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Spacewalkers take extra safety precautions for toxic ammonia

Spacewalkers take extra safety precautions for toxic ammonia

Technology
Spacewalking astronauts are back safe inside the International Space Station after ridding their suits of any toxic ammoniaBy MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace WriterMarch 13, 2021, 8:34 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Spacewalking astronauts had to take extra safety precautions Saturday after possibly getting toxic ammonia on their suits from the International Space Station's external cooling system.Victor Glover and Mike Hopkins had no trouble removing and venting a couple of old jumper cables to remove any ammonia still lingering in the lines. But so much ammonia spewed out of the first hose that Mission Control worried some of the frozen white flakes might have gotten on their suits.Hopkins was surprised at the amount of ammonia unleashed...
Dutch authorities warn against crowding as skaters take to canals

Dutch authorities warn against crowding as skaters take to canals

World
Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Dutch authorities asked ice skaters to stick to their own neighborhoods and take safety precautions as a hard freeze brought enthusiasts out to canals across the Netherlands Saturday. An Arctic blast hit northern Europe, creating favorable conditions for ice skating this week, but authorities have issued warnings to stick to local skating spots and to skate in small groups in order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Advertisement "Be wise, go well prepared on the ice," municipality of Molenlanded tweeted, and the security region Brabant-Noord warned, "Celebrate carnival small, at home and online." Authorities also recommended individuals walk or bike to their favorite local skating spots and restricted traffic to ensure emergency vehicles would be able to tra...
Australia v India: Hosts take control of third Test after fine bowling and fielding display

Australia v India: Hosts take control of third Test after fine bowling and fielding display

Sports
Third Test, Sydney Cricket Ground (day three)Australia 338 & 103-2: Labuschagne 47*India 244: Gill 50, Pujara 50; Cummins 4-29Australia lead by 197 runsScorecardAustralia appear on course to win the third Test against India after a sublime bowling and fielding display on day three at the Sydney Cricket Ground.India were 195-4, trailing by 143 runs, but lost their last six wickets for just 49 runs to be dismissed for 244.World number one bowler Pat Cummins claimed four wickets and the home side pulled off three superb run outs to punish sloppy running by the tourists.Australia closed on 103-2, a lead of 197 runs.Marnus Labuschange remains unbeaten on 47, while Steve Smith is 29 not out.If Australia's two best batsmen continue to build on their fine partnership so far on day four, India ...
Study: Most kids with neurological impairment take 10 or more medications

Study: Most kids with neurological impairment take 10 or more medications

Health
Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Children with seizure disorders, cerebral palsy and other neurological problems often experience "problematic" symptoms that involve treatment with multiple drugs, raising concern that the medications can cause new issues, a study published Friday by JAMA Network Open found. The analysis of 100 children with severe neurological impairment found that 65% suffered from irritability, 55% had insomnia and 54% experienced pain, the data showed. Advertisement Just over three-quarters of the children in the study took 10 or more prescription medications for their neurological disorders and other symptoms, the researchers said. "In our study, children with severe neurological impairment frequently experienced a multitude of symptoms, such as irritability, pain, insomnia, breathin...
RBI yet to take call on working group’s suggestion of corporates running banks

RBI yet to take call on working group’s suggestion of corporates running banks

Finance
The Reserve Bank of India governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday categorically stated that the view of the internal working group (IWG) on private bank ownership should not be seen as the regulator’s view. It emphasised that the RBI is yet to take a call on the suggestions made by the IWG. “It is a report by an internal working group (IWG) of RBI, it should not be seen as RBI’s point of view or decision,” Das said. “The IWG had two external members, who are also members of the RBI central board and they have had their independent deliberations.” Das stressed that RBI will have a consultative stance and will consider stakeholder comments before arriving at any decision. “RBI has not taken any decision on these issues so far, our approach is consultative,” Das said. “The report of the IWG is now...