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‘The Biggest Monster’ Is Spreading. And It’s Not the Coronavirus.

‘The Biggest Monster’ Is Spreading. And It’s Not the Coronavirus.

‘The Biggest Monster’ Is Spreading. And It’s Not the Coronavirus. ‘The Biggest Monster’ Is Spreading. And It’s Not the Coronavirus. It begins with a mild fever and malaise, followed by a painful cough and shortness of breath. The infection prospers in crowds, spreading to people in close reach. Containing an outbreak requires contact tracing, as well as isolation and treatment …

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Is Telemedicine Here to Stay?

Is Telemedicine Here to Stay?

Is Telemedicine Here to Stay? Is Telemedicine Here to Stay? While some lawmakers favor permanently expanding Medicare payment for a broad range of telemedicine services, others are concerned about the technology’s cost and potential for fraud. “Now you’re talking about reimbursing services we haven’t reimbursed before,” Ms. Franco said. Some patients say telemedicine is not a substitute for in-person care. …

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Private Boats Enter SpaceX Splashdown Area, Raising Concerns

Private Boats Enter SpaceX Splashdown Area, Raising Concerns

Private Boats Enter SpaceX Splashdown Area, Raising Concerns Private Boats Enter SpaceX Splashdown Area, Raising Concerns Two American astronauts were greeted by a group of private boats on Sunday as their SpaceX capsule splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico, an encroachment that distracted from an otherwise triumphant milestone for the country’s resurgent space program. More than a dozen …

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NASA Astronauts Safely Return to Earth: ‘Thank You for Flying SpaceX’

NASA Astronauts Safely Return to Earth: ‘Thank You for Flying SpaceX’

NASA Astronauts Safely Return to Earth: ‘Thank You for Flying SpaceX’ NASA Astronauts Safely Return to Earth: ‘Thank You for Flying SpaceX’ The first astronaut trip to orbit by a private company parachuted to a safe conclusion in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday. It was the first water landing by NASA astronauts since 1975, when the agency’s crews were …

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Live Coronavirus Updates: Tracking Global News, Cases and Deaths

Coronavirus Live Updates: Dire Numbers Prompt Mask Orders in U.S.

Live Coronavirus Updates: Tracking Global News, Cases and Deaths Live Coronavirus Updates: Tracking Global News, Cases and Deaths She recommended that people living in communities where cases are surging consider wearing a mask at home if they live with someone who is especially vulnerable because of age or underlying medical conditions. “What we are seeing today is different from March …

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SpaceX Crew Dragon and Astronaut Return: When to Watch

SpaceX Crew Dragon and Astronaut Return: When to Watch

SpaceX Crew Dragon and Astronaut Return: When to Watch SpaceX Crew Dragon and Astronaut Return: When to Watch The first astronaut trip to orbit by a private company is coming to an end. The passengers are two NASA astronauts — Robert L. Behnken and Douglas G. Hurley — but it could be a first step to more people going to …

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The Mysterious Life of Birds Who Never Come Down

The Mysterious Life of Birds Who Never Come Down

The Mysterious Life of Birds Who Never Come Down The Mysterious Life of Birds Who Never Come Down And they are doing more. As Dokter and his colleagues write, migratory birds orient themselves through a complex of interacting compass mechanisms. During vesper flights, swifts have access to them all. At this panoptic height, they can see the scattered patterns of …

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To Land Perseverance Rover in One Piece, NASA Made Improvements

To Land Perseverance Rover in One Piece, NASA Made Improvements

To Land Perseverance Rover in One Piece, NASA Made Improvements To Land Perseverance Rover in One Piece, NASA Made Improvements When NASA’s Perseverance rover arrives at Mars, mission managers will be watching, helpless to do anything. The $2.4 billion spacecraft will hit the top of the Martian atmosphere at more than 12,000 miles per hour and then come to a …

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SpaceX Crew Dragon to Bring 2 NASA Astronauts Home

SpaceX Crew Dragon to Bring 2 NASA Astronauts Home

SpaceX Crew Dragon to Bring 2 NASA Astronauts Home SpaceX Crew Dragon to Bring 2 NASA Astronauts Home If a hurricane does not get in the way, two astronauts who took the first commercial trip to orbit will return home on Sunday. Two astronauts, Robert L. Behnken and Douglas G. Hurley, traveled to the International Space Station in May aboard …

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Can Humans Give Coronavirus to Bats, and Other Wildlife?

Can Humans Give Coronavirus to Bats, and Other Wildlife?

Can Humans Give Coronavirus to Bats, and Other Wildlife? Can Humans Give Coronavirus to Bats, and Other Wildlife? Many people worry about bats as a source of viruses, including the one that has caused a worldwide pandemic. But another question is surfacing: Could humans pass the novel coronavirus to wildlife, specifically North American bats? It may seem like the last …

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