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Vil du være med til at finde de mest interessante nyheder? Send email herom til BioNyt 6052 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. While Many Restaurants Struggle, Here's How One Is Thriving The food service industry is facing pandemic-related layoffs and closings, but tech-savvy chef Eric Rivera is using online platforms to keep his business in the black. 6051 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Tips for Using Zoom: How to Become a Videoconference Power User As the pandemic pushes work online, Zoom is the new office. Follow these tips to get the most out of those video meet-ups. 6050 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Magic of Teaching Science Labs Isn't Lost Online The serendipity of experiments is difficult to recreate on screens. But virtual labs can make science more accessible to students everywhere. 6049 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. YouTube Slashes Video Quality to Save Bandwidth Meanwhile, Microsoft and Sony plan to throttle game downloads during peak usage hours to help prevent internet congestion during the Covid-19 pandemic. 6048 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. What Coronavirus Isolation Could Do to Your Mind (and Body) Social distancing can lead to adverse psychological and physiological effects. But there are things you can do to maintain your overall health. 6047 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Race to Turn Hotels Into Coronavirus Hospitals The US is desperate for hospital beds. The US Army Corps of Engineers can build thousands of them in a matter of days. 6046 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Covid-19 Pandemic Is a Crisis That Robots Were Built For Robots can help doctors distance from patients, and help those in isolation cope. But getting the machines into hospitals is fraught with difficulties. 6045 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Coronavirus May Actually Reinforce US-China Economic Ties Talk of shifting supply chains away from China has quieted as illness spreads in the West. Reduced demand meets rebounding supply. 6044 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Analogy Between Covid-19 and Climate Change Is Eerily Precise First deny the problem, then say the solution is too expensive? The playbook here is all too familiar. 6043 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Tell Us Your Pandemic Stories for Our Oral History Writer Garrett Graff is seeking stories from a wide range of US residents to compile a portrait of a nation in the grip of Covid-19. Send us yours. 6042 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Researchers Push For Mass Blood Tests as a Covid-19 Strategy While it might seem wasteful to test the seemingly-healthy, tracking antibodies could show how widely the virus has spread—and who may now be immune. 6041 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Doctors Are Pooling Data to Help Understand Covid-19 They've created registries of people with chronic diseases who also have the new coronavirus, in order to track symptoms and find solutions. 6040 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Covid-19 Poses a Heightened Threat in Jails and Prisons An outbreak could seriously harm staff, the incarcerated, and the surrounding community. Releasing inmates could help—if they have somewhere to go. 6039 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Amazon's New 'Essential Items' Policy Is Devastating Sellers Due to Covid-19, Amazon is only accepting certain supplies at its warehouses. Small businesses are already feeling the pinch. 6038 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Postal Service's Surprising Role in Surviving Doomsday The little-known Postal Plan, which dates back to the Clinton era, charges mail carriers with delivering critical supplies—like vaccines—as a last resort. 6037 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Scientist Speaks Podcast – Episode 3, Tackling Antibiotic Resistance: Viruses to the Rescue 6036 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Image of the Day: Coronavirus in 3D At Bessy II, a synchrotron radiation facility in Berlin, scientists use X-rays to study the structure of SARS-CoV-2. 6035 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Relatively Stable SARS-CoV-2 Genome Is Good News for a Vaccine The small number of genetic differences between the original strain of the novel coronavirus from Wuhan and those currently circulating in the US population indicates that a vaccine may likely offer lasting immunity. 6034 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Locally Made COVID-19 Tests Help Meet Demands Hospitals and commercial companies are testing thousands of patients for COVID-19 daily, but face reagent and supply shortages. 6033 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Why oh why is the pub in Ambridge still open? Physical distancing on the roads | Geordie greetings | Clocks going forward | Receiving the Guardian | The Archers | Unseen, not herd Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage I wish motorists practised physical distancing when overtaking cyclists. I've just returned from my cycling exercise for the day. So many cars hurtled by within inches – some so close that I fear I might 6032 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. UK parliament to close early for Easter amid coronavirus fears Debate on adjournment until 21 April will take place once emergency laws pass Coronavirus – latest See all our coronavirus coverage Parliament is to close for Easter a week early amid fears that coronavirus has been spreading fast through Westminster. Jacob Rees-Mogg, the leader of the House of Commons, laid a motion saying parliament will adjourn on Wednesday night for a month until 21 April. Co 6031 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The UK's coronavirus policy may sound scientific. It isn't | Nassim Nicholas Taleb and Yaneer Bar-Yam Dominic Cummings loves to theorise about complexity, but he's getting it all wrong Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage When, along with applied systems scientist Dr Joe Norman, we first reacted to coronavirus on 25 January with the publication of an academic note urging caution, the virus had reportedly infected fewer than 2,000 people worldwide and fewer than 60 people 6030 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Schools asked to donate science goggles for NHS to use as face shields Teachers in England say they are getting requests for eyewear and other protective equipment Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Schools across England are being asked to donate science goggles and other apparatus to the NHS due to a shortage of protective equipment for doctors dealing with the coronavirus outbreak. The Guardian has heard from a number of schools and tea 6029 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Mass testing is the only way to stop the virus – it's long overdue | Anthony Costello The 15-minute coronavirus tests may provide a semblance of normality as UK regions track the spread of coronavirus • Anthony Costello is a former director of maternal and child health at the World Health Organization Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) has emphasised the crucial importance o 6028 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. It takes a whole world to create a new virus, not just China | Laura Spinney Viruses such as Covid-19 wouldn't emerge in food markets if it wasn't for factory farming, globalised industry and rapid urbanisation Laura Spinney is the author of The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World When I get stressed, a patch of annoying red eczema appears on the inside of my upper right arm. The doctor gives me some cream to rub on it, but I also know that to stop it coming 6027 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Is it right to cut corners in the search for a coronavirus cure? | Julian Savulescu Vaccine and drug trials are slow, to account for safety. But in a pandemic time isn't just money – it's lives • Coronavirus latest updates • See all our coronavirus coverage The race is on to find a treatment for coronavirus. This race is split between two approaches: the trialling of pre-existing drugs used for similar diseases, and the hunt for a vaccine . In both instances, important ethical d 6026 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. I was born anxious, but I'm coping with coronavirus – here's why | Adrian Chiles As a teenager I had chronic hypochondria. Yet in the face of a global pandemic I am surprisingly calm. Maybe it's because we are all in this together I have noticed something odd about my anxiety at this time: I am not as anxious as I should be. I have been anxious for as long as I can remember: man, boy, child, baby and, for all I know, foetus. It just seems to be in my nature. I have a physical 6025 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus vaccine: when will it be ready? Human trials will begin imminently – but even if they go well and a cure is found, 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 p 6024 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus UK: how many confirmed cases are in your 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 6023 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should I call a doctor? What are the symptoms caused by the Covid-19 virus, how does it spread, and should you see a doctor? Find all our coronavirus coverage here Coronavirus – latest updates How to protect yourself and others from infection It is caused by a member of the coronavirus family that has never been encountered before. Like other coronaviruses, it has transferred to humans from animals. The World Health Org 6022 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus map of the US: latest cases state by state Coronavirus – live updates 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 require little to no medical intervention. That being said, elder 6021 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus live news: India locks down population of 1.3bn as Hubei eases restrictions UN urges G20 to adopt 'wartime plan'; WHO warns US risks could become the centre of the pandemic; EU urged to evacuate refugees from greek camps. Why the US has struggled to tackle a growing crisis California scrambles to avoid Covid-19's worst-case scenario No 10 criticised after unclear lockdown advice confuses public See all our coronavirus coverage Support the Guardian's independent journalis 6020 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus key questions: everything you need to know From how to tell if you have Covid-19 to how to protect others – our experts answer the questions that really matter Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage What is Covid-19 and what are the symptoms? Covid-19 is the illness caused by a novel member of the coronavirus family that has transferred from animals to humans. The most common symptoms are fever, tiredness and a dry 6019 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus in the Pacific: weekly briefing Covid-19-related developments throughout the Pacific Islands Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The Covid-19 pandemic became very real in the Pacific islands this week, as the region recorded its first death and the total number of confirmed cases climbed to 57, as of Tuesday afternoon. Though the number of cases is relatively small, fear and misinformation surrounding 6018 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus exposes the problems and pitfalls of modelling Models based on assumptions in the absence of data can be over-speculative and 'open to gross over-interpretation' Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The lessons to be learned from the coronavirus pandemic will keep scholars and university lecturers busy for decades to come. Chief among them is the value of modelling, and the fact that an uncritical reliance on their fi 6017 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. China's premier warns local officials not to 'cover up' new Covid-19 cases as Hubei reopens Li Keqiang's comments come as Hubei province – except for Wuhan – lifts travel restrictions for the first time in two months Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Chinese premier Li Keqiang has warned local governments not to cover up new cases of Covid-19, as low daily rates of infection prompted the relaxing of travel restrictions in Hubei province , where the pandemic s 6016 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. China shows way to ease lockdowns before vaccine, says report UK experts say easing physical distancing would depend on rigorous testing and isolation Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage China's tough lockdown and physical distancing measures in Wuhan and other provinces appear to have successfully ended new locally transmitted coronavirus infections and may chart a route back to normal life, according to a report from Imperial Col 6015 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Can chloroquine really help treat coronavirus patients? Although Trump's claim about the drug was false it might play a role in tackling the pandemic Claims by Donald Trump regarding the effectiveness against coronavirus of an anti-malarial drug untested against the disease have led to it being hoarded as well as at least one death in the US and a number of overdoses around the world. Trump called the drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine potential 6014 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Budding couples in UK told to live together or stay apart Lockdown may lead to awkward conversations as government issues clarification Coronavirus – latest global updates See all our coronavirus coverage The coronavirus lockdown may have unintentionally sparked a wave of awkward conversations within new relationships, after the government told couples who do not cohabit that they must either not meet at all, or else rapidly move in together. The clarif 6013 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. As the NHS pivots to coronavirus, what about its other patients? | Prasanna Sooriakumaran The pandemic is rightly front and centre. But for those with cancer, the knock-on effects could be devastating Coronavirus latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage As a prostate cancer surgeon, my life before coronavirus was pretty predictable. Each day I'd go to work and either operate on patients with prostate cancer, see patients with a new diagnosis of prostate cancer to discuss surger 6012 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Airbus and Dyson among firms waiting for UK green light to produce ventilators Government considering prototype and scaling up production of existing models in fight against coronavirus Coronavirus – latest See all our coronavirus coverage Manufacturers including Airbus and Dyson are waiting for the government to give the green light to start producing medical ventilators , after finalising separate plans to make thousands needed to help the NHS fight Covid-19. The proposal 6011 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. UK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson faces MPs in Jeremy Corbyn's last PMQs as leader of opposition Rolling updates on all the UK developments in the coronavirus crisis Prince Charles tests positive for Covid-19 UK parliament to close early 'Confused, dangerous, flippant': world pans PM's handling of coronavirus Coronavirus – latest global updates See all our coronavirus coverage 12.16pm GMT Corbyn says Johnson said at PMQs last week he would protect private renters from eviction. But some peop 6010 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. UK coronavirus home testing to be made available to millions Test to be validated this week, then made available to healthcare workers and general public Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Millions of 15-minute home coronavirus tests are set to be available on the high street or for Amazon delivery to people self-isolating , according to Public Health England (PHE), in a move that could restore many people's lives to a semblance 6009 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Covid-19 is nature's wake-up call to complacent civilisation | George Monbiot A bubble has finally been burst – but will we now attend to the other threats facing humanity? Coronavirus: latest updates All our coronavirus coverage We have been living in a bubble, a bubble of false comfort and denial. In the rich nations, we have begun to believe we have transcended the material world. The wealth we've accumulated – often at the expense of others – has shielded us from reali 6008 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Bolsonaro says he 'wouldn't feel anything' if infected with Covid-19 and attacks state lockdowns Brazil's president uses national televised address to dismiss state-based health measures 'scorched earth' tactics Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Brazil's far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has claimed he "wouldn't feel anything" if infected with coronavirus and rubbished efforts to contain the illness with large-scale quarantines as his country's two biggest citi 6007 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The United States Is Being Taught by Facts and Events In August 1861, several months after the secession of 11 southern states and the outbreak of the Civil War, the abolitionist Frederick Douglass declared that "nations seldom listen to advice from individuals, however reasonable. They are taught less by theories than by facts and events." The United States is currently being educated by facts and events. And, as in other times of crisis—war, econo 6006 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Atlantic Daily: Trump Is Struggling 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 . WIN MCNAMEE / MARK WILSON / GETTY / KATIE MARTIN / THE ATLANTIC The president wants to reopen America by Easter, April 12. His allies aren't so sure about that. "The biggest political risk any pr 6005 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Why America Is Uniquely Unsuited to Dealing With the Coronavirus President Donald Trump has characterized the coronavirus crisis as "a time of shared national sacrifice," but here's the hard truth: The nation has never in living memory had to collectively sacrifice quite like this. Geography has bestowed upon the United States the blessing of being surrounded, as a former NATO chief once put it to me, by friends and fish: Canada, Mexico, and two oceans. Even w 6004 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Trump Is on a Collision Course Senator Lindsey Graham called President Donald Trump this morning to confer about the massive stimulus bill nearing passage on Capitol Hill. But when Trump said that Democrats had "overplayed their hand," Graham offered some advice. "Don't you do the same thing," he told his occasional golfing buddy. Graham worries that the president will move too hastily to try to reboot the virus-stricken econo 6003 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Coronavirus Killed the Revolution There was a before and an after. Before the seriousness of the pandemic set in, Democrats—and Americans more generally—were divided on whether the moment required deep, structural change. Perhaps it required something less ambitious: a return to normalcy, to the quiet comforts of calm and stability. In that theory, represented by former Vice President Joe Biden, Donald Trump was at once the probl 6002 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Coronavirus Is Stealing Our Ability to Grieve My uncle had been sick for a couple of days, they told me, with a fever, cough, headache. The symptoms were nothing extraordinary, but this time was different. COVID-19 had been spreading uncontrollably throughout Tehran for weeks. And the cancer treatments my uncle had endured for the past few years had obliterated his immune system. His wife and adult children did all they could: quarantining h 6001 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The Coronavirus Is Killing Local News Among the important steps you should take during this crisis: Wash your hands. Don't touch your face. And buy a subscription to your local newspaper. The coronavirus pandemic may be global, but the crisis has kept many people glued to local newspapers and newscasts. Trustworthy, accurate, and local information is now a matter of life and death. Keeping these news sources afloat needs to be part o 6000 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Red and Blue America Agree That Now Is the Time to Violate the Constitution Countries are taking extraordinary measures to slow the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these measures limit individual freedom and may also violate rights guaranteed by national constitutions. Italy's complete lockdown, enforced by criminal penalties, probably violates its constitution . Norwegian lawmakers have proposed an emergency law that temporarily gives the government unprecedented power to ov 5999 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Not Even the Coronavirus Will Unite America Ron Haviv / VII / Redux In recent decades, the glue binding America has come undone, as political polarization has reached record levels and trust in national institutions has crumbled. Could the fight against the coronavirus forge America, once more, into a unified nation, or will the terrifying global trauma become just another front in the partisan war? The latter seems far more likely. People 5998 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Isolation Is Changing How You Look As the coronavirus pandemic shut down cities and cloistered people indoors around the world, images began to circulate online of what appeared to be nature retaking territory it had previously ceded to humans. In Japan, deer wandered into transit stations looking for food. In Venice, another post claimed, swans alighted on the normally traffic-clogged canals, the waters of which were clear enough 5997 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Arnold Schwarzenegger Plays Hero One More Time What, you haven't been weathering self-quarantine by feeding carrots to your mini-horse and mini-donkey or smoking cigars in your hot tub ? Arnold Schwarzenegger—bodybuilding champion, actor, California governor, and now the star of PSAs urging people to stay home—is keeping busy doing just that. It's one way to pass the time between working out a new partnership with TikTok to transform his deca 5996 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. America's Hospitals Have Never Experienced Anything Like This Editor's Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here . When COVID-19 first started showing up at the UC San Francisco Medical Center in February , the hospital set up triage tents, canceled elective surgeries, and created a whole new ICU in the now-empty surgery-recovery area. But what if all of that isn't enough? If a surge of 5995 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. All the Cozy Little Things Keep Me Going On the morning of the seventh day of our self-isolation, the first thing I said to my husband was, "I'm terrified." "About what?" he asked. I said, "Everything." He said, "There's this funny thing people are doing on Twitter; they're saying what their coronavirus nicknames are. What was the last thing you ate out of the fridge?" "An apple," I said. "So your coronavirus nickname is Terrified Apple 5994 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. A Royal Reality Check "A squirrel dying in front of your house may be more relevant to your interests right now than people dying in Africa," Mark Zuckerberg once told his colleagues at Facebook. People were outraged, of course. People are always outraged when someone points out one of the indefensible things we nonetheless all believe. As China was ravaged by the coronavirus at the start of the year, life carried on 5993 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. 