“The mutations in the Columbus strain are likely to make the virus more infectious, making it easier for the virus to pass from person to person,” Ohio State University said in a statement.
Three-quarters of parents in a new national poll think peers better understand teen challenges, compared to teachers or counselors in the school.
In a new study, researchers have used a urine test to identify and verify a patient’s type of asthma. The study lays the foundation for a more personalized diagnosis and may result in improved treatment of severe asthma in the future.
Geyser eruptions, like volcanic eruptions, are a mystery, so the reactivation of Steamboat Geyser in Yellowstone in 2018 provided an opportunity to explore why geysers turn off and on, and what determines their periodicity. Researchers found little evidence of magma moving below the geyser, meaning no sign of imminent hydrothermal eruptions, but did discover a relationship between the height of the column and the depth of the water reservoir.