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05-24-2022
Monkeypox is spreading, but unlikely to cause a pandemic
Since May 13, 2022, more than 100 cases of confirmed or suspected monkeypox have been detected in countries where this disease does not usually occur, including Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The disease is endemic to Central and West Africa, and was first discovered in 1958. While there is no proven, safe treatment for monkeypox, experts claim that smallpox vaccines, antiviral drugs, and contact tracing will be sufficient to contain the multi-country outbreak of...
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05-24-2022
Pheromones could help control deadly palm weevils
Invasive, long-nosed beetles known as palm weevils are destroying palm...
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05-24-2022
Believe it or not, scavengers are picky eaters
In a new study from the University of Georgia, researchers...
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05-24-2022
Severity of COVID symptoms linked to air pollution
In a new study, scientists have investigated whether a relationship...
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05-24-2022
Family of termites has been adrift at sea for 50 million years
Termites are actually a type of cockroach that diverged from...
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05-24-2022
Animals are affected by the emotions in human voices
It may seem like common sense to many pet owners...
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05-24-2022
Jackdaws reach a consensus before taking flight
A new paper published in Current Biology details an astounding...
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05-24-2022
Climate change threatens the health of billions of people
According to a new report released by the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP),...
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05-23-2022
Study reveals new clues about how plants respond to touch
Plants respond very strongly to touch and other external stimuli,...
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05-23-2022
Moths may struggle to move in response to climate change
Moths are an important source of food for migrating birds...
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05-23-2022
We must do more than slash emissions to keep our climate safe
Slashing emissions of carbon dioxide is not enough to prevent...
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05-23-2022
Seafood trade takes fish away from malnourished populations
Fish are a major source of micronutrients and essential fatty...
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05-23-2022
Most long Covid cases started out as mild infections
As the United States has just surpassed a grim Covid-19...
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