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<>corona ….. 5399 …..  WIRED's Video Guide to Extreme Indoor Activities To beat back the boredom of isolation, take a spin through our backlog of videos featuring world-class pastime enthusiasts. ::

<>corona ….. 5398 …..  Plant Shutdowns, Vital Truckers, and More Car News This Week Coronavirus fears lead the big automakers—including a stubborn Tesla—to suspend operations, while airlines are hauling more goods, fewer people. ::

<>corona ….. 5397 …..  The Dangers of Relying on Philanthropists During Pandemics Bill Gates and Jack Ma have stepped in where Donald Trump has failed. But public health shouldn't be dictated by the whims of the rich. ::

<>corona ….. 5396 …..  #ReleaseTheButtholeCut Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup Most of the online chatter last week focused on the coronavirus pandemic. But when things went off-topic, they went really off-topic. ::

<>corona ….. 5395 …..  How Photojournalists Are Documenting the Coronavirus Crisis During a war waged by an invisible enemy, photographers on the frontlines share images of solitude and separation. ::

<>corona ….. 5394 …..  Parenting With Covid-19: How to Care for Kids If You Get Sick It's every parent's worst nightmare. We asked pediatric infectious disease experts for advice and hand-holding. ::

<>corona ….. 5393 …..  8 Best Android and iPhone Games to Help You Survive Social Distancing Close that newsfeed for a while. These these Android and iPhone games are a great distraction. ::

<>corona ….. 5392 …..  UK coronavirus live: police could enforce London social distancing; seven people die in Wales Concerns over people flouting social distancing rules; shops under pressure to close; rough sleepers race against time to self-isolate No 10 denies claim Dominic Cummings argued to 'let old people die' Police could enforce London social distancing rules Follow our global coronavirus coverage live Rishi Sunak under pressure to bail out self-employed See all our coronavirus coverage 1.49pm GMT More ::

<>corona ….. 5391 …..  Italian PM warns of worst crisis since WW2 as coronavirus deaths leap by almost 800 Giuseppe Conte shuts down all non-essential factories and businesses as lockdowns spread across the world, including the US and India Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage UK military drafted in to coordinate food supply for vulnerable Italy has shut all non-essential factories as the country takes increasingly drastic measures to halt the epidemic that claimed another 793 ::

<>corona ….. 5390 …..  Germany's low coronavirus mortality rate puzzles experts Some query data methodology while others say it gives more accurate picture of threat Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Germany's relatively low mortality rate continues to puzzle experts as Covid-19 spreads across Europe, with some arguing the country's figures give a more accurate approximation of the threat posed by the novel coronavirus, while others question the m ::

<>corona ….. 5389 …..  From mere advice to full lockdown: the week when it all changed A Tory government nationalising the economy and a country in lockdown marked the end point of a week like no other Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage On Friday evening, after one of the most extraordinary weeks in British history, a cabinet minister was among those trying to compute the scale of the government's response to the coronavirus threat. In the end, he was for ::

<>corona ….. 5388 …..  Flatten the curve': why predicting coronavirus infections and deaths is so tricky Experts warn epidemic modelling is extremely complex and some homemade graphs on social media are causing a lot of anxiety • Follow our Australia coronavirus live blog • Follow our global coronavirus live blog If there is a message that has united Australians since the Covid-19 epidemic began, it is that we must "flatten the curve". It's a mantra being shared by politicians, doctors, nurses and m ::

<>corona ….. 5387 …..  Coronavirus: what happens to people's lungs if they get Covid-19? Respiratory physician John Wilson explains the range of Covid-19 impacts, from no symptoms to severe illness featuring pneumonia Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage What became known as Covid-19, or the coronavirus, started in late 2019 as a cluster of pneumonia cases with an unknown cause. The cause of the pneumonia was found to be a new virus – severe acute respiratory ::

<>corona ….. 5386 …..  Coronavirus UK: how many confirmed cases are in your local area? Latest figures from public health authorities on the spread of Covid-19 in the United Kingdom. Find out how many cases have been reported near you Coronavirus – live news updates Find all our coronavirus coverage here How to protect yourself from infection Please note: these are government figures on numbers of confirmed cases – some people who report symptoms are not being tested, and are not in ::

