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Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Fails the Moose Test in Dramatic Fashion

Sweden’s evasive maneuver test, better known as the moose test, is a brutal simulation of what might happen if your lane was suddenly occupied by a giant mammal and you had to get out of the way in a hurry or prepare yourself to become one with the animal. It also happens to be one […] The post Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Fails the Moose Test in Dramatic Fashion appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sweden, Safety, Testing, Autos, Toyota, Phev, Toyota Motor Corp, News Blog, RAV4, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, Moose Test, Elk Test, Evasive Manoeuvre Test, Toyota RAV4 Plug-in Hybrid


Porsche Finds Surprising Pace In Pre-Season Formula E Testing

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Tags: Racing, Porsche, Testing, Autos, Formula E, Valencia, Pascal Wehrlein, Andre Lotterer


The New Porsche 911 RSR Screams Violently In On-Track Testing

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Tags: Racing, Porsche, Testing, Autos, FIA World Endurance Championship, 911 RSR


Performance Test Liquibase Update

When doing a liquibase update to a database if you’re having performance issues, it can be hard to find out which updates are causing problems. If you need to measure the time to apply each sql statement we can use mockito to spy liquibase’s JDBCExecutor and print out each SQL and it’s time to complete. One gotcha is that you have to place your test in the liquibase.executor.jvm package so that you can have access to the StatementCallback interface. package liquibase.execut...
Tags: Blog, Testing, Java, eLearning, Liquibase, Modern API


FDA Issues First Emergency Use Authorization for Rapid, At-Home Covid-19 Test

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first rapid coronavirus test kit that can be performed at home, issuing an emergency use authorization to manufacturer Lucira Health late on Tuesday.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Technology, Medicine, Testing, Food And Drug Administration, Pandemic, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Coronavirus Testing, Lucira Health, Lucira, Test Kits


A global black market for negative COVID-19 test results has emerged, with fakes starting around $200

A healthcare worker administers a COVID-19 test at United Memorial Medical Center testing site in Houston, Texas, June 25, 2020. MARK FELIX/AFP /AFP via Getty Images As the coronavirus pandemic drags on, people around the world are turning to the black market for negative COVID-19 tests that enable them to travel. Incidents in South America, Europe, and Africa highlight the emerging global black market for negative COVID-19 results. In one case, police in France arrested a ring of sellers ...
Tags: Travel, Health, Europe, UK, Science, News, France, Africa, Trends, Ap, Paris, Testing, Brazil, Ethiopia, World Health Organization, North America


How to explain the Covid-19 ‘weekend effect’

Reported Covid-19 cases and the number of people tested typically fall over the weekend. But this doesn’t mean that the virus is taking a break The post How to explain the Covid-19 ‘weekend effect’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Testing, Openaccess, Anne von Gottberg, Lockdown, Tin Roof, Top Six, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Disaster Management Act, Atiya Mosam, Second Wave, Glenda Davison, Weekend Effect


US smashes single-day record for new coronavirus cases, with spikes in every swing state

A health worker walks near a COVID-19 testing site at St. John's Well Child and Family Center, amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, July 24, 2020, in Los Angeles, California. VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images A record 88,452 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the United States on Thursday, according to The Covid Tracking Project. For the second day in a row, over 1,000 people also died from the coronavirus. The increase in new cases has been accompanied by a spike in hospitalizati...
Tags: Post, Science, News, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Cnn, United States, Testing, Michigan, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, The Washington Post, Afp, Pennsylvania Ohio


WH COVID Testing Czar Clashes With Trump’s ‘Rounding The Curve’ Claims, Says Rising Cases ‘Are Real’

Admiral Brett Giroir, who serves as the assistant secretary for health at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the White House’s leader on COVID-19 testing, on Wednesday morning pushed back against President Donald Trump’s falsely rosy framing of the COVID-19 pandemic. During an interview with “Today” show host Savannah Guthrie, Giroir rejected Trump’s false claim that increased testing is the only reason why the number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. has spiked. “It’s not just...
Tags: News, White House, Testing, Donald Trump, Trump, Department of Health and Human Services HHS, Guthrie, Brett Giroir, Cristina Cabrera, COVID-19, Giroir, Savannah Guthrie Giroir, Girior


How do lie detectors work?

