Face masks help reduce coronavirus transmission, which has prompted mandates and expert recommendations for their use where social distancing is difficult. As the world emerges from shutdowns, wearing face masks for extended periods of time in settings such as offices will increase.
While cats may seem mysterious, their behaviour can help us to understand how they are feeling. The position of a cat’s body, head, ears and tail are all telltale hints.
COVID-19 causes similar symptoms to the flu. Fever is the most common symptom, occurring in almost 88% of cases, while a dry cough is the next most common.
Researchers used photosynthetic cyanobacteria to help grow a structural building material – and they managed to keep it alive.
The fossil find could represent an important shift in the simple narrative that all early species of human ancestry are East African.
Micius is the world’s first quantum communications satellite and has, for several years, been at the forefront of quantum encryption.
Professor Luc Montagnier, a French Nobel Prize winner, said in an interview that the Covid-19 virus is partially lab grown. His research showed that it contains small sequences from HIV, the AIDS virus.
Did you ever wonder what causes that earthy smell that rises after a light summer rain? That mysterious scent has been called “petrichor”.
Face masks in public are not perfect shields against Covid-19. However, they do offer a basic level of protection, which is better than nothing.
The French Health Minister, Olivier Veran, said that anti-inflammatory drugs, such as Ibuprofen and Cortisone may worsen coronavirus infection.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new COVID-19 test that is able to provide results in three and half hours, which is about ten times faster than usual.
NASA announced in a press conference that the name of its 2020 Mars rover is going to be Perseverance. This name was proposed by Alex Mather, a 13-year-old from Virginia.
We are being observed by cameras everywhere. Research shows that this exposure is affecting not only the way how we act, but also how we think.
The American singer Billie Eilish recently spoke to her fans about having struggled with Tourette’s syndrome since she was a child.
The Open Source Drug Discovery project, launched in 2008 by biophysicist Samir Brahmachari, aims to develop low-cost treatments for neglected diseases.