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Rules and advice don’t slow the spread of the virus – human behaviour does | David Spiegelhalter and Anthony Masters

Recent fuel queues have demonstrated the effects of sudden changes in behaviour. The changes that occurred around March 2020's first lockdown were
Sneaky Mutations Are Helping Malaria to Avoid Detection And Spread in The Body
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Sneaky Mutations Are Helping Malaria to Avoid Detection And Spread in The Body

Malaria continues to plague parts of the globe. In 2019, it claimed the lives of more than 400,000 people, most of whom were children and young
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Costco confirms it's limiting toilet paper and water purchases, as customers start to stockpile amid the spread of the Delta variant

Costco has restored purchase limits for toilet paper. Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images Costco has lowered the number of toilet paper and water that
Galactic Panspermia. How far Could Life Spread Naturally in a Galaxy Like the Milky Way?
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Galactic Panspermia. How far Could Life Spread Naturally in a Galaxy Like the Milky Way?

Is it possible for life to spread across a galaxy as large as the Milky Way without technology? This question remains unanswered. The new study uses
Birds flocked to North American cities during covid-19 lockdowns
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Birds flocked to North American cities during covid-19 lockdowns

Geese in Central Park New York City Shutterstock/John A. Anderson Many bird species were more common in cities in the US and Canada as human
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Mathematicians discover music really can be infectious – like a virus

Pop music is often described by being catchy. But, it seems that you can really infect your friends with your music taste. The download pattern for
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An FBI tipster claims she saw a man that may be Gabby Petito's fiancée Brian Laundrie 'acting weird'

Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie. Police Department North Port One camper believes she saw Brian Laundrie at the time Gabby Petito disappeared. She
US to End Travel Bans For Vaccinated Passengers
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US to End Travel Bans For Vaccinated Passengers

The United States Government announced that travel will be open to all foreign-vaccinated citizens in November. This includes those who are
Smart reporting tool could combat fake news on encrypted chat apps
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Smart reporting tool could combat fake news on encrypted chat apps

WhatsApp uses end to end encryption to protect messages Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The creators of the system claim it
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Two Of California Gov. Gavin Newsom's Children Test Positive For COVID-19

SACRAMENTO (Calif.) Two of Gov. His office announced Friday that Gavin Newsom's children tested positive for coronavirus. According to Erin Mellon