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Half of US Adults Have Received At Least One COVID-19 Shot

Half of US Adults Have Received At Least One COVID-19 Shot

By Hope Yen and Jonathan Mattise | Apr 19, 2021

Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation's largest-ever vaccination campaign.

Tweaked COVID Vaccines in Testing Aim to Fend Off Variants

Tweaked COVID Vaccines in Testing Aim to Fend Off Variants

By Lauran Neergaard | Apr 13, 2021

Dozens of Americans are rolling up their sleeves for a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine -- this time, shots tweaked to guard against a worrisome mutated version of the virus.

United Arab Emirates Names 2 New Astronauts, Including Woman

United Arab Emirates Names 2 New Astronauts, Including Woman

By Jon Gambrell | Apr 10, 2021

The United Arab Emirates named the next two astronauts in its space program Saturday, including the country's first female astronaut.

COVID-19 Patient Receives Lung Transplant From Living Donors

COVID-19 Patient Receives Lung Transplant From Living Donors

By Mari Yamaguchi | Apr 9, 2021

Doctors in Japan announced Thursday they have successfully performed the world's first transplant of lung tissue from living donors to a patient with severe lung damage from COVID-19.

Virgin Galactic Rolls out Latest Generation of Spaceship

Virgin Galactic Rolls out Latest Generation of Spaceship

By Susan Montoya Bryan | Mar 31, 2021

Virgin Galactic rolled out its newest spaceship Tuesday as the company looks to resume test flights in the coming months at its headquarters in the New Mexico desert.

Two Space Fans Get Seats on Billionaire's Private Flight

Two Space Fans Get Seats on Billionaire's Private Flight

By Marcia Dunn | Mar 30, 2021

A billionaire's private SpaceX flight filled its two remaining seats Tuesday with a scientist-teacher and a data engineer whose college friend actually won a spot but gave him the prize.

Are Industrial Chemicals Causing Shrinking Penis Size? Scientist Thinks So

Are Industrial Chemicals Causing Shrinking Penis Size? Scientist Thinks So

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 25, 2021

A reproductive epidemiologist's new book lays out the effects of industrial chemicals in an attention-grabbing way, pointing out shrinking penis sizes in men; decreased libido in women; falling fertility rates; and more.

AstraZeneca May Have Used Outdated Info in US Vaccine Trial

AstraZeneca May Have Used Outdated Info in US Vaccine Trial

Mar 23, 2021

Results from a U.S. trial of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine may have included "outdated information" and that could mean the company provided an incomplete view of efficacy data, American federal health officials said early Tuesday.

Why Even 'Updated' Vaccines Could Struggle to Keep Up with Variants

Why Even 'Updated' Vaccines Could Struggle to Keep Up with Variants

Mar 16, 2021

Despite the success and optimism of the new COVID-19 vaccination campaigns being rolled out worldwide, the emergence of new viral strains threatens to undermine their effectiveness.

Israeli Experts Announce Discovery of New Dead Sea Scrolls

Israeli Experts Announce Discovery of New Dead Sea Scrolls

By Ilan ben Zion | Mar 16, 2021

Israeli archaeologists on Tuesday announced the discovery of dozens of new Dead Sea Scroll fragments bearing a biblical text found in a desert cave.

To Extract More Doses per Vial, Vaccinators Put Squeeze on FDA to Relax Vaccine Handling Advice

To Extract More Doses per Vial, Vaccinators Put Squeeze on FDA to Relax Vaccine Handling Advice

By Arthur Allen | Mar 15, 2021

Pharmacists want to use a single hypodermic needle to withdraw leftover vaccine from two vials from which all full doses already have been removed.

Survivors Struggle as Scientists Race to Solve COVID Long-hauler Mystery

Survivors Struggle as Scientists Race to Solve COVID Long-hauler Mystery

By Lindsey Tanner | Mar 15, 2021

Is it a condition unique to COVID-19, or just a variation of the syndrome that can occur after other infections? How many people are affected, and how long does it last? Is it a new form of chronic fatigue syndrome — a condition with similar symptoms?

Governors Applaud Biden's Vaccine Timeline, but Need Supply

Governors Applaud Biden's Vaccine Timeline, but Need Supply

By Kathleen Ronayne | Mar 13, 2021

Governors largely cheered President Joe Biden's declaration that all adults should be eligible for coronavirus vaccinations by May 1, but the goal will require a shift for states that have been methodical in how they roll out the shots.

Will Coronavirus Ever Go Away?

Will Coronavirus Ever Go Away?

By Christina Larson | Mar 11, 2021

Scientists think the virus that causes COVID-19 may be with us for decades or longer, but that doesn't mean it will keep posing the same threat.

New Study: Pollen Can Raise Risk of Contracting COVID-19

New Study: Pollen Can Raise Risk of Contracting COVID-19

Mar 11, 2021

Exposure to pollen can make you more susceptible to COVID-19...and it isn't just a problem for people with allergies, according to new research.

Know Your CBD: Amazing Things to Love About Terpenes

Know Your CBD: Amazing Things to Love About Terpenes

SPONSORED CONTENT | Mar 10, 2021

Terpenes are critical to the molecular makeup of cannabis and contribute to the hemp plant's healing properties. Here's a closer look at what makes terpenes so naturally remarkable and how they help CBD work better.

NASA's New Mars Rover Hits Dusty Red Road, 1st Trip 21 feet

NASA's New Mars Rover Hits Dusty Red Road, 1st Trip 21 feet

By Marcia Dunn | Mar 6, 2021

The Perseverance rover ventured from its landing position Thursday, two weeks after setting down on the red planet to seek signs of past life.

How Coronavirus Deranges the Immune System in Complex and Deadly Ways

How Coronavirus Deranges the Immune System in Complex and Deadly Ways

By Liz Szabo | Mar 6, 2021

Scientists say unprepared immune cells appear to be responding to the coronavirus with a devastating release of chemicals, inflicting damage that may endure long after the threat has been eliminated.

In Latest Test Flight, SpaceX Starship Explodes on Impact

In Latest Test Flight, SpaceX Starship Explodes on Impact

By Marcia Dunn | Mar 4, 2021

SpaceX's futuristic Starship looked like it aced a touchdown Wednesday, but then exploded on the landing pad with so much force that it was hurled into the air.

Keeping Clean Could Be Deadly: Briotech's Solution to Pandemic-Era Disinfection

Keeping Clean Could Be Deadly: Briotech's Solution to Pandemic-Era Disinfection

SPONSORED CONTENT | Mar 2, 2021

Briotech, a global leader in HOCl technology and manufacturing, has created a multi-use product line with game-changing technologies in health and disinfection.

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