Someone needs help with funding. See this: https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/heroes-of-the-pandemic-a-canadian-professor-has-a-peanut-butter-sniff-test-to-combat-covid-19 #COVID19
What is maddening, however, is that because of the sluggishness of the academic grant application process, Small won’t get funding for the test before September.
In other words: a highly regarded academic, who trained at McGill University, and whose star was born 20 years ago after a study - 1/2
Contact tracing is coming to Android w/ Google Play services - 9to5Google
When Yahushua therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished: and he bowed his head, and gave up the spirit. Jn 19:30
2000 years ago, today, Yahushua our Messiah gave his life for YOU and me.
3 Days & 3 Nights. He said, "IT IS FINISHED."
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The current race to find a vaccine for COVID-19 exemplifies why rapid and unrestricted access to scientific research and educational materials is vital in the most open terms possible.
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early as possible before review and formal publication," he says.
This rapid sharing of data can help researchers and public health officials. For example, last month Nextstrain, an "open science" project that analyzes genomic data shared on Gisaid, was able to help confirm that Covid-19 had been spreading in the Seattle area. - 2/2
BioRxiv cofounder Richard Sever, a molecular biologist at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, welcomed the open letter. "I would go further and have government/funders mandate that research articles are shared as - 1/2
available during epidemics or possibly pandemics where there are people at risk,” Edward Campion, executive editor of the New England Journal of Medicine, told the Canadian journal the Scientist.
Among the leaders in the open-access movement is the University of California, which ended its subscriptions to about 2,500 Elsevier journals after it failed to come to terms with the publisher on liberating access to UC research.
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publisher of Nature. But it’s under assault by universities and government agencies frustrated at being forced to pay for access to research they’ve funded in the first place.
Elsevier, Springer and other commercial publishers have temporarily dropped their paywalls on coronavirus-related research, but they say the action is limited to the duration of the crisis and doesn’t apply to other published research.
“The responsible thing to do is to make all research freely - 3/5
with support from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and other backers. “Decisions are made by professional editors who are in the business of selling magazines, which make a huge profit by virtue of controlling copyright on the literature and by controlling access to the literature.”
The prevailing model today is dominated by for-profit academic publishing houses such as Elsevier, the publisher of such high-impact journals as Cell and the Lancet, and Springer, the - 2/5
This is one of my #advocacy. I'm a supporter of #OpenAccess especially since it helped me personally in my #gout issue (my last gout attack was late 2017). Studies which helped me tremendously were behind a #Paywall.
“The [scientific] literature is controlled by largely commercial journals,” says Randy Schekman, a Nobel laureate biologist at UC Berkeley who founded ELife, a nonprofit open-access publisher, in 2011 - 1/5
Please do correct me. The most vulnerable to #COVID19 are the seniors (60+), next are those in 30-60 bracket. What's the purpose of school suspensions if young adults, teenagers, and kids, are the less vulnerable? Carrier perhaps? No official channel is discussing about carriers.
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