• Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of PoliticsPolitics 1 week, 4 days ago

    The Trail Blazing Continues For President-Elect Joe Biden. He Has Appointed The First Woman, Janet Yellen, To Head The Treasury Department. Nominated The First Latino And Immigrant, Alejandro Mayorkas, To Head The Homeland Security Dept., And Also Tapped Avril Haines, Which Could Make Her The First Female Director Of National Intelligence.

  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of ProductProduct 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    The US FDA Has Approved The First Coronavirus Prescription Home Test Kit That Gives Result In A Little As 30 Minutes. The Kit, Lucira, Developed By Lucira Health, Is Said To Be Suitable For Folks Who Are At Least 14 Years Of Age. But Health Care Providers Must Collect Their Test Samples To Report Results To Health Authorities.

  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of PoliticsPolitics 3 weeks ago

    US President-Elect Joe Biden Will Be The First Incoming President To Win Georgia Since President Clinton Won It In 1992. Georgia Has Been A Republican Strong Hold For Nearly 3 Decades. Joe Biden’s Win Will Bring The Final Tally For The “Concluded,” 2020 US Election Between President-Elect Joe Biden And President Donald Trump To 306-232.

  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    Pfizer And BioNTech Have Stated That Their COVID-19 Vaccine Was Very Effective And Exceeded Expectations. The Vaccine Results Showed That Folks Injected Twice, 3 Weeks Apart, Experienced >90% Fewer Cases Of Symptomatic Covid-19 Than Those Given A Placebo. But Experts Have Indicated The Hurdles To Cross Before Approving The Vaccine.

  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of OtherOther 3 weeks, 6 days ago

    Joe Biden And Kamala Harris Made History In This 2020 Presidential Election. Joe Biden Had The Highest Votes In A US Presidental Election History To Become President-Elect. While Kamala Harris Became The First Female, The First Black, And The First South Asian Vice-President Elect, Making Her Husband The First Second Gentleman. Congrats!

  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Though The Clinical Trial Is Not Complete, There Seem To Be Light At The End Of The Tunnel As Hundreds In A City In Eastern China Are Queuing To Get A Coronavirus Vaccine, Which Has Been Rolled Out To The Public With The Backing Of The Chinese Government. Anyone Can Get The Vaccine If One Pays The $60 (£45) Injection Fee. Fingers Crossed.

  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 2 months ago

    The First Patient, Timothy Ray Brown, Cured Of HIV Has Died From Terminal Cancer. Timothy, AKA “The Berlin Patient,” Received A Rare Transplant From A Donor With A Natural Resistance To The AIDS Virus. The Transplant Was Thought To Have Cured His Leukemia And HIV Infection. Timothy, Unfortunately, Passed Away At The Age Of 54 In California.

  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 2 months, 1 week ago

    Earliest Archaeological Evidence, A Persian Manuscript, Indicates That Stainless Steel (SS) Were Not Recent Innovation. But That A Version Of It Was Produced In Chahak, Iran, 1000 Years Ago By Ancient Persians. This Version, Which Contains Phosphorus And Less Chromium Than Modern SS, Were Likely Used In Producing, E.G., Fighting Tools.

  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 3 months ago

    Researchers, For The First Time, May Have Revealed The True Size Of Megalodons. They Did This Via Mathematically Comparing The Fossilized Teeth Of A Megalodon To Those Of Modern Day Sharks, And Determined That Megalodons Could Have Grown To 18m In Length, Weighed ~48 Tons, Have Fins As Tall As A Human Adult, And With Hand-Size Teeth.

  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 4 months ago

    Ancients Britons, ~4500 Years ago, Hurled Megalithc Bluestones, Used In Building Stonehenge, 140 Miles From SW Wales To Wiltshire. Now, The Same Chemical Testing Used To Determine The Bluestones Source Have Been Used To Determine That The Larger Sarsen Stones Came From West Woods Of The Marlborough Downs, 15 Miles North Of Stonehenge.

