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Covid-19: coup d'arrêt pour l'hydroxychloroquine en France

Le Haut conseil de la santé publique (HCSP) et l’Agence du médicament (ANSM) sont défavorables à l’utilisation de l’hydroxychloroquine contre le Covid-19, comme traitement ou lors d’essais cliniques, après une étude pointant son inefficacité et ses risques, ont-ils annoncé mardi. Dans un avis demandé par le ministère de la Santé, le HCSP recommande de “ne Read more about Covid-19: coup d'arrêt pour l'hydroxychloroquine en France[…]

Farewell to the Paper Cone

Ever since the first electrical loudspeaker—a glorified headphone with a horn on it—was outmoded by the balanced-armature cone speaker, paper has been the standard diaphragm material for speakers reproducing low frequencies. The Rice-Kellogg moving-coil transducer replaced the balanced-armature driving system in 1925, but the paper cone remained. And although many improvements have since been made, Read more about Farewell to the Paper Cone[…]

Dragonfire Acoustics Mini Dragon DFA 2.1 desktop playback system

Ever go on a blind date? If you’ve been on more than one, you know what it’s like to encounter an entirely new product at an audio show: Sometimes it’s love at first listen, your only question being, “When can we get together again?” Other times, you can’t wait to say goodbye. My blind date Read more about Dragonfire Acoustics Mini Dragon DFA 2.1 desktop playback system[…]

'Mark My Words': Cuomo Warns Corporations Will Try Bailout Scams

NEW YORK, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday urged federal lawmakers to avoid past mistakes seen during the Great Recession and refrain from bailing out large corporations without tight regulations governing how they use the money. Specifically, he called for “Americans First” legislation that he said would protect workers by requiring companies that take Read more about 'Mark My Words': Cuomo Warns Corporations Will Try Bailout Scams[…]

Coronavirus : "chute vertigineuse" des remboursements en optique et dentaire

La consommation de soins optiques et dentaires a diminué de plus de 90% depuis le confinement imposé pour enrayer l’épidémie de Covid-19, selon une étude présentée jeudi par le courtier en assurances Gerep. La crise sanitaire “est loin d’être neutre sur les dépenses de santé des Français“, affirme dans un communiqué la société de courtage, Read more about Coronavirus : "chute vertigineuse" des remboursements en optique et dentaire[…]

Texas Supreme Court Blocks Plan To Allow Voting By Mail

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Supreme Court on Friday blocked a lower-court order that had allowed residents to vote by mail if they cite concerns about catching the coronavirus at polling places. Republican state Attorney General Ken Paxton petitioned the court for the stay after an appeals court upheld a lower-court ruling last month that Read more about Texas Supreme Court Blocks Plan To Allow Voting By Mail[…]

Todt: Whoever will take Vettel will be very lucky

FIA president Jean Todt, the man who guided Ferrari through its golden period of success with Michael Schumacher, says any team should consider itself lucky to get its hands on Sebastian Vettel. Vettel will leave Ferrari at the end of the 2020 season after a six-year collaboration that has yielded to date 14 wins but Read more about Todt: Whoever will take Vettel will be very lucky[…]

13 Good News Stories: 'Hallelujah' For Zoom; A Stolen Kiss; More

The struggle of Zoom meetings is real, Americans are learning after coronavirus stay-at-home orders moved their workplaces and classrooms to their living rooms kitchen tables more than six weeks ago. An 11-year-old kid in Maryland is singing Zoom blues for all of us with a parody of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”: “I wonder if there’s secret Read more about 13 Good News Stories: 'Hallelujah' For Zoom; A Stolen Kiss; More[…]