In a 2002 study, 60 percent of people were found to lie at least once during a 10-minute conversation, with most people telling an average of two or three lies. The polygraph, invented in the early 1920s, detects physiological responses to lying (such as elevated heart and respiratory rates as well as spikes in blood pressure.Three main areas of the brain are stimulated during deception: the frontal lobe, the limbic system, and the temporal lobe.According to the American Polygraph Association, ...
Tags: Psychology, England, California, Communication, Neuroscience, Mindfulness, Testing, Innovation, Emotions, Dan Ariely, Duke, Forensics, Personal Growth, Jessica Stillman, American Polygraph Association, Cognitive Science


Researchers Create 30-Second Phlegm Test to Detect Covid-19

Science is moving at a rapid pace to respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic. In recent months, researchers have developed tests to detect covid-19, the disease caused by the virus, using different substances such as saliva. Now, there’s apparently another substance that can tell us whether someone has covid-19,…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Testing, Coronavirus, Covid 19


What Is This High-Riding Porsche 911 Prototype Spied In Testing?

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Tags: 911, Safari, Porsche, Testing, Autos, Prototype, Nurburgring, Porsche Prototypes


Ford’s Autonomous Offensive Places Escape Hybrid on the Front Line

With Ford having discontinued the Fusion sedan to prioritize higher-margin models, the automaker will need to select a different unit as its preferred platform for self-driving test mules. It will need to choose wisely, too. According to the company, its fourth of generation autonomous test vehicles will foreshadow real-world commercial endeavors using the technology. On […] The post Ford’s Autonomous Offensive Places Escape Hybrid on the Front Line appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Testing, Autos, Autonomous Vehicles, Self-driving Cars, Ford Motor Co, Avs, News Blog, Argo AI, Development Programs


Despite Grim Case Numbers, the U.S. Wants to Open a New York-London Travel Corridor by the Holidays: Report

The U.S. is not going to let grim coronavirus numbers, which are still among the highest in the world, rain on its transatlantic travel parade. A new report in the Wall Street Journal states that Trump administration officials are working on creating a travel corridor between New York City and London “as soon as the…Read more...
Tags: Travel, Science, London, New York City, Testing, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19, New York London Travel Corridor


How long you should wait before getting a coronavirus test if you think you've been exposed

Coronavirus testing continues at the ProHealth testing centers in Jericho, New York on April 22, 2020. J. Conrad Williams, Jr./Newsday RM via Getty Images If you are exposed to someone with the coronavirus, it usually takes at least a few days for the infection to incubate in your body.  That's why public health experts recommend waiting 5 to 7 days after any exposure to the virus to get tested. Stay in quarantine for 14 days from your exposure, no matter what your test results may show, a...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Public Health, Egypt, Testing, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Conrad Williams, Abbott, Trump, Lee, Virginia Tech, Minnesota Department of Health, Jericho New York


The last time Trump said he tested negative for COVID-19 was in May, and the White House refuses to say if he's tested negative since

President Donald Trump pretends to take a Covid-19 test while holding a swab during his visit of the Puritan Medical Products facility in Guilford, Maine on June 5, 2020. Nicholas Kamm/Getty The White House has repeatedly refused to disclose when President Donald Trump last tested negative for COVID-19. The last time Trump or anyone at the White House said the president tested negative on the record was on May 21. It's unclear how frequently Trump has been tested since, and he has repeated...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Testing, Nevada, North Carolina, Donald Trump, Trump, Farah, White House South Lawn, Mark Knoller, Kayleigh McEnany


