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one in eight patients die within four months of discharge Coronavirus – latest updates

Almost third of UK Covid hospital patients readmitted within four months BMJ analysis of 48,000 records also finds one in eight patients die within four months of discharge Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Sars-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, isolated from a patient. The long-term impact of the disease has caused doctors to push for testing to detect early signs of organ damage. Photograph: National Institute of Allergy an/AFP/Getty Images   Ian

Katalin Karikó, the pioneering scientists behind COVID-19 vaccines Awarded

Rosenstiel Award given to pioneering scientists behind COVID-19 vaccines This year’s prize for distinguished work in basic medical research was awarded to Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman for work on messenger RNA. Courtesy Karikó/University of Pennsylvania Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman By Lawrence GoodmanJan. 21, 2021 Brandeis University and the Rosenstiel Foundation are pleased to award the 50th annual Lewis S. Rosenstiel Award for Distinguished Work in Basic Medical Research to Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman ’81, MA ’81, P’15,

The story of mRNA. And The Story of a Professor Who was Demoted by Idiotic Bosses

 How a once-dismissed idea became a leading technology in the Covid vaccine race By Damian Garde — STAT  and Jonathan Saltzman — Boston Globe Nov. 10, 2020 Reprints   Part of a “freezer farm,” a football field-sized facility for storing finished Covid-19 vaccines, under construction in Kalamazoo, Mich. Pfizer’s experimental vaccine requires ultracold storage, at about -70 C, so as they are made, the vaccines are being stored in special freezers.JEREMY DAVIDSON/PFIZER VIA AP ANDOVER, Mass. — The liquid that

A series of bizarre events off Southern California in 2019

Navy’s Top Officer Says ‘Drones’ That Swarmed Destroyers Remain Unidentified A series of bizarre events off Southern California in 2019 remain unexplained according to the Chief of Naval Operations. BY ADAM KEHOE AND MARC CECOTTI APRIL 5, 2021 THE WAR ZONE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF DEFEN—PUBLIC DOMAIN SHARE          At a roundtable with reporters today, Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Michael Gilday, the U.S. Navy’s top officer, was asked about a series of

Zoom helps governments like China to censor people

ow Zoom violated its own terms of service for access to China’s market Like global tech companies before it, Zoom caved to the Chinese government, even when it meant overlooking basic human rights. Zoom helps people connect — but it also helps governments like China’s surveil and censor people.Andrew Lichtenstein / Corbis via Getty Images file   Dec. 23, 2020, 12:48 AM IST / Updated Dec. 23, 2020, 1:12 AM IST By Yaqiu Wang, MSNBC Opinion Columnist On Dec.

Revolutionary nano-diamond batteries last for ever

Interview: The NDB team on its revolutionary nano-diamond batteries By Loz Blain August 25, 2020 Facebook Twitter Flipboard LinkedIn Nano diamond batteries: each one generates its own power for decades, even millennia, using recycled nuclear waste safely packaged in crash-proof, tamper-proof diamond NDB VIEW 3 IMAGES   A cheap, safe, self-charging battery that delivers high power for decades without ever needing a charge? That’s a game changer. California-based company NDB is making some outrageous promises with

Sync your calendar with the solar system

Sync your calendar with the solar system     Add the calendar on Google  (We won’t save any of your private information when you add this calendar to your device.)   September 22 Autumnal equinox The autumnal equinox is one of two points in Earth’s orbit where the sun creates equal periods of daytime and nighttime across the globe. Many mark it as the first day of the fall. See what it looks like from space here.

When Voyager 2 Calls Home, Earth won’t Be Able to Answer for next 11 months

When Voyager 2 Calls Home, Earth Soon Won’t Be Able to Answer NASA will spend 11 months upgrading the only piece of its Deep Space Network that can send commands to the probe, which has crossed into interstellar space. Antennas belonging to the Deep Space Network complex in Canberra, Australia.Credit…Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex By Shannon Stirone Published March 4, 2020Updated March 10, 2020   Voyager 2 has been traveling through space for 43 years, and is now more than

KIDS MAY BE USING LAPTOPS MADE WITH FORCED LABOR THIS FALL

KIDS MAY BE USING LAPTOPS MADE WITH FORCED LABOR THIS FALL The Lenovo computers were manufactured under a Chinese government program to provide cheap labor from persecuted Uyghurs. Mara Hvistendahl, Lee Fang August 21 2020, 2:30 p.m.   THE ONGOING PERSECUTION by the Chinese government of Uyghur Muslims is far from a distant problem. Recent reporting has identified Uyghur forced labor in the supply chain of major global brands, including BMW, Ralph Lauren, Samsung, and Sony. Now, as

With Ultralight Lithium-Sulfur Batteries, Electric Airplanes Could Finally Take Off



With Ultralight Lithium-Sulfur Batteries, Electric Airplanes Could Finally Take Off

 Oxis Energy’s design promises outstanding energy density, manufacturability, and safety By Mark Crittenden Advertisement Editor’s Picks Long-lasting Lithium-Sulfur Battery Promises to Double EV Range Lithium-Sulfur Battery Project Aims to Double the Range of Electric Airplanes An Electric Car Battery That Will Get You From Paris to Brussels and Back Photo-illustration: Edmon de Haro Electric aircraft are all the rage, with prototypes in development in every size from

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