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Ref.nr. 10107 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. With Humans Indoors, Animals Go Wild https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/with-humans-indoors-animals-go-wild-67434 Across the globe, wildlife is exploring empty places usually occupied by people.
Ref.nr. 10106 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Retailers fear pain will last beyond the end of lockdown https://www.ft.com/content/64dd785f-c08c-4c6c-a952-3bc088871cbd Chains prepare for more pressure as government support will ease but demand will not recover
Ref.nr. 10105 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. RIT researchers build micro-device to detect bacteria, viruses https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/riot-rrb041720.php Ke Du and Blanca Lapizco-Encinas, both faculty-researchers in RIT's Kate Gleason College of Engineering, worked with an international team to collaborate on the design of a next-generation miniature lab device that uses magnetic nano-beads to isolate minute bacterial particles that cause diseases. This new technology improves how clinicians isolate drug-resistant strains of bacterial infections an
Ref.nr. 10104 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Global Tracker: Denmark, India, France, Spain Virus News https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/17/world/coronavirus-news-updates.html The world's most vulnerable young people could face poverty, lost schooling, medical distress and hunger, a U.N. report says. Nearly half of the sailors in a French aircraft carrier group tested positive for the coronavirus.
Ref.nr. 10103 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Bailey backs forecast of big UK economic downturn https://www.ft.com/content/9f7098d4-7044-4039-a452-433ae546faca BoE governor endorses fiscal watchdog's estimate of 35% drop in output since virus lockdown began
Ref.nr. 10102 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Hints of progress on virus drugs trigger sharp market moves https://www.ft.com/content/c8fbaefd-da82-46b1-a22d-fe3938a4a84a The whipsawing after economies locked down begins again as hopes rise of cities reopening
Ref.nr. 10101 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Easter celebrations test Greece's virus containment success https://www.ft.com/content/5dc789d1-e0c2-4002-9d0d-a1ce9ead70db Some protests as lockdown-fatigued Greeks tempted to defy social distancing rules to celebrate festival
Ref.nr. 10100 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Second homeowners accused of exploiting loophole to claim virus cash https://www.ft.com/content/53a1d365-0eb5-4622-bff3-1e893672260b Politicians say properties are being classed as holiday lets to be eligible for grants
Ref.nr. 10099 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Ebolamedicin uppges rädda svårt coronasjuka https://www.svt.se/nyheter/vetenskap/ebolamedicin-uppges-radda-svart-coronasjuka Det antivirala läkemedlet Remdesivir är ett av flera läkemedel som nu testats mot corona och det uppges visa positiva resultat i de försök som genomförts på ett drygt hundratal patienter i Chicago.
Ref.nr. 10098 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. DNA Could Hold Clues to Varying Severity of COVID-19 https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/dna-could-hold-clues-to-varying-severity-of-covid-19-67435 Hundreds of scientists around the globe are launching studies in search of genes that could explain why some people fall victim to coronavirus infection while others escape relatively unscathed.
Ref.nr. 10097 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. 4 ways to stop stereotyping older adults during COVID-19 https://www.futurity.org/older-adults-covid-19-stereotypes-2340832/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=older-adults-covid-19-stereotypes-2340832 The COVID-19 pandemic could be the "perfect storm" for reinforcing stereotypes about older people, Jake Harwood argues. "Some of the discourse around COVID has, I think, suggested not that older people are less valuable, perhaps, but that it's more acceptable for an older person to die…" Many people are keeping a close eye on their parents and grandparents amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as adults ag
Ref.nr. 10096 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Africa in the path of COVID-19 https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/cums-ait041720.php In a New England Journal of Medicine paper, researchers urge a coordinated global effort in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, with countries around the world [taking] concrete steps to assist Africa in staying ahead of the curve, even as they confront their own epidemics.
Ref.nr. 10095 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Individual genetic variation in immune system may affect severity of COVID-19 https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/asfm-igv041720.php Genetic variability in the human immune system may affect susceptibility to, and severity of infection by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus responsible for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The research is published today, April 17 in the Journal of Virology, a publication of the American Society for Microbiology.
Ref.nr. 10094 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Can smartphone apps track COVID-19 without violating your privacy? https://www.popsci.com/story/health/covid-19-contact-tracing-apps-privacy/ Contact tracing apps could help prevent second and third waves of the coronavirus once social distancing rules loosen up across the country. (Pexels/) In California, early signs have begun to appear that the state's swift and aggressive social distancing measures have slowed the spread of COVID-19 . Now, the city of San Francisco is assembling a task force to prevent the disease from surging back
Ref.nr. 10093 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. After the lockdown, another 'new normal' https://www.ft.com/content/e90fa942-809f-11ea-82f6-150830b3b99a Without a Covid-19 vaccine life will not quickly snap back to how it was before
Ref.nr. 10092 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Magical Thinking of the White House's New Covid-19 Plan https://www.wired.com/story/the-magical-thinking-of-the-white-houses-new-covid-19-plan/ The White House has "phases" for ending coronavirus restrictions, but offers states no help in achieving them.
