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Novel chemical design makes hard crystals str

1 month ago   |   By Phys.org

Researchers have discovered a new way to make crystals stretchy, a modification that could enable them to act as very effective nanofilters.
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Cybercriminals use Omicron as a lure to steal university credentials

Cybercriminals use Omicron as a lure to steal university credentials

1 month ago   |   By TechRadar

University students are being targeted in a series of new credential phishing campaigns that leverages Covid-19 and now the new Omicron variant as lures. Throughout the pandemic, the cybersecurity firm Proofpoint has observed Covid-19 being used as a lure in phishing emails. However, beginning in October, it identified email-based threats specifically targeting university students in an attempt to steal their credentials. The Covid-19 themed campaigns that employ Omicron variant lures include thousands of messages targeting students at dozens of universities across North America. The...
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Omicron: Here we go again

1 month ago   |   By Computerworld

I know we all really want COVID-19 to be over. It's not, so brace yourself and your business for the pandemic-related swings we're likely to see over the next few weeks and months. Though it's not a surprise in some ways-scientists have long warned of variants-the latest coronavirus variation, Omicron , looks like it might pose real trouble. What kind of trouble? For now, the biggest issue is uncertainty. After all, as I write this in early December, we've only known about this variant for a couple of weeks. We do know that it appears to be more contagious than Delta. How much more? We'll...
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Omicron FAQ: 8 key things to know today about the new COVID variant and symptoms - CNET

1 month ago   |   By CNET

The CDC director expects cases in the US to rise, as the COVID omicron variant has now been confirmed in at least 19 states. Stay on top of the latest guidance here.
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Face masks help jurors tell lies from truth

1 month ago   |   By Phys.org

High court juries can detect when someone is lying, even when they're wearing a face mask, according to new research analysis by the University of Portsmouth.
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Researchers point the way to avoiding blackouts with clean, renewable energy

1 month ago   |   By Phys.org

For some, visions of a future powered by clean, renewable energy are clouded by fears of blackouts driven by intermittent electricity supplies. Those fears are misplaced, according to a new Stanford University study that analyzes grid stability under multiple scenarios in which wind, water and solar energy resources power 100% of U.S. energy needs for all purposes. The paper, just published in Renewable Energy, finds that an energy system running on wind, water and solar coupled with storage avoids blackouts, lowers energy requirements and consumer costs, while creating millions of jobs...
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Free DIY rapid COVID test kits at home: Here's how and when you'll get yours - CNET

1 month ago   |   By CNET

Starting next year, everyone will have access to free COVID-19 test kits to help slow the spread of the newest coronavirus variants, like omicron.
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Glaxo Covid-19 Antibody Treatment Found Effective For the New Omicron Variant, According to Latest Research

Glaxo Covid-19 Antibody Treatment Found Effective For the New Omicron Variant, According to Latest Research

1 month ago   |   By Tech Times

Glaxo's new antibody treatment could stand the spike protein in the omicron variant, according to the researchers. Is it also effective against other COVID-19 variants?
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