Search off Puerto Rico for missing MSC cruise ship passenger

first_img SAN JUAN — Authorities are searching near Puerto Rico for a French citizen suspected of going overboard from a cruise ship north of the U.S. island territory.The U.S. Coast Guard says the 74-year-old was reported missing by his wife while the MSC Divina was en route to San Juan. Lt. Leah Roach says a Coast Guard plane and cutter were searching a wide area Tuesday about 24 nautical miles north of Puerto Rico.Roach says Jean Pierre Knorr awoke before dawn Monday and told his wife he was stepping outside for some fresh air. She got up several hours later and realized he had not returned.MSC Cruises said company officials are working with the Coast Guard to determine the circumstances that led to his apparent disappearance. Tuesday, January 3, 2017 Search off Puerto Rico for missing MSC cruise ship passenger Posted by Tags: MSC Cruises, Puerto Ricocenter_img Share The Canadian Press << Previous PostNext Post >>last_img read more

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Go back to the enewsletter Tucked away at the foot

first_imgGo back to the enewsletterTucked away at the foot of the scenic Oloololo Escarpment at the rim of the Great Rift Valley in Kenya’s Masai Mara Reserve, andBeyond Bateleur Camp has recently reopened following a complete rebuild. Twenty years after its first opening, this much loved classic in andBeyond’s portfolio of lodges has received a new look.The rebuilt camp incorporates fresh ideas inspired by guest feedback and changing trends in hospitality. Stylish yet understated, refreshing touches of African design are incorporated throughout, while the classic and much-loved romantic safari chic has been retained.The camp’s original designers, Fox Browne Creative, were charged with creating its new look. To create a sense of continuity, they refreshed and upcycled a number of the camp’s original artefacts, antiques and furniture pieces. High quality local artisans and suppliers were used wherever possible to maintain a sense of authenticity and to ensure that economic and skills development opportunities continue to flow to the surrounding communities.The new design retains the vintage silver, soft worn leather, antique trunks and crystal decanters of the old camp, while incorporating new touches such as old world maps and elegant dark brass fittings which contrast with white marble surfaces. Usable floor space in the elegant guest tents has almost doubled and the interiors appear more spacious through the use of a lighter colour palette and cleverly incorporated natural light.Ensuite bathrooms are flanked by private stone courtyards with spacious bathtubs, as well as indoor and al fresco showers. Sunken daybeds on the private verandas encourage idle afternoons without spoiling the breath-taking Mara views from inside the tent.Early morning wake-up calls to enjoy the Mara’s diverse game viewing are accompanied by freshly brewed tea or coffee delivered through the butler hatches. While keeping guest safety a priority, fences have been repositioned so that wildlife can come closer to the camp.In addition to two new swimming pools with generous decks and unbeatable views, the camp also boasts a spa which provides a selection of treatment and massage options for both single guests and couples looking to indulge in a shared experience. A well-equipped fitness centre with floor to ceiling roll-back glass walls looks out onto the Mara so guests feel as though they are working out in the midst of the game-filled plains. The camp’s brand new Safari Shop offers some of the region’s best known designer and luxury products, taking the retail experience to a whole new level.An additional feature to be launched is an interactive bar serving coffee by day and speciality gin cocktails by night. Not only does this highlight the best of Kenyan coffee but it also makes the most of the current trend towards authentic speciality drinks and gin in particular. With gin and tonic the quintessential safari drink, there is no better place to enjoy it than the birthplace of traditional safari, the Masai Mara. After cocktails, guests can enjoy a multitude of new dining venues created during the camp’s rebuild, from the pool deck to in-room or veranda dining.In keeping with the remainder of andBeyond’s East Africa circuit, andBeyond Bateleur Camp now has a family unit that consists of two guest tents with a shared sitting area. Along with the three family rooms at nearby andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp, this makes andBeyond one of the most family-friendly lodge operators in the Masai Mara.Situated in the heart of the reserve’s astounding year-round concentration of animals, including the Great Wildebeest Migration, guests can enjoy an unsurpassed wildlife experience in terms of both the density and variety of species.andBeyond Bateleur Camp’s location on the plains of the Mara triangle means that the camp is a short drive from important access points, such as the Oloololo gate to the Mara Reserve, the airstrip where most guests enter the Mara and the departure point for hot air ballooning safaris. The 809-hectare private concession that the camp is situated on allows for night drives, game walks and outside dining in a much more flexible fashion than many other lodges, thus ensuring the ultimate safari experience for all guests.Go back to the enewsletterlast_img read more

