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….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>z ….. Lasers could turn regular metal surfaces into bacteria killers https://www.futurity.org/lasers-metal-surfaces-antimicrobial-material-bacteria-2332782/ A new laser treatment method could potentially turn any metal surface into a rapid bacteria killer just by giving it a different texture, researchers say. In a new study, they demonstrated that this technique allows the surface of copper to immediately kill off superbugs such as MRSA. "Copper has been used as an antimicrobial material for centuries. But it typically takes hours for native copper
Ref.nr. 9274 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. New study shows how oxygen transfer is altered in diseased lung tissue https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uoia-nss040920.php A multidisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has developed tiny sensors that measure oxygen transport in bovine lung tissue. The study — which establishes a new framework for observing the elusive connection between lung membranes, oxygen flow and related disease — is published in the journal Nature Communications.
Ref.nr. 9273 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Why some investors think more big falls are coming https://www.ft.com/content/cb31917c-fc08-487a-af0d-f9e54c8717dd 'There's no such thing as a bear market without a bear market rally,' says one CIO
Ref.nr. 9272 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. What Happened Today: Record Unemployment, Task Force Briefing News https://www.npr.org/2020/04/09/831379047/what-happened-today-record-unemployment-task-force-briefing-news?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science NPR economics and science correspondents answer questions about the staggering unemployment numbers announced Thursday, and convey the latest updates from Thursday's White House briefing.
Ref.nr. 9271 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. We must break down the boundaries between NHS and social care https://www.ft.com/content/6be34988-7a41-11ea-bd25-7fd923850377 The crisis is shedding light on the vital role of an unheralded army of workers
Ref.nr. 9270 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Time to encourage people to wear face masks as a precaution, say experts https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409105405.htm 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. 9269 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Easter of Empty Churches https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/easter-empty-churches/609694/ H. Abernathy / ClassicStock / Getty In April of 2019—exactly a year ago next week—flames shot through the roof of Paris's Notre-Dame cathedral. Before long, the dread became the reality—there would be no Easter at Notre-Dame. We could hardly have imagined there would be no Easter anywhere in Europe a year later. The cathedral I serve, the American Cathedral in Paris, has been closed for three wee
Ref.nr. 9268 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Russia tapped foreign exchange reserves as rouble tumbled https://www.ft.com/content/17fcdb99-b8a0-4b69-a949-e73b5825bed5 Emerging economies seek to support currencies as they face historic sell-off
Ref.nr. 9267 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Protecting older adults during social distancing https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/145.1.full
Ref.nr. 9266 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Private equity and bailouts, the sequel https://www.ft.com/content/3da4d2c9-28f9-46e0-abc4-0fad6b45ddb7 Buyout groups wants a slice of the bailout and with thousands of jobs at risk, they're hard to turn down
Ref.nr. 9265 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Plague time: Simon Schama on what history tells us https://www.ft.com/content/279dee4a-740b-11ea-95fe-fcd274e920ca For millennia, epidemics have tested friendships, faith and society. But, amid the horror there is hope
Ref.nr. 9264 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Lucy Kellaway: Is it OK to be happy in lockdown? https://www.ft.com/content/2203813e-797e-11ea-9840-1b8019d9a987 So long as I don't look at the news, my stress levels are as low as I can remember
Ref.nr. 9263 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Johnson's health improves after leaving intensive care https://www.ft.com/content/9f541208-b1da-403d-b53f-2180fb8ff777 No indication when prime minister will return to Downing Street
Ref.nr. 9262 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Jo Ellison: 7bn people in search of an audience https://www.ft.com/content/befa4c40-78af-11ea-9840-1b8019d9a987 Making an exhibition of yourself in isolation
Ref.nr. 9261 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. If something's out of your control, should you still worry about it? | Oliver Burkeman https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2020/apr/10/if-somethings-out-of-your-control-should-you-still-worry-about-it-oliver-burkeman There's a freedom that comes with realising you have more influence over your life than you thought Recently – oh, no particular reason – I've found myself returning to the ancient philosophical idea known as "the dichotomy of control" . "Some things are within our power, while others are not," wrote Epictetus , the Greek Stoic, in a line you'd be justified in dismissing as obvious, if it weren't
Ref.nr. 9260 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How to lockdown in style like Luke Edward Hall https://www.ft.com/content/07d482a0-6f5a-11ea-89df-41bea055720b Join our House & Home columnist for a live discussion on Saturday April 11 at 12 noon and 5pm UK time
Ref.nr. 9259 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Homeless people adrift in a locked down Paris https://www.ft.com/content/8c4cf336-8eb1-4384-8feb-563010d3c911 French government and charities race to provide services in difficult circumstances
Ref.nr. 9258 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Feeling More Tired Than Usual During Lockdown? Psychologists Explain Why http://www.sciencealert.com/feeling-tireder-than-usual-even-though-you-re-doing-less-here-s-why Doing nothing is exhausting.
Ref.nr. 9257 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Eurozone rescue deal sparks backlash in Rome https://www.ft.com/content/f77dad8b-2827-4719-81da-3afaab1162ed Economic support package agreed by Eurogroup faces political hurdles in capitals
Ref.nr. 9256 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. European Union gets in the venture capital game https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/120.full
Ref.nr. 9255 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Debat: Det er nu, velfærdsteknologi kan være afgørende https://ing.dk/artikel/debat-nu-velfaerdsteknologi-kan-vaere-afgoerende-234079
Ref.nr. 9254 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Data shows 30 percent drop in air pollution over northeast U.S. https://phys.org/news/2020-04-percent-air-pollution-northeast.html Over the past several weeks, NASA satellite measurements have revealed significant reductions in air pollution over the major metropolitan areas of the Northeast United States. Similar reductions have been observed in other regions of the world. These recent improvements in air quality have come at a high cost, as communities grapple with widespread lockdowns and shelter-in-place orders as a resul
Ref.nr. 9253 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Christians prepare to embrace a virtual Easter https://www.ft.com/content/cd0a7f6a-4146-4147-8515-1aa083b24d24 Parishioners across Europe are set to use technology to celebrate the life of Jesus
Ref.nr. 9252 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. A Lot of People Don't Even *Know* They Should Stay Home https://www.wired.com/story/a-lot-of-people-dont-even-know-they-should-stay-home/ A new survey finds that a startling proportion of Americans remain confused or misinformed about the local public-health advice.
Ref.nr. 9251 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Ordering of atoms in liquid gallium under pressure https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uob-ooa040920.php Liquid metals and alloys have exceptional properties that make them suitable for electrical energy storage and generation applications.
Ref.nr. 9250 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Simple changes turn sleep apnea machines into ventilators https://www.futurity.org/sleep-apnea-machines-into-ventilators-2334172/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=sleep-apnea-machines-into-ventilators-2334172 Researchers have designed a method for turning sleep apnea machines into ventilators They're also working on virus-trapping hoods that medical professionals can use. The new designs can hopefully help relieve the shortage of mechanical ventilators for COVID-19 patients. After testing for safety and efficacy, the design will be available free to medical professionals and can be created quickly usi
Ref.nr. 9249 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Russia's rocket man set for return to virus-plagued planet https://www.ft.com/content/f20f3194-8d81-478b-99ec-bde217321b73 Covid-19 was unheard of when Commander of International Space Station left earth
Ref.nr. 9248 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. No social distancing in space: New crew greeted with hugs https://phys.org/news/2020-04-social-distancing-space-crew.html Three astronauts flew to the International Space Station on Thursday, departing the virus-plagued planet with little fanfare and no family members at the launch site to bid them farewell.
Ref.nr. 9247 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Viruses and volatility — how uncertainty impacts on our health https://www.ft.com/content/10f117f0-7a5d-11ea-af44-daa3def9ae03 Trader turned neuroscientist John Coates on why economic crises are also medical ones
Ref.nr. 9246 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Why it's too early to start giving out "immunity passports" https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/04/09/998974/immunity-passports-cornavirus-antibody-test-outside/ Imagine, a few weeks or months from now, having a covid-19 test kit sent to your home. It's small and portable, but pretty easy to figure out. You prick your finger as in a blood sugar test for diabetics, wait maybe 15 minutes, and bam—you now know whether or not you're immune to coronavirus. If you are, you can request government-issued documentation that says so. This is your "immunity passport
Ref.nr. 9245 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Indian Railways converts coaches into isolation wards for virus patients https://www.ft.com/content/224e20c7-9a7f-4e1d-9926-b03de9657ced Network to provide 80,000 mobile beds after national lockdown shuts passenger services
Ref.nr. 9244 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Oxford recruits 2,700 virus patients for fast-growing drugs trial https://www.ft.com/content/f4e3055e-72e2-459d-ba66-05af7d2c8915 'Recovery' will evaluate existing medicines that might be effective against Covid-19
Ref.nr. 9243 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Daniel Streicker: What If We Could Stop A Virus At Its Animal Source? https://www.npr.org/2020/04/10/830853553/daniel-streicker-what-if-we-could-stop-a-virus-at-its-animal-source?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science MERS, Ebola, and COVID-19—the viruses that cause these diseases likely have the same patient zero: bats. For researcher Daniel Streicker, the key to preventing an outbreak is the bats themselves. (Image credit: TED)
Ref.nr. 9242 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Laura Spinney: What Does The 1918 Flu Teach Us About Our Response To Pandemics? https://www.npr.org/2020/04/10/830787159/laura-spinney-what-does-the-1918-flu-teach-us-about-our-response-to-pandemics?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science A century after the 1918 flu, we see similar patterns in the ways we're responding to COVID-19. Laura Spinney reflects on the Spanish flu and how societies learn to move forward after pandemics. (Image credit: Laura Spinney)
Ref.nr. 9241 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The History of Pandemics Teaches Us Only That We Can't Be Taught https://www.wired.com/story/the-history-of-pandemics-teaches-us-only-that-we-cant-be-taught/ Is there a lesson in this repeating failure? Would we even learn it if there was?
Ref.nr. 9240 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronapod: An untapped resource https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01094-1 Nature, Published online: 10 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01094-1 The labs struggling to get involved in diagnostic testing, and should you be wearing a mask?
Ref.nr. 9239 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Scientists Scan for Weaknesses in the SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/scientists-scan-for-weaknesses-in-the-sars-cov-2-spike-protein-67404 The virus's tool for prying open host cells is coated in a protective armor of sugar–but gaps may offer vulnerability to disruption by antibodies.
Ref.nr. 9238 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Researcher unraveling SARS-CoV-2 spike protein through music https://phys.org/news/2020-04-unraveling-sars-cov-spike-protein-music.html The proteins that make up all living things are alive with music. Just ask Markus Buehler: The musician and MIT professor develops artificial intelligence models to design new proteins, sometimes by translating them into sound. His goal is to create new biological materials for sustainable, non-toxic applications. In a project with the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab, Buehler is searching for a protein to e
Ref.nr. 9237 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Should infants be separated from COVID-19-positive mothers? https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/mali-sib041020.php In a new commentary, Alison Stuebe, MD, President of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, addresses the risks and benefits of separating infants from COVID-19-positive mothers following birth.
Ref.nr. 9236 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Ebola outbreak shows public trust is vital in health crises https://www.futurity.org/ebola-outbreak-public-trust-covid-19-2333942/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ebola-outbreak-public-trust-covid-19-2333942 The 2014 Ebola outbreak in Africa shows the importance of public trust in institutions during health crises like the current COVID-19 pandemic, researchers report. Their new study looked at social sentiments toward government-run health care operations in Sierra Leone, and subsequent effects on the public's utilization of health care services. The results suggest that low levels of trust in gover
Ref.nr. 9235 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Native American Nations are even more vulnerable to COVID-19 https://www.popsci.com/story/health/covid-19-native-american-navajo-nation/ A high prevalence of chronic conditions and a lack of resources put American Indian nations at high risk of being hit hard by COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Van Winkle/) Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, American Indian Nations have been closing their communities and taking steps to protect their members. Community health clinics have been preparing for a potential onslaught of cases and g
Ref.nr. 9234 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. It's OK to grieve loss of rituals during COVID-19 https://www.futurity.org/?p=2333972&utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rituals-social-lives-covid-19-2333972 As people around the world self-isolate to slow the spread of COVID-19, many time-honored rituals, including graduations, proms, weddings, and even funerals have been canceled. The absence of these rituals at such a stressful time is no trifling loss, says Maribel Alvarez, an associate research professor in the School of Anthropology at the University of Arizona. People should acknowledge the pai
Ref.nr. 9233 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Property sales go virtual to work around Covid-19 https://www.ft.com/content/d795c82c-74e7-11ea-90ce-5fb6c07a27f2 Viewings are impossible under lockdown but 3D tours, drones and phones are helping
Ref.nr. 9232 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Reframing biosecurity governance as an experimental space, including as relates to handling COVID-19 https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/aaft-rbg040620.php Biological science and its applications are rapidly evolving, and to keep up with emerging security concerns, governance of biosecurity applications should evolve as well.
Ref.nr. 9231 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Suicide mortality and COVID-19 https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/jn-sma040920.php Reasons why U.S. suicide rates may rise in tandem with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic are explained in this article that also describes opportunities to expand research and care.
Ref.nr. 9230 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Neurologic manifestations of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/jn-nmo040820.php This study investigates the neurologic symptoms of patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Wuhan, China.
Ref.nr. 9229 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Details of treatment for patients in China who died of COVID-19 https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/jn-dot040820.php This case series describes clinical characteristics of patients who died of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in China.
Ref.nr. 9228 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Aggregated mobility data could help fight COVID-19 https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/145.2.full
Ref.nr. 9227 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. G20 leaders must answer to COVID-19 https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/111.full
Ref.nr. 9226 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. For Sale: Tests That Say Whether You've Ever Had COVID-19 https://futurism.com/for-sale-tests-ever-had-covid-19 A number of US companies are already selling tests that can detect the presence of COVID-19-fighting antibodies in a patient's bloodstream. In other words, they can test if you've ever had the virus and whether your body has built an immunity. In some instances, administering the test takes less than 15 minutes, as Fast Company reports . None of these companies' offerings have received a green li
Ref.nr. 9225 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Are Mesenchymal Stem Cells a Promising Treatment for COVID-19? https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/are-mesenchymal-stem-cells-a-promising-treatment-for-covid-19–67402 As the first clinical data become available on treating coronavirus patients with the cells, scientists are equivocal about the rationale for the intervention.
Ref.nr. 9224 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Will Summer Slow The Spread Of COVID-19? Scientists Try To Figure It Out https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/04/09/830297538/scientists-try-to-figure-out-if-summer-will-slow-the-spread-of-covid-19?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science Experts consider the effect of humidity on the virus and the method of transmission as they keep an eye on where the disease spikes next. (Image credit: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP via Getty Images; Lim Huey Teng/Reuters)
Ref.nr. 9223 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Covid-19: how I'm betraying my class in the lockdown https://www.ft.com/content/5cdba5a2-77bc-11ea-9840-1b8019d9a987 No family song on Facebook, no dance routine, no home-grown tomatoes… is it time to raise our game?
