How Effects on the Brain Can Produce Long COVID

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Summary: Immune system mediated injury rather than the virus entering and killing brain cells may explain why people experience long-term consequences associated with COVID-19 infection. Source: Yale COVID-19 may be primarily a respiratory illness, but its reach extends far beyond the lungs. Since the pandemic’s onset, it has become clear to neurologists that the pervasive … Read more

Which Animal Viruses Could Infect People? Computers Are Racing to Find Out.

Which Animal Viruses Could Infect People?  Computers Are Racing to Find Out.

Colin Carlson, a biologist at Georgetown University, has started to worry about mousepox. The virus, discovered in 1930, spreads among mice, killing them with ruthless efficiency. But scientists have never considered it a potential threat to humans. Now Dr. Carlson, his colleagues and their computers aren’t so sure. Using a technique known as machine learning, … Read more

Warriors vs. Nuggets score, takeaways: Golden State survives Nikola Jokic, Denver in Game 5 to clinch series

Warriors vs.  Nuggets score, takeaways: Golden State survives Nikola Jokic, Denver in Game 5 to clinch series

The Golden State Warriors are moving on to the Western Conference semifinals after beating Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets 102-98 in Game 5 to clinch their first-round series. Stephen Curry finished with a team-high 30 points, while Gary Payton II came up big in the fourth quarter. The Warriors clamped down on the Nuggets’ … Read more

Kim Basinger talks about her ‘heavy-duty’ divorce from Alec Baldwin

Looking back: Kim Basinger, 68, appeared on the Red Table Talk on Wednesday and discussed her 'heavy-duty, very out loud' divorce from Alec Baldwin, 64

Kim Basinger has shared her struggles with ex-husband Alec Baldwin in a very rare Red Table Talk interview, which aired on Wednesday. The LA Confidential actress, 68, appeared on the show with daughter Ireland, 26, and discussed her ‘heavy-duty, very out loud’ divorce from Alec, 64, who she was married to from 1993 until 2002. … Read more

Family of victim in ‘Rust’ shooting demands Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office remove graphic video of her dying after being fatally injured, attorney letter says

Family of victim in 'Rust' shooting demands Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office remove graphic video of her dying after being fatally injured, attorney letter says

CNN — The family of Halyna Hutchins is demanding the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office remove video it released of her “dying on the church floor” in the moments after she was shot on the set of the movie “Rust” last year, according to a letter written by the family’s attorney and obtained by CNN. … Read more

China’s Beijing city loosens robotaxi rules for Baidu Apollo Go, Pony.ai

China's Beijing city loosens robotaxi rules for Baidu Apollo Go, Pony.ai

Chinese tech companies Baidu’s Apollo Go and Pony.ai announced Thursday they received permission from Beijing city authorities to remove the safety driver for part of their robotaxi business in a suburban part of the city. Vcg | Visual China Group | Getty Images BEIJING — China’s capital city has moved one step closer toward letting … Read more

Dow Jones Futures: Facebook Leads Earnings Winners After Market Bounce Fizzles; ARK Stock Teladoc Crashes

Dow Jones Futures: Facebook Leads Earnings Winners After Market Bounce Fizzles; ARK Stock Teladoc Crashes

Dow Jones futures rose slightly early Thursday morning, while S&P 500 futures climbed solidly and Nasdaq futures jumped as Facebook parent Meta Platforms (FB) soared on strong earnings. X The stock market tried to bounce Wednesday with Dow Jones giants Microsoft (MSFT) and Visa (V) jumping on earnings while blue-chip Boeing (BA) tumbled. But the … Read more