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The 16 best marketing courses you can take online, from free university classes to a Facebook certificate program

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Platforms like edX, Coursera, and LinkedIn Learning offer free or affordable online marketing courses and certificate programs.Crystal Cox/Insider Understanding marketing, social media, and SEO can help you move up in your career or business. Sites like edX, Coursera, and LinkedIn Learning offer free or affordable online marketing courses. Below, we outlined the...
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Bill Gates says 'COVID can be treated more like seasonal flu' after Omicron surge peaks

Billionaire Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates attends the World Leaders' Summit "Accelerating Clean Technology Innovation and Deployment" session on day three of COP26 on November 02, 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland. COP26 is the 2021 climate summit in Glasgow.Ian Forsyth/Getty Images Billionaire philantrophist Bill Gates sees a potential end to the COVID-19 pandemic. With cases spiking due to the highly transmissible Omicron variant, the pandemic may be transitioning to an endemic. After Omicron ...
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The tree of life and the table of the elements

Darwin’s tree of life and Mendeleev’s periodic table of the elements share a number of interesting parallels, the most meaningful of which lie in the central role that each plays in its respective domain. Darwin’s tree of life, incidentally the only diagram of which appears in his book The Origin of Species, is a sketch of the central idea that all animal species have a common descent, much like members of an extended family can be displayed on a genealogical tree. Mendeleev’s periodic table is ...
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Method for inactivation and direct RT-qPCR of SARS-CoV-2

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh have been exploring ways to optimize this process further, allowing RT-qPCR to work more efficiently by eliminating one of the key steps.
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NASA's Perseverance rover could find 'false fossils' on Mars, scientists warn

A rock core is visible inside the Perseverance rover's sample tube, on September 1, 2021.NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU NASA's Perseverance rover is searching for signs of ancient microbial life on Mars. NASA should watch out for deceptive "pseudofossils," scientists warn in a new paper. Some non-biological processes can make structures that look like fossils of microscopic organisms. When looking for signs of life on Mars, we need to look out for "false fossils" that may be abundant on the red...
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Computer scientists at University of Edinburgh contemplate courses without 'Alice' and 'Bob'

Academics advised to consider excluding certain terminology for the sake of inclusivity. A working group in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland has proposed a series of steps to "decolonize" the Informatics curriculum, which includes trying "to avoid using predominantly Western names such as Alice/Bob (as is common in the computer security literature)."…
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Computer scientists at University of Edinburgh contemplate courses without 'Alice' and 'Bob'

Academics advised to consider excluding certain terminology for the sake of inclusivity A working group in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland has proposed a series of steps to "decolonize" the Informatics curriculum, which includes trying "to avoid using predominantly Western names such as Alice/Bob (as is common in the computer security literature)."…
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Don't assume that a runny nose, headache, or sore throat is just a cold - get a COVID-19 test to avoid spreading the coronavirus, experts say

Luis Mostacero receives a Covid-19 test from testing technician Jamie Kunzer at Doctors Test Centers at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Thursday, May 20, 2021. Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service/Getty Images A runny nose, headache, or sore throat could be symptoms of either COVID-19 or a bad cold. Experts said it's tough to know the difference between the two from symptoms alone - so don't self-diagnose. If you have respiratory symptoms, stay at h...
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The 15 best online marketing courses and certificate programs in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Sites like edX, Coursera, and LinkedIn Learning offer free or affordable online marketing courses and certificate programs. Marco VDM/Getty Images Understanding marketing, social media, and SEO can help you move up in your career or business. Sites like edX, Coursera, and LinkedIn Learning offer free or affordable online marketing courses. Below, we outlined the best online marketing courses and certifi...
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Period changes after COVID-19 vaccines were reported 27,000 times in 9 months, but experts say you should still get a shot

A person is given a COVID-19 vaccine by UK NHS staff during the first day of the Cornwall Pride LGBTQ+ festival on August 27, 2021 in Newquay, England. Hugh Hastings/Getty Images The UK's medicines regulatory agency got 27,199 reports of menstrual-cycle changes after COVID-19 shots. An OB-GYN said pandemic-related stress could have caused some of these changes. People trying to get pregnant should get vaccinated or risk getting "seriously ill," another doctor said. See more stories on ...
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Covid live: Pfizer vaccine safe for children aged 5-11, company says; UK PM says boosters ‘priority’ over donations