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IBM to Open Up Jeopardy Winner Watsons Brain for Everyone

first_img November 14, 2013 Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC IBM is opening up the “brain” of supercomputer Watson by making the software technology behind it available to anyone who has the interest.For entrepreneurs looking to develop programs on top of the Watson infrastructure, this is your green light.IBM’s goal is to enable innovation to happen more quickly than it would if Big Blue kept the software technology private. “With this move, IBM is taking a bold step to advance the new era of cognitive computing,” said Michael Rhodin, senior vice president at IBM Software Solutions Group, in a statement.Related: Intel’s Futurist: We’ll Soon Be Living In ComputersThe application programming interface, or API, for Watson — who famously triumphed on the game-show Jeopardy! in 2011 — will be made available in what will be called the IBM Watson Developers Cloud.Armonk, N.Y.-based IBM expects to partner with businesses of all sizes, from startups to larger enterprises. Watson’s power is its ability to process extensive amounts of information intelligently, a red-hot industry called ‘big data.’”This could bring about a paradigm shift not only in how people interact with computers, but in how we live our lives,” said Mohamad Makhzoumi, partner at New Enterprise Associates and board member at Welltok, one of the first companies to work with the Watson software, in a statement.Related: This Major Crowdfunding Site Now Accepts Bitcoin PledgesFor those businesses and individuals interested in building an application on top of the Watson software, IBM will make upwards of 500 of its own experts available.Early business partners with IBM are developing applications that will build on the Watson cognitive software to make digital personal shoppers smarter, to make the medical device purchasing process more streamlined and a health management application that rewards positive behaviors.Related: Voice Recognition and No Wallet: PayPal’s Vision of the Future Technology –shares Catherine Clifford Add to Queue 2019 Entrepreneur 360 List IBM to Open Up Jeopardy Winner Watson’s ‘Brain’ for Everyone Next Article The only list that measures privately-held company performance across multiple dimensions—not just revenue. 2 min read Apply Now »last_img read more

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Why You Should Train Hard in MarTech to Save Your Job in

first_imgWhy You Should Train Hard in MarTech to Save Your Job in 2020 Bonnie CraterJuly 12, 2019, 1:00 amJuly 12, 2019 It’s not enough to show tactical numbers; marketing executives need strategic reporting capabilities so they can demonstrate ROI, allocate spend effectively, right-size their operations — and keep their jobs. That’s why train well in Martech. A Gartner analyst recently noted that marketers “either don’t know the data they have or don’t know what to do with it.” That’s a huge problem for at least three reasons. First, CEOs and boards increasingly demand proof of marketing’s impact on revenue and pipeline growth in the form of strategic reporting that indicates a clear link between marketing spend and ROI.With Full Circle Insights, my marketing playbook is complete because I can prove my strategy is effective,” said Katrina Wong, VP Marketing, Hired, Inc. “This allows me to build the team I need to generate the pipeline volume required to hit revenue targets, and it makes our relationship with the sales and revenue teams truly collaborativeSecond, marketing executives need strategic metrics to allocate departmental spending effectively. They need an accurate account of which activities contributed to revenue at every stage of the buyer journey so they can invest in the programs, channels and campaigns that are producing the best results at every stage of the funnel.The third consideration is staffing. Marketing executives need clear insight into how programs, channels, and marketing campaigns influence revenue so they can distribute staff accordingly. If field operations are generating a high return, maybe it’s time to hire more field staff, for example.But, marketing executives can’t make fully informed decisions on staffing without strategic reporting.Spreadsheets Aren’t EnoughMarketing departments typically have a lot of data streaming in from various marketing automation solutions. In its raw form, that data produces insights on marketing tactics, i.e., how successful campaigns are at driving downloads, clicks, email opens, etc. But, to demonstrate ROI, marketers need to put that data in a framework that is recognizable to sales and finance.In an attempt to accomplish that, some marketers use spreadsheets to compile data from automation solutions, and that can lead to frustration as they struggle to reconcile information from different systems. What they need is accurate funnel reporting and metrics in a framework that reflects the user experience delivered by the de facto revenue system of record — the CRM system.Beyond that, marketers need a way to attribute revenue and pipeline contributions to specific activities at every stage of the buyer journey, giving weight to separate touches within the sales cycle. Armed with strategic metrics that demonstrate that $X dollars in marketing spend resulted in closed business valued at $XX, marketers can claim their rightful place at the strategy table.Completing the Marketing PlaybookExperienced marketing executives have a strong sense of what programs, channels and campaigns work in their industry. They understand their company’s level of maturity and brand awareness in the marketplace and know the approximate length of the sales cycle. Automation solutions provide tactical metrics that are relevant to all of these aspects of marketing within the department.But to prove the validity of the marketing strategy outside the department, marketing executives need a martech solution that provides full-funnel visibility so they can track leads and contacts at every stage, closing the loop between sources and results. They need revenue attribution metrics that allow them to optimize the marketing mix, right-size all facets of operations and measure effectiveness across accounts.Without a way to prove demonstrate ROI, CMOs can find themselves on thin ice. CMO tenure remains lower than that of C-suite colleagues; a SpencerStuart study pegged the median at just 31 months. An inability to demonstrate a direct link between marketing activities, pipeline growth and revenue may explain that gap. By using martech to gain insight and generate strategic reporting, CMOs can prove their ability to create value — and keep their jobs. AutomationCampaign AttributionCMOdataJobsmarketing automationmarketing playbookMarketing TalentMarTech Training Previous ArticleNew Study Finds Insights-Driven Approach to Cross-Channel Video Leads to Successful Marketing EffortsNext ArticleE-Commerce Trends: Playing the Amazon Prime Day Long-Gamelast_img read more

