There’s lots of discover about coronavirus transmission

Two environmental engineers describe potential transmission pathways of COVID-19 and their implications, including the need for more quantitative virus research.

Rob Jordan-Stanford
March 30, 2020 | futurity

~2 mins   

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How to keep your pets happy while social distancing

Staying home for social distancing may disrupt your pets' routine. But recreating a schedule can keep them (and you) happy.

Matt Shipman-NC State
March 30, 2020 | futurity

~2 mins   

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Team builds ventilators from $300 worth of parts

A team has developed an automated bag valve mask ventilator to help patients in treatment for COVID-19. "This is as simple as it can get, with all readily available parts."

Mike Williams-Rice
March 30, 2020 | futurity

~4 mins   

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Why COVID-19 deniers stick to their beliefs

Even as the number of deaths rises, some COVID-19 deniers are sticking to their belief that the pandemic is overblown or even fake. An expert explains why.

Yasmin Anwar-UC Berkeley
March 27, 2020 | futurity

~1 mins   

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Hoarding during stressful times isn’t all that strange

During times of crisis, like the COVID-19 pandemic, hoarding isn't all that unusual. But you have to be sure you're doing it for the right reasons.

Jared Wadley-Michigan
March 27, 2020 | futurity

~1 mins   

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What powers does the President have in a crisis?

A legal historian and constitutional law scholar discusses the role of executive power in addressing the coronavirus crisis.

Stanford
March 27, 2020 | futurity

~1 mins   

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Don’t count on sports coming back anytime soon

COVID-19 has shut down professional and college sports. An expert explains why teams aren't playing and how that helps fight the pandemic's spread.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers
March 27, 2020 | futurity

~1 mins   

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Machine learning predicts glass density and stiffness

A new way to predict the density and stiffness of glasses could offer better reinforcing fibers for composite materials in automobiles and wind turbines.

Kate McAlpine-Michigan
March 27, 2020 | futurity

~1 mins   

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Ankle exoskeleton makes running easier

Running is great exercise but not everyone feels great doing it. An ankle exoskeleton could make running easier and boost your physical activity.

Taylor Kubota-Stanford
March 26, 2020 | futurity

~6 mins   

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To cope with stress and avoid bad moods, try this combo

A balance between living in the moment and planning ahead is the best way to cope with stress and negative moods, researchers say.

Matt Shipman-NC State
March 26, 2020 | futurity

~3 mins   

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