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08-17-2022
Omicron: most people never knew they were infected
A new study led by the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles has found that the majority of people who were infected with the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 did not even know they had the virus. By analyzing antibody levels of a group of 2,479 Cedars-Sinai healthcare workers and patients, the scientists discovered that, among the 210 individuals with new Covid antibodies, 56 percent were unaware of any recent infection. These findings suggest that the Omicron variant is indeed milder, often leading to asymptomatic cases, compared to...
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08-21-2021
Is a heartburn drug secretly saving COVID-19 patients?
A common heartburn drug has become a potential candidate for...
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08-20-2021
Reporting on climate change has become more accurate
Reporting on climate change is finally falling in line with...
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08-20-2021
Earth’s outer core may be its largest carbon reservoir
New research conducted by scientists from Florida State University and...
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08-19-2021
Baby bats and human infants engage in similar babbling behavior
Research on speech development stresses the challenges children face in...
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08-19-2021
Leaking pipes in Baltimore polluting the Chesapeake Bay
A new study claims that leaking pipes from Baltimore’s aging...
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08-18-2021
Ban on ozone depleting substances prevented catastrophic consequences
If ozone depleting substances - such as the notorious chlorofluorocarbons...
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08-18-2021
Hundreds of invasive species are for sale as garden plants in the U.S.
A new study by ecologists at the University of Massachusetts...
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08-18-2021
Running dry: water shortages in the Colorado River
The Colorado River is a major source of water in...
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08-17-2021
Why you should wash your hands for twenty seconds
Although most people understand that it’s important to wash your...
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08-16-2021
All hands on deck to save South Africa’s humpback dolphin
A recent publication from Frontiers in Marine Science brings some...
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08-16-2021
Exceeding tipping points could triple the costs of climate change
An international team of researchers has developed a new model...
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08-15-2021
Thousands of COVID-19 cases linked to wildfires
Fine particle pollution from wildfire smoke may have been responsible...
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