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Doctors in London hospitals are using headsets from Microsoft to reduce the amount of staff coming into contact with COVID-19 patients

The Microsoft HoloLens 2 currently being deployed by doctors in London.
The Microsoft HoloLens 2 currently being deployed by doctors in London.

Microsoft

  • A small number of London hospitals have given out 10 mixed-reality headsets to doctors as a way to reduce the amount of hospital staff coming into contact with COVID-19 patients.

  • The headsets, called the HoloLens, are built by Microsoft and allow doctors to share their POV with colleagues remotely, while also showing holographic projections to the doctor wearing the headset.

  • Dr. James Kinross, one of the doctors using the headsets, told Business Insider this means instead of six or seven doctors conducting a ward round, just one can

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Save big on these gadgets before Memorial Day

1. Rollova 2.0 Digital Ruler

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MSRP: $89 | Sale Price: $77 | Price with code SUMMERSAVE20: $62 

A fan favorite on Kickstarter, this digital ruler will help you quickly measure everything from flat surfaces to curved objects without having to deal with the bulk of a traditional ruler or tape measure. It’s even easy to travel with the Rollova 2.0 thanks to its supremely compact size and lightweight design.

2. Infrared Non-Contact Digital Thermometer with 1-Sec Temperature Read

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MSRP: $150 | Sale Price: $80 | Price with code SUMMERSAVE20: $64 

This medical-grade digital thermometer allows you to take

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

Coronavirus proteins.
Coronavirus proteins.

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 professor of engineering at MIT, described to Business Insider how he and his lab translated the structure of the coronavirus protein into a musical composition.

  • Not only is it a new perspective into observing the virus, but Buehler said future applications of this data could help design antibodies that could counteract human infection with the coronavirus, which causes the respiratory illness COVID-19.

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Brunello Cucinelli Hands Over CEO Role + More

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May 22, 2020: Stepping down from the helm, Brunello Cucinelli has appointed co-CEOs: Luca Lisandroni, who will be in charge of markets, and Riccardo Stefanelli, tasked with product and operations. Cucinelli will remain as executive chairman and creative director of his namesake luxury company. While Lisandroni joined four years ago from Luxottica, Stefanelli — who is married to Cucinelli’s eldest daughter, Camilla — has 14 years of experience at the brand. Moreno Ciarapica has also been named as CFO.

May 21, 2020: Keds has found a new leader. Today, parent company

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McLaren Considering Selling Its Historic Car Collection

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The toll from the COVID-19 shutdowns continues to climb.

As shutdowns intended to “flatten the curve” of new COVID-19 cases globally continue, the financial toll has been creating many other problems. While not as tragic as family breadwinners losing their only source of income, McLaren Group is eyeing selling off its iconic collection of historic race cars. Naturally, that makes some people sad, those who hate McLaren with a passion joyous, and well-heeled collectors eager.

McLaren Considering Selling Its Historic Car Collection

Losing any of the numerous Formula One cars in the

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