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Catch up on the Resident Evil Series on the Go With a Sale on the Switch Collections

Resident Evil Origins Collection | $31 | AmazonResident Evil Triple Pack | $44 | AmazonRead more...
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Scientists report flaws in WHO-backed study on 2-metre distancing

Mistakes mean findings should not be used as evidence for relaxing rule, say professorsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSenior scientists have reported flaws in an influential World Health Organization-commissioned study into the risks of coronavirus infection and say it should not be used as evidence for relaxing the UK’s 2-metre physical distancing rule.Critics of the distancing advice, which states that people should keep at least 2 metres apart, believe it is too c...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, Science, Biology, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Health policy, Who, World Health Organization, Coronavirus outbreak


This Is the Only Good Reason for a Pipeline to Go Viral

As we’ve said before, if we want to ensure we have a habitable climate on our planet in the future, we have to do something about fossil fuel infrastructure. This includes pipelines, which pose a risk to a risk to water, land, and human health. They also worsen climate change. Nonetheless, there is one good reason for…Read more...
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Coronavirus live news: Beijing enters 'extraordinary period' as it races to contain new Covid-19 outbreak

WHO warns UK not to lift lockdown; Iran deaths top 100 for first time in two months; cases worldwide near 7.9m. Follow the latest updatesWHO cautions against further lifting of lockdown in EnglandDemand for flu vaccine soars as countries plan for second Covid-19 waveRepublicans insist Trump Tulsa rally won’t spread coronavirus Beijing has entered an ‘extraordinary period’ says city spokespersonSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.29am BST The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Su...
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The Long Battle Over ‘Gone With the Wind’

The 1939 blockbuster once symbolized the ultimate in mass entertainment. But African-Americans have protested against it from the start, even if white America didn’t want to hear it.
Tags: Science, Movies, News, America, Black People, Mitchell, Books and Literature, Race and Ethnicity, Gone with the Wind (Movie, Margaret (1900-49, How to Argue With a Racist: History, Race and Reality (Book


This Digital Art Gallery Used to Be a Nazi Submarine Base

When it was built nearly eight decades ago, the Nazi submarine base in Bordeaux, France was meant to house 43 U-Boats, German submarines that wreaked havoc at sea during World War II. But there are no signs of submarines or war at the base today. Now, it is called Bassins de Lumières, and it is the world’s largest…Read more...
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Japanese Flip Phones, a Hidden Ancient Roman City, and Overrated Pastries: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

I hope everyone had a good week, except for my coworker Catie Keck who recently committed slander by calling macarons and oatmeal raisin cookies overrated. Fact: Those are fire and anyone who says otherwise is a cop. Read more...
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Germany's Coronavirus-Tracking App Set to Release This Week as Nation Reopens

Germany will soon roll out its coronavirus-tracking smartphone app, the country’s health minister, Jens Spahn, announced Sunday.Read more...
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Unleash your inner da Vinci with these art and science drawing lessons

Masterpieces like the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper followed countless hours of anatomical studies.Leonardo da Vinci was fascinated by the human form.The Complete Creative Art & Science of Drawing Bundle teaches you how to draw human bodies, heads, and more. Fans of the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper are captivated by Leonardo da Vinci's exceptional eye for human forms. Those masterpieces followed countless hours of anatomical studies. Da Vinci was fascinated by the human form, most famously exp...
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Looks like the Pixel 4a May Not Launch Until October

Given everything that’s been going on, it may be a while yet before we get our hands on Google’s next mid-range phone.Read more...
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The Newest Crossing Swords Trailer Introduces a Messy, Vulgar Fantasy World

Crossing Swords is a new comedy available on Hulu, and if you’re still on the fence about whether or not to check it out, this full trailer might provide some more insight. Read more...
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It's Hard to Believe That These Adorable Pangolins Could Be Connected to Coronavirus

Science is moving at record speed to try to contain and cure the novel coronavirus, which has already infected more than 7.8 million people worldwide. Despite the advances made towards a possible vaccine, there are still many questions that we do not have answers for. One of them goes back to the beginning: How did…Read more...
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Kenneth Branagh Had a Stressful Time Making the Original Thor

When Kenneth Branagh directed Thor and brought the most electrifying Avenger to the big screen, he changed the face of the modern Blockbuster. Not because Thor was that great or groundbreaking—it was pretty solid!—but because doing so provided the connective tissue that allowed the Marvel Cinematic Universe to…Read more...
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Scientists report flaws in WHO study on two-metre distancing

Mistakes mean findings should not be used as evidence for relaxing rule, say professorsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSenior scientists have reported flaws in an influential World Health Organization study into the risks of coronavirus infection and say it should not be used as evidence for relaxing the UK’s two-metre physical distancing rule.Critics of the distancing advice, which states that people should keep at least two metres apart, believe it is too cautious. ...
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Scientists report flaws in WHO-funded study on 2-metre distancing

Mistakes mean findings should not be used as evidence for relaxing rule, say professorsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSenior scientists have reported flaws in an influential World Health Organization-commissioned study into the risks of coronavirus infection and say it should not be used as evidence for relaxing the UK’s 2-metre physical distancing rule.Critics of the distancing advice, which states that people should keep at least 2 metres apart, believe it is too c...
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Control Your Devices Easily With This $14 Compact Keyboard and Touchpad

Mini Wireless Touchpad with Keyboard | $14 | Amazon | Use code CNPKEKMDRead more...
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Lords seek to allow gene-editing in UK 'to produce healthy, hardier crops'

Changes could introduce gluten-free wheat and disease-resistant fruit and vegetables, say peersPeers are preparing plans to legalise the gene-editing of crops in England, a move that scientists say would offer the nation a chance to develop and grow hardier, more nutritious varieties. The legislation would also open the door to gene-editing of animals. Continue reading...
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The Lancet’s editor: ‘The UK's response to coronavirus is the greatest science policy failure for a generation’

Richard Horton does not hold back in his criticism of the UK’s response to the pandemic and the medical establishment’s part in backing fatal government decisionsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThere is a school of thought that says now is not the time to criticise the government and its scientific advisers about the way they have handled the Covid-19 pandemic. Wait until all the facts are known and the crisis has subsided, goes this thinking, and then we can analyse ...
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Advanced MRI scans may improve treatment of tremor, Parkinson's disease

Recently developed MRI techniques used to more precisely target a small area in the brain linked to Parkinson's disease and essential tremor may lead to better outcomes without surgery and with less risk of negative effects, a new study led by UT Southwestern researchers suggests.
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A clique away from more efficient networks

An old branch of mathematics finds a fertile new field of application.
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Maternal depression: seeking help sooner is better for mums and kids

The children of mothers with long-term depression have been found to be at higher risk of behavioural problems and poor development.
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Circular reasoning: Spiraling circuits for more efficient AI

Scientists at the Institute of Industrial Science at The University of Tokyo built new specialized computer hardware that can perform AI tasks more efficiently based on a spiraling 3D architecture. This work may help with the development of energy efficient smart devices.
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Summer observation campaigns to study pollution in the Asian tropopause layer

Scientists find the aerosols in the boundary layer are mostly pollution out of human activities, and the aerosols in the upper troposphere may also contain natural aerosols, like mineral dust and volcanic sulfate aerosols,
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A salt solution toward better bioelectronics

A water-stable dopant enhances and stabilizes the performance of electron-transporting organic electrochemical transistors.
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