Science

Statins may help older coronavirus patients avoid symptoms- COVID-19 more than respiratory illness

Statins may help older coronavirus patients avoid symptoms- COVID-19 more than respiratory illness

Published 15/05/2020

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

How sewer science could ease testing pressure and track COVID-19

How sewer science could ease testing pressure and track COVID-19

Published 14/05/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The science of sewage surveillance could be deployed in countries across the world to help monitor the spread of national epidemics of [more…]

Twin antibodies may help fight coronavirus- normal speech may spread virus

Twin antibodies may help fight coronavirus- normal speech may spread virus

Published 13/05/2020

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

Bulgarian fossils show early arrival of Homo sapiens into Europe

Bulgarian fossils show early arrival of Homo sapiens into Europe

Published 12/05/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fragmentary bone fossils and a molar found in Bulgaria dated to roughly 45,000 years ago show that Homo sapiens populations swept into [more…]

Enzyme makes men more vulnerable to coronavirus- adding interferon may improve treatment

Enzyme makes men more vulnerable to coronavirus- adding interferon may improve treatment

Published 11/05/2020

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

Abbott coronavirus test is accurate- infected mother’s breast milk may protect infants

Abbott coronavirus test is accurate- infected mother’s breast milk may protect infants

Published 08/05/2020

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

‘Full-flower supermoon’ rises on world starting to emerge from pandemic lockdowns

‘Full-flower supermoon’ rises on world starting to emerge from pandemic lockdowns

Published 08/05/2020

(Reuters) - The last “supermoon” of 2020 rose in the night sky on Thursday over a world beginning to re-emerge after weeks of coronavirus-related lockdowns. [more…]

Copper takes aim at COVID-19 with virus-killer coatings

Copper takes aim at COVID-19 with virus-killer coatings

Published 08/05/2020

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - At an outer suburban manufacturing plant, engineer Byron Kennedy is resetting a machine to spray-print a layer of copper on to a [more…]

Closest black hole to Earth has two partners in surprising celestial marriage

Closest black hole to Earth has two partners in surprising celestial marriage

Published 06/05/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Astronomers have spotted the closest black hole to Earth ever discovered and are surprised about its living arrangements - residing harmoniously with [more…]

New coronavirus adapts to populations- vaccine works in monkeys

New coronavirus adapts to populations- vaccine works in monkeys

Published 06/05/2020

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