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The public prosecutor's office of the city of Bergamo, epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic in Italy, will investigate members of the government for the management of the coronavirus health crisis. Giuseppe Conte, the country's Prime Minister, will be one...
The coronavirus can also affect cells in the kidneys, heart and brain, according to a study by Hamburg Eppendorf University Hospital. After about 30 autopsies, it has been shown that the virus does not only attack the lungs of...
A total of 533 employees at a fish processing factory located in the coastal city of Tema, 25 kilometers (15 miles) east of Ghana's capital, Accra, have contracted the coronavirus in their workplace, according to President Nana Akufo-Addo. The...
British Health Minister Matt Hancock has announced that the UK will begin human trials of a coronavirus vaccine on Thursday. He did so during the British government's daily press conference on COVID-19, where he said that developing a vaccine...
Unless we reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the current warming from climate change may drive a dramatic shift in vegetation within the next 100-150 years, according to new research. The change could match the one seen as the last ice age...
While some scientists have suggested we need to protect half of Earth’s surface to preserve most of its species, new research indicates that quality, not just quantity, is vital for effective conservation efforts. “There’s a lot of discussion about protecting...
Researchers have discovered a gene that can protect elephants from cancer. An estimated 17 percent of humans worldwide die from cancer, but less than five percent of captive elephants—who live for about 70 years, and have about 100 times as...
We make snap judgments of others based not only on their facial appearance, but also on our pre-existing beliefs about how others’ personalities work, according to a new study. The research, which appears in the journal Proceedings of the National...
MHS: I went in thinking it was an interesting hypothesis that there was a Norse trading post in Baffin Island. First, I performed an initial physical analysis of the material, which included spun sinew, spun yarn, woven textiles, and raw...
Trace metals in the atmosphere have a hefty impact on marine life, according to a new paper. The sources of these aerosol particles include volcanoes, wildfires, and desert dust, and the burning of fossil fuels. After being spewed up and...