Global surge of cases is fueling more chances for the virus to mutate to beat immune system

Britain could face even more super-infectious coronavirus variants because surging infections across the globe fuel the chances of the pathogen mutating to beat the immune system, scientists say. More than 90million Covid-19 cases have been recorded worldwide since the pandemic began, with numbers surging 33.8 per cent in the last two months alone.   And … Read more Global surge of cases is fueling more chances for the virus to mutate to beat immune system

Coronavirus US: Third homegrown variant may have originated in MAY

Researchers have discovered a third new variant of the coronavirus in the U.S. and say it could end up being the most easily transmissible one yet. A team from Southern Illinois University Carbondale traced the earliest appearance of new variant, called 20C-US, to Texas in May 2020. The variant carries several mutations, including to the … Read more Coronavirus US: Third homegrown variant may have originated in MAY

Third homegrown coronavirus variant found in U.S. as researchers say first emerged in Texas in MAY

BREAKING NEWS: Third homegrown coronavirus variant is found in the U.S. as Illinois researchers say it first emerged in Texas in MAY A third homegrown variant of the coronavirus has been found in the U.S. Illinois researchers say the earliest appearance of new variant, called 20C-U, was in Texas in May 2020 The variant has … Read more Third homegrown coronavirus variant found in U.S. as researchers say first emerged in Texas in MAY

BREAKING NEWS: Three people are shot dead by ‘active shooter’ at bowling alley in Illinois

Three people are shot dead and three injured when a gunman opens fire at Shooters Bar & Grill in Illinois bowling alley as a witness tells how she saw a man shot in the head Six people were shot – three were killed while the other three were injured  It happened just before 7pm Saturday … Read more BREAKING NEWS: Three people are shot dead by ‘active shooter’ at bowling alley in Illinois

BREAKING NEWS: Three people are shot dead by ‘active shooter’ at bowling alley in Illinois

Three people are shot dead and three injured when a gunman opens fire at Shooters Bar & Grill in Illinois bowling alley as a witness tells how she saw a man shot in the head Six people were shot – three were killed while the other three were injured  It happened just before 7pm Saturday … Read more BREAKING NEWS: Three people are shot dead by ‘active shooter’ at bowling alley in Illinois

Avocado protects the gut by breaking down fibre and balancing fats

An avocado a day keeps the doctor away: Millennials’ toast-topper of choice protects the gut by breaking down fibre, reducing unhealthy acids and balancing good and bad fats Researchers had 163 adults aged 25 to 45 follow a specific diet for 12 weeks Half of the volunteers had an avocado in at least one meal throughout … Read more Avocado protects the gut by breaking down fibre and balancing fats

Moment dog is sent somersaulting through the air when he tries to leap over children’s swing 

Flipping hound! Moment dog is sent somersaulting through the air when he tries to leap over child’s swing Buddha the Golden Retriever was playing fetch in a garden in Bluffs, Illinois  The dog was filmed as he bounded across the grass towards the child’s swing Buddha attempted to leap over the swing but misjudged his … Read more Moment dog is sent somersaulting through the air when he tries to leap over children’s swing 

New tracking system may predict where the next coronavirus hotspots will be

A new global surveillance system may be able to predict where the next coronavirus hotspots will be.   Developed by researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois, it can track where the virus is, where it is going, how quickly it will arrive and whether or not it is accelerating.  Its most recent report claims Wisconsin is on … Read more New tracking system may predict where the next coronavirus hotspots will be

Some honey bees choose to spend more time with other members of the colony

Don’t bee antisocial: Some honey bees choose to spend time with other members of the colony while others prefer to buzz off on their own – just like humans Researchers used imaging techniques to monitor bees with barcodes on them They found that some bees are more likely to interact than others in the hive … Read more Some honey bees choose to spend more time with other members of the colony

‘Relationships are not for you’: Ten-year-old girl gives her nanny dating advice – and it’s brutal 

‘Relationships are not for you’: Ten-year-old girl gives her nanny dating advice – and it’s brutal A woman filmed the hilarious moment she was told to give up on dating for good  Her 10-year-old charge shouted at her as they sat at her home in Springfield, US She was told she kept getting ‘rejected’ and … Read more ‘Relationships are not for you’: Ten-year-old girl gives her nanny dating advice – and it’s brutal