Judge issues first full acquittal in Jan. 6 case

A federal defense contractor who admitted to entering the Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection was found not guilty on Wednesday, NBC News reports. Why it matters: Matthew Martin, who held a top-secret security clearance, is now the first person acquitted after having been charged for participating in the Capitol riot. His case could now … Read more

Russian and Belarusian Runners Banned – NBC Boston

Russian and Belarusian athletes will not be allowed to compete in this year’s Boston Marathon, organizers announced Wednesday. Runners who had previously been accepted to represent the countries in the 2022 Boston Marathon and currently live in either country will no longer qualify, the Boston Athletic Association said. The prohibition also applies to the 2022 … Read more

‘We are wildlife conservationists’: Minh Nguyen wants to save endangered animals in Southeast Asia

Nguyen said that she’s been interested in wildlife since she was a child. In Vietnam, where she grew up, there aren’t a lot of options for studying wildlife conservation. And the options that do exist are hard to find because they are not well-publicized. Nguyen started her doctoral studies at CSU in January 2021. Photo: … Read more

Insights on the Protective Face Mask Global Market to 2031 – Featuring 3M, Cardinal Health and KCWW Among Others

DUBLIN, April 07, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Protective Face Mask Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2021-2031” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. A new study on the global protective face mask market has been published by the author. It presents a wealth of information on key market dynamics, including drivers, … Read more

Researchers find a new way to measure flying baseballs

Flow measurement system at Delft University of Technology measures air flow of balls in free flight. Credit: Delft University of Technology As the Major League Baseball season gets underway, a burning question for many fans of the third most popular sport in the United States is how many homeruns they will see this season. A … Read more