Pfizer says their vaccine produces strong antibody responses in children aged 5 to 11; Boris Johnson defends extra jabs for vulnerable in UK Gordon Brown calls for urgent action to avert ‘vaccine waste disaster’Australian Olympic gold medallist Madi Wilson in hospital with CovidChris Rock says he has Covid-19 and urges doubters: ‘Get vaccinated’Slow but steady has seen the EU win out in the vaccine raceSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.50pm BST Vulnerable adults had less benefit from the Co...
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The 15 best free or affordable online computer science courses, including options from Harvard, MIT, and Stanford

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. iStock; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Coursera and edX offer online computer science classes from top universities and companies. Below, you can find 15 affordable or free online computer science courses. Some of them offer paid certificates of completion to add to your LinkedIn profile or resume. Whether you're interested in software development, web applications, machine learning, or Cloud c...
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What Does It Take to Build the World's Largest Computer Chip?

The New Yorker looks at Cerebras, a startup which has raised nearly half a billion dollars to build massive plate-sized chips targeted at AI applications — the largest computer chip in the world. In the end, said Cerebras's co-founder Andrew Feldman, the mega-chip design offers several advantages. Cores communicate faster when they're on the same chip: instead of being spread around a room, the computer's brain is now in a single skull. Big chips handle memory better, too. Typically, a small ch...
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27 fun classes you can take online, from a popular Yale course on happiness to a free dog psychology class

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. E-learning platforms like edX, Coursera, and MasterClass offer some of the most fun online classes. Alyssa Powell/Insider You can learn almost anything online through platforms like edX, Coursera, and One Day University. Below are some of the most fun and interesting online courses on the internet. Classes include watching movies like a film professor to learning how music shapes your brain. You can lea...
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Cristina Sandu's Playlist for Her Novel "The Union of Synchronized Swimmers"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Roxane Gay, and many others. Awarded the Toisinkoinen Literary Prize, Cristina Sandu's novel The Union of Synchronized Swimmers is both powerful and elegant in its spare prose. Yelena Moskovich wrote of the book: "With struct...
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Review of scientific evidence supports zoonotic origin for SARS-CoV-2 with zero biological evidence for laboratory leak scenario

Recently, an international team of biologists, led by professors from the University of Sydney and the University of Edinburgh, critically reviewed currently available scientific evidence that may throw some light on the origin of the virus that causes COVID-19.
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Coronavirus almost certainly came from an animal, not a lab leak, top scientists argue

By Maggie Fox | CNN The coronavirus pandemic almost certainly originated from an animal, probably at a wildlife market in China, and not from a laboratory leak, a group of virus experts said Wednesday. Theories about a lab leak are almost all based on coincidence, not hard evidence, the group of 20 top experts from the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand and elsewhere said. They had been following discussions — going all the way to the White House — about the possibility of a laboratory origin of th...
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23 fun classes you can take online, from a popular Yale course on happiness to a free dog psychology class

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Insider You can learn almost anything online through platforms like edX, Coursera, and One Day University. Below are some of the most interesting online courses on the internet. Classes include watching movies like a film professor to learning how music shapes your brain. You can learn virtually anything online - along with quick Wikipedia searches are even deeper and more captivating rabb...
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A former CIA officer opens up about his Havana Syndrome: 3 years of headaches, early retirement, and a fight for care

Marc Polymeropoulos, a retired CIA officer, believes he was attacked in Moscow in 2017. Marc Polumeropoulous; Sergey Alimov/Getty Images; Gary Hershorn/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Insider Victims of the mysterious Havana Syndrome have brain injuries without ever hitting their heads. More than 130 US personnel have reported symptoms following incidents in Cuba, China, Russia, and the US. A leading theory suggests microwave attacks may be the cause, but evidence is scant. See more stories on...
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Tighter regulation will boost cryptocurrencies by tackling 'unholy' activity, a finance law professor says