2020 Time Capsule #8: 'Light at the End of the Tunnel' In the second of his two extended live-TV performances yesterday—a White House coronavirus update, following a Fox News "virtual town hall"—Donald Trump said that prospects in the effort to control the virus were improving. As you can see starting at time 2:30 of this C-Span video , he said: I'm very proud to be your president, I can tell you that. There's tremendous hope as we look forward and s 5992 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How the Pandemic Will End Editor's Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here . T hree months ago , no one knew that SARS-CoV-2 existed. Now the virus has spread to almost every country, infecting at least 446,000 people whom we know about, and many more whom we do not. It has crashed economies and broken health-care systems, filled hospitals and empti 5991 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Simple, effective tech to connect communities in crisis | Johanna Figueira The world is more connected than ever, but some communities are still cut off from vital resources like electricity and health care. In this solution-oriented talk, tech activist Johanna Figueira discusses her work with Code for Venezuela — a platform that helps Venezuelans gain access to vital information and medical supplies — and shares ideas for how it could be used as a model to help other 5990 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How to be your best self in times of crisis | Susan David "Life's beauty is inseparable from its fragility," says psychologist Susan David. In a special virtual conversation with head of TED Chris Anderson and current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rodgers, she shares wisdom on how to build resilience, courage and joy in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Responding to listeners' questions from across the globe, she offers ways to talk to your ch 5989 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How we must respond to the COVID-19 pandemic | Bill Gates Philanthropist and Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates offers insights into the COVID-19 pandemic, discussing why testing and self-isolation are essential, which medical advancements show promise and what it will take for the world to endure this crisis. (This virtual conversation is part of the TED Connects series, hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson and current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rod 5988 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Would you volunteer to get the coronavirus? Someone may have a job for you. It won't be pleasant, but it could help prove quickly if a Covid-19 vaccine works. 5987 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. What the hell is going on with coronavirus testing in the US? The country is woefully behind where it should be, and that's going to make it much harder to track and curtail the coronavirus's spread. 5986 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. A new app might help researchers monitor the spread of coronavirus The data collected from more than 750,000 people could help us understand why people's experiences of coronavirus vary so wildly. 5985 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. An open-source ventilator design has been submitted for fast-track approval The MIT team hopes the device could help save COVID-19 patients, as the escalating pandemic strains supplies of the machines. 5984 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Radio Corona: so what about climate change? [no content] 5983 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Nya uppgifter: Coronasmittade kan tappa förmågan att känna lukt och smak Känner du inte stanken från soporna? Smakar maten inte bra? Det skulle kunna vara ett tecken på att du har drabbats av coronaviruset. Uppgifterna kommer från ENT UK, det brittiska förbundet för öron, näs- och halssjukdomar. 5982 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Covering COVID-19 Bringing historical context and scientific evidence as the pandemic unfolds 5981 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Elections: Early warning system to fight disinformation online A new project is an effort to combat the rise of coordinated social media campaigns to incite violence, sew discord and threaten the integrity of democratic elections. 5980 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. New mathematical model can more effectively track epidemics As COVID-19 spreads worldwide, leaders are relying on mathematical models to make public health and economic decisions. A new model improves tracking of epidemics by accounting for mutations in diseases. Now, the researchers are working to apply their model to allow leaders to evaluate the effects of countermeasures to epidemics before they deploy them. 5979 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19: Stopgap measure to treat respiratory distress Researchers propose a stopgap measure to help Covid-19 patients in acute respiratory distress: a drug called tissue plasminogen activator, which dissolves blood clots. 5978 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19: Low risk of coronavirus spreading through tears A new study found no virus in tears of COVID-19 infected patients. 5977 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Sneezing? According to Data, That's Unlikely to Be a COVID-19 Symptom Here's what we know about the symptoms. 5976 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Can You Get The Coronavirus From Receiving Parcels or Having Your Smartphone Out? Here's what to do if you're worried. 5975 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Could The Coronavirus Come Back After The Pandemic Peaks? Cases are decreasing in some places, but they may not be safe yet. 5974 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Restarting the economy while social distancing A large part of the economy could be restarted while social distancing is still necessary. There will be many challenges and problems to be overcome but we are good at solving problems and making things work. Benefits will result when we learn how to do this. Less driving to workplaces or schools will help slow down climate change. There will be less transportation expense, less traffic, less off 5973 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Chinese Bats May Be Carrying the Next SARS Pandemic (2013) submitted by /u/-AMARYANA- [link] [comments] 5972 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Our coronavirus response could lead to a sustainable society better equipped to tackle climate change and other pandemics submitted by /u/uxhelpneeded [link] [comments] 5971 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. No one knows exactly what will come, but here is the best stab at a guide to the unknown ways that society—government, healthcare, the economy, our lifestyles and more—will change. 30 experts predict how the future will look like after COVID19 submitted by /u/iintrOOutroo [link] [comments] 5970 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. My Skepticism about Remote Work With hundreds of millions of office workers all over the world being told to work from home, telecommuting is being trialled at unprecedented level. Many are saying that these workers will never go back to the office even after the virus abates. I am not so sure. In theory telecommuting allows employers to do away with the enormous costs of office space, which, in the more desirable places, can c 5969 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Why so many of the COVID-19 graphs you see are misleading Hand washing is one of the most important things you can be doing right now (Pexels/) The magnitude of COVID-19′s grip has come at the world fast making it difficult to grasp. Sometimes, visualizing the statistics makes them easier to comprehend. By now, you've probably seen hundreds of maps strewn across the internet, depicting coronavirus cases around the world, and countless graphs and charts 5968 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The huge hospital ships deploying to Los Angeles and New York used to be oil tankers The USNS Comfort off Colombia in August, 2019. (Morgan K. Nall / US Navy /) Follow all of PopSci 's COVID-19 coverage here , including travel advice , pregnancy concerns , and the latest findings on the virus itself . Two giant hospital ships, each nearly 900 feet long, are deploying to the US's biggest cities: Los Angeles and New York. The USNS Mercy left San Diego on Monday and will travel to L 5967 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. A guide to safe outdoor activities during the coronavirus pandemic The road less traveled is always a better choice during a pandemic. (Tim Foster/Unsplash/) Follow all of PopSci 's COVID-19 coverage here , including travel advice , pregnancy concerns , and the latest findings on the virus itself . With officials urging us to limit unnecessary travel, many of us might be starting to feel a bit stir crazy. Being outside and in nature is important for dealing with 5966 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Some Doctors Stockpile Trial Coronavirus Drugs for Themselves, States Say The stockpiling has become so worrisome that pharmacy boards in many states have issued emergency restrictions on how the drugs can be dispensed. 5965 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Medicare Is Updating Coverage to Help in the Coronavirus Crisis With its beneficiaries among the most at risk for Covid-19, the agency is relaxing some rules. 5964 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Live Coronavirus News, Updates and Video Stocks surged on the promise of a bailout as companies and workers tried to navigate the crisis. 5963 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Jane Goodall Is Self-Isolating, Too She's in England, in the house she grew up in, and she has a few thoughts about chimpanzees, the coronavirus pandemic and the loo paper shortage. 5962 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Gilead Withdraws Request for Special Orphan Status on Experimental Coronavirus Treatment Critics said the company was profiteering from the coronavirus pandemic by seeking tax and monopoly benefits under a program intended to encourage drug development for rare diseases. 5961 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus Symptoms Full List: What Are They? Is There a Cure? Here's what to do if you feel sick and are worried it may be the coronavirus. 5960 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus Doesn't Slow Trump's Regulatory Rollbacks The administration is pushing ahead with efforts to roll back environmental protections and impose new limits on how science can be used for making rules. 5959 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Chimp Sanctuaries Restrict Visits Over Concerns About the Coronavirus There's a possibility chimpanzees could be susceptible to Covid-19, so sanctuaries are taking precautions. 5958 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus Live Updates: White House and Congress Reach $2 Trillion Stimulus Deal The legislation, which will send direct payments and jobless benefits to individuals, is the biggest economic stimulus package in modern American history. 5957 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. VA Wants Retired Health Care Workers Back To Treat Surge In Vets With Coronavirus In the last days, the VA has put out calls on social media for retired doctors and nurses to return to work. 5956 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. FDA Grants Experimental Coronavirus Drug Benefits For Rare Disease Treatments Gilead Science's remdesivir, an antiviral medicine being tested for treatment of COVID-19, would get a seven-year monopoly if approved by the Food and Drug Administration. (Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP) 5955 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Drugmaker Asks FDA To Rescind Rare Disease Status, Perks For COVID-19 Drug By renouncing the special status, Gilead Sciences lets go of tax breaks, fee waivers and 7 years without generic competition for remdesivir, its experimental coronavirus treatment. (Image credit: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images) 5954 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. As The Coronavirus Crisis Heats Up, Why Aren't We Hearing From The CDC? Usually in U.S. health emergencies — HIV, vaping and more — the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is key to shaping policy and explaining it. That's changing to our detriment, leaders say. (Image credit: Alex Brandon/AP) 5953 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How does coronavirus testing work and will we have a home test soon? Efforts to scale up testing for the covid-19 coronavirus have been slow in some countries, and some tests are more accurate than others, which could make it harder to slow the spread 5952 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus latest news: Covid-19 antibody test ready 'in days' The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic 5951 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. You could be spreading the coronavirus without realising you've got it People with covid-19 appear to be most contagious 15 hours before their symptoms start, and many people may not even go on to develop noticeable symptoms 5950 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. UK has enough intensive care units for coronavirus, expert predicts Neil Ferguson, whose modelling has informed the UK's coronavirus strategy, says that the need for intensive care beds will come close to, but not exceed, national capacity 5949 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus latest news: Wuhan plans to end lockdown in April The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic 5948 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Can you catch the coronavirus twice? We don't know yet We don't have enough evidence yet to know if recovering from covid-19 induces immunity, or whether any immunity would give long-lasting protection against the coronavirus 5947 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Fighting Misinformation About a Novel Disease Experts who studied the Zika epidemic discuss how to handle misinformation during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. coronavirus.jpg A scanning electron microscope image of SARS-CoV-2 (in blue,) the virus that causes COVID-19. Image credits: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Rights information: CC BY 2.0 Culture Wednesday, March 25, 2020 – 15:30 Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer (Inside 5946 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Patients and doctors seem open to telemedicine Both patients and doctors appear receptive to telemedicine, a new study shows. While concerns about accessibility and technical challenges pose obstacles to wide adoption of the technology, researchers say that video consultations offer a viable means for maintaining continuity of care for at-risk groups. It's a timely finding as efforts to manage COVID-19 lead to more social distancing. The rese 5945 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. 5 ways to talk to your kids about COVID-19 As the COVID-19 virus spreads in the US, news about the pandemic and the loss of life might frighten your kids, researchers say. Here, Colleen Colaner, an associate professor in the communication department at the University of Missouri, offers five tips for how to talk with children about COVID-19 , including acknowledging their feelings and how to talk with them about death: 1. Offer clear, acc 5944 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Stress and poor sleep may boost your COVID-19 risk Stress, loneliness, and lack of sleep are all factors that can weaken your immune system and increase your risk of contracting COVID-19, an expert warns. "In my field, we have conducted a lot of work to look at what predicts who gets colds and different forms of respiratory illnesses, and who is more susceptible to getting sick," says Christopher Fagundes, an associate professor in the psychologi 5943 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Spilled milk explains why we have economic downturns The way spilled milk spreads across the floor can explain why economic downturns regularly occur, an expert explains. Recessions emerge as a natural feature of physics, rooted in the time-dependent movement of spreading over an area, posits Adrian Bejan, professor of mechanical engineering at Duke University. "This theory sheds light on common questions such as whether or not history repeats itse 5942 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. We face a war and must mobilise accordingly Higher public debt levels will become an economic feature and be accompanied by private debt cancellation 5941 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. UK reveals almost half a million new benefit claimants in past 9 days Universal credit surge comes amid reports of tens of thousands of people waiting for hours to register 5940 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Murky data calls into question quarantine strategy Seasonal flus teach the virtues of calmly dealing with things as they come 5939 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. London's lockdown is sun kissed but tentative Boris Johnson imposes most draconian clampdown on UK public movement in decades 5938 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Lenders sound warning on mortgage holidays Households urged to consider options such as reduced payments instead of delaying debt 5937 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Investors hunt for bargains in $4tn US muni market Prices of debt sold by cities and states have sunk as funds have made grabs for cash 5936 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Investors doubt huge stimulus will ignite inflation Expectations of price rises in US and Europe remain low despite easing 5935 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Food service groups enlisted to assist the vulnerable Scheme will prioritise deliveries to some of 1.5m people deemed in need 5934 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. End the dog-eat-dog mentality to tackle the crisis A decade ago, nations realised that if they did not stand together they would fall separately. That same unity is vital now 5933 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Dash for cash: companies draw $124bn from credit lines As traditional capital markets seize up, executives are turning to emergency funding 5932 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Banks enjoy trading bonanza as markets churn Revenues from equities and fixed income activity could be up by more than a fifth 5931 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Wheat prices rise as housebound consumers crave pasta Virus and fears over restrictions in Russia and Ukraine push up futures 5930 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. What's in the historic $2tn US stimulus deal? Bailout allocates billions of dollars to people and businesses affected by coronavirus 5929 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Vladimir Putin postpones vote on extending his rule Russian president bows to pressure as coronavirus cases surge 5928 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Virgin Media to recruit 500 call-centre staff in UK Coronavirus disrupts offshore operations in India and other Asian countries 5927 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The new wartime economy in the era of coronavirus Recalling the second world war, the UK government is defining 'rules of the road' for businesses and citizens 5926 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Sunak set to unveil coronavirus support for self-employed Plan to be announced on Thursday aims to benefit vulnerable and not multimillionaires 5925 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Stocks extend rally after $2tn US coronavirus stimulus deal struck Markets continue to climb after historic gains as Congress agrees plan to bolster US economy 5924 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Positive test for Prince Charles raises royal coronavirus fears Heir to British throne works from home in Scotland while Queen remains in good health 5923 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Nine eurozone countries issue call for 'coronabonds' Common debt instrument will ensure stable financing for coronavirus-related policies, say backers 5922 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Nike chief predicts worst of virus crisis over in 'near future' Donahoe says reopening of stores in China shows possible path for activity in rest of world 5921 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Making a case for 'Corona bonds' In previous times of crisis, private investors have financed war bonds, so why not now? 5920 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. López Obrador's virus nonchalance risks deepening Mexico's woes President acts as though Latin America's second-largest economy is immune to pandemic 5919 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Johnson pushed to speed up coronavirus testing Frontline medical staff say lack of kit and diagnostics is hampering efforts to contain spread 5918 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. India's virus battle shows struggle of global south Developing states cannot rely on measures used in Europe and the US 5917 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. India's migrant workers flee cities and threaten countryside Slow response could turn coronavirus outbreak into humanitarian crisis 5916 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Hubei welcomes liberation after two-month mass quarantine Authorities ease travel restrictions in Chinese province at the heart of coronavirus outbreak 5915 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How remote study is changing business school life The coronavirus crisis has created new ways to learn and collaborate for students and tutors 5914 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. HK tycoons go private as coronavirus hits markets City's billionaires take advantage of slumping stocks to de-list empires at a discount 5913 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Global rush for coronavirus drug sees India stop exports Supplies of chloroquine hoarded despite lack of concrete evidence about its effectiveness 5912 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Gilead asks to rescind special status for potential virus drug Drugmaker had come under fire for 'orphan' ranking that conferred pricing and tax benefits 5911 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Get ready for the $4.5tn takeover Coronavirus dispels private capital's postwar delusions of autonomy 5910 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Fed taps BlackRock to manage bond purchases US central bank uses world's largest asset manager in effort to limit coronavirus damage 5909 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Europe faces coronavirus choice: to close economy or not Countries grapple with a trade-off between public health and long-term hit to growth 5908 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Donald Trump's mysterious resilience — and his coronavirus risk The US president's approval rating has soared as he stands to benefit from lockdown fatigue 5907 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Dear Boss: in case you wondered what to do For one, if you're worried about a Covid-19 cash crunch, consider slicing your salary 5906 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Covid-19 is a litmus test for stakeholder capitalism Companies which focused on the short-term have been the first to suffer 5905 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. China's central bank in talks to cut rate banks pay to savers Reduction in deposit rate would help boost banks' profitability hit by coronavirus 5904 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. China's $13tn bond market shines amid volatile Treasuries Big asset managers say coronavirus is speeding up inflows from foreign investors 5903 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Building sites start to close despite government advice Move comes amid escalating political row with London's mayor over coronavirus risks 5902 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Banknote virus fears won't stop Germans hoarding cash Fear of contagion has boosted contactless payments but physical money still dominates 5901 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. 