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One dose of Sputnik V is enough for strong immune response in people previously infected with Covid-19, Argentina study claims

People who already had the coronavirus show rapid immune response to Sputnik V and may require just one shot of the Russian jab during vaccination, a study in Buenos Aires found. Read Full Article at

ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/15/2021

Change of Command Ceremony: A Change of Command ceremony was performed today during which Shannon Walker assumed command of the ISS from Sergey Ryzhikov. This is in preparation for 63 undock and return tomorrow, April 16. Payloads Astrobee/Gecko-2: The crew c

Bitcoin tumbles after Turkey bans cryptocurrency payments citing risks

The decision could stall Turkey's crypto market

Prehistoric cannibal victim found in death cave ID'ed as a young girl

«The Boy of Gran Dolina,» a young individual in the extinct Homo antecessor species found at a site in Spain, is actually female, according to new analysis of dental remains.

AlphaTauri built special pedal case for Tsunoda

As Tsunoda is 5ft2 (157cm), he says his team has built a «a special pedal case» to ensure he can operate the pedals in the AT02 as usual.Tsunoda explained the situation in the pre-event press conference for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, a home ev

As luck would have it, Republicans seize on worst possible strategy to oppose Biden jobs plan

Senate Republicans have seized on opposing one of the most popular elements of President Joe Biden's American Jobs Plan as a political winner for them—raising the corporate tax rate. “I think that’s a non-negotiable red line,” Republican Sen. She

Emcure says Gennova is working on backward integration of its mRNA COVID-19 vaccine

The Phase I clinical trial should begin anytime soon. The animal toxicity and safety studies that was conducted as part of preclinical studies have produced desired results, says Vikas Thapar; company looking for foreign tie ups in due course

Russian scientists plan to launch world’s first EDIBLE Covid-19 vaccine… and promise it will taste like fermented milky yogurt

With scientists warning regular Covid-19 jabs might become a feature of our lives for years to come, anyone with a fear of needles might soon be breathing a sigh of relief if a team of scientists from St Petersburg get their way. Read Full Article at

As drones increasingly become vital part of military operations, Russian company announces new factory solely for producing UAVs

A Russia company is building the country’s first-ever specialized factory solely for manufacturing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). It plans to mass-produce military drones, like those deployed by the Russian Army in Syria. Read Full Article at

FedEx to ‘re-evaluate’ policy barring phones at work after employees caught in deadly shooting were unable to call loved ones

FedEx says it will review a policy that prohibits employees from accessing their mobiles during their shifts, after workers were unable to make calls during a shooting spree in Indianapolis, Indiana. Read Full Article at

‘I’d shoot the ref twice’: Russian football manager loses it in incredible referee rant involving Hitler & Napoleon (VIDEO)

A fired-up football coach in Russia lost the plot when complaining about a referee and dragging in references to two of the most controversial figures in world history. Read Full Article at

Russian F1 star Mazepin branded ‘danger to himself and others’ as he spins out TWICE in latest error-strewn display

Haas driver Nikita Mazepin has continued his inauspicious apprenticeship in Formula 1 on Friday as he crashed out TWICE during practice ahead of this Sunday's second race on the F1 schedule at Imola. Read Full Article at

‘Highly probable’ EU won’t renew AstraZeneca or J&J Covid-19 vaccine contract, French minister says

France’s minister for industry has said she thinks it will be highly unlikely that the EU will seek new contracts with AstraZeneca and J&J for their Covid vaccines, but says discussions with Pfizer and Moderna have already begun. Read Full Article at

Medtronic partners with cybersecurity startup Sternum to protect its pacemakers from hackers

If you think cyberattacks are scary, what if those attacks were directed at your cardiac pacemaker? Medtronic, a medical device company, has been in hot water over the last couple of years because its pacemakers were getting hacked through their internet-base

1Doc3, a Colombian telemedicine startup, raises $3 million

The pandemic has made telemedicine video visits in the U.S. almost commonplace, but in Latin America, where broadband isn’t widely available, 1Doc3 is using text and chat to provide access to care. Today, the Colombia-based company announced a $3 million pr

Google misled consumers over location data settings, Australia court finds

Google’s historical collection of location data has got it into hot water in Australia where a case brought by the country’s Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has led to a federal court ruling that the tech giant misled consumers by opera

Morning Digest: Check out our new maps showing which House districts got redder or bluer since 2008

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Carolyn Fiddler, and Matt Booker, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Lead

Glowing, red-eyed rat fetus is global photo contest's gorgeously creepy winner

Butterfly wing scales, neurons, dividing cells and more showcased the beauty of microscopy in Olympus' second annual Global Image of the Year Award.

Steiner: Spinning Mazepin «trying too hard»

Just three weeks on from Mazepin's first lap exit at the Bahrain Grand Prix, the youngster endured a difficult first practice at Imola as he spun on his installation lap and the crashed out right at the end.Having had a run of incidents throughout the F1 seas

F1 and MotoGP to honour late Fausto Gresini on Sunday

Veteran MotoGP team boss Gresini sadly died in February following a two-month battle with COVID-19.The Italian – who was 125cc motorcycle grand prix world champion in 1985 and 1987 – was a highly respected figure in the world of motorsport, with MotoGP ob

Here are today's mortgage rates on April 16, 2021: Rates decrease - CNET

Today a couple of major mortgage rates slid lower. See how that could affect your mortgage payments.

