Tuesday, 1 December 2020

Features

Is wine consumption on the rise in Australia, UK and Canada

BRUSSELS: In France the Beaujolais Nouveau is coming Thursday, November 19 in a particular context due to confinement. Producers are concerned that sales will be down during this particular time. What about the consumption of wine abroad? Direction Australia, United Kingdom and Canada. Increased sales in Australia Along with the raid on ...

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Coronavirus survives on skin five times longer than flu

LONDON: The coronavirus remains active on human skin for nine hours, Japanese researchers have found, in a discovery they said showed the need for frequent hand washing to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. The pathogen that causes the flu survives on human skin for about 1.8 hours by comparison, said the ...

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Climate change spurs doubling of disasters since 2000: UN

GENEVE: Climate change is largely to blame for a near doubling of natural disasters in the past 20 years, the United Nations said. The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction said 7,348 major disaster events had occurred between 2000 and 2019, claiming 1.23 lives, affecting 4.2 billion people and costing ...

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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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