'Broad support' for deploying eurogroup bailout fund Finance chiefs weigh European Stability Mechanism's capacity to fight Covid-19 crisis 5900 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Sweden bucks trend with experimental virus strategy Fewer restrictions than other leading countries and schools remain open 5899 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Scientists hopeful warmer weather can slow spread of coronavirus Some studies suggest Covid-19 will follow marked seasonality trend of other viruses 5898 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. If Africa cannot beat Covid-19 it will haunt us all Only a global victory can end this pandemic, not a temporary rich countries' win 5897 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus latest: European stocks poised rise after historic rally [no content] 5896 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Supermarkets buckle as demand from shoppers soars Customers urged to keep using stores as online delivery slots sell out 5895 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Investors press companies to slash dividends Businesses urged to cut or delay payouts to shore up balance sheets 5894 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Hand sanitisers: clean business Wartime edict of 'repurposing' factories is back with a vengeance 5893 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Can I offset investment losses against tax during the crisis? Giving away assets can provide tax-saving opportunities 5892 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. UK parliament to adjourn six days early for Easter Concerns that government using extended coronavirus break to avoid scrutiny 5891 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. UK high street chains refuse to pay rent Primark and Burger King are among businesses asking for help to weather coronavirus storm 5890 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. UK eyes insolvency law reforms Changes could help businesses avoid liquidation due to coronavirus crisis 5889 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The island of Sark goes into lockdown The Channel island has just one GP and an ageing population, though no confirmed coronavirus cases yet. 5888 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The coronavirus should not stop the US census 'We all need to find ways to uphold civil society and democracy right now — and the census is a cornerstone of this' 5887 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. South Africa launches bond purchases after virus roils markets Central bank unveils measures to provide liquidity as country readies for lockdown 5886 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Slovakia to track coronavirus victims through telecoms data Parliament passes law as Europe weighs right to privacy against moves to contain outbreak 5885 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Qantas secures A$1bn in funds despite credit crunch One of first successful private debt raisings by an airline during coronavirus crisis 5884 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Polman tells banks to step up; Schwab names names; Covid-19 saints and sinners Your guide to the investment and business revolution you can't afford to ignore 5883 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. JPI Media suspends print production of free newspapers Local titles hit by drop in advertising spending amid coronavirus crisis 5882 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Investors weigh up US $2tn coronavirus rescue plan Deal includes bailouts for large companies and 'helicopter money' for taxpayers 5881 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How to support the self-employed through the pandemic Disruptions caused by coronavirus have exposed the gaps in the welfare system 5880 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Fintechs and coronavirus; Ascent's regulatory AI; Revolut goes to the US Coronavirus challenges mount for global fintechs 5879 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Faltering ethanol refiners switch to hand sanitiser Coronavirus outbreak dramatically reduces demand for fuel produced with American corn 5878 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Eurozone leaders should use their existing tools "Coronabonds" are a good idea but the bloc can tap its existing rescue fund 5877 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Covid-19: what it means for your property deal Coronavirus is causing major problems for people buying homes in the UK and overseas 5876 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus puts a squeeze on US-Mexico border Trump and López Obrador agree to work to keep trade flowing 5875 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Accountancy firms plead for rules respite because of coronavirus Pandemic threatens to impede investors' access to reliable financial information 5874 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Därför hamstrar vi toalettpapper Hamstrar du toalettpapper eller bunkrar paracetamol för att klara dig igenom hela coronakrisen? Du är inte ensam. Ekonomiprofessorn Richard Wahlund förklarar psykologin bakom vårt behov av att bunkra i kristider. I butiker och apotek över hela Sverige gapar hyllorna tomma där det borde stå toalettpapper, pasta och paracetamol. Kunder måste jaga från butik till butik på jakt efter en ynka toalettp 5873 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Pressat sjukhus ger sämre behandling för strokedrabbad Sjukhus med hög beläggningsgrad är mindre benägna att lägga in patienter med stroke direkt på en strokeenhet än sjukhus där beläggningen är lägre. Varje minuts fördröjning av propplösande behandling leder till ökad risk för hjärnblödning, funktionsnedsättning och död, visar en avhandling vid Umeå universitet. – Den positiva nyheten är att sedan 2010 har tiden till att propplösande behandling sätt 5872 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Kunskap om nätverk viktig för att bekämpa epidemier För att förstå hur allvarliga sjukdomar sprids och hur de ska bekämpas krävs kunskap om hur människors kontaktstrukturer ser ut. Först då kan rätt åtgärder sättas in, som reserestriktioner eller kontaktspårning. Fredrik Liljeros, professor i sociologi vid Stockholms universitet, forskar just om kartläggning av nätverksstrukturer. Sin första forskningstjänst gjorde Fredrik Liljeros som postdokor p 5871 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Professor: 'Du kan sandsynligvis blive smittet med corona flere gange i løbet af livet' Immuniteten mod Covid-19 varer kun et til tre år, vurderer han. 5870 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. It's Wrong to Blame Bats for the Coronavirus Epidemic Bats are a possible source of the coronavirus — but humans are to blame for the spread of the disease. 5869 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Fear Can Spread From Person to Person Faster Than the Coronavirus — But There Are Ways to Slow It Down It can feel like everyone is stewing in anxiety about COVID-19 and seeing other people freak out can make you freak out more. A psychiatrist explains this phenomenon, and how to keep it in check. 5868 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Closing in on the New Coronavirus The eye-catching spikes sticking out from the surface of SARS-CoV-2 may inspire new ways to prevent or treat Covid-19 infections 5867 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. A COVID-19 Treatment Might Already Exist in Old Drugs — and Researchers Are Using Pieces of the Coronavirus to Find Them There are 20,000 FDA approved drugs. One of them might fight COVID-19, if scientists can find it. 5866 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus: When will the outbreak end and life get back to normal? The huge challenge the world faces to find an exit strategy to end the lockdowns and return to normal. 5865 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus: Calls to protect great apes from threat of infection The possibility of infection in great apes like gorillas warrants the utmost caution, say experts. 5864 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Dear Readers: Fielding Your Thoughts and Questions on Covid-19 As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, Undark readers have been sending us insightful questions, comments, and observations on the subject. We've asked the Pulitzer Prize-winning science journalist and Undark's publisher, Deborah Blum, to respond. Send more emails to 5863 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Carefree Amid a Contagion: How to Talk to Covid-19 Skeptics Is there something people who communicate about Covid-19 — journalists like me, government authorities, public health officials, or just everyday people talking to an employer or friend — can do better to convey the gravity? Experts have varying ideas, but misleading or mixed messages are not among them. 5862 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. 16 Ways Coronavirus May Change the Way We Look at the World Crisis. A situation where danger and opportunity intersect. In the last several weeks, we've heard and learned a lot about the danger and suffering caused by Covid-19. But opportunities are here too, and not only for soap producers and bitcoin holders. This is not to downplay the gravity of the situation, but rather go back to the root of the word crisis, and its original meaning of "choice." Thi 5861 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Peru saves bats blamed for coronavirus Authorities called Wednesday for worried Peruvians to stop killing bats after rescuing 200 that were going to be burnt by peasants believing them to be spreading the coronavirus. 5860 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Pets: The voiceless victims of the COVID-19 crisis Reports of companion animals starving or being killed as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak highlight the vulnerable existence animals endure at the whim of humans. 5859 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus fallout revives talk of 'universal basic income' The scoffed-at idea of paying everyone a basic income as machines take people's jobs is getting a fresh look as a possible remedy for economies cratered by the coronavirus pandemic. 5858 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Virus lockdown makes big dent in Paris air pollution: report France's stay-at-home orders to combat the coronavirus outbreak have produced a 20 to 30 percent decline in overall air pollution levels in Paris, according to a report from the region's air quality monitoring agency. 5857 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. As virus leaves borders shut, European farmers sound alarm Whether it's served with butter and ham, drowned in hollandaise sauce or topped with a fried egg, nothing says spring in Germany like asparagus. 5856 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How teachers are using technology to keep in touch with students during coronavirus school closures Kindergarten teacher Jill Hammel is keeping up with her class: Emily has a loose tooth that could fall out any day; Angelo's little brother took his first steps; Sammy has a new betta fish; and Piet made chocolate chip cookies. 5855 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Is this the moment for universal basic income? Until now, universal basic income—a concept that would give all members of society an unconditional, guaranteed cash payment—has received limited attention among U.S. policymakers. But the coronavirus pandemic may change all that, says Stanford historian Jennifer Burns. 5854 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How seeing the molecular machinery of the coronavirus will help scientists design a treatment In the race to develop a treatment for COVID-19, the disease threatening millions of lives around the world, scientists are studying every aspect of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes it. 5853 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Lab antibody, antiviral research aids COVID-19 response Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists are contributing to the global fight against COVID-19 by combining artificial intelligence/machine learning, bioinformatics and supercomputing to help discover candidates for new antibodies and pharmaceutical drugs to combat the disease. See the visualization. 5852 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Governments will determine the economic consequences of COVID-19 Measures taken by governments in the coming months to control COVID-19 will determine the impact of the pandemic on the global and national economies, according to Oxford professor of economics Simon Wren-Lewis. In his latest blog, Professor Wren-Lewis argues: "It is impossible to predict what the full year impact will be until we know what controls are essential and what controls can be relaxed w 5851 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How countries are reacting to the COVID-19 risk and their governments' responses Researchers at the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication spent the weekend surveying people's attitudes towards the risk of coronavirus, and their governments' reactions. 5850 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The risk coronavirus poses to our tenuous, complex supply chain The process to get products to consumers—delivered to their door or to the store—can be long and meandering, sometimes starting 6,000 miles away. A disruption to any leg of that journey can affect the customer, store, seller, even the truck driver who delivers those products. 5849 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Cleaner hands, bluer skies: what has coronavirus done for us? Deaths, economic meltdown and a planet on lockdown: the coronavirus pandemic has brought us waves of bad news, but squint and you might just see a few bright spots. 5848 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Air pollution declines in Spain after implementation of measures to fight COVID-19 The concentration levels of nitrogen dioxide, a primary air contaminant, have declined 64% in major Spanish cities after the implementation of measures to fight COVID-19. Levels have fallen most in Barcelona, with an 83% decline. In Madrid, levels have dropped 73% and 64% in València. 5847 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Udenlandske bygningsarbejdere kommer ind på byggepladser uden karantæne OPDATERET: Fagforbundet 3F undrer sig over, at danskere opfordres til at gå i karantæne i 14 dage efter udlandsrejser, mens udenlandske håndværkere har fået lov til at gå direkte ind på byggepladserne i lufthavnen, Nyt OUH og metroen i København. 5846 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Engelske ingeniører udvikler mekanisk lungeventilator En lungeventilator, som kan produceres af mindre lokale virksomheder, kan måske redde liv under corona-epidemien. 5845 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Midt i skolelukningen: Stor dansk læringsportal ramt af DDoS-angreb I sidste uge blev UniLogin ramt af et større DDoS-angreb, der gjorde det svært at logge på flere tjenester. Nu har også læringsportalen Matematikfessor været ramt. 5844 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Microsoft bekræfter store ændringer i opdateringer for alle Windows 10-brugere For lidt over to uger siden kunne Windows melde ud, at der nu er en milliard enheder, der bruger Windows 10. Nu melder virksomheden, at man på baggrund af corona-pandemien udelukkende vil fokusere på sikkerhedsopdateringer fra maj. 5843 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Rådgiver hos IDA: »Vi må være halvt jurist – halvt psykolog« PLUS. Coronakrisen har også ramt IDAs juridiske afdeling, som har fået mere travlt med at rådgive medlemmer om alt fra fleks og ferie til tilrettelæggelse af arbejdet, når børnene skal hjemmeundervises. Særligt de selvstændige medlemmer er bekymrede. 5842 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Granskning af mutationer kan hjælpe med at afsløre nye bølger af virus PLUS. Islandske forskere har fundet hele 40 mutationer i SARS-CoV-2-virussets genom blandt islandske testede. Afhængig af placering på genomet kan mutationerne få betydning for immuniteten. 5841 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. ESA sætter rumsonder i dvale som følge af coronavirus Den europæiske rumfartsorganisation har sat otte rumsonder omkring Mars og på vej mod Solen i dvale for at kunne nedskalere kontrolrummet. 5840 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Corona-lukninger skærer 10 pct. af elforbruget på hverdage PLUS. Ifølge en opgørelse fra Energinet har regeringens beslutning om at lukke for storcentre, barer, restauranter, frisører og en række forretninger reduceret Danmarks elforbrug i hverdagene med ca. 10 procent. 5839 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Byggebranchen sender tusinder hjem, men arbejdet fortsætter på de fleste byggerier PLUS. Trods corona-epidemien fortsætter langt de fleste byggeprojekter, og materialeleverancer er ikke et problem. Men Dansk Byggeri forventer tusindvis af fyringer og hjemsendelser blandt små og mellemstore entreprenører. 5838 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Australia is Turning a Tourist Island Into a Quarantine Zone Quarantine Island Australia is converting a tourist island destination known for housing some of the world's only quokkas — those extremely adorable, smiling marsupials that look like a cross between a wombat and a kangaroo — into a quarantine zone, according to ABC News . The island called Rottnest will be the temporary home for some 800 Australians out of 950 passengers and 550 crew members cur 5837 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. We Finally Have a Name for that Shitty Coronavirus Feeling IT'S A SUNNY DAY OUTSIDE. I look out the window. The way the yard behind my apartment looks — peaceful, quiet — almost makes it seem like it's just another Wednesday morning. But it's not. There's a lump in my throat. It's not a fever, or a cough. It's something I just can't put my finger on. It's not anxiety; it's something more pervasive. The coronavirus pandemic has invaded almost every aspect 5836 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. SpaceX Delays Launch Because of the Coronavirus Grounded Though SpaceX has still been launching rockets during the coronavirus pandemic, the company is now facing delays for an upcoming Air Force mission. SpaceX was supposed to launch a Falcon 9 rocket from the Vandenberg Air Force base in California on March 30, but now the mission is on "indefinite" hold, according to TechCrunch . The base declared a public health emergency over the weekend 5835 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Even Snopes Has Been Overwhelmed by Coronavirus Misinformation Burning Out As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, so too do the heaps of dangerous misinformation growing on the trash fire that often is the internet. That's not terribly surprising — the internet is always bogged down by deceptive and dangerous bullshit — but the sheer volume of misinformation surrounding the coronavirus even has the famous fact-checking organization Snopes overwhelmed. As The Ver 5834 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Bill Gates Is Pissed: "We Should've Done More" to Stop COVID-19 Microsoft co-founder and public health advocate Bill Gates has a gloomy message about the coronavirus pandemic: We missed our chance to mitigate massive harm months ago. "There's the period between where we realized it was transmitting and now where we should've done more," he said during an interview with Chris Anderson, the curator of the famed TED Talks series. He also opined that "everybody s 5833 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Forskare samlar information – vill förstå följderna av corona Minst 25 röster från olika vårdyrken hoppas Erika Wall samla till det nya forskningsprojektet vid Mittuniversitetet. Hittills har hon intervjuat sex personer – undersköterskor, sjuksköterskor och läkare. Tanken är att en del av studiens resultat ska kunna presenteras redan före sommaren. – Det känns viktigt att få ut den så snart som möjligt till dem som kan dra nytta av kunskapen om vårdpersonale 5832 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Manglende træning i katastrofer hæmmer de danske læger Danske læger har begrænsede evner, hvis der skulle komme COVID-19-katastrofescenarier, fordi de er uddannet til topmoderne hospitaler med nok ansatte, medicin og udstyr. Det siger tidligere udsendt katastrofelæge læge, der her giver en række gode råd. 5831 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Sådan forbereder Viborg og Køge det tværsektorielle samarbejde under coronaepidemi Aftaler kan hurtigt blive forældede i den aktuelle krisesituation med coronavirus, derfor har to kommuner ofte møder på tværs af sektorer for at dele viden og afklare tvivlsspørgsmål, fortæller Køges velfærdsdirektør og Viborgs sundhedschef. 5830 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Læger ramt økonomisk: Patienterne holder sig væk På trods af særaftaler om telefon- og videokonsultationer dropper mange borgere i øjeblikket at tage kontakt til egen læge. Det rammer landets lægehuse på økonomien og kan ramme den enkelte borger på sundheden. 5829 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID frontline: Singapore Cosmos is seeking personal accounts about how different countries are coping in difficult times. 5828 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Social distancing can work in Australia, modelling suggests It's a matter of everyone getting involved. 5827 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Who should get coronavirus treatments first? Doctors face ethical dilemmas The U.S. likely doesn't have enough ICU beds or ventilators to effectively manage an influx of COVID-19 patients. Italy has been dealing with a shortage of medical resources for weeks. Doctors there have been trying to prioritize care based on who's most likely to benefit. Doctors in the U.S. will likely take a similar utilitarian approach, if resources become scarce. As the U.S. healthcare syste 5826 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How will COVID-19 impact the economy? Stephen M. Miller, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Las Vegas, Nevada, gives insight into how the COVID-19 pandemic impacts American economies. Calling it a "trade-off between public health and economic health," Miller explains why social distancing is a necessary measure to avoid a total crash of economies. The SIR model, which is a guide to assessin 5825 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Attempting to track COVID-19 with smart rings for responders Smart rings are being tested on San Francisco ER workers to track symptoms of COVID-19. The rings, designed by a company called Oura, detect heart rate, temperature, and respiration. The researchers hope to build a diagnostic algorithm from the collected data. There's so much information out there about the symptoms that accompany the onset of COVID-19 that it's easy to forget how little is actua 5824 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Do you have a cold, the flu, or COVID-19? Differences in symptoms exist between a cold, the flu and coronavirus. The CDC issued specific recommendations about what to do if you're sick and when to get tested. Calling the doctor is important if you feel sick or have questions. How do you know you have coronavirus? With so much misinformation flying around, it's important to understand the differences in the symptoms between COVID-19 (the 5823 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Why we need to restrict calories right now A new study based at Salk Institute has discovered the cellular mechanisms behind calorie restriction. Rats on a higher-calorie diet experienced more inflammation and immune problems than rats that ate less. This research is especially relevant right now, as immunodeficient patients are at high risk of complications from COVID-19. Finding kale and quinoa has never been easier than it is right now 5822 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How far does individual freedom reach? Classical liberals favor democracy because it operates as a ruling of the people by the people, rather than rule by someone else. This lends itself to the concept of negative freedom, or freedom from being compelled by the state or other authority to do something. So Daniel Jacobson, professor of philosophy at University of Michigan, raises the question: Do we have absolute sovereignty over our b 5821 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Now is the time to learn a new language. Here's how to start. One of the best ways to ensure cognitive health is by new acquiring skills, such as learning a new language. Learning a language may help your mind stay sharp as you age. The best way to learn is to constantly practice speaking with others. Humans are designed to learn languages. It's common knowledge that, as children, we're much more receptive to understanding new languages, but as we grow olde 5820 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. On Coronavirus, Bypass the White House and Turn to the Experts Every presidential "press conference" broadcast live weakens our collective ability to deal with COVID-19 — Read more on 5819 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19: Predicting the Path and Analyzing Immunity Scientific American contributing editor W. Wayt Gibbs continues to report on the coronavirus outbreak from his home in Kirkland, Wash., site of the first U.S. cases. In this installment, he talks… — Read more on 5818 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How Blood from Coronavirus Survivors Might Save Lives New York City researchers hope antibody-rich plasma can keep people out of intensive care — Read more on 5817 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Warfare in Wonderland The new coronavirus raises questions about how pathogens evolve—and if we're ready to face them — Read more on 5816 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Some States are Reporting Incomplete COVID-19 Results, Blurring the Full Picture Collecting only positive test results from certain labs skews the data — Read more on 5815 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How Do We Prevent the Next Outbreak? Our planning needs to take account of the complex interconnections among species, ecosystems and human society — Read more on 5814 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Massive U.S. coronavirus stimulus includes research dollars and some aid to universities NIH would get nearly $1 billion; NSF would have $75 million more for emergency field studies 5813 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. The effects of communicating uncertainty on public trust in facts and numbers [Psychological and Cognitive Sciences] Uncertainty is inherent to our knowledge about the state of the world yet often not communicated alongside scientific facts and numbers. In the "posttruth" era where facts are increasingly contested, a common assumption is that communicating uncertainty will reduce public trust. However, a lack of systematic research makes it difficult… 5812 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus endoribonuclease targets viral polyuridine sequences to evade activating host sensors [Microbiology] Coronaviruses (CoVs) are positive-sense RNA viruses that can emerge from endemic reservoirs and infect zoonotically, causing significant morbidity and mortality. CoVs encode an endoribonuclease designated EndoU that facilitates evasion of host pattern recognition receptor MDA5, but the target of EndoU activity was not known. Here, we report that EndoU cleaves… 5811 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Wuhan study shows lying face down improves breathing in severe COVID-19 In a new study of patients with severe COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) hospitalized on ventilators, researchers found that lying face down was better for the lungs. The research letter was published online in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 5810 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Travel restrictions are most useful in the early and late phase of an epidemic Analysis of human mobility and epidemiological data by a global consortium of researchers, led by the University of Oxford and Northeastern University, shows that human mobility was predictive of the spread of the epidemic in China. 