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As millions eagerly await Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, an anatomy professor at NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine and former orthopedic surgeon offers insight into the likely reason for the familiar papal blessing hand gesture used...
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...
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...
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...
A new food web highlights which birds, fish, insects, and other animals affected by the Deepwater Horizon explosion in 2010 should receive top priority for conservation, protection, and research. Until now scientists didn’t know which kinds of animals the spill affect...
Stellar explosions are most often associated with supernovae, the spectacular deaths of stars. But new ALMA observations provide insights into explosions at the other end of the stellar life cycle, star birth. Astronomers captured these dramatic images as they...
No matter what anyone says, Pluto is a planet, according to Kirby Runyon. Europa, commonly known as a moon of Jupiter, is, too. So are the Earth’s moon and more than 100 other celestial bodies in our solar system denied...
Researchers have uncovered 300,000-year-old fossil bones of Homo sapiens—the oldest reliably dated fossil evidence of our species. The unearthing, reported in two papers in the journal Nature (one, two), significantly pushes back the origins of our species: the find is...
Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are well-known carriers of serious diseases like dengue fever, malaria, and Zika. Cameron Simmons, professor of microbiology and immunology at the School of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Population and Global Health at the University...