Ref.nr. 9222 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Social Distance: Trump's Miracle Cure https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/04/trumps-miracle-cure/609763/ Hydroxychloroquine has become a recent fixation of President Donald Trump, who has taken to promoting the century-old malaria medication in press briefings, brazenly overriding his medical advisers to suggest that it could work as a treatment for COVID-19. How did conspiracy theories and desperation bring this drug to the president's attention? What exactly does it do? And when will we know what
Ref.nr. 9221 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. CDC Deletes Recommendation for the Drug Trump's Been Pushing https://futurism.com/cdc-deletes-recommendation-for-drug-trumps-pushing Recently, U.S. President Donald Trump has been touting a specific drug as a potential treatment for COVID-19, with little to no evidence backing up his claims. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had followed suit and published dosing guidelines for the drug hydroxychloroquine , which is a known anti-malarial. But on Tuesday, the CDC changed course and quietly removed those guide
Ref.nr. 9220 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Fifth of primary children afraid to leave house because of Covid-19, survey finds https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/10/fifth-of-primary-children-afraid-to-leave-house-because-of-covid-19-survey-finds University of Oxford study looking at mental health finds young people worry about food scarcity and family and friends catching the disease Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage As many as one in five primary age children are afraid to leave their homes and are worried there will not be enough food to eat during the course of the Covid-19 outbreak, according to the findin
Ref.nr. 9219 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Mental health consequences of COVID-19, physical distancing https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/jn-mhc040820.php The article emphasizes the importance of mitigating the mental health consequences of social distancing in the COVID-19 era.
Ref.nr. 9218 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The unholy alliance of covid-19, nationalism, and climate change https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/04/10/998969/the-unholy-alliance-of-covid-19-nationalism-and-climate-change/ On the early afternoon of December 15, the gavel fell at the UN COP25 conference in Madrid. The weeks of negotiations over crucial pieces of the Paris climate agreement reached four years earlier had ended in failure. Despite spending nearly two days longer than scheduled, thousands of delegates departed the convention halls deadlocked on the basic rules required to move forward. There's plenty o
Ref.nr. 9217 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Global trial fast tracks testing of hydroxychloroquine, other COVID-19 therapies https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409140015.htm A 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 learns from similar trials enrolling around the world and uses artificial intelligence to quickly arrive at ans
Ref.nr. 9216 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. UK private clinics still able to source Covid-19 tests https://www.ft.com/content/9aa9f19c-4ab4-44b8-836d-a3f82e209036 Diagnostic kits on sale for up to £375 each despite government complaints of shortages
Ref.nr. 9215 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Amazon developing in-house Covid-19 testing lab https://www.ft.com/content/16f9ba3d-95bd-4017-8b2b-be7ca4cb554c Group has come under scrutiny for treatment of workers over its handling of pandemic
Ref.nr. 9214 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. False-negative COVID-19 test results may lead to false sense of security https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/mc-fct040920.php As COVID-19 testing becomes more widely available, it's vital that health care providers and public health officials understand its limits and the impact false results can have on efforts to curb the pandemic.
Ref.nr. 9213 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Does Vaping Raise Your Risk of Covid-19 Symptoms? https://www.wired.com/story/does-vaping-raise-your-risk-of-covid-19-symptoms/ There are no studies yet, but reports showing heightened dangers for tobacco smokers and lung damage from vaping are raising alarms for doctors and parents.
Ref.nr. 9212 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Call to action: Traditional, complementary and integrative health COVID-19 support registry https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/mali-cta040920.php The new, global Traditional, Complementary and Integrative Health and Medicine (TCIHM) COVID-19 Support Registry aims to capture key information on the case, treatment/supportive care, and outcome variables related to the use of integrative health products and practices in patients in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ref.nr. 9211 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Data Firm Says Its AI Predicts Where Next COVID-19 Spike Will Be https://futurism.com/firm-ai-predicts-next-covid19-spike An artificial intelligence created by New York-based risk detection firm Dataminr was able to predict where the next spike in coronavirus cases will be in the UK and US by analyzing social media posts, The Next Web reports . According to the company's website , "growth in clusters of eyewitness, on-the-ground, first-hand public social media posts on COVID-19" allowed their algorithm to detect "ho
Ref.nr. 9210 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Centring sexual and reproductive health and justice in the global COVID-19 response https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/cums-csa040920.php The Lancet commentary " highlights the detrimental impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic response on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). The piece emphasizes the threat to SRH services, caused by policies designating these services as non-essential and diverting resources, and calls for vigilance from the SRH community to prevent access to these services from being lost.
Ref.nr. 9209 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Lisa Nandy seeks urgent meeting with Foreign Office over Covid-19 repatriations https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/10/lisa-nandy-seeks-urgent-meeting-with-dominic-raab-over-covid-19-repatriations Shadow foreign secretary wants to know why thousands remain stranded a fortnight after £75m rescue mission was announced Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The shadow foreign secretary, Lisa Nandy, is demanding an immediate meeting with the head of the Foreign Office as thousands of British nationals remain stranded abroad two weeks after Dominic Raab unveiled his £75m
Ref.nr. 9208 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. What Immunity to COVID-19 Really Means https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-immunity-to-covid-19-really-means/ The presence of antibodies to the SARS-CoV-2 virus could provide some protection, but scientists need more data
Ref.nr. 9207 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. To Ventilate or Not to Ventilate? Taking Your Covid-19 Questions. https://undark.org/2020/04/09/covid-19-ventilators-ethics-cats/ If mechanical ventilators have such low levels of efficacy, should we be deploying resources elsewhere? What about newer, cheaper designs for ventilators? And am I in danger of giving my cat the coronavirus? Undark's publisher Deborah Blum weighs in on these and other pressing questions from readers.
Ref.nr. 9206 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Modified Sleep Apnea Machines May Ease the Ventilator Crunch https://www.wired.com/story/modified-sleep-apnea-machines-may-ease-the-ventilator-crunch/ Preparing for surges of Covid-19 patients, health care workers are turning to retrofitted versions of devices that are plentiful and approved for use.
Ref.nr. 9205 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Mayo Clinic offers guidance on treating COVID-19 patients with signs of acute heart attack https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/mc-mco040920.php Much remains unknown about COVID-19, but many studies already have indicated that people with cardiovascular disease are at greater risk of COVID-19. There also have been reports of ST-segment elevation (STE), a signal of obstructive coronary artery disease, in patients with COVID-19 who after invasive coronary angiography show no sign of the disease.
Ref.nr. 9204 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Journal Publisher Concerned over Hydroxychoroquine Study https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/journal-publisher-concerned-over-hydroxychoroquine-study-67405 The report by Didier Raoult and colleagues that examined the use of the anti-malarial drug in a small number of COVID-19 patients receives criticism from the very society that published it.
Ref.nr. 9203 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Caring for patients with cancer during the COVID-19 outbreak in Italy https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/jn-cfp040820.php An essay discusses the challenges associated with caring for patients with cancer during the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy.
Ref.nr. 9202 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Top Doctor: Getting COVID-19 Once Probably Means You're Immune https://futurism.com/getting-covid19-once-means-immune For those who caught and subsequently recovered from COVID-19, the biggest unanswered question is whether or not they built up an immunity to the disease in the future — and for how long. There have been multiple reports of patients being infected by the coronavirus more than once, but it's difficult to confirm whether they're accurate. Without the widespread deployment of blood tests , doctors c
Ref.nr. 9201 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Trump Isn't Wrong About Investigating WHO https://www.wired.com/story/trump-isnt-wrong-about-investigating-who/ A right-wing stunt to pin the blame for Covid-19 on the World Health Organization actually contains a useful notion.
Ref.nr. 9200 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19 news from Annals of Internal Medicine https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/acop-cnf040920.php Awareness, Attitudes, and Actions Related to COVID-19 Among Adults With Chronic Conditions at the Onset of the US Outbreak.
Ref.nr. 9199 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19 Is Officially Killing More Americans Than Anything Else https://futurism.com/covid-19-officially-killing-more-americans-than-anything-else According to the most recent data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), COVID-19 has officially become the number one cause of death in the US, killing nearly 2,000 Americans every day. The picture is changing drastically week to week as numbers of cases and deaths soar nationwide. The deadly virus was the third leading cause only last week, as The Hill reports . At the ti
Ref.nr. 9198 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Improvisation And Retraining May Be Key To Saving Patients In New York's ICUs https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/04/09/830153837/improvisation-and-retraining-may-be-key-to-saving-patients-in-new-yorks-icus?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science Pulmonologists in New York hospitals are now supervising doctors from other specialties as they try to keep ICUs staffed, and are deploying equipment in new ways. But COVID-19 is a demoralizing foe. (Image credit: Misha Friedman/Getty Images)
Ref.nr. 9197 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Pinn's illustration of the week: Hitting the peak? https://www.ft.com/content/56ea5688-7a60-11ea-af44-daa3def9ae03 Countries look for evidence that Covid-19 infections have passed their pinnacle
Ref.nr. 9196 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Blood tests show 14% of people are now immune to covid-19 in one town in Germany https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/04/09/999015/blood-tests-show-15-of-people-are-now-immune-to-covid-19-in-one-town-in-germany/ How many people have really been infected by the coronavirus? In one German town a preliminary answer is in: about 14%. The municipality of Gangelt, near the border with the Netherlands, was hard hit by covid-19 after a February carnival celebration drew thousands to the town, turning it into an accidental petri dish. You can read our most essential coverage of the coronavirus/covid-19 outbreak f
Ref.nr. 9195 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Newborns infected with COVID-19 in China experienced mild symptoms https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200408220607.htm 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 a new study.
Ref.nr. 9194 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The CDC Releases New Data on COVID-19 in Children https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/the-cdc-releases-new-data-on-covid-19-in-children/ Another large data set, this time from the CDC, supports the anecdotal observations that pediatric COVID-19 cases tend to be mild and that a very small percentage of children are requiring intensive care. The absence of obvious symptoms increases the risk of spreading the virus, so social distancing and proper hygiene are key when it comes to kids.
Ref.nr. 9193 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Polio, measles, other diseases set to surge as COVID-19 forces suspension of vaccination campaigns https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/polio-measles-other-diseases-set-surge-covid-19-forces-suspension-vaccination-campaigns?rss=1 Wrenching decision will have huge and long-lasting impact, global health experts say
Ref.nr. 9192 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. This 'spike' protein could reveal COVID-19 drugs https://www.futurity.org/coronavirus-spike-protein-2333772-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=coronavirus-spike-protein-2333772-2 New research on a "spike" protein will sift through 1 billion drug-like molecules and 60 sites on the new coronavirus to find most promising options for targeted drug development. To create computer models to better understand how the "spike" protein on the surface of the COVID-19 virus interacts with the cells it infects, a team of Stony Brook University researchers is working with scientists at
Ref.nr. 9191 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Covid-19 drugs could be made for $1 per day, say academics https://www.ft.com/content/e72d0ed3-11c7-43f6-a5e4-53e446f1e5a2 Study argues prices for potential treatments are far higher than the actual cost of production
Ref.nr. 9190 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The race to find a covid-19 drug in the blood of survivors https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/04/10/998897/the-race-to-make-a-covid-19-drug-from-the-blood-of-survivors/ The blood sample arrived in Vancouver by courier on February 25. It wasn't much to look at, but to the scientists at the 117-person biotechnology company AbCellera, it was precious. The blood had been drawn from an male survivor of covid-19 in the US. The company was told it was the very first blood sample made available by American authorities. The survivor's blood was rich in immune cells oozin
Ref.nr. 9189 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Care homes across globe in spotlight over Covid-19 death rates https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/09/care-homes-across-globe-in-spotlight-over-covid-19-death-rates Residential homes have emerged as key breeding ground for infections from Madrid to New York Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Care homes for older people across much of Europe and North America are struggling to cope with the global coronavirus pandemic , prompting allegations of inhumane treatment and calls for high-level inquiries. Appalling stories have emerged fro
Ref.nr. 9188 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Elmhurst: neighbourhood at centre of New York's Covid-19 crisis https://www.ft.com/content/688c02b9-e583-4f16-a1d0-7fffd5235503 Funeral homes are full in working class section of Queens where immigrants pursue American dream
Ref.nr. 9187 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Criminals taking advantage of COVID-19 crisis for attacks on protected birds of prey in Central and Eastern Europe https://phys.org/news/2020-04-criminals-advantage-covid-crisis-birds.html Criminals are using the COVID-19 pandemic as cover for a significant increase in wildlife crime in Central and Eastern Europe. In March alone, in total at least 27 protected birds of prey were illegally killed in Austria and another three in neighboring Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia. Several other suspected cases are still being investigated and clarified, while the number of unreported cas
Ref.nr. 9186 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19 could put long-lasting strain on farmers https://www.futurity.org/farmers-covid-19-agriculture-2333292/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=farmers-covid-19-agriculture-2333292 As COVID-19 continues to spread, farmers are facing challenges related to demand, workforce, and widespread uncertainty. Here, Scott Brown, an associate extension professor of agricultural and applied economics at the University of Missouri's College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, answers a few common questions about how farmers and the agricultural economy is doing during the COVID-
Ref.nr. 9185 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19 could make this year's wildfire season more dangerous https://www.popsci.com/story/environment/coronavirus-wildfire-season-west/ A member of the Tahoe Hotshot crew uses a drip torch for a controlled burn at Sierra National Forest in California. (Kari Greer/US Forest Service/) On March 25, the National Weather Service issued a "red flag warning" for thousands of acres stretching across six Western states, including New Mexico, Colorado, and Nebraska. A combination of warm temperatures, low humidity, and strong winds had cre
Ref.nr. 9184 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Anupam Jena: What Are Some Less Obvious Ways COVID-19 Could Change Our Lives? https://www.npr.org/2020/04/10/830870978/anupam-jena-what-are-some-less-obvious-ways-covid-19-could-change-our-lives?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science Anupam Jena has made a practice of looking at big data and natural experiments to ask questions others overlook. He describes how the COVID-19 pandemic could have several unexpected consequences. (Image credit: TEDMED)
Ref.nr. 9183 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Is Hydroxychloroquine Making Covid-19 Clinical Trials Harder? https://undark.org/2020/04/09/hydroxychloroquine-covid-19-clinical-trials-harder/ With so much off-label, ad hoc, and informal experimentation underway, including widespread use of the drug hydroxychloroquine, researchers worry that the baseline conditions — and patient volunteers — needed for decisive studies of Covid-19 interventions are becoming harder to achieve.
Ref.nr. 9182 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. What do we know about COVID-19 and pets? https://www.futurity.org/covid-19-and-pets-2333482-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=covid-19-and-pets-2333482-2 Because COVID-19 is a new virus, it's critical for humans to take extra precautions around animals and pets, says veterinarian Annette O'Connor. That's because there isn't yet a wealth of research about the virus. Since first hearing about the COVID-19 outbreak in China, media outlets around the world have reported on strains of the virus originating in animals, on pets testing positive for the v
Ref.nr. 9181 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Social media can forecast economic impact of disasters including COVID-19 pandemic https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409093926.htm 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. 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 health crisis.
Ref.nr. 9180 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Working together to combat mental health challenges during COVID-19 pandemic https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/jn-wtt040920.php This article offers lessons from Hubei, China, on potential methods to focus on mental health during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
Ref.nr. 9179 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Surgeons develop operation-triage plan to reduce OR volume during COVID-19 pandemic https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/acos-sdo040920.php Within a month of the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Health treating its first patient with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Feb. 3, 2020, UCSF surgeons began formulating a plan to respond to the pandemic and help manage the health care system's available resources.
Ref.nr. 9178 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Large majority of Washington state's heroin users want to reduce use https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uow-lmo040920.php A new survey of people who inject illicit drugs in the state of Washington yields positive and important findings for policy makers as the world struggles to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ref.nr. 9177 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Social distancing: We should take our cues from birds https://phys.org/news/2020-04-social-distancing-cues-birds.html One of many things that the COVID-19 pandemic will be remembered for is the introduction of the term "social distancing" to the global lexicon. The term is being used to describe a collective behavior designed to maintain distances between individuals that are beyond the expected range of the normal person-to-person virus transmission.
