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New Tech Said to Kill Coronavirus
GermFalcon Said to Kill Coronavirus on Aircraft
World on Edge as Virus Relentlessly Spreads
In the past twenty four hours, dramatic action has been taken to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. The World Health Organization has put the world on notice that the coronavirus is now a pandemic. Major universities like Harvard, MIT and Boston University have ended regular classes and shifted those classes to online. President Trump has put extensive travel restrictions into place including no flights coming to the US from Europe for at least thirty days. And, the NBA has ended its basketball season in the US. Now, comes a glimmer of hope. A US company - Dimer UVC Innovations of Los Angeles - says it has developed a machine that kills dangerous viruses with ultra-violet light.
Three Minutes and Germ Free
The GermFalcon uses a UV-C light system to kill deadly viruses like the Coronavirus inside airplanes. The device is not robotic as the company had originally planned. It's manipulated by humans. The company says it takes just three minutes for the machine to use its mercury lamps to bathe the cabin of an aircraft with ultra-violet light and kill any deadly viruses onboard. The machine was just announced this week. If it stands up to its billing, this piece of UV-C innovation has arrived at just the right time. The company claims it wipes out 99.99% of germs and is nontoxic and nonallergenic for humans. They have similar systems to sanitize classrooms, hospitals and hotels.
Robot, Cut My Lawn Source: Husqvarna Mowers Robo Mowers Powered by Batteries - No Gas It's at the top of my robotic wish list. A robot lawn mower. No astronomical bills and upselling from lawn service companies. Just a nicely cut lawn and no hassles. Innovation seems to be knocking at the front door with news on robotic mowers. Green Robots at the Cutting Edge There's a slew of new robot mowers. Models include Worx Landroid for smaller lawns, Honda that cuts and feeds lawns, Robomow for all-purpose mowing and Husqvarna that's loaded with cell & GPS tech. These mowers aren't cheap. Prices range from $1000 to $3500. They're powered by rechargeable batteries so they're quiet. You pay more for online enhancements. And, if your lawn is loaded with trees and hills, your robot mower is going to be a lot more expensive. Grass Vacuums Robot mowers look a lot like big robot vacuums such as iRobot's Roomba. They roam and groom your lawn. Their
1st Test for CTE, Sports-Related, Traumatic Brain Injuries in the Living Source: Stock images of football players Breakthrough Research and Discoveries by Boston University Scientists CTE is the danger for players inherent in any contact sport. Repeated hard hits to and rattling of the head in the course of games taking a cumulative toll and resulting in traumatic brain injury CTE which is a fatal disease. Until now, there was no way to detect it in the living. The only reference points for doctors were changes in mood and behavior in the patient following a bad hit to the head and concussion.. But now, there is a brain scan test to detect the abnormal protein tau which is an indicator that the disease condition is present. It's an important breakthrough just announced by scientists at Boston University. For a great news blog, go to Important Innovations Collection: Breakthrough on CTE Brain Injuries from Sports : First Test for CTE in the Living Source: Stock
New Invention: Tablet Toothpaste "Change Toothpaste" Source: Change Toothpaste Potentially Cuts 900 Million Plastic Toothpaste Tube Throwaways Per Year Tubes of toothpaste aren't something you think about but their impact on the global environment is hugely negative. 900 million toothpaste tubes are discarded into oceans and landfills globally every year. Importantly, it takes 500 years for them to breakdown, which means virtually every toothpaste tube created is still discarded someplace in the world. And, the tubes, which contain multiple layers of plastic, polymers and resins, can't be recycled. A company headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta Canada just came up with a solution in the form of tablet toothpaste. "Paste with No Waste" Entrepreneurs Mike Medicoff and Damien Vince are the inventors and founders of CHANGE Toothpaste. Their tablet toothpaste is an all natural vegan substance that works just like toothpaste but has no harsh chemic