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One and done: researchers seek lifetime flu vaccine

(KGW) Getting your flu shot every year may soon be a thing of the past. Oregon Health and Science University researchers are using grant money to develop a lifelong flu vaccine. Last year marked 100 years since the deadliest flu p...

One and done: researchers seek lifetime flu vaccine

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More researchers report promising Alzheimer's vaccine results in mice Researchers at the University of New Mexico say tests in mice have shown promising results for a vaccine that could prevent Alzheimer’s in humans.       ...
03:51, 2019-06-12

Researchers seek new hemp varieties to bolster Florida program Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this week signed a bill to create a state hemp program, and there's new urgency to find varieties of the crop that can grow well in the state's subtropical environment....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Vaccine doubts spread like disease, must be taken offline: vaccine chief Doubts about vaccines have spread across social media like a disease and false information that "kills people" should be taken down by the companies running digital platforms, the head of global vaccine alliance Gavi said on Tuesday....
05:51, 2019-05-22

What Technology Is Most Likely to Become Obsolete During Your Lifetime? Certain Boomer basements are little shrines to obsolescence, untidy stockrooms of the one-time cutting-edge: VCRs, corded telephones, immense beige PC monitors, etc. Way fewer Millennials will have basements to store trash in (‘home ownership’ itself quickly verging on obsolete), but presumably, onc...
14:51, 2019-07-22

Around the world in 245 days – at just £67k for cruise of a lifetime You’ll get to visit six continents and 51 countries (if you don’t mind ballooning your carbon footprint)In the tick-box, bucket-list era of destination travel, it promises to deliver an unparalleled experience. However, passengers setting off from London this weekend on the longest continuous round-...
18:34, 2019-08-30

Lock in a lifetime of VPN protection for only $39 today KeepSolid has been around for five years — and coupled with industry plaudits from outlets like Software Informer, Laptop Review Pro and the venerable PC Mag, they’ve become a trusted name in that occasionally untrustworthy business. Now, you can land a lifetime of KeepSolid VPN Unlimited protection...
17:00, 2019-08-06

‘Once-in-a-Lifetime’ Pictish Stone Discovered In Scotland The rare discovery of a Pictish symbol stone has been uncovered deep in the Scottish Highlands, and it is truly marvelous. ...
19:17, 2019-08-24

Score 2TB of lifetime cloud storage for under $60 today While you might not need it today, cloud space is an item you’ll almost definitely need for something tomorrow. TNW Deals is making those plan-ahead types very happy right now with a fantastic deal on 2TB of Thunder Drive Cloud Storage for life at over 90 percent off the regular price, down to just ...
17:17, 2019-08-02

Gov. Cuomo calls for lifetime ban on subway perverts Gov. Andrew Cuomo called on the MTA to impose lifetime bans on serial subway sex offenders Thursday — while praising the NYPD for busting a recidivist robber and pervert. Cuomo cited a Post story on the arrest of Santiago Gonzalez, who was collared Tuesday after trying to steal cash out of a s...
05:00, 2019-09-06

Lifetime’s new Meghan Markle dishes on ‘Becoming Royal’ Tiffany Smith, who plays Meghan Markle in Lifetime’s “Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal,” is aware of her uncanny resemblance to the Duchess of Sussex. “Obviously when Harry and Meghan started dating, it became even more [prominent to me] because I had so many friends who said, ‘You know who you look l...
00:51, 2019-05-25

"Was Waiting To See This Day In My Lifetime": Sushma Swaraj's Last Tweet Barely three hours before former Foreign Minister and BJP veteran Sushma Swaraj died on Tuesday night, she had thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the centre's move on Jammu and Kashmir and said......
03:00, 2019-08-07

Top equestrian apparently kills self after lifetime ban over misconduct A decorated California equestrian died in an apparent suicide — just months after he was permanently banned from the sport over allegations of child sex abuse, according to a report. Robert Gage, who was a three-time World Cup Grand Prix champion, killed himself Wednesday at his Fallbrook home...
01:51, 2019-06-15

Earth's magnetic poles probably won't flip within our lifetime Contrary to recent reports, new research suggests the next reversal of Earth’s magnetic pole won’t happen in a human lifetime and could take tens of thousands of years...
00:00, 2019-08-08

32 thoughtful gifts for your grandparents that say 'thank you' for a lifetime of love Food 52 Below, you'll find 30+ gifts to give grandparents to thank them for the years of love and attending your off-tune band concerts. For more gift ideas, you can find our gift guides for Mother's Day 2019 here. Shopping for grandparents can be daunting. They probably have most of the basics do...
23:51, 2019-08-29

A Lifetime at a Church, Filled With Faith and Drama Cara Wall’s novel, “The Dearly Beloved,” is the story of two ministers and their wives, as their lives intertwine over the decades, in love and religious devotion....
03:51, 2019-08-14

Abdullah Ibrahim: A Lifetime of Dreams and Resistance at the Piano The South African musician formed the Jazz Epistles and got a boost from Duke Ellington. Now 84, he is a Jazz Master and still a vital force onstage....
20:17, 2019-07-31

Lifetime to release film on NXIVM sex cult this fall A movie based on the twisted upstate sex cult NXIVM, where women were starved and branded like cattle, is set to premiere this fall on the Lifetime channel, reps said Monday....
00:51, 2019-07-02

Lifetime to follow up on ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ docu-series Lifetime has ordered “Surviving R. Kelly: The Aftermath,” a four-part series with interviews of new survivors and experts on the case, the network announced Tuesday...
03:51, 2019-07-24

Lifetime movie on Nxivm sex cult coming this fall A movie based on the twisted upstate sex cult Nxivm, where women were starved and branded like cattle, is set to premiere this fall on the Lifetime channel, reps said Monday. The made-for-TV flick, “NXIVM Cult: A Mother’s Nightmare,” centers on the true story of former “Dynasty” star Catherine Oxenb...
20:34, 2019-07-02

Andy Murray and Serena Williams set for their once-in-a-lifetime show • Murray: ‘Serena is one of the best tennis players of all time’• Andreas Mies and Alexa Guarachi are opening opponentsA frisson of excitement willowed through Wimbledon shortly after Pimm’s on Wednesday afternoon. The mixed doubles draw had landed. And there it was, confirmation of a historic partn...
21:34, 2019-07-03

Mariners give Ichiro lifetime achievement award The Seattle Mariners presented team legend Ichiro Suzuki with the first-ever Mariners Franchise Achievement Award, giving him a chance to thank the city's fans for their support....
21:51, 2019-09-15

Casey Stoney says no woman will take charge of men’s side ‘in my lifetime’ • Manchester United coach says ‘society isn’t even ready for it’• ‘I can’t see it – I think you would have to be 10 times as good’The Manchester United Women’s manager, Casey Stoney, does not believe a female coach has a chance of taking charge of a senior men’s side “in her lifetime”.Stoney will em...
17:34, 2019-08-30

'Blessed' Julie Andrews gets lifetime achievement award in Venice Julie Andrews, the star of much-loved movies "Mary Poppins" and "The Sound of Music", said on Monday she was "blessed" to have had a long, illustrious cinema career as she was awarded a lifetime achievement award at the Venice Film Festival....
20:51, 2019-09-02

Lifetime releases dramatic trailer for ‘The College Admissions Scandal’ Lifetime on Friday released the trailer for its made-for-television movie about the college admissions scandal. “The College Admissions Scandal” has less star wattage than the real-life event that’s ensnared actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, but the preview shows there ...
20:00, 2019-09-08

Nothing Is More Dramatic Than the Trailer for Lifetime's College Admissions Scandal Movie Perhaps nothing is more suited to a Lifetime movie than the college admissions scandal. The network hopped on that story, which broke in March, faster than you can say Aunt Becky, but......
01:00, 2019-09-07

Streamer Tries To Test PUBG Bug, Accidentally Lands Shot Of A Lifetime Sometimes, there’s just no point in trying—for instance, when you’ve got to nail a shot on a target that’s several football fields’ worth of space away. Luckily for Twitch streamer Jake “ChocoTaco” Throop, he wasn’t trying at all. Or at least, he wasn’t trying to do that particular thing....
02:17, 2019-07-19

Olive Garden Is Selling a Lifetime Pasta Pass This Week Olive Garden’s famed unlimited ‘Pasta Pass’ returns this week. The passes will officially go on sale Thursday at 2pm, but this year they’ll also be a new addition to the Pasta Pass lineup: a Lifetime Pass....
08:34, 2019-08-13

The Women of Washington paddling team are preparing for the race of a lifetime (KING) The members of the Pacific Northwest canoe team “Wahine o Wakinekona” or “Women of Washington” are preparing for a race described as the world championship of canoe paddling. “We’re preparing for the Na Wahine o Ke Kai, one of the biggest distance outrigger...
18:00, 2019-09-14

Rolling Stones concert goers to get schooled on lifetime income The band is back following Mick Jagger's heart surgery. The concert sponsor hopes attendees will ask how long their money will last in retirement....
16:17, 2019-06-09

George Morris, US Olympic equestrian medalist and coach, given lifetime ban Former US Olympic coach receives lifetime ban from SafeSportMorris, 81, won Olympic silver in team show jumping in 1960George Morris, a 1960 Olympic show jumping medalist and longtime equestrian coach and trainer, has received a lifetime ban for sexual misconduct involving a minor, a case that he sa...
21:34, 2019-08-06

Lifetime drops a breathless trailer for its movie about the NXIVM sex cult NXIVM, the bizarre “sex cult” that counted Smallville actress Allison Mack in its ranks, is too weird a story to not get dissected to death. HBO, for example, has a documentary on the way, while Lifetime, as one might expect, wasted little time in putting together its own sensational depiction. Toda...
03:17, 2019-08-24

Leonard Cohen and Marianne Ihlen: the love affair of a lifetime The pair met on the rocky Greek island of Hydra in 1960. Their romance inspired countless Cohen songs – and now a poignant documentary by Nick BroomfieldIn November 2016, the singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, renowned for his plaintive ballads, died a few months after the woman who inspired many of t...
14:17, 2019-06-30

Almodovar gets lifetime achievement award at Venice Film Festival Spanish director Pedro Almodovar added a Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement to his list of accolades on Thursday, when the Venice Film Festival presented him with the prize for a long and illustrious career....
20:51, 2019-08-29

Report: Former members of Trump National Doral may be waiting a lifetime for refunds According to a Miami Herald report, golfers who have given up their memberships at Trump National Doral may wait the rest of their lives for refunds.        ...
07:17, 2019-08-25

Wendy Williams, College Admissions Scandal Getting the Lifetime Movie Treatment Think you know the story of Wendy Williams? Think again. Williams will executive produce a biopic about her life for Lifetime. The movie is said to reveal the highs and lows she's......
21:34, 2019-07-23

Dumbass Thinks He Can Vape Into a Bag on Spirit Airlines Flight, Gets Lifetime Ban: Report A Spirit Airlines passenger has reportedly been banned for life for vaping during a recent flight and setting off the plane’s bathroom smoke alarm....
21:01, 2019-06-10

Mark Tully Gets Lifetime Achievement Award For Role In UK-India Ties Veteran British journalist Sir Mark Tully was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award in London for his contributions to the UK-India relationship....
15:17, 2019-06-29

Mary J. Blige Set to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 BET Awards Mary J. Blige's list of accolades is about to get even more impressive. The nine-time Grammy winner will be honored with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 BET......
16:17, 2019-06-12

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Review: Built With Charm and made to last a lifetime Dragon Quest Builders was a series that no one really saw coming, but nevertheless found a home on consoles three years ago. With its sequel just around the corner, we see if the games charming JRPG originals continue to make for an interesting building adventure....
16:17, 2019-07-11

Lifetime doubles down on true crime with Jeffrey Epstein documentary, R. Kelly follow-up After its influential R. Kelly documentary, Lifetime plans a follow-up doc along with development of a doc on accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein.        ...
01:34, 2019-07-24

Lifetime finally announces the college admissions scandal movie we all assumed it would make The college admissions scandal was born to be a made-for-TV movie, what with it involving rich and famous people misbehaving, but it has somehow taken until now for Lifetime—the preeminent destination for made-for-TV-movies—to get around to making a ripped-from-the-headlines TV movie about it. Accor...
06:34, 2019-07-24

John McDonnell accused of tax raid on Londoners over proposed lifetime gifts levy John McDonnell was accused of a tax raid on Londoners today after claims that eight in 10 homes would be hit by a planned levy on children given property by their parents....
16:34, 2019-07-01

Cairo Film Festival to honor Terry Gilliam with Lifetime Achievement Award Writer, director, actor and animator Terry Gilliam is to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at Egypt's 41st Cairo International Film Festival on Nov. 20....
21:17, 2019-09-03

Guns N’ Roses’ classic lineup tempts fate, extends Not In This Lifetime tour Even the bands with the most volatile breakups and lineups find a reason to get back together eventually. Usually that reason involves the piles of money that can be made by getting the old band back together. In that spirit, Stereogum announces today that Guns N’ Roses will embark on another North ...
23:34, 2019-06-17

Eden Hazard fulfils his dream of a lifetime with Real Madrid move | Sid Lowe The boy from Belgium is now the man in Madrid after being presented to fans following €150m transfer from ChelseaThe Garden of Eden moved to the Bernabéu. Eden Hazard took a stroll around the grass at his new home, kicking gold and white footballs into a crowd that was bigger than those that came to...
01:34, 2019-06-14

Vivica A. Fox and Lifetime Movie Network Have Your Summer Covered With a Whole Bunch of Wrong Movies If loving Vivica A. Fox's Lifetime movies is wrong, we don't want to be right. The Independence Day star is basically taking over Lifetime Movie Network, Lifetime's sister site, in......
19:34, 2019-06-06

Lifetime's College Admissions Scandal finds its stars (sadly, Lori Loughlin isn't one) Despite it being the role she was born to play, it doesn’t appear as though Lori Loughlin will be getting the chance to play herself in Lifetime’s ripped-from-the-TMZ-updates TV movie The College Admissions Scandal. Instead, the soapy channel’s adaptation of the all-too-real story of rich and famous...
17:51, 2019-08-13

