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Kochi, July 25 From a mask-vending machine to software that detects COVID-19, youngsters demonstrated an array of innovations on Saturday at an event to promote technological inventions vis-a-vis the pandemic. Virtual event held to select innovators The ‘Innovations Unlocked  Kerala Student Innovators Meet’ by the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) proved the quality of talent in …

B-52 Stratofortress WASHINGTON: The race for the Air Force’s program to replace the aging engines on the B-52 bomber kicks into high gear on today, with the closing of the window for the three contestants to submit formal proposals. The much-upgraded, 68-year-old Stratofortress remains the mainstay of the much-diminished US bomber fleet, making its continued …

WASHINGTON — In his two newest campaign advertisements, Gov. Steve Bullock of Montana portrays himself as a health care savior, featuring local nurses who say his expansion of public health insurance rescued Montanans and their hospitals. Steve Daines, the first-term Republican senator whom Mr. Bullock is trying to unseat, has his own ad, accusing the …

Mississippi came closer to changing its state flag Saturday when more than two-thirds of the state Legislature voted to suspend rules to allow a vote on removing the Confederate battle emblem from its design. For the first time Gov. Tate Reeves, a Republican, said he would sign a bill to change the flag. He previously …

Wall Street has plummeted as investors reacted to renewed fears of a pandemic resurgence and digested dour economic forecasts from the US Federal Reserve. Shares are expected to drop early in trading on the Australian market when it opens this morning. All three major US stock indexes lost well over 5.0 per cent, posting their …

Health, Humanitarian Emergencies This blog is part of the seminar series on ‘The Economics of COVID-19’. Jun 3 2020 – Imagine a world without the internet and erase the last few decades of technological advancement. Then imagine how governments, schools and businesses would have dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic. As the pandemic continues its relentless …

There are almost 1,400 avalanche paths in British Columbia. This past season, Highway 37A to Stewart was a lot safer thanks to the help of some new technology. One new tool for avalanche control is the automated avalanche detection system (AADS). It just completed its first year in a three-year pilot program on Highway 37A …

The decision was met with excitement by fans across the world, but for many there is a sense of trepidation. The total number of coronavirus deaths in the UK now stands at 37,919, but the true death toll is believed to be much higher. Just before the Premier League season’s resumption was confirmed, Patrick Vallance, …

Since the start of the pandemic, there have been increased reports of rat cannibalism and infanticide in New York, as well as more rat complaints in residential areas — including in Chicago — as humans produce more food waste at home. Roving rat armies, including one caught on camera scavenging New Orleans’ empty streets, are …

Willamette Valley Vineyards in Turner is bringing cutting-edge ultraviolet light technology to bear on a problem faced by many Oregon wineries: how to reopen their doors while protecting employees and customers against coronavirus. Willamette Valley Vineyards has been closed to the public for 66 days to comply with Gov. Kate Brown’s “Stay Home, Save Lives” …