MIT researchers translated the coronavirus into music offering a new perspective for studying the virus

Coronavirus proteins.
Coronavirus proteins.

Markus Buehler

  • Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology aren’t only looking at the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, through a microscope, they are hearing it in musical form.

  • Markus Buehler, material scientist and professor of engineering at MIT, described to Business Insider how he and his lab translated the structure of the coronavirus protein into a musical composition.

  • Not only is it a new perspective into observing the virus, but Buehler said future applications of this data could help design antibodies that could counteract human infection with the coronavirus, which causes the respiratory illness COVID-19.

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Canada to ramp up COVID-19 testing and tracing, recommend digital app

By Steve Scherer

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada will ramp up COVID-19 testing and contact tracing as it gradually lifts restrictions and is working closely with Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google on a mobile phone app to help, the prime minister said on Friday.

In his daily news conference, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the federal government was already helping Ontario, the most populous province, with contact tracing and was open to do the same for the other 12 provinces and territories.

Businesses and citizens “need to know that we have a coordinated approach to gradually reopen that is rooted

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SiriusXM keeping sports fans entertained during hiatus

When you oversee 19 sports stations, radio programming is a daily challenge. During a pandemic, it can become like throwing a no-hitter, scoring a hat trick and winning a NASCAR race all in one.

Just ask Steve Cohen, SiriusXM’s senior vice president for sports, whose company broadcasts everything from baseball to hockey to soccer to football to golf to, well, you get the idea.

Cohen and his team had to devise plans for the 19 sports channels SiriusXM radio produces. Some stations have kept their programming lineup in the two months since the pandemic halted sports. Other channels taped shows

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Brunello Cucinelli Hands Over CEO Role + More

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May 22, 2020: Stepping down from the helm, Brunello Cucinelli has appointed co-CEOs: Luca Lisandroni, who will be in charge of markets, and Riccardo Stefanelli, tasked with product and operations. Cucinelli will remain as executive chairman and creative director of his namesake luxury company. While Lisandroni joined four years ago from Luxottica, Stefanelli — who is married to Cucinelli’s eldest daughter, Camilla — has 14 years of experience at the brand. Moreno Ciarapica has also been named as CFO.

May 21, 2020: Keds has found a new leader. Today, parent company

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15 retailers that are selling fabric face masks

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As COVID-19 continues to heavily impact our world, our daily lives continue to change. From us respecting stay-at-home orders to turning our planned outings into staycations and spending time with loved ones virtually, people all over the world are doing their part to flatten the curve. To help combat the virus, more and more retailers are starting to

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