Posted: 2020-05-30 21:26:12
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For the first time in history, NASA astronauts have launched from American soil in a commercially built and operated American crew spacecraft on its way to the International Space Station.
Posted: 2020-05-29 20:12:21
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A team of scientists studying the origin of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that has caused the COVID-19 pandemic, found that it was especially well-suited to jump from animals to humans by shapeshifting as it gained the ability to infect human cells.
Posted: 2020-05-26 20:11:31
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Analysis of two cosmic explosions indicates to astronomers that the pair, along with a puzzling blast from 2018, constitute a new type of event, with similarities to some supernovae and gamma-ray bursts, but also with significant differences.
Posted: 2020-05-26 19:17:38
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One in three women in Europe inherited the receptor for progesterone from Neanderthals -- a gene variant associated with increased fertility, fewer bleedings during early pregnancy and fewer miscarriages, according to new research.
Posted: 2020-05-26 17:46:51
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When pollen is in short supply, bumblebees damage plant leaves in a way that accelerates flower production, new research reveals.