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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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05-21-2022
Plants tamed fungi to colonize land half a billion years ago
A recent study led by the University of Copenhagen has...
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05-21-2022
Fruits and vegetables can reduce ADHD symptoms
A new study led by Ohio State University has examined...
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05-21-2022
Ancient moon volcanoes may provide astronauts with drinking water
There is water on the moon, frozen solid in the...
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05-21-2022
Jurassic Park was wrong about how fast pterosaurs could fly
With gigantic wings that reach 10 meters in length, the...
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05-20-2022
Drones can assist efforts to save bees and other pollinators
A new strategy using technology like satellites and drones can...
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05-20-2022
Baby leatherbacks are blind to the ocean
Baby sea turtles, including leatherbacks (Dermochelys coriacea), typically hatch at...
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05-20-2022
Dolphins recognize their friends by the taste of their urine
Humans rely on a variety of cues to identify their...
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05-20-2022
Sleep deprivation may become a side effect of climate change
Climate change is predicted to bring more extreme weather events,...
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05-20-2022
Praying mantises are becoming more popular as pets
Caring for insects as pets may sound strange, but thousands...
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05-20-2022
Reducing boat noise boosts reproduction among reef fish
A study published in Nature Communications has revealed another threat...
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05-20-2022
Experts identify the super spreaders of bird flu
Recently, a highly pathogenic strain of avian influenza – commonly...
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05-19-2022
Ancient sediments predict future stressors for cold-water corals
Cold-water corals, just like their tropical counterparts, build three dimensional...
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