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When flu season converges with COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
As if the COVID-19 pandemic isn't scary enough, the flu season is not far away. How severe will the flu season be as it converges with the COVID-19 outbreak? What can we do to prepare? more
Study explores how parasites respond to climate change  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Warming events are increasing in magnitude and severity, threatening many ecosystems worldwide. As the global temperatures continue to climb, it also raises uncertainties as to the relationship, prevalence, and spread of parasites... more
Genetic shuffling and evolutionary selection may have led to SARS-CoV-2 emergence  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
A combination of genetic shuffling and evolutionary selection of near-identical genetic sequences among specific bat and pangolin coronaviruses may have led to the evolution of SARS-CoV-2... more
Trump takes victory lap after Crew Dragon launch  SPACE NEWS · 2 hours
President Donald Trump used a speech after the successful SpaceX Crew Dragon launch May 30 to tout his administration’s accomplishments... more
Interactive online dashboard tracks COVID-19 cases in real time  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Two University of Cincinnati students have developed an interactive dashboard that shows COVID-19 cases and deaths in Greater Cincinnati and other major U.S. cities. Known as the COVID-19 Watcher, it... more
Researchers assess harm reduction awareness among frequent cannabis users  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Harm reduction strategies have proven effective for use of opioids, alcohol, and tobacco products. more
Immunotherapy doubles progression-free survival time of patients with advanced bowel cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
A large international trial involving UCL and University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) has found that pembrolizumab, a form of immunotherapy, more than doubled... more
The Latest: Colombia to shut down Bogota neighborhood  ABC NEWS · 5 hours
The mayor of Colombia’s capital city Bogota is planning to shut down one of the city’s largest neighborhoods as cases there continue to rise more
Study compares cediranib plus olaparib and standard of care therapy for platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Results of the NRG Oncology phase III clinical trial NRG-GY004 indicated that the addition of the investigational agent cediranib to... more
University of Freiburg receives 30 million euros for excellent research  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
The German Research Foundation has approved a new proposal for a collaborative research center under the leadership of the Institute for Experimental Cardiovascular Medicine at the University Heart... more
Heightened interaction between neolithic migrants and hunter-gatherers in Western Europe  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
This study reports new genome-wide data for 101 prehistoric individuals from 12 archaeological sites in today's France and Germany, dating from 7000-3000 BCE, and documents levels of admixture... more
Asia Today: 27 new cases in South Korea, 2 in China  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
South Korea has reported 27 new cases of the coronavirus, including 21 from the densely populated Seoul metropolitan area, where officials are scrambling to stem transmissions... more
COVID-19 patients who undergo surgery are at increased risk of postoperative death  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 hours
Patients undergoing surgery after contracting coronavirus are at greatly increased risk of postoperative death, a new global study reveals. Researchers found that amongst SARS-CoV-2... more
How the coronavirus could be prevented from invading a host cell  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 hours
How might the novel coronavirus be prevented from entering a host cell in an effort to thwart infection? A team of biomedical scientists has made a... more
Scientists develop method to help epidemiologists map spread of COVID-19  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
Scientists have developed a method they believe will help epidemiologists more efficiently predict the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Their new study outlines a solution to the SIR... more
Crew Dragon in orbit after historic launch  SPACE NEWS · 10 hours
The first crewed orbital launch from the United States in nearly nine years took place May 30, placing a SpaceX Crew Dragon... more
Millipede from Scotland is world's oldest-known land animal  REUTERS · 9 hours
A fossilized millipede-like creature discovered in Scotland may represent the oldest-known land animal, a humble pioneer of terrestrial living 425... more
NASA resumes human spaceflight from U.S. soil with historic SpaceX launch  REUTERS · 10 hours
SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans toward... more
SpaceX rocket ship blasts off into orbit with 2 Americans (Update)  PHYS.ORG · 9 hours
A rocket ship built by Elon Musk's SpaceX company thundered away from Earth with two Americans on Saturday, ushering in a new era in commercial space... more
SpaceX begins final countdown for Saturday launch  PHYS.ORG · 10 hours
