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<>corona 2020marts17 ….. 'Corona clause' creeps into business loan documents ….. https://www.ft.com/content/5ef2d920-686a-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Borrowers seek to avoid hitting loan limits by getting more flexibility from lenders


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. »Da lægen i Bjert fik corona, tænkte jeg, at nu går det sgu ikke længere« ….. https://dagensmedicin.dk/da-laegen-i-bjert-fik-corona-taenkte-jeg-at-nu-gaar-det-sku-ikke-laengere/ ….. Et coronaramt lægehus satte i fredags lægedækningen i omegnen af Kolding på en alvorlig prøve. Opsmøgede lægeærmer og stor forståelse hos borgerne har indtil videre holdt lægedækningen oven vande.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. 10 misconceptions about the 1918 flu, the 'greatest pandemic in history' ….. https://bigthink.com/politics-current-affairs/1918-flu-pandemic-myths ….. Pandemic : It's a scary word. But the world has seen pandemics before, and worse ones, too. Consider the influenza pandemic of 1918 , often referred to erroneously as the "Spanish flu." Misconceptions about it may be fueling unfounded fears about COVID-19, and now is an especially good time to correct them. In the pandemic of 1918, between 50 and 100 million people are thought to have died, repre


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. 5 ways to maintain community while social distancing ….. https://www.futurity.org/?p=2309902&utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=community-while-social-distancing-2309902-2 ….. It's possible to maintain community while social distancing to contain the spread of COVID-19, according to a professor of health psychology. In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 throughout the US, thousands of in-person gatherings are now canceled, including sporting events, parades, concerts, and church services. For many, the CDC recommendations on social distancing can start to feel is


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. A bloody battle or a long war? The ethical dilemma of tackling coronavirus ….. https://www.technologyreview.com/s/615377/coronavirus -model-london-vaccine-suppression-imperial-deaths/ ….. Francois Balloux, a computational epidemiologist who worked on an influential new coronavirus model, on the trade-offs that have to be made.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. A Doctor Warns of the 'Biggest Risk' We Face Right Now ….. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/03/conversations-doc-part-ii/608245/ ….. On Tuesday, I spoke with Daniel Horn , a physician at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is leading a team preparing his institution for an influx of coronavirus patients. In our last interview , on Sunday, Horn was anxious that his broader community hadn't yet adopted social distancing. That policy is now firmly in place, but a new set of problems is looming. Franklin Foer : Are you carrying any


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. A Glimpse of the Coronavirus 's Possible Legacy ….. https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2020/03/hong-kong-sars-china-coronavirus -covid19/608131/ ….. HONG KONG—Tucked away in a park here, near a spiraling observation tower and an aviary teeming with exotic birds, is a monument of thin white pillars, metal and glass. Beneath the memorial's canopy, eight bronze busts sit on square concrete podiums. The faces, forward looking, gazes fixed and lips drawn in the slightest of smiles, are those of medical workers who died battling the outbreak of sev


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. African nations move swiftly to head off coronavirus spread ….. https://www.ft.com/content/4dc832dc-684f-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Fears over health systems prompt states to take early preventative measures


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Alabama: Latest updates on coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/coronavirus -alabama.html ….. The case count in Alabama jumped to 36 on Tuesday (March 17).


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Alaska: Latest updates on coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/coronavirus -alaska.html ….. Alaska has three confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of Monday (March 16).


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Amazon Warehouses Will Now Accept Essential Supplies Only ….. https://www.wired.com/story/amazon-warehouse-essential-goods-only/ ….. The company says the unprecedented move will help get items like food and diapers to people affected by the coronavirus pandemic faster.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. America's Flimsy Broadband Has Workers, Schoolchildren Isolated ….. https://futurism.com/america-flimsy-broadband-workers-schoolchildren-isolated ….. Digital Divide In the face of the coronavirus outbreak, students and workers alike are staying home and doing what they can remotely. But in America, many regions don't have affordable or high quality broadband service, if they have it at all. The result is that many are finding themselves cut off at a time when access to new information about the coronavirus is crucial, CNET reports . The proble


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Arizona: Latest updates on coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/coronavirus -arizona.html ….. Arizona has reported 20 positive cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday (March 17).


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Arkansas: Latest updates on coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/coronavirus -arkansas.html ….. Arkansas has reported 22 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday (March 17).


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Australia axes overseas travel and large gatherings to slow covid-19 ….. https://www.newscientist.com/article/2237798-australia-axes-overseas-travel-and-large-gatherings-to-slow-covid-19/ ….. Australians are not to travel overseas or gather in large groups in a bid to slow the spread of covid-19, which appears to be at relatively low levels in the country


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Australske forskere: Sådan reagerer kroppen på coronavirus ….. https://ing.dk/artikel/australske-forskere-saadan-reagerer-kroppen-paa-coronavirus -233180 ….. PLUS. Et sundt immunforsvar bekæmper corona på samme måde som en almindelig influenza.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Bad News: Yes, Some Kids Are Getting Seriously Sick From Coronavirus ….. https://futurism.com/coronavirus -kids-children ….. All the news we've seen about the coronavirus currently wrecking havoc on the world has previously come with the lone, bright caveat that it spares the worst of its effects from children. A new study comes bearing bad news: That looks like it's not the case. Or at least not entirely. The academic journal Pediatrics published what the New York Times noted as the largest study to date on COVID-19 a


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen: Fed must act on coronavirus ….. https://www.ft.com/content/01f267a2-686c-11ea-a3c9-1fe6fedcca75 ….. Reviving crisis-era programmes is a first step but the central bank may need to buy corporate bonds


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Biohackers team up online to help develop coronavirus solutions ….. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/18/biohacking-online-forums-coronavirus -vaccines-testing ….. Students, scientists, developers and health professionals use forums to investigate potential vaccines and methods of testing Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Scientific questions and crippling logistical challenges surrounding the global response to the fast-moving coronavirus pandemic have led many to help look for solutions, stoking a burgeoning DIY biology movemen


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. BoE offers unlimited QE for large company financing ….. https://www.ft.com/content/bfb22e3e-6921-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. New governor Andrew Bailey seeks to limit impact of coronavirus on economy


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. California Cops Say Tesla Factory Must Shut Down ….. https://futurism.com/california-cops-tesla-factory-must-shut-down ….. I Fought the Law As the coronavirus tears through California, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has — thus far — refused to shut down the electric automaker's Fremont factory in light of the global coronavirus pandemic. But now area cops are pushing back, according to Electrek — setting up a potential showdown between Musk's company and the county sheriff. "Tesla is not an essential business as defined in the


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. California: Latest updates on coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/california-coronavirus -updates.html ….. California has reported 472 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 11 deaths as of Monday evening (March 16).


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Can Smart Thermometers Track the Spread of the Coronavirus ? ….. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/18/health/coronavirus -fever-thermometers.html ….. A company that makes internet-connected thermometers has followed the flu more closely than the C.D.C. can. Now the devices may be turning up cases of Covid-19.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. China farmers fear food shortage after coronavirus controls ….. https://www.ft.com/content/cafb828e-6423-11ea-b3f3-fe4680ea68b5 ….. Transport lockdown leads to scarcity of labourers and fertiliser ahead of planting season


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. China ramps up coronavirus help to Europe ….. https://www.ft.com/content/186a9260-693a-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Shipments will have diplomatic impact as Beijing seeks to exploit transatlantic tensions


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. China Says This Drug Is "Clearly Effective" Against Coronavirus ….. https://futurism.com/china-drug-clearly-effective-coronavirus ….. According to Japanese media , Chinese medical authorities have found that an antiviral drug called "favipiravir" has shown promise in treating COVID-19 patients, The Guardian reports . "It has a high degree of safety and is clearly effective in treatment," Zhang Xinmin, an official at China's science and technology ministry, told reporters on Tuesday. The drug has been used in the past to fight a


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Close the Churches ….. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/03/close-churches/608236/ ….. What is a church to do in the time of the coronavirus pandemic? For many religious traditions, gathering for worship is not just a friendly suggestion. Some Jewish practices require groups of 10. Muslims consider Friday's congregational prayer one of their most important. Catholics celebrate the Eucharist together during Mass. As the German Lutheran theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote in 1930, "


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Colorado: Latest updates on coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/colorado-coronavirus -updates.html ….. More than 130 people in the state have been diagnosed with COVID-19, and one has died.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Corona Tools ….. http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2020/03/18/1584530973000/Corona-Tools-/ ….. Welfare < growth.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Corona-hjemmearbejde øger risikoen for hackerangreb ….. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/eksperter-advarer-corona-hjemmearbejde-faar-os-at-saenke-paraderne-oeger-risikoen ….. Folk har en tendens til at sænke paraderne, når de sidder hjemmefra og arbejder, lyder det fra Center for Cybersikkerhed og it-sikkerhedsvirksomheden Dubex.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus Disrupts Social Media's First Line of Defense ….. https://www.wired.com/story/coronavirus -social-media-automated-content-moderation/ ….. Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube all announced this week that thousands of content moderators are being sent home—leaving more of our feeds in the hands of machines.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus vaccines: five key questions as trials begin ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00798-8 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00798-8 Some experts warn that accelerated testing will involve some risky trade-offs.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus Test Obstacles: A Shortage of Face Masks and Swabs ….. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/18/health/coronavirus -test-shortages-face-masks-swabs.html ….. Hospitals and doctors say they are critically low on swabs needed to test patients for the coronavirus , as well as face masks and other gear to protect health care workers.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus Business Update: The dash for cash ….. https://www.ft.com/content/bc72b369-2a45-4c5f-8cdd-d380072b4606 ….. Investors put fund managers under pressure to dump liquid assets


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus map of the US: latest cases state by state ….. https://www.theguardian.com/world/ng-interactive/2020/mar/18/coronavirus -map-us-latest-cases-state-by-state ….. Coronavirus – live updates What scientists know about how each age group spreads Covid-19 Full coronavirus coverage The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 continues to grow in the US. Mike Pence, the vice-president, is overseeing the US response to the coronavirus . So far, 80% of patients experience a mild form of the illness, which can include a fever and pneumonia, and many of these cases re


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus Glossary: Flattening the Curve, Pandemic, Covid-19 and More ….. https://www.nytimes.com/article/coronavirus -terms-glossary.html ….. Here are some of the terms and phrases you need to know to understand the virus and how it spreads.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus 's Effect on Autism Research May Have Lasting Effects ….. https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/coronavirus s-effect-on-autism-research-may-have-lasting-effects-67286 ….. Labs are trying to figure out who will care for animals and organoids and some clinical trials are put on hold.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus , Ray Dalio and forecasting in an age of uncertainty ….. https://www.ft.com/content/1a977650-68b0-11ea-a3c9-1fe6fedcca75 ….. Predictive models only get you so far. We also need to maintain our peripheral vision


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus reminds Americans that pursuit of happiness is tied to the collective good ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-coronavirus -americans-pursuit-happiness-tied.html ….. At its core, the United States Declaration of Independence argues that all human beings have "unalienable rights." These include right to "Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus : How to conduct research and maintain social distancing ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-coronavirus -social-distancing.html ….. Scientists are facing stiff headwinds from the rapid spread of COVID-19.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus UK cases: how many are in your area? ….. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/18/coronavirus -uk-cases-how-many-are-in-your-area ….. Latest figures from public health authorities on the spread of Covid-19 in the United Kingdom. Find out how many local confirmed cases have been reported near you Coronavirus – live news updates Find all our coronavirus coverage here How to protect yourself from infection Please note: these are government figures on numbers of confirmed cases – some people who report symptoms are not being tested


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus vaccine trial, Mars rover delay and a boost for UK science ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00752-8 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00752-8 The latest science news, in brief.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus puts casual workers at risk of homelessness ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-coronavirus -casual-workers-homelessness.html ….. Our analysis shows an economic downturn as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic will dramatically increase rental stress for people with insecure or casual work. If the downturn persists this will place people in precarious jobs at higher risk of homelessness.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus thrusting workforce 'into a grand experiment' with social distancing ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-coronavirus -workforce-grand-social-distancing.html ….. Stephen Colbert recently quipped that no country is more prepared to take on the coronavirus than the United States.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus response a 'vast experiment' that's changing U.S. workplaces ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-coronavirus -response-vast-workplaces.html ….. While health leaders and policymakers race to limit the spread of COVID-19, the emerging crisis is having a dramatic impact on millions of healthy Americans—in restaurants, offices, taxicabs, classrooms and other places where they work.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus : Venice canals clearer after lockdown ….. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-europe-51943104/coronavirus -venice-canals-clearer-after-lockdown ….. Venetians say they're seeing fish once again in the city's famous waters.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus poses 'acid test' for conscious capitalism; climate pressure continues ….. https://www.ft.com/content/b0620412-846b-4dcb-9451-d0887c3d8aba ….. Your guide to the investment and business revolution you can't afford to ignore


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus Tips and Supplies Guide: What to Buy (and Avoid) in Case of Quarantine ….. https://www.wired.com/story/covid-19-gear-supplies-guide/ ….. Don't: hoard toilet paper and medical masks. Do: make sure you have plenty of food, water, and indoor activities.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should I see a doctor? ….. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/18/coronavirus -symptoms-what-are-they-doctor-covid-19 ….. What are the Covid-19 symptoms caused by the novel coronavirus , how does it spread, and should you call a doctor? Find all our coronavirus coverage here Coronavirus – latest updates How to protect yourself from infection It is caused by a member of the coronavirus family that has never been encountered before. Like other coronavirus es, it has come from animals. It first emerged in the Chinese cit


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus latest: 18 March at a glance ….. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/18/coronavirus -latest-at-a-glance ….. A summary of the biggest developments in the global coronavirus outbreak Follow our latest coronavirus blog for live news and updates Key developments in the global coronavirus outbreak today include: Continue reading…


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus : travellers race home amid worldwide border closures and flight warnings ….. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/18/coronavirus -travellers-race-home-amid-worldwide-border-closures-and-flight-warnings ….. A growing number of nations are shutting airports as global Covid-19 infection cases near 200,000 Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Travellers across the world are scrambling to find flights home as governments urged their citizens to return and some nations announced the imminent closure of airports and borders. As coronavirus cases near 200,000 globally, a growing nu


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus Live Updates: Nations Pledge Trillions to Stave Off Economic Catastrophe ….. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/18/world/coronavirus -news.html ….. The death toll in the U.S. passed 100 as the White House issued stimulus plans that included sending $1,000 to every American. New York City's mayor says a "shelter in place" order is being considered.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus live news: outbreak reaches every US state as Australia says isolation could last six months ….. https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2020/mar/18/coronavirus -live-news-updates-outbreak-us-states-uk-australia-europe-eu-self-isolation-lockdown-latest-update ….. EU implements strictest travel ban in history; Australian PM declares 'human biosecurity emergency'; British restaurants and museums close. Follow the latest updates. Coronavirus latest: at a glance UK: £330bn of guaranteed loans to be made available for businesses Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe freed temporarily from Iranian prison How to look after yourself and others in self-isolation Share your ex


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus latest: Carmakers BMW and Toyota to close European plants ….. https://www.ft.com/content/5919c6fb-1f5f-315d-8353-94f04afcf340 ….. [no content]


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Coronavirus outbreak: Live updates ….. https://www.livescience.com/topics/live/coronavirus -live-updates ….. Live Science will keep you up to date on all coronavirus news, including how far it has spread, city and local closings and the science behind the virus and the disease it causes, COVID-19.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic has a natural origin ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200317175442.htm ….. An analysis of public genome sequence data from SARS-CoV-2 and related virus es found no evidence that the virus was made in a laboratory or otherwise engineered.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. COVID-19 could hit homeless communities hard ….. https://www.popsci.com/story/health/coronavirus -homeless-risk/ ….. So far, vulnerable residents in Los Angeles's homeless encampments have seen little outreach on the coronavirus front. (Claudine Van MassenHove/Deposit Photos/) Michael Cousineau is a professor of Clinical Preventive Medicine at the University of Southern California. Also contributing to this are Gary Blasi, Paul Gregerson, Michelle Levander, and Fareed Dibazar. This story originally featured on


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Covid-19 is tech's big moment — but we still miss real life ….. https://www.ft.com/content/030a8c2c-67e6-11ea-a3c9-1fe6fedcca75 ….. Will 'social distancing' speed up our journey to living more online?


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. COVID-19 spread is fueled by 'stealth transmission' ….. https://www.livescience.com/coronavirus -undiagnosed-spread.html ….. Cases of COVID-19 that fly under the radar — without being diagnosed — appear to fuel the rapid spread of the disease.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. COVID-19 Threatens Food Supply Chain As Farms Worry About Workers Falling Ill ….. https://www.npr.org/2020/03/18/816644358/covid-19-threatens-food-supply-chain-as-farms-worry-about-workers-falling-ill?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science ….. COVID-19 has turned one end of the food industry — stores and restaurants — on its head. At the other end, food production hums along as usual, but that could change if workers catch the virus . (Image credit: Elaine Thompson/AP)


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. COVID-19: The immune system can fight back ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200317103815.htm ….. Researchers were able to test blood samples at four different time points in an otherwise healthy woman in her 40s, who presented with COVID-19 and had mild-to-moderate symptoms requiring hospital admission.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Covid-19's deserted landscapes – then and now ….. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/18/covid-19s-deserted-landscapes-then-and-now ….. As countries close borders and bring in curfews, photographs reveal the impact of coronavirus Beirut's Corniche promenade in Lebanon. Photograph: Mohamed Azakir/Reuters Continue reading…


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Daily briefing: Three things all governments and their science advisers must do now to fight COVID-19 ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00816-9 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00816-9 Nature calls for leaders to follow World Health Organization advice, end secrecy in decision-making and cooperate globally. Plus: How to see the true geometry of the Universe, and the Abel prize goes to two mathematics pioneers who found order in chaos.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. DeepMind's Protein Folding AI Is Going After Coronavirus ….. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fk5ukl/deepminds_protein_folding_ai_is_going_after/ ….. submitted by /u/dwaxe [link] [comments]


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Delaware: Latest updates on Coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/delaware-coronavirus -updates.html ….. Delaware has eight cases of COVID-19, most of them connected to the University of Delaware.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Destroyed Habitat Creates the Perfect Conditions for Coronavirus to Emerge ….. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/destroyed-habitat-creates-the-perfect-conditions-for-coronavirus -to-emerge/ ….. COVID-19 may be just the beginning of mass pandemics — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Did Federal Officials Really Question W.H.O. Tests for Coronavirus ? ….. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/17/health/coronavirus -tests-who.html ….. Dr. Deborah Birx said she did not mean to suggest the widely used diagnostic tests generated frequent false-positive results.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Digestive symptoms are prominent among COVID-19 patients reveals study in The American Journal of Gastroenterology ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/wkh-dsa031820.php ….. The American Journal of Gastroenterology published today a new study that reveals digestive symptoms, including diarrhea, are common in COVID-19 patients. The study comes from the Wuhan Medical Treatment Expert Group for COVID-19 in China.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Don't Trust Memes That Promise Coronavirus Cures ….. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/18/health/coronavirus -cure-gargle-water.html ….. Gargling warm salty water, taking vitamins or heating your nasal passages won't eliminate the virus or keep it from reaching your lungs.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Dumb question but would the Corona Virus be slowing down innovation and tech or speeding it up? ….. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fka4vb/dumb_question_but_would_the_corona_virus _be/ ….. Or would it stay the same? I was thinking maybe automation would be more of a priority and so A.I would fare better? submitted by /u/ChefDwayne [link] [comments]


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Därför kan ebolamedicin rädda livet på coronasmittade ….. https://www.svt.se/nyheter/vetenskap/darfor-kan-ebola-medicin-radda-livet-pa-coronasmittade ….. Läkemedlet Remdesivir, som nu testas på svårt sjuka covid-19-patienter, har ett brett spektrum av antivirala aktiviteter mot RNA-virus . Än så länge vet vi inte hur effektivt läkemedlet är, men en ny studie ger hopp om att det snart ska bli ett alternativ i behandlingen av det nya coronavirus et.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. En måned til peaket: Drastiske tiltag skal forhindre et knækket sundhedsvæsen ….. https://dagensmedicin.dk/en-maaned-til-peaket-drastiske-tiltag-skal-forhindre-et-knaekket-sundhedsvaesen/ ….. En enkelt person med coronavirus kan smitte 950.000 mennesker på tre måneder. Og derfor nedlukningen af Danmark nødvendig, mener professor. Men evidensen bag de politiske beslutninger er tynd, siger tidligere topembedsmand.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Experimental lung drug to be tested on UK coronavirus patients ….. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/18/uk-coronavirus -patients-trial-experimental-lung-drug-synairgen-cure ….. Biotech firm Synairgen will trial SNG001 inhaler on 100 people in race to find cure Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The UK biotech firm Synairgen is to trial its experimental lung drug in Covid-19 patients, joining the global race to find a treatment for coronavirus . The company received the green light from UK regulators to conduct a trial of its lead drug SNG001 at


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Expert discusses the coronavirus and weaknesses in the labor safety net ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-expert-discusses-coronavirus -weaknesses-labor.html ….. Concern about the spreading coronavirus have led to the shutdown of several American cities, with employees working remotely—or not at all. Here, labor law expert Professor William Gould discusses the challenges facing workers during this time of national crisis—and the gaps in America's safety net leaving many vulnerable.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Expert explains why the odds of a coronavirus recession have risen ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-expert-odds-coronavirus -recession-risen.html ….. Throughout his career, Jeffrey Frankel, James W. Harpel Professor of Capital Formation and Growth at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), has assiduously tried to avoid making predictions about when the next economic recession would come and how bad it could get. But on Feb. 24, when most forecasters were still optimistic about the world's economic outlook as the coronavirus began to spread outside China


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Experts stress radiology preparedness for COVID-19 ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200316145328.htm ….. A new article outlines priorities for handling COVID-19 cases and suggests strategies that radiology departments can implement to contain further infection spread and protect hospital staff and other patients.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Fiji is preparing for the coronavirus hurricane ….. https://www.ft.com/content/db04c626-6780-11ea-a6ac-9122541af204 ….. Small island nations like mine need help coping with this global economic disaster


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Flu drug Avigan speeds up coronavirus recovery in early trials ….. https://www.ft.com/content/1c6cbefc-6925-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Japanese government holds a stockpile of the medicine for about 2m people


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. France's BPI bank joins coronavirus fight ….. https://www.ft.com/content/ee332e34-6912-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Package of measures includes credit lines, overdrafts and pausing loan repayments


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Georgia: Latest updates on Coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/georgia-coronavirus -updates.html ….. Georgia has 146 confirmed cases of COVID-19


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Global climate summit in Glasgow under threat because of coronavirus ….. https://www.ft.com/content/7a0b637e-6862-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. November conference likely to be postponed following travel bans and border closures


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Governments Must Ramp Up COVID-19 Testing, Says WHO ….. https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/governments-must-ramp-up-covid-19-testing-says-who-67287 ….. The World Health Organization warns that a lack of data on how many people have the disease could undermine containment and mitigation efforts in many countries.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Groups hit by coronavirus seek to halt pension contributions ….. https://www.ft.com/content/c4217e98-6926-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. UK companies facing cash crunch explore payment holidays to free up cash


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Here's a Grisly Description of a Worst-Case Coronavirus Infection ….. https://futurism.com/grisly-description-worst-case-coronavirus -infection ….. A new fictional-yet-realistic account illustrates a gruesome, worst-case scenario of how you — yes, you — could unwittingly spread the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 . It's also a horrifying description of how devastating a small proportion of more severe infections can become, so be warned. The narrative, published Wednesday by New York Magazine , tells the story of a person who unknowingly ca


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Hollandske forskere afprøver den ældgamle calmette-vaccine mod corona ….. https://ing.dk/artikel/hollandske-forskere-afproever-aeldgamle-calmette-vaccine-mod-corona-233179 ….. PLUS. Calmette-vaccinen som blev udfaset af det danske vaccinationsprogram i 1980'erne bliver nu afprøvet i Holland mod corona, da det efterhånden er veldokumenteret, at vaccinen kan have effekt på andre infektioner.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. How airlines are wrestling with the fallout of COVID-19 ….. https://www.popsci.com/story/aviation/airlines-coronavirus -flight-cancellation/ ….. The Delta CEO asked staff to take voluntary leaves of absence to save the company cash. (Avel Chuklanov/Unsplash/) This story originally featured on Flying Magazine . A handful of aviation industry experts believe the social and economic fallout in the US from the COVID-19 is the worst seen since the market crash of 2008, others since 9/11, while still others say the airline service cutbacks and


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. How hospitals should prep for the COVID-19 influx ….. https://www.futurity.org/hospitals-prepare-for-covid-19-2309432-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=hospitals-prepare-for-covid-19-2309432-2 ….. A new overview offers hospitals practical advice on preparing for the influx of patients with COVID-19. Hospitals should be prepared to clear at least 30% of their current beds to handle the influx of COVID-19 patients, or patients who would normally have gone to hospitals that will be caring for the most COVID-19 patients, the authors say in their piece in the Annals of Internal Medicine . "This


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. How Long Can Coronavirus Survive On Hard Surfaces? ….. https://www.npr.org/2020/03/18/817934601/how-long-can-coronavirus -survive-on-hard-surfaces?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science ….. The new coronavirus can survive on hard surfaces such as plastic and stainless steel for up to 72 hours and on cardboard for up to 24 hours. To prevent transmission, keep surfaces clean.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. How Long Will Coronavirus Live on Surfaces or in the Air Around You? ….. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/17/health/coronavirus -surfaces-aerosols.html ….. A new study could have implications for how the general public and health care workers try to avoid transmission of the virus .


