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COVID-19 Lingers Within Nursing Home Patients’ Rooms for Days

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. — SARS-CoV-2 lingers and persists on surfaces like tables, call buttons, and TV remote controls within nursing room patients’ rooms, according to researchers from the University of Michigan. Their study finds an astounding 90 percent of analyzed COVID patients’ rooms showed signs of detectable coronavirus on at least one surface. In some cases,…

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A Single Molecule Can Switch Certain Ants From Workers to a Queen

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — All hail — the worker ant? It may sound like a Cinderella story, but a new study finds a species of ant can transform from a worker to a queen thanks to “flipping the switch” of a single molecule. Scientists from the University of Pennsylvania say ants of the Harpegnathos saltator species…

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Ultra-thin Microchip Can Monitor Health by Placing a ‘computer on the Bone’

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TUCSON, Ariz. — A microchip attached to a bone in your body may be the future of preventing osteoporosis. Scientists from the University of Arizona have developed an ultra-thin computer which they hope will one day monitor a patient’s bone health from inside their own bodies. The microchip, which is as thin as a sheet of…

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Plant-derived Drug Effective at Blocking COVID-19’s Delta Variant

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NOTTINGHAM, United Kingdom — The COVID-19 pandemic continues to drag on, continually reinvigorated every few months by the emergence of yet another variant. While each new variant is a major global health concern, the Delta variant in particular has emerged as a particularly nasty and infectious version of SARS-CoV-2. On a positive note, scientists report a…

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