Ref.nr. 9176 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19 pandemic motivates physical scientists and engineers to create global solutions https://phys.org/news/2020-04-covid-pandemic-physical-scientists-global.html An international team of researchers is urging physical scientists and engineers to join the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and contribute toward long-term creation of knowledge and technologies for infectious respiratory diseases in general.
Ref.nr. 9175 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. 7 things ease the switch to remote-only workplaces https://www.futurity.org/remote-only-management-2333412-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=remote-only-management-2333412-2 Remote-only organizations pose complex management challenges. Two scholars share their thoughts on how to navigate our sudden new reality. In the span of a single month, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced companies and organizations of all types to have almost all of their employees work remotely from home. Has the future of work, the all-remote workforce, and even the virtual organization, arrived
Ref.nr. 9174 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Companies scrambled to set up virtual workspaces. Is this the future? https://phys.org/news/2020-04-companies-scrambled-virtual-workspaces-future.html In the span of a single month, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced companies and organizations of all types to have almost all of their employees work remotely from home.
Ref.nr. 9173 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. In the information surge, check the facts twice or three times, experts advise https://phys.org/news/2020-04-surge-facts-experts.html The information surge in the COVID-19 pandemic has been almost as overwhelming as the surge occurring in medical facilities. While staying informed as well as being up to date on the latest technology is important, it's also crucial to be cautious in your use of all this technology, University of California, Davis, experts advise.
Ref.nr. 9172 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Vote by Mail Isn't Perfect. But It's Essential in a Pandemic https://www.wired.com/story/vote-by-mail-absentee-coronvirus-covid-19-pandemic/ Despite Donald Trump's invective, the spread of Covid-19 has made the expansion of absentee voting critical.
Ref.nr. 9171 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. 9 Amazon Workers Describe the Daily Risks They Face in the Pandemic https://www.wired.com/story/amazon-workers-pandemic-risks-own-words/ "This job is essential because people need deliveries, but it's also essential for me because I need the money to feed my family."
Ref.nr. 9170 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Atlantic Politics Daily: Two Key Swing States During a Pandemic https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/04/when-voting-endangers-your-health-politics-daily/609625/ It's Thursday, April 9. In today's newsletter: There's something about Michigan and Florida. Plus: How the legacy of Bernie Sanders might live on. * « TODAY IN POLITICS » (KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI / AFP / GETTY ) Two COVID-19 Swing-State Case Studies President Trump's complicated relationships with the governors of two swing states could ultimately cost him reelection, my colleague Ron Brownstein writes
Ref.nr. 9169 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Atlantic Daily: Finding Happiness During a Pandemic https://www.theatlantic.com/newsletters/archive/2020/04/finding-happiness-during-a-pandemic/609778/ 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 . JAN BUCHCZIK This prolonged period of social distancing may leave plenty of time for contemplation. Why not use this moment to take stock of your own emotional well-being? Today, we're launching
Ref.nr. 9168 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. We must share fairly the burden of the pandemic https://www.ft.com/content/b4e2d024-7a30-11ea-af44-daa3def9ae03 Our religious traditions tell us to love our neighbours as ourselves
Ref.nr. 9167 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Finding community during a pandemic https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/206.full
Ref.nr. 9166 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Tested by HIV and TB, South Africa confronts new pandemic https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/117.full
Ref.nr. 9165 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Biggest companies pay the least tax, leaving society more vulnerable to pandemic https://phys.org/news/2020-04-biggest-companies-tax-society-vulnerable.html The coronavirus pandemic is rocking financial markets, disrupting supply chains and sharply reducing consumer spending. The crisis is hitting the likes of airlines and high street retailers particularly hard, and is decimating many small businesses. Unfortunately, this is proving devastating for millions of precarious and low-income workers across the world.
Ref.nr. 9164 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Bailout or subsidy: Oil in the age of pandemic https://phys.org/news/2020-04-bailout-subsidy-oil-age-pandemic.html COVID-19 is disrupting all sectors of the global economy, and the energy sector is far from immune. As economic activity slows precipitously on its way to catastrophically, the fossil energy sector that drives part of that activity is responding. With crashing demand due to the pandemic, the first response is seen in prices. A barrel of oil now sells for $25 or less, down from over $60 at the begi
Ref.nr. 9163 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The inequities of a pandemic: Spain's illustration of socioeconomic vulnerability and disease https://phys.org/news/2020-04-inequities-pandemic-spain-socioeconomic-vulnerability.html New research, led by the University of St Andrews, highlights that the Spanish Roma (Gitano) community suffer disproportionate socioeconomic and health factors that make them extremely vulnerable during the current pandemic.
Ref.nr. 9162 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Streaming test https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/04/09/999005/streaming-test/ 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. 9161 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Radio Corona, Apr 10: Shion Lim on prospects for covid-19 diagnostics, treatments and vaccines https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/04/09/998979/radio-corona-apr-10-shion-lim-on-prospects-for-covid-19-diagnostics-treatments-and-vaccines/ In this episode of Radio Corona, on April 10 at 4 pm ET , Karen Hao, senior AI reporter of MIT Technology Review, speaks with Shion Lim, a postdoc research fellow at the Wells Lab of UCSF. They will be discussing prospects for developing tests and treatments for covid-19 as well as what it's like to work at a lab that has stayed open to fight the pandemic. Lim studies antibody-based diagnostics a
Ref.nr. 9160 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. If the World Fails to Protect the Economy, COVID-19 will Damage Health Long into the Future https://www.nature.com/articles/s41591-020-0863-y Economic crashes have dire consequences for public health, and we must prepare
Ref.nr. 9159 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Three Astronauts Just Docked With The Space Station, Leaving Behind an Uneasy Planet http://www.sciencealert.com/space-station-welcomes-3-new-astronauts-during-an-earth-bound-pandemic It's a strange time to be in space.
Ref.nr. 9158 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Pandemic Will Cleave America in Two https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2020/04/two-pandemics-us-coronavirus-inequality/609622/ Editor's Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here . V iruses aren't picky . They tear through neighborhoods and nations, infecting whomever they can, and the new coronavirus is no exception: The pain of the present pandemic will be felt—is already being felt—by just about everyone in the United States and all over the world,
Ref.nr. 9157 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. FEMA Report Warned of Pandemic Vulnerability Months before COVID-19 https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/fema-report-warned-of-pandemic-vulnerability-months-before-covid-19/ Posted in late July, the document foresaw many current impacts, including overwhelmed hospitals and disruptions in essential services
Ref.nr. 9156 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Corona Tools 5 http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2020/04/09/1586442692000/Corona-Tools-5/ Are those hot cross buns strictly legitimate and necessary?
Ref.nr. 9155 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. A New Pandemic Playbook—So Next Time We're Ready https://singularityhub.com/2020/04/10/a-new-pandemic-playbook-so-next-time-were-ready/ Ask just about anyone how the US is doing on its response to the coronavirus pandemic and you'll get some variation of the same answer: poorly. From a shortage of tests and medical supplies to mixed and contradictory official messaging to bureaucratic infighting, it's clear we could have done better. In fact, though a handful of countries displayed exemplary responses to the pandemic, the world a
Ref.nr. 9154 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. China should not count its successes too soon https://www.ft.com/content/ac7cd89a-7999-11ea-bd25-7fd923850377 The economy may no longer be in freefall but it faces a demand shock as well as other headwinds
Ref.nr. 9153 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. This Pandemic Is a 'Fork in the Road' for Gig Worker Benefits https://www.wired.com/story/gig-worker-benefits-covid-19-pandemic/ As Covid-19 keeps people indoors, delivery and other contract workers are more visible than ever—making this a pivotal time for them to secure basic rights.
Ref.nr. 9152 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Pennsylvania's 'just right' economy goes cold https://www.ft.com/content/7a6e0643-d339-4913-b99a-636de1405459 US state's diversified labour force has been badly hit by coronavirus shutdown
Ref.nr. 9151 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The pandemic could shrink the global aviation fleet by nearly 10 percent https://www.popsci.com/story/technology/airplane-fleet-shrinking-747-a380-retirement-coronavirus/ Older airplanes, and big four-engine craft, are likely to be parked or phased out for good. (Photo by Alwin Kroon on Unsplash/) Follow all of PopSci 's COVID-19 coverage here . If you had more than one car in your garage and life suddenly got financially tight, you'd probably start driving the most fuel-efficient one the most. And if those trips involved fewer people, well, that's even more of a
Ref.nr. 9150 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Disinformation during a pandemic can be deadly https://www.popsci.com/story/science/disinformation-pandemic-disasters/ Viral posts about home tests and DIY cures for coronavirus have been cropping up these past few weeks. (Pexels/) This story originally featured on Nexus Media, a syndicated newswire covering climate, energy, policy, art, and culture . Rumors take hold after every crisis, whether it's a global pandemic or a climate-driven disaster. Social media makes it easy. Anyone can post any story, true or not
Ref.nr. 9149 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Nepal refuses Everest clean-up amid pandemic calm https://phys.org/news/2020-04-nepal-everest-clean-up-pandemic-calm.html Nepal's government on Friday rejected calls to use the pandemic lockdown of Mount Everest to stage a cleanup of the world's highest mountain.
Ref.nr. 9148 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Pandemic brings mass vaccinations to a halt https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/116.full
Ref.nr. 9147 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Life in Pandemic and Echoes of Soviet Russia https://www.wired.com/story/plaintext-life-in-pandemic-and-echoes-of-soviet-russia/ Plus: Revisiting the trial of Ira Einhorn, ridding the internet of ghost websites, and testing tigers for Covid-19.
Ref.nr. 9146 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Bill Gates: There's Gonna Be a Pandemic "Every 20 Years or So" https://futurism.com/bill-gates-pandemic-every-20-years Bill Gates has an unfortunate prediction for the future: whether or not it's as bad as the current coronavirus pandemic, he thinks that each generation will likely face its own viral outbreak . Last week, he told Financial Times that "now people realize, OK, there really is a meaningful probability every 20 years or so with lots of world travel that one of these [viruses] will come along." It's a
Ref.nr. 9145 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Thanks to Sheltering in Place, Animal Shelters Are Empty https://www.wired.com/story/coronavirus-pet-adoption-boom/ A recent pet adoption boom is the feel-good pandemic story you need right now.
Ref.nr. 9144 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Should Young Children Wear Masks? https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/09/parenting/coronavirus-kids-masks.html There's no one easy answer, but experts agree that the main reason to give a child a mask is to avoid infecting others.
Ref.nr. 9143 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Scientists discover six new coronaviruses in bats https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409141429.htm Researchers have discovered six new coronaviruses in bats in Myanmar — the first time these viruses have been detected anywhere in the world. Future studies will evaluate the potential for transmission across species to better understand the risks to human health.
Ref.nr. 9142 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Why We're Running Out of Masks https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/04/why-were-running-out-of-masks-in-the-coronavirus-crisis/609757/ Editor's Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here . Of all the coronavirus-induced problems facing America, the mask shortage might be the most baffling. Masks are now so hard to find that health-care workers are reusing theirs multiple days in a row. Grocery-store workers , who are at high risk of contracting the virus, hav
Ref.nr. 9141 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How Facebook and Google are helping the CDC forecast coronavirus https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/04/09/998924/facebook-and-google-share-data-to-forecast-coronavirus/ When it comes to predicting the spread of an infectious disease, it's crucial to understand what Ryan Tibshirani, an associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University, calls the "the pyramid of severity." The bottom of the pyramid is asymptomatic carriers (those who have the infection but feel fine); the next level is symptomatic carriers (those who are feeling ill); then come hospitalizations, c
Ref.nr. 9140 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Apple and Google Team Up to 'Contact Trace' the Coronavirus https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/10/technology/apple-google-coronavirus-contact-tracing.html The technology giants said they would embed a feature in iPhones and Android devices to enable people to track the virus.
Ref.nr. 9139 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. People power: How India is attempting to slow the coronavirus https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01058-5 Nature, Published online: 10 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01058-5 Without enough test kits, the 1.3-billion-person country is using a gigantic surveillance network to trace and quarantine infected people.
Ref.nr. 9138 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Carbon market takes 'kick in the ribs' from coronavirus https://www.ft.com/content/d73bf856-6730-418b-8faa-1ec64cc58a1b Price of pollution credits fell more than a third in early March before rebounding
Ref.nr. 9137 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. NAS letter suggests 'normal breathing can expel coronavirus https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/119.full
Ref.nr. 9136 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Managers can learn from supervising remote workers during the coronavirus https://phys.org/news/2020-04-remote-workers-coronavirus.html Managers are facing the sudden challenge of supervising a self-isolating workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ref.nr. 9135 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. 50% overall dip in purchases: Household spending swings dramatically in reaction to coronavirus https://phys.org/news/2020-04-dip-household-reaction-coronavirus.html As COVID-19 cases climbed across the United States, households in affected areas began to change their shopping patterns. In recent weeks, many dramatically increased their purchases—clearing out store shelves and straining supply lines.
Ref.nr. 9134 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus: when will lockdown end? https://www.ft.com/video/8216dc7b-3436-46cd-bfa9-e3eed28d86d1 Boris Johnson must make the big decisions once he recovers
Ref.nr. 9133 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus: What are the chances we'll change our behavior in the aftermath? https://phys.org/news/2020-04-coronavirus-chances-behavior-aftermath.html The world as we know it may never be the same. The global economy has slowed, people are living in isolation and the death toll from an invisible killer is rising exponentially. The coronavirus pandemic has imposed a harsh reality of bereavement, illness and unemployment. Many people are already facing financial hardship and uncertainty over future job prospects.
Ref.nr. 9132 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Sex and the Coronavirus: Reader Questions, Answered https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/10/style/coronavirus-sex-pregnancy-questions.html Will there be a baby boom in nine months? Is this a bad time to get pregnant? Could PrEP protect me? And should high-risk people abstain altogether?
Ref.nr. 9131 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus: how to make sure our relationships survive https://www.ft.com/video/046eaa62-40cc-4a32-863e-cc3701310694 Psychotherapist Philippa Perry offers essential advice to partners, parents and all of us in isolation
Ref.nr. 9130 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus: Great apes on lockdown over threat of disease https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-52236493 Fears are growing that gorillas, orangutans and others apes could contract the virus.
Ref.nr. 9129 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. What Easter Can Teach Us About Suffering https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/04/easter-during-coronavirus/609703/ Jimmy Dorrell is the kind of Texas pastor who slips into preaching mode within the first five minutes of conversation, who has to tell two stories before finishing the first. His jokes can skip right past you if you're not paying attention. On Palm Sunday, the fast-talking 70-year-old stood in the middle of Waco's Webster Avenue, near Baylor University, wearing a light-blue face mask and a black
Ref.nr. 9128 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Books Briefing: The Leaders Who Weathered Historical Storms https://www.theatlantic.com/newsletters/archive/2020/04/eric-rauchway-vanessa-siddle-walker-books-briefing/609649/ In a crisis, leaders step up—and not always in the expected ways. As the U.S. scrambles to contain the novel coronavirus, President Donald Trump has been heavily criticized for his lack of preparation and misleading messaging , while the immunologist Anthony Fauci has become an unlikely celebrity . Meanwhile, volunteers around the world have mobilized to keep their neighbors safe, fed, and health
Ref.nr. 9127 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. UK government urged to abandon 'poor' finger-prick antibody tests https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/09/uk-government-urged-to-abandon-poor-finger-prick-antibody-tests-coronavirus None of 3.5m home tests ordered have so far been accurate enough to detect coronavirus immunity Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Ministers could face a fight to recoup their losses on orders for antibody tests amid calls to abandon pin-prick kits that can be used at home in favour of more reliable lab-based testing. The health secretary, Matt Hancock, announced in Mar
Ref.nr. 9126 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Race to Develop a Coronavirus Vaccine https://www.wired.com/story/gadget-lab-podcast-450/ On this week's podcast, we talk with staff writer Megan Molteni about the efforts to eradicate the virus. We also discuss Covid-19 testing in the US.
