COVID-19 scientific resources
Since the emergence of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) in December 2019, we have adopted a policy of immediately sharing research findings on the developing pandemic. This page provides access to code, data and tools developed by the Imperial College COVID-19 Response Team.
Code and data (Lancet - Verity 30-03-2020)
When asked if the central bank would do more, Dario Perkins, chief European economist at Lombard Street Research, said: “I don’t think so, unless something goes wrong in the wider global economy.”
Don't lie about your salary. Ever. Even if your employer doesn't tell us (and most do), we'll find out eventually. I've terminated two people for doing that.
Code (Report 13)
Though bionic legs are of course a huge boon to amputees, they lack actual nerve connections with the body. As a result, walking on them is cumbersome and tiring. But last year, Seattle resident Zac Vawter was outfitted with the world's first thought-controlled leg, a bionic limb that takes signals directly from his mind.
“I thought it would be impossible to replace Steve, and to some extent that’s true,” says Professor Michael Cusumano of MIT’s Sloan School of Management. “But internally the spirit is still alive and the company is organising around a less confrontational culture. We have to give Tim credit for that.”
Data scenarios (Report 12)
To SKN Company in Russia for exploding old Russian ammunition and creating diamonds. Now that's recycling!
Population survey (Report 10)
Singapore tops the list as the most expensive city for the third time in a row, but in a year when costs around the world have been highly volatile.
Romance was different then - with no computers, letter writing was the only way to stay in touch and remains more romantic than emails, he said.
Data international (Report 8)
Yet expectations for the summit meeting on Tuesday are low, with no sign of any political breakthrough that would lead to more ambitious efforts. Scientists say emissions must peak within the next few years, and then begin to decline, if the world is to have any hope of keeping global warming to an upper limit that countries agreed on five years ago. So far, no plans are in place that would come close to achieving that.