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As Coronavirus Causes ‘Severe' Blood Shortage, Senators Call for Ending Donation Restrictions on Men Who Have Sex With Men

4 hours ago   |   Time

As the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a “severe blood shortage,” a group of 17 senators and LGBTQ advocates say that the time has come for the Food and Drug Administration to...
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A Rest Stop Where Flying Cars Can Recharge

7 hours ago   |   Wired

Beta Technologies' prototype helipad and base station for electric air taxis could also help route emergency supplies in a crisis.
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Why Your Business Needs Low-Code to Stay Competitive in 2020

16 hours ago   |   Business

What is your business and IT doing to embrace digital transformation? If the answer is not low-code, you may be missing your mark. Here is a look into why low-code is taking...
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Science News Briefs from around the Planet

17 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Here are a few brief reports about science and technology from around the planet, including one about the discovery of an intact chicken egg dating to Roman Britain.
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Coronavirus Crisis Forces Churches To Put An Updated Spin On Baptizing

Coronavirus Crisis Forces Churches To Put An Updated Spin On Baptizing

20 hours ago   |   News One

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing entire countries to rethink deeply-held social norms. Faith leaders are coming up with new ways to reach their communities, with many...
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Technology is keeping coaches, athletes connected in time of social distancing

23 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Zoom and other video conferencing technology is being used by high school coaches
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Ohio company develops new technology to sterilize up to 160,000 surgical masks per day

Ohio company develops new technology to sterilize up to 160,000 surgical masks per day

1 day ago   |   WLWT

An Ohio company has developed new technology to sterilize up to 160,000 surgical masks per day, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said at a press conference Saturday.
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Mets pitcher Michael Wacha learns to embrace technology with help from his dad

1 day ago   |   NY Daily News

For Michael Wacha and his offseason transformation, it all started with videos, mechanics and his dad. Wacha, 28, signed as a free agent with the Mets in December on a...
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Fake Facebook Ads Adeptly Used Fear and Anger To Divide Americans

Fake Facebook Ads Adeptly Used Fear and Anger To Divide Americans

1 day ago   |   Psych Central

Facebook users scrolling through their feeds in fall 2016 faced a minefield of targeted advertisements pitting blacks against police, southern whites against immigrants, gun...
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Potential Inequities in New Medical Technologies

1 day ago   |   Scientific American

Even if we solve the ethical questions about using breakthrough techniques like CRISPR, will all patients have equal access?
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Fauci Projects 'Millions of Cases' in US, 100K Deaths

Fauci Projects 'Millions of Cases' in US, 100K Deaths

The US could have 100,000 to 200,000 deaths before the COVID-19 pandemic is through, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday. Although the projections could change, the infectious... Read more ...

Treasury Secretary says Americans can expect stimulus checks to be direct...

Treasury Secretary says Americans can expect stimulus checks to be direct deposited within 3 weeks

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday that Americans could expect checks from the historic $2 trillion stimulus bill to be direct deposited in their accounts within... Read more ...

Country music star Joe Diffie dies at 61 of coronavirus complications

Country music star Joe Diffie dies at 61 of coronavirus complications

Grammy-winning country music legend Joe Diffie is dead at 61 from complications of coronavirus. Read more ...

Fauci says coronavirus deaths in US could top 100,000

Fauci says coronavirus deaths in US could top 100,000

The U.S. government's foremost infection disease expert says the U.S. could have more than 100,000 deaths and millions of infections from the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Trump says US will not pay for Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's security

Trump says US will not pay for Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's security

The couple recently jetted to California from Canada amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

4 additional coronavirus deaths reported, 698 new cases identified in...

4 additional coronavirus deaths reported, 698 new cases identified in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released updated COVID-19 numbers for the state. Read more ...

Gov. DeWine calls on Trump to urge FDA to approve sterilization of masks in Ohio

Gov. DeWine calls on Trump to urge FDA to approve sterilization of masks in Ohio

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is urging the Food and Drug Administration to fully approve the sterilization of masks in Ohio for healthcare workers and first responders amid the... Read more ...

New York State coronavirus cases hit nearly 60,000, death toll reaches 1,000

New York State coronavirus cases hit nearly 60,000, death toll reaches 1,000

Nearly 60,000 coronavirus cases and 1,000 deaths have now been documented across New York State, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday, as he extended the closure of non-essential... Read more ...

CA State Parks close vehicle access to all 280 sites as visitation surges

CA State Parks close vehicle access to all 280 sites as visitation surges

Officials with California State Parks announced Sunday they would be closing vehicle access to all 280 sites due to a surge of visitations amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more ...

Fauci says US could see up to 200,000 coronavirus deaths, millions infected

Fauci says US could see up to 200,000 coronavirus deaths, millions infected

Dr. Anthony Fauci, an infectious disease expert on the White House task force, offered a dire prediction on Sunday - saying that the coronavirus pandemic could infect more than... Read more ...