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Molecular mechanisms behind therapeutic action of ancient herbal medicine discovered

first_imgReviewed by Kate Anderton, B.Sc. (Editor)Oct 10 2018Researchers in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine have discovered the molecular basis for a therapeutic action of an ancient herbal medicine used across Africa to treat various illnesses, including epilepsy.The herbal medicine, a leaf extract from the shrub Mallotus oppositifolius, was previously found to be effective in controlling seizures but the mechanism was unknown. The discovery, published in Nature Communications, found that two components of the Mallotus leaf extract activate KCNQ2/3, a potassium ion channel essential for controlling electrical activity in the brain. The two components were somewhat effective alone, but in combination were highly effective both at activating KCNQ2/3 channels and at preventing life-threatening seizures.The UCI research team, comprising postdoctoral fellow Rían Manville, PhD and principal investigator Geoffrey Abbott, MSc, PhD, screened individual compounds from the leaf extract for channel opening activity, and then combined the two most active compounds to discover the therapeutic synergy contained in an African folk remedy used for centuries. Strikingly, one of the two compounds identified, isovaleric acid, is also a main component of valerian root, an herb used in ancient Greece as an insomnia sleep remedy, and for centuries by the English and also native Americans as an anticonvulsant. Valerian root is still used by as many as 2 million people each week in the United States as an herbal remedy for anxiety and insomnia.”We are very interested in taking a molecular approach to ethnobotany – the study of plants and their use by local populations – to discover the molecular mechanisms for ancient remedies and to use this knowledge to create safer and more effective drugs. The KCNQ channels we study are typically opened by electrical activity, but we know that they are also incredibly sensitive to the presence of small molecules, including neurotransmitters, but also molecules from outside, such as drugs, and constituents of food and herbal extracts,” said Abbott. “Some folk medicines are in danger of being lost, either because traditional practices are being forgotten, or because the plant species used are endangered. Species loss can arise from over-collecting, habitat destruction, or climate change. There is a race against time to prevent this incredible resource being lost forever.”Related StoriesIT Faces the Digital Pathology Data TsunamiMosquito surveillance in Madagascar reveals new insight into malaria transmissionMarijuana isn’t a great choice for glaucoma treatment, says expertThe UCI team found that the herbal extract they studied had different channel subtype preferences than modern drugs that activate the KCNQ2/3 channel, such as the anticonvulsant drug, retigabine. Because of this, by combining the herbal compounds with retigabine, they were able to completely lock open the channel, a feat not previously achieved.”Locking open the channel is a neat trick, but it could also have clinical implications. Retigabine was removed from the market last year because of a surprising side effect: it turns the skin and whites of the eyes blue. However, by combining retigabine with the herbal components, we found we could greatly reduce the retigabine dosage required for activity. This type of strategy might one day enable us to use drugs like retigabine at dosages low enough to be safe, whilst retaining or even enhancing their efficacy by combining them with natural booster compounds derived from plants,” said Abbott.In addition to the booster effects of the herbal extract, identification of the ability of specific chemicals within plants to activate influential ion channels such as KCNQ2/3 may lead one day to new epilepsy, anxiety and pain drugs that exploit the alternative chemical spaces offered by the molecular constituents of ethnobotanicals. Source:https://uci.edu/last_img read more