Failing Forward

Senior U.S. Air Force leaders are embracing and promoting the concept that if their Airmen are not failing, then they are, more than likely, not moving forward. They believe pushing the envelope is necessary to keep the U.S. Air Force dominant and the occasional failure should be viewed by supervisors not as a negative, but as part of a greater positive. In this series, we hear senior Air Force leaders give examples of how taking calculated risks and failing throughout their careers taught...
Tags: Space, Washington, Failure, History, People, Military, United States, Testing, Air Force, Procurement, Joseph, Manhattan New York, Roper, U S Air Force, United States Air Force, Agile


Testing sewage: The Covid canary in our wastewater

Local scientists are using wastewater-based epidemiology to trace the SARS-CoV-2 virus in South Africa’s sewage system, which could act as an early warning system for outbreaks of Covid-19, as well as other diseases The post Testing sewage: The Covid canary in our wastewater appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Research, South Africa, Testing, National, Scientists, Wastewater, Sewage, Epidemiology, Medical Research Council, Sampling, Top Six, Personal Protective Equipment, Tshwane, PPE, Coronavirus, South Africa (country


A Brief History of the 72 Hours Before President Trump Was Diagnosed With Covid-19

President Donald Trump tweeted on October 2, 2020 at 12:54 a.m. ET that both he and First Lady Melania Trump had tested positive for covid-19, the disease that has sickened over 7.2 million Americans and killed over 207,000. Trump has infamously downplayed the severity of the pandemic, causing tens of thousands of…Read more...
Tags: Science, Joe Biden, Testing, Donald Trump, Trump, Melania Trump, Pandemic, President Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Euro NCAP Develops Assisted Driving Assessment, Bashes Autopilot

The European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) has finished a study on driver assistance systems and issued some moderately surprising results. While nowhere near comprehensive enough to be the ultimate authority on self-driving cars, it did give us a taste of Europe’s new grading system and how it will be implemented as more vehicles […] The post Euro NCAP Develops Assisted Driving Assessment, Bashes Autopilot appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, Safety, Tesla, Editorials, Testing, Studies, Autos, Autonomous Vehicles, Autopilot, NCAP, Self Driving, News Blog, Euro NCAP, Automotive Safety, Studies & Reports, Safety Tests


How Hazel Health won over Centene

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Hello,Over the weekend, President Donald Trump nominated Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. If confirmed, the more conservative court is set to weaken abortion rights. Kimberly Leonard has the list of the cases where that might occur. Also today in healthcare news: an exclusive look at Hazel Health's pitch deck that won over Centene, what would happen if Trump overrode the FDA on a coronavirus vaccine, and a closer look at a controversial testing startu...
Tags: Utah, Supreme Court, White House, Trends, Testing, Healthcare, Argentina, Fda, Vaccine, Donald Trump, Illumina, Trump, Hazel, US Food and Drug Administration, Centene, Hollis Johnson


Supply shortages are forcing restrictions on who can get a COVID-19 test, and it's happening at the worst possible time

A female doctor holds a swab in one of the central fairgrounds in the outpatient corona test facility. Britta Pedersen/picture alliance via Getty Images Healthcare providers in the US are again limiting who is able to get a coronavirus test due to shortages of supplies needed to process the test, The Wall Street Journal reported.  These shortages come as the fall season the US is beginning.  Flu tests also require the same supplies that the COVID-19 test needs.  Visit Business Insider's ho...
Tags: Science, News, Virginia, US, Trends, Testing, Flu, Herald, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Abbott, Boston Herald, John Hopkins University, Dacey, Andrew Pekosz, Amesh Adalja


Skyborg : Rise of the Autonomous Wingmen

Although the technology seems like it comes from “a galaxy far, far away,” Air Force pilots will soon be taking to the skies alongside R2-D2- like wingmen; autonomous and paired to the pilot’s aircraft. #aesop-vm-19818-1 .controls-wrapper { display:none !important;} During his virtual keynote at the Air Force Association 2020 Virtual Air, Space and Cyber Conference. Dr. Will Roper, ass...
Tags: Space, Military, Testing, Weapons, Air Force, Pilots, Defense Department, White, Acquisitions, Procurement, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Soviet Union, Vanguard, Pringle, Roper, U S Air Force