5809 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. To stay positive, live in the moment — but plan ahead A recent study finds that people who balance living in the moment with planning for the future are best able to weather daily stress without succumbing to negative moods. 5808 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Study shows how diligent we have to be to keep surfaces germ-free A recent study suggests that even organized efforts to clean surfaces can fall short, a reminder for us all that keeping our surroundings clean may require some additional work. 5807 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. SARS-CoV-2 transmission in patients with cancer at a hospital in China Researchers estimated the infection rate of SARS-CoV-2 in patients with cancer and reported on patient outcomes at a single hospital in Wuhan, China. 5806 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Assessing the the global problem of poor sanitation Experts are investigating a better way of measuring the number of people exposed to the health risks of poorly-managed sanitation systems – and it will help reveal whether the world is on track to deliver UN Sustainable Goal 6 (SDG6). 5805 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Mother/infant skin-to-skin touch boosts baby's brain development and function As the world prioritizes social distancing due to COVID-19, research shows that extended use of Kangaroo Care, a skin-to-skin, chest-to-chest method of caring for a baby, can positively benefit full-term infants and their mothers, with important implications for post-partum depression. The study provides evidence that the physiology of mothers and their full-term infants is influenced by Kangaroo 5804 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. MIPT scientists explain why new dangerous viruses are so hard to identify In response to the rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, an authoritative global scientific journal, aptly named Viruses, published a fundamental review of problems related to identifying and studying emerging pathogens, such as the notorious coronavirus. 5803 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Low risk of coronavirus spreading through tears Study published today in the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology found no virus in tears of COVID-19 infected patients. 5802 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How robots can help combat COVID-19: Science Robotics editorial–hrc032020.php Can robots be effective tools in combating the COVID-19 pandemic? A group of leaders in the field of robotics say yes, and outline a number of examples in an editorial in the March 25 issue of Science Robotics. They say robots can be used for clinical care such as telemedicine and decontamination; logistics such as delivery and handling of contaminated waste; and reconnaissance such as monitoring 5801 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. COVID-19 should be wake-up call for robotics research Robots could perform some of the 'dull, dirty and dangerous' jobs associated with combating the COVID-19 pandemic, but that would require many new capabilities not currently being funded or developed, an editorial in the journal Science Robotics argues. 5800 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Coronavirus pandemic in Germany: Challenges and options for intervention The worldwide spread of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and its associated respiratory disease COVID-19 proceeds at a highly dynamic pace. The Leopoldina has convened an interdisciplinary group of scientists to investigate the current situation. The resulting ad-hoc statement 'Coronavirus Pandemic in Germany: Challenges and Options for Intervention' discusses potential health policy options to counter 5799 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Association of cardiac injury with mortality in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China This observational study of 416 patients in Wuhan, China, with confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) reports that cardiac injury is a common condition among hospitalized patients with COVID-19 and it is associated with higher risk of in-hospital mortality. 5798 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. An acute respiratory infection runs into the most common noncommunicable epidemic — COVID-19 and cardiovascular diseases Emerging as an acute infectious disease, COVID-19 may be- come a chronic epidemic similar to influenza because of genetic re- combination. Therefore, we should be ready for the reemergence of COVID-19 or other coronaviruses. 5797 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. A stopgap measure to treat respiratory distress Researchers at MIT and the University of Colorado at Denver propose a stopgap measure to help Covid-19 patients in acute respiratory distress: a drug called tissue plasminogen activator, which dissolves blood clots. 5796 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. How blood from coronavirus survivors might save lives Nature, Published online: 24 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00895-8 New York City researchers hope antibody-rich plasma can keep people out of intensive care. 5795 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Daily briefing: New York City will start treating COVID-19 patients with the blood of survivors Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00899-4 Researchers hope that the antibody-laden blood of those who have recovered from coronavirus might reduce severe infections — but we don't know yet if it will work. Plus: signs that the outbreak in Italy went undetected for weeks, and how running a quantum computer is like solving a Rubik's Cube blindfolded. 5794 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Covert coronavirus, chaos prize and the cost of contact-tracing Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00829-4 The latest science news, in brief. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>corona ….. Cancer drug trials on hold amid coronavirus disruption Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00889-6 Studies on dozens of other diseases grind to a halt as fears of health-care shortages and risk of exposure put the brakes on clinical research.

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Tegn abonnement på 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>climate ….. England is in danger of experiencing droughts within 20 years unless action is taken to combat the impact of the climate crisis on water availability. The National Audit Office (NAO) says some parts of England, especially the south-east, are at risk of running out of water submitted by /u/Wagamaga [link] [comments] 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Does coffee make you poop, or is that just me? 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Groundbreaking Research at Texas A&M May Help Millions With PTSD Conquer Their Fear 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. The Controversial Novel That Immerses Readers in Teen Abuse "What kind of monster," a Facebook commenter asks on the first page of My Dark Vanessa , "could do that to a child?" It's an instantly provocative question, which Kate Elizabeth Russell's first novel—one of the splashier literary debuts of the year—immediately begins to complicate: The gulf between the person telling the story and the reader receiving it may feel as unconquerable as the Mariana T 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Amato Giaccia: too big to fall A 2006 Nature paper from Stanford is retracted. We all know the first author Janine Erler, but why is nobody talking of its last author, Amato Giaccia? I celebrate here another Oxford star scientist. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. New technologies aim to make 3-D cameras easier to use A 3-D camera should be as easy to use as one found on a smartphone. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Tsunami watch for Hawaii lifted after north Pacific quake A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck in the northern Pacific on Wednesday and forecasters said tsunami waves were possible for the nearest shores. A brief tsunami watch for Hawaii was canceled. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Life's Little Oscillations A bevy of intricate biochemical fluctuations inside cells rule the natural world. Scientists are trying to figure out how they all work. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Underwater avalanches are trapping microplastics in the deep ocean A collaborative research project between the Universities of Manchester, Utrecht, and Durham, and the National Oceanography Centre has revealed for the first time how submarine sediment avalanches can transport microplastics from land into the deep ocean. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. A new idea for rapid generation of strong magnetic fields using laser pulses A combined team of researchers from the University of Ottawa and National Research Council Canada has developed a new way to generate rapid strong magnetic fields using laser pulses. In their paper published in the journal Physical Review Letters, the researchers describe their new technique and the ways it might be used. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Trastuzumab deruxtecan shows early promise in patients with non-breast/gastric cancers A HER2-targeted antibody-drug conjugate, fam-trastuzumab deruxtecan-nxki (Enhertu), showed signs of clinical activity in multiple non-breast/non-gastric cancer types, according to results from a phase I study. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>z ….. Too much salt weakens the immune system A high-salt diet is not only bad for one's blood pressure, but also for the immune system. This is the conclusion of a study under the leadership of the University Hospital Bonn. Mice fed a high-salt diet were found to suffer from much more severe bacterial infections. Human volunteers who consumed additional six grams of salt per day also showed pronounced immune deficiencies. This amount corresp 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Lung cancer therapy may improve outcomes of metastatic brain cancer A medication commonly used to treat non-small cell lung cancer that has spread, or metastasized, may have benefits for patients with metastatic brain cancers, suggests a new review and analysis led by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital of Unity Health Toronto and Harvard Medical School. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Diet, nutrition have profound effects on gut microbiome A new literature review from scientists at George Washington University and the National Institute of Standards and Technology suggests that nutrition and diet have a profound impact on the microbial composition of the gut. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. APS tip sheet: Ultimate strength of metals A new model is able to accurately determine the peak strength of polycrystalline metals. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. Big brains or many babies: How birds can thrive in urban environments A new study in Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution suggests that birds have two alternative strategies for coping with the difficulties of humanity's increasingly chaotic cities—either by having large brains or through more frequent breeding. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Plants and animals aren't so different when it comes to climate A new study reveals that plants and animals are remarkably similar in their responses to changing environmental conditions across the globe, which may help explain how they are distributed today and how they will respond to climate change in the future. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. For Kids That Struggle With Vocabulary, Bedtime Is the Ideal Time to Learn New Words A new study shows that 'sleeping on it' can improve children's ability to memorize new words, particularly for those with poor vocabulary skills. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. CAR T Cell Adds Scorpion Venom to Tackle Tumor Heterogeneity A newly engineered CAR T cell that incorporates a peptide isolated from the venom of the deathstalker scorpion has broad brain tumor–binding capabilities that will be investigated in an upcoming clinical trial. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. The physics that drives periodic economic downturns A professor says that the way spilled milk spreads across the floor can explain why economic downturns regularly occur. Because the economic prosperity derived from new ideas or inventions follows the same S-curve as the spreading of a substance over an area, it inevitably loses its return on investment toward the end of its life cycle. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>z ….. Study shows how diligent we have to be to keep surfaces germ-free A recent study suggests that even organized efforts to clean surfaces can fall short, a reminder for us all that keeping our surroundings clean may require some additional work. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. A gene defect associated with a severe canine lung disease identified A severe hereditary lung disease has been described in Finnish Airedale Terriers with a failure to thrive during the first days of lives. Finnish researchers discovered the underlying gene defect in the LAMP3 gene, which may also be associated with the lung problems of certain newborn babies. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. The TMEM189 gene encodes plasmanylethanolamine desaturase which introduces the characteristic vinyl ether double bond into plasmalogens [Biochemistry] A significant fraction of the glycerophospholipids in the human body is composed of plasmalogens, particularly in the brain, cardiac, and immune cell membranes. A decline in these lipids has been observed in such diseases as Alzheimer's and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Plasmalogens contain a characteristic 1-O-alk-1′-enyl ether (vinyl ether) double… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. 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But scientists say right now they know far too little about its biology and populations to inform 'relev 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Spring-powered shoes could help us run more than 50 per cent faster A spring-powered exoskeleton that minimises the amount of energy our legs lose when running could help boost human running speeds by more than 50 per cent 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Using CRISPR to find muscular dystrophy treatments A study from Boston Children's Hospital used CRISPR-Cas9 to better understand facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) and explore potential treatments by systematically deleting every gene in the genome. Several 'hits' enabled muscle cells to stay alive and revealed pathways that could potentially be targeted with drugs. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Cannabinoids for Acute Pain A systematic review of cannabinoids for acute pain shows the evidence is preliminary, and not very encouraging. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Bedtime best for learning written words for children with poor vocabulary A team of researchers at the University of York has found that bedtime might be the best time for children with poor vocabulary skills to learn new written vocabulary words. In their paper published in the journal Royal Society Open Science, the group describes experiments they conducted with a group of children and what they learned from them. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Tuberculosis bacterium uses sluice to import vitamins A transport protein that is used by the human pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis to import vitamin B12 turns out to be very different from other transport proteins. It contains a huge water-filled cavity, in which hydrophilic substances are transported across the cell membrane. This discovery, which changes our understanding of bacterial physiology, was made by imaging the transport protein using 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. Women 10% more likely than men to report feeling unsafe on urban public transport A worldwide study of 327,403 metro and bus passengers shows that women are ten percent more likely to feel unsafe than men on urban public transport. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Study supports contested 35-year-old predictions, shows that observable novae are just 'tip of the iceberg' Almost 35 years ago, scientists made the then-radical proposal that colossal hydrogen bombs called novae go through a very long-term life cycle after erupting, fading to obscurity for hundreds of thousands of years and then building back up to become full-fledged novae once more. A new study is the first to fully model the work and incorporate all of the feedback factors now known to control these 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Chronic mild stress alters synaptic plasticity in the nucleus accumbens through GSK3{beta}-dependent modulation of Kv4.2 channels [Neuroscience] Although major depressive disorder (MDD) is highly prevalent, its pathophysiology is poorly understood. Recent evidence suggests that glycogen-synthase kinase 3β (GSK3β) plays a key role in memory formation, yet its role in mood regulation remains controversial. Here, we investigated whether GSK3β activity in the nucleus accumbens (NAc) is associated with… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. SoftBank tries to debunk junk rating Amazon and Flipkart couriers caught in Indian lockdown, Royole FlexPai 2 foldable 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. What motivates sales of pollinator-friendly plants? An analysis out of the University of Georgia details the relationship between consumer awareness and the attentiveness and care given to pollinator-friendly plant purchases. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. New carbon dot-based method for increasing the efficiency of solar cells & LED An international group of scientists has proposed a method that allows for significantly increasing the efficiency of solar cells and light-emitting diodes by augmenting the auxiliary layers of the devices responsible for electron transport. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Cellular protein shredders for the fight against cancer An international team of researchers led by the Universities of Bonn and Ulm has investigated how a cell's own 'protein shredder' can be specifically programmed to fight cancer. The researchers were able to demonstrate the degradation of proteins that are overly active in breast cancer, for example. The results are published in the renowned journal 'Chemical Science'. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Scientists get first look at cause of 'slow motion' earthquakes An international team of scientists has for the first time identified the conditions deep below the Earth's surface that lead to the triggering of so-called 'slow motion' earthquakes. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Culturally adapted materials boost Latino participation in diabetes education programs An Oregon State University study published last week found that diabetes education programs that are linguistically and culturally tailored to Latinos lead to significantly higher rates of completion among Latino participants — even higher than rates among non-Latinos enrolled in the English versions of those programs. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Discovery of the oldest bilaterian from the Ediacaran of South Australia [Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences] Analysis of modern animals and Ediacaran trace fossils predicts that the oldest bilaterians were simple and small. Such organisms would be difficult to recognize in the fossil record, but should have been part of the Ediacara Biota, the earliest preserved macroscopic, complex animal communities. Here, we describe Ikaria wariootia gen…. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Top 10 novels and stories about shame Anna Ahmatova, David Malouf, Yukio Mishima and more explore the emotion that tears us apart but leads us into compassion, writes Christos Tsiolkas I was an adolescent when I first came across the letters of St Paul. Though I had been raised Greek Orthodox, at 13 I had joined an evangelical church in the hope that God would banish my shame. The shame of being different. The shame of hurting my imm 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. iPad Pro Review: Closer than ever to replacing your laptop Apps like Adobe's Lightroom still run smoothly on the iPad Pro. (Stan Horaczek /) I clicked into this window on the new iPad Pro using Apple's Magic Trackpad. It seems like a small thing–I do it just about every day on a MacBook Pro. But, this isn't a computer. Or it is a computer. Regardless of how Apple does or doesn't market their tablet, I've been using the new iPad Pro as my main work machin 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. New clues to New Guinea's past Artefacts suggest Neolithic era ushered in social change. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Scientists seek to establish community-driven metadata standards for microbiomes research As the collective body of microbiome data for diverse crops grows, the lack of consistency in recording data makes it harder for the data to be utilized across research projects. In a recent article published in Phytobiomes Journal, Dundore-Arias and others in his field discuss the need for agriculture-specific metadata standards for microbiome research. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Racial disparities in automated speech recognition [Computer Sciences] Automated speech recognition (ASR) systems, which use sophisticated machine-learning algorithms to convert spoken language to text, have become increasingly widespread, powering popular virtual assistants, facilitating automated closed captioning, and enabling digital dictation platforms for health care. Over the last several years, the quality of these systems has dramatically improved, due… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Cannabis helps fight resistant bacteria Bacteria are increasingly becoming resistant to antibiotics. By combining antibiotics with the cannabis compound, cannabidiol, researchers have found a way to enhance the antibiotic effect. