People infected with COVID-19 may spread the disease when they speak and breathe, not only when they let out a hearty cough.Although these modes of transmission could help to explain how asymptomatic … [Read more...] about Coronavirus may spread through breathing, talking — but we don’t know how much
Medical staff install patients infected with the COVID-19 virus in a train at the Gare d'Austerlitz train station Wednesday April 1, 2020 in Paris. (Thomas Samson, Pool via AP) Editor's … [Read more...] about Coronavirus may be most infectious when symptoms are mildest, small study finds
At the Costco in Spokane Valley, Wash., the store is practicing social distancing by limiting how many customers can be in the store at one time. A line wrapped around the building Friday, March 20, … [Read more...] about When will ‘social distancing’ end?
In this Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 photo, a rhesus macaques monkey observes kayakers as they navigate along the Silver River in Silver Springs, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux) When exposed to the … [Read more...] about Macaque monkeys can’t become reinfected with COVID-19, small study suggests.
Female common wall lizard (Podarcis muralis) (Credit: Nathalie Feiner) A newfound species of parasitic worm wiggles its way into the brains of baby lizards long before the reptiles hatch.How … [Read more...] about ‘Shocked’ scientists find brain parasites in baby lizards still in shells
A newfound Alalcomenaeus fossil from the western U.S. contains remnants of a nervous system (black stain). (Credit: Ortega-Hernández et al. 2019) Inky stains found in fossils of … [Read more...] about Fossilized brains found in ancient bug-like creatures
A skeleton found in China belonged to an individual with a rare form of dwarfism. (Credit: Halcrow et al. 2019) Archaeologists made an "extremely rare" find in China when they found a human … [Read more...] about 5,000-year-old human found with ‘extremely rare’ form of dwarfism
Two piglets recently born in China look like average swine on the outside, but on the inside, they are (a very small) part monkey.A team of researchers generated the pig-primate creatures by injecting … [Read more...] about First pig-monkey chimeras were just created in China