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What should people know about Paxlovid rebound? Our medical analyst explains

After being diagnosed with Covid-19 last month, President Joe Biden recently tested negative for the coronavirus, only to test positive again a few days later. Biden had taken the antiviral medication Paxlovid, which has been associated with some…

08/08/2022

Earth broke the record for the shortest day since atomic clocks were invented

Scientists recorded the shortest day on Earth since the invention of the atomic clock. Our planet's rotation measured in at 1.59 milliseconds short of the normal 24-hour day on June 29, according to the International Earth Rotation and Reference…

08/08/2022

Google Equiano: Internet giant bets big on Africa with latest megaproject

On July 1, a cable emerged from the Atlantic Ocean in Swakopmund, a small coastal city in western Namibia. Mostly known as a seaside resort, Swakopmund is used to visitors. But the giant ship out at sea, the string of buoys, and a fleet of smaller…

08/08/2022

Netflix is not in deep trouble. It's becoming a media company

Netflix has had a terrible 2022. In April, it said it lost subscribers for the first time since 2011. Its stock has tumbled more than 60% so far this year.

07/08/2022

A centuries-old horse tooth might be the last piece in the genetic puzzle of Assateague's horses

The unexpected discovery of a 16th-century horse tooth in modern-day Haiti has provided credence for an age-old folk story about the origin of feral horses on an island off Maryland and Virginia.

07/08/2022

Come on, America. Food isn't 'woke'

So, Cracker Barrel ... It's a restaurant you traditionally go to after church to eat an unholy amount of biscuits and gravy while your grandma stocks up country-themed tchotchkes and gingham-printed novelty dish towels embroidered with nonsense like…

06/08/2022

How scientists have reanimated cells from dead pigs

Around the world, there are so-called blue zones where people live exceptionally long and healthy lives. Scientists study these "lands of immortals" to uncover the secrets of longevity.

06/08/2022

Unexpected footprints discovery could shed light on lives of North America's earliest humans

Research on ancient footprints has previously challenged what's known about when people arrived in North America, and a new discovery could shed more light on the story.

05/08/2022

How talking about the 5 love languages can improve your relationship

Married and intimate couples are often looking for ways to maximize satisfaction and compatibility. Countless self-help books, seminars and relationship experts have weighed in on what they feel are the keys to a couple's happiness and longevity.…

05/08/2022

The tiny creature that could help humans figure out long-haul space travel

The monito del monte, an endearing mouselike creature that lives in the forests of Patagonia, races vertically up trees, covering a meter of bark per second, to feast on insects and summer fruits ripening high in the canopy.

05/08/2022

Mammoth bones in paleontologist's backyard reveal evidence of early humans

The surprising discovery of mammoth fossils in a paleontologist's backyard have led to an even more unexpected finding.

04/08/2022

Near-Earth asteroid has a surface like a fun-house pit of plastic balls

A near-Earth asteroid named Bennu has turned out to be full of surprises -- the latest of which is the fact that it has a surface similar to a pit of plastic balls, according to NASA scientists.

04/08/2022

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