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To recap on what was just announced by the World Health Organization chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the UN health body is appointing a committee to evaluate the global response to the coronavirus pandemic and make recommendations for an enhanced system of global health governance. The WHO is yet to publish any further details on what …

JOHANNESBURG — The World Health Organization says the pandemic in Africa is “accelerating” and that while it took 98 days for the continent to reach 100,000 coronavirus cases it took just 18 days to get to 200,000. WHO Africa chief Matshidiso Moeti said Thursday that community transmission has begun in more than half of Africa’s …

The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating some market trends that had already taken root before the outbreak. Ecommerce has been the most discussed, but technology trends will also accelerate as a result of the pandemic. The tech industry is already a major driver of economic growth both nationally and in tech hubs like San Diego, and …

“ The report on the PoC Platform and Technology market provides a bird’s eye view of the current proceeding within the PoC Platform and Technology market. Further, the report also takes into account the impact of the novel COVID-19 pandemic on the PoC Platform and Technology market and offers a clear assessment of the projected …

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been evaluated as a tool to support various stages of drug development, from target discovery to adaptive clinical trial design. Now, this technology is offering tangible benefits for chemists involved in designing novel compounds or identifying new drug candidates. Progress in AI offers the exciting possibility of pairing it with …

In A.D. 1377, the Arab scholar and retired statesman Ibn Khaldun published his famous Preface to the study of world history. His aims were not modest. Ibn Khaldun’s wide study and even wider travels had led him to conclude that there were universal laws of social dynamics, and he intended to use his book to …

  5m ago Shortage of possible coronavirus treatment puts others at risk There has been a rush on medications that many hope can treat coronavirus. That means those drugs are now in short supply. Patients who count on them to treat other conditions may not have access. Struggling to speak in between bad coughs, Dr. …

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhy is Antarctica’s mighty Thwaites Glacier melting? Earth’s great ice sheets, Greenland and Antarctica, are now losing mass six times faster than they were in the 1990s thanks to warming conditions. A comprehensive review of satellite data acquired at both poles is unequivocal in its assessment of …

“The only way to win is to learn faster than anyone else.” – Eric Ries This quote from Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup, summarizes the incredible challenge and fun of the technology industry. Development speed is the life force of the technology sector, and since development is merely learning how to create something …

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe loss of ice from 1992 to 2018 has occurred mostly around the coast of Greenland Greenland is losing ice seven times faster than it was in the 1990s. The assessment comes from an international team of polar scientists who’ve reviewed all the satellite observations over a …