Cambodian villager Ek Chan has avoided the novel coronavirus so far without masks or social distancing but rather, she believes, the scarecrows she has made to keep the deadly virus at bay. Olivia Chan reports.
More than 23 million people in England (around 41.5% of the population) will be living under Tier 3 measures once national lockdown ends on December 2 as the government sets out its latest Covid-19 restrictions. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has outlined new regional Covid tiers in England in the country’s fight against Covid-19. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Google on Tuesday (local time) said that its payments application Google Pay's iOS, and Android applications along with its website version are set to lose their payment features in America. According to the Verge, applications will only work till December and will lose their features in January in America. As per a Google support document quoted by The Verge, the old apps will not be able to send or receive payments or withdraw money soon. Alternatively, a notice on the website of the payments service also said that it will also lose the feature of sending and receiving peer-to-peer payments.
Tech giant Apple used to release new iPhones every year. And when they did, older models began to act up, leading consumers to believe they needed a new phone. That led to multiple lawsuits, and Apple has been trying to make the whole embarrassing 'Batterygate' legal saga go away for years. Now, Gizmodo reports that on Wednesday, the finish line came into view.
Canadian scientists say they’ve found a new way to treat potentially life-threatening alcohol intoxication. Gizmodo reports a new device allows people to hyperventilate safely, and thus literally breathe the alcohol out of their system. In a small pilot study using healthy volunteers, the device was found to speed up the clearance of alcohol from three times faster than the body would normally do. The patient is outfitted with a gas mask, which connects to a supply of oxygen and carbon dioxide.
Denmark is taking steps necessary to contain the spread of coronavirus outbreaks on mink farms. The aggressive action is designed to end the virus that has developed in the nations' mink farms and is being spread to humans. Danish Prime Minister Frederiksen announced that farmworkers have contracted the virus that contains a mutation. According to Gizmodo, the first discovery of this mutation was found in infected minks.
Among their many unique talents, octopuses can taste objects with a mere touch of a suction-cup-covered tentacle. According to Gizmodo, a team of researchers has finally gotten to the bottom of how these cephalopods perform this mysterious feat. They discovered a distinct population of cells located on the tips of the suckers, which they named 'chemotactile receptors.
The U.S. Supreme Court late on Wednesday (November 25) backed Christian and Jewish houses of worship challenging New York state's latest restrictions in novel coronavirus hot spots. Bryan Wood reports.