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Ambition Has Always Been ‘Ladylike’

Nostalgic for the sexism unleashed in response to Hillary Clinton’s 2016 run? Welcome to the prolonged Democratic veepstakes.
Tags: News, Research, Hillary Clinton, Discrimination, Biden, HARRIS, Women and Girls, Joseph R Jr, Presidential Election of 2020, Vice Presidents and Vice Presidency (US, Kamala D


Amazon Satellites Add to Astronomers’ Worries About the Night Sky

The F.C.C. approved the company’s 3,236-satellite constellation, which aims to provide high-speed internet service around the world.
Tags: Amazon, News, Research, Corporate Social Responsibility, Pollution, Federal Communications Commission, Satellites, Computers and the Internet, Amazon.com Inc, Private Spaceflight, Space and Astronomy, Telescopes and Observatories


Should a Study on Pesticides Affect Our Use of Them?

Recent research, which found a link between pyrethroids and deaths from heart disease, highlights the limitations of epidemiological research.
Tags: News, Research, Pesticides, Heart, West Nile Virus, Hazardous and Toxic Substances, Medicine and Health, DDT (Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane


Frances Allen, Who Helped Hardware Understand Software, Dies at 88

One of the few women in the computer industry in its early days, she paved the way for the efficient, lightning-fast apps of today.
Tags: News, Research, Allen, International Business Machines Corporation, Computers and the Internet, Women and Girls, Deaths (Obituaries, Frances Allen, Frances E (1932-2020




A Star Went Supernova in 1987. Where Is It Now?

Astronomers might have found the ultradense remnant of an explosion that wracked a nearby galaxy.
Tags: News, Research, Hubble Space Telescope, Astrophysical Journal, Neutrinos, Space and Astronomy, Stars and Galaxies, Black Holes (Space, Your-feed-science


Why the Coronavirus is More Likely to ‘Superspread’ Than the Flu

Most people won’t spread the virus widely. The few who do are probably in the wrong place at the wrong time in their infection, new models suggest.
Tags: News, Research, Influenza, Your-feed-science, Your-feed-health, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, medRxiv, Disease Rates


The Art of Cold Emailing: Here is how to do it

You think cold emails do not work? That it will (for sure) lead to rejection? Read on this interesting perspective by Misbah. NextBigWhat’s #Threadmill brings you curated Twitter threads on product, life and growth. 1/a You have nothing to lose – What we fear doing the most is usually what we need to do. A person’s success in life can usually be measured by number of uncomfortable conversations he/she is willing to have. I got into this habit by attempting to contact people I admire. ...
Tags: Business, Research, Growth & Marketing, Thethreadmill, Misbah NextBigWhat, Threadmill


Researchers Find That Radar Can Be Used to Detect a Nail in a Tire Long Before It Goes Flat

Your car’s dashboard is a smorgasbord of information when it comes to the health and performance of your vehicle. But the one thing it can’t warn drivers about is when the tread on their tires has worn out. It’s a safety risk that researchers from Carnegie Mellon University are focusing on with a new real-time…Read more...
Tags: Science, Safety, Cars, Research, Automotive, Vehicles, Radar, Carnegie Mellon University, BRIDGESTONE, Osprey


The Coronavirus Is New, but Your Immune System Might Still Recognize It

Some people carry immune cells called T cells that can capitalize on the virus’s resemblance to other members of its family tree.
Tags: News, Research, Immune System, Vaccination and Immunization, Your-feed-science, Your-feed-health, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Are Modern Driving Assistance Features Unreliable? AAA Researchers Say Yes

The American Automobile Association (AAA) is recommending automakers limit the use of advanced driving aids after concluding they’re not really up to the challenge of providing reliable safety. Over the past two years, AAA has focused on testing crash prevention systems to see if they’re all manufacturers claim — deciding that while are useful in some […] The post Are Modern Driving Assistance Features Unreliable? AAA Researchers Say Yes appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Research, Studies, Autos, AAA, Reports, American Automobile Association, News Blog, American Automobile Association AAA, Automotive Safety, Sign of the Times, Automatic Emergency Braking, Studies & Reports, Lane Assist, Driving Assist, Advanced Driving Aids


Why Chimp Moms Flock to Caves on the Savanna

When forests and woodlands don’t provide a respite from the heat, these primates find cooling centers in their arid landscape.
Tags: News, Research, Senegal, Breastfeeding, Heatstroke, Conservation of Resources, Endangered and Extinct Species, Monkeys and Apes, Caves and Caverns, International Journal of Primatology, Your-feed-science, Your-feed-animals


Weird science shows unseemly way beetles escape after being eaten

A Japanese scientist shows that some beetles can wiggle out of frog's butts after being eaten.The research suggests the beetle can get out in as little as 7 minutes.Most of the beetles swallowed in the experiment survived with no complications after being excreted. In what is perhaps one of the weirdest experiments ever that comes from the category of "why did anyone need to know this?", scientists have proven that the Regimbartia attenuata beetle can climb out of a frog's butt after being e...
Tags: Japan, Biology, Research, Innovation, Insects, Experiment, Kobe University, Weird Science, Sugiura, Shinji Sugiura


Fast, Less Accurate Coronavirus Tests May Ease the U.S. Backlog, Experts Say

Experts are revising their views on the best methods to detect infections, setting aside long-held standards so that the spread of the virus can be more quickly tracked and contained.
Tags: News, Research, Food And Drug Administration, Shortages, Laboratories and Scientific Equipment, Tests (Medical, Quidel Corporation, Your-feed-healthcare, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns


Fast, Less Accurate Covid Tests May Ease the U.S. Backlog, Experts Say

Experts are revising their views on the best methods to detect infections, setting aside long-held standards so that the spread of the virus can be more quickly tracked and contained.
Tags: News, Research, Food And Drug Administration, Shortages, Laboratories and Scientific Equipment, Tests (Medical, Quidel Corporation, Your-feed-healthcare, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns


The Covid Drug Wars That Pitted Doctor vs. Doctor

How much freedom should front-line clinicians have in treating Covid-19 patients with unproven drugs? The question opened up a civil war in some hospitals.
Tags: News, New York City, Research, Clinical Trials, Lenox Hill Hospital, Drugs (Pharmaceuticals, Tests (Medical, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Hydroxychloroquine (Drug, Dexamethasone (Drug


Do You Want to Be a Vaccine Volunteer?

