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Researchers expose why tummy bugs are so good at swimming through your gut

Researchers have solved the mystery of why a species of bacteria that causes food poisoning can swim faster in stickier liquids, such as within guts. The findings could potentially help scientists halt the bacteria in its tracks, because they show how the shape of the bacteria's body and the components that help it swim are…

Researchers are stressed that the coronavirus vaccine may not work on older people

Promising coronavirus vaccine progress has been observed for several experimental drugs so far, with some of them approaching the final stage of testing. As researchers approach the critical Phase 3 stage, some of them worry that the vaccines might not be suitable for the elderly, which is the group most likely to develop complications and…

Coronavirus live: UK scientists alert of ‘genuine risk’ of second wave

Trump once again utilizes phrase ‘Kung Flu’ at rallyUS President Donald Trump once again applied the phrase “Kung Flu” to describe the coronavirus at a rally in Phoenix on Tuesday.Trump has applied the phrase numerous instances in latest days, even as men and women have criticised his use of the phrase as racist.Due to the…

Scientists Establish Environmentally Friendly Technique for Getting Rid Of Chemicals from Water

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Scientists get sneak peek at the core of a gas giant

The remains of a gas giant were spotted orbiting a nearby star, astronomers reveal. The core of the planet is all that remains, but researchers think it was once a massive gaseous planet. What lies deep within gas giant planets has long been a mystery for astronomers. Gas giant planets like Jupiter are incredibly interesting…

Scientists puzzled by enormous star that disappeared without a trace

mage of the Kinman Dwarf galaxy, also known as PHL 293B, taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope’s Wide Field Camera 3 in 2011, before the disappearance of the massive star. Located some 75 million light-years away, the galaxy is too far away for astronomers to clearly resolve its individual stars, but in observations done…

Scientists shed new light on how seabirds cruise through air and water

New insight on how four species of seabirds have developed the ability to cruise through both air and water has been published today in the open-access journal eLife. The study reveals that these birds, from the Alcidae family which includes puffins, murres and their relatives, produce efficient propulsive wakes while flying and swimming. This means…

Scientists warn new virus in pigs has potential pandemic risk

A new flu virus found in pigs in China has become more infectious to humans and needs to be watched closely in case it becomes a potential "pandemic virus", a new study has found. A team of Chinese researchers looked at influenza viruses found in pigs from 2011 to 2018 and found a "G4" strain…

International team of scientists warns of increasing threats posed by invasive species

Credit: CC0 Public Domain In a new study, scientists from around the world—including a professor at the University of Rhode Island—warn that the threats posed by invasive alien species are increasing. They say that urgent action is required to prevent, detect and control invaders at both local and global levels. Alien species are plants, animals…

Scientists discover spider wearing ‘Joker’ makeup, name it after Joaquin Phoenix

Home News A splash of red and white on the spider's back resembles the Joker's facial makeup. (Image: © Alireza Zamani) A newfound spider species wears a striking red-and-white pattern on its back that resembles the grin worn by Batman's long-standing nemesis, the Joker. The resemblance is so uncanny that the researchers who described the arachnid…

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Carlos eats breakfast at home in the Bronx.  (Photo: Edward Keating) Carlos, a soon-to-be-19-year-old from Honduras, is most fond of pastimes and people who bring on temporary amnesia. His former girlfriend, Maria, was one such happy distraction. He plays soccer every Saturday in the Bronx at Mullally Park, just a few blocks from Yankee Stadium. That…

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Florida requires to proceed with enforcement of COVID-19 rules

Opinion It is clear that many people and many businesses are sympathetic to protecting public health, and also understand the risks they face trying to conduct business as usual during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there are too many people not practicing social distancing, and not wearing face coverings in the community. The lack of compliance…