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- Should flu vaccines be mandatory?
The severity of this year's flu season is adding urgency to scientific
efforts to fight the virus. More than 14,000 people have been hospitalized with the flu this season, the highest number in nearly a decade. ...
CBS News. Monday, 10 May 2021.
- Plant-based food retail market grew 27% in U.S. last year, reports find
It may sound like a science
fiction plotline, but it's really a food industry phenomenon: Fake meat is growing. During the pandemic, alternative meat producers have hit record sales and added new companies and brands. The U.S. ...
Washington Times. Monday, 10 May 2021.
- Dartmouth professor is cleared of sexually harassing graduate student who went on hunger strike
Alberto Quattrini Li, left, a computer science
professor at Dartmouth College, has been cleared of any wrongdoing in a sexual harassment case against him.
Daily Mail. Monday, 10 May 2021.
- Hear Voices of Women Trailblazers in Science, Technology and Innovation
Ophthalmologist Patricia Bath worked to bring healthcare to underserved communities and teach girls about STEM
Smithsonian. Monday, 10 May 2021.
- Passage: "Sunday Morning" remembers
"Sunday Morning" remembers famous figures who we lost this past week, including musician and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Masekela, "Beetle Bailey" cartoonist Mort Walker, and science
fiction author Ursula K. Le Guin.
CBS News. Monday, 10 May 2021.
- Scientific Games (SGMS) Reports Q1 Loss, Tops Revenue Estimates
Games (SGMS) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 64.44% and 0.56%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?
Zacks. Monday, 10 May 2021.
- Sheffield University tells staff Charles Darwin was 'racist'
Sheffield University has created a handbook for students and lecturers in its science
department to help 'tackle racial injustice' by 'reflecting on the whiteness of our science'.
Daily Mail. Sunday, 9 May 2021.
- How Your Brain Makes Decisions Impacts How It Evaluates (Mis)Information
Understanding the cognitive and neuroscience basis of decision making can help mitigate misinformation.
Forbes. Saturday, 8 May 2021.
- 'Infertile' Leicestershire science teacher had three children
Amy Anderson was told treatment for a brain tumour would probably mean she could not have children.
BBC News. Saturday, 8 May 2021.
- Meridian Bioscience (VIVO) Outpaces Stock Market Gains: What You Should Know
Meridian Bioscience (VIVO) closed at $20.45 in the latest trading session, marking a +6.68% move from the prior day.
Zacks. Friday, 7 May 2021.
- Wearing A Mask For Covid-19 Protection Is Scientific And Perfectly Normal
In the growing war over masks and reopening, some armchair Covid pundits incorrectly accuse those who are more cautious of being neurotic and unscientific. Being cautious is a normal and appropriate response to Covid-19.
Forbes. Friday, 7 May 2021.
- Why Do Some Dogs Have a Pocket in Their Ears?
It's called a cutaneous marginal pouch, and while science
is a little uncertain of its true purpose, it can double as a B&B for ticks.
Mental Floss. Friday, 7 May 2021.
- 14 Fun Facts About the Science of Motherhood
A short list of the amazing changes and behaviors that transform both humans and animals on the journey of motherhood
Smithsonian. Friday, 7 May 2021.
- Pfizer and BioNTech Vaccine Protects Over 95% Against COVID-19: The Lancet
According to a study published in the scientific
journal, the antidote was effective in both older and younger adults.
Entrepreneur. Thursday, 6 May 2021.
- Boycott threatened over Shell's sponsorship of Science Museum carbon capture exhibition
Climate activists say they'll call for people to boycott a new exhibition at London's Science
Museum if the oil company Shell isn't dropped as a major sponsor.
Sky News. Wednesday, 5 May 2021.
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