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Remnants of Ancient Viruses Could Be Shaping Coronavirus Response

Why are some people more resilient to viruses like the CCP coronavirus than others? The answer has eluded scientists for centuries and, in the...

How Scientists Cracked the Zika-Mosquito Genome

The Zika virus was discovered in 1947, but most people hadn’t heard of this mosquito-borne illness until an outbreak in 2015 entered into the...

Can We Handle Zika?

One of the latest scares when it comes to diseases is the Zika virus. The disease began with many speculations that have thankfully been...

Scientists Want to Wake a 30,000-Year-Old Virus

A “giant virus” that is 30,000 years old has been discovered in the frozen wastelands of Siberia and now scientists want to bring it...

7 Reasons Not to Pick Your Nose—No.1, It’s Dangerous!

Nose picking first and foremost, in a social situation, is pretty gross—most will agree. Secondly, it is unhygienic and could be dangerous. Try to kick...

What Do Dengue Fever and Abandoned Cars Have in Common?

Over 41,000 people have had dengue fever in South China, and apparently getting rid of dumped cars will help stop the virus spreading. About 580...

Ebola: Everything You Need to Know in 94 Seconds

News about the Ebola outbreak is everywhere right now. I am not surprised. According to the WHO:  "The current outbreak in West Africa (first cases notified...

U.S. Ebola Survivor Donates Blood to Photojournalist Battling Deadly Virus

Dr. Kent Brantly, the first American sent back to America after recovering from the Ebola virus, was asked to donate blood to freelance cameraman...

Ebola Arrives in United States, Texas Patient Was in Liberia (Video)

A man has been quarantined in a Dallas hospital after being diagnosed with the ebola virus, according to reports on Sept. 30. He flew in...

Ebola Does NOT Make You A Zombie Says China’s Xinhua News Service

In China, the belief that Ebola will reanimate its victims into flesh-eating zombies is so widespread that the nation's main news service, state mouthpiece Xinhua,...

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Elon Musk Is Unsure Whether He Has COVID-19

Back in March, the Chief Executive of SpaceX, Elon Musk, tweeted that panic about COVID-19 might end up causing more harm than the virus....

The Best Fengshui

In the past, there was a man who wanted to build a house, and he invited a fengshui master to check the location. Just...

How to Weather the Autumn Cold

Autumn is brisk and dry. Your throat is prone to fall victim to the change of seasons. Vast differences in temperature from morning to...

A Magnificent Floral Festival in Taiwan

Featuring Alice’s Adventure in Flowerland, the much anticipated 2020 Xinshe Sea of Flowers and Taichung International Flower Carpet Festival are once again wowing visitors...