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. How NASA is keeping coronavirus off the International Space Station ….. https://bigthink.com/politics-current-affairs/covid-19-nasa ….. Before liftoff on every mission since 1971, NASA crew members spend two weeks in a "health stabilization" quarantine. Other employees of the agency have been given a response framework that tells them where and how to proceed with their duties. For upcoming launches, NASA is depending on Russia and SpaceX to step up to the challenge. There are no respirators in space. As concerned as you may be a


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. How social distancing flattens the curve of COVID-19 ….. https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/how-social-distancing-flattens-the-curve-of-coronavirus ….. A mathematician spells it out.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. How the U.S. Must Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic ….. https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/observations/how-the-us-must-respond-to-the-covid-19-pandemic/ ….. Scientists, engineers and health professionals can bring our collective knowledge to bear on this challenge and change the trajectory of the response — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. How to avoid COVID-19 fake news ….. https://www.futurity.org/covid-19-fake-news-social-media-2308862/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=covid-19-fake-news-social-media-2308862 ….. As people increasingly take up social distancing, social media is an appealing way to stay in contact. But, it can also be a source of fake news and bad advice regarding COVID-19. "When people are fearful, they seek information to reduce uncertainty." Here, Jeff Hancock , a professor of communication in Stanford University's School of Humanities and Sciences and founding director of the Stanford


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. How to cope with anxiety while social distancing ….. https://www.futurity.org/covid-19-social-distancing-anxiety-2309162/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=covid-19-social-distancing-anxiety-2309162 ….. There are ways you can keep yourself engaged and avoid anxiety while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, experts say. Social distancing is crucial to slow the spread of COVID-19 , but can put individuals at risk for mental health problems. It also has serious implications for those already suffering from psychological distress. Here, Elissa Kozlov, a licensed clinical psychologist and


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. HSBC will be forced to delay radical restructuring if crisis deepens ….. https://www.ft.com/content/e97f4722-693c-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Bank's executives accept coronavirus disruption is likely to change pace of overhaul


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Hvidovre Hospital efterlyser hurtig corona-test: Nu kan den være på vej ….. https://ing.dk/artikel/hvidovre-hospital-efterlyser-hurtig-corona-test-nu-kan-vaere-paa-vej-233184 ….. PLUS. Testen kan give resultater på en halv time, og det kan betyde, at sundhedsvæsenet kan slippe for at isolere alle, som har luftvejsproblemer.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Idaho: Latest updates on Coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/idaho-coronavirus -updates.html ….. Here's a look at the number of coronavirus cases in Idaho and the latest news about the COVID-19 outbreak.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. I'm a PhD student and I'm worried by my university's coronavirus approach | Jafia Naftali Camara ….. https://www.theguardian.com/education/2020/mar/18/im-a-phd-student-and-im-worried-by-my-universitys-coronavirus -approach ….. My university is staying open for now, but I have no idea whether I'll be able to continue doing my research On 11 March, the World Health Organisation declared coronavirus to be a pandemic . On 12 March, at the University of Bristol, where I conduct my research, news broke that a student had tested positive for coronavirus after returning home from abroad. Despite this, the university is still o


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Image of the Day: Coronavirus Samples ….. https://www.the-scientist.com/image-of-the-day/image-of-the-day-coronavirus -samples-67282 ….. The University of Washington department of laboratory medicine in Seattle processes a backlog of COVID-19 samples.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Indiana: Latest updates on Coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/indiana-coronavirus -update.html ….. Here's a look at the number of coronavirus cases in Indiana and the latest news about the COVID-19 outbreak.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Is Ibuprofen Really Risky for Coronavirus Patients? ….. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/17/health/coronavirus -ibuprofen.html ….. Experts are puzzling over a claim made by France's health minister.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Is It Time for an Elbow Bump Emoji? ….. https://www.wired.com/story/coronavirus -is-it-time-for-elbow-bump-emoji/ ….. The world is talking about one thing: the coronavirus pandemic. And as social distancing takes place, our digital greetings matter more than ever.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Is the Split Over Covid-19 Really About Politics? ….. https://www.wired.com/story/split-over-covid-19-politics-geography/ ….. To Democrats, it's a crisis. To Republicans, it's no big deal. Trump may not be the only reason why.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. JNCCN: How to manage cancer care during COVID-19 pandemic ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/nccn-jht031820.php ….. Experts from Seattle Cancer Care Alliance share lessons learned from early experiences treating people with cancer during COVID-19 outbreak via free online article in JNCCN–Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Johnson plans London lockdown as crisis escalates ….. https://www.ft.com/content/4648d3d4-693c-11ea-a3c9-1fe6fedcca75 ….. Prime minister shows strain in latest address to country on coronavirus


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Johnson says this is war. But his response to Covid-19 is laughably inadequate | Aditya Chakrabortty ….. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/mar/18/boris-johnson-covid-19-response ….. We are facing a depression unless governments go big and fast. But Britain is charging into battle armed only with a peashooter • See all our coronavirus coverage The world is at war. So Emmanuel Macron tells France. Donald Trump warns Americans they are under attack from the " invisible enemy " of a murderous virus . And yesterday Boris Johnson declared himself head of a " wartime government ". E


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. July Or August? When The Coronavirus Crisis Could See A Turning Point ….. https://www.npr.org/2020/03/17/817354098/july-or-august-when-the-coronavirus -crisis-could-see-a-turning-point?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science ….. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Justin Lessler from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health about President Trump's statement that the coronavirus pandemic may abate in July or August.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Keep it clean: The surprising 130-year history of handwashing ….. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/18/keep-it-clean-the-surprising-130-year-history-of-handwashing ….. Until the mid-1800s, doctors didn't bother washing their hands – they would go from dissecting a cadaver to delivering a child. Then a Hungarian medic made an essential, much-resisted breakthrough See all our coronavirus coverage It felt strange when Boris Johnson emerged from the first Covid-19 Cobra meeting on 2 March and told us to wash our hands while singing Happy Birthday. The preppers amon


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Kentucky: Latest updates on Coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/kentucky-coronavirus .html ….. Here are the latest updates on coronavirus in Kentucky.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Life in the Containment Zone ….. https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/observations/life-in-the-containment-zone/ ….. What it's like in New Rochelle, New York, the site of the state's biggest coronavirus outbreak — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Lime and Bird suspend e-scooter rentals in dozens of cities ….. https://www.ft.com/content/87e3e693-4b4f-4c58-8fa1-b84a3a4ceb38 ….. Demand plummets amid coronavirus outbreak, putting pressure on cash-burning start-ups


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Live: Answers to Your Coronavirus Questions ….. https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/03/jim-hamblin-coronavirus /608191/ ….. Join The Atlantic for a live update on the latest coronavirus news as of March 17, 2020. Dr. Jim Hamblin will take questions and help you make sense of the rapidly changing situation.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. London could go into lockdown under tougher coronavirus measures ….. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/mar/18/london-coronavirus -lockdown-tougher-measures ….. No 10 considers stricter containment steps as disease spreads rapidly in the capital Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage London could be facing a lockdown similar to other European cities, with Nicola Sturgeon suggesting the government is considering the measure to tackle the spread of coronavirus . The Scottish first minister, who attends the government's regular emergen


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. London lockdown imminent over coronavirus ….. https://www.ft.com/content/e8c98d1c-6926-11ea-a3c9-1fe6fedcca75 ….. Capital set to face tougher measures because it is ahead of the 'curve' on outbreak


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Louisiana: Latest updates on Coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/louisiana-coronavirus -updates.html ….. Here's a look at the number of coronavirus cases in Louisiana and the latest news about the COVID-19 outbreak.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Lægestafetten: Min hverdag er stærkt præget af corona-virus sen ….. https://dagensmedicin.dk/laegestafetten-min-hverdag-er-staerkt-praeget-af-corona-virus sen/ ….. Kasper Aaboe troede han skulle være embedsmænd i Statsministeriet, men er i dag ledende overlæge på Gynækologisk-Obstetrisk afdeling i Slagelse, og har haft en helt særlig uge.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Maryland and Washington, DC: Latest updates on coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/maryland-washington-dc-coronavirus -updates.html ….. Here is the COVID-19 situation in Maryland and Washington, DC.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Mass Panic Is Unlikely, Even During a Pandemic ….. https://www.wired.com/story/coronavirus -mass-panic-unlikely-pandemic/ ….. Hollywood tells us humans are prone to lose all rationality in a disaster, looting and trampling one another. But that's not giving our brains any credit.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Mass testing, school closings, lockdowns: Countries pick tactics in 'war' against coronavirus ….. https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/03/mass-testing-school-closings-lockdowns-countries-pick-tactics-war-against-coronavirus ?rss=1 ….. Western countries have yet to adopt the widespread use of tests that may be key to South Korea's success


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Massachusetts: Latest updates on coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/massachusetts-coronavirus -updates.html ….. Here is the COVID-19 situation in Massachusetts.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Median incubation period for COVID-19 ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200317175438.htm ….. A new study calculates that the median incubation period for COVID-19 is just over 5 days and that 97.5% of people who develop symptoms will do so within 11.5 days of infection.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Michigan: Latest updates on Coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/michigan-coronavirus .html ….. Here's a look at the latest on the coronavirus in Michigan.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Minnesota: Latest updates on coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/minnesota-coronavirus -updates.html ….. Here is the COVID-19 situation in Minnesota.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Mississippi: Latest updates on Coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/mississippi-coronavirus .html ….. Here is the COVID-19 situation in Mississippi.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Monetizing Wisdom: A Solution to the Economic Downturn ….. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fk8sd9/monetizing_wisdom_a_solution_to_the_economic/ ….. Odds are good that either you or someone close to you are hurting financially. This could be due to the recent Coronavirus outbreak, or perhaps your job was a casualty of the Automation Revolution. However you got here, you're here. This article is for you. Around the world, 77% of people live in some form of multidimensional poverty . Many are the victims of climate change—recently homeless due


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Montana: Latest updates on coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/montana-coronavirus -updates.html ….. To date, 311 people have been tested statewide.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. More COVID-19 News ….. https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/more-covid-19-news/ ….. Some good and bad news about the Coronavirus .


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Nebraska: Latest updates on coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/nebraska-coronavirus -updates.html ….. Here's a look at the number of coronavirus cases in Nebraska, and the latest news on the COVID-19 outbreak.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Nevada: Latest updates on coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/nevada-coronavirus -updates.html ….. The first COVID-19 death in Nevada was a man in his 60s with an underlying health condition.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. New COVID-19 info for gastroenterologists and patients ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/aga-nci031820.php ….. A paper published today in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology by clinicians at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai outlines key information gastroenterologists and patients with chronic digestive conditions need to know about COVID-19, or coronavirus .


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. New jury trials to be halted over coronavirus threat ….. https://www.ft.com/content/b33c0ee2-68a2-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Move follows concern of barristers over risk to participants' health


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. New York: Latest updates on Coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/coronavirus -new-york.html ….. Here's a look at the number of coronavirus cases in New York and the latest news about the COVID-19 outbreak.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Ohio: Latest updates on coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/ohio-coronavirus -updates.html ….. Here's a look at the number of coronavirus cases in Ohio and the latest news about the COVID-19 outbreak.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Oil prices hit lowest level in 17 years as demand plunges ….. https://www.ft.com/content/d63d0618-6928-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Market hit by coronavirus lockdowns in world's biggest economies and continuing price war


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. On the Front Lines of Developing a Test For the Coronavirus ….. https://singularityhub.com/2020/03/18/on-the-front-lines-of-developing-a-test-for-the-coronavirus / ….. "That escalated quickly!" is a common trope used in popular culture to describe when a situation gets out of hand before you've even had a chance to think about it. We don't often use this trope in medicine, but I can think of nothing better to describe what has been going on in the US with the coronavirus outbreak . I am a physician scientist who practices infectious disease medicine and runs a


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Oregon: Latest updates on coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/oregon-coronavirus -updates.html ….. Here's a look at the number of coronavirus cases in Oregon and the latest news about the COVID-19 outbreak.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Overenskomstforhandlinger for praksislæger sat på pause ….. https://dagensmedicin.dk/overenskomstforhandlinger-for-praksislaeger-sat-paa-pause/ ….. Udbruddet af coronavirus sen covid-19 har sat forhandlingerne om en ny overenskomst mellem PLO og regionerne på pause. Regionernes hovedforhandler regner dog fortsat med at lande en aftale i år.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Panicked consumers seek control amid the crisis ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-panicked-consumers-crisis.html ….. Empty shelves once filled with rolls and rolls of toilet paper. It is one of the more enduring—and strange—images of the COVID-19 crisis in Canada.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Photos: The Quiet Emptiness of a World Under Coronavirus ….. https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2020/03/photos-quiet-emptiness-under-coronavirus /608272/ ….. Closures, travel restrictions, and self-isolation measures due to the new coronavirus have cleared public squares, roads, and travel destinations across the globe. Places built to accommodate thousands have become virtual ghost towns, as tourists and locals remain at home. Photographers in France, India, the U.S., Italy, China, Australia, and more have been capturing the eerie stillness of these


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Ports feel coronavirus impact on global trade ….. https://www.ft.com/content/1071ae50-6394-11ea-b3f3-fe4680ea68b5 ….. China's exports show signs of recovery but demand falters in US and Europe


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Pound sinks under $1.18 in coronavirus crisis ….. https://www.ft.com/content/40272e84-68ff-11ea-a3c9-1fe6fedcca75 ….. Currency has not stuck under $1.20 since 1980s


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Pupils are joking that they're 'dying to learn'. Why aren't England's schools closing? | Lola Okolosie ….. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/mar/18/pupils-schools-open-government-coronavirus ….. The government urges us to avoid gatherings to contain Covid-19, yet does nothing about classrooms. The situation is fast becoming untenable • Coronavirus – latest updates • See all our coronavirus coverage Schools are to remain open in England. So says a government that, seemingly, worked out later than Twitter that herd immunity would cost a quarter of a million people their lives. It is the sa


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Quake rattles Salt Lake City, damages Mormon temple ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-quake-rattles-salt-lake-city.html ….. A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Salt Lake City in the US state of Utah on Wednesday, damaging an iconic Mormon temple and disrupting efforts to battle the coronavirus pandemic.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Rana on the trillion dollar fightback, Biden sweep ….. https://www.ft.com/content/0f680d98-be8e-44b0-add8-0af6dfdf3702 ….. Western governments have mounted trillion-dollar fightback to limit the economic fallout from the coronavirus


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Recyclable nano-fiber filtered face masks: A boon for supply fiasco? ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-recyclable-nano-fiber-filtered-masks-boon.html ….. Wearing a face mask is a common sight in Korea during the COVID-19 outbreak. Due to the overwhelming demand, last week the government started to ration two masks per person per week, as a drastic measure to address the supply fiasco.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Rhode Island: Latest updates on Coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/rhode-island-coronavirus -updates.html ….. Here's a look at the number of coronavirus cases in Rhode Island and the latest news about the COVID-19 outbreak.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Rise of cooking robots! ….. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fkbsqn/rise_of_cooking_robots/ ….. I recently came across this article and this on how people are working towards automating the art of cooking! In the light of COVID19 epidemic, many of us are stuck at our homes. Well, talking about managing my food routine, it has become a literal hell for me. I can't cook that well (more of too lazy to cook), skeptical about ordering food online (issues of hygiene while cooking and delivery), s


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Rural America Isn't Ready for a Pandemic ….. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/03/west-virginia-doesnt-need-coronavirus -too/608239/ ….. A popular T-shirt in my home state proclaims West Virginia: COVID-19 National Champions, Self-Isolating Since 1863 . Until yesterday, West Virginia was the only state not to have a reported case of COVID-19. I'm a West Virginia native who has been working in public health in the Army for 15 years and back home for the past five. Our status as an isolated region of the country comes with some irri


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Scientists have been sounding the alarm on coronavirus for months. Why did Britain fail to act? | Richard Horton ….. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/mar/18/coronavirus -uk-expert-advice-wrong ….. The warnings from China and Italy were loud and clear. But politicians and their advisers wasted valuable time – and lives will be lost as a result • Richard Horton is editor of the Lancet medical journal Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage On 24 January, Chinese doctors and scientists reported the first description of a new disease caused by a novel coronavirus . They de


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Second wave of coronavirus cases hits Asia ….. https://www.ft.com/content/859e9336-68db-11ea-a3c9-1fe6fedcca75 ….. Rise of imported cases prompts officials to tighten restrictions on new arrivals


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Should You Take Advil for COVID-19? ….. https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/03/coronavirus -fever-ibuprofen/608233/ ….. Let's say you come down with COVID-19. You're feeling miserable. You're achy, you're coughing, and to make matters worse, now you have a fever. If you're at risk of a severe case , or if you're having trouble breathing, the experts say you should seek medical attention. But if you're just managing things at home, should you take Advil to bring down your temperature? The advantages of "riding out"


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Social Distance: This Is as Real as It Gets ….. https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/03/this-is-as-real-as-it-gets/608251/ ….. On The Atlantic 's new daily(-ish) podcast, Dr. James Hamblin and Katherine Wells talk with Dr. Stephen Thomas, the chief of the infectious-disease division at SUNY Upstate Medical University. He has planned for hypothetical pandemics before, but he says this one is "as real as it gets." His hospital just received its first COVID-19 cases. He joins to discuss how hospitals are preparing, and how


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. South Dakota: Latest updates on coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/south-dakota-coronavirus -updates.html ….. Here's an update on the coronavirus case counts in South Dakota and the latest news on the COVID-19 outbreak.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. South Korea is reporting intimate details of COVID-19 cases: has it helped? ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00740-y ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00740-y Extensive contact tracing has slowed viral spread, but some say publicizing people's movements raises privacy concerns.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. SpaceX Launches New Batch of Starlink Satellites, Loses Falcon 9 During Landing Attempt ….. https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/307882-spacex-launches-new-batch-of-starlink-satellites-loses-falcon-9-during-landing-attempt?source=Extreme ….. Things on Earth are getting a bit treacherous with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but SpaceX is still working on its plans for outer space. The company just completed its latest Starlink satellite deployment , bringing it tantalizingly close to flipping the switch for consumer connectivity. However, CEO Elon Musk confirms the Falcon 9 rocket failed to land on the company's drone ship thanks to a


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Spanish PM calls for emergency budget to combat coronavirus ….. https://www.ft.com/content/953d8b46-6906-11ea-a3c9-1fe6fedcca75 ….. Pedro Sánchez warns of devastating economic impact and that 'worst is still to come'


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Stealth transmission' fuels fast spread of coronavirus outbreak ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200316141454.htm ….. Undetected cases, many of which were likely not severely symptomatic, were largely responsible for the rapid spread of the COVID-19 outbreak in China, according to new research.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Taiwan Is Beating the Coronavirus . Can the US Do the Same? ….. https://www.wired.com/story/taiwan-is-beating-the-coronavirus -can-the-us-do-the-same/ ….. The island nation's government is staying ahead of the virus , but don't ascribe it to "Confucian values." Credit democracy and transparency.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Tennessee: Latest updates on coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/tennessee-coronavirus -updates.html ….. Here's a look at the number of coronavirus cases in Tennessee and the latest news on the COVID-19 outbreak.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. The Atlantic Daily: The Restaurants Are Only the Beginning ….. https://www.theatlantic.com/newsletters/archive/2020/03/the-latest-on-coronavirus -restaurants-are-only-the-beginning/608242/ ….. 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 . PATRICK SEMANSKY / AP The silent storefronts feel like an omen. Yesterday, our staff writer Franklin Foer took a walk in his empty neighborhood. Frank found himself tearing up, prematurely mourni


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. The Atlantic Politics Daily: This Is What Democracy (in a Pandemic) Looks Like ….. https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/03/arizona-illinois-and-florida-vote-during-covid-19-politics-daily/608182/ ….. It's Tuesday, March 17. Voters in Arizona, Illinois, and Florida went to the polls today, despite public-health experts' concerns. In the rest of today's newsletter: Managing the voting booth in the time of a pandemic. Plus: COVID-19 cases have been reported in all 50 states— here's one writer, a former U.S. navy pilot, on how to prepare for the worst. * « TODAY IN POLITICS » (JAYME GERSHEN / BLO


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. The coronavirus pandemic in five powerful charts ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00758-2 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00758-2 From papers published to carbon emissions to confirmed cases, these data reveal an unprecedented viral outbreak and its impacts around the world.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. The coronavirus could be Generation Z's 9/11 ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-coronavirus _1_2_3_4.html ….. Less than two weeks ago, everything still seemed pretty normal.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. The COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic has a natural origin, scientists say ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/sri-tcc031720.php ….. Scripps Research's analysis of public genome sequence data from SARS-CoV-2 and related virus es found no evidence that the virus was made in a laboratory or otherwise engineered.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. The Covid-19 crisis is a chance to do capitalism differently | Mariana Mazzucato ….. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/mar/18/the-covid-19-crisis-is-a-chance-to-do-capitalism-differently ….. Government has the upper hand for the first time in a generation. It must seize the moment Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The world is in a critical state. The Covid-19 pandemic is rapidly spreading across countries, with a scale and severity not seen since the devastating Spanish flu in 1918 . Unless coordinated global action is taken to contain it, the contagion w


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. The Doctor Who Had to Innovate or Else ….. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/03/doctor-who-had-innovate-or-else/608227/ ….. As the United States braces for the peak of the coronavirus pandemic, not knowing exactly when it will come, how severe it will be, or how short hospitals will be on intensive-care-unit beds and ventilators, the story of the Danish physician Bjørn Ibsen and his many helpers could not be more timely. Patients in dire condition survived because he innovated during an emergency, because agile hospit


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. The economic risk of coronavirus ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-economic-coronavirus .html ….. While most people are primarily concerned with how the coronavirus will affect health—locally, nationally, and globally—others are considering the economic ramifications. Now that the World Health Organization has officially declared coronavirus a pandemic, preparing a governmental financial response to the virus is crucial.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. The End Days of the Democratic Primary ….. https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/03/biden-sanders-primaries-coronavirus /608248/ ….. N othing brought home the gravity of the coronavirus pandemic quite so clearly—or fuzzily—as the pixelated visage that appeared on American television screens to claim a series of Democratic primary victories tonight. Former Vice President Joe Biden was speaking from his home in Wilmington, Delaware, but he might as well have been in a bunker. Biden's campaign had set up a podium and a pair of Am


