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Neanderthals were a species that lived alongside humans tens of thousands of years ago and were very similar in appearance and size, but were generally stockier and more muscular (Pictured: A replica of a Neanderthal head male at the Natural History Museum, London)

Randy NEANDERTHAL could be to blame for the gene that killed up to a million people from Covid

A single Neanderthal in love may be to blame for passing on a genetic quirk to up to a million people who died from Covid. To date, around the world, around 6.3 million people have died from the coronavirus that caused the pandemic. Many have lost their lives because they have a relatively common genetic …

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Merging neutron stars and emerging particle tracks

Combining heavy ion experiments and nuclear theory

Artist’s rendering showing the simulation of the merger of two neutron stars (left) and the traces of emerging particles visible during a collision of heavy ions (right) which creates matter under similar conditions in the laboratory . Credit: Tim Dietrich, Arnaud Le Fevre, Kees Huyser; background: ESA/Hubble, Sloan Digital Sky Survey Combination of heavy ion …

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Neanderthals were a species that lived alongside humans tens of thousands of years ago and were very similar in appearance and size, but were generally stockier and more muscular (Pictured: A replica of a Neanderthal head male at the Natural History Museum, London)

Randy NEANDERTHAL could be to blame for the gene that killed up to a million people from Covid

A single Neanderthal in love may be to blame for passing on a genetic quirk to up to a million people who died from Covid. To date, around the world, around 6.3 million people have died from the coronavirus that caused the pandemic. Many have lost their lives because they have a relatively common genetic …

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A James Webb Space Telescope mirror segment was hit by a micrometeoroid but is expected to continue to function normally

James Webb Telescope hit by micrometeoroid, NASA says

A mirror segment of the James Webb Space Telescope was hit by a micrometeoroid but should continue to function normally, according to NASA. A mirror on the James Webb Space Telescope was hit by a micrometeoroid last month but is expected to continue operating normally, NASA said Thursday. “After initial evaluations, the team found that …

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A James Webb Space Telescope mirror segment was hit by a micrometeoroid but is expected to continue to function normally

James Webb Telescope hit by micrometeoroid, NASA says

A mirror segment of the James Webb Space Telescope was hit by a micrometeoroid but should continue to function normally, according to NASA. A mirror on the James Webb Space Telescope was hit by a micrometeoroid last month but is expected to continue operating normally, NASA said Thursday. “After initial evaluations, the team found that …

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