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Technology for screening fruit juice could provide rapid COVID screening

Technology for screening fruit juice could provide rapid Covid screening
Dr Mark Platt. Credit: Loughborough University

Loughborough University researchers are hoping a technology they developed to quickly screen liquids for microorganisms can be adapted to provide rapid testing for COVID-19.

The team’s unique device, which uses a technique known as resistive pulse sensing, is being launched as a University spin out for use within the soft drinks industry to test for contaminants.

Now the researchers are investigating its capability to provide both coronavirus pre-screening—with results shown in less than five minutes—and a COVID-19 diagnosis—with results shown in less than 20 minutes—by counting and identifying viral particles in a small saliva

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Press release: Oakland A’s and Chevron provide $30,000 technology grant to Richmond Elementary School

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Oakland A’s Community Fund and Chevron today announced a $30,000 technology grant to Stege Elementary in Richmond. The donation will cover the cost of the Apple California Department of Education iPad plan for 250 students’ Apple iPads.
“It is critical that students have access to technology

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Oakland A’s Community Fund and Chevron today announced a $30,000 technology grant to Stege Elementary in Richmond. The donation will cover the cost of the Apple California Department of Education iPad plan for 250 students’ Apple iPads.

“It is critical that students have access to technology

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Do coronavirus masks provide protest protection?

Arsonists, looters and rioters who think they evaded U.S. law enforcement this past week because they wore face masks might be in for a surprise.

Not long after the CDC recommended wearing cloth face coverings to slow the spread of COVID-19, a company introduced face recognition technology designed to identify people who are wearing masks, be it to ward off coronavirus or conceal their identify while committing crimes. 

Brendan Klare, co-founder and CEO of Rank One Computing in Denver, said his company’s new technology “can be deployed with our law enforcement partners’’ that include 25 agencies in the United States. 

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