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Variations in virus contagion

marketwatch.com Scientists estimate the speed and distance of coronavirus transmission when people cough, sneeze, speak — and run Factors affecting whether the virus remains “stable” and contributing to transmission: Humidity and temperature of the room, air-conditioning, whether or not there … Continue reading

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Drug aims at virus protein for replication

news-medical.net Drug-like molecules offer a promising treatment for COVID-19 Led by Scott Pegan, director of UGA’s Center for Drug Discovery, the team was the first to evaluate the SARS-CoV-2 protein PLpro, known to be essential in other coronaviruses for both … Continue reading

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Inflated death counts

medscape.com Are Patients Dying ‘From’ COVID or ‘With’ COVID? What we are seeing in the data is the long-standing practice of lumping influenza and pneumonia into a single category of death. COVID-19, it appears, has now been added to create … Continue reading

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Another error in evolution theory

phys.org The most popular textbook example of punctuated evolution debunked The idea of fast-track evolution during speciation has been controversial. Critics of the theory of punctuated equilibrium found it difficult to believe that the evolutionary processes leading to new species … Continue reading

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Concern over published studies

sciencemag.org A mysterious company’s coronavirus papers in top medical journals may be unraveling Today, The Lancet issued an Expression of Concern (EOC) saying “important scientific questions have been raised about data” in the paper and noting that “an independent audit … Continue reading

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Speech is puzzle of evolution

laboratoryequipment.com Chimpanzees Help Trace the Evolution of Human Speech The rhythm of chimpanzee lip-smacks also exhibit a speech-like signature—a critical step toward a possible solution to the puzzle of speech evolution. Monday, June 1, 2020 Press Release University of Warwick … Continue reading

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MedCram updates COVID-19

Dr. Roger Seheult of MedCram updates information on COVID-19 MedCram – Medical Lectures Explained CLEARLY We’ve gathered your coronavirus questions from the week to ask Dr. Seheult and will take new questions during the live-stream. Join us at https://www.medcram.com for … Continue reading

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Australian scientist implicates Wuhan virus lab

Sky News Australia suggests that SARS-CoV-2 came from Wuhan Institute of Virology Coronavirus may have been a ‘cell-culture experiment’ gone wrong From Sky News Australia,  May 24, 2020 Coronavirus may have been created in a Wuhan lab ‘genetic engineering’ experiment … Continue reading

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