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India’s youths pitch in on social media during COVID crisis, getting life lessons

The collapse of the healthcare system during the latest COVID-19 surge has driven desperate Indians to seek help on social media. As adults struggle to cope with medical shortages, India’s wired...

Thunberg: 'We will not accept' giving up on limiting warming

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg says those in power may “have given up” on the 2015 landmark Paris climate deal to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 d...

Special delivery: Vikes fill out draft with returner options

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — NFL teams typically use much of the third day of the draft for positional depth and long-term projects, with an eye toward players who can contribute and thrive on special teams. ...

India grieves 200K dead, with likely many more uncounted

NEW DELHI (AP) — Three days after his coronavirus symptoms appeared, Rajendra Karan struggled to breathe. Instead of waiting for an ambulance, his son drove him to a government hospital in Lucknow, th...

Coronavirus: Is India counting all COVID deaths?

During the week between April 18 and 25, India reported 2.24 million new coronavirus cases, the highest number recorded by any country in a seven-day period. It also logged 16,257 deaths, almost doubl...

Why are COVID cases surging in India?

India recorded the world's highest-ever daily tally of 314,835 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday. The South Asian nation's total cases are now at 15.93 million, while deaths rose by 2,104 o...

International Science Leaders Launch a Global Pledge To Trust Science

A central message of the International Day of Light 2021 will encourage the public expression of confidence in the scientific process TRIESTE, ITALY - News Direct - 16 April 2021 - Ahead of this year'...

Taiwanese university discovers groundbreaking technique driving quantum innovation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In view of rising demand for quantum technology beyond CMOS, a research team at Taiwan's Cheng Kung University (NCKU) has invented a groundbreaking method to re-engine...

'Tantalizing' results of 2 experiments defy physics rulebook

Preliminary results from two experiments suggest something could be wrong with the basic way physicists think the universe works, a prospect that has the field of particle physics both baffled and thr...

How do China's supercomputers and wind tunnels function in the design of its aircraft?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The West has been very concerned about its technologies being used by Beijing's security apparatus for the surveillance of Chinese citizens. While the Trump adminis...

US judge tosses claims by Chinese-born professor over arrest

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawyers for a Temple University professor said Friday they plan to appeal a federal court ruling that threw out most of his legal claims against the U.S. government and an FBI agen...

VinFuture has had more than 500 official nominators from 36 countries

HANOI, VIETNAM - Media OutReach - 29 March 2021 – The VinFuture Foundation announces that over 500 prominent scientists, universities, and recognized organizations from 36 countries, representing s...

SUSS MicroTec SE appoints Dr. Götz Bendele as Chief Executive Officer and Dr. Thomas Rohe as Chief Operating Officer

GARCHING, GERMANY - EQS Newswire - 10 March 2021 - SUSS MicroTec today announced that Dr. Götz Bendele will take over the position as Chief Executive Officer of SUSS MicroTec SE on May 1, 2021.At the ...

Weather experts: Lack of planning caused cold catastrophe

This week’s killer freeze in the U.S. was no surprise. Government and private meteorologists saw it coming, some nearly three weeks in advance. They started sounding warnings two wee...

Stevie Wonder awarded Israel's prestigious Wolf Prize

JERUSALEM (AP) — Music legend Stevie Wonder on Tuesday was awarded Israel's Wolf Prize, headlining a group of laureates in the arts and sciences receiving the prestigious recognition. ...