Tiger Woods’ Pebble Beach mauling a once in a lifetime feat of greatness | Ewan Murray Rory McIlroy remains in awe of Woods’s 2000 US Open victory, while Brooks Koepka eyes history of his own this yearThey were the best of times within the best of times. If peak Tiger Woods was the year 2000, nothing emphasised his dominance more than the battering of Pebble Beach into submission.A gl...
09:17, 2019-06-10

Lifetime Is Bringing Catherine Oxenberg's Story to Life With NXIVM Cult: A Mother's Nightmare Law & Order: SVU sort of went there, now Lifetime is fully going there with a TV movie based on the NXIVM story. Lifetime's NXIVM Cult: A Mother's Nightmare (the working title),......
06:51, 2019-07-02

‘A Lifetime Commitment.’ Following Kamala Harris’ Criticism, Joe Biden Defends His Civil Rights Record (CHICAGO) — Joe Biden strongly defended his civil rights record on Friday, pledging to be a “president who stands against racism” and “the forces of intolerance” and defiantly dismissing any suggestions otherwise. Speaking to the Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH ...
23:51, 2019-06-28

All Hail the Queen: Mary J. Blige to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 BET Awards For the past three decades, Mary J. Blige has provided us with everlasting life through song like no artist before her. And to celebrate her various contributions to the entertainment industry, she’ll be honored with BET’s Lifetime Achievement Award later this month at the 19th annual BET Awards....
16:34, 2019-06-13

Doctors Now Want More People to Get the HPV Vaccine Good news if you’re an adult who hasn’t gotten the HPV vaccine yet: A government advisory panel recently voted to recommend the vaccine for men up to age 26 (previously it was recommended for women up to 26, and men up to 21) with a “weak endorsement” for people up to age 45....
19:17, 2019-06-27

Confused About Who Should Get the HPV Vaccine, and When? The CDC Has New Recommendations For its first few years on the market, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was approved only for young girls. Over time, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has broadened its approval to include boys, as well as adults up to age 45—allowing more people to get the cancer-preventing v...
15:34, 2019-08-16

Vaccine Injury Claims Are Few and Far Between Data from a federal program designed to compensate people harmed by vaccines shows how rare it is for someone to claim they were hurt after getting vaccinated....
11:17, 2019-06-18

EDWARD J. JOYCE, CBOE PRESIDENT AND COO, TO RECEIVE ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Chicago, November 25, 2009 - Edward J. Joyce, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), will be honored for his philanthropic and corporate achievements with the Anti-Defamation League's Lifetime Achievement Award on Monday, November 30. ......
03:17, 2019-05-23

Scientists Have Created a Vaccine for Cat Allergies, but You Can't Have It Yet People unjustly kept away from feline companionship due to an allergy are rejoicing this week, after news resurfaced of a potential vaccine that makes cats less able to cause allergies. But while this research is promising, a finished product won’t be available any time soon.Read more......
03:34, 2019-08-15

2019 AFI Lifetime Achievement Ceremony: Denzel Washington Collects His Things; Beyoncé Honors Melina Matsoukas Everyone who is anyone in Hollywood gathered to celebrate your favorite actor’s favorite actor Denzel Washington at the 47th AFI Life Achievement Award gala, presented by the American Film Institute, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Thursday night....
22:34, 2019-06-07

CDC: 92 percent of HPV-caused cancers could be prevented by vaccine The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday it will increase the vaccination rate of its human papillomavirus by 80 percent nationwide, which could prevent 92 percent of cancers caused by HPV....
20:17, 2019-08-23

HPV vaccine: Boys aged 12 to 13 to be given cancer-preventing jab Boys in the UK will be given the HPV jab from September in a bid to wipe out cervical cancer and prevent thousands of cases of other cancers, it has been announced....
13:51, 2019-07-09

Measles vaccine gap poses risk in Germany Some 166,000 German infants lack measles immunization, health insurers warn. Their finding underscores a recent World Health Organization alert that in Germany, and European nations, the virus is still ‘endemic.'...
14:51, 2019-08-08

Why Vaccine Exemption Policies Are Getting Tightened in California Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr were reportedly lobbying against tightened medical exemptions for vaccines in California yesterday. States vary in their vaccine requirements for schoolchildren: In some, a child can skip vaccines if their parents have a “personal belief” objection to them. In o...
20:00, 2019-06-13

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media giant grapples with how to combat hoaxes and deceptions....
00:51, 2019-05-31

Just one dose of the HPV vaccine may be enough to lower cancer rates A single dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine seems to be almost as good as two or three injections for preventing cervical precancerous lesions...
19:34, 2019-07-31

New measles cases down amid vaccine push The city is gaining ground in its battle against the measles outbreak gripping Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community, health officials said Tuesday — as they announced the closure of a tenth school for not complying with vaccination requirements. “We’re cautiously optimistic, but we’re not taking any...
01:00, 2019-06-12

Chlamydia vaccine moves a step closer Pioneering clinical trial raises hopes of cure for ‘hidden’ sexually transmitted infectionA vaccine to protect against chlamydia has moved closer to becoming reality after a pioneering clinical trial found the treatment to be safe. The vaccine successfully provoked an immune response, boosting level...
01:17, 2019-08-13

New vaccine strategy boosts T-cell therapy A promising new way to treat some types of cancer is to program the patient’s own T cells to destroy the cancerous cells. This approach, termed CAR-T cell therapy, is now used to combat some types of leukemia, but so far it has not worked well against solid tumors such as lung or breast tumors. M...
21:00, 2019-07-11

Philippines weighs re-use of controversial dengue vaccine The Philippines is considering re-introducing a dengue vaccine whose use it halted because of links to the deaths of several children, as authorities battle to contain a dengue outbreak that has killed more than 450 people this year....
16:51, 2019-08-02

Every country worldwide is now using the most effective polio vaccine We may be on the brink of eradicating polio at last, now that Mongolia and Zimbabwe have added the inactivated polio vaccine to routine immunisations...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Congo has given over 200,000 people Merck Ebola vaccine-gov't Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck vaccine they hope will help rein in the world's second worst epidemic....
18:34, 2019-08-25

EU chief: Brexit a 'vaccine' against 'fake news' Brexit has acted as a warning against leaving the European Union and was a "vaccine against anti-EU propaganda and fake news", according to European Council President Donald Tusk....
01:34, 2019-05-29

China tightens vaccine management after scandals China passed a law on Saturday tightening the supervision and management of how vaccines enter the market, requiring stricter management of their production, research and distribution, after a series of safety scandals....
15:17, 2019-06-29

You Can Now Find Legit Vaccine Information on Pinterest Until recently, Pinterest blocked results from searches about vaccines on its platform. But today, the company announced that it will provide “authoritative vaccine results,” and no others, to those searches....
23:34, 2019-08-28

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit country, while saying Johnson & Johnson's rival drug would complicate matters....
21:34, 2019-05-22

HPV vaccine may lead to elimination of cervical cancer NBC NEWS – The HPV vaccine is far more effective than expected, with benefits extending beyond those who receive the vaccine, a study published Wednesday finds. The new study, published in The Lancet, suggests that the more people who receive the vaccine, the better. That’s because vaccination...
19:34, 2019-06-27

JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE Chicago, December 15, 2008 - Joe Levin, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Vice President of Research and Product Development, has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in creating revolutionary products that have defined the market for listed options.The...
03:17, 2019-05-23

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandates New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of immunization rules....
22:34, 2019-06-14

RFK Jr. leads anti-vaxxers in court over ban on vaccine exemptions ALBANY — Hundreds of “anti-vaxxers” swarmed the state courthouse Wednesday calling for a repeal of a new law that bans all nonmedical exemptions from school vaccine requirements. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and civil rights lawyer Michael Sussman argued that the Legislature passed the law in direct violat...
04:00, 2019-08-15

Public to weigh in on revised California vaccine bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Residents are getting their first chance to weigh in on a revised California measure giving state public health officials oversight of doctors who grant over five vaccination medical exemptions annually vaccinations and schools with vaccination rates less than 95%. Thursday...
07:17, 2019-06-20

Kenya becomes third African nation to introduce malaria vaccine Kenya on Friday began adding a malaria vaccine to its routine immunization schedule for babies and toddlers, becoming the third African country to roll out the vaccine for a disease that threatens children across the continent....
17:51, 2019-09-13

When shots start younger, more teens get meningococcal vaccine (Reuters Health) - Teens are more likely to get at least one of two recommended doses of the meningococcal vaccine when they receive their first shot by early adolescence, a U.S. study suggests....
23:34, 2019-05-29

France is the most vaccine-skeptic nation in the world: survey LONDON, – Trust in vaccines – one of the world’s most effective and widely-used medical products – is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where skepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to persist, a global study found on Wednesday. France ha...
21:51, 2019-06-19

Trump will order boost to flu vaccine production: report President Trump wants to give the US flu vaccine production a shot in the arm. The former vaccine skeptic is working on an executive order that would direct the Health and Human Services department to overhaul how it cooks up flu vaccines, and he also has plans to encourage more Americans to get the...
02:00, 2019-07-17

Congo has given over 200,000 people Merck Ebola vaccine: government Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck vaccine they hope will help rein in the world's second worst epidemic....
22:51, 2019-08-25

ASU researcher launches cancer ‘vaccine’ trial in dogs PHOENIX- A researcher at Arizona State University is using dogs to test his preventative cancer “vaccine.” Stephen Johnston, director of the Center for Innovations in Medicine, has already tested the concoction on hundreds of mice with promising results. “As soon as the tumor arise...
16:01, 2019-05-21

The Latest: NY ends religious exemptions to vaccine mandates ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on legislation to eliminate a religious exemption to New York state’s vaccine requirements (all times local): 6:35 p.m. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation eliminating a religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren in the face of the n...
04:01, 2019-06-14

New York state ends vaccine religious exemption New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure minutes after the final vote. Hundreds of parents of unvaccinated children protested at New York's Capitol. (June 14)        ...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Scotland's HPV vaccine linked to 'near elimination' of cervical cancer The routine vaccination of schoolgirls with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Scotland has led to a dramatic reduction in cervical cancer in later life....
16:17, 2019-05-21

HPV vaccine could help eliminate cervical cancer, study finds The HPV vaccine could one day lead to the eradication of cervical cancer, according to a new study that found the benefits of the vaccine “exceed expectations.” International researchers looked at 65 studies involving more than 60 million people across 14 countries who received the HPV vaccine, NBC ...
20:34, 2019-06-27

A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
22:17, 2019-05-22

Tusk says Brexit served as 'vaccine' against eurosceptic EU vote Britain's Brexit paralysis served as a "vaccine" against the eurosceptic vote in the European Union's parliamentary elections, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday....
00:00, 2019-05-29

Ebola vaccine undermined by deep distrust in Congo Deep distrust — along with political instability and deadly violence — has severely undermined efforts by public health authorities in Congo to curb the outbreak by tracing and vaccinating those who may have come into contact with infected people....
20:34, 2019-07-24

PACC to host free vaccine, microchip clinic TUCSON – Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) will be hosting a free vaccine and microchip clinic on Saturday. The clinic will be from 8 a.m. to noon at Kino Sports Complex, 2500 E. Ajo Way. Courtesy: Pima Animal Care Center PACC says the event will end after staffers chip and vaccine 300 pets. The shelte...
20:51, 2019-07-09

The Latest: California vaccine bill moves ahead SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a California Assembly hearing on vaccination legislation (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A California Assembly committee has advanced a bill to tighten the state’s rules on vaccination exemptions. But there remains disagreement about the measure among Assem...
03:51, 2019-06-21

Tusk says Brexit served as 'vaccine' against euroskeptic EU vote Britain's Brexit paralysis served as a "vaccine" against the euroskeptic vote in the European Union's parliamentary elections, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday....
02:00, 2019-05-30

Chlamydia vaccine shown to be safe in first ever human trial First ever clinical trial of chlamydia vaccine shows the drug is safe for women and triggers an immune response against the bacteria that causes the infection...
04:34, 2019-08-13

HHS to provide $23 million to Merck for Ebola vaccine production The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it will fund the manufacturing of Merck & Co Inc's investigational Ebola vaccine called V920, in response to the outbreak of the deadly virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)....
23:17, 2019-08-21

Brexit Is Vaccine Against Anti-EU Propaganda: Donald Tusk The tortuous Brexit process has acted as a "vaccine" against anti-EU sentiment across the continent, European Council President Donald Tusk claimed Tuesday....
04:34, 2019-05-29

Chickenpox vaccine may reduce risk of shingles for kids Children who have been vaccinated for chickenpox have a 78 percent lower risk of developing shingles than unvaccinated children, according to research....
23:51, 2019-06-10

TEST QA JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE Chicago, December 15, 2008 - Joe Levin, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Vice President of Research and Product Development, has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in creating revolutionary products that have defined the market for listed options.The...
03:17, 2019-05-23

PACC, Kino Sports to host second free vaccine clinic Courtesy: Pima Animal Care Center TUCSON – Pet owners? Did you miss the first free community vaccine and microchip clinic earlier this summer? If so, we got good news for you, Pima Animal Care Center and Kino Sports Complex will hold a second one on Aug. 31. The free clinic will begin at 8 a.m. and ...
20:51, 2019-08-20

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandate for schoolchildren State lawmakers vote to repeal exemption amid country’s worst measles outbreak in decadesNew York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the country’s worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of ...
09:00, 2019-06-14

Bill would mandate measles vaccine for summer camp kids A state pol wants to add the measles vaccine to summer campers’ pack lists this year. State Sen. David Carlucci (D) introduced a bill Thursday that would require all kids going to New York summer camps prove they’ve received a slew of vaccinations — as the state legislature desperately t...
23:00, 2019-06-06

WHO partners with Facebook to stop the spread of inaccurate vaccine information The World Health Organization said the spread of inaccurate vaccine information is "a major threat to global health that could reverse decades of progress made in tackling preventable diseases."...
00:34, 2019-09-06

21 million children miss first dose of measles vaccine every year An estimated 169 million children worldwide have missed out on getting the first dose of a measles vaccine, including more than half a million in the UK...
16:17, 2019-05-21

WHO welcomes Facebook commitment to stop vaccine misinformation from going viral The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday welcomed Facebook’s pledge to ensure users can separate fact from fiction when it comes to vaccines, across its platforms from Facebook Search, to Groups, Pages and forums....
20:34, 2019-09-05

