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1. State fair site to become innovation zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/state-fair-site-to-become-innovation-zone

The Finance Ministry welcomed a decision by the Council of Ministers on Wednesday to establish an innovation zone and a business zone/exhibition space at the Cyprus International Fair site....

2. California to cover canals with solar panels to fight drought

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/california-to-cover-canals-with-solar-panels-to-fight-drought

State utilities in California are preparing to launch a pilot project to cover California’s irrigation canals in solar panels....

3. Germany and France against blocking Russian visitors to the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-may-suspend-visa-facilitation-agreement-with-russia-this-week

Germany and France are rejecting a proposal to ban the entry of Russian tourists or visitors to the European Union with a joint position document....

4. Moderna sues Pfizer for patent infringement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moderna-sues-pfizer-for-patent-infringement

Moderna on Friday filed patent infringement lawsuits against Pfizer and BioNTech "for infringing patents central to (its) mRNA technology platform," the company said in a news release Friday....

5. New recombinant HIV-1 strain discovered in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-recombinant-hiv-1-strain-discovered-in-cyprus

The discovery of a new recombinant HIV-1 strain in Cyprus was recently announced, with the name “CRF91_cpx”, by scientists from the University of Cyprus, and the National HIV Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico in the US....

6. A peek into the secret underwater lives of dolphins (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-peek-into-the-secret-underwater-lives-of-dolphins-video

Video footage from GoPro cameras strapped to a pair of Navy-trained bottlenose dolphins reveals the ocean animals' hunting habits up close for the first time....

7. The coasts of Cyprus, Lebanon and Syria recorded the greatest increase in temperature in the Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-coasts-of-cyprus-lebanon-and-syria-recorded-the-greatest-increase-in-temperature-in-the-mediterranean

Rising temperatures in the Mediterranean are negatively affecting marine life, according to scientists who studied seawater in the region and reported that water temperatures are 3 to 5 degrees above normal for the season, which will have many negative consequences....

8. Covid plan for the fall still being hammered out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-plan-for-the-fall-still-being-hammered-out

The meeting between the Minister of Health, Michael Hadjipantela, and members of the Scientific Advisory Committee, during which a COVID pre-emptive plan for the fall was discussed, ended earlier today resulting in the following statement from the Minister on the issues that will be addressed for the fall season and beyond....

9. Scientists warn of dire effects as Mediterranean heats up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scientists-warn-of-dire-effects-as-mediterranean-heats-up

While vacationers might enjoy the Mediterranean Sea’s summer warmth, climate scientists are warning of dire consequences for its marine life as it burns up in a series of severe heat waves....

10. Death no longer as it seems after scientists 'revive' dead pigs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/death-no-longer-as-it-seems-after-scientists-revive-dead-pigs

Scientists announced Wednesday they have restored blood flow and cell function throughout the bodies of pigs that were dead for an hour, in a breakthrough experts say could mean we need to update the definition of death itself....

11. Coronavirus: Inhaled vaccines offer better protection and immunity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-inhaled-vaccines-offer-better-protection-and-immunity

Canadian scientists comparing two different alternative vaccine delivery systems confirmed that inhaled aerosol vaccines provide better protection and stronger immunity than nasal spray vaccines....

12. High temperatures and wildfires test Europe's patience (pictures)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-temperatures-and-wildfires-test-europe-s-patience-pictures

Firefighters have been battling several blazes in southern Europe for the past few days as the mercury soared, with scientists linking the very high temperatures to climate change....

13. Ever wonder what it smelled like in the Golden Age or the stench of the Industrial Age?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/ever-wonder-what-it-smelled-like-in-the-golden-age-or-the-stench-of-the-industrial-age

Sometimes, the most powerful jolt of nostalgia one can feel is that which comes after picking up the scent of something iconic of one’s childhood....

14. Are we digitally addicted?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-are-we-digitally-addicted

Smartphones are wonderful but they can have serious detrimental effects on our mental health and overall well-being because they lead to digital dependency. One big downside of digital hyper-connectivity is the tendency to multitask....