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Obama's 2008 election boosted black men's mental health Barack Obama's 2008 election to president of the United States improved the mental health of black men, according to a new survey. Sociologists typically focus on how negative events such as disasters, job losses, interpersonal discrimination, food insecurity, and the effects of positive events, says Tony Brown, a professor of sociology at Rice University. "This is one major reason we pursued thi 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Don't chuck that favorite jacket—fix the zipper instead Before you shove that defunct coat to the back of your closet, see if a little DIY sewing can save it. (Beatriz Braga/Unsplash/) You know that feeling of panic when you pull your expensive, warm winter jacket out of the closet, put it on, pull the zipper up, and it stops halfway? Or the teeth start separating at the bottom? Or the pull comes off? Or the teeth are bent and you can no longer zip or 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Myth, Dusted: No, Electric Cars Don't Hurt the Environment That Much Big Gas There's a common idea that electric cars use up more energy, overall, than fuel-based cars. More energy to manufacture, to maintain, and, depending on the re-telling, to re-charge (thanks to the energy sources required to generate electricity). Now, the BBC reports , that idea has finally been disproven as the big, dumb, anti-green-energy "theory" that it is, thanks to a new research pape 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Google Play tilbød 52 apps, der indeholdt malware Børne-apps fra Google Play gemte på Tekya-malware 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. UK's self-employed wait anxiously for lifeline Campaigners say government's rescue plan must do more for country's 5m freelance workers 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Bioenergetic-active materials enhance tissue regeneration by modulating cellular metabolic state Cellular bioenergetics (CBE) plays a critical role in tissue regeneration. Physiologically, an enhanced metabolic state facilitates anabolic biosynthesis and mitosis to accelerate regeneration. However, the development of approaches to reprogram CBE, toward the treatment of substantial tissue injuries, has been limited thus far. Here, we show that induced repair in a rabbit model of weight-bearin 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. UK's top finance authorities urge lending to midsized companies Chancellor and BoE have been under pressure to extend £330bn loan rescue to all businesses 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Changes in surface sugarlike molecules help cancer metastasize Changes in a specific type of sugarlike molecule, or glycan, on the surface of cancer cells help them to spread into other tissues, according to researchers at the University of California, Davis. Published March 23 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the work could lead to diagnostic tests and new therapies to slow or stop the spread of cancers. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Biomimetic human small muscular pulmonary arteries Changes in structure and function of small muscular arteries play a major role in the pathophysiology of pulmonary hypertension, a burgeoning public health challenge. Improved anatomically mimetic in vitro models of these microvessels are urgently needed because nonhuman vessels and previous models do not accurately recapitulate the microenvironment and architecture of the human microvascular wal 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Role of mechanical cues and hypoxia on the growth of tumor cells in strong and weak confinement: A dual in vitro-in silico approach Characterization of tumor growth dynamics is of major importance for cancer understanding. By contrast with phenomenological approaches, mechanistic modeling can facilitate disclosing underlying tumor mechanisms and lead to identification of physical factors affecting proliferation and invasive behavior. Current mathematical models are often formulated at the tissue or organ scale with the scope 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. International ozone treaty stops changes in Southern Hemisphere winds Chemicals that deplete Earth's protective ozone layer have also been triggering changes in Southern Hemisphere atmospheric circulation. Now, new research in Nature finds that those changes have paused and might even be reversing because of the Montreal Protocol, an international treaty that successfully phased out use of ozone-depleting chemicals. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Manipulating ligands: A new dimension for promoting electrocatalysis performance by noble metal aerogels Chemists at TU Dresden have fabricated surface-clean noble metal aerogels boosting electrocatalysis performance by revisiting ligand chemistry. They have reported their results in Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Supernova remnant W49B investigated with XMM-Newton Chinese astronomers using ESA's XMM-Newton spacecraft have investigated a luminous supernova remnant (SNR) known as W49B. Results of the new study, presented in a paper published March 16 on, shed more light on the properties of this SNR and on the nature of its progenitor. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. The changing physical and ecological meanings of North Pacific Ocean climate indices [Environmental Sciences] Climate change is likely to change the relationships between commonly used climate indices and underlying patterns of climate variability, but this complexity is rarely considered in studies using climate indices. Here, we show that the physical and ecological conditions mapping onto the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) index and North Pacific… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Ultrasound solves an important clinical problem in diagnosing arrhythmia Columbia Engineering researchers have used an ultrasound technique they pioneered a decade ago — electromechanical wave imaging (EWI) — to accurately localize atrial and ventricular cardiac arrhythmias in adult patients in a double-blinded clinical study. They evaluated the accuracy of EWI for localization of various arrhythmias in all four chambers of the heart prior to catheter ablation: the r 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Bats depend on conspecifics when hunting above farmland Common noctules — one of the largest bat species native to Germany — are searching for their fellows during their hunt for insects above farmland. Scientists from the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (Leibniz-IZW) show in a paper published in the journal Oikos that bats forage on their own in insect-rich forests, but hunt collectively in groups over insect-poor farmland. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Revolvers at dawn: Inside the corporate dash for cash Companies rush to pull on emergency funding once considered taboo 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Working from home does not make us less productive Current research into teamwork is showing that we do not become less productive working from home, provided that we work intelligently and are equipped with tools that enable us to work together with our colleagues. In this article, researchers will be advising us not only on what works, but also on what isn't so smart. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Self-organized networks: Darwinian evolution of dynein rings, stalks, and stalk heads [Biophysics and Computational Biology] Cytoskeletons are self-organized networks based on polymerized proteins: actin, tubulin, and driven by motor proteins, such as myosin, kinesin, and dynein. Their positive Darwinian evolution enables them to approach optimized functionality (self-organized criticality). Dynein has three distinct titled subunits, but how these units connect to function as a molecular motor… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Differential fertility makes society more conservative on family values [Social Sciences] Data from the General Social Survey indicate that higher-fertility individuals and their children are more conservative on "family values" issues, especially regarding abortion and same-sex marriage. This pattern implies that differential fertility has increased and will continue to increase public support for conservative policies on these issues. The association of… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Teeth reveal past stresses such as menopause and imprisonment Dental tissue is revealing in same way annual tree rings can tell much about environment tree grew in Telltale signs of stressful life events can be found in our teeth, say researchers who have found that birth, menopause and even imprisonment appear to leave their mark in tissue that is laid down throughout life. The phenomenon is similar to the way the thickness of annual tree rings can tell us 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. The Problem with Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests Despite caveats in ads and on packages, users can fail to understand their limitations — Read more on 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Insecticide-making cotton actually boosted pesticide use in India Despite claims about increased yields and reduced use of pesticides, the adoption of Bt cotton in India has actually increased the use of pesticide, according to new research. Genetically modified (GM) Bt cotton produces its own insecticide. Scientists introduced the seeds in India in 2002 and today account for 90% of all cotton planting in the country. Bt cotton is now the most widely planted GM 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Impossible Foods CEO Says he Could Create Brand-New Types of Meat Dinosaur Steaks Thus far, the plant-based and lab-grown meat industries have largely sought to imitate commonplace meals like poultry, beef, and pork. But that could someday change, says Impossible Foods CEO Patrick Brown. Brown told The Verge that the way he sees it, there are lots of opportunities to experiment. As plant-based meat techniques improve — and market permitting, he added — we might 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Correction for Zhang et al., An unexpected catalyst dominates formation and radiative forcing of regional haze [Corrections] EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, AND PLANETARY SCIENCES Correction for "An unexpected catalyst dominates formation and radiative forcing of regional haze," by Fang Zhang, Yuan Wang, Jianfei Peng, Lu Chen, Yele Sun, Lian Duan, Xinlei Ge, Yixin Li, Jiayun Zhao, Chao Liu, Xiaochun Zhang, Gen Zhang, Yuepeng Pan, Yuesi Wang, Annie L. Zhang,… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Co-occurring contaminants may increase NC groundwater risks Eighty-four percent of the wells sampled in the Kings Mountain Belt and the Charlotte and Milton Belts of the Piedmont region of North Carolina contained concentrations of vanadium and hexavalent chromium that exceeded health recommendations from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Many buds to a blossom: A synchronization approach to sensing using many oscillators Engineers at the Tokyo Tech have found a new approach to taking a measurement over an extended area. The technique is based on coupled chaotic oscillators, which are highly sensitive electronic circuits that can interact wirelessly through low-frequency, low-power electromagnetic coupling. By making each oscillator sensitive to a quantity of interest, such as light intensity, and scattering a numb 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. New device quickly detects harmful bacteria in blood Engineers have created a tiny device that can rapidly detect harmful bacteria in blood, allowing health care professionals to pinpoint the cause of potentially deadly infections and fight them with drugs. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Coordinated regulation of infection-related morphogenesis by the KMT2-Cre1-Hyd4 regulatory pathway to facilitate fungal infection Entomopathogenic fungi can overcome insecticide resistance and represent promising tools for the control of mosquitoes. Better understanding of fungus-mosquito interactions is critical for improvement of fungal efficacy. Upon insect cuticle induction, pathogenic fungi undergo marked infection-related morphological differentiation. However, regulatory mechanisms of fungal infection–related morphog 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. A mystery: "none of the authors listed had any involvement with or knowledge of the article" Even after close to 10 years of writing about retractions every day, some days we read retraction notices that make us say, "huh?" Today is one of those days. Take this retraction notice for "High-resolution ultrasound images in gouty arthritis to evaluate relationship between tophi and bone erosion," a paper first published in Future Generation … Continue reading 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. New dataset reveals trends in social scientists' congressional testimony From 1946 to 2016, testimony from economists accounted for more than two thirds of all instances of U.S. congressional testimony delivered by social scientists. Thomas Maher of Purdue University, Indiana, and colleagues present these findings in the open-access journal PLOS ONE on March 25, 2020. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Tech predictions for life in a lockdown From creative community spirit to 'stream shaming' — and will iPods go for big money? 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Brain or muscles, what do we lose first? From the age of 50, there is a decline not just in physical activity but also in cognitive abilities since the two are correlated. But which of them influences the other? Researchers used a database of over 100,000 people aged 50-90 whose physical and cognitive abilities were measured every two years for 12 years. The findings show that cognitive abilities ward off inactivity much more than physic 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. A High Tech Bidet Toilet Seat Will Wipe Away Your Need for Toilet Paper 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 editorial staff. While the United States is often at the forefront of many trends, it still lags behind the rest of the world in some respects. A 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Avbildning inuti nervceller kan avslöja vad som triggar Alzheimers För att förstå vad som händer i hjärnan när Alzheimer uppstår och sjukdomen utvecklas, måste forskare kunna studera molekylstrukturer i nervceller som påverkats av Alzheimers sjukdom. Nu har forskare vid Lunds universitet testat en ny avbildningsmetod som kan göra just det. Vid Alzheimers sjukdom bildas så kallade beta-amyloida plack i hjärnan och nervceller i hjärnan dör. När placken blir synlig 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Sundhedsforskere finder løsning på livsfarlig bivirkning Gennem forsøg med rotter har forskere fra Københavns Universitet formentlig fundet årsagen… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Scientists plant 'sentinel trees' to warn of devastating pests Groves could help prevent spread of damaging exotic insects 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Conditional antibody expression to avoid central B cell deletion in humanized HIV-1 vaccine mouse models [Immunology and Inflammation] HIV-1 vaccine development aims to elicit broadly neutralizing antibodies (bnAbs) against diverse viral strains. In some HIV-1–infected individuals, bnAbs evolved from precursor antibodies through affinity maturation. To induce bnAbs, a vaccine must mediate a similar antibody maturation process. One way to test a vaccine is to immunize mouse models that… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. This Professor Wants to Grow Entire Buildings Out of Bacteria Home Life If we want to build a sustainable future, we may have to revisit what it is we're actually building things out of. And though the science around the idea is just beginning to emerge, one prime candidate may be using actual living materials like fungus . Or concrete churned out by tiny microbial factories . Will Srubar, a University of Colorado Boulder materials and engineering researche 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. The Other China Emergency HONG KONG—Well before police surrounded Jackie Chen, pepper-sprayed her face, and led her away with wrists tied, she was a fixture of Hong Kong's era of dissent. For weeks, she had cautioned officers at demonstrations to let protesters gather in peace, and give people time and space to disperse safely. The social worker, along with her colleagues, acted as witness, counselor, and referee as angry 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Heat takes its toll on mental health Hot days increase the probability that an average adult in the US will report bad mental health, according to a study published March 25, 2020 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Mengyao Li of the University of Georgia, and colleagues. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. A combination of two human monoclonal antibodies limits fetal damage by Zika virus in macaques [Medical Sciences] Human infection by Zika virus (ZIKV) during pregnancy can lead to vertical transmission and fetal aberrations, including microcephaly. Prophylactic administration of antibodies can diminish or prevent ZIKV infection in animal models, but whether passive immunization can protect nonhuman primates and their fetuses during pregnancy has not been determined. Z004 and… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Stay Productive at Home: Taxes, Organizing Photos, Community Outreach If you're lucky enough to have a job that lets you shelter in place while you work, here are some ways to stay productive in your downtime. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. DUSP6 SUMOylation protects cells from oxidative damage via direct regulation of Drp1 dephosphorylation Imbalanced mitochondrial fission/fusion, a major cause of apoptotic cell death, often results from dysregulation of Drp1 phosphorylation of two serines, S616 and S637. Whereas kinases for Drp1-S616 phosphorylation are well-described, phosphatase(s) for its dephosphorylation remains unclear. Here, we show that dual-specificity phosphatase 6 (DUSP6) dephosphorylates Drp1-S616 independently of its k 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Global lenders seek debt relief for poorest countries IMF and World Bank push creditors to suspend repayments and bolster efforts to tackle pandemic 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Gene associated with severe canine lung disease linked to human pulmonary issues In 2007, Finnish Airedale terrier breeders sent puppies that had died only a few days after being born for pathological examinations to the Finnish Food Safety Authority (Evira). Some litters had lost several puppies. A research project initiated at Evira under the direction of Professor Marjukka Anttila uncovered a problem in the puppies' lungs. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. CRISPR recognizes as many phage types as possible without overwhelming the Cas machinery [Commentaries] In 2007, researchers at Danisco interested in fortifying the lactic acid bacteria used to produce dairy products such as milk and cheese against attack by phage showed that CRISPR provided resistance (1). These phage infections were common in industrial dairy fermentation, and it was hugely significant that insertion of multiple… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Found in mistranslation In a new study, scientists from Deepa Agashe's group at NCBS find that irrespective of which proteins are impacted, there is indeed a benefit to non-specific mistranslation. Postdoctoral fellow Laasya Samhita and project assistant Parth Raval induced different kinds of mistranslation in E. coli, manipulating both the genetic make-up of the cells and the environment in which they lived. They sugges 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Distance to transplant center and likelihood of being considered for transplantation In an analysis of information on adults who began treatment for kidney failure at any Georgia, North Carolina, or South Carolina dialysis facility, the distance from a patient's residence to the nearest transplant center did not appear to affect the likelihood of transplant-related referrals and evaluations. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. This is Urban Art, Created by An AI In Berlin, an AI is working alongside 12 urban artists from around the world to create the street art of the future. Fantasize, experiment, imagine: these are things only humans were traditionally thought to be capable of– until recently. For MEISTERSTÜCKE > (German for "masterpieces"), the visual data sets of 12 artists' Instagram accounts (including 3D art, illustration, photography and graffit 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Sex differences in adult lifespan and aging rates of mortality across wild mammals [Evolution] In human populations, women consistently outlive men, which suggests profound biological foundations for sex differences in survival. Quantifying whether such sex differences are also pervasive in wild mammals is a crucial challenge in both evolutionary biology and biogerontology. Here, we compile demographic data from 134 mammal populations, encompassing 101 species,… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. The insulator functions of the Drosophila polydactyl C2H2 zinc finger protein CTCF: Necessity versus sufficiency In mammals, a C2H2 zinc finger (C2H2) protein, CTCF, acts as the master regulator of chromosomal architecture and of the expression of Hox gene clusters. Like mammalian CTCF, the Drosophila homolog, dCTCF, localizes to boundaries in the bithorax complex (BX-C). Here, we have determined the minimal requirements for the assembly of a functional boundary by dCTCF and two other C2H2 zinc finger prote 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. Ultrafast repeated staining and destaining of cell samples for tumor diagnostics In the treatment of tumors, microenvironment plays an important role. It often contains immune cells that are so changed that they promote tumor growth. Scientists have introduced a method by which cell samples from tumors and their surroundings can rapidly (under 1 hour) be cycled through staining, destaining, and then restaining with fluorescent antibodies — through attachment of a "black hole 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. A spring in your step? In theory, it could make you run an awful lot faster. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Deceleration of China's human water use and its key drivers [Sustainability Science] Increased human water use combined with climate change have aggravated water scarcity from the regional to global scales. However, the lack of spatially detailed datasets limits our understanding of the historical water use trend and its key drivers. Here, we present a survey-based reconstruction of China's sectoral water use in… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Infections still responsible for 1 in 5 childhood deaths in England and Wales Infections are still responsible for one in five childhood deaths in England and Wales, with respiratory infections topping the league table of known causes, reveals an analysis of the most up to date figures, published online in Archives of Disease in Childhood. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Compartmentalized processing of catechols during mussel byssus fabrication determines the destiny of DOPA [Biochemistry] Inspired largely by the role of the posttranslationally modified amino acid dopa (DOPA) in mussel adhesion, catechol functional groups have become commonplace in medical adhesives, tissue scaffolds, and advanced smart polymers. Yet, the complex redox chemistry of catechol groups complicates cross-link regulation, hampering fabrication and the long-term stability/performance of mussel-inspired… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Global surgical guidelines drive cut in post-surgery deaths — study International surgical guidelines launched today will help to save thousands of lives in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) countries by standardizing and improving practice in surgery. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. More Reits warn they are unable to meet cash calls Invesco and MFA mortgage-backed funds suffer rapid decline in values 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. New molecular probes for opioid receptors It could be an important step forward in the improvement of pain therapy: Thanks to newly developed molecular probes, the behavior of individual opioid receptors can now be studied in detail. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Snake venom evolved for prey, not protection It is estimated that every year, over 100,000 human deaths can be attributed to snakebite from the world's 700 venomous snake species—all inflicted in self-defense when the snakes feel threatened by encroaching humans. However, a new piece of research concludes that snake venom did not evolve as a defense mechanism. