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Earthquakes continued after COVID-19-related oil and gas recovery shutdown

When hydraulic fracturing operations ground to a halt last spring in the Kiskatinaw area of British Columbia, researchers expected seismic quiescence in the region. Instead, hundreds of small earthquakes occurred for months after operations shut down.....»»

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Predicting the next pandemic virus is harder than we think

The observation that most of the viruses that cause human disease come from other animals has led some researchers to attempt "zoonotic risk prediction" to second-guess the next virus to hit us. However, in an Essay publishing April 20th in the open.....»»

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Pandemic makes separation even scarier for people with a family member in prison

Jails and prisons in the United States had a coronavirus infection rate three times greater than the general population, with an average of 1,400 new COVID-19 infections and seven deaths every day over the past year......»»

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Student achievement depends on reducing poverty now and after COVID-19

There is no doubt that COVID-19 has significantly impacted our lives, including schools and education. Temporary closures of school buildings have highlighted how factors outside school systems affect schools' capacity to meet students' needs and sup.....»»

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Kosovar biologist calls newly found insect after coronavirus

Kosovar biologist Halil Ibrahimi believes the pandemic restrictions haven't all been bad—as a result of them, he completed his research, raised public awareness of the pollution of river basins and named a newly discovered insect after the virus......»»

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CO2 emissions set to surge, IEA warns

Climate-changing CO2 emissions are set to surge by the second-biggest amount in history this year as the global economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, the IEA warned Tuesday, days before a major climate summit......»»

Source:  physorgCategory: topApr 20th, 2021Related News

Indonesian edtech CoLearn gets $10M Series A led by Alpha Wave Incubation and GSV Ventures

Indonesian startup CoLearn started as a chain of physical tutoring centers and was in the process of shifting to a hybrid offline-online model when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The team sensed that remote learning would permanently change how students.....»»

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More J&J troubles: Vaccine manufacturing halted and more possible clot cases

CDC advisory committee will meet Friday to decide the fate of the troubled vaccine. Enlarge / The Emergent BioSolutions plant, a manufacturing partner for Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine, in Baltimore, Maryland, on April 9, 2021. (credit:.....»»

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Are Apple and others" tech launches a better watch because of Covid?

The pandemic has forced firms to unveil new products via virtual events, rather than live on stage......»»

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Government Broadband Funding: Experts Discuss What’s on Tap

Government Broadband Funding: Experts Discuss What’s on Tap The government has made a lot of funding available for broadband since the COVID-19 pandemic made the technology more important than ever — and more government broadband funding is.....»»

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FCC To Accept CARES Act COVID-19 Telehealth Applications Soon

FCC To Accept CARES Act COVID-19 Telehealth Applications Soon The FCC will accept applications for the second round of the CARES Act COVID-19 Telehealth Program from noon ET on April 29 to noon ET May 6 by the FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau.....»»

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NOVID Tracing App Scans Your Social Circle for COVID-19 Risk

Developed by a Carnegie Mellon mathematician, the app uses ultrasound, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi to serve as an early-warning system .entry-content .tisubhead { color: #999999; font-family: verdana; font-size: 14px; font-weight: bo.....»»

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Let"s Not Go Back to "Normal"

While the COVID period disproportionately impacted women in the workplace, it made previously unthinkable ideas for the future of work mainstream. Continue reading........»»

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Ford begins offering COVID-19 vaccinations at some plants

The automaker is offering on-site shots at some facilities in Michigan, Ohio and Missouri with plans to expand to additional plants......»»

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Covid-19 Pushes India"s Middle Class Toward Poverty

An anonymous reader shares a report: Now a second wave of Covid-19 has struck India, and the middle class dreams of tens of millions of people face even greater peril. Already, about 32 million people in India were driven into poverty by the pandemic.....»»

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Brazil"s economic crisis, prolonged by COVID-19, poses an enormous challenge to the Amazon

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro confirmed his country's participation in a virtual climate summit convened by the U.S. for April 22 and 23, vowing in a recent letter to U.S. President Joe Biden to end illegal deforestation in Brazil by 2030—a st.....»»

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The Klaviyo EC-1

E-commerce is booming as retailers race to transform their brick-and-mortar footprints into online storefronts. By some counts, the market grew an astonishing 42% in 2020 in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and estimates show that online spending i.....»»

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Facebook: Our staff can carry on working from home after Covid

The US technology giant tells the BBC that remote working after the pandemic is "the future"......»»

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SARS-CoV-2 variants from mink evade inhibition by antibodies

It has been known for about a year that minks can become infected with SARS-CoV-2. The virus had been transmitted from humans to farmed mink and mutated in infected animals. Mutations were acquired in the spike protein, which is crucial for the entry.....»»

Source:  physorgCategory: topApr 19th, 2021Related News

Online farmers" markets valuable when crisis events like COVID occur

New research is shining light on the importance of farmers' markets' ability to mitigate potential disruptions to distribution networks in the face of system shocks like the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

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