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Coronavirus live news: Trump claims vaccine will be found by end of year

President’s pandemic taskforce said vaccine would take 18 months; Brazil passes 100,000 cases; New Zealand records no new cases for first time. Follow the latest updatesMike Pompeo: ‘enormous evidence’ coronavirus came from Chinese labBoris Johnson: it was 50-50 whether to put me on ventilatorAustralia coronavirus – live updatesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.27am BST While millions of people took advantage of easing coronavirus lockdowns to enjoy the outdoo...
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Westworld’s Vincent Cassel on That Final Serac Twist and What’s Next

The latest season of Westworld has revolved around Serac, an enigmatic figure who came out of nowhere to serve as the puppet master of their world. Every episode has brought us one step closer to understanding the man behind the tech—and it turns out the answer was the very thing that surprised the actor playing him…Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Technology, Interview, Robots, Ai, Westworld, Anthony Hopkins, Vincent Cassel


Hackers Are Likely Responsible For The Last Of Us Part II Leak

Last weekend’s shocking leak of footage from The Last Of Us Part II was likely committed by hackers who exploited a security vulnerability in prior Naughty Dog games, according to a person who said they were familiar with the hack. Kotaku has confirmed some of the details with a second source who is familiar with how…Read more...
Tags: Science, Kotaku Core, Ps4, Kotaku, Naughty Dog, The Last of Us, The Last of Us Part II


Cuomo Announces 7-State Consortium for Securing Medical Supplies

Seven northeastern states are joining forces to fight the coronavirus outbreak and pooling their resources to purchase essential medical equipment and testing supplies, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday. Prices for ventilators have skyrocketed amid widespread need for the potentially life-saving devices,…Read more...
Tags: New York, Science, Connecticut, Andrew Cuomo, Rhode Island, Delaware, Cuomo, Newyork, Medical Devices, NewJersey, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Ventilators, State Consortium


Coronavirus live news: Trump claims US will have a vaccine by the end of the year

President’s pandemic taskforce said vaccine would take 18 months, Brazil passes 100,000 cases; Italy reports lowest death count since lockdown began. Follow the latest updatesMike Pompeo: ‘enormous evidence’ coronavirus came from Chinese labBoris Johnson: it was 50-50 whether to put me on ventilatorAustralia coronavirus – live updatesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.28am BST Trump is asked about the relationship with China, including on trade, and he’s not ha...
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Uber Will Require Drivers and Riders to Wear Face Masks As Countries Reopen

Uber will require that drivers and riders wear face masks or face coverings when using the platform in certain countries, including the U.S. The requirement is part of a new policy that Uber is preparing in order to restart its ride-hailing service during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more...
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Giant Sloths, Medieval Dancing, and Too Many Cords: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Congratulations on making it through another week—especially now that each week feels about 2 billion years long. 2019 might as well be a myth at this point. Oh, speaking of losing all sense of time, next Sunday is Mother’s Day just FYI. So consider this your official warning siren for any gift-getting that you might…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Google, Science, Movies, Intel, Star Trek, Movie, Birds, Garbage, Best Stories Of The Week, Movie Theaters, Star Trek Voyager, Google Pixel Buds, Pixel Buds, Birdmodo


Titus Welliver, the Man in Black, Worked Hard Not to Leak Spoilers on Lost

Lost was, in a lot of ways, the birthplace of modern spoiler culture. Its show was so reliant on the twists of a complex, intriguing plot that the world of online viewership contorted around it, building communities dedicated to dissecting, predicting, and complaining about it. Titus Welliver, who played the Man in…Read more...
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At Least Somebody Has Some Common Sense in This Administration

White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx described the recent string of protests against social distancing and other coronavirus-related restrictions as “devastatingly worrisome” in an interview on “Fox News Sunday”. It’s some welcome common sense and a far cry from how the president, who in a …Read more...
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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Reveals That Doctors Were Prepared to Announce His Death From Covid-19

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday said that the doctors who treated him were prepared to announce his death as he battled covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, according to a report in the Sun. Johnson said there was a strategy to deal with a “‘death of Stalin’-type scenario.”Read more...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, Stalin, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sun Johnson


Star Trek: Picard's Prop Master Talks the Process Behind Getting Picard's Future Just Right

Star Trek: Picard’s first season had a special opportunity. It was the first, clearest picture of the post-Nemesis future of the Star Trek universe, and as such it had the opportunity to define that world, from both a thematic perspective and an aesthetic one. The aesthetics, in particular, are tricky things: how to…Read more...
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Coronavirus live news: Bolsonaro stokes Brazil protests in defiance of health advice

Far-right leader shakes hands with demonstrators as country’s death toll exceeds 6,750Boris Johnson: it was 50-50 whether to put me on ventilatorSpain and Italy ease lockdowns but Russian cases hit a highCoronavirus latest: at a glanceSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.13pm BST Good Morning Britain presenter Piers Morgan will not be hosting the programme tomorrow as he waits for the results of a Covid-19 test after experiencing a “mild symptom”.“On medical advice, and out of an abundance of ...
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Paramount and Hasbro Are Already Working on the Next G.I. Joe Movie

I do not know what the future will hold. But I know Snake Eyes will be in it. Read more...
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Is remdesivir an effective treatment for Covid-19?