Ref.nr. 10091 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19 news from Annals of Internal Medicine https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/acop-cnf041720.php Researchers from the National Institute for Infectious Diseases "Lazzaro Spallanzani" IRCCS, Rome, Italy present the early detection of infectious SARS-CoV-2 in ocular fluids from the first confirmed Covid-19 case in Italy.
Ref.nr. 10090 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Covid-19 latest: Death roll in Wuhan revised up by 50 per cent https://www.newscientist.com/article/2237475-covid-19-latest-death-roll-in-wuhan-revised-up-by-50-per-cent/ The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic
Ref.nr. 10089 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19 Is Likely to Lead to an Increase in Suicides https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/observations/covid-19-is-likely-to-lead-to-an-increase-in-suicides/ The psychosocial repercussions of this crisis could make the tragedy even worse — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Ref.nr. 10088 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How COVID-19 Is Changing Science https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/how-covid-19-is-changing-science/ The pandemic is pushing us to make research more open, more efficient and more collaborative — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Ref.nr. 10087 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How COVID-19 Is Changing Science https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/observations/how-covid-19-is-changing-science/ The pandemic is pushing us to make research more open, more efficient and more collaborative — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Ref.nr. 10086 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Researchers identify a model of COVID-19 infection in nonhuman primates https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/aaft-ria041720.php After comparing how infections from SARS-CoV-2 (which causes COVID-19) and two other human coronaviruses develop in cynomolgus macaques, researchers report that SARS-CoV-2 gives the animals a mild COVID-19-like disease.
Ref.nr. 10085 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Here's How Covid-19 Immunity Compares to Other Diseases https://www.wired.com/story/covid-19-immunity/ To stop the pandemic, it is critical to know how our immune system's antibodies fight the coronavirus. This is what science can tell us so far.
Ref.nr. 10084 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Covid-19 and competition — the ethical dilemma https://www.ft.com/content/c02b6339-0a7f-4155-859a-b039ed5e93f8 Netflix eclipses Disney, drone messaging, new Dell XPS 13
Ref.nr. 10083 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Modeling social distancing strategies for curbing the COVID-19 pandemic https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/aaft-msd041720.php As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, a major unanswered question is how SARS-CoV-2 will persist in the human population after its initial pandemic stage.
Ref.nr. 10082 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The IRS Is Sending Stimulus Checks to Dead People https://futurism.com/irs-sending-stimulus-checks-dead-people Dead Man's Treasure The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is in the process of handing out $290 billion in cash payments to many residents as part of the $2 trillion CARES Act stimulus bill, to aid those in need during the ongoing pandemic. But for a number of recipients, the money is coming in far too late — according to USA Today , some stimulus checks are going out to the deceased. "Ok this
Ref.nr. 10081 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Corona Tools 6 http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2020/04/17/1587137075000/Corona-Tools-6-/ "This is COVID-19, not COVID-1 folks."
Ref.nr. 10080 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Muddled thinking punctures plan for British ventilator https://www.ft.com/content/5f393d77-8e5b-4a85-b647-416efbc575ec Non-specialist manufacturers sent off to design new products that clinicians and regulators say were unsuitable for Covid patients
Ref.nr. 10079 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Virologist behind 'Contagion' film criticises leaders' slow responses https://www.ft.com/content/6e9b4fe7-b26e-45b9-acbd-2b24d182e914 The thriller has become the must-see movie of the pandemic nine years after its release
Ref.nr. 10078 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How the pandemic makes the case for a "public Venmo" https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/04/17/1000110/coronavirus-public-venmo-new-york/ Ron Kim was already convinced that money should be redesigned. Now that the coronavirus epidemic has hit, he's doubling down. Before covid-19 started spreading in the United States, Kim, a New York assemblyman who represents a district in Queens, had been pushing for the state to create a publicly run digital payment system. He and other proponents described the concept as a sort of "public Venmo
Ref.nr. 10077 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. When Duty Calls, and Menaces https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/17/us/coronavirus-doctors-dilemmas.html Amid the cheers of gratitude, a painful debate is brewing as doctors grapple with whether to join the front lines of a pandemic.
