Saturday, 26 September 2020

Features

Fast, portable COVID-19 test could bypass lab

As COVID-19 continues to spread, bottlenecks in supplies and laboratory personnel have led to long waiting times for results in some areas. In a new study, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign researchers have demonstrated a prototype of a rapid COVID-19 molecular test and a simple-to-use, portable instrument for reading the results ...

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Are you having a hard time falling asleep

Are you having a hard time falling asleep until late in the night and are waking up the next morning with a fatigue? Then you are definitely suffering from insomnia. Insomnia is a disorder related to sleep that is characterized by difficulty falling asleep. Many of us might not know ...

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40 million children worldwide miss out on basic education due to coronavirus

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has said that the closing of educational facilities due to the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in at least 40 million preschool students worldwide missing out on learning and development. “Education disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are preventing children from getting their education off ...

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Simple Habits That Can Restore Your Health

Few simple habits can restore your health to factory setting. No joke here, our health deteriorates due to bad lifestyle choices. We develop high blood pressure, diabetes and insomnia. Result is loss of energy. Some of us feel lethargic right after waking up. However one can change this right with ...

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Robots – allies during Covid-19 crisis, enemies later?

When human contact needs to be kept to a minimum, robots can save lives and factories. But when the coronavirus crisis is over, will they amplify job losses? It may be a mechanised arm pulling beers in a Seville bar, a dog-like dispenser of hand sanitiser in a Bangkok mall, ...

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Hackers can use an ordinary light bulb to spy on you

What’s the first thing which comes to your mind when you hear hacker or hacking? Privacy, passwords, computer, mobile phone, net-banking, webcam, private conversations, smart devices, and other hundred of things. But these are the things which we have heard and might have a put a safety cork on the ...

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Researchers identify antibody to stop new coronavirus infecting cells

An antibody that can stop the new coronavirus infecting cells in laboratory tests has been identified by researchers in the Netherlands, in what scientists say could help the development of therapies for COVID-19. The antibody neutralised the new coronavirus, according to the research published in Nature Communications, and the authors ...

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10 things you can do to prevent coronavirus

The novel coronavirus is continuing its spread in many countries around the world. Amid coronavirus outbreak, the World Health Organization has listed ten things that people should be taking to get ready: 1. Clean your hands regularly – wash with soap and water, or clean with alcohol-based hand rub. 2. Clean surfaces regularly ...

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CORONAVIRUS: Practicing Wellness While You Stay at Home

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are working from home these days. Under normal circumstances, telecommuting can offer a pleasant break from your daily routine. You can enjoy freedom from a long commute and the luxury of working in your sweats. But this situation is far from normal. ...

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