For the benefit of healthcare professionals, medical researchers and the public, Elsevier, a global information analytics business specializing in science and health, has created a Novel Coronavirus Information Center with free information in English and Mandarin on the novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV.... NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Setting up fundamental bases for information metasurfaces  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
When illuminated by electromagnetic waves, subwavelength-scale particles of metasurfaces can couple the incident energy to free space with controllable amplitude, phase and polarizations, such that the transmitted wave can be manipulated flexibly with predesigned... more
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With $4 million in matching funds from the National Institutes of Health, the University of Washington has created a new integrated center to match biomedical discoveries... more
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Jet lands in US with Americans from China outbreak zone  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
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The novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that has spread from China to more than 25 countries, is more difficult to contain than previously thought. The death toll from the infection soars past 565, with... more
Swarming robots avoid collisions, traffic jams  nanowerk · 2 days
Researchers have developed the first decentralized algorithm with a collision-free, deadlock-free guarantee and validated it on a swarm of 100 autonomous robots in the lab. more
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Researchers have developed the first decentralized algorithm with a collision-free, deadlock-free guarantee and validated it on a swarm of 100 autonomous robots in the lab. more
UT Southwestern scientists discover potential vulnerabilities in new coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
UT Southwestern Medical Center data scientists analyzing genetic sequences of the COVID-19 coronavirus have identified potential vulnerabilities that could help in vaccine development and further study of the infectious disease... more
Silver sawtooth creates valley-coherent light for nanophotonics  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
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SUNY Downstate epidemiologist is part of international initiative to uncover clues on coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Twice each day, SUNY Downstate School of Public Health evolutionary epidemiologist Sergios-Orestis Kolokotronis, PhD, joins a global group of scientists in reviewing... more
Stabilizing freeze-dried cellular machinery unlocks cell-free biotechnology  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Researchers at California Polytechnic State University have developed a low-cost approach that improves cell-free biotechnology's utility for bio-manufacturing and portability for field applications. more
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Desperate to stop virus' spread, countries limit travel  ABC NEWS · 1 day
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Coronavirus quarantine ends for some cruise ship passengers, sparking worries over virus spread  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
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Purdue University to offer free tampons, pads in bathrooms  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Purdue University will offer free tampons and other feminine hygiene products in campus bathrooms in response to student advocates who have been pushing for the move for three years more
New repair mechanism for DNA breaks  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
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BPA-free plastic products aren't safe for people to use, scientists warn  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
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Social media more likely to provide misinformation about vaccines  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
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Using machine learning approach to unravel how the brain processes, stores visual information  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Scientists from Salk Institute (USA), Skoltech (Russia), and Riken Center for Brain Science (Japan) investigated a theoretical model of how populations of... more
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