‘The Last of Us’ is fiction, but these deadly fungus threats are real — and climate change could mean more of them – Yahoo News
(Photo illustration: Kelli R. Grant/Yahoo News; photos: HBO MAX, Kateryna Kon/Science Photo Library/Getty Images) The HBO series “The Last of Us,” inspired by the video game of the same name, has captured many people’s imaginations, by proposing the possibility of…
‘I warned the FBI about this guy Osama bin Laden’: the people who predicted disasters, from the 2008 crash to Covid
‘Thinking I could have stopped it is something I have to deal with’ Ali Soufan on 9/11 In October 2000, Ali Soufan, a 29-year-old Lebanese-American FBI agent, was driving across Brooklyn Bridge when his pager beeped. More than 7,000 miles…
Cybersecurity ‘gaps’ exposed by hacks, paper says – as it happened
From 9h ago The Optus and Medibank incidents have exposed “gaps” in Australia’s existing incident response functions, according to a discussion paper released this afternoon. The discussion paper calls for regulatory changes – including potentially a new Cyber Security Act….
Cures and Prevention For Some of the Worst Diseases Come From a Surprising Ally â Our Sewers
If it still holds that the enemy of my enemy is my friend, then a virus that kills bacteria might be a good place to start developing medicines. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) creating “superbugs” is the largest threat to individual health on Earth. As many as 60% of the strains of common bacteria that live in […]
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Plant Toxins Fatal to Sugarcane Hailed as the âNew Weaponâ Antibiotic in Fight Against Bacteria
The threat of antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections has been growing across human civilization for years, but a new look at a plant pathogen discovered years ago reveals a potential new method of combating itâan antibacterial agent that works like nothing else deployed in medicine. Called albicidin, it belongs to a pathogen that causes a disease in […]
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Climate Change Fuels Unprecedented Cholera Increase – Voice of America – VOA News
geneva — The World Health Organization says climate change is behind an unprecedented surge in the number of cholera outbreaks around the world this year. At least 30 countries have reported outbreaks of the deadly disease this year, about a…
Global cholera surge likely accelerated by climate change, warns WHO – UN News
“The map is under threat (from cholera) everywhere,” said Dr. Philippe Barboza, from the World Health Organization, speaking in Geneva, via Zoom. Available data points to cases of infection in around 30 countries, whereas in the previous five years, fewer than…
ABC News Pushes Debunked Claim Climate Change Harming Marine Life, Coral
An ABC News article published on December 9 titled “Climate change, human activity ‘decimating’ marine life, according to IUCN Red List of Threatened Species,” makes the claim that humans, via climate change, are killing the Manatee-like animal known as the…
The Humble Potato Could Hold the Key to Beating Hospital Superbugs as Well as Crop Diseases
The humble potato, which contains a natural antibiotic that destroys harmful bacteria, could hold the key to beating hospital superbugs in the future, according to research from a multinational team of researchers in Europe. The compound, called solanimycin, combats a host of fungi that wreak havoc on crops. In these recent experiments, it killed Candida […]
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Greenpeace Cofounder Says Climate Change Based On False Narratives
Patrick Moore [pictured], one of the founders of Greenpeace, said in an email obtained by The Epoch Times that his reasons for leaving Greenpeace were very clear: “Greenpeace was ‘hijacked’ by the political left when they realized there was money…