"COVID-19 is here to stay and it will continue to cause outbreaks year-round until herd immunity is achieved," study senior author Hassan Zaraket, of the American University of Beirut in Lebanon, said in a statement. "Therefore, the public will need to learn to live with it and continue practicing the best prevention measures, including wearing of masks, physical distancing, hand hygiene and avoidance of gatherings." … [Read more...] about COVID-19 may become a seasonal virus
Two full-size Starship prototypes, known as SN5 and SN6, recently performed 500-foot-high (150 meters) test hops at SpaceX's South Texas facilities, near the village of Boca Chica. And the next vehicle in line is nearly ready to soar much higher, company founder and CEO Elon Musk said. … [Read more...] about SpaceX gearing up for 12-mile-high test flight with prototype of Mars-colonizing Starship
Putting so many satellites into orbit raises a number of potential concerns, including the proliferation of "space junk." While SpaceX's Starlink satellites are designed to fall out of orbit and burn up in Earth's atmosphere over time, the presence of so many spacecraft in orbit at once increases the possibility of collisions, which would generate huge swarms of debris. These swarms would then pose a potential threat to other satellites in orbit. … [Read more...] about Countries around the world want a Space Force — but why?
Disgust has long been considered a universal human emotion. But while the emotion may be universal, opinions vary widely about what qualifies as "disgusting," depending on customs, cultures and personal tastes, the museum website says. "What is delicious to one person can be revolting to another. Disgusting Food Museum invites visitors to explore the world of food and challenge their notions of what is and what isn't edible," according to the website. … [Read more...] about Squirrel beer, ant gin and poop wine are served up in Disgusting Food Museum’s new exhibit
AMD didn’t reveal any specs, though the card on show—likely the series flagship—is of the triple-fan variety, much like the Radeon VII, so it’ll be big. It uses 2 x 8-pin PCIe power connectors; combined with the PCIe slot, that means this Radeon 6000 (Radeon RX 6900X?) can consume 375W. Exactly how much power it will require is unknown. … [Read more...] about AMD reveals Radeon 6000 “Big Navi” design