Ref.nr. 9125 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus UK live: Boris Johnson still in hospital as public urged to stay home for Easter https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2020/apr/10/coronavirus-uk-live-boris-johnson-still-in-hospital-as-public-urged-to-stay-home-for-easter Robert Jenrick faces questions; PM out of intensive care; FCO charters 12 flights to bring stranded nationals back from India Latest developments at a glance Global coronavirus latest – live blog Volunteering: how can I help in the UK? See all of our coronavirus coverage 9.42am BST 9.30am BST Good morning! This is Lucy Campbell , I'll be taking over the blog for the rest of the day. We'll be brin
Ref.nr. 9124 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Is France's president fueling the hype over an unproven coronavirus treatment? https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/france-s-president-fueling-hype-over-unproven-coronavirus-treatment?rss=1 Emmanuel Macron visits controversial microbiologist behind the chloroquine craze
Ref.nr. 9123 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Snowden: Governments Will Use the Coronavirus to Seize More Power https://futurism.com/snowden-governments-use-coronavirus-seize-power Power Creep Famous whistleblower Edward Snowden has a dire warning for everyone grappling with the coronavirus pandemic: don't let authoritarians exploit the crisis to claim more power . Snowden told Vice that he sees the rise of emergency laws, increased surveillance , and other ways that governments have suspended civil rights to combat the pandemic as a disturbing power grab. And, he added, he
Ref.nr. 9122 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus threat to global peace and stability, UN chief warns https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/10/coronavirus-threat-to-global-peace-and-stability-un-chief-warns Antonio Guterres says Covid-19 represents 'fight of a generation' as China wades into row between WHO and Taiwan Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The head of the United Nations has called the coronavirus pandemic the "fight of a generation" and a threat to world peace and security. The secretary general, Antonio Guterres, warned the UN security council that the pandem
Ref.nr. 9121 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. More on Screening For Coronavirus Therapies https://blogs.sciencemag.org/pipeline/archives/2020/04/10/more-on-screening-for-coronavirus-therapies Time for a word about screening for new coronavirus drugs. Things have gone on long enough for quite a few groups to produce supplies of the various viral proteins and set up small-molecule screens against them. That's no bad thing in itself, although it is a slow thing, a very slow thing by the standards of what people are looking for in the epidemic. Screening a new protein against a collection
Ref.nr. 9120 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Thousands of Coronavirus Tests Are Going Unused in U.S. Labs https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01068-3 The lack of a national strategy has stymied the efforts of academic labs that underwent huge efforts to retool for COVID-19 testing
Ref.nr. 9119 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Iceland's Coronavirus Test Has Skeptics, but It May Be Working https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/09/world/europe/coronavirus-testing-iceland.html Critics say the Nordic island country should also have closed all of its schools and stopped tourism. But the government says it believes that new cases have peaked.
Ref.nr. 9118 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should I call a doctor? https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/10/coronavirus-symptoms-what-are-they-and-should-i-call-a-doctor What are the symptoms caused by the Covid-19 virus, how does it spread, and should you call a doctor? Find all our coronavirus coverage here Coronavirus – latest updates How to protect yourself and others from infection It is caused by a member of the coronavirus family that has never been encountered before. Like other coronaviruses, it has transferred to humans from animals. The World Health Or
Ref.nr. 9117 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Why your local store keeps running out of flour, toilet paper and prescription drugs https://phys.org/news/2020-04-local-flour-toilet-paper-prescription.html Retailers are frequently running out of everything from flour and fresh meat to toilet paper and pharmaceuticals as supply chains hammered by the coronavirus struggle to keep up with stockpiling consumers.
Ref.nr. 9116 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Asia stocks higher after latest US coronavirus stimulus https://www.ft.com/content/f76468bc-4493-403a-b127-0bcb765151ea Shares rally this week on hopes that spread of pandemic may be easing
Ref.nr. 9115 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Elimination: what New Zealand's coronavirus response can teach the world | Michael Baker and Nick Wilson https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/10/elimination-what-new-zealands-coronavirus-response-can-teach-the-world New Zealand's drive against Covid-19 is showing promise and it is not too late for other countries to follow Epidemiologists love to evoke the memory of John Snow, who famously advocated removing the handle from the Broad Street pump in London, an action that helped to end a severe outbreak of cholera . In the face of the Covid-19 pandemic we need to take the same kind of decisive action, yet wes
Ref.nr. 9114 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Demand for Autonomous Delivery Bots is "Expanding Exponentially" https://futurism.com/demand-for-autonomous-delivery-bots-is-expanding-exponentially Autonomous Delivery Robot delivery service company Starship Technologies is seeing a massive opportunity to grow amid the coronavirus outbreak that has millions of people staying home, TechCrunch reports . "The demand for contactless delivery has expanded exponentially in recent weeks," the company's business development head, Ryan Tuohy, said in a statement. Skyrocketing Demand Restaurants and s
Ref.nr. 9113 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Workout from home: 12 products to help you stay active during self isolation https://bigthink.com/gear/self-isolation-workout Global lockdowns and business closures due to the coronavirus outbreak have left many searching for alternative ways to exercise. Beyond physical fitness, studies have shown that exercising also enhances creativity, relieves depression, and is overall great for the brain. These products will help you establish a personal workout center in your home and hopefully make self-isolation a little more
Ref.nr. 9112 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Faith in coronavirus modelling is no substitute for sound political judgment | David McCoy https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/apr/10/modelling-pandemic-politicians-decisions-science It's convenient for leaders to say they are following the science, but technical evidence can only take us so far Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage On the Andrew Marr Show last Sunday, speaking about Covid-19, Prof Neil Ferguson was described as being "more influential right now than any politician". Ferguson leads a team of modellers at Imperial College London whose m
Ref.nr. 9111 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How social media companies are trying to fight coronavirus misinformation https://www.popsci.com/story/technology/social-media-misinformation-prevention/ Pinterest sets a high bar for its coronavirus search results. (Pinterest/) Even during typical circumstances, almost every social media channel is booby-trapped with misinformation. Companies have regular methods in place to try to mitigate the phenomenon, but the coronavirus has proved particularly challenging. It's a global event with rapidly changing developments and statistics that require co
Ref.nr. 9110 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Lessons from China: Ensuring no one goes hungry during coronavirus lockdowns https://phys.org/news/2020-04-lessons-china-hungry-coronavirus-lockdowns.html More than 230 million people in China faced mobility restrictions during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic amid the largest quarantine in human history.
Ref.nr. 9109 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus Live Updates: Jobless Claims Surpass 16 Million; Aid Package Stalls in Senate https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/09/us/coronavirus-us-news.html The virus is sickening workers at chicken and beef processing plants, and 799 New Yorkers were killed — a single-day record for the state.
Ref.nr. 9108 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus Live Updates: Global Caseload Surpasses 1.5 Million https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/10/world/coronavirus-news.html E.U. officials agreed on a €540 billion coronavirus loan package that critics say doesn't do enough for Spain and Italy. The U.N. Security Council held its first meeting on the pandemic.
Ref.nr. 9107 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus Live Updates: Confirmed Death Toll Nears 100,000 Worldwide https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/10/us/coronavirus-updates-usa.html Every country needs the same lifesaving tools, but nationalist-minded leaders are jeopardizing access for all. Michigan will ban travel between homes. California saw a drop in patients in intensive care, but its governor said "one data point is not a trend."
Ref.nr. 9106 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus live news: global deaths near 95,000 as Boris Johnson leaves intensive care https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2020/apr/10/coronavirus-live-news-global-deaths-near-95000-as-boris-johnson-leaves-intensive-care 16.8 million Americans out of work; French deaths pass 12,000; South Africa extends lockdown by a fortnight. Follow the latest updates. Full story: global coronavirus cases pass 1.5 million Boris Johnson leaves intensive care How coronavirus spread across the globe – visualised US coronavirus updates – live See all of our coronavirus coverage 1.47am BST Care homes for older people across much of
Ref.nr. 9105 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus latest: India tightens curbs on outbreak 'hotspots' https://www.ft.com/content/1c85d0c9-d662-3eb2-8d44-2902d7e11361
Ref.nr. 9104 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How the coronavirus is impacting India — and what needs to happen next | Gayathri Vasudevan https://www.ted.com/talks/gayathri_vasudevan_how_the_coronavirus_is_impacting_india_and_what_needs_to_happen_next?rss=172BB350-0205 The coronavirus pandemic put India's population of 1.3 billion into an extreme and sudden lockdown. Social entrepreneur Gayathri Vasudevan explains how the situation is impacting the country's migrant workers, who are stuck far from home with limited access to food and shelter, and calls for an overhaul of India's social infrastructure in order to get people the essentials they need right now. (Th
Ref.nr. 9103 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Report: Just 6% of world's coronavirus infections detected https://bigthink.com/coronavirus/6-of-worlds-coronavirus-infections-detected A new paper contends that only 6% of actual coronavirus infections have been detected. Delayed and inadequate testing as well as differences in reporting are to blame. The researchers argue that better testing needs to be set up before social distancing is eased. A new study links the spread of the coronavirus pandemic to detection rates , arguing that on average, only 6% of actual infections hav
Ref.nr. 9102 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Using alveolar epithelia as a model for coronavirus infection https://phys.org/news/2020-04-alveolar-epithelia-coronavirus-infection.html Before new drugs can be administered to people, researchers first have to investigate their effects using cell cultures and animal testing. Human cell cultures are increasingly being used as a model system for this purpose. At the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology in Berlin, a research team led by Director Thomas F Meyer has developed a model of the human lung epithelium on which to test
Ref.nr. 9101 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. World's worst humanitarian crisis deepens as coronavirus hits Yemen https://www.ft.com/content/507d62b9-7d11-438c-805a-09cffff6d69b UN official warns that war-ravaged country cannot deal with an outbreak of the disease
Ref.nr. 9100 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus highlights the painful political truth about health inequality https://phys.org/news/2020-04-coronavirus-highlights-painful-political-truth.html Health inequality was a major concern of 20th century social democrats in countries ranging from Britain to Sweden.
Ref.nr. 9099 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus Finds Fuel in a World of Migrants https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/10/world/asia/coronavirus-migrants.html Migrant workers have not only been victims of Covid-19, but spreaders, too, creating a new world of risk for a vulnerable population.
Ref.nr. 9098 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus fight helps lift global equity funds https://www.ft.com/content/dffe5cd3-e337-45cd-a08f-39579ebf53b0 Second straight week of inflows as investors switch back into stocks
Ref.nr. 9097 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Asia struggles to find coronavirus exit strategies https://www.ft.com/content/04e9c5fe-52b1-4eb8-bf9c-793d71a0524d Border closures, lockdowns and rising infection rates frustrate economic plans in Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea
Ref.nr. 9096 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Are We Flattening The Curve? States Keep Watch On Coronavirus 'Doubling Times' https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/04/10/829167659/are-we-flattening-the-curve-states-keep-watch-on-coronavirus-doubling-times?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science Several states are starting to see their doubling rates slow, a measure indicating growth curves may be leveling off. Here's how to make sense of those numbers. (Image credit: Stephanie Adeline/NPR)
Ref.nr. 9095 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus diaries: hello from home https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01076-3 Nature, Published online: 10 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01076-3 John Tregoning gets to grips with a new world of work.
Ref.nr. 9094 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Travel groups must rethink business models, On the Beach chief says https://www.ft.com/content/fe574109-4ed4-4b45-861e-0df264cb344c Companies face paying billions in refunds to customers due to coronavirus crisis
Ref.nr. 9093 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Tech's coronavirus copycats https://www.ft.com/content/de91ecf1-4d70-49a8-ba29-cdf095bea6de Zoom bombs, Internet Food Court mystery, videoconferencing tips
Ref.nr. 9092 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. WHO warns of 'deadly resurgence' if coronavirus controls lifted prematurely https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/10/trump-pushes-to-reopen-coronavirus-hit-us-economy-as-approval-ratings-fall White House adviser also cautions against lifting restrictions, as global deaths approach 100,000 mark Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The World Health Organization has warned that a premature lifting of restrictions on peoples' movements by countries fighting the coronavirus pandemic could spark a "deadly resurgence", as global deaths from the virus approached 100,0
Ref.nr. 9091 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Global Coronavirus Cases Pass 1.5 Million and Deaths Near 100,000: Live Updates https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/10/world/coronavirus-world-news-updates.html Across Europe, countries are ramping up policing to enforce restrictions on movement as the Easter break begins. Moscow's outbreak is gaining momentum. And South Korea holds an election with safe distancing.
Ref.nr. 9090 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Empty non-coronavirus beds raise fears that sickest are avoiding NHS https://www.ft.com/content/d5ac0a79-6647-4f49-bb64-d1cc66362043 Hospitals report steep drop in attendances for life-threatening conditions such as heart attacks
Ref.nr. 9089 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Hospitals Must Let Doctors and Nurses Speak Out https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/why-are-hospitals-censoring-doctors-and-nurses/609766/ Editor's Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here . Throughout the United States, doctors and nurses at the forefront of the fight against the coronavirus want to share what they are seeing and hearing with the public. But some fear that doing so could get them punished or fired by hospital administrators or medical-staffing
Ref.nr. 9088 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Coronavirus and Climate Action https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/observations/the-coronavirus-and-climate-action/ Confronting global warming will take a completely different approach from confronting the pandemic
Ref.nr. 9087 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Here's how your body gains immunity to coronavirus | Zania Stamataki https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/apr/10/heres-how-body-gains-immunity-coronavirus Unprecedented efforts and diverted resources mean we are fast learning about human defences against this new threat • Zania Stamataki is a viral immunologist • Coronavirus latest updates • See all our coronavirus coverage As the daughter of an air force officer and a nurse, I am fascinated by defence systems. There is none more impressive than the human immune system, equipped as it is with a ric
Ref.nr. 9086 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. A cartoonist's look at life during coronavirus — with an evil cat https://www.ft.com/content/c81639e0-78e3-11ea-af44-daa3def9ae03 Illustrator Lucas Varela on surviving lockdown when your only company is a devious pet
Ref.nr. 9085 ….. (Hentet 10. 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. 9084 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Why daily death tolls have become unusually important in understanding the coronavirus pandemic https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01008-1 Nature, Published online: 09 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01008-1 COVID-19's lethality provides a grim opportunity to track its spread.