World races to develop African swine fever vaccine Governments, universities and private businesses around the world are racing to develop a vaccine for African swine fever before the disease spreads around the globe....
16:17, 2019-07-12

First chlamydia vaccine tested in humans shows early promise The first chlamydia vaccine to be tested in humans has been shown to be safe, and may protect against the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection in the world. Research teams in Denmark and the United Kingdom reported findings Monday from their phase one clinical trial in The Lancet Inf...
23:34, 2019-08-13

There Could Be a Chlamydia Vaccine In the Coming Years, A Promising New Study Suggests The first-ever human trial of a genital-chlamydia vaccine suggests that it is safe and effective, according to a new study published in the Lancet. U.S. sexually transmitted illness diagnoses have reached new highs for the past four years in a row, and chlamydia is responsible for the bulk of those ...
00:34, 2019-08-14

WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation The World Health Organization said on Thursday it welcomed a commitment by Facebook that it would direct users seeking vaccine information on its Instagram, Facebook Search, Groups and other forums towards facts, not misinformation....
01:34, 2019-09-06

China says making progress on African swine fever vaccine China will start work on clinical trials of an African swine fever vaccine, state media said on Friday, as the disease continues to spread through the world's biggest hog herd....
09:51, 2019-05-24

Camps harden vaccine rules amid US measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to turn away children whose parents opted not to vaccinate them against the disease....
00:51, 2019-05-24

Bastion of Anti-Vaccine Fervor: Progressive Waldorf Schools Opposition to vaccines on the left is increasingly worrying the authorities. At one progressive school, 60 percent of the 300 students were not vaccinated against measles and other diseases....
13:34, 2019-06-13

A Chlamydia Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Human Trial A vaccine for the most commonly reported sexually transmitted infection in the U.S.—the bacterial disease chlamydia—is now a substantial step closer to reality. On Monday, researchers reported that two of their vaccine candidates were found to be safe in a phase 1 clinical trial of 35 women. Though ...
08:17, 2019-08-14

Everything I Learned While Getting Kicked out of America's Biggest Anti-Vaccine Conference It seemed virtually inevitable that I would be thrown out of AutismOne, a yearly conference that has been accused of being a hive of anti-vaccine sentiments, bad science, scaremongering and worthless products. The conference has, after all, ejected several science bloggers who have previously atten...
00:34, 2019-06-21

GSK ends development of Ebola vaccine, hands work to U.S. institute British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is giving up its work on developing three potential vaccines against the deadly Ebola and Marburg viruses, despite an ongoing Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo....
18:34, 2019-08-06

‘Dramatic Resurgence’ of Measles in Europe Partly Due to Vaccine Refusals (LONDON) — The World Health Organization says there has been a “dramatic resurgence” of measles in Europe, in part fueled by vaccine refusals, with nearly 90,000 people sickened by the virus in the first half of 2019. In a report issued Thursday, the U.N. health agency said the num...
12:00, 2019-08-29

Vietnam says will have African swine fever vaccine 'soon', experts skeptical Vietnam said on Tuesday it has had initial success in creating a vaccine to fight African swine fever, which has infected farms throughout the Southeast Asian country and prompted the culling of around 10% of its pig herd....
17:00, 2019-07-02

Kenya becomes third African nation to introduce world's first malaria vaccine Kenya on Friday added the world's first malaria vaccine to the routine immunization schedule for children under two, becoming the third country in Africa to roll out the vaccine for the disease that kills one child globally every two minutes....
09:17, 2019-09-13

Congo minister's resignation over Ebola snub could unblock new vaccine Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to contain the spreading epidemic....
00:34, 2019-07-23

Facebook to direct vaccine searches to public health pages Facebook moves to stem spread of misinformation online about side-effects of immunisationsFacebook is to take a stand against vaccine denial by directing people searching for information or using vaccine hashtags to web pages set up by public health bodies.People who access Facebook and Instagram pa...
21:17, 2019-09-04

Anti-vaxxer livestreamed alleged assault on pro-vaccine lawmaker Enlarge / LOS ANGELES, Calif. - APRIL 14, 2015: Kathleen Miller, 46, right, with her children at a rally of parents and teachers who oppose efforts to end the personal-belief exemption on vaccinations. (credit: Getty / Irfan Khan) The Sacramento Police Department on Wednesday cited a prominent a...
16:51, 2019-08-23

Uganda begins largest trial of experimental Ebola vaccine Researchers in Uganda are launching the largest-ever trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deployed in neighboring Congo, where a deadly outbreak has killed over 1,800 people....
23:00, 2019-08-02

Anti-vaccine activist charged for assault of California senator The man behind a petition drive to recall a California state senator and physician pushing for tougher vaccine requirements was charged on Wednesday with assault after livestreaming himself shoving the lawmaker in a sidewalk confrontation in Sacramento....
05:17, 2019-08-22

Pinterest will direct vaccine searches to major health groups Pinterest Inc users searching for vaccine-related information will be shown results from leading public health groups, in an effort to combat health misinformation on the site, the social media company said in a blog post on Wednesday....
05:34, 2019-08-29

'Worry is contagious': the vaccine-hesitant parents putting children at risk More than committed anti-vaxxers, parents who are unsure about vaccination are one of the top 10 threats to global health this year. What’s behind this crisis of confidence?My son had his first vaccination within hours of entering the world. In the London borough where he was born eight years ago, t...
16:17, 2019-07-13

Global Update: New Polio Strains That Protect Vaccine Factory Workers The strains have the same ability to invoke an immune reaction as the live viruses now used to make vaccine do, but with no risk to vaccine factory employees....
08:34, 2019-05-22

Pinterest to direct vaccine searches to health organizations to combat misinformation Social media sites have been trying to combat the spread of misinformation about vaccines. Pinterest previously tried blocking all searches for vaccines with mixed results....
19:00, 2019-08-29

California looks to crack down on vaccine exemptions amid national measles outbreak Amid a national measles outbreak, California lawmakers are weighing new legislation aimed at cracking down on vaccination exemptions.        ...
13:34, 2019-06-20

Jessica Biel Weighs In on Vaccine Fight, Drawing Fierce Pushback The entry of Ms. Biel, the Hollywood actress, into the conversation broadened the scope of the national debate, but also provoked a furious response....
05:34, 2019-06-14

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00:34, 2019-06-21

Pinterest teams up with health bodies to tackle false vaccine info Pinterest users searching for help and advice about vaccines will be directed to public health bodies as part of the social media site's attempt to tackle the spread of misinformation....
23:17, 2019-08-29

Rockland County summer camps suing over measles vaccine requirement Rockland County’s new requirement that the camps fork over campers’ personal data and health records to government bureaucrats — which must be done via fax — puts thousands of campers’ privacy at risk, the suit argues....
01:17, 2019-07-02

Revised CA vaccine bill would revoke exemptions from infamous anti-vax doc [Updated] Enlarge / Dr. Robert Sears examines 2-month-old twins. Sears is among the doctors who have been found to have issued fraudulent medical vaccination exemptions. (credit: Getty | Don Bartletti) Hundreds of dubious medical exemptions handed out by California’s infamous anti-vaccine pediatrician, Dr...
20:00, 2019-09-10

Scientists call on social media companies to provide better vaccine information The Salzburg Statement on Vaccination Acceptance, published Tuesday in the Journal of Health Communication, has called on companies like Google and Facebook to better identify misinformation related to vaccine safety....
16:34, 2019-07-02

Protesters shut down California's legislature as bills tighten vaccine exemptions Activists take over state capitol and demonstrate outside governor’s office as he signs measuresActivists shut down both chambers of the California state legislature with protests and chanting against a set of bills seeking to tighten school vaccine exemptions.Protesters on Monday took over the hall...
07:34, 2019-09-10

Pinterest's new vaccine search will offer something rare on social media: facts Users looking for medical advice will get results from major public health groups in an effort to combat misinformationWhen Pinterest realized in 2018 that the search results for many health-related terms – such as “vaccines” or “cancer cure” – were polluted with non-scientific misinformation, the v...
02:34, 2019-08-29

Pfizer, Sanofi, to boost South African Biovac's vaccine output South Africa's Biovac Institute will start local production of Sanofi's Hexavalent vaccine next year and Pfizer's anti-pneumonia Prevnar 13 vaccine in 2021, boosting supply of life-saving drugs in its main market, its CEO said....
15:51, 2019-07-02

Global Health: A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
17:51, 2019-05-21

HPV vaccine 'offers chance' of wiping out cervical cancer in rich countries Study shows vaccine has greatly reduced infections among girls and young womenElimination of cervical cancer in wealthy countries such as the UK may be possible within decades, say experts, following a major study showing the success of the HPV jab in protecting women.Human papilloma virus, which is...
01:34, 2019-06-28

The Urgency for a Vaccine Grows as a Deadly Virus Ravages Asia’s Pig Herds (BEIJING) — Scientists are working to develop a vaccine to help guard the world’s pork supply as a deadly virus ravages Asia’s pig herds. Farmers have long contained its spread by quarantining and killing infected animals, but the disease’s devastating march into East Asia is...
08:00, 2019-08-21

UPDATE 2-WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation The World Health Organization said on Thursday it welcomed a commitment by Facebook that it would direct users seeking vaccine information on its Instagram, Facebook Search, Groups and other forums towards facts, not misinformation....
19:34, 2019-09-05

Pregnant, nursing women can now be given Ebola vaccine, UN health agency announces Reversing an earlier decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) now recommends vaccinating pregnant and breastfeeding women against the Ebola virus....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Pentagon contractor threatened to murder Rep. Frederica Wilson over vaccine bill: DOJ An anti-vaxxer from Maryland who works as a cybersecurity contractor for the Department of Defense was charged this week for “threatening to murder” Florida Congresswoman Frederica Wilson — after she introduced a bill requiring all public schools to vaccinate their students in exch...
18:00, 2019-07-19

Exclusive trailer: 'A Lifetime of Sundays' through the eyes of four NFL female owners The documentary produced by Jane Goodell sheds light on the women who played an integral part in the history of the NFL.        ...
17:00, 2019-08-16

Lifetime announces a Surviving R. Kelly follow-up and a Surviving Jeffrey Epstein show Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly documentary series was huge for the network—not to mention his many alleged victims’ pursuit of justice—and now Lifetime has announced that it’s putting a sequel of sorts that will explore the developments in the case against Kelly that have come to light since the seri...
06:34, 2019-07-24

Meghan Markle's father slams Lifetime's 'Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal' as 'dumb fiction' "Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal" wasn't an accurate portrayal of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's dealings with the Duchess of Sussex's father, Thomas Markle claimed in a new report....
16:51, 2019-05-29

Barcelona to offer Lionel Messi a 'lifetime contract' to stay at Camp Nou Barcelona want to offer Lionel Messi a 'lifetime contract' after a clause was revealed in which it was confirmed he can leave the Catalan club for free at the end of the season....
13:00, 2019-09-09

Swimming, s'mores and shots: Camps harden vaccine rules in U.S. measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to turn away children whose parents opted not to vaccinate them against the disease....
12:17, 2019-05-23

Work on potential HIV vaccine to accelerate thanks to new cutting-edge Western University facility The facility was funded by Western's Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and a significant grant from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, according to a release....
21:34, 2019-07-31

CORRECTED-Pfizer, Sanofi, to boost South African Biovac's vaccine output South Africa's Biovac Institute will start local production of Sanofi's Hexaxim vaccine next year and Pfizer's anti-pneumonia Prevnar 13 vaccine in 2021, boosting supply of life-saving drugs in its main market, its CEO said....
18:51, 2019-07-02

VBI's shares plunge after hep B vaccine fails secondary goal in late-stage trial VBI Vaccines Inc said on Monday a late-stage study was unsuccessful in showing two doses of its hepatitis B vaccine were as effective as three doses of an older vaccine from GlaxoSmithKline, sending its shares plunging 66%....
00:34, 2019-06-18

UN health agency welcomes Facebook pledge to stop vaccine misinformation from going viral The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday welcomed Facebook’s pledge to ensure users can separate fact from fiction when it comes to vaccines, across its platforms from Facebook Search, to Groups, Pages and forums....
01:00, 2019-09-06

Years after Texas backed off HPV vaccine mandate, cervical cancer rate soars Twelve years after Texas and Australia veered onto wildly different courses regarding HPV prevention, their gap in health outcomes has widened demonstrably....
17:00, 2019-08-12

Varying vaccine trust leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where scepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to persist, a global study found on Wednesday....
06:34, 2019-06-19

Opinion: Female NFL team owners shed light on history in film 'A Lifetime of Sundays' Four women, all in their 80s and 90s, own the Bears, Lions, Chiefs and Steelers. Their stories are told in a film that premieres next weekend.       ...
20:00, 2019-08-16

“Once in a lifetime” catch weighs 700 pounds and is 12 feet 7-and-a-half inches long…with an estimated six inches of the tail missing (WLBT) It’s the time of year alligator hunters have been waiting for – the opening weekend of Mississippi harvesting. There was no rest this Labor Day weekend for the team Muddy Water Maniacs, who captured a giant gator after more than an hour-and-a-half battle to take him down and get him int...
13:34, 2019-09-06

'Sesame Street,' Sally Field, more to earn Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievement What do "Sesame Street" and Sally Field have in common? Both are going to be Kennedy Center Honors recipients.        ...
20:51, 2019-07-18

CBOE Chairman and CEO William Brodsky Receives Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award at Super Bowl of Indexing Conference CHICAGO, December 17, 2009 - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his career-long support of index products as risk-management tools. The award was presented earlier this month at...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Jessica Biel lobbies against vaccine bill, but denies being part of anti-vaxx movement The actor joined Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to lobby against a California bill that would mandate parents get approval from public health if they don't want their child vaccinated....
02:01, 2019-06-14

New York Will No Longer Allow Vaccine Exemptions for Religious Reasons Amid Ongoing Measles Outbreaks New York lawmakers voted on Thursday to repeal vaccine exemptions for religious reasons in school-age children as the state continues to battle ongoing measles outbreaks.Read more......
17:17, 2019-06-14

