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Signy Research station 75th anniversary; RRS Sir David Attenborough visit

Source: MercoPress This week RRS Sir David Attenborough visited South Georgia arriving at the upgraded wharf for the first time at King Edward Point marking a new chapter for polar science The...

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Zelensky says Ukraine receiving more SpaceX internet stations for 'destroyed cities

Source: The Hill Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Ukraine will be receiving more Starlink satellite internet stations for “destroyed cities” after he spoke with SpaceX CEO Elon Musk....

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Besieged Mariupol without power or water, says mayor, as Ukraine accuses Russia of blocking humanitarian corridor

Source: CNN Kyiv, Ukraine (CNN)Civilians in the battered Ukrainian port city of Mariupol are trapped without power and water and unable to recover their dead, its mayor said Saturday, as he accused...

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Analysts Warn Of $150 Oil If The West Bans Russian Crude

Source: OilPrice The United States and the European Union have been reluctant to slap sanctions on Russia's oil and gas exports since Putin invaded Ukraine, as the Western allies are concerned about...

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G20 pledges US $ 60 bn to help poorest countries recover from COVID-19

Source: MercoPress Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) of the G20 countries Friday agreed on the need to allocate US $ 60 billion to COVID-19 recovery efforts in the world's poorest...

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COVID-19 Isn’t Going Anywhere — And Americans Know It

Source: New York TImes   The idea that Americans are tired of the pandemic has become conventional wisdom, with important policy implications. Democratic governors in blue states like New Jersey and...

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California first state to approach COVID-19 as endemic, not pandemic: "We will work to live with this virus"

Source: CBS California became the first state to formally shift to an "endemic" approach to the coronavirus with Gov. Gavin Newsom's announcement Thursday of a plan that emphasizes...

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VMware Horizon servers are under active exploit by Iranian state hackers

Source: ARS Technica Hackers aligned with the government of Iran are exploiting the critical Log4j vulnerability to infect unpatched VMware users with ransomware, researchers said on Thursday....

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Paraguay greenlights use of Taiwanese COVID-19 vaccine

Source: MercoPress   Paraguayan health authorities Monday issued an emergency clearance for the use of the Taiwanese-developed Medigen COVID-19 vaccine, it was announced. The National Directorate of...

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COVID-19 takes serious toll on heart health—a full year after recovery

Source: Science From very early in the pandemic, it was clear that SARS-CoV-2 can damage the heart and blood vessels while people are acutely ill. Patients developed clots, heart inflammation,...

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Heart-disease risk soars after COVID — even with a mild case

Source: Nature   Even a mild case of COVID-19 can increase a person’s risk of cardiovascular problems for at least a year after diagnosis, a new study1 shows. Researchers found that rates of many...

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Scientists raise alarm over ‘dangerously fast’ growth in atmospheric methane

Source: Nature   Methane concentrations in the atmosphere raced past 1,900 parts per billion last year, nearly triple preindustrial levels, according to data released in January by the US National...

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Does Omicron hit kids harder? Scientists are trying to find out

Source: Nature As the highly transmissible Omicron coronavirus variant has swept the globe in the past two months, millions of people have been hospitalized. Children have been no exception, and, in...

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Omicron's molecular structure could help explain its global takeover

Source: Nature   After it was first detected in South Africa last November, Omicron spread around the globe faster than any previous variant of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, readily infecting even...

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Where did Omicron come from? Three key theories

Source: Nature   Little more than two months after it was first spotted in South Africa, the Omicron variant of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has spread around the world faster than any previous...

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Former Nuclear Regulatory Commission chair argues nuclear power isn’t a climate solution

Source: The Verge Former Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko (C) and fellow commissioners Kristine Svinicki (L) and George Apostolakis (R) wait for the beginning of a joint hearing...

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Why scientists are racing to develop more COVID antivirals

Source: Nature A pharmacist stocks shelves with Pfizer's oral pills against COVID-19, Paxlovid, in Seoul, South Kora Pharmacy shelves worldwide are being stocked with COVID-19 antivirals Paxlovid...

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Tonga vulcano eruption 500 times stronger than Hiroshima bomb

Source: MercoPress   A NASA scientist has compared this weekend's volcanic eruption off Tonga with the atomic bomb dropped by the United States at the Japanese city of Hiroshima in 1945 and said the...

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The Coming of Neo-Feudalism: A Warning to the Global Middle Class

  The Coming of Neo-Feudalism: A Warning to the Global Middle Class Joel Kotkin Encounter Books, 2020     Following a remarkable epoch of greater dispersion of wealth and opportunity, we are...

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Tonga volcano eruption created puzzling ripples in Earth’s atmosphere

Source: Nature   Scientists are racing to understand a puzzling series of massive ripples in Earth’s atmosphere triggered by the eruption of the Tongan volcano at the weekend. Satellite data shows...

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US adds Argentina, Uruguay and Bolivia to list of destinations to avoid due to covid

Source: MercoPress   The United States' Centers for Disease Control has added 22 countries to the level four travel warning list due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases, particularly of the...

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COVID-19 agravó papel de las mujeres en manejo del agua

Fuente: SciDev     A pesar de que la gestión del agua para uso doméstico suele recaer en mayor medida en las mujeres, su rol en la gestión hídrica es poco valorado y, con la llegada de COVID-19, se...

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The James Webb Space Telescope finishes unfolding its primary mirror, concluding major deployments

Source: The Verge The James Webb Telescope (JWST) has finished unfolding its primary mirror, ending a series of major deployments that took place over the span of two weeks. All of those deployments...

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The COVID generation: how is the pandemic affecting kids’ brains?

Source: Nature   Like many paediatricians, Dani Dumitriu braced herself for the impact of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus when it first surged in her wards. She was relieved when most newborn babies at...

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Omicron becomes dominant strain worldwide, WHO says

Source: MercoPress     The World Health Organization (WHO) Tuesday admitted Omicron variant of the coronavirus was already the dominant one worldwide, accounting for almost 60% of the cases. The new...

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