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Preliminary study indicates that mild cases of COVID-19 generate immunity

A study from Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, still awaiting a final review by the scientific community, concludes that the vast majority of mild cases of COVID-19 generate...

This microbe offers a way to avoid 400,000 deaths a year

A group of researchers in Kenya have discovered a microbe that is able to completely protect mosquitoes from becoming infected with malaria. This finding has "enormous potential" to minimize...
Comet C 2019 Y4 Atlas

The ATLAS comet breaks into a thousand pieces

Just a month ago, it seemed that this comet, officially named C / 2019 Y4 Atlas, was going to surprise us with a dazzling spectacle in the sky at...

Why isn’t the coronavirus part of an evil plan against humankind?

The coronavirus behind the global COVID-19 pandemic evolved from nature and not a lab, according to a new genetic study. Researchers analyzed the genome sequence of the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus...
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Clinical trials of coronavirus treatments have already begun

The director of the World Health Organization has confirmed that the first clinical trial of the coronavirus vaccine has already begun. "Only 60 days after China shared the genetic sequence...
Proxima Centauri

Proxima Centauri seen from Hubble

The dazzling protagonist of this Hubble image is the star closest to us: Proxima Centauri. Proxima Centauri is located in the constellation Centaurus (the Centaur), just over four light-years from...

The coronavirus could already be cured by existing drugs

The number of people infected with the new corona virus continues to skyrocket, with more than 80,000 cases worldwide as of the end of February....

On average, there is about one ‘marsquake’ on Mars per day

On November 26 2018, the NASA InSight lander successfully set down on Mars in the Elysium Planitia region. Seventy Martian days later, the mission’s seismometer SEIS began recording the...
BPA free plastic

Alternative chemical BPS could be just as harmful as BPA in water bottles and...

Is BPA-free plastic safe? New findings with mice suggest the alternative chemical BPS could be just as harmful. For decades, scientists have studied BPA extensively in animal models with results...
Coronavirus structure

Is a coronavirus vaccine on the way?

Researchers have created the first 3D atomic scale map of the part of the 2019 coronavirus that attaches to and infects human cells. Mapping this part, called the spike protein,...
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Manova, a virtual world like Ready Player One, available in a few months

About four years ago, Peter Chou, founder and CEO of HTC and in charge of creating the popular HTC Vive, left the company. In...

Calibra, Facebook’s digital wallet, becomes Novi and details emerge on how it will work...

Calibra was launched in June 2019 along with Libra, the cryptomoney supported by Facebook and other partners. While the latter is the crypto currency...
MacOS Catalina

Catalina 10.15.5 macOS now available: Improved battery management, FaceTime options and more

Apple has released a few hours ago the fifth Catalina update: macOS 10.15.5. In this version comes interesting new features such as improvements in...
Samurai Shodown Neo Geo Collection

Samurai Shodown Collection, free only at the Epic Games Store for one week

SNK has announced the release date of their long-awaited Samurai Shodown Collection, confirming that this collection of seven legendary NEO GEO fighting games will...
Man dead by Minneapolis Police

“I can’t breathe”: a black man dies, unarmed and handcuffed, suffocated by the Minneapolis...

A black man in his forties died Monday in Minneapolis after a police officer suffocated him. The victim was unarmed, handcuffed and lying on...
Donald Trump

Twitter labels a Trump tweet as misleading and the president accuses them of “interfering”...

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused the social networking site Twitter of "interfering" in the November presidential election, after the social network first...

South Korea records highest daily number of coronavirus infections in almost two months

South Korean officials reported 40 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, the highest daily number of infections in nearly two months, coinciding with the...

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