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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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01-04-2018
Public has more confidence in scientists than in policy makers
The results of a 2017 national public opinion survey from...
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01-03-2018
Parasitic plant can control the genes of its host plant
Parasitic plants and pests are a major concern for farmers...
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01-03-2018
Genome research reveals when Native Americans first arrived
Genome sequencing the remains of an infant that lived over...
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01-03-2018
Genetically modified cacao could stop chocolate from running out
As we reported this week, the world’s chocolate supply is...
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01-03-2018
Could an ancient ocean plate be fueling Yellowstone supervolcano?
A new study from researchers at the University of Illinois...
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01-02-2018
Tiny fossil provides rare evidence of Jurassic crocodiles
After reevaluating a prehistoric fossil that was found on a...
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01-01-2018
Salamander genome may hold the key to human limb regeneration
A new study has sequenced the expansive genome of a...
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01-01-2018
A new technique could help crops grow in record time
A scientific breakthrough in the world of agriculture could help...
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01-01-2018
Charcoal left behind by wildfires speed up carbon emissions
Even though the five-year drought that plagued California has technically...
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01-01-2018
Changes in behavior can help curb climate change
Have you made a New Year’s resolution to invest in...
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01-01-2018
Want a healthy landscape? Monitor the streams
Monitoring streams can be a key part of making sure...
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12-31-2017
Virtual cocktails use lights and stimuli to trick your senses
Researchers at the National University of Singapore may have just...
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