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Google’s Nest Mini is only $19 at Adorama

Google’s Nest Mini is only $19 at Adorama

Google’s Nest Mini is only $19 at Adorama Brandon Widder Whether you’ve fully committed to the smart home ecosystem or are just dabbling in the space for the first time, picking up a smart speaker is a no-brainer for most people. If you haven’t yet grabbed an Amazon or Google smart speaker, however, Adorama is…

Failure of Genetic Therapies for Huntington’s Devastates Community

Failure of Genetic Therapies for Huntington’s Devastates Community

Failure of Genetic Therapies for Huntington’s Devastates Community Diana Kwon, Nature magazine Two pharmaceutical companies have halted clinical trials of gene-targeting therapies for Huntington’s disease (HD), following the drugs’ disappointing performance. Researchers had hoped that the treatments—known as antisense oligonucleotides (ASOs)—would be a game changer for HD, an incurable genetic condition that affects…

Coronavirus News Roundup, May 1–May 7

Coronavirus News Roundup, May 1–May 7

Coronavirus News Roundup, May 1–May 7 Robin Lloyd The items below are highlights from the free newsletter, “Smart, useful, science stuff about COVID-19.” To receive newsletter issues daily in your inbox, sign up here. A 5/5/21 post by Katelyn Jetelina at her site Your Local Epidemiologist lays out the case for getting a…

Carbon Capture Technologies Are Improving Nicely

Carbon Capture Technologies Are Improving Nicely

Carbon Capture Technologies Are Improving Nicely John Fialka, E&E News The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) is known for its far-reaching array of experiments. It’s now wrestling with what may be its toughest one: how to stimulate the technologies for three new industries to capture, transport and store the climate-changing emissions of fossil…

COVID, Quickly, Episode 6: The Real Reason for India’s Surge and Mask Liftoff

COVID, Quickly, Episode 6: The Real Reason for India’s Surge and Mask Liftoff

COVID, Quickly, Episode 6: The Real Reason for India’s Surge and Mask Liftoff Josh Fischman, Tanya Lewis, Jeffery DelViscio Today we bring you a new episode in our podcast series: COVID, Quickly. Every two weeks, Scientific American’s senior health editors Tanya Lewis and Josh Fischman catch you up on the essential developments in the pandemic: from vaccines to new variants and everything in between.…

Physicists Edge Closer to Taming the Three-Body Problem

Physicists Edge Closer to Taming the Three-Body Problem

Physicists Edge Closer to Taming the Three-Body Problem Charlie Wood, LiveScience Physicists have spent centuries grappling with an inconvenient truth about nature: Faced with three stars on a collision course, astronomers could measure their locations and velocities in nanometers and milliseconds and it wouldn’t be enough to predict the stars’ fates.  But the…

In Shocking Move, U.S. Backs Waiving Patents on COVID Vaccines

In Shocking Move, U.S. Backs Waiving Patents on COVID Vaccines

In Shocking Move, U.S. Backs Waiving Patents on COVID Vaccines Amy Maxmen, Nature magazine In a historic move, the US government has announced that it supports waiving patent protections for COVID-19 vaccines, a measure aimed at boosting supplies so that people around the world can get the shots. “The extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic…

Top 30 Athletic Training Blogs and Websites To Follow in 2021

Top 30 Athletic Training Blogs and Websites To Follow in 2021 Anuj Agarwal 1. Board of Certification Omaha, Nebraska, United States About Blog The Board of Certification, Inc. has been responsible for the certification of Athletic Trainers since 1989. Athletic Trainers (ATs) are healthcare professionals who render service or treatment, under the direction of or…