How Texas Stiletto Murder Haunted Houston

Homicides between domestic partners rarely make the news for more than a day or more than just locally, as severe domestic violence is disturbingly common. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence: 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men have been victims of severe physical violence (eg beating, burning, strangling) by an … Read more

Little Otter raises $22M to scale its personalized pediatric mental health platform – TechCrunch

Little Otter, a digital mental health company that aims to provide tools and treatment for both children and their families, has raised $22 million in Series A funding. The round was oversubscribed and led by CRV, with participation from Torch Capital, Vast Ventures, Hinsdale, Boxgroup, Able, Carrie Penner Walton, G9, Springbank Collective and angel investors. … Read more

From tiny paws to stomping great hooves – follow in the footsteps of Europe’s A-list animals this spring

It’s a season of new beginnings, when shoots appear in the soil, flower petals unfurl and birds busy themselves with preparations for a new generation. In terms of wildlife viewing, spring is the most exciting time of the year – and you don’t have to go far for exhilarating encounters. Right here, on our doorstep, … Read more

Otter.ai rolls out a new AI-generated meeting summary feature and more collaboration tools – TechCrunch

AI-powered voice transcription service Otter.ai is releasing a set of new meeting-focused features to boost collaboration, the company announced on Tuesday. Most notably, the company is adding a new “Automatic Outline” feature that uses Otter’s proprietary AI to automatically create a meeting summary. The new feature aims to give you an idea of ​​what your … Read more

Longer Vaccine Interval May Boost Antibodies 9 Times

Apr. 24, 2022 — A longer interval between the two primary COVID-19 vaccine doses can generate up to nine times as many antibodies, according to new research being presented at the 2022 European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases. In addition, for those who previously contracted COVID-19, eight months after infection may be an … Read more

New species of otter discovered in Germany — ScienceDaily

Researchers from the Universities of Tübingen and Zaragoza have discovered a previously unknown species of otter from 11.4-million-year-old strata at the Hammerschmiede fossil site. The excavation site in the Allgäu region of Germany became world-renowned in 2019 for discoveries of the bipedal ape danuvius guggenmosi. The new species, published today in the Journal of Vertebrate … Read more

Longer Intervals Between COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Leads to Higher Antibody Levels

The current mRNA vaccines approved in the US, Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, both require 2 doses for a primary vaccination series. These doses are typically given 21 days apart for Pfizer-BioNTech, and at least 24 days apart for Moderna. However, new data suggests there may be benefits to waiting longer in between doses. Research presented at … Read more