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Wearables Provide Speedy COVID Screening

Using edge AI and wearable biosensors, an app detects COVID within two minutes—even in asymptomatic patients. There’s a new player in the effort to quickly and effectively screen populations for COVID-19: This week, a Princeton spin-off com.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekJan 15th, 2021

Study shows cactus pear as drought-tolerant crop for sustainable fuel and food

Could cactus pear become a major crop like soybeans and corn in the near future, and help provide a biofuel source, as well as a sustainable food and forage crop? According to a recently published study, researchers from the University of Nevada, Ren.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 35 min. ago

New evidence COVID-19 antibodies, vaccines less effective against variants

New research has found that new variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 can evade antibodies that work against the original form of the virus that sparked the pandemic, potentially undermining the effectiveness of vaccines and antibody-based drugs.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News8 hr. 34 min. ago

The US Has a Covid "Scariants" Problem. Here"s How to Fix It

Researchers are racing to understand new versions of the coronavirus. But without scientific standards, too many mutants are getting the monster treatment......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News9 hr. 35 min. ago

Researchers identify brain ion channel as new approach to treating depression

Clinical trial results provide rationale for continued study of the KCNQ type of ion channel......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

Tracking proteins in the heart of cells

The cell must provide its various organelles with all the energy elements they need, which are formed in the Golgi apparatus. But how do the proteins that carry these cargoes - the kinesins - find their way within the cell's ''road network'' to deliv.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

You"re Vaccinated and People Want to Visit. Now What?

After getting fully inoculated against Covid-19, here are some scenarios that prove the New Normal isn’t normal at all......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

Ecosystem services: Species are our livelihoods

Functioning ecosystems provide the basis for security, basic material needs, health, social interaction and individual liberty. This is how the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment 2005 described it, dividing ecosystem services into the following categori.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

Going forth with standardized tests may cause more problems than it solves

Despite the many ways that COVID-19 has disrupted schools, the U.S. Department of Education will not give states a pass on giving standardized tests to students this year as it did in spring 2020. That's according to new guidance the department issue.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

"Falling insect" season length impacts river ecosystems

Insects that fall from the surrounding forest provide seasonal food for fish in streams. Researchers at Kobe University and The University of Tokyo have shown that the lengthening of this period has a profound effect on food webs and ecosystem functi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

How would digital COVID vaccine passports work? And what"s stopping people from faking them?

Although international travel restrictions for Australia have been extended to at least June, there may still be potential for a trans-Tasman bubble with New Zealand (and maybe some other countries), according to reports......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

Best cheap Garmin watch deals for March 2021

Garmin makes some of the best fitness wearables, and we can help you find the right one at the right price with this roundup of the best Garmin watch deals......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

Microsoft"s $10 Billion Pentagon Deal at Risk Amid Amazon Fight

Microsoft is in danger of losing a contract to provide $10 billion of cloud computing services to the Pentagon, a deal the government has threatened to scrap altogether after years of legal squabbling. From a report: The U.S. Defense Department said.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 35 min. ago

Financial crashes, pandemics, Texas snow: How math could predict "black swan" events

What if mathematicians could have seen COVID-19 coming, or could predict the next outbreak? Is it possible that numbers, manipulated by statistics, might warn of future market fluctuations and environmental disasters, or herald vast shifts in finance.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 35 min. ago

Frog cakes and Fruchocs: Famous local foods attract valuable tourist dollars

From the mouth-watering baked goods of the Port Elliot Bakery, to the ocean freshness of Coffin Bay oysters, local foods are fast becoming a major drawcard for domestic tourists, especially amid COVID-19, where the safest and most reliable travel opt.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 35 min. ago

Tracking proteins in the heart of cells

Cells must provide their internal organelles with all the energy elements they need, which are formed in the Golgi apparatus, the center of maturation and redistribution of lipids and proteins. But how do the proteins that carry these cargoes—the k.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 35 min. ago

UK to fast-track modified COVID vaccines designed to combat new variants

Coronavirus vaccines that have been tweaked to deal with new variants of the disease will be fast-tracked for authorisation, the UK regulator has said......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News16 hr. 3 min. ago

Indian State Government Website Exposed COVID-19 Lab Test Results

A security flaw in a website run by the government of West Bengal in India exposed the lab results of at least hundreds of thousands of residents, though likely millions, who took a COVID-19 test. TechCrunch reports: The website is part of the West B.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 35 min. ago

Samsung Taiwan to provide commerical displays for 7-Eleven

Samsung Taiwan has disclosed it has obtained orders for installing QMR commercial displays at the local 7-Eleven chain store's 6,000 outlets around the country......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News18 hr. 35 min. ago

9 great apes get COVID-19 vaccinations at San Diego Zoo

The San Diego Zoo has vaccinated nine great apes for the coronavirus after a troop of gorillas in its Safari Park became infected, officials said Thursday......»»

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

Samsun Taiwan to provide commerical displays for 7-Eleven

Samsung Taiwan has disclosed it has obtained orders for installing QMR commercial displays at the local 7-Eleven chain store's 6,000 outlets around the country......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News19 hr. 3 min. ago