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Study: 2019-nCoV Coronavirus Receptors Show Similarities to SARS  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
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The Latest: Wuhan fights virus blues with songs, chants  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
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World health officials, back from a visit to Beijing, are expressing great concern about a dangerous new virus spreading between people in countries beyond China, even has the number of cases continue... more
Coronavirus may have leaked from China's highest biosafety lab  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The coronavirus may have emerged from a Wuhan laboratory leak, which studies deadly pathogens such as the SARS virus, scientists suggest. more
Coronavirus may have leaked from China's highest biosafety lab next door to market  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
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Is 2019-nCoV Outbreak as Bad as SARS or 2009 H1N1 Influenza Pandemic?  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
As the 2019-nCoV coronavirus continues to cross international borders, the two key questions on public health officials’ minds are: How deadly is it? and... more
Coronavirus outbreak raises question: Why are bat viruses so deadly?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
It's no coincidence that some of the worst viral disease outbreaks in recent years—SARS, MERS, Ebola, Marburg and likely the newly arrived 2019-nCoV virus—originated in bats. more
Patients taking antidepressants for years likely to face dangerous withdrawal symptoms  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Patients who have taken antidepressants for years should consider coming off the medication. However, researchers say they will likely face difficult and even dangerous withdrawal symptoms... more
Bats' fierce immune response to viruses could drive zoonotic emergence  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
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Coronavirus - pandemic or not?  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
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Bacteria on the International Space Station no more dangerous than earthbound strains  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Two particularly tenacious species of bacteria have colonized the potable water dispenser aboard the International Space Station (ISS), but a new study suggests that... more
What can the coronavirus outbreak teach us about bringing Mars samples back to Earth?  LIVE SCIENCE · 10 hours
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Meet T-Rex's older cousin: The Reaper of Death  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
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Bacteria on the International Space Station No More Dangerous than Earthbound Strains  ASTRO WATCH · 24 hours
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Wuhan coronavirus is genetically different from human SARS, MERS-CoV, study found  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The Wuhan coronavirus or the 2019-nCoV or novel coronavirus is a new human-infecting coronavirus genetically different from human SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), and MERS-CoV (Middle... more
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The relatively squat and gangly humpback whale moves more efficiently through the water than its sleeker, larger cousin, the blue whale, according to new research that used devices attached to the animals... more
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