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Nesting marine turtles thrive while beaches around the world remain empty during lockdown

According to the latest reports, the number of marine turtles (most species of which are endangered species) are on the rise. In India, for example, many more baby turtles have bee...

US spaceplane is successfully launched into orbit

The US Space Force has successfully launched a X-37B military spaceplane into orbit. Carried aboard an Atlas V rocket, it lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on 16th May 2020....

Impact on the environment clearly seen as a result of coronavirus lockdown

With many countries around the world in lockdown in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the sudden drop in air and car traffic and slowdown in economic activity has had a significan...

What do we know so far about the coronavirus, and how can we halt the pandemic?

Coronaviruses have long been a threat to human health. At the milder end of the scale, several kinds are known to trigger common colds. At the other extreme, two coronaviruses have...

The race to create a coronavirus vaccine

In the global effort to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, governments are limited to using what are called "containment strategies" to stop the coronavirus that causes it from spreading...

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