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COVID-19 Vaccine: Here Are Steps It Will Need 2020-04-01 15:12:15Since humans haven’t previously been exposed to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, our bodies aren’t well equipped to deal with being infected by

Patients with SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus Often Have Other Respiratory 2020-04-01 14:40:03About 1 in 5 patients infected with SARS-CoV-2, a new coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 disease, are also infected with other respiratory viruses,

Remdesivir Has Therapeutic Potential against SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus, Scientists 2020-04-01 13:41:39Two new papers published in the journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy provide a summary of therapeutic compounds that showed potential in figh

Intermediate-Mass Black Hole Found in Outskirts of Lenticular 2020-04-01 10:02:40A bright X-ray source in a massive star cluster in the outskirts of 6dFGS gJ215022.2-055059, a barred lenticular galaxy located about 806 million ligh

Newly-Discovered Gene Mutation Improves Cognitive Flexibility in Mice 2020-04-01 08:27:10A team of U.S. researchers has discovered a genetic mutation that improves cognitive flexibility in mice. Electrical signals stimulate chemical messen

Loss of Smell and Taste Reported as Early 2020-03-31 15:42:24Symptoms of COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, typically include a dry cough, fever and shortness of breath. But

Early Mars Had Multiple Water Sources, New Study 2020-03-31 13:48:26An analysis of two Martian meteorites — Northwest Africa (NWA) 7034 and Allan Hills (ALH) 84001 — shows that Mars likely received water fr

Newly-Synthesized Peptide Could Disarm SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus 2020-03-31 11:32:14Chemists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have chemically synthesized a new peptide (a short protein fragment) that can bind to part

Scientists Decode Genome of Sterlet Sturgeon 2020-03-31 10:48:59An international team of researchers from the United States and Europe has produced the first high-quality genomic sequence for the sterlet (Acipenser

ALMA Uses Cosmic Lens to Capture Disturbed Gas 2020-03-31 08:33:18By combining the power of strong gravitational lensing with the capability of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), a team of astro

Artificial Intelligence Identifies Potential Anti-COVID-19 Drugs 2020-03-30 13:29:40Scientists from Gero Pte. Ltd., Singapore, have used a deep neural network to search for host-target acting antivirals among experimental and approved

Some Patients Still Have SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus after Symptoms 2020-03-30 13:10:28Researchers at the Treatment Center of PLA General Hospital in Beijing, China, have found that half of the patients they treated for mild COVID-19 dis

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Best Evidence Yet for Midsized Black Holes Found 2020-04-02 17:30:00At about 50,000 times the mass of the sun, this intermediate-mass black hole skirts the line between shrimp and giant.

Coronaviruses Often Start in Animals — Here’s How 2020-04-02 14:30:00Viruses must first blast through five or six barriers before they’re able to infect us and unleash havoc.

What Science Says About the Potential Health Benefits 2020-04-02 14:28:00Kombucha is often hailed as a healing elixir — but are the health claims too good to be true?

COVID-19: The Ethical Anguish of Rationing Medical Care 2020-04-02 14:00:00Around the world, physicians at overwhelmed hospitals may have to decide who will not get treated during the pandemic.

The Deadly Polio Epidemic and Why It Matters 2020-04-02 09:30:00Polio was nearly eradicated with the Salk vaccine in 1955. At the time, little was known about this mysterious disease that paralyzed and sometimes ki

Human Urine Could Help Astronauts Build Moon Bases 2020-04-02 01:00:00It’s not an April Fools’ gag. Scientists just tested and confirmed that urea, a main component of human pee, can be used as a valuable add

Mild Cases of COVID-19 May Have Helped Power 2020-04-01 17:37:00In a small study, patients with mild COVID-19 infections were at greatest risk of spreading the virus within the first five days of developing symptom

A Rainforest Flourished in Antarctica 90 Million Years 2020-04-01 16:26:00A remarkably well-preserved soil sample leads researchers to believe the frozen continent was once home to a swampy ecosystem.

Does Coronavirus Live on Surfaces — and What’s 2020-04-01 12:57:00Some experts say measures such as sanitizing your groceries are overkill. Just make sure to wash your hands instead.

An Ancient Tooth Is Revealing More About Our 2020-04-01 12:10:00Remains found in Spanish caves also have modern-like facial characteristics.

50 Best CBD Oils For Dogs 2020-04-01 12:00:00

This is How NASA Keeps COVID-19 — And 2020-04-01 11:41:00Intense quarantine, disinfection and inspection protocols are designed to keep astronauts from getting sick in orbit.

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Coronavirus Live Updates: C.D.C. Recommends Wearing Masks in 2020-04-03 18:00:09New York suffers its biggest daily death toll, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said it was time to “go bigger” on another economic relief b

William Frankland, Pioneering Allergist, Dies at 108 2020-04-03 17:20:59In his long career, Dr. Frankland helped legions of hay fever sneezers by publicizing pollen counts. Among his many patients was Saddam Hussein.

Gita Ramjee, a Leading AIDS Researcher, Dies at 2020-04-03 16:57:59Working in South Africa, she led studies and drug trials, hoping to overcome not only H.I.V. but also cultural barriers to stopping its spread. She di

The Bronx Zoo Is Also Empty, but the 2020-04-03 15:29:31The zoo is closed, but essential staff still arrive to care for the roughly 6,000 animals. They don’t seem too upset by the privacy.

Meet the Xenobots, Virtual Creatures Brought to Life 2020-04-03 15:12:45Computer scientists and biologists have teamed up to make a new class of living robotics that challenge the boundary between digital and biological.

How O.C.D. and Hand-Washing and Coronavirus Collide 2020-04-03 14:37:41For people who have been diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder, the coronavirus pandemic creates blurry lines between safety and compulsion.

