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Mississippi and South Carolina - 2 states with lax pandemic rules - saw anxiety and depression rise most last year, the CDC found

A woman walks past a shop in Cardiff, Wales on October 18, 2020. Matthew Horwood/Getty Images US adults reported increasing levels of anxiety and depression from August to December 2020. The increases were correlated with rising COVID-19 cases, a new CDC report found. Mississippi and South Carolina saw the highest increases of anxiety and depression. See more stories on Insider's business page. Americans reported increasing levels of anxiety and depression in tandem with rising COVID-1...
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J&J recipients are a big step closer to getting booster shots, after feeling neglected by the CDC for months

Dr. Anthony Fauci testifies during a Senate committee hearing on COVID-19, September 23, 2020. GRAEME JENNINGS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Two shots of the J&J vaccine offer 94% protection from COVID-19, the company announced last month. But as many Pfizer recipients started getting boosters, J&J recipients were left wondering what's next for them. On Tuesday, J&J said it submitted data to the FDA to request authorization for booster shots. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, Senate, White House, US, San Francisco, Trends, Cnn, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Abc News, Anthony Fauci


Mahtab Bamji —Multiple prestigious awards winning nutritionist who loves social work

Her walk is sprightly, her voice comes through as firm, but is caring and her commitment and contribution to nutrition studies and the health of the downtrodden is solid. Meet, Dr Mahtab Sohrab Bamji, former Director-Grade Scientist of the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Hyderabad, bestowed with the Living Legend of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS) recognition in 2017. Article by By M Somasekhar|  Siasat.com The Secretary General, Catherine Geissler, said the...
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‘Genius dogs’ can learn names of more than 100 toys, study finds

Six canines, all border collies, have proved some possess a remarkable grasp of human languageYour dog might follow commands such as “sit”, or become uncontrollably excited at the mention of the word “walkies”, but when it comes to remembering the names of toys and other everyday items, most seem pretty absent-minded.Now a study of six “genius dogs” has advanced our understanding of dogs’ memories, suggesting some of them possess a remarkable grasp of the human language. Continue reading...
Tags: Science, Dogs, Animals, Pets, Life and style, World news, Animal behaviour


Southern California oil spill caused by a pipeline that split and was apparently dragged

Oil washes up on Huntington Beach, California, October 3, 2021. Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP Photo The Southern California oil spill was caused by a split underwater pipeline. Divers say the pipeline was apparently dragged, according to the Associated Press. More than 125,000 gallons of crude oil was leaked into the Pacific Ocean. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Southern California oil spill that saw more than 125,000 gallons of crude oil leak into the Pacific Ocean was caus...
Tags: Science, News, California, Los Angeles, Trends, Ap, Long Beach, Associated Press, Oil Spill, Orange County, Pacific Ocean, Los Angeles Times, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, Socal, Huntington Beach


England urged to step up vaccinations to avoid winter Covid surge

Prof Neil Ferguson calls for booster rollout and teenagers’ second jabs to be accelerated to ease NHS pressureCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe distribution of Covid boosters for the most vulnerable people and second shots of vaccine for teenagers should be accelerated to help prevent a winter surge of coronavirus overburdening the NHS, a senior scientist has said.Prof Neil Ferguson, the head of the influential disease modelling group at Imperial College London, sai...
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Coronavirus live: UK reports 33,869 new cases as more than 100,000 English schoolchildren are off with Covid

Official figures show 348 in every 100,000 people have Covid in the UK; less than 90% of pupils are currently at school in EnglandIMF cuts global growth forecast as pandemic ‘hobbles’ growthNew Zealand ends Covid elimination strategy in favour of suppressionEngland: sustained fall in hospitalisations for first time out of lockdownUS: dramatic drop in Covid cases and hospitalisations over past weeksSee all our coronavirus coverageSenegal has had only a handful of new daily Covid infections so far...
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"Unbreakable" glass developed, say researchers

McGill University researchers say they've developed an "unbreakable" glass inspired by the inner layer of mollusk shells. As resilent as plastic yet as hard as nacre, it could "improve cell phone screens in the future, among other applications." The scientists took the architecture of nacre and replicated it with layers of glass flakes and acrylic, yielding an exceptionally strong yet opaque material that can be produced easily and inexpensively. — Read the rest
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Russian actor and director arrive at space station to make first film in orbit

Pair likely to beat Hollywood project announced by Tom Cruise, Nasa and Elon Musk’s SpaceXA Russian actor and director have arrived at the International Space Station in an attempt to beat the US and film the first movie in orbit.The Russian crew are likely to beat a Hollywood project announced last year by Tom Cruise, Nasa and Elon Musk’s SpaceX. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Space, Elon Musk, Hollywood, Science, Film, Russia, US, World news, Culture, International Space Station, Tom Cruise Nasa


Coronavirus live: more than 100,000 English schoolchildren off with Covid; Norway and Portugal to give booster jabs to over-65s

