Asked about the scheme, Mr Shapps said: 'I am indeed in touch with Swissport and following those trials and proposals very closely indeed and as I indicated in a question or two back we do believe it is important to provide international standards and that may well include specific types of testing.' … [Read more...] about ‘Mass testing’ at UK airports to save our summer holidays: Grant Shapps will FINALLY unveil list of 60 ‘safe’ countries today – including France, Spain, Italy and New Zealand – but will they want Brits to go there?
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But, soon enough, political considerations got the better of her — as they so often do with this First Minister. When she was taken into the fold via Cobra meetings, she angered No 10 by pre-empting the Prime Minister's announcement of a policy shift from containment to delay of the virus. … [Read more...] about Holiday air-bridge lift-off: France, Spain and Italy are on list of quarantine-free holiday destinations as government FINALLY publishes guidelines
The findings are also revealing more about very low-level earthquake activity. The signals from small earthquakes are generally in the same frequency range as these human sources, said Eilon – so “that noise can prevent us from seeing below a certain threshold of earthquakes. Basically, we are probably missing a lot of the small earthquakes that we might otherwise detect because they are getting drowned out.” But these might become visible in the lockdown data. “This is exciting because it can tell us more about the state of stress and movement in the crust,” Eilon said. … [Read more...] about Why lockdown silence was golden for science
For now, though, our best hope might be dozing on Guest’s floor, after a hard morning sniffing for tennis balls. In fact, Asher won’t be deployed in Covid-19 searches, because of his previous experience with malaria, it couldn’t be guaranteed which disease he was stopping for. His main contribution will be in confirming that Covid-19 does have its own smell. “Because Asher has more experience, he’ll be able to tell me, ‘There’s definitely a difference here. Let’s crack on,’” says Guest. “He won’t go to the final phase, he’ll peel off and a young girl will come in.” … [Read more...] about Winning by a nose: the dogs being trained to detect signs of Covid-19