Science

SpaceX capsule carrying NASA astronauts slated for August 2 return

SpaceX capsule carrying NASA astronauts slated for August 2 return

Published 17/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The NASA astronauts who traveled to the International Space Station in SpaceX’s first crewed flight in May are expected to return to [more…]

Solar probe reveals sun’s tiny ‘campfires’ in closest-ever photos

Solar probe reveals sun’s tiny ‘campfires’ in closest-ever photos

Published 16/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A solar probe built by the European Space Agency and NASA has delivered the closest photos ever taken of the sun’s surface, [more…]

Lung radiation shows promise for COVID-19 pneumonia- smoking raises risks

Lung radiation shows promise for COVID-19 pneumonia- smoking raises risks

Published 15/07/2020

(Reuters) - The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and [more…]

Pandemic exposes scientific rift over proving when germs are airborne

Pandemic exposes scientific rift over proving when germs are airborne

Published 11/07/2020

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The coronavirus pandemic has exposed a clash among medical experts over disease transmission that stretches back nearly a century - to the [more…]

Scientists focus on how immune system T cells fight coronavirus in absence of antibodies

Scientists focus on how immune system T cells fight coronavirus in absence of antibodies

Published 10/07/2020

(Reuters) - As scientists question whether the presence, or absence, of antibodies to the novel coronavirus can reliably determine immunity, some are looking to a [more…]

Tuberculosis vaccine may be limiting COVID-19 deaths- dormitory screening urged

Tuberculosis vaccine may be limiting COVID-19 deaths- dormitory screening urged

Published 10/07/2020

(Reuters) - The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and [more…]

Scientists warn of potential wave of COVID-linked brain damage

Scientists warn of potential wave of COVID-linked brain damage

Published 08/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists warned on Wednesday of a potential wave of coronavirus-related brain damage as new evidence suggested COVID-19 can lead to severe neurological [more…]

Virus tricks the body into attacking brain- common heartburn drugs linked to coronavirus risk

Virus tricks the body into attacking brain- common heartburn drugs linked to coronavirus risk

Published 08/07/2020

(Reuters) - The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and [more…]

Study shows ancient contact between Polynesian and South American peoples

Study shows ancient contact between Polynesian and South American peoples

Published 08/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New genetic research shows that there was mingling between ancient native peoples from Polynesia and South America, revealing a single episode of [more…]

Inflammation key to severe COVID-19 in high-risk groups- plasma therapy only right for some patients

Inflammation key to severe COVID-19 in high-risk groups- plasma therapy only right for some patients

Published 06/07/2020

(Reuters) - The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and [more…]