Ref.nr. 9083 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Why Daily Death Tolls Are So Important in Understanding the Coronavirus Pandemic https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01008-1 COVID-19's lethality provides a grim opportunity to track its spread
Ref.nr. 9082 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Case Against Wet Markets https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2020/04/ban-wet-markets/609781/ A few weeks ago, before the coronavirus pandemic upended our daily lives, my Facebook feed surfaced a photo from 2018, in which I was cooking a chicken that had been slaughtered in front of me at a wet market in Essaouira, Morocco. Anthony Fauci may call wet markets an "unusual human-animal interaction," but it wasn't that long ago in America that chilled, mass-produced, and nationally distribute
Ref.nr. 9081 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Meditation: Prioritize your mental health and happiness in self-isolation https://bigthink.com/big-think-live/mental-health-and-meditation Our lives have been transformed by the coronavirus pandemic. How can we successfully adapt to the new demands and rules of a society that is sheltering in place? What can we do to nurture our minds and keep our moods in check during a time of unprecedented stress? In this interactive live session, Sharon Salzberg, meditation teacher and co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society (IMS), shares h
Ref.nr. 9080 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How the world could change after the coronavirus pandemic | Fareed Zakaria https://www.ted.com/talks/fareed_zakaria_how_the_world_could_change_after_the_coronavirus_pandemic?rss=172BB350-0205 The coronavirus pandemic is more global, dramatic and unusual than any crisis we've seen in a long time, says journalist Fareed Zakaria. Listen as he shares his perspective on how we can recover from the economic fallout, why certain countries were able to avoid major outbreaks and what this might mean for the balance of global power. (This virtual conversation is part of the TED Connects series,
Ref.nr. 9079 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How Normalcy Went From Misnomer to Safe Word https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2020/04/how-normalcy-became-a-safe-word/609805/ We're all waiting, with varying degrees of patience, for things to get back to normal—even if everyday life will never be quite the same as it was before the coronavirus pandemic. Looking ahead to that future time, many have grasped for an uneasy word from the past: "normalcy." The New York governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday said he saw "normalcy" on the horizon for his state, assuming that widespre
Ref.nr. 9078 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Everest is closed : Enforced hiatus will help its environment recover but hit a million livelihoods https://phys.org/news/2020-04-everest-hiatus-environment-recover-million.html For the second time in five years, the snowy slopes of Everest will lie empty and silent. On 11 March, China suspended all climbing expeditions from the Tibetan side due to the coronavirus pandemic. Neighbouring Nepal supported the decision and followed suit, suspending the climbing season on its side of the mountain. Once again, as witnessed in 2015 when devastating earthquakes hit the region, no
Ref.nr. 9077 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus pandemic requires action to protect people who are homeless https://phys.org/news/2020-04-coronavirus-pandemic-requires-action-people.html As the coronavirus pandemic grows, the University of Michigan's Jennifer Erb-Downward discusses how people who are homeless will likely be affected by the public health emergency and how policymakers can respond. Erb-Downward is a senior research associate at U-M's Poverty Solutions initiative who studies family homelessness, behavioral health, chronic illness and the reduction of health dispariti
Ref.nr. 9076 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Cambodia's strongman prime minister handed sweeping new powers https://www.ft.com/content/52a9a060-3d80-44ca-bbfc-bbe810e3781a Hun Sen latest authoritarian leader to be granted more sway during coronavirus pandemic
Ref.nr. 9075 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Marking Grim Milestones, the World Takes Stock of a New Normal https://undark.org/2020/04/10/abstracts-coronavirus-covid19-100-days-second-wave/ It has been 100 days since the World Health Organization was first notified of a new contagion in China. Over the subsequent three months, the world has received grim lessons in zoonotic transfer, viral shedding, and pandemic arithmetic. While signs of hope are emerging, so, too, is talk of a second wave.
Ref.nr. 9074 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Will the G20 sign up to biggest-ever global oil supply deal? https://www.ft.com/content/150df67b-839f-455a-9546-6edf72a08df0 Ministers gather to discuss huge cuts agreed by Saudi Arabia and Russia in response to coronavirus
Ref.nr. 9073 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Private equity groups push for access to UK loans scheme https://www.ft.com/content/d11f626f-ab56-45e4-91d6-4684cd6b4118 Industry ramps up lobbying to tap state support for businesses hit by coronavirus
Ref.nr. 9072 ….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Mystery surrounds 'cured' patients who tested positive https://www.ft.com/content/44a40fcf-d641-46b2-a69e-46420ffb4933 South Korean cases highlight what scientists still do not know about coronavirus
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Book Review: A Self-Help Guide to Solving the Climate Crisis https://undark.org/2020/04/10/book-review-future-we-choose/ In "The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis," Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac, two of the chief architects of the landmark 2015 Paris Agreement, combine solutions-driven optimism with political pragmatism in tackling the climate change crisis.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Examining how early humans responded to climate change https://phys.org/news/2020-04-early-humans-climate.html Kevin Uno is a paleoclimatologist and Lamont Assistant Research Professor at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory who studies the role climate change plays in human population dynamics and migration.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Rising Temperatures May Push Ecosystems Past Their Limits https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/rising-temperatures-may-push-ecosystems-past-their-limits/ Climate change could expose species to temperatures they have never before experienced
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Scientists use underwater microphones to study calving Arctic glacier https://phys.org/news/2020-04-scientists-underwater-microphones-calving-arctic.html Researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography are eavesdropping on an Arctic glacier in the name of science. In a new study, scientists Oskar Glowacki and Grant Deane describe a method of measuring glacier mass loss from iceberg calving, a process in which ice breaks off from the edges of a glacier and ultimately contributes to sea level rise. The researchers are analyzing underwater acou
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Survey investigates carbon dioxide use in oil recovery and underground storage https://phys.org/news/2020-04-survey-carbon-dioxide-oil-recovery.html As part of a national effort to reduce the release of carbon dioxide into the air, the Kansas Geological Survey has joined forces with private and public partners to help determine whether carbon dioxide (CO2) from industrial sources can be safely and economically injected underground for long-term storage and to produce hard-to-reach oil.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Long-living tropical trees play outsized role in carbon storage https://phys.org/news/2020-04-long-living-tropical-trees-outsized-role.html A group of trees that grow fast, live long lives and reproduce slowly account for the bulk of the biomass—and carbon storage—in some tropical rainforests, a team of scientists says in a paper published this week in the journal Science. The finding that these trees, called long-lived pioneers, play a much larger role in carbon storage than previously thought may have implications in efforts to pres" title="Published: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 18:00:01 GMTReceived: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 18:06:11 GMT">23
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <><>fakenews ….. Heidi Larson: Why Is Trust In Vaccines Just As Important As Vaccines Themselves? https://www.npr.org/2020/04/10/830836047/heidi-larson-why-is-trust-in-vaccines-just-as-important-as-vaccines-themselves?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science In 2003, polio reemerged in twenty countries that had long been declared polio-free. Anthropologist Heidi Larson says to stop the spread of disease, we need to first build trust in vaccines. (Image credit: TEDMED)
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <><>fakenews ….. Psychology research: Vaccine skeptics actually think differently than other people https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/ttu-pra040920.php As vaccine skepticism has become increasingly widespread, two researchers in the Texas Tech University Department of Psychological Sciences have suggested a possible explanation. In an article published recently in the journal Vaccine, Mark LaCour and Tyler Davis suggest some people find vaccines risky because they overestimate the likelihood of negative events, particularly those that are rare.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. 3D nanoparticles and magnetic spin https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409105411.htm Researchers 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 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. A new strategy to create 2-D magnetic order https://phys.org/news/2020-04-strategy-d-magnetic.html Grain boundaries, which consist of periodic arrangement of structural units and are generally recognized as a two-dimensional "phase," can exhibit novel properties that do not exist in the intrinsic bulk crystal. The altered continuity of atomic bonding at grain boundaries causes the local chemical environment to dramatically change at a few unit cells, subsequently alter local electrical activity
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. A South American anthropoid https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/149.16.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. A spin-pumping antiferromagnet https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/149.14.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. A window to the embryo https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/149.5.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Acellular advantage https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/149.9.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. An environmental path to autoimmunity? https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/149.11.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Ancient teeth from Peru hint now-extinct monkeys crossed Atlantic from Africa https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/ksom-atf040720.php Four fossilized monkey teeth discovered deep in the Peruvian Amazon provide new evidence that more than one group of ancient primates journeyed across the Atlantic Ocean from Africa. The teeth are from a newly discovered species belonging to an extinct family of African primates known as parapithecids. Fossils discovered at the same site in Peru had earlier offered the first proof that South Ameri
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Ants or plants? Evolutionary diversification factors of aphids https://phys.org/news/2020-04-ants-evolutionary-diversification-factors-aphids.html Plant-feeding insect aphids are thought to have diversified by shifting their host plants to other closely related plant species. However, the aphid Stomaphis established not only association with host plants but also mutualistic relationships with ants. A research team examined the relative importance of host plants and mutualistic partners in their diversification and found an unusual evolutiona
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Astronomers measure wind speed on a brown dwarf https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/nrao-amw040620.php Using VLA and Spitzer observations, astronomers are able to determine wind speeds on a brown dwarf for the first time. They believe the technique also could be used for exoplanets.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Bayreuth geneticists discover regulatory mechanism of chromosome inheritance https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/ub-bgd040920.php In the course of every single cell division, the genetic information on the chromosomes must be distributed equally between the newly developing daughter cells. The enzyme separase plays a decisive role in this process. Susanne Hellmuth and Olaf Stemmann from the University of Bayreuth have now discovered a previously unknown mechanism that regulates the activity of the separase. The scientists ha
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Breaking down barriers in the brain https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/149.18.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Deforestation surged following end of armed conflict in Colombia https://phys.org/news/2020-04-deforestation-surged-armed-conflict-colombia.html Deforestation is skyrocketing in the country with the world's second-highest number of species. The cause? Ineffective conservation in protected areas following decades of civil war.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Development of new photovoltaic commercialization technology https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/dgi-don041020.php A technology to further accelerate the commercialization of Colloidal Quantum Dot(CQD) Photovoltaic(PV) devices, which are expected to be next-generation photovoltaic devices, has been developed.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Elephants reverse the cattle-caused depletion of soil carbon and nutrient pools https://phys.org/news/2020-04-elephants-reverse-cattle-caused-depletion-soil.html Wild herbivore populations are declining in many African savannas, a result of replacement by livestock (mainly cattle) and the loss of large plant-eaters, or megaherbivores, such as elephants.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Engineering perovskites with anions https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/149.6.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Exosomes for sepsis-associated effects https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/149.19.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Forest dynamics and demography https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/149.7.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Hair surface engineering to be advanced by nano vehicles https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/kfu-hse041020.php 'Hair surface engineering: modification of fibrous materials of biological origin using functional ceramic nano containers', a project headed by Rawil Fakhrullin, is supported by the Russian Science Foundation.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. High winds in an extrasolar atmosphere https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/149.1.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. How silver ions kill bacteria https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409140021.htm 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 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Immersing the impurities https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/149.3.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Ironing out the details of mucosal healing https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/149.17.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Looking for intermediate statistics https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/149.15.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Making sense of scents: 3D videos reveal how the nose detects odor combinations https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409141541.htm 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? Scientists have taken an important step toward answering these questions, and the secret lies inside the nose.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Metabolism as cancer progresses https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/149.10.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Monitoring, deterrence and curtailment make skies safer for bats https://phys.org/news/2020-04-deterrence-curtailment-safer.html The German word for bat is Fledermaus, which translates literally to "flutter mouse." But while some bats do look like mice fluttering on leathery wings, bats are more closely related to humans than rodents. And, as NREL reported last year, bats are amazing. Whether they are providing pest control by hunting mosquitoes, pollinating flowers by drinking nectar, or dispersing seeds by eating fruit, b
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. More than a normal neurotransmitter https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/149.2.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. New isomer separation method a boon for research on protein oxidation https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409113130.htm 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 have reported a new method for separation of methionine sulfoxide diastereomers that opens up new opportunities for studying their roles in biological processes.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. New study finds EPA mercury analysis is 'seriously flawed' https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/rftf-nsf040720.php A new study from experts across prominent academic institutions finds that an EPA benefit-cost analysis of its Mercury and Air Toxics Standards is 'seriously flawed.' The authors assert that the analysis disregards public health benefits, recent scientific findings, and transformative change in the electric sector over the past decade. The analysis in question was used to justify a proposed rollba
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Now metal surfaces can be instant bacteria killers https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/pu-nms040920.php Purdue University engineers have created a laser treatment method that could potentially turn any metal surface into a rapid bacteria killer — just by giving the metal's surface a different texture.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Optical imaging technology may help surgeons better treat cancer, brain diseases https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409113127.htm 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 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Protective gene in wild wheatgrass could stop fusarium head blight in wheat and barley https://phys.org/news/2020-04-gene-wild-wheatgrass-fusarium-blight.html A team of researchers from several institutions in China, one in the U.S. and one in Israel, has found a protective gene in wild wheatgrass that shows promise in stopping fusarium head blight in wheat and barley crops. In their paper published in the journal Science, the group describes how they found the gene and how well it has worked against fungal infections in test crops.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Researchers develop one-way street for electrons https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uonc-rdo040620.php The work has shown that these electron ratchets create geometric diodes that operate at room temperature and may unlock unprecedented abilities in the illusive terahertz regime.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Revisiting replicating RNAs https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/149.12.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Room-temperature electron ratchets https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/149.4.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Rural Communities Have a Behavioral Health Treatment Problem https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/observations/rural-communities-have-a-behavioral-health-treatment-problem/
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. The perception of complex scents https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/149.13.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. The skinny on T cell fatty acid uptake https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/149.8.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. Winged "PigeonBot" Flies with Real Feathers https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/winged-pigeonbot-flies-with-real-feathers/ A flying robot reveals how birds stay aloft and could inspire next-generation drones
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. <> ….. World's most complex microparticle: A synthetic that outdoes nature's intricacy (Update) https://phys.org/news/2020-04-world-complex-microparticle-synthetic-outdoes.html Synthetic microparticles more intricate than some of the most complicated ones found in nature have been produced by a University of Michigan-led international team. They also investigated how that intricacy arises and devised a way to measure it.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Transcription polymerase-catalyzed emergence of novel RNA replicons https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/eaay0688.full Transcription polymerases can exhibit an unusual mode of regenerating certain RNA templates from RNA, yielding systems that can replicate and evolve with RNA as the information carrier. Two classes of pathogenic RNAs (hepatitis delta virus in animals and viroids in plants) are copied by host transcription polymerases. Using in vitro RNA replication by the transcription polymerase of T7 bacterioph
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. PSGL-1 restricts HIV-1 infectivity by blocking virus particle attachment to target cells [Microbiology] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/08/1916054117 P-selectin glycoprotein ligand-1 (PSGL-1) is a dimeric, mucin-like, 120-kDa glycoprotein that binds to P-, E-, and L-selectins. PSGL-1 is expressed primarily on the surface of lymphoid and myeloid cells and is up-regulated during inflammation to mediate leukocyte tethering and rolling on the surface of endothelium for migration into inflamed tissues….
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Ion channel VRAC enhances immune response against viruses https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/fb-icv041020.php VRAC/LRRC8 chloride channels do not only play a decisive role in the transport of cytostatics, amino acids and neurotransmitters. They can also transport the important messenger substance cGAMP from cell to cell and thus strengthen the immune response to infections with DNA viruses. Since cGAMP is always formed when cells detect DNA outside their nucleus, the discovery is potentially of great impo
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. 'Woodford protégé' finds he needs to update CV https://www.ft.com/content/7806fb34-13d8-4056-83ea-ec876967bce7 Fallen investor's former apprentice Mark Barnett has lost second of three jobs
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. 14 Tips for Acing Your Next Videoconference Job Interview https://www.wired.com/story/14-tips-for-online-job-interviews/ Prospective boss wants to video-chat over Zoom? Here's how to make an impression when your F2F is not IRL.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. 2020 er et skæbneår for klimaet: Seneste nyt fra Arktis viser hvorfor https://www.dr.dk/nyheder/viden/klima/2020-er-et-skaebneaar-klimaet-seneste-nyt-fra-arktis-viser-hvorfor Temperaturen over Det Arktiske Ocean er steget med seks grader. Det er katastrofalt for havisen.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. 2020 Time Capsule #13: The Struggle is Over https://www.theatlantic.com/notes/2020/04/2020-time-capsule-13-struggle-over/609505/ This week Donald Trump announced the departure of a press secretary who differed from all predecessors in a basic way: She didn't do the job. In more than eight months in office, this press secretary, Stephanie Grisham, appeared frequently on Fox programs but never once held a White House briefing for reporters. Three of her predecessors in the Trump era—Sean Spicer, Anthony Scaramucci, and Sarah
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. 6 Popular Video Conferencing Tools Compared: Zoom, Skype, Houseparty https://www.wired.com/story/6-popular-video-conferencing-tools-compared-zoom-skype-houseparty/ Keeping in touch while sheltering in place means relying on a video chat service. But which one is most appropriate for which situation?
