Science


 

With Zuck's Blessing, Facebook Quietly Stymied Traffic to Left-Leaning News Outlets: Report

When Facebook tweaked its newsfeed algorithm in 2017 to reduce the visibility of political news, the company’s engineers intentionally designed the system to disproportionately impact left-leaning outlets, effectively choking off their traffic in the process.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Zuck


Regretting That Tesla You Just Bought? Well, You Might Be Stuck With It Now

For years, Tesla, as well as its eccentric founder and CEO Elon Musk, proudly proclaimed to recent customers that if they were unhappy with the vehicle they had just purchased, they could simply return it. The catch? Hardly anything. It just had to be done within seven calendar days. Read more...
Tags: Elon Musk, Science, Cars, Tesla, Return Policy


This Featurette Digs Deep Into Hulu's Marvel Series Helstrom

An unexpected boon, Helstrom is a standalone Marvel series from Hulu. If you’re curious about how it was made, this featurette has the answers. Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Hulu, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Helstrom, Sydney Lemmon, Tom Austen


Coronavirus live news: world sees record 400,000 new cases in a single day; Australian state of Victoria set to ease restrictions

Case numbers grow in Europe as, Belgium and Austria’s foreign ministers test positive, and Angela Merkel asks Germans to stay home. In Australia, Daniel Andrews is expected to announce some easing of restrictions in VictoriaWales circuit breaker ‘to begin on 23 October’ Police disperse drinkers protesting against tier 2 rules in LondonGreater Manchester standoff ‘could lead to overwhelmed hospitals’Covid cases and deaths: coronavirus UK mapCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus cove...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Science, Australia, Angela Merkel, Conservative, UK News, World news, Australia news, Austria, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Labour, Liverpool, Manchester


NHS Covid-19 App Confused the Hell Out of Users With BS Alerts About Their Area's Risk Level

Users of the state coronavirus app in England and Wales were alarmed to see their area’s risk level fluctuate out of nowhere on Friday in what turned out to be a technical glitch, the Guardian reports. As if anyone needed more stress this year. Read more...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Wales, Britain, Great Britain, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Contact Tracing, NHS COVID


Email re: BOGUS PCR tests – I think there is much merit in such claims. Will Dr Trevor Douglas and CSIRO speak up?

I’ve discussed this here: https://www.sabhlokcity.com/2020/10/studies-regarding-the-unreliability-of-pcr-tests/ EXTRACT FROM EMAIL RECEIVED I have been critical of the covid “pandemic” narrative since March. I have been studying among other things the RT_PCR test allegedly the “Gold standard” for diagnosis . After some months of study i have found a South Australian blood Microscopist Dr Trevor Douglas. He was […]
Tags: Travel, Science, Current Affairs, CSIRO, Trevor Douglas, Trevor Douglas He


More Than 1,000 CDC Officials Ask: Why Bench the CDC During a Pandemic?

In an open letter published this week, 1,044 former and current officers of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Epidemic Intelligence Service, a renowned fellowship program that focuses on research and emergency response, expressed concern over the diminished role of the public health agency during the…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Cdc, Donald Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19


The Original Iron Man Suit Prop Had One Big Problem

Robert Downey, Jr. helped turn Iron Man from a Marvel hero who was fairly recognizable to an iconic hero and a big Hollywood draw. And he did it all without being able to see. Read more...
Tags: Hollywood, Science, Robert Downey Jr, Marvel, David Letterman, Iron Man, Avengers, Vfx, Marvel Studios


The Baby-Sitters Club Actress Xochitl Gomez Joins Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Eventually, there will be a second Doctor Strange movie. And now we know a bit more about who’s going to be in it. Read more...
Tags: Science, Benedict Cumberbatch, Marvel, Disney, Doctor Strange, Marvel Studios, Baby Sitters Club, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Xochitl Gomez


Coronavirus live news: world sees record 400,000 new cases in a single day; Italy's PM to announce new measures

Belgium and Austria’s foreign ministers test positive; UK adviser supports short ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown; Angela Merkel asks Germans to stay homeWales circuit breaker ‘to begin on 23 October’ Police disperse drinkers protesting against tier 2 rules in LondonGreater Manchester standoff ‘could lead to overwhelmed hospitals’Covid cases and deaths: coronavirus UK mapCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.24pm BST The governor of Italy’s southern Campania region has bla...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Angela Merkel, UK News, World news, Australia news, Austria, Infectious Diseases, Liverpool, Italy, Belgium, Associated Press, Naples, Campania, Coronavirus




Here Are 10 of the Best Climate Change Podcasts Out Right Now

Podcasting seems to be everywhere these days, so of course, there’s no surprise that there are quite a few shows that deal with the big, important topic on everyone’s minds: climate change. Honestly, it’s kind of hard not to think about it when the planet is burning, the hurricanes are washing away homes, people are…Read more...
Tags: Science, Podcasts, Oil And Gas, Recommendations, Hurricanes, Solutions, Climate Denial


