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Gender gap revealed in academic journal submissions during first COVID-19 wave

A study of 2,329 academic journals has found that, during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, fewer manuscripts were submitted by women than by men, and this gender gap was especially prominent in the medical field and for women in earlier stage.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgOct 20th, 2021

More Than a Third of World"s Population Have Never Used Internet, Says UN

Nearly 3 billion people -- or 37% of the world's population -- have never used the internet, according to the United Nations, despite the Covid-19 pandemic driving people online. From a report: The UN's International Telecommunication Union (ITU) est.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 57 min. ago

Elizabeth Holmes testifies she reached out to Rupert Murdoch to try to kill a damning Wall Street Journal story

When Elizabeth Holmes got wind that then-Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou was working on a damning expose that would publish in October 2015 about her blood testing startup Theranos, she went straight to the top in an effort to get the sto.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News1 hr. 57 min. ago

Battlefield 2042 Update #3 Patch Notes Revealed

Battlefield 2042 is getting it's biggest update yet tomorrow, with Update #3 coming in with over 300 fixes, check out the full patch notes here. The post Battlefield 2042 Update #3 Patch Notes Revealed appeared first on PlayStation Universe. EA.....»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated News2 hr. 56 min. ago

Antibodies mimicking the virus may explain long haul COVID-19, rare vaccine side effects, study suggests

A new article suggests that secondary antibodies known as 'anti-idiotype antibodies' could be responsible for some of the side effects of COVID-19 vaccines and the symptoms of long-haul COVID......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 56 min. ago

How Science Will Solve the Omicron Variant’s Mysteries

So far, panic about the mysterious new Covid variant has outpaced actual information. Here’s what scientists around the world are trying to uncover......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

COVID has had an impact on academics" well-being

The COVID pandemic has had a considerable impact on academics' work and well-being. They have had much less time to spend on their research. The Young Academy and the Dutch Network of Women Professors have conducted research into how the situation ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

Judge blocks Biden vaccine rule, citing “liberty interests of the unvaccinated”

Republican AGs win order blocking vaccine mandate for Medicare/Medicaid providers. Enlarge / President Joe Biden speaks about the authorization of the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11 on November 03, 2021 in Washington, DC. (cre.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 25 min. ago

WHO Says Omicron Has Been Found in 23 Countries Across the World

The World Health Organization said Wednesday that 23 countries across the world have reported cases of the highly mutated omicron Covid-19 variant. From a report: "At least 23 countries from five of six WHO regions have now reported cases of omicron.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 57 min. ago

Advertising in the pandemic: How companies used COVID as a marketing tool

At the start of the pandemic, consumers were bombarded with a new and hastily constructed form of advertising. In those "uncertain times," customers were promised, they could rely on their favorite brands for help......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 25 min. ago

Academic proposes radical new way to make cricket toss less decisive

Game theory expert Haris Aziz says cricket should introduce a new way of conducting the toss so there's less of an advantage gained just from calling heads or tails correctly......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 25 min. ago

"Digitally literate" Gen Z and Millennials" pandemic experience shaped by social media

Younger people's experience of the COVID-19 pandemic was shaped by their savvy use of social media platforms, navigating mis- and dis-information, subjective content loops, big-tech algorithms and emerging "splinter platforms," a new University of Me.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 25 min. ago

How the New Antiviral Pills Help Thwart COVID

A drug made by Merck and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics—which an FDA panel recently greenlit—and one made by Pfizer work in different ways, but both prevent the virus from replicating -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News11 hr. 56 min. ago

UN migration agency: COVID has "radically altered" mobility

The U.N. migration agency says the coronavirus pandemic has "radically altered" mobility around the world, projecting in a new report that the growth in the number of international migrants is likely to remain weaker as long as travel and other restr.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 57 min. ago

Report calls for animal welfare to be at heart of genome editing plans

A Newcastle University academic has contributed to a new report which says animal welfare must be at the heart of plans to approve new breeding technologies in farming and food production......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 57 min. ago

Womp, womp: Efficacy of Merck’s Thor-inspired COVID pill crumbles, vexing experts

FDA advisors voted 13-to-10 in favor of authorization given risks and modest benefits. Enlarge / A Merck sign stands in front of the company's building on October 2, 2013, in Summit, New Jersey. (credit: Getty | Kena Betancur).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Report indicates that English learners face severe inequities and substandard conditions in New Jersey schools

English learners in New Jersey public schools, already facing inadequate supports and a lack of attention, missed out on critical services during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report that a Rutgers faculty member helped edit......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Antihistamines can influence immunotherapy response by enhancing T cell activation

Researchers discovered that antihistamines are associated with improved responses to immunotherapy. Their work revealed a role for the histamine receptor in suppressing T cell activation to block anti-tumor immune responses......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Research sheds new light on effects of dietary restriction

New research in the tiny nematode worm, C. elegans, has revealed that muscle may be a protected tissue under conditions of dietary restriction......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Call Of Duty: Warzone’s New Pacific Map Caldera Has Finally Been Revealed In New Trailer

Call Of Duty: Warzone's new pacific map Caldera has been officially revealed by Activision, showcasing the new era about to begin for Warzone. The post Call Of Duty: Warzone’s New Pacific Map Caldera Has Finally Been Revealed In New Trailer app.....»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Child"s gender influences crime rates in young fathers and their peers

For the first time, researchers established that young fathers who have a firstborn son rather than a daughter are convicted of fewer crimes in subsequent years, and crucially that this reduction also leads to a drop in criminal convictions among pee.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021