Remdesivir can save more COVID patients where hospitals are maxed out

With news that the US bought almost the entire global supply of remdesivir, new research shows the drug saves more lives in places with overwhelmed ICUs.

Michelle Samuels-Boston U. • futurity
July 8, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: covid-19 death intensive-care hospitals united-states south-africa featured health-and-medicine medications emergency-medicine

Bloodhound diary: Planning the next steps

Driver Andy Green describes what needs to be done to achieve a land speed record.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Feb. 13, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: south-africa bloodhound-lsr

Bloodhound car has 800mph target in its sights for 2021

Test data indicates a land speed record should be achievable, says the project's chief engineer.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Dec. 13, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: bloodhound-ssc south-africa

Bloodhound diary: Getting the job done at over 600mph

Land speed record holder Andy Green describes his final high-speed test run in the Bloodhound car.

By Andy Green • bbcnews
Dec. 6, 2019 ~10 min

Tags: bloodhound-ssc south-africa

Bloodhound land speed racer blasts to 628mph

The British jet-powered car goes faster still during trials on a dried-out lakebed in South Africa.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Nov. 16, 2019 ~3 min

Tags:  bloodhound-ssc  south-africa

Bloodhound car goes faster still - to 562mph

After some frustrating technical glitches, the land speed racer is upping its pace again.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Nov. 15, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: bloodhound-ssc south-africa

Bloodhound car returns to the track for brake testing

The British supersonic vehicle trials its airbrake system after a weekend in the repair shop.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Nov. 13, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: engineering bloodhound-ssc south-africa

Bloodhound diary: Racing at over 500mph

Land speed record holder Andy Green finally gets to drive the Bloodhound car across the Kalahari.

By Andy Green • bbcnews
Nov. 11, 2019 ~10 min

Tags: bloodhound-ssc south-africa

Bloodhound land speed car will be back racing next week

Engineers think they understand why a heat sensor has been playing up on the superfast desert vehicle.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Nov. 9, 2019 ~4 min

Tags:  bloodhound-ssc  south-africa

Heat sensor frustrates Bloodhound land speed car

The British supercar cuts short its latest run because of temperature concerns but still clocks 481mph.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Nov. 8, 2019 ~6 min

Tags:  bloodhound-ssc  south-africa

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