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It's Apparently Possible to Drill a Key Ring Hole Into Apple's AirTags Without Messing Them Up

One of the first things that jumped out to me when I saw Apple’s long-awaited AirTags was their surface, which reminds me of a giant, polished M&M. Like real M&Ms, AirTags don’t have any holes, which means that you have to buy AirTag accessories to hook the device to your keys or hang it on your purse. However,…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Articles, Science and Technology, Drill, iFixit, AirTag, Industrial Processes, Product Teardown


Taika Waititi Is Blackbeard in HBO Max's Pirate Comedy Our Flag Means Death

Taika Waititi is jumping in front of the camera for a new role in the HBO Max Pirate comedy, Our Flag Means Death. Written by David Jenkins (People of Earth), Garrett Basch (What We Do in the Shadows), and Dan Halstead, Waititi will start alongside Rhys Darby and act as executive producer.Read more...
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Taika Waititi is Blackbeard in HBO Max Pirate Comedy Our Flag Means Death

Taika Waititi is jumping in front of the camera for a new role in the HBO Max Pirate comedy, Our Flag Means Death. Written by David Jenkins (People of Earth), Garrett Basch (What We Do in the Shadows), and Dan Halstead, Waititi will start alongside Rhys Darby and act as executive producer.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Films, Oscar, What We Do In The Shadows, Thunder, Rabbit, Blackbeard, Taika Waititi, David Jenkins, Urban Fantasy, Waititi, Hunt for the Wilderpeople, Taika, Rhys Darby, Garrett Basch


‘We are ecstatic!’: a taste of post-Covid freedom at Liverpool pilot gig

Event at Sefton Park attended by 5,000 people with no distancing or masks as part of research programmeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe first “near-normal” concert since Covid began is taking place in Liverpool on Sunday, with 5,000 giddy music lovers crowding into a festival tent with no masks and no social distancing.All had agreed to act as guinea pigs for scientists studying the safety of mass events as part of the government’s Event Research Programme. A negat...
Tags: Music, Science, Students, Biology, UK News, Medical Research, Culture, Infectious Diseases, Liverpool, Microbiology, Festivals, Music Festivals, Clubbing, Sefton Park, Coronavirus, COVID


Sin City 30th Anniversay Edition Headed to Bookstores This Fall

Frank Miller’s black and white crime-noir graphic novel Sin City is turning 30. To honor this milestone, a new edition of the comics is releasing in the fall of 2021.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Sin, Robert Rodriguez, Sin City, Graphic Novel, Frank Miller, Marv, Mike Richardson, Amanda Conner, Philip Tan, Creative Works, English Language Films, The Hard Goodbye, Joyce Chin


Black Panther's Lupita Nyong'o Talks Sequel and Missing Chadwick Boseman

Ryan Coolger is forging ahead with Black Panther 2. Obviously, he restructured the script because lead actor Chadwick Boseman died last year of colon cancer at the age of 43.Read more...
Tags: Science, Yahoo, Film, Actors, Lupita Nyongo, Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong, Ryan Coolger, Coogler, Boseman, Human Interest, Fictional Characters, Tchalla, Nikia, Entertainment Culture


Coronavirus live news: UK to send 1,000 more ventilators as India suffers record deaths

Latest updates: UK had previously sent 600 medical devices; deaths in India jump by 3,689 on Sunday‘They knew we weren’t giving oxygen’: Delhi doctor’s week of horrorModi loses key state election as Covid grips country NHS England draws up plans for Covid jabs for over-12sUS decline in Covid vaccinations presents new problem: how to shrink operationsPoor countries need billions in aid to avert Covid catastrophe, say experts 6.17pm BST South Africa to get its first delivery of its 4.5 million...
Tags: UK, England, Science, India, World news, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Delhi, Afp, BST South Africa, Zweli Mkhize, Coronavirus, COVID, Supreme Committee for Combating Coronavirus During


Dermatologists debunk 13 Botox myths

Board-certified dermatologists Dr. Rita Linkner and Dr. Jordana Herschthal debunk 13 myths on Botox. They talk about why pregnant people shouldn't get Botox and if patients can exercise afterwards. They also give tips for choosing the right injector and why experience matters. See more stories on Insider's business page. Following is a transcript of the video.Rita Linkner: "The Botox chemical is physically addictive." I think Botox is like getting your hair colored or your nails done. ...
Tags: Health, Video, Science, New York City, Trends, Xerox, Fda, Botox, Dermatology, Skin Care, Fiona, Boca Raton Florida, Jordana, Linkner, Jordana Herschthal, Science Insider