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. A 20-minute dose of nature can cut your stress https://www.futurity.org/nature-stress-hormones-2333762/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=nature-stress-hormones-2333762 Spending just 20 minutes in nature can significantly lower stress hormone levels, researchers say. The benefits of experiencing nature on your stress apply even if you're simply gardening, doing yardwork, or sitting quietly in the backyard. The finding, which the researchers call a "nature pill," comes from a small study published in Frontiers in Psychology last year. The research has special sig
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. A damaged fertilized egg sends signal that helps mother live a longer healthy life https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409141551.htm There is plenty of scientific evidence that the health of a mother can impact the health of her child. Now a new 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 does good by protec
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. A glimpse into the future of tropical forests https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/gcfi-agi040320.php Tropical forests are a hotspot of biodiversity. Against the backdrop of climate change, their protection plays a special role and it is important to predict how such diverse forests may change over decades and even centuries. This is exactly what researchers at the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), the University of Leipzig (UL) and other international research institutio
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. A hot way to change shape https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/150.1.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. A machine learning framework for solving high-dimensional mean field game and mean field control problems [Applied Mathematics] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/08/1922204117 Mean field games (MFG) and mean field control (MFC) are critical classes of multiagent models for the efficient analysis of massive populations of interacting agents. Their areas of application span topics in economics, finance, game theory, industrial engineering, crowd motion, and more. In this paper, we provide a flexible machine…
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. A measurement of the wind speed on a brown dwarf https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/169.full Zonal (latitudinal) winds dominate the bulk flow of planetary atmospheres. For gas giant planets such as Jupiter, the motion of clouds can be compared with radio emissions from the magnetosphere, which is connected to the planet's interior, to determine the wind speed. In principle, this technique can be applied to brown dwarfs and/or directly imaged exoplanets if periods can be determined for bo
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. A novel Li-ion superconductor makes possible an era of safe battery https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/nrco-anl040820.php Dr. Hyoungchul Kim's research team, from the Center for Energy Materials Research at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology(KIST), have successfully developed a sulfide-based superionic conductor that can be used to a high-performance solid electrolyte in all-solid-state batteries. This new material delivers the Li-ion conductivity of 10.2 mS/cm at room temperature and is comparable to that
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. A parapithecid stem anthropoid of African origin in the Paleogene of South America https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/194.full Phylogenetic evidence suggests that platyrrhine (or New World) monkeys and caviomorph rodents of the Western Hemisphere derive from source groups from the Eocene of Afro-Arabia, a landmass that was ~1500 to 2000 kilometers east of South America during the late Paleogene. Here, we report evidence for a third mammalian lineage of African origin in the Paleogene of South America—a newly discovered g
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. A perovskite-based diode capable of both light emission and detection https://phys.org/news/2020-04-perovskite-based-diode-capable-emission.html Light sources and detectors are key components of countless technological devices on the market today. For instance, light emitting diodes (LEDs) are often used as a source of light in displays and other technologies, while photodiodes are used to detect light in sensors, imaging and fiber optic communication tools.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. A retinal circuit for the suppressed-by-contrast receptive field of a polyaxonal amacrine cell [Neuroscience] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/08/1913417117 Amacrine cells are a diverse population of interneurons in the retina that play a critical role in extracting complex features of the visual world and shaping the receptive fields of retinal output neurons (ganglion cells). While much of the computational power of amacrine cells is believed to arise from the…
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. A sticky problem for digits https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/150.5.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Adaptation in the Anthropocene https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/142.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Aha! + Aaaah: Creative insight triggers a neural reward signal https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/du-aa040920.php A new neuroimaging study from Drexel University's Creativity Research Lab points to an answer of what may have driven the evolutionary development of creativity.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Alkyltransferase-like protein clusters scan DNA rapidly over long distances and recruit NER to alkyl-DNA lesions [Biochemistry] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/08/1916860117 Alkylation of guanine bases in DNA is detrimental to cells due to its high mutagenic and cytotoxic potential and is repaired by the alkyltransferase AGT. Additionally, alkyltransferase-like proteins (ATLs), which are structurally similar to AGTs, have been identified in many organisms. While ATLs are per se catalytically inactive, strong evidence…
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. An Embodied Perspective as a Victim of Sexual Harassment in Virtual Reality Reduces Action Conformity in a Later Milgram Obedience Scenario https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62932-w Scientific Reports, Published online: 10 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62932-w
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Anime Shows How Endorphins Are Produced In The Brain Through Physical Exercise https://www.reddit.com/r/cogsci/comments/fxsgyy/anime_shows_how_endorphins_are_produced_in_the/
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Anion gating of hydrophobic nanopores https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/150.3.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Anyon evidence observed using tiny anyon collider https://phys.org/news/2020-04-anyon-evidence-tiny-collider.html A team of researchers from Sorbonne Université and Université de Paris has reported observational evidence of a quasiparticle called an anyon. In their paper published in the journal Science, the team describes the tiny anyon collider they built in the lab their results. Dmitri Feldman, with Brown University has published a Perspective piece on the work in the same journal issue.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Arab women in science https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/113.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Ask Sophia the Robot: Is AI an existential threat to humans? https://bigthink.com/videos/sophia-the-robot-ai-threat Sophia the Robot of Hanson Robotics can mimic human facial expressions and humor, but is that just a cover? Should humans see AI as a threat? She, of course, says no. New technologies are often scary, but ultimately they are just tools. Sophia says that it is the intent of the user that makes them dangerous. The future of artificial intelligence and whether or not it will backfire on humanity is
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. At the center of engagement and learning https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/150.7.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Authors aren't happy to lose four more papers in chemistry journals https://retractionwatch.com/2020/04/10/authors-arent-happy-to-lose-four-more-papers-in-chemistry-journals/ A pair of researchers in India with a history of stealing a paper from other authors during the peer review process have lost four more articles, this time for questionable data. The papers, by Priyadarshi Roy Chowdhury and Krishna G. Bhattacharyya, of Gauhati University in Jalukbari, appeared in journals published by the UK's Royal Society … Continue reading
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Autoimmunity provoked by foreign antigens https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/132.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Bangladesh's waters reeking with drugs, chemicals https://phys.org/news/2020-04-bangladesh-reeking-drugs-chemicals.html High levels of antibiotic residues, other medicines and chemicals present in Bangladesh's ponds, canals, lakes, rivers and other surface waters are contributing to a spike in antibiotic resistance in the country, says a new study.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Bankers issue warning over US business support scheme https://www.ft.com/content/009d2544-a54c-4459-8b28-1d70dd83c7c1 Demand for $600bn MSLP loan scheme will hinge on interest rate offered, say industry figures
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Belgian scientists identify ATP10B as novel risk gene for Parkinson's disease https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/vfi-bsi041020.php Screening DNA of Parkinson's patients in the Christine Van Broeckhoven laboratory (VIB-UAntwerpen Center for Molecular Neurology) identified a new risk gene for Parkinson's disease. Mutations in ATP10B resulted in loss of ATP10B protein. The function of the ATP10B gene was revealed by the Peter Vangheluwe lab (KU Leuven, Laboratory of Cellular Transport Systems). They identified ATP10B as a transp
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Biden's Path to Victory Does Not Bode Well for Voters https://www.wired.com/story/bidens-path-to-victory-does-not-bode-well-for-voters/ Like Trump in '16, he coasted on free media coverage. If that's the future of campaigning, America's in trouble.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Bose polarons near quantum criticality https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/190.full The emergence of quasiparticles in interacting matter represents one of the cornerstones of modern physics. However, in the vicinity of a quantum critical point, the existence of quasiparticles comes under question. Here, we created by immersing atomic impurities in a Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC) with near-resonant interactions. Using radiofrequency spectroscopy, we probed the energy, spectral
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Business bridles at rollout of points-based immigration system https://www.ft.com/content/e93c8cb0-4878-46a3-875f-cac3d557896b Employers complain minimum salary rule would exclude key workers at time of crisis
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Can prophylactic drugs keep fragile health systems running? https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/118.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. China consumer price growth slows after hitting 8-year high https://www.ft.com/content/278ab0c6-4f9d-42c8-b189-3204b2723b10 Lower inflation suggests goods supply is increasing while factory gate prices fall
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Cities struggling to boost urban tree cover https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-52231899 Many cities have ambitious plans to boost tree numbers, but development hinders their aims.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Closing St Bride's opens door to those in need of solace https://www.ft.com/content/1f2e4ea4-7a45-11ea-bd25-7fd923850377 Far from proving an obstacle to our worship, the closure of our church has had the opposite effect
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Comment on "Late Upper Paleolithic occupation at Coopers Ferry, Idaho, USA, ~16,000 years ago" https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/eaaz4695.full Davis et al . (Research Articles, 30 August 2019, p. 891) report human occupation at Cooper's Ferry, Idaho, USA, ~16,000 years ago, well before Greenland Interstadial 1 (GI-1). Critical review suggests that this early date is not supported by the evidence. Human occupation might have begun in the mid-16th millennium before the present, but would have been more likely after ~15,000 years ago, coev
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Comparison of commercially available whole-genome sequencing kits for variant detection in circulating cell-free DNA https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-63102-8 Scientific Reports, Published online: 10 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-63102-8
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Complex nonlinear capacitance in outer hair cell macro-patches: effects of membrane tension https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-63201-6 Scientific Reports, Published online: 10 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-63201-6
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Considering nonhuman culture https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/143.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Construction of sintering resistant Pt based catalyst based on 'composite energy well' model https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/scp-cos040920.php A recent study reported a new approach that can effectively inhibit the migration and agglomeration of supported nanoparticles by fabrication of a model catalyst Pt/CeO2/NiAl2O4/Al2O3@SiO2. This catalyst is highly stable with the microstructure unchanged even after being aged at 1000 °C. Density functional theory calculations indicate that two types of confinement effects exist in the catalyst and
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Cytokinesis and postabscission midbody remnants are regulated during mammalian brain development [Neuroscience] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/08/1919658117 Building a brain of the proper size and structure requires neural stem cells (NSCs) to divide with tight temporal and spatial control to produce different daughter cell types in proper numbers and sequence. Mammalian NSCs in the embryonic cortex must maintain their polarized epithelial structure as they undergo both early…
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Demographic trade-offs predict tropical forest dynamics https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/165.full Understanding tropical forest dynamics and planning for their sustainable management require efficient, yet accurate, predictions of the joint dynamics of hundreds of tree species. With increasing information on tropical tree life histories, our predictive understanding is no longer limited by species data but by the ability of existing models to make use of it. Using a demographic forest model,
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Dendritic cell-derived hepcidin sequesters iron from the microbiota to promote mucosal healing https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/186.full Bleeding and altered iron distribution occur in multiple gastrointestinal diseases, but the importance and regulation of these changes remain unclear. We found that hepcidin, the master regulator of systemic iron homeostasis, is required for tissue repair in the mouse intestine after experimental damage. This effect was independent of hepatocyte-derived hepcidin or systemic iron levels. Rather, w
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Derived alleles of two axis proteins affect meiotic traits in autotetraploid Arabidopsis arenosa [Evolution] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/08/1919459117 Polyploidy, which results from whole genome duplication (WGD), has shaped the long-term evolution of eukaryotic genomes in all kingdoms. Polyploidy is also implicated in adaptation, domestication, and speciation. Yet when WGD newly occurs, the resulting neopolyploids face numerous challenges. A particularly pernicious problem is the segregation of multiple chromosome copies…
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Discovery of a mechanism plants use to toggle on photosynthesis chosen by top journal https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/wsu-doa041020.php A research team led by a Washington State University professor has developed a new tool to study how lipids interact with proteins in plants to help understand how photosynthesis happens.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Disinfection threatens aquatic ecosystems https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/146.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Dopaminylation of histone H3 in ventral tegmental area regulates cocaine seeking https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/197.full Vulnerability to relapse during periods of attempted abstinence from cocaine use is hypothesized to result from the rewiring of brain reward circuitries, particularly ventral tegmental area (VTA) dopamine neurons. How cocaine exposures act on midbrain dopamine neurons to precipitate addiction-relevant changes in gene expression is unclear. We found that histone H3 glutamine 5 dopaminylation (H3Q5
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Ear's inner secrets revealed with new technology https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409140031.htm 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. Researchers have now used the method to map the blood vessels of the inner ear.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Efficient, stable silicon tandem cells enabled by anion-engineered wide-bandgap perovskites https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/155.full Maximizing the power conversion efficiency (PCE) of perovskite/silicon tandem solar cells that can exceed the Shockley-Queisser single-cell limit requires a high-performing, stable perovskite top cell with a wide bandgap. We developed a stable perovskite solar cell with a bandgap of ~1.7 electron volts that retained more than 80% of its initial PCE of 20.7% after 1000 hours of continuous illumina
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Elektromagnetisme: En opdagelse lige til højrebenet https://ing.dk/artikel/opdagelse-lige-hojrebenet-232191 PLUS. PÅSKE MED H. C. ØRSTED: I begyndelsen af 1800-tallet var de fleste overbevist om, at elektricitet og magnetisme intet havde med hinanden at gøre. Alle forudsætninger var dog til stede for H.C. Ørsteds opdagelse af sandheden.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Embrace experimentation in biosecurity governance https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/138.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Epigenetic tinkering with neurotransmitters https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/134.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. First sighting of mysterious Majorana fermion on a common metal https://phys.org/news/2020-04-sighting-mysterious-majorana-fermion-common.html Physicists at MIT and elsewhere have observed evidence of Majorana fermions—particles that are theorized to also be their own antiparticle—on the surface of a common metal: gold. This is the first sighting of Majorana fermions on a platform that can potentially be scaled up. The results, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, are a major step toward isolating the particl
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. FirstFT: Today's top news https://www.ft.com/content/75dae7a1-9d45-41c2-9deb-82b5ca4c1f89 Your daily news briefing
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. For Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the end will have to wait https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01093-2 Nature, Published online: 10 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01093-2 Just days before announcing the official end of a devastating outbreak, a new case emerges.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. For peace of mind, let go of impossible to-do lists https://www.ft.com/content/0aae8f6c-7986-11ea-9840-1b8019d9a987 The blessed release of forgetting comes when you know a task is complete
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Four electric grills that bring the barbecue inside https://www.popsci.com/story/shop/best-electric-grills/ Grill veggies in the dead of winter. ( Mark DeYoung via Unsplash/) Like tank tops and regrettable footwear, grilling just seems to happen the instant warm weather appears. But for those who either don't have to space for an outdoor grill or feel that grilling shouldn't be confined to the spring and summer months, there are electric options that keep the (figurative) coals burning all year long. F
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Four portable outdoor grills for every cooking need https://www.popsci.com/story/shop/compact-outdoor-grills/ Arguably the best way to cook for a crowd. (Amazon/) Maybe you eat grilled meat for every meal because you never really figured out how to cook meat indoors. Maybe you save grilling strictly for weekends, when you can pour yourself a drink and linger over coals. Maybe you need something just a bit fancier. Whatever your cooking habits may be, these grills have you covered from the most basic to t
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Fractional statistics in anyon collisions https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/173.full Two-dimensional systems can host exotic particles called anyons whose quantum statistics are neither bosonic nor fermionic. For example, the elementary excitations of the fractional quantum Hall effect at filling factor = 1/ m (where m is an odd integer) have been predicted to obey Abelian fractional statistics, with a phase associated with the exchange of two particles equal to / m . However, de
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Fungus application thwarts major soybean pest https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409105407.htm 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 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Fungus-derived gene in wild wheatgrass relative confers fusarium resistance in wheat https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/aaft-fgi040620.php In a wild relative of cultivated wheat, researchers have found a gene, likely delivered through horizontal gene transfer from a fungus, they show, that drives resistance to fusarium head blight (FHB) — an intractable fungal disease devastating wheat crops worldwide.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Geneticist Drops Out of New Role After Allegations of Gender Bias https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/geneticist-drops-out-of-new-role-after-allegations-of-gender-bias-67403 Constantine Stratakis, who was due to lead an institute at McGill University Health Centre, was the subject of eight equal employment opportunity complaints at his last job at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Glass in The Soil of a 13,000-Year-Old Settlement in Syria Points to Comet Impact http://www.sciencealert.com/cosmic-impact-in-syria-almost-13-000-years-ago-may-have-given-the-world-agriculture It's the oldest place we know that started agriculture.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Help for a wheat fungal disease comes from a surprising source https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/122.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Help pave the way for Artemis: Send NASA your mini moon payload designs https://phys.org/news/2020-04-pave-artemis-nasa-mini-moon.html Future exploration of the Moon and beyond will require tools of all shapes and sizes—from sweeping orbiters to the tiniest of rovers. In addition to current planned scientific rovers like the Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover, or VIPER, NASA could one day send even smaller rovers to help scout the Moon's surface. These tiny robots would provide mission flexibility and collect key inf
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Homo Galacticus: How Space Will Shape The Humans of The Future http://www.sciencealert.com/homo-galacticus-how-space-will-shape-the-humans-of-the-future What will we become?
