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COVID-19 Flu Pandemic Disappeared Worldwide

With COVID-19 Epidemic, the Flu has been Conquered, Apparently – Future Headlines Report

The flu has been conquered.  Not just in America, but worldwide, reports of flu cases have plummetted, meaning either COVID-19 cured us of the flu or maybe not all of the COVID numbers are actually COVID, they might be the flu.  We’ll let you decide on that matter.

Flu Has Disappeared Worldwide during the COVID Pandemic – www.scientificamerican.com

From www.scientificamerican.com Katie Peek Excerpt: Since the novel coronavirus began its global spread, influenza cases reported to the World Health Organization have dropped to minuscule levels. The reason, epidemiologists think, is that the public health measures taken to keep the coronavirus from spreading also stop the flu. Influenza viruses are transmitted in much the same […]…

Gravitational-Wave Scientists Brilliant New Method to Refine the Hubble Constant – The Expansion and Age of the Universe – scitechdaily.com

From scitechdaily.com OzGrav Excerpt: Artist’s illustration of a pair of merging neutron stars. Credit: Carl Knox, OzGrav-Swinburne University A team of international scientists, led by the Galician Institute of High Energy Physics (IGFAE) and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav), has proposed a simple and novel method to bring the accuracy […]…

IBM’s minuscule new computer chip could cut energy use by 75 per cent – www.newscientist.com

From www.newscientist.com Excerpt: By Matthew Sparkes IBM IBM has built a working computer processor with 50 billion transistors in an area the size of a fingernail, making it the smallest computer chip architecture yet produced. If it is adopted for use in data centres and consumer electronics, it could slash the vast amount of energy […]…

Scientists Create ‘Flat-Pack’ Pasta That Morphs Into Shape Like Moving Organisms – feedproxy.google.com

From feedproxy.google.com Tessa Koumoundouros Excerpt: In our efforts to rein in our overwhelming burden upon Earth’s living biosphere, every little thing adds up. Even the shape of pasta (of all things!) can make a difference in our consumption of resources.   Which is why scientists have now created flat-packed pasta that’s more efficient to package […]…

Researchers create leather-like material from silk proteins – phys.org

From phys.org Excerpt: A small purse made of silk leather with attached hardware demonstrates its utility in manufacturing products. Credit: Laia Mogas Soldevilla Leather is an ever growing multi-billion dollar industry requiring more than 3.8 billion bovine animals—equal to one for every two people on earth—to sustain production each year. And while the products—clothing, shoes, […]…

SpaceX launches Starship SN15 rocket and sticks the landing in high-altitude test flight – www.space.com

From www.space.com Excerpt: SpaceX’s SN15 stuck the landing. The private spaceflight company’s latest Starship prototype aced a high-altitude test flight today (May 5), checking every box from takeoff to touchdown for the first time. “We are down! The Starship has landed,” John Insprucker, SpaceX’s principal integration engineer, said during live commentary. Today’s uncrewed test came […]…

The First Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Have Just Been Released in The US – feedproxy.google.com

From feedproxy.google.com Nicoletta Lanese, Live Science Excerpt: The biotech firm Oxitec has released its genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys, with the goal of suppressing wild, disease-carrying mosquito populations in the region. This is the first time genetically modified mosquitoes have been released in the US.   Oxitec previously released its modified Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in Brazil, […]…