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Stephen Colbert blasts Trump’s claim coronavirus affects ‘virtually nobody’ as death toll exceeds 200,000

09.23.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

The U.S. has the most coronavirus deaths out of any country in the world, with over 200,000 people now dead. This, as Late Show host Stephen Colbert pointed out, is also more deaths than Americans killed in battle during the last five wars combin... ...

Putin offers UN staff free coronavirus vaccines, from Russia with love

Uh, thanks? Russian president Vladimir Putin offered to provide United Nations staff with the Sputnik-V vaccine in a speech Tuesday to this year's General Assembly, which marks the U.N.'s 75th birthday. From AP: "Any one of us could face this dangerous... ...

Twitter encourages mask-wearing with hidden emoji Easter egg

09.22.2020 · Posted in Health Articles, Technology Articles

Donald Trump's messaging about wearing masks in public to protect against coronavirus has been wildly inconsistent throughout the pandemic. Twitter, however, is trying to make things as clear as possible. The platform's official account already earne... ...

Dua Lipa and James Corden’s ‘New Rules’ parody is an anthem for coronavirus dating

09.18.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

"Wear a mask / Wash your hands / It's not like you have / Other plans." Dating is already a tricky, complicated business, but the coronavirus — and the virtual/socially distanced dates it's led to — have only added to this. Here to dr... ...

Jennifer Doudna sees CRISPR gene-editing tech as a Swiss Army knife for COVID-19 and beyond

Jennifer Doudna, one of the pioneers of the gene-editing technique known as CRISPR, thinks the biotech tool could be an essential one for combating COVID-19 and future pandemics. Due to its capacity to be “reprogrammed” like software, CRISPR could eventually be integral to countless tests and treatments. In an interview at Disrupt 2020, Doudna was ...