Regulators are paying close attention to the crypto world. Cesc Maymo/Getty Images Regulation will boost crypto by weeding out "unholy" criminal activity, a law professor has said. Emilios Avgouleas said tougher rules may be bad for crypto prices in the short run, however. China is among the states cracking down on bitcoin, while the US's SEC is taking a close interest. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Tighter regulation of cryptocurrencies will...
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Glasgow’s Euro 2020 fan zone prompts mixed feelings amid pandemic

Public health expert says policymakers between rock and hard place over allowing fans to congregate Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMany Scots are struggling to understand the logic of allowing thousands of football fans to congregate in Glasgow without mandatory Covid testing, according to one of the country’s leading public health experts, amid a growing row over inconsistencies in Scottish government restrictions.Linda Bauld, a professor of public health at the Uni...
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Bull in a cosmos shop: Edinburgh uni boffins strike Epyc deal with Atos for BullSequana supercomputer

Time running out for secrets of cosmos to remain hidden Boffins at the University of Edinburgh will soon be able to get their hands on a new high-powered supercomputer to help them "unlock the secrets of the universe" following a deal with European tech outfit Atos.…
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Bull in a cosmos shop: Edinburgh uni boffins strike deal with Atos for BullSequana supercomputer

Time running out for secrets of cosmos to remain hidden Boffins at the University of Edinburgh will soon be able to get their hands on a new high-powered supercomputer to help them "unlock the secrets of the universe" following a deal with European tech outfit Atos.…
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University of Edinburgh scientists successfully test drug which can kill cancer without damaging nearby healthy tissue

Researchers have successfully tested a “Trojan Horse” drug which can kill cancer and bacterial cells without damaging nearby healthy tissue.
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Cancer-killing ‘Trojan Horse’ drug successful in test

Scientists at the University of Edinburgh said the drug is the ‘ideal prey for harmful cells’.
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10 fascinating, free online courses you can take from the University of Edinburgh, including "How to Read a Novel"

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. University of Edinburgh; Insider The University of Edinburgh is ranked as one of the top schools in the world. Like many high-ranking schools, it offers many of its courses online for free. Here are 10 of its free classes, available through Coursera, edX, and FutureLearn. Considered one of the top global colleges, the University of Edinburgh is one of the oldest and most popular universities in the UK. ...
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Introduction to Philosophy: A Free Online Course from the University of Edinburgh

Created by the University of Edinburgh, the online course Introduction to Philosophy introduces students to “some of the main areas of research in contemporary philosophy. In each module, a different philosopher will talk [students] through some of the most important questions and issues in their area of expertise.” The course begins by asking “what philosophy is – what are its characteristic aims and methods, and how does it differ from other subjects?” Then the online course (offered o...
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Delaying a 2nd dose of Pfizer's vaccine by 9 weeks could boost antibodies to the virus, data suggests

Vera Leip, 88, receives a Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine at the John Knox Village Continuing Care Retirement Community on December 16, 2020 in Pompano Beach, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Delaying the second dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine could boost antibodies against coronavirus, a UK study suggests. The study tested a three-week gap between doses, as recommended by Pfizer, against a 12-week gap. The 12-week group produced three times as many antibodies. This doesn't nece...
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Galpin Motors’ longtime first lady Jane Boeckmann dies at 90

Jane Boeckmann, the first lady of Galpin Motors and matriarch of the Southern California auto-dealership family, has died at age 90, according to family members. Her life story — which included piloting planes and driving race cars, as well as myriad honors for both business and humanitarian endeavors — was surely worthy of a movie. She died April 28 of pancreatic cancer, according to her family. Working with her husband, Bert Boeckmann, she helped to turn Galpin Motors into one of the most prom...
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This map is alive with the beauty of lighthouse signals

Many of the world's 23,000 lighthouses feature a distinct combination of color, frequency, and range.These unique light signatures help ships verify their positions and safeguard maritime traffic.But they also translate into this map, visualizing the ingenuity and courage of lighthouse builders and keepers. Land and sea are both shaded dark, so it's a bit hard at first to make out that this collection of merrily blinking lights is actually a map. Once the coastal contours pop, though, all beco...
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