MIT researchers translated the coronavirus into music offering a new perspective for studying the virus

Markus Buehler Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology aren't only looking at the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, through a microscope, they are hearing it in musical form. Markus Buehler, material scientist and.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 23rd, 2020

Children can spread the coronavirus like anyone else — but there"s still a lot to learn about how infectious they are

Aykut Unlupinar/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Some health experts have suggested that children aren't common carriers of the coronavirus. But a growing body of research suggests that kids can transmit the virus like anyone else. Researchers in Ger.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 17th, 2020

Telco SoftBank sees stable profit, offering Son respite from virus

SoftBank Corp on Monday forecast operating profit for the current financial year at 920 billion yen ($8.6 billion), largely unchanged from a year earlier, as it continues to generate cash amid the coronavirus-induced economic downturn......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 11th, 2020

Warner Music IPO coming despite coronavirus

Warner Music announced that it had been approved to list its Class A common stock under the symbol "WMG," hinting at what could be a rare initial public offering after the coronavirus outbreak forced a number of companies to put their plans on hold......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 7th, 2020

Virus-hit Madame Tussauds owner seeks 500 million euros in bond sale

The firm behind Madame Tussauds and Legoland parks is looking to raise 500 million euros ($540 million) in a bond sale, offering a high interest rate to try to secure funds to tide it over while most of its venues are closed in the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 24th, 2020

Delta to raise $3 billion in debt to combat virus fallout

Delta Air Lines Inc on Wednesday said it intended to raise $3 billion in debt by offering senior secured notes and entering into a new credit facility, in a bid to combat the slowdown in air travel demand induced by the coronavirus crisis......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 22nd, 2020

See the 15 leading coronavirus treatments already being tested in COVID-19 patients

Crystal Cox/Business Insider Researchers are trying a wide range of existing drugs against the novel coronavirus, hoping to find a treatment that fights the virus or .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 11th, 2020

World of Warcraft experienced a pandemic in 2005. That experience may help coronavirus researchers.

A "virus" decimated in-game cities. Player behavior may prove instructive for researchers projecting the spread of covid-19......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 9th, 2020

A group of tech billionaires is funding "fast grants" of up to $500,000 for COVID-19 research, with every grant decision made in less than 48 hours

Reuters A new venture fund is offering grants of $10,000 to $500,000 to coronavirus researchers, and every grant dec.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 7th, 2020

As virus spreads across North America, software providers step up with cost-free offerings

As the novel coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on the economy, a number of service and software providers are offering their products and platforms free of charge......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkApr 2nd, 2020

Medical College"s philanthropy arm offering emergency grants for virus response

The Medical College of Wisconsin’s health philanthropy Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment announced up to $5 million in grants are available to support Wisconsin's response to the new coronavirus. Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin made what it.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

How Researchers Are Using Massive Computing Power to Stop COVID-19

A consortium of federal agencies, research universities, and private industry is offering researchers looking at stopping the coronavirus pandemic access to the most powerful supercomputers in the........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 25th, 2020

Kroger is expanding its emergency two-week paid sick leave policy to cover employees that are experiencing coronavirus symptoms or self-isolating

AP Kroger is now offering 14-day paid sick leave to employees experiencing coronavirus symptoms or self-isolating to protect themselves from the virus.  A spokesperson for Kroger said that employees who are self-isolating because they a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 21st, 2020

Whole Foods joins growing rank of grocers offering special senior hours to minimize virus exposure

Whole Foods Market on Wednesday joined a growing number of grocery stores in adjusting its hours of operation and setting aside a special time for seniors to shop, so they’re less exposed to the coronavirus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 18th, 2020

Governments scramble to prop up airlines as virus forces more flight, job cuts

Australia and Taiwan joined governments offering financial aid to airlines, while authorities in Europe rushed on Wednesday to agree steps to rescue carriers which have had to park planes and cut jobs as the coronavirus puts the brake on travel......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 18th, 2020

How one conference turned Boston into a coronavirus cluster

At the Northeastern University Emergent Epidemics Lab, researchers have a convenient petri dish for studying the spread of pandemics: their hometown of Boston......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 12th, 2020

Starbucks will offer "catastrophe pay" to baristas exposed to virus

Starbucks said Wednesday that it is offering "catastrophe pay" to U.S. baristas who have been exposed to the coronavirus......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMar 11th, 2020

Duke researchers working on coronavirus: Every virus has an Achilles" heel

As the novel coronavirus continues to .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 10th, 2020

Breakingviews TV: Vironomics

Italy has pledged 4.5 bln euros to fight a coronavirus outbreak at home, offering tax breaks to keep companies alive. Central banks alone are unable to kill the virus. Lisa Jucca explains the merit of practical economic measures......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 2nd, 2020

Chinese Firms Ask For Billions In Loans Amid Virus Outbreak 

Chinese Firms Ask For Billions In Loans Amid Virus Outbreak  In response to the economic paralysis brought about by the coronavirus, Chinese banks are offering billions of dollar.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 10th, 2020

Men represent the majority of coronavirus cases so far, according to a new study. Researchers have a few guesses as to why.

STR/AFP via Getty Images Early research suggests that the deadly coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, has infected more men than women.  A recent study of nearly 140 coronavirus patients found that the virus is most likely to affect old.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 10th, 2020