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Keeping Clean Could Be Deadly: Briotech's Solution to Pandemic-Era Disinfection

Keeping Clean Could Be Deadly: Briotech's Solution to Pandemic-Era Disinfection

SPONSORED CONTENT | Mar 2, 2021

Briotech, a global leader in HOCl technology and manufacturing, has created a multi-use product line with game-changing technologies in health and disinfection.

Report: Upcoming 'Harry Potter' Game to be Trans-Inclusive

Report: Upcoming 'Harry Potter' Game to be Trans-Inclusive

VIDEO GAMES | Mar 2, 2021

An upcoming video game based on the "Harry Potter" franchise will allow players to be transgender.

Countries Call on Drug Companies to Share Vaccine Know-How

Countries Call on Drug Companies to Share Vaccine Know-How

SCIENCE | By Lori Hinnant, Maria Cheng | Mar 1, 2021

Across Africa and Southeast Asia, governments and aid groups, as well as the World Health Organization, are calling on pharmaceutical companies to share their patent information.

US Advisers Endorse Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine from J&J

US Advisers Endorse Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine from J&J

SCIENCE | By Lauran Neergaard and Matthew Perrone | Feb 27, 2021

U.S. health advisers endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson on Friday, putting the nation on the cusp of adding an easier-to-use option to fight the pandemic.

Never Too Late: Pandemic Propels Older Shoppers Online

Never Too Late: Pandemic Propels Older Shoppers Online

PERSONAL TECH | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Feb 26, 2021

The pandemic has motivated many who have been isolated at home or unable to leave their senior communities to learn something they may have resisted until now: how to buy groceries and more online.

How Will COVID-19 Vaccine Makers Adapt to Variants?

How Will COVID-19 Vaccine Makers Adapt to Variants?

SCIENCE | Feb 25, 2021

First-generation COVID-19 vaccines appear to be working against today's variants, but makers already are taking steps to update their recipes if health authorities decide that's needed.

Pfizer Studying the Effects of 3rd Vaccine Dose

Pfizer Studying the Effects of 3rd Vaccine Dose

SCIENCE | Feb 25, 2021

Pfizer announced Thursday that it has begun studying a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine, part of a strategy to guard against mutated versions of the coronavirus.

Chanel Releases AI Lipscanner App

Chanel Releases AI Lipscanner App

PERSONAL TECH | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 24, 2021

Chanel is taking advantage of the latest AI technology with a groundbreaking new app that will assist users in finding that right shade of lipstick.

Understanding CBD's 'Entourage Effect'

Understanding CBD's 'Entourage Effect'

SPONSORED CONTENT | Feb 23, 2021

With the budding cannabis industry comes a whole lot of new terminology. One of the more intriguing is the entourage effect. Like many of the other terms, it requires some explaining, so we turned to the experts at CBD Unlimited.

Latest Apple iOS Update Includes Several New LGBTQ Emojis

Latest Apple iOS Update Includes Several New LGBTQ Emojis

PERSONAL TECH | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 23, 2021

Apple has just rolled out 217 new emojis in the most recent iOS 14.5 update, with a plethora of LGBTQ-inclusive additions.

The Do's and Don'ts on Social Media for Vaccine Haves and Have-Nots

The Do's and Don'ts on Social Media for Vaccine Haves and Have-Nots

PERSONAL TECH | By Chaseedaw Giles | Feb 23, 2021

It might engender envy, even outrage, especially if the person posting seems to have cut the line to get a COVID vaccine. But what if the intention was to encourage others to also get the shot? Does that make it OK?

How Do We Know COVID-19 Vaccines are Safe?

How Do We Know COVID-19 Vaccines are Safe?

SCIENCE | By Lauran Neergaard | Feb 18, 2021

Scientists look for safety issues during the testing phase and continue their monitoring as shots roll out around the world. So far, the only serious warning to emerge is a rare risk of severe allergic reactions.

COVID-19 Bill Would Scale Up Ability to Spot Virus Mutations

COVID-19 Bill Would Scale Up Ability to Spot Virus Mutations

SCIENCE | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Feb 17, 2021

U.S. scientists would gain vastly expanded capabilities to identify potentially deadlier coronavirus mutations under legislation advancing in Congress. A House bill headed for floor debate would provide $1.75 billion for genomic sequencing.

Watch: ABC News Doc About OnlyFans Hits Hulu

Watch: ABC News Doc About OnlyFans Hits Hulu

PERSONAL TECH | Feb 17, 2021

ABC News has a new documentary about the website/app OnlyFans, a subscription service that is primarily used by adult entertainment performers, and it is now hit Hulu.

Tech Companies Mobilize to Schedule Vaccine Appointments, But Often Fall Short

Tech Companies Mobilize to Schedule Vaccine Appointments, But Often Fall Short

PERSONAL TECH | By Miranda Green | Feb 16, 2021

Websites and apps have only compounded the frustration for many people seeking vaccines for themselves or loved ones but can't secure an appointment no matter how hard they try.

COVID-19 Shots Might Get Tweaked if Variants Get Worse

COVID-19 Shots Might Get Tweaked if Variants Get Worse

SCIENCE | By Lauran Neergaard | Feb 16, 2021

The makers of COVID-19 vaccines are figuring out how to tweak their recipes against worrisome virus mutations — and regulators are looking to flu as a blueprint if and when the shots need an update.

Fauci Wins $1 Million Israeli Prize for 'Defending Science'

Fauci Wins $1 Million Israeli Prize for 'Defending Science'

SCIENCE | By Laurie Kellman | Feb 15, 2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci has won the $1 million Dan David Prize for "defending science" and advocating for vaccines now being administered worldwide to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

The Superspreaders Behind Top COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories

The Superspreaders Behind Top COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories

PERSONAL TECH | By David Klepper, Farnoush Amiri, and Beatrice Dupuy | Feb 15, 2021

College professors with no evidence or training in virology were touted as experts. Anonymous social media users posed as high-level intelligence officials. Governments amplified claims for their own motives.

Brazil Carnival Goes Online with Street Parties Banned

Brazil Carnival Goes Online with Street Parties Banned

PERSONAL TECH | By Marcelo Silva de Sousa and Diarlei Rodrigues | Feb 15, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic forced Rio to shut down its famed festival and threaten legal action against those who defy the ban to party. So groups turned to online events for their backers.

United Arab Emirates Publishes First Photo from Mars Probe

United Arab Emirates Publishes First Photo from Mars Probe

SCIENCE | Feb 14, 2021

The United Arab Emirates on Sunday published the first image for its Mars probe now circling the red planet.

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