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Florida surgeon general wrong on vaccines and bad at his job, CDC and FDA say

Ladapo has repeatedly peddled falsehoods about COVID-19 vaccines. Enlarge / Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo speaks at a press conference in Rockledge, Florida, on August 3, 2022. (credit: Getty | SOPA Images) At th.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 13th, 2023

You won’t be able to actually use the best new HomeKit feature in iOS 18

As we covered last week, iOS 18 includes a few notable changes for the Home app and HomeKit in general. One of those changes is support for hands-free support for unlocking smart locks thanks to Ultra Wideband technology. Unfortunately, and perhaps u.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News18 hr. 11 min. ago

Smartphone ban in schools backed by governor in Apple’s home state

The possibility of a smartphone ban in schools in Apple’s home state of California looks increasingly likely after Governor Gavin Newsom added his support. The move follows an opinion piece by the US Surgeon General proposing a warning label on.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News22 hr. 43 min. ago

Researchers: AI can make African elections more efficient, but trust must be built and proper rules put in place

Time magazine has dubbed 2024 a "super election year". An astonishing 4 billion people are eligible to vote in countries across the world this year. Many are on the African continent, where presidential, parliamentary and general elections have alrea.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Social media apps may gain tobacco-style warning labels, as US Surgeon General sounds alarm over youth impact

Tobacco products in the US contain very blatant, obvious warning labels that outline their health risks. If the US Surgeon General has his way, this same strategy will soon be employed to combat the harm caused by social media apps. more….....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Opinion: The world no longer needs new fossil fuels, and the UK could lead the way in making them taboo

North Sea oil and gas has become a battleground issue in the UK general election......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Nintendo just proved me wrong about the Switch

After a 2024 filled with remakes and niche oddities, Nintendo just showed us that its serious about sending the Switch off in style......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Laying the foundation for lunar base construction: Elucidating lunar soil-microwave interactions

NASA aims to construct a lunar base through the Artemis program, a manned lunar exploration initiative. However, the practical reality of what the general public envisions for the space base differs somewhat from well-known science fiction movies. To.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Surgeon general’s proposed social media warning label for kids could hurt kids

Mental health experts warn label wouldn't solve platforms' child safety issues. Enlarge (credit: MirageC | Moment) US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy wants to put a warning label on social media platforms, alerting young us.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Social media is the new cigarette

The U.S. Surgeon General is calling on Congress to implement a tobacco-style warning label on social media platforms......»»

Category: ecommerceSource:  devxRelated NewsJun 17th, 2024

Column: Dump Akio Toyoda? 6 reasons Toyota shareholders should keep their chairman

Ahead of Toyota's general shareholder meeting June 18, two prominent proxy groups recommend voting against the board reappointment of Akio Toyoda, who drove his family's namesake carmaker to new heights and record profits over a 14-year run at the he.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 14th, 2024

Remember they said Miami would be under water? A preview of the future

It's like an unspoken social contract. When people choose to live in South Florida, they must make peace with the possibility that, thanks to hurricanes, there will be flooding and they may incur thousands of dollars to fix their homes post storm......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2024

IV infusion enables editing of the cystic fibrosis gene in lung stem cells

Approach relies on lipid capsules like those in the mRNA vaccines. Enlarge (credit: DrAfter123) The development of gene editing tools, which enable the specific targeting and correction of mutations, hold the promise of.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 14th, 2024

Sweaty cattle may boost food security in a warming world

Sweaty cows may not sound like the most exciting company, but in a warming world, researchers can't get enough of them. When cattle are too hot, they tend to stop eating, said Raluca Mateescu, University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2024

"Hurricane hunters:" Calm science pilots in eye of the storm

When Hurricane Sally slammed coastal Florida in 2020, US pilot Dean Legidakes was aboard a scientific aircraft flying directly into the storm's core......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2024

Research finds dolphins with elevated mercury levels in Florida and Georgia

In a study with potential implications for the oceans and human health, scientists have reported elevated mercury levels in dolphins in the U.S. Southeast, with the greatest levels found in dolphins in Florida's St. Joseph and Choctawhatchee Bays......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2024

Are men dissatisfied with their penis size more likely to own a gun? Researchers find out

A small team of sociologists from The University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas A&M University, and Florida State University has tested the supposition that men who are unhappy with the size of their penis are more apt to buy a gun—presumably as a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2024

Why Bernardi Honda pays employees to stay

Charlie Sectish, general manager of Bernardi Honda near Boston, designed a retention bonus in his compensation plan that helped boost sales and maintain a team of high performers......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 8th, 2024

A protein that enables smell in ants—and stops cell death

While smell plays a considerable role in the social interactions of humans—for instance, signaling fear or generating closeness—for ants, it is vitally important. Researchers from New York University and the University of Florida found that a key.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 7th, 2024

Researcher suggests that gravity can exist without mass, mitigating the need for hypothetical dark matter

Dark matter is a hypothetical form of matter that is implied by gravitational effects that can't be explained by general relativity unless more matter is present in the universe than can be seen. It remains virtually as mysterious as it was nearly a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 7th, 2024

Feds expect to decide this year on Mosaic"s "radioactive roads" plan in Florida

Federal environmental regulators said they expect to decide this year on a controversial proposal that would allow Tampa-based Fortune 500 mining company Mosaic to test its phosphate waste as an ingredient in road construction......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 7th, 2024