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Science a彩平台-06-03T14:31:38Z
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Research shows there are at least 6 proven ways to reduce police brutality — and 2 strategies that don't work

Body cams and bias trainings don't work well. Strict policies around use of force, as well as federal oversight and police union contracts, do.
BI Prime Finance a彩平台-06-03T13:55:00Z

From execs to budtenders, over 3,100 people have lost their jobs in cannabis. We're keeping track of all the cuts across the industry here.

Amid investigations, lawsuits, and slumping valuations, cannabis companies are reeling. To stay afloat, they're cutting workers.
Inside Insider a彩平台-06-03T13:35:00Z
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THE STATE OF VIRTUAL CARE IN THE US: The coronavirus is pushing telehealth into the mainstream — here's how traditional healthcare players are using it to retain business now and where the market is headed

This report explains how the coronavirus pandemic has fast-tracked the implementation and use of virtual care channels in the US.
Science a彩平台-06-03T13:21:03Z

The architect of Sweden's no-lockdown plan suggested the strategy was a mistake based on what we now know about the coronavirus

State epidemiologist Anders Tegnell said if Sweden had had the knowledge it had today, its response would have likely been harsher.
Politics a彩平台-06-03T10:10:56Z

Boris Johnson told Italy's prime minister the UK had been aiming for coronavirus herd immunity, new documentary reveals

Italian health minister Pierpaolo Sileri said Johnson's early COVID-19 plan was pursuing herd immunity in an interview with Channel 4's Dispatches.
Military & Defense a彩平台-06-03T07:20:48Z

The world's largest free-flying American flag has been ripped in half after a thunderstorm

This American flag is 100-feet taller than the Statue of Liberty and weighs in at 340 pounds, according to the company.
Politics a彩平台-06-03T01:40:03Z

'I wish you the best': US military adviser resigns after Trump's controversial photo op at church

"You may not have been able to stop President Trump from directing this appalling use of force, but you could have chosen to oppose it," he wrote.
Science a彩平台-06-03T00:01:00Z

These 5 factors are transforming the healthcare experience for both patients and doctors

Business Insider Intelligence has created an infographic showcasing compelling statistics from its recent digital health research.
Science a彩平台-06-02T20:35:00Z

Editors warn that 'serious scientific questions' have been raised about a massive study of whether a common malaria pill can help treat coronavirus

The massive study of 96,032 hospitalized coronavirus patients found that hydroxychloroquine did not appear to benefit the patients who took it.
News a彩平台-06-02T20:34:00Z

Just 6 years after Ebola killed more than 11,000 people, West African nations are bracing for a coronavirus spike

West Africa is a彩平台 to some of the poorest countries in the world, many lacking doctors and vital resources such as ventilators.
Science a彩平台-06-02T20:33:00Z

The sequined dinosaur toy that rode on SpaceX's historic launch was the winner of a vote by the astronauts' young sons

Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley had their sons vote on the toy that would serve as a "zero-gravity indicator" on their historic SpaceX launch.
Science a彩平台-06-02T20:00:00Z

THE US TELEHEALTH MARKET: The market, drivers, threats, and opportunities for incumbents and newcomers

In a new 2018 report, Business Insider Intelligence defines the opaque US telehealth market, forecasts the market growth potential and value, outlines the key drivers behind usage and adoption, and evaluates the opportunity telehealth solutions will afford all stakeholders.
BI Prime Science a彩平台-06-02T19:40:00Z

Companies are pushing for new protections from coronavirus lawsuits, and Senate Republicans agree. Here's everything we know about what's in the works.

Businesses are worried about facing lawsuits if customers or workers get sick from the coronavirus. Republicans are working on a plan to help.
Science a彩平台-06-02T17:15:00Z

Every challenge that would occur if humans tried to land on Saturn

A NASA probe released detailed images of Saturn, but if you went in person, you'd face electrical currents, deadly winds, and unthinkable pressure.
Science a彩平台-06-02T16:25:00Z

12 beautiful photos of the world's oldest and most majestic trees

Photographer Beth Moon compiled photos of the world's most impressive and historic trees.
BI Prime Science a彩平台-06-02T16:04:00Z

The top 12 coronavirus antibody tests ranked by accuracy, and where to find them

Antibody tests have a role to play in coronavirus treatments, public health surveillance, and returning people to work.
Science a彩平台-06-02T15:16:00Z

Mask-wearing and distancing at least 3 feet are the best defenses against coronavirus, according to a review of 172 studies

While distancing three feet works, six feet is better. The same goes for certain masks: Surgical masks work, but N95s are better.
BI Prime Science a彩平台-06-02T15:03:00Z

A failed Ebola drug is now the leading coronavirus treatment option. Here's what you need to know about Gilead's remdesivir.

