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One and done: researchers seek lifetime flu vaccine

(KGW) Getting your flu shot every year may soon be a thing of the past. Oregon Health and Science University researchers are using grant money to develop a lifelong flu vaccine. La...

One and done: researchers seek lifetime flu vaccine

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More researchers report promising Alzheimer's vaccine results in mice Researchers at the University of New Mexico say tests in mice have shown promising results for a vaccine that could prevent Alzheimer’s in humans.       ...
04:00, 06/12/2019

Researchers seek new hemp varieties to bolster Florida program Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this week signed a bill to create a state hemp program, and there's new urgency to find varieties of the crop that can grow well in the state's subtropical environment....
10:51, 06/27/2019

Vaccine doubts spread like disease, must be taken offline: vaccine chief Doubts about vaccines have spread across social media like a disease and false information that "kills people" should be taken down by the companies running digital platforms, the head of global vaccine alliance Gavi said on Tuesday....
19:51, 05/21/2019

What Technology Is Most Likely to Become Obsolete During Your Lifetime? Certain Boomer basements are little shrines to obsolescence, untidy stockrooms of the one-time cutting-edge: VCRs, corded telephones, immense beige PC monitors, etc. Way fewer Millennials will have basements to store trash in (‘home ownership’ itself quickly verging on obsolete), but presumably, onc...
16:34, 07/22/2019

Lock in a lifetime of VPN protection for only $39 today KeepSolid has been around for five years — and coupled with industry plaudits from outlets like Software Informer, Laptop Review Pro and the venerable PC Mag, they’ve become a trusted name in that occasionally untrustworthy business. Now, you can land a lifetime of KeepSolid VPN Unlimited protection...
14:34, 08/06/2019

Around the world in 245 days – at just £67k for cruise of a lifetime You’ll get to visit six continents and 51 countries (if you don’t mind ballooning your carbon footprint)In the tick-box, bucket-list era of destination travel, it promises to deliver an unparalleled experience. However, passengers setting off from London this weekend on the longest continuous round-...
04:51, 08/31/2019

Top equestrian apparently kills self after lifetime ban over misconduct A decorated California equestrian died in an apparent suicide — just months after he was permanently banned from the sport over allegations of child sex abuse, according to a report. Robert Gage, who was a three-time World Cup Grand Prix champion, killed himself Wednesday at his Fallbrook home...
00:34, 06/15/2019

Earth's magnetic poles probably won't flip within our lifetime Contrary to recent reports, new research suggests the next reversal of Earth’s magnetic pole won’t happen in a human lifetime and could take tens of thousands of years...
01:00, 08/08/2019

A Lifetime at a Church, Filled With Faith and Drama Cara Wall’s novel, “The Dearly Beloved,” is the story of two ministers and their wives, as their lives intertwine over the decades, in love and religious devotion....
21:52, 08/13/2019

"Was Waiting To See This Day In My Lifetime": Sushma Swaraj's Last Tweet Barely three hours before former Foreign Minister and BJP veteran Sushma Swaraj died on Tuesday night, she had thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the centre's move on Jammu and Kashmir and said......
22:34, 08/06/2019

Score 2TB of lifetime cloud storage for under $60 today While you might not need it today, cloud space is an item you’ll almost definitely need for something tomorrow. TNW Deals is making those plan-ahead types very happy right now with a fantastic deal on 2TB of Thunder Drive Cloud Storage for life at over 90 percent off the regular price, down to just ...
21:17, 08/02/2019

‘Once-in-a-Lifetime’ Pictish Stone Discovered In Scotland The rare discovery of a Pictish symbol stone has been uncovered deep in the Scottish Highlands, and it is truly marvelous. ...
22:34, 08/24/2019

Lifetime’s new Meghan Markle dishes on ‘Becoming Royal’ Tiffany Smith, who plays Meghan Markle in Lifetime’s “Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal,” is aware of her uncanny resemblance to the Duchess of Sussex. “Obviously when Harry and Meghan started dating, it became even more [prominent to me] because I had so many friends who said, ‘You know who you look l...
14:34, 05/25/2019

32 thoughtful gifts for your grandparents that say 'thank you' for a lifetime of love Food 52 Below, you'll find 30+ gifts to give grandparents to thank them for the years of love and attending your off-tune band concerts. For more gift ideas, you can find our gift guides for Mother's Day 2019 here. Shopping for grandparents can be daunting. They probably have most of the basics do...
03:17, 08/30/2019

Lifetime to air 'Surviving R. Kelly' followup special Lifetime’s “Surviving R. Kelly” ignited a wave of activism, and the network will explore the wide-reaching effects of the doc in a follow-up two-hour special, “Surviving R. Kelly: The Impact.”...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Gov. Cuomo calls for lifetime ban on subway perverts Gov. Andrew Cuomo called on the MTA to impose lifetime bans on serial subway sex offenders Thursday — while praising the NYPD for busting a recidivist robber and pervert. Cuomo cited a Post story on the arrest of Santiago Gonzalez, who was collared Tuesday after trying to steal cash out of a s...
02:00, 09/06/2019

Mariners give Ichiro lifetime achievement award The Seattle Mariners presented team legend Ichiro Suzuki with the first-ever Mariners Franchise Achievement Award, giving him a chance to thank the city's fans for their support....
19:51, 09/15/2019

Abdullah Ibrahim: A Lifetime of Dreams and Resistance at the Piano The South African musician formed the Jazz Epistles and got a boost from Duke Ellington. Now 84, he is a Jazz Master and still a vital force onstage....
19:51, 07/31/2019

Lifetime movie on Nxivm sex cult coming this fall A movie based on the twisted upstate sex cult Nxivm, where women were starved and branded like cattle, is set to premiere this fall on the Lifetime channel, reps said Monday. The made-for-TV flick, “NXIVM Cult: A Mother’s Nightmare,” centers on the true story of former “Dynasty” star Catherine Oxenb...
17:17, 07/02/2019

UK men killed in France plane crash 'were on trip of lifetime' Andrew Buck, 37, and a teenager were part of a group of aircraft travelling from NorthumberlandTwo British men who died in a plane crash in France were on “the trip of a lifetime”, according to the firm which owned the aircraft.Andrew Buck, 37, and an 18-year-old who has not been named were travelli...
13:17, 07/25/2019

Lifetime to follow up on ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ docu-series Lifetime has ordered “Surviving R. Kelly: The Aftermath,” a four-part series with interviews of new survivors and experts on the case, the network announced Tuesday...
00:00, 07/24/2019

Lifetime to release film on NXIVM sex cult this fall A movie based on the twisted upstate sex cult NXIVM, where women were starved and branded like cattle, is set to premiere this fall on the Lifetime channel, reps said Monday....
03:51, 07/02/2019

Casey Stoney says no woman will take charge of men’s side ‘in my lifetime’ • Manchester United coach says ‘society isn’t even ready for it’• ‘I can’t see it – I think you would have to be 10 times as good’The Manchester United Women’s manager, Casey Stoney, does not believe a female coach has a chance of taking charge of a senior men’s side “in her lifetime”.Stoney will em...
14:17, 08/30/2019

Andy Murray and Serena Williams set for their once-in-a-lifetime show • Murray: ‘Serena is one of the best tennis players of all time’• Andreas Mies and Alexa Guarachi are opening opponentsA frisson of excitement willowed through Wimbledon shortly after Pimm’s on Wednesday afternoon. The mixed doubles draw had landed. And there it was, confirmation of an historic part...
20:34, 07/03/2019

Magic Johnson, Larry Bird to get Lifetime Achievement Award NEW YORK (AP) — Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, whose coast-to-coast rivalry in the 1980s propelled the NBA to a new level of popularity, will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The league and Turner Sports announced Wednesday that the Hall of Famers and 1992 U.S. Olympic teammates will r...
21:17, 05/15/2019

Olive Garden Is Selling a Lifetime Pasta Pass This Week Olive Garden’s famed unlimited ‘Pasta Pass’ returns this week. The passes will officially go on sale Thursday at 2pm, but this year they’ll also be a new addition to the Pasta Pass lineup: a Lifetime Pass....
23:17, 08/12/2019

The Women of Washington paddling team are preparing for the race of a lifetime (KING) The members of the Pacific Northwest canoe team “Wahine o Wakinekona” or “Women of Washington” are preparing for a race described as the world championship of canoe paddling. “We’re preparing for the Na Wahine o Ke Kai, one of the biggest distance outrigger...
22:34, 09/13/2019

George Morris, US Olympic equestrian medalist and coach, given lifetime ban Former US Olympic coach receives lifetime ban from SafeSportMorris, 81, won Olympic silver in team show jumping in 1960George Morris, a 1960 Olympic show jumping medalist and longtime equestrian coach and trainer, has received a lifetime ban for sexual misconduct involving a minor, a case that he sa...
01:00, 08/07/2019

Olive Garden lifetime pasta pass: Here's how to get one Thursday Olive Garden is back with its Never Ending Pasta Pass promotion. Here's what you need to know to get one Aug. 15.       ...
08:17, 08/13/2019

Leonard Cohen and Marianne Ihlen: the love affair of a lifetime The pair met on the rocky Greek island of Hydra in 1960. Their romance inspired countless Cohen songs – and now a poignant documentary by Nick BroomfieldIn November 2016, the singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, renowned for his plaintive ballads, died a few months after the woman who inspired many of t...
21:34, 06/30/2019

Jeff Goldblum: "I live more in 10 minutes than most people do in an entire lifetime" Lately, the hot trend in the field of Jeff Goldblum interviewing has been to ask him to do all sorts of odd things and then marvel as he gamely does them. We’ve seen him read horny tweets about himself. We’ve seen him purr like a cat. We’ve even seen him, for whatever reason, play Seymour Skinner in...
22:51, 07/26/2019

Kylie Jenner and Stormi Webster Are Enjoying the Summer of a Lifetime Together Stormi Webster and Kylie Jenner are living the sweet life! In recent weeks, the mother-daughter duo enjoyed luxurious trips to Turks and Caicos, days by the pool and fabulous games of......
03:00, 07/26/2019

Don McLean receives lifetime achievement award, only to have it rescinded hours later The Student Alumni Association of UCLA decided against the award after discovering the 'American Pie' singer was charged with domestic abuse in 2016....
17:17, 05/07/2019

Streamer Tries To Test PUBG Bug, Accidentally Lands Shot Of A Lifetime Sometimes, there’s just no point in trying—for instance, when you’ve got to nail a shot on a target that’s several football fields’ worth of space away. Luckily for Twitch streamer Jake “ChocoTaco” Throop, he wasn’t trying at all. Or at least, he wasn’t trying to do that particular thing....
05:34, 07/19/2019

Two Lifetime Crooks Wait for a Missing Daughter, With Shades of Beckett In Kevin Barry’s “Last Boat to Tangier,” longlisted for this year’s Booker Prize, a pair of existentialist thugs in a Spanish port city recount their friendship, their fights and their many bad decisions....
19:51, 09/16/2019

Lifetime drops a breathless trailer for its movie about the NXIVM sex cult NXIVM, the bizarre “sex cult” that counted Smallville actress Allison Mack in its ranks, is too weird a story to not get dissected to death. HBO, for example, has a documentary on the way, while Lifetime, as one might expect, wasted little time in putting together its own sensational depiction. Toda...
21:00, 08/24/2019

Rolling Stones concert goers to get schooled on lifetime income The band is back following Mick Jagger's heart surgery. The concert sponsor hopes attendees will ask how long their money will last in retirement....
18:17, 06/09/2019

Almodovar gets lifetime achievement award at Venice Film Festival Spanish director Pedro Almodovar added a Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement to his list of accolades on Thursday, when the Venice Film Festival presented him with the prize for a long and illustrious career....
00:17, 08/30/2019

Nothing Is More Dramatic Than the Trailer for Lifetime's College Admissions Scandal Movie Perhaps nothing is more suited to a Lifetime movie than the college admissions scandal. The network hopped on that story, which broke in March, faster than you can say Aunt Becky, but......
02:00, 09/07/2019

Lifetime releases dramatic trailer for ‘The College Admissions Scandal’ Lifetime on Friday released the trailer for its made-for-television movie about the college admissions scandal. “The College Admissions Scandal” has less star wattage than the real-life event that’s ensnared actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, but the preview shows there ...
09:34, 09/07/2019

'Blessed' Julie Andrews gets lifetime achievement award in Venice Julie Andrews, the star of much-loved movies "Mary Poppins" and "The Sound of Music", said on Monday she was "blessed" to have had a long, illustrious cinema career as she was awarded a lifetime achievement award at the Venice Film Festival....
20:34, 09/02/2019

Roll of a lifetime: Robert De Niro's ad for Warburtons bagels is his best work in years Peddling bread on the mean streets of Bolton seems to suit the Hollywood star. Take note, ScorseseYou will be reading a lot this week about the death of Robert De Niro’s career. You will see stills from his newest role in a Warburtons bread commercial, and they will all be accompanied by doom-laden ...
15:17, 05/14/2019

Wendy Williams, College Admissions Scandal Getting the Lifetime Movie Treatment Think you know the story of Wendy Williams? Think again. Williams will executive produce a biopic about her life for Lifetime. The movie is said to reveal the highs and lows she's......
03:17, 07/24/2019

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Review: Built With Charm and made to last a lifetime Dragon Quest Builders was a series that no one really saw coming, but nevertheless found a home on consoles three years ago. With its sequel just around the corner, we see if the games charming JRPG originals continue to make for an interesting building adventure....
13:17, 07/11/2019

Mark Tully Gets Lifetime Achievement Award For Role In UK-India Ties Veteran British journalist Sir Mark Tully was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award in London for his contributions to the UK-India relationship....
16:17, 06/29/2019

'Veep' cast bids farewell after series finale: 'This has been the ride of a lifetime' The stars of HBO's "Veep," including Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Tony Hale, bid farewell to the series on social media following the airing of its final episode....
17:51, 05/13/2019

Report: Former members of Trump National Doral may be waiting a lifetime for refunds According to a Miami Herald report, golfers who have given up their memberships at Trump National Doral may wait the rest of their lives for refunds.       ...
01:34, 08/25/2019

NASA head warns: Expect a major asteroid impact in your lifetime NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine thinks it’s time to start taking the threat of an Earth-altering asteroid impact seriously. In a speech today at the International Academy of Astronautics Planetary Defense Conference, Bridenstine opened his keynote with a warning about what’s to come. “We have to ...
06:51, 04/30/2019

Magic Johnson, Larry Bird to receive NBA's Lifetime Achievement Award Pro Basketball Hall of Fame players Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Larry Bird will be co-recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 NBA Awards in June....
12:17, 05/16/2019

Mary J. Blige Set to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 BET Awards Mary J. Blige's list of accolades is about to get even more impressive. The nine-time Grammy winner will be honored with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 BET......
15:51, 06/12/2019

Dumbass Thinks He Can Vape Into a Bag on Spirit Airlines Flight, Gets Lifetime Ban: Report A Spirit Airlines passenger has reportedly been banned for life for vaping during a recent flight and setting off the plane’s bathroom smoke alarm....
20:17, 06/10/2019

