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NOT GETTING ENOUGH SLEEP REALLY DOES SUCK THE JOY OUT OF LIFE, RESEARCH CONFIRMS

17 SEPT 2020 Most of us know first-hand that lack of sleep has a profound effect on how we function day to day. From irritability and increased clumsiness to greater susceptibility to colds and chronic diseases, there’s ample research to back this up. Now, a large new study also confirms that being …

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9 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD BE OPTIMISTIC A COVID-19 VACCINE WILL BE AVAILABLE IN 2021

24 AUGUST 2020 As fall approaches rapidly, many are wondering if the race for a vaccine will bear fruit as early as January 2021. I am a physician-scientist and infectious diseases specialist at the University of Virginia, where I care for patients and conduct research into COVID-19. I am occasionally asked how …

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NEWLY DESIGNED NANOWIRE MATERIAL FOR FACE MASKS CAN ACTUALLY DESTROY PATHOGENS

22 AUG 2020 The benefits of wearing face masks to help slow the spread of COVID-19 are now well understood, but scientists are still searching for better materials to use – and a filter ‘paper’ made up of titanium oxide nanowires is showing a lot of promise. The new material is so good at …

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CORONAVIRUS-HIT CRUISE SHIP ALLOWED TO TRANSIT PANAMA CANAL

30 MAR 2020 A cruise ship stuck off Panama’s Pacific coast after four passengers died and more than 130 others developed influenza-like symptoms, including at least two with the coronavirus, will be allowed to proceed through the Panama Canal, the government said on Saturday. Holland America Line’s 238-meter (781-foot) MS Zaandam vessel can now continue …

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CHINA PROPOSES HEALTH SILK ROAD

28 MAR 2020  China says it is willing to contribute to international cooperation in combating the COVID-19 pandemic via the construction of a Health Silk Road. State media agency Xinhua states that Chinese President Xi Jinping made the offer, along with an offer of help for Italy, during a phone …

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NEW CORONAVIRUS MAY CIRCULATE FOREVER AS A SEASONAL, ENDEMIC PATHOGEN, EXPERTS FEAR

03 MAR 2020 The new coronavirus is likely here to stay. Experts think will probably become a permanent part of the human respiratory-virus repertoire. “This is going to be with us for some time – it’s endemic in human populations and not going to go away without a vaccine,” Amesh Adalja, an …

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OUR BODIES AGE IN THREE DISTINCT SHIFTS, ACCORDING TO MORE THAN 4,000 BLOOD TESTS

21 DEC 2019 In terms of biological ageing, the body seems to shift gears three times during our lifespans, new research suggests – with 34 years, 60 years and 78 years the key thresholds. In other words, we now have evidence that ageing isn’t one long, continuous process that moves …

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COP25: INVESTORS URGE GOVERNMENTS TO STEP UP CLIMATE AMBITION

631 institutional investors managing more than $37 trillion in assets urged governments to step up efforts to tackle the global climate crisis in a statement issued on Monday at the United Nations Climate Conference (COP25). The Global Investor Statement to Governments on Climate Change, developed by the seven founding partners …

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TOXIC WHITE FOAM WASHES UP ON INDIAN BEACH, AND PEOPLE DON’T KNOW TO STAY AWAY

10 DEC 2019 A menacing white foam covered one of India’s most famous beaches in Chennai for the fourth straight day on Monday, creating a new pollution hazard for the country. Children have been playing and taking selfies in the clouds of white suds on Marina Beach, even though they …

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SCIENTISTS SEE THE SUN TRANSFER ENERGY FROM ITS INTERIOR TO ATMOSPHERE

28 NOV 2019 You can’t tell from Earth, but the Sun’s outer atmosphere is hundreds of times hotter than its surface – it’s a long-standing mystery that astrophysicists have been working on for years, and now we might just have an answer. Scientists have previously suggested that solar plasma jets …

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