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06-27-2022
Covid vaccines prevented almost 20 million deaths in 2021
A new study published in the journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases has found that Covid-19 vaccines cut the potential global death toll by more than half in the first year in which they were available. By modeling the spread of the disease in 185 countries and territories, the experts discovered that without Covid vaccines, 19.8 million more people would have died between December 2020 and December 2021.  “We knew it was going to be a large number, but I did not think it would be as high...
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10-24-2018
How working memory guides you through the day
Working memory is critical in guiding us through everyday actions...
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10-24-2018
How the brain compensates for its own uncertainty
A team of neuroscientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...
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10-21-2018
Chocolate Labs coat colors could affect health
Could Fido’s coat color play a role in his health?...
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10-21-2018
Earthquake 'echoes' show Earth's core is solid
Scientists finally have solid evidence: the Earth’s core is solid,...
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10-21-2018
Carrot extract could make cement stronger, more eco-friendly
Carrot extract could be the key to creating environmentally friendly...
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10-21-2018
Pacific blob returns, bringing warm days and fear of drought
The Pacific blob is back, and that could spell bad...
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10-20-2018
New lifespan “score” can help predict how long you might live
How can we know how long we’re going to live?...
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10-19-2018
Are the “oldest fossils on Earth” really just average rocks?
The oldest known fossils on Earth may actually be nothing...
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10-19-2018
Average healthy esophagus still accumulates hundreds of mutations
Cancer is a ticking time bomb in our bodies. If...
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10-19-2018
What determines our food preferences and decisions?
The holidays are coming up, and it’s more likely than...
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10-19-2018
New study shows that herpes can increase risk of Alzheimer’s
A new study has found that the herpes virus has...
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10-18-2018
Hormone that regulates reproduction could treat low sex drive
Kisspeptin, a hormone responsible for regulating reproduction, has a much...
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