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A world-first study has revealed how space travel can cause lower red blood cell counts, known as space anemia.

Analysis of 14 astronauts showed their bodies destroyed 54 per cent more red blood cells in space than they normally would on Earth, according to a study published in 'Nature Medicine'.

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A woman wearing a FFP2 - face mask in a shopping centre in Helsinki.

A study has found that face masks reduce the distance airborne pathogens could travel, when speaking or coughing, by more than half compared to not wearing a mask.

The research has been published in the 'Journal of Infectious Diseases'.

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Kristina studies Business Informatics and will graduate as a Master of Engineering in Business Informatics from Metropolia; Finland’s largest University of Applied Sciences.

Every one of us can make a difference – Metropolia’s role as Finland’s largest university of applied sciences is to enable our students to do just that. Besides skills and knowledge, we provide chances to put innovative ideas to the test in real life.

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The introduction of ethics classes in Germany as an alternative to religious education led to reduced religiosity in students’ later life. It also eroded traditional attitudes to gender roles and increased labor market participation and wages. These are the findings of a new study by the ifo Institute.

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Pedestrians wait to cross a street amid smoggy conditions in New Delhi on December 23, 2021. LEHTIKUVA / AFP

Long term exposure to ambient air pollution may heighten the risk of COVID-19 infection, suggests recent research.

The findings were published in the journal 'Occupational and Environmental Medicine'.

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According to new research by the University of Southern Denmark, carnivores are more likely to have cancer than herbivores.

The research has been published in the 'Nature Journal'.

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Illustration of the planet TOI-2180 b on NASAs website.

A UC Riverside astronomer and a group of eagle-eyed citizen scientists have discovered a giant gas planet hidden from view by typical stargazing tools.

The planet, TOI-2180 b, has the same diameter as Jupiter, but is nearly three times more massive.

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Fitness+ is introducing Collections on January 10, a curated series of workouts and meditations from the Fitness+ library organized to help users reach a goal.

American tech giant Apple has recently announced a couple of new features to its Fitness Plus subscription service.

As per GSM Arena, the new features aim at making the users morning run more pleasurable.

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A new study examined cognitive training designed to focus on what's important while ignoring distractions can enhance the brain's information processing, enabling the ability to "learn to learn".

The research has been published in the 'Nature Journal'.

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Medical staff members tend to a Covid-19 patient at the intensive care unit of Cremona hospital, in Cremona, northern Italy, on January 11, 2022. LEHTIKUVA / AFP

The World Health Organization (WHO) Guideline Development Group recommended the use of two arthritis drugs called baricitinib and interleukin-6 (IL-6) in combination with corticosteroids to treat patients with severe or critical COVID-19, on Friday.

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A new study by The Pennsylvania State University and the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation (TIBI), has devised a method to decrease the side effects of cancer drugs.

The study has been published in the 'Materials Today Chemistry Journal'.

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A medical worker prepares a dose of the Sinopharm Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine. (Photo by AFP) / - LEHTIKUVA / AFP

During a recent study, an international team of scientists identified antibodies that neutralize omicron and other SARS-CoV-2 variants.

These antibodies target areas of the virus spike protein that remain essentially unchanged as the viruses mutate. The study's findings were published in the journal Nature.

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A study by a team of Potsdam scientists found that economic growth goes down when the number of wet days and days with extreme rainfall go up.

Rich countries are most severely affected and herein the manufacturing and service sectors, according to their study now published as cover story in the renowned science journal Nature, as per the press release by Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK).

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A person receives a COVID-19 vaccination dose at Union Station on January 7, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. LEHTIKUVA / Getty Images / AFP

The new COVID-19 Omicron variant is more transmissible than the Delta variant. However, its biological characteristics are still relatively unknown.

The study about this variant has been published in the 'Nature Journal'.

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