Lifetime of drinking California water could raise cancer risk, study finds Researchers find arsenic and other contaminants that could lead to almost 15,500 cases of cancerDrinking California tap water over the course of a lifetime could increase the risk of cancer, according to a study published on Tuesday.Researchers with the Environmental Working Group, an advocacy non-p...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Lifetime doubles down on true crime with Jeffrey Epstein documentary, R. Kelly follow-up After its influential R. Kelly documentary, Lifetime plans a follow-up doc along with development of a doc on accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein.        ...
01:17, 07/24/2019

Ozone on track to heal completely in our lifetime, UN environment agency declares on World Day. At the current momentum, scientists predict the planet’s protective shield of gas - or ozone layer as we know it - will be completely healed as far as some regions of the planet are concerned, by the 2030’s, the UN’s environmental agency (UNEP) revealed on Monday....
19:19, 09/16/2019

Vivica A. Fox and Lifetime Movie Network Have Your Summer Covered With a Whole Bunch of Wrong Movies If loving Vivica A. Fox's Lifetime movies is wrong, we don't want to be right. The Independence Day star is basically taking over Lifetime Movie Network, Lifetime's sister site, in......
21:34, 06/06/2019

Lifetime finally announces the college admissions scandal movie we all assumed it would make The college admissions scandal was born to be a made-for-TV movie, what with it involving rich and famous people misbehaving, but it has somehow taken until now for Lifetime—the preeminent destination for made-for-TV-movies—to get around to making a ripped-from-the-headlines TV movie about it. Accor...
04:17, 07/24/2019

Cairo Film Festival to honor Terry Gilliam with Lifetime Achievement Award Writer, director, actor and animator Terry Gilliam is to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at Egypt's 41st Cairo International Film Festival on Nov. 20....
19:00, 09/03/2019

John McDonnell accused of tax raid on Londoners over proposed lifetime gifts levy John McDonnell was accused of a tax raid on Londoners today after claims that eight in 10 homes would be hit by a planned levy on children given property by their parents....
13:00, 07/01/2019

Guns N’ Roses’ classic lineup tempts fate, extends Not In This Lifetime tour Even the bands with the most volatile breakups and lineups find a reason to get back together eventually. Usually that reason involves the piles of money that can be made by getting the old band back together. In that spirit, Stereogum announces today that Guns N’ Roses will embark on another North ...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Magic Johnson, Larry Bird recipients of NBA’s Lifetime Achievement Award Basketball Hall of Famers and NBA icons Magic Johnson and Larry Bird are this year’s recipients of the NBA’s Lifetime Achievement Award.        ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Eden Hazard fulfils his dream of a lifetime with Real Madrid move | Sid Lowe The boy from Belgium is now the man in Madrid after being presented to fans following €150m transfer from ChelseaThe Garden of Eden moved to the Bernabéu. Eden Hazard took a stroll around the grass at his new home, kicking gold and white footballs into a crowd that was bigger than those that came to...
23:17, 06/13/2019

Tiger Woods’ Pebble Beach mauling a once in a lifetime feat of greatness | Ewan Murray Rory McIlroy remains in awe of Woods’s 2000 US Open victory, while Brooks Koepka eyes history of his own this yearThey were the best of times within the best of times. If peak Tiger Woods was the year 2000, nothing emphasised his dominance more than the battering of Pebble Beach into submission.A gl...
09:34, 06/10/2019

Lifetime Is Bringing Catherine Oxenberg's Story to Life With NXIVM Cult: A Mother's Nightmare Law & Order: SVU sort of went there, now Lifetime is fully going there with a TV movie based on the NXIVM story. Lifetime's NXIVM Cult: A Mother's Nightmare (the working title),......
04:00, 07/02/2019

Watch Meghan Markle's Explosive Call With Estranged Father in Lifetime Movie Promo Blood isn't always thicker than water. Royal watchers know by now that Meghan Markle has a complicated relationship with some of her family members including dad Thomas......
01:00, 05/18/2019

‘A Lifetime Commitment.’ Following Kamala Harris’ Criticism, Joe Biden Defends His Civil Rights Record (CHICAGO) — Joe Biden strongly defended his civil rights record on Friday, pledging to be a “president who stands against racism” and “the forces of intolerance” and defiantly dismissing any suggestions otherwise. Speaking to the Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH ...
00:17, 06/29/2019

All Hail the Queen: Mary J. Blige to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 BET Awards For the past three decades, Mary J. Blige has provided us with everlasting life through song like no artist before her. And to celebrate her various contributions to the entertainment industry, she’ll be honored with BET’s Lifetime Achievement Award later this month at the 19th annual BET Awards....
17:17, 06/13/2019

EDWARD J. JOYCE, CBOE PRESIDENT AND COO, TO RECEIVE ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Chicago, November 25, 2009 - Edward J. Joyce, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), will be honored for his philanthropic and corporate achievements with the Anti-Defamation League's Lifetime Achievement Award on Monday, November 30. ......
08:51, 05/03/2019

‘I Live More in 10 Minutes than Most People do in an Entire Lifetime.’ Jeff Goldblum Really Aced This Interview With Stephen Colbert Stephen Colbert has interviewed a lot of people over his years at The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, and now The Late Show. He’s spoken with Jon Stewart, John Oliver, the late Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, and many people not named John. None of those interviews, though, were anyth...
04:17, 07/27/2019

2019 BET Awards: Mary J. Blige Proves She's a True Queen While Receiving Lifetime Achievement Award Mary J. Blige took home an especially meaningful prize at the 2019 BET Awards tonight: the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. The icon was introduced at Los Angeles' Microsoft......
06:34, 06/24/2019

Vaccine panel gives nod to HPV shots for men up to age 26 ATLANTA (AP) — A U.S. government advisory panel has decided that a vaccine against cervical and other cancers should be recommended for both men and women up to age 26. The vaccine protects against HPV, a virus commonly spread through sex. It can cause certain cancers and genital warts. Wednesday...
22:00, 06/26/2019

Vaccine no match against flu bug that popped up near end ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. health officials say the flu vaccine has again turned out to be a big disappointment. The vaccine didn’t work against a flu bug that popped up halfway through the flu season. Figures released Thursday show the vaccine was only 29% effective overall. The Centers for Disease ...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Doctors Now Want More People to Get the HPV Vaccine Good news if you’re an adult who hasn’t gotten the HPV vaccine yet: A government advisory panel recently voted to recommend the vaccine for men up to age 26 (previously it was recommended for women up to 26, and men up to 21) with a “weak endorsement” for people up to age 45....
19:17, 06/27/2019

Confused About Who Should Get the HPV Vaccine, and When? The CDC Has New Recommendations For its first few years on the market, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was approved only for young girls. Over time, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has broadened its approval to include boys, as well as adults up to age 45—allowing more people to get the cancer-preventing v...
06:34, 08/16/2019

Vaccine Injury Claims Are Few and Far Between Data from a federal program designed to compensate people harmed by vaccines shows how rare it is for someone to claim they were hurt after getting vaccinated....
09:00, 06/18/2019

2019 AFI Lifetime Achievement Ceremony: Denzel Washington Collects His Things; Beyoncé Honors Melina Matsoukas Everyone who was anyone in Hollywood gathered to celebrate your favorite actor’s favorite actor Denzel Washington at the 47th AFI Life Achievement Award gala (presented by the American Film Institute) at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Thursday night....
19:17, 06/07/2019

Sanofi's Dengue Vaccine Gets FDA Approval Sanofi dengue vaccine was approved in the U.S., the first treatment cleared by American regulators to protect against the mosquito-borne viral infection....
11:00, 05/02/2019

Scientists Have Created a Vaccine for Cat Allergies, but You Can't Have It Yet People unjustly kept away from feline companionship due to an allergy are rejoicing this week, after news resurfaced of a potential vaccine that makes cats less able to cause allergies. But while this research is promising, a finished product won’t be available any time soon.Read more......
22:00, 08/14/2019

New flu vaccine skin patch could do away with needles A new study reveals that delivering a flu vaccine using a new type of skin patch can stimulate an appropriate immune response without side effects in mice....
03:18, 09/19/2019

JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE Chicago, December 15, 2008 - Joe Levin, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Vice President of Research and Product Development, has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in creating revolutionary products that have defined the market for listed options.The...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Kennedys write pro-vaccine op-ed to counter RFK's advocacy The debate over vaccines has driven a wedge through the Kennedys, with several prominent family members writing an op-ed blasting Robert Kennedy Jr. for his anti-vaccination views....
23:17, 05/08/2019

New measles cases down amid vaccine push The city is gaining ground in its battle against the measles outbreak gripping Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community, health officials said Tuesday — as they announced the closure of a tenth school for not complying with vaccination requirements. “We’re cautiously optimistic, but we’re not taking any...
04:34, 06/12/2019

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit country, while saying Johnson & Johnson's rival drug would complicate matters....
22:17, 05/22/2019

China tightens vaccine management after scandals China passed a law on Saturday tightening the supervision and management of how vaccines enter the market, requiring stricter management of their production, research and distribution, after a series of safety scandals....
13:00, 06/29/2019

HPV vaccine may lead to elimination of cervical cancer NBC NEWS – The HPV vaccine is far more effective than expected, with benefits extending beyond those who receive the vaccine, a study published Wednesday finds. The new study, published in The Lancet, suggests that the more people who receive the vaccine, the better. That’s because vaccination...
19:51, 06/27/2019

Kennedys write pro-vaccine op-ed to counter RFK Jr.'s advocacy The debate over vaccines has driven a wedge through the Kennedys, with several prominent family members writing an op-ed blasting Robert Kennedy Jr. for his anti-vaccination views....
03:17, 05/09/2019

EU chief: Brexit a 'vaccine' against 'fake news' Brexit has acted as a warning against leaving the European Union and was a "vaccine against anti-EU propaganda and fake news", according to European Council President Donald Tusk....
00:17, 05/29/2019

End cervical cancer? The HPV vaccine could do it, study suggests Experts said that cervical cancer could be eliminated if consistently high HPV vaccine use can be achieved and maintained.        ...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Court rules measles vaccine is still mandatory in NYC New York City can continue to enforce its measles vaccination mandate, a court has ruled. The decision came just a day after city health officials ordered the closure of a Queens Yeshiva in continued attempts to combat the measles outbreak. A group of parents sued the city earlier this year, protest...
10:51, 05/15/2019

Washington state limits vaccine exemptions Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill into law on Friday that requires children to get the combined measles, mumps and rubella vaccine if they attend day care or school. Parents against the bill protested outside the signing ceremony. (May 10)        ...
06:34, 05/11/2019

Every country worldwide is now using the most effective polio vaccine We may be on the brink of eradicating polio at last, now that Mongolia and Zimbabwe have added the inactivated polio vaccine to routine immunisations...
13:51, 05/10/2019

The Latest: NY moves to end religious vaccine exemption ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on legislation to eliminate a religious exemption to New York state’s vaccine requirements (all times local): 6:15 p.m. New York lawmakers have passed a bill that will eliminate a religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren in the face of the state...
00:34, 06/14/2019

Correction: Oregon-Vaccine Exemptions story In a story May 14 about vaccine legislation in Oregon, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Washington state this year passed a law to end all non-medical exemptions for the measles vaccine....
01:51, 05/16/2019

Why Vaccine Exemption Policies Are Getting Tightened in California Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr were reportedly lobbying against tightened medical exemptions for vaccines in California yesterday. States vary in their vaccine requirements for schoolchildren: In some, a child can skip vaccines if their parents have a “personal belief” objection to them. In o...
20:51, 06/13/2019

Just one dose of the HPV vaccine may be enough to lower cancer rates A single dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine seems to be almost as good as two or three injections for preventing cervical pre-cancerous lesions...
13:51, 07/29/2019

Philippines weighs re-use of controversial dengue vaccine The Philippines is considering re-introducing a dengue vaccine whose use it halted because of links to the deaths of several children, as authorities battle to contain a dengue outbreak that has killed more than 450 people this year....
15:51, 08/02/2019

Congo has given over 200,000 people Merck Ebola vaccine-gov't Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck vaccine they hope will help rein in the world's second worst epidemic....
22:00, 08/25/2019

CDC: Vaccine, safe and effective to halt measles The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said last week that there have been more cases of measles reported this year than in the past 25 years. (April 29)        ...
20:34, 04/29/2019

You Can Now Find Legit Vaccine Information on Pinterest Until recently, Pinterest blocked results from searches about vaccines on its platform. But today, the company announced that it will provide “authoritative vaccine results,” and no others, to those searches....
06:17, 08/29/2019

Measles vaccine gap poses risk in Germany Some 166,000 German infants lack measles immunization, health insurers warn. Their finding underscores a recent World Health Organization alert that in Germany, and other European nations, the virus is still 'endemic.'...
12:00, 08/09/2019

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media giant grapples with how to combat hoaxes and deceptions....
00:00, 05/31/2019

As measles returns, U.S. states look to cut vaccine exemptions Maine could soon prohibit parents from citing religious or personal beliefs to avoid vaccinating their children, making the U.S. state one of a half dozen cracking down during the nations' largest measles outbreak in 25 years....
19:17, 05/02/2019

CDC: 92 percent of HPV-caused cancers could be prevented by vaccine The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday it will increase the vaccination rate of its human papillomavirus by 80 percent nationwide, which could prevent 92 percent of cancers caused by HPV....
22:34, 08/23/2019

New vaccine strategy boosts T-cell therapy A promising new way to treat some types of cancer is to program the patient’s own T cells to destroy the cancerous cells. This approach, termed CAR-T cell therapy, is now used to combat some types of leukemia, but so far it has not worked well against solid tumors such as lung or breast tumors. M...
21:51, 07/11/2019

How France tackles anti-vaccine stance In February this year, a holiday in paradise turned into a nightmare for one French family. Soon after their arrival in Costa Rica, their unvaccinated five-year-old son developed measles, the country's first case since 2014. The parents, also unvaccinated, tested positive for the virus too. They wer...
14:00, 07/03/2019

WHO advisers recommend changes in Ebola vaccine strategy The World Health Organization's strategic advisory group (SAGE) of vaccine experts have recommended speeding up vaccinations to tackle the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo, the WHO said on Tuesday....
18:34, 05/07/2019

HPV vaccine: Boys aged 12 to 13 to be given cancer-preventing jab Boys in the UK will be given the HPV jab from September in a bid to wipe out cervical cancer and prevent thousands of cases of other cancers, it has been announced....
16:34, 07/09/2019

Health officials weigh in on getting vaccine boosters TUCSON -The Centers for Disease Control say there are 764 confirmed cases of the measles in 23 states – an increase of 60 cases from last week. It is the largest number of cases reported in the U.S. in 25 years. The majority of people contracting the disease are not vaccinated. However, the ou...
05:34, 05/07/2019

Chlamydia vaccine moves a step closer Pioneering clinical trial raises hopes of cure for ‘hidden’ sexually transmitted infectionA vaccine to protect against chlamydia has moved closer to becoming reality after a pioneering clinical trial found the treatment to be safe. The vaccine successfully provoked an immune response, boosting level...
01:52, 08/13/2019

