5Gnetworks are capable of transferring data at speeds approximately ten to twentytimes faster than the fastest current offered by 4G mobile networks. This wouldallow someone with a 5G compatible device to download a high definition film inabout a minute. The large amounts of data transfer that 5G enables could oneday help to power technologies such as fully autonomous cars or remote surgeryvia robots. This past week, the Oxford City Council approvedCornerstone’s plan to build a 5G mast on the corner of Old Road and WindmillRoad, near the Nuffield Orthopedic Centre in Headington. “We have 5G coverage in more places than anyone in the UK, and we remain focused on connecting many more areas this year and beyond.” “Delivering the best movable experience for our customers has never been more important,” said Marc Allera, chief executive of BT’s consumer business which owns EE. “Our 5G rollout continues apace, with our engineers building and upgrading new sites every day to bring the latest mobile technology to even more people in the places they need it. More data is consumed every year and so the spectrum bands currently in place are becoming congested, which leads to breakdowns in service. Other 5G masts have been built, mostly across east Oxford, in recent months. The planning development reflects the drive among telecommunication companies such as O2, EE, and Cornerstone to establish a presence in the county as providers of the next generation of mobile internet connection. Oxford is one of 12 towns and cities where EE have recently rolled out 5G, alongside Blackpool and Aberdeen. Brendan O’Reilly, O2’s chief technology officer, told the BBC: “It’s vital we continue to invest in new innovations and technologies to keep Britain mobile and connected.” Accordingto data from EE, the main usage of its 5G network has been video streaming andsocial networking. EE’s increasing expansion of its 5G coverage comes inanticipation of Apple’s rollout of the iPhone 12 with 5G compatibility. Image credit to Diermaier / 61 bilder / Pixabay
Unless there is a major shift in the way the world fights tuberculosis — from a reliance on biomedical solutions to an approach that combines biomedical interventions with social actions — the epidemic and drug resistance will worsen, say researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In a new study, they call for a “biosocial” approach that incorporates interventions in areas such as nutrition, urban planning, occupational health, addiction recovery, and mental health services.“Despite increased funding for tuberculosis programs over the past 15 years, progress has been woefully slow,” said senior author Rifat Atun, professor of global health systems. “We strongly argue that more of the same will not stop tuberculosis. The time has come for comprehensive actions to confront the root causes of tuberculosis, which lie in poverty and deprivation.”The study was published online Oct. 26 in The Lancet as part of a special series led by Salmaan Keshavjee, Harvard Medical School associate professor of global health and social medicine. The series, which includes five papers detailing a comprehensive plan to stop TB deaths, along with three commentaries that place the epidemic in context, will also be published as a book. The strategies outlined in the papers will ultimately be put into action through the Zero TB Cities Project, an initiative aimed at creating “islands of elimination” of the disease. Read Full Story
Moore is accused of murder in the shooting death of Nancy Hershman in a West Ellis St. home in late December 2012.The trial of a woman accused of murdering a Milan resident will be delayed a bit longer.23-year-old Allison Moore is charged with murder and is facing life without parole in connection to the shooting death of Nancy Hershman in December 2012.On Friday, Circuit Court Judge Carl Taul suppressed the statements Moore made to police officers in January 2013. The defendant requested the motion after claiming the State did not honor her right to remain silent nor provide appropriate Miranda warnings.According to the motion filed Monday, “The State never effectively stopped asking questions of the Defendant after she unequivocally communicated her right to remain silent not did the State provide an additional advisement and waiver of her Miranda rights.”Based on the court ruling and the timing of it, the prosecution asked for a continuance of the trial so a possible appeal could be explored and further evaluation of the case, Ripley County Prosecutor Ric Hertel explained.
Carlo Acenas | Daily TrojanFreshman wide receiver Marqise Lee streaks for USC’s first touchdown Saturday night in Eugene, Ore., at Auzen Stadium. Lee finished with 187 receiving yards and a touchdown. USC beat the Ducks 38-35 after holding a 24-point lead late in the second half. Read more about the game on page 12.