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LONDON (Reuters) – Children have milder COVID-19 symptoms than adults and the balance of evidence suggests they may also have lower susceptibility and infectivity than adults, scientists advising the British government have said. FILE PHOTO: A child wearing a protective face mask disinfects hands as she arrives at a primary school, while Austrian schools reopen
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Germans must persevere with social distancing or risk exponential growth in the number of coronavirus cases, four leading science institutes said on Wednesday. A customer at the food discounter ALDI is wearing a protective mask, as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Duesseldorf, Germany, April 29, 2020. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay Germany
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Scientists have observed what appears to be the aftermath of a violent collision between two planetary building blocks orbiting a large and luminous star, a glimpse of the type of carnage that may have been commonplace early in our solar system’s history. Artist’s Impression of a collision of two icy asteroid-sized bodies
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(Reuters) – From tinkling harmonies as the virus disarms cells to clashing and stormy as it replicates, U.S. scientists have translated the novel coronavirus’ spiked protein structure to music in an effort to better understand the pathogen. FILE PHOTO: The ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which was identified as the cause
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Scientists have observed the biggest supernova – stellar explosion – ever detected, the violent death of a huge star up to 100 times more massive than our sun in a faraway galaxy. FILE PHOTO: An artist’s impression of supernova SN2016aps, provided by Northwestern University April 13, 2020. Aaron Geller/Northwestern University/Handout via REUTERS.
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BEIJING (Reuters) – A team of Chinese scientists has isolated several antibodies that it says are “extremely effective” at blocking the ability of the new coronavirus to enter cells, which eventually could be helpful in treating or preventing COVID-19. FILE PHOTO: The ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which was identified as
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LONDON (Reuters) – UK scientists are to track the spread of the new coronavirus and watch for emerging mutations by using gene sequencing to analyse the strains causing thousands of COVID-19 infections across the country, Britain said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A computer image created by Nexu Science Communication together with Trinity College in Dublin,
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(L-R) The Royal Melbourne Hospital’s Dr Julian Druce, Virus Identification Laboratory Head at the Doherty Institute and Dr Mike Catton, Deputy Director of the Doherty Institute address media to announce having successfully grown the Wuhan coronavirus from a patient sample in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, January 28, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly SYDNEY (Reuters) – A team of
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Marie Antoinette’s hair turned white overnight, according to folklore, before she was executed by guillotine in 1793 during the French Revolution. The ill-fated queen embodied an extreme example of the phenomenon of stress-induced graying of the hair. FILE PHOTO: A woman dressed as Marie Antoinette from the video game “Assassin’s Creed: Unity”
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NAIROBI (Reuters) – Scientists working to save the northern white rhinoceros from extinction plan to implant its artificially developed embryos in another, more abundant rhino subspecies in Kenya later this year, researchers and government officials said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Najin (R) and her daughter Fatou, the last two northern white rhino females, graze near
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FILE PHOTO: Pro-Brexit protesters hold placards outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, December 20, 2019. REUTERS/Tom Nicholson LONDON (Reuters) – Britain said on Monday it would increase the number of scientists and researchers eligible for fast-track visas, part of the government’s plans to attract more elite researchers after Brexit. The number of eligible
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Using a bright orange electrocardiogram machine attached with suction cups to the body of a blue whale, scientists for the first time have measured the heart rate of the world’s largest creature and came away with insight about the renowned behemoth’s physiology. Researchers from Stanford University’s Goldbogen Lab, Cascadia Research, Scripps Institution
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Scientists on Monday unveiled the first global geological map of Saturn’s moon Titan including vast plains and dunes of frozen organic material and lakes of liquid methane, illuminating an exotic world considered a strong candidate in the search for life beyond Earth. FILE PHOTO: This artist’s concept envisions what hydrocarbon ice forming
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