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A robust new study led by scientists from Yale School of Medicine has comprehensively demonstrated how SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, can infect the brain and central nervous system (CNS). The study validates a growing body of observational research attributing neurological issues to COVID-19.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: Coronavirus (CO
from an electric bus made from recycled PET bottles to a center for women in morocco, we share some of our favorite projects with social impact. The post TOP 10 reader submissions of 2020 – social impact appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The giant iceberg A-68a is likely to ground itself in the shallows of South Georgia island, so a scientific expedition is getting ready to visit the site to determine the impact of the event on the local ecology using underwater glider robots.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: British Antarctic Survey, Antarctic, Environment
New research from Oxford University has found that playing video games can have a positive effect on a person's emotional wellbeing. ...
There are plenty of rocks floating around the solar system, but Apophis has attracted more than its share of attention due to several projected close shaves with Earth in the coming decades. While most impacts have now been ruled out, a previously-overlooked factor has opened a small window for a possible collision in 2068.Continue ReadingCategory: Space, ScienceTags: Asteroid, University of Hawa
before coronavirus, benidorm attracted up to 5 million tourists every year. The post benidorm’s empty hotels and the impact of COVID-19 are captured by manuel alvarez diestro appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Does how we place an image in history depend upon its presentation? A new quiz (and experiment) by Matt Daniels and Jan Diehm aims to test this question. The quiz, published on The Pudding, shows users a series of five images captured in the United States during the last century and asks you to estimate the year the photo was taken.We recommend taking the quiz before reading the rest of this arti
Unity has created a Social Impact Division funded by 750,000 shares of company equity two support non-profit organisations.  ...
Some people refuse to wear bike helmets because they find the things to be big, heavy and gawky-looking. That's where the Danish-made Newton-Rider helmet comes in, as it's sleek, thin, and made of semi-soft materials.Continue ReadingCategory: Bicycles, TransportTags: Helmets, Road Safety, Cycling, Indiegogo, Folding
An intriguing new animal study, led by researchers from the University of Southern California, is suggesting a hunger-regulating hormone secreted from the stomach may also influence memory and cognitive function. The study builds on a growing body of research into gut-brain communication via the vagus nerve.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Hormone, Food, Gut Bacteria, Brain, Neuroscience, M is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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