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. The Healthiest Way to Sweat Out a Pandemic ….. https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/03/coronavirus -gyms-exercise-social-distancing/608278/ ….. After Spain announced a nationwide lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak on Saturday, a man in Seville put on workout clothes, climbed to a rooftop in his apartment complex, and started doing jumping jacks and squats. All around him, people watched from their balconies and followed along as he encouraged them to keep moving. The government had ordered everyone to stay home for two weeks in an at


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. The Latest Developments In The Federal And Scientific Response To Coronavirus ….. https://www.npr.org/2020/03/18/817934531/the-latest-developments-in-the-federal-and-scientific-response-to-coronavirus ?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science ….. NPR correspondents relay the latest on federal government efforts to aid the economy and stop the spread of coronavirus , as well as new scientific information about how COVID-19 is affecting people.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. The Pandemic Is Showing Us How to Live with Uncertainty – Facts So Romantic ….. http://nautil.us/blog/the-pandemic-is-showing-us-how-to-live-with-uncertainty ….. What is certain is that if, when the dust settles, we can look back at all the "panic" about this pandemic and laugh at ourselves, we should consider it a blessing. Photograph by FrameAngel / Shutterstock During the Spanish flu of 1918, it was Vick's VapoRub. During the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, it was canned food. Now, as the number of cases of COVID-19 grows worldwide , it's, among other thing


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. The Second Man to Walk on the Moon Has Some Quarantine Advice ….. https://futurism.com/buzz-aldrin-quarantine-advice ….. Berger Time When Ars Technica senior space reporter Eric Berger asked Buzz Aldrin, the second man to have walked the Moon in 1969, what he would do while practicing social distancing during the coronavirus outbreak, Aldrin had some choice words: "Lying on my ass and locking the door." Aldrin is familiar with the concept of spending time in quarantine. After the Apollo 11 Command Module landed, he


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. The Value and Ethics of Using Phone Data to Monitor Covid-19 ….. https://www.wired.com/story/value-ethics-using-phone-data-monitor-covid-19/ ….. Google and Facebook are discussing plans with the White House to share collective data on people's movements during the coronavirus pandemic.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Think big. Act now. Together. ….. http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2020/03/17/1584467948000/Think-big–Act-now–Together-/ ….. A coronavirus comms crib sheet for economic officialdom.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. This blood test can tell us how widespread coronavirus really is ….. https://www.technologyreview.com/s/615379/antibody-test-how-widespread-coronavirus -covid-19-really-is/ ….. A test can see if a person has ever been infected, even if they had no symptoms.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. This Is How Donald Trump Will Be Remembered ….. https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/03/trumps-instincts-undermine-us-response-to-covid-19/608266/ ….. None of the crises surrounding President Donald Trump over the past three years has been as calamitous as the one he now faces. Impeachment was largely a political problem with a predictable end; the government shutdown wasn't going to last indefinitely. But the coronavirus is something else entirely: a mortal siege. It could sink the economy and, under certain horrid scenarios , kill as many as


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. This MIT and Harvard-Built App Could Slow the Spread of Coronavirus ….. https://futurism.com/coronavirus -app-mit-safe-paths ….. SO, HERE'S THE IDEA : Everyone installs an app, and anyone who tests positive for the coronavirus hits a button on the app — and then anyone who's crossed paths with that person gets an alert. Sounds great in theory, but in practice there are tons of reasonable concerns, privacy and user adoption among them. And would it even work? Well, a super-squad of developers with backgrounds from MIT, Harv


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Trump urges Americans to support 'war' on coronavirus ….. https://www.ft.com/content/f4c7dce8-6883-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. President exhorts Americans to heed social distancing guidelines as cases grow


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Tune in for Radio Corona ….. https://www.technologyreview.com/f/615378/tune-in-for-radio-corona/ ….. [no content]


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. U.S. Coronavirus Testing Starts To Ramp Up But Still Lags ….. https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/03/18/817768723/u-s-coronavirus -testing-starts-to-ramp-up-but-still-lags?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science ….. Thousands of tests are now being conducted weekly, but tests remain scarce in many places. And experts question recent steps aimed at boosting testing capacity in states. (Image credit: Darin Oswald/Idaho Statesman/Tribune News Service via Getty Images)


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. UK failures over Covid-19 will increase death toll, says leading doctor ….. https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/mar/18/uk-failures-over-covid-19-will-increase-death-toll-says-leading-doctor ….. Richard Horton, editor-in-chief of the Lancet, says UK ignored clear warning signs from China Richard Horton: Why did Britain fail to act? Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A "collective failure" to appreciate the enormity of the coronavirus pandemic and enact swift measures to protect the public will lead to unnecessary deaths, according to a leading doctor who says t


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. UK needs to do more to help workers and families ….. https://www.ft.com/content/41d125de-6880-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Rishi Sunak's coronavirus support package is a good start but further steps must follow


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. UK to increase coronavirus testing to 25,000 a day ….. https://www.ft.com/content/7e759d78-6923-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. NHS staff will be prioritised to bolster confidence in the system


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. UMass Amherst biostatistician lends expertise to white house coronavirus task force ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uoma-uab031720.php ….. A new study in the Annals of Internal Medicine calculates that the median incubation period for COVID-19 is just over 5 days and that 97.5% of people who develop symptoms will do so within 11.5 days of infection.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. US and Canada close land border to non-essential traffic ….. https://www.ft.com/content/c2479028-691f-11ea-a3c9-1fe6fedcca75 ….. Mutual decision comes as both countries try to stem the tide of coronavirus cases


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. USA's regering, Google og Facebook arbejder på at bruge lokationsdata mod coronavirus ….. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/usas-regering-google-facebook-arbejder-paa-at-bruge-lokationsdata-mod-coronavirus -1090257 ….. Gennem den seneste uge har den amerikanske regering afholdt flere møder med en lang række tech-giganter. Google bekræfter, at man er i dialog med regeringen og kigger på at udnytte data fra Google Maps til at bekæmpe coronavirus .


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. US-China ties worst in decades after journalist expulsions ….. https://www.ft.com/content/9add09c0-68d7-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. War of words over coronavirus pandemic drives relations to new low


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Utah: Latest updates on coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/utah-coronavirus -updates.html ….. Here's a look at the number of coronavirus cases in Utah and the latest news about the COVID-19 outbreak.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Venice canals clear as coronavirus leaves city tourist free ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-venice-canals-coronavirus -city-tourist.html ….. The city of Venice is enjoying crystal clear waters in its world-famous canals due to a lack of debris from tourists and near-zero boat traffic under Italy's ongoing coronavirus lockdown.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Ventilator Makers Race to Prevent a Possible Shortage ….. https://www.wired.com/story/ventilator-makers-race-to-prevent-a-possible-shortage/ ….. Manufacturers are producing as many as they can to care for Covid-19 patients with breathing problems. Now the federal government is asking for even more.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Videokonsultationer lynimplementeres i almen praksis ….. https://dagensmedicin.dk/videokonsultationer-lynimplementeres-i-almen-praksis/ ….. Danske Regioner og PLO giver nu alle landets praktiserende læger mulighed for at foretage videokonsultationer for at mindske spredningen af COVID-19. Flere hundrede videokonsultationer er foretaget allerede.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Watch These Coronavirus -Ignoring Idiots Having a Great Spring Break, Dooming Us ….. https://futurism.com/coronavirus -idiots ….. With apologies to T.S. Eliot: This is the way the world ends, not with a bang, but with a bro, on spring break. Oh my god. https://t.co/BCalUyQ6Dz pic.twitter.com/qmmaEmQxvt — Tim Hogan (@timjhogan) March 18, 2020 The smooth-brained knuckle-dragging morons portrayed above are, writ large, our long national nightmare, and Great Americans, at least in the sense that they subscribe to a historic tra


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. We Were Warned ….. https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/03/pandemic-coronavirus -united-states-trump-cdc/608215/ ….. We were warned in 2012, when the Rand Corporation surveyed the international threats arrayed against the United States and concluded that only pandemics posed an existential danger, in that they were "capable of destroying America's way of life." We were warned in 2015, when Ezra Klein of Vox, after speaking with Bill Gates about his algorithmic model for how a new strain of flu could spread rapi


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. West Virginia: Latest updates on Coronavirus ….. https://www.livescience.com/west-virginia-coronavirus .html ….. West Virginia has its first confirmed case of coronavirus .


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. What is herd immunity and can it stop the coronavirus ? ….. https://www.technologyreview.com/s/615375/what-is-herd-immunity-and-can-it-stop-the-coronavirus / ….. Once enough people get Covid-19, it will stop spreading on its own. But the costs will be devastating.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. What is the UK government's advice on social distancing and isolation? ….. https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/mar/18/what-is-uk-government-advice-on-social-distancing-and-isolation-coronavirus ….. What to do and what not to do – your coronavirus questions answered Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Social distancing aims to reduce the amount of close contact people have with one another. The coronavirus can be spread through airborne droplets released when infected people cough or sneeze, so keeping your distance reduces your chances of becoming infected by this


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. What the 1918 flu pandemic can teach us about COVID-19, in four charts ….. https://www.popsci.com/story/health/coronavirus -1918-flu-pandemic/ ….. Red Cross volunteers in Massachusetts, who were called in to help with health care worker shortages during the 1918 flu pandemic (CDC/) Follow all of PopSci's COVID-19 coverage here , including travel advice , pregnancy concerns , and the latest findings on the virus itself . The 1918 influenza pandemic was just long enough ago that it has slipped out of the collective consciousness . But as the


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. When will a coronavirus vaccine be ready? ….. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/18/when-will-a-coronavirus -vaccine-be-ready ….. Human trials will begin imminently – but even if they go well, there are many barriers before global immunisation is feasible Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Even at their most effective – and draconian – containment strategies have only slowed the spread of the respiratory disease Covid-19. With the World Health Organization finally declaring a pandemic, all eyes ha


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. White House Suggests Giving Americans $500 Billion to Stabilize Economy ….. https://futurism.com/trump-admin-suggests-giving-americans-500-billion-stabilize-economy ….. Enormous Package The Trump administration's Treasury Department announced today that it plans to distribute half a trillion dollars to Americans in order to stabilize the economy as the coronavirus outbreak continues to rage. The plan is to give out two rounds of $250 billion in cash to individuals, starting April 6, with the second round following in mid-May. The exact amounts will be "tiered ba


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. WHO Now Officially Recommends to Avoid Taking Ibuprofen For COVID-19 Symptoms ….. http://www.sciencealert.com/who-recommends-to-avoid-taking-ibuprofen-for-covid-19-symptoms ….. Here's why.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. WHO Recommends Avoiding Ibuprofen to Treat COVID-19 Symptoms ….. https://futurism.com/who-recommends-ibuprofen-treat-covid-19-symptoms ….. This weekend, a report by the French Ministry of Health claimed that the use of ibuprofen — the active ingredient in Advil and other anti-inflammatory drugs — could worsen the symptoms of COVID-19, the deadly disease caused by coronavirus sweeping the entire globe right now. In light of a letter published in the journal The Lancet advising against the use of ibuprofen, France's health minister Ol


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Will people do as they are told? ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-people-told.html ….. The UK Government is currently asking people to limit non-essential contact and travel to work from home, in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. But it has not—to date—put in place a system of enforced regulation of movement, unlike some other countries in Europe. The UK action relies heavily on individuals complying with official messaging—doing what they're told. Will it work?


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. 2020 Time Capsule #5: The 'Chinese Virus ' ….. https://www.theatlantic.com/notes/2020/03/2020-time-capsule-5-the-chinese-virus /608260/ ….. In a tweet last night , Donald Trump resurrected the term "Chinese Virus ," for the pathogen otherwise known (including by Trump in many earlier tweets ) as the coronavirus . Via Twitter This afternoon, at the now-daily press presentation about the virus and disease, Trump was asked why he used this term—given the bitter public and governmental response it has evoked in China, and recent reports of


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. China lacks appetite to save world economy, analysts warn ….. https://www.ft.com/content/27740b3a-6875-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Beijing adopts more conservative approach in tackling latest crisis compared with 2009


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Contagion novels: chronicles of a plague ….. https://www.ft.com/content/cd2524f8-6549-11ea-abcc-910c5b38d9ed ….. Fiction's affinity with infection goes back as far Defoe, as themes of adventure, social commentary and survivalist instruction merge


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Danske virksomheder: Vi er klar til at 3D-printe hospitalsudstyr ….. https://ing.dk/artikel/danske-virksomheder-vi-klar-at-3d-printe-hospitalsudstyr-233177 ….. PLUS. Tre danske specialister i 3D-print er klar med produktion af reservedele til danske hospitaler, hvis de skulle løbe tør. En sådan produktion vil indbære risiko for at skulle bryde rettigheder og patenter.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Do you think our current state of quarantine will have any long lasting impacts on society? ….. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fk88gg/do_you_think_our_current_state_of_quarantine_will/ ….. I was thinking about this last night. So many people are working remote for quite an extended period of time. Once businesses see that nothing really misses a beat maybe some will be more open to remote work? Maybe hygiene will get better? Maybe movies will go to on demand releases too? Maybe nothing will change, but I am interested in how you all think this could impact how we live moving forwar


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Emerging markets hedge funds stung in virus sell-off ….. https://www.ft.com/content/1f13623a-6882-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Pharo Management and Autonomy Capital suffer double-digit losses this month


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. EU debates whether to harness crisis fund in virus battle ….. https://www.ft.com/content/d6f5a4ba-6870-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Member states are divided over when to deploy the European Stability Mechanism


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. EU warns of broadband strain as millions work from home ….. https://www.ft.com/content/b4ab03db-de1f-4f98-bcc2-b09007427e1b ….. Brussels tells streaming companies to limit services as Facebook says managing traffic is a "challenge"


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Fear grips markets as faith in intervention runs out ….. https://www.ft.com/content/e836f372-693e-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Sterling hammered as London prepares for lockdown and oil hits 17-year low


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Fed to lend against stocks and bonds in bid to stabilise markets ….. https://www.ft.com/content/cf485398-689d-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Revival of crisis-era credit facility is its third new intervention in 24 hours


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Ford, GM and Fiat Chrysler agree widespread shutdown ….. https://www.ft.com/content/feae3808-6949-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Honda, BMW and Toyota also idle plants across US and Europe


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Government bonds buckle as investors dump haven assets for cash ….. https://www.ft.com/content/1b1b47d4-68bd-11ea-a3c9-1fe6fedcca75 ….. Wall Street set for losses as fund managers worry that anti-virus measures are inadequate


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Historic LME trading 'Ring' to fall silent under virus ….. https://www.ft.com/content/7963fe4e-6872-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. The 143-year old exchange poised to move to electronic trading until virus threat abates


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. How can 2020 get even worse? ….. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fkellr/how_can_2020_get_even_worse/ ….. No, really, year has been pretty rough so far, what other stuff can we predict? submitted by /u/Gerald00 [link] [comments]


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. JPMorgan to close 1,000 Chase branches due to pandemic ….. https://www.ft.com/content/e3c1ca16-6942-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Temporary move comes as US banks try to avoid significant disruption to customers


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Millions of UK jobs at risk owing to virus shutdown ….. https://www.ft.com/content/175f1646-690a-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Quarter of workforce employed in sectors where demand has shrunk


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Mnuchin warns of 20% unemployment without federal action ….. https://www.ft.com/content/81e86ca6-68bf-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Treasury secretary's worst-case scenario presented to senators considering stimulus plan


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. New kind of CRISPR technology to target RNA, including RNA virus es like coronavirus ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200316141514.htm ….. Researchers have developed a new kind of CRISPR screen technology to target RNA. The team leveraged their technology for a critical analysis: The COVID-19 public health emergency is due to a coronavirus , which contains an RNA – not DNA – genome.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. NIH Director: 'We're on an Exponential Curve' ….. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/03/interview-francis-collins-nih/608221/ ….. "T here are estimates that if nothing goes right and if we fail to flatten the curve and if health systems are overwhelmed, we might see the deaths of as many as a million and a half people in the United States." That's what Francis Collins, the director of the National Institutes of Health, told me on Saturday. Collins is one of the most widely respected physician-geneticists in the world, who i


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. NYU is evicting students in the middle of a pandemic. What's going on? | Noah Hopkins ….. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/mar/18/nyu-is-evicting-students-in-the-middle-of-a-pandemic-whats-going-on ….. This is dire for students with no home to go to, uncertain immigration statuses or high-risk family members Less than a week ago, the official word from New York University (NYU) to its students was that in-person classes would not resume until 19 April at the earliest. We were given repeated assurances in emails and through student governmental organizations that our residence halls would not cl


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Overlæge til regeringen: Der er brug for en »total lockdown« ….. https://dagensmedicin.dk/overlaege-til-regeringen-der-er-brug-for-en-total-lock-down/ ….. Regeringens grænselukning er et skridt i den rigtige retning, men der er brug for mere vidtgående skridt for at undgå skrækscenariet fra Norditalien, mener overlæge. Formand for intensivlægerne forstår bekymringen.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Parisians struggle to adjust to life under lockdown ….. https://www.ft.com/content/397a7766-6874-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Those left behind after exodus from city have to cope with 'new normal'


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Private equity firms target dealmaking opportunities amid turmoil ….. https://www.ft.com/content/7acbea18-6808-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Market chaos opens way to cheaper assets but scarce financing likely to limit acquisitions


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Processed foods back on menu amid panic-buying ….. https://www.ft.com/content/3bcb6d7a-6934-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Cheerios-maker General Mills says sales surged in the past two weeks


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Respirators, quarantines, and worst-case scenarios: Lab animal facilities grapple with the pandemic ….. https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/03/respirators-quarantines-and-worst-case-scenarios-lab-animal-facilities-grapple-pandemic?rss=1 ….. Science chats with the head of Yale's and Johns Hopkins's animal care and use programs


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Schools to shut from Friday as virus crisis grows ….. https://www.ft.com/content/4ca12efe-692b-11ea-a3c9-1fe6fedcca75 ….. GCSE and A-level exams will not take place as planned in May and June


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Sunak bins Budget first aid for far stronger treatment ….. https://www.ft.com/content/278160f0-687f-11ea-a3c9-1fe6fedcca75 ….. Chancellor prescribes generous support for economy and hints at more to come


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Supercomputers unlock reproductive mysteries of virus es and life ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uota-sur031720.php ….. Supercomputer simulations support a new mechanism for the budding off of virus es like the coronavirus . ESCRTIII polymer features clear intrinsic twist in molecular dynamics simulations, might play major role in creating three-dimensional buckling of the cell membrane. Related study used simulations to find mechanism for DNA base addition during replication. XSEDE-allocated supercomputers Stampede2


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. The Best Kind of Food to Cook During a Pandemic ….. https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2020/03/tedious-cooking-best-distraction-pandemic/608188/ ….. Somewhere around the seventh ladle, I resigned myself to the idea that this was my life now. The chicken stock had been simmering for what seemed like an hour, and my weary right arm had grown accustomed to its new raison d'être: stirring my first-ever batch of risotto until it reached the vanishing horizon of al dente. Or until the apocalypse arrived. At that point, it still seemed unclear which


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. The end of global travel as we know it: An opportunity for sustainable tourism ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-global-opportunity-sustainable-tourism.html ….. Saturday, March 14 2020, is "The Day the World Stopped Travelling," in the words of Rifat Ali, head of travel analytics company Skift.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. The Problem With Trump's Triage Testing ….. https://www.wired.com/story/the-problem-with-trumps-triage-testing/ ….. Targeting strategies may be effective for marketing, but in the early stages of an epidemic, they lead to harmful trade-offs and biased data.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. The rich confront the virus : 'Do I quarantine in the Hamptons?' ….. https://www.ft.com/content/09b48bce-67fd-11ea-a3c9-1fe6fedcca75 ….. Even in an age of inequality, a global pandemic can be a great — and terrible — leveller


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. The waiting room clock is frozen ….. https://www.ft.com/content/52cfcd06-687e-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Mike Mackenzie's daily analysis of what's moving global markets


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Treasury bill yields turn negative in sign of investor fear ….. https://www.ft.com/content/317bbb84-694f-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Analysts say 'massive' flight to safety increases demand for cash-like products


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. TV and Movies to Watch While Stuck at Home—and How to Stream Them ….. https://www.wired.com/story/quarantine-streaming-list/ ….. Because of social distancing, you probably have a lot of time on your hands. Here's how to pass it.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. Two UK property funds suspended after market turmoil ….. https://www.ft.com/content/aca77f28-6878-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Suspensions at Janus Henderson and Kames Capital spark fears of potential domino effect


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. UK businesses call for greater support to stay afloat ….. https://www.ft.com/content/d99945f6-6932-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Further deferrals in pay-as-you-earn and value added taxes are needed, say companies


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. UK consortia rush to produce new medical ventilator ….. https://www.ft.com/content/785fd17c-6952-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Meggitt, Nissan and McLaren race to fill shortage of life-saving kit


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. UK ministers promise more help for workers and renters ….. https://www.ft.com/content/b9320f22-68f7-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Business secretary Alok Sharma says further measures to be announced 'very soon'


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. UK supermarkets: wartime rules may apply ….. https://www.ft.com/content/d0a53ab0-6746-44fa-95cb-cb747fb0da64 ….. Ministers should not suspend competition regulations without quid pro quos


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. We need more ventilators. Here's what it will take to get them. ….. https://www.technologyreview.com/s/615380/we-need-more-ventilators-heres-what-it-will-take-to-get-them/ ….. Manufacturers need fast-track regulatory approvals and government contracts. STAT.


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. What are the potential outcomes of rapid viral testing in society? ….. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fkcmfj/what_are_the_potential_outcomes_of_rapid_viral/ ….. I suspect we will have very rapid testing systems develop soon to detect transmissible disease. I started wondering about the social outcomes of this in various countries. Some countries may require a regular reading of you for example. Or all citizens could be required to have a test done during an outbreak. It could be that we have legislation in place that requires the infected person to self


<>corona 2020marts17 ….. White House warms to raining 'helicopter money' on US ….. https://www.ft.com/content/422f727c-6931-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Bipartisan support builds for direct payments to ease economic pain


<>climate 2020marts17 ….. Birds are the 'canaries in the climate-change coal mine' ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-birds-canaries-climate-change-coal.html ….. A bird study led by the Australian National University (ANU) provides new understanding of the ways birds and mammals respond to a rapidly warming world.


<>climate 2020marts17 ….. Closing the carbon cycle to stop climate change ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/tiof-ccc031820.php ….. Reducing the CO2 levels in the Earth's atmosphere is key to stopping environmental degradation. CO2 conversion to methane (green fuel) using renewable hydrogen is considered as one of the best options for simultaneously resolving energy and environmental challenges. Unfortunately, this process needs an expensive metal or complex organometallics and often suffer from instability and poor selectivit


<>climate 2020marts17 ….. Crop diversity can buffer the effects of climate change ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-crop-diversity-buffer-effects-climate.html ….. How we farm can guard against climate change and protect critical wildlife—but only if we leave single-crop farms in the dust, according to a new Stanford study.


<>climate 2020marts17 ….. Energitung Industri kan tredoble overskudsvarme i fjernvarmenettet ….. https://ing.dk/artikel/energitung-industri-kan-tredoble-overskudsvarme-fjernvarmenettet-233169 ….. PLUS. Overskudsvarme, der bliver til fjernvarme, skal være med til at gøre den energitunge industri klimapositiv i 2030. Det sker dog kun, hvis alle planer i deres klimapartnerskabsrapport bliver til virkelighed – der er flere udfordringer.


<>climate 2020marts17 ….. Energy and industry companies team up to launch Germany's first hydrogen network. "An electrolysis plant with a capacity of 100 megawatts in the town of Lingen will provide the hydrogen through a grid that is going to be "converted to 100 percent hydrogen" ….. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fkfhwg/energy_and_industry_companies_team_up_to_launch/ ….. submitted by /u/chopchopped [link] [comments]


<>climate 2020marts17 ….. Forsker kritiserer byggeriets klimaudspil for at være uambitiøst ….. https://ing.dk/artikel/forsker-kritiserer-byggeriets-klimaudspil-at-vaere-uambitioest-233145 ….. PLUS. Bygge- og anlægsbranchen burde stramme kravene til den maksimale CO2-udledning for nye byggerier, mener professor fra SDU, der har kigget anbefalingerne fra branchens klimapartnerskab igennem.