<>corona ….. 5385 …..  Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should I see a doctor? What are the 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 What does Covid-19 do to people's lungs? It is caused by a member of the coronavirus family that has never been encountered before. Like other coronaviruses, it has transferred to humans from animals. The World Health Organisa ::

<>corona ….. 5384 …..  Coronavirus: meet the scientists who are now household names From the UK to Australia, medical experts suddenly find themselves in the Covid-19 spotlight Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage They are the faces of the crisis, the scientists explaining nightly to anxious audiences how the governments they advise plan to contain the coronavirus. Unknown to most a few short weeks ago, many have since become household names. But who are ::

<>corona ….. 5383 …..  We give the kids elbow bumps': a headteacher's coronavirus diary One primary school head, Tony Davies, records a week of uncertainty, and then closure Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A member of staff calls me. She has been diagnosed with the virus at Addenbrooke's hospital, but they haven't tested her and aren't planning to. I spend the afternoon calling the Department for Education helpline and my local health protection team to ::

<>corona ….. 5382 …..  Coronavirus in Australia: 26 infections from Ruby Princess contribute to largest daily rise in cases Australia reaches 1,316 confirmed cases, 213 of them recorded in the past 24 hours, after large rises in several states Backpacker parties in Bondi and the Ruby Princess cruise ship which docked in Circular Quay have been identified as key vectors in a record rise in Covid-19 infections in NSW, as Australia recorded its largest single-day increase since the outbreak began. Victoria added 67 to ta ::

<>corona ….. 5381 …..  UK military planners drafted in to help feed vulnerable in Covid-19 outbreak Food stockpilers told they should be 'ashamed' as prime minister urges Britons not to make mother's day visits Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Key military officials are to help ensure food and medicines reach vulnerable people isolated at home during the coronavirus crisis, as part of a nationwide campaign to protect more than a million people most at risk of being ::

<>corona ….. 5380 …..  Doctors warn coronavirus could overwhelm NHS 'within weeks' Intensive care audit shows sharp rise in admissions to critical care as London hospitals struggle to cope Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The numbers of coronavirus patients needing life-or-death care have been doubling every three days, a report by senior doctors has revealed. London is worst affected, but the rest of the UK will soon be hit with a similar surge, th ::

<>corona ….. 5379 …..  We have a once in a generation responsibility to confront Covid-19 | Sadiq Khan America seems reluctant to lead in this crisis: so Europe, and Britain, must step up Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Covid-19 is the biggest health, social and economic emergency we have faced since the second world war. And while we're only at the beginning of the process of halting its spread, we will be living with the consequences for many years to come. Our firs ::

<>corona ….. 5378 …..  Vaccine scientist: 'Everything is so new in dealing with this coronavirus' Hanneke Schuitemaker, who is leading a team working on a Covid-19 vaccine, tells of the latest developments and what needs to be done now Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Scientists took a major step last week in their attempt to develop a vaccine that could protect humanity from the effects of Covid-19. In Seattle, Washington, a few dozen volunteers received a vaccin ::

<>corona ….. 5377 …..  Coronavirus: how Asian countries acted while the west dithered In Hong Kong and Taiwan, deaths are in single figures. But Europe gambled on a containment strategy Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The first coronavirus cases in Taiwan and Italy came only 10 days apart. On Sunday Taiwan, which has deep cultural and economic ties to China, has recorded just 153 cases and two deaths. Italy has more than 47,000 cases and 4,032 people ::

<>corona ….. 5376 …..  Prisons 'could see 800 deaths' from coronavirus without protective measures Former justice secretary David Gauke calls for early releases and suspension of short sentences to limit spread of infection Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Failure to protect the most vulnerable inmates in the UK prison system from coronavirus could result in more than 800 avoidable deaths, experts have warned. Provisional estimates from epidemiologists at Universit ::

<>corona ….. 5375 …..  Covid-19 restrictions disrupt astronauts' preparations for ISS Decades of traditions halted as concerns also grow for other space programmes Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Traditions that spacefarers have observed for decades have fallen foul of efforts to rein in the coronavirus pandemic as astronauts and cosmonauts face more stringent quarantine measures before they blast into orbit. The next crew bound for the International ::

<>corona ….. 5374 …..  The coronavirus story is unfathomably large. We must get the reporting right Our coverage of the biggest event of our lives is a defining challenge for the news media The news rolls in like waves. One unfathomably huge development crashing on another. President Donald Trump has shut US borders. Now Australia is closed to foreigners too. Scott Morrison is spending billions. The surplus is history, a recession now inevitable. The graph of confirmed cases soars. The death co ::