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. The YAP signal plays a crucial role in head-and-neck cancer onset Joint research between Kobe University and National Hospital Organization Kyushu Cancer Center has revealed that mice with mutations in the YAP signal pathway develop head-and-neck cancer over an extremely short period of time (world's fastest cancer onset mouse model), indicating that this pathway plays a crucial role in the onset of these cancers. This discovery may shed light on the development 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Those living in rural areas, uninsured or on Medicaid less likely to receive recommended lung cancer treatment Keck Medicine of USC study reveals that socioeconomic status disparities cause lung cancer patients who live in rural areas or are uninsured or on Medicaid to miss out on treatment that improves five-year lung cancer survival rate 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Parents' physical activity helps kids with developmental disabilities improve motor skills Kids with developmental disabilities face challenges in building motor skills, which makes them less able to participate in routine physical activity, which gives them less opportunity to practice those same motor skills. But parents can make a big difference by modeling and supporting physical activity in daily life, especially with younger children, a recent study from Oregon State University fo 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Introduced herbivores restore Late Pleistocene ecological functions [Ecology] Large-bodied mammalian herbivores dominated Earth's terrestrial ecosystems for several million years before undergoing substantial extinctions and declines during the Late Pleistocene (LP) due to prehistoric human impacts. The decline of large herbivores led to widespread ecological changes due to the loss of their ecological functions, as driven by their unique… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. Exponential Infection Increases Are Deadly Serious Listen in as I use two calculators to track the difference in numbers of infections over a short period of time depending on how many people each infected individual on average infects. — Read more on 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Mesoscale bicontinuous networks in self-healing hydrogels delay fatigue fracture [Applied Physical Sciences] Load-bearing biological tissues, such as muscles, are highly fatigue-resistant, but how the exquisite hierarchical structures of biological tissues contribute to their excellent fatigue resistance is not well understood. In this work, we study antifatigue properties of soft materials with hierarchical structures using polyampholyte hydrogels (PA gels) as a simple model… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Lung cancer trials supported by drug industry stronger Lung cancer clinical trials supported by the pharmaceutical industry demonstrate no more bias compared to studies funded by other sources, according to a study published in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, the official journal of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Streptavidin/biotin: Tethering geometry defines unbinding mechanics Macromolecules tend to respond to applied forces in many different ways. Chemistry at high shear forces can be intriguing, with relatively soft bonds becoming very stiff in specific force-loading geometries. Largely used in bionanotechnology, an important case is the streptavidin (SA)/biotin interaction. Although SA's four subunits have the same affinity, we find that the forces required to break 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. A genetic nano-toolkit for the generation of new biomaterials Magnetic bacteria might soon be used for the production of novel biomaterials. A team of microbiologists at the University of Bayreuth led by Prof. Dr. Dirk Schüler developed a modular system for the genetic reprogramming of bacteria, thereby turning the organisms into cell factories for multifunctional magnetic nanoparticles that combine various useful functions and properties. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Zero-energy bound states in the high-temperature superconductors at the two-dimensional limit Majorana zero modes (MZMs) that obey the non-Abelian statistics have been intensively investigated for potential applications in topological quantum computing. The prevailing signals in tunneling experiments "fingerprinting" the existence of MZMs are the zero-energy bound states (ZEBSs). However, nearly all of the previously reported ZEBSs showing signatures of the MZMs are observed in difficult- 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Coordination amongst quadriceps muscles suggests neural regulation of internal joint stresses, not simplification of task performance [Neuroscience] Many studies have demonstrated covariation between muscle activations during behavior, suggesting that muscles are not controlled independently. According to one common proposal, this covariation reflects simplification of task performance by the nervous system so that muscles with similar contributions to task variables are controlled together. Alternatively, this covariation might reflect… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Combination creates powerful central memory T cells for cellular therapy MD Anderson researchers find that treating T cells with panobinostat and IL-21 re-programs them to a powerful central memory T cell type that persists longer. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Making 3D cameras easier to use Mechanical engineers are working to compress 3D camera files and automate focus and exposure settings. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Correction for Krieger et al., Mutations in thyroid hormone receptor {alpha}1 cause premature neurogenesis and progenitor cell depletion in human cortical development [Corrections] MEDICAL SCIENCES Correction for "Mutations in thyroid hormone receptor α1 cause premature neurogenesis and progenitor cell depletion in human cortical development," by Teresa G. Krieger, Carla M. Moran, Alberto Frangini, W. Edward Visser, Erik Schoenmakers, Francesco Muntoni, Chris A. Clark, David Gadian, Wui K. Chong, Adam Kuczynski, Mehul Dattani, Greta… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. More men, more problems? Not necessarily Men are more prone to competitive risk taking and violent behavior, so what happens when the number of men is greater than the number of women in a population? According to new research, the answers might not be what you expect. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Scientists Say There Could Be Life on Mercury Mercurious According to a study published last week in the journal Scientific Reports , there's a minuscule chance that Mercury, our Sun's closest neighbor, has all it needs to host life. "It is possible that as long as there was water, the temperatures would be appropriate for the survival and possibly the origin of life," co-author Jeffrey Kargel from the Planetary Science Institute told The Ne 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Superconductivity found in meteorites [Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences] Meteorites can contain a wide range of material phases due to the extreme environments found in space and are ideal candidates to search for natural superconductivity. However, meteorites are chemically inhomogeneous, and superconducting phases in them could potentially be minute, rendering detection of these phases difficult. To alleviate this difficulty,… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Why a weaker dollar matters for risk Mike Mackenzie's daily analysis of what's moving global markets 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Podcast: Yes, you can blame climate change for extreme weather MIT Technology Review's energy editor explains the new science of extreme weather event attribution. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Mixed lineage kinase 3 inhibition induces T cell activation and cytotoxicity [Immunology and Inflammation] Mixed lineage kinase 3 (MLK3), also known as MAP3K11, was initially identified in a megakaryocytic cell line and is an emerging therapeutic target in cancer, yet its role in immune cells is not known. Here, we report that loss or pharmacological inhibition of MLK3 promotes activation and cytotoxicity of T… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Thirty risk factors found during and after pregnancy for children developing psychosis More than 30 significant risk factors have been identified for the development of psychotic disorders in offspring in research led by the NIHR Maudsley BRC. It is the first comprehensive meta-analysis of pre- and perinatal risk factors for psychosis in nearly 20 years. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Eye movements shape visual learning [Psychological and Cognitive Sciences] Most people easily learn to recognize new faces and places, and with more extensive practice they can become experts at visual tasks as complex as radiological diagnosis and action video games. Such perceptual plasticity has been thoroughly studied in the context of training paradigms that require constant fixation. In contrast,… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Burying or burning garbage boosts airborne bacteria, antibiotic resistance genes Municipal solid waste is trash — such as plastic, food scraps and lawn clippings — that goes into garbage bins and doesn't get recycled. Most of this waste is buried in landfills or is incinerated. Now, researchers reporting in ACS' Environmental Science & Technology have shown that when disposed of in this way, municipal solid waste can be an important source of antibiotic-resistance genes in t 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Survey data confirm increases in anxiety, depression, suicidal thinking among US adolescents seeking mental health care Nationwide survey data on more than 230,000 US adolescents over the period 2005 to 2018 suggest that anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, and other 'internalizing' problems account for an increasing share of the adolescent mental health burden, according to a study from researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Columbia University. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Human activity recognition using magnetic induction-based motion signals and deep recurrent neural networks Nature Communications, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15086-2 Designing reliable, scalable and energy efficient sensor-based activity recognition system remains a challenge. Here, the authors demonstrate low power wearable wireless network system based on magnetic induction which is integrated with deep recurrent neural networks for human activity recognition. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. δ and φ back-donation in AnIV metallacycles Nature Communications, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15197-w Metal-ligand δ and φ interactions, though considered weak, may be necessary for fully describing the electronic and geometric structures of certain compounds. Here, in actinide metallacycles, the authors discover two new types of M-L δ and φ back-bonds that contribute substantially to their unusual chemical beh 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. CDK1 dependent phosphorylation of hTERT contributes to cancer progression Nature Communications, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15289-7 Regulated telomerase reverse transcriptase (hTERT) activity is common in human tumors. Here, the authors show that hTERT is phosphorylated by CDK1 and that this event is necessary for hTERT-mediated RNA dependent RNA polymerase activity but not for reverse transcriptase and terminal transferase activities. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. c-di-GMP modulates type IV MSHA pilus retraction and surface attachment in Vibrio cholerae Nature Communications, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15331-8 Biofilm formation by Vibrio cholerae is regulated by c-di-GMP and requires the type IV MSHA pilus. Here, Floyd et al. show that the MSHA pilus is a dynamic system, and that both extension and retraction are directly controlled by c-di-GMP via regulation of activity of the extension ATPase MshE. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. A reflection on lithium-ion battery cathode chemistry Nature Communications, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15355-0 The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to a trio of pioneers of the modern lithium-ion battery. Here, Professor Arumugam Manthiram looks back at the evolution of cathode chemistry, discussing the three major categories of oxide cathode materials with an emphasis on the fundamental solid-state chemis 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Automated highly multiplexed super-resolution imaging of protein nano-architecture in cells and tissues Nature Communications, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15362-1 Super-resolution imaging of multiple target proteins in the same sample can provide important information of cellular nanostructure, but has not been routinely achieved. Here, the authors present a fully automated 3D STORM approach using a re-staining protocol to image 15 targets in single cells and 16 targets 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Somatodendritic consistency check for temporal feature segmentation Nature Communications, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15367-w The authors propose a learning rule for a neuron model with dendrite. In their model, somatodendritic interaction implements self-supervised learning applicable to a wide range of sequence learning tasks, including spike pattern detection, chunking temporal input and blind source separation. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Rigidity enhances a magic-number effect in polymer phase separation Nature Communications, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15395-6 The phase separation of two species of associating polymers is suppressed by a magic-number effect for certain combinations of the numbers of binding sites. Here the authors use lattice simulations and analytical calculations to show that this magic-number effect can be greatly enhanced if one component has a r 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Squid say hello with a light show Nature, Published online: 23 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00867-y Marine creatures send signals to each other by combining bioluminescence and skin pigments. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Coronavirus pandemic threatens launch of world's most-expensive telescope Nature, Published online: 24 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00868-x NASA halts work on the US$8.8-billion James Webb Space Telescope, which was due to launch next year. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. International regulations have paused a jet-stream shift in the Southern Hemisphere Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00787-x The Antarctic ozone hole shifted the jet stream in the Southern Hemisphere poleward, leading to hemisphere-wide climatic changes. But the Montreal Protocol, which banned ozone-depleting substances, has halted the shift. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. AI tracks a beating heart's function over time Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00819-6 Clinicians use ultrasound videos of heartbeats to assess subtle changes in the heart's pumping function. A method that uses artificial intelligence might simplify these complex assessments when heartbeats are out of rhythm. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. A lively history of smell, practical solutions for climate change, and big cats on the prowl: Books in brief Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00835-6 Andrew Robinson reviews five of the week's best science picks. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Cancer diagnosis Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00840-9 Detecting tumours earlier and more precisely could lead to more effective treatment. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. The pros and cons of screening Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00841-8 Increasingly sensitive tests have raised the risk overdiagnosis. Understanding a person's chance of disease could reduce the harmful side effects of screening. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. We need more evidence to answer questions about screening Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00842-7 When should people start being screened for breast cancer? Laura Esserman details the efforts being made to find out. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Could liquid biopsies help deliver better treatment? Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00843-6 Tests that capture tumour signatures in the blood have the potential to detect cancer before symptoms appear. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. The future of liquid biopsy Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00844-5 The analysis of tumours using biomarkers in blood is beginning to transform cancer diagnosis, says Catherine Alix-Panabières. The challenge now is to make liquid biopsy a standard clinical tool. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. How cancer genomics is transforming diagnosis and treatment Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00845-4 Genome sequencing is providing physicians with more data about the causes of cancer and changing the way some forms of the disease are treated. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Will a test to detect early pancreatic cancer ever be possible? Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00846-3 The cancer is often only found after it has spread and when treatment options are limited. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. How AI is improving cancer diagnostics Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00847-2 Artificial intelligence can spot subtle patterns that can easily be missed by humans. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Better cancer screening in resource-poor nations Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00848-1 Programmes to catch cancers early are on the increase in low- and middle-income countries, but some face cultural and logistical challenges. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Research round-up: Cancer diagnosis Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00849-0 Cancer traps, artificial intelligence and other highlights from clinical trials and laboratory studies. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Violet in love Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00850-7 A test of character. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Decades-old refrigerators and insulation from buildings are leaking ozone-destroying chemicals: nations must act Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00883-y The international community underestimated the volume of chlorofluorocarbons locked up in old cooling units. They must be disposed of safely. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Podcast: Ultra-fast electrical switches, and computing heart health Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00897-6 Hear the latest science news, with Shamini Bundell and Nick Howe. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Author Correction: A new antibiotic selectively kills Gram-negative pathogens Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2063-9 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. A mycobacterial ABC transporter mediates the uptake of hydrophilic compounds Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2072-8 Analysis of cryo-electron microscopy structures of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis ABC transporter Rv1819c suggests that it is a multi-solute transporter for hydrophilic molecules. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. A mechanism of ferritin crystallization revealed by cryo-STEM tomography Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2104-4 Cryo-STEM tomography of ferritin crystallization is used to reveal nonclassical evolution of crystalline order, indicating that it may be desolvation that drives the continuous evolution of order in crystallization. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Nanoplasma-enabled picosecond switches for ultrafast electronics Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2118-y An on-chip, all-electronic device based on the formation of a nanoplasma provides ultrafast electron transfer, enabling picosecond switching of electric signals and the generation of high-power terahertz pulses. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. A pause in Southern Hemisphere circulation trends due to the Montreal Protocol Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2120-4 The recovery of stratospheric ozone in the Southern Hemisphere in the wake of the Montreal Protocol is driving a pause in atmospheric circulation trends that warrants closer scrutiny across the Earth system. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Chiral superconductivity in heavy-fermion metal UTe2 Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2122-2 Scanning tunnelling microscopy and spectroscopy measurements show chiral edge states inside the superconducting gap of the heavy-fermion superconductor UTe2, indicating the presence of chiral spin-triplet superconductivity. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Dietary modifications for enhanced cancer therapy Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2124-0 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Parental-to-embryo switch of chromosome organization in early embryogenesis Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2125-z Single-cell allelic HiC analysis, combined with allelic gene expression and chromatin states, reveals parent-of-origin-specific dynamics of chromosome organization and gene expression during mouse preimplantation development. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Gut stem cell necroptosis by genome instability triggers bowel inflammation Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2127-x In mouse models of bowel inflammation, depletion of the SETDB1 histone methyltransferase leads to genome instability, which releases repression of endogenous retroviruses that triggers ZBP1-dependent necroptosis and inflammation in gut. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Z-nucleic-acid sensing triggers ZBP1-dependent necroptosis and inflammation Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2129-8 Analyses of mouse models of inflammation suggest some chronic inflammatory conditions may result from Z-DNA-binding protein 1 sensing endogenous Z-form nucleic acids—such as those of endogenous retroelements—through its Zα domains. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. A conserved dendritic-cell regulatory program limits antitumour immunity Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2134-y After taking up tumour-associated antigens, dendritic cells in mouse and human tumours upregulate a regulatory gene program that limits dendritic cell immunostimulatory function, and modulating this program can rescue antitumor immunity in mice. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. A genomic and epigenomic atlas of prostate cancer in Asian populations Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2135-x Genomic, transcriptomic and DNA methylation data from tissue samples from 208 Chinese patients with prostate cancer define the landscape of alterations in this population, and comparison with data from Western cohorts suggests that the disease may stratify into different molecular subtypes. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. The ABC exporter IrtAB imports and reduces mycobacterial siderophores Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2136-9 The mycobacterial ABC transporter IrtAB functions as a siderophore importer despite exhibiting an exporter fold in its structure, and contains a siderophore interaction domain capable of siderophore reduction and iron release inside the cell. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Global conservation of species' niches Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2138-7 Protected areas would need to expand to 33.8% of the total land surface to adequately represent environmental conditions across the habitats of amphibians, birds and terrestrial mammals, far exceeding the current 17% target. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Centrosome anchoring regulates progenitor properties and cortical formation Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2139-6 CEP83-mediated anchoring of the centrosome to the apical membrane in radial glial progenitor cells regulates their mechanical properties and thereby influences the size and configuration of the mammalian cortex. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Integrating genomic features for non-invasive early lung cancer detection Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2140-0 Circulating tumour DNA in blood is analysed to identify genomic features that distinguish early-stage lung cancer patients from risk-matched controls, and these are integrated into a machine-learning method for blood-based lung cancer screening. