Google HR: Experiencing Workplace Discrimination? Y'all Need Therapy

It’s no secret that Google has some serious internal issues with systemic racism and sexism, but now it’s surfaced that when employees report incidents of workplace discrimination to HR, they’re often met with this baffling response: Get therapy.Read more...
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The Walking Dead's Daryl and Carol Power Hour Returns, Minus the Power

Way back in season five of AMC’s , there was an episode where Daryl (Norman Reedus) and Carol (Melissa McBride) journeyed through Atlanta together in an attempt to rescue Maggie’s sister Beth. It’ll go down as one of the show’s best.
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Coronavirus live news: England schools to reopen; don't grant Russia vaccine emergency use, EU urged

EU Medicines Agency says it must review Suptnik V’s safety before use; US passes 90m vaccinations; Norway may introduce tougher measures. Follow latest updatesCovid data show sewage monitoring could be vital in infection controlHow do we track and measure new variants of coronavirus?Dutch clubbers hit dancefloor for study into easing lockdownCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.40am GMT Vietnam launched has vaccination programme with healthcare workers first in the ...
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Police across the country have shut down maskless parties as experts warn of COVID-19 variants

People party on a rooftop on August 1, 2020, in New York City. Noam Galai/Getty Images Police across the country are shutting down parties that violate COVID-19 guidance.  In several incidents, more than 100 people gathered without social distancing or masks.  Coronavirus cases are declining, but experts warn of the risk of a resurgence because of variants.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Police across the country shut down parties that defied COVID-19 safety guide...
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Tesla Created a Platform for Tesla Stans to 'Take Meaningful Action' on Behalf of the Company

Tesla is looking to harness the power of its stans to help it advance its goals. In recent days, it launched Tesla Engage, a social platform that brings together its public policy team and its Tesla’s Owners Clubs. Read more...
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New Report States Apple Will Release Mixed Reality Headset in 2022 and AR Glasses by 2025

While the over Apple’s planned venture into augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality have been getting louder recently, we now have a series of dates for these devices by prognosticator Ming Chi-Kuo, a good source with a reliable track record on all things Apple.Read more...
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Coronavirus live news: US passes 90m vaccinations; UK daily deaths drop to 82

Norway should prepare for more restrictions, says PM; Italy records 207 deaths; Israel reopens restaurants. Follow latest updatesCovid data show sewage monitoring could be vital in infection controlHow do we track and measure new variants of coronavirus?Dutch clubbers hit dancefloor for study into easing lockdownCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.19am GMT The US is approaching Joe Biden’s target of 100m vaccinations in his first 100 days in office United States, ...
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Face masks safe to use during intense exercise, research suggests

‘Limited’ cardiology research also shows mask wearing likely to reduce spread of coronavirus in indoor gymsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFace masks can be worn safely during intense exercise, and could reduce the risk of Covid-19 spreading at indoor gyms, preliminary findings suggests.Scientists from the Monzino Cardiology Centre (CCM) in Milan and the University of Milan tested the breathing rate, heart rate, blood pressure and oxygen levels of six women and men on...
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Chinese and Russian Hackers Reportedly Stole Vaccine Data from European Drug Regulator

Both China and Russia were reportedly behind two cyberattacks last year at the European Medicines Agency that compromised documents related to covid-19 vaccines and treatments.Read more...
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Zack Snyder Drops Four Character Teasers for Justice League

The Snyder times grow ever closer, and as the premiere date approaches, Zack Snyder is dropping enough breadcrumbs to make a panzanella.Read more...
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Zack Snyder Drops 4 Character Teasers for Justice League

The Snyder times grow ever closer, and as the premiere date approaches, Zack Snyder is dropping enough breadcrumbs to make a panzanella.Read more...
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Thousands of people who visited a COVID-19 vaccination site in California received the wrong dosage, report says

A woman receives a vaccine at the Oakland Coliseum on February 16. Aric Crabb/MediaNews Group/East Bay Times via Getty Images An estimated 4,300 people received less of the Pfizer vaccine than they should have, KTVU reported. Too little of the vaccine was administered due to a problem with new syringes, the media outlet said. California health officials have said patients will be informed "immediately" if they need a booster. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Thousand...
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Mississippi governor says his goal 'has never been to get rid of the virus' in defense of his decision to end COVID-19 mask mandate

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves speaks on Covid-19 testing in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC on September 28, 2020. ANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Mississippi GOP Gov. Tate Reeves defended his decision to end the state's mask mandate.  Reeves told CNN's Jake Tapper that it was never his "objective" to eradicate the virus. Public health experts have said it's too soon to eliminate COVID-19 prevention measures. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Missi...
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Sunday's Best Deals: Quility Weighted Blankets, Westinghouse Curved Gaming Monitor, Dermalogy by Neogen Skincare, Insignia Dash Cam, and More

A sale on weighted blankets and Dermalogy by Neogen products lead Sunday’s best deals.Read more...
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Top disease expert says US in the 'eye of the hurricane' as COVID cases decline amid growing concern over spread of UK variant

Dr. Michael Osterholm, the director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, during an appearance on NBC News' "Meet the Press" on Sunday, October 18, 2020. Meet the Press/NBC Michael Osterholm, a top disease expert, said Sunday the US is the "eye of the hurricane."   New daily cases have fallen from their peak earlier this year, but there's still cause for concern. Several states have scaled back restrictions, but experts warn such actio...
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Spring breakers spreading COVID-19 variants could 'spell disaster' for the country, expert warns

