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Scientists discover how to turn toxic sewer gas into hydrogen fuel

Researchers have found a way to convert foul-smelling, dangerous sewer gas into useful hydrogen fuel.
Tags: Science, News, Trends, Sustainability, Hydrogen Fuel, Chemical Looping


Is reality real? These neuroscientists don’t think so.

Is there an external reality? Is reality objective? Is the information your senses are feeding you an accurate depiction of reality? Most neuroscientists and scientific leaders believe that we can only comprehend a sliver of what is true reality. Although we assume our senses are telling us the truth, they're actually fabricated to us. Considering senses are unique from person to person, and through our unique senses we can only intemperate a fraction of what is real, there is no all-encompassin...
Tags: Psychology, Science, Identity, Time, Society, Data, Brain, Innovation, Population, Philosophy, Senses, Evolutionary Psychology, Cognitive Science, Human body, Objective Reality


A major healthcare provider is suspending 'almost all surgeries' because nurses are swamped with treating unvaxxed people with COVID

Healthcare workers are seen inside the COVID Intensive Care Unit in North Oaks Hospital in Hammond, Louisiana, on August 13, 2021. Emily Kask/AFP/Getty Images Intermountain Healthcare announced it would postpone "almost all surgeries" across several hospitals due to rising COVID-19 cases. The suspensions will occur for "several weeks" across 13 out of 24 hospitals within the system. "Our teams are overwhelmed and we're running out of staffed beds for patients," a press release from Int...
Tags: Health, Utah, Science, News, US, Trends, Cbs, Harrison, KUTV, Intermountain Healthcare, Emily Kask, Intermountain, Hammond Louisiana, Marc Harrison, Coronavirus, Yelena Dzhanova


A major healthcare provider is suspending 'almost all surgeries' because nurses are swamped while treating unvaxxed people with COVID

Healthcare workers are seen inside the COVID Intensive Care Unit in North Oaks Hospital in Hammond, Louisiana, on August 13, 2021. Emily Kask/AFP/Getty Images Intermountain Healthcare announced it would postpone "almost all surgeries" across several hospitals due to rising COVID-19 cases. The suspensions will occur for "several weeks" across 13 out of 24 hospitals within the system. "Our teams are overwhelmed and we're running out of staffed beds for patients," a press release from Int...
Tags: Health, Utah, Science, News, US, Trends, Cbs, Harrison, KUTV, Intermountain Healthcare, Emily Kask, Intermountain, Hammond Louisiana, Marc Harrison, Coronavirus, Yelena Dzhanova


Algebra: the maths working to solve the UK’s supply chain crisis

The calculations behind filling supermarket shelves are dizzyingly complex – but it all starts with the x and y you know from schoolNando’s put it succinctly on its Twitter feed last month: “The UK supply chain is having a bit of a mare right now.” Getting things on to supermarket shelves, through your letterbox or into a restaurant kitchen has certainly become problematic of late. It’s hard to know exactly where to pin the blame, though Covid and Brexit have surely played a part. What we can do...
Tags: Business, UK, Science, Mathematics, Brexit, Supply Chain Crisis


Amazing photos show a family of wild boars organizing a cage breakout of 2 piglets, demonstrating high levels of intelligence and empathy

A female boar helped two piglets escape from a trap. Michaela Másílková/Czech University of Life Sciences Prague A wild boar can be seen freeing two piglets from a trap in images captured by researchers. The female boar can be seen strategically targeting wooden logs that blocked the doors of the trap. Scientists say it's the first recorded instance of rescue behavior in wild boars. See more stories on Insider's business page. A wild boar carried out a daring mission to free two pi...
Tags: Science, Rescue, Trends, UK News, Wild Boars, UK Weekend, Alia Shoaib, Czech University of Life Sciences, Voděradské Bučiny National Nature Reserve


UK vaccine volunteers to help prepare for next virus at new Pandemic Institute

The Liverpool site will work with other international centres to research the threat of emerging disruptive diseasesA new scientific institute which aims to prevent future pandemics may have been able to save thousands of lives by accelerating vaccine development had it existed before December 2019, its researchers believe.Liverpool’s new Pandemic Institute will include a new human challenge facility, where volunteers will test new vaccines and treatments under controlled conditions. Continue re...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Society, UK News, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Liverpool, Microbiology, Epidemics, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus, Pandemic Institute


Kathryn Paige Harden: ‘Studies have found genetic variants that correlate with going further in school’

The behaviour geneticist explains how biology could have an influence on academic attainment – and why she takes an anti-eugenics approachKathryn Paige Harden argues how far we go in formal education – and the huge knock-on effects that has on our income, employment and health – is in part down to our genes. Harden is a professor of psychology at the University of Texas at Austin, where she leads a lab using genetic methods to study the roots of social inequality. Her provocative new book is The...
Tags: Psychology, Science, Education, Biology, Genetics, University of Texas at Austin, Kathryn Paige Harden, Paige Harden



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