TEST QA JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE Chicago, December 15, 2008 - Joe Levin, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Vice President of Research and Product Development, has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in creating revolutionary products that have defined the market for listed options.The...
08:51, 05/03/2019

HHS to provide $23 million to Merck for Ebola vaccine production The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it will fund the manufacturing of Merck & Co Inc's investigational Ebola vaccine called V920, in response to the outbreak of the deadly virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)....
00:00, 08/22/2019

RFK Jr. leads anti-vaxxers in court over ban on vaccine exemptions ALBANY — Hundreds of “anti-vaxxers” swarmed the state courthouse Wednesday calling for a repeal of a new law that bans all nonmedical exemptions from school vaccine requirements. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and civil rights lawyer Michael Sussman argued that the Legislature passed the law in direct violat...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Chickenpox vaccine may reduce risk of shingles for kids Children who have been vaccinated for chickenpox have a 78 percent lower risk of developing shingles than unvaccinated children, according to research....
23:00, 06/10/2019

Congo has given over 200,000 people Merck Ebola vaccine: government Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck vaccine they hope will help rein in the world's second worst epidemic....
01:00, 08/26/2019

Amid U.S. measles outbreak, who needs an additional dose of the vaccine? The United States is in the midst of its largest measles outbreak in 25 years, with the disease mainly hitting people who have failed to receive the recommended two doses of the live measles vaccine....
19:17, 05/06/2019

When shots start younger, more teens get meningococcal vaccine (Reuters Health) - Teens are more likely to get at least one of two recommended doses of the meningococcal vaccine when they receive their first shot by early adolescence, a U.S. study suggests....
23:34, 05/29/2019

Kenya becomes third African nation to introduce malaria vaccine Kenya on Friday began adding a malaria vaccine to its routine immunization schedule for babies and toddlers, becoming the third African country to roll out the vaccine for a disease that threatens children across the continent....
02:34, 09/14/2019

Scotland's HPV vaccine linked to 'near elimination' of cervical cancer The routine vaccination of schoolgirls with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Scotland has led to a dramatic reduction in cervical cancer in later life....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Despite Measles Warnings, Anti-Vaccine Movement May Be Growing A “vaccine symposium” in Rockland County was denounced by health authorities and some ultra-Orthodox rabbis, who said the speakers were spreading dangerous propaganda....
05:17, 05/15/2019

ASU researcher launches cancer ‘vaccine’ trial in dogs PHOENIX- A researcher at Arizona State University is using dogs to test his preventative cancer “vaccine.” Stephen Johnston, director of the Center for Innovations in Medicine, has already tested the concoction on hundreds of mice with promising results. “As soon as the tumor arise...
23:51, 05/20/2019

A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
23:34, 05/21/2019

Facebook debuts new notifications to fight vaccine misinformation Following on the heels of Pinterest, Facebook is launching a new initiative aimed at combating anti-vaccine misinformation. Moving forward, whenever Facebook users search for vaccine-related content, including through groups and hashtags, the social......
08:00, 09/05/2019

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandates New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of immunization rules....
18:34, 06/14/2019

Brexit Is Vaccine Against Anti-EU Propaganda: Donald Tusk The tortuous Brexit process has acted as a "vaccine" against anti-EU sentiment across the continent, European Council President Donald Tusk claimed Tuesday....
06:34, 05/29/2019

Tusk says Brexit served as 'vaccine' against euroskeptic EU vote Britain's Brexit paralysis served as a "vaccine" against the euroskeptic vote in the European Union's parliamentary elections, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday....
12:00, 05/29/2019

How anti-vaccine messaging continues to spread online Misinformation surrounding the safety of vaccines is not new, but social media helps it spread more widely than ever, which can lead to dangerous consequences....
10:34, 05/21/2019

Chlamydia vaccine shown to be safe in first ever human trial First ever clinical trial of chlamydia vaccine shows the drug is safe for women and triggers an immune response against the bacteria that causes the infection...
01:52, 08/13/2019

US vaccine panel downgrades pneumonia shot recommendation ATLANTA (AP) — A scientific panel has downgraded its recommendation that all retirement-age Americans get a top-selling vaccination against bacteria that can cause pneumonia, meningitis and other illnesses. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices said routine vaccination with Pfizer’s...
22:00, 06/26/2019

Congo Ebola death toll to hit 1,000, new vaccine planned: WHO Congo's Ebola epidemic is expected to continue spreading though the country's east, where it has killed 1,000 since August and sparked mistrust and frequent attacks on medical centers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday....
19:34, 05/03/2019

Ebola vaccine undermined by deep distrust in Congo Deep distrust — along with political instability and deadly violence — has severely undermined efforts by public health authorities in Congo to curb the outbreak by tracing and vaccinating those who may have come into contact with infected people....
23:00, 07/24/2019

The Latest: Hundreds crowd hearing on California vaccine law SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a California Assembly hearing on vaccination legislation (all times local): 3 p.m. Hundreds filed through a committee hearing at California’s Capitol on Thursday to speak against legislation that proponents say will crack down on fraudulent vaccine exemp...
00:51, 06/21/2019

Instagram to start blocking hashtags with vaccine misinformation Instagram will start blocking hashtags that contain misinformation related to vaccines, the social media company revealed Thursday.        ...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Public to weigh in on revised California vaccine bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Residents are getting their first chance to weigh in on a revised California measure giving state public health officials oversight of doctors who grant over five vaccination medical exemptions annually vaccinations and schools with vaccination rates less than 95%. Thursday...
10:34, 06/20/2019

Texas lawmaker calls vaccine research 'sorcery' A vaccine researcher in Texas tweeted a map this week that showed an upward trend in vaccine exemptions in the Lone Star State. More and more, parents were opting school-age children out of getting vaccinated....
06:34, 05/10/2019

Deployment of second Ebola vaccine would not be quick fix, experts warn The resignation of Congo's health minister in the midst of the country's worst Ebola outbreak could clear the way for a second experimental vaccine to be deployed. But the new shot would likely take months to win the trust of frightened locals and show results, health officials say....
14:00, 07/25/2019

Trump will order boost to flu vaccine production: report President Trump wants to give the US flu vaccine production a shot in the arm. The former vaccine skeptic is working on an executive order that would direct the Health and Human Services department to overhaul how it cooks up flu vaccines, and he also has plans to encourage more Americans to get the...
05:51, 07/17/2019

Kennedy family denounces RFK Jr. over anti-vaccine stance Three Kennedys have rebuked Robert F. Kennedy Jr. for his fierce opposition to vaccinations and his help in spreading “dangerous misinformation over social media” about vaccine safety....
22:34, 05/08/2019

PACC to host free vaccine, microchip clinic TUCSON – Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) will be hosting a free vaccine and microchip clinic on Saturday. The clinic will be from 8 a.m. to noon at Kino Sports Complex, 2500 E. Ajo Way. Courtesy: Pima Animal Care Center PACC says the event will end after staffers chip and vaccine 300 pets. The shelte...
17:51, 07/09/2019

New York state ends vaccine religious exemption New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure minutes after the final vote. Hundreds of parents of unvaccinated children protested at New York's Capitol. (June 14)        ...
13:17, 06/14/2019

China says making progress on African swine fever vaccine China will start work on clinical trials of an African swine fever vaccine, state media said on Friday, as the disease continues to spread through the world's biggest hog herd....
14:00, 05/24/2019

Camps harden vaccine rules amid US measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to turn away children whose parents opted not to vaccinate them against the disease....
05:51, 05/24/2019

Congo minister's resignation over Ebola snub could unblock new vaccine Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to contain the spreading epidemic....
22:00, 07/22/2019

WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation The World Health Organization said on Thursday it welcomed a commitment by Facebook that it would direct users seeking vaccine information on its Instagram, Facebook Search, Groups and other forums towards facts, not misinformation....
20:00, 09/05/2019

Uganda begins largest trial of experimental Ebola vaccine Researchers in Uganda are launching the largest-ever trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deployed in neighboring Congo, where a deadly outbreak has killed over 1,800 people....
22:51, 08/02/2019

Kenya becomes third African nation to introduce world's first malaria vaccine Kenya on Friday added the world's first malaria vaccine to the routine immunization schedule for children under two, becoming the third country in Africa to roll out the vaccine for the disease that kills one child globally every two minutes....
10:17, 09/13/2019

Revised CA vaccine bill would revoke exemptions from infamous anti-vax doc Enlarge / Dr. Robert Sears examines 2-month-old twins. Sears is among the doctors who have been found to have issued fraudulent medical vaccination exemptions. (credit: Getty | Don Bartletti) Hundreds of dubious medical exemptions handed out by California’s infamous anti-vaccine pediatrician, Dr....
11:17, 09/10/2019

World races to develop African swine fever vaccine Governments, universities and private businesses around the world are racing to develop a vaccine for African swine fever before the disease infects the entire globe....
09:17, 07/12/2019

WHO partners with Facebook to stop the spread of inaccurate vaccine information The World Health Organization said the spread of inaccurate vaccine information is "a major threat to global health that could reverse decades of progress made in tackling preventable diseases."...
23:00, 09/05/2019

GSK ends development of Ebola vaccine, hands work to U.S. institute British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is giving up its work on developing three potential vaccines against the deadly Ebola and Marburg viruses, despite an ongoing Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo....
16:34, 08/06/2019

Facebook to direct vaccine searches to public health pages Facebook moves to stem spread of misinformation online about side-effects of immunisationsFacebook is to take a stand against vaccine denial by directing people searching for information or using vaccine hashtags to web pages set up by public health bodies.People who access Facebook and Instagram pa...
04:34, 09/05/2019

Vietnam says will have African swine fever vaccine 'soon', experts skeptical Vietnam said on Tuesday it has had initial success in creating a vaccine to fight African swine fever, which has infected farms throughout the Southeast Asian country and prompted the culling of around 10% of its pig herd....
19:34, 07/02/2019

There Could Be a Chlamydia Vaccine In the Coming Years, A Promising New Study Suggests The first-ever human trial of a genital-chlamydia vaccine suggests that it is safe and effective, according to a new study published in the Lancet. U.S. sexually transmitted illness diagnoses have reached new highs for the past four years in a row, and chlamydia is responsible for the bulk of those ...
11:17, 08/13/2019

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandate for schoolchildren State lawmakers vote to repeal exemption amid country’s worst measles outbreak in decadesNew York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the country’s worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of ...
08:00, 06/14/2019

Bastion of Anti-Vaccine Fervor: Progressive Waldorf Schools Opposition to vaccines on the left is increasingly worrying the authorities. At one progressive school, 60 percent of the 300 students were not vaccinated against measles and other diseases....
12:34, 06/13/2019

PACC, Kino Sports to host second free vaccine clinic Courtesy: Pima Animal Care Center TUCSON – Pet owners? Did you miss the first free community vaccine and microchip clinic earlier this summer? If so, we got good news for you, Pima Animal Care Center and Kino Sports Complex will hold a second one on Aug. 31. The free clinic will begin at 8 a.m. and ...
20:00, 08/20/2019

Anti-vaccine activist charged for assault of California senator The man behind a petition drive to recall a California state senator and physician pushing for tougher vaccine requirements was charged on Wednesday with assault after livestreaming himself shoving the lawmaker in a sidewalk confrontation in Sacramento....
07:00, 08/22/2019

Anti-vaxxer livestreamed alleged assault on pro-vaccine lawmaker Enlarge / LOS ANGELES, Calif. - APRIL 14, 2015: Kathleen Miller, 46, right, with her children at a rally of parents and teachers who oppose efforts to end the personal-belief exemption on vaccinations. (credit: Getty / Irfan Khan) The Sacramento Police Department on Wednesday cited a prominent a...
05:00, 08/23/2019

A Chlamydia Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Human Trial A vaccine for the most commonly reported sexually transmitted infection in the U.S.—the bacterial disease chlamydia—is now a substantial step closer to reality. On Monday, researchers reported that two of their vaccine candidates were found to be safe in a phase 1 clinical trial of 35 women. Though ...
01:17, 08/14/2019

Pinterest will only surface legitimate vaccine info from health groups Pinterest is doubling down on its efforts to prevent the spread of anti-vaxxer misinformation on its social media network. Starting today, when Pinterest users search for terms like "measles" and "vaccine safety," they'll only see pins created by org......
19:51, 08/28/2019

Bill would mandate measles vaccine for summer camp kids A state pol wants to add the measles vaccine to summer campers’ pack lists this year. State Sen. David Carlucci (D) introduced a bill Thursday that would require all kids going to New York summer camps prove they’ve received a slew of vaccinations — as the state legislature desperately t...
10:00, 06/07/2019

Pinterest will direct vaccine searches to major health groups Pinterest Inc users searching for vaccine-related information will be shown results from leading public health groups, in an effort to combat health misinformation on the site, the social media company said in a blog post on Wednesday....
04:17, 08/29/2019

Everything I Learned While Getting Kicked out of America's Biggest Anti-Vaccine Conference It seemed virtually inevitable that I would be thrown out of AutismOne, a yearly conference that has been accused of being a hive of anti-vaccine sentiments, bad science, scaremongering and worthless products. The conference has, after all, ejected several science bloggers who have previously atten...
01:00, 06/21/2019

First chlamydia vaccine tested in humans shows early promise The first chlamydia vaccine to be tested in humans has been shown to be safe, and may protect against the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection in the world. Research teams in Denmark and the United Kingdom reported findings Monday from their phase one clinical trial in The Lancet Inf...
03:17, 08/13/2019

‘Dramatic Resurgence’ of Measles in Europe Partly Due to Vaccine Refusals (LONDON) — The World Health Organization says there has been a “dramatic resurgence” of measles in Europe, in part fueled by vaccine refusals, with nearly 90,000 people sickened by the virus in the first half of 2019. In a report issued Thursday, the U.N. health agency said the num...
12:51, 08/29/2019

Colorectal cancer vaccine has promising results in early trials Researchers have revealed positive results of a small, early clinical trial that tested the effects of a new vaccine on 10 people with colorectal cancer....
12:00, 05/05/2019

Twitter will direct vaccine-related searches to 'a credible' source Nearly every social media platform has introduced tools to stop the spread of misinformation around vaccines. The latest change comes from Twitter. Now, when users search for vaccine-related content, they'll first see a link to vaccines.gov, which is......
01:17, 05/15/2019

Scientology cruise ship quarantined in St. Lucia gets measles vaccine Health officials for the Caribbean island of St. Lucia furnished 100 free doses of measles vaccine to a Church of Scientology cruise ship placed under quarantine in port after the highly contagious disease was diagnosed on board, the island's chief medical officer said on Thursday....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Oregon vaccine bill dead as US measles count soars SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Critics say Oregon senators jeopardized public health when they killed a bill aimed at getting more children vaccinated for measles and other preventable diseases in order pass a tax on large businesses. Under the vaccination measure children would only have been be able to forgo ...
02:34, 05/15/2019