<>climate 2020marts17 ….. From Australia to AEC Industry Action: Is Australia a Canary in the Climate Change Coal Mine? ….. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fkhy3x/from_australia_to_aec_industry_action_is/ ….. submitted by /u/POMCube [link] [comments]


<>climate 2020marts17 ….. Global warming influence on extreme weather events has been frequently underestimated ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-global-extreme-weather-events-frequently.html ….. A new Stanford study reveals that a common scientific approach of predicting the likelihood of future extreme weather events by analyzing how frequently they occurred in the past can lead to significant underestimates—with potentially significant consequences for people's lives.


<>climate 2020marts17 ….. Greenland shed ice at unprecedented rate in 2019; Antarctica continues to lose mass ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uoc–gsi031820.php ….. In a new study in the AGU journal Geophysical Research Letters, scientists from the University of California, Irvine and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory describe Greenland's loss of 600 billion tons of ice in the summer of 2019, raising global sea levels by 2.2 millimeters in a short time.


<>climate 2020marts17 ….. Heatwaves risky for fish ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/acoe-hrf031220.php ….. A world-first study using sophisticated genetic analysis techniques have found that some fish are better than others at coping with heatwaves. The study tracks wild fish populations during a severe marine heatwave that killed a third of the Great Barrier Reef corals.


<>climate 2020marts17 ….. Herds of Hoofed Herbivores Might Help Keep Permafrost From Melting ….. https://www.discovermagazine.com/environment/herds-of-hoofed-herbivores-might-help-keep-permafrost-from-melting ….. By compacting the snow, trampling by animals could expose the warming soil beneath them to the cold air above.


<>climate 2020marts17 ….. New research first to relate Antarctic sea ice melt to weather change in tropics ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200316141508.htm ….. While there is a growing body of research showing how the loss of Arctic sea ice affects other parts of the planet, a new study is the first to also consider the long-range effect of Antarctic sea ice melt. It estimates that Arctic and Antarctic ice loss will account for about one-fifth of the warming that is projected to happen in the tropics.


<>climate 2020marts17 ….. Nitrogen addition increased CO2 uptake more than non-CO2 greenhouse gases emissions in a Moso bamboo forest ….. http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/12/eaaw5790?rss=1 ….. Atmospheric nitrogen (N) deposition affects the greenhouse gas (GHG) balance of ecosystems through the net atmospheric CO 2 exchange and the emission of non-CO 2 GHGs (CH 4 and N 2 O). We quantified the effects of N deposition on biomass increment, soil organic carbon (SOC), and N 2 O and CH 4 fluxes and, ultimately, the net GHG budget at ecosystem level of a Moso bamboo forest in China. Nitrogen


<>climate 2020marts17 ….. Packing the Tundra with Animals Could Slow Arctic Melt ….. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/packing-the-tundra-with-animals-could-slow-arctic-melt/ ….. Herds of reindeer or other species could help pack down snows to protect permafrost — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


<>climate 2020marts17 ….. Past warming trend constrains future warming in CMIP6 models ….. http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/12/eaaz9549?rss=1 ….. Future global warming estimates have been similar across past assessments, but several climate models of the latest Sixth Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP6) simulate much stronger warming, apparently inconsistent with past assessments. Here, we show that projected future warming is correlated with the simulated warming trend during recent decades across CMIP5 and CMIP6 models, enabling


<>climate 2020marts17 ….. Skeptical Science New Research for Week #11, 2020 ….. http://www.skepticalscience.com/news.php?n=4702 ….. 46 Articles Physical science of global warming & effects Global pattern of short‐term concurrent hot and dry extremes and its relationship to large‐scale climate indices Opposite spatial variability of climate change‐induced surface temperature trends due to soil and atmospheric moisture in tropical/subtropical dry and wet land regions Observations & observational methods of global warming & effe


<>climate 2020marts17 ….. Species-specific molecular responses of wild coral reef fishes during a marine heatwave ….. http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/12/eaay3423?rss=1 ….. The marine heatwave of 2016 was one of the longest and hottest thermal anomalies recorded on the Great Barrier Reef, influencing multiple species of marine ectotherms, including coral reef fishes. There is a gap in our understanding of what the physiological consequences of heatwaves in wild fish populations are. Thus, in this study, we used liver transcriptomes to understand the molecular respon


<>climate 2020marts17 ….. Sugar brings a lot of carbon dioxide into the deeper sea ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200318104459.htm ….. The oceans are a very important reservoir for carbon in the system of the earth. However, many aspects of the marine carbon cycle are still unknown. Scientists have now found that sugar plays an important role in this process. At the same time, the sweet energy source is important for the ecosystem of the oceans.


<>climate 2020marts17 ….. Transporten kaster håndklædet i ringen: Vi kan ikke levere 70 procents CO2-reduktion ….. https://ing.dk/artikel/transporten-kaster-haandklaedet-ringen-vi-kan-ikke-levere-70-procents-co2-reduktion-233144 ….. PLUS. Indsatsen for at få klimabelastningen fra transporten af varer, gods og personer bragt ned ligger ikke i den dyreste ende. Alligevel afviser branchen selv, at de kan levere svarende til det nationale klimamål.


<>climate 2020marts17 ….. U.S. wildfires plummeted in 2019. Experts say it won't last ….. https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/03/us-wildfires-plummeted-2019-experts-say-it-won-t-last?rss=1 ….. Alaska, where 1 million hectares burned, was an exception


<>climate 2020marts17 ….. Warming seas: Climate change's toll on tropical fish ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-seas-climate-toll-tropical-fish.html ….. In 2016, ocean temperatures soared, devastating the corals of Australia's Great Barrier Reef. As the frequency, duration and magnitude of these marine heatwaves increases due to human-induced climate change, scientists have yet to fully grasp the physiological, behavioral, and long-term consequences for wild fish populations.


<>climate 2020marts17 ….. Wild, treeless landscapes are becoming more wooded as climate change leads to warming temperatures and wetter weather, research suggests. Trees and shrubs are spreading across the tundra and the savanna, transforming these vast, open areas that contain unique biodiversity ….. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fk3u67/wild_treeless_landscapes_are_becoming_more_wooded/ ….. submitted by /u/Wagamaga [link] [comments]


<><>fakenews 2020marts17 ….. Dead Sea Scroll fragments in The Museum of the Bible found to be fake ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-dead-sea-scroll-fragments-museum.html ….. A team of workers at Art Fraud Insights, LLC, has found that all of the Dead Sea Scroll (DSS) fragments housed at the Museum of the Bible in Washington D.C. are fake. They have published their findings on their company website.


<><>fakenews 2020marts17 ….. How people investigate—or don't—fake news on Twitter and Facebook ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-people-investigateor-dontfake-news-twitter.html ….. Social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter, provide people with a lot of information, but it's getting harder and harder to tell what's real and what's not.


<><>fakenews 2020marts17 ….. Journal slaps 13 expressions of concern on papers suspected of being from a paper mill ….. https://retractionwatch.com/2020/03/18/journal-slaps-13-expressions-of-concern-on-papers-suspected-of-being-from-a-paper-mill/ ….. The journal Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine, and Biotechnology has attached expressions of concern to 13 papers published in 2019 that a group of sleuths have flagged for potentially being from a paper mill. In February, Elisabeth Bik wrote on her blog: Based on the resemblance of the Western blot bands to tadpoles (the larval stage of … Continue reading


<> 2020marts17 ….. Study finds bird evolution shaped by Tibetan Plateau ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-bird-evolution-tibetan-plateau.html ….. Elizabeth Scordato, an assistant professor of biological sciences, is the lead author of a study that found the evolution of barn swallows in Asia is shaped by the Tibetan Plateau.


<> 2020marts17 ….. A new window into psychosis ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uot-anw031620.php ….. A recent study in mice led a team of researchers in Japan to believe that psychosis may be caused by problems with specialized nerve cells deep within the brain, as well as a certain kind of learning behavior. The researchers hope this could provide insight into the emergence of delusions in patients with psychosis or schizophrenia with the aim of finding ways to help them.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Aboriginal scars from frontier wars ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/fu-asf031820.php ….. Hundreds of Aboriginal men who became native mounted police in colonial Australia carried a significant burden of responsibility for law and order for white settlers in Queensland and other settlements.A long-running ARC-funded archaeology project has turned the lens on the recruitment to the Queensland Native Mounted Police and their part in the violent 'frontier wars' – which created long-term t


<> 2020marts17 ….. Amino Acid Rock Music Helps Build New Proteins ….. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/amino-acid-rock-music-helps-build-new-proteins1/ ….. Some scientists teach computers to "see" proteins. Markus Buehler is teaching them to hear the compounds instead — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


<> 2020marts17 ….. An advance in molecular moviemaking shows how molecules respond to two photons of light ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/dnal-aai031820.php ….. Some of the molecules' responses were surprising and others had been seen before with other techniques, but never in such detail or so directly, without relying on advance knowledge of what they should look like.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Bacteria cause problems for genetic research ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-bacteria-problems-genetic.html ….. A puzzling modification of DNA that is common in bacteria is not present in humans or other mammals. This has been shown in a new study by scientists at Linköping University in Sweden, published in Science Advances. The study shows that detection of the epigenetic mark 6mdA in animals was probably the result of limitations of the technology used and bacterial contamination of samples.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Bacteria play 'rummy' with genes, biologist shows ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-bacteria-rummy-genes-biologist.html ….. Thriving bacteria employ some of the strategies of a good rummy player, says Bert Ely, a University of South Carolina biologist.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Ball-and-chain inactivation of ion channels visualized by cryo-electron microscopy ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/wcm-bio031820.php ….. Ion channels, which allow potassium and sodium ions to flow in and out of cells, are crucial in neuronal 'firing' in the central nervous system and for brain and heart function. These channels use a "ball-and-chain" mechanism to help regulate their ion flow, according to a new study led by Weill Cornell Medicine scientists.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Beetles changed their diet during the Cretaceous period ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uob-bct031820.php ….. Like a snapshot, amber preserves bygone worlds. An international team of paleontologists from the University of Bonn has now described four new beetle species in fossilized tree resin from Myanmar, which belong to the Kateretidae family. As well as the about 99 million years old insects, the amber also includes pollen. It seems that the beetles helped the flowering plants to victory, because they


<> 2020marts17 ….. Black hole team discovers path to razor-sharp black hole images ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/ifas-bht031820.php ….. A team of researchers have published new calculations that predict a striking and intricate substructure within black hole images from extreme gravitational light bending.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Blacks' views on racism affect likelihood of self-employment ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/ru-bvo031820.php ….. Working blacks who believe racism has a major impact on their lives are more likely to seek self-employment than those who feel less strongly about its effects, according to new research from Rice University.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Brand new shark(s), doo doo, doo doo doo doo ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-brand-sharks-doo.html ….. Not one, but TWO new species of the rarely seen six-gilled sawsharks have been found in the West Indian Ocean by an international team of marine scientists.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Chemistry: Access to forbidden rings ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-chemistry-access-forbidden.html ….. Cyclic molecules are everywhere, and everything around us stems from the way they are assembled: not just taste, color and smell but also (for example) pharmaceutical drugs. Nature by itself forms molecular rings of different sizes and chains of rings of varying lengths that scientists are able to reproduce artificially. Chemists from the University of Geneva (UNIGE) have now devised a new techniq


<> 2020marts17 ….. Control mechanism of force-induced cell-to-cell adhesion ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/nion-cmo031820.php ….. Dr. Naoto Ueno from NIBB, Japan and Dr. Ileana Cristea from Princeton Univ. have demonstrated that physical forces, enhance cell-to-cell attachment and increase the stiffness of embryonic tissues as a result of force induced cell shape change. They have also elucidated a part of the signaling pathway underlying the phenomenon. This work revealing how physical forces build-up the structurally robus


<> 2020marts17 ….. Cracking the code to sea cucumber farming ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-code-sea-cucumber-farming.html ….. Sea cucumbers are internationally known as a superfood, as they contain many healthy substances. They are highly sought after by both Chinese restaurants and health food manufacturers. However, many sea cucumber species are threatened with extinction, so researchers want to farm them commercially—on land.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Distortion isn't a drag on fluid-straddling particles ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/s-dia031820.php ….. New research published by EPJ E shows that the drag force experienced by fluid-straddling particles is less affected by interface distortion than previously believed.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Drones could still be a threat to public safety — New research improves drone detection ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/au-dcs031820.php ….. Researchers from Aalto University (Finland), UCLouvain (Belgium), and New York University (USA) have gathered extensive radar measurement data, aiming to improve the detection and identification of drones.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Ethylene sensor could help monitor plant health ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/acs-esc031320.php ….. To control flowering and fruit ripening, plants release the gaseous hormone ethylene. Environmental conditions, including drought, salinity and pathogens, can also cause levels of the hormone to fluctuate. Therefore, monitoring ethylene's release in real time could provide a farmer with important information about a plant's development and health. Now, researchers reporting in ACS Central Science


<> 2020marts17 ….. Evolution selects for 'loners' that hang back from collective behavior—at least in slime molds ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-evolution-loners-behaviorat-slime-molds.html ….. It isn't easy being a loner—someone who resists the pull of the crowd, who marches to their own drummer.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Fatal attraction': Small carnivores drawn to kill sites, then ambushed by larger kin ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-fatal-small-carnivores-drawn-sites.html ….. In many parts of the world, there is an imbalance in the food chain.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Fine-tuning radiocarbon dating could 'rewrite' ancient events ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/cu-frd031820.php ….. A new paper led by Cornell University points out the need for an important new refinement to the technique. The outcomes of his study, published March 18 in Science Advances, have relevance for understanding key dates in Mediterranean history and prehistory, including the tomb of Tutankhamen and a controversial but important volcanic eruption on the Greek island of Santorini.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Fish scales turned into flexible and biodegradable electronic displays ….. https://www.newscientist.com/article/2237819-fish-scales-turned-into-flexible-and-biodegradable-electronic-displays/ ….. Flexible displays for wearable devices can now be made using fish scales instead of plastic – and the new displays biodegrade within a month of being discarded


<> 2020marts17 ….. For narwhals, the 'unicorn of the seas,' size matters for sexual selection ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-narwhals-unicorn-seas-size-sexual.html ….. Showy peacock feathers, extravagant elk antlers and powerful crayfish claws are just a few examples of the ostentatious animal extremes used to compete for and attract mates, a process called sexual selection.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Frozen-planet states in exotic helium atoms ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/s-fsi031820.php ….. In a new study published in EPJ D. Tasko Grozdanov from Serbia and Evgeni Solov'ev from Russia describe the configuration and energy levels of antiprotonic helium that can potentially be produced by colliding slow antiprotons with ordinary helium at CERN.


<> 2020marts17 ….. High oleic acid soybeans offer benefits to dairy cows, farmers, research shows ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-high-oleic-acid-soybeans-benefits.html ….. Roasted soybeans are a common ingredient in the diets of Pennsylvania dairy cows because they are a great source of fat and protein—including protein that escapes the rumen. Farm-grown and locally available soybeans and on-farm or local roasting make soybeans an economical ingredient in many situations.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Hodor 'holds the door' open for a potential new way to curb mosquito populations ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-hodor-door-potential-curb-mosquito.html ….. The identification of an insect-specific metal-sensing receptor in the gut lining highlights a possible new way to curb populations of disease-transmitting insects such as mosquitoes.


<> 2020marts17 ….. How does an intersex bee behave? ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/stri-hda031820.php ….. A group of scientists and students working at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute's Barro Colorado Island studied the circadian rhythm of a bee gynandromorph: a rare condition that results in the expression of both male and female characteristics.


<> 2020marts17 ….. How 'pioneer' protein turns stem cells into organs ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uops-hp031820.php ….. Early on in each cell, a critical protein known as FoxA2 simultaneously binds to both the chromosomal proteins and the DNA, opening the flood gates for gene activation, according to a new study led by researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The discovery, published in Nature Genetics, helps untangle mysteries of how embryonic stem cells develop into organs


<> 2020marts17 ….. Increasingly mobile sea ice risks polluting Arctic neighbors ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uoca-ims031820.php ….. The movement of sea ice between Arctic countries is expected to significantly increase this century, raising the risk of more widely transporting pollutants like microplastics and oil, according to new research from CU Boulder.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Late Cretaceous dinosaur-dominated ecosystem ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/gsoa-lcd031820.php ….. A topic of considerable interest to paleontologists is how dinosaur-dominated ecosystems were structured, how dinosaurs and co-occurring animals were distributed across the landscape, how they interacted with one another, and how these systems compared to ecosystems today.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Maggot analysis goes molecular for forensic cases ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/acs-mag031820.php ….. Maggots on a dead body or wound can help pinpoint when a person or animal died, or when maltreatment began in elder, child care or animal neglect cases. However, the current process for making this determination is time consuming and resource intensive. It also relies on species assessment by trained entomologists. Now, researchers report in ACS' Analytical Chemistry the development of a molecular


<> 2020marts17 ….. Making cell modeling more realistic ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-cell-realistic.html ….. Researchers at the University of California San Diego have developed a computational tool that makes modeling and simulation of complex cellular processes more true to life.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Mathematicians develop new theory to explain real-world randomness ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-mathematicians-theory-real-world-randomness.html ….. Brownian motion describes the random movement of particles in fluids, however, this revolutionary model only works when a fluid is static, or at equilibrium.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Microplastics found in a quarter of San Diego estuary fish ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-microplastics-quarter-san-diego-estuary.html ….. In a sampling of fish from a creek that flows into San Diego Bay, nearly a quarter contain microplastics, according to a new study published in the journal PLOS ONE. The study, which examined plastics in coastal sediments and three species of fish, showed that the frequency and types of plastic ingested varied with fish species and, in some cases, size or age of fish.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Model simulator helps researchers map complex physics phenomena ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/cu-msh031820.php ….. A Cornell-led collaboration has successfully created such a simulator using ultrathin monolayers that overlap to make a moiré pattern. The team then used this solid-state platform to map a longstanding conundrum in physics: the phase diagram of the triangular lattice Hubbard model.


<> 2020marts17 ….. NASA analyzes tropical cyclone Herold's water vapor concentration ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/nsfc-nat031820.php ….. When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Southern Indian Ocean on Mar. 18, it gathered water vapor data that showed wind shear was adversely affecting Tropical Cyclone Herold.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Natural killer' cells could halt Parkinson's progression ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uog-kc031720.php ….. Researchers at the University of Georgia's Regenerative Bioscience Center and their colleagues have found that 'natural killer' white blood cells could guard against the cascade of cellular changes that lead to Parkinson's disease and help stop its progression.


<> 2020marts17 ….. New details revealed on how plants maintain optimal sperm-egg ratio ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-revealed-optimal-sperm-egg-ratio.html ….. Current molecular biochemistry, microscopy and genetic techniques have become so powerful that scientists can now make mechanistic discoveries—supported by multiple lines of evidence—about intimate processes in plant reproduction that once were very difficult to examine, says molecular biologist Alice Cheung at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.


<> 2020marts17 ….. New method to create 'membraneless compartments' lends insight into cellular processes ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-method-membraneless-compartments-insight-cellular.html ….. A new laboratory method allows researchers to create compartments within a liquid that, like drops of oil in water, are separate but have no physical barrier between them. The method could help researchers understand how human cells use similar "membraneless compartments" to segregate and concentrate components for important cellular processes, chemical reactions, or other biological functions.


<> 2020marts17 ….. New research unpicks root causes of separation anxiety in dogs ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uol-nru031820.php ….. Separation anxiety in dogs should be seen as a symptom of underlying frustrations rather than a diagnosis, and understanding these root causes could be key to effective treatment, new research by animal behaviour specialists suggests.


<> 2020marts17 ….. New sensor could help prevent food waste ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/miot-n031820.php ….. MIT chemists have created a tiny sensor that can detect ethylene gas, a plant hormone, in concentrations as low as 15 parts per billion. The sensor could be used to monitor produce ripeness and prevent food spoilage.


<> 2020marts17 ….. New technique has potential to protect oranges from citrus greening ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/aps-nth031820.php ….. Citrus greening, also called Huanglongbing (HLB), is devastating the citrus industry. Florida alone has experienced a 50 to 75 percent reduction in citrus production. There are no resistant varieties of citrus available and limited disease control measures. Three plant pathologists at the University of California-Berkeley and United States Department of Agriculture conducted research into ways to


<> 2020marts17 ….. New technique 'prints' cells to create diverse biological environments ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-technique-cells-diverse-biological-environments.html ….. Like humans, cells can be easily influenced by peer pressure.


<> 2020marts17 ….. New telescope design could capture distant celestial objects with unprecedented detail ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/tos-ntd031820.php ….. Researchers have designed a new camera that could allow hypertelescopes to image multiple stars at once. The enhanced telescope design holds the potential to obtain extremely high-resolution images of objects outside our solar system, such as planets, pulsars, globular clusters and distant galaxies.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Noises from human activity may threaten New England's freshwater soundscape ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/p-nfh031820.php ….. Sounds produced by human activities — anthropogenic sounds — account for more than 90% of the underwater soundscape in major freshwater habitats of New England. Rodney Rountree of The Fish Listener in Massachusetts, and Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Victoria, and colleagues present these findings in the open-access journal PLOS ONE on March 18, 2020.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Novel system allows untethered high-quality multi-player VR ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/pu-nsa031820.php ….. Purdue University researchers created a new approach to VR that will allow multiple players to interact with the same VR app on smartphones and provide new opportunities for education, health care and entertainment.


<> 2020marts17 ….. On the origin of massive stars ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/eic-oto031820.php ….. This scene of stellar creation, captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, sits near the outskirts of the famous Tarantula Nebula. This cloud of gas and dust, as well as the many young and massive stars surrounding it, is the perfect laboratory to study the origin of massive stars.


<> 2020marts17 ….. One of Darwin's evolution theories finally proved by Cambridge researcher ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-darwin-evolution-theories-cambridge.html ….. Scientists have proved one of Charles Darwin's theories of evolution for the first time—nearly 140 years after his death.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Pesticide seed coatings are widespread but underreported ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-pesticide-seed-coatings-widespread-underreported.html ….. Pesticide-coated seeds—such as neonicotinoids, many of which are highly toxic to both pest and beneficial insects—are increasingly used in the major field crops, but are underreported, in part, because farmers often do not know what pesticides are on their seeds, according to an international team of researchers. The lack of data may complicate efforts to evaluate the value of different pest manag


<> 2020marts17 ….. Physicists propose new filter for blocking high-pitched sounds ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200317130727.htm ….. Need to reduce high-pitched noises? Science may have an answer. Theoretical physicists report that materials made from tapered chains of spherical beads could help dampen sounds that lie at the upper range of human hearing or just beyond.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Polymer films pass electron gun test ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/nruh-pfp031820.php ….. HSE researchers, jointly with colleagues from the RAN Institute of Organoelement Compounds and the RAN Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, have studied the properties of a polyarylene ether ketone-based copolymer (co-PAEK) for potential space applications. Co-PAEK films are highly resistant to electrostatic discharges caused by ionizing radiation and can thus be used as protectiv


<> 2020marts17 ….. Precision mirrors poised to improve sensitivity of gravitational wave detectors ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/tos-pmp031820.php ….. Deformable mirrors, which are used to shape and control laser light, have a surface made of tiny mirrors that can each be moved, or actuated, to change the overall shape of the mirror. As detailed in The Optical Society's (OSA) journal Applied Optics, Cao and colleagues have, for the first time, made a deformable mirror based on the bimetallic effect in which a temperature change is used to achiev


<> 2020marts17 ….. Reef manta rays in New Caledonia dive up to 672 meters deep at night ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-reef-manta-rays-caledonia-meters.html ….. The first data collected on the diving behavior of reef manta rays in New Caledonia considerably extend the known depth range for this vulnerable species in decline, according to a study published March 18 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Hugo Lassauce of the University of New Caledonia, and colleagues. These results add new information on the habitat use of the species in a region where man


<> 2020marts17 ….. Round trip flight of migratory wading birds tracked ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-flight-migratory-wading-birds-tracked.html ….. Plovers winter and migrate utilizing rice paddy fields along their annual route. Little ringed plovers breeding in Nagano, Japan were tracked along their 6000 to 8000 km round trip journey to gather previously unknown data regarding their course and preferred fueling sites.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Scientists proposed a way of producing water-soluble fullerene compounds for medicine ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/sios-spa031720.php ….. Scientists developed a single-step method to obtain water-soluble fullerene compounds with remarkable biological properties, such as the ability to effectively suppress the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).


