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Chaos Walking Author Patrick Ness Set to Write a Lord of the Flies Adaptation

With Luca Guadagnino, director of Call Me By Your Name and Suspiria, attached as well. Read more...
Tags: Science, Warner Bros, William Golding, Patrick Ness, Luca Guadagnino, Lord Of The Flies, Chaos Walking


Coronavirus live news: New Zealand to ease lockdown as Trump denies he plans to fire health secretary

Boris Johnson back in Number 10; China reports no deaths; Egypt asks IMF for bailout loan. Follow the latest updatesFrance, Italy and Spain prepare to ease coronavirus lockdownsGlobal report: death toll passes 200,000Coronavirus latest: at a glanceAustralia coronavirus news – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.27am BST On Tuesday, New Zealand’s restaurants, cafes and takeaways will be back in business. Related: Fried chicken and bento: New Zealanders dream of takeaways as lockdown prep...
Tags: Science, Biology, China, Africa, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Egypt, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Microbiology


Westworld Reveals Dolores' True Plan and Much, Much More

You want answers? The penultimate episode of Westworld season three has them. Caleb’s mysterious past? Check. The full extent of Serac’s depravity? Check. The identities of Maeve’s new B-Squad? Check. The surprise betrayal, badass fight scenes, and disturbingly cool future tech were just bonuses.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Robots, Westworld, Aaron Paul, Jeffrey Wright, Ed Harris, Caleb, Thandie Newton, Evan Rachel Wood, Maeve, Westworld Recap


Watch the Trippy Music Video for The Midnight Gospel's Gorgeous Song 'Dreams Wash Away'

Pendleton Ward’s The Midnight Gospel is beguiling, strange, and atmospheric. It’s also got some killer music. Read more...
Tags: Science, Netflix, Pendleton Ward, Joe Wong, The Midnight Gospel


Coronavirus live news: Boris Johnson back in Number 10 as Trump denies he plans to fire health secretary

More US states to reopen; Italy to ease lockdown; Egypt asks IMF for bailout loan. Follow the latest updatesFrance, Italy and Spain prepare to ease coronavirus lockdownsGlobal report: death toll passes 200,000Coronavirus latest: at a glanceAustralia coronavirus news – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.13am BST Hello and welcome to today’s live global coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. Remember that you can get in touch with questions, comments, tips or news from where you live on Tw...
Tags: Science, Biology, Africa, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Egypt, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Microbiology


Spain's daily death toll drops below 300 as children allowed out for first time in weeks – as it happened

WHO clarifies ‘immunity passport’ advice; global deaths pass 200,000; Russia case tally passes 80,000; Sweden’s deputy prime-minster admits problems with strategy. This blog is now closed.Follow the latest global coronavirus blog here for live news and updatesTrump says briefings ‘not worth the effort’ after disinfectant debacle 12.15am BST We’ve launched a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest: Related: Coronavirus live news: Boris Johnson back in Number 10 as Trump deni...
Tags: Science, Sweden, China, Russia, Africa, Americas, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology


If the Ancient Romans Could Recycle, Then So Can You

A team of researchers at Pompeii recently discovered evidence that Romans were avid recyclers, according to a weekend Guardian report. It figures that the same society that brought us urban planning, indoor heating, and concrete was also ahead of its time with going green too.Read more...
Tags: Science, Rome, Recycle, Recycling, Archeology, Pompeii, Ancient Rome, Pompeii Eruption


Wuhan, the City Where the Coronavirus First Emerged, Reports Zero Hospitalized Patients

Chinese officials said on Sunday that Wuhan, the city that recorded the first cases of the coronavirus in December, has no hospitalized covid-19 patients. The news comes three months after the city, home to 11 million, was put on lockdown. Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, China, Wuhan, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Apparently Trump's Comments About Injecting Disinfectant Were 'Musings,' Not Sarcasm

President Donald Trump’s asinine remarks about injecting disinfectant that he later claimed to have “said sarcastically” were, in fact, serious (to no one’s surprise) but also just his personal “musings” about potential coronavirus treatments, according to White House coronavirus task force response coordinator Dr.…Read more...
Tags: Science, White House, Donald Trump, Trump, Lysol, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Disinfectants, Sure Jane


French Court Halts Amazon's Delivery of Non-Essential Products During Pandemic to Protect Workers

A French court has ruled that Amazon will only be allowed to deliver health items, food, pet food and electronics in France in order to protect the safety of its workers during the coronavirus pandemic. The company will be banned from delivering nonessential products for the time being. Read more...
Tags: Health, Amazon, Science, France, Coronavirus, Covid 19






The Latest Doctor Who Short Finds the Doctor in a Moment of Quiet Mercy

“She asked me if I knew what mercy was.” Read more...
Tags: Science, Doctor Who, Bbc, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Doctor Who Lockdown, Thirteenth Doctor, Tenth Doctor, The Family Of Blood


