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Published on 14:07 GMT
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Science industry comes together online to share knowledge and provide technology solutions at this critical time Thousands of scientists and scientific manufacturers from across the globe have come together online at a Virtual Analytical Summit, as COVID- …Source: SelectScience
Published on 07:03 GMT
WELL NEWS: Fewer snakebites for scientists who study snake bits
Organoids are all the rage in biological science these days. They are essentially mini versions of targeted organs, such as the brain, liver and intestinal tract. They aren’t exactly the same thing, of course, but at the cellular level, they perform …Source: NWA Online
Published on 13:08 GMT
Coronavirus: Citizen science helps report ecosystem changes during the lockdown
The pandemic offers scientists an undesired, albeit unique opportunity to study the relationship between humans and the environment. The ecology research team at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has recently launched a campaign to collect pictures and …
Published on 12:04 GMT
FG’s Response To COVID-19 Outbreak, Late -Nigerian Scientists
The country’s apex body of scientists, the Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS), has said measures put in place by the Federal Government to check the spread of the COVID-19 disease in the country came too late. Although the government had earlier insisted …Source: Tide
Published on 10:06 GMT
AFP: Facebook posts falsely claim the US arrested a Chinese scientist who “created” coronavirus
Facebook posts shared thousands of times feature a video of US officials talking to reporters, with captions claiming they are announcing the arrest of a Chinese scientist who “created” the new coronavirus. However, the footage has nothing to do with COVID …Source: Panorama
Published on 12:31 GMT
Scientists Find FDA-Approved Ivermectin Has Potential to Kill COVID-19
As medical experts around the world are trying their best to find a cure for COVID-19, scientists from Australia’s Monash University made a breakthrough when they found the anti-parasitic drug “ivermectin” effectively kills the virus in cell culture. While …Source: Morocco World News
Published on 14:30 GMT
Trump chooses magical thinking over science in White House blow-up over unproven COVID-19 treatment
Navarro was challenged on this in a Monday morning CNN interview. “What are your qualifications to weigh in on medicines more than Dr. Anthony Fauci?” anchor John Berman asked. “Why should we listen to you and not Dr. Fauci?” Navarro first advocated that …Source: Daily Kos
Published on 08:46 GMT
Atom bomb tech means scientists can carbon date whale sharks
Whale sharks are the biggest fish in the sea (Photo by De Agostini via Getty Images/De Agostini via Getty Images)Scientists have for the first time calculated the true age of whale sharks, with the help of a radiocarbon that was formed in the …Source: Metro Cafe
Published on 12:39 GMT
China’s historic rise in science and tech stirs criticism
In the past decade, China has emerged as a powerhouse of science and technology, a result of deliberate central planning and heavy spending. But with that growth have come mounting complaints about the Chinese approach to sharing data, protecting …Source: Science|Business
Published on 12:18 GMT
Scientists Discover Never Before Seen Binary White Dwarf Stars Producing Gravitational Waves
Tech 11:01 GMT 06.04.2020Get short URL Stars with a small mass, like the Sun, become white dwarfs when they reach the end of their lifecycle. After burning off all their fuel, they leave a dense core that cools over a billion years. Scientists believe that …Source: Sputnik International
Published on 13:08 GMT
Coronavirus: Do governments ever truly listen to ‘the science’?
The UK government has consistently argued that its approach to the COVID-19 epidemic follows the best scientific knowledge available. To the average person, it sounds reassuring. But it relies on the widespread belief that there is a correct scientific …
Published on 08:41 GMT
Data scientist reveals EYE PAIN may be a symptom of Covid-19
Data scientist reveals EYE PAIN may be a symptom of Covid-19 after tracking Google searches in some of the worst-hit American states Searches for the phrase ‘loss of smell’ highest in NY, NJ, Louisiana and Michigan Data scientist argues Google …Source: Charleston Daily Mail
Published on 08:32 GMT
Essential Science: The latest coronavirus news you need to read
The coronavirus pandemic continues to the focus of most people. We round up the latest news, including how long people potentially remain infectious for; how the virus jumped from bats to humans; and hand sanitization advice. The coronavirus pandemic is …Source: Digital Journal
Published on 13:56 GMT
Zoo Science master’s degree program an online winner at West Liberty
WEST LIBERTY — New rankings on the Guide to Online Schools website earned West Liberty University’s Zoo Science master’s programs a top spot. The website highlights schools across the nation that have programs with the best long-term career outcomes. West …Source: The Herald Star
Published on 07:25 GMT
Dump it for Science: ‘Smart Toilet’ Developed in UK May Save People From Cancer and Kidney Failure
Tech 06:13 GMT 06.04.2020Get short URL https://cdn1.img.sputniknews.com/img/107651/53/1076515334_0:100:1920:1180_1200x675_80_0_0_59535764628a557cf363888a825f8b8d.jpg Sputnik International https://cdn2.img.sputniknews.com…Source: Sputnik International
Published on 14:29 GMT
Scientists discover legacy of past weather in stories of prairie plant restoration
Before there were farms in southwest Michigan, there were prairies. For thousands of years, tall grass prairies stood undisturbed until European settlers turned the rich, highly productive soils to agriculture. Today, tall grass prairies East of the …
Published on 15:03 GMT
Chinese rocket sells for $5.6 million in livestreamed auction: report – Live Science
An anonymous patron purchased a real-life rocket for $5.6 million during an online, livestreamed auction on April Fools Day. On April 1, a Kuaizhou-1A (or KZ-1A) rocket developed by ExPace, a commercial subsidiary of the defense contractor the China …Source: Google
Published on 12:28 GMT
5G Does Not Cause Coronavirus- Scientists Debunk ‘Useless Claim’
Scientists have dismissed the ridiculous claim that coronavirus has a direct link with 5G which is being propagated by conspiracy theorists. The claim has gone on for some time as a vaccine for the virus remains elusive leaving people frustrated and trying …Source: Ghana MMA
Published on 13:35 GMT
Scientists Learn Data Management Training For Research
Scientists across all International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) hubs in West Africa have been trained on data management. The purpose of the training themed Creating a living data management plan for research reproducibility, was to educate …Source: News Chronicle
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