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Samsung Is Activating Its Smartwatch ECG Feature Today, but There’s a Catch

Samsung may have first made an ECG-capable smartwatch with the Galaxy Watch Active2, but it wasn’t until earlier this summer that it actually got...

How to Attend a Free Drive-In Movie in a Walmart Parking Lot

Welcome to the latest edition of “Headlines That Would Have Seemed Very Strange in 2019.” Today’s post comes courtesy of Walmart, which has been...

SARS-CoV-2 during pregnancy not associated with complications in neonates, study finds

In a new study, researchers examined the association between a positive SARS-CoV-2 test during pregnancy and complications in mothers and their newborn babies. Almost...

UK lockdown and air pollution: Nitrogen dioxide halved but sulfur dioxide doubled

A new study of air pollution in the United Kingdom during the first 100 days of lockdown has revealed that while nitrogen oxide levels...

Flood risks: More accurate data due to COVID-19

Emerging use of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) makes it possible to continuously measure shallow changes in elevation of Earth surface. A study now...

Likely molecular mechanisms of SARS-CoV-2 pathogenesis are revealed by network biology

Researchers have built an interactome that includes the lung-epithelial cell host interactome integrated with a SARS-CoV-2 interactome. Applying network biology analysis tools to this...

Enrolling in health education courses may help change student’s beliefs about stress

College students are under a lot of stress, even more so lately due to the COVID-19 pandemic. New research finds that college health courses...

Some polar bears in far north are getting short-term benefit from thinning ice

The small subpopulation of polar bears in Kane Basin were doing better, on average, in recent years than in the 1990s. The bears are...

Structural biology: Ribosomes and Russian dolls

Maturation of the ribosome is a complex operation. Work now shows that the 90S precursor of the small 40S subunit undergoes a 'molting' process,...

Sport and memory go hand in hand

If sport is good for the body, it also seems to be good for the brain. By evaluating memory performance following a sport session,...

Getting ready for people to storm Area 51

The countdown to an infamous Facebook event has begun and 12,000 people are expected to attend.

What’s Coming to Netflix in October 2020

In the Before Times, when you could just, like, go see a movie in a theater without first notifying your next of kin, October...