Groundbreaking development in rapid large-scale testing of COVID-19

OKLAHOMA CITY — OU Medicine, the OU Health Sciences Center and the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation collaborated to create a new test for COVID-19 using technology and reagents from Fluidigm Corporation, an innovative biotechnology tools provider. The test is intended for large-scale testing of patients across the OU Medicine healthcare system, with the capacity to…

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Artificial intelligence can categorize cancer risk of lung nodules

Computed tomography scans for people at risk for lung cancer lead to earlier diagnoses and improve survival rates, but they can also lead to overtreatment when suspicious nodules turn out to be benign. A study published in American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine indicates that an artificial intelligence strategy can correctly assess and…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: House Passes $484 Billion Aid Package

Here’s what you need to know: ImageClosed businesses along Hillside Avenue in Queens, New York.Credit…Desiree Rios for The New York Times A $484 billion coronavirus aid package is headed to President Trump’s desk after the House cleared it, 388-5, on a bipartisan vote. The House on Thursday gave resounding approval to a $484 billion coronavirus…

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Iris Love, Stylish Archaeologist and Dog Breeder, Dies at 86

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. She was Indiana Jones in a miniskirt, a celebrity archaeologist hatched out of old New York aristocracy. Iris Love, art historian, champion dog breeder and the longtime romantic partner of the gossip columnist Liz Smith,…

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1 in 5 New Yorkers May Have Had Covid-19, Antibody Tests Suggest

One of every five New York City residents tested positive for antibodies to the coronavirus, according to preliminary results described by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Thursday that suggested that the virus had spread far more widely than known. If the pattern holds, the results from random testing of 3,000 people raised the tantalizing prospect…

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C.D.C. Stresses Need for Coronavirus Testing at Homeless Shelters

According to a new study of homeless shelters in four major American cities, it is crucial to broadly test residents and staff for the coronavirus at the detection of the first case — or sooner — and to isolate those who test positive in order to prevent a wide spread of infection. Even in two…

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Jennifer Garner’s Fashion Evolution From 2002 to Now

Getty Images Jennifer Garner is a true style chameleon. From vibrant red carpet dresses to understated off-duty looks, Garner wears every outfit with an ease that’s all her own. Ahead of her birthday, see all the actress’s best looks. View Gallery 59 Photos 1 of 59 September 22, 2002 In a simple cream-colored strapless gown…

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Performers and Artists Turn to Online Video in Pandemic

In a few short months, the Covid-19 pandemic has shut down movie sets, stopped global concert tours and pushed famous names to the sidelines. And it has also disrupted the creative lives of millions of others whose names might never have appeared on a marquee. Once they spent untold hours practicing together, sometimes making a…

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Class Is in Session Everywhere Now

This article is part of our latest Learning special report, which focuses on the challenges of online education during the coronavirus outbreak. Sometime in mid- to late March, it seemed as if the whole world suddenly shut down and moved online in a matter of days as the coronavirus crisis intensified. Luckily, institutions ranging from…

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