antalet människor – befolkningsstorleken – och förändringar i andelen unga och äldre – åldersstrukturen. En växande befolkning ger en högre andel yngre i befolkningen, medan en minskande befolkning ger en högre andel äldre personer. Att vi lever allt längre gör också att det blir större andel äldre för

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Texas er USA's førende vindkraft-stat, og nu kommer solcellerne https://ing.dk/artikel/texas-usas-foerende-vindkraft-stat-nu-kommer-solcellerne-232999 Åbne landskaber og masser af vind fik tidligt Texas til at satse på vindkraft. Danske virksomheder så også mulighederne, og Ørsted er i dag aktiv i staten.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. The harmful effect of ozone damage on plants https://phys.org/news/2020-04-effect-ozone.html A research team led by Professor Amos Tai, Associate Professor of the Earth System Science Programme at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), has successfully quantified and visualized the impact of Hong Kong air pollution especially ozone pollutant on plants and the environment. Although the experiment took place in a rural area and in Spring, which would usually have a lower average ozone

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Global warming to cause 'catastrophic' species loss: study https://phys.org/news/2020-04-global-catastrophic-species-loss.html Global warming will cause "catastrophic" biodiversity loss across the world if greenhouse gas emissions aren't curbed, with some ecosystems liable to collapse as soon as 2030, according to new research into where and when die-offs may occur.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Greenland ice sheet meltwater can flow in winter, too https://phys.org/news/2020-04-greenland-ice-sheet-meltwater-winter.html Liquid meltwater can sometimes flow deep below the Greenland Ice Sheet in winter, not just in the summer, according to CIRES-led work published in the AGU journal Geophysical Research Letters today. That finding means that scientists seeking to understand sea-level rise and the future of the Greenland Ice Sheet need to collect data during the dark Arctic winter with scant hours of daylight and tem

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Pacific's monster storm destroys tourist resorts in Tonga https://phys.org/news/2020-04-pacific-monster-storm-tourist-resorts.html A resurgent Tropical Cyclone Harold flattened tourist resorts in Tonga Thursday, extending a week-long trail of destruction across four South Pacific island nations that has claimed more than two dozen lives.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Kæmpe koralrev koger: Varmen bleger Great Barrier Reefs koraller https://www.dr.dk/nyheder/viden/klima/kaempe-koralrev-koger-varmen-bleger-great-barrier-reefs-koraller Masse-blegning truer Great Barrier Reef på livet for tredje gang på fem år.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Don't look to mature forests to soak up carbon dioxide emissions https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/scoe-dlt040720.php Research published today in Nature suggests mature forests are limited in their ability to absorb 'extra' carbon as atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations increase. These findings may have implications for New York state's carbon neutrality goals.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Tinande tundra ger ökad näring i Arktiska havet https://www.forskning.se/2020/04/09/tinande-tundra-ger-okad-naring-i-arktiska-havet/ Sannolikt förändras de marina ekosystemen i Arktiska havet nu när den sibiriska tundran tinar. Forskare har spårat var näringsämnen från sibiriska floder tar vägen. De sibiriska floderna mynnar ut i Arktiska havet och tar med sig näringsämnen och spårmetaller från en tinande permafrost i den sibiriska tundran. Forskare har nu sett att dessa ämnen transporteras långt från den sibiriska kusten med

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. The projected timing of abrupt ecological disruption from climate change https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2189-9 Nature, Published online: 08 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2189-9 Using annual projections of temperature and precipitation to estimate when species will be exposed to potentially harmful climate conditions reveals that disruption of ecological assemblages as a result of climate change will be abrupt and could start as early as the current decade.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Opinion: Why carbon pricing is not sufficient to mitigate climate change—and how "sustainability transition policy" can help [Economic Sciences] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/07/2004093117 Carbon pricing is often presented as the primary policy approach to address climate change. We challenge this position and offer "sustainability transition policy" (STP) as an alternative. Carbon pricing has weaknesses with regard to five central dimensions: 1) problem framing and solution orientation, 2) policy priorities, 3) innovation approach, 4)…

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Nearly half of global coal plants will be unprofitable this year: Carbon Tracker https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fxr6l9/nearly_half_of_global_coal_plants_will_be/

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. New study finds ocean ecosystems likely to collapse in 2020s and land species in 2040s unless global warming stemmed. Ocean ecosystems will be first hit, as the seas have already warmed to an unprecedented extent, and problems such as lack of oxygen https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fxreoa/new_study_finds_ocean_ecosystems_likely_to/

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <><>fakenews ….. Agriculture researcher up to 15 retractions for fake peer review https://retractionwatch.com/2020/04/09/agriculture-researcher-up-to-15-retractions-for-fake-peer-review/ Christos Damalas, an agriculture researcher at Democritus University of Thrace, has had more papers retracted from Elsevier journals for fake peer review reports, giving him a total of 15. The three most recent retractions appear, as did some previously, in Science of the Total Environment. Damalas also had papers retracted from Chemosphere and Land Use … Continue reading

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <><>fakenews ….. 'Fake news' increases consumer demands for corporate action https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/ncsu-ni040820.php New research finds that 'fake news' inspires consumers to demand corrective action from companies — even if the company is a victim of the fake news story. The study also supports the idea that most people feel they are better at detecting fake news than other people are.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <><>fakenews ….. People think 'fake news' works more on others https://www.futurity.org/fake-news-third-person-effect-companies-2330622/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=fake-news-third-person-effect-companies-2330622 "Fake news" inspires consumers to demand corrective action from companies, even if the company is a victim of the fake news story, researchers report. The new study also supports the idea that most people feel they are better at detecting fake news than other people are—and found that fake news increases calls for improved digital media literacy. "The idea that I am less influenced by fake news t

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Titanosaur footprints discovered on the roof of a French cave https://bigthink.com/surprising-science/titanosaur-footprints-discovered-on-the-roof-of-french-cave Paleontologists published a paper on the discovery of dinosaur footprints on the roof of a French cave. The prints are deep underground and were made during the Middle Jurassic period. The footprints belonged to titanosaurs, the largest land animals ever. French scientists found gigantic dinosaur footprints on the roof of the Castelbouc cave the Lozère region of southern France. A new paper outli

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Your Brain Will Thank You for Being a Musician https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/observations/your-brain-will-thank-you-for-being-a-musician/ Here are five reasons why

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Advance in understanding actin sheds light on cell function https://phys.org/news/2020-04-advance-actin-cell-function.html A tiny chemical modification on one of the most abundant and important proteins in cells, actin, has long been somewhat mysterious, its function not fully understood, but scientists from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have now taken a big step towards clearing up the mystery.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Broad spectrum: Novel hybrid material proves an efficient photodetector https://phys.org/news/2020-04-broad-spectrum-hybrid-material-efficient.html Digital cameras as well as many other electronic devices need light-sensitive sensors. In order to cater to the increasing demand for optoelectronic components of this kind, industry is searching for new semiconductor materials. They are not only supposed to cover a broad range of wavelengths but should also be inexpensive. A hybrid material, developed in Dresden, fulfills both these requirements.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Cellular factor helps package flu genome https://phys.org/news/2020-04-cellular-factor-package-flu-genome.html The viral genome of influenza A—the primary cause of seasonal flu epidemics—is composed of eight RNA segments that are each encapsulated by many copies of viral nucleoprotein (NP).

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. A plant defense metabolite specifically suppresses virulence of pathogenic bacteria https://phys.org/news/2020-04-defense-metabolite-specifically-suppresses-virulence.html When attacked by pathogenic microbes, plants protect themselves by deploying numerous secondary metabolites inhibitory to the pathogen. These metabolites are thought to nonspecifically inhibit both pathogenic and beneficial microbes, which is not desirable for plants.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Exercise, exergy, and meateaters: Resolving the thermodynamic equilibrium of life https://phys.org/news/2020-04-exergy-meateaters-thermodynamic-equilibrium-life.html Life is about thermodynamic extremes. When scientists first began formulating the Laws of Thermodynamics and talking about disorder and entropy, it seemed that somehow living things were in breach of the laws. How could they be such self-contained ordered, non-chaotic entities? But, of course, the answer lies in the fact that they are not self-contained, they do not represent a closed system.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. How filamentous fungi sense food https://phys.org/news/2020-04-filamentous-fungi-food.html A team led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley used a multi-omics approach to reconstruct and model gene regulatory pathways used by the filamentous fungus Neurospora crassa, and to identify and decide on the order in which this fungus breaks down plant cell wall materials including lignin, cellulose and hemicellulose.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. New research insights into how a group of novel organelle-based disorders affects cells https://phys.org/news/2020-04-insights-group-organelle-based-disorders-affects.html A pioneering study has shed new light on how a group of novel organelle-based disorders affect cells. The study led by Professor Michael Schrader from the University of Exeter, and featuring an international, multi-disciplinary team of scientists, has explored on peroxisome alterations and their contribution to the disease.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Plants control microbiome diversity inside leaves to promote health https://phys.org/news/2020-04-microbiome-diversity-health.html In a new study, published in the journal Nature, Michigan State University scientists show how plant genes select which microbes get to live inside their leaves in order to stay healthy.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Vexing Nemo: Motorboat noise makes clownfish stressed and aggressive https://phys.org/news/2020-04-nemo-motorboat-noise-clownfish-stressed.html Hormonal changes caused by motorboat noise cause clownfish to hide, skip meals and attack their neighbours—putting damselfish in distress.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Research reveals strongest predictors of menhaden growth in the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic https://phys.org/news/2020-04-reveals-strongest-predictors-menhaden-growth.html New research suggests that large-scale environmental factors influence the size of one of the ocean's most abundant forage species. Recently, scientists from LSU, NOAA, the University of Southern Mississippi and the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science evaluated large-scale ecosystem dynamics influencing growth of menhaden in the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. They found

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. New sonar still deters sperm whales feeding https://phys.org/news/2020-04-sonar-deters-sperm-whales.html New sonar technology is as disruptive to sperm whales as existing sonar technology, according to new research led by the University of St Andrews.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Women's lifestyle changes, even in middle age, may reduce future stroke risk https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/aha-wlc040620.php Middle age may not be too late for women to substantially lower their stroke risk through lifestyle modifications.Middle-aged women who quit smoking, started exercising, maintained a healthy weight and made healthy food choices saw a reduction in their risk of stroke.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Integrated crop-livestock systems in paddy fields: New strategies for flooded rice nutrition https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/asoa-ics040620.php Integrated crop-livestock system brings more sustainability to flooded rice.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Risk aversion as a survival strategy in ants https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/c-raa040820.php Ants are excellent navigators and always find their way back to the nest. But how do they react when an obstacle or a predator blocks their path? An international team including Antoine Wystrach, a CNRS researcher has shown that ants are capable of changing their familiar route to avoid traps thanks to an aversive learning mechanism: by associating visual cues with negative experiences, they can m

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. STEM students learn as well online as in classrooms https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/cu-ssl040820.php Students learned just as much in online STEM college courses as they did in traditional classroom settings, and at a fraction of the cost, according to a first-of-its-kind study.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. X-ray vision through the water window https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/ezdo-xvt040820.php Physicists at ETH Zurich have developed the first high-repetition-rate laser source that produces coherent soft x-rays spanning the entire 'water window'. That technological breakthrough should enable a broad range of studies in the biological, chemical and material sciences as well as in physics.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Electronic cigarette use among young adult cancer survivors https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/jn-ecu040720.php This study used national survey data from young adults ages 18 to 39 to compare e-cigarette use among cancer survivors with their peers without cancer.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Origins of Earth's magnetic field remain a mystery https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/miot-ooe040620.php The existence of a magnetic field beyond 3.5 billion years ago is still up for debate.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Promising advance in depression research https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/mu-pai040820.php Despite their effectiveness, only 40% of patients respond to the first antidepressant they try. A recent paper in Nature Communication strongly suggests that a particular protein, GPR56, is involved in the biology of depression and the effect of antidepressants. The McGill led research team believe that this protein could offer a novel target for new antidepressant drugs.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. NASA continues tracking Tropical Cyclone Harold's excessive rainfall https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/nsfc-nct040920.php powerful Tropical Cyclone Harold from the Solomon Islands to the island of Tonga in the South Pacific. Satellite data was used to calculate the rainfall generated as Harold moved through the Southern Pacific Ocean. NASA also provided infrared imagery on Harold.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. NASA finds very heavy rainfall in major tropical cyclone Harold https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/nsfc-nfv040820.php On April 8, Tropical Cyclone Harold is a major hurricane, a Category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, as it exits Fiji and heads toward the island of Tonga. NASA used satellite data to calculate the rainfall generated by this powerful and destructive storm in the Southern Pacific Ocean.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. A bad egg does good for its mother https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/nu-abe040820.php There is plenty of scientific evidence that the health of a mother can impact the health of her child. Now a Northwestern University study flips that relationship around: Researchers have discovered the health of the fertilized embryo determines the functional health of the mother, which has implications for healthy aging, stress resilience and suppression of protein damage. Essentially, a bad egg

