Here’s Why Infants Are Strangely Resistant to COVID

February 12, 2024 2 min read Very young children’s developing immune systems respond to the COVID-causing virus SARS-CoV-2 very differently than do those of adults By Simon Makin Many infectious diseases are deadly for both the very old and the very young. But thankfully, the COVID-causing SARS-CoV-2 virus rarely triggers serious illness in infants. Scientists … Read more

Astronomers discover strangely missing stars in galaxies near Milky Way

A newfound population of stars in nearby dwarf galaxies represents the long-sought progenitors of a specific type of stellar death, or supernova, according to new research. Theories have shown that, for every three massive stars, one is stripped of its outer hydrogen layers across hundreds, or even thousands, of years such that its scorching hot … Read more