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08-03-2022
What can bats teach us about future pandemics?
A new study suggests that the link between bats and coronaviruses is likely due to a long-shared history. This genetic information can help us prevent and manage future pandemics. "We found that bats have been under unusual pressure from coronaviruses compared to other mammals, supporting the idea that bats are rich sources of coronaviruses and may yield insights for future prevention or treatment," said Dr. Hannah Frank, a bat expert at Tulane University. "Pandemics originating from animals highlight the need to understand how natural hosts have evolved...
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08-27-2020
Bacteria in the human gut may be key to healthy aging
In a new study from the European Society of Cardiology,...
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08-26-2020
Bulldogs are popular despite frightening health issues
The vast majority of people who own bulldogs, French bulldogs,...
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08-26-2020
Arctic warming has been greatly underestimated
A new study from the University of Copenhagen has revealed...
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08-26-2020
Scientists discover how plants protect themselves from pathogens
Plants have the remarkable ability to protect themselves against pathogens,...
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08-25-2020
"Any mask is better than no mask" to slow spread of COVID-19
In a new study from the American Institute of Physics,...
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08-24-2020
Hydrogen vehicles will soon be less expensive and much more realistic
In a groundbreaking new study, researchers at the University of...
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08-22-2020
Nasal vaccine shows potential to stop COVID-19 before it starts
Scientists at the Washington University School of Medicine (WashUMed) have...
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08-22-2020
Several endangered species may be vulnerable to COVID-19
Several critically endangered species may have a high risk of...
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08-21-2020
Nutrient pollution makes corals more susceptible to bleaching
New research suggests that nutrient pollution will compound the detrimental...
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08-20-2020
Abrupt climate changes occur simultaneously across the globe
In a new study led by the University of Melbourne,...
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08-19-2020
Chemicals from plastics leak into seabird stomachs over time
Seabirds often mistake plastic debris for food, and ingestion poses...
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08-18-2020
Atlantic Ocean may hold 200 million tons of microplastics 
A new study has revealed that the amount of microplastics...
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