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Two more Colorado poultry workers infected with H5N1 bird flu: CDC

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed two additional cases of bird flu in poultry farmers in Colorado on Friday. Last week, Colorado reported four confirmed infections with H5N1 avian influenza and the status of a fifth suspected case was mapped. The two new cases occurred among poultry workers who were exposed to infected poultry during culling and …

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AT&T data breach affected nearly all customers after information was downloaded on a third-party platform

Nearly all of AT&T’s customer data has been downloaded to a third-party platform, leading to a security breach, the company said Friday, as cyberattacks continue to spread across the globe against businesses, schools and healthcare systems. The breach, which largely occurred over a five-month period in 2022, affected AT&T mobile customers, customers of mobile virtual network operators who use AT&T’s …

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We’ve had 12 months of record-breaking global heat. How close are we to passing the 1.5C limit?

While the last 12 months have seen global temperatures reach 1.64 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, latest data According to the Copernicus climate research programme, this is not quite the same as exceeding the 1.5 degree Celsius limit set in the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. But it is very worrying that we are almost there and that global warming has …

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Hamilton students head to Iceland to map caves with a drone in hopes their invention will be used in space

A team of students from McMaster University in Hamilton will soon head to Iceland, where they will set up camp near a series of underground lava tubes that they plan to map with a drone. The drone uses hardware and software designed by the students, who hope that their technology can be used in space exploration in the future, to …

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Scientists think they know why people live so long: mothers

Why do people live so long? A new study suggests that caring for a mother may be a key part of it. The study, from Cornell Universitysays that the reason humans and other primates live so long can be at least partly explained by the mother-child bond. Maternal care leads to the evolution of “long, slow lives,” noted the studypublished …

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