Americans are still waiting nearly three days for coronavirus test results, study finds 

Americans are still waiting nearly three days for coronavirus test results – too slow for contact tracing to detect potential outbreaks, study finds A new survey reveal the average wait time for coronavirus test results to return has fallen from four days in April to 2.7 days in September Researchers say this is still too slow for … Read more Americans are still waiting nearly three days for coronavirus test results, study finds 

Wacky tube man could keep dingoes from killing cattle in Australia, study finds

Forget about scarecrows – Australian farmers hoping to save their livestock from dingos might want to borrow a wacky tube man from their local used car dealer. A new study suggests the humorous figures’ unpredictable gyrations can scare off the legendary wild dogs. Dingoes are a major problem for Australia’s sheep industry, slaughtering thousands of … Read more Wacky tube man could keep dingoes from killing cattle in Australia, study finds

Black coronavirus patients nearly twice as likely to be hospitalized as whites, new study finds

African-Americans are more likely to test positive for – and be hospitalized with – the novel coronavirus than white people, a new study suggests. Researchers found that black adults in the US were three times more likely to test positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, compared to white adults. Additionally, black coronavirus … Read more Black coronavirus patients nearly twice as likely to be hospitalized as whites, new study finds

Apple iPhone 12 battery life drains 20% faster when it is on the 5G network than on 4G, study finds

Apple announced its iPhone 12 features a 5G wireless chip that will improve speeds for faster downloads, higher quality streaming and better responsive games – but a new study reveals it comes at a cost. Tom’s Guide found that the iPhone 12’s battery life drains 20 percent faster on the 5G network than when running … Read more Apple iPhone 12 battery life drains 20% faster when it is on the 5G network than on 4G, study finds

Climate change scientists take MORE flights than colleagues in other fields, study finds 

Climate change scientists take MORE work and leisure flights than colleagues in other fields, study finds Study found climate scientists take one extra flight per year compared to others  This is likely due to fact the climate scientists attend more global conferences Research, involving 1,400 scientists and 59 countries, said climate scientists more likely to … Read more Climate change scientists take MORE flights than colleagues in other fields, study finds 

More than 40% of coronavirus cases in US nursing homes are asymptomatic, new study finds

More than 40% of coronavirus cases in US nursing homes are asymptomatic, new study finds Researchers looked at data from more than 500 nursing homes across 34 states A total of 40.6% of more than 5,400 positive coronavirus cases were asymptomatic with no signs such as fever, coughing or shortness of breath Nearly one in five … Read more More than 40% of coronavirus cases in US nursing homes are asymptomatic, new study finds

Dimming restaurant lights can compromise the taste of food, study finds

Dimming the restaurant lights can compromise the taste and flavour of food for diners, according to a new study.  Dutch researchers examined the influence of two different levels of ambient light on ‘taste intensity’ experienced by eaters in a restaurant.  The first course was presented to the guest as a new dish on the menu – … Read more Dimming restaurant lights can compromise the taste of food, study finds

Moment then-rookie journalist Michelle Kosinski finds herself in hot water in Today show canoe clip

Old footage has resurfaced of the hilarious moment then-rookie journalist Michelle Kosinski was caught short during a canoe segment for NBC’s Today Show, as it emerges the UK’s former ambassador to the US was investigated over suspicions he passed White House secrets to her during an affair. This week it was revealed that Britain’s former ambassador … Read more Moment then-rookie journalist Michelle Kosinski finds herself in hot water in Today show canoe clip

Moment then-rookie journalist Michelle Kosinski finds herself in hot water in Today show canoe clip

Old footage has resurfaced of the hilarious moment then-rookie journalist Michelle Kosinski was caught short during a canoe segment for NBC’s Today Show, as it emerges the UK’s former ambassador to the US was investigated over suspicions he passed White House secrets to her during an affair. This week it was revealed that Britain’s former ambassador … Read more Moment then-rookie journalist Michelle Kosinski finds herself in hot water in Today show canoe clip

Genetics: ‘Junk’ DNA inherited from our ancient ancestors could be rewiring our brains, study finds

DNA – deoxyribonucleic acid – is widely known as the molecule found in the nucleus of all our cells that contains genetic information. It is shaped like a double-helix and made of small sections called nucleotides.  Each nucleotide contains a nucleobase, a sugar, and a phosphate group. The sugar component in this particular molecule is … Read more Genetics: ‘Junk’ DNA inherited from our ancient ancestors could be rewiring our brains, study finds