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Hormone produced in starved leaves stimulates roots to take up nitrogen https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/nu-hpi040820.php A new study at Nagoya University has highlighted the extraordinary ability of plants to communicate between their shoots and roots to prevent starvation.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Whether marijuana helps with pain is unclear, study suggests https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/osu-wmh040820.php Medical marijuana users who say they have high levels of pain are more likely than those with low pain to say they use cannabis three or more times a day, a new study finds.However, daily marijuana users with severe pain also reported their health had become worse in the past year.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Exploring mechanisms of resistance to HIV in people with sickle cell disease https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/p-emo040120.php A new analysis supports prior reports that people with sickle cell disease have lower rates of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, but follow-up cell studies did not reveal a mechanism to explain the reduced risk. Shannon Kelly of Vitalant Research Institute in San Francisco, Calif., and colleagues presented these findings in the open-access journal PLOS ONE on April 8, 2020.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Scientists use the Tokyo Skytree to test Einstein's theory of general relativity https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/r-sut040920.php In another verification of the validity of Einstein's theory of general relativity, published in Nature Photonics, scientists from the RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics and Cluster for Pioneering Research, with colleagues, have used two finely tuned optical lattice clocks, one at the base and one on the 450-meter observatory floor of Tokyo Skytree, to make new ultraprecise measurements of the ti

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Stuttering DNA orchestrates the start of the mosquito's life https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/rumc-sdo040820.php There are large parts of the DNA that are not used for making proteins. This is called 'junk DNA', because its function remained unclear for a long time. However, a certain type of junk DNA that is found in mosquitoes and which repeats itself dozens of times, known as 'satellite DNA', has now been shown to play an essential role in the early development of mosquito embryos.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. St. Jude experimental anti-malarial drug shows promise in first clinical trial https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/sjcr-sje032720.php Malaria is a leading killer of children worldwide, and new drugs are needed. New research reports encouraging early clinical results with a new compound.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Looking for dark matter https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/s-lfd040920.php Dark matter is thought to exist as 'clumps' of tiny particles that pass through the earth, temporarily perturbing some fundamental constants. A new paper in EPJ D by Rees McNally and Tanya Zelevinsky from Columbia University in New York, USA, sets out two novel methods for measuring these tiny changes and thus detecting dark matter. Both use already existing experimental infrastructure.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. To make or to break: Novel reversible technique produces acyl fluoride using rare metal https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/tuos-tmo040920.php Acyl fluorides are organic compounds that contain a fluorine atom in their structure. These compounds have recently gained much attention in transition-metal catalysis due to their stability and selective reactivity. However, their commercial production remains a challenge. A group of researchers in Tokyo have found a way to generate complex acyl fluorides from widely available acyl fluorides thro

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Achieving strong structures with carbon fiber reinforced plastics https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/tuot-ass040920.php Researchers of the Structural Engineering Laboratory, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology have developed a new concept for strengthening steel in critical building structures using bond-free carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) laminates to enhance the buckling performance of structural steel elements. This method does not require steel surface tr

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Public policies push schools to prioritize creating better test-takers over better people https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uab-ppp040820.php Personal growth and job skills have taken a backseat to an increased focus on standardized test scores in schools across the nation, according to new University at Buffalo-led research.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. 3D-printed corals provide more fertile ground for algae growth https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uoc–3pc040620.php Researchers have 3D-printed coral-inspired structures that are capable of growing dense populations of microscopic algae. The work could lead to the development of compact, more efficient bioreactors for producing algae-based biofuels, as well as new techniques to repair and restore coral reefs.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Machine learning reveals new candidate materials for biocompatible electronics https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uoc-mlr040920.php Machine learning tools developed by Andrew Ferguson, Associate Professor of Molecular Engineering at the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, and his collaborators are able to screen self-assembling peptides to find the best candidates for electronic, biocompatible materials.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. New isomer separation method a boon for research on protein oxidation https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uoc–nis040920.php Oxidation of the sulfur atom in methionine is an important biomolecular reaction that can have a wide range of biological consequences depending on the context and the protein involved. Chemists at UC Santa Cruz have reported a new method for separation of methionine sulfoxide diastereomers that opens up new opportunities for studying their roles in biological processes.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Researchers uncover importance of aligning biological clock with day-night cycles https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uoc–rui040820.php UC San Diego scientists studying bacteria have identified the roots of a behavior that is regulated by the circadian clock. The research provides a striking example of the importance of keeping the internal biological clock aligned with the external environment so that key processes occur at the right time of day.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Earliest humans in the Amazon created thousands of 'forest islands' as they tamed wild plants https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uoe-ehi040620.php The earliest human inhabitants of the Amazon created thousands of artificial forest islands as they tamed wild plants to grow food, a new study shows.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Fungus application thwarts major soybean pest, study finds https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uoia-fat040920.php The soybean cyst nematode sucks the nutrients out of soybean roots, causing more than $1 billion in soybean yield losses in the U.S. each year. A new study finds that one type of fungi can cut the nematodes' reproductive success by more than half.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. First in-human study of drug targeting brain inflammation supports further development https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uok-fis040820.php MW189 blocks abnormal inflammation in the brain that is known to contribute to injury- and disease-induced neurologic impairments in a number of acute and chronic brain disorders. This study examining MW189 in healthy adult volunteers was performed by a collaborative team from UK, Duke University, and Northwestern University. The work by Van Eldik and the rest of the team is substantial as it is t

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. How do mantis shrimp find their way home? https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uomb-hdm040820.php New research in Current Biology indicates mantis shrimp use path integration to find their way back to their burrows after leaving to seek food or mates. That means they can track their distance and direction from their starting point. A series of creative experiments revealed that to do that, they rely on a hierarchy of cues from the sun, polarized light patterns, and their internal senses.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. New information about the transmission of the amphibian pathogen, Bsal https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uoti-nia040820.php Using existing data from controlled experiments and computer simulations, researchers with the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture have found that host contact rates and habitat structure affect transmission rates of Bsal among eastern newts, a common salamander species found throughout eastern North America.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Extreme action costs popular support for protest movements, new study finds https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uotr-eac040820.php New research has found that social change advocates face an 'activist's dilemma.' While extreme actions can bring more attention to a cause than moderate ones, they are more likely to diminish support, even among natural sympathizers, the study found.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Drug shows promise in reversing kidney damage caused by lupus https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/yu-dsp040620.php A drug used for cancer therapy has shown promise in reversing kidney damage caused by systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE, or lupus), according to a Yale-led study published April 8 in the journal Science Translational Medicine.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. A Brain Stimulation Experiment Relieved Depression in Nearly All of Its Participants https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fxnipe/a_brain_stimulation_experiment_relieved/

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. NASA Reveals Wild Project For Turning a Moon Crater Into a Radio Telescope https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fxshuq/nasa_reveals_wild_project_for_turning_a_moon/

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. New 'refrigerator' super-cools molecules to nanokelvin temperatures https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200408113252.htm Physicists have found a way to cool molecules of sodium lithium down to 200 billionths of a Kelvin, just a hair above absolute zero. They did so by applying a technique called collisional cooling, in which they immersed molecules of cold sodium lithium in a cloud of even colder sodium atoms. The ultracold atoms acted as a refrigerant to cool the molecules even further.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Brain discovery suggests source of lifelong behavioral issues https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200408125515.htm Improper removal of faulty brain cells during neurodevelopment may cause lifelong behavioral issues, new research suggests. The finding also could have important implications for a wide range of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Modifiable risk factors could play a role in Alzheimer's disease https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200408133256.htm Amyloid is a key feature of Alzheimer's disease, but the accumulation of these sticky proteins may not be the only risk factor for developing Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Belle II yields first results in search of the Z' boson https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200408133258.htm The Belle II experiment started about one year ago. The work deals with a new particle in the context of dark matter, which accounts for about 25 percent of the universe.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. New fossil from Brazil hints at the origins of the mysterious tanystropheid reptiles https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200408142730.htm A new species of Triassic reptile from Brazil is a close cousin of a mysterious group called tanystropheids.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Babies in popular low-riding pushchairs are exposed to alarming levels of toxic air pollutants https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200408145801.htm Parents who are using popular low-riding pushchairs could be exposing their babies to alarming levels of air pollution, finds a new study.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. What do soap bubbles and butterflies have in common? https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200408151231.htm A unique butterfly breeding experiment gave researchers an opportunity to study the physical and genetic changes underlying the evolution of structural color, responsible for butterflies' iridescent purples, blues and greens. Using helium ion microscopy, the scientists discovered that a 75 percent increase in thickness of the chitin lamina of wing scales turned iridescent gold to shiny blue. They

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Off-the-shelf artificial cardiac patch repairs heart attack damage in rats, pigs https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200408153320.htm Researchers have developed an 'off-the-shelf' artificial cardiac patch that can deliver cardiac cell-derived healing factors directly to the site of heart attack injury.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Hidden army: How starfish could build up numbers to attack coral reefs https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200408220526.htm It is known that crown of thorns starfish lie in wait as algae-eating young before attacking coral. But new research shows the starfish that devastates reef habitats can remain in its juvenile vegetarian state for at least 6.5 years. This has big implications for how the coral predator is managed on the Great Barrier Reef.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Discovery of a novel function for MAP2 in synaptic strengthening https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409093930.htm The research team discovered a new role for MAP2 in the synaptic potentiation process and expects to provide key insights into synaptic dysfunction in brain diseases.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Missing BAP1 gene associated with immunosuppressive molecules in uveal melanoma https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409093959.htm A new study reveals that tumors lacking a protein called BAP1 have an ineffective immune reaction against cancer, thus rendering immunotherapies ineffectual, particularly in uveal melanomas (UM). The researchers also discovered that when BAP1 is lost, other molecules will be present in order to support cancer growth. Luckily, some of these molecules can be targeted with existing drugs, which can l

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Sweet as: The science of how diet can change the way sugar tastes https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409100337.htm Researchers have discovered the basic science of how sweet taste perception is fine-tuned in response to different diets. While it has long been known that food can taste different based on previous experience, until now we didn't know the molecular pathways that controlled this effect.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. How People with Autism Forge Friendships https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-people-with-autism-forge-friendships/ Most autistic individuals want to and can make friends, though their relationships often have a distinctive quality

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. "Punch Card" DNA Could Mean Cheaper High-Capacity Data Storage https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/punch-card-dna-could-mean-cheaper-high-capacity-data-storage/ The new method may be faster and easier than other genetic storage attempts

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Stone Age String Strengthens Case for Neandertal Smarts https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/stone-age-string-strengthens-case-for-neandertal-smarts/ Our extinct cousins had fiber technology. Stop calling them dumb already

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. What's a Narwhal's Tusk For? https://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/whats-a-narwhals-tusk-for/ Although the tusk can be a weapon, the variation in tusk size among animals of similar body size points to it being a mating status signal.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. <> ….. DeNovix Launches New RNA Quantification Assay https://www.the-scientist.com/unknown/denovix-launches-new-rna-quantification-assay-67401

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Cooperativity of Kv7.4 channels confers ultrafast electromechanical sensitivity and emergent properties in cochlear outer hair cells http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/15/eaba1104?rss=1 The mammalian cochlea relies on active electromotility of outer hair cells (OHCs) to resolve sound frequencies. OHCs use ionic channels and somatic electromotility to achieve the process. It is unclear, though, how the kinetics of voltage-gated ionic channels operate to overcome extrinsic viscous drag on OHCs at high frequency. Here, we report ultrafast electromechanical gating of clustered K v 7

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Reevaluating the evidence for a Hadean-Eoarchean dynamo http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/15/eaav9634?rss=1 The time of origin of the geodynamo has important implications for the thermal evolution of the planetary interior and the habitability of early Earth. It has been proposed that detrital zircon grains from Jack Hills, Western Australia, provide evidence for an active geodynamo as early as 4.2 billion years (Ga) ago. However, our combined paleomagnetic, geochemical, and mineralogical studies on Ja