Spring breakers at Miami Beach, Florida in March 2016. Alan Diaz/AP Photo Spring breakers could increase the spread of the highly-transmissible B117 variant, CNN reported. Global health expert Dr. Peter Hotez has warned that these vacations could "spell disaster" for the country. Florida, a popular spring break location, has more cases of the B117 variant than any other sate. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Spring break, which begins for many colleges this month, co...
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Quility Weighted Blanket, Queen Size, 12 lbs | $36 | AmazonQuility Weighted Blanket, Queen Size, 15 lbs | $42 | AmazonQuility Weighted Blanket, Queen Size, 20 lbs | $58 | AmazonRead more...
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Dutch clubbers hit the dancefloor for study into easing lockdown

1,300 people take part in music event designed to help decisions on how to reopen country despite coronavirusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDance music lovers in Amsterdam have been offered a short relief from lockdown, treated to their first live show in more than a year while serving as guinea pigs in a research project.A total of 1,300 people were allowed on Saturday to attend a carefully orchestrated test event in the city’s biggest music hall, the ZiggoDome, whi...
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Bloom time: my day picking daffodils against the clock

Joining the workforce in Cornwall’s flower fields, I struggled to keep up in the rush to bring in a fragile crop post-BrexitIt’s the kind of day when the cloud is so thick that a heavy greyness hangs in the air. But not in the fields of Fentongollan Farm in Cornwall, where swathes of yellow roll down the hillside, brightening the dull sky with spring cheer. Fentongollan is one of the world’s leading daffodil farms, growing globally renowned varieties that are a dazzling sight in full bloom.“Yes,...
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Covid data show sewage monitoring could be vital in infection control

A pilot study’s analysis of schools’ wastewater shows its potential as an early warning system for public health teamsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSchools may have had more Covid-19 infections before Christmas than previous research showed, according to data from a pilot study that senior public health experts believe could provide a crucial early warning system against future outbreaks.Covid was present in the sewage of 80% of 16 primary and secondary schools in E...
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How do we track and measure new variants of coronavirus?

Behind the numbers: The UK’s gene sequencing labs are at the forefront of global efforts to trace and identify every single caseCoronavirus latest updatesCoronavirus - see all our coverageAll viruses change through random mutations. Through genomic sequencing we now know that the UK epidemic was seeded by more than 1,000 distinct variants from people returning from Italy, Spain and France in February and March 2020, explaining why we got off to such a bad start.These tiny changes are mostly inco...
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How early humans' quest for food stoked the flames of evolution

A love of complex smells and flavours gave our ancestors an edge and stopped hangoversHuman evolution and exploration of the world were shaped by a hunger for tasty food – “a quest for deliciousness” – according to two leading academics.Ancient humans who had the ability to smell and desire more complex aromas, and enjoy food and drink with a sour taste, gained evolutionary advantages over their less-discerning rivals, argue the authors of a new book about the part played by flavour in our devel...
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Critically endangered macadamia species becomes a plant supermodel

The University of Queensland has developed a sophisticated plant genomic model, as part of a project to help conserve the critically endangered Macadamia jansenii.Discovered in 1982 by a Central Queensland farmer Ray Jansen, there are only Macadamia jansenii 100 trees in existence. The Australian bushfires nearly wiped out the entire population in 2019.Genomic mapping of the species will help in conservation efforts.
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It's time to bolster women in conservation

Women are largely being excluded from decisions about conservation and natural resources, with potentially detrimental effects on conservation efforts globally, according to research.
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Study suggests wearing a face mask during intense exercise is safe for healthy people

Wearing a protective face mask has only a modest effect on the ability of healthy people to do vigorous exercise, according to a study published today in the European Respiratory Journal. This suggests that masks could be worn safely during intense exercise, for example to reduce COVID-19 transmission between people visiting an indoor gym.
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New Lancet series shows mixed progress on maternal and child undernutrition in last decade

Today, The Lancet published the latest Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition Progress. Building upon findings from the previous 2008 and 2013 Series, which set the global agenda for tackling undernutrition over the past decade, this new Series concludes that despite modest progress in some areas, maternal and child undernutrition remains a major global health concern, specifically since recent gains may be offset by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Pay-off when solar cells can keep their cool

Modeling shows the true cost of heat on PV system performance.
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Someone to watch over AI and keep it honest - and it's not the public!

Dr Bran Knowles, a senior lecturer in data science at Lancaster University, says: "I'm certain that the public are incapable of determining the trustworthiness of individual AIs... but we don't need them to do this. It's not their responsibility to keep AI honest."
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Targeted immunotherapy could boost radiotherapy response

Profiling the 'immune landscape' of patient's tumours reveals who will most benefit from radiotherapy with potential immunotherapy in bowel cancer. Effectiveness of radiotherapy depends on the level of inflammation in tumors, before and after treatment. Tumors which are chronically Inflamed before treatment could be made more susceptible using targeted immunotherapies.
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Algorithm helps artificial intelligence systems dodge "adversarial" inputs

A deep-learning algorithm developed by MIT researchers is designed to help machines navigate in the real world, where imperfect or "adversarial" inputs may cause uncertainty.
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