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Trump announces contract with Abbott Laboratories for 150 million rapid Covid-19 tests

President Trump is expected to announce a $ 750 million deal to buy 150 million rapid Covid-19 tests from Abbott Laboratories, a White House official said, a move that would greatly expand the country’s rapid testing capacity. The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday gave the company emergency clearance for a $ 5 rapid Covid-19 antigen test, roughly the size …

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Trump officials are said to press spies to connect virus and Wuhan laboratories

WASHINGTON – Senior Trump administration officials have urged American spy agencies to look for evidence to substantiate an unsubstantiated theory that a government laboratory in Wuhan, China, was the source of the coronavirus outbreak, according to current and former American officials. Efforts come when President Trump escalates a public campaign to hold China responsible for the pandemic. Some intelligence analysts …

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US intelligence agencies are under pressure to link coronavirus to Chinese laboratories

Senior officials from the Trump administration have put pressure on U.S. intelligence agencies to provide evidence to support the allegation that the coronavirus outbreak originated in state laboratories in China, a New York Times report said. Intelligence analysts fear that Donald Trump is looking for propaganda for the escalating guilt game, whether China has covered up the crisis or even …

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Additional US laboratories could offer tests for corona virus

A laboratory scientist conducts a clinical test at the University of Washington Medicine in Seattle.Photo credit: Karen Ducey / Getty A survey of more than 4,000 researchers in the United States found that better institutional and national coordination could allow hundreds of thousands more tests for corona viruses. The survey was initiated by a nature The investigation, released on April …

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Contaminants in steam products associated with fatal lung disease have been detected in state and federal laboratories

State and federal health authorities investigating mysterious lung diseases related to vapors have found in samples of marijuana products the same chemical used by people who have been getting sick in different parts of the country in recent weeks and various brands used by products. Chemical is an oil derived from vitamin E. Researchers at the US Food and Drug …

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Hurricanes create natural laboratories for climate change in Puerto Rico

EL YUNQUE, Puerto Rico – The hurricanes that devastated Puerto Rico in 2017 and destroyed most of the forest cover could provide scientists with clues about how the world will respond to climate change and increasingly severe weather. Researchers at El Yunque, the only tropical rainforest monitored by the US Forest Service, are conducting controlled studies of how plants react …

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Sandia National Laboratories is working on next-generation liquid hydrogen stations

The growing demand for hydrogen requires more gas stations. Sandia National Laboratories is developing state-of-the-art liquid hydrogen stations to meet the growing demand for this alternative fuel for hydrogen-powered cars. The demand for more filling stations means switching from gaseous hydrogen to liquid hydrogen. Liquid hydrogen will be beneficial to retailers. Liquid hydrogen stations can be of great benefit to …

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Stocks to Watch: FANGs in Tech – Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT)

Welcome to Alpha's Stocks to Watch – a preview of important events planned for next week. Follow this account and turn on the email notification to receive this item every Saturday morning in your inbox. This week, do not hide yourself if you're a technology investor with heavyweight Facebook, Alphabet, Amazon, Intel, and Twitter because of report. Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) …

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Curiosity's laboratories resume analysis of Mars surface samples

Laurel Kornfeld 7. June 2018 NASA's Curiosity Mars rover used a new drilling method to create a hole on February 26 at a target called Lake Orcadie. The hole marks the rover's first operation since an engine problem occurred more than a year ago. Image credits: NASA / JPL-Caltech / MSSS After more than one and a half years of …

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UC Davis helps students from Puerto Rico continue their research

Marcos Ramos Benitez is a doctoral student in immunology at the University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, where he lived when Hurricane Irma devastated US territory last September. During the hurricane Ramos Benitez went to the family in Ceiba, a city about an hour southeast of the capital of the island, where he stayed for about a month after the …

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