Animal welfare campaigners urge public to go VEGAN to protect against future pandemics

Animal welfare campaigners urge public to go VEGAN to protect against future pandemics — claiming factory farms and wildlife markets provide the perfect conditions for disease to thrive Ten scientists and experts signed an open letter advocating for veganism This is part of British animal rights charity Viva’s so-called ‘3-in-4’ campaign Of new and emerging infections diseases, … Read more

Unsecured traffic camera database exposes information about 8.6 MILLION trips

Security breach in a traffic camera database exposes information about 8.6 MILLION car trips tied to individual license plates Cybersecurity researchers discovered a major flaw in a traffic camera database They were able to access the records of every car that passed through traffic cameras in Sheffield, England by entering an IP address into a … Read more

Tones and I talks the ‘overwhelming sadness’ she suffered after sweeping the ARIA Awards last year

She revealed last year after sweeping the ARIA Awards that she had been the subject of ‘death threats’ and ‘relentless bullying’. And on Wednesday, Australian pop sensation Tones and I spoke candidly once again about this dark period in her life. The 26-year-old Dance Monkey star (real name Toni Watson) confessed she had felt an ‘overwhelming … Read more

Researchers engineer two copies of an antibody produced by llamas which bind to coronavirus proteins

Antibodies from an unusual animal could help scientists develop a treatment against the novel coronavirus, a new study suggests. Researchers found two copies of an immune protein produced by llamas can create a new antibody that binds tightly to part of the surface of the new virus. This part, called a spike protein, is what … Read more

Coronavirus US: Graphs show lockdown may need to last til July

New graphs suggest social distancing measures may need to continue through the summer in many states to prevent a resurgence of the novel coronavirus.   Researchers found that fewer options for control later and a higher likelihood of exceeding hospital capacity would occur if measures were relaxed in May or earlier like many governors have done. … Read more

Ex-FDA commissioner says Americans cannot rely on Europe and China for jab to prevent coronavirus

‘The US needs to win the vaccine race’: Former FDA commissioner says Americans cannot rely on Europe and China for jab to prevent coronavirus Dr Scott Gottlieb was the US Food and Drug Administration commissioner from 2017 to April 2019 In an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal, he says its vital the US manufactures … Read more

Keith Urban reveals his struggles with ‘artistic confidence’ amid COVID-19

Keith Urban has revealed that he really struggled after his planned live performances were cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.  The country musician said he felt like he was ‘quivering in the corner’ for the first two weeks after he learnt his tours and concerts had to be postponed indefinitely.   And while in a much … Read more