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Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine highly effective against serious illness: study

Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine highly effective against serious illness: study.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailSep 24th, 2021

Female mountain lion is 99th to be tracked in Santa Monica Mountains study

The National Park Service has captured its 99th mountain lion for an ongoing study of the community of big cats living in the Santa Monica Mountains......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 min. ago

First large-scale census of coral heat tolerance published

In a first-of-its-kind study, Florida's  critically endangered staghorn corals were surveyed to discover which ones can better withstand future heatwaves in the ocean. Insights from the study, led by scientists at Shedd Aquarium and the University o.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 min. ago

What drove the invention of military technologies?

Peter Turchin from the Complexity Science Hub Vienna (CSH) and an interdisciplinary team of colleagues set out to test competing theories about what drove the evolution of war machines throughout world history. Their study, published today in the jou.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 min. ago

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:  physorgRelated News14 min. ago

Could search engines be fostering some Dunning-Kruger?

Study shows that we think Internet searches are a sign we know more than we do. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Aurich Lawson) Many of us make jokes about how we've outsourced part of our brain to electronic devices. But based.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News1 hr. 14 min. ago

The Smartest Way to Use Rapid At-Home COVID Tests

The self-administered tests are sold over the counter, holding out the promise of safer gatherings. But interpreting results requires savvy -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Assessing COVID Risk and More with Air Quality Monitors

The consumer devices track pollutants as well as CO2—a proxy for potentially virus-laden human breath -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Who Needs a COVID Booster Shot? Experts Answer Common Questions

Now that the FDA has authorized the shots for a broad range of Americans, many people want to know if they need a booster dose. Here’s what we have learned so far -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Cigarette Smoke Kills Eye Cells

A new study reveals how tobacco from traditional or noncombusted cigarettes kills corneal cells -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Will Giving COVID Booster Shots Make It Harder to Vaccinate the Rest of the World?

Wealthy countries have bought up most of the available vaccine doses for booster shots but still have far more than they need -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Another Global Pandemic Is Spreading—Among Pigs

African swine fever killed half the pigs in China. There is no vaccine and no treatment. Now it’s in the Caribbean and on the doorstep of the US......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

The Malaria Vaccine Is a Big Deal, but Not a Silver Bullet

RTS,S proves that shots can work against parasites. But to eradicate this disease, scientists say we need more than just one tool......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

More Covid Vaccine Boosters Are Coming. Who Should Get Them?

Federal advisers meet again this week to discuss third shots, but it’s still not clear what the best timing is—or what the US owes the world......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

How plasma technology can safely clean disposable PPE for reuse

A new study from the University of Southampton has demonstrated a new method to safely clean and reuse facemask respirators with advanced low-temperature plasma technology. The discovery could help future pandemic responses by providing contingency o.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

The disappearance of women researchers in times of pandemic

When an article is published in a scientific journal, three authorship positions indicate who the study's principal researchers are: first author, last author and corresponding author. These positions are used for decision-making, particularly in the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Humans did not cause woolly mammoths to go extinct—climate change did: study

For five million years, woolly mammoths roamed the earth until they vanished for good nearly 4,000 years ago—and scientists have finally proved why......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Origin of domestic horses finally established

Horses were first domesticated in the Pontic-Caspian steppes, northern Caucasus, before conquering the rest of Eurasia within a few centuries. These are the results of a study led by paleogeneticist Ludovic Orlando, CNRS, who headed an international.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Study reveals patterns of fern communities turnover during the late triassic mass extinction

The end-Triassic mass extinction (ETME), one of the five most severe extinction events in Earth history, caused the disappearance of ~80 percent of all species......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News6 hr. 14 min. ago

What COVID-19 travel bans have done to conservation tourism in Africa

It's been over 20 months since the World Health Organization announced COVID-19 as a global health emergency and pandemic. It's estimated that the resulting reductions in travel in 2020 alone wiped US$4.5 trillion from the global tourism economy and.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News6 hr. 14 min. ago

Study: The benefits of automation and AI are mixed regarding worker well-being

Employers who prioritize employee health and well-being enjoy a competitive advantage in retaining and hiring employees during what many are calling "The Great Resignation." Those investing in automation and artificial intelligence (AI) are seeing pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News6 hr. 14 min. ago