Scientists save giant, bug-eyed river turtle species from extinction

This post was originally published on this siteConservationists believed the Burmese roofed turtle was extinct up until 2001. A handful of specimens were found and a breeding program was

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WHO warns countries against reopening too quickly: ‘No country can just pretend the pandemic is over’

This post was originally published on this siteTedros said countries that move to reopen must suppress the transmission of COVID-19. The WHO official urged countries and communities to prevent

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Millions die each year from animal-to-human diseases—an Oxford coronavirus expert warns it could get worse

This post was originally published on this site“Greater population density, greater travel, deforestation – all of these things make it more likely that these outbreaks will happen

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Elon Musk to unveil revolutionary Neuralink device on Friday

This post was originally published on this siteNeuralink has been working to develop technology to interface the human brain with computers. The startup is aiming to develop brain-machine

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Lego rolls out Braille bricks for visually impaired students

This post was originally published on this siteThe Lego Foundation designed and created a line of bricks molded with studs that correspond to numbers and letters in the Braille alphabet. The Lego

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The coronavirus is mutating—and that could be a very good thing, says infectious disease expert

This post was originally published on this siteTambyah told Reuters there’s evidence the D614G mutation is less lethal as the increase in the strain in some parts of the world has coincided

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Thousands pack water park in Wuhan, China, the once-epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic

This post was originally published on this sitePictures showed concert goers crammed shoulder to shoulder over the weekend in the city where the coronavirus is believed to have first emerged late

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WHO: coronavirus is ‘easily the most severe’ global health emergency ever declared by agency

This post was originally published on this site“This is the sixth time a global health emergency has been declared under the International Health Regulations, but is easily the most

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Coronavirus shows no signs of slowing down in the Americas, WHO official says

This post was originally published on this siteBrazil, Mexico and the U.S. are experiencing worsening coronavirus outbreaks. Carissa Etienne, director of the Pan American Health Organization

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WHO warns indigenous communities especially at risk from coronavirus pandemic

This post was originally published on this siteMore than 70,000 COVID-19 cases have been reported since July 6 among indigenous peoples in the Americas with more than 2,000 deaths. At least six

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