Study: Smartwatches predict COVID-19
12 February 2021 | 2:29 pm
Researchers have found that data recorded by fitness trackers like the Apple Watch make for a good indicator on whether the wearer will test positive for coronavirus — a "breakthrough" in the battle against COVID.
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A fossil found in northeastern China suggests that mammals may have preyed on dinosaurs several times their size.
The hot spells in parts of Europe and the US would not have occurred without human-made global warming, researchers say. This month is likely the hottest the Earth has seen in about 120,000 years, according to some.
A new study has shown that Germans still find tackling climate change important, but the data also revealed discrepancies over what people are actually willing to do about it.
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