Psychometric tests and why are they important for your job search

Psychometric tests are sometimes called ‘measurements of the mind’. These tests are applied by employers during recruitment to get a better understanding of the candidates' skills &competencies. "
Tags: Jobs, Testing, Tests, Career Advice, Psychometric Testing


CDC Nukes Absurd Testing Guidance, Now Says All Exposed People ‘Need a Test’

On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention struck down a previous guidance that recommended against the testing of asymptomatic people for the coronavirus that causes covid-19, even if the person was exposed to the virus. The agency now recommends testing anyone who could have caught the infection from…Read more...
Tags: Science, Cdc, Testing, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Trump Admin Reverses Politicized Testing Guidance After Interference Exposed

The Trump administration reversed itself on a key effort to politicize the response to COVID-19, reversing a scientifically unfounded recommendation that asymptomatic people in contact with those infected with the virus not get tested. The Centers for Disease Control made the change on its website without fanfare after the New York Times reported Thursday evening that political officials at the Department of Health and Human Services had made the change against the express wishes of CDC scien...
Tags: News, Cdc, New York Times, Testing, Trump, HHS, Centers for Disease Control, Department of Health and Human Services, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Coronavirus, COVID-19


HHS Posted Controversial Testing Guideline On CDC Site Without Proper Scientific Review

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reportedly posted the controversial COVID-19 testing guideline on asymptomatic people on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) site against protests by the agency’s scientists. The New York Times reported on Thursday evening that the guidelines, which state that asymptomatic people need not test for the virus, was uploaded without being properly vetted through scientific review. An official told the Times that the guidelines “...
Tags: News, Cdc, White House, New York Times, Testing, Times, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services HHS, HHS, Redfield, Brett Giroir, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention s CDC, Cristina Cabrera, Robert Redfield, COVID-19


Is it COVID-19 or anxiety? Here's how to tell the difference

Anxiety can cause symptoms that may mimic (or have you worried about) coronavirus symptoms.There are several symptoms of anxiety that are also symptoms of COVID-19, however, there are also key differences in the symptoms of both. IAD (illness anxiety disorder) may also lead to some confusion about symptoms. The World Health Organization offers guidelines for when to seek medical attention. During the coronavirus pandemic, many people may be overwhelmed and experiencing higher levels of anxiety....
Tags: Psychology, Health, Mental Health, Depression, Anxiety, Testing, Innovation, Fear, Who, World Health Organization, Emotions, Senses, World Health Organization WHO, Medical News Today, COVID


Equity made Estonia an educational front runner

Estonia became a top performer in the most recent PISA, a worldwide study of 15-year-old students' capabilities in math, reading, and science.PISA data showed that Estonia has done remarkably well in reducing the gap between a student's socioeconomic background and their access to quality education.The country's push toward providing equal-access to learning technology is a modern example of the culture's dedication to equity in education. As I performed my interviews for this article, one fact...
Tags: Europe, Supreme Court, Education, China, Singapore, West Virginia, Society, Policy, Teaching, United States, United Kingdom, Testing, Innovation, Korea, Silicon Valley, OECD


Failing Forward

Senior U.S. Air Force leaders are embracing and promoting the concept that if their Airmen are not failing, then they are, more than likely, not moving forward. They believe pushing the envelope is necessary to keep the U.S. Air Force dominant and the occasional failure should be viewed by supervisors not as a negative, but as part of a greater positive. In this series, we hear senior Air Force leaders give examples of how taking calculated risks and failing throughout their careers taught...
Tags: Space, Leadership, Training, Risk, Research, History, People, Military, United States, Testing, Air Force, Procurement, Manhattan New York, Roper, U S Air Force, Agile