Researchers racing to prevent the next pandemic with ultraviolet light

Researchers racing to prevent the next pandemic with ultraviolet light

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) — A new invention developed by researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center could one day be utilized to prevent future viruses like COVID-19 from sweeping across the globe. Their bright idea is light. Radiation biophysics professor David Brenner said his team discovered that continuous low doses of far-ultraviolet C light can […]

Automakers are racing to make ventilators. But it’s not that easy

That should help expedite things. But switching from cars to ventilators is not so easy. Ventilators are complex machines that use sophisticated software and specialized parts, and companies that seek to manufacture them face several hurdles — including intellectual property rights, the need for specially trained workers, regulatory approvals and safety considerations. But it’s a […]

John Sargent believes racing is taking coronavirus seriously

John Sargent believes racing is taking coronavirus seriously

Sydney trainer John Sargent has a message for people who believe horse racing should cease during the coronavirus pandemic – declaring the sport’s health and safety protocols are strong enough to keep racing alive. Horse racing continues to fight for its short-term survival in Australia as one of the only sports still operating […]

Corstens fears for trainers, staff

Corstens fears for trainers, staff

Trainer Troy Corstens (Image: Darren McNamara) With Jarrad Dooley He’s had one of the hardest weeks of his career as a trainer, but Troy Corstens fears things will only get worse as the racing industry feels the effects of the COVID-19 crisis. The Flemington horseman has been forced to lay off several staff members in […]

Jockey club hopeful Golden Mile race day will go ahead | Bendigo Advertiser

Jockey club hopeful Golden Mile race day will go ahead | Bendigo Advertiser

news, local-news, coronoavirus, racing, Bendigo, jockey, Hearps, Aaron, Victoria, ban BENDIGO Jockey Club (BJC) remains hopeful Saturday’s Golden Mile race day will go ahead despite a two-day suspension on racing in Victoria, starting this afternoon (Wednesday). Racing Victoria (RV) called an immediate halt to racing after the second event at Sandown on Wednesday due to […]

Horsemen in survival mode with racing industry in limbo

Horsemen in survival mode with racing industry in limbo

CLOSE Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Oceano Rosso, a 4-year-old filly that won twice at Monmouth Park last summer, was set to run on March 14 at Parx in Bensalem, Pa., where trainer Bill Hogan, a Middletown resident, has his horses stabled. And after Parx suspended racing that same day due to […]

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