Ref.nr. 10076 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. What would a game-changing treatment for coronavirus look like? https://www.newscientist.com/article/2240615-what-would-a-game-changing-treatment-for-coronavirus-look-like/ Even if we find drugs that are effective against the coronavirus, that doesn't necessarily mean they will change the wider situation and help end lockdowns
Ref.nr. 10075 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Virgin Atlantic told to submit new bid for £500m bailout package https://www.ft.com/content/e2636703-acec-49ad-97b8-b944e032db1f UK Treasury 'unimpressed' by initial proposal from airline for aid to see it through coronavirus crisis
Ref.nr. 10074 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Up to 4% of Silicon Valley is already infected with coronavirus https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/04/17/1000113/up-to-4-of-silicon-valley-already-infected-with-coronavirus/ Results from surveys tracking the true spread of the coronavirus are all over the map—but one done in the heart of the technology sector says the germ is more widespread, and much less deadly, than widely believed. The new survey looked for antibodies to covid-19 in the blood of 3,300 residents of Santa Clara County, which is home to Palo Alto, top venture capital firms, and the headquarters of t
Ref.nr. 10073 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. UK's coronavirus science advice won't be published until pandemic ends https://www.newscientist.com/article/2241082-uks-coronavirus-science-advice-wont-be-published-until-pandemic-ends/ The UK government says its coronavirus strategies are based on science, but the scientific advice it has received won't be made public until after the pandemic
Ref.nr. 10072 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Trump Calls This Drug a 'Game Changer.' Doctors Aren't So Sure. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/17/health/trump-hydroxychloroquine-coronavirus.html The malaria drug hydroxychloroquine has become a political litmus test. But doctors on the front lines of coronavirus say it's just another tool in desperate times.
Ref.nr. 10071 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Rich Don't Know How to Use Vacuum Cleaners https://futurism.com/rich-dont-know-use-vacuum-cleaners Adulting For the mega-rich , the coronavirus pandemic has been a wake-up call revealing that they're unable to take care of themselves. Many wealthy people who normally rely on housekeepers, cooks, drivers, and other staff have had to choose between either asking those people to live in their homes with them — or trying and make do on their own. And that latter group, The Wall Street Journal repo
Ref.nr. 10070 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Productivity Is Not Working https://www.wired.com/story/question-productivity-coronavirus/ My generation learned that relentless self-optimization was a way to cope—but in this crisis, everything looks different.
Ref.nr. 10069 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Not much is happening in self-isolation. So why are you still so tired? https://bigthink.com/coronavirus/coronavirus-exhaustion With tens of millions of Americans sheltering at home, many people feel exhausted. Reasons range from a lack of routine, emotional uncertainty, poor nutrition, and alcohol abuse. Keeping your daily habits in place as much as possible is important for combating lethargy. Who knew that not leaving your house could be so exhausting? There are many reasons many of us are tired right now. We've long k
Ref.nr. 10068 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. MIT: Reopening Too Soon Could Cause "Explosion" of Coronavirus https://futurism.com/mit-reopening-too-soon-cause-explosion-coronavirus Researchers at MIT trained a neural network model on data that predicted the spread of the coronavirus from late January to early March, including information on how countries implemented quarantine measures. The researchers have a dire warning, as detailed in a preprint uploaded to medRxiv earlier this month: reopening the US too early would lead to a catastrophe. "We further demonstrate that re
Ref.nr. 10067 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Macron: time to think the unthinkable https://www.ft.com/content/55ba601d-073e-4c3c-8f6b-2d51408466f9 French president tells FT that the coronavirus pandemic is an existential crisis for the European project
Ref.nr. 10066 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Is remdesivir the drug that can kill the coronavirus? https://www.economist.com/science-and-technology/2020/04/17/is-remdesivir-the-drug-that-can-kill-the-coronavirus Many hope it is the cure the world has been looking for, but nobody can yet be sure it works
Ref.nr. 10065 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. End-of-life medical decisions being rushed through due to coronavirus https://www.newscientist.com/article/2240401-end-of-life-medical-decisions-being-rushed-through-due-to-coronavirus/ The covid-19 pandemic has led to rushed guidelines for doctors making treatment decisions, and has encouraged more people to make advance decisions on CPR and ventilation
Ref.nr. 10064 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Doctors group accuses WHO of 'political games' over coronavirus https://www.ft.com/content/610e6d28-ddc2-4cbe-ae96-cc22f1ed43e8 World Medical Association calls for health body to include Taiwan in pandemic response
Ref.nr. 10063 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Cuomo clashes with Trump over funding coronavirus testing https://www.ft.com/content/fa77e2ea-7040-4045-bb50-d900037e19a9 New York governor tells the president: 'Don't pass the buck without passing the bucks'
Ref.nr. 10062 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus: contact tracing explained https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/17/coronavirus-contact-tracing-explained WHO says Covid-19 patient tracing should be 'backbone of the response' Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage What is contact tracing? This is one of the most basic planks of public health responses to an epidemic . It means literally tracking down anyone that somebody with an infection may have had contact with in the days before they became ill. It was – and always will b
Ref.nr. 10061 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus Roundup for April 11-17 https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/coronavirus-roundup-for-april-11-17/ Pandemic news highlights of the week — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Ref.nr. 10060 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus Roundup for April 11-17 https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/observations/coronavirus-roundup-for-april-11-17/ Pandemic news highlights of the week — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Ref.nr. 10059 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Foments Anti-Restriction Protests, Alarming Governors https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/17/us/coronavirus-cases-news-update.html Several governors also announced plans to ease restrictions despite inadequate testing. At least 7,000 of the virus deaths in the U.S. are connected to nursing homes.
