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A Quick Guide To The Turbo-Charged Search For Coronavirus Drugs

Posted in Medicine on 6th Aug, 2020
by Alex Muller

You may have heard the rule of thumb that a new drug against a new target takes at least 10 years to develop. Thanks to previous coronaviruses SARS and MERS, scientists have a general idea of how they work.

NASA's Plan To Build A Base Camp On The Moon Sounds Like Sci-Fi, But It's Real

Posted in Science on 6th Aug, 2020
by Alex Muller

VIPER and other lunar rovers will wander around the moon's surface looking for resources humans will need in order to spend any significant amount of time there, like oxygen and water.

Can Genes Explain Why Coronavirus Seriously Sickens Some And Spares Others?

Posted in Medicine on 6th Aug, 2020
by Alex Muller

How might DNA play a role in how sick Covid-19 makes people?

SARS-CoV-2 July Update - Part 2

Posted in Medicine, Science on 4th Aug, 2020
by Alex Muller

A further update of an aggregated collection of summarized Covid19 news and research updates for July.

SARS-CoV-2 July Update - Part 1

Posted in Medicine, Science on 3rd Aug, 2020
by Alex Muller

An aggregated collection of summarized Covid19 news and research updates for July.

Is Digital Learning Still Second Best?

Posted in Business, Online, Reviews on 22nd Jul, 2020
by Alex Muller

Benefits of digital learning include the near-instantaneous download of course materials-rather than printing and shipping books-and being able to more easily report grades and other results.

DeepMind's Protein Folding AI Is Going After Coronavirus

Posted in Medicine, Science, Software on 22nd Jul, 2020
by Alex Muller

When it comes to a new virus, without predicting protein structures we're basically fighting viruses and diseases as if they were the Invisible Man.

Coronavirus May Mean Automation Is Coming Sooner Than We Thought

Posted in Business, Hardware, Reviews on 22nd Jul, 2020
by Alex Muller

The coronavirus epidemic is presenting us with ample opportunities for increased automation and remote delivery of goods and services.

13 Tech Solutions That Can Help Restore Earth's Biodiversity.

Posted in Science on 7th Jul, 2020
by Alex Muller

Borrowing tissue engineering techniques, Vaughan has figured out how to regrow 100 years' worth of coral in under 2 years.

12 Coronavirus.. What Are The Signs And Symptoms To Know About?

Posted in Medicine on 7th Jul, 2020
by Alex Muller

The NHS has urged people to stay indoors and avoid contact with other people as, if you have the virus, you risk spreading it to others.

11 Future Treatments For Alzheimer's Disease: Where Are They Headed?

Posted in Medicine on 7th Jul, 2020
by Alex Muller

Drugs already approved to treat other diseases are being evaluated for selective use in Alzheimer's.

Ecosia Is A Search Engine Alternative That Donates 80% Of Its Profits To Reforestation

Posted in Business, Online on 26th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

The unique selling point of Ecosia is that it donates at least 80% of its profits to reforestation projects, meaning that every search that is made on its website or app contributes in a small way to planting more trees.