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New California Variant May Be Driving Virus Surge There, Study Suggests

New California Variant May Be Driving Virus Surge There, Study Suggests

New California Variant May Be Driving Virus Surge There, Study Suggests New California Variant May Be Driving Virus Surge There, Study Suggests In late December, scientists in California began searching coronavirus samples for a fast-spreading new variant that had just been identified in Britain. They found it, though in relatively few samples. But in the process, the scientists made another …

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Students returning home for Christmas caused thousands of Covid infections, study suggests

<p>A student holds a swab which is part of a lateral flow test at Swansea University</p>

Students returning home for Christmas caused thousands of Covid infections, study suggests Students returning home for Christmas caused thousands of Covid infections, study suggests T he return of university students to their homes over Christmas may have caused thousands of extra coronavirus infections, modelling suggests. Mathematicians at Cardiff University found that coronavirus-infected students returning home from university over the festive …

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Baby Megalodons Were 6-Foot-Long Womb Cannibals, Study Suggests

Baby Megalodons Were 6-Foot-Long Womb Cannibals, Study Suggests

Baby Megalodons Were 6-Foot-Long Womb Cannibals, Study Suggests Baby Megalodons Were 6-Foot-Long Womb Cannibals, Study Suggests Scans of a subset of its approximately hundreds of vertebrae — some the size of grapefruits — showed the shark had died at the age of 46. The researchers estimated the meg’s life expectancy to be around 88 to 100 years, implying that their …

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Study Says Blood Plasma Reduces Risk of Severe Covid-19 if Given Early

Study Says Blood Plasma Reduces Risk of Severe Covid-19 if Given Early

Study Says Blood Plasma Reduces Risk of Severe Covid-19 if Given Early Study Says Blood Plasma Reduces Risk of Severe Covid-19 if Given Early It will be difficult “to find and diagnose them within that vanishingly small window,” said Dr. Ilan Schwartz, an infectious disease physician at the University of Alberta who wasn’t involved in the study. “The study looks …

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Coronavirus Variant Is Indeed More Transmissible, New Study Suggests

Coronavirus Variant Is Indeed More Transmissible, New Study Suggests

Coronavirus Variant Is Indeed More Transmissible, New Study Suggests Coronavirus Variant Is Indeed More Transmissible, New Study Suggests The team then projected what the new variant would do over the next six months and built models that factored in different levels of restrictions. Without a more substantial vaccine rollout, they warned, “cases, hospitalizations, I.C.U. admissions and deaths in 2021 may …

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To Study Blinking, a Scientist Needed a Literal Bird’s Eye View

To Study Blinking, a Scientist Needed a Literal Bird’s Eye View

To Study Blinking, a Scientist Needed a Literal Bird’s Eye View To Study Blinking, a Scientist Needed a Literal Bird’s Eye View When Jessica Yorzinski chased great-tailed grackles across a field, it wasn’t a contest to see who blinked first. But she did want the birds to blink. Dr. Yorzinski had outfitted the grackles, which look a bit like crows …

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Kangaroos Can Communicate With Humans, Study Says

Kangaroos Can Communicate With Humans, Study Says

Kangaroos Can Communicate With Humans, Study Says Kangaroos Can Communicate With Humans, Study Says MELBOURNE, Australia — When they’re hungry, they’ll let you know by coming up to you and looking beseechingly at you and the container of food. If that doesn’t work, they’ll sniff and paw at your leg. No, we’re not talking about dogs. We’re talking about kangaroos. …

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Will Ghost Sharks Vanish Before Scientists Can Study Them?

Will Ghost Sharks Vanish Before Scientists Can Study Them?

Will Ghost Sharks Vanish Before Scientists Can Study Them? Will Ghost Sharks Vanish Before Scientists Can Study Them? Take one look at a ghost shark and you may say, “What’s up with that weird-looking fish?” Over the past few decades, scientists learned that these cartilaginous fishes, also known as ratfish or Chimaeras, have been around for hundreds of millions of …

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Covid Patient Study Shows Some Benefit From an Arthritis Drug

Covid Patient Study Shows Some Benefit From an Arthritis Drug

Covid Patient Study Shows Some Benefit From an Arthritis Drug Covid Patient Study Shows Some Benefit From an Arthritis Drug Adding an arthritis drug called baricitinib to Covid treatment regimens that include the antiviral drug remdesivir might shave a day or more off recovery times, especially for those who are seriously sick, according to a study published on Friday. The …

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Alzheimer’s Researchers Study a Rare Brain

Alzheimer's Researchers Study a Rare Brain

Alzheimer’s Researchers Study a Rare Brain Alzheimer’s Researchers Study a Rare Brain Each brain donation begins not in a hospital mortuary but in a large and well-equipped funeral home. The arrangement allows the researchers to remove the brain and walk it quickly to their dissection lab a block away, after which the family can proceed with a funeral or cremation. …

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