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Dr. Will Roper, the U.S. Air Force’s top acquisition and technology official, is pressing his service to respond quickly and imaginatively to the stresses imposed on military contractors by the spread of coronavirus. Roper established a COVID-19 acquisition task force within the Department of the Air Force on March 25, and subsequently undertook a series …

RYAN Seacrest confirmed the full season of American Idol will air on ABC despite production shutting down for most of Hollywood during the coronavirus pandemic. The live shows for the singing competition were expected to begin airing on Monday, April 6th but the network announced it will spread its remaining pre-taped episodes over multiple weeks …

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Traffic has been much-reduced on the streets of New York Levels of air pollutants and warming gases over some cities and regions are showing significant drops as coronavirus impacts work and travel. Researchers in New York told the BBC their early results showed carbon monoxide mainly from cars had …

It’s one of the most profitable leisure industries in the world, but campaigners say the cruise industry could be contributing more than it needs to the problem of air pollution. Cruise ships have huge power demands, and to power on-board facilities such as lights and water treatment plants, they run their engines 24/7 whilst moored …

MAINZ, Germany, March 5, 2020 — Air pollution is responsible for shortening people’s lives worldwide on a scale far greater than wars and other forms of violence and than parasitic and vector-borne diseases such as malaria, HIV/AIDS, and smoking, according to a study published March 3 in Cardiovascular Research. However, research by SPECTARIS, the Fraunhofer …

Thirty-five soldiers injured in the attack have been evacuated to hospitals in Turkey, Dogan said. A security meeting is being held at the presidential palace after the “nefarious attack against heroic soldiers in Idlib who were there to ensure our national security,” according to a statement from Turkish director of communications Fahrettin Altun. Turkey has …

Thirty-six soldiers injured in the attack have been evacuated to hospitals in Turkey, Dogan said. A security meeting is being held at the presidential palace after the “nefarious attack against heroic soldiers in Idlib who were there to ensure our national security,” according to a statement from Turkish director of communications Fahrettin Altun. Turkey has …

A B-52 bomber carrying the ARRW. AFA 2020: Lockheed Martin’s air-launched hypersonic missile will complete its critical design review (CDR) today, as the company and the Air Force press ahead on development, John Varley, vice president for hypersonic weapons at Lockheed Martin, says. The company’s first contract for the Air Force’s AGM-183 Air-Launched Rapid Response …

Kristina Shramko has decided to remain in Wuhan in order to stay with her cat, Kitya. Wuhan has been under lockdown since Jan. 23 in the wake of the coronavirus that began there and has now infected at least 67,000 people and killed more than 1,500. The majority of cases have been in the Hubei …

According to Science Daily, scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have constructed a gadget that utilises natural protein to generate electricity from the air’s moisture. This new technology could have huge implications for the future of renewables, as well as climate change action and even the medical field. Electrical engineer Jun Yao, combined with …