With Wuhan virus genetic code in hand, scientists begin work on a vaccine

CHICAGO/LONDON (Reuters) – When a newly organized vaccine research group at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) met for the first time this week, its members had expected to be able to ease into their work. But their mandate is to conduct human trials for emerging health threats – and their first assignment came […]

Israel Folau issued with Rugby Australia code of conduct breach notice, given 48 hours to respond

“We had a discussion at the end of the last time and made it pretty clear about his right to believe and our support in that if that’s what he wants,” he said.

Walt Disney World Florida offer gets you 14 days for the price of 7 on park tickets

Take a wild ride on the family-friendly coaster Slinky Dog Dash that twists and turns around Andy’s oversized backyard, go for an intergalactic spin with the adorable aliens on Alien Swirling Saucers and pop on the 4D glasses for a tour through a carnival-themed arcade in Toy Story Mania.

Tesla surpasses Volkswagen to become the world’s second most valuable automaker

According to Refinity data, the company’s sales are expected to reach $31 billion, which is a tiny slither of Toyota’s $276 billion, Daimler’s $191 billion and Volkswagen’s $283 billion.  However, Tesla CEO Elon Musk could unlock the first piece of a $2.6 billion compensation package if the company sustains the $100 billion valuation.Get access to […]

‘Hello, hello, hello, not you, hello’: Twitter erupts with hilarious memes after Prince Charles avoids shaking hands with US Vice President Mike Pence

From left: US Vice President Mike Pence, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, French President Emmanuel Macron and Britain’s prince Charles during the Fifth World Holocaust Forum at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial museum in Jerusalem

Bricks LA; Hello Kitty Truck; ​Winter Snow Fest: SoCal Weekend

Create a Patch account and sign up to post your own local content on Patch, totally free. It’s probably the easiest thing you’ll do all day.Make a Calendar Event and fill it with all the awesome info that people need to add it to their list of things to do in their neighborhood. Choose a […]

How Google’s DeepMind will train its AI inside Unity’s video game worlds

DeepMind, part of Google parent company Alphabet, is going big on virtual world AI training through a deal with game-making software provider Unity Technologies (which powers games like Monument Valley and Pokémon Go). DeepMind will run the software at a giant scale to train algorithms in physics-realistic environments–part of a growing trend in AI. Game […]

Goodbye Surfing, Hello God: Brian Wilson’s Tortured Effort to Finish ‘Smile’

“That’s absolutely unbelievable!” said Brian. “Isn’t that unbelievable? That’s so unbelievable I’m going to put it on the album. Michael, I want you to get a sound system up here tomorrow and I want everyone to be here tomorrow night. We’re going to get this on tape.” Brian Wilson’s plate-and-spoon musicale never did reach the […]

What Team HELLO! are watching this week – see our top picks

The BBC drama, consisting of six episodes, follows the heavily publicised ‘Profumo affair’ where a Soho showgirl has an affair with the Secretary of State for War, John Profumo. Although the affair and the subsequent downfall of the government is widely well known, the series focuses on 19-year-old Christine and tells the story from her […]

Government planning to repeal animal welfare codes

The British Poultry Council said that the body had worked very closely with the government to ensure there was no weakening of standards. It said many of the codes are outdated and Defra did not have the resources to view all of them, but the new chicken guidance has been reviewed “using a significant amount […]