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Soft extracellular matrix enhances inflammatory activation of mesenchymal stromal cells to induce monocyte production and trafficking http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/15/eaaw0158?rss=1 Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) modulate immune cells to ameliorate multiple inflammatory pathologies. Biophysical signals that regulate this process are poorly defined. By engineering hydrogels with tunable biophysical parameters relevant to bone marrow where MSCs naturally reside, we show that soft extracellular matrix maximizes the ability of MSCs to produce paracrine factors that have been i

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Targeting the scaffolding role of LSD1 (KDM1A) poises acute myeloid leukemia cells for retinoic acid-induced differentiation http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/15/eaax2746?rss=1 The histone demethylase LSD1 is deregulated in several tumors, including leukemias, providing the rationale for the clinical use of LSD1 inhibitors. In acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL), pharmacological doses of retinoic acid (RA) induce differentiation of APL cells, triggering degradation of the PML-RAR oncogene. APL cells are resistant to LSD1 inhibition or knockout, but targeting LSD1 sensiti

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. The cohesin release factor Wapl interacts with Bub3 to govern SAC activity in female meiosis I http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/15/eaax3969?rss=1 During mitotic prophase, cohesins are removed from chromosome arms by Wapl to ensure faithful sister chromatid separation. However, during female meiosis I, the resolution of chiasmata requires the proteolytic cleavage of cohesin subunit Rec8 along chromosome arms by Separase to separate homologs, and thus the role of Wapl remained unknown. Here, we report that Wapl functions as a regulator of sp

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Synaptic silencing of fast muscle is compensated by rewired innervation of slow muscle http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/15/eaax8382?rss=1 For decades, numerous studies have proposed that fast muscles contribute to quick movement, while slow muscles underlie locomotion requiring endurance. By generating mutant zebrafish whose fast muscles are synaptically silenced, we examined the contribution of fast muscles in both larval and adult zebrafish. In the larval stage, mutants lacked the characteristic startle response to tactile stimul

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Regeneration of pulpo-dentinal-like complex by a group of unique multipotent CD24a+ stem cells http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/15/eaay1514?rss=1 Dental pulp is critical to maintain the vitality of a tooth. Regeneration of pulpo-dentinal complex is of great interest to treat pulpitis and pulp necrosis. In this study, through three-dimensional spheroid culture, a group of unique multipotent stem cells were identified from mouse dental papilla called multipotent dental pulp regenerative stem cells (MDPSCs). MDPSCs exhibited enhanced osteogen

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Picoscale structural insight into superconductivity of monolayer FeSe/SrTiO3 http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/15/eaay4517?rss=1 Remarkable enhancement of the superconducting transition temperature ( T c ) has been observed for monolayer (ML) FeSe films grown on SrTiO 3 substrates. The atomic-scale structure of the FeSe/SrTiO 3 interface is an important determinant of both the magnetic and interfacial electron-phonon interactions and is a key ingredient to understanding its high- T c superconductivity. We resolve the atomi

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Metabolic maturation in the first 2 years of life in resource-constrained settings and its association with postnatal growths http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/15/eaay5969?rss=1 Malnutrition continues to affect the growth and development of millions of children worldwide, and chronic undernutrition has proven to be largely refractory to interventions. Improved understanding of metabolic development in infancy and how it differs in growth-constrained children may provide insights to inform more timely, targeted, and effective interventions. Here, the metabolome of healthy

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Eradication of tumor growth by delivering novel photothermal selenium-coated tellurium nanoheterojunctions http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/15/eaay6825?rss=1 Two-dimensional nanomaterial-based photothermal therapy (PTT) is currently under intensive investigation as a promising approach toward curative cancer treatment. However, high toxicity, moderate efficacy, and low uniformity in shape remain critical unresolved issues that hamper their clinical application. Thus, there is an urgent need for developing versatile nanomaterials to meet clinical expec

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Mechanism of actin N-terminal acetylation http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/15/eaay8793?rss=1 About 80% of human proteins are amino-terminally acetylated (Nt-acetylated) by one of seven Nt-acetyltransferases (NATs). Actin, the most abundant protein in the cytoplasm, has its own dedicated NAT, NAA80, which acts posttranslationally and affects cytoskeleton assembly and cell motility. Here, we show that NAA80 does not associate with filamentous actin in cells, and its natural substrate is th

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Improving the efficiency of precise genome editing with site-specific Cas9-oligonucleotide conjugates http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/15/eaaz0051?rss=1 Site-specific chemical conjugation of proteins can enhance their therapeutic and diagnostic utility but has seldom been applied to CRISPR-Cas9, which is a rapidly growing field with great therapeutic potential. The low efficiency of homology-directed repair remains a major hurdle in CRISPR-Cas9–mediated precise genome editing, which is limited by low concentration of donor DNA template at the cle

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. The pharyngeal nervous system orchestrates feeding behavior in planarians http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/15/eaaz0882?rss=1 Planarians exhibit traits of cephalization but are unique among bilaterians in that they ingest food by means of goal-directed movements of a trunk-positioned pharynx, following protrusion of the pharynx out of the body, raising the question of how planarians control such a complex set of body movements for achieving robust feeding. Here, we use the freshwater planarian Dugesia japonica to show t

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. The Mgs1/WRNIP1 ATPase is required to prevent a recombination salvage pathway at damaged replication forks http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/15/eaaz3327?rss=1 DNA damage tolerance (DDT) is crucial for genome integrity maintenance. DDT is mainly carried out by template switch recombination, an error-free mode of overcoming DNA lesions, or translesion DNA synthesis, which is error-prone. Here, we investigated the role of Mgs1/WRNIP1 in modulating DDT. Using budding yeast, we found that elimination of Mgs1 in cells lacking Rad5, an essential protein for D

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Locus coeruleus norepinephrine activity mediates sensory-evoked awakenings from sleep http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/15/eaaz4232?rss=1 A defining feature of sleep is reduced responsiveness to external stimuli, but the mechanisms mediating sensory-evoked arousal remain unclear. We hypothesized that reduced locus coeruleus (LC) norepinephrine (NE) activity during sleep mediates unresponsiveness, and its action promotes sensory-evoked awakenings. We tested this using electrophysiological, behavioral, pharmacological, and optogeneti

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Force production of human cytoplasmic dynein is limited by its processivity http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/15/eaaz4295?rss=1 Cytoplasmic dynein is a highly complex motor protein that generates forces toward the minus end of microtubules. Using optical tweezers, we demonstrate that the low processivity (ability to take multiple steps before dissociating) of human dynein limits its force generation due to premature microtubule dissociation. Using a high trap stiffness whereby the motor achieves greater force per step, we

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Complete aggregation pathway of amyloid {beta} (1-40) and (1-42) resolved on an atomically clean interface http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/15/eaaz6014?rss=1 To visualize amyloid β (Aβ) aggregates requires an uncontaminated and artifact-free interface. This paper demonstrates the interface between graphene and pure water (verified to be atomically clean using tunneling microscopy) as an ideal platform for resolving size, shape, and morphology (measured by atomic force microscopy) of Aβ-40 and Aβ-42 peptide assemblies from 0.5 to 150 hours at a 5-hour

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Exosome-based delivery of super-repressor I{kappa}B{alpha} relieves sepsis-associated organ damage and mortality http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/15/eaaz6980?rss=1 As extracellular vesicles that play an active role in intercellular communication by transferring cellular materials to recipient cells, exosomes offer great potential as a natural therapeutic drug delivery vehicle. The inflammatory responses in various disease models can be attenuated through introduction of super-repressor IB (srIB), which is the dominant active form of IBα and can inhibit tran

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. En kvinna som står utanför http://fof.se/node/53397 På min lördagspromenad slinker jag in i den lilla närbutiken på Reimersholme i Stockholm och hamnar bakom en äldre kvinna. Och det är tur att jag inte har bråttom. Hon ska köpa kontantkort till sin telefon och vet inte i vilken ände hon ska börja. Den snälla mannen bakom kassan gör så gott han kan. Förklarar skillnaden mellan de olika alternativen, fördelar och nackdelar. Han frågar hur mycket hon

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Solen sjuder http://fof.se/node/53400 Här ser vi solens yta i större detalj än någonsin tidigare. Mönstret uppstår när ytan bubblar, som när soppa kokar i en kastrull. Inuti varje cell stiger material från djupare lager, och vid de mörka kanterna sjunker det nedåt igen. Varje cell är ungefär 100 mil bred. Bilden är tagen med ett nytt solteleskop på Hawaii, Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Listan: Antalet fängslade per 100 000 invånare http://fof.se/node/53401

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. 2 miljoner svampar är ännu oupptäckta http://fof.se/node/53411 "En global resurs för kunskap om växter och svampar". Det är målsättningen med den forskning som bedrivs på Royal botanic gardens i London. Under åren har man släppt flera populärvetenskapliga rapporter om växter. 2018 kom den första om svampar State of the world's fungi . Faktaspäckad och rikt illustrerad går den att ladda ned gratis som pdf.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Enkla recept på lycka http://fof.se/node/53413 Fira när det har gått bra för dig, säg tack till någon som håller upp dörren, ta trapporna i stället för rulltrappan och gör något du är bra på. Se där, några enkla lyckoråd i denna fina lilla bok om lycka som ekonomiprofessorn Micael Dahlen har skrivit. Boken är verkligen ett fynd – liten, snabbläst, kul och forskningsgrundad.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Vanliga pojkar, ovanliga flickor http://fof.se/node/53414 I boken, som handlar om kvinnors relation till adhd, får läsaren ta del av forskning och personliga livsberättelser – skickligt dirigerat av Lotta Borg Skoglund, läkare och specialist i psykiatri. Adhd-forskningen har i stort centrerat kring pojkar och män, utan hänsyn till biologiska och sociala skillnader mellan könen. Med enorm sakkunskap nyanserar Lotta Borg Skoglund bilden av diagnosen genom

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Ingen brist på syre http://fof.se/node/53420 Ja, vi har råd med detta eftersom det inte råder brist på syre. Drygt en femtedel av atmosfären utgörs av syre, medan den ökning av koldioxidhalten som vi behöver stoppa mäts i enstaka ppm, miljondelar, per år. Att i stället separera kol ur koldioxid skulle kräva väldigt mycket energi. Även sett till lagringskapacitet är koldioxidlagring, CCS (carbon capture and storage), storskaligt hållbar. Stor

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Einstein hade rätt om gravitationen http://fof.se/node/53421 Newton beskriver gravitation som en kraft – den kraft som får äpplen att falla till marken och månen att stanna kvar i bana kring jorden. All materia attraherar annan materia via denna kraft. Newtons kraft har dock ett problem: Den verkar ögonblickligen över stora avstånd. Om exempelvis solen plötsligt skulle flytta sig, skulle jordens bana omedelbart rubbas. Detta strider mot Einsteins speciella

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Svampar har nycklar till en hållbar värld http://fof.se/node/53458 Bland multnande löv letar svampforskaren Sara Landvik nycklar till en grönare värld. I svampar finns enzymer som kan ersätta farliga kemikalier och tillverka biobränslen. Hon varnar för konsekvenserna av minskad biologisk mångfald: – Vi vet inte var vår nästa viktiga svamp finns.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Nästa steg för Sveriges rymdbas Esrange http://fof.se/node/53488 Den svenska rymdbasen Esrange byggs ut med ambitionen att bli Europas rymdhamn och få kapacitet att skicka upp satelliter i omloppsbana (se F&F 6/2019). Hittills har alla uppsändningar från platsen varit sondraketer med instrument som faller ned igen och tas om hand på marken.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Är universums expansion skev? http://fof.se/node/53492 En tysk-amerikansk forskargrupp har studerat röntgentrålningen från hundratals avlägsna galaxhopar. Resultatet tycks visa att galaxhoparna rör sig olika fort beroende på var på himlavalvet de befinner sig. Det är oväntat, eftersom forskare vet att universums expansion såg likadan ut överallt strax efter big bang, och en viktig kosmologisk princip grundas på att det är så ännu i dag. En skevhet i u

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Lysande kisel kan ge snålare kretsar http://fof.se/node/53493 Forskare vid Tekniska universitetet i Eindhoven i Nederländerna har tagit ett viktigt steg mot en laser i kisel. I tidskriften Nature beskriver de hur de lyckats få en legering av kisel och germanium att sända ut ljus. Halvledaren kisel är normalt ovillig att lysa. Tricket som forskarna tog till var att ändra materialets kristallstruktur från kisels normala kubiska form till en hexagonal struktur.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. 4 ways to promote neurogenesis in your brain https://bigthink.com/mind-brain/neurogenesis-in-adults Neurogenesis, the birth of neurons from stem cells, happens mostly before we are born – as we are formed in the womb, we are generating most of what we need after birth. After birth, neurogenesis is still possible in two parts of the brain: the olfactory bulb (which is responsible for our sense of smell) and the hippocampus (which is responsible for memory, spatial navigation, and emotional proce