Despite Measles Warnings, Anti-Vaccine Rally Draws Hundreds of Ultra-Orthodox Jews A “vaccine symposium” in Rockland County was denounced by health authorities and some ultra-Orthodox rabbis, who said the speakers were spreading dangerous propaganda....
14:38, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-VBI's shares plunge after hep B vaccine fails secondary goal in late-stage trial VBI Vaccines Inc said on Monday a late-stage study was unsuccessful in showing two doses of its hepatitis B vaccine were as effective as three doses of an older vaccine from GlaxoSmithKline, sending its shares plunging 66%....
23:00, 2019-06-17

New malaria vaccine trial in Malawi marks ‘an innovation milestone', declares UN health agency A new vaccine against deadly malaria which has been 30 years in development, was made available for the first time to infants in Malawi on Tuesday, marking an “innovation milestone”, said the World Health Organization (WHO)....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Anti-Vaxxers Fail to Block New York Law Eliminating Religious Exemptions to Vaccine Requirements A New York State Supreme Court Justice on Friday rejected a suit brought by 55 families attempting to block the state’s recently passed law “eliminating exemptions to school vaccination requirements on the basis of religious beliefs,” Ars Technica reported.Read more......
22:00, 2019-07-13

Researchers warn against homemade sunscreen Many people may be tempted to craft their own sunscreens out of all-natural ingredients. However, such creams will likely fail to offer any protection....
14:51, 2019-05-21

UA researchers use smartphone to detect norovirus TUCSON- A team of researchers at the University of Arizona is using a smartphone to detect norovirus, a contagious virus causing food poisoning, stomach flu or the stomach bug. Norovirus can lead to vomiting and diarrhea and is commonly spread in crowded environments like workplaces or cruise ships....
15:17, 2019-08-31

Researchers are creepily close to predicting when you’re going to die Enlarge / Samples of donated blood in Vacutainer test tubes. (credit: Getty | Universal Images Group) If death is in the cards, it may also be in your blood. Measurements of 14 metabolic substances in blood were pretty good at predicting whether people were likely to die in the next five to 10 yea...
10:17, 2019-08-22

How the industry's researchers are looking for new vehicle ingredients Thousands of chemists and lab-coat-wearing material science researchers at national labs, suppliers and automakers are rethinking the automobile at the molecular level....
15:34, 2019-08-05

Researchers close in on a new depression mechanism A study in rats identifies a key driver of anhedonia, the inability to experience pleasure. This finding may lead to new therapies not just for depression....
19:51, 2019-05-24

AI researchers have a plan to pay patients for data Enlarge (credit: iStock/Getty Images) Robert Chang, a Stanford ophthalmologist, normally stays busy prescribing drops and performing eye surgery. But a few years ago, he decided to jump on a hot new trend in his field: artificial intelligence. Doctors like Chang often rely on eye imaging to track ...
16:00, 2019-08-11

Researchers Use CRISPR to Remove HIV From Mice An interdisciplinary team of scientists is claiming to have eliminated the HIV virus from the genomes of mice by combining the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool with an experimental new drug. It’s a promising development in the battle against HIV and AIDS, but more work is required before clinical trial...
06:34, 2019-07-03

Plants Are Definitely Not Conscious, Researchers Argue The remarkable ability of plants to respond to their environment has led some scientists to believe it’s a sign of conscious awareness. A new opinion paper argues against this position, saying plants “neither possess nor require consciousness.”Read more......
21:17, 2019-07-03

Researchers Take Major Step Towards Curing HIV Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center have taken a major step towards curing HIV. UNMC announced Tuesday that researchers there, in cooperation a team at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, have “come up with a way to completely eliminate HIV infection in a s...
22:00, 2019-07-03

Uganda Launches Largest Trial of Experimental Ebola Vaccine As Outbreak Spreads in Neighboring Congo (KAMPALA, Uganda) — Researchers in Uganda have launched the largest-ever trial of the experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deployed in neighboring Congo, where a deadly outbreak has killed over 1,800 people. The trial of the Janssen Pharmaceuticals vaccine involves up to 800 peopl...
06:00, 2019-08-03

U.S. ‘gag order’ on abortion causes deaths around the world, researchers say  A U.S. policy banning government-funded aid groups from discussing abortion around the world has led to deaths from botched procedures and cut care to HIV-infected orphans and other children, researchers said on Wednesday....
20:34, 2019-06-05

Researchers may have found a way to block gonorrhea infection Researchers at Georgia State University say blocking uptake of the mineral zinc by the bacterial pathogen that causes gonorrhea could prevent infection, a finding that may lead to a vaccine for the STI....
10:34, 2019-08-06

Waymo shares some of its self-driving car data to help researchers Self-driving car data is intensely valuable, and it's frequently considered one of Waymo's advantages -- it has more experience than virtually anyone. Now, however, the company is sharing some of that knowledge with the rest of the world. It's launch......
16:51, 2019-08-21

This de-stressor app could treat migraine pain, NYU researchers say Many of the 36 million migraine sufferers in the US turn off their smartphones — any lights and sounds, for that matter — when a headache sets in, so it may come as a surprise that researchers at NYU School of Medicine are touting a de-stressor app they say may help manage the pain. The....
23:34, 2019-06-05

Toilet paper is getting less sustainable, researchers warn Major brands are using less recycled paper, meaning more trees cut down unnecessarilyToilet paper – the one product that the majority of us use just once and flush away – is becoming less sustainable, according to research. Analysis from Ethical Consumer magazine found that major brands were using l...
13:51, 2019-07-05

AI researchers translate language into physical movement Carnegie Mellon University researchers created AI that turns words into human-like movement, intelligence that may instruct robotic movement in the future.Read More...
00:34, 2019-09-12

What’s a ‘normal’ bedtime for a 5-year-old? Researchers say earlier is better. Young children are getting less sleep than their parents and grandparents did at the same age, a trend with significant implications on their health and well-being....
00:00, 2019-08-02

To Really 'Disrupt,' Tech Needs to Listen to Actual Researchers Opinion: Silicon Valley culture often reveals the optimism of organized ignorance. Rather than lauding "new" experts, we need to respect, sustain, and strengthen the ones we already have....
16:17, 2019-06-28

1,000-pound birds once roamed Europe, researchers say If you’re going to pick a fight with a bird, the common ostrich should probably be near the bottom of your list. They’re tall, powerful, and the largest specimens can weigh in at well over 300 pounds. They’re not to be messed with, but they don’t hold a candle to the absolute...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Scientists Wanted: Recruited by Juul, Many Researchers Say No Juul needs good science to prove to the F.D.A. that its e-cigarettes offer more benefits than risks. Some researchers say they are loath to take the company’s money....
09:34, 2019-05-27

Facebook researchers propose an AI assistant for Minecraft Facebook researchers propose in a paper building an intelligent assistant for Minecraft, which they argue is an ideal training ground for NLU agents.Read More...
01:17, 2019-07-24

Researchers: Websites infected iPhones with spyware Suspected nation-state hackers used malware-laden websites to infect iPhones with spyware in what security researchers are calling the worst general security failure yet affecting the Apple devices. Announced late Thursday by Google researchers, the vulnerabilities were quietly fixed by Apple in Feb...
19:34, 2019-08-30

Researchers try to make ICU less traumatic for patients, families (Reuters Health) - Intensive care units (ICUs) can be extremely stressful for patients and families. Changes in the way ICUs are run may help mitigate that stress, two new studies suggest....
21:17, 2019-07-16

Researchers Build Bots That Play Videogames With Each Other Researchers at Google’s artificial-intelligence labs said they have developed virtual videogame players that learned to play by working with other digital gamers....
00:51, 2019-05-31

Researchers have found new way to bring oxygen to Mars One of the biggest issues with putting astronauts on Mars for any length of time is the planet’s weak atmosphere and the lack of oxygen needed to sustain life. Astronauts would need to wear spacesuits almost constantly to live and work on Mars. However, a team of researchers at the California ...
02:34, 2019-05-31

Researchers detail the most dangerous piece of iOS malware we’ve ever seen Earlier this month, security researchers for Google’s Project Zero revealed a wild iOS exploit that would allow a malicious actor to completely take over a targeted device with absolutely no interaction from the device owner themselves. Apple ultimately patched the exploit, though there’...
09:17, 2019-08-31

To Combat 'Deepfakes,' Researchers Turn to Mice Researchers have found that while humans struggle to differentiate between real and computer-generated voices, mice can tell the difference just fine....
20:51, 2019-08-08

Earth's mantle is magnetic, researchers find Scientists assumed Earth's mantle, the layer stretching from the crust to a depth of 255 miles, was magnetically dead. New research suggests they were mistaken....
23:34, 2019-06-06

Cockatoo choreographs his own dance moves, researchers believe New study of Snowball the prancing parrot points to bird at peak of his creative powersWhen Snowball the sulphur-crested cockatoo revealed his first dance moves a decade ago he became an instant sensation. The foot-tapping, head-bobbing bird boogied his way on to TV talkshows and commercials and won...
17:17, 2019-07-08

Researchers developing AI to stop you from cheating on your diet Artificial intelligence is putting new teeth on the old saw that cheaters never prosper. New companies and new research are applying the cutting-edge technology in at least three different ways to combat cheating — on homework, on the job hunt and even on one’s diet. In California, a new company cal...
04:17, 2019-06-11

Daily on Healthcare, presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: Mumps circulates among migrants, and the vaccine is weak Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:00, 2019-08-30

Swedish researchers unveil world's smallest accelerometer Engineers in Sweden have developed the world's smallest accelerometer using graphene. The accelerometer could be used to create new wearable technologies for use in medicine, fitness and gaming....
17:17, 2019-09-04

Apple extends bug bounty and provides special iPhones for researchers Apple wants everyone to know that it's taking security seriously, and it's willing to pay for it. The company announced today that it is launching a new bug bounty program that will pay people up to $1 million for discovering and disclosing security......
04:17, 2019-08-09

UA researchers develop cancer-detecting blood test TUCSON – When it comes to fighting cancer, early detection is key. Researchers at the University of Arizona have developed a blood test that could be the best weapon to win that fight. “We believe that simple, inexpensive blood tests are really the road to the future for cancer detection and m...
02:34, 2019-05-28

Google researchers trained AI with your Mannequin Challenge videos Way back in 2016, thousands of people participated in the Mannequin Challenge. As you might remember, it was an internet phenomenon in which people held random poses while someone with a camera walked around them. Those videos were shared on YouTube......
22:34, 2019-06-27

Researchers develop e-tattoo heart monitor with ECG and SCG sensors An electronic tattoo measuring only 28 micrometers thick can be worn over the heart, serving as both an electrocardiogram and seismocardiogram sensor.Read More...
01:00, 2019-06-22

Bots targeted race during Democratic debate, researchers say Bot-like accounts pushed the hashtag #DemDebateSoWhite during Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Detroit, according to a report from social media analytics firm Storyful....
18:34, 2019-07-31

Researchers Identify Second Gene Mutation Linked To HIV Resistance A rare genetic mutation that causes a form of muscular dystrophy affecting the limbs also protects against HIV infection, Spanish scientists reported Thursday....
03:34, 2019-08-30

California researchers have found a new way to bring oxygen to Mars One of the biggest issues with putting astronauts on Mars is the weak atmosphere and the lack of oxygen needed to sustain life. Astronauts would need to wear spacesuits almost constantly to live and work on the Red Planet. However, a team of researchers at the California Institute of Technology may ...
22:51, 2019-05-30

Researchers identify RNA cell that speeds prostate cancer A non-coding RNA known as HULLK gives the blueprint to proteins and controls cells that cause prostate cancer to grow, which researchers say could be used as a target for new treatments of the disease....
20:00, 2019-07-31

Researchers make a robotic fish with a battery for blood Enlarge (credit: James Pikul) Lots of experimental robots involve a little bit of cheating. Rather than containing all the necessary electronics and energy sources, they have tethers and wires that provide power and control without weighing the robot down or taking up too much internal space. This...
10:51, 2019-06-20

Apple has yet to fix a mysterious iMessage bug spotted by Google researchers Next week in Las Vegas at the Black Hat security conference, Google Project Zero researcher Natalie Silvanovich is set to give a presentation about interactionless iPhone vulnerabilities that can run without the victim taking any action at all. The talk will come on the heels of Silvanovich and a Go...
20:17, 2019-07-31

New science blooms after star researchers die, study finds The famed quantum physicist Max Planck had an idiosyncratic view about what spurred scientific progress: death. That is, Planck thought, new concepts generally take hold after older scientists with entrenched ideas vanish from the discipline. “A great scientific truth does not triumph by convinci...
15:34, 2019-08-29

Researchers investigate spike in gray whale deaths At least 70 dead or dying gray whales have stranded on the West Coast this year. NOAA declared it an “unusual mortality event”        ...
02:17, 2019-06-02

Facebook AI researchers’ MelNet AI sounds like Bill Gates A pair of Facebook AI researchers used TED Talks and other data to make AI that closely mimics music and the voices of famous people, including Bill Gates.Read More...
01:34, 2019-06-12

Researchers develop new tool which detects deepfakes with 96% accuracy Researchers have developed a tool that could be a crucial part of the fight against deepfakes. The tool, which was produced by researchers from the USC Information Sciences Institute, can detect subtle face and head movements along with unique artifacts in video files and apparently can identify suc...
02:00, 2019-06-28

Researchers find cause for increased disease burden after midlife When important molecular programs that encourage longevity begin to break down, that's when the body crosses over into the stage of a midlife crisis....
01:17, 2019-06-07

German researchers suggest Biblical-era Philistines came from Europe New research in Germany has given some clues as to the origins of the ancient Philistines. DNA testing on bones found in a cemetery on the Israeli coast suggest Aegean beginnings....
12:51, 2019-07-04

Dodgeball is a tool of ‘oppression’ used to ‘dehumanize’ others, researchers argue Canadian researchers interviewed students about gym class and compared their responses about dodgeball to political theorist Iris Marion Young’s “Five Faces of Oppression.”...
19:17, 2019-06-07

Chagall's famed 'Fiddler' painted on a tablecloth - researchers Marc Chagall, the 20th century French-Russian artist who delighted fans with his vividly coloured, whimsical works, did many of his paintings using the same nine pigments - and hardly ever used black, researchers said on Friday....
11:34, 2019-09-14

