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It’s Official: Africa Has Just Been Declared Free of Wild Poliovirus

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday declared that Africa was free of wild poliovirus , a landmark in a decades-long campaign to eradicate...

Earth Lost a ‘Staggering’ 28 Trillion Tonnes of Ice in Just...

Scientists from Leeds and Edinburgh universities and University College London analysed satellite surveys of glaciers, mountains, and ice sheets between 1994 and 2017 to...

For The First Time in Years, Earth Overshoot Day Has Been...

Humanity will have burned through all the natural resources that the planet can replenish for 2020 by Saturday, according to researchers who said the...

Study of More Than 55,000 COVID-19 Cases Reveals a Predictable Order...

A new study on the global pandemic has found those who contract COVID-19 may exhibit a predictable sequence of symptoms, and the order differs...

30 New Species of Deep-Sea Life Forms Discovered Near The Galapagos

An international team of marine scientists have discovered 30 new species of invertebrates in deep water surrounding the Galapagos, the Ecuadoran archipelago's national park...

The Ship Leaking Oil Off The Coast of Mauritius Has Split...

A ship that has leaked more than 1,000 tonnes of oil in pristine waters off the Mauritius coast has split in two, its Japanese...

Scientists Just Found a Way to Make Quantum States Last 10,000...

One of the major challenges in turning quantum technology from potential to reality is getting super-delicate quantum states to last longer than a few...

US Already Had Over 200,000 Excess Deaths This Year, CDC Data...

The number of deaths in the United States through July 2020 is 8 percent to 12 percent higher than it would have been if...

New Zealand Just Marked 100 Days Without Coronavirus Transmission

New Zealand marked 100 days on Sunday with no recorded cases of the coronavirus in the community, but health officials warned there was no...

No, All This COVID-19 Hand Washing Isn’t Going to ‘Weaken’ Your...

During the COVID-19 pandemic we're constantly being reminded to practise good hygiene by frequently washing our hands and regularly cleaning the spaces where we...