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CDC pushes ‘poor quality science’ with latest COVID vaccine study

A top epidemiologist has expressed concern about a new study released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that claims there is an increased risk of post-COVID-19 conditions for children and teenagers who seek medical care. In the Aug. 5 CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), researchers say children age 17 …

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Giant Viruses Called ‘Jumbo Phages’ May Help Us Fight Antibiotic Resistance

As antibiotic-resistant bacteria become increasingly difficult to defeat, consulting those who have been in battle with our ancient enemy long before us just makes a lot of sense. Viruses called bacteriophages encountered bacteria long before we existed. So researchers at UC San Diego took a closer look at some of the less-studied jumbo phages, specifically …

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The 2022 Nature Index annual tables have been revealed

SHENZHEN, China, August 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — BGI headed Asia and the Pacific and China ranking table for life sciences corporate institutions for the seventh consecutive year published in the Nature Index Annual Tables 2022. With a 19 percent increase in its adjusted share metric, BGI ranked eighth among global corporate institutions in life science …

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Scientists have mapped the dark matter around galaxies in the early universe

Scientists have mapped the dark matter around some of the earliest, most distant galaxies yet. 1.5 million galaxies appear as they were 12 billion years ago, or less than 2 billion years after the Big Bang. These galaxies distort the cosmic microwave background – light emitted during an even earlier era of the universe – …

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The 2022 Nature Index annual tables have been revealed

SHENZHEN, China, August 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — BGI headed Asia and the Pacific and China ranking table for life sciences corporate institutions for the seventh consecutive year published in the Nature Index Annual Tables 2022. With a 19 percent increase in its adjusted share metric, BGI ranked eighth among global corporate institutions in life science …

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“The Science of Color Featuring Prismatica” in Krohn

“The Science of Color Featuring Prismatica” on display at the Krone Conservatory The Krone Conservatory has transformed itself into a giant, life-size kaleidoscope in its new show, The Science of Color Featuring Prismatica. Updated: 9:20 a.m. EDT, August 8, 2022 Hide transcript Show transcript AT 4 OCLOCK. TIME TO FIRE YOUR IMAGINATION. A COLORFUL NEW …

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Citizen Scientists in Bloom | Hub

from Gina Wadas / Published August 8, 2022 Armed with cheap but powerful paper microscopes, Johns Hopkins graduate student Iqbal Chowdhury and his team are bringing science education and environmental protection to teachers and young students in low-resource, low-income communities in the United States, India and Bangladesh. Through their nonprofit Open Field Collective, the team …

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Events at Swinburne this National Science Week

Swinburne is celebrating National Science Week from 13 to 21 August. National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology and provides Swinburne with an opportunity to recognize and share the outstanding contribution of our scientists with the community. Swinburne’s commitment to knowledge is driven by our research and focus on real-world impact, …

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Assistant/Associate Professor/Full Professor of Atmospheric Sciences work at NANJING UNIVERSITY OF INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Applications are invited for seven full work day Assistant/Associate Professor/Full Professor of Atmospheric Sciences in the School of Atmospheric Sciences, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST). Description: The School of Atmospheric Sciences (SAS) of Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST) was developed from the Department of Meteorology of the Nanjing Institute …

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Events happening at Swinburne this National Science Week

Swinburne is celebrating National Science Week from 13 to 31 August. National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology and provides Swinburne with an opportunity to recognize and share the outstanding contribution of our scientists with the community. Swinburne’s commitment to knowledge is driven by our research and focus on making a …

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