5G and coronavirus: Baseless conspiracy theory about radiation and Covid-19 sparks online panic

5G and coronavirus: Baseless conspiracy theory about radiation and Covid-19 sparks online panic

An unfounded conspiracy theory that radiation from 5G towers causes coronavirus and cancer is spreading across social media and messaging apps, resulting in widespread panic about the next-generation technology.To date, no adverse health effects have been established as being caused by mobile phone use.”.

Coronavirus: Apple and Google update plans to let phones track whether people have been exposed

Coronavirus: Apple and Google update plans to let phones track whether people have been exposed

Apple and Google will now provide data about Bluetooth power levels to better estimate how close two phones came to each other and for how long, letting authorities set their own thresholds for when to alert people.

Teachers produce 200,000 pieces of PPE for frontline healthcare staff

Teachers produce 200,000 pieces of PPE for frontline healthcare staff

Teachers have produced 200,000 pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) for clinicians working on the frontline.On Monday, the initiative – made up of teachers, local businesses and design companies from Coventry, Lincolnshire, Swansea, Norfolk, Kent and Devizes – reached their target of making 200,00 pieces of PPE.

Personalized nutrition: What I learned from dozens of tests and reports

Personalized nutrition: What I learned from dozens of tests and reports

The key behaviors that I changed as a result of all this testing include being more aware of how foods affect my microbiome.

Scientists create spray-on bandages that could save lives in remote areas

Scientists create spray-on bandages that could save lives in remote areas

Spray-on bandages could help protect wounds and deliver life-saving drugs in far-flung places where immediate medical care is not available, according to a new study.But now scientists have developed an electrospinning device with a smaller electric field that could safely deposit bandages onto skin, the study states.

Malaria vaccine: the latest breakthrough is far from a cure

Malaria vaccine: the latest breakthrough is far from a cure

After more than three decades of work and almost $1bn (£750m) in investment, GlaxoSmithKline and its partners are ready to deploy a vaccine for malaria , the mosquito-borne disease that kills almost half a million people each year.

Restaurants Banning Cellphones During Meals

Restaurants Banning Cellphones During Meals

A poll commissioned by the U.K. restaurant chain Frankie & Benny’s suggests 70 percent of kids wish their parents would put down their phones and spend more time talking to them, whereas 67 percent of parents admitted their phone has come between them and their family.1

Tiny UV sensor marks big breakthrough in fight against sunburn and skin cancer, scientists claim

Tiny UV sensor marks big breakthrough in fight against sunburn and skin cancer, scientists claim

At the moment, UV monitoring devices tend to have issues such as limited battery life, leading them to see little use in the technology industry and among people. It can even monitor three different wavelengths of light, allowing for researchers to separate the different kinds of exposure.