<>corona ….. 5373 …..  'Don't make a drama': a survival guide for parents during family isolation Staying at home will put a huge strain on children and teenagers but, say psychologists, there are ways to use family lockdown as an opportunity Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage It has been a busy week for adolescent therapist Alicia Drummond. As soon as the government announced schools were closing, parents and teachers started begging her for advice about teenagers ::

<>corona ….. 5372 …..  Medical students take final exams online for first time, despite student concern Imperial College London believes the assessment of 280 students is a world first Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Medical students have taken unsupervised exams from home for what could be the first time, as universities move to new ways of assessing final-year students during the coronavirus shutdown. Imperial College London put 280 sixth-year medicine undergraduates ::

<>corona ….. 5371 …..  The Biggest Worry for Doctors Fighting the Pandemic One family. Six doctors. Yvonne Yui is waiting for the results of a coronavirus test after potentially being exposed at the East Coast hospital where she practices neonatal medicine. Her cousin Pamela Lin, a physician at a family practice in Baltimore, has been coughing for three days as she awaits her own test results. Lin's husband is an infectious-disease expert managing the coronavirus respon ::

<>corona ….. 5370 …..  Anthony Fauci's Plan to Stay Honest When Anthony Fauci returned my call the other day, he was standing outside the West Wing, on his way to a meeting of the coronavirus task force. He didn't have much time to talk; he had 20 more phone calls to make, he told me. Getting a chair at the task-force meetings isn't guaranteed. Even in the White House Situation Room, officials practice social distancing. When Vice President Mike Pence ar ::

<>corona ….. 5369 …..  The Epidemics America Got Wrong By late March 1863, hundreds had died in Alexandria, Virginia. The mortality rate had almost doubled in just one night, and even quadrupled in other parts of the country. Three thousand people were dead in less than a month in North and South Carolina. The numbers in Louisiana, Georgia, and parts of Mississippi were equally as high. As a smallpox epidemic tore through the country, more than 49,00 ::

<>corona ….. 5368 …..  I Used to Run ICE. We Need to Release the Nonviolent Detainees. With more than 37,000 detainees closely confined in facilities across the country, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers are extremely susceptible to outbreaks of infectious diseases. The design of these facilities requires inmates to remain in close contact with one another—the opposite of the social distancing now recommended for stopping the spread of the lethal coronavir ::

<>corona ….. 5367 …..  The Coronavirus Could Cause a Social Recession In early March, as cases of the novel coronavirus were increasing far more quickly than doctors in the United States could detect, the two of us knew we had to change how we and our two small children were living our lives. We canceled birthday parties, medical conferences, restaurant outings, and our children's classes. We began greeting people without physical contact—not an easy task for two p ::

<>corona ….. 5366 …..  Social Distance: Why Can't I Get Tested? By the middle of February, epidemiologists already suspected that the coronavirus was spreading quickly throughout the United States. But testing for the virus was so limited that no one knew where it might show up or how many people had already been infected. On the latest episode of Social Distance , The Atlantic 's James Hamblin and Katherine Wells talk with staff writer Alexis C. Madrigal abo ::

<>corona ….. 5365 …..  Därför tros malarialäkemedel fungera mot corona Läkemedelsindustrin har ställt om och just nu pågår omfattande försök att finna effektiva läkemedel mot det nya coronaviruset. Det aktiva ämnet klorokin i malariamedicin verkar ha en särskilt god effekt i behandling av covid-19-patienter. ::

<>corona ….. 5364 …..  The standard coronavirus test, if available, works well—but can new diagnostics help in this pandemic? New technologies could help blunt the outbreak ::

<>corona ….. 5363 …..  Cellphone tracking could help stem the spread of coronavirus. Is privacy the price? Researchers strategize ways to trace infections and contacts amid data protection laws ::

<>corona ….. 5362 …..  If We're Bailing Out Corporations, They Should Bail Out the Planet: "Our goal can't be simply a return to the status-quo ante, because that old normal was driving a climate crisis that will eventually prove every bit as destructive as a pandemic." ::

