Have the tech giants finally had their bubble burst? I’d hate to speculate | John Naughton

A speculative bubble, wrote Nobel laureate Robert Shiller in Irrational Exuberance, his landmark book on human foolishness, is “a situation in which news of price increases spurs investor enthusiasm, which spreads by psychological contagion from person to person, in the process amplifying stories that might justify the price increases and bringing in a larger and …

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Implications Of Monkeypox Being Declared A Public Health Emergency In U.S.

Implications Of Monkeypox Being Declared A Public Health Emergency In U.S.

A sign is displayed outside a Washington DC monkeypox vaccine clinic, Friday, Aug. 5, 2022. Three DC … [+] Health clinics began offering limited walk-up monkeypox vaccinations for eligible residents Friday, pending vaccine availability. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. On August 4th, the Biden Administration declared monkeypox a public …

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Reducing Air Pollution Can Actually Increase Ozone Pollution and Worsen Health

Research explains why efforts to reduce particle pollution result in an increase in photochemical smog. Researchers at the Nature Geoscience, cast doubt on tried-and-true strategies for combating air pollution. The primary component of “smog,” surface ozone, is produced by chemical reactions between nitrogen oxides (NOx) and volatile organic compounds (VOC). This occurs when pollutants released …

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More steps improve CV risk factors, but effects vary by sex

More steps improve CV risk factors, but effects vary by sex

August 06, 2022 2 min read Source/Disclosures Published by: Disclosures: The study was funded by DeSC Healthcare. Hamaya reports receiving consultant fees from DeSC Healthcare. Please see study for all other authors’ relevant financial disclosures. ADD TOPIC TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are posted on Please provide your email address to …

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Dwarf galaxies of Earth’s second closest galaxy cluster are free of dark matter halos

The standard model of cosmology suggests that a halo of dark matter particles surrounds most galaxies. However, this halo of dark matter is invisible, but its mass exerts a strong gravitational pull on galaxies in the vicinity. A new study by the University of Bonn (Germany) and the University of Saint Andrews (Scotland) challenges this …

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Wallabies captain Michael Hooper withdraws from tour, citing ‘mindset’

Captain Michael Hooper has withdrawn from the Wallabies’ Rugby Championship Test against Argentina 24 hours before kick-off, saying he isn’t in the “right mindset” to lead or represent the country. The tireless flanker had been named to lead the side in his 122nd Test on Sunday morning (AEST) but will now return to Australia, missing …

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Another court case fails to unlock the mystery of bitcoin’s Satoshi Nakamoto

Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? The mysterious inventor of bitcoin is a renowned figure in the world of cryptocurrency but his true identity is unknown. However, the British blogger Peter McCormack was certain about one thing: the answer isn’t Craig Wright. For years Wright, an Australian computer scientist, has claimed that he is Satoshi, the pseudonymous …

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What to know about monkeypox vaccination that could stretch supplies

What to know about monkeypox vaccination that could stretch supplies

Amid a newly announced monkeypox national public emergency and shortage of vaccines, the Food and Drug Administration announced it is reviewing a new vaccine approach that could lead to a fivefold increase in the US’s supply of the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine. “Please know we’ve been exploring all scientifically feasible options, and we believe this could …

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China's live-fire exercises off Taiwan an 'unnecessary escalation,' defence minister says | CBC News

China’s live-fire exercises off Taiwan an ‘unnecessary escalation,’ defence minister says | CBC News

China’s live-fire exercises off the coast of Taiwan has been an “unnecessary escalation,” according to Canada’s defence minister. Anita Anand made the comments on CBC’s Radio’s The House this weekend and the remarks came one day after Beijing announced it was ending all contact with the United States on major issues — including climate cooperation. …

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Cristiano Ronaldo: Man Utd forward hints at return vs Rayo Vallecano

Cristiano Ronaldo situation is messy for everybody, says Gary Neville | Jamie Carragher: Man Utd better off without him

Gary Neville has called on Cristiano Ronaldo to speak publicly about his future at Manchester United, believing the “messy” situation has caused an unwanted distraction for new manager Erik ten Hag heading into the new season. Ronaldo has asked to leave United and only has 45 minutes of match action under his belt from pre-season …

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