Researchers are using drones to study the Amazon rainforest's health Researchers from Harvard University are using drones to better understand the Amazon rainforest. With drone-based sensors, the researchers hope to determine the unique "fingerprint" of different rainforest ecosystems. That could help them monitor the......
22:17, 2019-09-13

Researchers build robotic tail to help the elderly keep their balance Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people stay upright....
21:17, 2019-08-14

Researchers use Intel SGX to put malware beyond the reach of antivirus software Intel Skylake die shot, built using the 14nm process. (credit: Intel) Researchers have found a way to run malicious code on systems with Intel processors in such a way that the malware can't be analyzed or identified by antivirus software, using the processor's own features to protect the bad code...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Whiny researchers slam dodgeball as a tool of ‘oppression’ These researchers were clearly last picks. Forget famine, war and disease, the real tool of oppression, at least according to three Canadian researchers, is dodgeball. “The message is that it’s okay to hurt or dehumanize the ‘other,’ ” researcher Joy Butler, a professor who s...
00:51, 2019-06-08

For the First Time, Researchers Eliminated HIV From the Genomes of Living Animals There’s no question that powerful anti-HIV medications can do a fairly good job of keeping the virus under control. Used properly, these anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) can suppress HIV enough to keep it at levels so low they’re undetectable in the blood, which drastically lowers the chance...
21:17, 2019-07-02

Researchers create eye-tracking glasses that auto-focus where you look Researchers at Stanford University have created glasses that track your eyes and automatically focus on whatever you're looking at. The so-called autofocals, detailed in a paper published in the journal Science Advances, could prove a better solution......
21:00, 2019-07-02

Lack of breastfeeding costs global economy nearly $1B every day: researchers A new website developed by researchers in Canada and Asia showed that the world could have saved $341 billion each year if mothers breastfeed their children for longer, helping prevent early deaths and various diseases....
22:51, 2019-07-12

Researchers have eliminated HIV in mice for the first time. Is a cure for humans next? Researchers combined a new antiretroviral therapy with gene-editing technology to cure HIV in mice for the first time.        ...
08:17, 2019-07-03

Two Novartis Researchers Exit Amid Data Scandal Novartis has replaced two research executives at the unit that makes Zolgensma, the world’s most expensive drug, in the wake of a data-manipulation scandal that surfaced recently....
00:17, 2019-08-15

Researchers have invented a method to prevent (or reverse) obesity Dr. Shu Wang may have stumbled upon the cure for obesity. Dr. Wang, an associate professor at Texas Tech, believes that nanotechnology could prevent, or even reverse, obesity — a problem affecting one in three Americans. Obesity is characterized by an increase in adipose tissue, what most people wou...
04:00, 2019-09-07

'Extreme' grooming, STD link is unfounded, researchers claim Though the study was small, its lead author said it’s important for women to know that the previous research on grooming habits may not be conclusive despite widespread availability on the internet....
10:00, 2019-09-06

Fear, mistrust drive vaccination hesitancy, researchers say Half of Americans reported a hesitation or outright refusal to take an anti-Ebola vaccine, which researchers say is based on the same reasoning fueling anti-vaccine fears around the world....
23:34, 2019-07-18

Researchers use Rowhammer bit flips to steal 2048-bit crypto key Enlarge / A DDR3 DIMM with error-correcting code from Samsung. ECC is no longer an absolute defense against Rowhammer attacks. (credit: Samsung) The Rowhammer exploit that lets unprivileged attackers corrupt or change data stored in vulnerable memory chips has evolved over the past four years to t...
21:34, 2019-06-11

Researchers question Einstein's theory of relativity, but it holds up While Einstein's century-old theory of relativity has been held up by recent research, scientists involved with the work say questions have been raised on the theory's durability....
00:34, 2019-08-01

Top AI researchers race to detect ‘deepfake’ videos: ‘We are outgunned’ Researchers fear it is only a matter of time before the AI-generated fake videos are deployed for maximum damage — to sow confusion, fuel doubt or undermine an opponent, potentially on the eve of a White House vote....
09:00, 2019-06-13

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas BERLIN — The virtual currency bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas or Hamburg and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be considered, researchers said Thursday. A study by researchers at the Technical University of Munich and the M...
02:00, 2019-06-14

Researchers solve mystery of how gas bubbles form in liquid The formation of air bubbles in a liquid appears very similar to its inverse process, the formation of liquid droplets from, say, a dripping water faucet. But the physics involved is actually quite different, and while those water droplets are uniform in their size and spacing, bubble formation is t...
03:34, 2019-06-18

Researchers develop a new way to track blood pressure… with selfies? A team of researchers in Canada and China are working on a revolutionary new way to track blood pressure: a selfie. The teams, based at the University of Toronto and the Affiliated Hospital of Hangzhou Normal University, just published a proof of concept that allows smartphone users to track blood p...
07:17, 2019-08-07

Researchers discover climate-friendly way of extracting hydrogen from oil Scientists have discovered a way to extract hydrogen from oil without releasing greenhouse gases -- a move they've hailed as a "silver bullet" for the climate. Hydrogen is already used by some car manufacturers to power vehicles and is also burned to......
16:51, 2019-08-21

Insecure employment for postdoc researchers is leading to bad science Postdoc researchers like me aren’t considered university employees, even though we’re essential to research. This must changeBehind most of the technological advances we take for granted are brilliant researchers working long hours to complete experiments and advance our understanding. The backbone ...
23:51, 2019-06-05

MIT Researchers Build AI System That Can Visualise Objects Using Touch A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have come up with a predictive Artificial Intelligence (AI) that can learn to see by touching and to feel by seeing....
11:34, 2019-06-17

Here’s how researchers are making machine learning more efficient and affordable for everyone The research and development of neural networks is flourishing thanks to recent advancements in computational power, the discovery of new algorithms, and an increase in labelled data. Before the current explosion of activity in the space, the practical applications of neural networks were limited.  ...
23:51, 2019-08-04

Router Guest Networks Prone to Hacking: Researchers A study by Israel-based Ben-Gurion University (BGU) indicates that routers from well-known manufacturers are vulnerable to cross-router data leaks through a malicious attack....
19:34, 2019-08-17

Researchers create electronic lens that works better than the human eye A new breakthrough could soon revolutionize the design of almost every optical instrument in use today, including cameras, eyeglasses and telescopes. Combining recent developments in artificial muscle and flat lens technologies, a team of researchers......
21:34, 2019-08-21

Facebook researchers are building virtual spaces to improve AI and AR Will virtual assistants be able to tell the difference between your living room and your kitchen? Or even help you find a missing book or set of keys? With embodied AI -- which relies on data from physical surroundings -- they soon might. Facebook ha......
10:00, 2019-06-15

Researchers use graphene-lined clothes to deter mosquitoes Graphene, the highly flexible supermaterial used to build solar cells (and perhaps one day foldable phones), is also a powerful mosquito repellent. A team of researchers at Brown University discovered that graphene-lined clothing not only is an effec......
20:34, 2019-08-27

Researchers Say This AI Can Spot Unsafe Food on Amazon Faster Than the FDA It’s been most famously used to swap celebrities into movies and even erase unwanted mustaches, but the real power of artificial intelligence is its ability to spot patterns in large amounts of data and make startlingly accurate predictions. Researchers at the Boston University School of Public Heal...
19:51, 2019-08-06

Researchers create human-monkey chimeras in China Scientists are experimenting with human-monkey chimeras in China. According to a report by Spanish newspaper El Pais, researchers are inserting human cells into monkey embryos in the lab and watching them grow....
00:17, 2019-08-02

AI researchers developed a fully imaginary keyboard for touchscreens and VR A trio of researchers from the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) recently developed an eyes-free, AI-powered, invisible keyboard interface that positions itself based on where you choose to set your hands when you’re ready to type. Billions of dollars worth of R&D and marke...
07:34, 2019-08-02

Friday’s Daily Brief: 12 million may miss school, Bangladesh and Mali updates, Kenya’s malaria vaccine, land degradation pact A recap of Friday’s top stories: 12 million children may never go to school; Monsoon rains crush Rohingya shelters; 3.9 million Malians in need of humanitarian aid; Kenya launches malaria vaccine; and agreement made to neutralize land degradation....
11:34, 2019-09-14

Legislative Staffer Describes Meeting With Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. as They Lobbied to Kill a Bill Tightening Vaccine Exemptions On Wednesday, a series of photos posted by activist and vaccine “skeptic” Robert F. Kennedy Jr. showed him and actress Jessica Biel lobbying California state lawmakers. Those lawmakers later confirmed that the duo were there to advocate against SB 276, a bill seeking to introduce more oversight into...
21:34, 2019-06-13

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria vaccine in Malawi, thousands seeking shelter in Libya’s capital as fighting continues, concerns in the Democratic Republic of the Congo after the attac...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Researchers invent multiplayer Tetris game controlled by brainwaves A team of scientists from the University of Washington and Carnegie Mellon University have developed a method by which three people can play a Tetris-like multiplayer decision-making game together using only their minds. Researchers, Linxing Jiang, Andrea Stocco, Darby Losey, Justin Abernethy, Chant...
21:51, 2019-07-02

University of Louisville researchers test freeze-dried blood LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Donated blood generally has a six-week shelf life, but University of Louisville researchers are testing a way to convert red blood cells into a longer-lasting powder that potentially could save the lives of soldiers, trauma patients and maybe even astronauts. U of L professors...
03:51, 2019-06-29

Researchers say a tiny planet slammed into the Moon a long time ago Earth’s Moon only ever shows us one face. It’s locked into its current orientation, with a permanent nearside and farside, but it wasn’t until the Apollo missions that scientists were able to see just how different the two sides really are. The nearside, with its sea of dark gray b...
23:51, 2019-05-21

This wealthy European nation has the most potential for future growth, researchers say KMPG analysed two decades' worth of data, measuring how 180 countries performed across 26 metrics to determine their potential for economic growth....
20:17, 2019-07-16

Researchers hacked a Canon DSLR with Bitcoin demanding ransomware Bitcoin demanding ransomware knows no bounds, and the latest potential victim? DSLR cameras. A group of security researchers have managed to exploit vulnerabilities in a Canon EOS 80D digital camera to hold its owner’s photos to a Bitcoin ransom, The Inquirer reports. The researchers from cybersecur...
17:00, 2019-08-12

Researchers Brew Biblical Beer Using Yeast From Ancient Pottery A multidisciplinary team in Israel believe that they have brewed ancient beers similar to those once drunk by Biblical characters such as David and Goliath.  ...
21:51, 2019-05-23

Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it pro Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it provided homes to elderly people who lack them.” Is this wacky idea worth a try?...
07:17, 2019-05-24

Researchers uncover a new piece of RAT malware that targets cryptocurrency users Researchers at Zscaler ThreatLabZ have identified a new remote-access trojan (RAT) called Saefko, which retrieves Chrome browser history in a search for cryptocurrency-related activity The RAT, written in .NET and available for sale on the dark web, also looks for information relating to other activ...
17:51, 2019-08-09

Researchers create tiny ‘beyond 5G’ chip for 100GHz data transmission A team at the University of California, Irvine has created a 4.4-square millimeter radio that can send and receive data at 36Gbps at ultra high frequencies.Read More...
21:51, 2019-07-16

Researchers create '2D' gold a million times thinner than a fingernail Scientists have created the world's thinnest gold. At just two atoms thick, the material is one million times thinner than a human fingernail, which is big news for the tech industry. Gold is already used in a range of applications such as engineerin......
23:00, 2019-08-06

Democratic Party’s network security still lags behind GOP, researchers find Enlarge / The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has improved its information security since 2016, but it still has some weaknesses that could be exploited by attackers, researchers at SecurityScorecard found. The Republican National Committee is still a little ahead but has problems of its own. (c...
00:00, 2019-05-23

Researchers say 'spidey senses' could help self-driving vehicles avoid hazards Researchers want to give cars, planes and drones "spidey senses." That is, they want to give autonomous machines sensors that mimic nature. In a paper published in ACS Nano, a team of researchers -- from Purdue University, Nanyang Technological Unive......
22:17, 2019-05-21

Eye transplants? Researchers 3D-print first human cornea in U.S., paving way for advancements The scientific breakthrough could lead to far-reaching advancements, from transplants to testing of new cornea-relief products.        ...
17:17, 2019-06-10

Japanese researchers want to give your grandma a robotic monkey tail Japanese researchers at Keio University have unveiled a robotic tail that has been designed to be worn by elderly people who struggle to maintain their balance....
14:17, 2019-08-20

Oldest human remains outside Africa found in Europe: researchers More than 200,000 years old, skull fragments found in Greece show Homo sapiens reached Europe from Africa much earlier than previously known. The findings may upend theories about migration from the cradle of humankind....
07:00, 2019-07-11

Apple will provide jailbroken iPhones to researchers investigating iOS security A report a few months ago revealed there’s a booming black market for developer iPhones that can be used to hunt down undiscovered iOS vulnerabilities. While they cost thousands of dollars each, the investment might be worth it to hackers looking to sell their iPhone security-cracking discover...
03:51, 2019-08-07

Bitcoin Causing CO2 Emissions Comparable to Sri Lanka, Researchers Claim Bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas an entire developing country like Sri Lanka and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be......
10:00, 2019-06-14

Japanese researchers build robotic tail to keep elderly upright Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people keep their balance....
15:34, 2019-08-14

AI researchers launch SuperGLUE, a rigorous benchmark for language understanding A consortium of AI researchers from Facebook, NYU, and Google's DeepMind have created SuperGLUE, a benchmark for more nuanced, complex conversational AI.Read More...
22:51, 2019-08-14

Nuclear-powered Soviet submarine leaks radiation: researchers A Soviet submarine is leaking radiation into the Norwegian Sea "clearly above what is normal in the oceans." But researchers said it posed no serious threat, saying radiation levels "weren't alarmingly high."...
15:34, 2019-07-12

New algorithm allows researchers to change what people say on video by editing transcript For better or worse, it’s getting easier than ever to doctor video footage, and the latest development in this field is as scary as it is impressive. A new algorithm developed by researchers from Stanford University, Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Princeton University, and Adobe makes it poss...
17:17, 2019-06-06

Mysterious light flashes on the Moon have been baffling researchers for decades Though there have been several notable lunar-related discoveries since man first walked on the Moon in 1969, there is still one phenomenon that has perplexed researchers for decades: mysterious, random flashes of light coming from the Moon's surface....
20:34, 2019-06-05

