Licking a Tootsie Roll Sensor To Monitor Your Health

Single-use diagnostic tests often aren’t practical for health professionals or patients in resource-limited areas, where cost and waste disposal are big concerns. So, researchers reporting in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces have turned to a surprising material, Tootsie Roll® candy, to develop an inexpensive and low-waste device. The candy was used as an electrode, the part of the […]


Add growing rents to listing of pandemic-associated hurdles

Add growing rents to listing of pandemic-associated hurdles for Hudson citizens. Jersey City renters face the maximum high-priced housing marketplace withinside the maximum high-priced county in New Jersey — and that can be squeezing working-magnificence citizens out, housing advocates say. […]


Several Pakistani police killed by gunfire at rally of banned group

Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan activists used assault rifles and pistols to target police officers, as a result at least 3 officials were killed, dozens others wounded. The demonstrators began marching towards the capital Islamabad on Wednesday after negotiations with the government failed. (Reuters) Three Pakistani police officers have been killed and 70 others have been wounded at […]


African Union suspends Sudan over ‘unconstitutional’ military coup

The body said the suspension would remain in place “until the effective restoration of the civilian-led transitional authority” in the country as international backlash toward the military coup has grown. African Union suspends Sudan’s participation in all activities until restoration of civilian-led authority. (Reuters) The African Union has suspended Sudan until civilian rule in the […]


Singapore patrol robots stoke fears of surveillance state

Singapore has trialled patrol robots that blast warnings at people engaging in “undesirable social behaviour”, adding to an arsenal of surveillance technology in the tightly controlled city-state that is fuelling privacy concerns. From vast numbers of CCTV cameras to trials of lampposts kitted out with facial recognition tech, Singapore is seeing an explosion of tools […]


Sudan’s protesters defiant on third day of military coup

State oil company workers and doctors in Sudan said they were joining protests against the military coup that has derailed the country’s planned transition to democracy. Demonstrations continued despite Sudanese security forces arresting several protesters and tearing down makeshift barricades. (AA) Furious Sudanese protests against a military coup have entered a third day, with the […]