Ref.nr. 10058 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus FAQs: Can Sunlight Kill The Virus? How Risky Is An Elevator Ride? https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/04/17/836830157/coronavirus-faqs-can-sunlight-kill-the-virus-how-risky-is-an-elevator-ride?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science In this week's installment, we also look at how to handle that inevitable moment — you need a plumber or electrician or another repairperson to come to your home. (Image credit: ICHIRO/Getty Images)
Ref.nr. 10057 ….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <>corona ….. China's economy: the risk of a second coronavirus wave https://www.ft.com/content/43163250-808a-11ea-82f6-150830b3b99a Hopes for a strong recovery from a disastrous first quarter are at risk from new infections and a collapse in exports
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. <><>fakenews ….. Anti-Vaxxers More Paranoid than the Average Person https://www.reddit.com/r/cogsci/comments/g36qrs/antivaxxers_more_paranoid_than_the_average_person/ submitted by /u/tahutahut [link] [comments]
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. 'Super puppies' keep calm and carry on in the most stressful situations https://www.popsci.com/story/animals/super-puppies-training-program/ English setter puppy Crosby works on basic retrieving with a pigeon. (John Hafner/) This story originally featured on Outdoor Life . Tom Loy of Tallgrass Gordon Setters sits by the whelping box, where a litter of three-day-old setter puppies navigate their tiny universe from behind closed eyes. One by one, Loy lifts the puppies from the box and runs them through a series of brief exercises. When
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. A 1000-year-old mystery solved: Unlocking the molecular structure for the medieval blue from Chrozophora tinctoria, also known as folium http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/16/eaaz7772?rss=1 The molecular structure of the medieval watercolor known as folium has finally been solved in the 21st century. The interdisciplinary approach taken was the key to producing extracts that had been prepared following medieval instructions, and shows the blue/purple chromophore as the major dye in Chrozophora tinctoria fruits (shell). A multi-analytical characterization of its structure was made us
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. A highly sensitive and selective nanosensor for near-infrared potassium imaging http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/16/eaax9757?rss=1 Potassium ion (K + ) concentration fluctuates in various biological processes. A number of K + probes have been developed to monitor such fluctuations through optical imaging. However, the currently available K + probes are far from being sensitive enough in detecting physiological fluctuations in living animals. Furthermore, the monitoring of deep tissues is not applicable because of short-wavel
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. A novel landscape of nuclear human CDK2 substrates revealed by in situ phosphorylation http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/16/eaaz9899?rss=1 Cyclin-dependent kinase 2 (CDK2) controls cell division and is central to oncogenic signaling. We used an "in situ" approach to identify CDK2 substrates within nuclei isolated from cells expressing CDK2 engineered to use adenosine 5'-triphosphate analogs. We identified 117 candidate substrates, ~40% of which are known CDK substrates. Previously unknown candidates were validated to be CDK2 substra
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Albino Sharks of the Deep https://www.insidescience.org/albino-sharks-deep Creature A rare albino shark raises questions about how a lack of pigment affects deep-ocean creatures — including skates. 04/16/2020 Joshua Learn, Contributor To read more…
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. AMC aims to raise $500m debt during cinema shutdown https://www.ft.com/content/2d1625f8-2fe9-4611-b15d-1448a13cac85 World's biggest movie chain is struggling to avoid bankruptcy and offering an 11 per cent coupon
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. An Exoplanet in the Habitable Zone Found After Hiding in Kepler Data https://www.discovermagazine.com/planet-earth/an-exoplanet-in-the-habitable-zone-found-after-hiding-in-kepler-data Astronomers reviewed archived Kepler data and found evidence for a previously overlooked, Earth-like planet. And it seems to have some of the right conditions for life.
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. California nebula stars in final mosaic by NASA's Spitzer https://phys.org/news/2020-04-california-nebula-stars-mosaic-nasa.html Five days before NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope ended its mission on Jan. 30, 2020, scientists used the spacecraft's infrared camera to take multiple images of a region known as the California Nebula—a fitting target considering the mission's management and science operations were both based in Southern California at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Caltech. This mosaic is made from those imag
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Carmakers gear up for getting back to work https://www.ft.com/content/2f9372ef-075a-489a-a397-657af68ccee9 Most will go slowly, but Volvo opts for Swedish exceptionalism and Ferrari has a quarantine hotel
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Climate Change Has Helped Fuel a Megadrought in the Southwest https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/climate-change-has-helped-fuel-a-megadrought-in-the-southwest/ Data from tree rings suggest this drought is the worst in the region in 500 years — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Co-delivery of IL-10 and NT-3 to enhance spinal cord injury repair https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/mali-coi041720.php Spinal cord injury (SCI) creates a complex microenvironment that is not conducive to repair; growth factors are in short supply, whereas factors that inhibit regeneration are plentiful. In a new report, researchers have developed a structural bridge material that simultaneously stimulates IL-10 and NT-3 expression using a single bi-cistronic vector to alter the microenvironment and enhance repair.