<> 2020marts17 ….. Shedding light on optimal materials for harvesting sunlight underwater ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/cp-slo031220.php ….. There may be many overlooked organic and inorganic materials that could be used to harness sunlight underwater and efficiently power autonomous submersible vehicles, report researchers at New York University. Their research, publishing March 18 in the journal Joule, develops guidelines for optimal band gap values at a range of watery depths, demonstrating that various wide-band gap semiconductors,


<> 2020marts17 ….. Small Jets of Air Make Cats Neurotic ….. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/small-jets-of-air-make-cats-neurotic/ ….. Originally published in March 1950 — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


<> 2020marts17 ….. Study suggests males with older brother more likely to be gay ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-males-older-brother-gay.html ….. A team of researchers from the University of Toronto, the Institute of Sexology and Sexual Medicine, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the University of Lethbridge has found evidence showing that males with an older brother have a greater chance of being gay than males that do not. In their paper published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the group describes their study of


<> 2020marts17 ….. The imitation game: Scientists describe and emulate new quantum state of entangled photons ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/iu-tig031720.php ….. A research team from ITMO University, MIPT and Politecnico di Torino, has predicted a novel type of topological quantum state of two photons. Scientists have also applied a new, affordable experimental method for testing this prediction.


<> 2020marts17 ….. The Surprisingly Old Science of Living as Transgender ….. https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/blogs/voices/the-surprisingly-old-science-of-living-as-transgender/ ….. In the 20th century's middle decades, the first recipient of phalloplasty surgery fought to be recognized as a man — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


<> 2020marts17 ….. Ultrasonic Attack Device Hacks Phones through Solid Objects ….. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/ultrasonic-attack-device-hacks-phones-through-solid-objects/ ….. Hackers could trick voice assistants to make calls or compromise texts — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


<> 2020marts17 ….. Urban coyotes eat lots of cats—and human garbage, study of their poop reveals ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-urban-coyotes-lots-catsand-human.html ….. A study that "dissected" 3,100 pieces of coyote poop discovered domestic cats are a big part of what urban coyotes eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner, according to the National Park Service.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Where you live may influence your baby's behavior ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/wsu-wyl031820.php ….. Infants from rural families tend to display negative emotions such as anger and frustration more frequently than their urban counterparts, according to a recent study in the Journal of Community Psychology.Babies born in big cities, on the other hand, typically are less fussy and not as bothered by limits set by their caregivers.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Where'd you get those genes? Individual growth can vary wildly when populations interbreed ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-whered-genes-individual-growth-vary.html ….. Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego have discovered why some hybrids between populations of the same species don't develop as well as others. The answers lie in their genes.


<> 2020marts17 ….. Wonderchicken': oldest fossil of modern bird discovered ….. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/mar/18/wonderchicken-oldest-fossil-of-modern-bird-discovered ….. Tiny creature, half the size of a mallard, found in rocks dating back to dinosaur age Experts have discovered a fossil of the world's oldest known modern bird – a diminutive creature about half the size of a mallard duck. Dubbed the Wonderchicken, the remains were found in rocks dating to about 66.8m to 66.7m years ago, revealing that the bird was active shortly before the asteroid strike that wi


2020marts17 ….. Women carry heavier burden of chest pain, but less artery narrowing ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/acoc-wch031720.php ….. Women with coronary artery disease that reduces blood flow and oxygen to the heart muscle (ischemia) have significantly more chest pain caused by plaque build-up, yet less extensive disease as compared with men, according to new research presented at the American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session Together with World Congress of Cardiology (ACC.20/WCC).


2020marts17 ….. $11k Unobtainable Med Device 3D-Printed for $1. OG Manufacturer Threatens to Sue. ….. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fki4he/11k_unobtainable_med_device_3dprinted_for_1_og/ ….. submitted by /u/LaserShields [link] [comments]


2020marts17 ….. 'Fatal attraction' may keep small predators in check ….. https://www.futurity.org/predators-prey-fatal-attraction-2309952-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=predators-prey-fatal-attraction-2309952-2 ….. Large predators play a key yet unexpected role in keeping smaller predators and deer in check, researchers report. Their "fatal attraction" theory finds that the promise of leftover scraps draws smaller predators to the kill sites of large predators, but the scavengers may get killed themselves if their larger kin return for seconds. Without top predators such as wolves and grizzly bears, smaller


2020marts17 ….. 'Rainbows' Are a Mathematician's Best Friend ….. https://www.quantamagazine.org/rainbows-are-a-mathematicians-best-friend-20200318/ ….. Recently, Quanta reported on the new solution to a problem called Ringel's conjecture. Part of the proof involved using rainbow colorings, special color-coded ways of visualizing information. But the colorful technique has actually been helping mathematicians solve puzzles for a long time, and it figures in an even harder related problem that mathematicians are eyeing next. Ringel's conjecture is


2020marts17 ….. 10,000 social brains: Sex differentiation in human brain anatomy ….. http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/12/eaaz1170?rss=1 ….. In human and nonhuman primates, sex differences typically explain much interindividual variability. Male and female behaviors may have played unique roles in the likely coevolution of increasing brain volume and more complex social dynamics. To explore possible divergence in social brain morphology between men and women living in different social environments, we applied probabilistic generative


2020marts17 ….. 6.3-magnitude quake strikes south of Indonesia's Bali ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-magnitude-quake-south-indonesia-bali.html ….. A strong earthquake jolted Indonesia's holiday island of Bali early on Thursday, but no tsunami warning was issued.


2020marts17 ….. 60% of North Koreans live in absolute poverty—higher than ever thought ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-north-koreans-absolute-povertyhigher-thought.html ….. The share of people living in absolute poverty in North Korea is higher than once thought, making it one of the poorest countries on Earth, new research from Vienna University of Economics and Business reveals.


2020marts17 ….. 6000-8000 km round trip flight of migratory wading birds tracked ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/su-6rt031820.php ….. Plovers winter and migrate utilizing rice paddy fields along their annual route. Little ringed plovers breeding in Nagano, Japan were tracked along their 6000 to 8000km round trip journey to gather previously unknown data regarding their course and preferred fueling sites.


2020marts17 ….. A bi-adjuvant nanovaccine that potentiates immunogenicity of neoantigen for combination immunotherapy of colorectal cancer ….. http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/12/eaaw6071?rss=1 ….. Neoantigen vaccines have been enthusiastically pursued for personalized cancer immunotherapy while vast majority of neoantigens have no or low immunogenicity. Here, a bi-adjuvant neoantigen nanovaccine (banNV) that codelivered a peptide neoantigen (Adpgk) with two adjuvants [Toll-like receptor (TLR) 7/8 agonist R848 and TLR9 agonist CpG] was developed for potent cancer immunotherapy. Specifically


2020marts17 ….. A Chaotic, Awful, Great Idea to Save the NBA is Here ….. https://futurism.com/nba-quarantine-twitch-nba2k ….. Josh and Benny Safdie, the writer-director brothers behind 2019's Adam Sandler-led indie film hit masterpiece "Uncut Gems ," aren't just geniuses of anxiety-inducing auteur cinema. We present to you: How To Save the NBA (and All Other Pro Sports) Under Quarantine. What if the NBA had each player play as themselves on NBA 2k and we all watched that? — SAFDIE (@JOSH_BENNY) March 17, 2020 Okay, so,


2020marts17 ….. A Lego Brick That Falls in The Ocean Could Still Be Found 1,000 Years From Now ….. http://www.sciencealert.com/those-little-lego-bricks-could-survive-in-the-ocean-for-more-than-1-000-years ….. There are already millions floating out there.


2020marts17 ….. A Popular Anti-Clotting Device May Do More Harm than Good ….. https://undark.org/2020/03/18/ivc-filter/ ….. A paucity of robust medical evidence showing how well IVC filters actually work — and whether they even lower the risk of death — has led some doctors to advocate against them. Despite this, use climbed steadily from 1982 to 2012, when there was a 1,300-fold increase in IVC filters in the U.S. alone.


2020marts17 ….. A programmable chemical computer with memory and pattern recognition ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15190-3 ….. Nature Communications, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15190-3 Unconventional computing architectures might outperform current ones, but their realization has been limited to solving simple specific problems. Here, a network of interconnected Belousov-Zhabotinski reactions, operated by independent magnetic stirrers, performs encoding/decoding operations and data storage.


2020marts17 ….. A psychological stressor conveyed by appetite-linked neurons ….. http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/12/eaay5366?rss=1 ….. Mammals exhibit instinctive reactions to danger critical to survival, including surges in blood stress hormones. Hypothalamic corticotropin-releasing hormone neurons (CRHNs) control stress hormones but how diverse stressors converge on CRHNs is poorly understood. We used sRNA profiling to define CRHN receptors for neurotransmitters and neuromodulators and then viral tracing to localize subsets of


2020marts17 ….. A shift in glutamine nitrogen metabolism contributes to the malignant progression of cancer ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15136-9 ….. Nature Communications, Published online: 17 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15136-9 Glucose metabolism is known to be dysregulated in cancer. Here, the authors show that glutamine nitrogen is also affected in cancer and demonstrate that glutaminase 1 and phosphoribosyl pyrophosphate amidotransferase are the key enzymes that control this metabolic switch.


2020marts17 ….. A zinc-sensing protein gives flies a gut feeling for growth ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00728-8 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00728-8 A zinc-sensing ion channel, Hodor, has now been found in the intestine of fruit flies. Hodor activates the TORC1 signalling pathway, and in doing so, influences organism-wide growth and metabolism.


2020marts17 ….. Abel Prize in Mathematics Shared by 2 Trailblazers of Probability and Dynamics ….. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/18/science/abel-prize-mathematics.html ….. Hillel Furstenberg, 84, and Gregory Margulis, 74, both retired professors, share the mathematics equivalent of a Nobel Prize.


2020marts17 ….. Abelprisen 2020: Tilfældighed er vejen til at forene vidt forskellige dele af matematikken ….. https://ing.dk/artikel/abelprisen-2020-tilfaeldighed-vejen-at-forene-vidt-forskellige-dele-matematikken-233142 ….. PLUS. Matematik kan inddeles i mange discipliner, men to forskere har vist, at sandsynlighedsteori kan forene mange af dem. For deres mangeårige arbejde hermed belønnes de med dette års Abelpris i matematik.


2020marts17 ….. Abundance of conserved CRISPR-Cas9 target sites within the highly polymorphic genomes of Anopheles and Aedes mosquitoes ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15204-0 ….. Nature Communications, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15204-0 Genetic variation in natural populations could represent gene drive resistant alleles, preventing successful application for population management. Here the authors survey 1280 genomes from three mosquito species and concludes natural variation will not be detrimental to deploying gene drive technology.


2020marts17 ….. Access to forbidden rings ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/udg-atf031820.php ….. Chemists (UNIGE) have now devised a new technique for creating chains of molecular rings that do not use standard chemical interactions but contact with large molecular surfaces that are electron-poor and do not exist in nature. Unlike with standard procedures, this new technique works by autocatalysis – the rarest, but also the most ambitious, type of transformation that exists in chemistry. The


2020marts17 ….. Activation of adenosine A2A receptor by lipids from docosahexaenoic acid revealed by NMR ….. http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/12/eaay8544?rss=1 ….. The lipid composition of the plasma membrane is a key parameter in controlling signal transduction through G protein–coupled receptors (GPCRs). Adenosine A 2A receptor (A 2A AR) is located in the lipid bilayers of cells, containing acyl chains derived from docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). For the NMR studies, we prepared A 2A AR in lipid bilayers of nanodiscs, containing DHA chains and other acyl chai


2020marts17 ….. AI hotel assistant persuades guests to use less water and electricity ….. https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24532743-800-ai-hotel-assistant-persuades-guests-to-use-less-water-and-electricity/ ….. An artificially intelligent eco-assistant can persuade hotel guests and staff to reduce their electricity use by up to a third


2020marts17 ….. AI-powered shoes unlock the secrets of your sole ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200317155839.htm ….. Researchers have developed an AI-powered, smart insole that instantly turns any shoe into a portable gait-analysis laboratory.


2020marts17 ….. Alcohol dependence potentiates substance P/neurokinin-1 receptor signaling in the rat central nucleus of amygdala ….. http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/12/eaaz1050?rss=1 ….. Behavioral and clinical studies suggest a critical role of substance P (SP)/neurokinin-1 receptor (NK-1R) signaling in alcohol dependence. Here, we examined regulation of GABA transmission in the medial subdivision of the central amygdala (CeM) by the SP/NK-1R system, and its neuroadaptation following chronic alcohol exposure. In naïve rats, SP increased action potential–dependent GABA release,


2020marts17 ….. Alfred M. Worden, Who Orbited the Moon in 1971, Dies at 88 ….. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/18/science/space/al-worden-dead.html ….. While two Apollo 15 crewmen roamed the lunar surface on a scientific mission, he took valuable photographs from the space capsule.


2020marts17 ….. Alternativer til sundhedsskadelige kasseboner er lige så slemme ….. https://ing.dk/artikel/alternativer-sundhedsskadelige-kasseboner-lige-saa-slemme-233008 ….. PLUS. Alternativer til farvefremkalderen bisphenol A i dansk termopapir kan sandsynligvis skade vores helbred. Vi ved ikke nok om stofferne til at gøre papiret mere sikkert, fortæller toksikologisk chefkonsulent ved DHI.


2020marts17 ….. Alzheimer risk genes converge on microglia ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/vfi-arg031820.php ….. Our DNA determines a large part of our risk for Alzheimer's disease, but it remained unclear how many genetic risk factors contribute to disease. A team led by Prof. Bart De Strooper (VIB-KU Leuven) and Dr. Mark Fiers now show that many of risk factors affect brain maintenance cells called microglia, and more particularly their response to amyloid-beta, one of the proteins aggregating in the brain


2020marts17 ….. Alzheimer's disease: Inflammation triggers fatal cycle ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uob-adi031820.php ….. An immune reaction in the brain seems to play a major role in the development of Alzheimer's disease. In a way, it "adds fuel to the fire" and apparently causes an inflammation that, in a sense, keeps kindling itself. The study has now been published in the journal Cell Reports.


2020marts17 ….. An intestinal zinc sensor regulates food intake and developmental growth ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2111-5 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2111-5 Hodor, an intestinal zinc-gated chloride channel, controls systemic growth in Drosophila by promoting food intake and by modulating Tor signalling and lysosomal homeostasis within enterocytes.


2020marts17 ….. Ancient Clam Shell Reveals Shorter Day Length ….. https://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/ancient-clam-shell-reveals-shorter-day-length/ ….. The growth layers in a 70-million-year-old clam shell indicate that a year back then had more than 370 days, with each day being only about 23.5 hours.


2020marts17 ….. Ancient hornwort genomes could lead to crop improvement ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200316141453.htm ….. An international research team illuminates the origin of land plants by analyzing the first hornwort genomes. In this ancient group of land plants, they discovered genes that could help crops grow more efficiently with less synthetic fertilizer.


2020marts17 ….. Apollo 15 astronaut Al Worden, who circled moon, dies at 88 ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-apollo-astronaut-al-worden-circled.html ….. Apollo 15 astronaut Al Worden, who circled the moon alone in 1971 while his two crewmates test-drove the first lunar rover, has died at age 88, his family said Wednesday.


2020marts17 ….. Apple iPad Pro and MacBook Air (2020): Specs, Features, Price ….. https://www.wired.com/story/ipad-pro-macbook-air-2020/ ….. A new iPad Pro is in town as well as a refreshed MacBook Air. There's Lidar tech, better keyboards, and perhaps most importantly, a trackpad.


2020marts17 ….. Artificial intelligence helps prevent disruptions in fusion devices ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200317155833.htm ….. Research demonstrates that machine learning can predict and avoid damaging disruptions to fusion facilities.


2020marts17 ….. At long last, NASA's probe finally digs in on Mars ….. https://www.popsci.com/story/space/mars-mole-plan-c/ ….. A bit of good news from #Mars : our new approach of using the robotic arm to push the mole appears to be working! The teams @NASAJPL / @DLR_en are excited to see the images and plan to continue this approach over the next few weeks. 💪 #SaveTheMole FAQ: https://t.co/wnhp7c1gPT pic.twitter.com/5wYyn7IwVo — NASA InSight (@NASAInSight) March 13, 2020


2020marts17 ….. Author Correction: Butterfly-shaped magnetoresistance in triangular-lattice antiferromagnet Ag2CrO2 ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-61540-y ….. Scientific Reports, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-61540-y Author Correction: Butterfly-shaped magnetoresistance in triangular-lattice antiferromagnet Ag 2 CrO 2


2020marts17 ….. Author Correction: Evaluation of T1 relaxation time in prostate cancer and benign prostate tissue using a Modified Look-Locker inversion recovery sequence ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-61549-3 ….. Scientific Reports, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-61549-3


2020marts17 ….. Author Correction: Extensive genomic diversity among Mycobacterium marinum strains revealed by whole genome sequencing ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-61218-5 ….. Scientific Reports, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-61218-5


2020marts17 ….. Author Correction: Modulation of in vitro Brain Endothelium by Mechanical Trauma: Structural and Functional Restoration by Poloxamer 188 ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62005-y ….. Scientific Reports, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62005-y


2020marts17 ….. Automated radial synthesis of organic molecules ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2083-5 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2083-5 An automated synthesis instrument comprising a series of continuous flow modules that are radially arranged around a central switching station can achieve both linear and convergent syntheses.


2020marts17 ….. Bad sleep habits can depress teens ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/fu-bsh031820.php ….. Nagging negative thoughts – and striving for perfection – keep teenagers awake at night, raising their chance of becoming depressed and anxious, a new study shows. An online study of almost 400 adolescents aged 14 to 20 years confirmed the link, leading sleep researchers at Flinders University to recommend alternative treatments for repetitive negative thinking and perfectionism in dealing with de


2020marts17 ….. Bank-led freeze on US buybacks could spread ….. https://www.ft.com/content/b1fa1688-68f6-11ea-a3c9-1fe6fedcca75 ….. Analysts say that lack of large, price-insensitive buyers could magnify sell-offs


2020marts17 ….. Bargain-hunting for biodiversity ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200316141451.htm ….. The best bargains for conserving some of the world's most vulnerable salamanders and other vertebrate species can be found in Central Texas and the Appalachians, according to new conservation tools.


2020marts17 ….. Bay Area Researchers Close Labs Under New Restrictions ….. https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/bay-area-researchers-close-labs-under-new-restrictions-67284 ….. Under an area-wide "shelter in place" order, scientists at some of the world's leading universities scramble to continue working while confined to their homes.


2020marts17 ….. Bayesian Optimization for Materials Design with Mixed Quantitative and Qualitative Variables ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-60652-9 ….. Scientific Reports, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-60652-9


2020marts17 ….. Biphasic changes in β-cell mass around parturition are accompanied by increased serotonin production ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-61850-1 ….. Scientific Reports, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-61850-1


2020marts17 ….. Blood platelets trigger events that cause organ damage after heart surgery ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/dumc-bpt030920.php ….. Damage to kidneys and other organs after heart surgery is not so much triggered by the surgical repair of the heart itself but rather by the massive inflammatory response, which arises from multiple factors: the machinery used to keep blood and oxygen flowing, changes of blood flow during the surgery, and tissue responses to the surgical trauma.


2020marts17 ….. Brain implant detects and turns down symptoms of Parkinson's disease ….. https://www.newscientist.com/article/2237465-brain-implant-detects-and-turns-down-symptoms-of-parkinsons-disease/ ….. A new kind of brain implant can detect and turn down the harmful nerve cell activity that are signals of certain symptoms of Parkinson's disease


2020marts17 ….. Breastfeeding gap' exists among Mexican-origin women living in Texas ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uota-ge031020.php ….. Mexican women born and educated in Mexico who now live in Texas breastfeed longer than those born and educated in the United States. That's the finding from new research from the Texas Policy Evaluation Project (TxPEP) at The University of Texas at Austin, which points to a 'breastfeeding gap' among some Mexican-origin women living in Texas.


2020marts17 ….. Building a better botox ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/bch-bab031720.php ….. Botulinum toxins are FDA-approved and widely used. Although they are safe and effective, they can drift away from the site of injection, reducing efficacy and causing side effects. New work from Boston Children's Hospital on botulinum B combined structural modeling and genetic engineering to enable the toxin to bind more tightly to nerve cells and stay in place. This led to more effective, longer-


2020marts17 ….. By 2050, the U.S. Alzheimer's population will double. We're not prepared. ….. https://bigthink.com/surprising-science/alzheimers-by-2050 ….. By 2050, the number of Americans over age 65 with Alzheimer's is expected to rise from 5.8 to 13.8 million. A new report from the Alzheimer's Association highlights how the already-stressed U.S. healthcare system is not prepared to meet this surge. There's currently no cure for Alzheimer's, which is a degenerative and potentially deadly form of dementia. A new report from the Alzheimer's Associat


2020marts17 ….. California loses up to $1 billion in crops each year because of air pollution, according to research that looked at trends from 1980 to 2015. Table grapes — the kind for snacking — were the most vulnerable among seven crops badly affected by smog, including: wine grapes, strawberries, walnuts ….. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fk588g/california_loses_up_to_1_billion_in_crops_each/ ….. submitted by /u/Wagamaga [link] [comments]


2020marts17 ….. Can Exercising Before Breakfast Dramatically Improve Your Health? ….. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/can-exercising-before-breakfast-dramatically-improve-your-health/ ….. Hot on the heels of National Diabetes Month, a new study has shown that exercising before eating breakfast can improve how your body responds to insulin — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


2020marts17 ….. Can foreign intervention lead to peaceful solutions? ….. https://bigthink.com/videos/interventionism ….. Intervention covers a range of activity broader than just war. Some interventions have more humanitarian aims, such as disaster relief and development aid. Oftentimes, the drive behind many instances of intervention involves some form of political, economic, or social outcome. There are important questions to consider regarding knowledge, goals, incentives, and unintended consequences. The answer


2020marts17 ….. Can round beads 'kill off' high-pitched sounds? ….. https://www.futurity.org/high-pitched-sounds-physics-2309272-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=high-pitched-sounds-physics-2309272-2 ….. Materials made from tapered chains of spherical beads could help dampen high-pitched sounds, theoretical physicists report. The impacts of high-pitched sounds—those that lie at the upper range of human hearing or just beyond—on health are uncertain. But some research suggests that effects could include nausea, headaches, dizziness, impaired hearing, or other symptoms. "There is a fair amount of u


2020marts17 ….. Certain cancers come with higher risk of serious heart rhythm disorder ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/acoc-ccc031620.php ….. People with a history of cancer have an over two-fold risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AFib), the most common heart rhythm disorder, compared to the general population, according to research presented at the American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session Together with World Congress of Cardiology (ACC.20/WCC).


2020marts17 ….. Chainsaw Chang and Soo Not Ok Lee ….. https://forbetterscience.com/2020/03/18/chainsaw-chang-and-soo-not-ok-lee/ ….. Smut Clyde celebrates here a highly successful US cancer research lab at University of Rochester. Its head is Chawnshang "Chainsaw" Chang, and his most productive scientist is Soo "Not" Ok Lee.


