rom quick pricking by unseen marine creature, to intense fever, and hospital stay for an infection deep within the skin.
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Guan Yi, director of the State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases at Hong Kong University, has extensive experience of viruses; yet after a brief visit to Wuhan in January, remarked “I’ve never felt scared. This time I’m scared.” [Written…
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As news of Wuhan coronavirus emerges, evolutionary biology suggests potential for a pandemic, not killing high percentage of people.
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Environmentalism is under assault; yet this planet is the only home we have; providing our food, air, water... It's our life support system.
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Several projects are underway in the quest to discover ways to harness fusion power, which is akin to a holy grail of nuclear physics.
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Fossils found in Liaoning, China, offer a wealth of insight into the origins of birds, albeit without simplistic missing links.
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Off-the shelf headsets and DIY implants can help get you started.
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Frederick Sanger made pivotal contributions to studying the chemistry of life, primarily by finding how molecules are assembled.
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Darwinism has been questioned and tested wherever possible. becoming a pillar of modern science, but subject to non-scientific attacks.
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Though “immune system” is a familiar term, there is still much to be learned about how our bodies defend against diseases.
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Sleep science did not really begin till 1953, the same year the structure of DNA was discovered.
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Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura received a Nobel Prize for seminal roles in the invention of blue light-emitting diodes.
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