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Keep Cool: Germany Preps Vaccine Drive as Covid Cases Hit 1M

Keep Cool: Germany Preps Vaccine Drive as Covid Cases Hit 1M

By Frank Jordans and Christoph Noelting | Nov 27, 2020

Hulking gray boxes are rolling off the production line at a factory in the southern town of Tuttlingen, ready to be shipped to the front in the next phase of Germany's battle against the coronavirus.

$ize Doesn't Matter — At Least When It Comes to Income

$ize Doesn't Matter — At Least When It Comes to Income

Nov 26, 2020

Size does matter, and smaller is more profitable, at least with men's incomes.

AstraZeneca Manufacturing Error Clouds Vaccine Study Results

AstraZeneca Manufacturing Error Clouds Vaccine Study Results

By Danica Kirka | Nov 26, 2020

AstraZeneca and Oxford University on Wednesday acknowledged a manufacturing error that is raising questions about preliminary results of their experimental COVID-19 vaccine.

Mysterious Shiny Monolith Found in Otherworldly Utah Desert

Mysterious Shiny Monolith Found in Otherworldly Utah Desert

By Lindsay Whitehurst | Nov 24, 2020

Deep in the Mars-like landscape of Utah's red-rock desert lies a mystery: A gleaming metal monolith in one of the most remote parts of the state.

AstraZeneca: COVID-19 Vaccine Shown to be 'Highly Effective'

AstraZeneca: COVID-19 Vaccine Shown to be 'Highly Effective'

By Danica Kirka, Jill Lawless | Nov 23, 2020

AstraZeneca said Monday that late-stage trials showed its coronavirus vaccine was up to 90% effective, giving public health officials hope they may soon have access to a vaccine that is cheaper and easier to distribute than some of its rivals.

Bodies of Man and His Male Slave Unearthed from Ashes at Pompeii

Bodies of Man and His Male Slave Unearthed from Ashes at Pompeii

By Frances D'Emilio | Nov 21, 2020

Skeletal remains of what are believed to have been a rich man and his male slave attempting to escape death from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius nearly 2,000 years ago have been discovered in Pompeii, officials at the archaeological park in Italy said.

Health Experts Clash Over Use of Certain Drugs for COVID-19

Health Experts Clash Over Use of Certain Drugs for COVID-19

By Marilynn Marchione | Nov 20, 2020

Health officials around the world are clashing over the use of certain drugs for COVID-19, leading to different treatment options for patients depending on where they live.

The Most Famous Gay Mathematicians

The Most Famous Gay Mathematicians

Nov 19, 2020

Gay mathematicians inspire the younger generations of the LGBT community to speak out, fight for their rights, and chase their dreams. Here are the most famous ones.

Large African Study Makes Important Breakthrough in HIV Prevention

Large African Study Makes Important Breakthrough in HIV Prevention

Nov 19, 2020

Scientists from the HIV Prevention Trials Network recently found that a PrEP regimen of long-acting cabotegravir (CAB LA) injections once every eight weeks was better than the daily tablet used for HIV prevention.

New Study Suggests Gay Men More Attracted to 'High Fertility' Males

New Study Suggests Gay Men More Attracted to 'High Fertility' Males

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 18, 2020

A new study suggests that gay men, like their straight counterparts, find women more attractive if they are more fertile - and they also find highly fertile men more attractive.

One Half of the 'Property Brothers' Praises Solar in Doc

One Half of the 'Property Brothers' Praises Solar in Doc

By Mark Kennedy | Nov 16, 2020

As half of HGTV's "Property Brothers," Jonathan Scott is all about transforming interior spaces. Now he's revealing a massive space he'd like to transform — the Earth.

2nd Coronavirus Vaccine Shows Early Success in U.S. Tests

2nd Coronavirus Vaccine Shows Early Success in U.S. Tests

By Lauran Neergaard | Nov 16, 2020

For the second time this month, there's promising news from a COVID-19 vaccine candidate: Moderna said Monday its shots provide strong protection, a dash of hope against the grim backdrop of coronavirus surges in the U.S. and around the world.

Ancient Greek God's Bust Found During Athens Sewage Work

Ancient Greek God's Bust Found During Athens Sewage Work

Nov 16, 2020

A bust of the ancient god Hermes, in good condition, was discovered in central Athens during sewage work, authorities said Sunday.

Cable Failures Endanger Renowned Puerto Rico Radio Telescope

Cable Failures Endanger Renowned Puerto Rico Radio Telescope

By Danica Coto | Nov 16, 2020

The giant, aging cables that support one of the world's largest single-dish radio telescopes are slowly unraveling, pushing an observatory renowned for its key role in astronomical discoveries to the brink of collapse.

SpaceX Launches 2nd Crew, Regular Station Crew Flights Begin

SpaceX Launches 2nd Crew, Regular Station Crew Flights Begin

Nov 16, 2020

SpaceX launched four astronauts to the International Space Station on Sunday on the first full-fledged taxi flight for NASA by a private company.

Biden Advisers to Meet Vaccine Firms as Trump Stalls Handoff

Biden Advisers to Meet Vaccine Firms as Trump Stalls Handoff

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Will Weissert | Nov 15, 2020

Joe Biden's scientific advisers will meet with vaccine makers in coming days as the presidential transition remains stalled because of President Donald Trump's refusal to acknowledge that he lost the election.

How Much is Enough? CBD Unlimited's Starter Guide to Dosing

How Much is Enough? CBD Unlimited's Starter Guide to Dosing

SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 13, 2020

Whether you're new and curious about CBD or jumped in as an early fan, you may find yourself with lingering questions. Industry leader CBD Unlimited makes it easy to understand the benefits and proper usage of CBD products.

Time to Discuss Potentially Unpleasant Side Effects of COVID Shots? Scientists Say Yes.

Time to Discuss Potentially Unpleasant Side Effects of COVID Shots? Scientists Say Yes.

By JoNel Aleccia, Liz Szabo | Nov 12, 2020

Left out so far in the push to develop vaccines with unprecedented speed has been a large-scale plan to communicate effectively about side effects and distribution, says one doctor.

5 Important Questions About Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine

5 Important Questions About Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine

Nov 11, 2020

Historically, important scientific announcements about vaccines are made through peer-reviewed medical research papers that have undergone extensive scrutiny about study design, results and assumptions, not through company press releases.

Testing Timeline: What's Ahead for COVID-19 Vaccines?

Testing Timeline: What's Ahead for COVID-19 Vaccines?

By Lauran Neergaard | Nov 10, 2020

Pfizer's surprising news that its COVID-19 vaccine might offer more protection than anticipated is raising questions about exactly how the different shots will make it to market.

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