Netflix is Serving Up Girlpower, and Gunpowder Milkshake This Summer

Netflix has scooped the US distribution rights to Navot Papushado action flix Gunpowder Milkshake. The film will debut on on the streaming service this summer.Read more...
Tags: Science, US, Actors, Netflix, Angela Bassett, Carla Gugino, Paul Giamatti, Rian Johnson, Deadline, Michelle Yeoh, Karen Gillan, Lena Headey, Milkshake, Navot Papushado, Girlpower, Ehud Lavski


The leader of one of the world's biggest vaccine manufacturers said he fled India because of menacing threats

Serum Institute of India's CEO Adar Poonawalla. -/AFP via Getty Images Adar Poonawalla, the leader of a major vaccine manufacturer, said he fled India due to threats. Poonawalla leads the Serum Institute, the world's largest vaccine manufacturer. The COVID-19 situation in India is so dire that Poonawalla said people have been hurling threats at him, accusing him of delaying vaccines on purpose. See more stories on Insider's business page. The CEO of the Serum Institute, a vacci...
Tags: Health, England, Science, India, Trends, New York Times, Oxford, Astrazeneca, Vaccine, Times of London, Serum Institute, Serum Institute of India, Adar Poonawalla, Poonawalla, Morgan McFall Johnsen, Coronavirus


Will Virgin Galactic ever lift off?

It’s taken 17 years, with many setbacks and some deaths, and still Richard Branson’s space mission is yet to launchRichard Branson was running almost 15 years late. But as we rode into the Mojave desert on the morning of 12 December 2018, he was feeling upbeat and untroubled by the past. He wore jeans, a leather jacket and the easy smile of someone used to being behind schedule.Branson hadn’t exactly squandered the past 15 years. He’d become a grandfather, moved to a private island in the Caribb...
Tags: Business, Space, Science, Earth, Virgin Galactic, Virgin, Richard Branson, Branson, Caribbean


Europe may allow vaccinated US travelers this summer. Here are the documents you'll need and how to know when it's safe.

A federal police officer checks the document of a passenger who landed from Prague at Frankfurt Airport in Germany. Boris Roessler/picture alliance via Getty Images European countries could accept fully vaccinated US travelers this summer. Americans would need to prove they've had their shots, but the specific rules may vary by country. Greece and Iceland, among the few countries already open to US tourists, are accepting CDC cards. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hol...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, Science, London, News, Greece, Cdc, France, Germany, Boston, US, Trends, Eu, Spain, European Union


An FDA official who led the approval of OxyContin got a $400,000 gig at Purdue Pharma a year later, a new book reveals

"Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty" by Patrick Radden Keefe Doubleday An FDA director who oversaw the approval of OxyContin got a $400K gig at Purdue Pharma a year later. A new book by Patrick Radden Keefe reported on these claims and on the billionaire Sackler family. A Sackler family lawyer told Insider Keefe refused to meet with them during his reporting process. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US regulator who oversaw the approval of the hig...
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Neuralink President Announces That He’s Left Elon Musk’s Brain-Computer Interface Company

Max Hodak, the president of Neuralink, a company that aims to connect human brains with computers which was cofounded by Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, has said he left the company a few weeks ago. Hodak did not provide any reason for his departure.Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Technology, Tesla, Computing, Pong, Steven Spielberg, Hodak, Transhumanism, Businesspeople, Neuralink, Max Hodak, Humancomputer Interaction, User Interface Techniques


Coronavirus live news: UK in ‘last lap’ of Covid fight; India sees record number of deaths

Latest updates: foreign secretary urges patience amid calls for faster loosening of restrictions; deaths in India jump by 3,689 on SundayNHS England draws up plans for Covid jabs for over-12sAct now to prevent oxygen shortage in Covid-hit countries, say campaignersUK: government taskforce urges permanent job flexibility for all workersUS decline in Covid vaccinations presents new problem: how to shrink operationsPoor countries need billions in aid to avert Covid catastrophe, say experts 12.56pm...
Tags: UK, England, Science, India, Nigeria, World news, Turkey, Infectious Diseases, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Conservative Party, Financial Times, Reuters, Brazil India, India Brazil, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: England could end self-isolation with daily test; India sees record number of deaths

Latest updates: pilot scheme could see end of self-isolation for Covid contacts; deaths in India jump by 3,689 on SundayAct now to prevent oxygen shortage in Covid-hit countries, say campaignersUK: government taskforce urges permanent job flexibility for all workersUS decline in Covid vaccinations presents new problem: how to shrink operationsPoor countries need billions in aid to avert Covid catastrophe, say expertsExtra testing to start in UK after overseas Covid variants detected 10.08am BS...
Tags: UK, England, Science, India, World news, Bbc, Infectious Diseases, Andrew Marr, Raab, Lisa Nandy, Sophy Ridge, Coronavirus, COVID