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Commensal epitopes drive differentiation of colonic Tregs http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/16/eaaz3186?rss=1 The gut microbiome is the largest source of intrinsic non–self-antigens that are continuously sensed by the immune system but typically do not elicit lymphocyte responses. CD4 + T cells are critical to sustain uninterrupted tolerance to microbial antigens and to prevent intestinal inflammation. However, clinical interventions targeting commensal bacteria–specific CD4 + T cells are rare, because o
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Controversial 'gene drive' could disarm deadly wheat pathogen https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/controversial-gene-drive-could-disarm-deadly-wheat-pathogen?rss=1 Lab tests show potential of gene-spreading strategy to fight plant diseases
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Dazzled by the frontiers of science https://www.ft.com/content/843d6cd2-fb25-41f9-a61b-fa0ad06ade8d Mike Mackenzie's daily analysis of what's moving global markets
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Density waves in shear-thickening suspensions http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/16/eaay5589?rss=1 Shear thickening corresponds to an increase of the viscosity as a function of the shear rate. It is observed in many concentrated suspensions in nature and industry: water or oil saturated sediments, crystal-bearing magma, fresh concrete, silica suspensions, and cornstarch mixtures. Here, we reveal how shear-thickening suspensions flow, shedding light onto as yet non-understood complex dynamics r
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Disordered hyperuniformity in two-dimensional amorphous silica http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/16/eaba0826?rss=1 Disordered hyperuniformity (DHU) is a recently proposed new state of matter, which has been observed in a variety of classical and quantum many-body systems. DHU systems are characterized by vanishing infinite-wavelength normalized density fluctuations and are endowed with unique novel physical properties. Here, we report the discovery of disordered hyperuniformity in atomic-scale two-dimensional
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Electro-actuated valves and self-vented channels enable programmable flow control and monitoring in capillary-driven microfluidics http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/16/eaay8305?rss=1 Microfluidics are essential for many lab-on-a-chip applications, but it is still challenging to implement a portable and programmable device that can perform an assay protocol autonomously when used by a person with minimal training. Here, we present a versatile concept toward this goal by realizing programmable liquid circuits where liquids in capillary-driven microfluidic channels can be contro
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Exceptional capacitive deionization rate and capacity by block copolymer-based porous carbon fibers http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/16/eaaz0906?rss=1 Capacitive deionization (CDI) is energetically favorable for desalinating low-salinity water. The bottlenecks of current carbon-based CDI materials are their limited desalination capacities and time-consuming cycles, caused by insufficient ion-accessible surfaces and retarded electron/ion transport. Here, we demonstrate porous carbon fibers (PCFs) derived from microphase-separated poly(methyl met
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Exercise during pregnancy reduces obesity among offspring https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/wsu-edp041620.php When physically fit women exercise during pregnancy they could be setting their children up for better fitness too, according to new WSU research.
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Extinction of threatened marine megafauna would lead to huge loss in functional diversity https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/su-eot041720.php The extinction of threatened marine megafauna species could result in larger than expected losses in functional diversity, according to research led by Swansea University.
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Fiona Apple's Survival Guide to Isolation https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2020/04/fiona-apple-fetch-bolt-cutters-review/610051/ "Happy quarantine," Fiona Apple, the ferocious 42-year-old songwriter, said with a matter-of-fact raise of her eyebrows in a recent video message . "This time means nothing to me really, personally, because nothing's changed." She doesn't seem to be exaggerating. When Fiona Apple McAfee-Maggart was a teen singer on the cusp of fame in the '90s, her mom suggested that her stage name be "Fiona Lone
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Franchise operators seek new loan terms to tap rescue fund https://www.ft.com/content/659d7abe-0ba2-4d36-bbea-3a5e1bdad8fd Dhanani and Carrols among those trying to access scheme designed to help small businesses
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. From watching reruns to relationships, there are many ways of feeling connected https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uab-fwr041720.php New research from the University at Buffalo suggests that non-traditional social strategies, which can include so-called "guilty pleasures," are just as effective at fulfilling critical social needs as family connections, romantic relationships or strong social support systems.The study represents the first time researchers have empirically combined the traditional and non-traditional for comparat
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Fully stabilized multi-TW optical waveform synthesizer: Toward gigawatt isolated attosecond pulses http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/16/eaay2802?rss=1 A stable 50-mJ three-channel optical waveform synthesizer is demonstrated and used to reproducibly generate a high-order harmonic supercontinuum in the soft x-ray region. This synthesizer is composed of pump pulses from a 10-Hz repetition-rate Ti:sapphire pump laser and signal and idler pulses from an infrared two-stage optical parametric amplifier driven by this pump laser. With full active stab
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Functional diversity of marine megafauna in the Anthropocene http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/16/eaay7650?rss=1 Marine megafauna, the largest animals in the oceans, serve key roles in ecosystem functioning. Yet, one-third of these animals are at risk of extinction. To better understand the potential consequences of megafaunal loss, here we quantify their current functional diversity, predict future changes under different extinction scenarios, and introduce a new metric [functionally unique, specialized an
