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US elections: Donald Trump has normalised selfishness, made it America's national credo
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US elections: Donald Trump has normalised selfishness, made it America's national credo

When a once-in-a-century pandemic strikes, public health experts ask all to wear masks, but the US president tells Americans that mask-wearing is one of those rules not to be followed (like paying taxes, like the emoluments clause, like campaign finance laws, like obstructing justice)

Donald Trump fears coronavirus: Urgency US president showed in seeking treatment puts paid to lies about pandemic
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Donald Trump fears coronavirus: Urgency US president showed in seeking treatment puts paid to lies about pandemic

The facts of Trump’s experience with coronavirus, including how how quickly it sickened him to the point of requiring intensive medical care, are the best tools to fight the misinformation campaign against COVID-19

Are Nobel Prizes losing their touch with modern science by sticking to archaic rules?
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Are Nobel Prizes losing their touch with modern science by sticking to archaic rules?

More recent science awards -The Breakthrough and Gruber prize - have done a better job in highlighting large collaborations than the Nobel Prize.

Nobel 2020 season begins with medicine prize today: Here is all you can expect
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Nobel 2020 season begins with medicine prize today: Here is all you can expect

No prizes are expected to be awarded this year for work directly linked to the new coronavirus.

Fake prescription for COVID-19 appears on social media: Here's the list of medicines and what they do
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Fake prescription for COVID-19 appears on social media: Here's the list of medicines and what they do

Self-medication for COVID-19 based on messages shared on social media platforms can cause more harm then be helpful

World Brain Tumour Day 2020:  From changes in personality to seizures, tell-tale signs to look for in children
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World Brain Tumour Day 2020: From changes in personality to seizures, tell-tale signs to look for in children

World Brain Tumour Day 2020: Balance problems, personality changes and other signs you should look out for in children The uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in a child’s brain leads to the formation of pediatric brain tumours. As there is limited space inside the skull, the tumour puts pressure on various parts of the brain itself.

World Brain Tumour Day 2020: All you need to know about brain tumours, their symptoms and treatments
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World Brain Tumour Day 2020: All you need to know about brain tumours, their symptoms and treatments

World Brain Tumour Day is observed on 8 June with the aim to raise awareness and educate people about brain tumour, and also to pay tribute to brain tumour patients and their families

Coronavirus Outbreak: How will we know when it’s time to reopen our cities, our nations, the world?
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Coronavirus Outbreak: How will we know when it’s time to reopen our cities, our nations, the world?

Until we get a vaccine or effective treatments, we should focus on testing, having hospital beds, and controlling the outbreak.

The rising heroes of the coronavirus pandemic are the nations’ biggest nerds
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The rising heroes of the coronavirus pandemic are the nations’ biggest nerds

Some of the scientists, are also painfully vulnerable, becoming sick themselves while carrying out their duties.

Medication, lifestyle changes as effective as stents and bypass surgery in reducing risk of heart attack, finds study
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Medication, lifestyle changes as effective as stents and bypass surgery in reducing risk of heart attack, finds study

The results from a new study says that procedures such as bypass surgery and stenting are no better at reducing risk of heart attack in patients with ischemic heart disease than medication and lifestyle changes

Coronavirus Outbreak: IndiGo offers govt its aircraft, crew to transport medicine, equipment across country
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Coronavirus Outbreak: IndiGo offers govt its aircraft, crew to transport medicine, equipment across country

IndiGo on Wednesday said that it has offered Union Civil Aviation Ministry its "resources, aircraft and crew" to transport medicine, equipment and relief material from one part of the country to another

Can the internet handle the strain of everyone working from home? Or will it buckle under pressure?
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Can the internet handle the strain of everyone working from home? Or will it buckle under pressure?

On top of that, home networks — such as the Wi-Fi routers that residents set up — can be finicky.

Hong Kong dog causes panic – but here's why you needn't worry about pets spreading COVID-19
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Hong Kong dog causes panic – but here's why you needn't worry about pets spreading COVID-19

For a number of different viruses human-to-dog transmission is theoretically possible but human-to-human spread is much more efficient.

Coronavirus-related or otherwise, here's why working from home is highly overrated
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Coronavirus-related or otherwise, here's why working from home is highly overrated

Research found the ideal amount of work-from-home time is 1 1/2 days per week — enough to participate in office culture along with time for work.

Coronavirus is sparing children and largely affecting the ill and aged — infection experts explain why
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Coronavirus is sparing children and largely affecting the ill and aged — infection experts explain why

Experts have theorised that younger people are being infected, too, but developing a relatively milder infection.

Coronavirus outbreak might have originated in infected bats – here’s why scientists think so
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Coronavirus outbreak might have originated in infected bats – here’s why scientists think so

Bats may have an immune system that lets them coexist with many disease-causing viruses, experts think.

Why is air pollution so harmful to us? Human being's DNA may hold the answer
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Why is air pollution so harmful to us? Human being's DNA may hold the answer

Some genetic variants from a human's past can be helpful as it may allow people to have a long life despite smoking

Universal practise of immunization is one of the biggest triumphs of modern medicine
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Universal practise of immunization is one of the biggest triumphs of modern medicine

In the future, vaccines will be inhaled, there is a possibility that they will be administered topically as well.

Karnataka Rajyotsava 2019: BS Yediyurappa to award state's second-highest civilian honour to 64 people today
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Karnataka Rajyotsava 2019: BS Yediyurappa to award state's second-highest civilian honour to 64 people today

Rajyotsava Awards is the second-highest civilian honor of Karnataka and is conferred annually by the state government

Computer algorithm used by thousands of US hospitals has an unintended bias against blacks
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Computer algorithm used by thousands of US hospitals has an unintended bias against blacks

While the algorithm doesn't see race, it works by analyzing past patient health care costs, which differ widely between races.