Best eco-friendly iPhone 12 and 12 Pro cases for Earth Day and beyond - CNET

If you're looking for an environmentally friendly «green» iPhone case, here's a selection of options, some of which are made out of recycled plastic, while others are fully compostable.

‘Barking at the Moon’: Dogecoin skyrockets 300% in a week, sparking bubble fears

Defying all the odds, meme-based cryptocurrency Dogecoin has risen by a whopping 300% in the last seven days. It has doubled in price in the last 24 hours, adding about $19.9 billion, hitting an all-time high of $0.29 on Friday. Read Full Article at

Cartoon: The prior previous police shooting(s)

x Vimeo Video Police shot another unarmed Black man, Daunte Wright, just across town from the trial venue for the policeman who killed George Floyd. Just like in the Oscar Grant killing, the officer who shot Wright claims she mistook her handgun for a Tase

Christian Coleman to miss Olympics despite reduced ban

GENEVA (AP) - The man who had been expected to succeed Usain Bolt as Olympic champion will miss the Tokyo Games after failing Friday in an appeal to overturn his ban for missed doping tests. The Court of Arbitration for Sport cut current 100-meter world champ

Gateshead replaces Rabat for Diamond League season opener

MONACO (AP) - This year's Diamond League will open in Britain for the first time with Gateshead replacing Rabat as the season's first host city, organizers said Friday. The season will start May 23 at Gateshead International Stadium after the event in the Mor

Abbreviated Pundit Roundup: Vaccine fallout and withdrawal effects

Economist: Why America’s white evangelicals shy away from covid jabs And what can be done to change their minds Why the stubborn hesitancy? One reason may be that evangelicals overwhelmingly denounce abortion, and some are concerned about the jab’s co

No further action after Perez/Ocon clash in FP1

The first session of running at Imola was blighted by technical issues that impacted both TV coverage, and radio and data communications between cars and their engineers on the pit wall.The incident occurred at Turn 5 some 36 minutes into the session.Alpine d

Turkey's central bank to ban cryptocurrencies for buying goods, services

Turkey's central bank is banning the use of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin in payments for goods and services

Rupee zooms 58 paise to settle at 74.35 against US dollar amid equity gains

Improving risk appetite also helped

Inequity in distribution: Gujarat gets highest supply of COVID-19 vaccines vis-a-vis population; Maharashtra ranks 14th

Though Maharashtra tops in getting absolute number of vaccines, when taken in proportion to its population, it lags behind states such as Gujarat, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Karnataka.

Hyundai Motor India surpasses 1 lakh exports in FY21 amid COVID-19 pandemic

Hyundai crossed the three million vehicle export milestone earlier in 2020 by exporting its vehicles to 88 countries.

Crude oil futures down 0.21% to Rs 4,732 per barrel on firm rupee; Brent climbs above $67

The black gold has been trading higher than 5, 20, 50, 100 and 200 days#39; moving averages on the daily chart. The momentum indicator Relative Strength Index is at 60.46 indicating bullish movement in prices.

Beijing says US return to Paris Agreement is not ‘return of the king’ but ‘return of the student who skipped school’

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has rubbished US suggestions that Beijing isn’t doing enough to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement, insisting that Washington has yet to make a proper contribution to combat climate change. Read Full Article at

Salmonella outbreak in Denmark linked to popular herbal digestive supplements claimed three lives, Danish health watchdog says

A months-long outbreak of salmonella in Denmark that has resulted in three deaths and caused infections in more than 30 people has been linked to a widely used brand of herbal medicine products by the country’s top health agency. Read Full Article at

Daughter of billionaire NFL boss defends swimsuit section of Miss Kansas win, says it ‘doesn’t diminish my worth as a woman’

The daughter of Kansas City Chiefs chairman and CEO Clark Hunt has defended her participation in the swimsuit section of a beauty pageant she won at the weekend. Read Full Article at

‘Covid-free’ trains start operating between Rome and Milan

Italy’s state-run railway has begun operating “Covid-free” high-speed trains between Rome and Milan, with a negative test being a prerequisite for boarding. Read Full Article at

3 resign from Auschwitz council after politician appointed

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Three members of an advisory council for the Auschwitz-Birkenau museum in Poland have resigned after the government appointed former Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo, a top member of the country's right-wing ruling party, to serve on t

Vettel senses 'positive' response from Aston over F1 struggles

Aston Martin entered the 2021 season hoping to continue its upper-midfield fight that the former Racing Point squad found itself embroiled in throughout last year.But the team appeared to be a step behind rivals such as McLaren, Ferrari and AlphaTauri throug

Formula E to race on adapted version of Monaco F1 layout

Changes to the conventional grand prix route are marked by a wider run through the first turn at Sainte Devote after a change to the positioning of the inside kerb.This revision - created by Formula E, the FIA and the Automobile Club de Monaco - means the fac

Facebook faces ‘mass action’ lawsuit in Europe over 2019 breach

Facebook is to be sued in Europe over the major leak of user data that dates back to 2019 but which only came to light recently after information on 533M+ accounts was found posted for free download on a hacker forum. Today Digital Rights Ireland (DRI) annou
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