Because vaccine-derived polio outbreaks are becoming more probable over time, a new oral vaccine that doesn’t mutate easily is needed, the researchers say. The researchers found that the debris interacted with the atmosphere to form a dense dust cloud that raced over Earth at several kilometres per second. Read More: nature.com
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Can your calendar keep up with your busy schedule? These Google Calendar tips will help you and your team stay organized. Calendar is so underutilized that it has a bunch of tricks you probably didn’t even know about. Read More: pcmag.com
Using a machine-learning algorithm, MIT researchers have identified a powerful new antibiotic compound. In their new study, the researchers also identified several other promising antibiotic candidates, which they plan to test further. Read More: news.mit.edu
Researchers had three volunteers leave prints on glass slides over the course of a week, and the scientists were later able to determine which day the prints were left, reports New Atlas. The bottom line: If a print is less than a week old, police might soon be able to determine its age within 24 hours. Read More: newser.com
A fungus observed inside Chernobyl is a radiation extremophile that could inspire new technology. The overall family of extremophiles that live on or despite radiation includes both fungi and bacteria, and different species have different mechanisms for absorbing or tolerating radiation. Read More: popularmechanics.com