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Misconceptions and truths about the COVID vaccines hitting the headlines — podcast
Article contentAmid a torrent of bad news about the coronavirus pandemic, there’s been some good news recently: At least three vaccines that have shown strong promise could be ready by the Spring, bringing a light at the end of the tunnel into view and offering a path to an end of a virus that has claimed more than a...
With hope high for vaccine, Britain prepares to roll it out
LONDON – With major COVID-19 vaccines showing high levels of protection, British officials are cautiously — and they stress cautiously — optimistic that life may start returning to normal by early April.Even before regulators have approved a single vaccine, the U.K. and countries across Europe are moving quickly to organize the distribution and delivery systems needed to inoculate millions...
The Dow’s record run to 30K is nothing compared to the rally in these small caps
This is the web version of the Bull Sheet, ’s no-BS daily newsletter on the markets. Sign up to receive it in your inbox here.Buongiorno, Bull Sheeters. After yesterday’s record-breaking close, investors are pulling back slightly. Stocks in Europe and Asia have been retreating much of the morning, as have U.S. futures.But that’s not to take anything away from this...
Car daubed with anti-globalisation message crashes into gate of Angela Merkel's Berlin office
A car with the words “stop the globalization policies” crashed into the front gate of the building housing German Chancellor Angela Merkel"s offices on Wednesday morning, but appeared to have caused little damage, Berlin police said.The car, a Volkswagen sedan, also had the slogan “You damned murderers of children and old people” written in it.Officers were on the scene...
Dell sees sales above estimates on booming demand for remote-work tools - Latest News
Dell Technologies Inc forecast current-quarter sales above market expectations as a pandemic-driven shift to remote work and learning powered demand for its desktops and notebooks, helping it post a surprise rise in third-quarter revenue. The company said, on an earnings call with analysts on Tuesday, that it expects fourth-quarter revenue to rise 3% to 4% sequentially, implying a range between...
© Reuters. The EU flag is reflected in a drop on a syringe needle in this illustration
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Netflix: 19 best horror films to watch, from Carrie to Cabin in the Woods
With the long dark nights drawing in and Halloween taking place next week, what better time to dim the lights and scare yourself to death?The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)Emile Hirsch and Brian Cox star as father and son coroners who examine the body of an unidentified woman, inadvertently unleashing supernatural forces as they investigate her mysterious death.The film...
Meghan said she suffered the miscarriage while changing Archie's nappy in July (pictured together in October 2019)
Meghan Markle today revealed she suffered a miscarriage over the summer in an article written for the New York Times.The Duchess of Sussex has said she lost her second child after feeling a 'sharp cramp' while changing her son Archie's nappy in July.Writing in the New York Times today Ms Markle described falling ill at home in Los Angeles and being...
Europe—and Big Tech—will give Biden a headache from Day One
Good morning. David Meyer here in Berlin, filling in for Alan.When it comes to trade relations with Europe, President-elect Joe Biden is going to have a tricky start to his term. And while that’s partly down to the generally fractious transatlantic relationship cultivated by his predecessor, the biggest reason is Big Tech.According to the Financial Times, France has ended...
Study suggests population density affects type of inventions -- ScienceDaily
The addition and removal of methyl groups on DNA plays an important role in gene regulation. In order to study these mechanisms more precisely, a German team has developed a new method by which specific methylation sites can be blocked and then unblocked at a precise time through irradiation with light (photocaging). As reported in the journal Angewandte Chemie,...