15. Masks are back but scientist says not a setback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/masks-are-back-but-scientist-says-not-a-setback

Face masks in all indoor closed spaces once again became mandatory on Friday in the Republic of Cyprus, with the country going through another pandemic wave and a local expert saying this is not a setback...

16. Cannabis-fed chickens may cut antibiotic use

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cannabis-fed-chickens-may-cut-antibiotic-use-on-thailand-farms

The government of Thailand just removed cannabis from its list of narcotic substances, which they hope will benefit the tourism and pharmaceutical industries....

17. Second Covid booster? Yeah… maybe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-second-covid-booster-yeah…-maybe

In contrast to the speed with which we took up the previous doses of the vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, Greeks are hesitating over the fourth dose. Maybe because it’s summer and the open air makes us feel that we are better protected,...

18. Rats trained to carry tiny backpacks to survivors under earthquake rubble

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rats-trained-to-carry-tiny-backpacks-to-survivors-under-earthquake-rubble

Rats are being trained to be sent into earthquake debris wearing tiny backpacks, so rescue teams can talk to survivors....

19. Transgender women banned from competing in women’s events

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transgender-women-banned-from-competing-in-women-s-events

World swimming’s governing body has effectively banned transgender women from competing in women’s events, starting Monday....

20. Majority of scientists in Cyprus in favor of suspending indoor mask requirement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/majority-of-scientists-in-cyprus-in-favor-of-suspending-indoor-mask-requirement

Scientists in Cyprus favor suspending the requirement to wear face masks in indoor areas, except in high-risk areas such as hospitals and closed structures, according to the Ministry of Health....

21. Cyprus prepares action plan for Monkeypox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prepares-action-plan-for-monkeypox

Health authorities are drafting a response plan for a possible outbreak of monkeypox in Cyprus, including a vaccination rollout....

22. Dr. Kouliou: 'People need to be cautious about monkeypox'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dr-kouliou-people-need-to-be-cautious-about-monkeypox

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases at the University of Cyprus Medical School, Dr. Maria Koliou, has told CNA that monkeypox, which has already spread in many European countries, could also soon be detected in Cyprus, urging people to follow hygiene rules and be cautious....

23. New cancer-killing virus injected into human patient for the first time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-cancer-killing-virus-injected-into-human-patient-for-the-first-time

Scientists have injected the first human patient with a new cancer-killing virus. The virus, known as Vaxinia, has seen successful tests in animals. However, the true test of its efficacy begins with this new clinical trial....

24. EY launches 2022 Better Working World Data Challenge to help tackle biodiversity loss

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-launches-2022-better-working-world-data-challenge-to-help-tackle-biodiversity-loss

25. Alarming rise in hospital infections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alarming-rise-in-hospital-infections

Scientists are sounding the alarm over the rise in nosocomial or hospital-acquired infections by multidrug-resistant germs, a major public health problem that has been overshadowed by the pandemic over the last two years....

26. UN: Obesity levels in Europe at ‘epidemic proportions’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-obesity-levels-in-europe-at-‘epidemic-proportions

The World Health Organization says the rates of people who are obese and overweight in Europe have hit “epidemic proportions,” with nearly 60% of adults and a third of children in one of those categories....

27. Acute hepatitis in children: The warning signs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/acute-hepatitis-in-children-the-warning-signs

Scientists and public health authorities are looking into the recent outbreak of acute hepatitis in children, recently recorded in several countries around the world, and trying to find its cause....

28. Putin and Parkinson's: What do experts say?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-and-parkinson-s-what-do-experts-say

From US Senator Marco Rubio to political science university professors to the UK tabloids, many people appear to have an intimate understanding of Russian President Vladimir Putin's health....

29. Cyprus reports case of unexplained acute hepatitis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reports-case-of-unexplained-acute-hepatitis

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus reported that a young child was diagnosed back in February with acute hepatitis of unexplained origin, as cases emerge across the world and some experts fearing lockdowns could be the culprit...

30. Cyprus 'very close' to ending all covid restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-very-close-to-ending-all-covid-restrictions

The Cypriot government is ‘very close’ to ending all coronavirus restrictions according to health minister, who says hospitalizations were down significantly in the last couple of days...

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