Tuesday, 2 June 2020

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COVID-19 In Europe Lead To 11,000 Fewer Air Pollution Deaths

MOSCOW: Lockdowns implemented across Europe to curb the spread of COVID-19 have caused 11,000 fewer air pollution deaths over a 30-day period as oil and coal consumption have dropped dramatically across the continent, the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA) said in a report on Thursday. According to CREA, coal power ...

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Britain could see 66,000 COVID-19 deaths in first wave

PARIS: Britain could see as many as 66,000 COVID-19 deaths during the first wave of the current pandemic, new research showed, making the outbreak there by far the deadliest in Europe. Modelling conducted by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington’s School of Medicine ...

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Paging Dr. Robot: Artificial intelligence moves into care

l(AP) – The next time you get sick, your care may involve a form of the technology people use to navigate road trips or pick the right vacuum cleaner online. Artificial intelligence is spreading into health care, often as software or a computer program capable of learning from large amounts ...

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Regular tea drinkers have healthier brains: Research proves

Regular tea drinkers have better organized brain regions – something associated with healthy cognitive function—compared to non-tea drinkers, according to new research. According to World Economic Forum, “Our results offer the first evidence of positive contribution of tea drinking to brain structure, and suggest that drinking tea regularly has a ...

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5G global revenues to double by 2020

5G wireless network infrastructure revenue will nearly double between 2019 and 2020, said Sylvain Fabre, senior research director at Gartner. “For 5G deployments in 2019, CSPs are using non-stand-alone technology. This enables them to introduce 5G services that run more quickly, as 5G New Radio (NR) equipment can be rolled ...

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Russia, China to conduct research using underwater drones

BEIJING: Russian and Chinese scientists will conduct a joint investigation using unmanned underwater vehicle (UUVs), Alexander Shcherbatyuk, the director of the Institute of Marine Technology Problems of the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, told Sputnik on Wednesday. “The Chinese side should bring the equipment and we ...

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Scientists discover way to turn copper into gold

BEIJING – Alchemists have been struggling for ages to create the legendary philosopher’s stone capable of, among other things, turning base metals into precious ones, and specifically – into gold. Modern day Chinese scientists seem to have finally come close to performing such a transformation. A group of Chinese scientists ...

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T-Mobile exceeds expectations for phone subscribers, profit

WASHINGTON: T-Mobile US Inc exceeded Wall Street’s quarterly estimates for net new phone subscribers and profit, driven by its competitive wireless plans and trade-in offers for iPhones aimed at fending off its bigger rivals. Shares of the Bellevue, Washington-based company rose over 3 percent to $66.02 in extended trading. The ...

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These are the 100 worst passwords of 2017

LONDON: Need a New Year’s resolution? How about this one? Start taking password security more seriously. New research released by SplashData reveals that many people are still making woefully poor decisions when it comes to the passwords they use to secure their online accounts. As we all know, passwords often ...

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