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How safe are your data when you book a COVID vaccine?

How safe are your data when you book a COVID vaccine?

The Australian government has appointed the commercial company HealthEngine to establish a national booking system for COVID-19 vaccinations. Selected through a Department of Health limited select tender process, the platform is being used by vaccine…

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Gold Up Ahead of U.S. Economic Data Release By Investing.com

Gold Up Ahead of U.S. Economic Data Release By Investing.com

© Reuters. By Gina Lee Investing.com – Gold was up on Thursday morning in Asia, as investors await U.S. economic data and a near three-week lows boosted the appeal of the safe-haven yellow metal. The…

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How to get COVID-19 vaccines to poor countries – and still keep patent benefits for drugmakers

How to get COVID-19 vaccines to poor countries – and still keep patent benefits for drugmakers

The world has a COVID-19 vaccine access problem: Almost half of all doses administered so far have been in Europe and North America, while many poorer countries have vaccinated less than than 1% of their…

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Neuralink’s monkey can play Pong with its mind. Imagine what humans could do with the same technology

Neuralink’s monkey can play Pong with its mind. Imagine what humans could do with the same technology

Some weeks ago, a nine-year-old macaque monkey called Pager successfully played a game of Pong with its mind. While it may sound like science fiction, the demonstration by Elon Musk’s neurotechnology company Neuralink is an…

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European powers warn Iran over ‘dangerous’ uranium enrichment move By Reuters

European powers warn Iran over ‘dangerous’ uranium enrichment move By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A view of the Natanz uranium enrichment facility 250 km (155 miles) south of the Iranian capital Tehran By John Irish PARIS (Reuters) – The European countries party to the Iran…

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How a radical interpretation of the Great Depression became the orthodoxy behind solving the COVID economic crisis

How a radical interpretation of the Great Depression became the orthodoxy behind solving the COVID economic crisis

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, US Federal Reserve System governor Jerome Powell made an extraordinary declaration: “We’re not going to run out of ammunition.” The central bank stood ready to…

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Gold Down, But Not Out as Investors Digest Higher-Than Expected Inflation By Investing.com

Gold Down, But Not Out as Investors Digest Higher-Than Expected Inflation By Investing.com

© Reuters. By Gina Lee Investing.com – Gold was down on Wednesday morning in Asia, as investors continue to digest a higher-than-expected rise in U.S. inflation. edged down 0.19% at $1,744.25 by 11:59 PM ET…

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The EU wants a carbon tax on imports – but would it be the climate solution officials expect?

The EU wants a carbon tax on imports – but would it be the climate solution officials expect?

The European Union is considering a new tax on imports as it tries to fight climate change, and the U.S. is raising concerns about it. At issue is what’s known as a border adjustment carbon…

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Forensics and ship logs solve a 200-year mystery about where the first kiwi specimen was collected

Forensics and ship logs solve a 200-year mystery about where the first kiwi specimen was collected

The flightless kiwi is an iconic bird for New Zealanders, but all five species are threatened by habitat loss and introduced predators. Recent genomic analysis focused on one species, the South Island brown kiwi or…

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Lumber Frenzy Drives Up Home Prices as Suppliers Can’t Keep Up By Bloomberg

Lumber Frenzy Drives Up Home Prices as Suppliers Can’t Keep Up By Bloomberg

© Reuters. Lumber Frenzy Drives Up Home Prices as Suppliers Can’t Keep Up (Bloomberg) — The frenzy sweeping the lumber market will likely keep going through the summer peak of U.S. home building as labor…

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