The antiviral was previously tested as a treatment for hepatitis C and Ebola. Here's why remdesivir is now the leading treatment for COVID-19.
Science a彩平台-06-02T13:07:00Z

Verizon launches 5G network to enhance virtual health

Verizon partnered with the city of San Diego to deliver 5G network connectivity to providers and patients leveraging virtual care.
News a彩平台-06-02T12:45:50Z

Leaked documents reveal Chinaa彩平台 withheld crucial information about the coronavirus at the start of the outbreak

Chinaa彩平台 didn't publish the coronavirus genome until over a week after its scientists decoded it, according to a new investigation.
Politics a彩平台-06-02T12:35:47Z

The WHO heaped praise on Chinaa彩平台 to coax it to hand over early coronavirus data it was withholding, according to a new report

The WHO publicly said Chinaa彩平台's quick work sharing data on the virus was "beyond words." But behind the scenes, officials complained of delays.
Science a彩平台-06-02T12:24:28Z

Sweden is rushing to launch a formal inquiry into its no-lockdown coronavirus strategy, as its death rate remains among the world's highest

Stefan Löfven, Sweden's prime minister, told the Aftonbladet newspaper that the government will appoint a commission before the summer.
Science a彩平台-06-02T12:04:00Z

SpaceX is on the cusp of winning a high-stakes game of capture the flag that Barack Obama started almost 9 years ago

On the International Space Station, the American flag that SpaceX is poised to claim has a note: "Do not forget to take with Crew Dragon."
Science a彩平台-06-02T00:47:00Z

17 incredible photos from SpaceX's historic mission to send NASA astronauts to the space station

SpaceX sent two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station on Saturday — the first crewed commercial spaceflight ever.
Science a彩平台-06-02T00:01:00Z

Watch 2 NASA astronauts try out SpaceX's new private spaceship for the first time in zero-gravity

Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley spent 19 hours orbiting Earth aboard the Crew Dragon. They gave a tour of the touch screens — but not the toilet.
Space a彩平台-06-01T23:54:00Z

NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley just gave SpaceX's new spacesuits a '5-star review'

SpaceX launched the two NASA astronauts into space on Saturday. They wore new spacesuits that Elon Musk helped to design.
Science a彩平台-06-01T22:05:00Z

TELEMENTAL HEALTH REPORT: How telehealth can help US hospitals and health systems manage the $238 billion mental health crisis

This report outlines how the US' mental health crisis falls on health systems, and how they can navigate the costly dilemma with telemental health.
News a彩平台-06-01T19:50:00Z

The coronavirus is weakening in Italy, several doctors say — but health authorities warn that 'this is still a killer virus'

Two doctors said the coronavirus was losing its strength in Italy. Experts say that's not necessarily true.
Science a彩平台-06-01T19:02:00Z

THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: The most important players, tech, and trends propelling the digital transformation of the $3.7 trillion healthcare industry

Business Insider Intelligence explores the healthcare ecosystem, industry trends driving digital transformation, and where the industry is headed.
BI Prime Science a彩平台-06-01T18:26:00Z

Drugmakers are racing to find ways to treat the novel coronavirus by repurposing existing medications. Here's what you need to know about remdesivir and 15 other leading treatments.

Repurposed drugs are the best near-term hope for a coronavirus treatment. Here are the top candidates now being tried in patients.
Science a彩平台-06-01T17:15:00Z

2 truths and a lie about the coronavirus about social distancing, mutations, and death rates

Let's break down two truths and a lie about the novel coronavirus. Here's what you should know about social distancing, mutations, and death rates.
Science a彩平台-06-01T17:04:00Z

The WHO heard about Trump's decision to pull out of the organization 'from the media'

On Friday, Trump said the US was ending its relationship with the WHO. On Monday, the WHO director general said that was news to him.
Healthcare a彩平台-06-01T15:55:52Z

Fauci just criticized Moderna for touting preliminary data on its coronavirus vaccine, but said the results look 'very promising'

In an interview, Fauci told STAT News "I didn't like that," referring to Moderna releasing early data on its coronavirus vaccine.
Science a彩平台-06-01T14:13:00Z

LabCorp teamed up with Medable to enable clinical trial participants to engage remotely

LabCorp's contract research organization, Covance, teamed up with Medable to enable clinical trial participants to engage remotely.
Healthcare a彩平台-06-01T14:08:53Z

Gilead's promising coronavirus drug just showed mixed results in hospitalized patients with moderate COVID-19

Remdesivir helped coronavirus patients with more moderate forms of COVID-19 recover more quickly when receiving the treatment for 5 days.
BI Prime Science a彩平台-06-01T12:25:00Z

The race for coronavirus treatments and vaccines is heating up. Here are the 12 most important events to watch for in June, from fresh vaccine data to new antibody drug trials.

