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Dementia Gene Raises Risk of Severe COVID-19

Having a faulty gene linked to dementia doubles the risk of developing severe COVID-19, according to a large-scale study.

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Experts Urge Caution on Sports After a COVID-19 Infection

People who were active before becoming infected with COVID-19 might now be itching to lace up their sneakers again.

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Solving the Space Junk Problem

Space is getting crowded. Aging satellites and space debris crowd low-Earth orbit, and launching new satellites adds to the collision risk. 

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How to Save Your Summer Vacation From COVID-19

How do we keep COVID-19 from ruining our precious vacation time, with international borders closed to travellers, festivals cancelled, parks, camping and cottage visits limited and even small events like garage sales forbidden?

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Migration Patterns Reveal an Eden for Ancient Humans and Animals

Pinnacle Point, a series of archaeological sites that overlook a now submerged section of South Africa’s coastline and one of the world’s most important localities for the study of modern human origins, was as much of an Eden for animals as it was for early humans. 

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University of Guelph COVID-19 Vaccine Research Awarded Provincial Funding

University of Guelph researchers have received $230,000 to develop potential COVID-19 vaccines under the province’s Ontario Together investment to advance research to combat the pandemic.

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Cybersecurity Leaders Call for Independent Review of Any COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps

Privacy and cybersecurity experts from across Canada have called on all levels of government to ensure strict security and privacy measures before deploying contact tracing apps to monitor the spread of COVID-19.

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New Double-Contrast Technique Picks Up Small Tumors on MRI

Early detection of tumors is extremely important in treating cancer. 

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AI Tool Gives Doctors A New Look At The Lungs In Treating COVID-19

Spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic, Princeton researchers have developed a diagnostic tool to analyze chest X-rays for patterns in diseased lungs.

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Mindfulness: How It Can Help Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

To say that COVID-19 has been an emotional roller coaster is an understatement.

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