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GOP doctors in Congress are targeting vaccine hesitancy with a video that says the shot will help 'end the government's restrictions on our freedoms'

Rep. Larry Bucshon, a Republican and a doctor, appears in the PSA video. House Television via AP Polls show Republicans are more likely to not want a COVID-19 vaccine. A group of GOP lawmakers, who are also doctors, are encouraging people to get the shot. Vaccine hesitancy could stop or slow the US from reaching herd immunity, experts say. See more stories on Insider's business page. Americans who identify as Republicans are less likely to get a COVID-19 vaccine, prompting GOP lawmaker...
Tags: Politics, Science, Republicans, Congress, Senate, US, Trends, Gop, Psa, New York Times, Doctors, Mitch McConnell, Fda, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump


Watch live: SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship is bringing 4 astronauts back to Earth, ending NASA's longest human spaceflight

Flying aboard SpaceX's Crew-1 mission for NASA are astronauts (from left) Mike Hopkins, Soichi Noguchi, Shannon Walker, and Victor Glover. SpaceX; NASA; Samantha Lee/Business Insider SpaceX's Crew-1 mission for NASA is flying four astronauts back to Earth overnight. The Crew Dragon spaceship must plummet at high speed, deploy parachutes, and land in the ocean early Sunday. Watch NASA's livestream below to see the astronauts fly aboard Crew Dragon and fall to Earth. See more sto...
Tags: Transportation, Japan, Spacex, Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Live, International Space Station, Spaceships, Astronauts, Iss, Gulf of Mexico


The Innovation Bank Project Overview

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The Innovation Bank is an autonomous network platform applicable to all branches of technical services enterprise. The platform is governed by game theory, actuarial math, and blockchain technology. The purpose is to capitalizing the STEM professions. The Innovation Bank Project Overview The objective is to reward individual practitioners to establish physical facts in collaboration with other practitioners. Knowledge, innovation, and wisdom ...
Tags: Science, Sales, Engineering, Capitalism, Innovation, Gamification, Game Theory, Blockchain, Gerd Altmann, Innovation Bank, Innovation Bank Project Overview, Pixabay The Innovation Bank, Innovation Bank Compensation


Polar Bear-Grizzly Hybrids, Aka Pizzly Bears, May Be Growing More Common Due to Climate Crisis

What do you get when you cross a polar bear and a grizzly bear? A fluffy reminder of how climate change is transforming our planet at an alarming rate. Read more...
Tags: Science, Biology, Environment, Bear, Hybrid, Polar Bear, Scavengers, Vanderbilt University, Grizzly Bears, Apex Predators, Organisms, Larisa DeSantis, Branches Of Biology, Mammals Of Asia, Grizzlypolar Bear Hybrid, Ursid Hybrids


California Appeals Court Rules Amazon Can Be Held Liable for Third-Party Sellers' Faulty Products

A new chapter unfolded this week in Amazon’s years-long legal battle over selling exploding hoverboards. A California appeals court has ruled that the e-commerce giant is responsible for the safety of third-party products sold on its platform, according to the Los Angeles Times.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Publishing, Science, California, Retailers, Gizmodo, Rivers, Products, Amazon Marketplace, Christopher Dolan, Legal Liability, Tort Law, Los Angeles Times Read, 3d Publishing, Law Crime, Retractable Dog Leash


A huge rocket from China's space-station launch could fall back to Earth totally uncontrolled

A Long March-5B Y2 rocket carrying the core module of China's space station, Tianhe, stands at the launching area of the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site on April 23, 2021. Visual China Group/Getty Images A Chinese rocket stage could fall to Earth totally uncontrolled in the next few days. The rocket, a Long March 5b, just launched the first piece of a new space station China is building. Uncontrolled deorbits like this can rain heavy chunks of rocket on populated areas. See more storie...
Tags: Science, News, Washington, China, New York City, Los Angeles, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Beijing, Chile, European Space Agency, Rockets, Seattle, Rocket Launch, Jones


NASA Suspends SpaceX’s Work on Lunar Lander Until Complaints Over Contract Are Resolved

NASA has suspended SpaceX’s work on its $2.9 billion lunar lander to return astronauts to the moon due to protests filed Blue Origin and Dynetics, the companies that the space agency didn’t choose to build its lunar lander. Read more...
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Cities and states across the US are promising gift cards and event access to people with COVID-19 vaccines

A frontline healthcare worker receives a Moderna COVID-19 vaccination at the Park County Health Departments storefront clinic on January 5, 2021 in Livingston, Montana. Photo by William Campbell/Getty Images State and local governments are trying to incentivize vaccinations against the coronavirus. It's an effort to promote vaccinations and push toward reaching herd immunity. So far, at least five states offer some form of incentive to encourage people to get the vaccine. See more sto...
Tags: Health, Texas, Science, Justice, Congress, US, Trends, Features, Chicago, Connecticut, University Of Chicago, Vaccine, Houston, Detroit, Mike Duggan, Harris County