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Shortage of specific gene silencing molecules linked with pediatric lowgrade gliomas

first_img Source:https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/news/newsroom/news-releases/decrease-in-specific-gene-silencing-molecules-linked-with-pediatric-brain-tumors Reviewed by Alina Shrourou, B.Sc. (Editor)Nov 12 2018Experimenting with lab-grown brain cancer cells, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have added to evidence that a shortage of specific tiny molecules that silence certain genes is linked to the development and growth of pediatric brain tumors known as low-grade gliomas.A report of the findings was published this fall 2018 in Scientific Reports, and supports the idea of increasing levels of microRNAs as a potential means of treating these tumors.An estimated 1,600 cases of pediatric low-grade gliomas (PLGGs) are diagnosed annually in the United States, and the vast majority of these slow-growing tumors are treatable and curable mainly by surgical removal, although in some cases surgery has the potential to damage critical nearby brain tissue, depending on tumor location. Unlike high-grade glioblastomas such as the one that took the life of Arizona Senator John McCain, PLGGs mostly affect school-age children and young adults.”It has long been known that microRNAs play a role in controlling various tumor properties such as growth,” says Fausto Rodriguez, M.D., associate professor of pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the study’s senior author.”Our findings identified a subset of microRNAs that, in sufficient quantity, seem to decrease the growth and invasion of cancerous cells in pediatric low-grade gliomas.”MicroRNAs are tiny molecules that, in ways similar to how an orchestra conductor controls the flow of each instrument group, command the expression of entire gene networks that make proteins by essentially silencing them, and are responsible for regulating biological processes such as nutrient intake, cell growth and cell death. Altered levels of specific microRNAs can disrupt entire biological pathways just as a misguided section of an orchestra can unsettle an entire score.”One microRNA can target multiple genes and have a profound effect on cell processes, and the alterations are dynamic,” notes Rodriguez, who says PLGGs are good candidates for analyzing microRNA types and levels because genetically PLGGs are stable compared with other tumors. That makes it relatively easier, he says, to identify any relevant genetic abnormalities and potential targets for therapy.Related StoriesRepurposing a heart drug could increase survival rate of children with ependymomaNanoparticles used to deliver CRISPR gene editing tools into the cellNew therapy shows promise in preventing brain damage after traumatic brain injuryFor the new study, the researchers first analyzed previously gathered microRNA subtype data in two studies. They examined tumors from 125 patients with low-grade gliomas for levels of a specific microRNA, known as miR-125b, using chromogenic in situ hybridization (CISH), a technique that is applicable to routinely processed tissue in pathology and allows for identification of specific microRNAs in the cells of interest. Levels of this microRNA were lower in 43 pilocytic astrocytomas (the most common subtype of PLGG) when compared with 24 diffuse astrocytomas and normal brain tissues.Rodriguez and the research team next looked at eight cancerous cell lines derived from brain (glial) tumors in children for levels of microRNA 125b-p using a method that can rapidly make thousands to millions of copies of a genetic sequence for easier analysis of how much of a gene is expressed. Although levels of microRNA 125b-p varied across the lab-grown cell lines, they were significantly and uniformly lower in cancerous cell lines than noncancerous cell lines, Rodriguez reports.In further experiments designed to identify the role of these microRNAs in cell growth, the investigators increased levels of miR-125b in cancerous cell lines by introducing a DNA segment in the tumor cells using specific viruses, and saw a decrease in cell division and growth. To check whether cell death contributed to this decrease in cell growth, Rodriguez stained cells containing high levels of microRNA 125b and noted cell death in all cell lines, suggesting that increasing levels of microRNA 125b can stop the growth of PLGG.”These findings are an example of where advances in precision medicine might take us, and show how, someday, increasing levels of specific genes and microRNAs might be a targeted treatment for PLGGs,” says Rodriguez.last_img read more

