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NY blood center calls for plasma donations from recovered COVID-19 patients

New York Blood Center has made a call for recovered COVID-19 patients to donate their blood plasma to help treat others seriously affected by the illness.

Fox News 5 Apr 2020 4:07 am

Using sponges to wipe out cancer

Manzamine A, a natural product derived from certain groups of sponges, can block the growth of cervical cancer cells, report researchers. Manzamine A targets a protein th

ScienceDaily 5 Apr 2020 1:26 am

US modelling study estimates impact of school closures for COVID-19 on US health-care workforce and associated..

US policymakers considering physical distancing measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 face a difficult trade-off between closing schools to reduce transmission and new

ScienceDaily 5 Apr 2020 1:26 am

Coronavirus | Why must COVID-19 clusters be identified?

Can infected individuals be tracked and quarantined quickly with the help of contact tracing?

The Hindu 4 Apr 2020 11:37 pm

Coronavirus | How long does SARS-CoV-2 stay potent?

What have scientists observed about the novel coronavirus? Why is it important to clean surfaces?

The Hindu 4 Apr 2020 11:14 pm

Coronavirus | Correlation does not mean causation, say doctors about BCG vaccine study

The protective effect is a biologically plausible hypothesis.

The Hindu 4 Apr 2020 10:06 pm

Assam: Timber smugglers on rampage, felling trees in Amchang and Garbhanga

Taking advantage of the 21-day lockdown, timer smugglers are engaged in felling of valuable trees in protected jungles around Guwahati. Sources informed Northeast Now on

NORTHEAST NOW 4 Apr 2020 7:14 pm

The Physics of an Elephant-Powered Slam Dunk

What could be better than sailing 30 feet through the air for a two-hand jam? Staying home and analyzing it!

Wired 4 Apr 2020 6:30 pm

Coronavirus: TCS uses AI for drug discovery

The researchers have identified 31 candidate molecules to target the main protease which helps the virus replicate

The Hindu 4 Apr 2020 5:27 pm

Novel coronavirus can be transmitted even before symptoms show up

The existence of presymptomatic or asymptomatic transmission makes contact tracing more challenging

The Hindu 4 Apr 2020 5:24 pm

Shutdown alone is not enough to break the chain

In an unprecedented measure, India on March 25 began a country-wide shutdown for 21 days to cut the transmission chain of the novel coronavirus (SARS-

The Hindu 4 Apr 2020 5:21 pm

How does Disney+ Hotstar compare to Netflix, Amazon Prime and Apple TV+ in India?

As Disney Plus makes a splash in our binge-watching routines, we place tech giant-versus-tech giant in this breakdown of streaming services across the country

The Hindu 4 Apr 2020 1:30 pm

Experimental diabetes device works by killing gut cells with hot water

A device that carries hot water down a tube into the gut may help manage diabetes by killing overgrown gut cells that release hormones key to metabolising food

New Scientist 4 Apr 2020 3:35 am

How important is speech in transmitting coronavirus?

Normal speech by individuals who are asymptomatic but infected with coronavirus may produce enough aerosolized particles to transmit the infection, according to aerosol s

ScienceDaily 4 Apr 2020 1:57 am

Remains of 100 million-year-old flying pterosaur with 6-inch beak unearthed by scientists

A new species of pterosaur -- a flying reptile that lived 100 million years ago -- has been discovered by scientists in Africa.

Fox News 4 Apr 2020 1:53 am

Hubble captures unique cannibal galaxy in amazing image

The Hubble Space Telescope captured a stunning image of galaxy that's hiding a secret.

Fox News 4 Apr 2020 1:09 am

There probably isnt as much fake news in the media as we think

An analysis of the media consumption habits of people in the US shows that fake news makes up a tiny fraction of what they watch or read every day

New Scientist 4 Apr 2020 12:30 am

10 largest meat-eating dinosaurs

Theres been an ongoing dispute over what was the worlds largest carnivorous dinosaur.

Fox News 4 Apr 2020 12:17 am

Google Reveals Location Data to Help the Coronavirus Response

The search giant is disclosing trends in visits to broad categories of places, as a tool for public health officials.

Wired 4 Apr 2020 12:12 am

The Biggest Coronavirus Myths, Busted

No, drinking water wont flush the virus out of your mouth. Heres how to inoculate yourself against bad Covid-19 information.

Wired 4 Apr 2020 12:02 am

Coronavirus could worsen the US childhood obesity crisis

Public health experts believe one impact of the school closures mandated by the coronavirus pandemic will be an increase in childhood obesity across the United States.

Fox News 3 Apr 2020 11:36 pm

Hidden footage from secret WWII code-breaking base discovered

Hidden wartime footage of a secret World War II code-breaking site in Southern England has been discovered.

Fox News 3 Apr 2020 11:12 pm

Removing the novel coronavirus from the water cycle

Researchers 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 nations should finance w

ScienceDaily 3 Apr 2020 10:53 pm

Wearing surgical masks in public could help slow COVID-19 pandemic's advance

Surgical masks may help prevent infected people from making others sick with seasonal viruses, including coronaviruses, according to new research. In laboratory experimen

ScienceDaily 3 Apr 2020 10:53 pm

People tune out facts and trust their guts in medical emergencies

A new study shows that people are more likely to base decisions on anecdotal information instead of facts when they feel anxious and vulnerable.

