Science News Roundup: Breakthrough Infections Increase Health and Risk of Death; vaccine passports without testing allow missing cases; Partial lunar eclipse dubbed “Blood Moon” dazzles night sky, more
Here is a summary of scientific news briefs.
Revolutionary infections increase health and risk of death; vaccine passports without testing allow missing cases
The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the results and that has not yet been certified by peer review. Breakthrough of COVID-19 Increases Risk of Health Problems and Death
Monkey brain study linked to Chinese military is Europe’s best university
A Chinese professor at the University of Copenhagen conducted genetic research with the Chinese military without revealing the link, the university told Reuters, in the latest example of how China’s pursuit of military technology – Civilian draws from Western universities in the strategically sensitive area of biotechnology. . The professor, Guojie Zhang, is also employed by Shenzhen-based genomics giant BGI Group, which funds dozens of researchers at the university and has its European headquarters on the university’s campus.
Partial lunar eclipse dubbed “Blood Moon” dazzles night sky
The longest partial lunar eclipse in a millennium dazzled night skies around the world on Friday in an event dubbed the “Blood Moon” because of its red haze. The partial eclipse, which lasted 3 hours, 28 minutes and 23 seconds, is the longest since February 18, 1440, according to NASA.
Climate-friendly agriculture: melting Greenland glaciers offer an answer
On a shore near Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, a local scientist points to a paradox emerging with the retreat of the island’s glaciers: one of the most alarming consequences of global warming could provide a way to limit its effects. “It’s kind of a wonderful material,” says Minik Rosing, originally from Greenland, referring to the ultra-fine silt deposited when glaciers melt.
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