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Video-based AI for beat-to-beat assessment of cardiac function Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2145-8 A video-based deep learning algorithm—EchoNet-Dynamic—accurately identifies subtle changes in ejection fraction and classifies heart failure with reduced ejection fraction using information from multiple cardiac cycles. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Author Correction: Estimating and tracking the remaining carbon budget for stringent climate targets Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2147-6 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Construction of a human cell landscape at single-cell level Nature, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2157-4 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Farming and art arose in New Guinea at same time as Europe and Asia New archaeological finds show that New Guinea developed sophisticated cultural practices around the same time as they were emerging in Europe and Asia 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Prehistoric artifacts suggest a neolithic era independently developed in New Guinea New artifacts uncovered at the Waim archaeological site in the highlands of New Guinea — including a fragment of the earliest symbolic stone carving in Oceania — illustrate a shift in human behavior between 5,050 and 4,200 years ago in response to the widespread emergence of agriculture, ushering in a regional Neolithic Era similar to the Neolithic in Eurasia. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Machine learning could improve lung cancer screening New blood test learns from DNA in the bloodstream. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. New hepatitis C cases down by almost 70% in HIV positive men in London and Brighton New cases of hepatitis C amongst HIV positive men in London and Brighton have fallen by nearly 70% in recent years. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Mysterious chemical found in dead cat's brain reopens debate over mercury poisoning disaster New mercury compound raises questions about methylmercury toxicity in Minamata industrial poisoning 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. How's the heat in Phoenix? New model helps explain seasonal variations in the world's cities. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Archaeological Findings Suggest New Guinea Began Neolithic Period Independently New research indicates that new technologies emerged on the island separately from Eurasian innovations. NG-Artifacts.jpg Artifacts found by Waim residents. Image credits: Ben Shaw Culture Wednesday, March 25, 2020 – 14:00 Charles Q. Choi, Contributor (Inside Science) — Prehistoric artifacts unearthed in the highlands of New Guinea suggest the people living there may have independently develope 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Eclectic rocks influence earthquake types New Zealand's largest fault is a jumble of mixed-up rocks of all shapes, sizes, compositions and origins. According to research from a global team of scientists, this motley mixture could help explain why the fault generates slow-motion earthquakes known as 'slow slip events' as well as destructive, tsunami-generating tremors. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. How fire causes office-building floors to collapse NIST researchers spent months meticulously recreating the long concrete floors supported by steel beams commonly found in high-rise office buildings, only to set the structures ablaze. These experiments indicate that structures built to code are not always equipped to survive the forces induced by extreme shifts in temperature, but the data gained here could help researchers develop and validate n 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. High-resolution PET/CT assesses brain stem function in patients with hearing impairment Novel, fully digital, high-resolution positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) imaging of small brain stem nuclei can provide clinicians with valuable information concerning the auditory pathway in patients with hearing impairment, according to a new study published in the March issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. The best hand mixers for beating eggs, batter, and cream Now seems like a good time for a cake. (Depositphotos/) Electric hand mixers and beaters are some of the best time-saving kitchen appliances of all, sparing your wrists and arms the monotonous and often laborious chore of manual mixing, freeing up your hands and saving your energy for other kitchen tasks. With the egg white-whipping power of electricity, the beaters on these mixers move quickly a 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Wordpress får længe ventet sikkerheds­funktion Ny funktionalitet skal åbne for automatisk opdatering af plugins og temaer. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Older people generally more emotionally healthy, better able to resist daily temptations Older people are generally more emotionally stable and better able to resist temptations in their daily lives, a new study says. Researchers from Duke and Vanderbilt pinged 123 study participants aged 20 to 80 on their cell phones three times a day for ten days. They indicated how they felt on a five-point scale for each of eight emotional states, including contentment, enthusiasm, relaxation and 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Social and general intelligence improves collective action in a common pool resource system [Sustainability Science] On a planet experiencing global environmental change, the governance of natural resources depends on sustained collective action by diverse populations. Engaging in such collective action can only build upon the foundation of human cognition in social–ecological settings. To help understand this foundation, we assess the effect of cognitive abilities on… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. 3D Printing Food in Certain Shapes Tricks People Into Eating Less Optical Illusion Armed with a 3D printer filled with some sort of nondescript food paste , a team of MIT engineers is revealing how the shape and arrangement of foods can trick our brains into feeling more or less satisfied after a meal. For instance, your brain may perceive two different arrangements of the same amount of food paste (seriously, look at this stuff ) as two meals of entirely diffe 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. A new algorithm to convert a normal antibody into the corresponding catalytic antibody Over thousands of monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) have been produced so far, and it would be valuable if these mAbs could be directly converted into catalytic antibodies. We have designed a system to realize the above concept by deleting Pro 95 , a highly conserved residue in CDR-3 of the antibody light chain. The deletion of Pro 95 is a key contributor to catalytic function of the light chain. The 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Bill Ackman makes $2.6bn in credit market rout Pershing Square founder who warned 'hell is coming' has cashed in bearish bet and piled into stocks 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. #79 At overleve tortur Ph.d. og sundhedsfaglig chef i DIGNITY Jens Modvig gør os klogere på tortur som begreb. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Researchers propose a novel methodology for the characterization of light-matter interaction at atomic size Photonic cavities are an essential part of many modern optical devices, from laser pointers to microwave ovens. Just as we can store water in a tank and create standing waves on the surface of the water, we can confine light in a photonic resonator whose walls are strongly reflective. Just as water surface waves depend on the geometry of the tank (shape, depth), specific optical modes can be creat 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Scale-invariant topology and bursty branching of evolutionary trees emerge from niche construction [Physics] Phylogenetic trees describe both the evolutionary process and community diversity. Recent work has established that they exhibit scale-invariant topology, which quantifies the fact that their branching lies in between the two extreme cases of balanced binary trees and maximally unbalanced ones. In addition, the backbones of phylogenetic trees exhibit bursts… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. Will String Theory Finally Be Put to the Experimental Test? Physicists have found a way the theory might limit the cosmic inflation that is thought to have expanded the early universe — Read more on 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Ny forskning: Elbiler er bedre for klimaet end benzin i 95 procent af verdens lande PLUS. Britiske og hollandske forskere slår fast, at elbiler har lavere emission af CO2 end benzinbiler, også selvom store dele af elproduktionen er baseret på fossile brændsler. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Breath figure-derived porous semiconducting films for organic electronics Porous semiconductor film morphologies facilitate fluid diffusion and mass transport into the charge-carrying layers of diverse electronic devices. Here, we report the nature-inspired fabrication of several porous organic semiconductor-insulator blend films [semiconductor: P3HT (p-type polymer), C8BTBT (p-type small-molecule), and N2200 (n-type polymer); insulator: PS] by a breath figure patterni 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. For clogged and hardened hearts, a mussel is the solution Prof. Hyung Joon Cha and his research team developed a stem cell therapy on myocardial infarction, using proteins that can be found in mussels, mussel adhesive proteins. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. In Public Housing, a Battle Against Mold and Rising Seas Public housing's heightened exposure to the effects of climate change is visible beyond New York, for instance in mold outbreaks that followed hurricanes in New Orleans and Houston. And with models predicting stronger storm surges and more intense rains, flooding could pose further mold-related health risks. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Irradiated tumor cell-derived microparticles mediate tumor eradication via cell killing and immune reprogramming Radiotherapy (RT) is routinely used in cancer treatment, but expansion of its clinical indications remains challenging. The mechanism underlying the radiation-induced bystander effect (RIBE) is not understood and not therapeutically exploited. We suggest that the RIBE is predominantly mediated by irradiated tumor cell–released microparticles (RT-MPs), which induce broad antitumor effects and caus 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Lægedækningen i Thyborøn er sikret Region Midtjylland har indgået en aftale med en læge, der overtager de to ledige kapaciteter i Thyborøn 1. juli. Dermed er lægedækningen sikret i et af regionens mest lægefattige områder. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Regular tub bathing linked to lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease Regular tub bathing is linked to a lower risk of death from heart disease and stroke, indicates a long term study, published online in the journal Heart. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Brake on immune activity identified, raising new possibilities for anticancer therapy Researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and Fox Chase Cancer Center show for the first time that a molecule called EGR4 -known mainly for its role in male fertility — serves as a critical brake on immune activation. The study, published by EMBO Reports, shows that taking EGR4 away — effectively releasing the brake — promotes the activation of so-called killer T cel 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Mental health care for adolescents Researchers examined changes over time in the kinds of mental health problems for which adolescents in the United States received care and where they got that care in this survey study with findings that should be interpreted within the context of several limitations including self-reported information. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Stanford engineers find ankle exoskeleton aids running Researchers find that a motorized device that attaches around the ankle and foot can drastically reduce the energy cost of running. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Past your bedtime? Inconsistency may increase risk to cardiovascular health Researchers found that individuals going to bed even 30 minutes later than their usual bedtime presented a significantly higher resting heart rate that lasted into the following day. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. Printing complex cellulose-based objects Researchers from ETH Zurich and the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) have set a new world record: they 3-D printed complex objects with higher cellulose content than that of any other additively manufactured cellulose-based parts. To achieve this, they used a clever trick. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. How tissues harm themselves during wound healing Researchers from Osaka University discovered that increased expression of Rbm7 in apoptotic tissue cells results in the recruitment of segregated-nucleus-containing atypical monocytes, leading to tissue fibrosis. These findings could help treat patients with tissue fibrosis. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. Researchers discover giant cavity in key tuberculosis molecule Researchers from the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have discovered a strange new feature of a protein that's thought to be important in the development of tuberculosis: The protein contains a "huge" interior pocket, the likes of which has never before been seen, that appears capable of passing a wide range of other molecules into the bacterial cell. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. Analysis predicts purified fish oil could prevent thousands of cardiovascular events–app032520.php Researchers from the University of California, Irvine have conducted a statistical analysis that predicts more than 70,000 heart attacks, strokes and other adverse cardiovascular events could be prevented each year in the U.S. through the use of a highly purified fish oil therapy. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. 3D printing uses plant-based 'ink' to make complex stuff Researchers have 3D printed complex objects with higher cellulose content than any other additively manufactured cellulose-based parts. Trees and other plants lead the way: they produce cellulose themselves and use it to build complex structures with extraordinary mechanical properties. That makes cellulose attractive to materials scientists who are seeking to manufacture sustainable products wit 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. Computational human cell reveals new insight on genetic information processing Researchers have developed the first computational model of a human cell and simulated its behavior for 15 minutes—the longest time achieved for a biological system of this complexity. In a new study, simulations reveal the effects of spatial organization within cells on some of the genetic processes that control the regulation and development of human traits and some human diseases. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Team finds why acetaminophen causes blood pressure drop Researchers may have found the reason behind one side effect of receiving intravenous acetaminophen, according to new research with rats. The painkiller acetaminophen is commonly used for headaches and ingested orally. Hospitals, however, administer acetaminophen intravenously. In this way, doctors and nurses can help critically ill patients unable to swallow one or more pills. Furthermore, the d 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. New model helps explain seasonal variations in urban heat islands Rising temperatures and shifting rainfall patterns linked to climate change may alter the seasonality of urban heat islands in coming decades. A new model simplifies predictions of 'urban heat islands' based on temperature, sunlight and rainfall. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. The Role of the Subthalamic Nucleus in Inhibitory Control of Oculomotor Behavior in Parkinson's Disease Scientific Reports, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-61572-4 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Real-time Optical Dimensional Metrology via Diffractometry for Nanofabrication Scientific Reports, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-61975-3 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Molecular origin of the Raman signal from Aspergillus nidulans conidia and observation of fluorescence vibrational structure at room temperature Scientific Reports, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62112-w 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Enhancement of Radiation Effectiveness in Proton Therapy: Comparison Between Fusion and Fission Methods and Further Approaches Scientific Reports, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62268-5 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Genome-wide identification of essential genes in Mycobacterium intracellulare by transposon sequencing — Implication for metabolic remodeling Scientific Reports, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62287-2 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Organomineral Fertilizer as Source of P and K for Sugarcane Scientific Reports, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62315-1 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Experimental study on seepage characteristics of microfracture with different aperture Scientific Reports, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62350-y 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. The "gift effect" on functional brain connectivity. Inter-brain synchronization when prosocial behavior is in action Scientific Reports, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62421-0 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Author Correction: Combination of anti-vascular agent – DMXAA and HIF-1α inhibitor – digoxin inhibits the growth of melanoma tumors Scientific Reports, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62440-x 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Author Correction: Comparison of spectral and spatial denoising techniques in the context of High Definition FT-IR imaging hyperspectral data Scientific Reports, Published online: 25 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-62740-2 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Investigation of inherited mutations in Autism Spectrum Disorder Scientists from the Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine (inStem) and collaborators investigated inherited mutations in Autism Spectrum Disorder. They found the S6K1 mutation, when occurring in children with ASD, and not their parents or unaffected siblings, changed certain cognitive abilities. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. Shifting dimensions: Exciting excitons in unusual 2D material Scientists have explored how an excited state of matter — excitons — behaves in phosphorene, a two-dimensional material that could be used in LEDs, solar cells, and other optoelectronic devices. The researchers found that they can control whether excitons interact in one or two dimensions within phosphorene, enhancing its prospects as a new material in optoelectronic devices. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Scientists reveal how proteins team up to repair DNA Scientists have revealed an important mechanism in the repair of DNA double-strand breaks, according to new research. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. 4,000 businesses urged to suspend executive bonuses Shareholder adviser Pirc calls for tough approach on pay during outbreak 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Slow slip source characterized by lithological and geometric heterogeneity Slow slip events (SSEs) accommodate a significant proportion of tectonic plate motion at subduction zones, yet little is known about the faults that actually host them. The shallow depth ( 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Here be dragons: Analysis reveals new species in 'Smaug' lizard group Smaug, the deadly dragon in J.R.R Tolkien's 'The Hobbit,' has a newly discovered living relative. With dense, alligator-like armor, this small, real-life dragon lizard, Smaug swazicus, is a rock-crevice recluse confined to mountaintops in southern Africa. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Climate change: Green energy plant threat to wilderness areas Solar, wind and hydro electric installations are often built in conservation areas. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. Innovative thinner electrolyte can improve functioning of solid oxide fuel cells Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) are clean and highly efficient power generation systems, which can generate electrical energy but are limited by their high operating temperatures and infrequent applications. Researchers from the Tokyo University of Science led by Dr. Tohru Higuchi, in their new study, explore how the efficiency of SOFCs can be increased by lowering their operating temperature and c 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Well-designed dutch ovens for cooking the best meals of your life Soup's on. ( Becca Tapert via Unsplash/) Every kitchen should have a dutch oven. Primarily used for slow-cooked foods like stews, soups, and braised meats, these large cast-iron pots are handy when whipping up nearly any type of meal. Whether you're deep-frying chicken, baking bread, or boiling pasta, a dutch oven will make your life easier with its size and even distribution of heat. Not only ar 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. SpaceX Engine Failure Could Result in Another Crewed Launch Delay SpaceX has dealt with its fair share of setbacks as it works toward crewed NASA flight certification. One of the company's Dragon 2 spacecraft exploded during testing last year, but SpaceX managed to address that potential flaw surprisingly quickly. Now, the company's launch timeline could be undone by a seemingly minor failure during an otherwise successful mission. NASA and SpaceX are currently 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. Whiskey webs' are the new 'coffee ring effect' Spilled coffee forms a ring as the liquid evaporates, depositing solids along the edge of the puddle. This 'coffee ring effect' has fascinated scientists for decades, but now a team says they have uncovered the mechanism behind an even more striking, web-like pattern that forms when drops of American whiskey dry up. The results, reported in ACS Nano, suggest that these distinctive 'whiskey webs' c 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Deficiency in classical nonhomologous end-ȷoining-mediated repair of transcribed genes is linked to SCA3 pathogenesis [Neuroscience] Spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 (SCA3) is a dominantly inherited neurodegenerative disease caused by CAG (encoding glutamine) repeat expansion in the Ataxin-3 (ATXN3) gene. We have shown previously that ATXN3-depleted or pathogenic ATXN3-expressing cells abrogate polynucleotide kinase 3′-phosphatase (PNKP) activity. Here, we report that ATXN3 associates with RNA polymerase II (RNAP… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Cell reprogramming using extracellular vesicles from differentiating stem cells into white/beige adipocytes Stem cell–derived extracellular vesicles (EVs) offer alternative approaches to stem cell–based therapy for regenerative medicine. In this study, stem cell EVs derived during differentiation are developed to use as cell-free therapeutic systems by inducing tissue-specific differentiation. EVs are isolated from human adipose-derived stem cells (HASCs) during white and beige adipogenic differentiati 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Video game experience, gender may improve VR learning Students who used immersive virtual reality (VR) did not learn significantly better than those who used two more traditional forms of learning, but they vastly preferred the VR to computer-simulated and hands-on methods, a new Cornell study has found. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Humanity's future homeless problem. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. More Americans Favor Decriminalizing Sex Work: 'A new report by the ACLU finds that 52 percent of Americans and two-thirds of voters age 18 to 44 years support decriminalizing sex work.' 