The announcement of this year’s Nobel Prize laureates should remind us of the many contributions basic science has made to contemporary life. With COVID-19 ravaging much of humanity, and the world anxiously awaiting a breakthrough that can end the pandemic, we can no longer take science for granted. And the global science community, for its part, has risen to the occasion in unprecedented ways, not only to develop vaccines, therapies, and diagnostics, but also to improve our understanding of the virus and the best strategies to protect ourselves. By Lars Heikensten, Marcia McNutt, and Johan Rockström.
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Results for science
Thursday 27 July 2017
A health survey conducted by Stanford University reveals how physically active populations around the world are, and Hong Kong is rated as having the most active citizens in the world walking 6,880 steps daily on average. Although Tonga was not included in the survey, the findings somewhat correlate to some of its issues such as obesity and physical activity.