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Another Global Pandemic Is Spreading—Among Pigs

African swine fever killed half the pigs in China. There is no vaccine and no treatment. Now it’s in the Caribbean and on the doorstep of the US......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredOct 20th, 2021

More Than a Third of World"s Population Have Never Used Internet, Says UN

Nearly 3 billion people -- or 37% of the world's population -- have never used the internet, according to the United Nations, despite the Covid-19 pandemic driving people online. From a report: The UN's International Telecommunication Union (ITU) est.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 16 min. ago

Omicron found in US—plus 23 other countries in 5 of 6 global regions

If we can't defeat delta, we don't stand a chance against omicron, WHO warns. Enlarge / Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the chief medical adviser to the president, delivers a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 45 min. ago

Global HIV viral suppression rates too low among children and adolescents

An analysis in the lead up to World AIDS Day reveals that HIV is 'virally suppressed' in only 59 per cent of children and adolescents on treatment......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 16 min. ago

Supply Chain 101: How to become a shipper of choice

In tight markets, shippers of choice will have drivers willing to haul for them, allowing them to stay competitive.  In the current tumult that is the global supply chain, marked by extreme congestion and a lack of assets, the relationship between s.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News5 hr. 16 min. ago

Climate action can lessen poverty and inequality worldwide

If all countries adopted the same tax on carbon emissions and returned the revenues to their citizens, it is possible to keep the global temperature from rising more than 2 degrees Celsius while also benefiting well-being, reducing inequality, and al.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 16 min. ago

COVID has had an impact on academics" well-being

The COVID pandemic has had a considerable impact on academics' work and well-being. They have had much less time to spend on their research. The Young Academy and the Dutch Network of Women Professors have conducted research into how the situation ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 16 min. ago

How we found a way to track alien marine species along South Africa"s coast

Saldanha Bay harbor on the west coast of South Africa has long been an important point for global shipping routes. It was also the port of entry for an unwanted stow-away: the Mediterranean mussel. The species first appeared in South Africa in the la.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 16 min. ago

Bacteria and plants fight alike

A brown blotch on a plant leaf may be a sign that the plant's defenses are hard at work: When a plant is infected by a virus, fungus or bacterium, its immune response keeps the disease from spreading by killing the infected cell, as well as a few sur.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 16 min. ago

Advertising in the pandemic: How companies used COVID as a marketing tool

At the start of the pandemic, consumers were bombarded with a new and hastily constructed form of advertising. In those "uncertain times," customers were promised, they could rely on their favorite brands for help......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 44 min. ago

"Digitally literate" Gen Z and Millennials" pandemic experience shaped by social media

Younger people's experience of the COVID-19 pandemic was shaped by their savvy use of social media platforms, navigating mis- and dis-information, subjective content loops, big-tech algorithms and emerging "splinter platforms," a new University of Me.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 44 min. ago

Laser spectrometer precisely monitors atmospheric N2O and CO

Nitrous oxide (N2O) and carbon monoxide (CO) are important drivers in global warming. However, there are many difficulties in reliable monitoring, especially for N2O, as the concentration of N2O in atmospheric is only a few hundred parts per billion......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 44 min. ago

UN migration agency: COVID has "radically altered" mobility

The U.N. migration agency says the coronavirus pandemic has "radically altered" mobility around the world, projecting in a new report that the growth in the number of international migrants is likely to remain weaker as long as travel and other restr.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 16 min. ago

Ushering in Digital Transformation in India – Role of the Cloud

This is Part-1 of a two-part series, based on the findings of NASSCOM’s report titled ‘Cloud Skills: Powering India’s Digital DNA’ Introduction ‘The Cloud’ is expected to be an US$800bn global opportunity by 2030, according to NASSCOM’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News18 hr. 44 min. ago

Report indicates that English learners face severe inequities and substandard conditions in New Jersey schools

English learners in New Jersey public schools, already facing inadequate supports and a lack of attention, missed out on critical services during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report that a Rutgers faculty member helped edit......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

"Tweens" increased media use during the 2020 pandemic summer, says study

"Put down your phone" is a common parental phrase, the modern-day equivalent of "turn off the TV." That's because parents have long thought that staring at a screen for too long will have a detrimental effect......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Amazon Launches Preview of New "AWS Private 5G" Managed Service

At Amazon's AWS re:Invent conference this morning, the company announced the preview of "AWS Private 5G," which is a new service that aims to make it easy to deploy and manage your own private global network. From a report: The launch is meant to add.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

The need for Financing to support the budding Indian EV Industry

Why the Budding Indian EV Industry Needs Financing Support The global automobile industry is currently undergoing a gradual but massive paradigm shift. It is slowly switching to alternative and energy-efficient options, to counteract the negative imp.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Back To Work- Addressing and Resolving Employee Concerns

  More than a year ago, companies across the globe made a sensible decision to send all of their employees into remote working following the pandemic. The strategic measures taken by the corporate leaders at the time prompted a curb in mass transmis.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Moderna CEO Says Vaccines Likely Less Effective Against Omicron

The head of drugmaker Moderna said COVID-19 vaccines are unlikely to be as effective against the Omicron variant of the coronavirus as they have been previously, sparking fresh worry in financial markets about the trajectory of the pandemic. From a r.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Drivers pick, rub and scratch their faces nearly 30 times an hour, study finds

New research has found that drivers touch their face 26 times an hour on average, potentially spreading germs and infection, if handwashing is inadequate......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021