ScienceDaily 3 Apr 2020 10:42 pm

A twist connecting magnetism and electronic-band topology

Materials that combine topological electronic properties and quantum magnetism are of high current interest, for the quantum many-body physics that can unfold in them and

ScienceDaily 3 Apr 2020 10:42 pm

Watch over 50 New Scientist Live talks for free on YouTube

Add some science to your lockdown living routine, as we make more than 50 incredible talks from our flagship science festival New Scientist Live available for free on You

New Scientist 3 Apr 2020 10:29 pm

Treating COVID-19 in a patient with multiple myeloma

A case study of a patient in Wuhan, China, suggests that the immunosuppressant tocilizumab may be an effective COVID-19 treatment for very ill patients who also have mult

ScienceDaily 3 Apr 2020 10:19 pm

COVID-19 pandemic may exacerbate childhood obesity

Public health scientists predict that school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic will exacerbate the epidemic of childhood obesity in the United States. Researchers exp

ScienceDaily 3 Apr 2020 10:19 pm

Wild animals have taken over the streets in major cities because of the coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has left most of the world's major cities,including London, New York and others, empty.As humans hunker down, with shelter-in-place measures arou

Fox News 3 Apr 2020 10:18 pm

Birdsong and clear views: coronavirus lockdown clears Paris pollution

Parisians confined to their flats by a lockdown imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus can at least now open their windows and breathe in fresh air, listen to the bird

Reuters 3 Apr 2020 9:24 pm

New measurements reveal evidence of elusive particles in a newly-discovered superconductor

Researchers have used high-resolution microscopy tools to peer at the inner-workings of an unusual type of superconductor, uranium ditelluride (UTe2). Their measurements

ScienceDaily 3 Apr 2020 9:21 pm

An antibiotic masquerading as a natural compound in the Giant Madeiran Squill

A 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 study has shown that th

ScienceDaily 3 Apr 2020 9:21 pm

Changes to drylands with future climate change

While drylands around the world will expand at an accelerated rate because of future climate change, their average productivity will likely be reduced, according to a new

ScienceDaily 3 Apr 2020 9:21 pm

Coronavirus: Virological findings from patients treated in a Munich hospital

New research has detailed the clinical course and treatment of Germany's first group of COVID-19 patients. Criteria may now be developed to determine the earliest point a

ScienceDaily 3 Apr 2020 9:21 pm

A combined optical transmitter and receiver

Researchers have developed a tiny unit that is both an optical transmitter and a receiver.

ScienceDaily 3 Apr 2020 9:21 pm

Plant root hairs key to reducing soil erosion

The tiny hairs found on plant roots play a pivotal role in helping reduce soil erosion, a new study has found. The research provides compelling evidence that when root ha

ScienceDaily 3 Apr 2020 9:21 pm

Northern peatlands will lose some of their CO2 sink capacity under a warmer climate

A study sheds new light on the role of northern peatlands in regulating the regional climate. According to the researchers, peatlands will remain carbon sinks until the e

ScienceDaily 3 Apr 2020 9:21 pm

Tissue dynamics provide clues to human disease

Scientists have studied oscillating patterns of gene expression, coordinated across time and space within a tissue grown in vitro, to explore the molecular causes of a ra

ScienceDaily 3 Apr 2020 9:21 pm

Coronavirus will play out very differently in world's poorest nations

Cases of covid-19 have been slow to appear in developing economies, but now they are ramping up. Slums and refugee camps could be particularly vulnerable

New Scientist 3 Apr 2020 9:15 pm

Covid-19 Is Killing More Men Than WomenHere Are Some Theories

Scientists cant say for certain why the current pandemic is discriminating by sex, but it likely comes down to biology, lifestyle, and behavior.

Wired 3 Apr 2020 8:30 pm

Capturing 3D microstructures in real time

Researchers have invented a machine-learning based algorithm for quantitatively characterizing material microstructure in three dimensions and in real time. This algorith

ScienceDaily 3 Apr 2020 8:10 pm

Clues to COVID-19 coronavirus's vulnerability emerge from an antibody against SARS

An antibody recovered from a survivor of the SARS epidemic in the early 2000s has revealed a potential vulnerability of the new coronavirus at the root of COVID-19.

ScienceDaily 3 Apr 2020 8:09 pm

Do urban fish exhibit impaired sleep?

Melatonin controls the body clock -- high melatonin levels make us feel tired in the evening. However, the hormone also plays an important role in animals' biological rhy

ScienceDaily 3 Apr 2020 8:09 pm

To divide or not to divide? The mother cell may decide

Researchers have found that it's actually the mother cell that determines if its daughter cells will divide. The finding sheds new light on the cell cycle using modern im

ScienceDaily 3 Apr 2020 8:09 pm

Lucy had an ape-like brain

A new study led by paleoanthropologists reveals that Lucy's species Australopithecus afarensis had an ape-like brain. However, the protracted brain growth suggests that -

ScienceDaily 3 Apr 2020 6:50 pm

Scientists discover a new class of taste receptors

Evolution is a tinkerer, not an engineer. 'Evolution does not produce novelties from scratch. It works with what already exists,' wrote Nobel laureate Franois Jacob in 19

ScienceDaily 3 Apr 2020 5:58 pm