Carl Bergstrom: ‘People are using data to bullshit’ | Science- Tempemail

Carl Bergstrom is a professor of evolutionary biology at the University of Washington in Seattle. More than a decade ago he conducted research on the role of government in pandemic planning, and has been a trenchant critic of the current response. He is the co-author with his colleague Jevin D Continue Reading

Volunteers create world’s fastest supercomputer to combat coronavirus | Technology

The world’s fastest supercomputer has been created from volunteers loaning spare time on their home PCs to fold proteins, a scientific task that could prove instrumental in tackling the coronavirus. According to [email protected], the organisation that runs the distributed computing effort, the combined power of the network broke 1,000,000,000,000,000,000 operations Continue Reading

The five: factors that affect early greying | Technology

Avoid stress This week, scientists from Harvard demonstrated that stress can accelerate the greying of human hair. The researchers found that stress prompts the production of a hormone that affects the melanocyte cells involved in making hair pigments. The scientists hope that this discovery will add to the understanding of Continue Reading