Researchers at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering have made new discoveries on the effects of temperature on sustainable polymers. Their findings may help the industry to produce plastics that are better for the environment.
Medical Xpress / California city bans junk food from checkout aisles
Berkeley in northern California will ban the sale of junk food from supermarket checkout displays—becoming the first US city to do so, according to local media.
Wildfires have been burning across the state of California for weeks—some of them becoming larger complexes as different fires merge. One of those was the August Complex Fire, which reportedly began as 37 distinct fires ...
Tech Xplore / How to bring Zoom to your TV (coming soon) with Alexa
If you're also tired of taking daily Zoom calls on your laptop, maybe you'd prefer to just turn on the TV, lay back, and learn or conduct business from the couch.
Medical Xpress / Study reveals design flaws of chatbot-based symptom-checker apps
Millions of people turn to their mobile devices when seeking medical advice. They're able to share their symptoms and receive potential diagnoses through chatbot-based symptom-checker (CSC) apps.
Nearly 30 years after recording a temperature of minus 93.2 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 69.6 Celsius) in Greenland, the measurement has been verified by the World Meteorological Organization as the coldest recorded temperature ...
The Trump administration said Friday it would not back down from a plan to ban new US downloads of the popular video-sharing app TikTok, setting up a court showdown ahead of a Sunday deadline.
Medical Xpress / Team assessing if dual-antibody injection prevents COVID-19 illness
A combination antibody treatment for preventing COVID-19 illness in individuals who have had sustained exposure to someone with the virus is being studied by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at ...
Medical Xpress / AstraZeneca pledges 20 mn vaccine doses for Canada
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday a deal with AstraZeneca to procure up to 20 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate being developed with Oxford University.
Medical Xpress / US surpasses seven million coronavirus cases: Johns Hopkins tally
The United States on Friday crossed seven million confirmed coronavirus cases, according to a running tally by Johns Hopkins University.