Shanghai Fashion Week to go ahead online as virus disrupts events

FILE PHOTO: Creations from the Shanghai Tang Autumn/Winter 2018 women collection are seen during Milan Fashion Week in Milan, Italy February 21, 2018. REUTERS/Tony GentileBEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shanghai Fashion Week, initially postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, will go ahead as scheduled online in a tie-up with Alibaba Group’s (BABA.N) Tmall marketplace, its organizers said.…

Observing phytoplankton via satellite

Sentinel 3A satellite on orbit. Credit: ESA/ATG Medialab Thanks to a new algorithm, researchers at the AWI can now use satellite data to determine in which parts of the ocean certain types of phytoplankton are dominant. In addition, they can identify toxic algal blooms and assess the effects of global warming on marine plankton, allowing…

Startups Are Eager to Push At-Home COVID-19 Testing for Profit – VICE

The coronavirus pandemic has only just gotten started in the continental U.S., but testing for the virus is already a mess. While the Families First Coronavirus Response Act mandates that medical providers and insurers must provide testing free of charge, tests remain widely unavailable, thanks in part to private companies and labs that have been…

Anti-Abortion Activists Are Winning the Coronavirus Pandemic

Over the past few weeks, as vast swathes of U.S. society have shut down in an effort to curb the coronavirus, the pandemic has achieved what years of Supreme Court battles and hundreds of restrictions could not: It has choked off access to legal abortion. The global disruption caused by coronavirus has become yet another…

Bollinger Will Sell You Its Electric Truck Chassis So Go Nuts

Image: BollingerBollinger, the EV startup that charges $125,000 for a 200-mile range off-road electric truck with no airbags, will begin selling just its vehicle chassis for all of those who think they could build something better.Bollinger currently only has plans to sell the electric B1 SUV and B2 pickup truck, which are built on a…

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