Scientists may detect signs of extraterrestrial life in the next 5 to 10 years: Telescope launching this autumn could spot biosignatures on other planets within three days

Research shows that a new telescope could detect a potential signature of life on other planets in as little as 60 hours. "What really surprised me about the results is…

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Unconventional takes on pandemics and nuclear defense could protect humanity from catastrophic failure

From engineered pandemics to city-toppling cyber attacks to nuclear annihilation, life on Earth could radically change, and soon. "Our Earth is 45 million centuries old. But this century is the…

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On the pulse of pulsars and polar light: Reimagined telescopes may fill the void left by Arecibo’s collapse

Faced with the tragic loss of the Arecibo observatory in Puerto Rico and the often prohibitive cost of satellite missions, astronomers are searching for savvy alternatives to continue answering fundamental…

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Study shows past COVID-19 infection doesn’t fully protect young people against reinfection

Although antibodies induced by SARS-CoV-2 infection are largely protective, they do not completely protect against reinfection in young people, as evidenced through a longitudinal, prospective study of more than 3,000…

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