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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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03-16-2021
Was life on Earth literally sparked by lightning?
A new study from Yale University suggests that trillions of...
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03-16-2021
"Astonishing reduction" in bird habitats found in Colombia
Rare birds are being pushed out of their habitats in...
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03-16-2021
Slow walkers are four times more likely to die from COVID-19
Slow walkers are four times more likely to die from...
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03-15-2021
Melting glaciers speed up plant decomposition, carbon emissions
A new study from the University of Leeds has revealed...
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03-14-2021
Eat a pie, or throw one, it's National Pi Day!
Today marks the annual celebration of the mathematical constant pi,...
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03-10-2021
Reducing air pollution could give global warming a boost
Reductions in air pollution could actually boost global warming without...
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03-09-2021
Comet Catalina sparks a new theory on the origin of life
Comets like Catalina may have delivered carbon to Earth, Mars,...
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03-08-2021
Summers may last for nearly six months by the end of this century
Summer could drag out for nearly six months in the...
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03-08-2021
The sea is rising up to four times faster in coastal communities
Sea level rise will impact populated areas along the coast...
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03-08-2021
Pigs are spreading antibiotic-resistant bacteria to humans
Antibiotic-resistant strains of staph bacteria are spreading between pigs, farmworkers,...
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03-01-2021
Social media use linked to binge eating among preteens
A new study from the University of Toronto has revealed...
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02-26-2021
Asteroid dust solves the mystery of what killed the dinosaurs
Experts at CU Boulder report that evidence found inside the...
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