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Hawkmoth lamina monopolar cells act as dynamic spatial filters to optimize vision at different light levels http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/16/eaaz8645?rss=1 How neural form and function are connected is a central question of neuroscience. One prominent functional hypothesis, from the beginnings of neuroanatomical study, states that laterally extending dendrites of insect lamina monopolar cells (LMCs) spatially integrate visual information. We provide the first direct functional evidence for this hypothesis using intracellular recordings from type II
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Historic First SpaceX Crewed Mission Scheduled for May 27 https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/309463-nasa-first-spacex-crewed-mission-iss-scheduled-may-27?source=Extreme The Dragon 2 capsule autonomously docking at the ISS in March 2019. SpaceX is gearing up for its most important mission yet. After years of development and testing, Elon Musk's private spaceflight firm will fly its first crewed mission to the International Space Station (ISS). NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine has announced the official launch date of May 27, 2020 . This will mark the first time
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. How Herbivore Herds Might Help Permafrost https://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/how-herbivore-herds-might-help-permafrost/ Introducing herds of large herbivores in the Arctic would disturb surface snow, allowing cold air to reach the ground and keep the permafrost frosty. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. How Human Connection Affects Our Hearts and Hormones https://www.discovermagazine.com/health/how-human-connection-affects-our-hearts-and-hormones Science is showing us that our social ties play a vital role in our health.
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. How to navigate sexual rejection as a couple https://bigthink.com/sex-relationships/sexual-rejection-2645740543 Sexual rejection will be a part of any committed relationship. Studies show that how the rejecting partner turns down an advance can alter how the initiating partner views the relationship. Desire can lessen over time, but there are ways to, and ways not to, reignite that spark. You get home a few hours before your partner. You've had a good day, and you're feeling in the mood. You cook a fabulou
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Impacts on asteroids produce regolith, erase small craters https://phys.org/news/2020-04-impacts-asteroids-regolith-erase-small.html Impact cratering both produces new regolith and causes seismic events that can degrade and erase small craters on the surface of asteroids, a paper by Planetary Science Institute Senior Scientist James Richardson says.
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Learning Lessons From Inspiration, Despite Complexity, In 'Why Fish Don't Exist' https://www.npr.org/2020/04/17/836139237/learning-lessons-from-inspiration-despite-complexity-in-why-fish-dont-exist?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science Former NPR journalist Lulu Miller was inspired by a scientist who started again when his life's work was destroyed. Now, she writes about what she can take from his story, even when it's not all good. (Image credit: Simon & Schuster)
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Machine learning could check if you're social distancing properly at work https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/04/17/1000092/ai-machine-learning-watches-social-distancing-at-work/ Andrew Ng's startup Landing AI has created a new workplace monitoring tool that issues an alert when anyone is less than the desired distance from a colleague. Six feet apart: On Thursday, the startup released a blog post with a new demo video showing off a new social distancing detector. On the left is a feed of people walking around on the street. On the right, a bird's-eye diagram represents e
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Map making: Constructing, combining, and navigating abstract cognitive maps https://www.reddit.com/r/cogsci/comments/g2hcpl/map_making_constructing_combining_and_navigating/ submitted by /u/utopiah [link] [comments]
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Maternal exercise via exerkine apelin enhances brown adipogenesis and prevents metabolic dysfunction in offspring mice http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/16/eaaz0359?rss=1 The obesity rate is rapidly increasing, which has been attributed to lack of exercise and excessive energy intake. Here, we found a previously unidentified explanation, due to lack of maternal exercise. In this study, healthy maternal mice were assigned either to a sedentary lifestyle or to exercise daily, and fetal brown adipose tissue (BAT) development and offspring metabolic health were analyz
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Minibands in twisted bilayer graphene probed by magnetic focusing http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/16/eaay7838?rss=1 Magnetic fields force ballistic electrons injected from a narrow contact to move along skipping orbits and form caustics. This leads to pronounced resistance peaks at nearby voltage probes as electrons are effectively focused inside them, a phenomenon known as magnetic focusing. This can be used not only for the demonstration of ballistic transport but also to study the electronic structure of me
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Molecular engineering of metal coordination interactions for strong, tough, and fast-recovery hydrogels http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/16/eaaz9531?rss=1 Many load-bearing tissues, such as muscles and cartilages, show high elasticity, toughness, and fast recovery. However, combining these mechanical properties in the same synthetic biomaterials is fundamentally challenging. Here, we show that strong, tough, and fast-recovery hydrogels can be engineered using cross-linkers involving cooperative dynamic interactions. We designed a histidine-rich dec
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Mysterious tuft cells found to play role in pancreatitis https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/si-mtc041720.php A team of Salk scientists led by Professor Geoffrey Wahl and Staff Scientist Kathleen DelGiorno has uncovered the formation of tuft cells during pancreatitis and the surprising role of these cells in immunity, using mouse models of pancreatitis. The findings could lead to the development of new biomarkers to test for pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer.
