Battling disease with ultraviolet light

Now and in the months to come, hospitals and commercial buildings will be tasked with sanitizing large indoor environments to prevent the transmission of viruses like SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19. A new seed grant-funded study could provide the knowledge base needed to develop optical radiation products used in such large-scale sanitation processes. William Bahnfleth, co-principal […]


Merkel won’t allow EU to deprive Lufthansa of key slots: Handelsblatt

Chancellor Angela Merkel told senior members of her party that the German government would not allow the European Commission to deprive Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) of valuable take-off and landing slots at Frankfurt and Munich airports, Handelsblatt reported. “We won’t allow that to happen,” Merkel said according to participants in the meeting, the business daily reported. Merkel […]


Researchers find no benefit for treatment used to avoid surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysm

A new landmark study by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) found that patients with a vascular condition, called abdominal aortic aneurysm, received no benefits from taking a common antibiotic drug to reduce inflammation. Patients who took the antibiotic doxycycline experienced no reduction in the growth of their aneurysm over two […]


Netflix to automatically cancel dormant subscriptions

Netflix is doing consumers a solid by implementing a system that flags dormant accounts for possible cancellation. And if you’re reading this, now may be a good time to reevaluate your subscription portfolio to carve out any unnecessary spending.The goal of virtually every subscription-based service is to boost enrollment. The problem for some – especially […]