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UK science advisers expect coronavirus epidemic to peak within a month
27. marec 2020 (15:51)
The peak of the UK coronavirus epidemic now looks likely to arrive within the next month, according to analysis by the government’s science advisers (New Scientist)
The coronavirus pandemic could make weather forecasts less accurate
27. marec 2020 (15:04)
Meteorologists rely on a steady stream of weather data collected by planes to produce accurate forecasts, but most commercial flights have been grounded to slow the spread of the coronavirus (New Scientist)
Will a home antibody test for covid-19 really be a game changer?
27. marec 2020 (14:28)
UK prime minister Boris Johnson has said a mass-produced antibody test for covid-19 that can be done at home will be a game changer - but this type of test has limitations (New Scientist)
Does a high viral load or infectious dose make covid-19 worse?
27. marec 2020 (11:50)
Does being exposed to more virus particles mean you’ll develop more severe illness? Data suggests the relationship between infection and severity may be complex (New Scientist)
Neanderthals feasted on seafood and nuts according to fossil remains
26. marec 2020 (18:00)
The fossilised remains of the food found in one of the few remaining coastal Neanderthal sites in Europe show they ate plenty of seafood, fish and nuts (New Scientist)
Which covid-19 patients will get a ventilator if there's a shortage?
26. marec 2020 (16:51)
If there's a ventilator shortage, doctors and ethicists say priority should be given to people with the best chance of recovery and most years likely left to live (New Scientist)
Velociraptor relative had a much stronger grip than its cousins
26. marec 2020 (16:00)
A new dinosaur species related to velociraptors has been found in New Mexico, and its claws were larger and stronger than average (New Scientist)
Warming oceans are causing marine life to shift towards the poles
26. marec 2020 (15:00)
Climate change is leading to lower numbers of marine life towards the equator – including mammals, birds, fish and plankton – while populations nearer the poles increase (New Scientist)
Hepatitis C infection rates are being cut by testing and treatment
26. marec 2020 (13:36)
The infection is being eliminated as a public health threat by countries that introduce widespread testing and treatment for those at risk (New Scientist)
Dino-killing asteroid choked whole world in dust within a few hours
26. marec 2020 (06:00)
When a large asteroid hit the Earth 66 million years ago, it sent huge curtains of dust flying tens of kilometres up into the air that quickly covered the planet (New Scientist)