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Coronavirus live news: Chinese economy grows 4.9%; US cases rise in 48 states

Italy introduces new restrictions; Dr Fauci says he was ‘absolutely not’ surprised that Trump caught coronavirus; South African health minister tests positive. Follow the latest updatesEurope’s Covid fight takes a turn for the worsePolice disperse drinkers protesting against tier 2 rules in LondonUS records highest daily coronavirus case total since JulyUS coronavirus cases surge in most statesSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.06am BST A little more on China’s broader economic outlook:The C...
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Facebook Brags About Doing Its Job for Once

Normally I’m one to give credit where credit is due. But when you’re talking about a company with Facebook’s extensive laundry list of screwups, a healthy dose of side-eye is in order whenever its execs are quick to start patting themselves on the back for integrity. It’s like, OK guys, so you’re working on not …Read more...
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Coronavirus live news: Dr Fauci 'absolutely not' surprised Trump got Covid; US cases rising in 48 states

Italy introduces new restrictions; Dr Fauci says he was ‘absolutely not’ surprised that Trump caught coronavirus; South African health minister tests positive. Follow the latest updatesEurope’s Covid fight takes a turn for the worsePolice disperse drinkers protesting against tier 2 rules in LondonUS records highest daily coronavirus case total since JulyUS coronavirus cases surge in most statesSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.01am BST In England, people with suspected Covid-19 symptoms wer...
Tags: England, Science, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Kent, Council, Trump, Fauci, Sevenoaks, Coronavirus


Are These the Galaxy S21 and S21 Ultra? Whatever Samsung Calls Them, Rumors Say They'll Drop in January

To no one’s surprise, it seems like Samsung doesn’t want to give Apple too much time in the limelight. At least, that’s one possible reason the company could be gearing up to launch its new Galaxy S21 line in January, which is earlier than expected. If you’re curious as to what the Galaxy S21 and S21 Ultra could look…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Samsung, Leaks, Samsung Galaxy S21, Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, Samsung Galaxy S30


Actor Danny Ramirez Is Joining the Cast of The Falcon & the Winter Soldier

The Falcon & the Winter Soldier is already in production, but it’s adding at least one new unannounced cast member at this late hour: Danny Ramirez. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Ramirez, of On My Block and Top Gun: Maverick, will be joining the cast in an unspecified role, joining Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson…Read more...
Tags: Hollywood, Science, Marvel, Disney, Marvel Studios, Ramirez, Sam Wilson, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Danny Ramirez, Disney Plus, The Falcon And The Winter Soldier


Coronavirus live news: global infections near 40m as US Covid cases rise in all but two states

Italy introduces new restrictions; Trump holds Nevada rally; South African health minister tests positive. Follow the latest updatesEurope’s Covid fight takes a turn for the worsePolice disperse drinkers protesting against tier 2 rules in LondonUS records highest daily coronavirus case total since JulyUS coronavirus cases surge in most statesSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.22am BST Trump is now speaking. As usual he begins by boasting about the size of the crowd. Most of that crowd does ...
Tags: Science, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Nevada, Trump, Lauren Aratani, Coronavirus


Silicon Valley Is Getting Into the Hearing Aid Business With These Impressive AI-Driven Earpieces

Although hearing “Silicon Valley” and “hearing aids” in the same sentence might not seem all that normal, it is now. This week, the startup Whisper launched its new flagship product, the Whisper Hearing System, and also announced a whopping $35 million Series B investment. Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Silicon Valley, Whisper, Hearing Aids


Twitter Removes Tweet from Trump Covid-19 Advisor Who Is Somehow Still Guzzling Anti-Mask Juice

Twitter has struck down yet another post from the Trump team for violating its policies on misinformation because, yes, these idiots are still peddling their drivel about how face masks don’t work. Yes, even after President Donald Trump himself contracted covid-19, most likely at a superspreader event on the White…Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Trump Administration, Face Masks, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Coronavirus Task Force, Dr Fauci, Im So Tired Yall


