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New Covid Variant Detected at Texas A&M Lab Shows Signs of Antibody Resistance and More Severe Illness in Young People


Scientists at Texas A&M University’s Global Health Research Complex say they’ve detected a new Covid-19 variant that shows signs of a more contagious strain that causes more severe illness and appears to be resistant to antibodies. The new variant, BV-1, named after its Brazos Valley origin, was found during Texas A&M’s ...

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Scientists Can Use ‘Energy That Already Surrounds Us’ To Charge Technology


Scientists have discovered a way to power wearable devices using radio waves sent from microwaves, Wi-Fi connections, and other machines. The researchers, led by Huanyu “Larry” Cheng, a professor in the Penn State Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, developed a stretchable wideband antenna system made up of two metal antennas integrated onto conductive graphene with a metal ...

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