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New NASA video tracks the 'atmospheric fingerprint' of COVID-19
NASA researchers used its many satellites to identify an 'atmospheric blueprint' of emissions associated with Covid-19 lockdowns.
Longest ever COVID-19 infection exceeds 500 days
A U.K. patient suffering from a persistent COVID-19 infection had it for 505 days before unfortunately dying in hospital in 2021.
Adding gold to vaccines increases efficacy by over 25%, research shows
An international research team has used chiral gold nanoparticles as adjuvants to increase vaccine efficacy by more than 25%.
China's police robot dog barks orders at people to stay at their homes
China has equipped a robot dog with speakers so it can yell at people to stay within their homes amid a new wave of COVID-19.
UV-LED lights 'highly effective' at killing HIV and coronaviruses
Researchers from the University of Toronto Scarborough have found easily installed UV-LED lights can easily decontaminate spaces.
Brain shrinkage observed in even mild COVID-19 cases
Researchers have found additional tissue shrinkage in brain areas associated with smell in COVID-19 patients compared to normal.
WHO reports continually falling COVID cases and deaths worldwide
The World Health Organization has reported a 16% decrease in new COVID-19 cases and a 10% decrease in deaths in the last week.
Effectiveness of face masks for various viruses examined by new study
New research has shown correctly worn surgical or FFP2 masks render the risk of infection by COVID and other viruses negligible.
New study finds Ivermectin ineffective in treating severe COVID
Malaysian researchers have shown the controversial ivermectin drug is ineffective in preventing COVID-19 disease progression.
Canines can be trained to sniff out COVID-19, successfully trialed
Florida International University researchers have successfully trained canines to detect COVID-19 cases at airports and festivals.
Futuristic fabric coating fabric kills SARS-CoV-2, E. coli and more
Researchers from the University of British Columbia have made a fabric coating that kills SARS-CoV-2, E. coli, and MRSA bacteria.
Surgical masks improperly disposed of are threatening our oceans
Surgical masks adopted during the COVID-19 pandemic pollute the ocean by the billions, releasing millions of microplastics each.
This RNA pill could be provide a new way to ingest vaccines
Researchers from MIT have developed a capsule that can be swallowed to administer an RNA vaccine without requiring an injection.
Elon Musk says he took his kids to watch people horde toilet paper
Elon Musk said during Tesla's Q4 earnings call that he took his children to Walmart and H-E-B to watch people horde toilet paper.
New app developed that can detect the flu and COVID-19 in users
A new smartphone app has been created by a team from the University of California Santa Barbara to diagnose COVID-19 and the flu.
Supercomputer finds 100,000+ new viruses, including nine coronaviruses
The Serratus Project used Cloud Innovation Center services to identify over 100,000 new RNA viruses, including nine coronaviruses.
SARS-CoV-2 spike protein may activate human endogenous retroviruses
A new preprint paper offers evidence for SARS-CoV-2 inducing expression of the Human Endogenous Retrovirus-W (HERV-W) ENV protein.
Doomsday Clock stuck at 100 seconds to midnight
The Doomsday Clock is stuck at 100 seconds to midnight after being set there two years ago, with the world teetering on the brink.
New vaccines that can spread on their own are being developed
Research is being done in Europe and the United States into lab-modified self-spreading and replicating viral vaccines in animals.
Lightning activity decreased while we were in lockdown, here's why
Research presented at the AGU Fall Meeting 2021 shows how lightning activity decreased during global lockdowns for the pandemic.
Entire cells visualised in 3D in minutes with soft X-ray technique
Scientists have used X-ray imaging to produce detailed models of pathogen-infected cells in minutes, identifying internal changes.
Could CES 2022 be impacted from changed US entry requirements?
Pending changes to US Incoming Traveller rules could impact upcoming Consumer Electronics Show this January in Las Vegas.
Mammals with potential to spread Covid-19, found with machine learning
A new study developed a machine learning model to help identify mammals with the potential to spread Covid-19 and other diseases.
EU lights up tech giants over inability to police COVID misinformation
The European Commission said that Facebook, Google, Microsoft, TikTok, and Twitter have shown an inability to stop misinformation.
US Customs asks travelers to stop putting cow poo in their luggage
The United States Customs and Border Protection agency has announced that people need to stop putting cow dung in their luggage.
