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10-08-2021
New infectious disease discovered in Japan
Experts at Hokkaido University are describing a previously unknown infectious disease that has emerged in Japan. Dubbed the “Yezo virus," the novel virus is transmitted through tick bites and is characterized by fever and lowered levels of blood platelets and leukocytes.  "At least seven people have been infected with this new virus in Japan since 2014, but, so far, no deaths have been confirmed," said virologist Keita Matsuno. The Yezo virus was discovered in 2019 when a man was treated for fever and pain after a tick...
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10-26-2021
Mountain snowpacks could disappear in the western U.S.
A new study published in the journal Nature Reviews: Earth...
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10-26-2021
The coast of France may be a death trap for sea turtles
The known boundaries of sea turtle foraging areas have been...
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10-25-2021
Methane emissions are higher than previously estimated
 A new study from the Harvard John A. Paulson School...
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10-25-2021
Computer models can mimic human language processing
A new study led by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...
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10-22-2021
Tiny crab found in 100-million-year-old amber
There has been a puzzling gap in our understanding of...
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10-22-2021
Biden restores national monuments, but for how long?
Earth.com has previously covered Bear’s Ears National Monument as it...
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10-22-2021
Bats have brains that synchronize when they socialize
A new study published in the journal Science investigated how...
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10-22-2021
Fossil fuels must be reduced immediately and drastically
According to a recent report (The Production Gap Report) by...
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10-22-2021
Venice faces an uncertain fate due to sea level rise
In November 2019, Venice experienced its second worst flood in...
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10-21-2021
Frequent asteroid strikes delayed oxygen growth on Earth
A new study led by Harvard University has found that...
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10-21-2021
The brain responds to bad smells within milliseconds
The detection and recognition of potentially dangerous smells is an...
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10-20-2021
The origin of horse domestication has finally been revealed
There has been much debate and hypothesizing about the origins...
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