Top infectious disease expert says 'the next 6 to 12 weeks are going to be the darkest of the entire pandemic'

Dr. Michael Osterholm during an appearance on NBC News' "Meet the Press" on Sunday, October 18, 2020. Meet the Press/NBC Dr. Michael Osterholm, the director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, said "the next six to 12 weeks are going to be the darkest of the entire pandemic." Osterholm said the US was suffering from a "messaging problem," created in part by the lack of a strong "lead" voice to guide Americans through the pandemic.  "...
Tags: Science, News, Nbc, US, Trends, Meet The Press, Chuck Todd, University of Minnesota, Johns Hopkins University, NBC News Meet the Press, Center for Infectious Disease Research, Michael Osterholm, Osterholm, Connor Perrett, Coronavirus, COVID


Disney Has Updated Disney Plus's Content Warning for Old Racist Movies

When Disney Plus launched, it did so with a vague warning attached to some of its older, more, well, racist content, citing them as outdated. Recently, that warning got a whole lot more specific. Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Racism, Streaming, Peter Pan, Dumbo, Aristocats, Disney Plus, Content Warnings, Swiss Family Robinson, Disney Has Updated Disney


David Ajala Tells All About Star Trek: Discovery's Most Important Cast Member: Grudge the Cat

Look, tell me whatever you want about wonder, or hope, or utopian scifi and its various merits. I don’t care. I’m here for the cat. Read more...
Tags: Science, Cats, Star Trek, Cbs, Cbs All Access, Star Trek Discovery, David Ajala


Are there still human remains in Titanic wreckage?

NORFOLK, Va. — People have been diving to the Titanic’s wreck for 35 years. No one has found human remains, according to the company that owns the salvage rights. But the company’s plan to retrieve the ship’s iconic radio equipment has sparked a debate: Could the world’s most famous shipwreck still hold remains of passengers and crew who died a century ago? Lawyers for the U.S. government have raised that question in an ongoing court battle to block the planned expedition. They cite archaeologis...
Tags: England, New York, Science, News, Sport, Ap, History, Atlantic, Britain, Soccer, Smithsonian, Associated Press, North Atlantic, Richmond, Gettysburg, Air France


A mammoth find near Mexico City

A team of scientists has discovered the largest collection to date of mammoth skeletons in one place, just outside Mexico City. The researchers have counted more than 200 individual mammoths to date—and believe there are still more to discover.In 2018, the government announced the development of a new Mexico City airport at the Santa Lucía Air Force Base, north of the city. People have found mammoth remains in the northern part of the city and the wider region since the 1970s. So, Pedro Francisc...
Tags: Science, Mexico, Animals, History, Nature, Canada, United States, Mexico City, Innovation, Evolution, Siberia, Archeology, ND, Valley, Sánchez, Sapiens


Embrace Cheesy Horror With This Half-Hour Documentary on the Creation of Tremors

Is Tremors a great movie, or the greatest movie?Read more...
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Sunday's Best Deals: Bio Bidet Seats, ASOS Fall Apparel, Anker Charging Accessories, TaoTronics Oscillating Heater, and More

Discounted Bio Bidet smart toilet seats and Fenty Beauty’s Friends & Family sale lead Sunday’s best deals.Read more...
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You Can't Resist the Force of This Cute Six Pin Set of The Child Exclusively at Amazon, Now $22

The Child Enamel 6 Pin Set (Amazon Exclusive) | $22 | AmazonRead more...
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Get a Bio Bidet Toilet Seat With Heated Water And All the Other Bells and Whistles For Up to 67% Off Today

Bio Bidet Slim Edge | $25 | AmazonRead more...
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A groundbreaking new British drug offers hope to opioid addicts

A drug user prepares heroin before injecting inside of a Safe Consumption van on September 25, 2020 in Glasgow, Scotland. Getty Images Buvidal, an injectable form of Buprenorphine, acts as a slow-release drug and blocks the opioid receptors in the brain to stop patients from having withdrawal symptoms.  It only has to be administered once a week or once a month, making it a good alternative to methadone which is often prescribed to wean users off of heroin and other opioids. The UK is now ...
Tags: Usa, UK, Science, London, News, Drugs, Trends, Addiction, Glasgow, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Southeast England, Bbc Scotland, Redbridge, Glasgow Scotland, Northwest England, Opioids