SpaceX began fueling its Falcon 9 rocket on Saturday as it prepared to send two veteran NASA astronauts to the International Space Station in a historic first crewed mission by a commercial company. more
New sunspots potentially herald increased solar activity  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
On May 29, 2020, a family of sunspots -- dark spots that freckle the face of the Sun, representing areas of complex magnetic fields -- sported the biggest solar flare since October 2017. Although... more
Dragon-riding astronauts join exclusive inner circle at NASA  PHYS.ORG · 9 hours
Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken join NASA's exclusive inner circle by catching a ride on a SpaceX rocket and capsule. more
SpaceX successfully launches two NASA astronauts into orbit for historic flight  LIVE SCIENCE · 10 hours
Amid an uncertain weather forecast, SpaceX successfully launched two NASA astronauts toward the International Space Station today (May 30). more
SpaceX rocket ship lifts off with 2 Americans (Update)  PHYS.ORG · 10 hours
A rocket ship built by Elon Musk's SpaceX company thundered away from Earth with two Americans on Saturday, ushering in a new era of commercial space travel and putting NASA... more
NASA astronauts launch from America in historic test flight of SpaceX Crew Dragon  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 hours
For the first time in history, NASA astronauts have launched from American soil in a commercially built and operated American crew spacecraft... more
The Latest: Alaska to require virus tests for air travelers  ABC NEWS · 10 hours
Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy says air travelers will have to be tested for COVID-19 before boarding a plane to the state, or submit to a 14-day quarantine upon... more
US cities fear protests may fuel new wave of virus outbreaks  ABC NEWS · 10 hours
Government leaders in the U.S. are warning that the massive protests following the police killing of a black man in Minneapolis could fuel a new surge... more
The Latest: Greece not limiting tourists, will do testing  ABC NEWS · 8 hours
Greek officials say the country won't limit incoming tourists to those from a list of 29 nations, but travelers from countries not on the list will be subject to mandatory... more
EU urges Trump to rethink cutting funding to WHO  ABC NEWS · 14 hours
The European Union is urging President Donald Trump to rethink his decision to terminate the U.S. relationship with the World Health Organization as spiking coronavirus case numbers in India and... more
The Latest: Romania's PM fined over virus lapses at meeting  ABC NEWS · 13 hours
Romania’s prime minister has paid fines totaling about $600 for smoking indoors and holding a meeting in a government building where participants did not follow social distancing rules more
Adolescent exposure to anesthetics may cause alcohol use disorder, new research shows  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Early exposure to anesthetics may make adolescents more susceptible to developing alcohol use disorder (AUD), according to new research. more
The Latest: Turkish government says  ABC NEWS · 11 hours
Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar is being disinfected and the Turkish government says domestic flights will resume as the country prepares to lift many remaining coronavirus restrictions more
Study charts developmental map of inner ear sound sensor in mice  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
A team of researchers has generated a developmental map of a key sound-sensing structure in the mouse inner ear. Scientists analyzed data from 30,000 cells from... more
Cuomo signs bill granting front-line worker death benefits  ABC NEWS · 12 hours
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill granting death benefits to the families of police officers, public health workers and other front-line workers who have died of the coronavirus more
Key player in hepatitis A virus infection  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Researchers designed experiments using gene-editing tools to discover how molecules called gangliosides serve as de facto gatekeepers to allow the virus entry into liver cells and trigger disease. more
Paper-thin gallium oxide transistor handles more than 8,000 volts  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Electrical engineers created a gallium oxide-based transistor that can handle more than 8,000 volts. The transistor could lead to smaller and more efficient electronic systems that control and convert electric... more
The fight goes on: Clinical trial shows promising new treatment for rare blood cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Although lymphoma is one of the most common types of blood cancer, it has a rare subtype for which no... more
'Single pixel' vision in fish helps scientists understand how humans can spot tiny details  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Recently discovered 'single-pixel vision' in fish could help researchers understand how humans are able to spot tiny details in their... more
The Latest: Pope leads more than 100 in prayer at Vatican  ABC NEWS · 13 hours
 Pope Francis has recited a special prayer for the end of the coronavirus pandemic while surrounded by a representative sampling of people on the front lines more
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