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Plastic pollution is among the world’s most pressing environmental issues, threatening drinking water, wildlife, food supplies and more. To address this multifaceted problem, UB researchers are developing a novel set of tools that aim to reduce plastic waste and decrease the production of plastic. This includes a robotic system that relies on machine learning …

Iran’s top nuclear scientist, long identified by American and Israeli intelligence as the guiding figure behind a covert effort to design an atomic warhead, was shot and killed Friday in what Iranian media called a roadside ambush as he and his bodyguards traveled outside Tehran. For two decades, the scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, was the driving …

TipRanks 3 Monster Growth Stocks That Still Have Room to Run Investors are in the market to make a profit, and that means finding the stocks with proven growth potential. Yes, it’s a cliché to remind everyone that past performance does not guarantee future results, but when a stock consistently shows strong share appreciation, over …

MARE ISLAND, Calif., Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Factory_OS announced today that it has raised $55 million in Series B funding from six tech and finance industry giants—Autodesk Inc., Citi, Facebook, Google, Morgan Stanley and round leader Lafayette Square. The investment will help Factory_OS accelerate growth and further integrate digital technologies to build multifamily housing …

King’s Academy, a school in South Dallas, is going the extra mile to make sure families not only survive, but thrive. They say faith is the belief in something or someone unseen. For Pastor Chris Simmons, a leap of faith led him to Cornerstone Baptist Church in South Dallas three decades ago. It was during …

Paddling in a canoe through the flood waters left by Hurricane Eta in his rural village near the north coast of Honduras, Adán Herrera took stock of the damage. “Compared with Hurricane Mitch, this caused more damage because the water rose so fast,” said Herrera, 33, a subsistence farmer who is living on top of …

The development came days after the Danish government announced it planned to cull the nation’s entire mink population in order to contain the spread. There are between 15 and 17 million mink in Denmark, whereas its human population stands at around 5.5 million. The ban came into place at 4 a.m. Saturday and means travelers …

Top health official have warned that Belgium could run out of intensive care beds in as little as two weeks and some hospitals are facing staff shortages. The country of 11.5 million people has reported on average more than 13,000 cases a day in the past week, according to the national public health institute Sciensano. …

SALT LAKE CITY — After a week of record new COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations, Utah hospital officials are sounding the alarm that the state might soon need to implement crisis standards of care. They just don’t know how soon. If crisis standards of care are invoked by the state at the request of hospital …

PORT TOWNSEND – the Jefferson County Board of Health has declared racism “an acute and chronic public health crisis.” Nearly three months after work began to draft the resolution, the seven-member board voted 6-1 Thursday to approve it, with board member and County Commissioner David Sullivan casting the lone no vote. That makes Jefferson the …