<>corona ….. 5361 …..  As power utilization has shifted from commercial to residential settings due to COVID19 quarantine regulation, are we on the path to a more devastating fire season in the coming months (especially paired with the effects of climate change)? I've been evacuated for utility company caused fires twice in the last three years. Now, when it gets too hot, our utility company simply turns off all power in the community as a precaution. It sometimes stays off for up to a week. When consumers are billed by the utility company that distributes power, one of the associated fees is related to the transfer of power to its destination (our homes) ::

<>corona ….. 5360 …..  New York couple 3D-printing 300 face masks for coronavirus testing center ::

<>corona ….. 5359 …..  Why Is COVID-19 Taken More Seriously Than Climate Change? ::

<>corona ….. 5358 …..  The Doctor Who Helped Defeat Smallpox Explains What's Coming ::

<>corona ….. 5357 …..  Portable AI Device Turns Coughing Sounds Into Health Data for Flu Forecasting ::

<>corona ….. 5356 …..  If we invest more in healthcare in the future, we won't have to fear for our lives, and see the economy ruined This coronavirus crisis could have easily been averted if more was invested in healthcare. Private companies and employers are so suspicious and resistance against investing in healthcare for individuals, or in hospitals, and governments don't really want to contribute more money to revamping the hospital system in any country…. So we are left with hospitals that don't have enough room for peop ::

<>corona ….. 5355 …..  Yuval Noah Harari: the world after coronavirus ::

<>corona ….. 5354 …..  We're not going back to "normal" after the coronavirus. Here is exactly how things need to change for good, and for the better ::

<>corona ….. 5353 …..  New study shows Americans who spend over 4 hours per day online are more depressed, anxious, and narcissistic ::

<>corona ….. 5352 …..  Coronavirus Live Updates: Alarm Across Europe as Toll Continues to Rise Italy's numbers are soaring, Spanish hospitals are overflowing and France has ordered 250 million masks. ::

<>corona ….. 5351 …..  Geese May Not Inspire You, but They Certainly Take Your Mind off the Virus Watching birds that do not practice social distancing is a nice break from washing your hands and disinfecting friends. ::

<>corona ….. 5350 …..  Warmer Weather May Slow, but Not Halt Coronavirus Nature may help diminish the pandemic if aggressive measures to control the spread of infections continue, experts say. That doesn't mean the virus won't return. ::

<>corona ….. 5349 …..  Coronavirus Live Updates: States Warn That Supplies Are Dwindling; Pences Test Negative Lawmakers negotiated a rescue package as recession fears loomed. One in four Americans is being asked to stay indoors. ::

<>corona ….. 5348 …..  The Hardest Questions Doctors May Face: Who Will Be Saved? Who Won't? As coronavirus infections explode in the U.S., hospitals could be forced to make harrowing choices if pushed to the brink. Planning is already underway. ::

<>corona ….. 5347 …..  Governors Order Residents To Stay Home As U.S. Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 Rise The United States has the fourth largest number of total confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to Johns Hopkins University. Total confirmed cases worldwide rose to more than 300,000 over the weekend. (Image credit: Wayne Parry/AP) ::

<>corona ….. 5346 …..  U.S. Hospitals Prepare Guidelines For Who Gets Care Amid Coronavirus Surge Doctors in Italy are overwhelmed by coronavirus cases and prioritizing which patients get care. Many U.S. doctors could soon be making the same life-or-death decisions. (Image credit: Andreas Solaro/AFP via Getty Images) ::

<>corona ….. 5345 …..  Increase In Availability Of Coronavirus Tests The Trump administration suggested that widespread testing is underway but that the country is only in day six of the 15-day plan to slow the spread of the coronavirus. ::

<>corona ….. 5344 …..  Force global banks to suspend bonuses and payouts This simple step would free up trillions of dollars of additional lending capacity ::

<>corona ….. 5343 …..  Germany to spend extra €122.5bn to counter coronavirus slump Berlin rips up fiscal rules that have guided Europe's largest economy for a decade ::

<>corona ….. 5342 …..  UK urges vulnerable people to stay at home for 12 weeks Johnson warns country could go the way of Italy without 'heroic' national effort to slow coronavirus ::

<>corona ….. 5341 …..  Real-time data show virus hit to global economic activity Restaurants, cinemas, shops, roads, flights and energy use illustrate sharp slowdown ::

