Madison Water Utility has issued $1.7 million in rebates since the program started to help home and business owners replace more than 17,000 old toilets. The program has saved participants about $5.7 million in water and sewer costs. But Van Aartsen points out that replacing old toilets is about more than conserving water..
Google is rolling out a revamped version of Gmail on Android and iOS apps. Gmail had already received a major redesign on the Web in April last year, and it seems like the company is now bringing a reflection of the same user interface to its mobile apps for Android and iOS. Google says the update will be rolled out to all users in the coming few weeks.
“Basically, it is what it sounds, that we humanely trap cats that aren’t social, that aren’t going to be good candidates for adoption,” she explains. “And we get them spayed or neutered so that they can’t contribute to the cat overpopulation. And then we release them back to colonies.
Hutchins initially pleaded not guilty to all charges and was scheduled to go on trial this month. As part of the deal, Hutchins pleaded guilty to two charges for creating Kronos and an updated version of UPAS and conspiring to distribute it. In exchange, prosecutors dismissed the other eight charges..
These developments show how incoherently political consensus is built to bring about agricultural reforms. A compelling case for central farm laws comes from the distortions that have arisen on account of the existing agricultural subsidy regime. The collateral damage of this regime includes sinking water tables and worsening air quality in north India.
The Medicago trial limits its use of placebos as one way to do that the company says that for every volunteer who gets a saline injection, five participants receive the proposed vaccine. That’s instead of splitting volunteers equally between the placebo and treatment groups, more typical in double blinded trials trying to assess how effective a proposed drug really is. Given the risks posed by the ongoing pandemic, infectious disease physician Zain Chagla suggests it would more appropriate to compare vaccine hopefuls to already proven options, which in Canada are by Pfizer BioNTech and Moderna.