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Study Warns of New Dominant Strain of Coronavirus That Is More Contagious Than Before

A new study conducted by the Los Alamos National Laboratory has identified a new strain of the coronavirus that appears to be more contagious than previous versions that spread during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Los Angeles Times reports. Continue reading Study Warns of New Dominant Strain of Coronavirus That Is More Contagious Than Before

‘Molecular Condoms’ Could Be the Best Form of Birth Control Yet

In a breakthrough that almost sounds too good to be true, researchers have found a potential new form of birth control that could solve numerous problems. It offers the possibility of being effective for both sexes, no hormonal side effects, and might even be a Plan B that doesn’t piss off anti-abortion advocates.

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DNA Tests Discover Subway’s Chicken Meat Is Only About 50 Percent Chicken

A recent report by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has revealed some not-so-fresh news about Subway sandwiches. It turns out the chain’s chicken meat contains about 50 percent chicken DNA, which is a pretty unappetizing figure when you compare it to Subway’s competitors.

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Cheetahs, Elephants, and Giraffes Among Endangered Species Facing Extinction, Say Experts

Even cheetahs can’t cheat death—no matter how fast they run. A new study calls for cheetahs’ conservation status to change from “vulnerable” to “endangered,” suggesting that cheetahs could be headed for extinction.

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It Would Take Black Families 228 Years to Acquire the Same Wealth as Today’s White Families

The wealth of the average white family in the United States has expanded 84 percent in the last three decades, a rate of growth three times greater than the average black family and 1.2 times greater than the average Latino family, according to a report from the Institute for Policy Studies and the Corporation For Economic Development. The rate of the current racial wealth gap means that it would take black families 228 years to acquire wealth equal to a white family, and would take Latino families 84 years to do the same.

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