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How Did The Black Plague End? So how did the Black Plague end? And did it ever really disappear - or are we simply biding our time until a comeback? The Black Plague, otherwise known as the Black Death or Bubonic Plague, remains the most deadly pandemic in world history.
Tonight's "pink moon" will be the largest supermoon of the year The pink moon is viewable all over the globe, if weather permits.
Tuesday's "pink moon" will be the largest supermoon of the year CBSN Philly's Janelle Brown speaks with Derrick Pitts, chief astronomer at the Franklin Institute, about what we can expect with Tuesday night's "super pink moon" and other celestial events this week.
Earth is quieter as coronavirus lockdowns reduce seismic vibration Scientists are reporting that the Earth itself has grown quieter amid the coronavirus shutdowns. Seismologists studying the Earth's ambient seismic noise say there has been a significant decrease as traffic and industry are halted. CBS News meteorologist and climate specialist Jeff Berardelli joins CBSN with more.
Billions of people are under coronavirus lockdowns — and now the upper crust of the Earth is shaking less During the coronavirus pandemic, people are moving less — and so is the planet.
Pink Moon spiritual meaning: What is the meaning behind the Supermoon tonight? A FULL Moon is set to illuminate the skies over the next couple of nights which is also dubbed the Pink Moon. But why is it called the Pink Moon and what is its spiritual meaning?
Coronavirus advice: Astronaut Chris Hadfield shares tips on surviving self-isolation ASTRONAUT Chris Hadfield has provided some handy tips to help get you through isolation, and he knows a thing or two after spending time on board the International Space Station.
How can Coronavirus models get it so wrong? Inevitably, the IHME has better data for the likely outcomes of Covid-19 in Italy and Spain, where the epidemics have peaked, than for the UK, its director, Dr Christopher Murray, says.
Researchers use big data to identify biodiversity hotspots Often considered desolate, remote, unalterable places, the high seas are, in fact, hotbeds of activity for both people and wildlife.
NASA finds Tropical Cyclone Harold between Vanuatu and Fiji Click here to sign in with or. Forget Password? Learn more. Tropical Cyclone Harold brought heavy rains and hurricane-force winds to Vanuatu and was moving toward Fiji when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with an image of the storm.
Evaluating embryos by detecting secreted proteins using microfluidic droplets and multicolor fluorescence Infertility is estimated to affect 9% of reproductive-aged couples globally, and many couples consequently turn to assisted reproductive technology. Selecting embryos with maximum development potential plays a pivotal role in obtaining the highest rate of success in ART treatment, which ultimately determines whether a couple gets pregnant.
The evolution of color: Team shows how butterfly wings can shift in hue A selective mating experiment by a curious butterfly breeder has led scientists to a deeper understanding of how butterfly wing color is created and evolves. The study, led by scientists at University of California, Berkeley, and the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, is published today in eLife.
Wild tomato resistance to bacterial canker has implications for commercial tomato industry Bacterial canker of tomato is a disease that leads to wilt, cankers, and eventually death. The disease was first discovered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1909, but annual outbreaks now affect tomato production areas worldwide. For some farmers, bacterial canker can be devastating and spoil an entire season's planting.
Personalized microrobots swim through biological barriers, deliver drugs to cells Tiny biohybrid robots on the micrometer scale can swim through the body and deliver drugs to tumors or provide other cargo-carrying functions. The natural environmental sensing tendencies of bacteria mean they can navigate toward certain chemicals or be remotely controlled using magnetic or sound signals.
Disagreements help team perception, study finds Team disagreements might be the key to helping soldiers identify objects in battle, researchers say. While studies on combat identification typically focus on how technology can help identify enemy forces, researchers sought to understand how teams work together to identify armored vehicles-using only their training and each other.
NASA study adds a pinch of salt to El Niño models When modeling the El Niño-Southern Oscillation ocean-climate cycle, adding satellite sea surface salinity-or saltiness-data significantly improves model accuracy, according to a new NASA study. ENSO is an irregular cycle of warm and cold climate events called El Niño and La Niña.
BAME groups hit harder by Covid-19 than white people, UK study suggests Early research into the first patients critically ill with Covid-19 in UK hospitals indicates that black and Asian people are more likely to be badly affected by coronavirus than white people.
Robert Barth, a Pioneer of Deep-Sea Diving, Dies at 89 Barth was the sole “aquanaut” to play a major role in all four stages of the Navy’s landmark program to open the depths to long-term habitation.
What the COVID-19 Pandemic Means for Black Americans Given our health care system's lack of preparedness and capacity, health workers will likely need to ration care as well. That's another problem since research has shown that most health care workers appear to have implicit biases that result in relatively positive attitudes toward white patients and negative attitudes toward people of color.
The largest Arctic ozone hole ever measured is hovering over the North Pole A strong polar vortex in early 2020 led to what may be a record-breaking hole in the ozone layer over the Arctic.
Harnessing Social Media for the COVID-19 Pandemic With graduate school moving online and social distancing in full effect, I have been relying on my phone-specifically, Instagram-to kill time and reignite a sense of community that I lost in the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Saliva spray during speech could transmit coronavirus - study The results will fuel the ongoing debate over whether or not healthy people should wear face masks in public. Recent advice from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called for members of the public to wear cloth face covers when they visit places where it is hard to maintain physical distancing, such as pharmacies and grocery stores.
UK records highest daily death toll from coronavirus at 854 The UK has experienced its highest daily number of recorded coronavirus deaths - 854 - a figure beginning to approach the toll on the deadliest days so far in Italy and Spain.
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