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Science News Briefs from around the Planet

7 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Here are a few brief reports about science and technology from around the planet, including one about the discovery of an intact chicken egg dating to Roman Britain.
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Michael Jackson's Estate Donates $300,000 To Organizations Leading Coronavirus Relief Efforts

14 hours ago   |   News One

The estate of late legendary singer Michael Jackson is stepping up to help combat the Coronavirus pandemic. According to Variety , it will donate $300,000 to organizations that...
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Science says being a 'crazy cat lady' is actually good for you

Science says being a 'crazy cat lady' is actually good for you

15 hours ago   |   WESH

Here's something to purr about.
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Experts say face masks can help slow COVID-19, despite previous claims

Experts say face masks can help slow COVID-19, despite previous claims

15 hours ago   |   New York Post

To mask or not to mask, that is the question. But scientists now think you may want to put a face mask on it after all - if you have one. Their advice is laid out in a new...
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Business as Usual Is On Hold-Even at the EPA

17 hours ago   |   Wired

The Trump administration is adding environmental protection regulations to the list of temporary cancelations due to the pandemic.
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U.N. Chief Antonio Guterres: Misinformation About COVID-19 Is the New Enemy

20 hours ago   |   Time

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday the world is not only fighting the “common enemy” of the coronavirus “but our enemy is also the growing surge of...
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump a rosy outlier on science of the virus

21 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Groundless assurances keep coming from President Donald Trump, a rosy outlier on the science of the coronavirus pandemic.
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OSI answers call amid COVID-19

OSI answers call amid COVID-19

22 hours ago   |   Air Force

Members of OSI Detachment 813, joined by 2nd Field Investigations Squadron Forensic Science Consultant Special Agent Drew Weinzierl, worked through sub-zero temperatures and...
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The Pandemic Has Led to a Huge, Global Drop in Air Pollution

23 hours ago   |   Wired

Reductions in traffic and industry have lowered nitrogen dioxide levels-offering an accidental glimpse into what a low-carbon future might look like.
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Infinite Visions Were Hiding in the First Black Hole Image's Rings

23 hours ago   |   NY Times

Scientists proposed a technique that would allow us to see more of the unseeable.
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CDC issues travel advisory for New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

CDC issues travel advisory for New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

The CDC said this advisory does not apply to employees of critical infrastructure industries, including but not limited to trucking, public health professionals, financial... Read more ...

Cuomo on possible New York quarantine: 'I don't think it's legal,' would be...

Cuomo on possible New York quarantine: 'I don't think it's legal,' would be a 'federal declaration of war'

"It would be chaos and mayhem," Cuomo said. Read more ...

President considering short-term quarantine for New York, nearby areas

President considering short-term quarantine for New York, nearby areas

The president said he was considering some type of enforceable quarantine to prevent people in New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut from traveling. Read more ...

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

What, really, is essential? It's a question countries across the world are asking, and their answers are telling. Read more ...

Knicks owner, MSG chairman James Dolan has coronavirus

Knicks owner, MSG chairman James Dolan has coronavirus

James Dolan, the executive chairman of Madison Square Garden Company and owner of the New York Knicks, has tested positive for the coronavirus. Read more ...

China warns imported cases raise risk of NEW WAVE of Covid-19 infections

China warns imported cases raise risk of NEW WAVE of Covid-19 infections

The growing number of coronavirus cases arriving in China from abroad have increased the likelihood of a second outbreak in the country, according to health officials. "China... Read more ...

DeSantis supports Trump's plan to quarantine New York

DeSantis supports Trump's plan to quarantine New York

TALLAHASSEE - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Saturday said he would support plans by President Donald Trump to quarantine New York City in an effort to stop the spread of... Read more ...

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

The man's generosity meant 20 staffers at the restaurant each got an extra $500 just before they were laid off. Read more ...

The US coronavirus death toll has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just 2 days

The US coronavirus death toll has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just 2 days

The United States' death toll for the novel coronavirus has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just two days. As of Saturday evening, there were 122,666 coronavirus cases across the... Read more ...

Tornado watch issued for much of northern and central Illinois

Tornado watch issued for much of northern and central Illinois

A Tornado watch has been issued for most of central Illinois and Will, Kankakee, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, LaSalle and Dekalb counties until 2 a.m. Yellow shaded area shows... Read more ...