City in China Wants to Use a Smartphone App to Monitor the Health of Citizens
The government of Hangzhou in China wants to create a "health code" that will monitor the overall health of a citizen by tracking the person's daily activity. The strategy is now raising ethical concerns.
France Bans Use of Hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 Treatment Due to Safety Issues
The anti-malaria drug which has previously been called a “game-changer” in battling COVID-19 has taken a turn in a different direction. New studies have shown that hydroxychloroquine’s risks outweigh its benefits, thus, countries have banned its use in treating the disease.
[Video] See How Fast the Coronavirus Spreads in Mass Transit Without Social Distancing
A video simulation shows how widespread the coronavirus can be inside mass transit transportation
Asteroid Hit That Killed Dinosaurs With Fatal Angle May Have Caused Climate Change on Earth
A team of scientists used a supercomputer to simulate the asteroid impact that caused the doom of the dinosaurs. The study showed how it hit the planet at the deadliest possible angle.
Dreaded Coronavirus Second Wave Prompts Production of More Flu Vaccine by Pharmas
The US will soon be stocking up on flu shot this coming winter in preparation for the second wave. Most drug companies are increasing production to keep with the coming demand.
Men With Long Ring Fingers are Less Likely to Die to Coronavirus, Study Claims
Long ring fingers in men is a sign that they are less likely to suffer severe coronavirus symptoms and death
New Way of Transmission? Live Coronavirus Found on Feces of Deceased Patients
Back in January, a group of Chinese researchers tested the feces of a deceased coronavirus patient. It shows that the virus is still active, and it could be dangerous for the peope who are exposed to the body.
Brazilian City Mayor Says President Bolsonaro is “Co-Responsible” in Rising COVID-19 Death Toll
As the cases of COVID-19 increase in Brazil, Manaus City Mayor Arthur Virgilio Neto called President Bolsonaro “co-responsible.” Meanwhile, Bolsonaro continues to attend anti-lockdown rallies.
Japan Urges Public to Stay Alert as COVID-19 Emergency is Lifted
With the number of COVID-19 cases subsiding, Japan has lifted the country’s coronavirus emergency. However, despite the ease on restrictions the government reminds people to remain vigilant and be careful.
Breakthrough Study in Singapore Says COVID-19 is No Longer Infectious After 11 Days
Researchers have found that SARS-CoV-2 may not be infectious anymore only 11 days after a human host has contracted it. Is the research is one step forward towards controlling this pandemic?
Astronomers Discover Ancient Galaxy Believed to Be 1.5 Billion Years Old
Archaic galaxies are a window back into time when the universe was chaotic and hot. The Wolfe Disc galaxy has been around longer and gives clues to an ‘earlier universe’.
Coronavirus: Unborn Babies in Danger as Virus May Attack the Mother's Placenta
This study finds a connection to the coronavirus and how it affects fetal development. Experts discovered that the virus may damage the mother's placenta.
FACT CHECK: Will a Hand Sanitizer Explode Inside a Hot Car?
Posts claiming that a hand sanitizer will spontaneously combust if left inside a hot car is circulating online. Here’s the Truth.
Bionic Transition: Humans Can Replace Entire Bodies, Upload Memories in Less Than 50 Years
Humans may be able to replace their entire bodies and upload their memories virtually in the future, says expert
Can Coronavirus Be Transmitted Through Makeup and Other Beauty Products?
The coronavirus can be transmitted by touching your eyes, nose and mouth. Because of this, people are now asking if it is still safe to use makeup.