June is shaping up to be a critical month, as several leading therapeutics and vaccine programs will start human testing to fight the coronavirus.
Science a彩平台-06-01T12:09:00Z

Earth's magnetic field first formed thanks to a magma ocean, research shows. That means more planets in the universe could have atmospheres than we thought.

Today, a swirling layer of liquid metal powers Earth's magnetic field. Billions of years ago, a magma ocean in the planet's core did the job instead.
Science a彩平台-05-31T18:03:00Z

THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: The most important players, tech, and trends propelling the digital transformation of the $3.7 trillion healthcare industry

Business Insider Intelligence explores the healthcare ecosystem, industry trends driving digital transformation, and where the industry is headed.
Science a彩平台-05-31T17:29:23Z

The coronavirus has killed over 100,000 people in the US in just 4 months. This chart shows how that compares to other common causes of death.

Heart disease typically kills about 200,000 Americans between February and May each year, but COVID-19 has been deadlier than other common causes.
Science a彩平台-05-31T15:34:00Z

All the things George W. Bush said we should do to prepare for a pandemic that Donald Trump ignored

In 2005, George Bush laid out an ambitious $7.1 billion strategy to help America face a global health crisis. So what happened?
Transportation a彩平台-05-31T13:22:00Z

SpaceX made a spaceship-flying video game that will make you wish a NASA astronaut was around to help

If you dream of becoming a NASA astronaut who pilots SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship, you must master docking with the International Space Station.
Science a彩平台-05-31T11:45:00Z

Inside the fight between my small Iowa a彩平台town and a $12 billion utility over smart meters and the radiation that some residents call 'poison'

Fairfield is not like other Iowa towns. It's a彩平台 to thousands of meditators, and many of them are fighting back against radiation-emitting devices.
News a彩平台-05-31T02:33:53Z

'If you were out protesting last night, you probably need to go get a COVID test this week': Atlanta Mayor to George Floyd protestors

Many protesters, law enforcement, and even political leaders have been seen not following public health guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Science a彩平台-05-31T02:01:06Z

Elon Musk said he was 'overcome with emotion' over SpaceX launch and the task of bringing astronauts a彩平台: 'I'm getting choked up, I'm sorry.'

Elon Musk struggled to describe the feeling of sending astronauts into space for the first time — and his fear about bringing them a彩平台 safety.
Science a彩平台-05-30T22:05:04Z

SpaceX's historic launch hurled a sequined plush dinosaur into space with NASA astronauts

The plushie indicates when the Crew Dragon spaceship has reached a state of zero gravity, but neither NASA or SpaceX have explained how it was chosen.
News a彩平台-05-30T21:34:33Z

Newsom says California can 'can keep a lid on the transmission of COVID-19' even as restaurants and hair salons in Los Angeles County reopen

Some health officials are worried that California is moving too quickly, without assessing the effect of each phase with a two-week incubation period.
News a彩平台-05-30T20:27:48Z

Hundreds of schools in South Korea reopened, only to close again as the country sought to avoid a spike in coronavirus cases

On May 28, Korean health officials announced 79 new coronavirus cases. Of those, 69 were reported at a distribution center in Bucheon.
Science a彩平台-05-30T20:04:00Z

THE DIGITAL THERAPEUTICS EXPLAINER: How digital treatments could be a $9 billion opportunity by 2025

Business Insider Intelligence explores the drivers lighting a fire under the DTx market and unpacks the ways vendors reach their intended audiences.
Science a彩平台-05-30T19:22:29Z

MUSK MAKES HISTORY: SpaceX just launched 2 people into orbit for the first time, kicking off the rocket company's most important mission since its founding 18 years ago

The launch won't be a success until NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley reach orbit, about 12 minutes after liftoff.
News a彩平台-05-30T18:55:48Z

Coronavirus began spreading in the US in January — predating President Trump's travel restrictions and the detection of community transmission, CDC says

CDC Director Robert Redfield said that the virus first circulated at low levels in the US so diagnostic tests would've missed it.
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