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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:  arstechnicaApr 20th, 2021

Tesla Autopilot director contradicts Musk’s self-driving timeline

Musk described full autonomy as "basically a solved problem" in 2016. Enlarge / Elon Musk in 2020. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / Getty) In January's Tesla earnings call, an analyst asked Elon Musk about his belief that Tesla would achieve Lev.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 8 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 News5 hr. 40 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 News5 hr. 40 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 News5 hr. 40 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 News5 hr. 40 min. ago

One bone fracture increases risk for subsequent breaks in postmenopausal women

Current guidelines for managing osteoporosis specifically call out hip or spine fractures for increasing the risk for subsequent bone breaks. But a new study suggests that fractures in the arm, wrist, leg and other parts of the body should also set o.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 40 min. ago

Study describes new mechanism for terminating transcription of DNA into RNA in bacteria

A bacterial protein helps to stop transcription—the process of making RNA copies of DNA to carry out the functions of the cell—by causing the cellular machinery that transcribes the DNA to pause at the appropriate spots in the genome. The protein.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 40 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 News5 hr. 40 min. ago

StarCraft and Microsoft Flight Simulator among latest inductees into the Video Game Hall of Fame

The Museum back in March narrowed the field down to just a dozen finalists. Classics like Pole Position, Guitar Hero, Portal and Call of Duty all came close but in the end, there were only four spots and they went to Microsoft Flight Simulator, StarC.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News6 hr. 40 min. ago

Pfizer"s FDA Request, Vaccine Diplomacy, and More News

Catch up on the most important updates from this week......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News6 hr. 40 min. ago

Tesla engineer: Musk’s FSD timeline “does not match engineering reality”

Musk described full autonomy as "basically a solved problem" in 2016. Enlarge / Elon Musk in 2020. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / Getty) In January's Tesla earnings call, an analyst asked Elon Musk about his belief that Tesla would achieve Lev.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 8 min. ago

Mortgage giant Rocket Cos. adds auto finance to its future e-commerce platform

The site, Rocket Auto, will feature vehicle inventory and connect customers directly to auto lender offerings. Rocket Auto currently serves as a white label call center for online used-car retailer Vroom......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 40 min. ago

When Your Device Breaks Up With You

What happens when your smart devices decide to call it quits? The post When Your Device Breaks Up With You appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers......»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated News8 hr. 40 min. ago

Call of Duty: Warzone PPSh-41 loadout guide

Looking to try out the new PPSh-41 SMG in Call of Duty: Warzone? Be sure to check out our loadout guide here, with details on the best PPSh-41 loadouts......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 40 min. ago

Virgin Media customers left waiting longest on phone

Virgin Media and Virgin Mobile had the longest average customer call waiting times, Ofcom has found......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News12 hr. 40 min. ago

Startup employees should pay attention to Biden’s capital gains tax plans

The Biden Administration has reportedly proposed significant changes to the capital gains tax, aiming to target the wealthiest Americans to help fund his historic aid programs. Vieje Piauwasdy Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 40 min. ago

African swine fever virus vaccine candidate now produced in a cell line

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) today announced that an African Swine Fever Virus vaccine candidate has been adapted to grow in a cell line, which means that those involved in vaccine production will no longer.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 40 min. ago

US braces for billions of cicadas to emerge after 17 years underground

Some are waiting for their arrival with trepidation, others are curious what they might taste like: Americans are swapping tips on how best to weather the storm when billions of cicadas soon emerge after 17 years underground......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 40 min. ago

Peloton projects $165M revenue impact from treadmill recalls

What would have been a celebratory earnings call in just about any other quarter ended on a somber note today, as Peloton CEO John Foley kicked things off with an apology. “We are a members-first organization,” the executive stated. “And that m.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

How Disney Imagineering Crammed a Humanoid Robot Into a Groot Suit

Project Kiwi is a custom bipedal human robot designed to bring fantasy characters to life From what I’ve seen of humanoid robotics, there’s a fairly substantial divide between what folks in the research space traditionally call robotics, an.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021