Why the Assassination of a Scientist Will Have No Impact on Iran’s Nuclear Program

The roadside assassination, last week, of the Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was an elaborate intelligence operation that played out like a blockbuster thriller, according to unusually candid accounts by the Iranian media. Fakhrizadeh, who was around sixty and had a graying beard, and also a bit of a paunch, has often been compared to…Continue Reading

Iran Says Its Top Nuclear Scientist Killed in Attack

A top Iranian nuclear scientist, widely viewed as the father of the country’s nuclear-weapons program, was shot and killed Friday, dealing a blow to Tehran’s atomic ambitions and threatening to increase tensions between Iran and its foes. Iran’s foreign minister, Javad Zarif, blamed “terrorists” for the death and said there were “serious indications” of Israeli…Continue Reading

Scientist behind coronavirus vaccine insists it has ‘no serious side effects’

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Invalid EmailOne of the scientists behind the breakthrough coronavirus vaccine has…Continue Reading

Scientist Investigated After Calling COVID Pandemic ‘A Leftist Stunt’ Designed to ‘Enslave Humanity’

A professor in Michigan has issued an extraordinary statement that defends everything from his “casual use of the n-word” to his belief that the moon landing was faked and COVID-19 is a “stunt designed to enslave humanity” after being placed on administrative leave for allegedly making racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic tweets.Thomas Brennan, an assistant physical…Continue Reading

Top Italian Scientist Says COVID Will Be ‘Like a Cold’ by 2024

A top Italian scientist has said COVID could become “like a cold” within a few years.Giuseppe Remuzzi, from the Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research in Milan, told the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera that a coronavirus vaccine would not make the disease disappear entirely.Asked if a vaccine would extinguish the virus, Remuzzi said: “No—and…Continue Reading

How this Canberra scientist could change the way we tackle infectious diseases

news, health, csl, proteins, infectious diseases, si ming man, anu, fellowship, csl fellowshipAs a younger scientist at university, Si Ming Man was always fascinated with how something so small like a microscopic pathogen could cause large amounts of harm. “It’s a form of life that can’t be seen with the eye that’s such a tiny…Continue Reading

Scientist maps CO2 emissions for entire US to improve environmental policymaking

With intense wildfires in the western U.S. and frequent, intense hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico, the nation is again affected by extreme weather-related events resulting from climate change. In response, cities, states and regions across the country are developing policies to reduce their emissions of greenhouse gases, chiefly carbon dioxide (CO2). Even though many…Continue Reading

Oxford scientist says the coronavirus pandemic didn’t begin where everyone thinks it did

The coronavirus origin remains a mystery, as China has not offered an explanation for the Wuhan COVID-19 epidemic that turned into a global pandemic. On the heels of a new WHO investigation, China suggested that the virus may have started in Spain after researchers found traces of the novel coronavirus in wastewater dating back to…Continue Reading