SpaceX returns four astronauts to Earth in darkness

Capsule parachutes into Gulf of Mexico at 3am, the first night-time US crew splashdown since 1968SpaceX safely returned four astronauts from the International Space Station on Sunday, making the first US crew splashdown in darkness since the Apollo 8 moonshot.The Dragon capsule parachuted into the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Panama City, Florida, just before 3am, ending the second astronaut flight for Elon Musk’s company. It was an express trip home, lasting just six and a half hours. Contin...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, US, World news, US news, Earth, International Space Station, Gulf of Mexico, Panama City Florida


Will Covid-19 vaccines reduce virus transmission? | David Spiegelhalter & Anthony Masters

Vaccinated people can still get infected, but they are less likely to pass it onThere are two ways that getting vaccinated can slow the spread of the virus. First, it can help prevent you getting infected. Second, even if you are unlucky and catch the virus, it may reduce the risk of passing it on. It is crucial to understand how big these benefits are.Two huge new studies have taken advantage of the successful UK vaccine rollout. An Oxford-ONS analysis of more than 370,000 survey participants f...
Tags: UK, Science, UK News, World news, Infectious Diseases, David Spiegelhalter, Anthony Masters, Coronavirus, Oxford ONS


Global COVID-19 cases have hit record highs with several hotspots across the world

A Covid-19 patient gets admitted to a government hospital in Kolkata, India, 22 April, 2021. India reported 314,835 fresh coronavirus infections on Thursday according to an Indian media report. Indranil Aditya/NurPhoto via Getty Images Several countries across the globe have emerged as COVID-19 hotspots. India has accounted for more than 40% of the world's daily new cases. South American and Eastern European countries are also recording record cases and deaths. See more stories on I...
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Understanding aromaticity in catalysis to unlock new opportunities

The chemical concept of aromaticity is inspiring new developments in the area of catalysis.
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Atrial fenestration during AVSD repair is associated with increased mortality

A new study, presented today at the AATS 101st Annual Meeting, shows an association between decreased survival at five years and leaving an atrial communication at biventricular repair of unbalanced AVSD after adjusting for other known risk factors. The study sought to determine factors associated with mortality after biventricular repair of AVSD.
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Risk factors for multiple drug use

A new study indicates that the accumulation of several unfavourable environmental factors increases the risk for an extreme form of multiple drug use or "polytoxicomania". Risk factors comprise sexual and physical abuse, living in a big city, experience of migration as well as the use of cannabis and alcohol before the age of 18.
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Natural immunity to malaria provides clues to potential therapies

WEHI researchers have identified how natural human antibodies can block malaria parasites from entering red blood cells, potentially indicating how new protective therapies could be developed against this globally significant disease.The research provides greater insight into how antibodies block the entry of Plasmodium vivax malaria parasites into young red blood cells called reticulocytes. It builds on an earlier discovery that the P. vivax latches onto the transferrin receptor 1 (TfR1) to ent...
Tags: Science, Plasmodium, WEHI


Nanotechnology offers new hope for bowel cancer patients

Bowel cancer survival rates could be improved if chemotherapy drugs were delivered via tiny nanoparticles to the diseased organs rather than oral treatment.
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Limited fishing zones support reef conservation

Green (no-take) and yellow (limited take) fishing zones within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park equally support a great diversity of fish species. The new research on yellow zones is crucial for future marine park management.
Tags: Science, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park


Study finds heart transplantation using donation after cardiac death with NRP

A new study, presented today at the AATS 101st Annual Meeting, found that heart transplantation using donation after cardiac death (DCD) with normothermic regional perfusion (NRP) is feasible in the United States. Broader application of DCD heart transplantation has the potential to increase cardiac allograft availability by 20-30 percent.
Tags: Science, NRP, United States Broader


AATS Foundation scholarships shown to support success in academic surgery

A new study, presented today at the AATS 101st Annual Meeting, finds that AATS Foundation fellowships support success in academic surgery career tracks. The AATS Foundation has two primary grant funding mechanisms: the AATS Foundation Scholarship and the Surgical Investigator Award. The study looked at publications, citations, NIH funding, and leadership position of awardees, among other factors.
Tags: Science, Nih, AATS 101st Annual Meeting, AATS Foundation


Pulmonary endarterectomy achieves excellent results for patients with segmental CTEPH

A new study, presented today at the AATS 101st Annual Meeting, found that patients treated surgically for segmental Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH) had excellent outcomes with the vast majority doing very well in the long term without any additional treatment other than surgery.
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