Posted in COVID-19

Indians are forced to change rituals for their dead as COVID-19 rages through cities and villages

Natasha Mikles, Texas State University In the past several weeks, the world has looked on in horror as the coronavirus rages across India. With hospitals…

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Posted in Health Medical

The ‘acid’ jab that may beat back pain for good: Injection could ease agony caused by disc problems, scientists say

By ROGER DOBSON FOR THE DAILY MAIL PUBLISHED: 20:35 EDT, 3 May 2021 | UPDATED: 22:08 EDT, 3 May 2021  A once-in-a-lifetime jab may treat back pain. In a new…

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Posted in COVID-19 Vaccine

What are the blood clots associated with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine? 4 questions answered

Mousumi Som, Oklahoma State University Two vaccines – the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in the U.S. and the AstraZeneca vaccine in Europe – have been…

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Posted in Living

Revealed: Stunning therapy that lands knock-out blow to cancer by training immune cells to seek and destroy deadly threats 

By FIONA MACRAE FOR THE DAILY MAIL PUBLISHED: 17:03 EDT, 3 May 2021 | UPDATED: 18:52 EDT, 3 May 2021  While it sounds like the stuff of science fiction, a…

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Posted in Technology

The FBI is breaking into corporate computers to remove malicious code – smart cyber defense or government overreach?

Scott Shackelford, Indiana University The FBI has the authority right now to access privately owned computers without their owners’ knowledge or consent, and to delete…

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Posted in COVID-19 Medical

What steps must be taken to secure oxygen — for COVID-19 patients and into the future

Trevor Duke, The University of Melbourne New waves of the COVID-19 pandemic in countries, such as Kenya and India, have exposed the poor management of…

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Posted in Living Medical Science

Scientists Just Moved One Step Closer to Reversing Aging in Humans

And we might have ways to leverage this knowledge. By  Brad Bergan Apr 30, 2021 Everyone loses their youthful glow eventually, as the process of aging…

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Posted in Climate Change Environment

Northern forests are losing their ability to store carbon

By Chrissy Sexton staff writer Wildfires in northern forests have compromised their ability to capture and store carbon. Researchers found that current models underestimate the impact…

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Posted in Farming

Plant circadian systems may be key to sustainable farming

By Chrissy Sexton staff writer 5/1/2021 Scientists at the University of Cambridge are describing how a plant’s ability to tell time could be exploited for more sustainable…

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Posted in Climate Change Environment

Permafrost could release much more carbon than expected

By Chrissy Sexton staff writer 5/2/2021 Earth’s permafrost became less susceptible to thawing about 400,000 years ago, according to a new study from the Massachusetts Institute…

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