Steve May 9, 2022

During a presentation at WasteExpo 2022 in Las Vegas, XL Fleet unveiled its all-electric pre-series powertrain on a Quantum garbage truck as part of collaboration with Curbtender, Inc. This pre-series vehicle is the first toward production models the companies plan to build in 2022.  XL Fleet is an electrified solutions company specializing in commercial and […]

Steve May 9, 2022

It’s now illegal to provide gender-affirming care for transgender youth in Alabama after a federal judge failed to rule on a motion Friday that could have temporary halted the unprecedented law from going into effect. As of Sunday, the new law makes it a felony, punishable by up to 10 years in prison, for medical […]

Steve May 9, 2022

Young adults who were at risk of food insecurity had increased incidence of diabetes 10 years later, according to a Washington State University study. While previous research has associated food insecurity with a range of health issues including diabetes, obesity and hypertension, this study showed a connection over time, suggesting a causal relationship. In the […]

Steve May 9, 2022

In work that could usher in more efficient, eco-friendly processes for producing important metals like lithium, iron, and cobalt, researchers from MIT and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have mapped what is happening at the atomic level behind a particularly promising approach called metal electrolysis. By creating maps for a wide range of metals, they […]

Steve May 9, 2022

by Christopher Rudolph 5/9/2022 Strap yourself in and hold on tight because there’s about to be a new Time Lord behind the wheel of the TARDIS. This past weekend the BBC announced that Sex Education star Ncuti Gatwa will be the next actor to take on the iconic role of the Doctor on Doctor Who […]

Steve May 9, 2022

Moscow Mitch just handed Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi the biggest gift they could imagine. Will they open it and seize on it? In an interview with USA Today late last week, McConnell acknowledged that a federal abortion ban was “possible.” He said: “If the leaked opinion became the final opinion, legislative bodies—not only at […]

Steve May 9, 2022

Should the leaked draft decision that recently ended up in the hands of reporters at Politico eventually become the majority holding in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization—and thus overturn Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, the two landmark decisions that currently undergird the right to an abortion—the country will face immediate upheaval […]

Steve May 9, 2022

The S&P 500 has fallen about 15 percent this year.   By Rita NazarethBloomberg Published On 9 May 20229 May 2022 Stocks dropped amid concern over how much the Federal Reserve will have to boost rates to tame decades-high inflation without throwing the economy into a recession. Traders will be closely watching a host of central […]

Steve May 9, 2022

The French leader suggests building a broader political community of democratic states around the European Union. Published On 9 May 20229 May 2022 France’s President Emmanuel Macron has said it will take “decades” for a candidate like Ukraine to join the European Union, and suggested building a broader political community of democratic states around the […]

Steve May 9, 2022

Endiama, which holds the exclusive concession for diamond mining rights in Angola, has already flagged an almost one-third reduction in diamond output this year. Published On 9 May 20229 May 2022 Angola’s state-run diamond miner Endiama could face a hit to its operations as Western sanctions on Russia could delay supplies of parts and machinery, […]