Merck steps up U.S. measles vaccine production with increased demand Merck & Co said on Wednesday it has increased production of the measles vaccine to meet an uptick in demand in the United States in the midst of the country's biggest outbreak in 25 years....
00:17, 05/02/2019

Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, new vaccine planned: WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deaths from a nine-month-old epidemic stood at 994 and were expected to exceed 1,000 within hours....
16:51, 05/03/2019

21 million children miss first dose of measles vaccine every year An estimated 169 million children worldwide have missed out on getting the first dose of a measles vaccine, including more than half a million in the UK...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Lifetime announces a Surviving R. Kelly follow-up and a Surviving Jeffrey Epstein show Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly documentary series was huge for the network—not to mention his many alleged victims’ pursuit of justice—and now Lifetime has announced that it’s putting a sequel of sorts that will explore the developments in the case against Kelly that have come to light since the seri...
04:17, 07/24/2019

Exclusive trailer: 'A Lifetime of Sundays' through the eyes of four NFL female owners The documentary produced by Jane Goodell sheds light on the women who played an integral part in the history of the NFL.        ...
01:34, 08/17/2019

'Surviving R. Kelly' follow up coming to Lifetime with Soledad O’Brien "Surviving R Kelly: The Impact" is a two-hour follow-up special to the explosive "Surviving R. Kelly" series that debuted in January.        ...
17:00, 04/29/2019

Barcelona to offer Lionel Messi a 'lifetime contract' to stay at Camp Nou Barcelona want to offer Lionel Messi a 'lifetime contract' after a clause was revealed in which it was confirmed he can leave the Catalan club for free at the end of the season....
13:00, 09/09/2019

Meghan Markle's father slams Lifetime's 'Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal' as 'dumb fiction' "Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal" wasn't an accurate portrayal of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's dealings with the Duchess of Sussex's father, Thomas Markle claimed in a new report....
16:17, 05/29/2019

'Surviving R. Kelly' followup coming to Lifetime with Soledad O’Brien "Surviving R Kelly: The Impact" is a two-hour follow-up special to the explosive "Surviving R. Kelly" series that debuted in January.        ...
14:17, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, new vaccine planned -WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deaths from a nine-month-old epidemic stood at 994 and were expected to exceed 1,000 within hours....
18:17, 05/03/2019

'Worry is contagious': the vaccine-hesitant parents putting children at risk More than committed anti-vaxxers, parents who are unsure about vaccination are one of the top 10 threats to global health this year. What’s behind this crisis of confidence?My son had his first vaccination within hours of entering the world. In the London borough where he was born eight years ago, t...
14:00, 07/13/2019

Jessica Biel Weighs In on Vaccine Fight, Drawing Fierce Pushback The entry of Ms. Biel, the Hollywood actress, into the conversation broadened the scope of the national debate, but also provoked a furious response....
04:34, 06/14/2019

Sanofi wins U.S. approval to sell dengue vaccine but with major restrictions The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday gave Sanofi SA's dengue vaccine Dengvaxia a very narrow approval as the company continues to suffer from evidence that its vaccine, which took 20 years to develop, can cause severe infections in some people....
04:17, 05/02/2019

Rockland County summer camps suing over measles vaccine requirement Rockland County’s new requirement that the camps fork over campers’ personal data and health records to government bureaucrats — which must be done via fax — puts thousands of campers’ privacy at risk, the suit argues....
03:34, 07/02/2019

Pfizer, Sanofi, to boost South African Biovac's vaccine output South Africa's Biovac Institute will start local production of Sanofi's Hexavalent vaccine next year and Pfizer's anti-pneumonia Prevnar 13 vaccine in 2021, boosting supply of life-saving drugs in its main market, its CEO said....
15:34, 07/02/2019

Pinterest's new vaccine search will offer something rare on social media: facts Users looking for medical advice will get results from major public health groups in an effort to combat misinformationWhen Pinterest realized in 2018 that the search results for many health-related terms – such as “vaccines” or “cancer cure” – were polluted with non-scientific misinformation, the v...
01:51, 08/29/2019

WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed that the strategy of vaccinating those known to be exposed to the disease was no longer sufficient....
21:34, 05/07/2019

Pinterest to direct vaccine searches to health organizations to combat misinformation Social media sites have been trying to combat the spread of misinformation about vaccines. Pinterest previously tried blocking all searches for vaccines with mixed results....
20:51, 08/28/2019

Protesters shut down California's legislature as bills tighten vaccine exemptions Activists take over state capitol and demonstrate outside governor’s office as he signs measuresActivists shut down both chambers of the California state legislature with protests and chanting against a set of bills seeking to tighten school vaccine exemptions.Protesters on Monday took over the hall...
03:51, 09/10/2019

Pinterest teams up with health bodies to tackle false vaccine info Pinterest users searching for help and advice about vaccines will be directed to public health bodies as part of the social media site's attempt to tackle the spread of misinformation....
17:17, 08/29/2019

Global Update: New Polio Strains That Protect Vaccine Factory Workers The strains have the same ability to invoke an immune reaction as the live viruses now used to make vaccine do, but with no risk to vaccine factory employees....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Revised CA vaccine bill would revoke exemptions from infamous anti-vax doc [Updated] Enlarge / Dr. Robert Sears examines 2-month-old twins. Sears is among the doctors who have been found to have issued fraudulent medical vaccination exemptions. (credit: Getty | Don Bartletti) Hundreds of dubious medical exemptions handed out by California’s infamous anti-vaccine pediatrician, Dr...
18:51, 09/10/2019

Scientists call on social media companies to provide better vaccine information The Salzburg Statement on Vaccination Acceptance, published Tuesday in the Journal of Health Communication, has called on companies like Google and Facebook to better identify misinformation related to vaccine safety....
17:51, 07/02/2019

Pregnant, nursing women can now be given Ebola vaccine, UN health agency announces Reversing an earlier decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) now recommends vaccinating pregnant and breastfeeding women against the Ebola virus....
20:00, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 2-WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation The World Health Organization said on Thursday it welcomed a commitment by Facebook that it would direct users seeking vaccine information on its Instagram, Facebook Search, Groups and other forums towards facts, not misinformation....
19:34, 09/05/2019

Vaccine and blood thinner help drive Pfizer to quarterly earnings beat Pfizer Inc on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit that beat Wall Street estimates and slightly raised its 2019 earnings forecast, as the company reined in costs and recorded higher sales of blood thinner Eliquis and Prevnar pneumonia vaccine....
21:51, 04/30/2019

Vaccine rates climb on ‘hippie’ island amid measles outbreak VASHON ISLAND, Wash. — Sarah Day is a school nurse with “street cred” when it comes to the polarizing issue of vaccines on an idyllic island in Washington state known for its rural beauty, counterculture lifestyle and low immunization rates. Since she began communal living on Vashon Island more than...
16:34, 05/20/2019

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04:00, 06/21/2019

The Urgency for a Vaccine Grows as a Deadly Virus Ravages Asia’s Pig Herds (BEIJING) — Scientists are working to develop a vaccine to help guard the world’s pork supply as a deadly virus ravages Asia’s pig herds. Farmers have long contained its spread by quarantining and killing infected animals, but the disease’s devastating march into East Asia is...
12:17, 08/20/2019

Global Health: A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
23:00, 05/08/2019

California looks to crack down on vaccine exemptions amid national measles outbreak Amid a national measles outbreak, California lawmakers are weighing new legislation aimed at cracking down on vaccination exemptions.        ...
17:34, 06/20/2019

Facebook to direct anti-vaccine searches to public health pages Facebook moves to stem spread of misinformation online about side-effects of immunisationsFacebook is to take a stand against vaccine denial by directing people searching for information or using vaccine hashtags to web pages set up by public health bodies.People who access Facebook and Instagram pa...
20:00, 09/04/2019

Not enough vaccine: Asylum seekers awaiting rulings face chickenpox outbreak The health department doesn’t have enough vaccine for the asylum seekers and the shelter can't quarantine the sick, a health official said.        ...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Pentagon contractor threatened to murder Rep. Frederica Wilson over vaccine bill: DOJ An anti-vaxxer from Maryland who works as a cybersecurity contractor for the Department of Defense was charged this week for “threatening to murder” Florida Congresswoman Frederica Wilson — after she introduced a bill requiring all public schools to vaccinate their students in exch...
12:00, 07/19/2019

Vaccine rates rise on long-wary ‘hippie’ island near Seattle VASHON ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — An idyllic island near Seattle known for its counterculture lifestyle and low immunization rates is seeing an increase in the number of children vaccinated for measles and other diseases. Advocates attribute the rising vaccination numbers on Vashon Island to increasingly ...
09:17, 05/20/2019

Lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine ‘mandates’ to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of being “typical leftist(s) trying to take credit for something only The Lord God Almighty is in c...
23:17, 05/08/2019

Africa begins world's biggest anti-malaria vaccine campaign Hundreds of thousands of children are to receive a groundbreaking vaccine against the mosquito-born disease in three African countries. It's hoped the campaign will save many lives, but there are some drawbacks....
16:17, 05/01/2019

“Once in a lifetime” catch weighs 700 pounds and is 12 feet 7-and-a-half inches long…with an estimated six inches of the tail missing (WLBT) It’s the time of year alligator hunters have been waiting for – the opening weekend of Mississippi harvesting. There was no rest this Labor Day weekend for the team Muddy Water Maniacs, who captured a giant gator after more than an hour-and-a-half battle to take him down and get him int...
18:02, 09/06/2019

'Sesame Street,' Sally Field, more to earn Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievement What do "Sesame Street" and Sally Field have in common? Both are going to be Kennedy Center Honors recipients.        ...
21:34, 07/18/2019

Opinion: Female NFL team owners shed light on history in film 'A Lifetime of Sundays' Four women, all in their 80s and 90s, own the Bears, Lions, Chiefs and Steelers. Their stories are told in a film that premieres next weekend.       ...
18:34, 08/16/2019

CBOE Chairman and CEO William Brodsky Receives Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award at Super Bowl of Indexing Conference CHICAGO, December 17, 2009 - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his career-long support of index products as risk-management tools. The award was presented earlier this month at...
08:51, 05/03/2019

VBI's shares plunge after hep B vaccine fails secondary goal in late-stage trial VBI Vaccines Inc said on Monday a late-stage study was unsuccessful in showing two doses of its hepatitis B vaccine were as effective as three doses of an older vaccine from GlaxoSmithKline, sending its shares plunging 66%....
05:34, 06/18/2019

Swimming, s'mores and shots: Camps harden vaccine rules in U.S. measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to turn away children whose parents opted not to vaccinate them against the disease....
12:51, 05/23/2019

UN health agency welcomes Facebook pledge to stop vaccine misinformation from going viral The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday welcomed Facebook’s pledge to ensure users can separate fact from fiction when it comes to vaccines, across its platforms from Facebook Search, to Groups, Pages and forums....
22:00, 09/06/2019

Varying vaccine trust leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where scepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to persist, a global study found on Wednesday....
08:34, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed that the strategy of vaccinating those known to be exposed to the disease was no longer sufficient....
20:17, 05/07/2019

A father fights to keep his daughter alive as anti-vaccine sentiment swells in Italy When his daughter Angela was gravely ill, Nicola Pomaro made her a solemn promise: If she recovered, he would do all he could to help her live life to the full....
19:17, 06/26/2019

Nasty US measles outbreak helps boost Merck's vaccine sales in second quarter Sales of children vaccines, which includes the New Jersey-based company's MMR vaccine for measles, jumped 58% year-over-year to $675 million, Merck announced in its second-quarter earnings report....
21:17, 07/30/2019

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Family Members Condemn His ‘Tragically Wrong’ Vaccine Views Family members of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. have slammed his stance against vaccines, calling his views “tragically wrong” in a new op-ed. “We love Bobby. He is one of the great champions of the environment,” two of Kennedy’s siblings, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend and Joseph P...
08:00, 05/09/2019

Texas lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine 'mandates' to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of being "typical leftist(s) trying to take credit for something only The Lord God Almighty is in control...
11:17, 05/08/2019

Global Health: Religious Objections to the Measles Vaccine? Get the Shots, Faith Leaders Say Devout parents who are worried about vaccines often object to ingredients from pigs or fetuses. But the leaders of major faiths have examined these fears and still vigorously endorse vaccination....
18:51, 04/28/2019

U.S. Measles Cases Reach Highest Level in 25 Years. Vaccine Misinformation May Be to Blame (NEW YORK) — U.S. measles cases in 2019 have climbed to their highest level in 25 years in a resurgence largely attributed to misinformation that is turning parents against vaccines. New York City health officials on Wednesday reported 61 new cases since late last week, pushing this year’...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Years after Texas backed off HPV vaccine mandate, cervical cancer rate soars Twelve years after Texas and Australia veered onto wildly different courses regarding HPV prevention, their gap in health outcomes has widened demonstrably....
07:17, 08/13/2019

Work on potential HIV vaccine to accelerate thanks to new cutting-edge Western University facility The facility was funded by Western's Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and a significant grant from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, according to a release....
00:17, 07/30/2019

Researchers close in on a new depression mechanism A study in rats identifies a key driver of anhedonia, the inability to experience pleasure. This finding may lead to new therapies not just for depression....
19:34, 05/24/2019

AI researchers have a plan to pay patients for data Enlarge (credit: iStock/Getty Images) Robert Chang, a Stanford ophthalmologist, normally stays busy prescribing drops and performing eye surgery. But a few years ago, he decided to jump on a hot new trend in his field: artificial intelligence. Doctors like Chang often rely on eye imaging to track ...
19:35, 08/11/2019

Researchers Use CRISPR to Remove HIV From Mice An interdisciplinary team of scientists is claiming to have eliminated the HIV virus from the genomes of mice by combining the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool with an experimental new drug. It’s a promising development in the battle against HIV and AIDS, but more work is required before clinical trial...
04:17, 07/03/2019

Researchers warn against homemade sunscreen Many people may be tempted to craft their own sunscreens out of all-natural ingredients. However, such creams will likely fail to offer any protection....
17:51, 05/20/2019

Plants Are Definitely Not Conscious, Researchers Argue The remarkable ability of plants to respond to their environment has led some scientists to believe it’s a sign of conscious awareness. A new opinion paper argues against this position, saying plants “neither possess nor require consciousness.”Read more......
20:51, 07/03/2019

How the industry's researchers are looking for new vehicle ingredients Thousands of chemists and lab-coat-wearing material science researchers at national labs, suppliers and automakers are rethinking the automobile at the molecular level....
20:00, 08/05/2019

UA researchers use smartphone to detect norovirus TUCSON- A team of researchers at the University of Arizona is using a smartphone to detect norovirus, a contagious virus causing food poisoning, stomach flu or the stomach bug. Norovirus can lead to vomiting and diarrhea and is commonly spread in crowded environments like workplaces or cruise ships....
16:17, 08/31/2019