  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of OtherOther 4 months, 3 weeks ago

    Diageo, The Drink Company That Owns The Johnnie Walker Brand, Wants To Do A Trial Run To Package The Brand In An Environmentally-Friendly Recyclable Paper Bottle. This Is To Protect The Environment By Reducing Carbon Emissions And Plastic Usage. Diageo’s Paper Whisky Bottle Is Expected To Be Tried In Spring Of 2021.

  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of PoliticsPolitics 5 months, 1 week ago

    The House Representative Democrats Passed A Bill On Friday, 6/26/2020, To Make Washington, D.C. The 51st U.S. State. Washington, D.C Pays More Federal Taxes Than 22 States And Has A Population Of ~700,000 People, Which Is Larger Than Wyoming Or Vermont. The Bill, However, Is Seen By Some To Be Dead On Arrival In The Republican-Held Senate.

  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 5 months, 2 weeks ago

    The Largest Ancient Monument, In Britain, Was Discovered Near Stonehenge Using Geophysical Remote Sensing Technology And Sampling. The Structure, A 20 Ring Shaft, Is Suggested To Have Been Excavated By Neolithic People More Than 4,500 Years Ago. The Monument Is A 2km Circle Of Large Shafts Measuring More Than 10m In Diameter And 5m Deep.

  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of OtherOther 6 months, 1 week ago

    A New Study Shows That, Obviously, New And Diverse Changes To One’s Physical Or Mental Routine Can Lead To Enhanced Happiness. Some Of These Diverse Activities Could Range From Traveling To New Places To Simple Things, One Can Do During The Lock-Down, Like Going For Walks, Exercising, Taking Different Routes To Places, And Etc.

  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of ProductProduct 6 months, 3 weeks ago

    Another COVID-19 Inspired Innovation. This Time, A Chinese Startup, Rokid, Has Developed Wearable Glasses, T1 Glasses, Equipped With Infrared Sensor And Camera, Which Allows Wearers To “See” Peoples’ Temperatures. The Company Plans To Upgrade The Glass To Take Multiple Temperature Measurements Simultaneously In Busy Locations Like Malls.

  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of ProductProduct 7 months ago

    Coronavirus Has Led To Some Interesting Innovations, For Instance, The Upper Body Wear Called Micrashell, Which Is Designed To Enable People To Attend Large Events Like Concerts. Micrashell Comes With A Built-in N95 Air Filter, A Soft Helmet And Face Shield, Internal Speaker System, And A Supply System For Drinking Or Vaping Without Removing The Helmet.

  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 7 months, 4 weeks ago

    Ying Ying And Le Le, Both 14-Year-Old Pandas, Living Together In A Hong Kong Zoo For 13 Years, Have Finally Successfully Mated On 4/6/2020, Probably Thanks To The Quietness Due To COVID-19. However, Whether In Captivity Or In The Wild, Giant Pandas Rarely Show The Desire Or Skill To Mate, Which Is Impeding Their Survival.

  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 8 months, 3 weeks ago

    This Recent Data May Be A Welcome Relief, As It Indicates No Direct Spread From A COVID-19 Infected Mother To An Infant Before Birth, A Process Called “Vertical Transmission.” This May Imply That The Babies Infected In Wuhan And London May Have Been Exposed To The Virus Via Conventional Means. Only Time And More Studies Will Tell.

  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 8 months, 3 weeks ago

    A New Born, In London, Is Now Said, To The Best Of Knowledge, To Be The Youngest Person To Contract The Coronavirus Within Minutes After Birth. This Has Also Prompted The Question On How Babies Contract The Disease? Is It In The Womb Or Via Conventional Process, From The Mother, After Birth? Coronavirus Has Killed >5000 People Globally.

  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 10 months ago

    More Advances On Cancer Treatment. More Than A Thousand Scientists, In 37 Countries, After More Than A Decade, Have Now Completed 99% Of “The 100,000-Piece Of Jigsaw Puzzles” That Is Cancer. This Feat Would Enable Cancer Treatment To Be Tailored To Each Patients’ Unique Tumour Or Help In Developing Ways For Catching Cancer Earlier. Nice!

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