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Surgeon opposes relaxing of Covid restrictions: ‘We haven’t even come down below the surge last summer’

States are easing social distancing rules but it’s “too soon” to roll back Covid restrictions, Dr. Atul Gawande warned on CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith.” “We are currently at levels of cases that are still above the highest level of our last surge, so we haven’t even come down below the surge last summer,”… Read More »

Five governors besides Cuomo who sent COVID-19-positive patients into nursing homes

Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York was not the only state leader to have directed nursing homes to admit patients who had been hospitalized for COVID-19. Governors from Michigan, California, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, all Democrats, enacted similar policies last year as fears grew that hospitals would be overwhelmed with new patients and too few… Read More »

Measuring the tRNA world

Transfer RNAs (tRNAs) deliver specific amino acids to ribosomes during translation of messenger RNA into proteins. The abundance of tRNAs can therefore have a profound impact on cell physiology, but measuring the amount of each tRNA in cells has been limited by technical challenges. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry have now overcome… Read More »

Outdoor styling simplified

While another summer may have come and gone, autumn is also a gorgeous season to spend outside in Australia; the sun has lost the sting in its tail and changing colours displayed by Mother Nature lure us to continue spending time in our outdoor spaces. If your yard’s looking a little lacklustre, there are simple… Read More »