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Virus can be transmitted via lung transplant; COVID-19 deadlier than flu for ICU patients

(Reuters) - The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. Read More

 

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As a child, she beat bone cancer. Now she's headed into space.

(Reuters) - Bone cancer survivor Hayley Arceneaux is thrilled to be going into space. More »

 

Queensland skies light up as Chinese space junk burns up in atmosphere

(Reuters) - Social media in Queensland, Australia lit up on Thursday night, matching the flashing night sky as users posted short videos of what experts later said was debris from a Chinese rocket burning up as it re-entered the Earth's atmosphere. More »

 

Blue Origin delays New Glenn rocket launch to 2022

(Reuters) - Billionaire Jeff Bezos-backed space venture Blue Origin said on Thursday that it has delayed the launch of its heavy-lift New Glenn rocket to the fourth quarter of next year. More »

 

Some common-cold antibodies may help fight COVID-19; vaccine side effects could hamper mammograms

(Reuters) - The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. More »

 

Mars rover sends home movie of daredevil descent to landing on red planet

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - NASA scientists on Monday unveiled first-of-a-kind home movies of last week's' daredevil Mars rover landing, vividly showing its supersonic parachute inflation over the red planet and a rocket-powered hovercraft lowering the science lab on wheels to the surface. More »

 

Battered stones of Jerusalem's Western Wall get the full treatment

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The ancient stones that make up Jerusalem's Western Wall are showing the scars of weathering from two millennia of scorching sunlight and driving rain. More »

 

Pregnant women being infected at higher rates; COVID-19 from UK variant lasting longer

(Reuters) - The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. More »

 

JPMorgan's blockchain payments test is literally out of this world

LONDON (Reuters) - Stuck in space with bills to pay? Don't worry, the satellites could take care of it. More »

 

Chinese state fund invests in gene firm BGI

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Chinese government has made an investment in BGI Genomics Co, a listed Chinese company that has supplied millions of COVID-19 tests globally as the gene firm seeks to fund exponential growth driven by the pandemic. More »

 

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