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BBC: ‘Alien comet’ visitor has weird composition

The first known comet to visit us from another star system has an unusual make-up, according to new research.

CNN: Watch for the Lyrid meteor shower this week

The first meteor shower of spring, known as the Lyrid meteor shower, will present a night skywatching show beginning on Sunday evening...

BBC: Coronavirus: Is there any evidence for lab release theory?

US State Department cables show that embassy officials were worried about biosecurity at a virus lab in Wuhan, China. The lab is...

CNN: China is fighting the coronavirus with a digital QR code. Here’s how it works

Imagine your daily routine being entirely dependent on a smart phone app. Leaving your home, taking the subway, going to work,...

BBC: Google blocking 18m coronavirus scam emails every day

Scammers are sending 18 million hoax emails about Covid-19 to Gmail users every day, according to Google. The tech...

BBC: Biggest cosmic mystery ‘step closer’ to solution

Stars, galaxies, planets, pretty much everything that makes up our everyday lives owes its existence to a cosmic quirk.

VOA: Robots to the Rescue During COVID-19 Lockdown

When COVID-19 hit Washington, D.C., and health officials said people had to stay 2 meters apart, Broad Branch Market owner Tracy Stannard...

BBC: Why Covid-19 is different for men and women

Covid-19 has profoundly different outcomes for men and women – and not just in terms of their health. For a virus that...

CNN: Beijing tightens grip over coronavirus research, amid US-China row on virus origin

China has imposed restrictions on the publication of academic research on the origins of the novel coronavirus, according to a central government directive...

NPR: Apple And Google Build Smartphone Tool To Track COVID-19

Tech giants Apple and Google are teaming up to create a system that would let smartphone users know when they've come into...

BBC: Coronavirus: Amazon builds its own testing lab for staff

Retail giant Amazon says it will build its own coronavirus testing lab to monitor the health of its staff.

AP: After months in space, astronauts returning to changed world

Two NASA astronauts said Friday they expect it will be tough returning to such a drastically changed world next week, after more...

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[Urbana] Winter is Here – Fun Ways to Celebrate the Season With Your Dog

What do you do when there is snow outside and your dog needs exercise? Canine15.com offers some suggestions. There are lots of...

[Champaign] PSA: COVID-19 Vaccination Guide

Stay up-to-date with information on COVID-19 vaccinations in Champaign County. Visit the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District to learn about how the vaccine...

[Champaign] Restaurant Week 2021

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, our local restaurants need your support more than ever. In order to safely support our restaurants this winter,...

[Illinois] KRANNERT CENTER PRESENTES SCOTT SILVEN’S THE JOURNEY

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