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Study finds patients with good vitamin D levels half as likely to die of coronavirus

Independent - 26-Sep-2020

Definitely no harm in taking normal levels of vitamin D supplements - and could save your life

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Research Scholars Programme at Future of Humanity Institute - now open

Future of Humanity Institute (FHI) - 12-Aug-2020

Research long-term consequences in Oxford with world leading thinkers such as Nick Bostrom

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Coronavirus gives extra incentive for smokers to kick the habit

BBC - 15-Jul-2020

1.5 times as many smokers quit in the last year than usual - a rare long-term benefit of the pandemic

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The deadly link between air pollution and coronavirus

Guardian - 13-Jul-2020

An analysis to answer whether quality of air affects rise in pandemic cases

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New technology will be needed to perform surgery in space

The Conversation - 08-Jul-2020

With increasing space flights it's inevitable that complex procedures will be carried out in microgravity

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Robotic scientists can do lab work faster

BBC - 06-Jul-2020

Does not mean that machines will be able to replace human scientists

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The UK's Spaceguard Centre is a key player in tracking near-Earth objects

BBC - 28-Jun-2020

Space objects aren't in lockdown so glad someone is still keeping any eye out for existential risks

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More than 300,000 UK smokers quit in fear of coronavirus

World Economic Forum - 27-May-2020

The pandemic has caused a lot of people to rethink of their daily habits

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Protect yourself from coronavirus as lockdown eased

New Scientist - 27-May-2020

Tips from New Scientist on returning to work and travelling around

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Seeds can survive the travel through space and still grow

Independent - 15-May-2020

But it may reduce the "germination vigour" of the seeds a little bit

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11,000 avoided deaths in Europe owing to cleaner air during lockdown

Guardian - 30-Apr-2020

We need technology-driven, not pandemic-driven, solutions to air pollution

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José Luis Cordeiro looks at the positive opportunities from Covid-19

Lifeboat Foundation - 28-Apr-2020

Some interesting figures on how we are able to sequence new viruses faster and faster

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Public Health England: Best to take vitamin D during COVID-19 lockdown

BBC - 23-Apr-2020

Advices on improving health should be considered especially in times of pandemic

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Presence of coronavirus in sewage quantitatively reflects number infected

Newsweek - 23-Apr-2020

Quickly becomes inactive in faeces and sewage so there's no risk of infection

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Probes intended to intercept asteroids for planetary defence

SYFY Wire - 16-Apr-2020

Threat of asteroid collision is real - who wants to be wiped out like the dinosaurs?

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Genetic diversity, hoped to explain varied severity of COVID-19 symptoms

BBC - 14-Apr-2020

A look into DNA data from UK Biobank to answer many questions on the virus

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FDA gives the green light for human trials against a new coronavirus therapy

WebMD - 03-Apr-2020

May cause serious adverse effects if stem cells over attack normal lung cells

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Proposed strategy to protect elderly from gerolavic infections like COVID-19

Forbes - 31-Mar-2020

To benefit long term global health and longevity, and enhance economic recovery

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COVID-19 advanced testing lab created by UC Berkeley scientists

University of California, Berkeley - 30-Mar-2020

In response to mass testing needs, they employ robotics and automation for accuracy and speed

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Planning ahead to save Earth - moving big rocks out of Earth's pathway

Interesting Engineering - 30-Mar-2020

We humans definitely don't want to end up like Dinosaurs did!

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