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. This pair of white dwarfs is spinning out gravitational waves https://bigthink.com/surprising-science/white-dwarfs-gravitational-waves General relativity predicts white-dwarf binaries can do this, and now one has been found. The binary is a perfect candidate for a massive new gravitational-wave detector being deployed. The new LISA detector is a constellation of three satellites positioned millions of miles apart. Last spring, the National Science Foundation's Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) detected a

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. The 3 elements of power: Influence, negotiation, nurturing https://bigthink.com/videos/powershift-daymond-john Everyone has the ability to powershift, says FUBU founder and Shark Tank investor, Daymond John. But the challenge lies in learning how to navigate that powershift. The three stages of a powershift include building influence, negotiating deals, and nurturing relationships. A major benefit of understanding your power includes the enrichment of others. Success can manifest in various ways when part

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. AI Will Help Scientists Ask More Powerful Questions https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/observations/ai-will-help-scientists-ask-more-powerful-questions/ Self-learning systems can discover hidden patterns in immense data sets, transcending what humans could ever find on their own

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. A most successful egg hunt https://cosmosmagazine.com/archaeology/a-most-successful-egg-hunt Researchers explore the complex story of an ancient luxury good.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Fibre fragment strikes a chord https://cosmosmagazine.com/archaeology/fibre-fragment-strikes-a-chord Research suggests Neanderthals knew a thing or two.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. It's OK bro, I've got your back https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/it-s-ok-bro-i-ve-got-your-back Little birds help large rhinos stay alert to potential attackers.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. This "Mutant Enzyme" Can Break Down Plastic Bottles in Hours https://futurism.com/mutant-enzyme-break-down-plastic-bottles Mutant Enzymes Researchers working for industrial development company Carbios have created a mutant bacterial enzyme that can break down plastic bottles for recycling in only a couple of hours, according to The Guardian . The enyzme can break down PET plastic bottles into their individual chemical composites, which could later be reused to make brand new bottles. Conventional recycled plastic tha

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. NASA Telescope Idea Could Spot Vegetation on Distant Exoplanets https://futurism.com/nasa-telescope-vegetation-exoplanets NASA is funding research for a conceptual telescope called a "solar gravitational lens" (SGL) that could allow us to observe distant exoplanets at an astonishing resolution — a futuristic endeavor that could help find out once and for all if we are alone in the universe. The project received Phase I and II funding under the agency's NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program, an incubator f

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. "UFO-Like" Sea Creature Made up of "Millions of Clones" https://futurism.com/ufo-like-sea-creature-millions-clones Deep Sea Giant According to a Newsweek report , researchers found a bizarre deep sea organism off the cost of Western Australia. And it's an absolute mammoth. "Check out this beautiful *giant* siphonophore Apolemia recorded on #NingalooCanyons expedition," wrote the official Twitter account for the Schmidt Ocean Institute (SCI). "It seems likely that this specimen is the largest ever recorded, an

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. 200 år med elektromagnetismen https://ing.dk/artikel/elektromagnetisme-200-ar-232186 PLUS. PÅSKE MED H. C. ØRSTED: Foran et uimponeret publikum udførte Hans Christian Ørsted eksperimentet, der viste, at en elektrisk strøm påvirker en magnetnål.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Syv ting, du måske ikke vidste om skyer https://ing.dk/artikel/syv-ting-du-maaske-ikke-vidste-skyer-232996 Her får du lidt at tænke over, næste gang du ligger og ser op på skyerne, mens du sløvt spekulerer på, hvad den og den sky mon ligner.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Tie game: Ancient bit of string shows Neanderthal handiwork https://phys.org/news/2020-04-ancient-discovery-neanderthal-life.html It looked like a white splotch on the underside of a Neanderthal stone tool. But a microscope showed it was a bunch of fibers twisted around each other.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Black hole bends light back on itself https://phys.org/news/2020-04-black-hole.html You may have heard that nothing escapes the gravitational grasp of a black hole, not even light. This is true in the immediate vicinity of a black hole, but a bit farther out—in disks of material that swirl around some black holes—light can escape. In fact, this is the reason actively growing black holes shine with brilliant X-rays.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Chemists develop noble metal aerogels for electrochemical hydrogen production https://phys.org/news/2020-04-chemists-noble-metal-aerogels-electrochemical.html Electrocatalysis is one of the most studied topics in the field of material science, because it is extensively involved in many important energy-related processes, such as the oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) for fuel cells, the hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) for green hydrogen production, and the oxygen evolution reaction (OER) for metal-air batteries. Noble metal aerogels (NMAs) emerge as a ne

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Days after Idaho's earthquake, experts seek answers about historic, unexpected event https://phys.org/news/2020-04-days-idaho-earthquake-experts-historic.html About half an hour before the ground began shaking last week, Glenn Thackray had fired off an email to a colleague about launching more research on the Sawtooth Fault, a tectonic plate boundary in Central Idaho that Thackray discovered a decade ago.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Influence of the diagenetic water medium on the hydrogen isotope of sedimentary N-alkanes https://phys.org/news/2020-04-diagenetic-medium-hydrogen-isotope-sedimentary.html The hydrogen isotopic composition of sedimentary n-alkanes can be used to study paleoclimate, organic matter sources and petroleum genesis. However, the hydrogen isotopic composition of sedimentary n-alkanes is affected by many factors, and studying them is mainly involves the isotopic fractionation relationship between the hydrogen isotopes of sedimentary n-alkanes and the rainwater in the study

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Innovative model of the dynamic magnetic field that surrounds Mercury https://phys.org/news/2020-04-dynamic-magnetic-field-mercury.html Mercury, the planet nearest the sun, shares with Earth the distinction of being one of the two mountainous planets in the solar system with a global magnetic field that shields it from cosmic rays and the solar wind. Now researchers, led by physicist Chuanfei Dong of the Princeton University Center for Heliophysics and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Most eccentric known M-dwarf binary system discovered https://phys.org/news/2020-04-eccentric-m-dwarf-binary.html An international team of astronomers has discovered a new M-dwarf binary system as part of the Next Generation Transit Survey (NGTS). The newly found system, designated NGTS J214358.5-380102, turns out to be the most eccentric M-dwarf binary known to date. The finding is detailed in a paper published March 31 on arXiv.org.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Engineered enzyme able to break down PET in ten hours https://phys.org/news/2020-04-enzyme-pet-ten-hours.html A team of researchers from TBI, Université de Toulouse, CRITT Bio-Industries and Carbios, Biopôle Clermont Limagne, has engineered a commonly known enzyme to efficiently break the chains that hold the building blocks of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) together. In their paper published in the journal Nature, the group describes how they developed the enzyme and how well it worked in a test plant.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Researchers find different evolutionary pathways for two subtypes of contact binaries https://phys.org/news/2020-04-evolutionary-pathways-subtypes-contact-binaries.html Secondary components of W UMa-type contact binaries exhibit an excess in radius and luminosity. Based on these two properties, Ph.D. student ZHANG Xudong, Prof. QIAN Shengbang, and Dr. LIAO Wenping from Yunnan Observatories of the Chinese Academy of Sciences revealed the different evolutionary pathways for A- and W-subtype contact binaries. Overluminosity in the A subtype is because the secondary

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Fine-tuning magnetic spin for faster, smaller memory devices https://phys.org/news/2020-04-fine-tuning-magnetic-faster-smaller-memory.html Unlike the magnetic materials used to make a typical memory device, antiferromagnets won't stick to your fridge. That's because the magnetic spins in antiferromagnets are oppositely aligned and cancel each other out.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. The new future of work is here: What now? https://phys.org/news/2020-04-future.html The future of work is here, and it has caught us all by surprise.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Researchers synthesize gold nanoparticles capable of attacking cancer cells https://phys.org/news/2020-04-gold-nanoparticles-capable-cancer-cells.html A team of NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) researchers have developed a new, one-pot synthetic approach to obtain water-stable and "ready to use" gold nanoparticles that can be heated with a simple green laser, improving the gold nanoparticles' ability to penetrate and destroy malignant cells through hyperthermia and simultaneously releasing chemotherapeutic drugs. The unique design of these nanoparticles re

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. High-throughput discovery of 2-D magnets https://phys.org/news/2020-04-high-throughput-discovery-d-magnets.html 2-D materials are atomically thin, single-layered films arranged in a crystal structure, which have potential applications in next-generation electronics and optoelectronic devices. Ferromagnetism (FM) in such materials ‒ the mechanism by which they act as magnets ‒ was considered implausible until a few years ago. In 2017, scientists discovered low-temperature FM in 2-D materials, which has led t

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. 'Houston, we've had a problem': Remembering Apollo 13 at 50 https://phys.org/news/2020-04-houston-weve-problem-apollo.html Apollo 13′s astronauts never gave a thought to their mission number as they blasted off for the moon 50 years ago. Even when their oxygen tank ruptured two days later—on April 13.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Image: Bepi before space https://phys.org/news/2020-04-image-bepi-space.html Launched in 2018, the BepiColombo spacecraft is due to make its flyby of Earth this Friday 10 April, helping it slow down to allow the Sun's gravity to pull it closer to Mercury. This picture comes from 2014, showing its main Mercury Planetary Orbiter module bathed in simulated sunlight during ground testing, to give an idea of how the spacecraft will be illuminated in space as it passes its homew

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. The existence of a magnetic field beyond 3.5 billion years ago is still up for debate https://phys.org/news/2020-04-magnetic-field-billion-years-debate.html Microscopic minerals excavated from an ancient outcrop of Jack Hills, in Western Australia, have been the subject of intense geological study, as they seem to bear traces of the Earth's magnetic field reaching as far back as 4.2 billion years ago. That's almost 1 billion years earlier than when the magnetic field was previously thought to originate, and nearly back to the time when the planet itse

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Study suggests two novel methods of searching for dark matter by measuring tiny perturbations in fundamental constants https://phys.org/news/2020-04-methods-dark-tiny-perturbations-fundamental.html Dark matter, which cannot be physically observed with ordinary instruments, is thought to account for well over half the matter in the Universe, but its properties are still mysterious. One commonly held theory states that it exists as 'clumps' of extremely light particles. When the earth passes through such a clump, the fundamental properties of matter are altered in ways that can be detected if

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Data from outer space used to map air pollution and its impact on health https://phys.org/news/2020-04-outer-space-air-pollution-impact.html How can data from outer space be used to impact human health? NASA's Multi-Angle Imager for Aerosols (MAIA) mission will study how different types of airborne particles affect human health over the short term, long term and during pregnancy.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Charting a course toward quantum simulations of nuclear physics https://phys.org/news/2020-04-quantum-simulations-nuclear-physics.html In nuclear physics, like much of science, detailed theories alone aren't always enough to unlock solid predictions. There are often too many pieces, interacting in complex ways, for researchers to follow the logic of a theory through to its end. It's one reason there are still so many mysteries in nature, including how the universe's basic building blocks coalesce and form stars and galaxies. The

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Making sense of scents: 3-D videos reveal how the nose detects odor combinations https://phys.org/news/2020-04-scents-d-videos-reveal-nose.html Every moment of the day we are surrounded by smells. Odors can bring back memories, or quickly warn us that food has gone bad. But how does our brain identify so many different odors? And how easily can we untangle the ingredients of a mixture of odors? In a new study in mice published today in Science, Columbia scientists have taken an important step toward answering these questions, and the secr

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Technique offers path for biomanufacturing medicines during space flights https://phys.org/news/2020-04-technique-path-biomanufacturing-medicines-space.html An instrument currently aboard the International Space Station could grow E.coli bacteria in space, opening a new path to bio-manufacturing drugs during long term space flights. Research published today in Nature Microgravity used an Earth-bound simulator of the space station instrument to grow E.coli, demonstrating that it can be nurtured with methods that promise to be more suitable for space tr

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. New theory could change the design of future spintronic circuits https://phys.org/news/2020-04-theory-future-spintronic-circuits.html The flow of electric charge lies at the heart of electronic circuits. However, electrons also have spin, and flows of electron spin play a vital role in spintronic circuits. These could be essential for our future computing technologies. A current issue with traditional spintronic materials such as magnetic materials is that they are susceptible to electromagnetic fields, which could disrupt spin

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. One express ticket to Jupiter, please https://phys.org/news/2020-04-ticket-jupiter.html The team from the Desert Fireball Network at Curtin University has found that Earth acted as a slingshot to alter the orbit of a meteor and propel it back into deep outer space near Jupiter.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Tiny nanoparticles offer large potential for brain cancer treatment https://phys.org/news/2020-04-tiny-nanoparticles-large-potential-brain.html For patients with malignant brain tumors, the prognosis remains dismal. With the most aggressive treatments available, patients are usually only expected to live about 14 months after a diagnosis

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Unique 3-D virtual environments with the new LIME v2.0 software and V3Geo cloud storage https://phys.org/news/2020-04-unique-d-virtual-environments-lime.html No wonder there is currently a lot of interest around on social media and the internet in ways to experience natural environments virtually.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Sliding walls – a new paradigm for microfluidic devices https://phys.org/news/2020-04-walls-paradigm-microfluidic-devices.html A research team recently developed "sliding walls" as a new technique for fluid control in microfluidic devices, allowing semi-rigid or rigid walls to slide inside a microfluidic chip. In a new report now on Nature: Microsystems & Nanoengineering, Bastien Venzac and a team of scientists at the Institute Curie and Sorbonne University in Paris, France, engineered several fluidic functions using slid

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. 5,000-year-old egg hunt: Research reveals surprising complexity of ancient ostrich egg trade https://phys.org/news/2020-04-year-old-egg-reveals-complexity-ancient.html An international team of specialists, led by the University of Bristol, is closer to cracking a 5,000-year-old mystery surrounding the ancient trade and production of decorated ostrich eggs.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. BepiColombo: Mercury mission set to wave goodbye to Earth https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-52229667 The joint European-Japanese mission is set to swing by Earth on its long journey to the "iron planet".