<>corona ….. 5340 …..  Carmakers dust off Brexit plans to deal with factory shutdowns Groups restore emergency measures drawn up to cope with UK's EU departure ::

<>corona ….. 5339 …..  Independent UK food stores enjoy unexpected sales bonanza Consumers seek local shops as they tire of understocked supermarkets and panic-buying ::

<>corona ….. 5338 …..  How Singapore waged war on coronavirus Timely preparation, aggressive testing, tracing of carriers and luck helped limit impact ::

<>corona ….. 5337 …..  Coronavirus death toll surges in Italy and Spain Saturday marks worst day for mortalities in escalating European outbreak ::

<>corona ….. 5336 …..  US lawmakers close in on $2tn coronavirus stimulus deal Vote expected Monday on measures including cash payments and emergency aid to companies ::

<>corona ….. 5335 …..  Why coronavirus could hit Iran harder than US sanctions The outbreak may throttle many of the new trading relationships on which Tehran depends ::

<>corona ….. 5334 …..  FCA asks UK companies to delay results Two-week moratorium to prevent investors acting on out-of-date information ::

<>corona ….. 5333 …..  The perils of the mixed coronavirus couple In the face of a frightening pandemic, my partner and I are responding quite differently ::

<>corona ….. 5332 …..  Market questions: economic fallout, China's recovery, BoE rates FT's guide to the week ahead ::

<>corona ….. 5331 …..  Blackstone ups bet on UK ecommerce warehouses Private equity firm agrees £120m deal to buy 22 logistics sites as online shopping soars ::

<>corona ….. 5330 …..  Coronavirus latest: Singapore and Vietnam ban visitors as India imposes curfew ::

<>corona ….. 5329 …..  Vulnerable prepare for weeks of self-isolation UK communities rally round as those susceptible to infection withdraw from society ::

<>corona ….. 5328 …..  Europe needs a new scale of stimulus — and cash not credit Direct payments should be made to citizens and companies ::

<>corona ….. 5327 …..  Sunak's plan is economically and morally right The challenge will be to keep the UK social safety net strong even after the crisis ::

<>corona ….. 5326 …..  White House adviser says US stimulus could top $2tn Measures to stem fallout from coronavirus could include cash handouts and loans to business ::

<>corona ….. 5325 …..  British pubs: coronavirus calls closing time Fittingly, the biggest concern for pub companies and their investors is liquidity ::

<>corona ….. 5324 …..  UK government to decide on how to fill shortage of ventilators Companies enlisted to make thousands of critical machines ahead of expected influx of patients ::

<>corona ….. 5323 …..  India goes into lockdown as coronavirus spreads Restrictions applied to most of the country after one-day voluntary curfew ::

<>corona ….. 5322 …..  Government looks at help for self-employed Millions of workers will not benefit from chancellor's worker support plan ::

<>corona ….. 5321 …..  EU plans fiscal firepower boost to tackle virus fallout Paolo Gentiloni — 'We need to face an extraordinary crisis with extraordinary tools' ::

<>corona ….. 5320 …..  Banks in talks with Fed on further steps to boost lending Wall Street seeks assurances they can breach liquidity requirements to help stricken companies ::

<>corona ….. 5319 Nordic high-yield bond funds block withdrawals 'Very regrettable' decision hoped to be quickly reversed ::

<>corona ….. 5318 …..  Coronavirus risks calamity for the emerging world Support for poorer countries is not just a moral but a practical imperative ::

<>corona ….. 5317 …..  Primark closes stores as UK high street shuts down Retailer cancels all new orders from suppliers as demand shrinks ::

<>corona ….. 5316 …..  Hvorfor bliver nogle unge også hårdt ramt af coronavirus? Det kan skyldes genfejl og supersmitte Risikoen for alvorlig sygdom er dog meget lav for unge. ::

<>corona ….. 5315 …..  Amid Hydroxychloroquine Hopes, Lupus Patients Face Shortages After a small study suggested that it might be useful in combatting the novel coronavirus, demand for the once obscure drug is skyrocketing, with pharmacists reporting depleted stocks and many patients who have long used the drug to treat their lupus now unable to get their prescriptions filled. ::