The UK is hopeful of rolling out a coronavirus vaccine 'soon after Christmas'

Kirsty O'Connor/PA Images via Getty Images The UK government is hoping to roll out a coronavirus vaccine at the end of this year. England's deputy chief medical officer Professor Jonathan Van-Tam reportedly told MPs that the vaccine being developed at Oxford University could be ready by the Christmas period. This would allow vaccination of the elderly, the vulnerable, and key workers to begin in the New Year. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson this week said there were "some very hopeful...
Tags: UK, England, Science, News, Trends, Conservative, National Health Service, Astrazeneca, Boris Johnson, Vaccine, Parliament, Oxford University, Johnson, The Times of London, Steve Baker, Times of London


China is back to normal — the US and Europe are not. Here's how it succeeded.

Chinese President Xi Jinping toasts at a banquet in Beijing, China, on on September 30, 2019. Naohiko Hatta - Pool/Getty Images China has put the coronavirus pandemic behind it, and life has returned to largely to normal. During its Golden Week holiday, from October 1 and October 7, China saw 637 million people travel across the country without any surges in cases. Meanwhile, the US and many European countries are still struggling to quash their outbreaks and experiencing new surges as the...
Tags: Europe, Usa, UK, New York, Science, News, Cdc, France, White House, China, New York City, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Spain


Mystery over decline in sea turtle sightings

The number of sea turtles spotted along the coasts of the UK and Ireland has declined in recent years, researchers say.
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Losing flight had huge benefits for ants, finds new study

Researchers have taken detailed scans of worker ants to examine the hypothesis that the loss of flight is directly connected to the evolution of strength.
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IVF success rates higher at clinics that provide more outcomes data

Success rates for in vitro fertilization are higher at clinics that voluntarily share more information than required by government regulators, according to new research by faculty at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. In a review of data reported between 2014 and 2017, CU researchers found that clinics that reported more data than required by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had higher rates of success in achieving pregnancy and birth.
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All-female scientific coalition calls for marine protected area for Antarctica Peninsula

Species on the Antarctic Peninsula are threatened by climate change and human activities including commercial fishing, tourism, and research infrastructure. A coalition of over 280 female scientists are pushing for a Marine Protected Area ahead of a meeting of governments to decide this on October 19. These women are part of an initiative to raise the profile of women in STEMM for better global outcomes.
Tags: Science, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica Peninsula


Big babies could be at higher risk of common heart rhythm disorder in adulthood

Elevated birth weight is linked with developing atrial fibrillation later in life, according to research presented at the 31st Great Wall International Congress of Cardiology (GW-ICC).
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Oncotarget: Th1 cytokines potentiate apoptosis of breast cancer cells and suppress tumor growth

Volume 11, Issue 30 of Oncotarget reported that previously, the authors showed that anti-estrogen drugs combined with a dendritic cell-based anti-HER-2 vaccine known to induce strong Th1-polarized immunity dramatically improved clinical response rates in patients with HER-2pos/ERpos early breast cancer.
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'Masks work? NO': Twitter removes tweet by White House coronavirus adviser that says face coverings are not effective against COVID-19

Dr. Scott Atlas has become a regular presence at White House coronavirus briefings. He's seen addressing the media on September 28, 2020. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Twitter removed a tweet by White House coronavirus adviser Dr. Scott Atlas who claimed that face coverings were not effective in stopping the spread of the coronavirus. The doctor, who joined the coronavirus task force in August, tweeted on Saturday: "Masks work? NO", alongside a link to an article that argued against the succes...
Tags: Twitter, Politics, Science, News, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Atlas, Bill Gates, News UK, Anthony Fauci, Business Insider, Trump, Scott, Newsweek



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