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Asteroid the size of a school stadium flies to Earth: NASA also reported two of its “friends

According to the data posted on the official NASA website, all three asteroids are classified as "potentially dangerous".

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) reported three space objects. An asteroid the size of a school stadium is flying toward Earth, along with two more “friends”. According to the data posted on the official NASA website, all three asteroids are classified as “potentially dangerous”. The largest of them is the size of a school stadium. Its diameter is ...

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World’s first. India was able to isolate the “British” strain COVID

World's first. India was able to isolate the "British" strain COVID

India has become the first country to successfully isolate and isolate a “British” strain of the coronavirus, RIA Novosti reported, citing the country’s Medical Research Council. “The British variant of the virus with all significant changes has now been successfully isolated and cultured at the National Institute of Virology from clinical specimens collected from those returning from Great Britain. No ...

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New COVID-19 vaccines expected in the United States and the United Kingdom

New COVID-19 vaccines expected in the United States and the United Kingdom

Some are in trials, others are awaiting approval from authorities As the U.S. vaccination campaign unfolds with COVID-19 vaccines approved for emergency use, another possible vaccine is in clinical trials. Vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna are distributed under strict rules, and the emergence of additional options is important to accumulate enough doses nationally and globally. Novavax is recruiting 30,000 ...

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WHO predicts new coronavirus mutations

WHO predicts new coronavirus mutations

Coronavirus mutations will continue, the World Health Organization (WHO) will keep a close eye on new variants, said Maria Van Kerkhove, head of the technical group of the WHO’s emergency disease unit. “Coronavirus. mutations will continue; mutation is a natural process. The virus itself is not particularly affected, but we need to continue to study these variants, including in terms ...

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Scientists identified the drink that causes the worst hangover

Scientists identified the drink that causes the worst hangover

Scientists have found that of all alcoholic beverages, the strongest hangover is caused by whiskey. This was reported on December 26 by the publication Medikforum. Thus, the experts report that the body’s reaction is affected by the intensity of the drink’s color: colorless alcohol is more easily tolerated. One of the factors affecting the deterioration of the human condition called ...

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Scientists assessed the accuracy of COVID-19 prediction by Google

Scientists assessed the accuracy of COVID-19 prediction by Google

Japanese scientists compared predictions of the situation with the COVID-19 traditional statistical model and Google’s model using artificial intelligence. It turned out that the accuracy of the traditional “manual” model is much higher. The results of the study are published on the medRxiv preprints website. Google (Alphabet Inc.) has been using artificial intelligence (AI) to predict the COVID-19 epidemic in ...

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