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New technology provides clearer picture to clinicians treating gynecological cancer

first_img Source:https://mediarelations.uwo.ca/2019/04/09/3d-ultrasound-gives-clinicians-a-clearer-picture-to-guide-treatment-for-gynaecological-cancer/ Reviewed by Kate Anderton, B.Sc. (Editor)Apr 9 2019New technology developed at Western University is providing an improved way for radiation oncologists to deliver treatment to women with gynecological cancers, including vaginal, cervical and uterine cancer.By transforming a conventional ultrasound probe, already found in most clinics, the technology can provide a 360-degree, three-dimensional view of surgical tools and surrounding tissue and organs. It provides a clearer and more accurate picture in the operating room for clinicians who need to precisely insert needles into the tumor for a procedure called interstitial brachytherapy, a type of targeted radiation therapy that uses intense energy to kill cancer cells in the tumor from the inside out.”The problem with the procedure the way it is now is that doctors don’t have a great way of seeing where those needles are going while they are placing them,” said Jessica Rodgers, a PhD Candidate at Western’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and lead author on a feasibility study of the technology. “If they can’t place the needles precisely, they may not be placed optimally for giving treatment and may be impinging on organs that are nearby that you don’t want to over irradiate.”The study’s principal investigator, Aaron Fenster, PhD, is a professor at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and a Scientist at Robarts Research Institute who has been developing 3D ultrasound technology for over three decades. He says this technology has potential to be practice-changing.”The short term goal is to reduce complication rates – ensure that the needles don’t go into the bladder, or the rectum, which creates complications, and in addition, something we are hypothesizing, is if the needles are placed correctly they will provide an improved dose pattern distribution to the tumor and surrounding tissue,” he said.Related StoriesHow cell-free DNA can be targeted to prevent spread of tumorsStudy reveals link between inflammatory diet and colorectal cancer riskBacteria in the birth canal linked to lower risk of ovarian cancerBefore the introduction of this technology, clinicians would use pre-operative imaging to place the needles using ‘feel’ while a patient is under anesthesia. They would then check the needle placement afterward with CT once the patient is awake. In partnership with Lawson Health Research Institute, the new technology was tested by radiation oncologists on six patients at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), with very promising results.”This technology provides the operator live feedback and visualization of the needle placement in real time, and allows for needles to be adjusted while the patient is still asleep,” said Dr. Vikram Velker a professor at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, Lawson Health Research Institute researcher and radiation oncologist at LHSC.Dr. David D’Souza, also an LHSC radiation oncologist who tested the technology says it is like having a backup camera on your car.”Interstitial needles allow a radioactive source to go directly into the tumor tissue resulting in a better dose of radiation, which is hoped to translate into better chances of eradicating the cancer. The 360 3D ultrasound is an additional tool to guide the placement of the needles in an accurate manner,” said Dr. D’Souza who is also a professor at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and Lawson researcher.One of the other benefits of using ultrasound technology is the accessibility and wide application globally in places where resources are more scarce.”Access to high-end imaging systems like CT and MRI to diagnose and treat diseases is difficult in some places in the world. So for that reason, we’ve been focusing on ultrasound which is widely available everywhere in the world and can be used for a variety of applications,” said Fenster.last_img read more

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ExGooglers strike startup gold—again—with 19 billion sale to drugs giant

