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What People Googled For Most In The Trying Year Of 2020

According to the annual "Year in Search" list of Google, more people in 2020 used the query “why” in 2020 more than they did in the year before globally as people sought to make sense of things that they were seeing in the news. Terms such as "why is the NBA postponed?" and "why is toilet paper...

UK Finds A More Infectious Coronavirus Strain Linked To South Africa

British Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Wednesday that scientists in the country has found yet another strain of the novel coronavirus that causes Covid-19 that has links to South Africa.   A recent surge in the infection in the South Africa could be linked to the new genetic mutation...

Google Directs Its Scientists To Have A “Positive Tone' In AI Research Papers: Reports

Launching of a "sensitive topics" review by Alphabet Inc's Google earlier this year was an attempt of the company to tighten control over its scientists' papers. The company has asked authors of such paper to not cast its technology in a negative light in at least three cases, said reports based on...

Frontline Essential Workers In US Recommended To Be Prioritized For Inoculation

With the beginning of the distribution of Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine across the United States, the second vaccine against the pandemic to be approved in the country, an advisory panel has recommended that the vaccines should be given to frontline essential workers and people 75 years and older in...

A New Covid-19 Strain That Is More Transmissible Identified In The UK

A new variant of the novel coronavirus that “can spread more quickly” compared to the prior strains of the virus, was identified in the United Kingdom, said the country’s top medical officer on Saturday   That announcement prompted the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to impose fresh...

Former Salesforce employee creates a competitor to Google

A former Salesforce employee introduced the search engine you.com, in which two American billionaires have already invested. The developer hopes to make the project a competitor to Google, which helps users but does not use their personal data for advertising purposes. Richard Socher, who worked as...

UK Becomes The First Country To Approve Pfizer’s Covid-19 Vaccine

The first country to approve the emergency use of the Covid-19 vaccine developed jointly by the United States based pharma giant Pfizer Inc and its German partner BioNTech is the United Kingdom which granted the approval on Wednesday.   According to a statement from the UK government, it...

New AI will track CO2 emissions from computers

Canadian research institute Mila, American consulting company BCG, Haverford College (Pennsylvania) and New York software developer Comet.ml announced creation of an open source software package for estimating CO2 emissions related to computational work. The package, called CodeCarbon, allows using...

Baby In Singapore Is Born With COVID-19 Antibodies

Till date the samples embryonic fluid from the womb as well as breast milk did not show the presence of any active virus. A woman in Singapore was tested positive for COVID-19 in March when she was pregnant. The lady has given birth to a baby who has born with “antibodies against the virus”, this...

Despite Questions On Its Trials Results, AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine Still Supported By Britain And Other Nations

Regulators in the United Kingdom have directed regulators to review AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine and decide on a potential roll out of the vaccine. On the other hand, millions of doses of the vaccine have been secured by the Philippines and Thailand.   These have reinforced confidence in...
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