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Discover counterfeit whiskey – Axios

Physicists have figured out a way to determine the authenticity of rare whiskey without opening the bottle with laser light. Why it matters: Demand for rare Scotch whiskey has increased in recent years, but there are also reports of counterfeits. The new technology can help determine if your four-digit single malt is actually root gut – before you buy. What …

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Robert W. Gore, inventor of the Gore-Tex fabric, died at the age of 83

The man whose invention of what created the breathable but waterproof fabric called Gore-Tex has died at the age of 83 20 September 2020, 04:30 • 2 min reading Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NEWARK, Del. – Robert W. Gore, whose invention of what created the breathable yet waterproof fabric known as Gore-Tex revolutionized outdoor clothing and helped …

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A happy ending after a homeless woman’s story on TV

“Hey QQ!” Shirley Raines shouts. Colorful flowers, potted plants and a “Home Sweet Home” sign adorn the entrance to Q’s home. Q, who is transgender and HIV-positive, says in the episode that she felt vulnerable and lived in the main part of Skid Row. “This zone is much nicer for me,” says Q. “It is much safer for me.” Raines …

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ESMO: Bristol Myers preps 2nd kidney cancer combo node when Opdivo-Cabometyx duo slash death risk 40%

Bristol-Myers Squibb already has an Opdivo combo approved for kidney cancer, but it goes for a new one – and new test data presented on Saturday may just be the ticket, not just to win an FDA approval, but to stack up against their immune system -oncological competitors. In previously untreated kidney cell cancer, Opdivo plus Cabometyx, Exelixis’ tyrosine kinase …

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The world’s worst company for polluting plastic waste [Infographic]

A new report published by the Changing Markets Foundation has highlighted the world’s worst companies for plastic pollution, along with the measures they take to prevent and undermine legislative solutions aimed at tackling an unprecedented plastic waste crisis. Entitled “Talking Trash: The Corporate Playbook of False Solutions”, the report’s findings are based on industry research in over 15 countries on …

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Clark County, Southern Nevada Health District statement on COVID-19 updates

NEVADA (KTNV) – Clark County and the Southern Nevada Health District say they have been working closely with their partners in the state of Nevada and the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services to respond to COVID-19 since the pandemic began. Together, they say they have secured further disease investigations and contact tracing resources that have enabled the collection …

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Mass. Reports 26 new deaths, 569 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday

The Massachusetts Department of Health reported 26 new deaths due to COVID-19 on Saturday, along with 569 new confirmed cases of the virus. The latest information from the Department of Public Health leads to the number of deaths caused by coronavirus amounting to 9,085, with a total of 125,139 confirmed cases. The three-day average of confirmed COVID-19 deaths has increased, …

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Health officials: NC brewery linked to 8 COVID-19 cases

Health officials say they have linked eight coronavirus cases to a brewery in central Kannapolis. Anyone who visited the Old Armor Beer Company in the past two weeks should monitor the symptoms of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, and those customers should consider getting a COVID-19 test, said Cabarrus County Health Alliance officials at Friday. Symptoms include …

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6 ETFs to own as expenses pick up

The $ 240 million Global X Infrastructure Development ETF offers an effective way to invest in infrastructure stocks. Above, construction worker in Fresno Trench, part of a high-speed railroad being built in California. Frederic J. Brown / AFP / Getty Images Text size There has been no bad news this year, although investors have been remarkably optimistic. There are good …

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