Category: Science

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Six-foot distance isn’t enough: scientists

Novel coronavirus can spread up to three times further in cold and humid weather, according to the researchers Scientists have modelled the spread of infectious droplets...

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Astronomers discover potential evidence of birth of a new planet

Astronomers believe that they have found the first evidence of the birth of a new planet in the solar system. Researchers have spotted a dense disc of dust and gas...

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Monkeys develop virus immunity after infection, vaccine: studies

Story by AFP Two studies on monkeys published on Wednesday offer hope that humans can develop protective immunity to the novel coronavirus. The studies, published in the...

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Human urine ‘can be the key’ to erect buildings on the moon

The evolution of technology has no bounds, and now the scientists have come with a surprising notion – concrete can be built on moon using human urine. According to...

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Hello, social distancing. Goodbye, handshakes?

Story by AFP It started centuries ago as a symbol of peace, a gesture to prove you weren’t holding a weapon, and over time it became part of almost every social,...

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Report claims female US Army reservist brought coronavirus to Wuhan

Amid unconfirmed reports about sources of coronavirus spread, some conspiracy theorists claim that a US Army reservist named Maatje Benassi brought the novel coronavirus...

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Sunlight destroys coronavirus quickly, say US scientists

The new coronavirus is quickly destroyed by sunlight, according to new research announced by a senior US official on Thursday, though the study has not yet been made...

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Scientists warn we may need to live with social distancing for a year or more

Life in America — and in many countries around the world — is changing drastically. We’re physically distanced from our favorite people, we’re avoiding our...

Critically endangered, birds, spotted, south China

Critically endangered birds spotted in south China

Story by Xinhua Forestry rangers in south China’s Guangdong Province have recently found a flock of critically endangered spoon-billed sandpipers in a local reserve....

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Dogs have ‘infrared’ noses to detect heat, says new research

Story by Reuters New research indicated that dogs have a certain type of infrared sensor in the tip of their nose that enables them to detect minute changes in...