2020marts17 ….. Childhood obesity linked to higher risk of anxiety, depression and premature death ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/ki-col031620.php ….. Two new studies from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden underscore health risks associated with childhood obesity. Children with obesity have a three times higher risk of mortality in early adulthood compared with children in the general population and are more likely to suffer from anxiety and depression. The findings, published in PLOS Medicine and BMC Medicine, highlight the need to identify speci


2020marts17 ….. Comparisons of organic and conventional agriculture need improvement, say researchers ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-comparisons-conventional-agriculture.html ….. The environmental effects of agriculture and food are hotly debated. But the most widely used method of analysis often tends to overlook vital factors such as biodiversity, soil quality, pesticide impacts and societal shifts, and these oversights can lead to incorrect conclusions on the merits of intensive and organic agriculture. This is according to a trio of researchers writing in the journal N


2020marts17 ….. Comparisons of organic and conventional agriculture need to be better, say researchers ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/cuot-coo031720.php ….. The environmental effects of agriculture and food are hotly debated. But the most widely used method of analysis often tends to overlook vital factors, such as biodiversity, soil quality, pesticide impacts and societal shifts. These oversights can lead to wrong conclusions on the merits of intensive and organic agriculture, according to a trio of researchers in the journal Nature Sustainability.


2020marts17 ….. Compartments without borders ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/ps-cwb031720.php ….. A new method by researchers at Penn State allows the creation of compartments within a liquid that do not have physical barriers. . The method could help researchers understand how human cells use 'membraneless compartments' to segregate and concentrate components for important cellular processes, chemical reactions, or other biological functions.


2020marts17 ….. Context-dependent dynamics lead to the assembly of functionally distinct microbial communities ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15169-0 ….. Nature Communications, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15169-0 Historical contingency can affect community composition and function, but the extent to which this occurs is unclear. Here the authors use pitcher plant microbial communities to demonstrate that community dynamics and key metabolic functions at equilibrium depend on history and initial composition.


2020marts17 ….. Could Crispr Be Humanity's Next Virus Killer? ….. https://www.wired.com/story/could-crispr-be-the-next-virus -killer/ ….. Stanford scientists are exploring whether gene-editing technology can be used to fight pandemics. But so far, they have just one piece of a larger puzzle.


2020marts17 ….. Deadly colon cancer grows differently in women and men ….. https://www.futurity.org/colon-cancer-sexes-tumors-2309092-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=colon-cancer-sexes-tumors-2309092-2 ….. Colon cancer cells produce energy for growth differently in women and men, researchers report. The difference is associated with a more aggressive form of tumor development with a higher incidence in women, according to the new study. Researchers say this is the first significant documentation of a sex difference in colon cancer metabolism. "With this new information and many promising leads, our


2020marts17 ….. Development of a CRISPR-SaCas9 system for projection- and function-specific gene editing in the rat brain ….. http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/12/eaay6687?rss=1 ….. A genome editing technique based on the clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR)–associated endonuclease Cas9 enables efficient modification of genes in various cell types, including neurons. However, neuronal ensembles even in the same brain region are not anatomically or functionally uniform but divide into distinct subpopulations. Such heterogeneity requires gene edit


2020marts17 ….. Dietary fructose feeds hepatic lipogenesis via microbiota-derived acetate ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2101-7 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2101-7 A genetic mouse model is used to reveal a two-pronged mechanism of fructose-induced de novo lipogenesis in the liver, in which fructose catabolism in hepatocytes provides a signal to promote lipogenesis, whereas fructose metabolism by the gut microbiota provides acetate as a substrate to feed lipogenesis.


2020marts17 ….. Distinguishing cell phenotype using cell epigenotype ….. http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/12/eaax7798?rss=1 ….. The relationship between microscopic observations and macroscopic behavior is a fundamental open question in biophysical systems. Here, we develop a unified approach that—in contrast with existing methods—predicts cell type from macromolecular data even when accounting for the scale of human tissue diversity and limitations in the available data. We achieve these benefits by applying a k -nearest


2020marts17 ….. Dopamine D2 receptors in discrimination learning and spine enlargement ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2115-1 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2115-1 Detection of dopamine dips by neurons that express dopamine D2 receptors in the striatum is used to refine generalized reward conditioning mediated by dopamine D1 receptors.


2020marts17 ….. Download paid software for free or cheap ….. https://www.popsci.com/story/diy/download-paid-software-free-cheap/ ….. When someone's trying to explain to you how to buy software, but you already got it for free. (Christina @ wocintechchat.com/Unsplash/) We all love free stuff. I mean, have you seen the line at Ben & Jerry's on Free Cone Day ? You'd think they were giving away Ferraris. But sadly, not all things come at so low a price. There's a lot of great free software out there, but some of the best tools cos


2020marts17 ….. Downloading the Human Brain to a Computer: Elon Musk's Neuralink – Human testing of the device could start as early as this year ….. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fk3z1q/downloading_the_human_brain_to_a_computer_elon/ ….. submitted by /u/izumi3682 [link] [comments]


2020marts17 ….. Early evolution of the brain's cortex revealed in new study ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200316141501.htm ….. Research on the lamprey brain has enabled scientists to push the birth of the cortex back in time by some 300 million years to over 500 million years ago, providing new insights into brain evolution.


2020marts17 ….. E-cigarette use rises while new data points to heart health risks ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/acoc-eur031620.php ….. A new study adds to mounting evidence that the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), or vaping, has increased in recent years among US adults, with nearly 1 in 20 reporting current use of e-cigarettes, according to research presented at the American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session Together with World Congress of Cardiology (ACC.20/WCC).


2020marts17 ….. Elpistostege and the origin of the vertebrate hand ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2100-8 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2100-8 The pectoral fin of an Elpistostege watsoni specimen from the Upper Devonian period of Canada combines digits and fin rays, blurring the line between the appendages of fish and land vertebrates.


2020marts17 ….. Emissions of several ozone-depleting chemicals are larger than expected ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200317130722.htm ….. Researchers have found that much of the current emission of these gases likely stems from large CFC 'banks' — old equipment such as building insulation foam, refrigerators and cooling systems, and foam insulation, that was manufactured before the global phaseout of CFCs and is still leaking the gases into the atmosphere. Based on earlier analyses, scientists concluded that CFC banks would be too


2020marts17 ….. Emotional intelligence: Why each of us should aspire to be more like Richard Feynman ….. https://bigthink.com/personal-growth/richard-feynman-emotional-intelligence ….. Robert Oppenheimer wrote a telling letter of recommendation for Richard Feynman in 1943. After praising Feynman's intellectual prowess, Oppenheimer used most of the ink discussing the strength of his character. The letter is a stark reminder of the importance of emotional intelligence. Nothing helps as much in a job search as a letter of recommendation (except, perhaps, being related to the hirin


2020marts17 ….. En egendomlig parasitisk växt ….. http://fof.se/node/53430 ….. Santalales är en växtordning bestående av mer än 2500 hel- eller halvparasitiska arter, bl.a. mistel. Nyligen har man, baserat på molekylärbiologisk likhet, i den räknat in familjen Balanophoraceae, och i denna familj ingår den egendomliga sydamerikanska växten Scybalium fungiforme som inte upptäcktes förrän på 1990-talet. Felipe Amorim och medarbetare har i år (Ecology 2020, e03001) beskrivit den


2020marts17 ….. Engineered Botulinum toxin is more potent and safer in mice ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200317155843.htm ….. Botulinum toxin (BoNT) is used for a range of applications, but when injected it can diffuse into the surrounding tissue and give rise to adverse effects. A new study shows that a subtle modification of an FDA-approved form of BoNT enhances binding to the nerve cells and improves the drug's potency and safety.


2020marts17 ….. Essential supplies for grooming your cat ….. https://www.popsci.com/story/shop/cat-grooming-gear/ ….. Minimize their stress and help prevent a mess. (C. Z. Shi via Unsplash/) It's largely true that cats are self-cleaning, like self-cleaning ovens but without the smell of burning teflon. Cats do not want or need baths with few exceptions (like hairless Sphynx cats, or cats with health issues). However, there are some things you can do to lend a paw to their cleaning habits. These four grooming aid


2020marts17 ….. Evictions ban aims to help tenants in rented homes ….. https://www.ft.com/content/4bcc882a-6949-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Emergency move to prevent people being thrown out because of virus


2020marts17 ….. Existentiell ensamhet hos äldre och sköra lindras med samtal ….. https://www.forskning.se/2020/03/18/existentiell-ensamhet-hos-aldre-och-skora-lindras-med-samtal/ ….. Det är när man lämnar en trygghet och inte vet vad som väntar framöver, som man känner sig som mest ensam och sårbar. Det gäller inte minst för sköra äldre. Men meningsfulla samtal hjälpa, om vi vet i vilka situationer behovet uppstår. Ensamhet är ett brett fält. Den typ av ensamhet som är enklast att upptäcka är social ensamhet genom att exempelvis se hur många som bor eller äter ensamma. – När


2020marts17 ….. Felaktig information frodas i kristid ….. https://www.forskning.se/2020/03/18/felaktig-information-frodas-i-kristid/ ….. Felaktig information frodas under kriser och ännu mer när krisen kretsar kring en samhällsfarlig sjukdom. – Kombinationen av dessa två i en digital tid är en farlig cocktail, säger Johan Farkas, doktorand i medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap vid Malmö universitet. Ryktesspridningen var snabbt igång vid utbrottet av coronoavirus . Det har bland annat gjorts falska löpsedlar med uttalanden från Folk


2020marts17 ….. Female copulation song is modulated by seminal fluid ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15260-6 ….. Nature Communications, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15260-6 Male fruitflies sing a patterned wing song during courtship. Here, the authors show that females sing a distinct song during copulation, which is controlled by sex-specific neurons, depends on seminal fluid from the male accessory gland and modulates latency of female remating with subsequent males.


2020marts17 ….. FERONIA controls pectin- and nitric oxide-mediated male–female interaction ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2106-2 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2106-2 FERONIA prevents polyspermy in Arabidopsis by enabling pectin-stimulated nitric oxide accumulation at the filiform apparatus after the first pollen tube arrives, which disengages LURE1 chemoattraction to prevent late-arriving pollen tubes from entering the ovule.


2020marts17 ….. Filamentation of the bacterial bi-functional alcohol/aldehyde dehydrogenase AdhE is essential for substrate channeling and enzymatic regulation ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15214-y ….. Nature Communications, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15214-y Acetaldehyde–alcohol dehydrogenase (AdhE) converts acetyl-CoA to ethanol and is a key enzyme in bacterial alcoholic fermentation. AdhE forms spirosomes and, here, the authors present the cryoEM structures of compact and extended E.coli AdhE spirosomes and show that the extended conformation is the catalytically


2020marts17 ….. Finding cell-specific expression patterns in the early Ciona embryo with single-cell RNA-seq ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-61591-1 ….. Scientific Reports, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-61591-1


2020marts17 ….. Forskare: Så blir hemarbetet bättre för hälsan ….. http://fof.se/node/53426 ….. Linda Widar forskar om hur distansarbete påverkar vår hälsa. Hennes nya studie visar att universitetsanställda som jobbar mycket hemma kan uppleva mer stress och osäkerhet kring sin plats i organisationen (läs mer om studien i faktarutan). Men det finns också råd att hämta om ett hälsosamt distansarbete baserat på både hennes studier och tidigare forskning.


2020marts17 ….. Fracture liaison service improves care for patients with fragility fractures ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/wkh-fls031820.php ….. For patients with fragility fractures related to underlying bone weakness, a dedicated fracture liaison service (FLS) can lower the risk of subsequent fractures, suggests a study in the March 18, 2020 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.


2020marts17 ….. Full-length transcript characterization of SF3B1 mutation in chronic lymphocytic leukemia reveals downregulation of retained introns ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15171-6 ….. Nature Communications, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15171-6 Long-read sequencing is useful in determining exon-connectivity of full-length mRNA isoforms. Here, by long-read nanopore sequencing, the authors report that intron retention is downregulated in SF3B1 mutant chronic lymphocytic leukemia cells than normal B cells.


2020marts17 ….. Fundamental bounds on the fidelity of sensory cortical coding ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2130-2 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2130-2 A microscopy system that enables simultaneous recording from hundreds of neurons in the mouse visual cortex reveals that the brain enhances its coding capacity by representing visual inputs in dimensions perpendicular to correlated noise.


2020marts17 ….. Förändringar i cellernas nedbrytningsstationer kan leda till cancer ….. https://www.forskning.se/2020/03/18/forandringar-i-cellernas-nedbrytningsstationer-kan-leda-till-cancer/ ….. Cancerceller växer och delar sig okontrollerat. Nu visar en ny studie från Uppsala universitet hur förändringar i cellernas nedbrytningscentraler, lysosomerna, bidrar till okontrollerad celltillväxt. Normala celler har flera olika kontrollmekanismer som hindrar dem från att växa och dela sig ohämmat. Under de senaste åren har det visat sig att cellernas lysosomer kan reglera celltillväxt och cell


2020marts17 ….. Gating mechanism of hyperpolarization-activated HCN pacemaker channels ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15233-9 ….. Nature Communications, Published online: 17 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15233-9 Hyperpolarization-activated cyclic nucleotide-gated (HCN) channels are essential for rhythmic activity in the heart and brain. Here authors reverse the voltage dependence of HCN channels by mutating only two residues located at the interface between the voltage sensor and the pore domain.


2020marts17 ….. Genetic signature may identify mothers at risk for preeclampsia ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/bcom-gsm031720.php ….. Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have identified a genetic signature combining certain maternal and fetal gene variants that are associated with a higher risk of preeclampsia.


2020marts17 ….. Getting too little — or too much — sleep may be bad for the heart ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/acoc-gtl031620.php ….. Compared with people who slept for longer or shorter periods of time, those who reported sleeping seven or eight hours a night had significantly less evidence of stiffness in their arteries, indicating a lower chance of developing heart disease or suffering a stroke, according to research presented at the American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session Together with World Congress of Ca


2020marts17 ….. Ghostly metabolic messages from dying cells ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00641-0 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00641-0 Cell death by a process called apoptosis inhibits inflammation in surrounding tissue. The finding that dying apoptotic cells release a tailored cocktail of metabolite molecules reveals a way in which they influence their living neighbours.


2020marts17 ….. Google beskyldes for at bryde GDPR forordningen ….. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/google-beskyldes-at-bryde-gdpr-forordningen-1090251 ….. Den Irske Databeskyttelses kommission er i gang med at undersøge, hvorvidt googles datahåndtering overholder GDPR reglerne.


2020marts17 ….. Grasp55−/− mice display impaired fat absorption and resistance to high-fat diet-induced obesity ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-14912-x ….. Nature Communications, Published online: 17 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-14912-x The physiological roles of the Golgi reassembly-stacking protein 55 (GRASP55/GORASP55) remain largely elusive. Here, the authors show that the Golgi-resident protein GRASP55 plays a crucial role in lipid homeostasis by regulating intestinal lipid uptake.


2020marts17 ….. Growing stem cells for deep space exploration ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-stem-cells-deep-space-exploration.html ….. Earth's magnetosphere protects us from the most harmful cosmic rays that bombard our planet but beyond this natural shield, astronauts are subjected to radiation that is a hundred times more than at sea level.


2020marts17 ….. Having a low birthweight baby may increase risk for early heart failure ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/acoc-hal031620.php ….. A new study, presented at the American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session Together with World Congress of Cardiology (ACC.20/WCC), suggests that giving birth to a baby under 5.5 pounds may be an independent risk factor for developing changes in heart function that can lead to heart failure, a condition in which the heart is unable to pump enough blood and oxygen to meet the body's n


2020marts17 ….. High blood pressure surprisingly common in female college athletes ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/acoc-hbp031620.php ….. Nearly half of a cohort of female athletes at two US universities were found to have higher than normal blood pressure levels, according to research presented at the American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session Together with World Congress of Cardiology (ACC.20/WCC).


2020marts17 ….. High levels of iron in the lung linked to increased asthma severity ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/elf-hlo031620.php ….. Iron build-up in the lung cells and tissues is associated with worse asthma symptoms and lower lung function, according to new research published in the European Respiratory Journal. The researchers say that the study, which includes data from asthma patient samples and mouse models, is the first to definitively show a relationship between iron build-up in the lung cells and tissues and the severi


2020marts17 ….. Highly bioactive zeolitic imidazolate framework-8-capped nanotherapeutics for efficient reversal of reperfusion-induced injury in ischemic stroke ….. http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/12/eaay9751?rss=1 ….. Rational design of potent antioxidative agent with high biocompatibility is urgently needed to treat ischemic reperfusion-induced ROS-mediated cerebrovascular and neural injury during ischemia strokes. Here, we demonstrate an in situ synthetic strategy of bioactive zeolitic imidazolate framework-8–capped ceria nanoparticles (CeO 2 @ZIF-8 NPs) to achieve enhanced catalytic and antioxidative activi


2020marts17 ….. High-tech toilets that are flush with features ….. https://www.popsci.com/story/shop/advanced-toilets/ ….. A royal flush. (Depositphotos/) Most people have very simple requests when it comes to their bathroom business: as long as everything is clean and functioning, they're good. But odds are—if you clicked on this—you are not one of those people. You don't mind going a little above and beyond when nature calls. For those looking for a toilet that is more than just a receptacle, we have you covered. B


2020marts17 ….. How a Colorless Gas Controls Brain's Immune System. NO Regulates Microglia Activity via TRPV2 ….. https://www.reddit.com/r/cogsci/comments/fkhmfv/how_a_colorless_gas_controls_brains_immune_system/ ….. submitted by /u/scottsteinberg [link] [comments]


2020marts17 ….. How Africa's Mountain Gorillas Staged a Comeback ….. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/africas-mountain-gorillas-staged-comeback-180974363/ ….. Long victimized by poaching and deforestation, the primate species is in the midst of a surprising rebound that is sparking new hopes of recovery


2020marts17 ….. How Cancer Cells Communicate and How This Understanding May Stop Cancer's Ability to Spread ….. https://www.the-scientist.com/unknown/how-cancer-cells-communicate-and-how-this-understanding-may-stop-cancers-ability-to-spread-67283 ….. [no content]


2020marts17 ….. How gene therapy may hold key to treating life-threatening cardiac disease ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uoc–hgt031820.php ….. New study finds gene therapy improved cardiac, muscle and liver function in Danon disease mouse models.


2020marts17 ….. How Microsoft Dismantled the Infamous Necurs Botnet ….. https://www.wired.com/story/microsoft-necurs-botnet-takedown/ ….. A years-long investigation and global cooperation disrupted one of the biggest botnets ever.


2020marts17 ….. How Social Distancing Became Social Justice ….. https://www.wired.com/story/opinion-how-social-distancing-became-social-justice/ ….. Like Me Too and Black Lives Matter, the Flatten the Curve movement has fomented a profound reckoning with privilege and inequality.


2020marts17 ….. How to start birding in any US city ….. https://www.popsci.com/story/diy/birding-birdwatching-guide/ ….. Yes, hello, Mr. Cardinal. (Bruce Jastrow/Unsplash/) If you enjoy spending time outside, consider bird-watching. It's a four-season activity that will not only extend the amount of time you spend in parks or other green spaces, but also make you feel a little bit like a treasure seeker as you try to spot birds you know should be around (and find others you may not expect). You can go birding any t


2020marts17 ….. How you can support farmers in the US | Eric Sannerud ….. https://www.ted.com/talks/eric_sannerud_how_you_can_support_farmers_in_the_us?rss=172BB350-0205 ….. Farmers keep us fed and our economies stable, but in the US they're retiring faster than they're being replaced. Take a crash course in agricultural policy with Eric Sannerud to see why this problem can't be solved by simply buying from your local farmer's market — and learn how you can use your vote to create a better future for farmers.


2020marts17 ….. Image: Space foam already bubbling as planned ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-image-space-foam.html ….. Installed on Friday in the International Space Station and sending down images by Monday. This picture shows one of the first images of foam formed inside the Fluid Science Laboratory in Europe's space laboratory Columbus.


2020marts17 ….. Impact of global structure on diffusive exploration of organelle networks ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-61598-8 ….. Scientific Reports, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-61598-8


2020marts17 ….. In NIH trial, selumetinib shrinks tumors, provides clinical benefit for children with NF1 ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/nci-int031620.php ….. Findings from a phase 2 clinical trial show that the drug selumetinib improves outcomes for children with the genetic disorder neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). In the trial, selumetinib shrank the inoperable tumors that develop with NF1 called plexiform neurofibromas, and children experienced reduced pain, improved function, and better overall quality of life after receiving the treatment. The tria


2020marts17 ….. Independent investigative agency needed to tackle abuse in elite youth sport ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/b-iia031320.php ….. An independent investigative agency as well as an international offender database are needed to tackle allegations of abuse in elite youth sport properly, urges an expert, in an editorial published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.


2020marts17 ….. Ingenious tools to help you clean your dog ….. https://www.popsci.com/story/shop/dog-cleaning-bath-tools/ ….. Save your furniture and floors from muddy disasters. ( Autri Taheri via Unsplash/) Many dogs delight in trotting through puddles or splashing with wild abandon into murky ponds. Sadly, the prospect of being hosed down with warm and gentle water and nice-smelling shampoo afterward doesn't have the same appeal. While we can't guarantee your muddy mutt won't still hide from bath time, these tools fo


2020marts17 ….. Intensive farming drives long-term shifts in avian community composition ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2090-6 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2090-6 Variation in vegetation and climate affects the long-term changes in bird communities in intensive-agriculture habitats, but not in diversified-agriculture or natural-forest habitats, by changing the local colonization and extinction rates.


2020marts17 ….. It's Time to Resurrect the Airship Hospitals ….. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fk5d8d/its_time_to_resurrect_the_airship_hospitals/ ….. submitted by /u/johnnylineup [link] [comments]


2020marts17 ….. Japanese scientists discover clue to erasing traumatic memories ….. https://bigthink.com/mind-brain/japanese-scientists-discover-clue-to-erasing-traumatic-memories ….. Scientists in Japan find that light can affect long-term traumatic memories in flies. Keeping male flies in the dark helped them overcome negative mating memories. The researchers hope to use the finding to develop new treatments for PTSD and similar disorders. Can light be a factor in eliminating traumatic memories? Japanese scientists found that the long-term memory of flies can be affected if


2020marts17 ….. Jdp2-deficient granule cell progenitors in the cerebellum are resistant to ROS-mediated apoptosis through xCT/Slc7a11 activation ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-61692-x ….. Scientific Reports, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-61692-x Jdp2 -deficient granule cell progenitors in the cerebellum are resistant to ROS-mediated apoptosis through xCT/Slc7a11 activation


2020marts17 ….. Kid's wagons for your most precious cargo ….. https://www.popsci.com/story/shop/kids-wagons-varieties/ ….. Merrily we roll along. (Blake Meyer via Unsplash/) There are few kids' toys as timeless and practical as a wagon. The experience of rumbling down the sidewalk inside a miniature truck bed adds adventure to every play date or picnic. Watch siblings test their strength and pull each other around, or turn kids into transport operators while the parents clean up the yard. Unlike other toys, wagons ar


2020marts17 ….. Kidney injury risks higher for hospitalized pregnant women ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uoc-kir031820.php ….. New research from the University of Cincinnati shows an increased rate of sudden episodes of kidney failure or damage in women who are hospitalized during pregnancy. The increased rates of acute kidney injury (or AKI) in hospitalized pregnant women were even more likely to occur among those with diabetes and showed a higher likelihood of maternal mortality with pregnancy-related AKI.


2020marts17 ….. Landbruget: 110.000 hektar lavbundsjord skal tages ud af drift ….. https://ing.dk/artikel/landbruget-110000-hektar-lavbundsjord-skal-tages-ud-drift-233147 ….. PLUS. Landbruget kan reducere CO2-udledningen med 62 pct. i 2030 ved at udtage store mængder landbrugsjord, mener Klimapartnerskabet for landbrug. Forskning og udvikling kan bringe erhvervet helt i mål.