<>corona ….. 5314 …..  After Coronavirus the World Will Never Be the Same. But Maybe, It Can Be Better Life has changed a lot in the past few days, weeks, or months, depending where you live. As efforts to contain the novel coronavirus ramp up, it's likely going to change even more. But we're already sick of being at home all the time, we miss our friends and families, everything's been canceled, the economy is tanking, and we feel anxious and scared about what's ahead. We just want this to be ove ::

<>corona ….. 5313 …..  Testleverandør afviser påstand fra Region Syd: Vi leverede test i onsdags – og flere er på vej Lørdag middag gik Region Syddanmark ud og pegede på en manglende leverance fra Roche Diagnostics på i alt 12.000 test til Danmark »som ellers var stillet i udsigt« som årsag til begrænsning af test i Syddanmark. Roche tilbageviser nu. ::

<>corona ….. 5312 …..  Regionerne kan ikke følge med: Men Danmark har masser af COVID-19-testkapacitet Både Novo, Lundbeck, Eurofins og DTU er klar til at træde til. En leverandør af testudstyr har tilbudt det kvit og frit til hospitalerne, men får ikke svar. ::

<>corona ….. 5311 …..  Regeringen skifter kurs: Øget offentligt-privat samarbejde skal sikre coronatest af flere Myndighederne arbejder nu målrettet på at forøge testkapaciteten i samarbejde med både med private og offentlige parter, lyder det fra Sundhedsministeriet. ::

<>corona ….. 5310 …..  Dansk ingeniør: Vores PCR-platform vil kunne identificere coronavirus på et kvarter PLUS. En PCR-platform med lasere kan identificere SARS-CoV-2 fra spyt på omkring et kvarter, fortæller dansk ingeniør, som overvejer han at søge midler til modning af teknologien. ::

<>corona ….. 5309 …..  Why are there so few coronavirus cases in Russia and Africa? Several possibilities, hopefully not low testing rates. ::

<>corona ….. 5308 …..  Optimism in a Dark Time The coronavirus pandemic might have positive consequences ::

<>corona ….. 5307 …..  Study shows how long coronavirus stays alive on common materials A new study tested how long coronavirus stays infectious on surfaces like plastic, cardboard and metal as well as air. The results show that the virus can live from hours in air to several days on steel. The research underscores the importance of cleaning household and hospital areas and objects. A new study provided some valuable information about how long coronavirus survives on different surfa ::

<>corona ….. 5306 …..  Will COVID-19 kill off flat Earthism once and for all? The recent rise of flat-Earth theory can be explained by a certain social and political atmosphere. The coronavirus crisis may put an end to the flat-Earth model's already waning popularity, which has been trending down since 2017. Some have already argued that the coronavirus will sound the death-knell for populism . Perhaps it will prove the last straw for flat Earthism too. Intellectual bankru ::

<>corona ….. 5305 …..  This Pandemic Might Actually Help Us Tackle Climate Change. Here's How With good planning, 2020 could be the year that global emissions peak. ::

<>corona ….. 5304 …..  FDA Just Approved a Rapid Coronavirus Test That Can Diagnose COVID-19 in 45 Minutes It was granted emergency clearance. ::

<>climate ….. Earth's Soil Could Absorb 5.5 Billion Tonnes of CO2 Annually, if We Get It Right Here's why we need to talk about soil restoration. ::

<>climate ….. A tenth of oil production may become uneconomic WoodMackenzie warns crude at 17-year lows could force industry to shut-in projects ::

<>climate ….. An Ancient Magma Flood Offers Clues About Global Warming 4 million years ago, a burst of hot rock heated the planet, causing ocean acidification, massive storms, and extinctions. What can we learn from this early example? ::

<>climate ….. Nature-inspired green energy technology clears major development hurdle. Scientists seek to use photosynthesis – the sunlight-driven chemical reaction that green plants and algae use to CO2 into cellular fuel – to generate the kinds of fuel that can power our homes and vehicles ::

<>climate ….. South Korea's ruling party announces Green New Deal manifesto. Due to decades of inaction on climate change, a comprehensive green new deal which includes large scale investment in green energy infrastructure and the complete phase out of coal power generation has become a necessity ::

<> The Neuroscience of Free Will: A Q&A with Robyn Repko Waller We discuss blending philosophy and neuroscience in unraveling the mysteries of free will ::

<> The Good News about Women and STEM Programs aimed at making workplaces more inclusive are showing signs of working ::

