Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: science

57 bookmarks tagged “science

Aerosols: Why Is the Risk of Coronavirus Transmission so High Indoors? | ZEIT ONLINE

zeit.de/wissen/gesundheit/2020-11/coronavirus-aerosols-infection-risk-hotspot-interiors
Whenever people gather in closed spaces, the infection risk climbs. Our interactive tool shows how the coronavirus spreads. Find out how safe your environment is.

The Mystery of John Titor: Hoax or Time Traveler? - Pacific Standard

psmag.com/environment/the-mystery-of-john-titor-hoax-or-time-traveler-57001
A person named "John Titor" started posting on the Internet one day, claiming to be from the future and predicting the end of the world. Then he suddenly disappeared, never to be heard from again.

The Risks - Know Them - Avoid Them

erinbromage.wixsite.com/covid19/post/the-risks-know-them-avoid-them
It seems many people are breathing some relief, and I’m not sure why. An epidemic curve has a relatively predictable upslope and once the peak is reached, the back slope is also predictable.

Hoping Llamas Will Become Coronavirus Heroes - The New York Times

nytimes.com/2020/05/06/science/llama-coronavirus-antibodies.html
Antibodies from Winter, a 4-year-old llama with great eyelashes, have neutralized coronavirus and other infections in lab experiments.

The Viral ‘Study’ About Runners Spreading Coronavirus Is Not Actually a Study - VICE

vice.com/en_us/article/v74az9/the-viral-study-about-runners-spreading-coronavirus-is-not-actually-a-study
Belgian researchers chose to bypass all standard science publishing protocols to publish research that has been overhyped and isn't well understood.

Exclusive: Humans placed in suspended animation for the first time | New Scientist

newscientist.com/article/2224004-exclusive-humans-placed-in-suspended-animation-for-the-first-time/
At least one person has been placed in a form of suspended animation during a trial that aims to help people survive traumatic injuries like a gunshot or stab wound

Consciousness is neither a spooky mystery nor an illusory belief | Aeon Essays

aeon.co/essays/consciousness-is-neither-a-spooky-mystery-nor-an-illusory-belief
Consciousness is neither a spooky mystery nor an illusory belief. It’s a valid and causally efficacious biological reality

Scientists rise up against statistical significance

nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00857-9
Valentin Amrhein, Sander Greenland, Blake McShane and more than 800 signatories call for an end to hyped claims and the dismissal of possibly crucial effects.

Death of the calorie | 1843

1843magazine.com/features/death-of-the-calorie
For more than a century we’ve counted on calories to tell us what will make us fat. Peter Wilson says it’s time to bury the world’s most misleading measure