A scientist in Australia named a shiny rainbow fly after TV show host RuPaul. The rare, iridescent soldier fly was named Opaluma rupaul after the star of "RuPaul's Drag Race." "Rainbow colors and legs for days," RuPaul wrote on Twitter in response to the news.
China's biotech industry has surged in recent years following regulatory and stock-market changes. These biotechs have opened US headquarters and received FDA approval for new cancer treatments. They will "be global competitors, and there may be global implications," a noted investor said.
The US is averaging more than 1,000 coronavirus deaths per day for the first time since March, according to the New York Times' COVID-19 tracker. The country is also averaging 152,341 new cases per day, up from approximately 80,000 at the beginning of August. Hospitals are struggling to support new patients due to a lack of available ICU beds and staff.
James Heappey warned that an attack at Kabul airport was likely, and told people not to go there. He said on Thursday morning UK time that the attack could happen in the next few hours. His warning comes after the US warned Americans to avoid Kabul airport over ISIS-K threats.