Laboratory findings associated with severe illness, mortality among hospitalized patients with COVID

What The Study Did: This observational study examined how well sociodemographic features, laboratory value and comorbidities of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in Eastern Massachusetts might predict a course of severe illness. Authors: Roy H. Perlis, M.D., M.Sc., of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and an associate editor at JAMA Network Open, is the corresponding author. To access the […]

Exploring the source of stars and planets in a laboratory — ScienceDaily

A new method for verifying a widely held but unproven theoretical explanation of the formation of stars and planets has been proposed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL). The method grows from simulation of the Princeton Magnetorotational Instability (MRI) Experiment, a unique laboratory device that aims to […]

Exploring the source of stars and planets in a laboratory

Physicist Himawan Winarto with figures from paper behind him. Credit: Elle Starkman/PPPL Office of Communications. A new method for verifying a widely held but unproven theoretical explanation of the formation of stars and planets has been proposed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL). The method grows from […]

Extensive Chemical Safety Fraud Uncovered at German Testing Laboratory

monkey subject at LPT Hamburg

by Jonathan Latham, PhD (Please note: this article contains disturbing content) The case of an animal rights activist who infiltrated an independent German chemical testing laboratory has triggered the discovery of an apparently extensive chemical testing fraud. LPT Hamburg, with around 175 employees, is one of the largest contract laboratories in Germany. It is a […]

The Long History of Accidental Laboratory Releases of Potential Pandemic Pathogens Is Being Ignored In the COVID-19 Media Coverage – Independent Science News

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by Sam Husseini Many people are dismissing the possibility that the COVID-19 pandemic might have come from a lab. It is possible that they are unaware of the frequency of biohazards escaping from laboratories. On Feb. 11, I asked Anne Schuchat, the CDC’s Principal Deputy Director, at the National Press Club if it were a “complete coincidence” that the outbreak […]