Humans

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  1. people sitting at distanced tables in a restaurant
    Health & Medicine

    Here’s what we’ve learned in six months of COVID-19 — and what we still don’t know

    Six months into the new coronavirus pandemic, researchers have raced to uncover crucial information about SARS-CoV-2. But much is still unknown.

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  2. surprised-looking rhesus macaque monkey
    Psychology

    Monkeys may share a key grammar-related skill with humans

    A contested study suggests the ability to embed sequences within other sequences, a skill called recursion and crucial to grammar, has ancient roots.

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  3. farmers market in Davis, California
    Health & Medicine

    Why scientists say wearing masks shouldn’t be controversial

    New data suggest that cloth masks work to reduce coronavirus cases, though less well than medical masks.

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  4. brain MRI images
    Health & Medicine

    Strokes and mental state changes hint at how COVID-19 harms the brain

    In a group of people severely ill from the coronavirus, strokes, psychosis, depression and other brain-related changes come as complications.

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  5. Doctor and patient in Beni, Congo
    Health & Medicine

    The second-worst Ebola outbreak ever is officially over

    As Congo grapples with COVID-19 and other disease outbreaks, the country’s 10th battle against Ebola has ended.

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  6. coronavirus,
    Health & Medicine

    Millions of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. may have gone undiagnosed in March

    Millions of people in the United States went to the doctor in March with influenza-like symptoms. Many may have had COVID-19, a study suggests.

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  7. nurse with COVID-19 patient
    Health & Medicine

    Preventing dangerous blood clots from COVID-19 is proving tricky

    Clinical trials of blood-clotting drugs have begun in hospitalized COVID-19 patients, as excessive clotting remains a complication of the disease.

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  8. Worker spraying disinfectant in a fitness center
    Health & Medicine

    COVID-19 case clusters offer lessons and warnings for reopening

    As restaurants, offices and other businesses open, trends in where and how COVID-19 transmission is happening could help guide re-entry strategies.

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  9. Ireland's Newgrange passage tomb
    Genetics

    DNA from a 5,200-year-old Irish tomb hints at ancient royal incest

    Ruling families in Ireland may have organized a big tomb project, and inbred, more than 5,000 years ago, a new study suggests.

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