Science & Health

FILE - Health workers wearing protective masks hold signs during a rally outside a hospital in metropolitan Manila, Philippines, Feb. 7, 2020, demanding the government ensure their safety and raise their pay amid to the coronavirus threat.
The Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila says the top diplomats of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations linked up by video in a meeting led by Vietnam
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Fri, 04/10/2020 - 12:23
A foreign worker talks on the phone outside his room at the WestLite Toh Guan dormitory after it was declared an isolation area.
The tiny city-state of less than six million people was seen as a model in its early, swift response to the virus
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Fri, 04/10/2020 - 09:00
A brother and sister check out the latest gadgets at the 115th North American International Toy Fair, in New York, Feb. 17, 2018.
Packaging changes could make products more environmentally friendly
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Thu, 04/09/2020 - 22:54
Neanderthals Almost Extinct in Europe When Homo Sapiens Arrived
Find implies our evolutionary cousins had some understanding of numbers and the trees that furnished the raw material
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Thu, 04/09/2020 - 17:38
FILE - In this April 11, 1970, photo made available by NASA, the Saturn V rocket carrying the crew of the Apollo 13 mission to the moon launches from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
1970 moonshot was aborted mid-flight when an oxygen tank ruptured two days after its launch
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Thu, 04/09/2020 - 16:00
One World Trade is seen behind a sign that flashes an emergency alert, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues…
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Streets long ago rumored to be paved with gold are littered with disposable medical gloves, and New Yorkers of all stripes join the battle for their city
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Thu, 04/09/2020 - 14:38
Homeless recyclers and other destitute people, some of whom said they have not eaten in three days practice limited social…
African officials warn that if the virus is left to spread on the continent the world will remain at risk.
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Thu, 04/09/2020 - 12:50
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a televised speech, in Tehran, Iran March 22, 2020. Official Khamenei…
Khamenei urged Shiite faithful to pray in their homes during Ramadan
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Thu, 04/09/2020 - 09:14
The Soyuz-2.1a rocket booster with Soyuz MS-16 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, April 9, 2020.
Extra Precautions Taken to Protect Crew From Coronavirus
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Thu, 04/09/2020 - 08:28
Police officers speak with a man who was preaching outside St Thomas' hospital in London.
The government's crisis committee is meeting later to discuss whether to extend the lockdown imposed March 23 to try to slow the spread of the virus
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Thu, 04/09/2020 - 09:09
This image made available by NASA shows a map of a hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. The purple…
German scientists say atmospheric conditions caused ozone levels to plummet
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Wed, 04/08/2020 - 15:07
An Indian health worker checks the temperature of a woman during lockdown to prevent the spread of new coronavirus in Ahmedabad…
The sweeping clampdown in the country of 1.3 billion people to prevent an epidemic of COVID-19 ends on April 14, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to decide this week whether to extend it
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Wed, 04/08/2020 - 14:15
TOPSHOT - People wear face masks to protect against the coronavirus as they keep their distance in a queue at a supermarket…
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At least two passengers from New York who lowered their fever with medication are now hospitalized in the island with COVID-19, said National Guard spokesman Lt. Col. Paul Dahlen
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Wed, 04/08/2020 - 14:17
People practice social distancing as they wait in line to enter a grocery store, April 7, 2020, in Miami Beach, Florida.
Under the proposed guidance, people who are exposed to someone infected would be allowed back on the job if they are asymptomatic, test their temperature twice a day and wear a face mask
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Wed, 04/08/2020 - 12:21
In this Tuesday, March 31, 2020, photo, Glen Quadros, right, owner of the Great American Diner & Bar, checks a takeout order as…
Hard-won bans to reduce the use of plastics — and particularly plastic shopping sacks — across the US have come under fire amid worries about the virus clinging to reusable bags, cups and straws  
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Wed, 04/08/2020 - 11:24