Researchers are creepily close to predicting when you’re going to die Enlarge / Samples of donated blood in Vacutainer test tubes. (credit: Getty | Universal Images Group) If death is in the cards, it may also be in your blood. Measurements of 14 metabolic substances in blood were pretty good at predicting whether people were likely to die in the next five to 10 yea...
03:00, 08/22/2019

Researchers Take Major Step Towards Curing HIV Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center have taken a major step towards curing HIV. UNMC announced Tuesday that researchers there, in cooperation a team at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, have “come up with a way to completely eliminate HIV infection in a s...
06:51, 07/04/2019

Despite proposed fines for anti-vaxxers in Germany and New York, vaccine exemption bills may be on the rise BSIP/UIG via Getty Images Bills that fine people who fail to get life-saving vaccinations are gaining attention. On Sunday, Germany's health minister proposed fining parents of school-age children who haven't received a measles inoculation up to $2,790. The proposal came on the heels of recent orde...
03:51, 05/06/2019

Andrew Wakefield, others hold anti-vaccine rally amid raging measles outbreaks Enlarge / Andrew Wakefield, disgraced former doctor found to have committed fraudulent research. (credit: Getty | Peter Macdiarmid) Andrew Wakefield, Del Bigtree, and other prominent anti-vaccine advocates unleashed fear and toxic misinformation last night at a well-attended symposium in New Yor...
20:34, 05/14/2019

New York Will No Longer Allow Vaccine Exemptions for Religious Reasons Amid Ongoing Measles Outbreaks New York lawmakers voted on Thursday to repeal vaccine exemptions for religious reasons in school-age children as the state continues to battle ongoing measles outbreaks.Read more......
18:17, 06/14/2019

‘Leave my family out of it’: Nurse-turned-legislator gets death threat over controversial vaccine bill Being the face of a political effort to try to encourage people to get vaccinated has made Rep. Kyle Mullica the target of threats. Mullica received an email that likened him to a Nazi doctor and said that he deserved to die....
10:34, 05/03/2019

Jessica Biel lobbies against vaccine bill, but denies being part of anti-vaxx movement The actor joined Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to lobby against a California bill that would mandate parents get approval from public health if they don't want their child vaccinated....
22:51, 06/13/2019

Anti-Vaxxers Fail to Block New York Law Eliminating Religious Exemptions to Vaccine Requirements A New York State Supreme Court Justice on Friday rejected a suit brought by 55 families attempting to block the state’s recently passed law “eliminating exemptions to school vaccination requirements on the basis of religious beliefs,” Ars Technica reported.Read more......
01:17, 07/14/2019

New malaria vaccine trial in Malawi marks ‘an innovation milestone', declares UN health agency A new vaccine against deadly malaria which has been 30 years in development, was made available for the first time to infants in Malawi on Tuesday, marking an “innovation milestone”, said the World Health Organization (WHO)....
21:51, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 2-VBI's shares plunge after hep B vaccine fails secondary goal in late-stage trial VBI Vaccines Inc said on Monday a late-stage study was unsuccessful in showing two doses of its hepatitis B vaccine were as effective as three doses of an older vaccine from GlaxoSmithKline, sending its shares plunging 66%....
21:00, 06/17/2019

GSK sees shingles vaccine sales rising, as free cash flow concerns weigh GlaxoSmithKline forecast on Wednesday that 2019 sales of its shingles vaccine would be more than 1 billion pounds ($1.3 billion) but the British drugmaker's shares slipped on concerns about its pharmaceutical business and free cash flow....
20:51, 05/01/2019

Virtual reality needs spherical displays, say researchers Virtual reality is with us. It's real. It's here. But it's not exactly popular. Some think that's because we're social beings, and the idea of sitting on our own and being entertained alone and separated from others is off-putting.Technically impressive they might be, but if...
04:34, 05/06/2019

What’s a ‘normal’ bedtime for a 5-year-old? Researchers say earlier is better. Young children are getting less sleep than their parents and grandparents did at the same age, a trend with significant implications on their health and well-being....
05:51, 08/02/2019

Researchers: Websites infected iPhones with spyware Suspected nation-state hackers used malware-laden websites to infect iPhones with spyware in what security researchers are calling the worst general security failure yet affecting the Apple devices. Announced late Thursday by Google researchers, the vulnerabilities were quietly fixed by Apple in Feb...
20:51, 08/30/2019

Researchers have found new way to bring oxygen to Mars One of the biggest issues with putting astronauts on Mars for any length of time is the planet’s weak atmosphere and the lack of oxygen needed to sustain life. Astronauts would need to wear spacesuits almost constantly to live and work on Mars. However, a team of researchers at the California ...
23:34, 05/30/2019

Researchers eye brain implant for drug addiction Clinical trials in China using deep brain stimulation may hold the key to treating drug users, literally with the flip of a switch. China is emerging as a hub for this research. The first U.S. trial of DBS for drug addiction could begin in June. (May 8)        ...
06:34, 05/08/2019

Earth's mantle is magnetic, researchers find Scientists assumed Earth's mantle, the layer stretching from the crust to a depth of 255 miles, was magnetically dead. New research suggests they were mistaken....
20:51, 06/06/2019

Researchers try to make ICU less traumatic for patients, families (Reuters Health) - Intensive care units (ICUs) can be extremely stressful for patients and families. Changes in the way ICUs are run may help mitigate that stress, two new studies suggest....
21:17, 07/16/2019

This de-stressor app could treat migraine pain, NYU researchers say Many of the 36 million migraine sufferers in the US turn off their smartphones — any lights and sounds, for that matter — when a headache sets in, so it may come as a surprise that researchers at NYU School of Medicine are touting a de-stressor app they say may help manage the pain. The....
21:34, 06/05/2019

Researchers detail the most dangerous piece of iOS malware we’ve ever seen Earlier this month, security researchers for Google’s Project Zero revealed a wild iOS exploit that would allow a malicious actor to completely take over a targeted device with absolutely no interaction from the device owner themselves. Apple ultimately patched the exploit, though there’...
07:17, 08/31/2019

Researchers Build Bots That Play Videogames With Each Other Researchers at Google’s artificial-intelligence labs said they have developed virtual videogame players that learned to play by working with other digital gamers....
00:00, 05/31/2019

To Really 'Disrupt,' Tech Needs to Listen to Actual Researchers Opinion: Silicon Valley culture often reveals the optimism of organized ignorance. Rather than lauding "new" experts, we need to respect, sustain, and strengthen the ones we already have....
20:00, 06/26/2019

1,000-pound birds once roamed Europe, researchers say If you’re going to pick a fight with a bird, the common ostrich should probably be near the bottom of your list. They’re tall, powerful, and the largest specimens can weigh in at well over 300 pounds. They’re not to be messed with, but they don’t hold a candle to the absolute...
18:51, 06/28/2019

Google researchers discovered serious iOS security flaws Six critical security vulnerabilities that were patched in the iOS 12.4 update released earlier this month were originally discovered by security researchers at Google. Natalie Silvanovich and Samuel Groß, two members of Google's Project Zero b......
19:17, 07/30/2019

Toilet paper is getting less sustainable, researchers warn Major brands are using less recycled paper, meaning more trees cut down unnecessarilyToilet paper – the one product that the majority of us use just once and flush away – is becoming less sustainable, according to research. Analysis from Ethical Consumer magazine found that major brands were using l...
13:00, 07/05/2019

Facebook researchers propose an AI assistant for Minecraft Facebook researchers propose in a paper building an intelligent assistant for Minecraft, which they argue is an ideal training ground for NLU agents.Read More...
19:51, 07/23/2019

AI researchers translate language into physical movement Carnegie Mellon University researchers created AI that turns words into human-like movement, intelligence that may instruct robotic movement in the future.Read More...
18:34, 09/11/2019

Researchers may have found a way to block gonorrhea infection Researchers at Georgia State University say blocking uptake of the mineral zinc by the bacterial pathogen that causes gonorrhea could prevent infection, a finding that may lead to a vaccine for the STI....
06:34, 08/06/2019

Waymo shares some of its self-driving car data to help researchers Self-driving car data is intensely valuable, and it's frequently considered one of Waymo's advantages -- it has more experience than virtually anyone. Now, however, the company is sharing some of that knowledge with the rest of the world. It's launch......
21:34, 08/21/2019

Researchers ask boaters to stay 100 metres away from whale The whale was seen in the Charlottetown harbour last Thursday, and more sightings were reported in the North, Hillsborough and West Rivers over the weekend....
00:00, 06/26/2019

Researchers developing AI to stop you from cheating on your diet Artificial intelligence is putting new teeth on the old saw that cheaters never prosper. New companies and new research are applying the cutting-edge technology in at least three different ways to combat cheating — on homework, on the job hunt and even on one’s diet. In California, a new company cal...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Researchers Designed a Video Game That Changes on the Fly to Compensate For Lag Be it from a bad controller, an over-taxed computer, or troubles with a network connection, lag—also known as latency—has been plaguing gamers for decades. Responsive controls are crucial for victory in any kind of game requiring quick reflexes, but researchers have come up with a novel way to elimi...
01:34, 06/26/2019

Researchers confirm 1,600 secret graves in Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Researchers in Mexico say they’ve confirmed the existence of 1,606 secret graves that contained 2,489 bodies throughout the country from 2006 to 2017. But the study that was released Thursday by Mexico City’s Iberoamericana University warned that they have only scratch...
00:51, 06/21/2019

To Combat 'Deepfakes,' Researchers Turn to Mice Researchers have found that while humans struggle to differentiate between real and computer-generated voices, mice can tell the difference just fine....
19:34, 08/08/2019

Carp have been farmed in China for 8,000 years, researchers say Aquaculture has deep historical roots in China. New analysis of ancient fish bones suggest humans in China were managing carp aquaculture as long as 8,000 years ago....
01:17, 09/17/2019

Scientists Wanted: Recruited by Juul, Many Researchers Say No Juul needs good science to prove to the F.D.A. that its e-cigarettes offer more benefits than risks. Some researchers say they are loath to take the company’s money....
09:34, 05/27/2019

Cockatoo choreographs his own dance moves, researchers believe New study of Snowball the prancing parrot points to bird at peak of his creative powersBlock-rocking beaks: Snowball’s moves reviewed by our dance criticWhen Snowball the sulphur-crested cockatoo revealed his first dance moves a decade ago he became an instant sensation. The foot-tapping, head-bobbi...
19:00, 07/08/2019

Uganda Launches Largest Trial of Experimental Ebola Vaccine As Outbreak Spreads in Neighboring Congo (KAMPALA, Uganda) — Researchers in Uganda have launched the largest-ever trial of the experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deployed in neighboring Congo, where a deadly outbreak has killed over 1,800 people. The trial of the Janssen Pharmaceuticals vaccine involves up to 800 peopl...
22:51, 08/02/2019

Two Novartis Researchers Exit Amid Data Scandal Novartis has replaced two research executives at the unit that makes Zolgensma, the world’s most expensive drug, in the wake of a data-manipulation scandal that surfaced recently....
08:34, 08/15/2019

Researchers discover climate-friendly way of extracting hydrogen from oil Scientists have discovered a way to extract hydrogen from oil without releasing greenhouse gases -- a move they've hailed as a "silver bullet" for climate issues. Hydrogen is already used by some car manufacturers to power vehicles and is also burned......
21:34, 08/21/2019

Lack of breastfeeding costs global economy nearly $1B every day: researchers A new website developed by researchers in Canada and Asia showed that the world could have saved $341 billion each year if mothers breastfeed their children for longer, helping prevent early deaths and various diseases....
21:51, 07/12/2019

Apple has yet to fix a mysterious iMessage bug spotted by Google researchers Next week in Las Vegas at the Black Hat security conference, Google Project Zero researcher Natalie Silvanovich is set to give a presentation about interactionless iPhone vulnerabilities that can run without the victim taking any action at all. The talk will come on the heels of Silvanovich and a Go...
03:17, 07/31/2019

Researchers use Intel SGX to put malware beyond the reach of antivirus software Intel Skylake die shot, built using the 14nm process. (credit: Intel) Researchers have found a way to run malicious code on systems with Intel processors in such a way that the malware can't be analyzed or identified by antivirus software, using the processor's own features to protect the bad code...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Researchers create electronic lens that works better than the human eye A new breakthrough could soon revolutionize the design of almost every optical instrument in use today, including cameras, eyeglasses and telescopes. Combining recent developments in artificial muscle and flat lens technologies, a team of researchers......
21:34, 08/21/2019

Fear, mistrust drive vaccination hesitancy, researchers say Half of Americans reported a hesitation or outright refusal to take an anti-Ebola vaccine, which researchers say is based on the same reasoning fueling anti-vaccine fears around the world....
03:34, 07/19/2019

Japanese researchers build robotic tail – video A team of researchers at Japan’s Keio university have built a robotic tail. Dubbed 'Arque', the grey one-metre device mimics tails such as those of cheetahs and monkeys, used to keep balance while running and climbing Continue reading......
20:34, 08/15/2019

Router Guest Networks Prone to Hacking: Researchers A study by Israel-based Ben-Gurion University (BGU) indicates that routers from well-known manufacturers are vulnerable to cross-router data leaks through a malicious attack....
21:51, 08/17/2019

Researchers solve mystery of how gas bubbles form in liquid The formation of air bubbles in a liquid appears very similar to its inverse process, the formation of liquid droplets from, say, a dripping water faucet. But the physics involved is actually quite different, and while those water droplets are uniform in their size and spacing, bubble formation is t...
05:34, 06/18/2019

Dodgeball is a tool of ‘oppression’ used to ‘dehumanize’ others, researchers argue Canadian researchers interviewed students about gym class and compared their responses about dodgeball to political theorist Iris Marion Young’s “Five Faces of Oppression.”...
22:17, 06/07/2019

Facebook AI researchers’ MelNet AI sounds like Bill Gates A pair of Facebook AI researchers used TED Talks and other data to make AI that closely mimics music and the voices of famous people, including Bill Gates.Read More...
23:00, 06/11/2019

MIT Researchers Build AI System That Can Visualise Objects Using Touch A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have come up with a predictive Artificial Intelligence (AI) that can learn to see by touching and to feel by seeing....
08:51, 06/17/2019

Insecure employment for postdoc researchers is leading to bad science Postdoc researchers like me aren’t considered university employees, even though we’re essential to research. This must changeBehind most of the technological advances we take for granted are brilliant researchers working long hours to complete experiments and advance our understanding. The backbone ...
14:17, 06/05/2019

Researchers develop e-tattoo heart monitor with ECG and SCG sensors An electronic tattoo measuring only 28 micrometers thick can be worn over the heart, serving as both an electrocardiogram and seismocardiogram sensor.Read More...
23:34, 06/21/2019

Facebook researchers are building virtual spaces to improve AI and AR Will virtual assistants be able to tell the difference between your living room and your kitchen? Or even help you find a missing book or set of keys? With embodied AI -- which relies on data from physical surroundings -- they soon might. Facebook ha......
20:17, 06/14/2019

Bots targeted race during Democratic debate, researchers say Bot-like accounts pushed the hashtag #DemDebateSoWhite during Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Detroit, according to a report from social media analytics firm Storyful....
17:51, 07/31/2019

