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HOW TWO CORONAVIRUS DRUGS FOR CATS MIGHT HELP HUMANS FIGHT COVID-19

How two coronavirus drugs for cats might help humans fight COVID-19 : In the rush to find drugs against COVID-19, researchers are exploring...

 
 
 

TO FIGURE OUT YOUR DOG'S ‘REAL' AGE, YOU'LL NEED A CALCULATOR

To figure out your dog's ‘real' age, you'll need a calculator : How old is your dog? Maybe it was born four years ago. At that age,...

LET'S LEARN ABOUT VOLCANOES

Let's learn about volcanoes : Walking around on the surface of the Earth every day, it's easy to forget that a superhot pool of melted...

 
 
 

EXPLAINER: WHAT ARE LOGARITHMS AND EXPONENTS?

Explainer: What are logarithms and exponents? : When COVID-19 hit the United States, the numbers just seemed to explode. First, there...

GIVING CATS A SPECIAL FOOD MAY ONE DAY HELP PEOPLE WITH CAT ALLERGIES

Giving cats a special food may one day help people with cat allergies : Cat lovers who sneeze and sniffle around their feline friends...

 
 
 

BETTER PLAYGROUND DESIGN COULD HELP KIDS GET MORE EXERCISE

Better playground design could help kids get more exercise : The playground at Lake County Intermediate School in Leadville, Colo.,...

CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK AT CAMP INFECTED MORE THAN 200 KIDS AND STAFF

Coronavirus outbreak at camp infected more than 200 kids and staff : An overnight summer camp in Georgia recently became the scene...

 
 
 

FLYING SNAKES WRIGGLE THEIR WAY THROUGH THE AIR

Flying snakes wriggle their way through the air : Flying snakes float gracefully from tree to tree. But they don't have wings to guide...

UNDERGROUND MEGA-MONUMENT FOUND NEAR STONEHENGE

Underground mega-monument found near Stonehenge : Land surrounding the site of what was once an ancient village in Great Britain turned...

 
 
 

A FLEXIBLE BONE THAT AIDS MAMMALS IN CHEWING AROSE DURING THE JURASSIC

A flexible bone that aids mammals in chewing arose during the Jurassic : Millions of years ago, an early relative of modern mammals...

NEW GUIDANCE ON BRAIN DEATH COULD EASE DEBATE OVER WHEN LIFE ENDS

New guidance on brain death could ease debate over when life ends : When your brain stops working - completely and irreversibly - you're...

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS SAY: ARCHAEOLOGY

Scientists Say: Archaeology : Archaeology This is the study of people and their history through the study of things left behind by...

EARLY DINOSAURS MAY HAVE LAID SOFT-SHELLED EGGS

Early dinosaurs may have laid soft-shelled eggs : The earliest dinosaur eggs were more like leathery turtle eggs than hard bird's eggs....

 
 
 

A NEW EXPERIMENT HINTS AT HOW HOT WATER CAN FREEZE FASTER THAN COLD

A new experiment hints at how hot water can freeze faster than cold : In physics, chilling out isn't as simple as it seems. A hot object...

EMISSIONS DROPPED DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. THE CLIMATE IMPACT WON'T LAST

Emissions dropped during the COVID-19 pandemic. The climate impact won't last : To curb the spread of COVID-19, much of the globe hunkered...

 
 
 

HOW TUATARA LIVE SO LONG AND CAN WITHSTAND COOL WEATHER

How tuatara live so long and can withstand cool weather : A tuatara may look like your average lizard, but it's not. The reptiles are...

ROGUE IMMUNE SYSTEM REACTIONS HINT AT AN EARLY TREATMENT FOR COVID-19

Rogue immune system reactions hint at an early treatment for COVID-19 : In severe cases of COVID-19, a person's immune system throws...

 
 
 

WHEN IT COMES TO DOWNING HOT DOGS, SCIENCE SAYS THERE'S A LIMIT

When it comes to downing hot dogs, science says there's a limit : In the race to scarf down the most hot dogs in 10 minutes, competitive...

JUPITER'S MOONS COULD KEEP EACH OTHER WARM BY RAISING TIDAL WAVES

Jupiter's moons could keep each other warm by raising tidal waves : It takes a certain amount of heat to keep an ocean wet. For Jupiter's...

 
 
 



Carlo Ancelotti “really sorry” for Virgil van Dijk injury - but Jordan...

Carlo Ancelotti “really sorry” for Virgil van Dijk injury - but Jordan Pickford criticism “not fair”

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Stoke-On-Trent, Coventry And Slough Placed Into Tier 2 Coronavirus Lockdown

Stoke-On-Trent, Coventry And Slough Placed Into Tier 2 Coronavirus Lockdown

Stoke-on-Trent, Coventry and Slough will be placed into tier 2 local lockdown from Saturday, Matt Hancock has announced. Speaking in the Commons on Thursday, the health... Read more ...

New Job Support Scheme changes explained - how much money you will get

New Job Support Scheme changes explained - how much money you will get

Rishi Sunak has torn up the scheme that was due to replace furlough from November 1 - and made it more generous. But you won't actually get more of your salary, and you could... Read more ...

Schumacher Jr linked to 2021 Haas F1 drive

Schumacher Jr linked to 2021 Haas F1 drive

Haas F1 American squad will have a fresh line-up in 2012, with Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen both leaving The Haas Formula 1 team will have an entirely new driver line-up... Read more ...

“From that point it was clear for me” - Hakim Ziyech reveals what one thing...

“From that point it was clear for me” - Hakim Ziyech reveals what one thing made him join Chelsea

Hakim Ziyech is only just returning to action after injury, and still has yet to start a competitive game for Chelsea, but it's not been a long time since the deal was agreed... Read more ...

Nicola Sturgeon announces 17 new coronavirus deaths and 1,712 cases in Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon announces 17 new coronavirus deaths and 1,712 cases in Scotland

The First Minister announced the latest figures at Thursday's daily briefing. Read more ...

Ronaldo tests positive for coronavirus again and will miss Barcelona clash

Ronaldo tests positive for coronavirus again and will miss Barcelona clash

The Juventus star flew home early from international duty with Portugal earlier this month after testing positive Read more ...

Boris Becker pleads not guilty to failing to hand over trophies to settle debts

Boris Becker pleads not guilty to failing to hand over trophies to settle debts

The six-time Grand Slam winning tennis star pleaded not guilty to all counts as he appeared in court accused of failing to declare a number of properties and bank accounts... Read more ...

Rishi Sunak gives lifeline to businesses in Tier 2 and the self-employed...

Rishi Sunak gives lifeline to businesses in Tier 2 and the self-employed with new funds

RISHI SUNAK threw a lifeline to businesses facing significant economic losses because of Tier 2 restrictions as he announced the launch of a new monthly support fund. Read more ...

Davina McCall's daughter Holly caught Covid after a week of uni

Davina McCall's daughter Holly caught Covid after a week of uni

Davina McCall has told that daughter Holly caught the deadly bug after just a week at Newcastle Uni, claiming the students there had failed to socially distance Read more ...