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Hormone produced in starved leaves stimulates roots to take up nitrogen https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409093943.htm A new study has highlighted the extraordinary ability of plants to communicate between their shoots and roots to prevent starvation.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. How a gene from a grass-living fungus could save wheat crops worldwide https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/how-gene-grass-living-fungus-could-save-wheat-crops-worldwide?rss=1 An enzyme breaks down fungal toxins that afflict wheat—and surprisingly, it originated in a benign fungus
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. How did the TRAPPIST-1 planets get their water? https://phys.org/news/2020-04-trappist-planets.html In 2017, an international team of astronomers announced a momentous discovery. Based on years of observations, they found that the TRAPPIST-1 system (an M-type red dwarf located 40 light-years from Earth) contained no less than seven rocky planets. Equally exciting was the fact that three of these planets were found within the star's habitable zone (HZ), and that the system itself has had 8 billio
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. How Thousands of People are Helping Find a Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease https://www.discovermagazine.com/mind/how-thousands-of-people-are-helping-find-a-treatment-for-alzheimers-disease A treatment for Alzheimer's disease might be found in stalled blood vessels. Thousands of volunteers are speeding up the search by playing an online game.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. How you treat yourself can affect your health: study finds that self-kindness and mindfulness are significant predictors of health-promoting behaviors after controlling for demographics. https://www.reddit.com/r/cogsci/comments/fxssuu/how_you_treat_yourself_can_affect_your_health/
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Identical mice, different gut bacteria, different levels of cancer https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409140019.htm 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.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Ignite Your Gas Furnace with Your Bare Finger https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/ignite-your-gas-furnace-with-your-bare-finger/ Originally published in March 1861
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Image of the Day: Bear Sinuses https://www.the-scientist.com/image-of-the-day/image-of-the-day-bear-sinuses-67406 A new study finds that the extinct European cave bear's large sinuses represent a tradeoff between hibernation length and the flexibility of their diets.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Immunotherapy treatment after chemotherapy significantly slows metastatic bladder cancer https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/tmsh-ita040720.php Using immunotherapy immediately after chemotherapy treatment in patients with metastatic bladder cancer significantly slowed the progression of the cancer, according to results of a clinical trial led by Mount Sinai researchers published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology in April, 2020.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Impact of Complications and Comorbidities on the Intensive Care Length of Stay after Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Haemorrhage https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-63298-9 Scientific Reports, Published online: 10 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-63298-9
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. In a first, NASA measures wind speed on a brown dwarf https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409142409.htm Not quite planets and not quite stars, brown dwarfs are cosmic in-betweeners. Learning about their atmospheres could help us understand giant planets around other stars.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. In a first, researchers use ultrafast 'electron camera' to learn about molecules in liquid samples https://phys.org/news/2020-04-ultrafast-electron-camera-molecules-liquid.html High-speed "electron cameras" can detect tiny molecular movements in a material by scattering a powerful beam of electrons off a sample. Until recently, researchers had only used this technique to study gases and solids. But some of the most important biological and chemical processes, in particular the conversion of light into energy, happen in molecules in a solution.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. In defence of male vanity https://www.ft.com/content/856ae942-7a3c-11ea-af44-daa3def9ae03 Where the body goes, the soul follows. Don't slide into a life of Netflix and stasis
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Individual brain networks https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/150.4.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Intravital imaging of mouse embryos https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/181.full Embryonic development is a complex process that is unamenable to direct observation. In this study, we implanted a window to the mouse uterus to visualize the developing embryo from embryonic day 9.5 to birth. This removable intravital window allowed manipulation and high-resolution imaging. In live mouse embryos, we observed transient neurotransmission and early vascularization of neural crest c
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Is this telescope-on-a-plane worth its pricetag? https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00685-2 Nature, Published online: 10 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00685-2 NASA's high-flying SOFIA observatory has struggled to prove its scientific worth.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Kvantecomputere lurer i fabrikskulissen https://ing.dk/artikel/kvantecomputere-lurer-fabrikskulissen-233549 PLUS. Stabile kvantecomputere er mange år væk, men flere store industrivirksomheder forsøger at løse materiale- og optimeringsproblemer med kvantesoftware.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Lightweight camping stoves to help you make a woodland feast https://www.popsci.com/story/shop/camping-stoves/ Heat up a hearty meal wherever you are. (Daan Stevens via Unsplash/) Fires aren't always practical, safe, or allowed at campsites or on the trail. Yet all that fresh air and exercise can spark an appetite much bigger than energy bars and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Choosing the right camping stove is about finding a balance between your cravings and your pack size. Rustle up pancakes for
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Mammalian smell sensation https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/150.2.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Measuring the wind speed on a brown dwarf https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/aaft-mtw040620.php Strong winds blow high in the atmosphere of the brown dwarf 2MASS J1047+21, according to a new study, which presents a simple method to deduce the windspeed in other brown dwarf atmospheres, too.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Mercury-Bound Satellite Slingshots Around Earth Today (VIDEO) https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/309133-mercury-bound-satellite-slingshots-around-earth-today?source=Extreme It's been a few years since we've talked about BepiColombo, the joint ESA / JAXA spacecraft headed for Mercury. When last we checked in with the probe, scientists were testing its ion drive . BepiColombo features the most powerful ion engine ever built. On Friday morning, the probe will use Earth as a gravitational slingshot to both accelerate and alter its course towards Mercury. I'm going to be
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Mercury-bound spacecraft buzzes Earth, beams back pictures https://phys.org/news/2020-04-mercury-bound-spacecraft-earth-pictures.html A Mercury-bound spacecraft swooped past Earth on Friday, tweaking its roundabout path to the solar system's smallest and innermost planet.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Metabolic reprogramming and cancer progression https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/eaaw5473.full Metabolic reprogramming is a hallmark of malignancy. As our understanding of the complexity of tumor biology increases, so does our appreciation of the complexity of tumor metabolism. Metabolic heterogeneity among human tumors poses a challenge to developing therapies that exploit metabolic vulnerabilities. Recent work also demonstrates that the metabolic properties and preferences of a tumor cha
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Mind-body medicine experts urge full integration of stress reduction into care and research https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uoc–mme040920.php In a perspective published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers from the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and from UC Davis Health call for broader use of mind-body practices.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Money can't buy love — or friendship https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uab-mcb040920.php While researchers have suggested that individuals who base their self-worth on their financial success often feel lonely in everyday life, a newly published study by the University at Buffalo and Harvard Business School has taken initial steps to better understand why this link exists.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. More Than 30 Million Years Ago, Monkeys Rafted Across the Atlantic to South America https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/monkeys-raft-across-atlantic-twice-180974637/ Fossil teeth uncovered in Peru reveal that an extinct family of primates, thought to have lived only in Africa, made it across the ocean
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Mount Sinai researchers discover a novel role for dopamine that impacts gene expression related to cocaine abuse https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/tmsh-msr040820.php Scientists at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have discovered a new role for the brain chemical dopamine that is independent of classic neurotransmission. The new role appears to be critical to changes in gene expression related to chronic exposure to, or abuse of, cocaine, according to a study published Friday, April 10, 2020 in the journal Science.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Multifunctional composites for elastic and electromagnetic wave propagation [Engineering] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/08/1914086117 Composites are ideally suited to achieve desirable multifunctional effective properties since the best properties of different materials can be judiciously combined with designed microstructures. Here, we establish cross-property relations for two-phase composite media that link effective elastic and electromagnetic wave characteristics to one another, including the respective effective wave speed
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Multiple scan averaging to yield accurate quantitative analysis of optical coherence tomography angiograms https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62956-2 Scientific Reports, Published online: 10 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62956-2
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Män farligare i trafiken än kvinnor https://www.svt.se/nyheter/vetenskap/man-farligare-i-trafiken-an-kvinnor En brittisk studie visar att män utgör en högre risk för dödsolyckor med fem av de sex olika fordonstyper som jämfördes. Det är första gången en sådan här undersökning görs och forskarna menar att myndigheter borde arbeta aktivt med att få in fler kvinnor i föraryrket.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. NASA Releases Breathtaking Infrared Image of Pillars of Creation https://futurism.com/nasa-releases-infrared-image-pillars-of-creation Pillars of Creation NASA's incredible view of the "Pillars of Creation," courtesy of the Hubble Space Telescope, has become one of the most iconic views of our cosmos since it was first captured in 1995. The agency's newest image of the Eagle Nebula, however, has left us speechless. It shows the radiating glow of the pillars in infrared light — and you can see the infrared light piercing through
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. NASA selects early-stage technology concepts for new, continued study https://phys.org/news/2020-04-nasa-early-stage-technology-concepts.html Future technologies that could enable quicker trips to Mars and robotic exploration of ocean worlds might have started out as NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC). The program, which invests in early-stage technology ideas from NASA, industry and academic researchers across the country, has selected 23 potentially revolutionary concepts with a total award value of $7 million.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. New images reveal fine threads of million-degree plasma woven throughout the Sun's atmosphere https://phys.org/news/2020-04-images-reveal-fine-threads-million-degree.html Researchers at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) unveil highest-ever resolution images of the Sun from NASA's solar sounding rocket mission
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. New light-up tool reveals key tumor details https://www.futurity.org/?p=2333092&utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=tumors-neurons-imaging-tool-2333092 A new tool for medical professionals may help shed more light on tumors in the body and how the brain operates, researchers report. 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. "We are using light to extract new information from tissue to inform doctors and as
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. New paper points out flaw in Rubber Hand Illusion raising tough questions for psychology https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uos-npp041020.php A world-famous psychological experiment used to help explain the brain's understanding of the body, as well as scores of clinical disorders, has been dismissed as not fit-for-purpose in a new academic paper from the University of Sussex.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. New Products https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/202.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. New Study Predicts the Ocean Ecosystem Will Collapse This Decade https://futurism.com/predicts-ocean-ecosystem-collapse-this-decade Dire Warning The global ecosystem is in far greater danger than scientists previously thought, according to a new study — and that's really saying something . The research predicts that without dire action to reverse global climate change, entire ocean ecosystems could suddenly collapse this decade, The Guardian reports . It's a dire warning: as various organisms face temperatures higher than any
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. News at a glance https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/114.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Not So Angry Birds: The Ornithology-Inspired Board Game 'Wingspan' https://www.npr.org/2020/04/09/831324976/not-so-angry-birds-the-ornithology-inspired-board-game-wingspan?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science Imagine a board game inspired by the natural lives of birds. That's the premise of Wingspan , an award-winning game designed by Elizabeth Hargrave. It's been lauded for its scientific accuracy.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. PARP inhibitor drugs can be 'tuned' for better killing of tumor cells https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uops-pid041020.php A prospective 'PARP inhibitor' drug that has struggled to show effectiveness in clinical trials against cancers can be structurally modified to greatly increase its power to kill tumor cells, researchers from Penn Medicine report this week in Science.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. PHIP drives glioblastoma motility and invasion by regulating the focal adhesion complex [Medical Sciences] https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/08/1914505117 The invasive behavior of glioblastoma is essential to its aggressive potential. Here, we show that pleckstrin homology domain interacting protein (PHIP), acting through effects on the force transduction layer of the focal adhesion complex, drives glioblastoma motility and invasion. Immunofluorescence analysis localized PHIP to the leading edge of glioblastoma cells,…
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Photos of the Week: Beach Cows, Aerial Blessings, Virtual Seder https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2020/04/photos-week-beach-cows-aerial-blessings-virtual-seder/609751/ Voting during lockdown in Wisconsin, food donations in Los Angeles, athletic training at home in New Zealand, Ipanema Beach in Brazil, a drive-in Sunday service in Houston, a rocket launch from Kazakhstan, clear skies in New Delhi, a social-distance fitness event in England, a loudspeaker drone in the Netherlands, and much more
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Piercing the dark birthplaces of massive stars with Webb https://phys.org/news/2020-04-piercing-dark-birthplaces-massive-stars.html High-mass stars, which are eight or more times the mass of our Sun, live hard and die young. They often end their short lives in violent explosions called supernovas, but their births are much more of a mystery. They form in very dense, cold clouds of gas and dust, but little is known about these regions. In 2021, shortly after the launch of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, scientists plan to st
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Places around England compete to host underground nuclear waste dump https://www.newscientist.com/article/2239623-places-around-england-compete-to-host-underground-nuclear-waste-dump/ Businesses, individuals with land, and local governments are competing to host an underground nuclear waste facility in the UK, and receive a yearly £2.5 million incentive
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Portable showers to keep you clean while you're off the grid https://www.popsci.com/story/shop/portable-outdoor-showers/ Shower wherever you are. (Amazon/) While camping is certainly meant to be a rugged activity, you don't have to go weeks without showering. These portable showers are great for those on the go and will keep you feeling clean no matter your location. Whether it's your first time in the woods or you recently moved into your van for the cross country trip of a lifetime, a portable shower is going to
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Probability Comparison: 38 Ways Humans Could Go Extinct https://www.reddit.com/r/cogsci/comments/fxyaft/probability_comparison_38_ways_humans_could_go/
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Quarantine at the Edge of the World https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/609736/arctic-portraits/ The Northwest Territories encompasses some of the northernmost regions of Canada and extends high into the Arctic Circle. It is about twice the size of Texas but home to only 44,000 residents, who live in small communities spread across its vast area. The capital city of Yellowknife is 1,500 kilometers from the next-closest major city. It's cold, ruggedly beautiful, and very isolated. The region'
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Rafting on a wide and wild ocean https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/136.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Rare, damaging inherited mutations work together to reduce lifespan https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409113123.htm Scientists report that the combined effects of rare, damaging mutations present at birth have a negative impact on healthspan and longevity.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Ratcheting quasi-ballistic electrons in silicon geometric diodes at room temperature https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/177.full Ratcheting effects play an important role in systems ranging from mechanical socket wrenches to biological motor proteins. The underlying principle is to convert a fluctuating, unbiased force into unidirectional motion. Here, we report the ratcheting of electrons at room temperature using a semiconductor nanowire with precisely engineered asymmetry. Modulation of the nanowire diameter creates a c
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Red List of vascular plants of Tajikistan – the core area of the Mountains of Central Asia global biodiversity hotspot https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-63333-9 Scientific Reports, Published online: 10 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-63333-9
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Rehearsal time for NASA's asteroid sampling spacecraft https://phys.org/news/2020-04-rehearsal-nasa-asteroid-sampling-spacecraft.html In August, a robotic spacecraft will make NASA's first-ever attempt to descend to the surface of an asteroid, collect a sample, and ultimately bring it safely back to Earth. In order to achieve this challenging feat, the OSIRIS-REx mission team devised new techniques to operate in asteroid Bennu's microgravity environment—but they still need experience flying the spacecraft in close proximity to t
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Repetitive Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Alters Glymphatic Clearance Rates in Limbic Structures of Adolescent Female Rats https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-63022-7 Scientific Reports, Published online: 10 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-63022-7
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Research links elastodynamic and electromagnetic wave phenomena https://phys.org/news/2020-04-links-elastodynamic-electromagnetic-phenomena.html Imagine the advances to predictive modeling if you could infer something about how light amplifies colors in a bird's plumage from the way seismic waves propagate through mountain systems.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Researchers demonstrate a platform for future optical transistors https://phys.org/news/2020-04-platform-future-optical-transistors.html Leading research groups in the field of nanophotonics are working toward developing optical transistors—key components for future optical computers. These devices will process information with photons instead of electrons, thus reducing the heat and increasing the operation speed. However, photons do not interact with each other well, which creates a big problem for microelectronics engineers. A g
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Researchers reveal important genetic mechanism behind inflammatory bowel disease https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/chop-rri040920.php Researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have pinpointed a genetic variation responsible for driving the development of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The genetic pathway associated with this variation is involved in other immune disorders, suggesting the mechanism they identified could serve as an important therapeutic target.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Response to Comment on "Late Upper Paleolithic occupation at Coopers Ferry, Idaho, USA, ~16,000 years ago" https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/eaaz6626.full Manning builds an inappropriate Bayesian age model to assert that the initial occupation at Cooper's Ferry began only ~15,935 ± 75 to 15,130 ± 20 cal yr B.P., suggesting that our estimation of ~16,560 to 15,280 cal yr B.P. is unsupported. However, this analysis both ignores evidence of human occupation from the earliest undated cultural deposits and reflects a misapplication of Bayesian age-model
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Rethinking anorexia https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/124.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Scientists propose novel bifunctional iron nanocomposite catalyst https://phys.org/news/2020-04-scientists-bifunctional-iron-nanocomposite-catalyst.html Oxidation of alkenes to carbonyl compounds is one of the most important industrial reactions. The oxidation products are important and useful intermediates or building blocks in synthetic organic chemistry, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and bulk/fine chemicals.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Short Fiction: 'Rules of Special Measures' by Ben Fountain https://www.wired.com/story/fiction-rules-of-special-measures-ben-fountain/ "So was it really so terrible living without those 800-thread-count sheets, that lovely Danish-modern chest of drawers?"
