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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....

 
 
 

BEYOND THE EL PASO SHOOTING: RACIST WORDS AND ACTS HARM KIDS' HEALTH

Beyond the El Paso shooting: Racist words and acts harm kids' health : A mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, last weekend killed at least...

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...

 
 
 



Rishi Sunak Announces New Job Support Measures for Restaurant Workers

Rishi Sunak Announces New Job Support Measures for Restaurant Workers

Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images A new model styled on France and Germany's employment policy will see the government subsidise workers on reduced hours Chancellor Rishi Sunak's... Read more ...

Three years in the making - Inside story of Chelsea's Edouard Mendy transfer

Three years in the making - Inside story of Chelsea's Edouard Mendy transfer

The Senegalese international has signed a five-year contract at Stamford Bridge, after completing a £22million switch from French side Rennes, and will now look to usurp Kepa... Read more ...

Phillip Schofield says he has been to 'dark and scary places' with mental health

Phillip Schofield says he has been to 'dark and scary places' with mental health

This Morning's Phillip Schofield and Dr Chris Steele have discussed their experiences with depression. Read more ...

Jason Donovan confirmed as fifth Dancing On Ice 2021 celebrity

Jason Donovan confirmed as fifth Dancing On Ice 2021 celebrity

Australian actor and Broadway star Jason, 52, confirmed the news on This Morning today to Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield Read more ...

Rishi Sunak announces ANOTHER coronavirus bailout for business

Rishi Sunak announces ANOTHER coronavirus bailout for business

Chancellor Rishi Sunak today unveiled his new Winter Economy Plan with a wage subsidy scheme to replace furlough as its centrepiece as he moved to try to stave off massive job... Read more ...

Brighton set up Manchester United clash in Carabao Cup fourth round with...

Brighton set up Manchester United clash in Carabao Cup fourth round with Fulham also through

Josh Brownhill's long-range strike shortly before half-time put Burnley ahead at Millwall before Matej Vydra sealed a 2-0 win. Sean Dyche's men will host the winner of Man City... Read more ...

Downton Abbey's Jim Carter confirms second movie set to film next year

Downton Abbey's Jim Carter confirms second movie set to film next year

Jim Carter has confirmed the return of Downton Abbey Downton Abbey's Jim Carter has confirmed that a second movie is in the works and is scheduled to film next year. The actor... Read more ...

The Bachelor's Bella unleashes her fury at Locky after being dumped

The Bachelor's Bella unleashes her fury at Locky after being dumped

Bachelor dumpee Bella Varelis has unleashed her fury on Locky Gilbert after he broke her heart in the grand finale on Thursday. Read more ...

Coronation Street star Faye Brookes confirmed for Dancing on Ice 2021

Coronation Street star Faye Brookes confirmed for Dancing on Ice 2021

Coronation Street's Faye Brookes has been confirmed as a Dancing on Ice contestant. The actress is best known for playing Kate Connor on the long-running soap, and broke the... Read more ...

Luis Suarez aims dig at Barcelona's president Josep Maria Bartomeu during...

Luis Suarez aims dig at Barcelona's president Josep Maria Bartomeu during farewell press conference

Luis Suarez aimed a parting shot at Barcelona's president during his farewell press conference Luis Suarez has aimed a parting shot at Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu... Read more ...