Science

Tarrah Gibbons
September 16, 2020 - 7:06 am
While he spookiest day of the year may lack costume parties and trick-or-treating amid the pandemic, Halloween will still be enjoyable. A rare ‘blue moon’ will appear in the sky on October 31.
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Tarrah Gibbons
September 15, 2020 - 8:27 pm
While he spookiest day of the year may lack costume parties and trick-or-treating amid the pandemic, Halloween will still be enjoyable. A rare ‘blue moon’ will appear in the sky on October 31.
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Photo credit A medics inspects makeshift isolation rooms at Patriot Candrabhaga stadium prepared to become a quarantine facility for people showing symptoms of the COVID-19 amid the new coronavirus outbreak in Bekasi on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. While Indonesia has recorded more deaths from the coronavirus than any other Southeast Asian country, it also has seen by far the most fatalities among medical workers in the region, leading to concerns about the long-term impact on the nation's fragile healthcare system. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
September 09, 2020 - 12:24 am
As Indonesia cases soar, medical workers bear the burden…
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Photo credit Property is left in ruins after the Creek Fire passed through Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, in Tollhouse, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
September 09, 2020 - 12:17 am
Gusty winds pose continued wildfire threats in California…
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Lizzy Buczak
September 01, 2020 - 12:51 pm
However, Physicists at Princeton University in the US have used quantum mechanics to find a mathematical loophole, which they believe could lead to the creation of a wormhole large enough to fit humans inside of a spacecraft. Read more.
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Tarrah Gibbons
August 30, 2020 - 12:04 pm
Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk introduced pigs with computer chips in their brains in a webcast. The entrepreneur unveiled a brain chip impact that potentially could happen in humans.
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In this undated photo provided by Charlton Rhee, Rhee, a nursing home administrator from New York, poses for a photo with his parents, Man Joon Rhee and Eulja Rhee. Charlton Rhee, whose parents came to the U.S. from South Korea, lost both of them to COVID-19 as the virus surged in New York City. A joint analysis by The Associated Press and The Marshall Project found that Asian Americans join Black and Hispanic Americans among the hardest-hit groups, with deaths in each group up at least 30% this year. (Courtesy of Charlton Rhee via AP)
AP News Staff
August 21, 2020 - 10:06 am
As many as 215,000 more people than usual died in the U.S. during the first seven months of 2020, suggesting that the number of lives lost to the coronavirus is significantly higher than the official toll. And half the dead were people of color — Blacks, Hispanics, Native Americans and, to a marked...
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In this August 2020 photo provided by the Mount Sinai Health System, neurologist Dr. Alexandra Reynolds holds part of a device that tracks blood flow in the brain, at a hospital in New York. Reynolds was checking comatose COVID-19 patients for signs of a stroke when she stumbled onto a new clue about how the coronavirus may harm the lungs - thanks to a test that uses tiny air bubbles and a robot. (Mount Sinai Health System via AP)
AP News Staff
August 19, 2020 - 10:14 am
A doctor checking comatose COVID-19 patients for signs of a stroke instead stumbled onto a new clue about how the virus may harm the lungs -- thanks to a test that used tiny air bubbles and a robot. Dr. Alexandra Reynolds, a neurologist at New York's Mount Sinai Health System, initially was baffled...
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FILE- In this file photo dated Monday, May 4, 2020, a statue wears a mask along Trocadero square close to the Eiffel Tower in Paris. In a study published Tuesday May 5, 2020, in the International Journal of Microbial Agents, doctors at a hospital north of Paris reviewed retrospective samples of 14 patients treated for atypical pneumonia, and say they may have identified a possible case of the new coronavirus dating back to December 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, FILE)
AP News Staff
May 05, 2020 - 6:41 am
LONDON (AP) — French scientists say they may have identified a possible case of the new coronavirus dating back to December — about a month before the first cases were officially confirmed in Europe. In a study published in the International Journal of Microbial Agents, doctors at a hospital north...
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President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Thursday, April 23, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP News Staff
April 24, 2020 - 9:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The parent company of Lysol disinfectant warned Friday that its products should not be used internally to treat COVID-19 after President Donald Trump wondered about the prospect during a White House briefing. Trump noted Thursday that researchers were looking at the effects of...
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