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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:  physorgApr 20th, 2021

Epilepsy research reveals why sleep increases risk of sudden death

To understand the effect of sleep seizures, researchers monitored the brain and heart activity of people with epilepsy as they slept......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 12 min. ago

Children likely to be pleading guilty when innocent

Young people need additional support and protection in the criminal justice system because they are more susceptible to pleading guilty when innocent, a new study argues......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 12 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. 12 min. ago

Sugar-sweetened drinks linked to increased risk of colorectal cancer in women under 50, study finds

Colorectal cancer diagnoses have increased among people under age 50 in recent years and researchers are seeking reasons why. A new study has found a link between drinking sugar-sweetened beverages and an increased risk of developing colorectal cance.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 12 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. 12 min. ago

Without commuter traffic, pandemic-era drivers are speeding up, increasing noise pollution

When millions of Americans began working from home, city traffic halted. Although the air became cleaner, researchers discovered that sound levels increased in nature conservation areas due to cars driving faster......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 12 min. ago

Prediabetes may not be as benign as once thought

People with prediabetes were significantly more likely to suffer a heart attack, stroke or other major cardiovascular event when compared with those who had normal blood sugar levels, according to new research. Researchers said the findings should se.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 12 min. ago

Too much, too little sleep linked to elevated heart risks in people free from disease

People who clock six to seven hours of sleep a night had the lowest chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke when compared with those who got less or more sleep, according to a new study. This trend remained true even after the research team acc.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 12 min. ago

Personalized sweat sensor reliably monitors blood glucose without finger pricks

Many people with diabetes endure multiple, painful finger pricks each day to measure their blood glucose. Now, researchers have developed a device that can measure glucose in sweat with the touch of a fingertip, and then a personalized algorithm prov.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 12 min. ago

Targeted methods to control SARS-CoV-2 spread

Researchers analyze more palatable alternatives to the kind of social distancing mandates that threw a wrench at how businesses, schools and even family gatherings work......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 12 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. 12 min. ago

Archaeologists pinpoint population for the Greater Angkor region

Long-running archaeological research, boosted by airborne lidar sensing and machine-learning algorithms, finds that Cambodia's Greater Angkor region was home to 700,000-900,000 people......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 12 min. ago

Massive molecular study uncovers clues to the evolution and diversification of essential plant family

The most comprehensive study of the family tree for legumes, the plant family that includes beans, soybeans, peanuts, and many other economically important crop plants, reveals a history of whole-genome duplications. The study also helps to uncover t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 12 min. ago

Extra Crunch roundup: How Duolingo became an edtech leader

The pandemic has just pushed edtech mainstream, but language-learning startup Duolingo had already spent the past decade figuring out how to build a successful edtech app. In our latest installment of the EC-1 series, Natasha Mascarenhas goes deep wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 41 min. ago

10 Best-Paying Jobs in Software

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Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News15 hr. 13 min. ago

IEEE’s Natural Disaster Relief Program Expanding to India, Jamaica, Pakistan, Turkey, and Puerto Rico

The initiative provides affected areas with power, cellphone service, and the Internet .entry-content .tisubhead { color: #999999; font-family: verdana; font-size: 14px; font-weight: bold; letter-spacing: 1px; margin-bot.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News16 hr. 13 min. ago

Google wants people to use 2FA, so it’s just going to turn it on for them

Non-tech-savvy users always use the defaults, and the default will soon be 2FA. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Enabling two-factor authentication (2FA) on a Google account requires someone who is proactive about account security. Users hav.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News16 hr. 41 min. ago

Google Photos free unlimited storage is ending soon

Starting June 1, any new photos and videos uploaded to Google’s sharing and storage service will count against the free 15GB of capacity that comes with every Google account (or the additional storage you might have purchased as a Google One member.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News18 hr. 12 min. ago

EXPLAINER: What are cicadas and why do they bug some people?

Cicadas, red-eyed bugs singing loud sci-fi sounding songs, can seem downright creepy. Especially since the trillions of them coming this year emerge from underground only every 17 years......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 12 min. ago

18.5 million year old vine fossil identified as new species

An 18.5 million-year-old fossil found in Panama provides evidence of a new species and is the oldest reliable example of a climbing woody vine known as a liana from the soapberry family. The discovery sheds light on the evolution of climbing plants......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 12 min. ago