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Coronavirus child cases

As schools reopen, over 74,000 kids tested positive for COVID-19 in two weeks

August 27th, 2020

The American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association report that 74,160 children in the US tested positive for COVID-19 in two weeks of August. 74,160 cases represent a 21% increase in child infections overall since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Schools continue to reopen and have students and teachers in classes despite the worrying …

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Earthly bacteria survives for years in space, study proves

August 26th, 2020

An experiment has proven that bacteria can survive in the harsh conditions of space for years on end. A Japanese mission placed bacteria pellets in panels outside of the International Space Station, and the bacteria managed to survive for up to three years before being retrieved. Ensuring that such bacteria don’t contaminate other worlds is …

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Birds may not have to fear wind turbines for much longer

August 26th, 2020

Scientists have determined that by painting one blade of a wind turbine black it can dramatically reduce the number of bird deaths from turbine impacts. Turbines with a single black blade are over 70% less likely to kill birds, based on a controlled study over three years. Additional research is needed to confirm the results. …

Coronavirus cases

Doctor lists 5 places she’s avoiding right now because of coronavirus

August 26th, 2020

Despite the fact that coronavirus cases are on the decline in many places, one doctor has revealed that there are still several places she would never go right now because of the ongoing pandemic. They include places like bars, gyms, and going on vacation. According to Johns Hopkins University, global coronavirus cases have just topped …

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Man looking for a new cat finds his old one instead

August 26th, 2020

A man who had lost his beloved cat a week prior found him by chance at a local humane society while he was looking for a new pet. Both the cat and its owner were elated at the reunion. The cat has now returned home and will hopefully not be taking off on any additional …