An experimental treatment for coronavirus called remdesivir, which will be trialled in Australia, was hailed as a breakthrough for Covid-19 treatment last week. But some experts urge caution and say serious questions remain to be answeredYou can read Melissa Davey’s explain on remdesivir here and her news on how the drug is being trialled in Australia here. Continue reading...
Tags: Science, Australia, Australia news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Melissa Davey, Coronavirus outbreak






James Wan and One of John Wick's Writers Are Making a Time-Travelling Cop Movie

Only, the cop is being hunted by a bevy of assassins. So, it’s a good fit. Read more...
Tags: Science, John Wick, James Wan, Derek Kolstad, Frank M Robinson, Hunting Season


Sunday's Best Deals: Google Smart Home, Bosch Drills, Comfy Shorts, and More

A sale on a Bosch tool combo kit, a decently priced neck gaiter, a huge discount on Google Smart Home Speakers, really comfy shorts, and more are at the top of Sunday’s best deals.Read more...
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Get a Google Home Smart Speaker for Just $29 at Target

Google Home - Smart Speaker With Google Assistant | $29 | TargetRead more...
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Have Some Laughs With the $25 Cornetto Trilogy Blu-Ray Collection

The World’s End/Hot Fuzz/Shaun of the Dead Trilogy | $25 | Best BuyRead more...
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Coronavirus live news: Russia and Afghanistan announce their biggest rises in cases

UK PM says doctors had prepared to announce his death; Iran to reopen mosques on Monday; global cases near 3.5 million Boris Johnson: it was 50-50 whether to put me on ventilatorUK coronavirus updates - liveCoronavirus latest: at a glanceSee all our coronavirus coverage 10.36am BST Here is a big Sunday piece by Ed Pilkington, chief reporter for Guardian US. Three years of hostility to evidence-based policy have led to a crisis in which the Donald Trump’s ill-informed, self-serving “hunches” ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, China, Russia, Africa, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Iran, Afghanistan, Medical Research, Asia Pacific


Pandemic brings Trump's war on science to the boil – but who will win?

Three years of hostility to evidence-based policy have led to a crisis in which the president’s ill-informed, self-serving ‘hunches’ have deadly consequencesCoronavirus – latest US updatesCoronavirus – latest global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe look on her face will be remembered as one of the defining images of the coronavirus crisis. As Dr Deborah Birx, coordinator of the White House response to the pandemic, sat listening to Donald Trump musing about disinfectant as a treatment ...
Tags: Science, White House, US, US news, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump Administration, Coronavirus outbreak, Deborah Birx, Birx


Pharma giant Roche gets US go-ahead for Covid-19 antibody test

Swiss firm says it has US Food and Drug Administration emergency use approval for tests to detect if people have had the diseaseSwiss drug maker Roche Holding AG says it has received emergency use approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an antibody test to help determine if people have ever been infected with the coronavirus.Governments, businesses and individuals are seeking such blood tests to help them learn more about who may have had the disease, who may have some immuni...
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Coronavirus live news: just 1 in 5 Britons favours lifting lockdown as travel within China up 50% since April

YouTube deletes Covid-19 conspiracy theorist’s account; Warren Buffett optimistic; Rohingya refugees detained in Malaysia. Follow the latest updatesEurope’s tourism industry faces ruinWhere did Covid-19 come from?Coronavirus latest: at a glanceSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.16am BST The number of households with children going hungry has doubled since lockdown began, as millions of people struggle to afford food.New data from the Food Foundation shared exclusively with the Observer has r...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, China, Africa, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Malaysia, Microbiology, Oxford


Nearly half of British doctors forced to find their own PPE, new data shows

British Medical Association finds most doctors do not feel fully protected, and a quarter are anxious or distressedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAlmost half of Britain’s doctors have sourced their own personal protective equipment or relied on a donation when none was available through normal NHS channels, according to a survey. The British Medical Association said that while PPE supplies have improved, their data from more than 16,000 doctors shows there is room fo...
Tags: Health, Science, UK News, Hospitals, Britain, NHS, Doctors, British Medical Association, Coronavirus outbreak


Aphantasia clears the way for a scientific career path

People with low or no visual imagery are more likely to work in scientific and mathematical industries than creative sectors, according to new research.
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AI-supported test for very early signs of glaucoma progression

A new test can detect glaucoma progression 18 months earlier than the current gold standard method, according to results from a UCL-sponsored clinical trial.
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Why smartphones are digital truth serum

People are more willing to reveal personal information about themselves online using their smartphones compared to desktop computers.
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Scientists invented an aging vaccine

A new way to prevent autoimmune diseases associated with aging like atherosclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, and Parkinson's disease was described in the article.
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