Sarasota has long enticed visitors with its natural beauty, but while the ocean’s call is powerful, it is more than the beaches in Sarasota that travelers seek. This cultural capital boasts 10 theaters, 30 art galleries, and an acclaimed symphony orchestra and prestigious ballet and opera companies. From the spectacular contributions of millionaire circus magnate, John Ringling, and his wife, Mable, to the tranquillity of the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, you can’t help but be enthralled with this piece of Florida.
Sarasota is a city south of Tampa on Florida’s Gulf Coast that was once the winter home of the Ringling Brothers Circus. Today, it hosts a number of cultural institutes, notably the Ringling Museum of Art, which showcases old masters and modern art. It’s also the gateway to miles of beaches with fine sand and shallow waters, such as Lido Beach and Siesta Key Beach.
Despite recovering from an initial COVID-19 infection, many patients are experiencing severe symptoms months later. We find out about the impact of ‘Long Covid’ and the research that’s being done to try and understand it. News Feature: The lasting misery of coronavirus long-haulers
Radiation-detectors known as bolometers are vital instruments in many fields of science. This week, two groups of researchers have harnessed graphene to make super sensitive bolometers that could be used to improve quantum computers, or detect subtle traces of molecules on other planets. Research Article: Lee et al.; Research Article: Kokkoniemi et al.
27:49 Briefing Chat
We discuss some of the latest stories highlighted in the Nature Briefing. This week we chat about the lack of diversity in academia, and an animal ally that can protect wildlife during forest fires. Nature Careers: Diversity in science: next steps for research group leaders; National Geographic:
This week a judge heard the first arguments in an antitrust case that could reshape the software ecosystem. Who will be the real winners and losers of this digital deathmatch? Quantum computers have limited capabilities, but the technology may yet live up to its promise.
And, how understanding the evolutionary history of exercise could help get people moving. Kenneth Cukier hosts.
Bask in the Vancouver’s spectacular waterfront scenery! This short preview was specially created to immerse you in the peaceful ambiance of Vancouver city and let you know the city a little bit better. Discover the best places to visit such as Yaletown Waterfront, Granville Island, Village Dock, Coal Harbour, and more. Take in the spectacular fall scenery of this area from birds’ eye view and be enchanted by numerous shades of yellow, red, and orange!
Vancouver, a bustling west coast seaport in British Columbia, is among Canada’s densest, most ethnically diverse cities. A popular filming location, it’s surrounded by mountains, and also has thriving art, theatre and music scenes. Vancouver Art Gallery is known for its works by regional artists, while the Museum of Anthropology houses preeminent First Nations collections.