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. ISS crew blast off after long quarantine https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-52234611 Traditional fanfare is abandoned as a team head for the International Space Station.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Mysteries of decorated ostrich eggs in British Museum revealed https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-52232715 Five Easter-egg sized decorated ostrich eggs in the British Museum are the subject of a new study.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Is Hand-Rearing Butterflies Actually Helpful to Monarch Populations? https://www.discovermagazine.com/planet-earth/is-hand-rearing-butterflies-actually-helpful-to-monarch-populations Weaker, paler and potentially directionally confused, some monarchs seem less prepared to journey all the way to Mexico.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. New Algorithm Maps Where Fashions Originate and How They Spread Around the World https://www.discovermagazine.com/the-sciences/machine-vision-reveals-how-fashions-spread-around-the-world-and-the-cities While some traditional fashion centers exert more influence than others, new fashion centers all over the world are becoming increasingly influential .

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Skal du have din Insta opdateret i påsken? Her er 5 naturområder, der trækker masser af likes https://www.dr.dk/nyheder/viden/natur/skal-du-have-din-insta-opdateret-i-paasken-her-er-5-naturomraader-der-traekker Samtidig kan du deltage i konkurrencen om at få dit billede udstillet.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Wallflowers could lead to new drugs https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/bti-wcl040820.php Plant-derived chemicals called cardenolides – like digitoxin – have long been used to treat heart disease, and have shown potential as cancer therapies. But the compounds are very toxic, making it difficult for doctors to prescribe a dose that works without harming the patient. Researchers now show that the wormseed wallflower could be used as a model species to elucidate how plants biosynthesize

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. New tool helps gather useful genetic information obtained from blood, skin tissues https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/chop-nth040820.php Hoping to refine the usefulness of RNA sequencing, a team of researchers reviewed a database of RNA sequencing results in non-clinically-accessible tissues from organs like the brain and heart. This helped them identify differences between tissues that were well expressed to help identify when clinically-accessible tissues like blood and skin samples are most useful and when they are not.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Neanderthal cord weaver https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/c-ncw040720.php Contrary to popular belief, Neanderthals were no less technologically advanced than Homo sapiens. An international team, including researchers from the CNRS, have discovered the first evidence of cord making, dating back more than 40,000 years, on a flint fragment from the prehistoric site of Abri du Maras in the south of France.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Science snapshots from Berkeley Lab: 3D nanoparticles and magnetic spin https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/dbnl-ssf040920.php Researchers at Berkeley Lab have captured 3D images of nanoparticles in liquid with atomic precision, and developed an ultrathin electrical switch that could further miniaturize computing devices and personal electronics without loss of performance.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Protecting thin, flexible brain interfaces from the human body https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/du-ptf040320.php Researchers have demonstrated the ability to implant an ultrathin, flexible neural interface with thousands of electrodes into the brain with a projected lifetime of more than six years. Protected from the ravaging environment of internal biological processes by less than a micrometer of material, the achievement is an important step toward creating high-resolution neural interfaces that can persi

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. New test may help more couples understand why they experience multiple miscarriages https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/e-ntm040720.php Approximately 5% of women experience two or more miscarriages, a condition known as recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL). Although genetic testing is important for evaluating RPL, current tests have revealed shortcomings in clinical practice. A report in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics describes a new high-resolution melting analysis-based test that is accurate, rapid, cheap, and easy to perform. W

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Rare, damaging inherited mutations work together to reduce lifespan https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/e-rdi040920.php Scientists report that the combined effects of rare, damaging mutations present at birth have a negative impact on healthspan and longevity, according to a study published this week in eLife.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Moffitt mathematical model predicts patient outcomes to adaptive therapy https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/hlmc-mmm040920.php In an article published in Nature Communications, Moffitt Cancer Center researchers provide a closer look at a mathematical model and data showing that individual patient alterations in the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) biomarker early in cancer treatment can predict outcomes to later treatment cycles of adaptive therapy.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Researchers demonstrate a platform for future optical transistors https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/iu-rda040920.php Photons do not interact with each other well, which creates a big problem for microelectronics engineers. A group of researchers from ITMO University, together with colleagues, have come up with a new solution to this problem by creating a planar system where photons couple to other particles, which enables them to interact with each other.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Differences by race/ethnicity in stage at diagnosis, treatment, survival for cancers https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/jn-dbr040620.php Data for 950,000 black, white, Asian and Hispanic patients in the U.S. diagnosed with prostate, ovarian, breast, stomach, pancreatic, lung, liver, esophageal, or colorectal cancers were analyzed to examine differences by race and ethnicity in stage at diagnosis, use of therapy, overall survival and cancer-specific survival.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Examining association of preoperative metformin, surgical outcomes in patients with diabetes https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/jn-eao040620.php Metformin is the most commonly prescribed noninsulin medication for type 2 diabetes and this observational study examined postoperative death and hospital readmission among adults with type 2 diabetes who had a prescription for metformin before major surgery with those who didn't.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Firework-related eye injuries https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/jn-fei040720.php Emergency department data were used to describe the number, type, severity and factors associated with firework-related eye injuries that occurred in the United States from 1999 to 2017.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Marijuana withdrawal symptoms among regular users who quit https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/jn-mws040720.php This study combined the results of 47 studies with 23,000 participants to estimate how common cannabis withdrawal syndrome (symptoms include irritability, nervousness or anxiety, depression and headache) is among individuals who stop regular use.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. When antireflux surgery is needed to treat GERD after endoscopy https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/mali-was040820.php Researchers report a growing awareness of gastroesophageal reflux problems among patients who undergo endoscopic, nonsurgical treatment for esophageal achalasia, frequently requiring future surgical intervention.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Identical mice, different gut bacteria, different levels of cancer https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/mm-u-imd040920.php Some types of gut bacteria are better than others at stimulating certain immune cells, specifically CD8+ T cells. And while these CD8+ T cells normally help protect the body against cancer, overstimulating them may promote inflammation and exhaust the T cells — which can actually increase susceptibility to cancer, according to new mouse model study published in Cell Reports.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Rates of pulmonary complications drastically reduced with newer drug https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/mm-u-rop040720.php A team of researchers at Michigan Medicine found the drug sugammadex was associated with significantly reduced rates of pulmonary complications following surgery.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. McGill researchers identify correlation between MBI and Alzheimer's https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/mu-mri040820.php New research from McGill University has found that the presence and severity of mild behavioral impairment (MBI) in cognitively healthy individuals is strongly associated with the presence of amyloid plaques deposits in the brain, a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Alarming abusive head trauma revealed in computational simulation impact study https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/nyio-aah040920.php Abusive head trauma (AHT), like that of Shaken Baby Syndrome, is the leading cause of fatal brain injuries in children under two. While children can suffer permanent neurological damage, developmental delay, and disability, the long-term effects of AHT are difficult to diagnose and predict. Now, researchers at New York Institute of Technology have developed computational simulations to help clinic

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Optical imaging technology may help surgeons better treat cancer, brain diseases https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/pu-oit040920.php Purdue University researchers created technology that uses optical imaging to better help surgeons map out tumors in the body and help them understand how certain diseases affect activity in the brain.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Future quantum computers may pose threat to today's most-secure communications https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/rc-fqc040620.php Quantum computers that are exponentially faster than any of our current classical computers and are capable of code-breaking applications could be available in 12 to 15 years, posing major risks to the security of current communications systems, according to a new RAND Corporation report.The security risks posed by this new category of computers can be managed if the US government acts quickly, an

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Archaeology: Ancient string discovery sheds light on Neanderthal life https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/sr-aas040720.php The discovery of the oldest known direct evidence of fiber technology — using natural fibers to create yarn — is reported in Scientific Reports this week. The finding furthers our understanding of the cognitive abilities of Neanderthals during the Middle Palaeolithic period (30,000-300,000 years ago).

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. The Lancet Gasteroenterology & Hepatology: First clinical trial finds probiotic treatment with dead bacteria is better than placebo at alleviating symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/tl-pss040720.php Probiotic bacteria that have been killed by heat can significantly improve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) compared to placebo, and are not associated with any safety risk, according to a new 12-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial with 443 patients published in The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology journal.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. TU Dresden chemists develop noble metal aerogels for electrochemical hydrogen production https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/tud-tdc040620.php Alexander von Humboldt research fellow Ran Du fabricates various noble metal aerogels (NMAs), and pioneers demonstrating their impressive performance for pH-universal electrocatalysis for oxygen reduction reaction (ORR), hydrogen evolution reaction (HER), and electrochemical water splitting at TU Dresden. Thus, TU Dresden chemists pave the way for new applications, such as for electrochemical hydr

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Research sheds light on how silver ions kill bacteria https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uoa-rsl040920.php The antimicrobial properties of silver have been known for centuries. Now scientists are seeking to better understand how the noble metal kills bacteria to help combat antiobiotic-resistant 'superbugs.'

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Security guards struggle with PTSD and lack mental health support https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uop-sgs040820.php New research shows that thousands of security guards in the UK are suffering Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), having been exposed to frequent episodes of verbal and physical abuse.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. World's largest map of protein connections holds clues to health and disease https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uot-wlm040520.php A large international team has produced the largest map of interactions between gene-encoded protein molecules. A decade in the making, the map has the power to reveal the function of lesser-studied human proteins as well as the molecular causes of disease.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Ear's inner secrets revealed with new technology https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uu-eis040920.php What does it actually look like deep inside our ears? This has been very difficult to study as the inner ear is protected by the hardest bone in the body. But with the help of synchrotron X-rays, it is now possible to depict details inside the ear three-dimensionally. Together with Canadian colleagues, researchers from Uppsala University have used the method to map the blood vessels of the inner e

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Research identifies critical protein in cancer treatment-related heart damage https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/wsu-ric040920.php Researchers at Washington State University showed that a protein named FOXO1 plays a critical role in heart damage resulting from treatment with anthracycline chemotherapy drugs. Using a rodent model, they also demonstrated that suppressing FOXO1 through the use of FOXO1 inhibitor drugs could prevent the chemotherapy-induced heart damage. Their discovery opens up possibilities for new treatment st

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. National online education platforms could make STEM degrees more affordable, Russia-based study shows https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/aaft-noe040620.php An online education model in Russia in which national platforms license STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) courses from top universities to institutions with instructor shortages could significantly lower instruction costs, allowing resource-constrained universities to enroll more STEM students, according to a new study.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Does long-term exposure to air pollution lead to a steeper rate of cognitive decline? https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/aaon-dle040620.php People who live in urban areas with higher levels of air pollution may score lower on thinking and memory tests and may also lose cognitive skills faster over time, or it is possible they also may not, according to a study published in the April 8, 2020, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Ménière's disease: New clinical practice guideline https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/aaoo-mdn040620.php The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation published the Clinical Practice Guideline: Ménière's Disease today in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Ménière's disease is a disorder of the inner ear that includes episodes of vertigo with possible hearing loss, ringing or buzzing in the ear, or ear pressure.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. High-Energy Jet Blasting Out of Black Hole Captured in Stunning Image https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/309018-high-energy-jet-blasting-out-of-black-hole-captured-in-stunning-image?source=extreme When last we heard from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), the team had just made history by producing the first-ever image of a black hole . Now, the EHT has turned its attention to a more distant black hole. This one has a jet of high-energy relativistic material pointed right at Earth, and the EHT has captured this stunning feature for posterity . The world-famous EHT picture from 2017 feature

