What happens to millions of these?
Batteries power much of modern life, from electric and hybrid cars to computers, medical devices and cellphones. But unless they're made easier and cheaper to recycle, a battery waste crisis looms.
Bernard Tobey, a double amputee, and his son, wearing Union sailor uniforms, standing beside a small wagon displaying Secretary of War Edwin Stanton’s dispatch on the fall of Fort Fisher.
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Lessons from history make clear that the federal government can spur medical innovation in a crisis, including this pandemic. Providing certainty and clarity is critical.
There are currently no permanent treatments for most patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
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Researchers discover clues to the origin of inflammatory bowel disease and a possible strategy for treatment.
Menurunkan kepadatan kota untuk melindungi dari penyebaran wabah akan menjadi respons yang salah.
Lowering urban density to protect against the coronavirus would be a misguided response. Density is not a key driver of infection, and keeps people active and healthy.
Duck decoys lure real ducks within range of hunters. Nanoparticles that look like cells serve as both decoys and hunters to ensnare virus particles.
Nanoparticles dressed up in cell membranes snag SARS-CoV-2 virus particles before they reach human cells.
This Bioculture System will let biologists learn about how space impacts human health by studying cells grown in the microgravity environment of the International Space Station.
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Why are scientists trying to grow organs at the International Space Station? People live on Earth not in zero-gravity. A stem cell expert explains why it is useful to do these experiments in space.
California was one of the first states to enact shelter-in-place orders.
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Four researchers studied California's shelter-in-place orders to figure out how many lives were saved by its early enactment. Here's what they found.
A molecular model of the spike proteins (red) of SARS-CoV-2 binding to the angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) protein, the receptor (blue) which is its the entry route to the target cell.
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The ACE2 receptor allows the virus that causes COVID-19 to infect and destroy our cells. What is the normal role of ACE2 in the body, and could it be the key to blocking infection?
Sortez dehors à la lumière du jour pour régler votre rythme circadien.
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Pour renforcer vos défenses immunitaires contre les coronavirus, l'une des choses les plus efficaces que vous puissiez faire est de maintenir vos rythmes circadiens naturels. Voici comment faire.
Try to get outside during daylight to set your circadian rhythms.
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To boost your immune defenses against corona and other viruses, one of the most effective things you can do is maintain your natural circadian rhythms. Here's how to do that.
Why do scientists care about mutations on the coronavirus?
Alexandr Gnezdilov Light Painting
The SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 is constantly mutating. What do these mutations reveal about this virus's evolution? And will this knowledge help us to develop a long-lasting vaccine?
If only COVID-19 testing was as simple as a pregnancy test.
There are now dozens of test for COVID-19 with hundreds more awaiting the FDA's authorization. So which test is best? Does anyone know?
A University of Washington Medical Center set up a drive-through testing center on March 13, 2020.
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A virus testing lab director explains how the U.S. fell behind in the need for broad coronavirus testing.
Male pileated woodpecker.
Pecking holes in a solid wood tree trunk would give you a headache, if not serious brain damage. What special assets allow a woodpecker to do it?
Rescue workers sift through debris after a mudslide that destroyed three homes on a hillside in Sausalito, Calif., Feb. 14, 2019, during an atmospheric river storm.
AP Photo/Michael Short
Earth's biggest rivers are streams of warm water vapor in the atmosphere that can cause huge rain and snowfall over land. Climate change is making them longer, wetter and stronger.
A man holds a sign with an image of Negro Matapacos, in Santiago, Chile.
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Negro Matapacos became famous in Chile in 2011 for joining student protests. His image has now popped up around the world.
President Donald Trump talks with reporters during a visit with U.S. Army dog Conan.
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Trump's recent comments echo a troubled history of the use of dogs against people of color, as well as pejorative depictions of people of color as animals.
Time limits on eating may help to keep diabetics’ blood glucose in check.
What if you could treat obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure just by limiting when you eat and drink all your calories? New research says it might work.
Seorang pria di pusat kota Atlanta dengan skuter listrik pada 26 Juni 2018.
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Skuter listrik mengancam hidup pejalan kaki dan membuat mereka menjadi kurang nyaman Ini cara bagaimana penyedia jasa skuter listrik bisa membuat kota menjadi lebih aman buat semua orang.