Sunday's Best Deals: Nintendo Labo, Wobble Cushions, Steel Ice Cubes, and More

A sale on Nintendo Labo sets, a huge tool and socket set, Dark Horse manga, wobble cushions, and more lead the pack for Sunday’s best deals.Read more...
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Brochs fresh: plan for new stone tower to shed light on Scottish history

Experiment aims to understand how iron-age brochs developed and what they signifiedStone upon stone, the towering embodiment of their builders’ wealth, status or hunger for defence, Scotland’s iron-age brochs have fascinated and confounded archeologists for centuries.The precise constitution of these architecturally complex roundhouses, and why they remain unique to Scotland, is the subject of ongoing research, but there is broad agreement that a broch is a drystone tower built between around 2,...
Tags: Science, Scotland, UK News, Archaeology, Brochs


Coronavirus live news: Spain's daily death toll drops below 300 as children allowed out for first time in weeks

Trump steps back from briefings; global deaths pass 200,000; Russia case tally passes 80,000; Sweden’s deputy prime-minster admits problems with strategy; Boris Johnson to return to work on MondayTrump says briefings ‘not worth the effort’ after disinfectant debacleGlobal report: death toll passes 200,000Coronavirus latest: at a glanceAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.00am BST Spanish health authorities have begun to outline plans to move towards “a new ...
Tags: Science, Sweden, China, Russia, Africa, Americas, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Afghanistan, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases


Germany's Covid-19 expert: 'For many, I'm the evil guy crippling the economy'

Germany’s leading coronavirus expert Christian Drosten on Merkel’s leadership, the UK repsonse and the ‘prevention paradox’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageChristian Drosten, who directs the Institute of Virology at the Charité Hospital in Berlin, was one of those who identified the Sars virus in 2003. As the head of the German public health institute’s reference lab on coronaviruses, he has become the government’s go-to expert on the related virus causing the current ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Epidemics, Merkel, Christian Drosten, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID, Drosten, Institute of Virology


Get High-Quality Features for a Low Price With Mu6's Bluetooth Headphones

Mu6 Space 1 Noise Cancelling Headphones | $118 | Amazon | Use code 2RN6UR69Read more...
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UK military to operate coronavirus mobile testing units for frontline workers

Armed forces will collect swabs from care homes, police stations and prisons across UKCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe British military is to begin operating mobile coronavirus testing units that will travel to care homes, police stations and prisons across the UK.The units will test essential workers and vulnerable people in areas where there is “significant” demand, the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) said. Continue reading...
Tags: UK, Science, UK News, Military, Infectious Diseases, British Army, Coronavirus outbreak, Department for Health and Social Care DHSC


Ask an astronomer: How do astronauts deal with isolation?

While she has not personally been to space, NASA astronaut Michelle Thaller has heard from friends and colleagues what it is like to truly be isolated. Coping mechanisms for these extreme cases can also benefit people here on Earth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Setting and maintaining a schedule can help you and your body return to a more normal state, as can finding familiar sensory inputs. For astronauts, that includes Earthly scents like citrus. Speaking personally and making a point about si...
Tags: Work, Death, Astronomy, Space, Science, Learning, Relationships, Nasa, Earth, Mindfulness, Mental Health, Brain, Innovation, Emotions, Mind, Senses


Coronavirus: Johnson faces lockdown dilemma as scientists warn over grim data

Prime minister returns to work on Monday to cabinet at odds over easing social distancingCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe number of new cases of Covid-19 being diagnosed is still much too high to allow any easing of the lockdown soon, leading scientists have warned, as the virus death toll in UK hospitals passed 20,000 on Saturday.The home secretary, Priti Patel, described the figure as a “terrible milestone” and a “deeply tragic and moving moment”. She said it sho...
Tags: Politics, UK, Science, UK News, World news, Infectious Diseases, Health policy, Johnson, Priti Patel, Coronavirus outbreak


To tackle this virus, local public health teams need to take back control

A massive increase in testing and tracing should be the next phase, but decades of cuts and reorganisations have whittled away the necessary regional expertiseCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePerhaps, the most surprising aspect of the British Covid-19 crisis is the extent to which the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish governments, and the English regions, have allowed strategy to be decided by Westminster.Health and social care are devolved, and this national epidemic...
Tags: Health, England, Science, Wales, Scotland, NHS, Westminster Health, Coronavirus outbreak


Visible light-photocatalytic water-splitting for hydrogenation of aryl chlorides

A visible light-photocatalytic water-splitting hydrogenation technology (WSHT) is proposed to in-situ generate active H-species for controllable hydrogenation of aryl chlorides instead of using flammable H2.
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New tool measures quality of life in people with dementia

University of Queensland researchers say a new tool to measure of the quality of life of people with dementia will result in better targeted care for those living with the condition.
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