I think this has the risk of producing highly resistant superviruses in the long term, though.
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The urban foxes have squatter snouts and smaller brains than their rural cousins, but they’re no house pets.
London Foxes Show Early Signs of Self-Domestication | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine
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A mutation in the novel coronavirus has led to a new strain viewed as more contagious than the virus that emerged from China, according to a study led by Los Alamos researchers.
Scientists say a now-dominant strain of the coronavirus appears to be more contagious than original
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From a century-old blood plasma therapy to an anti-malarial drug called hydroxychloroquine, the scientific community is exploring new ways to leverage existing treatments in the fight against the novel coronavirus. The latest surprising lead for researchers is an antiparasitic drug called ivermectin.
Head lice drug emerges as potential coronavirus treatment, studies show
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What one guy did to pass the time during lockdown.
As an experiment, a YouTuber gathered a jar of muddy water and weed out of a local pond and placed it in his window. Here’s what happened after the first week.
Guy Scooped Up A Jar Of Pond Water And Left It On His Window Sill — What Happened Next Was Extraordinary – Digg
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