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I see you: Honey bees use contagious and honest visual signal to deter attacking hornets

Study is the first to demonstrate a contagious warning signal that resists fake news in social insects Date:December 7, 2020Source:University of California – San Diego…

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Even mild COVID-19 can shrink the brain, preliminary research finds

By Jessica Bernard  It resembles brain changes seen in older adults. With more than 18 months of the pandemic in the rearview mirror, researchers have been steadily gathering…

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Evidence shows that, yes, masks prevent COVID-19 – and surgical masks are the way to go

Laura (Layla) H. Kwong, University of California, Berkeley Do masks work? And if so, should you reach for an N95, a surgical mask, a cloth…

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Nose spray filled with ‘love hormone’ oxytocin could help fight obesity, study shows

Tests shows one squirt in each nostril is enough to stop us thinking about food Scientists think the spray could help tackle Britain’s obesity crisis…

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COVID-19 has now killed as many people in the U.S. as the 1918 Spanish flu

By Yasemin Saplakoglu about 16 hours ago As of Tuesday (Sept. 21), more than 676,200 people have died in the U.S. from COVID-19. COVID-19 has now killed…

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Bees really get a buzz out of flowers: Insects use electricity to charm plants into releasing scents, scientists discover

Bees can create an electrical charge to charm flowers into releasing their scent Scientists from the University of Bristol, Rothamsted Research, and Cardiff University discovered…

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Where’s My Flower? Diesel Throws Honeybees Off the Trail

By Laura Poppick October 03, 2013 By smothering floral scents, the gases in diesel pollution could inhibit honeybees’ ability to find and pollinate flowers. (Image credit: University of…

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We’re in trouble’: Rural America can’t escape Delta

Senior Biden health officials have for weeks worried internally about the low vaccine uptake in rural, conservative counties across the country.  By ERIN BANCO 08/10/2021 04:30…

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Edible plants could replace shots as vaccines

ByAndrei Ionescu Earth.com staff writer Scientists from the University of California, Riverside (UCR) are currently studying whether they can turn edible plants such as lettuce or spinach into mRNA…

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Real Life Resurrections: Worms Frozen for 42,000 Years Come Back to Life

Pleistocene age worms found in Arctic permafrost are alive and eating well after being defrosted some 42,000 years later. By  Sarah MarquartApr 03, 2021    Ghedoghedo/Wikimedia Commons Two…

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