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Common antibiotic no more effective than placebo in preventing COVID-19 symptoms among non-hospitalized

A new study has found that the antibiotic azithromycin was no more effective than a placebo in preventing symptoms of COVID-19 among non-hospitalized patients, and may increase their chance of hospitalization, despite widespread prescription of the a.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyJul 20th, 2021

As Florida punishes schools, study finds masks cut school COVID outbreaks 3.5X

Universal masking prevents some school outbreaks and lowers case rates. Enlarge / A second-grade teacher talks to her class during the first day of school at Tustin Ranch Elementary School in Tustin, CA on Wednesday, August 11, 2021. (credit: Ge.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News13 hr. 48 min. ago

How does Ring Live View work?

Experiencing some issues with Ring's live video portal to your video doorbell or camera? Here's how Live View works, as well as answers to common questions......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 16 min. ago

The best VPN for multiple devices for 2021

In this digital age, it's common for us to have more than one device, so here are some of the best VPNs for multiple devices to stay protected......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News21 hr. 16 min. ago

Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine highly effective against serious illness: study

Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine highly effective against serious illness: study.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

New research reveals credit rating agencies responded too slowly to COVID-19

The first study into the effect of COVID-19 on sovereign credit ratings found that rating agencies were slow to react to the pandemic's unprecedented economic and fiscal reverberations. The research raises questions about the timeliness and reliabili.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

How COVID-19 upended our understanding of migration, citizenship and inequality

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that the global system governing migration may not be sustainable. Temporary migration schemes including those for seasonal agriculture workers or those allowing for construction and care work no longer function when p.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

Tiny lasers acting together as one: Topological vertical cavity laser arrays

Israeli and German researchers have developed a way to force an array of vertical cavity lasers to act together as a single laser—a highly effective laser network the size of a grain of sand. The findings are presented in a new joint research paper.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

Biden official reveals the failure behind America"s epic chip shortage

The shortage of computer chips is raising the price of new and used cars, delaying shipments of electronics and holding back the economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

CanSinoBIO COVID-19 vaccine, tested at lower dosage, safe for children: study

CanSinoBIO COVID-19 vaccine, tested at lower dosage, safe for children: study.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

Android to take an “upstream first” development model for the Linux kernel

Google stops by the Linux Plumbers Conference for an Android update. How Linux gets to a phone: the Linux LTS kernel gets forked by Google for the Android Common Kernel, then that gets forked.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

"Facebook Is What"s Wrong With America"

The Salesforce CEO and owner of Time Magazine, Marc Benioff, sees a common thread for what ails America today: deception that is allowed to spread like wildfire on Facebook. "This digital revolution really kind of has the world in its grip. And in th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

CDC Panel Endorses Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shots For People 65 and Older

A key Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory group unanimously voted Thursday to recommend distributing Pfizer and BioNTech's Covid-19 booster shots to older Americans and nursing home residents, clearing the way for the agency to give t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Tracking Stolen Crypto is a Booming Business

Crypto heists are becoming increasingly common, but forensic investigators are getting savvier at figuring out who is behind specific accounts. From a report: Paolo Ardoino was on the front lines of one of the largest cryptocurrency heists of all tim.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Common-path off-axis digital holography: Towards high stable optical instrument manufacturing

High stable common-path digital holographic interferometers can be widely applied in long-term time-lapsing interferometric measurements, three-dimensional imaging, and quantitative phase imaging. Scientists in China reviewed the common-path off-axis.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

EU Proposes Mandatory USB-C on All Devices, Including iPhones

The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, has announced plans to force smartphone and other electronics manufacturers to fit a common USB-C charging port on their devices. From a report: The proposal is likely to have the bigg.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Tech billionaire: Facebook is what"s wrong with America

From the climate crisis to Covid, Marc Benioff sees a common thread for what ails America today: deception that is allowed to spread like wildfire on Facebook......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

"Ultra-potent" antibody against COVID-19 variants

A technology developed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center has led to the discovery of an "ultra-potent" monoclonal antibody against multiple variants of SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, including the delta variant......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

COVID-19 creates dire US shortage of teachers, school staff

One desperate California school district is sending flyers home in students' lunchboxes, telling parents it's "now hiring." Elsewhere, principals are filling in as crossing guards, teachers are being offered signing bonuses and schools are moving bac.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Gas pipe workers find 800-year-old bodies in Peru

Peruvian workers laying gas pipes found the remains of eight people buried in a common tomb with food and musical instruments some 800 years ago, an archaeologist said Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

COVID disrupts aluminum capacitor supply in SE Asia

On top of the global shortage of semiconductors, passive components are also seeing undersupply as COVID looms large in Southeast Asia, where suppliers are forced to manufacture at lower capacity......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021