<> Chip-based device opens new doors for augmented reality and quantum computing Researchers have designed a new chip-based device that can shape and steer blue light with no moving parts. The device could greatly reduce the size of light projection components used for augmented reality and a variety of other applications. ::

<> New brain reading technology could help the development of brainwave-controlled devices A new method to accurately record brain activity at scale has been developed. The technique could lead to new medical devices to help amputees, people with paralysis or people with neurological conditions such as motor neuron disease. ::

<> Swamp Wallaby Reproduction Give Tribbles a Run They're not born pregnant like tribbles, but swamp wallabies routinely get pregnant while pregnant. ::

Så funkar reningsverk Klicka för att ladda ner grafiken som pdf. ::

There Are Striking Similarities in The Way Bacteria And Humans Settle Into Colonies They don't have tiny traffic signs, though. ::

Butterfly Wings Have a Hidden Structure That Rivals Vantablack in Its Darkness O_O ::

Giant Freshwater Reserve Discovered Deep Under The Seabed Off New Zealand Locked away over three ice ages. ::

The Diversity of Tropical Forest Carbon Sinks Is More Complicated Than We Thought They are vitally important. ::

Scientists Find Yet Another Way to Get Qubits Working at Room Temperature Woohoo! ::

This Weird Shape Might Actually Be What Our Sun's Magnetic Bubble Looks Like Heck. ::

New nuclear fusion reactor design may be a breakthrough Nuclear fusion is the process of fusing atomic nuclei, which can unleash vast amounts of energy. Nuclear fusion reactors have existed for years, but none of them are able to sustainably produce energy. A new paper describes how permanent magnets can be used on stellarators to control the flow of super-hot plasma. The promise of nuclear fusion generators is tantalizing: By harnessing the power of ::

How to activate the 'seeking system' of your brain There is a part of the brain called the ventral striatum, aka the "seeking system," that drives humans to explore and learn new things. When activated, the system releases dopamine and makes us feel good. There are three main ways that leaders can stimulate the ventral striatums of their team: through experimentation, by finding ways to learn and play to individual strengths, and by making the pu ::

Diverse genomes open new window into human history Global gene sequencing effort tells of our evolutionary past. ::

New promise for universal blood transfusions Scientists create blood cells that could be friendly to all. ::

Wildlife conservation is getting better According to AI probe of scientific studies. ::

Quasar tsunamis rip through space The phenomenon carries more energy than a gamma-ray burst. ::

Science history: Moore's law is turning 55 Gordon Moore was a driving force behind silicon chip technology. ::

Debat: Ingeniørens nye politiske magt PLUS. Verdens teknologivirksomheder vokser sig større og større. Det giver ingeniører en hidtil uset magt, men også et ansvar for at reflektere over konsekvenserne af den teknologi, man er med til at sætte i verden. ::

Optiske systemer kaster nyt lys over monsterbølger PLUS. I mange år afviste forskere de søfarendes beretninger om gigantiske monster­bølger som vilde over­drivelser. Men nu nærmer de sig en god forståelse af fænomenet. ::

Tænkeboks: Hvor mange kort kan man flytte i Napoleon-kabalen? Nu kan du dykke ned i ugens tænkeboks. ::

Curiosity Mars rover takes a new selfie before record climb NASA's Curiosity Mars rover recently set a record for the steepest terrain it's ever climbed, cresting the "Greenheugh Pediment," a broad sheet of rock that sits atop a hill. And before doing that, the rover took a selfie, capturing the scene just below Greenheugh. ::

OneWeb increases mega-constellation to 74 satellites The London-based start-up expands its network with a Soyuz launch from Baikonur in Kazakhstan ::

Dansk ornitolog lægger navn til ny fugleart i Peru Han så den i 1983 og optog dens sang. Nu opkaldes en lille fugl fra Andesbjergene efter Niels Krabbe. ::

Leaving care of the children's home — for prison? When 18-year-old youths transition out of children's homes, what crimes do they commit? How often? Does it get worse over time? These juveniles move into an uncertain world, highly vulnerable, and with little social capital. They are generally viewed as at risk for criminal activities, supported by limited research globally. An unusual, small 6-year longitudinal study in South Africa sheds light o ::

US airlines show it is time to switch off buyback machine Industry has lavished 115% of free cash flow on repurchasing shares since 2014 ::

