A mutation in the novel coronavirus has led to a new strain viewed as more contagious than the virus that emerged from China, according to a study led by Los Alamos researchers.
Scientists say a now-dominant strain of the coronavirus appears to be more contagious than original
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Tagged contagious, coronavirus, COVID-19, disease, health, mutation, pandemic, science, virus |
In an unexpected lawsuit, federal officials claim that Gilead Sciences willfully disregarded government patents on medicines necessary to end the AIDS epidemic.
Posted in America, Business, Health, Law, Medicine, News |
Tagged AIDS, business, drugs, Gilead Sciences, health, HIV, law, lawsuit, medicine, patents, pharmacy, prevention, taxpayers |
As Pierre Delecto, Romney used the account to like critical tweets about the president while also occasionally defending himself against detractors.
Mitt Romney admits to running Pierre Delecto Twitter account – The Washington Post
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Tagged commentary, humor, Mitt Romney, Pierre Delecto, politics, secret identity, Twitter |
He said he’d rather die than live with the shame of convicting innocent men. He survived, and is facing charges.
Posted in Law, News, Politics, Religion, Thailand |
Tagged attempted suicide, judge, justice, law, politics, pressure, religion, Thai, Thailand |
A spacecraft with vials of cow cells landed at the International Space Station in September. From there, cosmonauts fed the vials into a 3D printer.
Meat grows in space with 3D printer on International Space Station – Business Insider
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Tagged 3D printing, cosmonauts, food, International Space Station, meat, Russian, science, space, technology |
A giant pumice island is drifting towards Australia. Scientists say it’s great news.
Giant pumice ‘raft’ the size of Manhattan floating towards Australia – NZ Herald
Posted in Environment, Geography, Geology, Nature, News, Odd, Science |
Tagged Australia, environment, Great Barrier Reef, nature, ocean, pumice, raft, science, volcanic |
Light Field Lab, known for its advancements in light-field display technology, successfully completed a Series A funding round, scoring the firm over $28 million in venture capital to manufacture and distribute working products. The investment round was led by Bosch Venture Capital and Taiwania Capital. Light Field Lab hopes to build large scale light-field displays …
Light Field Lab Secures $28 Million to Develop Holographic Displays
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Tagged 3D, displays, holography, light field, photography, science, technology, virtual reality, VR |
Once, a diagnosis of extensively drug-resistant TB meant quick death. A three-drug regimen cures most patients in just months.
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Tagged cure, disease, drug resistance, health, medicine, science, TB, tuberculosis |
Cordelia Scaife May’s Colcom Foundation finances several “nativist” organizations and causes.
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Tagged anti-immigration, Colcom Foundation, Cordelia Scaife May, heiress, history, mellon, nativist, politics, Trump |