Hospital Reports a Scary Effect of Severe COVID-19 Is Far More Common Than Thought

Patients with COVID-19 who have been admitted to the intensive care unit are very likely to experience unusually persistent delirium, according to emerging research. Delirium is a medical term used to describe confused thinking and reduced awareness of surroundings – a not uncommon state of mind for the sickest hospitalized…

Neutron Beams Could Help Reveal The Elusive ‘Fifth Force’ of Nature, Scientists Say

Firing beams of neutrons at samples of silicon could lead us to an elusive, unknown ‘fifth force’ of nature, according to researchers. Using a technique called pendellösung interferometry, a team of physicists led by Benjamin Heacock of the National Institute of Standards and Technology have used neutron beams to probe…