• Logan Mason posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 4 months ago

    Researchers May Have Discovered, From Fossil Bones Found In A Sinkhole In Isreal, A New Human Ancestor Named Nesher Ramla Homo (NRH). NRH Is Said To Have Lived, Alongside Humans, Btw 140,000 And 120,000 Years Ago In Arabia And Israel. And That The Chinless And Possibly More Ancient NRH Interbreded With Humans And Neanderthals.

  • Logan Mason posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 5 months, 3 weeks ago

    The US Gov. Has Launched A Couple Of Tools To Make It Easier To Find The Closest COVID-19 Vaccination Sites. One Of The Tools, An Improved Version Of VaccineFinder, Is Located On Vaccine.gov. The Other Tool Is A Zipcode Text Hotlines—GETVAX Or VACUNA (Spanish Speakers). 1-800 Hotline, In Dozens Of Languages, Is Still In The Pipeline.

  • Logan Mason posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 6 months ago

    US CDC Is Stating That Covid-19 Fully Vaccinated People Can Unmask At Small Outdoor Gatherings Like When Dining Outside With Friends From Multiple Households. But They Should Mask-Up In Large Indoor Gatherings Or Crowded Outdoor Events. Vaccinated And Unvaccinated Folks Are Advised To Wear Masks In Indoor Public Spaces, Like Malls.

  • Logan Mason posted an update in the group Group logo of ProductProduct 7 months ago

    Researchers Have Developed A New Device For Administering Vaccines. The Device Utilizes Electrically Ignited Gun Powder To Generate Pressure That Pushes The Device To Relatively Painlessly, Compared To Needles, Penetrate A Person’s Skin, Sending The Vaccine Through Tiny Apertures. The Device Would Also Be Safer For Health Care Workers.

  • Logan Mason posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 7 months, 3 weeks ago

    Nature Conservationists In Australia Are Planning To Build The World’s First Duck-Billed Platypus Refuge, As The Animal Hinges On The Verge Of Extinction Due To Bushfires and Drought. The Refuge Is Expected To Accommodate About 65 Platypus, Especially In Times Of Crisis. The Refuge Would Also Help To Better Understand The Animal, To Ensure Its Future.

  • Logan Mason posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 7 months, 4 weeks ago

    The FDA, On 2/27/2021, Issued An Emergency Authorization For The Johnson & Johnson (JJ) 66.1% Efficacy Covid-19 Vaccine For Adults Aged 18 And Older. This Will Be The Third Vaccine Approved In The USA And The First Single-Shot Vaccine. The JJ Vaccine Also Does Not Have Tedious Cold Requirements Like Those Of Moderna And Pfizer/BioNTech.

  • Logan Mason posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 8 months, 2 weeks ago

    4 Persons, In Oregon, USA, Who Received The Complete COVID-19 Vaccine Dose, Tested Positive For COVID-19. This Makes Oregon One Of The First States To Identify “Breakthrough Cases,” In Which Folks Considered Immune Are Now Sickened With Mild Cases Of COVID-19. But Health Officials Are Not Surprised By This Given The Vaccines ~95% Efficacy.

  • Logan Mason posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 9 months, 2 weeks ago

    The First Complete Platypus Genome Map, Indicating Platypus Is A Blend Of Vertebrate Animals Like Reptiles, Birds, and Mammals, May Explain Platypus Weirdness, As They Are Venomous And Lay Eggs Like Reptiles. But Feed Their Young With Milk And Have Furry Coats Like Mammals. The Map May Improve Our Understanding Of Other Mammals Evolution.

  • Logan Mason posted an update in the group Group logo of AppApp 10 months, 1 week ago

    Scientists May Have Built The World’s First Mobile Genome Sequence Analyzer App Called iGenomics. The App Combines With A Handheld DNA Sequencer To Enable Users Create A Mobile Lab To Determine The Kind Of Genetic Information Carried In A Particular DNA Segment. “iGenomics Makes Genome Studies More Portable, Accessible, And Affordable.”

  • Logan Mason posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 11 months ago

    AstraZeneca And The University Of Oxford Have Stated, In A Relatively Unclear Report, That Their COVID-19 Vaccine Is, On Average, 70% Effective Against Covid-19, Less Than Those From Moderna, And Pfizer And BioNTech. But AstraZeneca Vaccine, Compared To Others, Seem Easiest To Mass Produce And Store, And It’s Also The Cheapest, At $3 To $4 Per Dose.

  • Logan Mason posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 11 months, 1 week ago

    Mordena Just Announced That Their Vaccine, mRNA-1273, Is Effective Against COVID-19 As It Was Able To Reduce The Risk Of The Virus Infection By 94.5%. This News Comes A week After Pfizer And BioNTech Announced The Result From Their Study. Regardless, Experts Urge More Study To Better Understand The Efficacy Of The Vaccines.

  • Logan Mason posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 1 year ago

    Two New Studies Seem To Indicate A Relationship Between The Degree Of Vulnerability To COVID-19 And Blood Types. According To The Study, People With Blood Type O Seem Less Vulnerable Relative To Those With Blood Types A, B, Or AB. And Also, People With Blood Types A Or AB Seem To Show The Greatest COVID-19 Disease Severity. Hmm!

  • Logan Mason posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 1 year, 3 months ago

    Gene Set Linked To Higher Risk Of Severe Illness From COVID-19 Is Said To Have Been Passed On To Humans By Neanderthals Who Existed 60,000 YA. Modern Asians And Europeans Genomes Comprise 2–3% Neanderthal DNA Due To Inter-Breeding Thousands Of Years Ago. But This Gene Set, Which Is Common In Bangladesh, Is Said To Be Absent In Africans.

  • Logan Mason posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 1 year, 6 months ago

    Researchers May Have Found The World’s Oldest Piece Of String Ever Strung In A Cave In France. The String Is Said To Have Been Constructed And Used By Neanderthals At Least 41-Thousand Years Ago. The String, Which Dates Between 41 And 52 ka, Opens Up Questions To Possibilities Associated With Neanderthals.

  • Logan Mason posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 1 year, 8 months ago

    Although Neanderthal Skeletons, With Bones Still Arranged In Original Position (Articulated), Have Been Excavated In South-East Spain In Years 2006-7 And 2010, Researchers Are Indicating That The Newly And First Discovered Neanderthal Skeleton, In A Decade, From Iraq, Called Shanidar Z, Is More Completely Articulated Than Previous Finds.

  • Logan Mason posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 1 year, 9 months ago

    Neanderthals May Have Been Swimmers, Diving Under The Oceans To Collect Clams. This’s Based On The Clearer Study Of 171 Shells, Used As Tools By Neanderthals ~90,000 YA, Excavated From A Cave In Italy At The End Of 1940s. The Shells, From The Smooth Clam Species (Callista Chione), Helped Denote Washed-up Clams From Live Ocean Clams.

  • Logan Mason posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 2 years, 3 months ago

    Yep, Neanderthals Were Smart! They Are Said To Have Created The First Superglue, About 50,000 Years Ago, Based On The Stone Tool Findings In 2 Caves In Italy. The Stone Tools Were Held Together By Resin From Pine Tree, Which Was Sometimes Mixed With Beeswax, Comprising The First Superglue.