White House Debates How Far to Go on 2020-04-03 12:37:25The coordinator of the coronavirus response emphasized that social distancing was still the most important step people could take. Critical medicines

Trump Administration Officials Weigh How Far to Go 2020-04-03 12:36:45The expected change in position reflects concern over a worrisome rate of infection spread by people with no symptoms.

Unproven Stem Cell Therapy Gets OK for Testing 2020-04-03 10:42:47The treatment, which has been promoted by President Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, will begin early-stage clinical trials.

How an Eye Surgeon Got a Picture of 2020-04-03 10:32:30The elusive South Philippine dwarf kingfisher is difficult to photograph, and there were no known photographs of its fledglings.

As Governors Plead for Tests, Trump Promises Ventilators 2020-04-03 10:04:25Maryland, Virginia and Arizona issued statewide stay-at-home orders, and the F.D.A. granted emergency approval for the use of two malaria drugs to tre

Coronavirus Spreads Amid Supply Shortages, Stay-at-Home Orders and 2020-04-03 09:57:24Florida’s governor belatedly directed residents to stay home, but only after a call with President Trump. States raised new concerns about medic

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How important is speech in transmitting coronavirus? 2020-04-03 16:27:09Normal speech by individuals who are asymptomatic but infected with coronavirus may produce enough aerosolized particles to transmit the infection, ac

New temperature sensing mechanism in plants 2020-04-03 16:26:55Cell biologists reveal the phytochrome B molecule has unexpected dynamics activated by temperature, and behaves differently depending on the temperatu

Removing the novel coronavirus from the water cycle 2020-04-03 13:23:47Researchers have called for more research to determine the best ways to keep SARS-CoV-19 out of the water cycle. They also suggest that developed nati

Wearing surgical masks in public could help slow 2020-04-03 13:23:45Surgical masks may help prevent infected people from making others sick with seasonal viruses, including coronaviruses, according to new research. In

People tune out facts and trust their guts 2020-04-03 13:12:59A new study shows that people are more likely to base decisions on anecdotal information instead of facts when they feel anxious and vulnerable.

A twist connecting magnetism and electronic-band topology 2020-04-03 13:12:54Materials that combine topological electronic properties and quantum magnetism are of high current interest, for the quantum many-body physics that ca

Treating COVID-19 in a patient with multiple myeloma 2020-04-03 12:49:31A case study of a patient in Wuhan, China, suggests that the immunosuppressant tocilizumab may be an effective COVID-19 treatment for very ill patient

COVID-19 pandemic may exacerbate childhood obesity 2020-04-03 12:49:29Public health scientists predict that school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic will exacerbate the epidemic of childhood obesity in the United Sta

New measurements reveal evidence of elusive particles in 2020-04-03 11:51:23Researchers have used high-resolution microscopy tools to peer at the inner-workings of an unusual type of superconductor, uranium ditelluride (UTe2).

An antibiotic masquerading as a natural compound in 2020-04-03 11:51:21A previous study has shown that a type of squill growing in Madeira produces a chemical compound that may be useful as a medicinal drug. But a new stu

Changes to drylands with future climate change 2020-04-03 11:51:19While drylands around the world will expand at an accelerated rate because of future climate change, their average productivity will likely be reduced

Coronavirus: Virological findings from patients treated in a 2020-04-03 11:51:17New research has detailed the clinical course and treatment of Germany's first group of COVID-19 patients. Criteria may now be developed to determine

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Plant root hairs key to reducing soil erosion 2020-04-03 00:00:00The tiny hairs found on plant roots play a pivotal role in helping reduce soil erosion, a new study has found. The research, led by the University of

Using sponges to wipe out cancer 2020-04-03 00:00:00Manzamine A, a natural product derived from certain groups of sponges, can block the growth of cervical cancer cells, report Medical University of Sou

An antibiotic masquerading as a natural compound in 2020-04-03 00:00:00A previous study has shown that a type of squill growing in Madeira produces a chemical compound that may be useful as a medicinal drug. But a new stu

Suffering from skin damage from face masks? 2020-04-03 00:00:00DOCTORS and nurses on the COVID-19 frontline are spending many hours a day wearing face masks, and many members of the general public are doing the sa

COVID-19 infection and renin angiotensin system blockers 2020-04-03 00:00:00Discussion of recommendations for angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor and angiotensin receptor blocker use in patients with or at risk of con

Study identifies new temperature sensing mechanism in plants 2020-04-03 00:00:00Cell biologists at the UC Riverside reveal the phytochrome B molecule has unexpected dynamics activated by temperature, and behaves differently depend

Coronavirus: Virological findings from patients treated in a 2020-04-03 00:00:00In early February, research teams from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, München Klinik Schwabing and the Bundeswehr Institute of

A direct protein-to-protein binding couples cell survival to 2020-04-03 00:00:00The regulators of apoptosis watch over cell replication and the decision to enter the cell cycle. Researchers now show a direct link between the prote

Rapid infectious disease shifts in Chinese children and 2020-04-03 00:00:00Deaths of children and adolescents in China due to infectious diseases were becoming rare prior to the covid-19 pandemic, according to a new study.

How important is speech in transmitting coronavirus? 2020-04-03 00:00:00Normal speech by individuals who are asymptomatic but infected with coronavirus may produce enough aerosolized particles to transmit the infection, ac

Changes to drylands with future climate change 2020-04-03 00:00:00While drylands around the world will expand at an accelerated rate because of future climate change, their average productivity will likely be reduced

Deep-sea worms and bacteria team up to harvest 2020-04-03 00:00:00Scientists uncover an unusual partnership at the bottom of the ocean.

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