Will Giving COVID Booster Shots Make It Harder to Vaccinate the Rest of the World?

Wealthy countries have bought up most of the available vaccine doses for booster shots but still have far more than they need -- Read more on»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamOct 20th, 2021

British Man Given 3D Printed Eye in World First, Hospital Says

A British man has become the first patient in the world to be fitted with a 3D printed eye, according to Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. From a report: Steve Verze, who is 47 and an engineer from Hackney, east London, was given the left eye on Thu.....»»

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Advertising in the pandemic: How companies used COVID as a marketing tool

At the start of the pandemic, consumers were bombarded with a new and hastily constructed form of advertising. In those "uncertain times," customers were promised, they could rely on their favorite brands for help......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 29 min. ago

"Digitally literate" Gen Z and Millennials" pandemic experience shaped by social media

Younger people's experience of the COVID-19 pandemic was shaped by their savvy use of social media platforms, navigating mis- and dis-information, subjective content loops, big-tech algorithms and emerging "splinter platforms," a new University of Me.....»»

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How the New Antiviral Pills Help Thwart COVID

A drug made by Merck and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics—which an FDA panel recently greenlit—and one made by Pfizer work in different ways, but both prevent the virus from replicating -- Read more on»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News5 hr. 0 min. ago

Tel Aviv ranked world"s priciest city for first time

Tel Aviv is the world's most expensive city to live in as soaring inflation has pushed up living costs globally, according to a survey published on Wednesday......»»

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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:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 1 min. ago

If CEOs want to promote diversity, they have to "walk the talk"

In the business world, the adage often holds true: the buck stops at the desk of the chief executive officer. That's the way accountability should work......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 1 min. ago

Best iPad Deals and Sales for December 2021

In the wide world of tablets, Apple is the king. We curated an up-to-date list of all of the best iPad deals......»»

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Walmart is still practically giving away this Ryzen 5 gaming laptop

You still have time to take advantage of some Cyber Monday gaming laptop deals, such as Walmart's $211 discount for the AMD Ryzen 5-powered Lenovo Legion 5......»»

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"Massive" Startup Wants To Rent Your Spare Compute Power To Pay For Apps

What if users could pay for apps or services not with money or attention, but with their spare compute power? A startup called "Massive" is working to take this concept "into the modern world as an alternative to charging users or pounding them with.....»»

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Browser Extension Shows How Many Brands On Amazon Are Actually Just Amazon

A new browser extension promises to show you which products in your Amazon search results are sold by brands that are either owned by or are exclusive to Amazon, giving you a better idea of who's selling what you're buying. The Verge reports: It's ca.....»»

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Best 3D printer deals for December 2021

If you're looking to dive into the world of 3D printing, we've got the best cheap 3D printer deals right here......»»

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Minecraft 1.18 Caves & Cliffs: Part II has arrived

The second half of 'Caves & Cliffs' debuts today and brings a revamped overworld generation, including an increased world size, new cave biomes and mountains......»»

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Best VPN deals and sales for December 2021

Online security is vital in today's digital world, so we’ve gathered up the best VPN deals you can find......»»

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Womp, womp: Efficacy of Merck’s Thor-inspired COVID pill crumbles, vexing experts

FDA advisors voted 13-to-10 in favor of authorization given risks and modest benefits. Enlarge / A Merck sign stands in front of the company's building on October 2, 2013, in Summit, New Jersey. (credit: Getty | Kena Betancur).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News18 hr. 1 min. ago

Bethesda shows off new Starfield concept art and in-engine shots

That's not all, of course. Bethesda has also shown off plenty of new concept art and what looks like a few brief snippets of in-engine footage, or perhaps CGI. We wouldn't be surprised if it's the former, though -- the Creation Engine 2 is looking ab.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News19 hr. 28 min. ago

Report indicates that English learners face severe inequities and substandard conditions in New Jersey schools

English learners in New Jersey public schools, already facing inadequate supports and a lack of attention, missed out on critical services during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report that a Rutgers faculty member helped edit......»»

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Your $1,000 flagship may not have faster 5G speeds than a budget phone

We put four 5G phones up against each other in a real-world test to see if cheap phones could hold their own against one of the most expensive phones......»»

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Meet the new CEO of Twitter

Parag Agrawal isn't a household name, but he could soon become one as he takes the lead at one of the world's most influential social media companies......»»

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Moderna CEO Says Vaccines Likely Less Effective Against Omicron

The head of drugmaker Moderna said COVID-19 vaccines are unlikely to be as effective against the Omicron variant of the coronavirus as they have been previously, sparking fresh worry in financial markets about the trajectory of the pandemic. From a r.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021