SOCIAL ISOLATION LINKED TO MORE SEVERE COVID-19 OUTBREAKS

Regions of Italy with higher family fragmentation and a high number of residential nursing homes experienced the highest rate of COVID-19...

NEW TECHNOLOGY CAN DETECT ANTI-VIRUS ANTIBODY IN 20 MINUTES

Researchers have succeeded in detecting anti-avian influenza virus antibody in blood serum within 20 minutes, using a portable analyzer...

 
 
 

NO EVIDENCE BLANKET 'DO-NOT-RESUSCITATE' ORDERS FOR COVID-19 PATIENTS ARE NECESSARY; INVESTIGATORS URGE CAUTION

It's inappropriate to consider blanket do-not-resuscitate orders for COVID-19 patients because adequate data is not yet available on...

SEX AS STRESS MANAGEMENT IN MICROBES

Why is sex so popular in nature? A new article suggests that the molecular mechanisms underlying sex and the stress response may be...

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS FINALLY CRACK NATURE'S MOST COMMON CHEMICAL BOND

The carbon-hydrogen bond - 2/3 of all bonds in hydrocarbons - has defied chemists' attempts to open it up and add new chemical groups....

PARASITIC WASP DISCOVERY OFFERS CHEMICAL-FREE PEST CONTROL FOR GROWERS

A species of parasitic wasp discovered by chance could provide growers with a chemical-free way of controlling a major pest.

 
 
 

BLOOD FLOW RECOVERS FASTER THAN BRAIN IN MICRO STROKES

Neurobiologists show that increased blood flow to the brain is not an accurate indicator of neuronal recovery after a microscopic stroke.

SCIENTISTS SOLVE HALF-CENTURY-OLD MAGNESIUM DIMER MYSTERY

Magnesium dimer is a fragile molecule consisting of two weakly interacting atoms held together by the laws of quantum mechanics. It...

 
 
 

BROADEST MICROCOMB SPECTRAL SPAN ON RECORD

Engineers have achieved the broadest recorded spectral span in a microcomb.

LOW-SEVERITY FIRES ENHANCE LONG-TERM CARBON RETENTION OF PEATLANDS

High-intensity fires can destroy marshy peatlands and cause them to emit huge amounts of their stored carbon into the atmosphere as...

 
 
 

GLUCOSE LEVELS LINKED TO MATERNAL MORTALITY EVEN IN NON-DIABETIC WOMEN

An elevated pre-pregnancy hemoglobin A1c - which measures average blood glucose concentration - is associated with a higher risk of...

WHY TOOTHPASTE AND CEMENT HARDEN OVER TIME

Cements, clays, soils, inks, paints, and even toothpaste. Many paste materials, also known as dense colloidal suspensions, stiffen...

 
 
 

A CLUE AS TO WHY IT'S SO HARD TO WAKE UP ON A COLD WINTER'S MORNING

Do you remember the challenge of waking up on winter's cold, dark days? Neurobiologists have uncovered a clue to what's behind this...

SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY CHEMICALS IN NOXIOUS WEED THAT 'DISARM' DEADLY BACTERIA

Scientists have identified specific compounds from the Brazilian peppertree - a weedy, invasive shrub in Florida - that reduce the...

 
 
 

NEXT-GENERATION SOLAR CELLS PASS STRICT INTERNATIONAL TESTS

A cost-effective method to stabilise perovskite solar cells could soon see them become commercially viable.

A 'SWITCH' THAT TURNS AUTOIMMUNITY DRUGS INTO POWERFUL ANTI-CANCER TREATMENTS

Scientists have discovered a way to transform antibody drugs previously developed to treat autoimmunity into antibodies with powerful...

 
 
 

BLOOD PRESSURE LOWERING REDUCES RISK OF DEVELOPING DEMENTIA

Research has shown that lowering blood pressure by taking blood pressure medications reduces the risk of developing dementia and cognitive...

IMPLANTABLE BIOSENSOR OPERATES WITHOUT BATTERIES

Researchers have revealed their new biodegradable motion sensor - paving the way for implanted nanotechnology that could help future...

 
 
 

TROPICAL FORESTS CAN HANDLE THE HEAT, UP TO A POINT

Tropical forests face an uncertain future under climate change, but new research suggests they can continue to store large amounts...

NOVEL DEVICE HARNESSES SHADOWS TO GENERATE ELECTRICITY

Researchers have created a device called a 'shadow-effect energy generator' that makes use of the contrast in illumination between...

 
 
 



White House imposes coronavirus travel ban on Brazil

White House imposes coronavirus travel ban on Brazil

The White House on Sunday broadened its travel ban against countries hard-hit by the coronavirus by denying admission to foreigners who have been in Brazil during the two-week... Read more ...

White House imposes coronavirus travel ban on Brazil

White House imposes coronavirus travel ban on Brazil

The White House on Sunday broadened its travel ban against countries hard-hit by the coronavirus by denying admission to foreigners who have been in Brazil during the two-week... Read more ...

Giants, Jets still sidelined as Andrew Cuomo allows New York teams to begin...

Giants, Jets still sidelined as Andrew Cuomo allows New York teams to begin camps

It suddenly feels like much more than semantics that the Giants and Jets are based in New Jersey, not New York. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday morning that the... Read more ...

Cuomo Says New York Is Now 'Decidedly In The Reopening Phase'

Cuomo Says New York Is Now 'Decidedly In The Reopening Phase'

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that campgrounds would be able to open on Monday, Memorial Day. He also gave the OK for the state's professional sports teams to start training... Read more ...

A few stray showers possible Sunday night, more scattered storms Monday

A few stray showers possible Sunday night, more scattered storms Monday

Most of Sunday's weather happened north of the Metro Read more ...

Report: Former Oklahoma State basketball coach Eddie Sutton dies at 84

Report: Former Oklahoma State basketball coach Eddie Sutton dies at 84

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that former Oklahoma State men's basketball coach Eddie Sutton has died. He was 84. Read more ...

'The Match 2' weather: Forecast in Florida threatens Tiger Woods-Phil...

'The Match 2' weather: Forecast in Florida threatens Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson rematch

The forecast in Florida doesn't look great and there's no immediate opening for when they might play again. Read more ...

Shorewood man charged with grabbing WGN reporter, yelling obscenities

Shorewood man charged with grabbing WGN reporter, yelling obscenities

SHOREWOOD, Ill. - A Shorewood man is facing charges after an incident Saturday night where a man grabbed a WGN reporter during the 10 p.m. news broadcast and started yelling... Read more ...

Trump Spreads Baseless Conspiracy Theory Accusing MSNBC Host Of Murder

Trump Spreads Baseless Conspiracy Theory Accusing MSNBC Host Of Murder

The president sent multiple tweets adding to his earlier insinuations that Joe Scarborough killed one of his former interns when he was a U.S. congressman in Florida. Read more ...

National security adviser compares China's coronavirus response to Chernobyl

National security adviser compares China's coronavirus response to Chernobyl

The White House national security adviser on Sunday compared China's handling of the coronavirus pandemic to the then-Soviet Union's response after the Chernobyl nuclear... Read more ...