The condition occurs in about 1 in 500,000 births.
It's not totally clear what these massive strings of DNA do, but they may help supercharge the organisms' ability to break down chemicals in the soil.
On Tuesday (July 27), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated their coronavirus mask guidelines. Here's why.
The announcement will likely be that people who live in areas with high or substantial COVID-19 transmission should start wearing masks again.
Researchers have narrowed down the emergence of SARS-CoV-2 to a few weeks in the fall and to a few animal suspects.
The signatories include the American Medical Association, the American Nurses Association, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
People infected with the delta variant of the novel coronavirus may be carrying more than a thousand times more virus particles, according to an early new study.
Some theories point toward a natural origin and others claim the virus accidentally leaked from a lab.
When eggs are fertilized, they release a shower of zinc and manganese that may protect against multiple sperm penetrating the egg.
The delta variant now makes up 83% of new U.S. cases, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday (July 20).
People who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the U.S. are strongly protected against the delta variant of the coronavirus, and do not need booster shots yet, according to experts.
The first case of human monkeypox in the U.S. in nearly 20 years has been confirmed in a U.S. resident who recently returned from traveling to Nigeria.