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Can having upright posture make you more confident? - study

Researchers found in a study that there was a connection between upright posture and self-perception, leading to greater confidence.

Bird flu: How is North America's largest-ever outbreak spreading? - study

“There's reason to expect this virus is here to stay, and it's not going to disappear."

22/05/2022

Prehistoric feces found at Stonehenge show signs of parasites - study

The researchers came to this discovery by investigating 19 pieces of feces that were found at Durrington Walls and were preserved reportedly since Stonehenge was first constructed.

Estrogen treatment associated with reduced COVID deaths - Oxford

Estrogen is a category of hormone responsible for the development and regulation of the female reproductive system – and it can be pointed to as protective against COVID-19.

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Dogs are 92% successful at detecting if you have COVID - study

Using the study, dogs could help prevent the spread of the virus if stationed at public airports and other mass gatherings.

18/05/2022
AT LEAST eight types of Jellyfish populate Israeli waters, most of which don’t sting

New study discovers where Israel's jellyfish come from

A University of Haifa study found that Israel's jellyfish come from the beaches opposite the eastern side of the Nile Delta.

Hebrew University researchers identify 'diversity illusion'

New research suggests that people overestimate the presence of a minority in social settings, including members of the minority themselves.

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Squamates were present on Earth for longer than previously thought - study

Although the Squamata is the largest order of reptiles, made up of over 10,000 different species, their evolutionary origins are not yet well understood.

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93% of pregnant women hospitalized with COVID-19 were unvaccinated

A study looked at women hospitalized with the virus in 2021, and found that most were unvaccinated. The median age of symptomatic pregnant women was 28.

Secret tunnel reveals Assyrian god carvings with Aramaic inscriptions

The Aramaic inscriptions, largely illegible, seem upon first reading to be discussing local politics circa 794 BC.

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