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Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that cause disease in mammals and birds. In humans, coronaviruses cause respiratory infections that are typically mild – these include the common cold. Rarer forms of coronavirus infections have led to...
The sound of a vocal tract from the Egyptian mummy Nesyamun has been synthesised via new technology allowing modern society to re-engage with the ancient past in a completely original and unconventional way. Nesyamun was an Egyptian...
New research, published in ‘Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences’, conducted on a meteorite that struck Australia has found evidence of stardust that formed over five billion years ago, before our solar system formed. It is...
By now we are all aware that the plastic in our oceans is a staggering problem. We’ve all seen the pictures of plastic waste floating on the surface of the seas, but what is now coming to...
Nuclear arms are the most powerful explosives created to date, with the ability to completely destroy a large city. A nuclear explosion is created by either splitting atoms (Fission), or merging tiny atom particles together (Fusion). The...
Neanderthals shared 99% of the DNA of Homo sapiens, but the 1% difference in DNA has led to the species being characterised as a somewhat inferior species to Homo sapiens. A recent discovery however, now indicates that...