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With Virus Origins Still Obscure, WHO and Critics Look To Next Steps

The joint international and Chinese mission organized by the World Health Organization on the origins of Covid released its report last week suggesting that for almost every topic it covered, more study was needed. What kind of study and who will do.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotApr 7th, 2021

Shape-shifting Ebola virus protein exploits human RNA to change shape

The human genome contains the instructions to make tens of thousands of proteins. Each protein folds into a precise shape—and biologists are taught that defined shape dictates the protein's destined function. Tens of thousands of singular shapes dr.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 7 min. ago

Alexa von Tobel outlines how founders should manage personal finances

Von Tobel outlines steps to stay out of debt, build credit and accumulate wealth to ensure financial peace of mind as you take on the most stressful venture of your life: Starting a company. Few people are more knowledgable on the topic of.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 35 min. ago

MediaTek steps up BT substrate purchases

MediaTek has stepped up its purchases of BT substrates for use in its 5G mobile SoCs from suppliers including Unimicron Technology and Kinsus Interconnect Technology, as part of its efforts to expand presence in the 5G handset AP market, according to.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

How to fix Joy-Con drift on Nintendo Switch

Joy-Con drift is still an issue in 2021, but you can solve the problem with a few simple steps. Here's how to fix Joy-Con drift on the Nintendo Switch......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

The role of hydrophobic molecules in catalytic reactions

Electrochemical processes could be used to convert CO2 into useful starting materials for industry. To optimize the processes, chemists are attempting to calculate in detail the energy costs caused by the various reaction partners and steps. Research.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Combining mask wearing, social distancing suppresses COVID-19 virus spread

Studies show wearing masks and social distancing can contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus, but their combined effectiveness is not precisely known......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Biden"s call for gun control "good first steps," says expert

In the wake of several deadly mass shootings, President Biden announced a list of executive orders last Thursday aimed at reducing gun-related violence, and called for Congress to ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. Biden's orders includ.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 vs. Surface Laptop 3: Everything new

Microsoft has announced a new version of the Surface Laptop. The Surface Laptop 4 brings some small but significant steps over the Surface Laptop 3......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

A multidimensional view of SARS-CoV-2

What exactly happens when the corona virus SARS-CoV-2 infects a cell? In an article published in Nature, a team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry paints a comprehensive picture of the viral inf.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

Those who view TV and social media as trustworthy sources of COVID news—less informed

People who trust television and Facebook to provide them with accurate news about the coronavirus pandemic are less knowledgeable about COVID-19, according to a new study, which assessed people's knowledge of the virus in the earliest stages of the p.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

NIRVANA Test Rapidly Identifies and Sequences COVID-19 Viral Variants

Researchers at the Salk Institute in California, working with outside collaborators, have developed a COVID-19 test that can rapidly identify and sequence the causative virus, helping to track new variants. The test, called “nanopore sequencing.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

COVID-19 biosensors could make your phone a virus-spotter

GE is working on tiny sensors that could spot the COVID-19 virus, small enough to integrate into smartphones, wearables, and other surfaces as a digital watchdog for potential routes of infection. The electronic nano-sensors distill down what would t.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Epic lays out its case as the injured party in dispute with Apple that it created

Court documents filed by Epic Games claim that the company has been damaged by Apple's control over the App Store despite its own contractual violation, and calls out "arbitrary" review decisions.Source: Epic GamesIn one of the final steps before the.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

How to Fix Bad macOS Big Sur Battery Life

How to Fix Bad macOS Big Sur Battery Life is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. If you run into abnormal battery drain after moving your Mac to the latest version macOS Big Sur, there are some steps you should take before getting in contact w.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

New-vehicle sales rebound 75% in March from virus-hit 2020

The stronger-than-expected recovery was due to abnormally low volume a year earlier when the coronavirus outbreak severely affected Chinese business activities including auto sales, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

Antibody binding-site conserved across COVID-19 virus variants

A tiny protein of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that gives rise to COVID-19, may have big implications for future treatments, according to a team of Penn State researchers......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

Novel coronavirus discovered in British bats

A coronavirus related to the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans has been found in UK horseshoe bats—according to new collaborative research from the University of East Anglia, ZSL (Zoological Society of London), and Public Health England (PHE)......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

Variant Hunters Race to Find New Strains Where Testing Lags

In countries without much sequencing, new versions of the Covid virus can go unnoticed. Scientists across Africa are collaborating to track them down......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

Bo Andersson steps down from Yazaki

The longtime auto industry executive resigned as CEO of the Japanese family-owned wiring supplier's North and Central American businesses and as president of its European operations on March 31......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

Twitch takes additional steps to punish “off-Twitch” user harassment

New policy will focus on threats of violence, hate groups, and sexual offenses. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Thomas Trutschel) In a new set of guidelines posted Wednesday, livestreaming company Twitch said that it will start enforcing its p.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021