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Nanoparticle elasticity regulates phagocytosis and cancer cell uptake http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/16/eaaz4316?rss=1 The ability of cells to sense external mechanical cues is essential for their adaptation to the surrounding microenvironment. However, how nanoparticle mechanical properties affect cell-nanoparticle interactions remains largely unknown. Here, we synthesized a library of silica nanocapsules (SNCs) with a wide range of elasticity (Young's modulus ranging from 560 kPa to 1.18 GPa), demonstrating the
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. NASA announces first SpaceX crewed flight for May 27 https://phys.org/news/2020-04-nasa-spacex-crewed-flight.html A SpaceX rocket will send two American astronauts to the International Space Station on May 27, NASA announced on Friday, the first crewed spaceflight from the US in nearly a decade.
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Nasa to launch first manned mission from US in decade https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-52333932 The mission will take place on 27 May using a rocket and spacecraft made by private firm SpaceX.
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Negative friction coefficient in microscale graphite/mica layered heterojunctions http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/16/eaaz6787?rss=1 The friction of a solid contact typically shows a positive dependence on normal load according to classic friction laws. A few exceptions were recently observed for nanoscale single-asperity contacts. Here, we report the experimental observation of negative friction coefficient in microscale monocrystalline heterojunctions at different temperatures. The results for the interface between graphite
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. New discovery settles long-standing debate about photovoltaic materials https://phys.org/news/2020-04-discovery-long-standing-debate-photovoltaic-materials.html Scientists have theorized that organometallic halide perovskites— a class of light harvesting "wonder" materials for applications in solar cells and quantum electronics— are so promising due to an unseen yet highly controversial mechanism called the Rashba effect. Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have now experimentally proven the existence of the effect in bulk perovs
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. New route of assembly and ionic channel traffic in cardiac cells https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/uob-nro041720.php Ionic channels -integral proteins in the cell membrane- are essential in several processes such as cardiac activity, nervous transmission, cell proliferation and the regulation of blood pressure. A study which has now been published in Science Advances describes for the first time the membrane traffic and association mechanisms of the Iks cardiac currents, a flow of potassium ions through ionic ch
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Not Just Fun and Games https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/not-just-fun-and-games/ Best known for inventing the game of Life, John H. Conway is adept at finding the theorems hidden in simple puzzles — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Novel technology aims to improve treatment of neurological diseases https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/pu-nta041720.php Researchers at Princeton University are developing new "gene promoters" – which act like switches to turn genes on – for use with gene therapy, the delivery of new genes to replace ones that are faulty. The new promoters work especially well for brain and other neurological disorders and provide longer-lasting functionality compared to other promoters.
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. On-demand regulation of photochromic behavior through various counterions for high-level security printing http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/16/eaaz2386?rss=1 Materials exhibiting reversible changes in optical properties upon light irradiation have shown great potential in diverse optoelectronic areas. In particular, the modulation of photochromic behavior on demand for such materials is of fundamental importance, but it remains a formidable challenge. Here, we report a facile and effective strategy to engineer controllable photochromic properties by v
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Researchers achieve remote control of hormone release https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/miot-rar041720.php Using magnetic nanoparticles, scientists stimulate the adrenal gland in rodents to control release of hormones linked to stress.
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Researchers Steal Data From Air-Gapped Systems Using Fan Vibrations https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/309470-researchers-steal-data-from-air-gapped-systems-using-fan-vibrations?source=Extreme A team of Israeli researchers led by Mordechai Guri, the head of R&D at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, has unveiled a new method of exfiltrating data from air-gapped computers via fan vibrations. It's the latest in a series of data-stealing tactics Guri and his team have demonstrated, all of them focused on methods of invisibly transmitting data from computers that are supposed to be iso
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Self-testing nonprojective quantum measurements in prepare-and-measure experiments http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/16/eaaw6664?rss=1 Self-testing represents the strongest form of certification of a quantum system. Here, we theoretically and experimentally investigate self-testing of nonprojective quantum measurements. That is, how can one certify, from observed data only, that an uncharacterized measurement device implements a desired nonprojective positive-operator valued measure (POVM). We consider a prepare-and-measure scen
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Shuttered: David Brandon Geeting's Cabin-Fever Dream https://www.wired.com/story/shuttered-david-brandon-geetings-cabin-fever-dream/ No creative brief? No problem. These oddball still lifes were produced from nothing but his personal trove of knick knacks.
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Sorry, 'Tiger King,' but Big Cats Don't Make Good Pets https://www.discovermagazine.com/planet-earth/sorry-tiger-king-but-big-cats-dont-make-good-pets America has a captive tiger problem. Some are personal pets, others are roadside petting-zoo attractions. But none of that helps tiger conservation.