How do you sign up for a trial? Who is eligible? Will you be paid? Could an experimental shot protect you? Could you get sick? Who covers the costs if you do? Here’s what you need to know.
Tags: News, Research, Immune System, Placebos, Vaccination and Immunization, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Novavax's New Covid-19 Vaccine Studies Praised By Scientists

The company has received a $1.6 billion grant from the government’s Operation Warp Speed to have 100 million doses ready by early 2021.
Tags: News, Research, Immune System, Clinical Trials, Novavax, Novavax Inc, Vaccination and Immunization, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Public-Private Sector Cooperation


So You Want to Volunteer in a Coronavirus Vaccine Trial

How do you sign up? Will you get paid? Who will cover the costs if you get sick? Here’s a look at the basics.
Tags: News, Research, Immune System, Placebos, Vaccination and Immunization, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


As Trump Praises Plasma, Researchers Struggle to Finish Critical Studies

Thousands of Covid-19 patients have been treated with blood plasma outside of rigorous clinical trials — hampering research that would have shown whether the therapy worked.
Tags: News, Research, Hospitals, Epidemics, Food And Drug Administration, Columbia University, Johnson, Mayo Clinic, Elliott Bennett, Trump, Blood Donation, Clinical Trials, Guerrero, American Red Cross, Health and Human Services Department, Hahn


Does Blood Plasma Work for Covid-19 Patients? No One Knows.

Thousands of Covid-19 patients have been treated with blood plasma outside of rigorous clinical trials — hampering research that would have showed whether the therapy worked.
Tags: News, Research, Hospitals, Epidemics, Food And Drug Administration, Columbia University, Johnson, Mayo Clinic, Elliott Bennett, Trump, Blood Donation, Clinical Trials, Guerrero, American Red Cross, Health and Human Services Department, Hahn


Scientists Uncover Biological Signatures of the Worst Covid-19 Cases

Studies of patients with severe cases of Covid-19 show the immune system lacks its usual coordinated response.
Tags: News, Research, Immune System, Microbiology, Viruses, Science (Journal, Nature Medicine (Journal, Your-feed-science, Your-feed-health, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Dexamethasone (Drug


There Are Two Ways Out of a Frog. This Beetle Chose the Back Door.

A researcher fed beetles to frogs. The encounter did not end as expected.
Tags: News, Research, Frogs, Beetles, Animal Behavior, Amphibians, Digestive Tract, Current Biology (Journal, Your-feed-science, Your-feed-animals


A Coronavirus Vaccine Is Coming. Just Don’t Call It ‘Warp Speed.’

Scientists need to show us the data. And that’s exactly what they’re working on.
Tags: News, Research, Immune System, Vaccination and Immunization, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


The Romans Called it ‘Alexandrian Glass.’ Where Was It Really From?

Trace quantities of isotopes hint at the true origin of a kind of glass that was highly prized in the Roman Empire.
Tags: News, Research, Glass, Chemistry, Egypt, Glassware, Mediterranean Sea, Archaeology and Anthropology, Isotopes, Roman Civilization, Your-feed-science


Lizard Popsicles, Anyone?

The coolest reptiles on the planet occasionally freeze solid.
Tags: News, Research, Argentina, Lizards, Reptiles, Evolution (Biology, Patagonia (Argentina, Your-feed-science


Aboard the Diamond Princess, a Case Study in Aerosol Transmission

A computer model of the cruise-ship outbreak found that the virus spread most readily in microscopic droplets light enough to linger in the air.
Tags: Cruises, News, Masks, Research, Harvard University, Princess Cruises, Illinois Institute of Technology, Protective Clothing and Gear, Your-feed-science, Your-feed-health, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Disease Rates, Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns


‘Beyond Your Bubble’ author Tania Israel talks about connecting across political lines

How many friends and family have you stopped talking to? How many neighbors and co-workers now make you grit your teeth? Chances are, a few. Research suggests political polarization is at an all-time high, and personal relationships are bearing the brunt of our discord. But Tania Israel aims to convince us that it doesn’t have to be this way. A professor of counseling and psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara and Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Israel has fo...
Tags: Facebook, Books, News, Israel, Research, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Charlottesville, APA, Better Angels, Neo Nazis, Tania Israel


Yes, the Coronavirus Is in the Air

Transmission through aerosols matters — and probably a lot more than we’ve been able to prove yet.
Tags: Cruises, Japan, News, Air Conditioning, China, Masks, Research, World Health Organization, Princess Cruises, Influenza, Coughs, University of Nebraska, University of Hong Kong, Aerosols, Academic and Scientific Journals, Hangzhou (China


Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 Vaccine Protects Monkeys, Study Finds

It’s the second study in a week to report promising results in monkeys for a vaccine candidate. But the real test will come with human trials that are now underway.
Tags: News, Research, Johnson, Clinical Trials, Johnson & Johnson, Nature (Journal, Monkeys and Apes, Vaccination and Immunization, Moderna Inc, Your-feed-science, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, COVID