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  1. Tuskless African Elephant

    Intense ivory poaching during the Mozambican Civil War (1977-1992) resulted in the rapid evolution of tusklessness in female African elephants amid a precipitous population decline,...

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  2. COVID Variant Concept

    Cell culture studies show increased lung cell entry of the SARS-CoV-2 variants Delta and Delta Plus and reduced inhibition by antibodies. The emergence of new...

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  3. Three Aliens

    Do aliens exist? Extraterrestrial life has never been discovered, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist. At NASA, astrobiologists like Lindsay Hays are trying to...

    The post We Asked a NASA Scientist: Do Aliens Exist? [Video] appeared first on SciTechDaily.

  4. COVID Winter Christmas Season

    A new study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), an institution supported by “la Caixa” Foundation, provides robust evidence that COVID-19 is...

    The post Strong Evidence That COVID-19 Is a Seasonal Infection – And We Need “Air Hygiene” appeared first on SciTechDaily.

  5. Optical Levitation With Metalens Schematic

    Metalens-based design shrinks footprint, making optical traps practical for precision sensing and measurements. Researchers have created tiny chip-based optical tweezers that can be used to...

    The post Chip-Based Optical Tweezers Levitate Nanoparticles in a Vacuum With an Ultrathin Metalens appeared first on SciTechDaily.