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Coronavirus threat to global peace and stability, UN chief warns

10/04/2020 • 04:26 Science The Guardian  

Antonio Guterres says Covid-19 represents ‘fight of a generation’ as China wades into row between WHO and Taiwan Coronavirus – latest updates See all …

Elimination: what New Zealand's coronavirus response can teach the world | Michael Baker and Nick Wilson

10/04/2020 • 01:41 Science The Guardian  

New Zealand’s drive against Covid-19 is showing promise and it is not too late for other countries to follow Epidemiologists love to evoke the memory …

Let them eat play! Google makes its video game streaming service Stadia free for two months

10/04/2020 • 00:09 Science Daily Mail  

Google will make its video game streaming service Stadia free for two months while many around the world are living under restrictive shutdown …

Brown hares and chickens were treated as 'gods' not food when they arrived in Britain

9/04/2020 • 23:01 Science Daily Mail  

Instead of being seen as food, brown hares, chickens and even rabbits were associated with deities, and buried with care and intact, found experts …

'Implanted' memories are indistinguishable from real ones when told to other people say researchers

9/04/2020 • 22:49 Science Daily Mail  

Study finds people listening to recounted criminal acts can only identify between what is a real or implanted memory with 53% accuracy - and most …

Scientists and tech companies open-source patents to help researchers studying COVID-19

9/04/2020 • 22:29 Science Daily Mail  

The 'Open Covid Pledge' is a an effort being backed by tech giants like Mozilla, Creative Commons, and Intel that has already made 72,000 patents …

Care homes across globe in spotlight over Covid-19 death rates

9/04/2020 • 22:09 Science The Guardian  

Residential homes have emerged as key breeding ground for infections from Madrid to New York Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus …

Army veterans are concerned the government is using them as 'guinea pigs' for COVID-19 study

9/04/2020 • 21:40 Science Daily Mail  

Some veterans of the Australian Defence Force have criticized a new study testing the effectiveness of antimalarial medication as a COVID-19 …

Computer scientist creates coronavirus database for the visually impaired

9/04/2020 • 21:30 Science Daily Mail  

Tyler Littlefield, a software developer based in Boston, has created a database of COVID-19 statistics meant to be accessible to the aid devices used …

Tolkein was right: giant trees have towering role in protecting forests

9/04/2020 • 19:45 Science The Guardian  

Study highlights importance of biodiversity as part of strategy to stop planet overheating Scientists have shown to be true what JRR Tolkien only …

UK government urged to abandon 'poor' finger-prick antibody tests

9/04/2020 • 19:04 Science The Guardian  

None of 3.5m home tests ordered have so far been accurate enough to detect coronavirus immunity Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus …

How to teach your iPhone's Face ID to recognize you even if you're wearing a surgical mask

9/04/2020 • 19:01 Science Daily Mail  

A new hack can train Apple's Face ID to recognize a user wearing mask. The tutorial shows a user folding a mask in half, laying it on one side of the …

App developed by Stanford and Apple walks first responders through the coronavirus testing process

9/04/2020 • 19:00 Science Daily Mail  

Specifically, the app takes a survey of the user's symptoms to discern whether they have any signs of COVID-19, and then recommends for them to go get …

Cannabis IS addictive and causes withdrawal symptoms

9/04/2020 • 18:24 Science Daily Mail  

Researchers from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario used data from 23,000 marijuana users and discovered it is far more addictive than …

Hope, laughter and loss in this wretched time of coronavirus

9/04/2020 • 18:09 Science The Guardian  

Matthew Cobb on finding hope in insect metamorphosis, Sue Smith on how Grace Dent and other female Guardian writers are offering solace and Linda …

Monkeys sailed across the Atlantic Ocean 34 million years ago

9/04/2020 • 18:00 Science Daily Mail  

The crossing likely occurred when sea levels dropped temporarily, allowing the animals, called Ucayalipithecus perdita, to make the intrepid trip to …

Why the 5G coronavirus conspiracy theory is physically impossible

9/04/2020 • 17:14 Science Daily Mail  

UK GP Gero Baiarda explained that 5G does not weaken the immune system and that viruses cannot travel by radio wave and can only enter the body at …

The next Great North American Solar Eclipse is just four years away

9/04/2020 • 17:13 Science Daily Mail  

The next Great North American Solar Eclipse will occur on April 8,2024. The event will last 139 minutes with a 100-mile wide path of totality, which …

Vets recruited to work in hospitals during coronavirus outbreak

9/04/2020 • 16:16 Science The Guardian  

They are volunteering with a trust in south-west England and are being invited to apply for jobs in Hampshire Coronavirus – latest updates See all …

Facebook could return to roots as social platform for college kids with unreleased 'Campus' feature

9/04/2020 • 16:07 Science Daily Mail  

According to references in Facebook's code, a feature called 'Campus' would only be accessible to college students and would require users joining to …