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Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and their collaborators have developed a way to retrofit the transmission electron microscope—a long-standing scientific workhorse for making... more
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The images were made using scanning and transmission electron microscopes by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. more
Outbreak of virus from China declared global emergency  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
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UN agency declares global emergency over virus from China  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
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Researchers have developed a way to retrofit the transmission electron microscope -- a long-standing scientific workhorse for making crisp microscopic images -- so that it can also create... more
WHO requests $675 million for coronavirus battle  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
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UN: Congo's Ebola outbreak slows but still global emergency  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
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Stopping the spread of coronavirus: Quarantines go back thousands of years  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
The recent global spread of a deadly coronavirus originating in Wuhan, China, has led world leaders to invoke an ancient tradition to control the spread of... more
A simple retrofit transforms electron microscopes into high-speed atom-scale cameras  nanowerk · 2 days
Patented 'beam chopper' provides cost-effective way to investigate super-fast processes important for tomorrow's technology. more
Remdesivir: Experimental Antiviral Drug Shows Promise against MERS Virus in Rhesus Macaques  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
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Mirrored chip could enable handheld dark-field microscopes  MIT · 2 days
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Trump, US officials send mixed messages on virus risk here  ABC NEWS · 23 hours
President Donald Trump and his top economic adviser say coronavirus is under control in the U.S., even as the government's top disease fighters warn Americans to prepare for... more
US advises against travel to China; virus declared emergency  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
The U.S. has advised against all travel to China after the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of a new virus that has spread to more than a dozen countries... more
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The UK firm OneWeb launched 34 satellites from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan early on... more
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Coronavirus cases top 80,000 worldwide: Live updates on COVID-19  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
Here's everything you need to know about the new coronavirus from China, including how lethal it is, how you can catch it and what is being done to prevent widespread... more
The coronavirus and its impact on global supply chains  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Coronavirus is quite rightfully receiving ample attention from healthcare perspective. One less discussed aspect is its potential effect on global supply chains. more
InSight to try to push mole into Martian surface  SPACE NEWS · 5 days
Engineers plan to use the robotic arm on its InSight Mars lander to push a heat flow probe... more
GOP and Dem senators voice concerns about US virus readiness  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Senators of both political parties are questioning whether the White House’s request for $2.5 billion is enough to prepare the nation for a possible coronavirus outbreak, even as... more
One giant leap for microplastics  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
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Coronavirus quarantine could spark an online learning boom  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The spread of the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19 is a public health emergency with economic and social ramifications in China and across the world. While the impacts on business are well... more
Shoes fit for the Gods go on display at Italy's Pitti Palace  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
As sandal season fast approaches, a new exhibit on ancient footwear at a top Italian museum seeks to remind today's well-heeled that when it... more
Modern technology reveals old secrets about the great, white Maya road  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Did a powerful queen of Cobá, one of the greatest cities of the ancient Maya world, build the longest Maya road to invade a smaller, isolated... more
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