Researchers make their own E. coli genome, compress its genetic code Enlarge / Like any other E. coli, but different. (credit: CDC) The genetic code is the basis for all life, allowing the information present in DNA to be translated into the proteins that perform most of a cell's functions. And yet it's... kind of a mess. Life typically uses a suite of about 20 ami...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Researchers say they used CRISPR technology to cure HIV in live mice for the first time Researchers say they've come one step closer to finding a potential cure for HIV after they successfully eliminated the virus in living mice for the first time in history....
17:17, 2019-07-02

Researchers say 6G will stream human brain-caliber AI to wireless devices In the 2G era, storing 1,000 songs in your pocket was a big deal, but with 6G, your pocket device will wirelessly access human brain-caliber AI, anywhere.Read More...
23:51, 2019-06-14

British millennials still 'scarred' by 2008 financial crisis, researchers say Young people who entered Britain's labor market amid the 2008 financial crisis are still "scarred" by its impact on their employment and earnings potential, researchers found....
18:51, 2019-05-21

Researchers find way to measure blood pressure with a selfie video In the near future, you might not have to traipse to your doctor or pharmacy to determine your blood pressure. Researchers have figured out a way to accurately measure it with your phone's camera....
18:34, 2019-08-07

British children, as young as 7, being used by gangs to deal drugs: researchers Thousands of children in Britain - most aged between 15 and 17 - are being used by so-called county lines gangs to carry drugs from cities to be sold in rural areas, according to research by The Children's Society, a charity....
19:51, 2019-07-05

Researchers studying Facebook’s impact on democracy threaten to quit SAN FRANCISCO — A group of philanthropies working with Facebook to study the social network’s impact on democracy threatened on Tuesday to quit, saying the company had failed to make data available to researchers as pledged. The funders said in a statement that Facebook had granted the 83 scholars s...
20:34, 2019-08-28

Malaria won’t be solved by feeding mosquitos sugar, researchers conclude The teasing temptation of a sugary treat can often get the better of us. But don’t worry, we’re not the only ones. The saccharine substance that our sweet tooth finds so hard to resist is also powerfully seductive to mosquitoes. And according to new research, in helping to keep the pests away from o...
12:34, 2019-06-22

Researchers balance Casimir effects, make tiny hoverboard Enlarge (credit: Wikimedia Commons) Empty space isn't actually empty. Even if you somehow managed to suck every single atom out of it, the Universe is filled with various fields that dictate the behavior of particles and forces. These fields even create pairs of "virtual particles" that pop into e...
20:51, 2019-06-06

Researchers Discover Giant Freshwater Aquifer off U.S. East Coast In a welcome bit of news as water shortages hit major cities worldwide, scientists have discovered an enormous low-salinity aquifer off the U.S. East Coast. The researchers say it could indicate other such aquifers trapped beneath the salty seas in ocean sediments across the planet.Read more......
00:51, 2019-06-22

'I wash all my food like crazy': researchers voice concern about nanoparticles US foods are packed with nanoparticles, even as long-term evidence of their safety is missing. How did we get here, and what should we do?France is clamping down on a common food additive that has been shown to be carcinogenic in animal studies. The ban of titanium dioxide, announced by the French g...
09:51, 2019-05-29

'Smart' clothing can boost wearable tech: Singapore researchers Researchers in Singapore have invented 'smart' clothing they say can boost signals and save battery life on wireless devices such as headphones and smart watches....
16:34, 2019-08-16

Across the U.S., drilling of deeper wells is ‘unsustainable,’ researchers say Researchers found groundwater wells are being drilled deeper in much of the country. They say going deeper for water is an "unsustainable stopgap."        ...
20:51, 2019-07-24

Researchers 'Lost' 17,000 Wallets in Hundreds of Cities to See What People Would Actually Return Plenty of people around the world, it turns out, are willing to return a stranger’s lost wallet—especially if it’s filled with cash, according to a counterintuitive study. Read more......
21:51, 2019-06-20

Researchers defend controversial study investigating marijuana use during pregnancy University of Washington scientists in Seattle are seeking clearer answers in a new study investigating the effects of pot use during pregnancy on infants’ brains. They say previous studies were in animals or complicated by marijuana users’ other habits and lifestyles....
00:51, 2019-08-09

MIT researchers taught robots to link senses like sight and touch MIT researchers at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) have created a predictive AI that allows robots to link multiple senses in much the same way humans do. “While our sense of touch gives us a channel to feel the physical world, our eyes help us immediately understand the...
05:17, 2019-06-18

Dogs mirror stress levels of owners, researchers find Scientists find higher cortisol levels in owners matched by raised levels in canine companionsIf the dead-end job, the pokey flat and the endless failings of the neighbours are getting on your wick, then spare a thought for the dog.In research that confirms what many owners will have worked out for ...
16:17, 2019-06-06

Researchers studying Facebook's impact on democracy threaten to quit A group of philanthropies working with Facebook Inc to study the social network's impact on democracy threatened on Tuesday to quit, saying the company had failed to make data available to researchers as pledged....
04:34, 2019-08-28

Researchers accidentally discover nearly 200-year-old shipwreck while testing new equipment Ocean researchers testing new equipment stumbled upon a mid-19th century shipwreck in the Gulf of Mexico earlier this month.        ...
08:17, 2019-05-31

MIT Researchers Designed this Robotic Worm to Burrow Into Human Brains Robotics engineers at MIT have built a threadlike robot worm that can be magnetically steered to deftly navigate the extremely narrow and winding arterial pathways of the human brain. One day it could be used to quickly clear blockages and clots that contribute to strokes and aneurysms, while at the...
00:00, 2019-08-29

Researchers worry that hackers could turn connected cars into roadblocks As carmakers continue to pack their newest models with all manner of “smart” technology, researchers are concerned that connected vehicles will become an increasingly irresistible target for hackers. A new study by scientists with the Georgia Institute of Technology and Multiscale System...
00:51, 2019-08-01

Researchers find cannabis molecule 30 times more powerful than aspirin Researchers have uncovered how cannabis plants produce a pain-relieving molecule which is 30 times more powerful than aspirin at reducing inflammation....
15:51, 2019-07-24

Animal feed could carry African swine fever into U.S., researchers say While U.S. Customs and Border Patrol scrambles to keep pork products infected with African swine fever from entering the country, researchers say the disease could slip through in animal feed....
11:34, 2019-05-24

Motor neurone disease researchers find link to microbes in gut Study could eventually lead to new treatments for neurodegenerative conditionScientists have found tantalising clues that the devastating condition motor neurone disease may be linked to changes in microbes that live in the gut.Studies in mice revealed that animals bred to develop amyotrophic latera...
02:17, 2019-07-23

A New Metal Foam Is as Bulletproof as Heavy Steel Armor, Researchers Say Making a vehicle that’s completely impervious to bullets isn’t impossible, but it would be so bulky and heavy from its thick armor plating that it would barely be able to move. Unless you build it using a new bulletproofing material developed at North Carolina State University that mimics lightweigh...
18:00, 2019-06-06

Horrified researchers want out of “infomercial” for shady stem-cell clinics Enlarge / Cheesy graphic from stem-cell documentary "The Healthcare Revolution." (credit: Healthcare Revolution) Around a dozen prominent stem-cell experts said this week that they have been duped into appearing in a documentary series some described as an infomercial for the unproven and dangerou...
04:00, 2019-06-19

Researchers Find Roman Villas and a Spectacular Mosaic in Egypt In Egypt, archaeologists have found some important Roman ruins, in the historic city of Alexandria.  ...
23:00, 2019-07-22

Researchers call for protection of chimpanzees living in 'forest ghettos' The DNA of chimpanzees is a 98% match for that of humans, but the animals we share so much with are shrinking in numbers. A group of researchers are demanding that chimpanzees be protected before it is too late....
05:34, 2019-06-05

Researchers Reveal That Anonymized Data Is Easy To Reverse Engineer Merely existing in the modern world means giving up a wealth of your information to countless institutions and services. While many of the places make promises to keep your identifiable data as secure and private as possible, they can still—and oftentimes do—share anonymized versions of your data to...
19:17, 2019-07-23

Researchers Want to Build Fake Photo Detection Tools Right Into Our Cameras There are ways in which digital forensics experts can identify if an image has been manipulated, but there’s certainly room for improvement, especially at a time when faking images is only getting easier, more realistic, and, most insidiously, more coordinated. And researchers see the very technolog...
19:51, 2019-05-28

Incredible Discovery: Oxford Researchers Have Determined That King Tut Would Have Been Their Best Friend A stunning discovery by an elite team of anthropologists may change the way we view ancient Egypt forever: Oxford researchers have determined that King Tut would have been their best friend....
01:51, 2019-09-04

Researchers detail AI that generates character animations from recorded speech In a newly published preprint paper, researchers detail a machine learning system that maps audio to the facial and lip movements of 3D characters.Read More...
16:34, 2019-05-28

Chance Of A Lifetime: Millions Of Children Are Buying Barbasol In Bulk After Barbasol Announced 5 Lucky Children Will Win A Trip To Get Shaved At Their Factory If you’ve recently noticed Barbasol flying off the shelves at your local stores, you’re not alone, and it turns out there’s a pretty incredible reason behind it: Millions of children are buying Barbasol in bulk after the company announced that five lucky children will win a trip to get shaved at the...
16:17, 2019-06-03

India's Latest Google Probe Sparked by Junior Antitrust Researchers Two junior Indian antitrust research associates and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google's alleged anti-competitive practices....
20:51, 2019-07-08

To Reduce Hospital Noise, Researchers Create Alarms That Whistle and Sing Why do medical devices sound so terrible? A group of clinicians, psychologists, musicians and designers are developing signals that are less startling and more informative. Listen here....
11:17, 2019-07-09

Incredible Breakthrough: Researchers At The Mayo Clinic Have Successfully Switched A Man With A Moose Medical science is advancing by leaps and bounds with every passing day, and this story is just another incredible example of what our innovative researchers can do: A team at the Mayo Clinic has successfully switched a man with a moose....
12:17, 2019-08-09

Researchers find terrifying security vulnerability in GE Healthcare anesthesia machines Security researchers from Israeli firm CyberMDX have discovered a vulnerability in a select number of GE Healthcare’s anesthesia and respiratory devices. CyberMDX, which focuses primarily on medical cybersecurity, states that if successfully exploited, the hole could allow an attacker to interfere t...
00:17, 2019-07-10

Amazon researchers bolster Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge In a newly published paper and accompanying blog post, researchers at Amazon describe a method of quickly adapting AI models to new dialects.Read More...
18:00, 2019-06-11

Researchers Are Closer to Understanding the Strange Meat Allergy Caused by Ticks Scientists at the University of Virginia have seemingly come closer to unraveling the mystery behind a strange red meat allergy caused by certain tick bites. They report finding a way to trigger the allergy in lab mice—an important step for studying the condition. And with the help of animal experim...
21:00, 2019-08-21

200 reindeer died on an Arctic Island -- and researchers think climate change is to blame More than 200 reindeer have been found dead this summer in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard -- and climate change appears to be the killer, researchers say....
23:51, 2019-07-31

Huge Ice Age kangaroo had unique link to giant pandas, researchers reveal An extinct gigantic kangaroo that roamed southwestern Australia more than 40,000 years ago had something in common with giant pandas, scientists discovered....
14:17, 2019-09-13

Researchers discover malware that records users’ screens when they watch porn Researchers from antivirus developer ESET recently discovered a new form of spam-delivered malware that threatens to steal unsuspecting users’ passwords and financial information, and record their screens if they watch pornography. The virus is called Varenyky and it’s a doozy. It’s apparently been ...
02:00, 2019-08-15

Researchers create northern white rhino embryos to save species An international group of scientists is hoping to bring the northern white rhino back from the brink of extinction. With only two females left in the world, they are turning to a sub-species for help....
01:00, 2019-09-12

Google Researchers Found an Extremely Nasty iPhone Security Flaw On the same day Apple revealed the date for its latest iPhone event, Google’s privacy team said it had discovered a two-year long vulnerability in the phone-maker’s software. The bug targeted a small number of websites. Simply visiting those pages could have left iPhone users susceptible...
00:00, 2019-08-31

Partnership on AI: Governments should give AI researchers special visas to attend conferences Governments should make special visas for AI and ML researchers to attend international conferences, according to a Partnership on AI report out today.Read More...
14:34, 2019-09-10

Researchers want to build a space station to recycle junk in Earth’s orbit There are about 22,000 large objects orbiting the Earth, including working and broken satellites and bits of old rocket from past space expeditions. If you include all the equipment dropped by astronauts while floating in space and the debris from colliding satellites down to around 1cm in size, the...
23:51, 2019-08-04

Over 1 million fingerprints leaked at one of world’s biggest biometric firms, researchers say Researchers at a cybersecurity firm said fingerprint and facial recognition data was exposed at a major biometric company, saying the potential for “fraud is massive.”...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Researchers helped French police dismantle a crypto-mining botnet It seems like every week there's news of a new piece of malware being used to steal user data or to take control of devices. For once, though, there's some good news in the war on intrusive software: A botnet which was spreading crypto-mining malware......
20:17, 2019-09-02

Researchers discover troubling new security flaw in all modern Intel processors Researchers from BitDefender have uncovered a concerning security vulnerability present in all modern Intel processors. If executed, the flaw could permit an adversary to access the computer’s kernel memory, which could potentially result in them gaining access to sensitive information, like passwor...
07:17, 2019-08-07

Researchers: Popular gay dating apps are still leaking users’ location data A handful of the most popular gay dating apps are exposing the precise location of their users. In a demonstration for BBC, security researchers were able to generate a map of app users across London, revealing the precise location of each using a method called trilateration. Apps like Grindr and Ro...
03:17, 2019-08-09

Meet the Researchers Working to Make Sure Artificial Intelligence Is a Force for Good With glass interior walls, exposed plumbing and a staff of young researchers dressed like Urban Outfitters models, New York University’s AI Now Institute could easily be mistaken for the offices of any one of New York’s innumerable tech startups. For many of those small companies (and qu...
07:51, 2019-08-24

