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Why US hospitals see promise in plasma treatment

US hospitals desperate to help very sick patients with COVID-19, the highly contagious respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus, are trying a treatment first used in the 1890s that relies on ...

Gardening helps grow positive body image

Finding time for nature through gardening can be helpful as it promotes positive body image, say researchers

Chilean telescopes brought down to earth by coronavirus

Chilean telescopes that comb the skies seeking answers about some of the universe´s most fundamental questions have confirmed they, too, have fallen victim to the mass disruption brought about by the ...

Astronomers spot 'missing link' black hole

Scientists have detected a mid-size black hole - considered the "missing link" in the understanding of these celestial brutes - eviscerating an unfortunate star that strayed too close.

Loss of taste and smell key COVID-19 symptoms, finds app study

Losing your sense of smell and taste may be the best way to tell if you have COVID-19, according to a study of data collected via a symptom tracker app developed by scientists in Britain and the ...

Long working hours can cause underactive thyroid

Working from home? Read this carefully. Researchers have found that adults who work long hours are more likely to have hypothyroidism, which is an underactive thyroid. Hypothyroidism can cause ...

What we don’t yet know about COVID-19

It has been only three months since reports first emerged from China of an unknown virus causing unusual cases of pneumonia, and scientists and public health experts already know more about it and ...

US university decontaminates N95 masks

In the wake of a critical shortage of N95 face masks that block the novel coronavirus, researchers at Duke University in the US have confirmed a way to use existing vapourised hydrogen peroxide ...

Scientist Bijon fights coronavirus with low-cost kits

The whole world has been hit with the outbreak of novel coronavirus. Scientists are working hard to invent testing kits that are easily accessible for people while also working on vaccines. ...

India releases first images of coronavirus

The images of Sars-Cov-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, are from the throat swab of the first laboratory confirmed case in India reported on 30 January. The woman, among three students studying ...

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