Top AI researchers race to detect ‘deepfake’ videos: ‘We are outgunned’ Researchers fear it is only a matter of time before the AI-generated fake videos are deployed for maximum damage — to sow confusion, fuel doubt or undermine an opponent, potentially on the eve of a White House vote....
01:51, 06/13/2019

Google researchers disclose ‘interactionless’ iOS exploits valued at $5M A duo of Google bug-hunting researchers have disclosed several “interactionless” vulnerabilities in iOS that made it possible for hackers to hijack your iPhone via iMessage – without even engaging with the malicious texts. The researchers, Natalie Silvanovich and Samuel Groß, who work with Google’s ...
16:51, 07/30/2019

Researchers use graphene-lined clothes to deter mosquitoes Graphene, the highly flexible supermaterial used to build solar cells (and perhaps one day foldable phones), is also a powerful mosquito repellent. A team of researchers at Brown University discovered that graphene-lined clothing not only is an effec......
23:34, 08/27/2019

Intel researchers compress AI models without compromising accuracy The size of AI models correlates with their training times, generally speaking, such that larger models take more time — and subsequently more compute — to train. It’s possible to optimize the connections among the mathematical functions (or neurons) through a process known as prun...
19:34, 06/11/2019

Researchers use Rowhammer bit flips to steal 2048-bit crypto key Enlarge / A DDR3 DIMM with error-correcting code from Samsung. ECC is no longer an absolute defense against Rowhammer attacks. (credit: Samsung) The Rowhammer exploit that lets unprivileged attackers corrupt or change data stored in vulnerable memory chips has evolved over the past four years to t...
19:34, 06/11/2019

Whiny researchers slam dodgeball as a tool of ‘oppression’ These researchers were clearly last picks. Forget famine, war and disease, the real tool of oppression, at least according to three Canadian researchers, is dodgeball. “The message is that it’s okay to hurt or dehumanize the ‘other,’ ” researcher Joy Butler, a professor who s...
05:51, 06/08/2019

Project Zero Researchers Disclose Five 'Zero Interaction' iMessage Flaws Google Project Zero team has yet again found a number of security vulnerabilities in Apple's iOS operating system. Two members of the Project Zero team discovered five new "zero interaction"......
20:17, 07/30/2019

Researchers make a robotic fish with a battery for blood Enlarge (credit: James Pikul) Lots of experimental robots involve a little bit of cheating. Rather than containing all the necessary electronics and energy sources, they have tethers and wires that provide power and control without weighing the robot down or taking up too much internal space. This...
20:51, 06/19/2019

How Facebook plans to keep your data private while opening it up to researchers Ever since the 2016 US presidential elections, social network Facebook has been at the receiving end of criticism for its outsized influence on worldwide electoral processes, and threats to democracy from the spread of fake news. Now more than a year after Facebook announced a new initiative to aid ...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Researchers find cause for increased disease burden after midlife When important molecular programs that encourage longevity begin to break down, that's when the body crosses over into the stage of a midlife crisis....
03:34, 06/07/2019

Google researchers trained AI with your Mannequin Challenge videos Way back in 2016, thousands of people participated in the Mannequin Challenge. As you might remember, it was an internet phenomenon in which people held random poses while someone with a camera walked around them. Those videos were shared on YouTube......
20:34, 06/27/2019

Researchers build robotic tail to help the elderly keep their balance Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people stay upright....
04:34, 08/15/2019

Researchers identify RNA cell that speeds prostate cancer A non-coding RNA known as HULLK gives the blueprint to proteins and controls cells that cause prostate cancer to grow, which researchers say could be used as a target for new treatments of the disease....
22:51, 07/30/2019

Researchers create human-monkey chimeras in China Scientists are experimenting with human-monkey chimeras in China. According to a report by Spanish newspaper El Pais, researchers are inserting human cells into monkey embryos in the lab and watching them grow....
23:17, 08/01/2019

Hackers breached 3 US antivirus companies, researchers reveal Enlarge / An infographic from Advanced Intelligence showing the hacking group Fxmsp's breach-selling business model. (credit: AdvIntel) In a report published Thursday, researchers at the threat-research company Advanced Intelligence (AdvIntel) revealed that a collective of Russian and English-spea...
17:51, 05/09/2019

AI researchers developed a fully imaginary keyboard for touchscreens and VR A trio of researchers from the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) recently developed an eyes-free, AI-powered, invisible keyboard interface that positions itself based on where you choose to set your hands when you’re ready to type. Billions of dollars worth of R&D and marke...
06:17, 08/02/2019

Researchers Identify Second Gene Mutation Linked To HIV Resistance A rare genetic mutation that causes a form of muscular dystrophy affecting the limbs also protects against HIV infection, Spanish scientists reported Thursday....
06:51, 08/30/2019

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas BERLIN (AP) — Researchers calculate that the electricity required for the virtual currency bitcoin generates as much carbon dioxide as a city like Las Vegas. The Technical University of Munich said Thursday that researcher Christian Stoll and colleagues first calculated the power consumption of the ...
15:17, 06/13/2019

New science blooms after star researchers die, study finds The famed quantum physicist Max Planck had an idiosyncratic view about what spurred scientific progress: death. That is, Planck thought, new concepts generally take hold after older scientists with entrenched ideas vanish from the discipline. “A great scientific truth does not triumph by convinci...
06:17, 08/29/2019

Researchers question Einstein's theory of relativity, but it holds up While Einstein's century-old theory of relativity has been held up by recent research, scientists involved with the work say questions have been raised on the theory's durability....
18:00, 07/26/2019

For the First Time, Researchers Eliminated HIV From the Genomes of Living Animals There’s no question that powerful anti-HIV medications can do a fairly good job of keeping the virus under control. Used properly, these anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) can suppress HIV enough to keep it at levels so low they’re undetectable in the blood, which drastically lowers the chance...
20:34, 07/02/2019

Apple may soon hand special iPhones to security researchers Apple will start providing security researchers special iPhones and will finally launch a bug bounty program for Mac, according to Forbes. Cupertino will reportedly announce those security measures at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas la......
15:34, 08/06/2019

Yale researchers spot a biomarker that could help to predict suicide Researchers at Yale University believe they’ve found a marker within the brain that could help to prevent suicide. The marker, known as mGlurR5, is a glutamate receptor found throughout all regions of the brain, and is known to play a role in a number of functions like sleep and memory. Individuals ...
03:34, 05/14/2019

U of A researchers: 5 to 10 years from implementing mosquito ‘birth control’ TUCSON- Researchers say they have invented a “birth control” for mosquitoes, and say they could implement the treatment as early as 2024. Dr. Roger Miesfeld at the University of Arizona has been working on the project with his team for more than 15 years. Miesfeld says the “Eggshel...
05:17, 05/18/2019

Researchers use machine learning to predict large wildfires Researchers in AI and other fields made a classifier model for predicting the likelihood a wildfire will be large, info that can help first responders.Read More...
12:51, 09/19/2019

U.S. lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students, researchers A group of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or research visas to the United States....
04:51, 05/15/2019

California researchers have found a new way to bring oxygen to Mars One of the biggest issues with putting astronauts on Mars is the weak atmosphere and the lack of oxygen needed to sustain life. Astronauts would need to wear spacesuits almost constantly to live and work on the Red Planet. However, a team of researchers at the California Institute of Technology may ...
23:00, 05/30/2019

| No cheating: Frenchwoman was world's oldest person, researchers say Frenchwoman Jeanne Calment, who died aged 122 two decades ago, should keep the title of the oldest person on record, researchers say, rejecting claims of fraud....
23:17, 09/16/2019

Chagall's famed 'Fiddler' painted on a tablecloth - researchers Marc Chagall, the 20th century French-Russian artist who delighted fans with his vividly coloured, whimsical works, did many of his paintings using the same nine pigments - and hardly ever used black, researchers said on Friday....
00:34, 09/14/2019

Researchers are using drones to study the Amazon rainforest's health Researchers from Harvard University are using drones to better understand the Amazon rainforest. With drone-based sensors, the researchers hope to determine the unique "fingerprint" of different rainforest ecosystems. That could help them monitor the......
01:00, 09/14/2019

Researchers Say This AI Can Spot Unsafe Food on Amazon Faster Than the FDA It’s been most famously used to swap celebrities into movies and even erase unwanted mustaches, but the real power of artificial intelligence is its ability to spot patterns in large amounts of data and make startlingly accurate predictions. Researchers at the Boston University School of Public Heal...
17:34, 08/06/2019

Simple Design Changes Could Make YouTube Better for the Planet, Researchers Say YouTube is where preschoolers go for their Baby Shark fix. It’s where beauty bloggers rejoice as they unbox their new favorite lipstick. As it turns out, the website—my 3-year-old niece’s one and only true love—also contributes to climate change in a fairly significant way.Read more......
20:51, 05/07/2019

Researchers have eliminated HIV in mice for the first time. Is a cure for humans next? Researchers combined a new antiretroviral therapy with gene-editing technology to cure HIV in mice for the first time.        ...
07:51, 07/03/2019

Reducing air pollution could save thousands of lives, researchers say Although air quality has improved significantly since the 1990s, a new study claims that pollution still causes lung cancer, heart attacks and strokes that kill more than 30,000 Americans a year....
03:00, 07/27/2019

Researchers find Twitter is good for amplifying lies When it comes to spreading President Trump's false and misleading remarks, Twitter is a perfect storm. A study by Media Matters found that when tweeting about Trump's statements, major news outlets include false information 30 percent of the time. An......
21:34, 05/03/2019

Researchers create eye-tracking glasses that auto-focus where you look Researchers at Stanford University have created glasses that track your eyes and automatically focus on whatever you're looking at. The so-called autofocals, detailed in a paper published in the journal Science Advances, could prove a better solution......
22:17, 07/02/2019

UA researchers develop cancer-detecting blood test TUCSON – When it comes to fighting cancer, early detection is key. Researchers at the University of Arizona have developed a blood test that could be the best weapon to win that fight. “We believe that simple, inexpensive blood tests are really the road to the future for cancer detection and m...
02:34, 05/28/2019

Researchers develop a new way to track blood pressure… with selfies? A team of researchers in Canada and China are working on a revolutionary new way to track blood pressure: a selfie. The teams, based at the University of Toronto and the Affiliated Hospital of Hangzhou Normal University, just published a proof of concept that allows smartphone users to track blood p...
02:34, 08/07/2019

Researchers identify red coloring in an ancient fossil for the first time For the first time ever, researchers have detected chemical traces of red pigment in an ancient fossil. The discovery, which was published today in Nature Communications, was made using advanced X-ray imaging techniques applied to an exceptionally we......
14:00, 05/21/2019

Researchers have invented a method to prevent (or reverse) obesity Dr. Shu Wang may have stumbled upon the cure for obesity. Dr. Wang, an associate professor at Texas Tech, believes that nanotechnology could prevent, or even reverse, obesity — a problem affecting one in three Americans. Obesity is characterized by an increase in adipose tissue, what most people wou...
21:00, 09/07/2019

IBM researchers analyze the makeup of breast cancer cells with AI In a newly published paper, researchers at IBM and the University of Zurich detail an AI-driven cell analysis technique that targets breast cancer.Read More...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Turkey: Censorship fogging up pollution researchers' work In Turkey, rapid urbanization and poor pollution control are impacting public health, according to researchers. They say the government is fully aware, and is punishing experts who've tried to warn the public....
14:18, 09/17/2019

Researchers investigate spike in gray whale deaths At least 70 dead or dying gray whales have stranded on the West Coast this year. NOAA declared it an “unusual mortality event”        ...
23:00, 06/01/2019

Swedish researchers unveil world's smallest accelerometer Engineers in Sweden have developed the world's smallest accelerometer using graphene. The accelerometer could be used to create new wearable technologies for use in medicine, fitness and gaming....
04:00, 09/04/2019

Researchers: Anonymized data does little to protect user privacy Providing third-parties with data is a necessary cost of living in the 21st century. Whether it’s securing auto insurance, undergoing a routine examination at the dentist, or chatting up friends and relatives on Facebook, each of us will hand over about 1.7MB of data per second next year, according ...
03:51, 07/30/2019

Researchers are performing integer factorization using modified MRAM Ease of scaling could make probabilistic computing competitive with current-day quantum computers, though limitations of the design prompt researchers to dub it the "poor man's qubit."...
01:35, 09/19/2019

Here’s how researchers are making machine learning more efficient and affordable for everyone The research and development of neural networks is flourishing thanks to recent advancements in computational power, the discovery of new algorithms, and an increase in labelled data. Before the current explosion of activity in the space, the practical applications of neural networks were limited.  ...
21:51, 08/04/2019

Australia could produce 200% of energy needs from renewables by 2050, researchers say New report shows roadmap for Australia to be global green energy export leaderAustralia could run entirely on renewable electricity and produce double what it needs to create a massive green export industry by 2050, leading experts say.A report from scientists working under the Australian-German Ene...
07:51, 09/19/2019

US lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students and researchers A group of Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or research visas to the U.S....
12:34, 05/15/2019

NSW iVote source code released for researchers to poke around in Scytl has published components of the source code used by the NSW Electoral Commission following claims there were two flaws in the same system used in Switzerland....
10:51, 07/30/2019

'Extreme' grooming, STD link is unfounded, researchers claim Though the study was small, its lead author said it’s important for women to know that the previous research on grooming habits may not be conclusive despite widespread availability on the internet....
21:34, 09/05/2019

The Mother's Day 'gift of a lifetime': North Carolina woman wins $1.3M lottery prize Vielka Roman won the third-largest jackpot in Carolina Cash 5 history, according to North Carolina lottery officials.        ...
05:17, 05/16/2019

Woman wins $1.3 million 'gift of a lifetime' after checking Mother's Day lottery ticket Vielka Roman won the third-largest jackpot in Carolina Cash 5 history, according to North Carolina lottery officials.        ...
14:51, 05/16/2019

Chicago Cubs investigating fan's 'offensive' hand gesture, threatens lifetime ban The Chicago Cubs say they are investigating a fan using what appeared to be an offensive hand gesture associated with racism behind a television reporter who was on the air.        ...
14:34, 05/08/2019

New York poised to end religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren amid worst measles outbreak in decades ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York poised to end religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren amid worst measles outbreak in decades....
00:34, 06/14/2019

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20:51, 08/30/2019

Massive cholera vaccine campaign planned for cyclone-ravaged Mozambique, as UN calls for 'urgent' step-up in support Around 900,000 doses of cholera vaccine arrived in Mozambique on Tuesday to help stave off a possible epidemic, after the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai, amid reports that the disease has already infected more than 1,000 people in affected areas....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Researchers Say They’ve Created a Blood Test for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Researchers at Stanford University and elsewhere say they’ve taken an important step in potentially helping people with a barely understood ailment that’s long been viewed skeptically by the public and even some doctors. They claim to have created a blood test that may be able to readily identify p...
22:34, 04/30/2019

