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MILWAUKEE, April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) is committed to championing the next generation of cancer immunotherapy experts through dedicated support of novel research. SITC is pleased to offer domestic and international early career investigators in academia and government two unique awards that leverage spatial phenotyping and profiling technologies. …

The World Health Organization (WHO) is carrying out further investigations into the individual who appears to have had the virus lay dormant in their body. This would suggest infections may persist once people recover and have the potential to start a future outbreak. International researchers, including a team at the University of Conakry in Guinea, …

Three hundred years ago, before envelopes, passwords and security codes, writers often struggled to keep thoughts, cares and dreams expressed in their letters private. One popular way was to use a technique called letter locking — intricately folding a flat sheet of paper to become its own envelope. This security strategy presented a challenge when …

Scientists at the Nebraska Public Health Laboratory have found mutations to the novel coronavirus using new technology that allows the state to track COVID-19 across Nebraska more precisely.  The technology enables scientists to conduct a new kind of whole gene sequencing that helps officials confirm whether cases of COVID-19 reinfection come from the same clone …

Detecting human emotions with RADIO WAVES: Scientists develop AI technology using wireless signals to reveal changes in heart rate and tell how someone is feeling AI technology uses wireless signals in people to tell how they are really feeling  Researchers used neural network to understand changes physical changes Participants shown range of emotion-evoking videos and …

A team of researchers from  obtained magnetic nanoparticles using a sweet flag (Acorus calamus). Both the roots and the leaves of this plant have antioxidant, antimicrobial, and insecticide properties. The extract of the sweet flag was used as a non-toxic reagent for the manufacture of coated particles. The authors of the work also showed the …

NEW DELHI: Even though the pandemic slowed down life on earth, it could not halt the scientists across the globe from looking beyond. From the cultivation of crops in space to self-driving robotaxi services on the road, the year saw some truly revolutionary advances in the field of science and technology. As a new year …

Paddling in a canoe through the flood waters left by Hurricane Eta in his rural village near the north coast of Honduras, Adán Herrera took stock of the damage. “Compared with Hurricane Mitch, this caused more damage because the water rose so fast,” said Herrera, 33, a subsistence farmer who is living on top of …

Players in the multi-player sci-fi game Eve Online can complete a mini game designed to help researchers understand the coronavirus. By marking out different cell populations researchers can then analyse how the virus affects the immune system. More than 171,000 gamers have completed 47 million mini game tasks amounting to 36 years categorising cells. BBC …

Not only is 2020 the first election to occur during a deadly pandemic, it is taking place at a time when the effects of climate change have intensified — with this year having the highest number of extreme weather events like hurricanes and wildfires.  Matching the severity of these two phenomena, many scientists are breaking …