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Month: May 2020

Study reveals Cats are also susceptible to COVID-19

Beware pets! A study reveals that cats are susceptible to COVID-19, and are reported to be highly contagious.  New reports reveal that cats, just like humans are also susceptible to the highly contagious novel virus- COVID-19. Two studies conducted in…

A faulty dementia gene poses a high risk of severe COVID-19

A faulty gene already known to increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s now poses the risk of severe COVID-19. 5 months since the first outbreak, COVID-19 still never fails to surprise. With the novel virus claiming over 5 million lives…

Can 2020 be worse? Locusts disaster strikes parts of the world

The year 2020 does not look like its giving truce anytime soon. From pandemics to natural disasters, nature is calling on humans.  Without a doubt, the year 2020 to date has been quite a rollercoaster. From the possibility of a…

China’s Artificial Sun: A potential source of unlimited energy claimed to be 6 times hotter than actual sun

A new ray of hope, China’s “artificial sun” claiming six-times hotter than the actual sun, can potentially generate unlimited sources of energy. Since the year 2006, China has been working on an artificial sun- a device that aims to supply…

A new study finds two versions of COVID-19, both equally dangerous

With the lockdown being lifted in several countries, a new report has emerged explaining two versions of COVID-19 exists, one not better than the other. The growing number of COVID-19 cases around the world, scientists identify that there is a…

Placentas from COVID-19-positive pregnant women show injury

The placentas from 16 women who tested positive for COVID-19 while pregnant showed evidence of injury, according to pathological exams completed directly following birth, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study. The type of injury seen in the placentas shows abnormal…