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1. The mysterious world of the 'metaverse'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/facebook-to-hire-10-000-in-eu-to-build-metaverse

Last Sunday, Facebook announced plans to create 10,000 new jobs in the European Union over the next five years to build products that will serve the metaverse...

2. 'The Day After' - Digital Agenda Cyprus starts tomorrow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-day-after-digital-agenda-cyprus-starts-tomorrow

Technology has always had a big impact on our lives. It is the driving force behind modernization and efficiency. And nowhere has it been the most prevalent than during the pandemic,...

3. Cancer vaccines in two to three years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cancer-vaccines-in-two-to-three-years

Drs. Ugur Sahin and Ozlem Tureci are a very modest, perhaps even humble, scientist couple. ...

4. Rare conjoined turtles hatched in Massachusetts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/rare-conjoined-turtles-hatched-in-massachusetts

Conjoined turtles with two heads and a single body have hatched at a Massachusetts wildlife center. Against all odds, the fused siblings are thriving....

5. Pebble rocks the tests market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/biopix-t

Greek startup BIOPIX-T is proceeding with the sale of a portable molecular diagnosis device named “Pebble” ...

6. Your vanilla ice cream may be made from plastic bottles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/your-vanilla-ice-cream-may-be-made-from-plastic-bottles

Vanillin, the compound that carries most of the smell and taste of vanilla, can be extracted naturally from vanilla beans or made synthetically....

7. Athens University, Yale to offer joint degrees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/athens-university-yale-to-offer-joint-degrees

The universities of Athens and Yale have signed a memorandum of understanding in an initiative spearheaded by two Greeks,...

8. California: Turning air into water

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/turning-air-into-water

The machine Ted Bowman helped design can make water out of the air, and in parched California, some homeowners are already buying the pricey devices....

9. WHO approves first malaria vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/malaria-vaccine

The World Health Organization today approved the first malaria vaccine created by African scientists in Africa....

10. Take a walk through the Nicosia airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/take-a-walk-through-the-nicosia-airport

After almost 50 years, Nicosia airport comes back to life, thanks to the Cyprus Institute....

11. Two Americans win 2021 Nobel Prize in Medicine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-americans-win-2021-nobel-prize-in-medicine

The Americans David Julius and Ardem Pataputian were honored with the Nobel Prize in Medicine 2021....

12. A secret cave was found, sealed for 40,000 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/a-secret-cave-was-found-sealed-for-40-000-years

A cave that was sealed with sand for about 40,000 years was discovered at Vanguard Cave in Gibraltar...

13. Protected too late: US Officials report more than 20 extinctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protected-too-late-us-officials-report-more-than-20-extinctions

The ivory-billed woodpecker, which birders have been seeking in the bayous of Arkansas, is gone forever, according to federal officials....

14. 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/75th-anniversary-of-the-fullbright-program

The US Embassy held a reception yesterday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright program....

15. Chasing immortality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/chasing-immortality

"The only sure thing is death and taxes," Benjamin Franklin said 230 years ago. ...

16. Incensed anti-vaxxers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/incensed-anti-vaxxers

The recent anti-vaccination rallies in Athens and Thessaloniki were not the first of their kind, but they were the largest:...

17. Britain: End of an Era - Which University ousted Cambridge and Oxford

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/britain-end-of-an-era-which-university-ousted-cambridge-and-oxford

For the first time in history, neither Cambridge nor Oxford are at the top of British universities: At the top of the rankings is now the University of St Andrews in Scotland....

18. EY and IIF survey shows climate change top concern for banks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-and-iif-survey-shows-climate-change-top-concern-for-banks

19. Are COVID boosters needed?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/are-covid-boosters-needed

Advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are expected to discuss whether boosters will help....

20. Vax message clear but data all over the place

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vax-message-clear-but-data-all-over-the-place

Health officials have been trying to paint the big picture in Covid hospitalizations this week saying the virus was striking people under 50 who were unvaccinated, but by Friday morning meaningful information on hospital cases was still in short supply...

21. President furious at critics of teen vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-furious-at-critics-of-teen-vaccinations

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades rushed to the defense of a local Pediatric Society on Monday, calling threats against its members a 'disgrace' after they were targeted for recommending summer vaccinations for young teens...

22. EY: CEOs understand transformation cannot be put off following COVID-19 pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-ceos-understand-transformation-cannot-be-put-off-following-covid-19-pandemic

More than two-thirds (68%) of CEO respondents from the world’s largest companies say that they plan to take on a major investment in data and technology over the next 12 months, while 61% plan to undertake a major transformation initiative over the same period, according to the global EY CEO Imperative Study 2021. ...

23. Cyprus takes vaccine message to Facebook

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-takes-vaccine-message-to-facebook

Officials from the health ministry have partnered up with health experts and a patients advocate group in order to reach out to Facebook users who may be unsure about the pandemic or have concerns about getting vaccinated...

24. Cyprus targets young adults with alms for jabs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cooks-up-alms-for-jabs-for-young-adults

The Cypriot government is expected soon to announce incentives that would encourage young people to get vaccinated, while subsidized hotel stays for those who got the jab begin later this week...

25. Virus expert says Cyprus is doing it wrong

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/virus-expert-says-cyprus-is-doing-it-wrong

Daily cases continue to rise in the Republic of Cyprus with officials pleading with the public to adhere to health protocols, but a local expert in the private sector says the government is doing it all wrong...

26. Rescued turtle released back into the ocean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rescued-turtle-released-back-into-the-ocean

Iole the sea turtle, who cheated death last year thanks to beach visitors and staff at the Cyprus Marine Aquaculture Research Center, has been released back to her natural habitat after a long rehabilitation treatment...

27. EY Firepower 2021: life sciences M&A falls to one of lowest totals since 2014

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-firepower-2021-life-sciences-m-a-falls-to-one-of-lowest-totals-since-2014

EY Firepower 2021: life sciences M&A falls to one of lowest totals since 2014, as biopharmas refocus on alliances and bolt-on deals...

28.  Eight University of Nicosia academics listed among top scientists in the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eight-university-of-nicosia-academics-listed-among-top-scientists-in-the-world

Eight University of Nicosia academics are included on the annual list of 100,000 top-scientists worldwide and, correspondingly, in the top 2% of scientists in their field, according to a team of researchers at Stanford University in the USA...

29. EU regulator ‘convinced’ AstraZeneca benefit outweighs risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-regulator-‘convinced-astrazeneca-benefit-outweighs-risk

With coronavirus cases rising in many places, governments faced the grimmest of dilemmas Tuesday: push on with a vaccine that is known to save lives or suspend use of AstraZeneca over reports of dangerous blood clots in a few recipients, even as the European regulator said there was “no indication” the shot was responsible....

30. High school senior challenges rapid test rule

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-school-senior-challenges-rapid-test-rule

A photo showing a high school student outside a glass window following along with a lesson inside his classroom has gone viral, keeping the debate over mandatory rapid tests alive in Cyprus...

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