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Supermarket chain gives employees $2 an hour extra appreciation pay

44 minutes ago   |   Harvard

There was a full page ad in today's Times from Albertsons, a major supermarket chain, and the United Food and Commercial Workers union. The ad noted that the company is giving...
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Expert reaction to new WHO advice on use of facemasks in the context of COVID-19

54 minutes ago   |   Science Media Centre

The World Health Organisation has issued guidance on the use of facemasks in the context of COVID-19. Prof Trish Greenhalgh, Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences, Nuffield...
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Coronavirus-related layoffs hit health tech startups

2 hours ago   |   STAT

With the economy in freefall amid the coronavirus pandemic, some health tech startups have started to furlough and lay off workers. The cuts underscore that not even digital...
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The first flight around the world

The first flight around the world

12 hours ago   |   Science Museum

On 6 April 1924 , a crew of eight from the United States Army Air Service took to the skies in a daring attempt to become the first people to circumnavigate the globe by...
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After problem-plagued test flight, Boeing will refly crew capsule without astronauts

After problem-plagued test flight, Boeing will refly crew capsule without astronauts

16 hours ago   |   Spaceflight Now   |   2 articles

In this file photo from 2019, technicians prepare Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft for fueling before its first unpiloted space mission. Credit: Boeing Boeing officials...
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9 online computer science classes that are free until May 31 - and each comes with a free certificate you can add to LinkedIn

9 online computer science classes that are free until May 31 - and each comes with a free certificate you can add to LinkedIn

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Coursera is offering 100 online courses for free , many of them taught by Ivy League schools or offered by companies like Google Cloud, now through May 31. Below, you can find...
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SoftBank's CEO now says its $9 billion bet on WeWork and Adam Neumann was a mistake - but he still thinks WeWork will end up making money

SoftBank's CEO now says its $9 billion bet on WeWork and Adam Neumann was a mistake - but he still thinks WeWork will end up making money

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

WeWork, the office-coworking company, received over $9 billion from SoftBank's $100 billion "Vision Fund." Across the past year, WeWork has gone from the verge of going public...
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STAT Plus: Alnylam and Dicerna, onetime rivals, announce a ceasefire

1 day ago   |   STAT

Rival biotechs Alnylam and Dicerna are announcing a ceasefire. The two companies, which are both developing drugs based on the Nobel Prize-winning technique known as RNA...
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The Covid-19 pandemic forces a new way of thinking for Quil, Comcast's health tech startup

1 day ago   |   STAT

When telecom giant Comcast and health insurer Independence Blue Cross teamed up to found Quil in 2018, the health tech company's goal was clear: give people simple...
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Coronavirus targeted by Eastern Arc collaboration

Coronavirus targeted by Eastern Arc collaboration

1 day ago   |   Quadram

Trimeric Covid-19 Spike protein Eastern Arc researchers at the University of East Anglia based in the Quadram Institute and the School of Biosciences at the University of Kent...
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Pink Moon 2020 meaning: Will the Full Moon turn pink tonight?

Pink Moon 2020 meaning: Will the Full Moon turn pink tonight?

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After problem-plagued test flight, Boeing will refly crew capsule without...

After problem-plagued test flight, Boeing will refly crew capsule without astronauts

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Researchers at Northwestern University are working on a self-sanitizing mask...

Researchers at Northwestern University are working on a self-sanitizing mask design to slow the spread of pandemics like COVID-19

Researchers at Northwestern University are trying to develop an insert for existing masks that would deactivate viruses before they were airborne. Funding for the project came... Read more ...

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