Nanoparticle-delivered COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows promise in preclinical studies

Researchers have developed a promising new COVID-19 vaccine candidate that utilizes nanotechnology and has shown strong efficacy in preclinical disease models. According to a new study, the vaccine produced potent neutralizing antibodies among precli.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyMar 2nd, 2021

Handwashing responsible for bacteria in sinks, largest non-hospital study shows

Handwashing is shaping communities of bacteria that live and grow in the plumbing of domestic sinks, scientists have found......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 38 min. ago

Pause of J&J vaccine was the right call, say 88% of polled Americans

Poll results contradict concerns that the pause added to hesitancy. Enlarge / LEIDEN, NETHERLANDS - APRIL 15: General exterior view of the head office of Janssen pharmaceutical company on April 15, 2021 in Leiden, Netherlands. (credit: Getty |.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 10 min. ago

Coal miners’ union lobbies for jobs in renewable energy

“We’ll take good paying jobs any way we can get them.” Enlarge (credit: Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images) What if the British crown had offered the Luddites a retraining program and the promise of good-paying factory job.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 10 min. ago

Fixed network of smartphones provides earthquake early warning in Costa Rica

Earthquake early warnings can be delivered successfully using a small network of off-the-shelf smartphones attached to building baseboards, according to a study conducted in Costa Rica last year......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 38 min. ago

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:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 38 min. ago

Apple unveils a new iPad Pro, colorful iMacs, AirTag and more

Apple made good on its "Spring loaded" promise by unveiling a slew of new products at its annual Spring product launch event......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News12 hr. 10 min. ago

Apple’s Podcasts+ subscription service makes debut at Spring Loaded event

During its Spring Loaded event, Apple announced the new, subscription-based Podcasts+ service with exclusive shows and a redesigned app for podcasts......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 38 min. ago

IBM breaks latest revenue losing streak as cloud revenue shows modest growth

For IBM, much of the last 8 years simply posting positive revenue growth was a challenge. In fact, the company had a period between 2013 and 2018 when it experienced an astonishing 22 straight quarters of negative revenue growth. So when Big Blue rep.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 10 min. ago

Pandemic makes separation even scarier for people with a family member in prison

Jails and prisons in the United States had a coronavirus infection rate three times greater than the general population, with an average of 1,400 new COVID-19 infections and seven deaths every day over the past year......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 38 min. ago

Little Foot fossil shows early human ancestor clung closely to trees

A long-awaited, high-tech analysis of the upper body of famed fossil 'Little Foot' opens a window to a pivotal period when human ancestors diverged from apes, new USC research shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 38 min. ago

Social Status calculator shows what "class" you would have been in Shakespeare"s time

Researchers from the University of Kent, King's College London and the University of Birmingham have developed a class calculator to explore the cultural and social world of the 16th and 17th Century England. The calculator will allow individuals to.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 38 min. ago

Songwriters Are Getting Drastically Short-Changed In the Music-Streaming Economy, Study Shows

According to a new report by industry analysts Mark Mulligan and Keith Jopling of Midia Research, songwriters are getting drastically short-changed in the music-streaming economy. An anonymous reader shares an excerpt from the report: The 35-page rep.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 10 min. ago

Student achievement depends on reducing poverty now and after COVID-19

There is no doubt that COVID-19 has significantly impacted our lives, including schools and education. Temporary closures of school buildings have highlighted how factors outside school systems affect schools' capacity to meet students' needs and sup.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 38 min. ago

Religion played an important role in Britain voting to leave the EU in 2016, research shows

Faith played an "important and under-appreciated role" in the UK's choice to leave Europe, with Anglicans more likely to back Brexit, a major new study shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 38 min. ago

Study shows how some bacteria withstand antibiotic onslaught

In a study with implications for chronic infections, Princeton researchers have described multiple pathways that some bacteria use to tolerate normally lethal antibiotic treatments. The findings overturn common assumptions about antibiotics' limited.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 38 min. ago

CO2 emissions set to surge, IEA warns

Climate-changing CO2 emissions are set to surge by the second-biggest amount in history this year as the global economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, the IEA warned Tuesday, days before a major climate summit......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Indonesian edtech CoLearn gets $10M Series A led by Alpha Wave Incubation and GSV Ventures

Indonesian startup CoLearn started as a chain of physical tutoring centers and was in the process of shifting to a hybrid offline-online model when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The team sensed that remote learning would permanently change how students.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

More J&J troubles: Vaccine manufacturing halted and more possible clot cases

CDC advisory committee will meet Friday to decide the fate of the troubled vaccine. Enlarge / The Emergent BioSolutions plant, a manufacturing partner for Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine, in Baltimore, Maryland, on April 9, 2021. (credit:.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Are Apple and others" tech launches a better watch because of Covid?

The pandemic has forced firms to unveil new products via virtual events, rather than live on stage......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

What’s new on Disney+ in May 2021

Disney+ has Star Wars and MCU content along with Pixar films, Disney Channel shows, and other content. Here's every new addition that you should be aware of......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021