Health

Steve March 11, 2020

New, preliminary research suggests that people who have a SARS-CoV-2 infection are more likely to pass the virus on during the 1st week after contracting it.Share on PinterestAccording to a new study, the new coronavirus is at its most infectious during the 1st week after a person has contracted it.For live updates on the latest…

Steve March 11, 2020

A powerlifting octogenarian says he will continue to pursue his passion for weightlifting, despite battling a variety of health problems over the years. Ted Brown, 89, from Bletchley, Buckinghamshire, has been part of the British powerlifting scene for more than 70 years, after taking up the sport in the 1940s. Despite Mr Brown’s new hip, […]

Steve March 11, 2020

Image copyright Hunan TV Image caption The show must go on – reality show stars have found ways to adapt while still being advised to stay at home China has the world’s largest livestreaming industry and Wuhan – the epicentre of the Covid-19 outbreak – was already something of a livestreaming hub. So when the…

Steve March 11, 2020

Image copyright AFP Image caption Virus-hit Daenam Hospital in Cheongdo has transferred some patients to other facilities South Korea says the number of new coronavirus cases in the country has more than doubled in one day.Officials said on Saturday that 229 new cases had been confirmed since Friday, raising the total to 433.In a televised…

Steve March 11, 2020

The following letter was sent to the MIT community today by President L. Rafael Reif. To the members of the MIT community, When I wrote last week, we understood that our approach to campus life would need to change, broadly and in many details. As Covid-19 continues to spread, and as public health leaders have […]

Steve March 10, 2020

Amazon is taking precautions. Image: SAJJAD HUSSAIN /  AFP via Getty Images By Haidee Chu2020-02-11 18:10:06 UTC As the coronavirus outbreak in China continues to plague local manufacturing businesses, the world’s largest online marketplace is taking precautions. Amazon placed off-cycle orders with some of its suppliers last week to increase inventory of Chinese-made products as…

Steve March 10, 2020

A bunch of things in tech got the proverbial nails slammed into their coffins this week. Andy Rubin’s Essential phone company shut down, MWC got canceled due to fears over coronavirus and the Motorola Razr folding flip phone is pretty likely dead on arrival thanks to Samsung’s new Galaxy Z Flip. Cherlynn is joined by…

Steve March 10, 2020

TV dinners were introduced in the 1950s, and for better or worse, when it comes to busy weeknights, we’ve come to rely on the convenience of frozen foods to this day. But if you’re gluten-free, good entrees in the freezer case can be hard to spot. For nights when you’re just too tired to read…

Steve March 10, 2020

Image: David Tran Photo / shutterstock By Adam Rosenberg2020-02-29 16:10:22 UTC The annual Game Developer’s Conference may still happen in 2020, but it’s not going to be in mid-March anymore. Growing public concern over the coronavirus prompted the annual San Francisco trade show’s organizers to pull the plug ahead of their March 16 start date.…