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In Today’s Science News, we learn about the improvement of AI learning by adding variability as it already exists in the neurons of our brain; a new wireless wearable that can be 3D-printed and is useful for gathering health data; the impact of the Australian wildfire on the natives bees; and lastly, a bonus article„Science News“ weiterlesen

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In today’s science news, we learn about the impact air quality has on office employee’s performance, the worsening vital signs of our planet and approaches to combat it, and finally how we benefit from a living fossil that lives in the waters of Michigan. Article Nr. 1: Office air quality may affect employees’ cognition, productivity„Science News“ weiterlesen

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In todays science news you find out more about the origins of Covid-19, how the Antarctic is doing and what the plans for plant-based food is. Covid-19: Findings from the WHO Report, More Research still Required Nt-Date: 30 March, 2021 (Nature article)Et-Date: 10 June, 2021 (Blog entry) Summary: In late January and early February a„Science News“ weiterlesen

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Covid-19 may be here to stay, according to an article from nature.How and why? These questions will be answered in this summary. Disclaimer: SARS-CoV-2 is technically still classified as a pandemic by scientists due to many people still being susceptible to it. If it were to become an endemic, the number of infections would become„Science News“ weiterlesen

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Effective approaches to reduce Covid-19 spreading and the consequences of decades of global nutrition transition which impacts both humanity as a whole and our planet in today’s science news. Article 1: Researchers examine which approaches are most effective at reducing COVID-19 spread Before you read, here’s an important aspect mentioned at the end of the„Science News“ weiterlesen

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News from the Science World Study on Social Isolation during Childhood on Mice Date: 04/09/2020SD-Date: 31/08/2020Source: The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of MedicineScienceDaily Summary: „Researchers have identified specific sub-populations of brain cells in the prefrontal cortex, a key part of the brain that regulates social behavior, that are required for normal sociability„Science News“ weiterlesen

Covid-19: Experimental vaccine safe, generates immune response

Date: July 14, 2020 (SD article)Date: July 19, 2020 (release of this article)Source: NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious DiseasesSummary of ScienceDaily: „An investigational vaccine, mRNA-1273, designed to protect against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), was generally well tolerated and prompted neutralizing antibody activity in healthy adults, according to interim results.“„Covid-19: Experimental vaccine safe, generates immune response“ weiterlesen

Humidity and Heat: A Potentially Fatal Combination

Date: 15 May, 2020 Date: (SD): 8 May, 2020 Source: Earth Institute at Columbia University Summary of ScienceDaily: „A new study has identified thousands of incidents of previously rare or unprecedented extreme heat/humidity combinations in parts of Asia, Africa, Australia, South America and North America, including in the U.S. Gulf Coast region.“ Method of Research„Humidity and Heat: A Potentially Fatal Combination“ weiterlesen

Covid-19 Targeted Cells May Have Been Identified

Date: April 22, 2020 (SD article) Date: April 27, 2020 (Release of this Article) Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Summary of ScienceDaily: „Researchers have identified specific types of cells that appear to be the targets of the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus that is causing the Covid-19 pandemic.“ Method of Research A team consisting of MIT, Ragon Institute„Covid-19 Targeted Cells May Have Been Identified“ weiterlesen

Volcanic Activity at the End of the Triassic Period

Study: For Nature Communications Source: McGill University Summary of ScienceDaily: „A new study finds volcanic activity played a direct role in triggering extreme climate change at the end of the Triassic period 201 million year ago, wiping out almost half of all existing species.„ Method of Research The international team of researchers, including McGill Professor„Volcanic Activity at the End of the Triassic Period“ weiterlesen