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with Paulina Firozi It took months, but coronavirus screening has finally surged to more than 400,000 tests performed daily in the United States — close to the Trump administration’s stated goal. Capacity has increased so much, manufacturers say, that they’re not worried about meeting demand for testing if there’s a second wave of cases in …

Masks won’t be mandatory on Qantas flights, but new safety standards from June 12 will see extra cleaning and additional hygiene products. Cabin air on planes will be refreshed every five minutes. “The way the cabin is set up, everyone is facing in the same direction with the seat essentially as a barrier in front …

Valentin Fuster, a physician in chief at Mount Sinai Hospital and one of the study’s authors, said in an interview that the observations are based only on a review of medical records and that more rigorous, randomized studies are needed to draw broader conclusions, but that the results are promising. “My opinion is cautious, but …

Last summer, the SoftBank Vision Fund and other venture-capital investors put $370 million into Compass, a real estate firm promising to shake up the residential brokerage industry. The deal valued Compass at $6.4 billion, which at the time made it 10 times more valuable than Realogy Holdings, the public company that owns Century 21, Coldwell …

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (WXYZ) — Viruses, though not uncommon, what is unknown about them can be scary but also fascinating. Now that the world is focused on COVID-19, questions are swirling about this pandemic and what can be done to lessen or eradicate the damage viruses can cause altogether. 7 Action News Reporter Andrea Isom …

Robust 5G cellphone service is one way Gov. Ned Lamont wants to attract more business and jobs to Connecticut, but some worry the governor’s push to adopt this cutting-edge technology is happening too fast without weighing a variety of concerns. 5G stands for “5th generation” of cellular phone networks.  Just like 3G brought texting, and …

As deaths approach 500, no sign of a slowdown in China. The death toll from the monthlong coronavirus outbreak has continued to climb in China, rising to 490. New cases have surged by double-digit percentages in the past 11 days, with no sign of a slowdown. More people have now died in this epidemic than …

Using a using a single-needle biopsy and new technology for tumor diagnosis developed by Baylor College of Medicine and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, researchers have been able to provide a more detailed and wider window into cancer biology, tumor type and the mechanisms of response and resistance to therapy than with …

Victoria Gray, who has sickle cell disease, volunteered for one of the most anticipated medical experiments in decades: the first attempt to use the gene-editing technique CRISPR to treat a genetic disorder in the United States. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption toggle caption Meredith Rizzo/NPR Victoria Gray, who has sickle cell disease, volunteered for one of …

Image copyright Tony Miller Image caption Peter Miller died from a single stab wound to the chest in Great Yarmouth in 1984 The younger brother of a man murdered 35 years ago said he will continue campaigning as he cannot break a “promise” he made to his sibling. Peter Miller, 24, was stabbed to death …