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. New research is finding ways to turn living cells into mini-factories for materials that could lead to growing buildings 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Crumpled graphene makes ultra-sensitive cancer DNA detector 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Google open-sources framework that reduces AI training costs by up to 80% 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Here's a Blueprint for a Practical Quantum Computer – Constructing a universal quantum computer will be hard, but not impossible 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Second Life-maker calls it quits on their VR follow-up – "Sansar" will continue for now, but will no longer be owned by Linden Labs 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Turning Back the Clock on Aging Cells – Researchers report that they can rejuvenate human cells by reprogramming them to a youthful state. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. MIT Researchers Create System That Trains Driverless Cars Before They Are on the Road 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. NASA Reusable Moon Lander Thrusters Withstand Over 60 Hot-Fire Tests, the Artemis Moon Lander will refuel at the LOP-G (Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway) 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. U.S. Department of Defense Successfully Tests Hypersonic Weapon System 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. So many of these emerging technologies focus on the medical aspect of the benefits – including the well known Neuralink. Is this because the health benefits aspect allows human testing in a way that would otherwise be difficult? 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. What do you think of this country project in Northern Australia called Promatia? They claim that they want to experiment with modern technologies in an attempt to offer a wide range of near-futuristic government services to its would-be citizens! 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Infographic : Neurotransmitters 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Nervous System 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Hey check out this medical training sim made by my badass team of students using Unity 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. The Pioneering Health Officer Who Saved Portland From the Plague Tasked with curbing a 1907 outbreak, Esther Pohl emphasized the importance of clean, vermin-free environments 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. How to run 50% faster without external energy Technological innovations may enable next-generation running shoes to provide unprecedented mobility. But how could a running shoe increase the speed of motion without providing external energy? We found that the top speed of running may be increased more than 50% using a catapult-like exoskeleton device, which does not provide external energy. Our finding uncovers the hidden potential of human p 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Your teeth hold a 'biological archive' of your life Teeth constitute a permanent and faithful biological archive of the entirety of a person's life, from tooth formation to death, report researchers. The work provides new evidence of the impact that events, such as reproduction and imprisonment, have on an organism. "Our results make clear that the skeleton is not a static organ, but rather a dynamic one," explains Paola Cerrito, a doctoral candid 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. Teeth serve as 'archive of life,' new research finds Teeth constitute a permanent and faithful biological archive of the entirety of the individual's life, from tooth formation to death, a team of researchers has found. Its work provides new evidence of the impact that events, such as reproduction and imprisonment, have on an organism. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. A nanoscale device to generate high-power terahertz waves Terahertz (THz) waves fall between microwave and infrared radiation in the electromagnetic spectrum, oscillating at frequencies of between 100 billion and 30 trillion cycles per second. These waves are prized for their distinctive properties: they can penetrate paper, clothing, wood and walls, as well as detect air pollution. THz sources could revolutionize security and medical imaging systems. Wh 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. How Disaster Aid Ravaged an Island People The 2004 tsunami devastated the Nicobar Islanders, but what came next was arguably worse — Read more on 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Storage containers to keep your coffee beans fresh The best bins for your beans. (Tina Guina via Unsplash/) Many coffee brands package their beans in a foil bag with a valve to ensure optimal storage. If you source your beans from the local coffee shop in a cute logo-stamped paper bag or shop in the bulk section of the supermarket, you'll want an opaque and airtight container to store them. After coffee beans are roasted, they give off carbon dio 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Broad and thematic remodeling of the surfaceome and glycoproteome on isogenic cells transformed with driving proliferative oncogenes [Biochemistry] The cell surface proteome, the surfaceome, is the interface for engaging the extracellular space in normal and cancer cells. Here we apply quantitative proteomics of N-linked glycoproteins to reveal how a collection of some 700 surface proteins is dramatically remodeled in an isogenic breast epithelial cell line stably expressing any… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. In vivo priming of human mesenchymal stem cells with hepatocyte growth factor-engineered mesenchymal stem cells promotes therapeutic potential for cardiac repair The clinical use of human bone marrow–derived mesenchymal stem cells (BM-MSCs) has been hampered by their poor performance after transplantation into failing hearts. Here, to improve the therapeutic potential of BM-MSCs, we developed a strategy termed in vivo priming in which BM-MSCs are primed in vivo in myocardial infarction (MI)–induced hearts through genetically engineered hepatocyte growth f 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Oncotarget: hPCL3S promotes proliferation and migration of androgen-independent prostate cancer cells The cover for issue 12 of Oncotarget features Figure 11, 'Global analyses of the RNA-Seq data of LNCaP empty vector and LNCaP cells overexpressing hPCL3S (Clone 12)' by Abdelfettah, et al. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. The Fibonacci Sequence Is Everywhere—Even the Troubled Stock Market The curious set of numbers shows up in nature and also in human activities. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Emergence of a Neolithic in highland New Guinea by 5000 to 4000 years ago The emergence of agriculture was one of the most notable behavioral transformations in human history, driving innovations in technologies and settlement globally, referred to as the Neolithic. Wetland agriculture originated in the New Guinea highlands during the mid-Holocene (8000 to 4000 years ago), yet it is unclear if there was associated behavioral change. Here, we report the earliest figurat 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. It's time to purge the worst people in your social media feeds The endless scrolling doesn't have to be that endless. (Kate Torline / Unsplash /) The social media apps on your phone are likely some of the most frequently used, but keeping up with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat feeds can be exhausting. So, to save your time and sanity, it's worth culling your "following" list every now and again. If there are people you never interact with, or who 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. 8 European spacecraft put in hibernation amid virus lockdown The European Space Agency said Tuesday that it is putting eight of its spacecraft into hibernation as it scales down operations during the coronavirus outbreak. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Nanoparticle interactions with immune cells dominate tumor retention and induce T cell-mediated tumor suppression in models of breast cancer The factors that influence nanoparticle fate in vivo following systemic delivery remain an area of intense interest. Of particular interest is whether labeling with a cancer-specific antibody ligand ("active targeting") is superior to its unlabeled counterpart ("passive targeting"). Using models of breast cancer in three immune variants of mice, we demonstrate that intratumor retention of antibod 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. CAR T-cell therapy for solid tumors may advance cancer treatments The full title of the research is 'The study of the mechanisms of effectiveness of T-cells CAR-T towards solid tumors'; it was supported by nonprofit RakFond (Cancer Fund) and CyStoreLab (a resident of Skolkovo). 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. SLAC researcher discovers giant cavity in key tuberculosis molecule The giant cavity, in a protein that transports nutrients across the cell membrane, is unlike anything researchers have seen before. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Salmonella expresses foreign genes during infection by degrading their silencer [Microbiology] The heat-stable nucleoid structuring (H-NS, also referred to as histone-like nucleoid structuring) protein silences transcription of foreign genes in a variety of Gram-negative bacterial species. To take advantage of the products encoded in foreign genes, bacteria must overcome the silencing effects of H-NS. Because H-NS amounts are believed to remain… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. The ozone layer is healing and redirecting wind flows around the globe The hole in the ozone layer is starting to recover thanks to regulations banning ozone-depleting substances, and this is now leading to changes in Earth's atmosphere 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. A Rapid End Strikes the Dinosaur Extinction Debate The last time the world was ending, two cataclysms aligned. On one side of the planet, a wayward asteroid dropped like a cartoon anvil, punching through the edge of the Yucatan Peninsula and penetrating deep into Earth's crust. Around the same time — 66 million years ago — a million cubic kilometers of lava were in the process of bubbling up to the surface, releasing climate-altering carbon dioxi 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. SKP1 drives the prophase I to metaphase I transition during male meiosis The meiotic prophase I to metaphase I (PI/MI) transition requires chromosome desynapsis and metaphase competence acquisition. However, control of these major meiotic events is poorly understood. Here, we identify an essential role for SKP1, a core subunit of the SKP1–Cullin–F-box (SCF) ubiquitin E3 ligase, in the PI/MI transition. SKP1 localizes to synapsed chromosome axes and evicts HORMAD prote 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Labeling of cannabidiod products becoming a public health concern The need for accurate and informative labeling of hemp and hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) products is a critical public health issue. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Space Force gets its first weapon: a satellite jammer The United States Space Force recently got its first real weapon, a satellite communications jammer. The device was previously used by the Air Force. While seemingly mundane, the jammer will serve a very real purpose on the battlefield. The United States Space Force has just gotten its first offensive weapon , a satellite jammer. While it might not be the kind of weapon that most people would hav 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <>climate ….. Forests: Carbon sequestration, biomass energy, or both? There is a continuing debate over the role that woody bioenergy plays in climate mitigation. This paper clarifies this controversy and illustrates the impacts of woody biomass demand on forest harvests, prices, timber management investments and intensity, forest area, and the resulting carbon balance under different climate mitigation policies. Increased bioenergy demand increases forest carbon s 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. Why marine protected areas are often not where they should be There's no denying the grandeur and allure of a nature reserve or marine protected area. The concept is easy to understand: limit human activity there and marine ecosystems will thrive. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Some birds with small brains aren't that silly They simply breed more to survive chaotic cities. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Scientists develop inexpensive method to produce E-sail tethers Thin metallic tethers for Coulomb drag devices that tow satellites and spacecraft can now be produced more easily than before. Scientists of the Finnish Meteorological Institute have developed a method to produce multi-wire tether by twisting hair-thin metal wires. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Isolation of an elusive phosphatetrahedrane This exploratory synthesis investigation was undertaken to determine the viability of replacing a single carbon vertex with another p-block element in a highly strained tetrahedrane molecule. Phosphorus was selected for this purpose because the stable molecular form of elemental phosphorus is tetrahedral. Our synthetic strategy was to generate an unsaturated phosphorus center bonded to a substitu 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Just Three Orbiting Black Holes Can Break Time-Reversal Symmetry, Physicists Find This is so cool. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Population aging, migration, and productivity in Europe [Social Sciences] This paper provides a systematic, multidimensional demographic analysis of the degree to which negative economic consequences of population aging can be mitigated by changes in migration and labor-force participation. Using a microsimulation population projection model accounting for 13 individual characteristics including education and immigration-related variables, we built scenarios of future.. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. Fossil finds give clues about flying reptiles in the Sahara 100 million years ago Three new species of toothed pterosaurs — flying reptiles of the Cretaceous period, some 100 million years ago — have been identified in Africa by an international team of scientists led by Baylor University. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Health researchers find solution to life-threatening side effect Through studies of rats, researchers from the University of Copenhagen may have found the reason behind of a large drop in blood pressure in patients receiving intravenous pain medication. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. 15-Epi-LXA4 and 17-epi-RvD1 restore TLR9-mediated impaired neutrophil phagocytosis and accelerate resolution of lung inflammation [Immunology and Inflammation] Timely resolution of bacterial infections critically depends on phagocytosis of invading pathogens by polymorphonuclear neutrophil granulocytes (PMNs), followed by PMN apoptosis and efferocytosis. Here we report that bacterial DNA (CpG DNA) and mitochondrial DNA impair phagocytosis and attenuate phagocytosis-induced apoptosis in human PMNs through Toll-like receptor 9 (TLR9)-mediated release of… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. New imaging method sheds light on Alzheimer's disease To understand what happens in the brain when Alzheimer's disease develops, researchers need to be able to study the molecular structures in the neurons affected by Alzheimer's disease. Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have tested a new imaging method for this purpose. The research is published in the journal Advanced Science. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. How trans fats assist cell death Tohoku University researchers in Japan have uncovered a molecular link between some trans fats and a variety of disorders, including cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases. Their findings, published in the journal Scientific Reports, implicate their role in enhancing a mitochondrial signaling pathway that leads to programmed cell death. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. High-efficiency laser for silicon chips Transistors work electrically, but data can be transmitted more quickly by using light. Scientists have now come a step closer to integrating lasers directly in silicon chips. They have developed a compatible semiconductor laser made of germanium and tin, whose efficiency is comparable with conventional GaAs semiconductor lasers on Si. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Solving a 50-year-old puzzle in signal processing, part two: Two Iowa State engineers, who announced the solution to a 50-year-old puzzle in signal processing last fall, have followed up with more research results. The engineers say their new algorithm is more useful and just as fast as the one previously used. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. A Marine General's Next Battle: Grocery-Store Logistics Two years ago, Lieutenant General Larry Nicholson was leading a roughly 30,000-strong Marine Expeditionary Force in Japan that forms part of America's post–World War II presence in Asia. At one point, he commanded about 20,000 troops in Afghanistan's Helmand province, the most violent in the country at the time, to fight the Taliban. So when he retired in 2018 after almost four decades of service 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. World Water Day 2020: Desalination technologies provide safe and sustainable drinking water UNESCO estimates that around 2.2 billion people live without access to safe, clean drinking water. By 2050, up to 5.7 billion people could be living in areas where water is scarce for at least one month a year. With seawater making up 97.5% of the world's water resource, low energy desalination solutions will be a vital component of providing sufficient levels of good-quality drinking water for a 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Mapping the cannabis genome to improve crops and health Unlocking the full potential of cannabis for agriculture and human health will require a co-ordinated scientific effort to assemble and map the cannabis genome, says a just-published international study led by University of Saskatchewan researchers. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. <> ….. How to break new records in the 200 metres? Usain Bolt's 200m record has not been beaten for ten years and Florence Griffith Joyner's for more than thirty years. And what about if the secret behind beating records was to use mathematics? Thanks to a mathematical model, french researchers have proved that the geometry of athletic tracks could be optimised to improve records. They recommend to build shorter straights and larger radii in the f 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. How bacteria form communities on the human tongue Using a recently developed fluorescent imaging technique, researchers in the United States have developed high-resolution maps of microbial communities on the human tongue. The images reveal that microbial biofilms on the surface of the tongue have a complex, highly structured spatial organization. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Half-Life: Alyx' Shows VR's Power, but Might Not Win Converts Valve's latest epitomizes what virtual reality can do, but no game can make or break the medium. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Android apps giver informationer om dine apps videre til tredjeparter Viden om hvilke apps der kan være værdifulde oplysninger for annoncører, og de kan få adgang til en liste over dem, gennem en funktion i Android-systemet. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. What's your favourite Youtube channel that covers futurology? View Poll submitted by /u/alfa0152 [link] [comments] 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Bioluminescent backlighting illuminates the complex visual signals of a social squid in the deep sea [Ecology] Visual signals rapidly relay information, facilitating behaviors and ecological interactions that shape ecosystems. However, most known signaling systems can be restricted by low light levels—a pervasive condition in the deep ocean, the largest inhabitable space on the planet. Resident visually cued animals have therefore been hypothesized to have simple signals… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Lose Yourself in This Absolutely Gobsmacking Image of Valles Marineris on Mars Wah. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Scientists 'Reset' The Age of Stem Cells From a Supercentenarian Who Lived to 114 We didn't know this could be done. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Research breakthrough: Humans are not the first to repurpose CRISPR We humans are far from the first to exploit the benefits of CRISPR. Groundbreaking research has helped to redefine what CRISPR is. Researchers have discovered that primitive bacterial parasites weaponize CRISPR to engage in battle against one another. This discovery opens up the possibility to reprogram CRISPR to combat multi-drug resistant bacteria. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Abstinence-dependent dissociable central amygdala microcircuits control drug craving [Neuroscience] We recently reported that social choice-induced voluntary abstinence prevents incubation of methamphetamine craving in rats. This inhibitory effect was associated with activation of protein kinase-Cδ (PKCδ)-expressing neurons in central amygdala lateral division (CeL). In contrast, incubation of craving after forced abstinence was associated with activation of CeL-expressing somatostatin (SOM) neu 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Is nonlocality inherent in all identical particles in the universe? What is interaction, and when does it occur? Intuition suggests that the necessary condition for the interaction of independently created particles is their direct touch or contact through physical force carriers. In quantum mechanics, the result of the interaction is entanglement—the appearance of non-classical correlations in the system. It seems that quantum theory allows entanglement of indepe 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. QnAs with Jens Nielsen [QnAs] When a cell replicates, genetic material must be duplicated, new proteins synthesized, and replication machinery built, all of which are critical processes that require delivery of sufficient building blocks and energy. In his Inaugural Article (1), Jens Nielsen, elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2019, uses a quantitative… 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. The growth of an organism rides on a pattern of waves When an egg cell of almost any sexually reproducing species is fertilized, it sets off a series of waves that ripple across the egg's surface. These waves are produced by billions of activated proteins that surge through the egg's membrane like streams of tiny burrowing sentinels, signaling the egg to start dividing, folding, and dividing again, to form the first cellular seeds of an organism. No 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. US stimulus: the signal and the noise When companies are raising capital, pay attention to what they are telling you 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Pharma's potential impact on water quality When people take medications, these drugs and their metabolites can be excreted and make their way to wastewater treatment plants. From there, the compounds can end up in waterways. Wastewater from pharmaceutical companies could start off with even larger amounts of these substances. In ACS' Environmental Science & Technology, researchers report that a single pharmaceutical manufacturing facility 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. Peer review process best method to determine scientific funding, study finds While everybody these days has an opinion about science that affects us all, the wisest approach still involves consulting with key experts in the field. That also applies to funding research, according to a new article affirming that peer review is the most effective method of helping government agencies predict what ideas can best further scientific advancement. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. 11 Great Educational Games for Kids to Play at Home Worried your kids will rot their brains on movies and TV? Try these "edutaining" games instead for PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Android phones. 5793 ….. (hentet 25. marts 2020) ….. PODD: De hjälper ofrivilligt barnlösa Är det lika vanligt med fertilitetsproblem hos kvinnor som hos män? Kan även män vänta för länge? Hur kommer framtidens fertilitetsbehandlingar att se ut och vad är "fertility awareness"? I den här podden fokuserar vi på den ofrivilliga barnlösheten, vad man vet om orsakerna, vilken hjälp som finns att få och vilka frågor som forskningen söker svar på.

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