2020marts17 ….. Lasers and smart pills could eventually replace injections ….. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fkd60d/lasers_and_smart_pills_could_eventually_replace/ ….. submitted by /u/trevor25 [link] [comments]


2020marts17 ….. Late Cretaceous neornithine from Europe illuminates the origins of crown birds ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2096-0 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2096-0 A newly discovered fossil from the Cretaceous of Belgium is the oldest modern bird ever found, showing a unique combination of features and suggesting attributes shared by avian survivors of the end-Cretaceous extinction.


2020marts17 ….. Launching the Hubble Space Telescope: 'Our window into the Universe' ….. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/stories-51928973/launching-the-hubble-space-telescope-our-window-into-the-universe ….. How the launch of the Hubble telescope wasn't all plain sailing.


2020marts17 ….. Leap in performance sees hollow-core fiber technology close in on mainstream optical fiber ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-hollow-core-fiber-technology-mainstream-optical.html ….. Researchers from the Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics at the University of Southampton have demonstrated a new leap in hollow-core fiber performance, underlining the technology's potential to soon eclipse current optical fibers.


2020marts17 ….. Linking scents to memories ….. https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/head-how-scents-alter-memories ….. Smell could be a valuable tool in memory-related mood disorders, according to research in mice.


2020marts17 ….. Loners help society survive, say Princeton ecologists ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/pu-lhs031820.php ….. When most of a community is rushing in one direction, the few who hang back may serve to protect the whole population from something catastrophic attacking the group, says a team of ecologists led by Corina Tarnita.


2020marts17 ….. Loopy Lévy flights enhance tracer diffusion in active suspensions ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2086-2 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2086-2 A theoretical framework describing the hydrodynamic interactions between a passive particle and an active medium in out-of-equilibrium systems predicts long-range Lévy flights for the diffusing particle driven by the density of the active component.


2020marts17 ….. Loss of protein disturbs intestinal homeostasis and can drive cancer ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uoz-lop031820.php ….. An international team of researchers from the University of Zurich, the University Hospital Zurich, Heidelberg and Glasgow has identified a novel function for the cell death regulating protein MCL1: It is essential in protecting the intestine against cancer development — independent of bacterial-driven inflammation. These findings have implications for the use of MCL1 inhibitors, currently being


2020marts17 ….. Machine learning pushes quantum computing forward ….. https://www.futurity.org/quantum-computers-machine-learning-2309802/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=quantum-computers-machine-learning-2309802 ….. Researchers have created a machine learning framework to precisely locate atom-sized quantum bits in silicon. It's a crucial step for building a large-scale silicon quantum computer, the researchers report. Here, Muhammad Usman and Lloyd Hollenberg of the University of Melbourne explain their research and what it means for the future of quantum computers: Quantum computers are expected to offer t


2020marts17 ….. MAFLD: A new name and definition brings hope for patients with fatty liver disease ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/wifm-man031720.php ….. An international consensus panel led by researchers from The Westmead Institute for Medical Research (WIMR) has highlighted the need to redefine Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD), and to name it Metabolic Associated Fatty Liver Disease (MAFLD). Researchers highlighted that the new terminology will better reflect its causes, and improve public health initiatives.


2020marts17 ….. Make dinner anywhere with these propane cookers ….. https://www.popsci.com/story/shop/propane-cookers/ ….. Don't settle for beef jerky and trail mix. (Dimitri Houtteman via Unsplash/) There's something special about the simple ritual of cooking a meal and sharing it with others, and that singular experience is on full display when we take our pots and pans and cook outdoors. There are plenty of reasons to move your cooking routine out of the kitchen, whether you're camping with your friends, tailgatin


2020marts17 ….. Many plants may soon be illegal in France and no one knows what to do ….. https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24532742-800-many-plants-may-soon-be-illegal-in-france-and-no-one-knows-what-to-do/ ….. France's highest court has ruled that many common crops are illegal because they contain genetic mutations, but enforcing the law will be near impossible


2020marts17 ….. Marcus Aurelius' guide to becoming a morning person ….. https://bigthink.com/personal-growth/marcus-aurelius-mornings ….. Getting up in the morning stinks. Marcus Aurelius, the philosopher King of Rome, even had to write advice on getting up in his masterpiece Meditations. While the advice might not make you a fully fledged morning person, it might make getting up just a little easier. Let's be real, mornings can suck. Beds can be cozy, alarms can be irritating, and the idea of going to work can sound like a call to


2020marts17 ….. Mathematicians who revealed the power of random walks win Abel prize ….. https://www.newscientist.com/article/2237832-mathematicians-who-revealed-the-power-of-random-walks-win-abel-prize/ ….. The 2020 Abel prize was awarded to mathematicians Hillel Furstenberg and Gregory Margulis for their use of probability and dynamics in group theory, number theory and combinatorics


2020marts17 ….. Mathematics pioneers who found order in chaos win Abel prize ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00799-7 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00799-7 Hillel Furstenberg and Gregory Margulis applied theories of probability, randomness and dynamic systems to other areas of maths.


2020marts17 ….. McMaster professor seeks independent agency to tackle abuse in elite youth sport ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/mu-mps031620.php ….. The author calls for the establishment of an independent international safeguarding agency for sports to handle athlete disclosures, investigate and process allegations, and to support victims of abuse. The expertise developed could then be used for preventive efforts. But this agency would have to have sufficient cash and clout to be effective.


2020marts17 ….. Medical breakthroughs turned into gorgeous images ….. https://www.popsci.com/story/health/photography-mit-cancer-brain-research/ ….. Calling the Shots (Morteza Sarmadi, Christina Ta, Robert Langer, Ana Jaklenec/Koch Institute at MIT/) Medical images are crucial to saving lives. Health care experts use X-rays , ultrasounds, and more to uncover secret maladies and confirm that organ systems are up to speed. But what if they need to go deeper, to the cellular level, to dig into a biological mystery? For those cases, scientists tu


2020marts17 ….. Mediterranean radiocarbon offsets and calendar dates for prehistory ….. http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/12/eaaz1096?rss=1 ….. A single Northern Hemisphere calibration curve has formed the basis of radiocarbon dating in Europe and the Mediterranean for five decades, setting the time frame for prehistory. However, as measurement precision increases, there is mounting evidence for some small but substantive regional (partly growing season) offsets in same-year radiocarbon levels. Controlling for interlaboratory variation,


2020marts17 ….. Mercury's 400 C heat may help it make its own ice ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200313155329.htm ….. Despite Mercury's 400 C daytime heat, there is ice at its caps, and now a study shows how that Vulcan scorch probably helps the planet closest to the sun make some of that ice.


2020marts17 ….. Metabolites released from apoptotic cells act as tissue messengers ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2121-3 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2121-3 Apoptotic cells communicate with neighbouring cells by the regulated release of specific metabolites, and a cocktail of select apoptotic metabolites reduces disease severity in mouse models of inflammatory arthritis and lung transplant rejection.


2020marts17 ….. Method of angular momentum multiplexing and demultiplexing for high-capacity optical communications ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-method-angular-momentum-multiplexing-demultiplexing.html ….. Optical multiplexing and demultiplexing utilizing the intrinsic physical properties of light has played a crucial role in high-capacity data storage and high-speed communications.


2020marts17 ….. Mirror, mirror, on the wall ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/f-mmo031720.php ….. How accurately can you judge your own looks? Researchers looked at how we rate our own bodies when viewed from a first-person perspective compared to when viewed from an outside perspective. They did this by creating three virtual bodies ('avatars') for each participant. Participants rated their own body as more attractive when viewing it from a third-person perspective in virtual reality and show


2020marts17 ….. Mott and generalized Wigner crystal states in WSe2/WS2 moiré superlattices ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2092-4 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2092-4 Strongly correlated insulating Mott and generalized Wigner phases are detected in WSe2/WS2 moiré superlattices, and their electrical properties and excited spin states are studied using an optical technique.


2020marts17 ….. MRTFB regulates the expression of NOMO1 in colon [Letters (Online Only)] ….. https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/03/16/2000499117 ….. Kodama et al. (1) report the function of myocardin-related transcription factor B (MRTFB) in colorectal cancer (CRC). They perform whole transcriptome RNA sequencing in MRTFB small interference RNA knockdown primary human colon cells and find that spindle apparatus coiled-coil protein 1 (SPDL1) and melanoma cell adhesion molecule (MCAM) show different…


2020marts17 ….. Music as medicine? 30 minutes a day shows benefits after heart attack ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/acoc-mam031620.php ….. Listening to music can be enjoyable, but is it also good for your heart? Patients who suffered episodes of chest pain soon after a heart attack, known as early post-infarction angina, had significantly lower levels of anxiety and pain if they listened to music for 30 minutes a day, according to a study presented at the American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session Together with World


2020marts17 ….. Mysterious bone circles made from the remains of mammoths reveal clues about Ice Age ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200316204633.htm ….. Mysterious bone circles made from the remains of dozens of mammoths have revealed clues about how ancient communities survived Europe's ice age.


2020marts17 ….. Nanobiohybrids: Materials approaches for bioaugmentation ….. http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/12/eaaz0330?rss=1 ….. Nanobiohybrids, synthesized by integrating functional nanomaterials with living systems, have emerged as an exciting branch of research at the interface of materials engineering and biological science. Nanobiohybrids use synthetic nanomaterials to impart organisms with emergent properties outside their scope of evolution. Consequently, they endow new or augmented properties that are either innate


2020marts17 ….. Nanostructured rubber-like material with optimal properties could replace human tissue ….. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fk5kzc/nanostructured_rubberlike_material_with_optimal/ ….. submitted by /u/Mu57y [link] [comments]


2020marts17 ….. NASA Fixes Mars Lander By Telling It to Hit Itself With a Shovel ….. https://futurism.com/nasa-mars-lander-hit-itself-shovel ….. Percussive Maintenance NASA's InSight lander, which is currently on the surface of Mars, has faced some unexpected problems during its mission to explore and study the planet. Namely, a digging probe that was built to burrow beneath the surface like a jackhammer got stuck because Mars' soil is clumpier than scientists expected, Popular Science reports . After a few failed attempts to get it out,


2020marts17 ….. New 3-D printing method could transform material behind vital medical isotope ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-d-method-material-vital-medical.html ….. For the first time in the U.S., Argonne scientists have used 3-D printing to scale up the recycling of the precursors of an important medical isotope.


2020marts17 ….. New Argonne 3D printing method could transform recycling material behind medical isotope ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/dnl-na3031820.php ….. For the first time in the US, Argonne scientists have used 3D printing to scale up the recycling of the precursors of an important medical isotope.


2020marts17 ….. New species of sawsharks found in West Indian Ocean ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200318143719.htm ….. Two new species of sawsharks discovered in the West Indian Ocean reinforces how much we still don't know about life in the ocean and the impact climate change is having on it.


2020marts17 ….. New study: National monuments can boost the economy in the American West ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/rftf-nsn031320.php ….. A groundbreaking study by Resources for the Future researchers, published in Science Advances, shows that national monuments have had mostly positive effects on local economies in the American West. Using a unique set of data and state-of-the-art statistical methods, the authors determined how 14 monument designations in the Mountain West states affected nearby jobs, wage income, businesses, and i


2020marts17 ….. No evidence for DNA N6-methyladenine in mammals ….. http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/12/eaay3335?rss=1 ….. N 6 -methyladenine (6mdA) is a widespread DNA modification in bacteria. More recently, 6mdA has also been characterized in mammalian DNA. However, measurements of 6mdA abundance and profiles are often very dissimilar between studies, even when performed on DNA from identical mammalian cell types. Using comprehensive bioinformatics analyses of published data and novel experimental approaches, we r


2020marts17 ….. North American bats tend to roost among the fungus that kills them ….. https://www.popsci.com/story/health/bats-white-nose-syndrome-cause/ ….. The roosts, or homes, where North American bats hibernate over winter are fungal hotbeds. (Photograph courtesy of Joseph R Hoyt/) For more than a decade, bats in North America have faced a devastating crisis as white-nose syndrome has swept across the eastern United States and Canada. The fungal disease has felled millions of these tiny mammals since its first documented appearance in New York in


2020marts17 ….. Observations of grain-boundary phase transformations in an elemental metal ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2082-6 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2082-6 Atomic-resolution observations combined with simulations show that grain boundaries within elemental copper undergo temperature-induced solid-state phase transformation to different structures; grain boundary phases can also coexist and are kinetically trapped structures.


2020marts17 ….. Observed 'gateway' effect of e-cigarettes among teens 'likely to be small' ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/b-oe031320.php ….. The observed 'gateway' effect of e-cigarette use among teens is 'likely to be small,' with only a tiny proportion of experimental vapers going on to smoke regular cigarettes, suggests research published online in the journal Tobacco Control.


2020marts17 ….. Oculus Rift S Review: High-End VR That's Within Reach ….. https://www.wired.com/review/oculus-rift-s-review/ ….. It took a half decade, but Oculus has delivered on the promise of the first Rift.


2020marts17 ….. Once overlooked cellular messengers could combat antibiotic resistance ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/cnh-ooc031820.php ….. Children's National Hospital researchers for the first time have isolated bacterial extracellular vesicles from the blood of healthy donors, a critical step to better understanding the way gut bacteria communicate with the rest of the body via the bloodstream.


2020marts17 ….. Oncotarget Targeting PI3Kβ alone and in combination with chemotherapy or immunotherapy ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/ijl-otp031820.php ….. The cover for issue 11 of Oncotarget features Figure 6, 'Effects of AZD8186 in combination with anti-PD1 on syngeneic models,' by Owusu-Brackett, et al.In vitro cell viability assay and immunoblotting demonstrated that PTEN loss was significantly correlated with AZD8186 sensitivity in triple-negative breast cancer cell lines.


2020marts17 ….. Opinion: Making Online Teaching a Success ….. https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/opinion-making-online-teaching-a-success-67290 ….. Here are the lessons we've learned so far about the keys to virtual science education—including what to do about lab classes.


2020marts17 ….. Opioid withdrawal increases health risks for people who inject drugs ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/ksom-owi031420.php ….. Experiencing the symptoms of opioid withdrawal increases the odds that a person who injects drugs will share needles or have a non-fatal overdose, according to new USC study published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. The study, which has implications for others with opioid use disorder, says medication-assisted treatment for opioid withdrawal is urgently needed and recommends that the d


2020marts17 ….. Overlooked caregivers? Children, teens help care for parents with ALS ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/aaon-occ031620.php ….. Children and teens with family members with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, help with bathing, dressing, eating and all types of caregiving activities, yet they may not have training or enough information about the disease, according to a study published in the March 18, 2020, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.


2020marts17 ….. Patient navigators cut ER visits, hospitalization for high risk health care users ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/ttuh-pnc031620.php ….. Studies indicate patients with a lower socioeconomic status often lack a primary care provider, causing them to receive lower quality health care, experience a higher rate of emergency visits and an increased risk of all-cause readmissions and death after discharge. An interdisciplinary research team from TTUHSC completed a study to determine if a patient navigation program created using DSRIP gui


2020marts17 ….. Patients with exercise-related hyponatremia advised to 'drink to thirst' ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/e-pwe031820.php ….. Hyponatremia is a condition of low sodium concentration in the blood. Prolonged overhydration during exercise is the primary cause of all forms of exercise-associated hyponatremia (EAH) and should be avoided. The updated EAH clinical practice guidelines issued by the Wilderness Medical Society stress that individuals engaged in physical and endurance activities should drink to satisfy their thirst


2020marts17 ….. Phase transformations observed at the interfaces between crystalline grains in pure metals ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00765-3 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00765-3 Interfaces between the tiny crystal grains that make up solid copper have been shown to change from one ordered phase to another, independently of the phase adopted by the crystals, opening up prospects for materials development.


2020marts17 ….. Photocatalytic Degradation of Organic Pollutants over MFe2O4 (M = Co, Ni, Cu, Zn) Nanoparticles at Neutral pH ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-61930-2 ….. Scientific Reports, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-61930-2 Photocatalytic Degradation of Organic Pollutants over MFe 2 O 4 (M = Co, Ni, Cu, Zn) Nanoparticles at Neutral pH


2020marts17 ….. Pixar Pioneers Win the Computing Industry's 'Nobel' Prize ….. https://www.wired.com/story/pixar-pioneers-win-computing-industrys-nobel-prize/ ….. The prestigious Turing Award went to Ed Catmull and Pat Hanrahan, whose computer graphics work helped shape films, videogames, and virtual reality.


2020marts17 ….. Pixar's computer graphics pioneers have won the $1 million Turing Award ….. https://www.technologyreview.com/f/615376/pixars-computer-graphics-pioneers-have-won-the-1-million-turing-award/ ….. [no content]


2020marts17 ….. Planetjägare hittade ovanlig stjärnförmörkelse ….. http://fof.se/node/53412 ….. Astronomer som söker efter steniga småplaneter kring små stjärnor hade turen att också få syn på ett system av tre bruna dvärgar, varav två mycket nära varandra. En brun dvärg är ett mellanting mellan jätteplaneter och de minsta stjärnorna. Det speciella med just de två nära grannarna i detta system var att de kretsar kring varandra i en bana precis i linje med hur vi ser dem från jorden, så att d


2020marts17 ….. Platelets trigger perivascular mast cell degranulation to cause inflammatory responses and tissue injury ….. http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/12/eaay6314?rss=1 ….. Platelet responses have been associated with end-organ injury and mortality following complex insults such as cardiac surgery, but how platelets contribute to these pathologies remains unclear. Our studies originated from the observation of microvascular platelet retention in a rat cardiac surgery model. Ensuing work supported the proximity of platelet aggregates with perivascular mast cells (MCs


2020marts17 ….. PLOS ONE: Online program more than doubled pregnancy rate for women with infertility ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uov-poo031620.php ….. A study published in PLOS ONE showed that an internet-based version of Harvard's Mind/Body Program for Fertility achieved results similar to the in-person program, more than doubling pregnancy rates for women experiencing infertility, compared with a control group. The findings are significant because women in infertility treatment tend not to access in-person counseling and often give up on their


2020marts17 ….. Podcast: Rosamund Pike in Radioactive, and the resurgence of Russian science ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00810-1 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00810-1 Listen to the latest from the world of science, brought to you by Benjamin Thompson and Nick Howe.


2020marts17 ….. Polar coupling enabled nonlinear optical filtering at MoS2/ferroelectric heterointerfaces ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15191-2 ….. Nature Communications, Published online: 17 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15191-2 The heterointerface between complex oxides and van der Waals materials presents a versatile platform for exploring new functionalities. Here, the authors report an unconventional nonlinear optical filtering effect resulting from the interfacial polar alignment between monolayer MoS2 and a ferroelectric oxide th


2020marts17 ….. Poultry through time ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00766-2 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00766-2 A newly discovered 66.7-million-year-old fossil bird excavated in Belgium provides us with the best evidence so far for understanding when the living groups of birds first evolved and began to diverge.


2020marts17 ….. Predators on track for ocean protection around Antarctica ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00640-1 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00640-1 Satellite tracking of marine predators in the Southern Ocean has revealed key ecological areas under disproportionate pressure from human activities. These results show the value of tracking data for informing conservation efforts.


2020marts17 ….. Proximity of hospitals to mass shootings in US ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/jn-poh031620.php ….. Nontrauma center hospitals were the nearest hospitals to most of the mass shootings (five or more people injured or killed by a gun) that happened in the US in 2019. This study examined distances to trauma centers and nontrauma center hospitals for 187 mass shootings.


2020marts17 ….. PTSD strongly linked with heart disease in female veterans ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/acoc-psl031620.php ….. Female veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) were substantially more likely to have ischemic heart disease than those without PTSD in a study presented at the American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session Together with World Congress of Cardiology (ACC.20/WCC).


2020marts17 ….. Publisher Correction: First experimental evaluation of the alpha efficiency in coarse-grained quartz for ESR dating purposes: implications for dose rate evaluation ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62007-w ….. Scientific Reports, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62007-w


2020marts17 ….. Quantifying contributions of chlorofluorocarbon banks to emissions and impacts on the ozone layer and climate ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15162-7 ….. Nature Communications, Published online: 17 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15162-7 Following international agreements, the use of chlorofluorocarbons in production is supposed to be phased out. Here, the authors present a new estimate of these products already in use and their emissions and show that they are larger than expected and that not recovering these banks leads to a substantial dela


2020marts17 ….. Radial flow system decouples reactions in automated synthesis of organic molecules ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00764-4 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00764-4 Organic compounds can be synthesized in a continuous flow of solutions, but the need to balance mass flow across multiple reactors complicates the development of such systems. A new platform for flow chemistry addresses this issue.


2020marts17 ….. Radiation damage spreads among close neighbors ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uoc-rds031720.php ….. A single x-ray can unravel an enormous molecule, physicists report in the March 17 issue of Physical Review Letters. Their findings could lead to safer medical imaging and a more nuanced understanding of the electronics of heavy metals.


2020marts17 ….. Recapitulating complex biological signaling environments using a multiplexed, DNA-patterning approach ….. http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/12/eaay5696?rss=1 ….. Elucidating how the spatial organization of extrinsic signals modulates cell behavior and drives biological processes remains largely unexplored because of challenges in controlling spatial patterning of multiple microenvironmental cues in vitro. Here, we describe a high-throughput method that directs simultaneous assembly of multiple cell types and solid-phase ligands across length scales within


2020marts17 ….. Reply to Zhao et al.: NOMO1 is a potential target gene of MRTFB [Letters (Online Only)] ….. https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/03/16/2000772117 ….. Our recent article reports the important suppressing role of MRTFB (myocardin-related transcription factor B) in colorectal cancer (CRC) and reveals several target genes of MRTFB's transcription activity, including SPDL1 and MCAM (1). We initiated the study because Mrtfb was identified as a candidate tumor suppressor gene in a forward genetic…


2020marts17 ….. Research team discovers path to razor-sharp black hole images ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-team-path-razor-sharp-black-hole.html ….. Last April, the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) sparked international excitement when it unveiled the first image of a black hole. Today, a team of researchers have published new calculations that predict a striking and intricate substructure within black hole images from extreme gravitational light bending.


2020marts17 ….. Researchers engineer the world's first aerogels made from scrap tires ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-world-aerogels-scrap.html ….. A team of NUS researchers has achieved a major technological breakthrough by converting waste rubber tires into super-light aerogels that have a wide range of applications. This is the first time that aerogels are made from waste rubber tires. The new rubber aerogels demonstrate remarkable properties—they are extremely light, highly absorbent, very durable, and they are also very efficient at trap


2020marts17 ….. Researchers Find Captivating New Details In Image of Black Hole ….. https://futurism.com/researchers-take-sharper-black-hole-images ….. Last April, the international coalition of scientists who run the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), a network of eight telescopes from around the world, revealed the first-ever image of a black hole. Now, a team of researchers at the Center for Astrophysics at Harvard have revealed calculations, as detailed in a paper published in the journal Science Advances today, that predict an intricate interna


2020marts17 ….. Researchers in Singapore find common therapeutic vulnerability for a genetically diverse and deadly ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/dms-ris031820.php ….. Scientists and clinicians from Duke-NUS Medical School, the Agency for Science, Technology and Research's (A*STAR's) Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS), and the Singapore General Hospital (SGH), have devised a novel drug combination that could treat a particularly deadly form of leukaemia, known as blast crisis (BC) chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML). The team has also developed strategies that may


2020marts17 ….. Rethinking mortality and how we plan for old age ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200317155846.htm ….. Many people dream of comfortably living out their golden years. A new study however shows that older Europeans, and especially women, frequently underestimate how many years they have left, which could lead to costly decisions related to planning for their remaining life course.


2020marts17 ….. Retraction Note: Lysyl oxidase is essential for hypoxia-induced metastasis ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2112-4 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2112-4


2020marts17 ….. Role of childhood adversity in executive function and mood after early removal of ovaries ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/tnam-roc031720.php ….. Nearly one-third of women who choose to have their ovaries removed before the natural age of menopause are susceptible to negative mood and executive dysfunction. A new study shows that a woman's risk for such disorders may be linked with the degree of childhood adversity she experienced. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NA


2020marts17 ….. Russia aims to revive science after era of stagnation ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00753-7 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00753-7 Some researchers see promise in planned reforms.


