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Modeling coronavirus: 'Uncertainty is the only certainty'
Technology
Published in 8-4-2020
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SEATTLE (AP) A statistical model cited by the White House generated a slightly less grim figure Monday for a first wave of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. a projection designed to help officials plan for the worst, including having enough hospital staff, beds and ventilators.

The only problem with this bit of relatively good news? It's almost certainly wrong. All ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Bleaching on Great Barrier Reef more widespread than ever
Technology
Published in 8-4-2020
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BRISBANE, Australia (AP) An aerial survey of the Great Barrier Reef shows coral bleaching is sweeping across the area off the east of Australia for the third time in five years.

Bleaching has struck all three regions of the world’s largest coral reef system and is more widespread than ever, scientists from James Cook University in Queensland state said Tuesday.

The air surveys ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Science row hits EU at height of coronavirus crisis
Technology
Published in 8-4-2020
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BRUSSELS (AP) The European Union has been thrown into a scientific policy dispute at the height of the coronavirus crisis after the head of its top science panel resigned amid claims of red tape and institutional gridlock while other scientists at the group indicated that they were well rid of him.

Professor Mauro Ferrari resigned Tuesday as president of the European Research Council an ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Outbreak triggers drop in climate-changing emissions
Technology
Published in 8-4-2020
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WASHINGTON (AP) Despite mocking the idea of climate change, President Donald Trump will preside over one of the country’s sharpest drops in climate-damaging emissions on record, as the economic paralysis from the coronavirus tamps down energy use, according to an Energy Department projection on Tuesday.

The agency’s Energy Information Administration projects a 7.5% drop in fossil fu ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 8-4-2020
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com
Modeling coronavirus: 'Uncertainty is the only certainty'
Technology
Published in 8-4-2020
    1015 Visits

SEATTLE (AP) A statistical model cited by the White House generated a slightly less grim figure Monday for a first wave of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. a projection designed to help officials plan for the worst, including having enough hospital staff, beds and ventilators.

The only problem with this bit of relatively good news? It's almost certainly wrong. All ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Bleaching on Great Barrier Reef more widespread than ever
Technology
Published in 8-4-2020
    238 Visits

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) An aerial survey of the Great Barrier Reef shows coral bleaching is sweeping across the area off the east of Australia for the third time in five years.

Bleaching has struck all three regions of the world’s largest coral reef system and is more widespread than ever, scientists from James Cook University in Queensland state said Tuesday.

The air surveys ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Science row hits EU at height of coronavirus crisis
Technology
Published in 8-4-2020
    605 Visits

BRUSSELS (AP) The European Union has been thrown into a scientific policy dispute at the height of the coronavirus crisis after the head of its top science panel resigned amid claims of red tape and institutional gridlock while other scientists at the group indicated that they were well rid of him.

Professor Mauro Ferrari resigned Tuesday as president of the European Research Council an ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Outbreak triggers drop in climate-changing emissions
Technology
Published in 8-4-2020
    1035 Visits

WASHINGTON (AP) Despite mocking the idea of climate change, President Donald Trump will preside over one of the country’s sharpest drops in climate-damaging emissions on record, as the economic paralysis from the coronavirus tamps down energy use, according to an Energy Department projection on Tuesday.

The agency’s Energy Information Administration projects a 7.5% drop in fossil fu ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 8-4-2020
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com
Phillip Anderson, Nobel laureate in physics, dies at 96
Technology
Published in 1-4-2020
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PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) Philip Anderson, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist who expanded the world's understanding of magnetism and superconductivity, has died. He was 96.

Anderson died Sunday at the Princeton Windrows retirement community in Princeton, New Jersey, his daughter said. No cause was reported.

He researched the electronic behavior of solid materials such as glass, cry ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Europe's hospitals among the best but can't handle pandemic
Technology
Published in 1-4-2020
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LONDON (AP) As increasing numbers of European hospitals buckle under the strain of tens of thousands of coronavirus patients, the crisis has exposed a surprising paradox: Some of the world’s best health systems are remarkably ill-equipped to handle a pandemic.

Outbreak experts say Europe’s hospital-centric systems, lack of epidemic experience and early complacency are partly to blam ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
NASA call for astronauts draws 12,000 spaceflight hopefuls
Technology
Published in 1-4-2020
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) Who wants to be an astronaut? More than 12,000 people do, resulting in NASA's second-largest group of astronaut hopefuls.

NASA said Wednesday that Americans from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and four U.S. territories applied to be part of the space agency's next astronaut class. The monthlong application period ended Tuesday.

NASA Ad ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Healthy-looking people spread coronavirus, more studies say
Technology
Published in 1-4-2020
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NEW YORK (AP) More evidence is emerging that coronavirus infections are being spread by people who have no clear symptoms, complicating efforts to gain control of the pandemic.

A study conducted by researchers in Singapore and published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wednesday is the latest to estimate that around 10% of new coronavirus infections may be sparked ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 1-4-2020
    516 Visits

According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com


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