Here's how the money from a fourth stimulus check could arrive
Lawmakers are discussing whether a fourth stimulus check is needed for struggling Americans, and here's how it could arrive to you.
India's elite rich paying $10,000+ for private jets to flee the nation
India's most richest elite people are fleeing the country on private jets as new travel restrictions come and lock into place.
In July $3,600 stimulus checks will roll out to millions of Americans
Millions of Americans will receive $3,600 in stimulus checks starting July 2020. Here's how to find out how much you will get.
We're in 'new pandemic' with 'game-changer' virus, warns top expert
One of the top epidemiologists has warned that we are almost entering a 'new pandemic', and that vaccines are the only 'good news'
White House health advisor says why we are almost in a 'new pandemic'
White House health advisor Dr. Osterholm has said the US is almost in a 'new pandemic,' and a 'fourth wave' of cases is coming.
This is the devastating reason why normal life won't return in 2021
A public warning has been issued by the global health authority about how the pandemic won't end in 2021 and the reason why.
Wonder Woman 1984 debuting on HBO Max could be just what we need
Wonder Woman 1984 is meant to be hitting theaters for Christmas, and after multiple COVID-19 delays it could debut on HBO Max.
Elon Musk tested COVID-19 positive and negative on the same day
Tesla Motors and SpaceX boss Elon Musk says he's had four COVID-19 tests, two came back negative and two came back positive.
Here's when the US will be in the darkest time of the entire pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic is going to get a whole lot worse in the United States, and this is when it will be the darkest.
WHO warns of 'pandemic fatigue', a call for action has been made
The World Health Organization has put out a new warning for what it calls 'pandemic fatigue'. A call to action has been made.
The Batman himself has COVID-19, production halted again
Matt Reeves directed 'The Batman' put on hold as titular star Robert Pattinson tests positive for COVID-19, could spell trouble.
Hollywood directors call on the public to not see 'Tenet' in theaters
Hollywood directors are publicly calling for people to not attend Christopher Nolan's new big movie called 'Tenet' due to safety.
Halo face masks become a thing, profits given to health care workers
Microsoft is now selling Halo masks, where profits will be going towards MasksforDocs, helping out in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Samsung and Logitech announce strategic partnership for the future
Samsung and Logitech get cozy over COVID-19 pandemic changing the world, forming a strategic partnership moving into the future.
Gamers ignore warning from Activision, host in-person Call of Duty LAN
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare players gathered for a LAN during COVID-19 lockdown, gets Activision's attention and is shut down.
CES 2021 will be all-digital, the entire show will be available online
CES 2021 will be an all-digital virtual event, while organizers CTA promises CES 2022 will once again be hosted in Las Vegas.
600,000 US military told they had COVID-19, but they didn't
Tricare stuffs up big time, has to apologize for sending 600,000 US military members emails saying they tested COVID-19 positive.
Here's what you need to know about the $1200 stimulus coming in August
Trump administration has another round of $1200 stimulus checks coming out to Americans, here's what you need to know about them.
McDonalds on coronavirus: 'no mask, no hamburgers' starting August 1
McDonalds now requires all customers in the US to wear a face mask over COVID-19 coronavirus: new stance is no mask, no hamburger.
Dr. Fauci says this one thing is the most important to battle COVID-19
Dr. Anthony Fauci says that everyone should be wearing face masks to protect others from coronavirus, underlining its importance.
German sniffer dogs are getting better at sniffing to detect COVID-19
Researchers in Germany are using army sniffer dogs to detect coronavirus on people, could be used in the very near future.
Dr. Fauci busted not wearing mask, social distancing at baseball game
Dr. Anthony Fauci busted at baseball game not socially distancing, not even wearing a mask sitting very close to other people.
Dr Birx warns these 11 major US cities of major COVID-19 outbreaks
Dr. Deborah Birx, the Head of the White House taskforce for coronavirus, warns 11 major US cities of impending COVID-19 outbreaks.
COVID-19 can leap 26 feet in cold meat plants, should worry all of us
Meat plants and slaughterhouses are becoming COVID-19 epicenters, where coronavirus can leap 26 feet in the right conditions.
COVID-19 infections pushing the US into even worse 'lockdown 2.0'
If you thought more COVID-19 coronavirus lockdowns weren't in our future, think again: new lockdowns are probably on the way.