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Wearables Provide Speedy COVID Screening

Using edge AI and wearable biosensors, an app detects COVID within two minutes—even in asymptomatic patients. There’s a new player in the effort to quickly and effectively screen populations for COVID-19: This week, a Princeton spin-off com.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekJan 15th, 2021

America Authorizes Johnson & Johnson"s COVID-19 Vaccine For Emergency Use

America's Food and Drug Administration just authorized Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, according to CBS News. "The vaccine is the third to be approved for use in the United States, and the first that requires only one shot...".....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 45 min. ago

FDA authorizes J&J COVID vaccine after unanimous vote [Updated]

An FDA advisory committee voted Friday 22-0 in favor of authorization. Enlarge / A sign at the Johnson & Johnson campus on August 26, 2019 in Irvine, California. (credit: Getty | Mario Tama) Update, 2/27/2021 7:20pm EST: The US Food and Drug.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News16 hr. 46 min. ago

Covid-19: How would an NHS vaccine passport app work?

There is growing speculation that a certificate scheme could be built into the main NHS app......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

USDA Funding Distance Learning and Telemedicine Projects for 5M Rural Residents

USDA Funding Distance Learning and Telemedicine Projects for 5M Rural Residents The USDA said it is investing $42.3 million to help provide 5 million rural Americans with better access to health care and educational opportunities. The investmen.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Bans lifted, ad outages, feature releases, and more CWV; Tuesday’s daily brief

Plus, how has your martech stack changed with COVID–a survey Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

How to identify your products for Google

Manufacturers, retailers and publishers should use structured data and provide an accurate GTIN whenever possible. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Why Some Enterprises are Insourcing Their IT Departments

Some enterprises are choosing to insource their IT departments in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic to save money and better align their company goals......»»

Category: itSource:  BaselineRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Libertarians Were Wrong to Cheer Sweden’s Laissez-Faire COVID-19 Response

Libertarians Were Wrong to Cheer Sweden’s Laissez-Faire COVID-19 Response.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

We’ll likely have a 3rd COVID vaccine soon; J&J vaccine clears last hurdle

The vaccine could be authorized as soon as Saturday. Enlarge / A sign at the Johnson & Johnson campus on August 26, 2019 in Irvine, California. (credit: Getty | Mario Tama) After a day-long meeting Friday, an advisory panel for the US Food a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Republican and Democratic voters agree on one thing—the need for generous COVID-19 relief

Both Democrats and Republicans overwhelmingly favor politicians who support generous COVID-19 relief spending, yet remain deeply polarized over the legitimacy of the 2020 presidential election results and former President Donald Trump's second impeac.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

A 3rd shot? A new booster? Vaccine makers race to trials to beat variants

Could a 3rd shot of current COVID vaccines be enough to thwart variants? Enlarge / COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center in Madrid on Feb. 26, 2021. (credit: Getty | NurPhoto) With worrisome coronavirus variants seemingly emerging and spre.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Tissue-engineered implants provide new hope for vocal injuries

New technology may one day help patients who suffer devastating vocal injuries from surgery on the larynx. A collaborative team consisting of biomedical engineers and clinicians has tissue-engineered component tissue replacements that support reconst.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

What to do when a mammogram shows swollen lymph nodes in women just vaccinated for COVID

When women undergo breast imaging shortly after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine in the arm, their tests may show swollen lymph nodes in the armpit area. Radiologists say that this is usually a normal finding, and if there are no other concerns, no addit.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Study finds short window for donating convalescent plasma to COVID-19 patients

The optimal timeframe for donating convalescent plasma for use in COVID-19 immunotherapy, which was given emergency use authorization by the Food and Drug Administration in August 2020, is within 60 days of the onset of symptoms, according to a new s.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

FCC approves $50 broadband subsidy to help bridge the digital divide amid the pandemic

The Emergency Broadband Relief Program is a $3.2 billion federal initiative that’ll provide eligible households with discounts of up to $50 per month for broadband service. Those living on tribal lands may be eligible for a $75 monthly discount, th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

The COVID Zoom Boom Is Reshaping Sign Language

Deaf people are adapting signs to accommodate the limitations of video communication while working from home -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Light-twisting "chiral" nanotechnology could accelerate drug screening

A new approach makes liquid-crystal-like beacons out of harmful amyloid proteins present in diseases such as Type II diabetes......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

First complete coronavirus model shows cooperation

The COVID-19 virus holds some mysteries. Scientists remain in the dark on aspects of how it fuses and enters the host cell; how it assembles itself; and how it buds off the host cell......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Valve Has To Provide Some Steam Sales Data To Apple, Judge Says

A US magistrate judge has ordered Valve to provide sales data to Apple in response to a subpoena issued amid Apple's continuing legal fight with Epic Games. From a report: In addition to some aggregate sales data for the entirety of Steam, Valve will.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Drive-thru type test to detect viral infections in bacteria

The pandemic has made clear the threat that some viruses pose to people. But viruses can also infect life-sustaining bacteria. A research team has developed a test to determine if bacteria are sick, similar to the one used to test humans for COVID-19.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021