'Our studies with Ford Motor Company indicate that exposing coronaviruses to temperatures of 56 degrees Celsius, or 132.8 degrees Fahrenheit, for 15 minutes reduces the viral concentration by greater than 99 percent on interior surfaces and materials used inside Police Interceptor Utility vehicles,' said Jeff Jahnes and Jesse Kwiek, laboratory supervisors at The Ohio State University department of microbiology in a statement. … [Read more...] about Ford unveils technology that ROASTS the inside of police vehicles at 133 degrees Fahrenheit in an effort to kill coronavirus concentrations
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The nonprofit Khan Academy, which has partnered with institutions including NASA and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has a wide range of free classes. Its Intro to Biology covers the scientific method, one of the foundational ideas emphasized by education experts. … [Read more...] about Confused by the science behind Covid-19? You’re not alone
Over the course of nearly four decades, it appears from the photo of me in bed that I haven’t changed much. I have dedicated my life to studying and talking in awe about evolution. Last year, I recorded my daughter commentating over Blue Planet II, and posted it online; it became a minor internet phenomenon. I know Attenborough saw this video, and I hope he knows that the continuity of his work is transgenerational. In another 40 years, there will be scientists continuing to change the way we understand this living planet. Stare at those pictures, wonder at how those beasts evolved. I have little doubt that one of your daughters will cite Attenborough as her inspiration, too. … [Read more...] about Life on Earth by David Attenborough review – how has science changed in 40 years?
The $78.9m a year earmarked for the Southern District Health Board falls just short of the $89m deficit it recorded in the 2018/2019 financial year, but as Fleming pointed out, that wasn't a realistic view of the board's financial performance. … [Read more...] about Funding boost will help Southern DHB balance sustainability, CEO says
Pandemrix’s ingredients included a booster, or adjuvant, known as AS03, which GSK said on Thursday it planned to produce in large volume for possible use in COVID-19 vaccines currently being developed to fight the disease caused by the new coronavirus. … [Read more...] about Exclusive: GSK says science does not link pandemic H1N1 flu vaccine to sleep disorder