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Barn till föräldrar med psykisk ohälsa får fler skador https://www.forskning.se/2020/04/09/barn-till-foraldrar-med-psykisk-ohalsa-far-fler-skador/ Barn till föräldrar med psykisk ohälsa drabbas i högre utsträckning av skador än andra barn. Risken är förhöjd upp till 17 års ålder men allra störst under det första levnadsåret, visar en från Karolinska Institutet. Mellan 7–11 procent av alla barn i Sverige har en förälder som diagnostiserats med psykisk ohälsa inom specialistvård, enligt forskarnas uppskattningar. Stödjande insatser har hittil

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Doftsinnet kan dominera synsinnet https://www.forskning.se/2020/04/09/doftsinnet-kan-dominera-synsinnet/ Synen har länge ansetts vara det mest dominanta av våra sinnen. Men ny forskning pekar i stället på att doftsinnet kan dominera synsinnet. Det visar en ny studie gjord av forskare vid Stockholms universitet. – Dofter verkar ha en stark förmåga att distrahera oss, säger Thomas Hörberg vid Psykologiska institutionen på Stockholms universitet och den som lett studien. Enligt tidigare forskning är de

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. När blivande bildlärare måste omförhandla sin syn på konst https://www.forskning.se/2020/04/09/nar-blivande-bildlarare-maste-omforhandla-sin-syn-pa-konst/ När bildlärarstudenter arbetar med samtidskonst i sin utbildning innebär det för många en komplex lärprocess, där deras tidigare uppfattningar av bildämnet utmanas. Vissa ifrågasätter den starkt, andra anammar den och får en helt ny syn på bildpedagogik. Vad händer när bildlärarstudenter möter en bildpedagogik som utgår från samtidskonstens metoder och förhållningssätt i gestaltningsarbete? Eva C

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Våren luktar jord av en anledning https://www.forskning.se/2020/04/09/varen-luktar-jord-av-en-anledning/ Det finns en anledning till att våren luktar jord när fälten plöjs och trädgårdsrabatter grävs. Doften är länken i ett intrikat samspel mellan en millimeterstor insektsliknande organism, som funnits på jorden i 400 miljoner år, och jordbakterier som är superproducenter av antibiotika. Doften av jord kommer från ämnet geosmin som produceras av jordbakterier av släktet Streptomyces. Hittills har in

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Meituan starts selling phones alongside food delivery orders https://www.ft.com/content/1e8f84c5-c360-42e2-a0d5-c5ce8ec9b769 China's leading food delivery app goes head-to-head with Alibaba and JD.com

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Airbus cuts aircraft production by a third https://www.ft.com/content/21c7b4c3-6564-492d-9904-989219898cd5 European aerospace group confirms it will slash output of popular A320 single-aisle jet

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. How to make planning by committee a success https://www.ft.com/content/3a024734-78b1-11ea-bd25-7fd923850377 Start with clear goals, prune failures and build on what has worked in the past

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Charities to get £750m emergency boost as crisis slashes revenues https://www.ft.com/content/595d5044-5fc3-4464-80fe-16b74b3e698f Groups welcome assistance but warn extra funds fall short of what is urgently needed

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. '50 cent' fund makes $2.6bn from buying protection against collapse https://www.ft.com/content/5deb3b0e-01fe-48a8-8d34-7c51e6bd2e90 London-based Ruffer cashes in on trades linked to volatility index and other assets

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Battle for Premier League survival moves off the pitch https://www.ft.com/content/f24afeb9-d6d0-4b56-a0a2-b1a124b1e2c2 Fears for the future of top clubs after abrupt pause in football leads to sharp revenue decline

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Doctors call for relaxation of 'Shipman' end-of-life drugs rules https://www.ft.com/content/aadf1825-4cad-4c8e-ad2d-5ecae186ca60 Palliative care treatments delayed by regulations and supply shortages

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Too many tweets from cities lose citizen attention https://www.futurity.org/cities-twitter-accounts-2331972/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=cities-twitter-accounts-2331972 City governments that tweet less-frequent, but more focused, messages tend to have higher engagement with the citizens who follow their accounts, researchers report. In a study, researchers found that the more municipalities tweeted messages, the less likely that their followers would react to the message, also referred to as engagement, according to Jeffrey Stone, assistant professor of informat

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Gene variant makes head and neck cancer more aggressive https://www.futurity.org/head-and-neck-cancer-2330992-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=head-and-neck-cancer-2330992-2 A genetic variant in a gene called MET is responsible for more aggressive growth of head and neck cancer, and lung cancer, according to a new study. A further probe into the finding reveals therapeutic strategies that could potentially target this genetic alteration and pave the way for better and more effective treatments. The MET gene encodes for a cancer promoting protein that relays growth, s

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Patch repairs heart attack damage in pigs and rats https://www.futurity.org/heart-patch-heart-attacks-2332412-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=heart-patch-heart-attacks-2332412-2 A new "off-the-shelf" artificial heart patch can deliver cardiac cell-derived healing factors directly to the site of heart attack injury, researchers say. In a rat model of heart attack, the freezable, cell-free patch improved recovery. Researchers found similar effects in a pilot study involving a pig model of heart attack. Researchers are studying cardiac patches as a promising future option f

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. UN treaty could turn high seas 'hotspots' into parks https://www.futurity.org/high-seas-biodiversity-hotspots-2331532-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=high-seas-biodiversity-hotspots-2331532-2 Researchers are using big data to identify biodiversity hotspots that could become the first generation of high seas marine protected areas. Often considered desolate, remote, unalterable places, the high seas are actually hotbeds of activity for both people and wildlife. Technology has enabled more human activity in areas once difficult to reach, and that in turn has brought a growing presence o

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. 'Noisy' neurons put a limit on visual perception https://www.futurity.org/neurons-visual-perception-2331812/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=neurons-visual-perception-2331812 The ability to make fine visual discriminations between two stimuli runs up against a natural barrier that large groups of "noisy" neurons behaving similarly create, according to research with mice. The new research helps solve a longstanding mystery about how brains manage to process information so accurately, despite the fact that individual neurons, or nerve cells, act with a surprising degree

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Schools prize standardized tests over student growth https://www.futurity.org/standardized-tests-education-2332382/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=standardized-tests-education-2332382 Personal growth and job skills have taken a backseat to an increased focus on standardized tests in schools across the United States, according to new research. The study, which analyzed the educational goals of principals at thousands of public, private, and charter schools over two decades, found the shift in priorities is most pronounced in public schools. Researchers can trace the change in e

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Genetic Sleuthing Yields Names for Unmarked Graves https://www.insidescience.org/news/genetic-sleuthing-yields-names-unmarked-graves Researchers use the DNA of currently-living Quebecois to help identify their ancestors. graveyard.jpg Image credits: Rennett Stowe via Flickr Rights information: CC BY 2.0 Culture Wednesday, April 8, 2020 – 12:15 Jesse Kathan, Contributor (Inside Science) — French settlers first arrived in Quebec in 1608, but until the late 19th century, their dead were buried without gravestones. Now scientist

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Suspending a Single Molecule Inside a Drop of Helium https://www.insidescience.org/news/suspending-single-molecule-inside-drop-helium The experimental technique could help reveal the fundamental chemistry in photosynthesis and photovoltaic materials. nanodroplet.jpg Image credits: Markus Koch Rights information: This image may be reproduced with this Inside Science article. Physics Wednesday, April 8, 2020 – 15:00 Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer (Inside Science) — By suspending a single molecule consisting of just two metal atoms in a

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Genetics, Brain Connections and Autism https://www.insidescience.org/video/genetics-brain-connections-and-autism Researchers are working to get a better understanding of autism to help find better treatments for patients and families. Genetics, Brain Connections and Autism Video of Genetics, Brain Connections and Autism Human Thursday, April 9, 2020 – 12:00 Emilie Lorditch, Contributor (Inside Science) — Researchers used mice that had genetic changes like the ones found in autism patients and studied the

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Podcast: A plastic-recycling enzyme, and supercooled molecules https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01062-9 Nature, Published online: 08 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01062-9 Hear about the latest science, with Nick Howe and Shamini Bundell.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Nature to join open-access Plan S, publisher says https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01066-5 Nature, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01066-5 Springer Nature says it commits to offering researchers a route to publishing open access in Nature and most Nature-branded journals from 2021.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. President of Europe's premier science funder resigns amid criticism that he neglected post https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01075-4 Nature, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01075-4 Mauro Ferrari leaves the European Research Council after three months.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Author Correction: Image-guided radiotherapy platform using single nodule conditional lung cancer mouse models https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15348-z Nature Communications, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15348-z

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Highly efficient blue organic light-emitting diodes based on carbene-metal-amides https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15369-8 Nature Communications, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15369-8 Realizing efficient blue-emitting organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) with long operational lifetime is key to the development of future display technologies. Here, the authors report efficient host-guest and host-free OLEDs featuring designed carbene-metal-amide-type deep-blue photoemitters.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. TGFβ suppresses CD8+ T cell expression of CXCR3 and tumor trafficking https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15404-8 Nature Communications, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15404-8 TGFβ has a role in cancer immunosuppression but the exact mechanisms haven't been fully elucidated. Here, using mouse models deficient in TGFβ-signaling, the authors show that loss of ALK5 in CD8 + T cells enhances their tumour trafficking and cytotoxicity suggesting that ALK5 inhibitors may have clinical utili

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Automatic diagnosis of the 12-lead ECG using a deep neural network https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15432-4 Nature Communications, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15432-4 The role of automatic electrocardiogram (ECG) analysis in clinical practice is limited by the accuracy of existing models. In that context, the authors present a Deep Neural Network (DNN) that recognizes different abnormalities in ECG recordings which matches or outperform cardiology and emergency resident medi

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Cancer neoantigen prioritization through sensitive and reliable proteogenomics analysis https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15456-w Nature Communications, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15456-w Identifying mutation-derived neoantigens by proteogenomics requires robust strategies for quality control. Here, the authors propose peptide retention time as an evaluation metric for proteogenomics quality control methods, and develop a deep learning algorithm for accurate retention time prediction.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Unveiling phonons in a molecular qubit with four-dimensional inelastic neutron scattering and density functional theory https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15475-7 Nature Communications, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15475-7 Molecular nanomagnets have potential applications for storing both classical and quantum information, with benefit of the high scalability of chemical synthesis. Here the authors use state-of-the-art experimental and theoretical methods to investigate phonons in a molecular qubit candidate.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Identification of a phosphorylation site on Ulk1 required for genotoxic stress-induced alternative autophagy https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15577-2 Nature Communications, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15577-2 Unlike canonical macroautophagy, alternative autophagy does not require the factors Atg5 and Atg7, but does require Ulk1. Here the authors show that phosphorylation of Ulk1 at Ser746 by RIPK3 is required for alternative autophagy initiation at the Golgi in response to genotoxic stress.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Domain-wall pinning and defect ordering in BiFeO3 probed on the atomic and nanoscale https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15595-0 Nature Communications, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15595-0 Defects play an important role in the pinning of domain walls (DW) in ferroelectric materials but the underlying mechanism is still elusive. Here, the authors report on the dynamic interaction between electronic defects and DWs in BiFeO3 resulting not only in pinning but also affecting the DW conductivity.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. A neural circuit mechanism for mechanosensory feedback control of ingestion https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2167-2 Nature, Published online: 08 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2167-2 A population of neurons in the parabrachial nucleus that expresses prodynorphin monitors ingestion using mechanosensory signals from the upper digestive tract, and mediates negative feedback control of intake when the digestive tract is distended.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. The gluconeogenic enzyme PCK1 phosphorylates INSIG1/2 for lipogenesis https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2183-2 Nature, Published online: 08 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2183-2 Phosphorylation of INSIG1 and INSIG2 by PCK1 leads to a reduction in the binding of sterols, the activation of SREBP1 and SREBP2 and the downstream transcription of lipogenesis-associated genes that promote tumour growth.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. A reference map of the human binary protein interactome https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2188-x Nature, Published online: 08 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2188-x A human binary protein interactome map that includes around 53,000 protein–protein interactions involving more than 8,000 proteins provides a reference for the study of human cellular function in health and disease.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Changes in Reef Fish Community Structure Following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62574-y Scientific Reports, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62574-y

