Research review determines aerosol-generating procedures that require enhanced personal protective equipment — ScienceDaily

Autopsy, airway suctioning and cardiopulmonary resuscitation are among the list of medical procedures that pose a risk of spreading COVID-19 from a patient to their health-care provider by creating aerosols, according to new research published in the journal BMJ Open Respiratory Research by an international team of experts including occupational health, preventive medicine and infectious disease specialists.

The team, led by University of Alberta medicine professor Sebastian Straube, carried out a systematic review of public health guidelines, research papers and policy documents from around the globe to determine which procedures are classified as aerosol-generating.

“What we sought to do was to understand which procedures generate aerosols and therefore require a higher grade of personal protective equipment,” said Straube, who also heads the preventive medicine division of the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.

“Where there is 80 per cent agreement from a number of different source documents, we are reasonably confident

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NBA 2K21 Modders Are Delivering An Enhanced Experience For PC Users

As I await the enhanced experience 2K is promising with its next-gen presence, I’ve been delving even deeper into the NBA 2K21 PC world. While there are certain aspects of the vast 2K universe that the PC environment will never be able to duplicate (top-level online competition) the offline experience is unmatched.

One of the biggest reasons for the gap in offline play is the use of mods from the talented 2K modding community. These guys work fast, and many of them are exceptionally talented.

Rytis Gineika aka R4zor and Johnathan Smith aka JaoSming have already come from these communities to work for 2K, and I wouldn’t be surprised to see more join the big club.

Whether you’re looking for insane and updated renders like the one above of LeBron James, which was created by James 23, or a completely recreated NBA

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For Honor Will Be Enhanced On Next-Gen Systems

For Honor will receive enhancements on next-gen consoles, Ubisoft has announced. The PS5 and Xbox Series X/S versions of the game will play at higher resolutions at launch, and a framerate boost is due in December, too.

At launch, the Xbox Series X and PS5 will be able to play For Honor at 4K resolution through backwards compatibility. On Xbox Series S, the game will be playable at 1080p. This is not a dedicated next-gen version, as such, but the current-gen version will hit the highest resolutions it can.

Player profiles, purchases, and inventory will also carry across to next-gen, meaning that you will be able to migrate fully over to your new console at launch without fear of leaving anything behind.

In December, an update will also enable 60 FPS gameplay for all next-gen systems, including the Series S. The game has previously had a locked 30 FPS framerate

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Fast-Growing Logistics Company Announces New Name, Enhanced Technology Capabilities and Additions to Executive Leadership

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Stridas LLC focuses on streamlining the overall customer experience while delivering increased savings and efficienciesCINCINNATI, OH / ACCESSWIRE / October 1, 2020 / Logikor LLC, headquartered in Cincinnati Ohio, announces its new name, Stridas …

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Stridas LLC focuses on streamlining the overall customer experience while delivering increased savings and efficienciesCINCINNATI, OH / ACCESSWIRE / October 1, 2020 / Logikor LLC, headquartered in Cincinnati Ohio, announces its new name, Stridas …

Stridas LLC focuses on streamlining the overall customer experience while delivering increased savings and efficiencies

CINCINNATI, OH / ACCESSWIRE / October 1, 2020 / Logikor LLC, headquartered in Cincinnati Ohio, announces its new name, Stridas LLC, effective October 1, 2020.

Stridas has evolved significantly from its formation in 2012 as the U.S.-based affiliate of

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EY Blockchain Analyzer features newly enhanced Explorer & Visualizer solution to investigate on-chain data

– Facilitates analysis of blockchain activities such as cryptocurrency transactions

– Designed to support management of legal, compliance and fraud risks

– Beta version available free for individual use on blockchain.ey.com

LONDON, Sept. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — EY today announced the availability of a new Explorer & Visualizer solution, an expansion of the EY Blockchain Analyzer product suite, beta version available free for individual use and soon to be available as-a-service on blockchain.ey.com. The Explorer & Visualizer solution integrates search functionality with visualization technology, allowing users to explore, track and analyze in-depth patterns and trends for on-chain data which could support management of legal, compliance and fraud risks.

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EY – Building a better working world (PRNewsFoto/EY) (PRNewsfoto/EY)

The Explorer & Visualizer solution makes it possible for internal audit teams and forensics accountants to search for specific transactions, addresses and blocks to gather relevant information. The initial release supports Bitcoin,

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Enhanced warming subtropical ocean is expanding the tropics — ScienceDaily

The severe droughts in the USA and Australia are the first sign that the tropics, and their warm temperatures, are apparently expanding in the wake of climate change. But until now, scientists have been unable to conclusively explain the reasons for this, because they were mostly focusing on atmospheric processes. Now, experts at the AWI have solved the puzzle: the alarming expansion of the tropics is not caused by processes in the atmosphere, but quite simply by warming subtropical ocean.

Forest fires in Australia and California, droughts and water shortages in the Mediterranean — in the last few years, events such as these have become more frequent. Researchers attribute this to the fact that the tropics, the warm region surrounding the Equator, appear to be expanding. And that leads to the affected areas becoming hotter and drier. According to the official definition, the tropics extend across the Equator between the

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COVID-19 Recovery Analysis: Explosive Detection Equipment Market | Enhanced Security Mandate of Authorities to Boost the Market Growth

Technavio has been monitoring the explosive detection equipment market and it is poised to grow by $ 2.72 bn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of over 7% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200922005968/en/

Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Explosive Detection Equipment Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the growth of various industries, the immediate impact of the outbreak is varied. While a few industries will register a drop in demand, numerous others will continue to remain unscathed and show promising growth opportunities. Technavio’s in-depth research has all your needs covered as our research reports include all foreseeable market scenarios, including pre- & post-COVID-19 analysis. We offer $1000 worth of

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Highly efficient perovskite solar cells with enhanced stability and minimised lead leakage

Highly efficient perovskite solar cells with enhanced stability and minimised lead leakage
A researcher tests the function of the solar cells inside the glove box. Credit: City University of Hong Kong

While the power conversion efficiency of perovskite solar cells (PVSCs)—a future of solar cells—has already greatly improved in the past decade, the problems of instability and potential environmental impact are yet to be overcome. Recently, scientists from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have developed a novel method which can simultaneously tackle the leakage of lead from PVSCs and the stability issue without compromising efficiency, paving the way for real-life application of perovskite photovoltaic technology.


The research team is co-led by Professor Alex Jen Kwan-yue, CityU’s Provost and Chair Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science, together with Professor Xu Zhengtao and Dr. Zhu Zonglong from the Department of Chemistry. Their research findings were recently published in the scientific journal Nature Nanotechnology, titled “2-D metal-organic framework for stable perovskite solar cells

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