New York Blood Center has made a call for recovered COVID-19 patients to donate their blood plasma to help treat others seriously affected by the illness.
Manzamine A, a natural product derived from certain groups of sponges, can block the growth of cervical cancer cells, report researchers. Manzamine A targets a protein th
US policymakers considering physical distancing measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 face a difficult trade-off between closing schools to reduce transmission and new
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The protective effect is a biologically plausible hypothesis.
Taking advantage of the 21-day lockdown, timer smugglers are engaged in felling of valuable trees in protected jungles around Guwahati. Sources informed Northeast Now on
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The researchers have identified 31 candidate molecules to target the main protease which helps the virus replicate
The existence of presymptomatic or asymptomatic transmission makes contact tracing more challenging
In an unprecedented measure, India on March 25 began a country-wide shutdown for 21 days to cut the transmission chain of the novel coronavirus (SARS-
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A device that carries hot water down a tube into the gut may help manage diabetes by killing overgrown gut cells that release hormones key to metabolising food
Normal speech by individuals who are asymptomatic but infected with coronavirus may produce enough aerosolized particles to transmit the infection, according to aerosol s
A new species of pterosaur -- a flying reptile that lived 100 million years ago -- has been discovered by scientists in Africa.
The Hubble Space Telescope captured a stunning image of galaxy that's hiding a secret.
An analysis of the media consumption habits of people in the US shows that fake news makes up a tiny fraction of what they watch or read every day
Theres been an ongoing dispute over what was the worlds largest carnivorous dinosaur.
The search giant is disclosing trends in visits to broad categories of places, as a tool for public health officials.
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Public health experts believe one impact of the school closures mandated by the coronavirus pandemic will be an increase in childhood obesity across the United States.
Hidden wartime footage of a secret World War II code-breaking site in Southern England has been discovered.
Researchers have called for more research to determine the best ways to keep SARS-CoV-19 out of the water cycle. They also suggest that developed nations should finance w
Surgical masks may help prevent infected people from making others sick with seasonal viruses, including coronaviruses, according to new research. In laboratory experimen
A new study shows that people are more likely to base decisions on anecdotal information instead of facts when they feel anxious and vulnerable.
Materials that combine topological electronic properties and quantum magnetism are of high current interest, for the quantum many-body physics that can unfold in them and
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A case study of a patient in Wuhan, China, suggests that the immunosuppressant tocilizumab may be an effective COVID-19 treatment for very ill patients who also have mult
Public health scientists predict that school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic will exacerbate the epidemic of childhood obesity in the United States. Researchers exp
The coronavirus pandemic has left most of the world's major cities,including London, New York and others, empty.As humans hunker down, with shelter-in-place measures arou
Parisians confined to their flats by a lockdown imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus can at least now open their windows and breathe in fresh air, listen to the bird
Researchers have used high-resolution microscopy tools to peer at the inner-workings of an unusual type of superconductor, uranium ditelluride (UTe2). Their measurements
A previous study has shown that a type of squill growing in Madeira produces a chemical compound that may be useful as a medicinal drug. But a new study has shown that th
While drylands around the world will expand at an accelerated rate because of future climate change, their average productivity will likely be reduced, according to a new
New research has detailed the clinical course and treatment of Germany's first group of COVID-19 patients. Criteria may now be developed to determine the earliest point a
Researchers have developed a tiny unit that is both an optical transmitter and a receiver.
The tiny hairs found on plant roots play a pivotal role in helping reduce soil erosion, a new study has found. The research provides compelling evidence that when root ha
A study sheds new light on the role of northern peatlands in regulating the regional climate. According to the researchers, peatlands will remain carbon sinks until the e
Scientists have studied oscillating patterns of gene expression, coordinated across time and space within a tissue grown in vitro, to explore the molecular causes of a ra
Cases of covid-19 have been slow to appear in developing economies, but now they are ramping up. Slums and refugee camps could be particularly vulnerable
Scientists cant say for certain why the current pandemic is discriminating by sex, but it likely comes down to biology, lifestyle, and behavior.
Researchers have invented a machine-learning based algorithm for quantitatively characterizing material microstructure in three dimensions and in real time. This algorith
An antibody recovered from a survivor of the SARS epidemic in the early 2000s has revealed a potential vulnerability of the new coronavirus at the root of COVID-19.
Melatonin controls the body clock -- high melatonin levels make us feel tired in the evening. However, the hormone also plays an important role in animals' biological rhy
Researchers have found that it's actually the mother cell that determines if its daughter cells will divide. The finding sheds new light on the cell cycle using modern im
A new study led by paleoanthropologists reveals that Lucy's species Australopithecus afarensis had an ape-like brain. However, the protracted brain growth suggests that -
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