2020marts17 ….. Salmon provide nutrients to Alaskan streambanks ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/asoa-spn031120.php ….. Nutrient cycling of stream ecosystems dependent on portion of salmons' lifecycle.


2020marts17 ….. Scientists can see the bias in your brain ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200316141602.htm ….. The strength of alpha brain waves reveals if you are about to make a biased decision.


2020marts17 ….. Scorching Heat May Help Mercury Manufacture Ice ….. https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/307810-scorching-heat-may-help-mercury-manufacture-ice?source=extreme ….. We all think of Mercury as a tremendously hot world, which it is, being the closest to the sun. However, it also has a surprising amount of ice for such a toasty little planet. Scientists have long puzzled over how all that ice got there, and a new analysis from the University of Georgia suggests that it's the intense heat bombarding most of the planet that helps it manufacture ice . The surface


2020marts17 ….. Scorpion venom shows promise for treating fetal alcohol spectrum disorder ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/cnh-svs031820.php ….. A research team led by Children's National Hospital faculty was able to 'rescue' a pre-clinical model of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in juvenile models, reversing motor skill deficits with the help of a novel drug derived from scorpion venom.


2020marts17 ….. Semiconductors can behave like metals and even like superconductors ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200317103838.htm ….. The crystal structure at the surface of semiconductor materials can make them behave like metals and even like superconductors, a research team has shown. The discovery potentially opens the door to advances like more energy-efficient electronic devices.


2020marts17 ….. Sensory 'danger zones' can mess with animal survival ….. https://www.futurity.org/sensory-pollution-danger-zones-animals-2309072/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=sensory-pollution-danger-zones-animals-2309072 ….. New research clarifies how sensory pollution from light, noise, and chemicals affects animals. The framework reveals the presence of "sensory danger zones," in which sensory pollutants overlap with animal activity. "From a conservation biology point of view, we don't know how to mitigate the effects of sensory pollution if we don't know what the pathway of harm is," says Neil Carter, assistant pr


2020marts17 ….. Shape-changing, free-roaming soft robot created ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200318143711.htm ….. A new type of robot combines traditional and soft robotics, making it safe but sturdy. Once inflated, it can change shape and move without being attached to a source of energy or air.


2020marts17 ….. Sheriff Tells Tesla It's Not as 'Essential' as Musk Thinks ….. https://www.wired.com/story/sheriff-tells-tesla-not-essential-musk-thinks/ ….. The company operated its California factory normally Tuesday, despite a "shelter-in-place" order. Then, county officials said it had to close.


2020marts17 ….. Simulation of Hubbard model physics in WSe2/WS2 moiré superlattices ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2085-3 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2085-3 Study of WSe2/WS2 moiré superlattices reveals the phase diagram of the triangular-lattice Hubbard model, including a Mott insulating state at half-filling and a possible magnetic quantum phase transition near 0.6 filling.


2020marts17 ….. Smell may shape how brains process memories ….. https://www.futurity.org/smell-memories-brains-2308932/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=smell-memories-brains-2308932 ….. Smell alters how the brain processes memories, according to a new study with mice. We've all experienced the strange memory-jogging power of scents. Perhaps the aroma of fresh pine brings you back to your childhood Christmases, or your heart starts to race when you step into a doctor's office and the sharp odor of disinfectant fills your nose. The new research reveals just how much power scents h


2020marts17 ….. Social distancing for over 70s urged by government ….. https://www.ft.com/content/d135ab7a-6900-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Nowhere to go


2020marts17 ….. Social media pics show nature makes us happy ….. https://www.futurity.org/nature-and-happiness-social-media-photos-2309492/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=nature-and-happiness-social-media-photos-2309492 ….. An AI analysis of photographs posted on social media reveals a positive association between nature and happiness globally, researchers report. The research team analyzed over 31,500 photographs across 185 countries on social media with the help of an automated image recognition technology. "Integrating social media data and AI opens up a unique opportunity for us to carry out unprecedented large-


2020marts17 ….. Social, financial factors critical to assessing cardiovascular risk ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/acoc-sff031620.php ….. Certain markers of a person's financial and social status, known as social determinants of health, offer valuable information about a person's potential risk of heart disease but are often overlooked, according to research presented at the American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session Together with World Congress of Cardiology (ACC.20/WCC).


2020marts17 ….. Soft robot, unplugged ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uoc–sru031820.php ….. It's balloon art on steroids: a pneumatic, shape-changing soft robot capable of navigating its environment without requiring a tether to a stationary power source.


2020marts17 ….. Sonos redder ældre enheder efter kritik: Men de kan ikke tale sammen med nye ….. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/sonos-redder-aeldre-enheder-efter-kritik-de-kan-ikke-tale-sammen-med-nye-1090258 ….. Sonos lader ældre enheder overleve i separat app, mens de nyere får en anden app. Det betyder, at kunder kan ende med at have højtalere, der ikke taler sammen.


2020marts17 ….. Sony PlayStation 5 Details: SSD and Backward Compatibility ….. https://www.wired.com/story/sony-playstation-5-specs-ssd-and-backward-compatibility/ ….. The PS5 will lean on its monster solid-state drive to make gaming more seamless.


2020marts17 ….. Stanford engineers create shape-changing, free-roaming soft robot ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/su-sec031520.php ….. A new type of robot combines traditional and soft robotics, making it safe but sturdy. Once inflated, it can change shape and move without being attached to a source of energy or air.


2020marts17 ….. Structural insight into arenavirus replication machinery ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2114-2 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2114-2 The authors provide high-resolution structures of two arenavirus polymerases, revealing that the active site of arenavirus polymerase is inherently switched on, without the requirement for allosteric activation by 5′-viral RNA, and that dimerization facilitates polymerase activity.


2020marts17 ….. Structural insights into sequence-dependent Holliday junction resolution by the chloroplast resolvase MOC1 ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15242-8 ….. Nature Communications, Published online: 17 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15242-8 Holliday junctions (HJs) are DNA intermediates in genetic recombination that are resolved by nuclease, termed resolvase, to ensure genome stability. Here, the authors provide insights into the resolution process by resolving the crystal structure of the chloroplast resolvase MOC1 with HJs substrates.


2020marts17 ….. Studie: Brave har bedst browser-privacy, Edge skraber bunden ….. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/nyt-studie-ranglister-browser-privacy-brave-ligger-toppen-edge-skraber-bunden-1090255 ….. Et nyt studie har set nærmere på privacy-implikationerne i en række af de mest populære browsere. Resultatet er skidt for Microsoft Edge.


2020marts17 ….. Study unveils gapless ground state in an archetypal quantum kagome ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-unveils-gapless-ground-state-archetypal.html ….. At low enough temperatures, magnetic systems typically become solid crystals. A renowned phenomenon through which this happens is ferromagnetism, occurring when all elementary moments or spins interact at the atomic scale (i.e., the so-called Heisenberg interaction) and align in one direction. Ferromagnetism underpins the functioning of several everyday objects, including compasses, fridge magnets


2020marts17 ….. Sub-nanosecond memristor based on ferroelectric tunnel junction ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15249-1 ….. Nature Communications, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15249-1 Memristor devices based on ferroelectric tunnel junctions are promising, but suffer from quite slow switching times. Here, the authors report on ultrafast switching times at and above room temperature of 600ps in Ag/BaTiO3/Nb:SrTiO3 based ferroelectric tunnel junctions.


2020marts17 ….. Taste recognition through tarsal gustatory sensilla potentially important for host selection in leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-61935-x ….. Scientific Reports, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-61935-x


2020marts17 ….. Team transforms old tires in super-light aerogels ….. https://www.futurity.org/aerogels-rubber-tires-sustainability-2309502-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=aerogels-rubber-tires-sustainability-2309502-2 ….. Researchers have used waste rubber tires to create super-light aerogels that are highly absorbent, extremely durable, and efficient at trapping heat and sound. Upcycling waste rubber into products of a higher commercial value offers an eco-friendly way to recycle rubber. About 1 billion rubber tires —which are highly durable and non-biodegradable—are generated worldwide every year. Only 40% get r


2020marts17 ….. Teens who feel empowered are less likely to bully, harass, commit sexual violence ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/ru-twf031820.php ….. Teens who feel personally empowered are less likely to bully, harass or commit acts of sexual violence, according to a study by Rutgers University, the University of Nebraska, and the University of New Hampshire.


2020marts17 ….. The American Presidency Wasn't Built for Men This Old ….. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/03/no-constitution-old-presidents/608206/ ….. O ld age, said the ancient Greek philosopher Bion of Borysthenes, is "the harbour of all ills; at least they all take refuge there." While the quotation is obviously nothing new, some things do change, among these society's pace of life and its knowledge of aging. In the past two centuries we've seen more change in these areas than in the law designed to protect America from the dangers of elderl


2020marts17 ….. The Hidden Bigotry of Crosswords ….. https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2020/03/fight-to-make-crosswords-more-inclusive/608212/ ….. Last month, Sally Hoelscher published her first crossword puzzle in The New York Times . It was Presidents' Day; the theme was memoirs by first ladies. Like lots of nerdy subcultures, the crossword puzzle has a buzzing ecosystem, and it whirred into action. Hoelscher posted a photo of the newspaper her husband rose early on his day off to buy, and veteran crossword constructors, as they're called


2020marts17 ….. The Lancet Psychiatry: Single dose of psychoactive component in cannabis could induce psychotic, depressive, and anxiety symptoms in healthy people ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/tl-pss031620.php ….. A single dose of the main psychoactive component in cannabis, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), can induce a range of psychiatric symptoms, according to results of a systematic review and meta-analysis of 15 studies including 331 people with no history of psychotic or other major psychiatric disorders, published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal.


2020marts17 ….. The life and death of one of America's most mysterious trees ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200317155848.htm ….. A symbol of life, ancient sundial or just firewood? Tree-ring scientists trace the origin of a tree log unearthed almost a century ago.


2020marts17 ….. The Navy and Air Force have been experimenting with uncrewed fighter jets ….. https://www.popsci.com/story/technology/uncrewed-fighter-jet-skyborg-valkyrie/ ….. The Valkyrie, the cutest flying companion ever. (US Air Force/) Back in October 2019, the Navy carried out an experiment with three fighter jets—it involved one aircraft remotely controlling two others. While the two remotely controlled craft actually had human pilots in them—for the takeoff and landings—those fighters represented uncrewed airplanes during the exercise. Presumably, the actual fle


2020marts17 ….. The price of Russia–China research collaborations ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00771-5 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00771-5 Vladimir Putin's government is strengthening research ties with China. That should not be at the expense of other global links.


2020marts17 ….. The Theory of Everything from physics is on-topic for Cogsci because, after unifying the forces of nature, it explains a new concept for the structure of existence, which leads directly to a new theory of the brain, which feeds directly into an explanation for the nature of human consciousness. ….. https://www.reddit.com/r/cogsci/comments/fkrwzm/the_theory_of_everything_from_physics_is_ontopic/ ….. submitted by /u/telavarone [link] [comments]


2020marts17 ….. The US Built 13.3GW of Solar Last Year as the Residential Market Regained Its Stride ….. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fk8d1q/the_us_built_133gw_of_solar_last_year_as_the/ ….. submitted by /u/ChargersPalkia [link] [comments]


2020marts17 ….. Therapeutic HPV vaccine may improve outcomes in advanced cervical cancer ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/aaft-thv031620.php ….. Combining a therapeutic vaccine for human papilloma virus (HPV) with two standard chemotherapy drugs may extend survival in patients with advanced, recurrent cervical cancer, according to a phase 1/2 trial involving 77 patients.


2020marts17 ….. There are 5 different financial personalities. Which one are you? ….. https://bigthink.com/personal-growth/money-personalities ….. There are 5 major financial personality types: big spenders, savers, shoppers, debtors, and investors. Your money personality explains why you spend (and save) money the way you do in your day-to-day life. Knowing your money personality can help you understand how to make your money work for you, how to save more, and overall how to make smarter financial choices. The 5 Money Personalities As hum


2020marts17 ….. Think twice about emptying your portfolios ….. https://www.ft.com/content/f4e2cc70-8cef-4d99-861c-8490b5c473fb ….. Sudden falls in markets have pushed investors into selling up — I wouldn't do that


2020marts17 ….. This Ancient Fish Represents The Earliest Known Evolutionary Evidence of Fingers ….. http://www.sciencealert.com/this-ancient-fish-represents-the-earliest-known-evolutionary-evidence-of-fingers ….. Literal fish fingers!


2020marts17 ….. Three-drug combination reduces COPD patient mortality ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/ats-tcr031720.php ….. Once-daily treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with an inhaler combining fluticasone furoate (FF), umeclidinium (UMEC) and vilanterol (VI) reduced all-cause mortality by 42 percent, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.


2020marts17 ….. Ticked off ….. https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/ticked-off ….. US study suggests leaf litter is fine habitat for tick nymphs. Cue more yard tidying…


2020marts17 ….. To Improve Your Gut Microbiome, First You Have to Know What's in It ….. https://futurism.com/viome-gut-microbiome-test-gut-health ….. Futurism fans: To create this content, a non-editorial team worked with an affiliate partner. We may collect a small commission on items purchased through this page. This post does not necessarily reflect the views or the endorsement of the Futurism.com editorial staff. For people who take science seriously, the fact that health bloggers and social media influencers talk so much about " gut healt


2020marts17 ….. To nye fabrikker skal bane vej for rent europæiske elbilbatterier ….. https://ing.dk/artikel/to-nye-fabrikker-skal-bane-vej-rent-europaeiske-elbilbatterier-232848 ….. PLUS. Når det gælder produktion af batterier til fremtidens elbiler, har Europa haltet langt efter Asien og USA. Men tyske BASF vil i 2022 åbne nye fabrikker til produktion af råmaterialer.


2020marts17 ….. To prevent tick encounters, where you dump your leaves matters ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/esoa-tpt031120.php ….. While many homeowners heed the advice to clear their lawns of fallen leaves in autumn to avoid creating tick-friendly habitat in high-use areas, a new study on tick abundance in leaf litter says raking or blowing leaves just out to the forest edge is not enough. In fact, dumping leaves where grass meets woods may inadvertently create an ideal habitat for blacklegged ticks.


2020marts17 ….. To reap heart benefits of a plant-based diet, avoid junk food ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/acoc-trh031620.php ….. A new study being presented at the American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session Together with World Congress of Cardiology (ACC.20/WCC) suggests that people following a plant-based diet who frequently consumed less-healthful foods like sweets, refined grains and juice showed no heart health benefit compared with those who did not eat a plant-based diet.


2020marts17 ….. Topological edge states of interacting photon pairs emulated in a topolectrical circuit ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-14994-7 ….. Nature Communications, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-14994-7 Experimental studies of topological phenomena for interacting quantum systems are challenging. Here, the authors exploit the analogy between a quantum two-body problem in one dimension and a classical two-dimensional problem, emulating two-photon topological bound states in 1D using a 2D electrical circuit.


2020marts17 ….. Toxic,' but still successful professionally? ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200316141558.htm ….. Toxic personality is a term used to describe people who behave greedily, immodestly and unfairly and take the truth very lightly. Researchers have found out why such people can still succeed in their careers. The trick that leads to the top is social skill.


2020marts17 ….. Tracking adeno-associated virus capsid evolution ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/mali-tav031820.php ….. Researchers have used high-throughput screening of adeno-associated viral (AAV) vector capsid libraries to maximize the likelihood of obtaining AAV variants with desired properties.


2020marts17 ….. Tracking of marine predators to protect Southern Ocean ecosystems ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2126-y ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2126-y Tracking data from 17 marine predator species in the Southern Ocean are used to identify Areas of Ecological Significance, the protection of which could help to mitigate increasing pressures on Southern Ocean ecosystems.


2020marts17 ….. TRPC1 participates in the HSV-1 infection process by facilitating viral entry ….. http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/12/eaaz3367?rss=1 ….. Mammalian transient receptor potential (TRP) channels are major components of Ca 2+ signaling pathways and control a diversity of physiological functions. Here, we report a specific role for TRPC1 in the entry of herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) into cells. HSV-1–induced Ca 2+ release and entry were dependent on Orai1, STIM1, and TRPC1. Inhibition of Ca 2+ entry or knockdown of these proteins


2020marts17 ….. Tucking in the nuclear egg ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00811-0 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00811-0 To show we care.


2020marts17 ….. Two hormones drive anemonefish fathering, aggression ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200316141445.htm ….. Two brain-signaling molecules control how anemonefish dads care for their young and respond to nest intruders, researchers report in a new study. Because there are many similarities in brain structure between fish and humans, the findings offer insight into the fundamental nature of parental care, the scientists say.


2020marts17 ….. UAVs Fly With Bats ….. https://www.insidescience.org/video/uavs-fly-bats ….. Scientists fly the friendly skies with unmanned aerial vehicles to study bat behavior. UAVs Fly With Bats Video of UAVs Fly With Bats Creature Wednesday, March 18, 2020 – 13:30 Inside Science Television (Inside Science) — Bats are most active after sundown. That's when they start to leave their roosts — caves, rock crevices, old buildings, bridges, mines or trees. It can be a spectacular site


2020marts17 ….. UBI is an affordable and feasible response ….. https://www.ft.com/content/927d28e0-6847-11ea-a6ac-9122541af204 ….. A cash payment made to everyone, with no strings attached, can support workers through the crisis


2020marts17 ….. UC research: Women tend to run more sophisticated political campaigns ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uoc-urw031820.php ….. Women run more sophisticated campaigns for office than men, says David Niven, a leading political researcher and associate professor of political science at the University of Cincinnati.


2020marts17 ….. UK academic faculty staff members excoriate university-management practices in survey ….. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00817-8 ….. Nature, Published online: 18 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00817-8 A study on satisfaction levels finds that higher scores are not connected to an institution's prestige or history.


2020marts17 ….. UK gambling: a busted flush ….. https://www.ft.com/content/bfb93fb8-d18e-4ec9-929f-d1699a2dc265 ….. They used to say in gambling, only the bookies ever won, how things have changed


2020marts17 ….. UK universities suspend face-to-face teaching ….. https://www.ft.com/content/f325ed7e-6862-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. Schools ordered to stay open despite government advice to curb social contact


2020marts17 ….. Universal interferometric signatures of a black holes photon ring ….. http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/12/eaaz1310?rss=1 ….. The Event Horizon Telescope image of the supermassive black hole in the galaxy M87 is dominated by a bright, unresolved ring. General relativity predicts that embedded within this image lies a thin "photon ring," which is composed of an infinite sequence of self-similar subrings that are indexed by the number of photon orbits around the black hole. The subrings approach the edge of the black hole


2020marts17 ….. Unmasking a hidden killer: Successfully detecting cancer in blood of patients undergoing treatment ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-unmasking-hidden-killer-successfully-cancer.html ….. Pancreatic cancer is one of the most lethal cancers, but difficult to diagnose: few sufferers have symptoms until the cancer has become large or already spread to other organs. Even then, symptoms can be vague and easily misconstrued as more common conditions.


2020marts17 ….. Unraveling the puzzle of Madagascar's forest cats ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200316141444.htm ….. Biologists have long wondered where Madagascar's mysterious wild cats came from. Now, new genetic evidence delivers an answer.


2020marts17 ….. Unrest over citizenship policies could imperil India's census ….. https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/03/unrest-over-citizenship-policies-could-imperil-indias-census?rss=1 ….. Social scientists warn of undercount, attacks on census takers


2020marts17 ….. Urban land could grow fruit and vegetables for 15 per cent of the population ….. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200317130713.htm ….. Growing fruit and vegetables in just 10 per cent of a city's gardens and other urban green spaces could provide 15 per cent of the local population with their 'five a day', according to new research.


2020marts17 ….. Using 'organs-on-a-chip' to model complicated diseases ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/miot-ut031820.php ….. MIT biological engineers have created a multitissue model that lets them study the relationships between different organs and the immune system on a microfluidic chip seeded with human cells. With this 'organs-on-a-chip' model, they could explore the role of immune cells in ulcerative colitis and other inflammatory diseases.


2020marts17 ….. Verification of extreme event attribution: Using out-of-sample observations to assess changes in probabilities of unprecedented events ….. http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/12/eaay2368?rss=1 ….. Independent verification of anthropogenic influence on specific extreme climate events remains elusive. This study presents a framework for such verification. This framework reveals that previously published results based on a 1961–2005 attribution period frequently underestimate the influence of global warming on the probability of unprecedented extremes during the 2006–2017 period. This underes


2020marts17 ….. Viewpoint: Could disease pathogens be the dark matter behind Alzheimer's disease? ….. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/asu-vcd031820.php ….. In a lively discussion appearing in the Viewpoint section of the journal Nature Reviews Neurology, Ben Readhead, a researcher in the ASU-Banner Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center at the Biodesign Institute joins several distinguished colleagues to discuss the idea that bacteria, virus es or other infectious pathogens may play a role in Alzheimer's disease.


2020marts17 ….. Visionen for almen praksis i 2030: Positivt første skridt, men de virkningsfulde redskaber mangler ….. https://dagensmedicin.dk/visionen-for-almen-praksis-i-2030-positivt-foerste-skridt-men-de-virkningsfulde-redskaber-mangler/ ….. PLO og Danske Regioner skal have en tak for at lave fælles vision for fremtidens almen praksis, men der mangler fortsat konkrete initiativer til at opnå tilstrækkelig lægedækning, skriver professor Jakob Kjellberg.


2020marts17 ….. Visualizing Twitter Echo Chambers ….. https://www.insidescience.org/news/visualizing-twitter-echo-chambers ….. A mathematical model that visualizes echo chambers on Twitter shows how they coevolve with polarization on controversial topics. echo-chambers.jpg Image credits: Baumann et al. , Physical Review Letters Culture Wednesday, March 18, 2020 – 15:00 Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer (Inside Science) — The picture at the top of this story is not a blurry image of two colliding galaxies or a splitting cell viewe


2020marts17 ….. Water scarcity for 250 mln Mediterranean residents after 20 yrs . The availability of fresh water is expected to drop by 15% over the next few decades, leading to severe problems for agriculture and other human uses in areas already suffering from water scarcity. ….. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fk7lj2/water_scarcity_for_250_mln_mediterranean/ ….. submitted by /u/Wagamaga [link] [comments]


2020marts17 ….. Waymo suspends robotaxi service except for its truly driverless vehicles ….. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fkeym1/waymo_suspends_robotaxi_service_except_for_its/ ….. submitted by /u/izumi3682 [link] [comments]


2020marts17 ….. What If Andrew Yang Was Right? Mitt Romney has joined the chorus of voices calling for all Americans to receive free money directly from the government. ….. https://www.reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/fk4r9t/what_if_andrew_yang_was_right_mitt_romney_has/ ….. submitted by /u/izumi3682 [link] [comments]


2020marts17 ….. When Michigan Students Put the Car on Trial ….. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/when-michigan-students-put-car-trial-180974374/ ….. In a famous 1970 teach-in demonstration, prosecutors hammered away at the nation's most powerful defendant


2020marts17 ….. Women tend to run more sophisticated political campaigns ….. https://phys.org/news/2020-03-women-tend-sophisticated-political-campaigns.html ….. Women run more sophisticated campaigns for office than men, says David Niven, a leading political researcher and associate professor of political science at the University of Cincinnati.


2020marts17 ….. YAP1 is a potent driver of the onset and progression of oral squamous cell carcinoma ….. http://advances.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/6/12/eaay3324?rss=1 ….. Head-and-neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) is the sixth most common group of cancers in the world, and patients have a poor prognosis. Here, we present data indicating that YAP1 may be a strong driver of the onset and progression of oral SCC (OSCC), a major subtype of HNSCC. Mice with tongue-specific deletion of Mob1a/b and thus endogenous YAP1 hyperactivation underwent surprisingly rapid and


2020marts17 ….. Zara owner to write off nearly €300m of inventory ….. https://www.ft.com/content/a9aa4010-6901-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3 ….. World's biggest fashion retailer closes 3,785 stores as sales drop 24% amid pandemic


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