Johns Hopkins University officials announced Wednesday that they had uncovered evidence that their founder and namesake was a slave owner. This contradicts the long-held story about Johns Hopkins as an abolitionist whose father freed all of the family’s slaves in 1807. Upon his death in 1873, Hopkins donated $US7 million […]
The global coronavirus death toll has officially surpassed 1 million. But experts believe that because of underreporting in several countries, the actual death toll is much higher. Researchers also fear that undetected cases, like when a victim dies before getting tested, are contributing to an undercount. View more episodes of […]
World Bank’s chief economist, Carmen Reinhart, expects full global economic recovery to take as long as 5 years. “Everything depends” on when a vaccine gets approved and how long it would take for global access, she said at a virtual conference hosted by El Pais on Thursday. Reinhart pointed out […]
Universities like Columbia, Harvard, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), declared Juneteenth a holiday following weeks of protests over the death of George Floyd in police custody. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and others, like the University of Southern California (USC), held virtual vigils. Here’s how the top 25 […]
The global count of coronavirus cases exceeded 5 million on Wednesday, according to Johns Hopkins University’s case tracker. The US constitutes just under one third of the global cases, with more than 1.5 million. The figure is for all-time cases. Almost 2 million of the 5 million cases have since […]
School-ranking website Niche ranks the best colleges in America in 2020 based on factors ranging from acceptance rates to median income six years after graduation. Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is at the top of the list. Stanford, Yale, Harvard, and Princeton occupy other top spots. Colleges across […]
Air pollution on cruise ship decks may be as bad as in cities like Beijing and Santiago, Chile, according to a new study from researchers at Johns Hopkins University. The study measured pollution levels on the decks of four cruise ships – Carnival Liberty, Carnival Freedom, Holland America MS Amsterdam, […]
Google has indicated it will make changes regarding the new and controversial automatic login feature for the Chrome web browser. After just over a decade on the market, Google made a controversial change to Chrome: If you signed into YouTube, Gmail, or any other Google-owned site, it would log you […]
NOVARTIS STRENGTHENS ITS DIGITAL OFFERINGS WITH PEAR THERAPEUTICS PARTNERSHIP: Novartis, the Swiss drugmaker, is partnering with prescription digital therapeutic firm Pear Therapeutics to improve the treatment of schizophrenia and multiple sclerosis (MS). The partnership between the two companies will focus on product development and design, specifically digital products that can […]
NASA plans to launch a robot on Sunday that will fly closer to the sun than any mission in history. A Saturday launch attempt was delayed due to a technical glitch. The Parker Solar Probe will have to travel about 430,000 mph and use a high-tech heat shield to survive […]
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Over the last 10 years, robotic-assisted surgery has seen an exponential rise, but many patients may not be aware of the risks. Complications from robotic-assisted surgeries have gone “vastly underreported” according to a new study by researchers from Johns Hopkins. Robotic-assisted surgery is primarily carried out by the Da Vinci […]
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