The Morning After: Why would anyone buy a $350 ‘anti-5G’ USB stick?

The Morning After: Why would anyone buy a $350 ‘anti-5G’ USB stick?

It’s normal for our weekend newsletter to recap some of the highlight stories posted earlier in the week. It’s a bit unusual for them to include one about Pablo Escobar’s brother trying to sell refurbished iPhone 11 Pros. Back on our usual beat, we’ll be watching this afternoon as SpaceX and NASA make their second…

Eight US companies will manufacture NASA’s COVID-19 ventilator

Eight US companies will manufacture NASA’s COVID-19 ventilator

The eight manufacturers selected to produce VITAL stretch from Connecticut to California and from Minnesota to Texas. JPL did not say when the device might be ready for use. NASA/JPL-Caltech Next, JPL is evaluating international manufacturers from countries including Brazil, India, Malaysia and Mexico. Those manufactures will also receive free licensing through Caltech. “The VITAL team…

Podcast: Why do people think 5G makes them sick?

Podcast: Why do people think 5G makes them sick?

No, 5G didn’t start the coronavirus pandemic. But that’s not stopping the current wave of conspiracy theories and anti-5G protests. And despite the science saying otherwise, plenty of people are convinced that 5G is actually hurting them. To figure out why, Cherlynn and Devindra chat with Omer van den Bergh, a tenured professor of Health…