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Should universal basic income be used as an antidepressant? https://bigthink.com/mind-brain/depression-universal-basic-income Johann Hari believes we need to treat universal basic income as an antidepressant. In his book, Lost Connections , he writes that 65-80% of people on antidepressant medication are still depressed. Instead of treating depression as a chemical imbalance, we need to look at the social causes really driving it. In 2015, a team of researchers led by Brett Ford at the University of California, Berkeley
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Shuttered: For Maggie Steber, Self-Isolation Is a Secret Garden https://www.wired.com/story/shuttered-maggie-steber-secret-garden/ Being stuck inside hasn't stifled the veteran photographer. In fact, she's drawn inspiration from kitchen tools and light flooding in through windows.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Single-electron pumping in a ZnO single-nanobelt transistor https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/scp-spi041020.php Diluted magnetic semiconductors (DMSs) have traditionally been employed to implement spin-based quantum computing and quantum information processing. However, their low Curie temperature creates the necessity for wide bandgap DMSs operating at room temperature. Now researchers from Institute of Physics have built a single-electron transistor (SET) with a global back-gate using a wide bandgap ZnO n
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Spin pumping gathers speed https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/135.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Streaming services flouting India's regulations banning tobacco imagery in all media https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/b-ssf040820.php Streaming services that are popular with teens and young people in India are flouting the nation's regulations on exposure to tobacco imagery in any media platform, reveals an analysis of 10 on-demand streaming series, published online in the journal Tobacco Control.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Strongest predictors of menhaden growth in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409141553.htm New research suggests that large-scale environmental factors influence the size of one of the ocean's most abundant forage species. Recently, scientists found that anthropogenic influences affected menhaden in the Atlantic more than in the Gulf, where environmental factors were the more dominant predictors of growth.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Stunning Images Show The Rings of Uranus Are Like Nothing Else in The Solar System http://www.sciencealert.com/stunning-images-show-the-rings-of-uranus-are-like-nothing-else-in-the-solar-system Who knew!?
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Stunning Satellite Images Reveal Pollution Plummeting Across Europe in Lockdown http://www.sciencealert.com/europe-is-now-experiencing-the-same-drop-in-pollution-as-china-thanks-to-the-lockdown There are some small positives.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Subterahertz spin pumping from an insulating antiferromagnet https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/160.full Spin-transfer torque and spin Hall effects combined with their reciprocal phenomena, spin pumping and inverse spin Hall effects (ISHEs), enable the reading and control of magnetic moments in spintronics. The direct observation of these effects remains elusive in antiferromagnetic-based devices. We report subterahertz spin pumping at the interface of the uniaxial insulating antiferromagnet mangane
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Synthetic microparticle is the world's most complex https://www.futurity.org/synthetic-microparticles-complexity-2333192/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=synthetic-microparticles-complexity-2333192 New synthetic microparticles are more intricate than some of the most complicated in nature, researchers report. They also investigated how that intricacy arises and devised a way to measure it. The findings pave the way for more stable fluid-and-particle mixes, such as paints, and new ways to twist light—a prerequisite for holographic projectors. The particles are composed of twisted spikes arra
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. TAILORx dispels chemo-brain notion: Women on hormone therapy also report cognitive decline https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/ecrg-tdc040820.php Patient-reported data from TAILORx, the largest ever breast cancer treatment trial, shows three key findings: 1) women on chemotherapy plus hormone therapy reported early and abrupt cognitive decline at 3 and 6 months, that leveled off at 12 and 36 months; 2) women on hormone therapy also reported significant cognitive impairment, although the pace of decline was slower and more gradual; and 3) co
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Tau reduction prevents autism https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/150.6.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Team solves mystery of Saturn's hot atmosphere https://www.futurity.org/saturn-atmosphere-temperature-2332842/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=saturn-atmosphere-temperature-2332842 Auroras at Saturn's north and south poles may account for why the planet's upper atmosphere is so hot, researchers say. The upper layers in the atmospheres of Saturn—and the other gas giants Jupiter, Uranus, and Neptune—are hot, just like Earth's. But unlike Earth, the sun is too far from these outer planets to account for the high temperatures. Their heat source one of the great mysteries of pla
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Technique offers path for biomanufacturing medicines during space flights https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/rpi-top040220.php 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 travel than existing alternatives.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. That Time It Took a Student 44 Years to Get Her Degree because She Was a Woman https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/roots-of-unity/that-time-it-took-a-student-44-years-to-get-her-degree-because-she-was-a-woman/ Christine Ladd-Franklin received a Ph.D. in 1926 for work completed in 1882
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. The "iron will" of the gut https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/129.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. The 50th Anniversary of Apollo 13 https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2020/04/photos-50th-anniversary-apollo-13/609658/ This Saturday will mark a half century since the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission to the moon launched from the Florida coast on April 11, 1970. Apollo 13 was planned to be NASA's third manned mission to land on the lunar surface, and, despite a few minor issues, went according to plan—until disaster struck about 56 hours into the journey. As the crew were approaching the moon, an explosion took place
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. The cold eyes of DUNE: International Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment https://phys.org/news/2020-04-cold-eyes-dune-international-deep.html How do you detect a particle that has almost no mass, feels only two of the four fundamental forces, and can travel unhindered through solid lead for an entire light-year without ever interacting with matter? This is the problem posed by neutrinos, ghostly particles that are generated in the trillions by nuclear reactions in stars, including our sun, and on Earth. Scientists can also produce neutr
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. The FDA Asks Companies to Stop Selling Ranitidine https://www.wired.com/story/the-fda-asks-companies-to-stop-selling-ranitidine/ The federal agency cites concerns that the widely-used antacid may contain a possibly cancer-causing contaminant called NDMA.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. The Invasion of Antarctica Begins With Mussels https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/09/science/antarctica-invasive-mussels.html The bivalves — likely transported from Patagonia via ship — are the first nonnative marine species to settle on the White Continent.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. The Oldest String Ever Found May Have Been Made By Neanderthals https://www.npr.org/2020/04/10/828400733/the-oldest-string-ever-found-may-have-been-made-by-neanderthals?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science Bits of twisted plant fibers found on a stone tool show that Neanderthals used sophisticated yarns and cords. It pushes the date of the earliest-known fiber technology way back in time. (Image credit: S. Deryck)
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. The shift to a more sustainable food system is inevitable: Here's how to make it happen https://phys.org/news/2020-04-shift-sustainable-food-inevitable.html Europe's top scientists agree that a radical change is coming in how we produce and distribute food, to ensure food security and deliver healthy diets for all.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. The smallest particle collider https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/131.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. The US Is Waging War on Digital Trade Barriers https://www.wired.com/story/the-us-is-waging-war-on-digital-trade-barriers/ As Washington tries to take China, Russia, India, and others to task, the world mounts "cyber sovereignty" defenses.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Tolkien was right: giant trees have towering role in protecting forests https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/apr/09/tolkein-was-right-giant-trees-have-towering-role-in-protecting-forests Study highlights importance of biodiversity as part of strategy to stop planet overheating Scientists have shown to be true what JRR Tolkien only imagined in the Lord of the Rings: giant, slow-reproducing trees play an outsized role in the growth and health of old forests. In the 1930s, the writer gave his towering trees the name Ents . Today, a paper in the journal Science says these "long-lived
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Torquato research links elastodynamic and electromagnetic wave phenomena https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/pu-trl040920.php Princeton's Salvatore Torquato, the Lewis Bernard Professor of Natural Sciences and director of the Complex Materials Theory Group, published research this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) linking wave phenomena that has never previously been linked. For the first time, the research employs a unified approach that melds the behavior of elastodynamic (sound) waves
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Transmission of the amphibian pathogen, Bsal https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200409141555.htm Using existing data from controlled experiments and computer simulations, researchers 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 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Tree diversity reduced to the bare essentials https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/128.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Tropical Oceans Headed For Collapse Within The Next 10 Years, Major Study Reveals http://www.sciencealert.com/study-predicts-tropical-oceans-have-less-than-ten-years-before-ecological-collapse It's worse than we thought – and that's saying something.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Two-player board games that won't make you hate the other person https://www.popsci.com/story/diy/best-two-player-board-games/ Just a medic and a contingency planner hanging out at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, getting ready to save the world. (John Kennedy/) Board games don't have to be a group activity. Some of the best are strictly two-player experiences; they're perfect for playing (with a bottle of wine) on date-night or instead of watching Netflix with your roommate. What makes a good t
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. UN's partnership with Tencent at odds with its push for global unity https://www.ft.com/content/192f8d60-ac18-415d-b700-78ce5735a5b6 The United Nations' decision to host global discussions via Chinese tech giant's video service has raised concerns over privacy
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. United States aims to curb vaccination injury payouts https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/121.full
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. USC scientists develop a better redox flow battery https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uosc-usd040920.php USC version of the battery does a better job storing electricity for renewable energy than existing designs.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. USDA-ARS scientists find new tool to combat major wheat disease https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/udoa-usf041020.php Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and their colleagues have discovered a gene that can be used to develop varieties of wheat that will be more resistant to a disease that is a major threat both overseas and to the nation's $10 billion annual wheat crop.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Usefulness of Denoising Process to Depict Myopic Choroidal Neovascularisation Using a Single Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography Image https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62607-6 Scientific Reports, Published online: 10 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62607-6
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Vast worlds called brown dwarfs have extraordinarily powerful winds https://www.newscientist.com/article/2239948-vast-worlds-called-brown-dwarfs-have-extraordinarily-powerful-winds/ Brown dwarfs, which are halfway between huge planets and small stars, have extremely powerful winds whipping around them at speeds of about 650 metres per second
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Video games improve the visual attention of expert players https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/f-vgi040720.php Long-term experiences of action real-time strategy games leads to improvements in temporal visual selective attention. Expert gamers become more effective in distributing limited cognitive resources between successive visual targets, showing a beneficial effect of intensive play.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Video: What is food insecurity? https://phys.org/news/2020-04-video-food-insecurity.html Norbert Wilson is a professor of food policy at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. His research touches on a number of food issues of such as access, choice, and food waste. He continues to work on food safety and quality issues in international trade and domestic food systems. Additionally, his work is moving to explore equity in food access and health.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. What is the origin of water on Earth? https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uldb-wit041020.php Led by Cédric Gillmann — Université libre de Bruxelles, ULB, funded by the EoS project ET-HoME, a team of researchers demonstrate that the water we are now enjoying on Earth has been there since its formation. Published on Nature Geoscience, this idea has very deep implications in terms of habitability of ancient Earth, Venus and Mars, as it suggests that planets likely formed with their near-ful
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. What the President Was Supposed to Do All Along https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/bidens-candidacy-about-nothing/609769/ So much for imagination, it would seem. The Democratic Party electorate has chosen as its presidential nominee Joe Biden, a solid but unremarkable vice president for eight years, a man who has been running for this nomination on and off since 1988. He has defeated opponents calling for a universal basic income, midwestern common sense, generational transition, plans upon plans upon plans, and, fi
….. (Hentet 10. 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 length among animals of similar body size points to it being primarily a mating status signal.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Why basing self-worth on money makes you lonely https://www.futurity.org/money-self-worth-loneliness-2333322/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=money-self-worth-loneliness-2333322 A new study digs into why people who base their self-worth on their financial success often feel lonely in everyday life. "When people base their self-worth on financial success, they experience feelings of pressure and a lack of autonomy, which are associated with negative social outcomes," says coauthor Lora Park, an associate professor of psychology at the University at Buffalo. "Feeling that
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Why China is emerging as a leader in sustainable and organic agriculture https://phys.org/news/2020-04-china-emerging-leader-sustainable-agriculture.html It's August and 38C outside a greenhouse on a fruit farm in suburban Nanjing, China. Inside the farmhouse, customers sample organic grapes and peaches.
….. (Hentet 10. april 2020) ….. ….. Widespread receptor-driven modulation in peripheral olfactory coding https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/eaaz5390.full Olfactory responses to single odors have been well characterized but in reality we are continually presented with complex mixtures of odors. We performed high-throughput analysis of single-cell responses to odor blends using Swept Confocally Aligned Planar Excitation (SCAPE) microscopy of intact mouse olfactory epithelium, imaging ~10,000 olfactory sensory neurons in parallel. In large numbers of