This time, small guys should get the bailouts Many run tight margins as it is and would not be able to survive additional debt burden ::

6 Ways Lifestyle Methods Shown To Improve/Preserve Brain Function In Contact Sport Athletes ::

Why Do We Yawn? (And why is it contagious?) ::

Taking Animal Sentience Seriously ::

"Cognitive Development: Its cultural and social foundations by A. R. Luria", is it still relevant today? ::

3D Printing helped save lives when Cristian Fracassi from Isinnova modeled and 3d printed a Venturi valve for respirators. ::

Prusa Research develops 3D-printable face shield in three days / Boing Boing ::

Intel's new neuron-based computer matches brain of a small mammal ::

New Filtering Process Could Speed Up Lithium Production ::

The System Will Not Return to "Normal," and That's Good; We Can Do Better ::

Installing air filters in classrooms has surprisingly large educational benefits – $1,000 can raise a class's test scores by as much as cutting class size by a third. ::

One-kilometer breakthrough made in quantum field ::

Faster than filling up with gas': These ultracapacitors will change electric cars, says startup ::

YC startup Felix wants to replace antibiotics with programmable viruses ::

Mechanical forces shape animal 'origami' precisely despite 'noise' Researchers have identified a new mechanism that helps animals to develop with precise and constant form. The conclusion of this study is that the constancy of animal form requires more than just the deterministic process of genetic inheritance and genetic networks, but also relies on the stochastic and emergent behaviors of mechanical forces. ::

Heat and light create new biocompatible microparticles Biomedical engineers have devised a new method for making biocompatible microparticles that uses little more than heat and light and allows them to create never-before-seen shapes for drug delivery, diagnostics and tissue engineering. ::

Reanalysis of global amphibian crisis study finds important flaws Last year in the journal Science, a research review concluded that the chytrid fungus caused the decline of at least 501 amphibian species, of which 90 have gone extinct. A team has reanalyzed a study, finding that the paper's main conclusions lack evidence and are unreproducible. The authors argue that transparent data collection and analysis are crucial — both for science and conservation effor ::

Unprecedented preservation of fossil feces from the La Brea Tar Pits Scientists have found the first coprolites — or fossil feces — ever discovered in an asphaltic — or tar pit — context. ::

How to get conductive gels to stick when wet Researchers have come up with a way of getting conductive polymer gels to adhere to wet surfaces. ::

Why You Can't Stop Streaming Seinfeld. Or Frasier. Or Bones. For the past month I've been existing mostly on Broadchurch , Frasier , and the earliest seasons of The Great British Baking Show , to the dismay of the needy, precipitous pile of unwatched screeners in my various digital libraries. Apologies, new shows, but bleak times call for comfort television: familiar, pacifying, predictable episodes of 1990s sitcoms, crime procedurals, and cooking contests ::

Utah: Images of the Beehive State The rugged and varied terrain of Utah is home to more than 50 national and state parks, as well as more than 3 million residents, most of whom live in the north-central part of the state, near the Wasatch Mountains and the Great Salt Lake. Here are a few glimpses into the landscape of Utah, and some of the animals and people calling it home. This photo story is part of Fifty , a collection of ima ::

Montblanc MB 01 Review: Premier Noise-Canceling Headphones The pen company's first headphones silence the world as if they're submerging you in jet black ink. ::

Car on a Trampoline: More Kicks With Kinetic Energy How about some fun (and bouncity) physics puzzles to solve while you're stuck at home? ::

DIY Rockets, Daredevils, and the Tragedy of Mad Mike Hughes The homebrew rocket maker had dreams of fame and fortune. Those dreams ended on the edge of the Mojave Desert. I shouldn't have been there to witness it. ::

How to Avoid the Worst Online Scams Phishing, malware, and more only escalate in times of uncertainty. Here's how to protect yourself. ::

Why Don't We Just Ban Targeted Advertising? From protecting privacy to saving the free press, it may be the single best way to fix the internet. ::

Metal Detector Finds a Gold Nugget! | Gold Rush: Parker's Trail After no luck panning, gold mining greenhorns Fred and Danny uncover a gold nugget using a metal detector! Stream Full Episodes of Parker's Trail: Subscribe to Discovery: Join us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter: https:/ ::

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