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Some exoplanets could have Earth in sight, according to a study

“In our quest for life in the universe, we ask a slightly different question in this research,” said Lisa Kaltenegger, associate professor of astronomy at Cornell University’s College of Arts and Sciences and director of the Carl Sagan Institute in Cornell Video Shared by the institution . “We ask, who could actually have discovered us? Who could have found out …

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New study describes the atmosphere of ‘hot Neptune’ 260 light years away that ‘shouldn’t exist’.

This artist’s impression shows the LTT9779 system roughly to scale, with the hot Neptune-sized planet on the left and its bright star nearby on the right. The trail of material flowing from the planet is hypothetical, but likely, based on the intense irradiation of this planet. Photo credit: Ethen Schmidt | University of Kansas A team led by an astronomer …

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AstraZeneca, Oxford, Covid-19 vaccine study may continue in the US

Federal health officials allowed AstraZeneca AZN to resume US trials of a leading Covid-19 vaccine candidate 0.08% PLC and the University of Oxford, such a person familiar with the matter and the materials reviewed by the Wall Street Journal. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has investigated two cases of a possible neurological side effect that occurred in two people …

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Mars is losing its atmosphere to space faster: Isros MOM study | India News

NEW DELHI: A study of data and images sent by Isros Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) and Nasa’s Mars Orbiter Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (Maven) found that “Mars is losing its atmosphere to space faster” . In fact, other terrestrial planets in the solar system are also constantly losing their atmosphere to space. The rate at which this loss occurs …

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AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Study Brazil Volunteer Dies, Study Continues

By Eduardo Simões, Ludwig Burger SAO PAULO / FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Brazil’s health agency Anvisa said Wednesday that a volunteer had participated in a clinical trial of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca AZN.L and Oxford University had died but added that the trial would continue. FILE PHOTO: In this September 9, 2020 image, a test tube labeled with the …

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New Columbia Study blames the White House for at least 130,000 “preventable” COVID deaths

A new Columbia University report on COVID-19 deaths estimates hundreds of thousands of Americans died because the United States’ response to the pandemic was a “pathetic failure,” particularly the actions of President Donald Trump. With an appropriate response, the United States could have avoided tens of thousands of deaths and an incalculable amount of suffering, the researchers said. Dr. Irwin …

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AstraZeneca / Oxford coronavirus vaccine study in Brazil continues after volunteer death

A researcher helped diagnose suspected coronavirus cases in Belo Horizonte, Brazil earlier this year. Photo: Douglas Magno / Agence France-Presse / Getty Images Updated October 21, 2020 at 5:04 p.m. ET SÃO PAULO – Clinical trials of the Covid-19 vaccine, being developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca PLC, continue in Brazil despite the death of a volunteer, Brazilian health authority …

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A massive remdesivir study by the WHO suggests no benefit for Covid-19. Doctors aren’t so sure.

A comprehensive global study of potential drugs to treat Covid-19 suggests that remdesivir – one of the few drugs available for the virus – may not be of any real benefit to sick patients. However, physicians at the forefront of treating severe cases advise caution in interpreting the results. “We already knew that in sick populations the results weren’t really …

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Monkey study suggests that, like humans, they may have “self-domesticated”

Asif Ghazanfar, professor of neuroscience and psychology at Princeton University, led a team of scientists who found that changing an infant monkey’s voice development also changed a physical marker of domesticity: a patch of white fur on its forehead. Photo credit: Rebecca Terrett and Lauren Kelly, Ghazanfar Lab, Princeton University It is no accident that dogs are cuter than wolves, …

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