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UN migration agency: COVID has "radically altered" mobility

The U.N. migration agency says the coronavirus pandemic has "radically altered" mobility around the world, projecting in a new report that the growth in the number of international migrants is likely to remain weaker as long as travel and other restr.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 1st, 2021

Apple sets new deadline for corporate employees to return to the office three days a week

After Apple employees began returning to in-person work in April of this year, the company paused the rollout of its plans due to cases of COVID-19 increasing again. On Monday, Apple set a new deadline for its corporate employees to return to the of.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News19 hr. 3 min. ago

Young people in Germany are more concerned about war and climate change than COVID

After more than two years of the COVID pandemic and six months of war in Ukraine, the question arises of how young people in Germany are dealing with the world's current challenges. It turns out that war and climate change are among the greatest conc.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 15th, 2022

Unpaid time off work rose 50% during pandemic

U.S. workers without paid leave lost out on an estimated $28 billion in wages during the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 15th, 2022

Exploring the mental health impacts of COVID on Australian teachers

La Trobe University research has revealed the mental health impacts of COVID on Australian teachers. The survey findings have been published in the journal Psychology in the Schools......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 15th, 2022

Humans have totally altered small mammal communities in just a few centuries

Researchers have found that small mammal communities today are fundamentally different from even a few centuries ago, during North America's pre-colonial past. They identified small mammal remains from the Anthropocene and archaeological Holocene alo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 15th, 2022

Ransomware is back, healthcare sector most targeted

In Q2 2022, Kroll observed a 90% increase in the number of healthcare organizations targeted in comparison with Q1 2022, dropping the final nail in the coffin for the “truce” some criminal groups instituted earlier in the COVID-19 pandemic. Ranso.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsAug 15th, 2022

Plotting the death of our sun using data from Gaia

Recent research using data from the European Space Agency's Gaia satellite has shed light on the eventual fate of our sun......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 14th, 2022

How long will it take to understand long COVID?

Researchers have proposed a variety of theories to explain symptoms of COVID long-haulers. Enlarge (credit: niphon | Getty Images) Rachel Robles contracted COVID in March 2020. The 27-year-old data analyst has not gone a singl.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsAug 13th, 2022

MacBook Pro workers being paid significant bonuses after riot back in May

After hundreds of MacBook Pro workers at a Quanta plant broke through barriers in protest of tough COVID-19 lockdown conditions, the company has indicated that it is now paying significant incentives in an attempt to retain enough staff. All in, the.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsAug 13th, 2022

Steven Cliff leaving NHTSA to become California Air Resources Board executive officer

Cliff was confirmed by the Senate in May as NHTSA's 16th administrator. The agency had been without a permanent leader since 2017, when Mark Rosekind resigned as the Trump administration took over......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsAug 12th, 2022

Mazda, stung by China"s COVID lockdowns, seeks parts elsewhere

The automaker's plans underscore the vulnerability of sprawling supply chains that have been tested by the pandemic and geopolitical tensions, casting uncertainty over businesses......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsAug 12th, 2022

Why NASA Wants to Go Back to the Moon

The space agency’s upcoming lunar mission will launch the ambitious Artemis program, building on the landings 50 years ago......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsAug 12th, 2022

FCC Denies SpaceX $885 Million in Subsidies for Rural Starlink Expansion

FCC chair Jessica Rosenworcel doesn't think the agency should "publicly subsidize its still developing technology," which requires a $600 satellite dish.  The post FCC Denies SpaceX $885 Million in Subsidies for R.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated NewsAug 12th, 2022

When COVID finally came for me, meditating made a huge difference

When I finally contracted COVID-19 for the first time, earlier this summer, I deluded myself into thinking I could work through the first few days of illness. After all, I perceived my symptoms to be impressively mild. I'd experienced worse colds and.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsAug 12th, 2022

CDC no longer gently recommends COVID precautions most weren’t following anyway

Unvaccinated people no longer need to quarantine and physical distancing is de-emphasized. Enlarge (credit: Bloomberg | Getty Images) The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its pandemic guidance today, offer.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsAug 12th, 2022

Transportation recovery after disasters: A collaborative university/community model

Transportation systems play a critical role in maintaining supply chains for effective post-disaster recovery. The March 2020 COVID-19 lockdowns coincided with a 5.7 magnitude earthquake in Salt Lake City, Utah, resulting in supply chain disruptions.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 11th, 2022

Strategies revealed for effective delivery of K-12 online education

North Carolina State University researchers released findings from an analysis of 284 different studies on the challenges and best practices for teaching K-12 classes online—an effort launched during the COVID-19 pandemic to help teachers and admin.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsAug 11th, 2022

Chemistry lab students predict spread of COVID-19 with kinetics models

Chemist Jixin Chen looked at the rapid spread of COVID-19 early in the pandemic and saw a novel opportunity for his kinetics lab, where they study the rates of reactions......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsAug 11th, 2022

Bird behavior influenced by human activity during COVID-19 lockdowns

For humans, the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic were a stressful time, marked by fear, isolation, canceled plans and uncertainty. But for birds that inhabit developed areas of the Pacific Northwest, the reduction in noise and commotion from pande.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 11th, 2022

Scientists identify mechanism crucial for COVID-19 virus replication

A team led by UT Southwestern researchers has identified how SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, builds a structure called the RNA cap that's critical for successful viral replication. The finding, published in Nature, could lead to new strat.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 10th, 2022