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Fossils of oldest member of huge dinosaur group found in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Scientists have unearthed in Argentina's Patagonian wilderness fossils of what may be the oldest-known member of the dinosaur group known as titanosaurs that includes the largest land animals in Earth's history. Read More

 

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New York virus variant harbors another worrisome mutation; vaccinating elderly adds most years of life

(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 »

 

Russia launches satellite to monitor climate in Arctic

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia launched its space satellite Arktika-M on Sunday on a mission to monitor the climate and environment in the Arctic amid a push by the Kremlin to expand the country's activities in the region. More »

 

Russian scientists say Sputnik V performs well against COVID mutations

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian trial testing the effectiveness of revaccination with the Sputnik V shot to protect against new mutations of the coronavirus is producing strong results, researchers said on Saturday.  More »

 

Archaeologists uncover ancient ceremonial carriage near Pompeii

ROME (Reuters) - Archaeologists have unearthed a unique ancient-Roman ceremonial carriage from a villa just outside Pompeii, the city buried in a volcanic eruption in 79 AD. More »

 

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. More »

 

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 »

 

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