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Oxford University Might Get COVID-19 Vaccine By September

Posted in Medicine on 12th Apr, 2020
by Alex Muller

The Vaccitech approach, which uses a harmless chimpanzee virus to carry the fragment of SARS-CoV-2 that is required for immunity, has been extensively tested in other situations so there is indeed a good chance it will work as designed.

USA And Europe COVID-19 Curves Flattening

Posted in Medicine on 8th Apr, 2020
by Alex Muller

Europe is now forecast to have about 150,000 deaths in this first wave of COVID-19.

Over 10 Million US Jobless Claims Over Two Weeks

Posted in Business on 5th Apr, 2020
by Alex Muller

Worse is still to come.

Sadly COVID-19 Will Be Worse Than Flu And As Bad As WW2 In Some Countries

Posted in Medicine on 30th Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

The hope is that India, middle east, South America and Africa can avoid massive cases.

SpaceX Dragon XL Will Supply 5 Tons To The NASA Lunar Gateway

Posted in Business on 30th Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

NASA is planning multiple supply missions in which the cargo spacecraft will stay at the Gateway for six to 12 months at a time.

Pre-Peer Review Analysis Indicates Blood Type A More Vulnerable To Covid-19

Posted in Medicine on 25th Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

There is a pre-peer review study of about 2100 Coronavirus patients in China and almost 3000 healthy people.

Millions Of COVID-19 Blood Tests Will Firm Up What The Worse Case Actually Is

Posted in Medicine on 25th Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

The hope is that there is a high percentage of people who were infected and are now immune. The more people who had it then the better shape we are as a society.

Another Batch Of 60 Starlink Satellites.

Posted in Business, Hardware on 20th Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

SpaceX has successfully launched and deployed another batch of 60 Starlink satellites.

Blood Of Recovered Coronavirus Patients Gives Temporary Immunity

Posted in Medicine on 19th Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

China is already using this therapy on a few hundred people. They are providing the antibody boost to people and it has helped those sick with coronavirus to be less sick.

New Technologies That Will Change The Way Cancer Is Treated

Posted in Medicine, Reviews on 15th Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

One type of cell therapy consists of taking immune T-cells from the patient and genetically engineering them to target a specific cancer antigen.

Innovations To Plant More Trees And Regrow Forests

Posted in Reviews, Science on 15th Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

According to the Committee on Climate Change, the government's statutory advisers on the climate crisis, the UK should have 1.5bn new trees by 2050 to meet the net zero carbon target, set in line with international scientific warnings on the climate crisis.

Apple Closes Nearly All Retail Stores Until March 27 Over Coronavirus

Posted in Business on 14th Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

Apple said late on Friday it will close all its retail stores, except those in Greater China, for the next two weeks to minimize the risk of coronavirus transmission.