Digital 'health passport' trials under way to aid reopening of borders

CommonPass aims to create common standard proving a traveller is Covid-free or vaccinatedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA new digital “health passport” is to be piloted by a small number of passengers flying from the UK to the US for the first time next week under plans for a global framework for Covid-safe air travel.The CommonPass system, backed by the World Economic Forum (WEF), is designed to create a common international standard for passengers to demonstrate th...
Tags: Health, Business, UK, Science, US, UK News, World news, US news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Air transport, Heathrow, Airline Industry, Vaccines and immunisation, World Economic Forum WEF, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: UK records 16,171 new cases; Italy's PM to announce new measures

Belgium and Austria’s foreign ministers test positive; UK adviser supports short ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown; Angela Merkel asks Germans to stay homePolice disperse drinkers protesting against tier 2 rules in LondonGreater Manchester standoff ‘could lead to overwhelmed hospitals’Covid cases and deaths: coronavirus UK mapCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.24pm BST Here some more detail on a two-week circuit-breaker lockdown in Wales, which is expected to come into e...
Tags: UK, Science, Wales, Scotland, Angela Merkel, UK News, World news, Australia news, Austria, Infectious Diseases, Liverpool, Italy, Belgium, Coronavirus, LondonGreater Manchester, Confederation of Passenger Transport John Pocket


Curing the incurable: teaching an old drug new tricks to fight ovarian cancer

The winning essay in the Max Perutz science writing award 2020 was written by Sarah Taylor from the MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine at the University of Edinburgh In May, PhD students who are funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) were invited to enter the Max Perutz science writing award 2020 and to tell the general public “why your research matters”. From the many entries received, the 10 that made the shortlist covered diverse topics, including motor neurone disease, se...
Tags: Science, Medical Research, Cancer Research, Sarah Taylor, University of Edinburgh, Science Museum, Medical Research Council MRC, Samira Ahmed, Ian Tucker, MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, Max Perutz, Roger Highfield Prof Fiona Watt, MRC Bristol University, Andy Ridgeway


George Lucas Also Would've Killed Luke Skywalker in Star Wars Episode 8

Thanks to a new book written by Lucasfilm Star Wars fact extraordinaire Pablo Hidalgo, we have a lot of interesting new information about the galaxy far, far away. And it turns out George Lucas’s original plans for a sequel trilogy bore some interesting resemblances to what actually happened. Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Mark Hamill, Rian Johnson, Luke Skywalker, Pablo Hidalgo, Star Wars The Last Jedi


Yellowstone's Old Faithful geyser went quiet 800 years ago. New research suggests it could happen again within the next century.

Visitors wearing masks leave after an eruption of the Old Faithful geyser in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, May 18, 2020. National Park Service/Jacob W. Frank/Handout via Reuters Old Faithful geyser in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park erupts regularly every 90 minutes or so. A new study found that its eruption frequency has changed over time, and stopped completely for a few decades 800 years ago. The pause came during a period of global warming that resulted in long droughts in Ye...
Tags: Science, News, Environment, Trends, Wyoming, Volcanoes, Greenland, Usgs, Northern England, Yellowstone, Yellowstone National Park, Timepiece, Montana State University, Jim Urquhart, Eternity, Old Faithful


I Hung Out With 20 ‘Eco-Goats’ and It Was a Blaaaaast

It will likely come as no shock to you that I’m having a pretty unhappy time right now. I know I’ve got it pretty good, all things considered. But what with the global covid-19 pandemic and economic decline, the onslaught of election news, the ever-worsening existential threat of climate change, and also, uh, life…Read more...
Tags: Outdoors, Science, Animals, Goats, Parks, The Men Who Stare At Goats


Coronavirus live news: Liverpool mayor's brother dies; Iran deaths exceed 30,000

UK adviser suggests short ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown; Angela Merkel asks Germans to stay home; Poland and Malaysia report record rise in casesPolice disperse drinkers protesting against tier 2 rules in LondonGreater Manchester standoff ‘could lead to overwhelmed hospitals’Covid cases and deaths: coronavirus UK mapCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.15pm BST The Democratic Republic of Congo’s latest Ebola epidemic is now under control, a leading scientist has said a...
Tags: UK, Science, Angela Merkel, UK News, World news, Australia news, Iran, Austria, Infectious Diseases, Malaysia, Liverpool, Poland, Democratic Republic Of Congo, Coronavirus, LondonGreater Manchester, Czech Republic Poland Ukraine


NASA’s Next Moonsuit Is Going to Be Damned Impressive

NASA is preparing to send a woman and a man to the Moon in 2024, in what will be the first mission to the lunar surface in 52 years. The new spacesuit being designed for the mission is sleek and ultra high-tech, with a swath of features not possible during the Apollo era. Here’s what you need to know about the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Nasa, Artemis, Spacesuits, Xemu, Artemis Missions, Artemis Spacesuits


Get the Reolink Security Camera System Made For Your Home and Budget For Up to 40% Off Today

Reolink Outdoor Security Camera, Solar Panel | $70 | Amazon Gold BoxRead more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Amazon deals, Amazon Gold, Reolink Outdoor Security Camera Solar Panel


23% of Americans think the coronavirus was created in a Chinese lab, a survey suggests. Here's why that conspiracy theory is bogus.

