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I got my COVID-19 vaccine. Can I still get and transmit the virus?

I got my COVID-19 vaccine. Can I still get and transmit the virus?

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There are two main types of immunity you can achieve with vaccines. One is so-called "effective" immunity, which can prevent ...
Sex and love in the time of Neanderthals

Sex and love in the time of Neanderthals

BBC | 
[T]he evidence that sex between early modern humans and Neanderthals was not a rare event has been mounting up. Hidden ...
Why taking only one shot of a two-dose COVID vaccine regimen could prove deadly

Why taking only one shot of a two-dose COVID vaccine regimen could prove deadly

BBC | 
[H]ow effective is a single dose of each of the Covid-19 vaccines? At a time when the answer is more ...
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Will COVID cause complications for decades?

BBC | 
By now the story of how new viral threats emerge should be familiar – the close contact with infected animals, ...
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Veganism bad for your brain? Recent research raises controversial questions about plant-based diets

BBC | 
The idea that avoiding meat is bad for our brains makes some intuitive sense; anthropologists have been arguing about what ...
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Polygamy and genetics: Short Creek, Utah’s inbreeding mutation epidemic

BBC | 
[In 1990], 10-year-old boy was presented to Theodore Tarby, a doctor specialising in rare childhood diseases. ... [S]oon Tarby had diagnosed a ...
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Polygamy and disease: Intermarrying Mormon town faces genetic disaster

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Brigham Young, who led the [Mormons] back in the mid-19th Century, was a passionate believer in [polygamy]. By the time he died, his ...
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Growing hybrid human-chimp brains to understand intellectual differences and disease

BBC | 
In her own small corner of this research utopia at the human brain laboratory at the University of Cambridge, Madeleine ...
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