SciTechDaily: COVID-19 damages pregnant mothers and their babies

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Injuries Found in Placentas From COVID-19-Positive Pregnant Women – Suggests Abnormal Blood Flow Between Mothers, Babies

Posted: 22 May 2020 08:22 AM PDT

Maternal-Side COVID Impacted Placenta

Findings suggests abnormal blood flow between mothers, babies in utero. The placentas from 16 women who tested positive for COVID-19 while pregnant showed evidence of…

The post Injuries Found in Placentas From COVID-19-Positive Pregnant Women – Suggests Abnormal Blood Flow Between Mothers, Babies appeared first on SciTechDaily.

      
Quasi-Periodic Flickers in Millimeter-Waves Detected From Heart of Milky Way

Posted: 22 May 2020 07:27 AM PDT

Artist's Impression of the Gaseous Disk Around the Supermassive Black Hole

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) found quasi-periodic flickers in millimeter-waves from the center of the Milky Way, Sagittarius (Sgr) A*. The team…

The post Quasi-Periodic Flickers in Millimeter-Waves Detected From Heart of Milky Way appeared first on SciTechDaily.

      
A Sparkling Stretched Spiral and Stunning Out-of-This-World Galaxies Imaged by Hubble

Posted: 22 May 2020 07:01 AM PDT

Whirlpool Galaxy M51

This sparkling spiral galaxy looks almost stretched across the sky in this new image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Known as NGC 4100, the…

The post A Sparkling Stretched Spiral and Stunning Out-of-This-World Galaxies Imaged by Hubble appeared first on SciTechDaily.

      
Company Hopes to Have Carbon Nanotube COVID-19 Detector Available in June

Posted: 22 May 2020 06:15 AM PDT

Carbon Nanotube COVID-19 Detector

How an atomically thin device could become a biotech breakthrough. A technology spun from carbon nanotube sensors discovered 20 years ago by Lawrence Berkeley National…

The post Company Hopes to Have Carbon Nanotube COVID-19 Detector Available in June appeared first on SciTechDaily.

      
Inspired by Cheetah Biomechanics, Researchers Build World-Record Fast Soft Robots

Posted: 22 May 2020 05:42 AM PDT

Cheetahs Inspire Faster Soft Robots

Inspired by the biomechanics of cheetahs, researchers have developed a new type of soft robot that is capable of moving more quickly on solid surfaces…

The post Inspired by Cheetah Biomechanics, Researchers Build World-Record Fast Soft Robots appeared first on SciTechDaily.

      
Building Artificial Proteins Like LEGOs to Design New Vaccines

Posted: 22 May 2020 04:48 AM PDT

Designing Vaccines From Artificial Proteins

Vaccines are one of the most effective interventions to prevent the spreading of infectious diseases. They trigger the immune system to produce antibodies that protect…

The post Building Artificial Proteins Like LEGOs to Design New Vaccines appeared first on SciTechDaily.

      
Electric Vehicle Batteries Could Have a Second Life on Solar Energy Farms

Posted: 22 May 2020 04:09 AM PDT

Electric Vehicle Battery Reuse

Modeling study shows battery reuse systems could be profitable for both electric vehicle companies and grid-scale solar operations. As electric vehicles rapidly grow in popularity…

The post Electric Vehicle Batteries Could Have a Second Life on Solar Energy Farms appeared first on SciTechDaily.

      
How to Balance Using Contact Tracing for COVID-19 and Privacy

Posted: 22 May 2020 03:42 AM PDT

COVID-19 Contact Tracing Privacy

University of Chicago computer scientist Blase Ur examines smartphone tracking during the COVID-19 pandemic. Scientific experts agree that widespread testing, contract tracing and isolation of…

The post How to Balance Using Contact Tracing for COVID-19 and Privacy appeared first on SciTechDaily.

      
Startup Deploying AI Chatbots With “Conversational Memory” for More Natural Exchanges

Posted: 22 May 2020 03:07 AM PDT

Posh Chatbots

Startup Posh has created chat bots that use “conversational memory” to have more natural exchanges. The comedian Bill Burr has said he refuses to call…

The post Startup Deploying AI Chatbots With “Conversational Memory” for More Natural Exchanges appeared first on SciTechDaily.

      
Arks of Genetic Diversity in Terrestrial Mammals Uncovered by Scientists

Posted: 22 May 2020 02:00 AM PDT

Arks of Genetic Diversity

Maximizing the protection of life on Earth requires knowledge of the global patterns of biodiversity at multiple dimensions, from genetic diversity within species, to species…

The post Arks of Genetic Diversity in Terrestrial Mammals Uncovered by Scientists appeared first on SciTechDaily.

      
New Spatial Plasma-Fueled Engine for More Efficient, Longer Space Missions

Posted: 21 May 2020 09:18 PM PDT

UC3M Plasma Engine

Researchers at Charles III University of Madrid (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid / UC3M) have patented a new spatial plasma-fueled engine capable of satellite and…

The post New Spatial Plasma-Fueled Engine for More Efficient, Longer Space Missions appeared first on SciTechDaily.

      
Supercomputer Simulations of Core-Collapse Supernovae Reveal Complicated Physics of Exploding Massive Stars

Posted: 21 May 2020 08:55 PM PDT

3D-Volume Render of a Core-Collapse Supernova

In a study recently published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, researchers Dr. Jade Powell and Dr. Bernhard Mueller from the ARC…

The post Supercomputer Simulations of Core-Collapse Supernovae Reveal Complicated Physics of Exploding Massive Stars appeared first on SciTechDaily.

      
42% of COVID-19 Pandemic-Related Layoffs Could Be Permanent

Posted: 21 May 2020 04:52 PM PDT

Man Without Job

Chicago Booth scholar investigates whether coronavirus-related job losses eventually return. The numbers are finally capturing the full magnitude of the economic downturn caused by the…

The post 42% of COVID-19 Pandemic-Related Layoffs Could Be Permanent appeared first on SciTechDaily.

      
Changes Needed to Prevent Controversial Pharmaceutical Deals Blocking Cheaper Generic Alternatives

Posted: 21 May 2020 04:00 PM PDT

Elicit Deal Concept

New research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) recommends changes to the system which sees drug companies strike deals with competitors to stop them…

The post Changes Needed to Prevent Controversial Pharmaceutical Deals Blocking Cheaper Generic Alternatives appeared first on SciTechDaily.

      
DNA May Not Be the Blueprint for Life – Just a Scrambled List of Ingredients

Posted: 21 May 2020 02:43 PM PDT

DNA Genetics Concept

University of Maryland researcher develops potentially revolutionary framework for heredity and evolution in which inheritable information is stored outside the genome. The common view of…

The post DNA May Not Be the Blueprint for Life – Just a Scrambled List of Ingredients appeared first on SciTechDaily.

      

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