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Antibodies mimicking the virus may explain long haul COVID-19, rare vaccine side effects, study suggests

A new article suggests that secondary antibodies known as 'anti-idiotype antibodies' could be responsible for some of the side effects of COVID-19 vaccines and the symptoms of long-haul COVID......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyDec 1st, 2021

Researchers study impact of SpaceX’s Starlink satellites on astronomy

A team of researchers has studied the impact of SpaceX's growing Starlink satellite constellation on the work of astronomers......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 0 min. ago

Study: Female dolphins have a working clitoris, so they probably enjoy sex

"Every time we looked at the vaginas, it was like this giant clitoris staring us in the face." Enlarge / Sure, they look like they're just taking a friendly swim, but these two dolphins are actually aroused. A recent study found that f.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 0 min. ago

Can Microsoft buy Activision? Here’s what may kill the deal

Microsoft announced that it plans to buy Activision Blizzard for nearly $70 billion, but the companies have a long road ahead before the deal closes......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 0 min. ago

COVID-infected hamsters in pet shop trigger animal cull in Hong Kong

Keep your hamsters inside, and don't kiss them, authorities warn. Enlarge / Workers with Hong Kong's Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department inspect the Little Boss pet store in Hong Kong, China, on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 0 min. ago

Inmates sue Arkansas doc, jail after unknowingly taking dangerous doses of ivermectin

Detainees “were not informed of the side effects of the drug.” Enlarge / Tablets of ivermectin. (credit: Getty | Nurphoto) Detainees at an Arkansas jail were given ivermectin without their knowledge or consent, a new lawsu.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 0 min. ago

S.African lions, pumas contracted COVID from zoo workers: study

Big cats caged in zoos are at risk from catching COVID-19 from their keepers, a study said Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 32 min. ago

How a contagious cancer spread among clams

A contagious blood cancer jumped from one species of clam to another and spread among clams living in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, shows a study published today in eLife......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 32 min. ago

A giant panda"s gut bacteria help it remain chubby while on a bamboo diet

The giant panda feeds exclusively on fibrous bamboo, yet they still manage to stay chubby and healthy. In a study published January 18 in the journal Cell Reports, researchers reveal that shifts in the bear's gut microbiota in the season when nutriti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 32 min. ago

Conspiracy mentality around the globe tends to be particularly pronounced on the political fringes

Conspiracy theories have circulated at all times, in all cultures, and among all populations. They routinely appear in conjunction with major incidents, such as those that today take the form of terrorist attacks, the COVID-19 pandemic, and president.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 32 min. ago

Talent in rural Cornwall "wasted" due to poor public transport and lack of internet access

The skills of talented people in living in rural Cornwall are being wasted because of poor public transport and lack of internet access, a new study warns......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 32 min. ago

Increase in marine heat waves threatens coastal habitats

Heat waves—like the one that blistered the Pacific Northwest last June—also occur underwater. A new study in Frontiers in Marine Science paints a worrisome picture of recent and projected trends in marine heat waves within the nation's largest.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 32 min. ago

Google’s Pixel Notepad may be the long-rumored Pixel Fold

Say goodbye to the Pixel Fold, as leaks reveal the Pixel Notepad name. Plus, fresh rumor suggests it might cost less than the $1,799 Samsung Fold 3......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 32 min. ago

Six-month Trial of a Four-day Working Week To Be Launched in the UK

More than 30 companies will take part in a trial of a four-day working week to "herald in a bold new way of working in 2022," researchers say. From a report: The global pandemic has impacted how long and where people work with Working From Home guida.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 32 min. ago

Climate change threatens future Winter Olympics

Climate change will limit where the Winter Olympics can be held as winter changes across the Northern Hemisphere, according to a study by an international team of researchers led by the University of Waterloo......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 0 min. ago

Understanding rare rain events in the driest desert on Earth

In the enduring dryness of the Atacama Desert in northern Chile where the average rainfall is as low as 5 millimeters per year, rare rain events can come swiftly and intensely. They shape the landscape and provide precious moisture to plants and othe.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 0 min. ago

Novel design method proposed for reflective optical system with low tilt-error sensitivity

Characterized by large aperture and long focal length, the reflective optical system has the advantages of small number of optical elements and simple optical structure. But the intrinsic aberration and the misalignment derived aberration increase ex.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 0 min. ago

FedEx hopes to add antimissile lasers to its cargo jets

FedEx wants to fit an antimissile system to some of its planes despite the rare nature of such attacks on civilian aircraft......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 0 min. ago

Respiratory viruses that hijack immune mechanisms may have Achilles" heel

One viral protein could provide information to deter pneumonia causing the body's exaggerated inflammatory response to respiratory viruses, including the virus that causes COVID-19......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Look up and watch asteroid 1994 PC1 fly past Earth this week

In a slow moving universe, asteroids give us a rare chance to see things moving in real time. We have such a chance coming right up on the evening of Tuesday, January 18, when 1.1-kilometer asteroid (7482) 1994 PC1 passes 1.23 million miles (1.98 mil.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Why are zebra mussels so sticky? Study may lead to new industrial coatings, medical adhesives

A water tank full of coin-sized invertebrates may not be the first thing you'd expect to see in a materials science and engineering research lab......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022