This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. A two-man entrepreneurial team who attended an elite college together where they founded a startup they sold to Google for a reported $81 million have just sold a second company they founded together for nearly $2 billion. Citation: Ex-Googlers strike startup gold—again—with $1.9 billion sale to drugs giant (2018, February 19) retrieved 18 July 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2018-02-ex-googlers-startup-goldagainwith-billion-sale.html ©2018 The Mercury News (San Jose, Calif.) Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. Roche targets tumours with Ignyta purchase Explore further Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche and the cancer-technology firm Flatiron founded by Nat Turner and Zach Weinberg confirmed the $1.9 billion deal Thursday that Roche said would speed development of new cancer treatments and help it with regulators.Flatiron, a privately held company backed by Google Ventures (now GV), sells data management and analytics software to cancer clinics, research centers and life-science companies. It has collaborated with the Food and Drug Administration and makes software for the keeping of electronic health records, a product subject to close regulatory scrutiny. Roche makes a number of leading cancer drugs.”As part of the acquisition, Roche is committing additional resources to Flatiron so that we can continue on our mission and have an even greater impact,” Flatiron CEO Turner said in a company blog post.Flatiron will operate separately beside other Roche business units, Turner said.Turner and Flatiron president Weinberg went through The Wharton School’s undergraduate economics program together. Before graduating from the Pennsylvania business school in 2008 they began work on the advertising-technology startup, Invite Media, that they would sell to Google in 2010 for a reported $81 million.Mountain View search and digital-ads giant Google integrated Invite’s platforms into its DoubleClick ad-tech division, and kept Turner and Weinberg on as product managers for two years before they left to start up the New York-based Flatiron.Roche, which already owned about 13 percent of Flatiron, called its purchase “an important step” toward hurrying up development of new cancer treatments.The acquisition was about more than software, Roche said in a statement.”Flatiron Health has worked with industry leaders and regulators to develop new approaches for how real-world evidence may be used in regulatory decision making,” Roche said.The deal is expected to close by the end of June, Roche said. read more

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Mexico sets conditions for BayerMonsanto merger

first_imgMexico has ordered Bayer and Monsanto to sell off their seed businesses after their mega-merger Citation: Mexico sets conditions for Bayer-Monsanto merger (2018, June 4) retrieved 18 July 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2018-06-mexico-conditions-bayer-monsanto-merger.html Explore further Mexican competition regulators said Monday they had ordered the German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer to sell off its seed and pesticide businesses after a merger with US agriculture heavyweight Monsanto. © 2018 AFPcenter_img Bayer selling $9B in ag business ahead of Monsanto merger The Federal Commission for Economic Competition (Cofece) said the two multinationals could only merge their Mexico operations if they gave up their “genetically modified cotton seed business, all of their vegetable seed businesses and certain non-selective pesticides which are the property of Bayer.” Bayer’s $63-billion (54-billion-euro) buyout of Monsanto—one of the largest in German corporate history—is set to close Thursday, birthing a global giant with 115,000 employees and revenues of some 45 billion euros.Bayer has proposed selling off the listed businesses to its rival BASF, which the Mexican regulator said “has the capacity and incentive to vigorously compete in the markets involved.””Without the conditions imposed, the operation will significantly reduce the alternatives that Mexican farmers have at their disposal to a broad range of seeds and non-selective pesticides, which could lead to higher prices and less innovation, research and development of new products,” the regulator said.Bayer and Monsanto will have to accept all the conditions imposed by the regulator to close the deal, but will have the right to legally challenge the verdict in court, it said. This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only.last_img read more

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Delayed Kentucky internet project faces new squirrel setback

first_img This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. A project that would bring high-speed internet across Kentucky will be delayed because company representatives say an “abundance” of squirrels have chewed through wiring. Explore further Funding issues plague Kentucky’s proposed high speed network The Courier-Journal reports lawmakers in the state’s capitol questioned reports of ravenous squirrels Tuesday, blocking officials in charge of the KentuckyWired project from borrowing an additional $110 million.KentuckyWired was started in 2015 under former Gov. Steve Beshear to boost Kentucky’s internet infrastructure. Officials are now saying squirrels damaged cable that was supposed to be up and running in April.This isn’t the first time the project has been denied extra funds. In February, lawmakers blocked a request for an additional $20 million for “unanticipated borrowing costs.” KentuckyWired has been plagued from the beginning by delays and cost overruns , running nearly four years behind schedule. © 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. Citation: Delayed Kentucky internet project faces new squirrel setback (2019, June 19) retrieved 17 July 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2019-06-kentucky-internet-squirrel-setback.htmllast_img read more

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