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Scientist tells about lifelong immunity to coronavirus

According to Rinat Maksyutov, Director General of the Vector Center for Virology and Biotechnology, the formation of lifelong immunity to coronavirus is possible. Maksyutov believes that people who have had a severe form of coronavirus …

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Daytime napping could be dangerous

Many believe that lying down for a snooze is a harmless activity. But scientists show that drifting off for more than one hour could be risky. The study is presented at ESC Congress 2020. "Daytime napping is common all over …

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Iran to launch 5 satellites by spring 2021

Iran will launch five satellites with coordination of Iran’s Defense Ministry by the end of the current Iranian year (will end on March 20, 2021), Iran's Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad …

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Scientists explain why COVID-19 impacts only some organs

Several reports have recently been published regarding how the novel coronavirus impacts the lungs, and then can spread to other organs such as the heart, kidneys and liver. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers have …

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Vaping increases Covid-19 risk for young people

Vaping is linked to a significant increase in Covid-19 risk among teenagers and young adults, according to a new study. Since March, experts have been speculating that vaping might be the reason more young people are getting ill than …

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REM sleep stabilizes eating behavior, study finds

The activation of neurons in the hypothalamus during REM sleep regulates eating behavior, and suppressing this activity in mice decreases appetite, according to new research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the …

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Scientists reveal risk of getting COVID-19 on train

A study by scientists from the University of Southampton has examined the chances of getting COVID-19 in a train carriage carrying an infectious person. Based on high-speed routes in China, researchers from WorldPop found that for train …

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Swiss scientists: laughter acts as a stress buffer

People who laugh frequently in their everyday lives may be better equipped to deal with stressful events – although this does not seem to apply to the intensity of laughter, according to a research team from the University of Basel. …

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Elon Musk developing chip to stream music to brain

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has revealed more details about his mysterious brain-computer interface startup, claiming it will allow people to hear sounds that were previously beyond their range. Neuralink's brain chip …

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Visiting the beach boosts wellbeing, study says

Beaches and coastlines are better for one's wellbeing and boost energy more than visiting green spaces, an investigation has found. The UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs published an evidence statement on …

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