Researchers make their own E. coli genome, compress its genetic code Enlarge / Like any other E. coli, but different. (credit: CDC) The genetic code is the basis for all life, allowing the information present in DNA to be translated into the proteins that perform most of a cell's functions. And yet it's... kind of a mess. Life typically uses a suite of about 20 ami...
02:00, 05/16/2019

Researchers say 'spidey senses' could help self-driving vehicles avoid hazards Researchers want to give cars, planes and drones "spidey senses." That is, they want to give autonomous machines sensors that mimic nature. In a paper published in ACS Nano, a team of researchers -- from Purdue University, Nanyang Technological Unive......
20:00, 05/21/2019

Researchers Reveal That Anonymized Data Is Easy To Reverse Engineer Merely existing in the modern world means giving up a wealth of your information to countless institutions and services. While many of the places make promises to keep your identifiable data as secure and private as possible, they can still—and oftentimes do—share anonymized versions of your data to...
19:51, 07/23/2019

Researchers Send Fake Presidential Alerts to Stadium of 50,000 Using LTE Vulnerability Researchers figured out a way to exploit the system that sends presidential emergency alerts to our phones, simulating their method on a 50,000 seat football stadium in Colorado with a 90 percent success rate.Read more......
20:17, 06/24/2019

Researchers say a tiny planet slammed into the Moon a long time ago Earth’s Moon only ever shows us one face. It’s locked into its current orientation, with a permanent nearside and farside, but it wasn’t until the Apollo missions that scientists were able to see just how different the two sides really are. The nearside, with its sea of dark gray b...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Georgia Tech researchers teach robots to be mechanical MacGyvers There weren't many sticky situations that '80s television action hero MacGyver couldn't slip out of with the help of a disposable lighter, penknife and two tabs of Alka Seltzer. His unconventional application of scientific principles and outside the......
19:51, 08/28/2019

British children, as young as 7, being used by gangs to deal drugs: researchers Thousands of children in Britain - most aged between 15 and 17 - are being used by so-called county lines gangs to carry drugs from cities to be sold in rural areas, according to research by The Children's Society, a charity....
19:00, 07/05/2019

Malaria won’t be solved by feeding mosquitos sugar, researchers conclude The teasing temptation of a sugary treat can often get the better of us. But don’t worry, we’re not the only ones. The saccharine substance that our sweet tooth finds so hard to resist is also powerfully seductive to mosquitoes. And according to new research, in helping to keep the pests away from o...
10:34, 06/22/2019

Researchers call for protection of chimpanzees living in 'forest ghettos' The DNA of chimpanzees is a 98% match for that of humans, but the animals we share so much with are shrinking in numbers. A group of researchers are demanding that chimpanzees be protected before it is too late....
09:17, 06/05/2019

Researchers say 6G will stream human brain-caliber AI to wireless devices In the 2G era, storing 1,000 songs in your pocket was a big deal, but with 6G, your pocket device will wirelessly access human brain-caliber AI, anywhere.Read More...
21:34, 06/14/2019

Horrified researchers want out of “infomercial” for shady stem-cell clinics Enlarge / Cheesy graphic from stem-cell documentary "The Healthcare Revolution." (credit: Healthcare Revolution) Around a dozen prominent stem-cell experts said this week that they have been duped into appearing in a documentary series some described as an infomercial for the unproven and dangerou...
03:00, 06/19/2019

Japanese researchers want to give your grandma a robotic monkey tail Japanese researchers at Keio University have unveiled a robotic tail that has been designed to be worn by elderly people who struggle to maintain their balance....
14:34, 08/20/2019

'Smart' clothing can boost wearable tech: Singapore researchers Researchers in Singapore have invented 'smart' clothing they say can boost signals and save battery life on wireless devices such as headphones and smart watches....
14:00, 08/15/2019

Backpacking Researchers Accidentally Discover Grasshopper-Eating Wolf Some of the most serendipitous discoveries about nature can be prompted by just about anything, like finding the first known venomous frog by accidentally grabbing the business end of one, or revealing a new owl species by eavesdropping on its unplaceable hooting. Or, perhaps, you might stumble upon...
23:34, 09/18/2019

Researchers say there’s a simple way to reduce suicides: Increase the minimum wage “Deaths of despair” can be reduced by increasing wages and tax credits for low-income Americans, according to new research from a team at the University of California at Berkeley....
13:00, 05/04/2019

Florida researchers use 3D technology to preserve space program history From America's first satellite to its first reach for the stars, some of the Cape Canaveral sites built to launch the country's space race and defense programs now look like ancient ruins. Now a team of Florida researchers is creating ways for future generations to appreciate the sites where man was...
01:00, 08/06/2019

Researchers create '2D' gold a million times thinner than a fingernail Scientists have created the world's thinnest gold. At just two atoms thick, the material is one million times thinner than a human fingernail, which is big news for the tech industry. Gold is already used in a range of applications such as engineerin......
15:34, 08/06/2019

MIT researchers taught robots to link senses like sight and touch MIT researchers at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) have created a predictive AI that allows robots to link multiple senses in much the same way humans do. “While our sense of touch gives us a channel to feel the physical world, our eyes help us immediately understand the...
06:17, 06/18/2019

Researchers Discover Giant Freshwater Aquifer off U.S. East Coast In a welcome bit of news as water shortages hit major cities worldwide, scientists have discovered an enormous low-salinity aquifer off the U.S. East Coast. The researchers say it could indicate other such aquifers trapped beneath the salty seas in ocean sediments across the planet.Read more......
23:17, 06/21/2019

Researchers worry that hackers could turn connected cars into roadblocks As carmakers continue to pack their newest models with all manner of “smart” technology, researchers are concerned that connected vehicles will become an increasingly irresistible target for hackers. A new study by scientists with the Georgia Institute of Technology and Multiscale System...
03:17, 07/31/2019

Apple will provide jailbroken iPhones to researchers investigating iOS security A report a few months ago revealed there’s a booming black market for developer iPhones that can be used to hunt down undiscovered iOS vulnerabilities. While they cost thousands of dollars each, the investment might be worth it to hackers looking to sell their iPhone security-cracking discover...
00:34, 08/07/2019

Why researchers are turning to gene therapy to treat heart failure Single jab could reduce risk of heart attack for some but wider benefit is yet to be provenGene therapy startup plans to slash heart attack risk with jabThe rise in life expectancy in Britain from 2001 to 2016 was largely driven by better medical care of heart attack patients. People are now more li...
21:51, 05/10/2019

Researchers find cannabis molecule 30 times more powerful than aspirin Researchers have uncovered how cannabis plants produce a pain-relieving molecule which is 30 times more powerful than aspirin at reducing inflammation....
16:17, 07/24/2019

Bitcoin Causing CO2 Emissions Comparable to Sri Lanka, Researchers Claim Bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas an entire developing country like Sri Lanka and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be......
08:51, 06/14/2019

Researchers 'Lost' 17,000 Wallets in Hundreds of Cities to See What People Would Actually Return Plenty of people around the world, it turns out, are willing to return a stranger’s lost wallet—especially if it’s filled with cash, according to a counterintuitive study. Read more......
20:34, 06/20/2019

Democratic Party’s network security still lags behind GOP, researchers find Enlarge / The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has improved its information security since 2016, but it still has some weaknesses that could be exploited by attackers, researchers at SecurityScorecard found. The Republican National Committee is still a little ahead but has problems of its own. (c...
20:17, 05/22/2019

Researchers uncover a new piece of RAT malware that targets cryptocurrency users Researchers at Zscaler ThreatLabZ have identified a new remote-access trojan (RAT) called Saefko, which retrieves Chrome browser history in a search for cryptocurrency-related activity The RAT, written in .NET and available for sale on the dark web, also looks for information relating to other activ...
03:17, 08/10/2019

Researchers balance Casimir effects, make tiny hoverboard Enlarge (credit: Wikimedia Commons) Empty space isn't actually empty. Even if you somehow managed to suck every single atom out of it, the Universe is filled with various fields that dictate the behavior of particles and forces. These fields even create pairs of "virtual particles" that pop into e...
21:00, 06/06/2019

50,000 companies exposed to hacks of 'business critical' SAP systems: researchers Up to 50,000 companies running SAP software are at greater risk of being hacked after security researchers found new ways to exploit vulnerabilities of systems that haven't been properly protected and published the tools to do so online....
17:00, 05/02/2019

Nuclear-powered Soviet submarine leaks radiation: researchers A Soviet submarine is leaking radiation into the Norwegian Sea "clearly above what is normal in the oceans." But researchers said it posed no serious threat, saying radiation levels "weren't alarmingly high."...
21:51, 07/11/2019

UK-led cancer and climate trials at risk as British researchers become liability Projects headed by UK universities have fallen sharply since Brexit voteBritish researchers say they are being shut out of bids for major European research partnerships, or asked to keep a low profile, because of fears that the threat of a no-deal Brexit could contaminate chances of success.An analy...
08:17, 07/02/2019

Researchers accidentally discover nearly 200-year-old shipwreck while testing new equipment Ocean researchers testing new equipment stumbled upon a mid-19th century shipwreck in the Gulf of Mexico earlier this month.        ...
05:17, 05/31/2019

NYU researchers made mice smarter by manipulating their brainwaves with light Researchers from the New York University School of Medicine recently developed a method for manipulating brain waves with light to improve learning. The results of the team’s study are incredible – laboratory mice exposed to the new technique showed marked improvement in short-term memory – but the ...
03:17, 08/10/2019

Researchers create tiny ‘beyond 5G’ chip for 100GHz data transmission A team at the University of California, Irvine has created a 4.4-square millimeter radio that can send and receive data at 36Gbps at ultra high frequencies.Read More...
22:17, 07/16/2019

Researchers say they used CRISPR technology to cure HIV in live mice for the first time Researchers say they've come one step closer to finding a potential cure for HIV after they successfully eliminated the virus in living mice for the first time in history....
18:34, 07/02/2019

This wealthy European nation has the most potential for future growth, researchers say KMPG analysed two decades' worth of data, measuring how 180 countries performed across 26 metrics to determine their potential for economic growth....
15:51, 07/16/2019

New algorithm allows researchers to change what people say on video by editing transcript For better or worse, it’s getting easier than ever to doctor video footage, and the latest development in this field is as scary as it is impressive. A new algorithm developed by researchers from Stanford University, Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Princeton University, and Adobe makes it poss...
19:17, 06/06/2019

Dogs mirror stress levels of owners, researchers find Scientists find higher cortisol levels in owners matched by raised levels in canine companionsIf the dead-end job, the pokey flat and the endless failings of the neighbours are getting on your wick, then spare a thought for the dog.In research that confirms what many owners will have worked out for ...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Oldest human remains outside Africa found in Europe: researchers More than 200,000 years old, skull fragments found in Greece show Homo sapiens reached Europe from Africa much earlier than previously known. The findings may upend theories about migration from the cradle of humankind....
01:17, 07/11/2019

Rural regions outpace urban areas in obesity, researchers say Research drawing on more than 2,000 studies of 200 countries found that more than 55 percent of the global increase in body mass index in the past 30 years has come from rural populations, especially in low- and middle-income countries....
23:51, 05/08/2019

University of Louisville researchers test freeze-dried blood LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Donated blood generally has a six-week shelf life, but University of Louisville researchers are testing a way to convert red blood cells into a longer-lasting powder that potentially could save the lives of soldiers, trauma patients and maybe even astronauts. U of L professors...
05:17, 06/29/2019

Incredible Discovery: Oxford Researchers Have Determined That King Tut Would Have Been Their Best Friend A stunning discovery by an elite team of anthropologists may change the way we view ancient Egypt forever: Oxford researchers have determined that King Tut would have been their best friend....
23:34, 09/03/2019

Researchers pose as heroin users to find treatment gaps Researchers posing as heroin users seeking help contacted hundreds of treatment clinics in U.S. states with the highest overdose death rates. The study found the “secret shoppers” were denied appointments much of the time, especially if they said they were insured through Medicaid. Scien...
00:34, 06/04/2019

Chinese researchers try brain implants to treat drug addicts The treatment — deep brain stimulation — has long been used for movement disorders like Parkinson's. Now, the first clinical trial of DBS for methamphetamine addiction is being conducted at Shanghai's Ruijin Hospital, along with trials for opioid addicts....
15:00, 05/08/2019

Mysterious light flashes on the Moon have been baffling researchers for decades Though there have been several notable lunar-related discoveries since man first walked on the Moon in 1969, there is still one phenomenon that has perplexed researchers for decades: mysterious, random flashes of light coming from the Moon's surface....
23:51, 06/05/2019

Researchers identify common type of dementia similar to Alzheimer’s Researchers have identified a new type of dementia they are calling LATE. NBC News- Scientists have been puzzled by patients with signs of dementia, but whose brains don’t show the aberrant proteins that are typical biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease. Now researchers say they have an explanatio...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Researchers defend controversial study investigating marijuana use during pregnancy University of Washington scientists in Seattle are seeking clearer answers in a new study investigating the effects of pot use during pregnancy on infants’ brains. They say previous studies were in animals or complicated by marijuana users’ other habits and lifestyles....
04:34, 08/09/2019

'I wash all my food like crazy': researchers voice concern about nanoparticles US foods are packed with nanoparticles, even as long-term evidence of their safety is missing. How did we get here, and what should we do?France is clamping down on a common food additive that has been shown to be carcinogenic in animal studies. The ban of titanium dioxide, announced by the French g...
09:17, 05/29/2019

Researchers studying Facebook’s impact on democracy threaten to quit SAN FRANCISCO — A group of philanthropies working with Facebook to study the social network’s impact on democracy threatened on Tuesday to quit, saying the company had failed to make data available to researchers as pledged. The funders said in a statement that Facebook had granted the 83 scholars s...
01:17, 08/29/2019

Extraterrestrials may spout out toxic gas as a sign of life, researchers suggest As the search for intelligent extraterrestrial life marches on, researchers have suggested no shortage of possible signs to look for, including carbon monoxide, dust storms and methane, which is commonly emitted from organic means, including humans. But new research suggests that it's possible E.T. ...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Researchers invent multiplayer Tetris game controlled by brainwaves A team of scientists from the University of Washington and Carnegie Mellon University have developed a method by which three people can play a Tetris-like multiplayer decision-making game together using only their minds. Researchers, Linxing Jiang, Andrea Stocco, Darby Losey, Justin Abernethy, Chant...
07:00, 07/03/2019

Animal feed could carry African swine fever into U.S., researchers say While U.S. Customs and Border Patrol scrambles to keep pork products infected with African swine fever from entering the country, researchers say the disease could slip through in animal feed....
11:34, 05/24/2019

Researchers studying Facebook's impact on democracy threaten to quit A group of philanthropies working with Facebook Inc to study the social network's impact on democracy threatened on Tuesday to quit, saying the company had failed to make data available to researchers as pledged....
05:00, 08/28/2019

Researchers find way to measure blood pressure with a selfie video In the near future, you might not have to traipse to your doctor or pharmacy to determine your blood pressure. Researchers have figured out a way to accurately measure it with your phone's camera....
19:34, 08/07/2019