A laboratory physician at the Chinese Centers for Disease control and Prevention prepares to test a coronavirus specimen in Chongqing, May 3, 2020. Costfoto/Barcroft Media via Getty Images Researchers surveyed people in five countries to assess which coronavirus-related conspiracy theories have taken root. The most popular theory suggests the virus was "bioengineered in a laboratory in Wuhan." Between 22% and 23% of Americans and Britons viewed that as "reliable." The study found that peop...
Tags: UK, Science, News, Mexico, China, US, Trends, Spain, Ireland, Fox News, University of Cambridge, Wuhan, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Chongqing, Ankara Turkey


Take in a Breath of Fresh Air With 30% Off a Kuppet Air Purifier

Kuppet Air Purifier | $123 | Amazon | Clip couponRead more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Amazon deals


Coronavirus live news: UK government adviser supports 'circuit breaker' lockdown; Iran deaths exceed 30,000

Angela Merkel asks Germans to stay home; Poland and Malaysia report record rise in cases; Austrian foreign minister tests positivePolice disperse drinkers protesting against tier 2 rules in LondonGreater Manchester standoff ‘could lead to overwhelmed hospitals’Covid cases and deaths: coronavirus UK mapCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.16pm BST The Dutch royal couple were back in the Netherlands on Saturday after abandoning their holiday to Greece because of an u...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Greece, Angela Merkel, World news, Australia news, Iran, Infectious Diseases, Malaysia, NHS, Netherlands, Poland, Willem Alexander, Queen Maxima, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: UK government adviser supports 'circuit breaker' lockdown; Angela Merkel urges Germans to stay home

Austrian foreign minister tests positive; Russia records nearly 15,000 new cases; UK police arrest protesters in Soho, LondonCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 10.02am BST Chancellor Angela Merkel today urged Germans to curb social contacts and keep travel to a minimum, making a personal appeal after the federal and state governments struggled to agree on ways to contain a second wave of coronavirus infection.“We have to do everything to prevent the virus from sprea...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Angela Merkel, Russia, World news, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Merkel, Lancashire, Soho, Coronavirus


Covid reinfections 'to be expected' as virus spreads, say government scientists

Reports suggest timeframe between recovery and reinfection ‘relatively short’ for those who contracted virus twice Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGovernment science advisers have warned that reinfections with Covid-19 are “to be expected” as the virus spreads, based on what is known about people’s immunity to other coronaviruses that cause the common cold.Researchers on the Covid-19 Genomics UK Consortium said it was unclear at what point people who had recovered fro...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, Society, UK News, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Coronavirus, COVID, Genomics UK Consortium


Coronavirus live news: Austrian foreign minister tests positive; Victoria reports just one new case

Alexander Schallenberg might have caught it at EU meeting; calls to ease restrictions in Australian state of Victoria; UK accuses Russia of trying to disrupt vaccine researchCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.34am BST In Soho, central London, police were forced to disperse groups of drinkers gathering in the streets ahead of new restrictions, which came in at midnight, to curb the spread of coronavirus in the capital of England.The new measures mean that people fr...
Tags: UK, England, Science, London, White House, Russia, US, Eu, World news, Australia news, Ap, Infectious Diseases, Tennessee, Associated Press, Victoria, Soho


This Puppy Photo Booth Lets Good Boys Take Selfies For Treats

Simone Giertz, the self-proclaimed Queen of Shitty Robots, has used her time in quarantine wisely to create the kind of serotonin injection we could all use right about now: a paw-operated (pawperated?) photo booth for her dog.Read more...
Tags: Dog, Science, Selfies, Dogs, Selfie, Lego, Robotics, Simone Giertz, Dawwwww


Echo from the past makes rice paddies a good home for wetland plants

Tokyo, Japan - Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University studied the biodiversity of wetland plants over time in rice paddies in the Tone River basin, Japan. They found that paddies which were more likely to have been wetland before agricultural use retained more wetland plant species. On the other hand, land consolidation and agricultural abandonment were both found to negatively impact biodiversity. Their findings may one day inform conservation efforts and promote sustainable agriculture...
Tags: Japan, Science, Tokyo, Tone River


Oncotarget: Induction of phenotypic changes in HER2-postive breast cancer cells

The cover for issue 30 of Oncotarget features Figure 4, "RNAseq results demonstrating differences between normal, cancer, and redirected cells," by Frank-Kamenetskii, et al. which reported that the influence of breast cancer cells on normal cells of the microenvironment, such as fibroblasts and macrophages, has been heavily studied but the influence of normal epithelial cells on breast cancer cells has not.
Tags: Science, Frank Kamenetskii



Filters
show more filters
September - 2020
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    
October - 2020
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
November - 2020
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30