Researchers hunt for next pandemic human flu virus in county fair pigs A handful of Midwestern scientists are quietly hunting in an unlikely place for the next pandemic flu virus capable of killing thousands of people -- the swine barns at county fairs....
23:17, 2019-08-26

Weakness in Intel chips lets researchers steal encrypted SSH keystrokes Enlarge (credit: Intel) In late 2011, Intel introduced a performance enhancement to its line of server processors that allowed network cards and other peripherals to connect directly to a CPU's last-level cache, rather than following the standard (and significantly longer) path through the server'...
02:51, 2019-09-11

Google Researchers Trained an Algorithm to Detect Lung Cancer Better Than Radiologists Algorithms have screwed up in horrifying, hilarious, and unfortunate ways, so it’s nice when one with the potential to save lives nearly nails it. On Monday, Google AI researchers along with healthcare researchers published research showing that they’ve successfully trained a deep learning algorithm...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Researchers are tracking a great white shark in Long Island Sound A 10-foot great white shark has been spotted deep in the Long Island Sound, one of the first marine researchers said they had ever tracked in the area....
20:51, 2019-05-22

Cape Cod researchers will track great white sharks’ hunting habits BOSTON — Researchers on Cape Cod are launching a new study focused on the hunting and feeding habits of the region’s great white sharks following last year’s two attacks on humans, including the state’s first fatal one in more than 80 years. The hope is that the work, which starts in the coming days...
21:51, 2019-06-19

Creative thinking: Researchers propose solar methanol island using ocean CO₂ Enlarge / Artist's rendering of solar methanol islands. (credit: Novaton) Imagine an open ocean, Sun beating down overhead, with 70 islands of solar panels, each 100 meters (328 feet) in diameter, bobbing silently out toward the horizon. The cluster of islands is churning out electricity and sendi...
20:51, 2019-06-06

Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels -researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been labeled as state-sponsored, contrary to the world's most popular streaming service's policy....
11:17, 2019-06-07

Illegal fishing by foreign trawlers costs Ghana $50m a year, researchers say Destructive industrial fishing practices condemned as ‘corporate, organised crime’ Illegal fishing by foreign trawlers is decimating Ghana’s fish populations and costing the country’s economy tens of millions of dollars a year, according to researchers.An investigation published on Monday by the Env...
17:00, 2019-06-17

Researchers discover “Fishwrap” influence campaign recycling old terror news Enlarge / Old news, new fish. (credit: Rick Barrentine/Getty Images) Researchers at Recorded Future have uncovered what appears to be a new, growing social media-based influence operation involving more than 215 social media accounts. While relatively small in comparison to influence and disinform...
19:51, 2019-06-12

Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels: researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been labeled as state-sponsored, contrary to the world's most popular streaming service's policy....
12:34, 2019-06-07

Researchers crack open Facebook campaign that pushed malware for years Enlarge / Artist's impression of wireless hackers in your computer. (credit: TimeStopper/Getty Images) Researchers have exposed a network of Facebook accounts that used Libya-themed news and topics to push malware to tens of thousands of people over a five-year span. Links to the Windows and Andro...
03:17, 2019-07-02

Researchers hope a blood test can reveal early signs of cancer Scientists hope to perfect a new blood test that can detect the early signs of eight different types of cancer. Thrive Earlier Detection, a company founded by three Johns Hopkins cancer researchers, has raised $110 million from investors in order to......
23:17, 2019-05-30

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Help for Venezuelans, Burundi Ebola vaccine drive, Paraguay poison probe urged, talking disarmament in Geneva, Libya violence down Our main stories today cover: Scaled-up assistance for Venezuelans; Ebola vaccinations for Burundi health workers; reports of civilian deaths following an Afghan-sponsored security operation; agrochemical spray probe urged in Paraguay; Libya violence abates during truce, and disarmament conference’s...
02:34, 2019-08-15

Intel AI researchers combine reinforcement learning methods to teach 3D humanoid how to walk Intel AI researchers have devised methods to combine forms of reinforcement learning in order to teach OpenAI's Humanoid how to walk without falling.Read More...
01:34, 2019-06-12

| WATCH: Radiation leak from sunken Russian nuclear sub 'no threat' - Norway researchers Robot-recovered samples from the Soviet-era submarine which sank in the Norwegian Sea reveal high levels of radiation, but scientists say there's no danger to fish or humans....
19:17, 2019-07-12

Researchers Say They Tricked Apple's FaceID by Putting Taped Glasses on Unconscious People Researchers presenting at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas this week demonstrated a relatively simple way to break into someone’s iPhone Face ID—so long as they’re completely conked out.Read more......
19:51, 2019-08-09

Researchers break iPhone’s FaceID by putting modified glasses on unconscious people Security researchers have cracked Apple’s FaceID biometric system yet again. But there’s an unusual caveat to this trick: to successfully unlock an iPhone, the attackers first need to make sure the victim is out cold. Tencent researchers demonstrated the exploit vector at Black Hat USA 2019, Threatp...
12:17, 2019-08-09

Apple offers record 'bounty' to researchers who find iPhone security flaws Apple Inc is offering cyber security researchers up to $1 million to detect flaws in iPhones, the largest reward offered by a company to defend against hackers, at a time of rising concern about governments breaking into the mobile devices of dissidents, journalists and human rights advocates....
12:17, 2019-08-09

Google Yanks Seven Stalkerware Apps Discovered by Security Researchers From the Play Store Google has yanked several apps from its Play Store after cybersecurity firm Avast identified them as “all likely designed by a Russian developer to allow people to stalk employees, romantic partners, or kids,” CNET reported on Wednesday.Read more......
07:17, 2019-07-18

Girls' suicides on the rise. Increase double that of males, stunning researchers Researchers found in a recent study that rates of female suicides by hanging or suffocation approached those of males.        ...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Nature Is Incredible: Researchers Have Observed Chimpanzees Using An Electric Chair To Execute Each Other For Murder An exciting new discovery has once again proven just how capable and intelligent animals truly are: A group of scientists studying primates just observed chimpanzees using electric chairs to execute one another for murder....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Google AI researchers use mannequin challenge YouTube videos to improve depth prediction Google AI researchers used 2,000 mannequin challenge videos from YouTube to train AI that predicts depth in videos with people and objects in motion.Read More...
00:34, 2019-05-24

Researchers Follow Bats' Example, Use Cheap Speakers and Mics to See Objects Hidden Around Corners A lot of amazing technologies developed at universities or corporate R&D labs never see the light of day because they’re just too expensive to turn into consumer-ready products. But by copying how bats navigate the world at night, researchers have come up with a way to see hidden objects around ...
23:01, 2019-06-17

Researchers Think They Can Use CRISPR Gene Editing Inside People to Cure a Form of Blindness Patients are about to be enrolled in the first study to test a gene-editing technique known as CRISPR inside the body to try to cure an inherited form of blindness. People with the disease have normal eyes but lack a gene that converts light into signals to the brain that enable sight. The experimen...
20:17, 2019-07-31

Researchers Discover Ancient “Weapon Making Site” Near Skeleton of Woolly Mammoth Evidence found on an Arctic island shows how 10,000 or more years ago people carved sharp slices off tusks to use for killing and cutting. Palaeontologists made the exceptionally rare discovery on Kotelny Island part of the New Siberian archipelago. ...
20:51, 2019-06-27

A great white shark was spotted in Long Island Sound for the first time ever, researchers say Researchers tracked a nearly 10-foot long great white shark named Cabot to the Long Island Sound on Monday.        ...
15:00, 2019-05-21

South Korean researchers find evidence of wartime brothels on Jeju Island Oh Shi-jong remembers the seven buttons on the uniforms the Japanese soldiers wore as they waited in line outside the building the military had confiscated across the street from his house in Seongsan Village....
02:34, 2019-07-09

| Researchers find Facebook 'hosted' cybercriminal groups selling stolen info Facebook has housed dozens of cybercriminal groups that set up shop on the platform as online marketplaces to sell a variety of illegal services, such as stolen credit card information, account theft and spamming tools, a team of researchers found....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Researchers develop modular bots that combine to form a single flexible machine The idea of small robots teaming up to form one giant robot is commonplace in sci-fi shows like Voltron, and researchers are seeking ways to make that a reality. Now, modular robots have just become more intelligent, thanks to a project at ModLab at......
19:51, 2019-07-23

NIH begins HIV vaccine trials in North America, South America, Europe The National Institutes of Health announced plans to begin a phase of trials on Monday on a new HIV vaccine in North and South America, and Europe, which complement an ongoing study with women in Africa....
20:00, 2019-07-15

Trials of vaccine to save newborns from potentially deadly CMV 'stealth virus' Trials are under way for a vaccine that could help protect thousands of babies and transplant patients from a common but potentially deadly "stealth virus"....
13:34, 2019-07-08

Brexit paralysis a 'vaccine' against Eurosceptic vote in EU elections, says Donald Tusk Britain's Brexit paralysis served as a "vaccine" against the Eurosceptic vote in the EU parliamentary elections, said European Council President Donald Tusk....
04:34, 2019-05-29

HPV vaccine prevents anal cancer, too, 'Desperate Houswives' Marcia Cross reminds us "Desperate Housewives" star Marcia Cross is advocating for HPV vaccines after her anal cancer diagnosis follows husband Tom Mahoney's throat cancer.        ...
20:34, 2019-06-06

Instagram will pay security researchers to track down rogue app developers that scrape and misuse user data (FB) Reuters Instagram will pay security researchers to track down rogue developers misusing its users' data. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing app has announced a Data Abuse Bounty program. It comes after Business Insider discovered a startup was harvesting millions of users' data and tracking their loc...
22:34, 2019-08-19

Google researchers reveal data-stealing, web-based iPhone exploit that was active for years Researchers from Google have uncovered what appears to be a concentrated malware campaign targeting iPhones for at least two years. Thankfully, this may be over now, although they warn it’s possible there are others that are yet to be seen. Project Zero, the search giant’s security team tasked with ...
14:17, 2019-08-30

Potentially deadly valley fever is hitting California farmworkers hard, worrying researchers LAMONT, Calif. — Victor Gutierrez contracted valley fever, an illness caused by a soil-borne fungus, and he thinks he got it in the summer of 2011 when he worked in the nectarine orchards of California’s dry, dusty Central Valley. “The wind was really strong, and we were almost falling off our ladde...
12:34, 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-Apple offers record 'bounty' to researchers who find iPhone security flaws Apple Inc is offering cyber security researchers up to $1 million to detect flaws in iPhones, the largest reward offered by a company to defend against hackers, at a time of rising concern about governments breaking into the mobile devices of dissidents, journalists and human rights advocates....
06:34, 2019-08-09

Indian Google antitrust probe was sparked by junior researchers at India’s own competition commission Two Indian antitrust researchers and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google’s alleged anti-competitive practices.Read More...
13:17, 2019-07-09

CORRECTED-Apple offers record 'bounty' to researchers who find iPhone security flaws Apple Inc is offering cyber security researchers up to $1 million to detect flaws in iPhones, the largest reward offered by a company to defend against hackers, at a time of rising concern about governments breaking into the mobile devices of dissidents, journalists and human rights advocates....
06:34, 2019-08-09

Researchers Discover Malware That Can Record the Screen of French Internet User's Watching Porn Security researchers discovered a new form of malware that specifically targeted users of a French telecom giant. One of the more disturbing features of this malware is its capability to identify when someone was likely viewing porn and record their screen.Read more......
03:34, 2019-08-15

Johnson & Johnson to test experimental HIV vaccine in U.S., Europe Johnson & Johnson said on Friday it plans to conduct a late-stage study of its investigational vaccine for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in several countries across the Americas and Europe, including the United States....
18:34, 2019-07-12

Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner won't seek reelection next year Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), the second-longest serving member of the House, announced Wednesday he won’t seek reelection next year. Sensenbrenner, who was first elected in the 1978 midterms, joins more than a dozen other House Republicans who have already announced their retirements. He was th...
09:00, 2019-09-05

NHL won't seek early end to labor deal The NHL, satisfied with the current labor situation, announced Friday that it won't reopen the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with its players next year....
05:17, 2019-08-31

Why I'm fleeing Honduras to seek asylum in the US When a fellow protester against a dam that was polluting our water was killed, I left with my young son on a migrant caravanI am seeking asylum in the US because of a hydroelectric dam. I fled Honduras fearing for my life after being teargassed and arrested by police when our community resisted a da...
18:34, 2019-07-31

Greek PM says may seek sanctions against Turkey in gas row Greece and Cyprus will push their EU partners to penalize Turkey, including the possible option of sanctions, if Ankara is verified to have started drilling for gas west of Cyprus, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Sunday....
22:51, 2019-06-16

Mueller says he did not seek FBI director job under Trump Former U.S. Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller on Wednesday disputed assertions that he had interviewed with President Donald Trump in 2017 to serve as FBI director before he was appointed to oversee the Russia investigation....
19:51, 2019-07-24

BMW CEO Krueger will not seek contract extension BMW said its CEO, Harald Krueger, 53, will not seek another term of office, pre-empting deliberations about whether he would be given another five-year term at the automaker....
19:00, 2019-07-05

WeWork may seek IPO valuation as low as $10 billion WeWork’s parent company may seek a valuation as low as $10 billion in its looming public debut, a dramatic discount to the $47 billion valuation it achieved in January, people familiar with the matter said Friday. The deliberations indicate that WeWork does not feel confident that the corporat...
21:51, 2019-09-13

Virginia Tech researchers have identified a cellular component in bacteria that triggers Lyme Disease symptoms (WSLS) A Virginia Tech researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to Lyme disease treatment. Brandon Jutras is an assistant professor of biochemistry in the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He’s discovered the cellular component that contributes to Lym...
15:51, 2019-06-19

Russia’s 2016 Twitter Propaganda Machine Was Carefully Built And Wildly Successful, Researchers Find The Russian disinformation campaign leading up to the 2016 American presidential election was bigger in scope and coordination than reported earlier, according to new analysis from the American cybersecurity company Symantec.Read more......
02:34, 2019-06-06

Cape Cod researchers to track, place video cameras on great white sharks in bid to keep beachgoers safe Researchers on Cape Cod are seeking to keep beachgoers safe this summer with a study on sharks’ hunting and feeding habits following two attacks involving great whites in the area last year – one of which was fatal....
19:34, 2019-06-19

