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The Deadly Coronavirus Vaccine Gold Rush

A return to normal life after the pandemic, which we can only hope will be better and more equitable than the one that preceded it, depends on the creation of a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine. Aware of this reality, the Trump administration has made incredible declarations about when a vaccine will be ready; Trump…

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A Deadly Shark Attack, Fights with Neighbors, and Fast-Approaching Fall—Can Maine Salvage the Summer?

Haven’t we been through enough this year? In Maine, that seems to be the question on everyone’s minds given the events of the last week. Not only did Governor Janet Mills clash with the state’s Republican Party about easing COVID-19 restrictions on out-of-state visitors, but the state also experienced its first fatal shark attack in recorded…

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Deadly Premonition 2 Developers Hope to Fix Extreme Frame Rate Problems

Photo: Rising Star Games Deadly Premonition 2 is almost here, but early reviews of the game reveal that the sequel is plagued by some truly astonishing technical problems. We know that it may not come as a surprise to hear that the sequel to the infamously “so bad it’s good” Deadly Premonition isn’t a technical…

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Two deadly shootings Saturday in St. Louis among city’s six killings in 36 hours

Two deadly shootings Saturday in St. Louis among city’s six killings in 36 hours UPDATED at 12:20 p.m. with another homicide in St. Louis.ST. LOUIS — Police on Saturday morning are investigating two homicides — among six killings in the city over the past 36 hours.About 11:30 a.m., police were called to the 4600 block of…

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How deadly is the coronavirus? Scientists are close to an answer

Many countries are struggling to count all their coronavirus deaths.Credit: Michael Dantas/AFP/Getty One of the most crucial questions about an emerging infectious disease such as the new coronavirus is how deadly it is. After months of collecting data, scientists are getting closer to an answer.Researchers use a metric called infection fatality rate (IFR) to calculate…

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So How Deadly Is COVID-19?

We’ve learned an incredible amount about the novel coronavirus these last few months. It seems that people can transmit the virus without symptoms, that virus particles can spread through a lingering, mistlike aerosol, and that a deadened sense of taste is a surprisingly reliable indicator of infection. But we’re still struggling to answer what may…

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Deadly police raid fuels call to end ‘no knock’ warrants

DYLAN LOVAN, MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated PressJune 1, 2020Updated: June 1, 2020 2:18 a.m. 1of2Protesters sit at an intersection during a protest over the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, Saturday, May 30, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. Breonna Taylor, a black woman, was fatally shot by police in her home in March.Darron Cummings/AP2of2A protester…

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T. rex was a deadly ‘power-walker’

Home News In this artist’s depiction of life 77 million years ago in Alberta, Canada, the tyrannosaur Daspletosaurus hunts a young horned Spinops. An adult Spinops tries to interfere, and a Coronosaurus watches from a distance. (Image: © Illustration by Julius Csotonyi) Tyrannosaurus rex may have been the world’s first power-walker, using its lengthy legs…

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Deadly imports: In one U.S. forest, 25% of tree deaths caused by foreign pests and disease

Two Shenandoah National Park employees assess the crown of a black birch tree as part of the park’s long-term forest monitoring program. NPS Photo/C. Harman By Gabriel PopkinMay. 12, 2020 , 10:35 AM From a deadly fungus that showed its face in 1904 on an American chestnut in the Bronx to a nematode recently found…

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Deadly heat and humidity emerging decades ahead of forecasts

Home   >   Science & Health Scientists tweak sea level rise forecasts, upward, and could the Indian Ocean develop its very own El Niño storms? Oh yes, it’s time for the Haaretz climate change briefs Lethal heat and humidity combination isn t futuristic, it s already here Want to enjoy ‘Zen’ reading – with…