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. High predation of native sea lamprey during spawning migration https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62916-w Scientific Reports, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62916-w

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Nanofabrication of Isoporous Membranes for Cell Fractionation https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62937-5 Scientific Reports, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62937-5

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Metabolomic and transcriptomic profiling reveals the alteration of energy metabolism in oyster larvae during initial shell formation and under experimental ocean acidification https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62963-3 Scientific Reports, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62963-3

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Inter-individual differences in foveal shape in a scavenging raptor, the black kite Milvus migrans https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-63039-y Scientific Reports, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-63039-y

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Genetic responses of inbred chicken lines illustrate importance of eIF2 family and immune-related genes in resistance to Newcastle disease virus https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-63074-9 Scientific Reports, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-63074-9

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Author Correction: Roles of GalNAc-disialyl Lactotetraosyl Antigens in Renal Cancer Cells https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-63112-6 Scientific Reports, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-63112-6

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Increased pollen source area does not always enhance the risk of pollen dispersal and gene flow in Oryza sativa L https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-63119-z Scientific Reports, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-63119-z

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Comatulids (Crinoidea, Comatulida) chemically defend against coral fish by themselves, without assistance from their symbionts https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-63140-2 Scientific Reports, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-63140-2

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Differential Role for a Defined Lateral Horn Neuron Subset in Naïve Odor Valence in Drosophila https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-63169-3 Scientific Reports, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-63169-3

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Oldest ever piece of string was made by Neanderthals 50,000 years ago https://www.newscientist.com/article/2240117-oldest-ever-piece-of-string-was-made-by-neanderthals-50000-years-ago/ A piece of string found in a cave in France is the oldest ever discovered and shows that Neanderthals knew how to twist fibres together to make cords

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Monster rocky exoplanet could let us glimpse the heart of Jupiter https://www.newscientist.com/article/2240224-monster-rocky-exoplanet-could-let-us-glimpse-the-heart-of-jupiter/ An enormous rocky planet orbiting a distant star may be a gas giant that has had its atmosphere ripped off, which could help us understand how huge worlds like Jupiter form

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Urine test can predict how much a baby will grow in six months' time https://www.newscientist.com/article/2240262-urine-test-can-predict-how-much-a-baby-will-grow-in-six-months-time/ Metabolites from urine or blood samples can be used to predict how much a baby will grow six months ahead of time, which could improve interventions for chronic malnutrition

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Lynx Numbers Are in Decline in the West https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/08/science/lynx-endangered-species.html While the federal government weighs taking the Canada lynx off the list of threatened species, a new study points to reduced populations in Washington State, Colorado and Montana.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Cities Widely Ignore Federal Flood Protection Rules, With Few Penalties https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/09/climate/fema-flood-insurance.html Cities and towns nationwide are failing to properly restrict construction in flood zones, an analysis for The Times found, violating taxpayer-subsidized insurance rules.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Early String Ties Us to Neanderthals https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/09/science/neanderthals-fiber-string-math.html A 50,000-year-old fragment of cord hints at the cognitive abilities of our ancient hominid cousins.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Identifying the pathways that control resource allocation in higher plants [Commentaries] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/07/2002581117 A key feature in the evolution of multicellular organisms was the development of complex vascular systems to transport resources from sites of primary acquisition to sites of usage and storage. In plants, leaves generate the energy required to sustain multicellular growth through the reactions of photosynthesis, and much of that…

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Inner Workings: Microbiota munch on medications, causing big effects on drug activity [Microbiology] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/07/2003785117 Millions of patients with Parkinson's disease rely on the drug Levodopa for relief from tremors, slowed movement, and other motor symptoms. But many patients experience side effects such as cardiac arrhythmias, nausea, and gastrointestinal problems. Levodopa's side effects and benefits vary widely among patients. Those puzzling disparities, it turns out,…

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. We once thought nostalgia was a disease, but it might be key to our survival https://www.popsci.com/story/science/why-nostalgia-happens/ Rather than trying to dispel them, neuroscientists today try to encourage feelings of longing and homesickness in Alzheimer patients. (Pexels/Miguel Á. Padriñán/) We've all felt that jab to the soul you get from driving by your old high school haunts or hearing a tune you once danced to. But why is that bittersweet sort of reminiscence so universal? Modern neuroscientists and psychologists know t

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Air quality monitors that verify the safety of the air in your home https://www.popsci.com/story/shop/air-quality-monitors/ Know your air. (Amazon/) Certain areas of the world struggle with extreme pollution and visible smog, whereas others have shifting air conditions depending on weather and other factors. As global climates become less predictable, the air quality monitor has become an important tool for helping maintain safe home ecosystems. While one cannot control the weather, certain manageable elements of the

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Portable scanners that make the world your office https://www.popsci.com/story/shop/best-portable-scanners/ Scan on the go. (Amazon/) Whether you're meeting a client at their house, planning your startup in a coffee shop, or you just like working from different rooms in your home, you no longer need to be tied down to an office to run your business. Laptops, smartphones, and tablets can do a lot of the heavy lifting, but sometimes you still need to get contracts, photos, magazine pages, business cards,

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Polyhedral gaming dice are the weapons of your imagination https://www.popsci.com/story/shop/polyhedral-gaming-dice/ For some games, a d6 just won't do. (Depositphotos/) Every day, more and more people discover the fun of tabletop roleplaying games. Dungeons & Dragons, the High King of fantasy RPGs, was invented more than 40 years ago by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, and today people live-stream their games, play with friends across the globe using online tools, and watch as celebrities go on talk-shows to discu

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Four stellar telescopes for every stargazer https://www.popsci.com/story/shop/professional-telescopes/ Reach for the stars. (Vincentiu Solomon via Unsplash/) Watching the night sky is a pastime as innate to our human experience as cooking a meal or telling a story. From gazing at the stars and their constellations to watching the Moon rise and set in tandem with the Sun, nothing can bring a sense of awe and wonderment at the scale of our existence quite like watching the skies above us. If you wan

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Did Uranus get smacked so hard it spun sideways? https://www.popsci.com/story/space/why-uranus-spins-sideways/ Uranus's appears calm today, but it may still bear the scars of past trauma. (NASA/JPL/) Like other giant planets, Uranus has a set of rings and more than a dozen moons that make it resemble a miniature solar system unto itself. But unlike its king-sized neighbors (and the rest of the planets for that matter) the ice giant system turns on its side, rolling rather than spinning. Now, a new simulat

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Where Do New Genes Come From? https://www.quantamagazine.org/where-do-new-genes-come-from-20200409/ The evolution of new genes often goes hand in hand with the emergence of novel traits in species as they evolve. One of the great riddles in evolutionary biology has therefore always been how genetic novelty arises. For the half past century or more, most biologists agreed with the conclusions of the geneticist Susumu Ohno in his influential 1970 book Evolution by Gene Duplication . While acknowl

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. A theory of everything https://www.reddit.com/r/cogsci/comments/fwhsp4/a_theory_of_everything/

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Flicker – Mechanisms for temporal acuity and dilation, flicker-induced visual distortions, hallucinogens and analysis of EEG correlations. https://www.reddit.com/r/cogsci/comments/fwm6mi/flicker_mechanisms_for_temporal_acuity_and/

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. How Heroin & Heroin-Associated Cues Strengthen Memory Consolidation. Conditioned Contexts Evoke Drug-Like Responses https://www.reddit.com/r/cogsci/comments/fwwdqu/how_heroin_heroinassociated_cues_strengthen/

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Evidence for natural sleep pathways as anesthetic targets. https://www.reddit.com/r/cogsci/comments/fx2b4w/evidence_for_natural_sleep_pathways_as_anesthetic/

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Do Right-Left Brain Connections Influence Intelligence? https://www.reddit.com/r/cogsci/comments/fx64nm/do_rightleft_brain_connections_influence/

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Creativity Come from Right and Left Brain Hemispheres https://www.reddit.com/r/cogsci/comments/fx65n3/creativity_come_from_right_and_left_brain/

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. A new study in JPSP suggests that more agreeable people care less about money than less agreeable people, and that may lead to financial hardship. https://www.reddit.com/r/cogsci/comments/fx8y5q/a_new_study_in_jpsp_suggests_that_more_agreeable/

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Coca-Cola is again rated as the most polluted brand in the world. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fxa04h/cocacola_is_again_rated_as_the_most_polluted/

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Tesla Virtual Power Plant In Australia Outperforms Expectations https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fxeqyg/tesla_virtual_power_plant_in_australia/

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. ROBERT the Robot Helps Patients Get Out of Bed Faster (Robot can be programmed by to repeat the movements done by your physical therapist to prevent atrophy and speed healing.) https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fxlaty/robert_the_robot_helps_patients_get_out_of_bed/

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Next-generation brain implants with more than a thousand electrodes can survive for more than six years https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fxnca4/nextgeneration_brain_implants_with_more_than_a/

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Quantum Entanglement of Independent Particles Without Any Contact https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fxnjqr/quantum_entanglement_of_independent_particles/

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. A recent study at University College London (ULC) and the University of Bangor said that although automation and artificial intelligence, for the time being, would not replace architects, the discipline will undergo massive transformations in the near future. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fxo6j4/a_recent_study_at_university_college_london_ulc/

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Max Tegmark – Is brain upload possible? https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fxoqxf/max_tegmark_is_brain_upload_possible/

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Choosing Your First Programming Language For AI : Python and Ruby https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fxrcn1/choosing_your_first_programming_language_for_ai/

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. The Santa-Claus machine https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fxszhb/the_santaclaus_machine/ A hypothetical machine that is capable of creating any required object or structure out of any given material. What would would you want to do, with this what would you want to create? submitted by /u/ComradeSparkle [link] [comments]

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. ExxonMobil tests new technologies to slash methane emissions. The company said the pilot project is being carried out at nearly 1,000 sites in Texas and New Mexico using drones, planes, helicopters, ground-based mobile and fixed-position sensors. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fxtzyo/exxonmobil_tests_new_technologies_to_slash/

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. New info on interstellar magnetic field in solar neighborhood https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200408113258.htm An international research team has mapped the interstellar magnetic field structure and interstellar matter distribution in the solar neighborhood.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Correlation between MBI and Alzheimer's https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200408144112.htm New research has found that the presence and severity of mild behavioral impairment (MBI) in cognitively healthy individuals is strongly associated with the presence of amyloid plaques deposits in the brain, a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Aligning biological clock with day-night cycles https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200408152430.htm Scientists studying bacteria have identified the roots of a behavior that is regulated by the circadian clock. The research provides a striking example of the importance of keeping the internal biological clock aligned with the external environment so that key processes occur at the right time of day.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Children of parents with mental illness have higher risk of injuries https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200408184625.htm Children to parents suffering from mental illness have a higher risk of injuries than other children, according to a new study. The risk is elevated up to 17 years of age and peaks during the first year of life. The findings highlight the need for parents with mental illness to receive extra support around child injury prevention measures as well as early treatment of mental morbidity among expect

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Archaeologists on a 5,000-year-old egg hunt https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200408184724.htm Scientists are closer to cracking a 5,000-year-old mystery surrounding the ancient trade and production of decorated ostrich eggs. Long before Fabergé, ornate ostrich eggs were highly prized by the elites of Mediterranean civilizations during the Bronze and Iron Ages, but to date little has been known about the complex supply chain behind these luxury goods.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Synchrotron X-ray sheds light on some of the world's oldest dinosaur eggs https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409085641.htm Scientists have reconstructed the skulls of some of the world's oldest known dinosaur embryos in 3D, using powerful and non-destructive synchrotron techniques. They found that the skulls develop in the same order as those of today's crocodiles, chickens, turtles and lizards.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Thanks to 'flexoskeletons,' these insect-inspired robots are faster and cheaper to make https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409093928.htm Engineers have developed a new method that doesn't require any special equipment and works in just minutes to create soft, flexible, 3D-printed robots. The structures were inspired by insect exoskeletons, which have both soft and rigid parts — the researchers called their creations 'flexoskeletons.'

