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Eric Tarczynski Contributor Eric Tarczynski is the Managing Partner at Contrary, a network-driven venture firm backed by founders from Facebook, Tesla, and many others. Across the country, university campuses are in limbo. The California State University system has committed to online classes in Fall 2020. Northeastern University is reopening as normal. UT Austin is taking…

Feeble Antarctic Ice Sheet Loss Dwarfs Current Melting, Peer Finds Leave a Comment on Feeble Antarctic Ice Sheet Loss Dwarfs Current Melting, Peer Finds
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View from Agulhas II, the ship from which the AUVs were deployed.Photo: Julian DowdeswellMore than a year ago, researcher Julian Dowdeswell boarded a research vessel at the edge of the Fimbul ice shelf to the east of the Antarctic Peninsula. He and six other scientists with the University of Cambridge were setting off as part…

Robotic exosuits show shroud ‘prompt improvements’ to strolling speeds of stroke survivors Leave a Comment on Robotic exosuits show shroud ‘prompt improvements’ to strolling speeds of stroke survivors
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A new small study out of Harvard and Boston University is targeting the use of soft robotic exosuits among stroke survivors. The aim is to demonstrate how such technologies could impact the rehabilitation of patients suffering hemiparesis, a kind of paralysis that impacts muscles and limbs on one side of the body. The results so…

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Mangrove forests aren’t moving fast enough to escape rising sea levels and could disappear by 2050, according to new research. That’s because these forests won’t be able to keep up with rising sea levels if greenhouse gas emissions continue unabated. The trees play a vital role in storing planet-heating carbon dioxide and protecting communities from…

NASA Wants to Pay You to Isolate on Fake Mars for 8 Months Leave a Comment on NASA Wants to Pay You to Isolate on Fake Mars for 8 Months
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Photo: Getty ImagesIf, more than two months into the coronavirus pandemic, you’ve thought to yourself, “hmmm, living in isolation kinda works for me,” NASA may have just the job for you. The space agency is seeking applicants for a social isolation study to develop methods and technologies for future spaceflight missions to Mars and the…

Pregnant Females With Covid-19 Could perchance perchance Gain Elevated Possibility of Placenta Injure, Stare Finds Leave a Comment on Pregnant Females With Covid-19 Could perchance perchance Gain Elevated Possibility of Placenta Injure, Stare Finds
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A pregnant woman walks past a street mural in Hong Kong on March 23, 2020.Photo: Getty ImagesA small study suggests that women who contract covid-19 while pregnant may be at higher risk for complications. Compared to uninfected women, women with covid-19 had a greater chance of injury to their placenta, the study found.Infectious diseases like…

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University leaders have reacted angrily to the UK government plan to control the number of students from England who can study in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, saying that it was punishing th…

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“The first Asian Jew in fake space” — that’s how Josh Burstein introduced himself to me when we hopped on the phone earlier this week. The fake space in question is the Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS), where NASA has been periodically isolating teams of astronauts to study how they respond to the…

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While the platform could be better than nothing, a 90 percent accuracy rate still leaves room for asymptomatic individuals to slip through the cracks. If 1,000 people use the system, 100 people may still get inaccurate results. So while this shows promise and it could indicate the kinds of solutions we’ll have in the future,…

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(CNN)A new study — the largest of its kind — shows that hydroxychloroquine, the drug touted by President Trump, does not work against Covid-19 and could cause heart problems. The study was publis…