Japanese researchers build robotic tail to keep elderly upright Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people keep their balance....
17:00, 08/14/2019

Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it pro Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it provided homes to elderly people who lack them.” Is this wacky idea worth a try?...
00:34, 05/24/2019

Researchers Brew Biblical Beer Using Yeast From Ancient Pottery A multidisciplinary team in Israel believe that they have brewed ancient beers similar to those once drunk by Biblical characters such as David and Goliath.  ...
06:17, 05/23/2019

Researchers develop new tool which detects deepfakes with 96 percent accuracy Researchers have developed a new tool that could be a crucial part of the fight against deepfakes. The tool, which was produced by researchers from the USC Information Sciences Institute, can detect subtle face and head movements along with unique artifacts in video files and apparently can identify...
17:17, 06/25/2019

AI researchers launch SuperGLUE, a rigorous benchmark for language understanding A consortium of AI researchers from Facebook, NYU, and Google's DeepMind have created SuperGLUE, a benchmark for more nuanced, complex conversational AI.Read More...
21:34, 08/14/2019

Across the U.S., drilling of deeper wells is ‘unsustainable,’ researchers say Researchers found groundwater wells are being drilled deeper in much of the country. They say going deeper for water is an "unsustainable stopgap."        ...
21:00, 07/24/2019

Researchers Find Roman Villas and a Spectacular Mosaic in Egypt In Egypt, archaeologists have found some important Roman ruins, in the historic city of Alexandria.  ...
21:51, 07/22/2019

Researchers Want to Build Fake Photo Detection Tools Right Into Our Cameras There are ways in which digital forensics experts can identify if an image has been manipulated, but there’s certainly room for improvement, especially at a time when faking images is only getting easier, more realistic, and, most insidiously, more coordinated. And researchers see the very technolog...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Researchers: Iran-linked disinfo effort had personal touch LONDON (AP) — A new report from Canadian internet watchdog Citizen Lab says a fake Twitter account unmasked by The Associated Press was but one piece of a vast, yearsold and multilingual campaign aimed at seeding anti-Saudi, anti-Israel and anti-American stories across the internet. Citizen Lab says...
07:17, 05/14/2019

Motor neurone disease researchers find link to microbes in gut Study could eventually lead to new treatments for neurodegenerative conditionScientists have found tantalising clues that the devastating condition motor neurone disease may be linked to changes in microbes that live in the gut.Studies in mice revealed that animals bred to develop amyotrophic latera...
18:51, 07/22/2019

Researchers detail AI that generates character animations from recorded speech In a newly published preprint paper, researchers detail a machine learning system that maps audio to the facial and lip movements of 3D characters.Read More...
15:34, 05/28/2019

Eye transplants? Researchers 3D-print first human cornea in U.S., paving way for advancements The scientific breakthrough could lead to far-reaching advancements, from transplants to testing of new cornea-relief products.       ...
19:34, 06/10/2019

British millennials still 'scarred' by 2008 financial crisis, researchers say Young people who entered Britain's labor market amid the 2008 financial crisis are still "scarred" by its impact on their employment and earnings potential, researchers found....
14:51, 05/13/2019

MIT Researchers Designed this Robotic Worm to Burrow Into Human Brains Robotics engineers at MIT have built a threadlike robot worm that can be magnetically steered to deftly navigate the extremely narrow and winding arterial pathways of the human brain. One day it could be used to quickly clear blockages and clots that contribute to strokes and aneurysms, while at the...
04:17, 08/29/2019

Incredible Breakthrough: Researchers At The Mayo Clinic Have Successfully Switched A Man With A Moose Medical science is advancing by leaps and bounds with every passing day, and this story is just another incredible example of what our innovative researchers can do: A team at the Mayo Clinic has successfully switched a man with a moose....
23:00, 08/08/2019

Cape Cod researchers will track great white sharks’ hunting habits BOSTON — Researchers on Cape Cod are launching a new study focused on the hunting and feeding habits of the region’s great white sharks following last year’s two attacks on humans, including the state’s first fatal one in more than 80 years. The hope is that the work, which starts in the coming days...
03:00, 06/20/2019

Researchers discover malware that records users’ screens when they watch porn Researchers from antivirus developer ESET recently discovered a new form of spam-delivered malware that threatens to steal unsuspecting users’ passwords and financial information, and record their screens if they watch pornography. The virus is called Varenyky and it’s a doozy. It’s apparently been ...
08:34, 08/15/2019

Researchers: Popular gay dating apps are still leaking users’ location data A handful of the most popular gay dating apps are exposing the precise location of their users. In a demonstration for BBC, security researchers were able to generate a map of app users across London, revealing the precise location of each using a method called trilateration. Apps like Grindr and Ro...
08:34, 08/09/2019

To Reduce Hospital Noise, Researchers Create Alarms That Whistle and Sing Why do medical devices sound so terrible? A group of clinicians, psychologists, musicians and designers are developing signals that are less startling and more informative. Listen here....
15:34, 07/09/2019

Over 1 million fingerprints leaked at one of world’s biggest biometric firms, researchers say Researchers at a cybersecurity firm said fingerprint and facial recognition data was exposed at a major biometric company, saying the potential for “fraud is massive.”...
17:00, 08/15/2019

Deliberate mislabelling of seafood rife in South Korea, researchers find Report finds more than half of all sushi samples to be wrongly labelled as well as one-third of fresh fish and sashimiFraudulent mislabelling of seafood is rampant in South Korea, where one-third of samples in a comprehensive DNA study were found to be mis-sold.More than half of all sushi samples (5...
10:17, 05/03/2019

Researchers want to build a space station to recycle junk in Earth’s orbit There are about 22,000 large objects orbiting the Earth, including working and broken satellites and bits of old rocket from past space expeditions. If you include all the equipment dropped by astronauts while floating in space and the debris from colliding satellites down to around 1cm in size, the...
21:51, 08/04/2019

Researchers crack open Facebook campaign that pushed malware for years Enlarge / Artist's impression of wireless hackers in your computer. (credit: TimeStopper/Getty Images) Researchers have exposed a network of Facebook accounts that used Libya-themed news and topics to push malware to tens of thousands of people over a five-year span. Links to the Windows and Andro...
03:00, 07/02/2019

Researchers discover troubling new security flaw in all modern Intel processors Researchers from BitDefender have uncovered a concerning security vulnerability present in all modern Intel processors. If executed, the flaw could permit an adversary to access the computer’s kernel memory, which could potentially result in them gaining access to sensitive information, like passwor...
02:34, 08/07/2019

Binance hackers shift stolen bitcoin, identity still unclear: researchers Hackers who stole bitcoin worth over $40 million from the major Binance cryptocurrency exchange have moved the tainted coins to a number of digital wallets, researchers said on Thursday, potentially throwing up clues to those behind the heist....
19:51, 05/09/2019

India's Latest Google Probe Sparked by Junior Antitrust Researchers Two junior Indian antitrust research associates and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google's alleged anti-competitive practices....
14:51, 07/08/2019

Box jellyfish: Australian researchers find antidote for world's most venomous creature Jellyfish’s sting carries enough venom to kill more than 60 peopleAn antidote has been discovered for the world’s most venomous creature, the Australian box jellyfish.Researchers at the University of Sydney have found an antidote for the sting of the jellyfish – which carries enough venom to kill mo...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Researchers find terrifying security vulnerability in GE Healthcare anesthesia machines Security researchers from Israeli firm CyberMDX have discovered a vulnerability in a select number of GE Healthcare’s anesthesia and respiratory devices. CyberMDX, which focuses primarily on medical cybersecurity, states that if successfully exploited, the hole could allow an attacker to interfere t...
23:34, 07/09/2019

BitDefender researchers discover terrifying security vulnerability in Intel CPUs Researchers from Romanian security firm BitDefender have uncovered a troubling security vulnerability in Intel processors that could allow an attacker to access privileged kernel-mode information typically considered “off limits” for most applications. An exploit for the vulnerability, which is call...
19:51, 05/14/2019

Huge Ice Age kangaroo had unique link to giant pandas, researchers reveal An extinct gigantic kangaroo that roamed southwestern Australia more than 40,000 years ago had something in common with giant pandas, scientists discovered....
01:34, 09/13/2019

Researchers Are Closer to Understanding the Strange Meat Allergy Caused by Ticks Scientists at the University of Virginia have seemingly come closer to unraveling the mystery behind a strange red meat allergy caused by certain tick bites. They report finding a way to trigger the allergy in lab mice—an important step for studying the condition. And with the help of animal experim...
10:34, 08/22/2019

Researchers are tracking a great white shark in Long Island Sound A 10-foot great white shark has been spotted deep in the Long Island Sound, one of the first marine researchers said they had ever tracked in the area....
11:00, 05/22/2019

Weakness in Intel chips lets researchers steal encrypted SSH keystrokes Enlarge (credit: Intel) In late 2011, Intel introduced a performance enhancement to its line of server processors that allowed network cards and other peripherals to connect directly to a CPU's last-level cache, rather than following the standard (and significantly longer) path through the server'...
09:03, 09/11/2019

Researchers propose aggressive new method to eradicate online hate groups A team of researchers from George Washington University and the University of Miami recently published the results of a study to determine the ecological makeup of online hate groups. Based on their findings, they’ve come up with four strategies to disrupt these groups and, hopefully, eradicate them...
06:00, 08/23/2019

Meet the Researchers Working to Make Sure Artificial Intelligence Is a Force for Good With glass interior walls, exposed plumbing and a staff of young researchers dressed like Urban Outfitters models, New York University’s AI Now Institute could easily be mistaken for the offices of any one of New York’s innumerable tech startups. For many of those small companies (and qu...
23:00, 08/23/2019

Researchers discover “Fishwrap” influence campaign recycling old terror news Enlarge / Old news, new fish. (credit: Rick Barrentine/Getty Images) Researchers at Recorded Future have uncovered what appears to be a new, growing social media-based influence operation involving more than 215 social media accounts. While relatively small in comparison to influence and disinform...
21:17, 06/12/2019

Political Controversies Can Inspire Bullying in Schools, Public Health Researchers Say Political controversies that receive heavy media coverage trickle down into classrooms and spark bullying, suggests a new study out this week. It found that children in California reported being bullied more over their sexual orientation during 2008 and 2009—when the contentious Proposition 8, which...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Dutch researchers are developing quantum technology to secure your bank account Quantum computers are expected to be commonplace in the next five to 10 years and promise vast increases in processing power over silicon chips. It could mean great things for answering some of the world’s toughest scientific questions, but it’s also a cause for concern. With more powerful computers...
13:34, 07/15/2019

Amazon researchers bolster Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge You’d think that adapting Alexa, which supports a range of languages, including Spanish, German, and Japanese, to varieties within a dialect continua would be a piece of cake compared with “teaching” it new language families, but that isn’t the case. According to the Seattle ...
19:34, 06/11/2019

Partnership on AI: Governments should give AI researchers special visas to attend conferences Governments should make special visas for AI and ML researchers to attend international conferences, according to a Partnership on AI report out today.Read More...
15:17, 09/10/2019

Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels: researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been labeled as state-sponsored, contrary to the world's most popular streaming service's policy....
17:51, 06/07/2019

Researchers helped French police dismantle a crypto-mining botnet It seems like every week there's news of a new piece of malware being used to steal user data or to take control of devices. For once, though, there's some good news in the war on intrusive software: A botnet which was spreading crypto-mining malware......
04:34, 09/03/2019

200 reindeer died on an Arctic Island -- and researchers think climate change is to blame More than 200 reindeer have been found dead this summer in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard -- and climate change appears to be the killer, researchers say....
19:17, 07/29/2019

Over 200 Reindeer Found Dead In Norway, Researchers Blame Climate Change Researchers have found more than 200 reindeer that died of hunger on Norway's Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, public broadcaster NRK reported on Saturday....
20:17, 07/27/2019

Starvation deaths of 200 reindeer in Arctic caused by climate crisis, say researchers Comparable death toll has been recorded only once before, says Norwegian Polar InstituteAbout 200 reindeer have been found dead from starvation in the Arctic archipelago Svalbard, an unusually high number, the Norwegian Polar Institute has said, pointing the finger at climate crisis.During an annual...
13:51, 07/30/2019

Researchers hope a blood test can reveal early signs of cancer Scientists hope to perfect a new blood test that can detect the early signs of eight different types of cancer. Thrive Earlier Detection, a company founded by three Johns Hopkins cancer researchers, has raised $110 million from investors in order to......
22:00, 05/30/2019

Nvidia robotics researchers blur line between simulation and the real world Nvidia robotics researchers are combining results from simulations and real-world rollouts to train a robotic arm to do things like open and close drawers.Read More...
15:34, 05/20/2019

Google Researchers Trained an Algorithm To Detect Lung Cancer Better Than Radiologists Algorithms have screwed up in horrifying, hilarious, and unfortunate ways, so it’s nice when one with the potential to save lives nearly nails it. On Monday, Google AI researchers along with healthcare researchers published research showing that they’ve successfully trained a deep learning algorithm...
09:17, 05/21/2019

Dodgeball is not child's play but ‘legalized bullying,’ Canadian researchers claim The game of dodgeball is more than just a popular playground activity, it is a tool of bullying and oppression targeting students, a trio of Canadian researchers claim....
19:17, 06/04/2019

Illegal fishing by foreign trawlers costs Ghana $50m a year, researchers say Destructive industrial fishing practices condemned as ‘corporate, organised crime’ Illegal fishing by foreign trawlers is decimating Ghana’s fish populations and costing the country’s economy tens of millions of dollars a year, according to researchers.An investigation published on Monday by the Env...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Creative thinking: Researchers propose solar methanol island using ocean CO₂ Enlarge / Artist's rendering of solar methanol islands. (credit: Novaton) Imagine an open ocean, Sun beating down overhead, with 70 islands of solar panels, each 100 meters (328 feet) in diameter, bobbing silently out toward the horizon. The cluster of islands is churning out electricity and sendi...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Google Researchers Found an Extremely Nasty iPhone Security Flaw On the same day Apple revealed the date for its latest iPhone event, Google’s privacy team said it had discovered a two-year long vulnerability in the phone-maker’s software. The bug targeted a small number of websites. Simply visiting those pages could have left iPhone users susceptible...
15:17, 08/30/2019

Researchers create northern white rhino embryos to save species An international group of scientists is hoping to bring the northern white rhino back from the brink of extinction. With only two females left in the world, they are turning to a sub-species for help....
01:34, 09/12/2019

Legislative Staffer Describes Meeting With Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. as They Lobbied to Kill a Bill Tightening Vaccine Exemptions On Wednesday, a series of photos posted by activist and vaccine “skeptic” Robert F. Kennedy Jr. showed him and actress Jessica Biel lobbying California state lawmakers. Those lawmakers later confirmed that the duo were there to advocate against SB 276, a bill seeking to introduce more oversight into...
22:34, 06/13/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria vaccine in Malawi, thousands seeking shelter in Libya’s capital as fighting continues, concerns in the Democratic Republic of the Congo after the attac...
18:17, 04/28/2019