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WHO Reviews "Available" Evidence On Coronavirus Transmission Through Air

A scientific brief from the World Health Organization says "current evidence" points to infectious respiratory droplets passed in "close contact" situations, but some say it's too soon to be sure

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Who Feeds Fiona? Cincinnati Zookeepers Make Sure There Are No Hungry Hippos

Fiona is a 3-year-old, 1,300-pound hippo, and she's a growing girl. Her keeper, Jenna Wingate, is grateful to be able to work during the coronavirus crisis: "It feels good to be needed," she says.

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Apple's New Tool Lets You Screen Yourself For COVID-19

A new COVID-19 website and app will then offer recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on what to do next.

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‘Star Trek: Picard,’ Fancy Sheets, and the Meaning of Home

Wired Top Stories - 5 hours 35 min ago
In the show’s first season, the aging explorer, played by Patrick Stewart, returns to the final frontier on a journey of remembrance.
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Trump, Esper Wish Bon Voyage To Hospital Ship Bound For New York City

The president and defense secretary said the USNS Comfort would offer its roughly 1,000 hospital beds as surge capacity for non-coronavirus sufferers in the New York region, freeing up space on land.

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Trump Says He May Quarantine New York, Connecticut, New Jersey: 'It's A Hot Spot'

The president's comments Saturday came as news to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. "I don't even know what that means," Cuomo said at a briefing.

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Business as Usual Is On Hold—Even at the EPA

Wired Top Stories - 6 hours 55 min ago
The Trump administration is adding environmental protection regulations to the list of temporary cancelations due to the pandemic. 
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Why It Takes So Long To Get Most COVID-19 Test Results

Even many symptomatic patients and exposed health workers who are able to get a COVID-19 test must wait nearly a week to get results. Others get results in hours. Here's why it varies so much.

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Former Sen. Tom Coburn, Fiscal Hawk And 'Dr. No,' Dies At 72

The Republican from Oklahoma died Saturday after a fight with prostate cancer. During his time in Congress, Coburn earned a reputation for fighting spending, no matter whom he crossed in the process.

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Small, Far-Flung Pacific Islands Are Combating COVID-19 Just Like The Rest Of Us

As many island nations attempt to keep the coronavirus out, they also risk getting cut off from the outside world their economies depend on.

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Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus Crest 600,000 Worldwide

The global pandemic hit the milestone overnight, taking a particularly heavy toll on Italy, Spain and the U.S. Its real extent is likely larger — yet still unknown as countries catch up with testing.

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$2 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill Presents A Reckoning For Libertarians

In years to come, how will fiscal conservatives who voted for $2 trillion attack the cost of budget items that will now look like rounding error or "decimal dust"?"

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Reddit’s Wedding Planners Pivot to Covid-19 Crisis Comms

Wired Top Stories - 10 hours 25 min ago
For “wedditors,” a usually sunny subreddit has become a hotbed of anxiety as the pandemic derails dream days. 
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Space Photos of the Week: Rovers Taking Selfies—for Science

Wired Top Stories - 10 hours 25 min ago
Instead of likes, these snapshots provide teams with vital information about how spacecraft are faring on interplanetary surfaces.
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One Way to Help Strapped Hospitals? Print PPE Using 3D Printers

As coronavirus cases soar globally and medical workers face a dearth of protective gear, citizens are stepping up in unique ways to combat the health crisis.

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Actually, the Spartans Weren't All That Great

Wired Top Stories - 11 hours 25 min ago
It's quite possible folks haven't been as skeptical of the myth of Sparta as they should be.
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BMW's i4 Electric Concept Comes With a Hans Zimmer Score

Wired Top Stories - 11 hours 25 min ago
To fill the aural vacuum left by the disappearance of the engine, BMW brought in a ringer. 
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AI Can Help Find Scientists Find a Covid-19 Vaccine

Wired Top Stories - 11 hours 25 min ago
Artificial intelligence has already played a vital role in the outbreak since day 1—a reminder for the first time in a while that it can be a tool for good.
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Upright Go 2 Review: A Posture Trainer That Works

Wired Top Stories - 11 hours 25 min ago
Maybe a tiny vibrating device can remind you to sit up straight once and for all.
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Chinese Hacking Surges Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Wired Top Stories - 11 hours 25 min ago
Plus: A Windows zero day, an iOS watering hole, and more of the week's top security news.
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