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Supercomputer Calculates Your Risk of Getting a Virus on an Airplane
Fair or not, airplanes have a reputation for germs. However, there are ways to minimize the risks. Historic research based on group movements of humans…
Sturgeon “Methuselah Fish” Genome Sequenced – Important Piece of Evolutionary Puzzle
Colonial Weaponry Boosted by Mesoamerican Copper Smelting Technology
Don’t Be Fooled by the Peaceful Look of This Vast Galaxy — It Keeps a Violent Secret
Early Warning of COVID-19 Possible by Testing Wastewater
Orion Spacecraft Returns to Kennedy Space Center for Final Preparations Before Artemis I Launch
COVID-19 World Map: 693,224 Confirmed Cases; 198 Countries; 33,106 Deaths
Nobel Prize Winning Physicist Philip Anderson Dies at Age 96
Blood Test Accurately Detects Over 50 Types of Cancer and Where It Originated, Often Before Any Symptoms
Clues to COVID-19 Treatment From DNA of Patients With Severe Forms of Coronavirus Disease
A new international project aims to enroll 500 COVID-19 patients to search for genetic mutations that make some people more vulnerable to severe infection. Howard…
Ancient Tree Rings Could Pin Down Date of Massive Thera Volcano Eruption
Research led by the University of Arizona Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research has anchored a long sequence of tree rings, providing context for the civilizations that…
Common BPA Free Plastics Use Chemicals That May Lead to Increased Blood Pressure
Common bisphenol A (BPA) substitutes can affect the developing fetus and cause hypertension in later life, suggests a rodent study accepted for presentation at ENDO…
Researchers Discover How Stress Restructures the Brain
Stress restructures the brain by halting the production of crucial ion channel proteins, according to research in mice recently published in JNeurosci. Stress harms the brain…
Greater Weight Loss for Obese Patients That Get Bariatric Surgery Before Diabetes Develops
Obese patients may lose more weight if they undergo bariatric surgery before they develop diabetes, suggests a study accepted for presentation at ENDO 2020, the…
Using Martian Meteorites to Reconstruct Mars’ Chaotic History
University of Arizona researchers probed Martian meteorites to reconstruct Mars’ chaotic history. Their findings suggest that Mars might not have had a global magma ocean….
In Earth’s Greatest Extinction, Land Animals Began Dying Off Long Before Marine Life
New dates for fossils indicate land animal turnover extended for hundreds of thousands of years. The mass extinction at the end of the Permian Period…
Mental Health and Psychological Impact of the Coronavirus / COVID-19 Pandemic
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic sweeps across the world, it is causing widespread concern, fear and stress, all of which are natural and normal reactions…
Three New Species of Flying Reptiles Discovered – Pterosaurs That Inhabited the Sahara 100 Million Years Ago
A community of flying reptiles that inhabited the Sahara 100 million years ago has been discovered by a University of Portsmouth palaeobiologist and an international…