The vaccine, called AZD1222 and under development by AstraZeneca and scientists at Britain's Oxford University, did not prompt any serious side effects and elicited antibody and T-cell immune responses, according to trial results published in The Lancet medical journal. … [Read more...] about First human trial of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shows promise, produces immune response
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Yang also points out that you could also make the same structures out of composite materials for greater strength and larger objects. You could actually apply this technology to landing systems, the team says, like the ones needed to send rovers to Mars or providing soft landing for SpaceX spaceships without having to use so much energy in the return. … [Read more...] about This magical metamaterial could revolutionize car safety and save lives
Baumgartner adds that in the midst of an economic crisis many companies have had to tighten their belts and eliminate some of the benefits that they previously offered. For example, many are reducing benefits related to continuing education and employee training in the face of an uncertain economic future. “It was something that was offered by organizations as a massive perk—getting a higher education, going to business school. In many cases that’s gone by the wayside,” she says. “It’s something organizations simply can’t justify in this state of financial unpredictability.” … [Read more...] about Employers are reconsidering workplace benefits for newly remote workers
“There seems to be a perception that schools are taking all the money and keeping it in their coffers. This is incorrect. We are incurring high costs, especially since digital infrastructure costs money,” said Kolkata-based school principal Abhijit Dwivedi. … [Read more...] about COVID-19: Schools, parents still fight over fee payment, denial of access to online classes
Making a hotel safe during a pandemic is an inherently difficult task, as the virus is more easily transmissible inside. In a June report, McKinsey encouraged the use of contactless technology and noted how Chinese hotels have introduced robots to deliver food, creating one less human interaction in its service. Hilton has sought out guidance from the Mayo Clinic on setting new standards for keeping its hotels clean and maintaining social distancing with guests. Many hotels are also embracing the deep clean, says Chevalley. Rooms are being cleaned more thoroughly between visitors, and hotel owners are making sure that clients are aware. One tactic is to leave little notes on toilets, remote controls, and side tables letting travelers know that the surface has been disinfected. Hotels are also allowing visitors to opt out of daily cleanings so they don’t have to worry about having another person come into their space and potentially contaminate it. … [Read more...] about Would you travel again if hotels were contact-free?