74 trillion tons of fake snow over Antarctic could 'save coastal cities' from climate change, researchers say Spraying trillions of tons of fake snow may sound like something cooked up by a novelist writing about the year 2150, but according to a new study, it could stave off global sea rise and protect coastal cities....
20:51, 2019-07-18

Virginia Beach employees seek counseling Virginia Beach city employees have been seeking counseling following the deadly shooting on Friday in which twelve of their co-workers died. (June 3)        ...
05:34, 2019-06-04

Spain's Sanchez says he will seek confirmation vote as PM Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday he will seek parliament's approval to be sworn in as premier and form a government following King Felipe VI's invitation....
00:51, 2019-06-07

Lomachenko to seek third title in Campbell fight Vasiliy Lomachenko, owner of two lightweight belts, will defend those titles and compete for a third when he meets fellow Olympic champion Luke Campbell on Aug. 31 at the O2 Arena in London....
17:17, 2019-07-20

EU leaders seek to break stalemate on top jobs The divided European Union's 28 national leaders were to spend a third consecutive day on Tuesday arm-wrestling over who should hold the bloc's most prominent jobs until nearly 2025....
01:51, 2019-07-02

Cubans seek to revive little-known tango legacy Cuba may be known now for upbeat salsa, but long before that genre even emerged its Afro beats fed into the melancholic Argentine tango which was widely popular on the Caribbean's largest island....
13:51, 2019-07-19

Seek More Gender Diversity Onstage? Look at This List After five years of pressing for parity, the collective known as the Kilroys says it is seeing progress. Meanwhile, more suggestions for plays to present....
20:34, 2019-06-18

Univision Owners Seek Exit After Tumultuous Run Univision is exploring a possible sale, a move that would put an end to 12 years of private-equity ownership marked by an erosion of the Spanish-language broadcaster’s ratings dominance....
22:34, 2019-07-04

Former Starbucks CEO won't seek U.S. presidency in 'broken system' Former Starbucks Corp chief executive Howard Schultz has abandoned plans for an independent presidential run, saying he did not want to split the electorate and help re-elect U.S. President Donald Trump in 2020, according to a statement on his website....
17:34, 2019-09-06

Senators seek 'serious' fines for antitrust violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal introduced legislation on Friday to allow harsher penalties for companies that violate antitrust law, following a Justice Department probe into alleged anticompetitive behavior by big tech....
19:17, 2019-08-02

| Scientists seek out limit to human endurance US scientists who studied the performance of myriad athletes have come up with an estimate of the absolute physiological boundary of human endurance....
23:34, 2019-06-06

Prosecutors can’t seek execution in case against immigrant _____ PHOENIX (AP) — Prosecutors can no longer seek the death penalty against a Mexican immigrant charged with murder in the 2015 shooting death of a convenience store clerk in a Phoenix suburb because the accused is intellectually disabled, a judge has ruled. The ruling Wednesday means Apolinar Alt...
22:17, 2019-07-06

A job nobody wants: Germany's Social Democrats seek a leader Germany's troubled Social Democrats (SPD) start choosing a new leader on Monday after Andrea Nahles stepped down, with a membership appalled by plummeting popularity agitating for the party to quit Chancellor Angela Merkel's scrappy coalition....
10:51, 2019-06-03

Turkey: Families seek their abducted relatives More than 100,000 people lost their jobs in the aftermath of the attempted coup in Turkey in 2016. Some of them are believed to have been abducted and murdered. There are people who are still missing without a trace....
20:51, 2019-08-04

Buttigieg to seek outside investigations of police shooting SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) says he agrees with community members that outside investigations should take place after a fatal police shooting in South Bend, Indiana, where he’s mayor. He spoke Sunday at a sometimes contentious ...
23:51, 2019-06-23

Populists Seek to Break the European Union From Within Not long ago, nationalist movements were advocating a departure from the European Union. Now they seeking seats in Parliament, promising an insurgency from within....
14:34, 2019-05-25

Fifth Texas Republican Congressman Will Not Seek Re-election Representative Bill Flores announced his current term would be his last, joining a long list of Republicans who have said they will retire or seek other offices....
20:17, 2019-09-04

Brazil prosecutors seek to bar Bolsonaro's son as envoy to U.S. Federal prosecutors filed a court injunction on Monday seeking to bar the appointment of right-wing Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's son Eduardo as ambassador to the United States due to his lack of experience as a diplomat....
16:34, 2019-08-12

Misfiring Spurs seek derby boost "Tottenham Hotspur head into Sunday\u0027s North London derby badly in need of the injection of confidence that a victory over old rivals Arsenal would surely bring."...
10:34, 2019-08-29

| Tunisians seek 'transparency' on president's health Tunisian politicians and social media users called Monday for transparency on President Beji Caid Essebsi's health after he was hospitalised last week with a "serious illness"....
17:00, 2019-07-02

GOP Rep. Mike Conaway won't seek reelection in 2020 Rep. Mike Conaway of Texas will not seek reelection in 2020, according to multiple GOP sources, becoming the fifth Republican to announce their retirement over the past two weeks.Conaway, a veteran lawmaker who represents a ruby red district, has a news conference scheduled for Wednesday in Midland,...
20:00, 2019-07-31

Johnson & Johnson to test HIV vaccine in US and Europe Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is set to test an experimental HIV vaccine in the U.S. and Europe sometime this year, the company confirmed with CNBC....
17:34, 2019-07-12

Police seek man in violent rape in Jamaica, Queens Police Saturday released the name and photo of a man they say raped and brutally attacked his female acquaintance inside his Queens home this week. The shaken victim was only able to escape by jumping out the window, cops said Saturday. Michael Hosang, 53, allegedly violated the 29-year-old victim m...
15:51, 2019-06-02

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
06:00, 2019-06-17

Sweden Won't Seek Warrant for Assange, Easing U.S. Extradition Bid A Swedish judge on Monday rejected a request to issue an arrest order for Julian Assange, a move that could ease efforts by the U.S. to extradite the WikiLeaks founder....
12:17, 2019-06-04

Southwest pilots to seek compensation for Boeing 737 Max impact The pilots union for Southwest Airlines says it will ask Boeing for compensation to cover legal costs and lost income for pilots due to the 737 Max grounding....
18:34, 2019-06-19

In Vietnam beer war, Heineken and Sabeco seek to take each other's turf In Vietnam, one of the world's largest and fastest-growing beer markets, new battle lines are being drawn as Heineken NV and local industry leader Sabeco hone their product offerings and build up marketing muscle....
05:17, 2019-06-05

| Kawhi, George seek more for Clippers than beating Lakers Kawhi Leonard and Paul George made their debuts as Los Angeles Clippers teammates, vowing to turn their hometown club into an NBA champion and eclipse city rival Lakers....
08:17, 2019-07-25

Retail Divide Widens as Shoppers Seek Value and Convenience Retailers offering deals from bargains on brand-name goods to conveniences such as free shipping are gaining share at the expense of peers that have been slow to innovate....
19:00, 2019-08-21

Investors Seek Havens as Growth Fears Persist Investors are snapping up safer assets including gold, dividend-paying stocks and the Japanese yen, underlining anxiety over trade tensions and slowing global growth....
21:34, 2019-08-19

Will Hurd, only black Republican in House, won’t seek reelection Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, the only black Republican in the House, won’t seek reelection in 2020, he announced on Thursday.“I have made the decision to not seek reelection for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas in order to pursue opportunities outside the halls of Congress to solve problems at t...
06:00, 2019-08-02

British PM Theresa May prepares to step down; 13 seek to replace her Thirteen candidates are vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is preparing to step down Friday after failing to reach an agreement on Brexit....
18:51, 2019-06-03

Serena may seek grasscourt wildcard ahead of Wimbledon Serena Williams said she felt "pretty far away" from her optimal level after suffering a surprise third round defeat at the French Open to Sofia Kenin and suggested she might seek a wildcard entry into a grasscourt tournament in preparation for Wimbledon....
22:34, 2019-06-01

Producers seek Q3 aluminium premium of $115-$120/T from Japan buyers Top aluminium producers have offered Japanese buyers a premium of $115-$120 a tonne for July-September primary metal shipments, up 10% to 14% from the current quarter, amid tighter supply, two sources involved in quarterly pricing talks said on Monday....
11:00, 2019-06-03

FBI seek sex abuse suspect awaiting trial in New Mexico ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities are searching for a defendant in a sexual abuse case who went missing from a halfway house in Albuquerque. FBI officials said Monday that Jan Jay Moolenijzer was under strict pre-trial release conditions when he left the halfway house without permission o...
23:34, 2019-08-13

UK prosecutors won’t seek retrial in abused wife case LONDON (AP) — British prosecutors won’t seek a retrial for a woman who had been serving a life sentence for killing her husband. Sally Challen was convicted in 2011 of killing her 61-year-old husband Richard with a hammer. But her conviction was quashed and a new trial ordered in February, in ...
15:51, 2019-06-07

Swiss lawmakers seek more clarity on EU treaty terms The Swiss upper house of parliament asked the government on Wednesday to get more concessions from the European Union over a draft treaty, raising the stakes ahead of a mid-June deadline Brussels has set for a final deal....
18:17, 2019-06-12

| Banyana seek redemption in World Cup after woeful build-up Banyana Banyana make their Women's World Cup debut against Spain in the French port city of Le Havre having failed to win in 10 matches since qualifying....
12:17, 2019-06-07

Central Park 5 prosecutor won’t seek renewal of Columbia job NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from the Netflix miniseries that dramatizes the events surrounding the Central Park Five trial continues. The New York Post reports that Elizabeth Lederer informed Columbia Law School on Wednesday that she would not seek reappointment as a part-time lecturer due to negative p...
05:34, 2019-06-13

India may seek neutral venue for Davis Cup tie against Pakistan India may request the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to shift next month's Davis Cup tie against Pakistan from Islamabad to a neutral venue because of the prevailing tensions between the neighbors, an Indian official told Reuters on Thursday....
13:51, 2019-08-08

Ferrari may seek review of Canadian stewards' decision Ferrari will not formally appeal the penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, the team said on Thursday, but could still seek a review of the decision by presenting fresh evidence....
23:00, 2019-06-13

The Latest: Officials seek help in motorcycle crash probe LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly crash between a pickup truck and several motorcycles in New Hampshire (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Authorities are asking for the public’s help as they investigate a collision between motorcycles and a pickup truck that left seven people dead. Auth...
23:34, 2019-06-22

Qatar Airways to seek compensation from Boeing over MAX grounding Qatar Airways plans to seek compensation from Boeing over the grounding of three 737 MAX aircraft by Italian airline Air Italy, where the Qatari company is a major shareholder, group chief executive Akbar al-Baker told Reuters....
11:17, 2019-06-07

U.N. experts seek inquiry into 'unlawful' killings in Philippines United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into a "staggering number of unlawful deaths and police killings in the context of the so-called war on drugs" in the Philippines....
10:34, 2019-06-07

Attorneys seek light sentence for cop who shot 911 caller MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman are asking a judge for a creative sentence that keeps him out of prison. Mohamed Noor was found guilty in April of murder and manslaughter in the death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond. He sho...
07:17, 2019-06-07

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
10:17, 2019-06-17

Some Democratic Candidates Seek to Link Shootings to Trump In the wake of two shootings, one of which is being investigated as domestic terrorism, some said the president creates a culture that lets white nationalism thrive....
22:00, 2019-08-04

Minneapolis officer’s attorneys seek no prison for shooting MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed woman in 2017 plan to ask a sentencing judge for no prison time. If that’s not granted, they’re seeking less prison time than state sentencing guidelines recommend. Mohamed Noo...
16:17, 2019-05-31

Lexington Police Seek Breakthrough In Double Homicide LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police are asking for help finding the person or people responsible for a double homicide two months ago. Police say that two people were found shot to death in a car on Race Street back in April. Police have not yet been able to pinpoint a suspect responsib...
01:34, 2019-06-05

EV maker Nio plans Beijing plant, will likely seek a partner: CEO Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc is keen to build a production base in Beijing and will likely seek a manufacturing partner, Chief Executive Officer and founder William Li said this week....
07:00, 2019-06-01

Chinese Carriers Seek Compensation For Boeing 737 MAX Groundings China's official airline association said Friday it will help 13 member carriers seek compensation from Boeing for losses already approaching $580 million due to the grounding of the 737 MAX 8....
00:34, 2019-05-25

Americans rarely seek guidance from clergy members DETROIT — Timothy Buchanan says he never consults clergy about important decisions, but it’s not for lack of faith: He regularly attends a nondenominational Christian church near his home. Buchanan, 41, is not alone. A large majority of Americans make important decisions without calling on religious...
23:00, 2019-07-08

Prosecutors seek life sentence in Charlottesville car attack CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to give a life sentence to a man convicted of hate crimes for plowing his car into a crowd demonstrating against a white nationalist rally two years ago in Virginia. But lawyers for James Alex Fields Jr. will argue the 22-year-old ma...
11:51, 2019-06-28

In the Western Conference, Teams Known for Heartbreak Seek Glory The St. Louis Blues are the only “Expansion Six” team left without a Stanley Cup. The San Jose Sharks came later, but have endured similar heartbreak....
22:34, 2019-05-22

Buyout Firms Seek to Acquire Symantec for More Than $16 Billion Symantec has received interest from a pair of private-equity suitors seeking to buy the cybersecurity firm after it agreed to a sale of a big chunk of its business....
05:00, 2019-09-07

China's Big Three Airlines Seek 737 MAX Payouts From Boeing: Reports China's three biggest airlines have filed claims seeking compensation from Boeing over the grounding and delayed delivery of 737 MAX 8 aircraft following two deadly crashes, Chinese state media......
09:34, 2019-05-22

Mnuchin Urges Suppliers to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chinese firm....
10:34, 2019-07-11

Keystone XL pipeline opponents again seek to block construction Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline asked a judge to again block construction of the project after U.S. President Donald Trump issued it a new permit....
05:51, 2019-07-11

Mnuchin Said to Advise U.S. Firms to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chinese firm....
06:17, 2019-07-11

Puerto Rico’s embattled governor says he won’t seek reelection Puerto Rico's embattled governor says he will not seek re-election but will not resign as the island's leader, though he will step down as head of his pro-statehood party....
04:51, 2019-07-22