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Coronavirus: UK measures 'making a difference'

Health News BBC - 43 min 6 sec ago
People are heeding the advice to stay home to keep pressure off the NHS - and it's working, says adviser.

Philip W. Anderson, Nobel Laureate in Physics, Is Dead at 96

Google Science Feeds - 58 min 19 sec ago
Philip W. Anderson, an American physicist whose explorations of electronic behavior in solid materials like glass, crystals and alloys led to a Nobel Prize and deepened science's understanding of magnetism, superconductivity and the structure of matter, died ...

Kaley Cuoco mourns the loss of her rescue dwarf pony: 'She no longer has to live in pain'

Google Science Feeds - 1 hour 9 min ago
Kaley Cuoco said goodbye to one of her dwarf pony rescues on Sunday evening. Advertisement. The 34-year-old took to social media to share the sad news while educating her followers on why dwarf ponies should not be bred. 'After a very short time ...

Tree rings could pin down Thera volcano eruption date

Google Science Feeds - 1 hour 25 min ago
Charlotte Pearson's eyes scanned a palm-sized chunk of ancient tree. They settled on a ring that looked "unusually light," and she made a note without giving it a second thought. Three years later, and armed with new methodology and technology, she ...

'Warrior' dinosaur with nasty gouge mark on claw uncovered in New Mexico

Google Science Feeds - 2 hours 12 min ago
About 70 million years ago, a cousin of Velociraptor got in a brawl with a larger predator that left it with a nasty rib injury. But this dinosaur, a feathered hypercarnivore, lived to tell the tale, as its rib showed signs of healing, a new study finds. The newfound ...

Fitness tips under the Stay-at-Home mandate

Google Science Feeds - 2 hours 25 min ago
PMG PHOTO: DAVID BALL - A pair of walkers give each other space on the wide two-mile fitness trail that surrounds Glendoveer Golf Course. Staying in shape under the statewide Stay-at-Home mandate has presented some new challenges, but it has not ...

Mercury-bound spacecraft should be visible from Earth during April flyby

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 18 min ago
This illustration shows BepiColombo near Earth. ESA. The European Space Agency has scaled back some of its science efforts during the coronavirus crisis, but it has one key mission that simply can't wait. BepiColombo, a dual-spacecraft mission to Mercury, ...

NASA's Mars Helicopter makes last spin on Earth before before July launch

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 57 min ago
NASA's next mission to Mars will carry what is meant to become the first aircraft to fly on another planet, and that experimental helicopter just spun its blades on Earth for the last time. The Mars Helicopter is scheduled to launch in July with the new Mars rover, ...

Scientists plan for BepiColombo fly-by despite coronavirus limitations

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 58 min ago
Scientists are still preparing for the crucial fly-by of Earth by the joint European–Japanese BepiColombo mission to Mercury on 10 April, despite the social distancing constraints introduced across the world as the COVID-19 pandemic wreaks havoc. “The Earth ...

This Spurs player's wife is slaying the home workout game while in quarantine

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 16 min ago
While many of us have already eaten all our quarantine snacks, Alyssa Mills has been crushing the home workout game during San Antonio's stay-at-home order. The entrepreneur and wife of Spurs player Patty Mills has been posting on Instagram about her ...

Studying the mechanism for avian magnetic orientation

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 16 min ago
Ornithologists and physicists from St Petersburg University have conducted an interdisciplinary study together with colleagues from Sechenov Institute of Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Biological ...

Al Worden obituary

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 16 min ago
Out of radio contact as he orbited the far side of the moon, Al Worden was 2,000 miles away from his fellow crew members on the lunar surface and 250,000 miles distant from Earth. He was, he later reflected, “the most isolated human in existence”. Not that he ...

Coronavirus testing increases, lengthening wait times for results

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 19 min ago
Two weeks ago, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that help is on the way for those wishing to be tested for coronavirus. A commercial laboratory called Quest Diagnostics, he said, would process 1,200 tests a day at its facilities in San Juan Capistrano and ...

Bottlenecks in coronavirus testing mean excruciating wait times for the sick

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 23 min ago
Two weeks ago, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that help was on the way for people wanting to be tested for the coronavirus. A commercial laboratory called Quest Diagnostics, he said, would process 1,200 tests a day at its facility in San Juan Capistrano ...

NHS boss: Nightingale hospital an 'extraordinary team effort'

Health News BBC - 4 hours 24 min ago
London's Docklands area is now home to a temporary Covid-19 hospital.

Neanderthals were eating mussels, fish, seals 80K years ago

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 24 min ago
March 30 (UPI) -- Scientists have found evidence that Neanderthals were consuming mussels, fish, seals and other marine species at least 80,000 years ago. Researchers found the novel evidence in the cave of Figueira Brava in Portugal. Researchers have ...

NASA officials outline plans for building a Lunar Gateway in the mid-2020s

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 27 min ago
The concept of NASA's Lunar Gateway—a small outpost to be built in a halo orbit around the Moon—is about five years old. Although a lunar space station might serve many useful purposes, the concept came about for one basic reason. Due to limitations in ...

How Sensors can be Used to Detect Oil Spills

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 34 min ago
The rapid analysis of oil spills is vital to the success of their clean up. In a paper published earlier this year in the scientific journal Remote Sensing of Environment, a team from Water Mapping, in collaboration with scientists at other institutes across the US ...

Australia's coronavirus cases set to hit 5000 in coming days

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 5 min ago
New modelling from experts at The Australian National University (ANU) and the University of Melbourne shows Australia's rate of COVID-19 infections is doubling about every seven days. This is down from a doubling every four days a week ago.

Control and single-shot readout of an ion embedded in a nanophotonic cavity

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 20 min ago
Distributing entanglement over long distances using optical networks is an intriguing macroscopic quantum phenomenon with applications in quantum systems for advanced computing and secure communication. Building quantum networks requires scalable ...

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