Her parents met their new grandchild on the doorstep this week. Katie, a senior video producer, said: 'They're overjoyed and are so, so proud. We're all totally in love with her. All we wanted to do was cuddle but we'll have to make do with FaceTime for now.' … [Read more...] about Mother who will give birth alone while her partner looks after their daughter, 5, says she feels ‘vulnerable and scared’ – as one in 10 women face going through labour on their own despite lockdown restrictions easing
‘Most excitingly, we also identified a completely new phenomenon which we called the "uteroplacental pump". This is a contraction of the placenta and the part of the uterine wall to which it is attached and it is not the same as the well-known Braxton Hicks contractions in which the entire uterus contracts in practice for labour. … [Read more...] about Scientists discover a new type of contraction in pregnant women – but it DOESN’T mean the baby is on its way
For anyone who has studied the organised elimination of a group of people, whether it was Hitler's holocaust of the Jews, the Hutu slaughter of Tutsis, the Congress party's complicity in the killing of over 3,000 Sikhs as revenge for the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by her Sikh bodyguards, the killing of Muslims under Modi in Gujarat, or even the recent murders of over 50 Muslims in Delhi by Hindu fanatics, the one glaring similarity has been the meticulous record-keeping of who lived where. … [Read more...] about India’s contact tracing app made open source, but will this thwart a surveillance state?
A "configuration vulnerability" was exploited by the cyberattacker, of which former AWS engineer Paige Thompson is accused. Following the arrest and a search of the suspect's home, evidence obtained has led US prosecutors to believe over 30 more companies may have also had their data stolen by the same individual. … [Read more...] about Judge demands Capital One release Mandiant cyberforensic report on data breach
A week after the Lockdown 1.0 came into effect, Pranay and his friends were busy distributing food packets to a group of migrant workers at Bengaluru bus-stand in Madanapalle. While returning home, the youth saw a lactating dog and its five puppies circling an empty dustbin and moaning in hunger. … [Read more...] about No dog goes hungry, thanks to youth