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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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12-20-2017
Weird new worm sheds light on the progression of complex animals
Researchers at the University of Tsukuba in Japan have discovered...
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12-20-2017
Natural selection is still molding humans, research finds
A team of researchers has identified the traits that are...
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12-19-2017
Squirrels evolved an ability to withstand colder temperatures
Researchers from Yale University have discovered that ground squirrels and...
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12-19-2017
First African turtle that migrated to Europe made a wild journey
Scientists now have evidence that a river turtle made an...
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12-19-2017
Exploding stars can affect clouds and climate on Earth
Scientists now have a better understanding of how cosmic rays...
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12-19-2017
Solar energy does not have to interfere with valuable land
As the world attempts to transition away from fossil fuels...
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12-18-2017
People exaggerate negative feelings and symptoms in surveys
Surveys are used as an important metric to understand and...
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12-18-2017
Fossils prove life existed on Earth nearly 3.5 billion years ago
Microscopic fossilized remains recovered from a rock in Western Australia...
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12-18-2017
Bad diet and energy drinks hurt brain development in teens
Energy drinks and junk food may be particularly harmful to...
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12-18-2017
Ancient bear had a sweet tooth, researchers say
A team of scientists have found 3.5 million-year-old fossils of...
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12-18-2017
Disrupted brain rhythms cause older people to forget
While we sleep, our brain waves must harmonize hundreds of...
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12-18-2017
Songbirds dance to coordinate their music
Songbirds can create some complex melodies – but somehow, when...
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