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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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10-18-2018
Space rocks could be carrying life across the milky way
For many decades, scientists have explored the theory of panspermia,...
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10-18-2018
Tiny organisms coordinate their movement without a nervous system
An international team of researchers has demonstrated how simple multicellular...
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10-18-2018
Zebrafish gene editing used to model human diseases
The gene-editing technique CRISPR/Cas9 has taken the scientific world by...
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10-18-2018
Scientists explore uncharted parts of the Arctic Ocean seafloor
Over 70 percent of our planet is covered with water,...
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10-17-2018
Virtual reality experiences can help promote empathy, study shows
The possibilities most people associate with virtual reality technology (VR)...
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10-17-2018
Evolutionary changes are not always gradual
One family of tiny, shelled organisms that float in the...
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10-15-2018
Full eradication of polio will require close environmental monitoring
At the peak of the hysteria surrounding the poliovirus in...
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10-15-2018
Oldest evidence of animal life on Earth identified by scientists
The oldest evidence of animal life dating back 100 million...
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10-15-2018
Scientists unveil newly cultivated First Kiss apple
Anyone who has bit into a juicy Honeycrisp apple has...
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10-14-2018
Decoys could help in the battle against malaria mosquitoes
There’s a new weapon in the battle against outdoor-biting malaria...
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10-14-2018
Forensic genealogy can crack cold cases, but where to draw the line?
Forensic genealogy is bringing new life to a hobby that’s...
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10-14-2018
Some scientists see pregnancy without men in future
An experiment on mice in China has one fertility expert...
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