India is the first country to record 400,000 coronavirus cases in a single day

A priest walks in front of the body of a person who died of the coronavirus disease, as he collects woods to make a funeral pyre at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, on July 3, 2020. Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters India reported a record high of 401,993 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday. India's coronavirus surge is overwhelming hospitals and crematoriums, with deaths possibly underreported. The surge "will get worse before it gets better," according to one public-health expert. See more s...
Tags: Science, News, India, Narendra Modi, US, Trends, United States, New York Times, University Of Michigan, Hindustan Times, Reuters, New Delhi India, Jha, Brown University s School of Public Health, Ashish Jha, Aria Bendix


Kumail Nanjiani and It Director Andy Muschetti Adapting the Book The Doubtful Guest

What happens when two Hollywood power couples come together to create art? You get a book to screen adaption of Edward Gorey’s book illustrated book, The Doubtful Guest.Read more...
Tags: Hollywood, Science, Films, It, Edward Gorey, Kumail Nanjiani, Muschietti, Emily V Gordon, Barbara Muschietti, Andy Muschetti, Creative Works, Entertainment Culture, Hospitality Recreation


CW's Naomi Wow's Fans With Kaci Walfall in Show's First Official Image

The CW is constantly expanding, and now they are welcoming a new show into the fold. DC’s Comics Naomi is coming to the CW, and a new official has been released. The show stars Kaci Walfall (Power, Army Wives) as the title character and will write and act as executive producer for the show, with Amanda Marsalis,…Read more...
Tags: Science, The Cw, Dc, Ava Duvernay, Cw, Arrow, Supergirl, Naomi, Brian Michael Bendis, Lois, Amanda Marsalis, Television Series, Arrowverse, Were Not In Kansas Anymore, David F Walker, Naomi McDuffie


Broadband Providers Revolt Against New York Law That Forces Them to Offer $15 and $20 Plans

A coalition of broadband associations representing providers such as AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile over a law passed earlier this month that requires them to offer affordable internet for low-income families at rates of $15 and $20 per month beginning in mid-June.Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Articles, Broadband, Telecommunications, Social Issues, Federal Communications Commission, Att, Andrew Cuomo, Wireless Networking, T Mobile, CTIA, Information and Communications Technology, Internet Service Provider, Lifeline, National Broadband Plan


Mend your clothes and do yourself some good

Care and repair is an invaluable mantra for your wardrobe, your mental health, your wallet and the planetIn today’s society, many of us go through our whole lives without ever working with our hands; we live, we work, we eat, we buy, we repeat. Everything is made and delivered at a blistering rate, from fast food to fast fashion and, although this may keep the economy buoyant, it’s not necessarily good for our mental health, or for our planet.But during the past year of lockdown, we have been fo...
Tags: Psychology, Fashion, Science, Life and style, Health & wellbeing, Sewing, Craft


Actress Jes Macallan Talks Ava Sharpe Stepping Up and Missing Sara Lance

It’s Jes Macallan’s time in the spotlight! As Legends of Tomorrow enters its sixth season, Sara Lance is on a spaceship far, far away as an alien captive. With the team without a leader, Ava Sharpe is stepping up. Much like her character, Macallan, is taking charge behind the camera with her first directorial…Read more...
Tags: Science, Television, The Cw, Warner Bros, Legends Of Tomorrow, Greg Berlanti, Berlanti, Caity, Sara Lance, Macallan, Television Shows, Human Interest, Jes, Television Series, Ava Sharpe, Flash Comics In Other Media


Legends of Tomorrow's Jes Macallan Talks Ava Sharpe Stepping Up and Missing Sara Lance

It’s Jes Macallan’s time in the spotlight! As Legends of Tomorrow enters its sixth season, Sara Lance is on a spaceship far, far away as an alien captive. With the team without a leader, Ava Sharpe is stepping up. Much like her character, Macallan, is taking charge behind the camera with her first directorial…Read more...
Tags: Science, Television, The Cw, Warner Bros, Legends Of Tomorrow, Greg Berlanti, Berlanti, Caity, Sara Lance, Macallan, Television Shows, Human Interest, Jes, Television Series, Ava Sharpe, Flash Comics In Other Media


Starlink could help fund Elon Musk's Mars development plans, according to SpaceX's president

SpaceX rocket takes off. SpaceX Starlink could help fund Elon Musk's long-term Mars ambitions, says SpaceX's president. Gwynne Shotwell said funding development meant going into markets bigger "than the one you're in." Musk wants to get humans to Mars by 2026 but experts are wary. See more stories on Insider's business page. SpaceX's president Gwynne Shotwell has discussed how its Starlink satellite broadband company could help Elon Musk realise his much-discussed Mars...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Trends, Tech, Mars, Musk, Red Planet, Gwynne Shotwell, Shotwell, StarLink, Tech Insider, Dave Mosher, SpaceX Starlink, Weekend BI UK, Zahra Tayeb


