Latest results of myriapod research from the 18th International Congress of Myriapodology

Last year, the 18th International Congress of Myriapodology brought together 92 of the world’s top experts on the curious, yet still largely unknown multi-legged centipedes, millipedes, pauropods, symphylans (collectively referred to as myriapods) and velvet worms (onychophorans). Held between 25th and 31st August 2019 at the Hungarian Natural History Museum in Budapest and co-organised by…

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Filtered Coffee May Be Especially Good for Heart Health

Coffee can be a healthful drink. It may be even better for you when brewed with a paper filter. Norwegian researchers gathered health data on 508,747 men and women 20 to 79 years old and followed them for an average of 20 years. The participants also reported the type and quantity of coffee they drank…

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Teachers and Students in the Coronavirus Pandemic

Teachers are the original gatherers. They’re in charge of bringing a group together and of thinking about how to create an experience for the whole, every single day. And teachers are in the transformation business. At the end of every school year, young people are supposed to leave changed. That’s a tall order — particularly…

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How to Defend a Dissertation Virtually

Clint Smith, a writer, teacher and poet, dreamed for more than six years of the moment he would defend his dissertation. But instead of standing in front of his four committee members at Harvard University, Dr. Smith obtained his doctorate from his kitchen table in Washington D.C. over Zoom. And he did it with 175…

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Airborne Coronavirus Detected in Wuhan Hospitals

Adding to growing evidence that the novel coronavirus can spread through air, scientists have identified genetic markers of the virus in airborne droplets, many with diameters smaller than one-ten-thousandth of an inch. That had been previously demonstrated in laboratory experiments, but now Chinese scientists studying real-world conditions report that they captured tiny droplets containing the…

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Coronavirus Live News Updates

Here’s what you need to know: ImageThe playground at Community School 300 in the Bronx was empty this month.Credit…Victor J. Blue for The New York Times Trump would like schools to reopen before the summer. Few states seem to be considering it. After weeks without classes, a growing impatience to send children back to school…

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Biggest Mall Operator in U.S. Plans to Reopen 49 of Them

Simon Property Group, the biggest operator of malls in the United States, has come up with a game plan for reopening 49 shopping centers across 10 states starting on Friday. Security officers and employees will “actively remind and encourage shoppers” to maintain a proper distance from others and to refrain from shopping in groups. Food…

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Jodie Comer on Her Killer Beauty Regimen

Killer acting role leads to killer skin care? Not exactly, but both are true for Jodie Comer, who is known for her role as the sociopathic but charismatic assassin Villanelle on the darkly comic “Killing Eve,” just back for Season 3. These days, Ms. Comer, 27, is sheltering in place with her family in Liverpool,…

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