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Quantum internet signals beamed between drones a kilometre apart

Drones have been used to send quantum internet signals

Why Flu Cases are Down During a Massive Pandemic

Seasonal flu activity is lower than normal

Ogre-faced spiders listen closely to snatch bugs from the air

The hunters listen to a range of sounds, but only some trigger an attack

Rats with poisonous hairdos live surprisingly sociable private lives

It’s snuggling and togetherness when the deadly, swaggering rodents have families

Deaths of Young Children Are Decreasing Globally, But ...

Progress in improving mortality varies significantly within countries

Prevalence of Depression Symptoms in US Adults Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic

What is the burden of depression symptoms among US adults during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic compared with before COVID-19, and what are the risk factors associated with depression symptoms?

Depression Symptoms 3 Times Higher During COVID-19 Lockdown

Being stuck in quarantine during a pandemic can take a toll on your mental health.

2020 tied for warmest year on record, NASA analysis shows

Earth's global average surface temperature in 2020 tied with 2016 as the warmest year on record, according to an analysis by NASA.

COVID-19 reduced U.S. life expectancy, especially among Black and Latino populations

Life expectancy at birth will shorten by more than one year

Already had COVID-19? You still need a vaccine.

The vaccine can reduce your chances of becoming reinfected and sick again in the future.

What you need to know about Biden’s 5-point COVID-19 relief plan

His administration will rely on “science and scientists.”