FRONT PAGE: ‘Wonder Gas’ Hailed As New Treatment For Diabetic Foot Ulcers Could Also Kill COVID-19 Virus Indoors
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FRONT PAGE: ‘Wonder Gas’ Hailed As New Treatment For Diabetic Foot Ulcers Could Also Kill COVID-19 Virus Indoors

Newswise — A new formulation developed by University of South Australia scientists to treat antimicrobial-resistant bacterial infections in diabetic foot ulcers could also be used to kill the COVID-19 virus circulating in air conditioning systems.Enhancing cold plasma ionised gas with peracetic acid eradicates bacteria in wounds and substantially reduces SARS-CoV-2 viral loads, Australian and UK…

SPACE: Meltwater Runoff From Greenland Becoming More Erratic
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SPACE: Meltwater Runoff From Greenland Becoming More Erratic

Applications 03/11/2021 906 views 36 likes As world leaders and decision-makers join forces at COP26 to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement, new research, again, highlights the value of satellite data in understanding and monitoring climate change. This particular new research, which is based on measurements from ESA’s CryoSat mission, shows that…

FRONT PAGE: U.S. Gun Violence Increased 30% During COVID-19 Pandemic
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FRONT PAGE: U.S. Gun Violence Increased 30% During COVID-19 Pandemic

Newswise — Gun violence increased by more than 30% in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study by Penn State College of Medicine researchers. The researchers said that stress, domestic violence, lack of social interactions and greater access to firearms might have contributed to the increase.According to the researchers, these findings come…

UK NEWS: Putting honeybee hives on solar parks could boost the value of UK agriculture
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UK NEWS: Putting honeybee hives on solar parks could boost the value of UK agriculture

The value of UK agriculture could be boosted by millions of pounds a year if thousands of honeybee hives were deployed on solar parks across the country, a new study reveals. However, scientists caution that the benefits of managing solar parks for wild pollinators over honeybees should be prioritised where appropriate and should be assessed…

FRONT PAGE NEWS: Coronavirus weekly: expert analysis from The Conversation global network
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FRONT PAGE NEWS: Coronavirus weekly: expert analysis from The Conversation global network

The global crisis triggered by the spread of the new coronavirus disease, COVID-19, continues to take fresh and dramatic turns, causing havoc in dozens of countries around the world. Stock markets remain volatile, having recorded historic collapses in share prices. US S&P500 Intraday volatility (the swing from high to low within one day) is approaching…

Rubisco proton production can enhance CO2 acquisition
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Rubisco proton production can enhance CO2 acquisition

News Release 24-May-2021 Rubisco proton production can enhance CO2 acquisition Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Research News IMAGE: Figure 1. Carboxysome evolution pathways view more Credit: Ben Long || The Australian National University Rubisco is arguably the most abundant–and most important–protein on Earth. This enzyme drives photosynthesis, the…

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