Friday, April 10, 2020

Coronavirus: France is developing an app to track the spread of COVID-19

Coronavirus: France is developing an app to track the spread of COVID-19. France is joining those countries betting that technology will help track and contain COVID-19. It’s developing a StopCovid contact tracing mobile app that...

Ancient bit of string shows Neanderthal handiwork (Study)

Ancient bit of string shows Neanderthal handiwork (Study). A piece of 50,000-year-old string found in a cave in France is the oldest ever discovered. It suggests that Neanderthals knew how to twist fibres together to...

Quinn Callander, printing ‘ear gears’ for surgical masks during COVID-19

Quinn Callander, printing ‘ear gears’ for surgical masks during COVID-19. To guard themselves against COVID-19, medical staff and grocery store clerks have to wear face masks from the beginning to the end of their shifts....

WHO new funding appeal for COVID-19 fight to top $1 bln

WHO new funding appeal for COVID-19 fight to top $1 bln. Twenty-five civil society organizations have asked for additional funding of 50 million U.S. dollars for Education Cannot Wait (ECW) to help deal with the...

Chynna Rogers dies: Philadelphia rapper was 25

Chynna Rogers dies: Philadelphia rapper was 25. The rising star was found dead in her Philadelphia home on Wednesday, her manager confirmed. “Chynna was deeply loved and will be sorely missed,” her family said in a...

William, Kate video call children at school to boost morale

William, Kate video call children at school to boost morale. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have praised NHS staff and other key workers for doing an "amazing job" as they met some of their...

William Barr says ‘draconian’ lockdown measures should be reexamined

William Barr says 'draconian' lockdown measures should be reexamined. Attorney General William Barr Wednesday called the restrictions in effect in many states to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus "draconian" and said they should be...

BASE jumper vows not to leap in national parks (Reports)

BASE jumper vows not to leap in national parks (Reports). A professional athlete has pleaded guilty to BASE jumping twice from Zion National Park in Utah, according to federal park officials. A judge ordered Marshall Miller...

Fed announces $2.3 trillion in additional lending (Reports)

Fed announces $2.3 trillion in additional lending (Reports). The Federal Reserve is taking additional steps to provide up to $2.3 trillion in loans to support the economy. The money will target American households and businesses,...

Federal stocks of PPE nearly depleted (Reports)

Federal stocks of PPE nearly depleted (Reports). The Strategic National Stockpile is nearly out of the N95 respirators, surgical masks, face, shields, gowns and other medical supplies desperately needed to protect front-line medical workers treating...

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‘Fake News’ Increases Consumer Demands for Corporate Action (Study)

New study finds that “fake news” inspires consumers to demand corrective action from companies – even if the company is a victim of the...