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Hyperimmune response model could clarify severe COVID-19

Share this Article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. Researchers have identified and replicated a hyperimmune response in nonhuman primates that could one day lead to treatments for people with severe cases of COVID-19. “This may be an important first step in understanding why some people become critically ill from COVID-19,” says senior …

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Control may explain money’s grip on happiness

Share this Article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. Contrary to previous influential work, new research on money and happiness finds that there’s no dollar-value plateau at which money’s importance lessens. One potential reason: Higher earners feel an increased sense of control over life. To answer this question, Matthew Killingsworth, senior fellow at …

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Airport Jetpack Sighting May Have Actually Been Person-Shaped Drone

Unidentified Flying Object In September, several pilots in the airspace near Los Angeles International Airport spotted something odd: what appeared to be “a guy in a jetpack,” as one  bewildered pilot told LA’s tower, flying around 3,000 feet. Several months later, and after investigation by local law enforcement, the FAA and the FBI, it’s still unclear what the airline pilots …

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Your wandering mind is a ‘feature,’ not a bug

Share this Article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. Researchers have come up with a way to track the flow of our internal thought processes and signal whether our minds are focused, fixated, or wandering. Using an electroencephalogram (EEG) to measure brain activity while people performed mundane attention tasks, researchers identified brain signals …

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Quantum Encrypted Communication Between Drones

Zhenda Xie at Nanjing University has created cheap quantum encrypted communication between drones. Above – Quantum network and physical realization with mobile drone-based nodes. (a) A practical quantum network consists of multinode structure and should provide access for users at any time. (b) If link distance is over the Rayleigh length limit, the beam aperture will be divergent and become …

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Tratamento de vertigens e tonturas com acupuntura

Você já teve vertigem ou tontura? Talvez você tenha um equilíbrio ruim, o que torna difícil andar em linha reta? Ou talvez você sinta o quarto girando se você virar enquanto está deitado na cama? Em nossa clínica de acupuntura Edina, costumamos tratar vertigens e tonturas. Outros sintomas que você pode sentir com vertigem e tontura podem incluir dores de …

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Why antihistamines don’t always ease chronic eczema itch

Share this Article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. Allergens in the environment are often to blame for episodes of acute itch in eczema patients, a new study shows. In addition to a skin rash, many eczema sufferers also experience chronic itching, but sometimes that itching can become torturous. Worse, antihistamines—the standard treatment …

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How to Use & Implement Kanban Project Management

Have you faced difficulties in presenting your project visually to your team? Understand that you’re not alone. A lot of managers and project ideation teams face the same challenge. As a result, 37% of projects fail due to lack of defined project objectives and milestones visually. That’s why your vision of the project needs to be clear from start to …

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This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through January 16)

CRYPTOCURRENCY Lost Passwords Lock Millionaires Out of Their Bitcoin FortunesNathaniel Popper | The New York Times“Stefan Thomas, a German-born programmer living in San Francisco, has two guesses left to figure out a password that is worth, as of this week, about $220 million. The password will let him unlock a small hard drive, known as an IronKey, which contains the …

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Wildfire smoke’s effects are getting worse

Share this Article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. The far-reaching effects of wildfires and wildfire smoke are no longer aberrations, researchers write in a new paper. Record-setting wildfires torched huge swaths of western states in 2020. They blotted out the sun, produced hazardous air pollution in cities far from the blazes, and …