By pooling studies from eight cohorts across the United States, a group of researchers accelerated the collection of essential data to answer questions about the immune response needed for long-term protection against SARSCoV2. A description of the cohort, assays used, and event definitions were recently published in the American Society for Microbiology's open-access journal, mSphere.

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People walk across bridges linking terminals of Changi International Airport in Singapore on May 13, 2022. LEHTIKUVA / AFP

You are going on a trip abroad and your mind revolves around the weather at the destination and around what to pack. At this stage, few people think about the return trip. However, at the latest when you leave for home, it is good to be aware that you can’t bring back whatever you want to Finland. Before travelling, you should learn in advance about import restrictions and prohibitions to avoid unpleasant surprises when you arrive at customs.

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his handout picture released on April 8, 2022 by Harikane Et Al, shows the most distant galaxy HD1 (13,5 billion light years), object in red appearing at the centre of a zoom-in image, according to the Astrophysical journal. (Photo by Harikane et al / AFP) / - LEHTIKUVA

An international team of astronomers has discovered the most distant astronomical object of all time: a galaxy. Shining only about 300 million years after the Big Bang, it may contain the oldest stars in the universe or a supermassive black hole.

The findings of the study were published in 'The Astrophysical Journal'.

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Medical staff members tend to a Covid-19 patient at the Seinäjoki Central Hospital in Seinäjoki, Finland, on December 2, 2021.

Researchers have found that subjects infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus displayed signs of severe brain inflammation and injury consistent with a reduction in blood or oxygen flow into the brain, neuron damage and small areas of bleeding.

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Family members and relatives carry the body of a victim who died of the Covid-19 coronavirus amid burning pyres of other victims at a cremation ground in New Delhi. LEHTIKUVA / AFP

According to a new study by Georgetown University Medical Center, the rising temperature of Earth due to massive climate change will lead to the forcible relocation of wild animals towards the region with the large human population. This change can drastically increase the risk of a viral jump to humans that could lead to the rise of the next pandemic.

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Medical staff members tend to a Covid-19 patient at the Seinäjoki Central Hospital in Seinäjoki, Finland.

Turmeric, quercetin and vitamin D were already known to have antiviral, antibacterial and immunomodulatory properties. Therefore, the researchers wanted to know what positive effects the combination of these three substances could have - not only on the virulence of COVID-19, but also on the development of the associated pneumonia.

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When you're not lifting heavy weights or doing painful stretches, dancing is one of the best and most enjoyable fitness exercises. Not only is dancing physically helpful, but it also has some benefits for mental health as it has been shown to be a great activity to instantly lift and relax.

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Though the satellite is just the size of a milk carton, it will carry two unique scientific instruments developed by the Centre of Excellence. Photo: Mikko Raskinen / Aalto University

Foresail-1, the first satellite from the Finnish Centre of Excellence in Research of Sustainable Space, is ready for space. ‘With the help of long-term funding from the Academy of Finland, we have created the first scientific space programme in Finland, which aims to develop more sustainable space technology,’ says Professor Minna Palmroth from the University of Helsinki, the director of the Centre of Excellence.

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A customer shops for food items inside a Tesco supermarket store in east London. LEHTIKUVA / AFP

Minor genetic differences can affect the ability to utilize the energy of various nutrients, according to a new study by the University of Helsinki.

The findings of the study were published in the journal 'Nature Communications.'

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Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the English Premier League football match between Everton and Manchester United at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west England on April 9, 2022. (Photo by Anthony Devlin / AFP)

Merseyside Police is investigating an incident where Cristiano Ronaldo apparently slapped a mobile phone out of a fan's hand as the Portuguese left the field after Manchester United's loss at Everton. Footage taken by @EvertonHub, shows Ronaldo knocking the device to the floor after Everton's 1-0 victory over the Red Devils at Goodison Park.

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Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort

Japan is high on many travel-lover’s bucket lists, and where better to visit next than its northernmost prefecture! Hokkaido is world-famous for its amazingly deep powder snow, unique cultural nuances, and the freshest culinary delights. As societies are slowly beginning to open up again and traveling abroad resumes worldwide, you may be thinking about tuning up the downhill equipment and planning your next snowy peak adventure.

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Female waste picker at sisdole landfill in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo: Tina Schoolmeester

A new study has explained how fuel can be produced from renewable sources such as waste wood and straw. The findings of the research were published in the journal 'Frontiers in Energy Research' in collaboration with the researchers at Straubing Campus for Biotechnology and Sustainability of the Technical in Munich (TUM) and Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology (LUT) in Finland.

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Flights are resuming at both Helsinki Airport and regional airports after the pandemic. In the summer, there will be direct flights from Finavia airports to more than 130 destinations.

“There will be new destinations for the summer, as well as flights to familiar cities and beaches in the south.

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A doctor working in the infection department of Kainuu central hospital in Kajaani.

As many as 75% of highly educated international professionals living in Finland have experienced discrimination in their job search, and 61% have experienced discrimination in the workplace.

"The figures are extremely worrying, and they show that Finnish working life is not yet very far in supporting diversity."

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