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Critical protein in cancer treatment-related heart damage https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409100327.htm Researchers showed that a protein named FOXO1 plays a critical role in heart damage resulting from treatment with anthracycline chemotherapy drugs. Using a rodent model, they also demonstrated that suppressing FOXO1 through the use of FOXO1 inhibitor drugs could prevent the chemotherapy-induced heart damage. Their discovery opens up possibilities for new treatment strategies to reduce heart damage

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Newly emerged enterovirus-A71 C4 isolates may be more virulent than B5 in northern Vietnam https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409100334.htm Researcher have found a new sublineage of enterovirus A71 (EV-A71) C4 subgenotype with two possible recombinant strains during the 2015-16 outbreak of hand-foot-and-mouth disease in Hanoi, northern Vietnam. Further, they confirmed that the EV-A71-C4 subgenotype may be more virulent than the B5 clinically and experimentally with transgenic mouse model. This has helped elucidate the outbreak and may

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. After claims of sex bias, scientific leader at NIH's child health institute withdraws from new job https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/after-claims-sex-bias-scientific-leader-nih-s-child-health-institute-withdraws-new-job?rss=1 Geneticist Constantine Stratakis will not head Canadian research institute

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Elaborately decorated eggs predate Easter by thousands of years https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/elaborately-decorated-eggs-predate-easter-thousands-years?rss=1 Analysis of prized gifts gives clues to who made them—and where they came from

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. 'A huge step forward.' Mutant enzyme could vastly improve recycling of plastic bottles https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/huge-step-forward-mutant-enzyme-could-vastly-improve-recycling-plastic-bottles?rss=1 Advance could prevent one of the world's most common plastics from ending up in the landfill

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Rethinking anorexia: Biology may be more important than culture, new studies reveal https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/rethinking-anorexia-biology-may-be-more-important-culture-new-studies-reveal?rss=1 Genetics and brain biology may shed light on anorexia's beginnings and how to improve treatment

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Watch out Silicon Valley: European Union gets into the venture capital game https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/watch-out-silicon-valley-european-union-gets-venture-capital-game?rss=1 European Innovation Council buys shares in disruptive technology startups

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Watch Live as the National Zoo's Cheetah Gives Birth to a Litter of Cubs https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/watch-live-national-zoo-cheetah-birth-litter-cubs-180974629/ Congratulations to first-time mother Echo the cheetah!

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Margaret Burbidge, Astronomer Who Studied the Inner Workings of Stars, Dies at 100 https://www.space.com/astronomer-margaret-burbidge-dies-at-100.html Sometimes called "Lady Stardust," Burbidge helped reveal the cosmic origins of chemical elements

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Neandertalare gjorde rep av barken från barrträd https://www.svt.se/nyheter/vetenskap/neandertalare-gjorde-rep-av-barken-fran-barrtrad I en grotta i södra Frankrike har arkeologer hittat en liten bit tvinnat rep som är gjort av neandertalare. Det är det första beviset för att neandertalare behärskade tekniken att göra rep. Spela klippet ovan för att se hur de gjorde.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Podcast: The satellite boom that threatens to clog the skies https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/04/07/998555/podcast-the-satellite-boom-that-threatens-to-clog-the-skies/ Deep Tech is a new subscriber-only podcast that brings alive the people and ideas in our print magazine. Episodes are released every two weeks. We're making the first four installments, built around our 10 Breakthrough Technologies issue, available for free. Every two weeks, give or take, SpaceX puts another 60 Starlink communications satellites into low Earth orbit. Its initial goal is to launch

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Facebook has a new social network that's just for couples https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/04/08/998726/facebook-has-a-new-social-network-thats-just-for-couples/ The news: Facebook has launched a new app called Tuned , which lets couples message each other, swap music, share their mood, keep a daily shared diary, and send photos and voice memos. It can be used without a Facebook profile and is pitched as a "private space" for couples to connect. However, it isn't end-to-end encrypted and has the same privacy police as Facebook, so the company can collect

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. How understanding divorce can help your marriage | Jeannie Suk Gersen https://www.ted.com/talks/jeannie_suk_gersen_how_understanding_divorce_can_help_your_marriage?rss=172BB350-0205 To understand what makes marriages work, we need to talk about why they sometimes end, says family law professor Jeannie Suk Gersen. Follow along as she lays out three ways that thinking about marital decisions through the lens of divorce can help you better navigate togetherness from the beginning.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. The Magicians Is Your Next Great Escape https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2020/04/the-magicians-syfy-binge-watch/609664/ This story contains mild spoilers for Syfy's The Magicians. When the first novel in Lev Grossman's popular Magicians trilogy was published in 2009, it introduced Quentin Coldwater, a white, whiny, Ivy League–bound Brooklynite. His trajectory as a protagonist sounded familiar: Quentin, who'd always felt like a misfit, found out that he was actually a magician and wound up at Brakebills University,

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. John Prine Always Found the Right Words https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/remembering-john-prine/609682/ I have never been on the porch that John Prine sings about in "My Mexican Home," but I feel like I could tell you about it. How it smells in the rain and how I'd get splinters when I'd walk on it barefoot. That fan in the window has a cracked nob. When you set it all the way to three, it rattles and squeaks like a honeymoon couple. This is what happens with a John Prine song. It works its way int

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. America's Other Epidemic https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2020/05/nikki-king-opioid-treatment-program/609085/ N ikki King was 17 years old when she left the mountain hollow where she was raised by her grandparents and sneaked off to the University of Kentucky under cover of darkness. It was 2009, and the advice of her late grandmother Sue King echoed in her head as she drove: Leave. Go to college. And do not let anybody from the bigger, wider world think they're better than you . To hear more feature sto

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Not Him, Them https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/04/where-does-bernie-sanderss-movement-go-now/609688/ Bernie Sanders will never be president. He won't be Joe Biden's pick for vice president. He's not joining the Cabinet. He's run his last race—he'll be 82 when his current Senate term is up in 2024, and people close to him feel sure that will be it for him. Who will be on the ballot in 2024, trying to continue the movement he sparked? Who will take Sanders's place in progressives' hearts and on th

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. "How to Build a Life"—New column by Arthur Brooks https://www.theatlantic.com/press-releases/archive/2020/04/how-to-build-a-lifenew-column-by-arthur-brooks/609718/ Today The Atlantic begins " How to Build a Life " by contributing writer and professor Arthur C. Brooks, a new regular column about the tools needed to construct a life that feels whole and meaningful. Though not created in response to the current crisis and upheaval of American life, the column speaks clearly to the needs of this moment. Time is finite. Priorities shift over the course of a life

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Conservationists No Longer Agree on What 'Wild' Means https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2020/04/what-wildlife-really-looks-like/609721/ I was trying to keep pace with Mario Cipollone as he hustled up a steep trail in the central Apennines of Italy. We were heading through a cold June rain toward an abandoned shepherd's cabin in the Monte Genzana Reserve. Fallen beech leaves made a tawny carpet as we crossed a wooded ridge at 4,000 feet. Occasional wolf scat on the trailside provided evidence that these rugged hills were home to m

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. A Small-Town Plague https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/609679/small-town-plague/ "The first time I used, it was the most euphoric rush I had ever felt in my life. And I knew then that I was not going to stop," says Kenny Shadday, a McDonald's manager in eastern Kentucky. Shadday did, in fact, stop—he's now recovered from his opioid addiction, thanks to an innovative new program that brings intensive outpatient treatment to rural areas. In a new documentary from The Atlantic ,

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. British Museum looks to crack mystery over decorated ostrich eggs https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2020/apr/09/british-museum-looks-to-crack-mystery-over-decorated-ostrich-eggs Experts reexamine eggs – some dating back to bronze age – to understand origins and designs They are about the same size as a standard Easter egg, but are rather older – with some specimens dating back five millennia to the early bronze age. A collection of decorated ostrich eggs belonging to the British Museum in London has been reexamined by experts in an effort to understand where they origina

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. The secret call of the wild: how animals teach each other to survive https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/apr/09/the-secret-call-of-the-wild-how-animals-teach-each-other-to-survive-aoe Cultural knowledge, passed from animal to animal, is key to how species adapt to change in the world around them Sam Williams' Macaw Recovery Network in Costa Rica rewilds captivity-hatched fledgling scarlet and great green macaws. But introducing young birds into a complex forest world – bereft of the cultural education normally provided by parents – is slow and risky. For 30 years or so scienti

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. London pottery finds reveal Shoreditch agricultural past https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/apr/08/london-pottery-finds-reveal-shoreditch-agricultural-past Radiocarbon test of early Neolithic remains can pinpoint dates to a human life span 5,500 years ago It is perhaps best-known for its hipsters, but long before Shoreditch became avant garde, it was a place of agriculture and farmers according to evidence from a radiocarbon dating technique that has revealed details about Neolithic London. The technique proved that the most significant early Neolit

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Scientists digitally reconstruct skulls of dinosaurs in fossilised eggs https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/apr/09/scientists-digitally-reconstruct-skulls-of-dinosaurs-in-fossilised-eggs Research on Massospondylus carinatus embryos sheds new light on animals' development The fossilised skulls of dinosaur embryos that died within their eggs about 200m years ago, have been digitally reconstructed by scientists, shedding new light on the animals' development, and how close they were to hatching. The rare clutch of seven eggs, some of which contain embryos, was discovered in South Af

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Humans living in Amazon 10,000 years ago cultivated plants, study finds https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/08/humans-living-in-amazon-10000-years-ago-cultivated-plants-study-finds Findings from Bolivia show plants were domesticated in region shortly after last ice age The Amazon basin was a hotspot for the early cultivation of plants, with inhabitants having munched on squash and cassava more than 10,000 years ago, researchers have revealed. The team say the new findings from Bolivia offer direct evidence such plants were grown in south-west Amazonia, meaning the region ha

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Live-Cell Analysis in 2020: Advancing Technology to meet Researchers' Needs https://www.the-scientist.com/sponsored-webinars/live-cell-analysis-in-2020-sartorius-67394 Sartorius invites you to join them for an educational webinar.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Horizon Discovery and Pharmahungary report positive early-stage results for novel micro-RNA therapeutic for ischemic heart diseases https://www.the-scientist.com/the-marketplace/horizon-discovery-and-pharmahungary-report-positive-early-stage-results-for-novel-micro-rna-therapeutic-for-ischemic-heart-diseases-67400 Micro-RNA compound found suitable for further development following favorable pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic study results

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Horizon Discovery expands cell-based CRISPR screening services https://www.the-scientist.com/the-marketplace/horizon-discovery-expands-cell-based-crispr-screening-services–67399 · New arrayed B cell CRISPR knockout screening service strengthens support for development of therapeutics for diseases involving the immune system · First in the market, this unique service complements the Company's T cell screening service ­

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Karin Noomi Karlsson https://www.vof.se/blogg/karin-noomi-karlsson/ Det är med stor sorg och smärta som vi har nåtts av beskedet av att , ledamot i riksstyrelsen och ordförande lokalavdelningen Göteborg, hastigt och oväntat har avlidit efter en kort tids sjukdom. Beskedet är en chock för oss alla i föreningen som nu har förlorat inte bara en god vän, utan också […] The post Karin Noomi Karlsson appeared first on Vetenskap och Folkbildning .

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. 5 Best Smart Light bulbs (2020): Lifx, Philips, Wyze, and More https://www.wired.com/gallery/best-smart-bulbs/ They're the easiest way to start building a smart home. From Lifx to Philips Hue, here are our favorites.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. After 50 Years of Effort, Researchers Made Silicon Emit Light https://www.wired.com/story/after-50-years-of-effort-researchers-made-silicon-emit-light/ We're approaching the speed limit for electronic computer chips. If we want to go faster, we'll need data-carrying photons—and some tiny lasers.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. I Am Not At All Relaxed by 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' https://www.wired.com/story/animal-crossing-i-am-not-relaxed/ Millions of people have found comfort in the Switch smash hit. I, however, have found myself trapped in an endless cycle of kawaii capitalism.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Bernie Sanders Is Out—but He Transformed Campaigning For Good https://www.wired.com/story/bernie-sanders-suspends-presidential-campaign/ Over the course of two presidential campaigns, Sanders showed how effective a digital-first movement could be.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Best Streaming Content for Kids: Animal Cams, Story Hours, and More https://www.wired.com/story/best-kids-streaming-content/ What? You don't want to watch the whole 'Saw' franchise with your 8-year-old? Weird. Try a live otter cam instead.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. The US Hitches Its Final Ride to Space From Russia—for Now https://www.wired.com/story/the-us-hitches-its-final-ride-to-space-from-russia-for-now/ Thursday's launch to the space station will mark the end of America's dependence on Russia for human spaceflight, but NASA may buy more seats on Soyuz rockets.

….. (Hentet 9. april 2020) ….. ….. Galpin's '32 Ford Roaster Pickup | Driven https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xinleaUuMZo The Galpin team pulls out all the stops finishing a '32 Ford Roaster Pickup that's been in progress for two decades Stream Full Episodes of Driven: https://go.discovery.com/tv-shows/driven Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Discovery Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Discovery We're on Instagram! https://instagram.com/Discov

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