A small asteroid that hit Botswana took 23 million years to get here from the asteroid belt, astronomers found

Fragment of asteroid 2018 LA recovered in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve in central Botswana. SETI Institute Astronomers have uncovered fragments of a 6-foot-wide asteroid that struck Botswana in 2018. According to a new study of those fragments, the space rock originated from the asteroid belt. Scientists estimate the asteroid's journey across the solar system took nearly 23 million years. See more stories on Insider's business page. In the early hours of June 2, 2018, astrono...
Tags: Space, Science, News, La, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Mars, University Of Arizona, Vesta, Asteroid, Botswana, SETI Institute, NASA JPL Caltech, Aylin Woodward, Central Kalahari Game Reserve


The COVID-19 death toll in India could be up to 10 times higher than the official 200,000 figure, experts say

India's second coronavirus wave is rapidly sliding into a devastating and deadly crisis. Insider This week, India's official COVID-19 death toll passed 200,000, according to government figures. However experts worry the death toll could be five to 10 times higher, multiple reports say. Morgues are so overwhelmed that bodies have had to be cremated in makeshift pyres in parking lots. See more stories on Insider's business page. Medical experts and frontline workers are casting ...
Tags: Science, News, India, Trends, Cnn, New York Times, News UK, Sky News, University Of Michigan, Reuters, Modi, West Bengal, New Dehli, AFP News Agency, Coronavirus, COVID


Polar bear and grizzly bear hybrids, known as 'pizzly bears,' could become more common because of the climate crisis

A pizzly bear, or grolar bear, bred in captivity at a zoo in Germany. Philippe Clement/Arterra/Universal Images Group via Getty Images When polar bears and grizzly bears mate, the hybrid is called a pizzly bear, or a grolar bear. Pizzlies are becoming more common in the Arctic and the climate crisis is likely playing a role. As grizzly bears move further north with warmer temperatures, they're more likely to meet polar bears. See more stories on Insider's business page. Pizzly bear...
Tags: Science, Animals, Trends, Canada, Sea Ice, Arctic, Associated Press, Polar Bear, National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration, Vanderbilt University, DeSantis, Climate Crisis, Grizzly Bear, Larisa DeSantis, Amazon FedEx, Getty Images Since


Low profile thoracic aortic endograft device reduces complications and expands patient pool

Preliminary results of a clinical trial, presented today at the AATS 101st Annual Meeting, showed that a new, low-profile thoracic aortic endograft is safe and effective in the treatment of descending thoracic aortic aneurysm or penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer (PAU) diseases.
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Most mitral regurgitation patients treated with TEER will require surgery if treatment fails

A new study, presented today at the AATS 101st Annual Meeting, and simultaneously published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, finds that patients suffering from severe mitral regurgitation should be carefully screened and counselled before undergoing transcatheter edge-to-edge mitral repair (TEER).
Tags: Science, American College of Cardiology, TEER


Study finds up to 24 percent of esophagectomy patients can develop VTE post-operatively

A new study presented today at the AATS 101st Annual Meeting, found that the percentage of patients undergoing esophagectomy for cancer who suffer Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) post-operatively is much higher than previously reported, with as many as 24 percent suffering from Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) or Pulmonary Embolism (PE). Six-month mortality for patients with VTE was 17.6 percent compared to 2.1 percent for those without.
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Study: Nurses' physical, mental health connected to preventable medical errors

A new study by The Ohio State University College of Nursing found that critical care nurses nationwide reported alarmingly high levels of stress, depressive symptoms and anxiety even before the COVID-19 pandemic began. These factors correlated with an increase in self-reported medical errors.
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Three ways to improve scholarly writing to get more citations

To make a greater impact, scholars need to overcome the curse of knowledge so they can package their ideas with concrete, technical, and active writing.
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A glimmer of hope: New weapon in the fight against liver diseases

The information presented in this study is primarily positioned to benefit scientists and experts in regenerative medicine where new tools strategies to treat liver diseases are required. The evidence presented in this manuscript illustrates exploiting small extracellular vesicles (sEVs) derived from interferon-γ (IFN-γ) pre-conditioned MSCs (γ-sEVs) can be a foundational formulation for a therapeutic solution that will be accessible, cost effective, and efficacious in treating liver diseases.
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The neural mechanism of autonomous learning uncovered by researchers at IBEC

An international team led by SPECS Lab at the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) reveals how the brain improves through self-supervised learning. Researchers also propose a novel brain-based solution to solve a fundamental challenge in artificial intelligence: how machines could learn without direct supervision. In their opinion article, scientists provide evidence for their hypothesis and new insights into the anatomy and physiology of the core memory system in the human brain: t...
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