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What’s wrong with UVa? Explaining the defending champs’ fade before Selection Sunday
A third straight loss has taken the Cavaliers out of the conversation for a top seed, but can it get worse?


KUWTT: DoH to probe Tulfo, VP | Feb 25, 2021

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 20:27:50 +0000

Good day. Here are the stories for The Manila Times for Thursday, February 25, 2021. READ: DoH to probe Tulfo THE Department of Health (DoH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are poised to investigate Ramon Tulfo, the country‚Äôs special envoy to China, for his admission that he was inoculated with the Sinopharm vaccine, […]


Empathy helps explain how parental support can prevent teen delinquency
A new study of nearly 4,000 school children has found that youngsters who feel they have empathic support from their parents and caregivers are verging away from a wide range of delinquent behavior, such as committing crimes.


Empathy helps explain how parental support can prevent teen delinquency
A new study of nearly 4,000 school children has found that youngsters who feel they have empathic support from their parents and caregivers are verging away from a wide range of delinquent behavior, such as committing crimes.


Vaughn Palmer: B.C. still hovering on the edge of precipice with 500-odd COVID cases a day

Credit to Author: Massey Padgham| Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 01:26:11 +0000

Opinion: Plenty of assurances on vaccinations, but still few details from Health Ministry


US Coal Capacity Factor Dropped From 67.1% In 2010 To 47.5% In 2019

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 17:23:22 +0000

After publishing some recent reports on US power capacity additions and forecasts, one of our readers pushed for more attention on how capacity factors are changing as well as capacity. For those of you new to the topic, here’s a brief definition of capacity factor from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA): “The ratio of […]


35 YEARS AFTER

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 17:54:38 +0000


In boost for COVID-19 battle, Pfizer vaccine found 94% effective in real world

      JERUSALEM – The first big real-world study of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to be independently reviewed shows the shot is highly effective at preventing COVID-19, in a potentially landmark moment for countries desperate to end lockdowns and reopen economies. Up until now, most data on the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines has come under controlled conditions in clinical trials, leaving an element of uncertainty over how results would translate into the real world with its unpredictable variables. The research in Israel – two months into one of the world’s fastest rollouts, providing a rich source of data – showed two doses of the Pfizer shot cut symptom…

Keep on reading: In boost for COVID-19 battle, Pfizer vaccine found 94% effective in real world


Ethos Lab, where Hogwarts meets Wakanda

Credit to Author: Gordon McIntyre| Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 01:23:50 +0000

Year-old project aims to create a culture shift in STEM by offering Black youth, teenaged girls and others 13-18 access to mentors who can teach emerging technologies.


NBA players can’t stand that these tricks are legal
Trae Young, Chris Paul and other innovators are pushing the boundaries of the NBA rulebook.


MISTY STOP

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 17:48:05 +0000


Effects of past ice ages more widespread than previously thought
A new study suggests that cold temperatures in unglaciated North America during the last ice age shaped past and modern landscape as far south as Texas and Arkansas.