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Can blood from coronavirus survivors treat the newly ill?
Technology
Published in 25-3-2020
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WASHINGTON (AP) Hospitals are gearing up to test if a century-old treatment used to fight off flu and measles outbreaks in the days before vaccines, and tried more recently against SARS and Ebola, just might work for COVID-19, too: using blood donated from patients who’ve recovered.

Doctors in China attempted the first COVID-19 treatments using what the history books call “convalesc ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Alert: A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck near Russia's far eastern Kuril Islands; tsunami warning issued for the closest shores
Technology
Published in 25-3-2020
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MOSCOW (AP) A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck near Russia's far eastern Kuril Islands; tsunami warning issued for the closest shores.

Reference: www.chron.com
Tsunami watch for Hawaii lifted after north Pacific quake
Technology
Published in 25-3-2020
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MOSCOW (AP) A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck in the northern Pacific on Wednesday and forecasters said tsunami waves were possible for the nearest shores. A brief tsunami watch for Hawaii was canceled.

The quake struck 219 kilometers (136 miles) south-southeast of Severo on Russia's far eastern Kuril Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey said. It was 56 kilometers (37 miles) deep.>

Reference: www.chron.com
Veterinarians donate vital supplies to coronavirus fight
Technology
Published in 25-3-2020
    143 Visits

RALEIGH, NC (AP) Veterinary hospitals are donating breathing machines, masks, gowns and other vital equipment and supplies purchased with Fido in mind, but now being redeployed to help doctors fight the spread of COVID-19 among humans.

"We buy at the same stores,” said Paul Lunn, dean of the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in Raleigh, which on Monday tur ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 25-3-2020
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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
'Wonderchicken' fossil reveals ancestor of today's birds
Technology
Published in 18-3-2020
    200 Visits

New York (AP) A tiny fossil skull nicknamed “Wonderchicken” is giving scientists a rare glimpse at early ancestors of today's birds. It may be the oldest known fossil from this group.

With a face like those of today's chicken-like birds and a back portion like that of living duck-like birds, Wonderchicken is " down near the bottom of the modern-bird family tree,” said Da ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
SpaceX puts 60 satellites into orbit despite engine failure
Technology
Published in 18-3-2020
    144 Visits

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) SpaceX launched 60 more of its internet satellites into orbit Wednesday despite an engine failure shortly after liftoff on a recycled rocket flying a record five times.

SpaceX chief executive Elon Musk said one of the nine main engines shut down prematurely during liftoff, a rare occurrence. But the satellites still made it to the proper orbit, increasing the S ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Apollo 15 astronaut Al Worden, who circled moon, dies at 88
Technology
Published in 18-3-2020
    360 Visits

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) Apollo 15 astronaut Al Worden, who circled the moon alone in 1971 while his two crewmates test-drove the first lunar rover, has died at age 88, his family said Wednesday.

His family said he died in his sleep in Houston. No cause of death was given.

“Al was an American hero whose achievements in space and on Earth will never be forgotten., said NASA Adm ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Cancer, heart surgeries delayed as coronavirus alters care
Technology
Published in 18-3-2020
    839 Visits

Some cancer surgeries are being delayed, many stent procedures for clogged arteries have been pushed back and infertility specialists were asked to postpone helping patients get pregnant. Doctors in virtually every field are scrambling to alter care as the new coronavirus spreads.

Medical groups issued advice this week on how hospitals and doctors should adapt as beds and supplies are pi ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 18-3-2020
    160 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
'Wonderchicken' fossil reveals ancestor of today's birds
Technology
Published in 18-3-2020
    927 Visits

New York (AP) A tiny fossil skull nicknamed “Wonderchicken” is giving scientists a rare glimpse at early ancestors of today's birds. It may be the oldest known fossil from this group.

With a face like those of today's chicken-like birds and a back portion like that of living duck-like birds, Wonderchicken is " down near the bottom of the modern-bird family tree,” said Da ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
SpaceX puts 60 satellites into orbit despite engine failure
Technology
Published in 18-3-2020
    566 Visits

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) SpaceX launched 60 more of its internet satellites into orbit Wednesday despite an engine failure shortly after liftoff on a recycled rocket flying a record five times.

SpaceX chief executive Elon Musk said one of the nine main engines shut down prematurely during liftoff, a rare occurrence. But the satellites still made it to the proper orbit, increasing the S ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Apollo 15 astronaut Al Worden, who circled moon, dies at 88
Technology
Published in 18-3-2020
    395 Visits

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) Apollo 15 astronaut Al Worden, who circled the moon alone in 1971 while his two crewmates test-drove the first lunar rover, has died at age 88, his family said Wednesday.

His family said he died in his sleep in Houston. No cause of death was given.

“Al was an American hero whose achievements in space and on Earth will never be forgotten., said NASA Adm ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Cancer, heart surgeries delayed as coronavirus alters care
Technology
Published in 18-3-2020
    467 Visits

Some cancer surgeries are being delayed, many stent procedures for clogged arteries have been pushed back and infertility specialists were asked to postpone helping patients get pregnant. Doctors in virtually every field are scrambling to alter care as the new coronavirus spreads.

Medical groups issued advice this week on how hospitals and doctors should adapt as beds and supplies are pi ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 18-3-2020
    638 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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