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Sover du, skat? Kvinder falder hurtigere i søvn efter sex end mænd https://www.dr.dk/nyheder/viden/kroppen/sover-du-skat-kvinder-falder-hurtigere-i-soevn-efter-sex-end-maend Forskere afliver myte om, at mænd dejser først om efter akten.
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. SpaceX Gets May Date to Launch 2 NASA Astronauts to Space Station https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/17/science/spacex-nasa-crew-dragon.html The crew will be the first to travel to orbit from American soil since the space shuttle stopped flying in 2011.
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. SpaceX Is Officially Sending Astronauts to Space Next Month https://futurism.com/spacex-is-officially-sending-astronauts-to-space-next-month Launch Date SpaceX finally has a launch date to launch astronauts to space — the first planned launch from U.S. soil since the retirement of NASA's Space Shuttle program in 2011. On May 27, SpaceX will launch US astronauts Bob Behnken and Dough Hurley to the International Space Station aboard a Crew Dragon spacecraft, powered by SpaceX's workhorse Falcon 9 rocket. Liftoff is scheduled for 4:32 pm
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Super-resolution nanoscopy by coherent control on nanoparticle emission http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/16/eaaw6579?rss=1 Super-resolution nanoscopy based on wide-field microscopic imaging provided high efficiency but limited resolution. Here, we demonstrate a general strategy to push its resolution down to ~50 nm, which is close to the range of single molecular localization microscopy, without sacrificing the wide-field imaging advantage. It is done by actively and simultaneously modulating the characteristic emiss
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Sword-wielding scientists show how ancient fighting techniques spread across Bronze Age Europe https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/sword-wielding-scientists-show-how-ancient-fighting-techniques-spread-across-bronze-age?rss=1 Archaeologists trace fighting styles by dings and dents on ancient swords
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. The Barnum Effect: Why people believe in horoscopes, fortunes, personality tests, etc. https://www.reddit.com/r/cogsci/comments/g2jprc/the_barnum_effect_why_people_believe_in/ submitted by /u/BuildMeAShip [link] [comments]
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. The best jigsaws for your next project https://www.popsci.com/story/shop/best-jigsaws/ Make a magazine rack, a breakfast nook, a cutting board, a planter, or whatever else strikes your fancy. (Amazon/) For any DIY project that requires cutting wood, metal, plastic, and insulation, a jigsaw should be your go-to tool. With swappable toothed blades made for different materials, tilting shoes for angled cuts, and orbiting sawing motion, a smooth, precise and ready-to-sand cut is exactl
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. The deubiquitinase UCHL1 regulates cardiac hypertrophy by stabilizing epidermal growth factor receptor http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/16/eaax4826?rss=1 Pathological cardiac hypertrophy leads to heart failure (HF). The ubiquitin-proteasome system (UPS) plays a key role in maintaining protein homeostasis and cardiac function. However, research on the role of deubiquitinating enzymes (DUBs) in cardiac function is limited. Here, we observed that the deubiquitinase ubiquitin C-terminal hydrolase 1 (UCHL1) was significantly up-regulated in agonist-sti
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. The Ten Elements of Community https://www.reddit.com/r/cogsci/comments/g32etf/the_ten_elements_of_community/ submitted by /u/IceHistory0 [link] [comments]
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Three-dimensional vectorial holography based on machine learning inverse design http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/16/eaaz4261?rss=1 The three-dimensional (3D) vectorial nature of electromagnetic waves of light has not only played a fundamental role in science but also driven disruptive applications in optical display, microscopy, and manipulation. However, conventional optical holography can address only the amplitude and phase information of an optical beam, leaving the 3D vectorial feature of light completely inaccessible.
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Ultraprecise single-molecule localization microscopy enables in situ distance measurements in intact cells http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/16/eaay8271?rss=1 Single-molecule localization microscopy (SMLM) has the potential to quantify the diversity in spatial arrangements of molecules in intact cells. However, this requires that the single-molecule emitters are localized with ultrahigh precision irrespective of the sample format and the length of the data acquisition. We advance SMLM to enable direct distance measurements between molecules in intact c
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. UM study finds diverse diet as effective as sports supplements for female athletes https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/tuom-usf041720.php A recently released study from the University of Montana has discovered that common 'edge,' sports nutrition products, are no more effective at promoting recovery in female athletes as regular, carbohydrate-rich, often less-expensive potato-based foods.
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. Under oil open-channel microfluidics empowered by exclusive liquid repellency http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/16/eaay9919?rss=1 Recently, the functionality of under oil open microfluidics was expanded from droplet-based operations to include lateral flow in under oil aqueous channels. However, the resolution of the under oil fluidic channels reported so far is still far from comparable with that of closed-channel microfluidics (millimeters versus micrometers). Here, enabled by exclusive liquid repellency and an under oil
….. (Hentet 17. april 2020) ….. ….. What Did Ancient Humans Look Like? https://www.discovermagazine.com/planet-earth/what-did-ancient-humans-look-like Our ancient ancestors bore a resemblance to the reflection we see in the mirror.