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Scientists have turned the structure of the coronavirus into music

Scientists have turned the structure of the coronavirus into music

Science’s COVID-19 reporting is supported by the Pulitzer Center. You’ve probably seen dozens of images of the novel coronavirus—now responsible for 1 million infections and tens of thousands of deaths. Now, scientists have come up with a way for you to hear it: by translating the structure of its famous spike protein into music. The sounds you hear—the chiming bells, the twanging strings, the lilting flutes—all represent different aspects of the spikelike protein (above) that pokes from the virus’ surface and helps it latch onto unsuspecting cells. Like all proteins, the spikes are made of combinations of amino acids. Using...

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Bon Jovi Detail New Album, ‘Bon Jovi 2020

Bon Jovi Detail New Album, ‘Bon Jovi 2020

Bon Jovi have revealed details about their aptly named upcoming album, Bon Jovi 2020. The follow-up to 2016’s This House Is Not for Sale is set for release on May 15th. On Friday, the band shared a music video for the album’s lead single, “Limitless,” in which Bon Jovi soundtrack a revolution from the daily monotonous life. In a press release for Bon Jovi 2020, the band stated that it will address “tough topics such as gun control, veterans’ issues, politics, the meaning of family, and much more.” Jon Bon Jovi stated, “It encompasses life, love, and loss.” The band will tour the record this summer, kicking off June...

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Watch the Surreal Animated Video for Bob Marley’s ‘Redemption Song’

Watch the Surreal Animated Video for Bob Marley’s ‘Redemption Song’

The clip is the first installment in a year-long celebration of late legend’s 75th birthday (CREDIT www.rollingstone.com) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yv5xonFSC4c&feature=emb_logo The Marley family, Universal Music and Island Records have teamed up to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Bob Marley & the Wailers’ “Redemption Song” with an inspirational video. Created by French artists Octave Marsal and Theo De Gueltzl, the clip features nearly 3,000 original drawings that represent the song’s message of emancipation. Jamaican imagery fills the screen as a powerful lion wears a crown, eventually growing wings and flying away from a kingdom. Marley can be seen strumming an acoustic guitar filled with flowers. “From...

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Neil Peart, Rush Drummer Who Set a New Standard for Rock Virtuosity, Dead at 67

Neil Peart, Rush Drummer Who Set a New Standard for Rock Virtuosity, Dead at 67

Neil Peart, the virtuoso drummer and lyricist for Rush, died Tuesday, January 7th, in Santa Monica, California, at age 67, according to Elliot Mintz, a family spokesperson. The cause was brain cancer, which Peart had been quietly battling for three-and-a-half years. A representative for the band confirmed the news to Rolling Stone. Peart was one of rock’s greatest drummers, with a flamboyant yet precise style that paid homage to his hero, the Who’s Keith Moon, while expanding the technical and imaginative possibilities of his instrument. He joined singer-bassist Geddy Lee and guitarist Alex Lifeson in Rush in 1974, and his musicianship and...

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Liam Gallagher admits that he can be a bit of a “knob”

Liam Gallagher admits that he can be a bit of a “knob”

The 47-year-old rocker has become known for his long-running feud with his older brother and rival Noel Gallagher, which has seen Liam brand his sibling as a "potato", as well as blame him for the split of their band Oasis, and accuse him of preventing a reunion of the 'Wonderwall' hitmakers. But now, Liam has confessed that whilst he views himself as "extraordinary", he also knows he can step out of line from time to time. He said: "People know who I am. I am extraordinary but I can also be a bit of a knob - I know all...

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