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Earthquakes continued after COVID-19-related oil and gas recovery shutdown

When hydraulic fracturing operations ground to a halt last spring in the Kiskatinaw area of British Columbia, researchers expected seismic quiescence in the region. Instead, hundreds of small earthquakes occurred for months after operations shut down.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgApr 20th, 2021

A New Covid Vaccine Could Bring Hope To the Unvaccinated World

The German company CureVac hopes its RNA vaccine will rival those made by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech. It could be ready next month. From a report: In early 2020, dozens of scientific teams scrambled to make a vaccine for Covid-19. Some chose tried-a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 5 min. ago

Another Virtual 5K in Boulder As Spring Emerges in Full Bloom

I received a lot of positive feedback on my post highlighting the 2nd annual Emerge Virtual 5k Run so … It’s time for the 10th Annual Happy Smackah 5k Fun Run and Walk.   This would have been the 11th Annual, but due to the COVID-19.....»»

Category: financeSource:  feldRelated News10 hr. 5 min. ago

Alzheimer"s study: A Mediterranean diet might protect against memory loss and dementia

Alzheimer's disease is caused by protein deposits in the brain and the rapid loss of brain matter. But a Mediterranean diet rich in fish, vegetables and olive oil might protect the brain from these disease triggers......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 4 min. ago

Mental health may play big role in recovery after a heart attack

Young and middle-aged adults who reported severe psychological distress -- such as depression or anxiety -- after suffering a heart attack were more than twice as likely to suffer a second cardiac event within five years compared with those experienc.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 4 min. ago

Healthy young adults who had COVID-19 may have long-term impact on blood vessels and heart health

New research highlights the possible long term health impacts of COVID-19 on young, relatively healthy adults who were not hospitalized and who only had minor symptoms due to the virus......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 4 min. ago

COVID-19 vaccine delivery by age may mitigate deaths and severe health impacts

Strategic vaccine delivery is critical to reducing COVID-19 transmission, mortality and long-term health impacts. A new study suggests that prioritizing vaccine delivery to older age groups and the medically vulnerable has the greatest impact in mini.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 4 min. ago

Organ transplant recipients remain vulnerable to COVID-19 even after second vaccine dose

In a new study, researchers show that although two doses of a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 -- the virus that causes COVID 19 -- confers some protection for people who have received solid organ transplants, it's still not enough to enable them to dispen.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 4 min. ago

COVID-19 vaccine is associated with fewer asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections, study finds

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital COVID-19 screening and vaccination program for employees offers early evidence that vaccine protects against asymptomatic infection, which has fueled the pandemic......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 4 min. ago

One third of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 have lung changes after a year

A new study has shown that most patients discharged from hospital after experiencing severe COVID-19 infection appear to return to full health, although up to a third do still have evidence of effects upon the lungs one year on......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 4 min. ago

New research sets stage for development of salmonella vaccine

With the COVID-19 vaccines on many people's minds, some may be surprised to learn that we do not yet have vaccines for many common infectious diseases......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 5 min. ago

China"s emissions now exceed all the developed world"s combined

China now accounts for more greenhouse gas emissions than all of the world's developed nations combined, according to new research from Rhodium Group......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 5 min. ago

TripAdvisor sorry for Auschwitz review error

TripAdvisor initially found nothing wrong with a death camp review containing a gas chamber "joke"......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News16 hr. 5 min. ago

BizAcuity Banks on Vertica for Blazing-fast Online Gaming Analytics

The rise of online gaming is due in part to its ability to attract users of all social classes. According to Reportlinker (Jan 2021), “Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Gambling estimated at US$443.2 Billion in the year 2020, is p.....»»

Category: blogSource:  verticaRelated News16 hr. 5 min. ago

Covid Killed Universal Basic Income. Long Live Guaranteed Income

Universal basic income has become a favored cause for many high-profile Silicon Valley entrepreneurs as a solution to the job losses and social conflict that would be wrought by automation and artificial intelligence -- the very technologies their ow.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

A barred galaxy"s massive molecular inflow

Large amounts of gas are sometimes funneled to a galaxy's nuclear regions, with profound consequences. The gas triggers starburst activity and can also feed the supermassive black hole, converting it into an active galactic nucleus (AGN); indeed the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 5 min. ago

As UGC gets a pandemic bump, brands need to leverage customer content now

Luggage maker Calego says the playbook it developed before COVID-19 has really paid off as the importance of UGC grows Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated News20 hr. 5 min. ago

Star formation is triggered by cloud-cloud collisions, study finds

Stars form by the gravitational contraction of clouds of gas in space and can have various masses. Massive stars, together with many other stars, may form a huge star cluster (a group of more than 10,000 stars). The formation of such a star cluster r.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 5 min. ago

Netflix considering "N-Plus" service that offers playlists, podcasts, and the ability to influence shows

Netflix has been sending out a customer survey, seen by Protocol, to gauge reaction to a possible N-Plus hub, which is described as a "future online space where you can learn more about the Netflix shows and things related to them.".....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Asia Optical fully utilizes capacity for optical lenses used in video conferencing

Asia Optical has fully utilized capacity for optical lenses used in video conferencing devices thanks to continued strong demand in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, according to company chairman Robert Lai at a May 6 investor conference......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Worldwide semiconductor revenue to grow 13% in 2021 despite chip shortage

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to surge 12.5% to US$522 billion in 2021, driven by continued-robust growth in consumer, computing, 5G and automotive semiconductors, according to IDC......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021