Figures show less than 90% of pupils are currently at school in England; Norway and Portugal to join other European nations in giving extra dosesNew Zealand ends Covid elimination strategy in favour of suppressionEngland: sustained fall in hospitalisations for first time out of lockdownUS: dramatic drop in Covid cases and hospitalisations over past weeksSee all our coronavirus coverageSenegal has had only a handful of new daily Covid infections so far this week, with only two cases yesterday – t...
Tags: England, Science, World news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Portugal, Norway, Pfizer, Coronavirus, COVID, Ngone Ngom


The Earth is less bright than it used to be because there are fewer clouds in the air, a study found

Earth as seen from space, This view shows Hurricane Florence over the east coast of the US in 2018. NASA A study found that the Earth has lost some of its shine over time, a study found. They think it is because there are fewer clouds to bounce back the light. The phenomenon may have implications for the climate, though that requires more study. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Earth is bouncing back less light into space because its cloud coverage isn't what it use...
Tags: Cloud, Science, Climate Change, California, Americas, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Cnn, News UK, Pacific, Pacific Ocean, Florence, University Of California, Goode


Drinking water won't really help you avoid hangovers, a molecular biologist says

According to molecular biologist Patrick Schmitt, drinking water won't help you avoid a hangover. Getty Images / Tom Merton Many drink a glass of water between drinking alcohol to help avoid the effects of a hangover. The body doesn't get dehydrated when drinking alcohol, molecular biologist Patrick Schmitt says. He said drinking water won't help with a hangover, as hangovers aren't caused by dehydration. See more stories on Insider's business page. My phone is vibratin...
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Covid live: Portugal to give booster jabs to everyone over 65; Pfizer jab ‘highly effective’ against hospitalisations

Portugal to join other EU nations in giving extra doses; two doses of Pfizer/BioNTech about 90% effective at preventing hospitalisations for at least six months, research revealsNew Zealand ends Covid elimination strategy in favour of suppression approachEngland sees sustained decline in hospital admissions for the first time out of lockdownUS sees dramatic drop in Covid cases and hospitalizations over past few weeksSee all our coronavirus coverageSenegal has had only a handful of new daily Covi...
Tags: Science, Eu, World news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Portugal, Pfizer, Coronavirus, COVID, Ngone Ngom


Trio of scientists win Nobel prize for physics for climate work

Sykuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi share award for advancing climate knowledgeThree scientists have won the 2021 Nobel prize in physics for their groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of complex physical systems – including how humanity influences the Earth’s climate.The winners, Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi, will share the award, announced on Tuesday, presented by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and worth 10m Swedish kronor (£870,000). Co...
Tags: Books, Science, Earth, Physics, Culture, Awards and prizes, Nobel prizes, Nobel Prize In Literature, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Syukuro Manabe Klaus Hasselmann, Giorgio Parisi, Sykuro Manabe Klaus Hasselmann


Footage of the Last Known Tasmanian Tiger Restored in Color (1933)

Last month, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that nearly two dozen wildlife species would be removed from the endangered species list, as CNN reported, including the ivory-billed woodpecker, “the Bachman’s warbler, two species of freshwater fishes, eight species of Southeastern freshwater mussels and 11 species from Hawaii and the Pacific Islands.” This is not good news. The animals have been delisted because they’ve been added to a list of extinct creatures, one that grows l...
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Coronavirus live news: California deploys National Guard, Pfizer jab ‘highly effective’ against hospitalisations

Extra help called in for overwhelmed hospitals in California; two doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech are about 90% effective at preventing hospitalisations for at least six months, research reveals; Russia’s daily Covid cases hits highest level in monthsNew Zealand ends Covid elimination strategy in favour of suppression approachEngland sees sustained decline in hospital admissions for the first time out of lockdownUS sees dramatic drop in Covid cases and hospitalizations over past few weeksSee all ou...
Tags: UK, Science, California, Russia, World news, US news, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Pfizer, Coronavirus, National Guard Pfizer, monthsNew Zealand


I took the Covid vaccine while pregnant – let’s not pretend it’s an easy decision

Only 31% of pregnant Americans are fully vaccinated. I felt responsible for this bean-like bundle forming in my body. But the conflicting advice made it hard for me to decideThese are the first three things I did when I found out I was pregnant in February. I took about six more tests. Then, I called the doctor’s office to make an appointment. A few days later, I signed up for a Covid-19 vaccine. I stood in line, freezing, at a high school in Coney Island to get my shot.Deciding to get the vacci...
Tags: Family, Gender, Science, Women, Pregnancy, Life and style, Infectious Diseases, Health & wellbeing, Parents and parenting, Coney Island, Coronavirus


Why are so many pregnant women not taking the vaccine?

Only 31% of pregnant Americans are fully vaccinated. I felt responsible for this bean-like bundle forming in my body. But the conflicting advice made it hard for me to decideThese are the first three things I did when I found out I was pregnant in February. I took about six more tests. Then, I called the doctor’s office to make an appointment. A few days later, I signed up for a Covid-19 vaccine. I stood in line, freezing, at a high school in Coney Island to get my shot.Deciding to get the vacci...
Tags: Family, Gender, Science, Women, Pregnancy, Life and style, Infectious Diseases, Health & wellbeing, Parents and parenting, Coney Island, Coronavirus



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