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COVID-19 fattens up our body's cells to help fuel its viral takeover, study suggests

COVID-19 fattens up our body's cells to help fuel its viral takeover, with some fats increasing to 64-times their normal levels, new research suggests.

Highly antibiotic resistant strain of MRSA that arose in pigs can jump to humans, scientists say

A highly antibiotic resistant strain of MRSA that arose in pigs thanks to farming practices can jump to humans, scientists say.

'Taking innocence from children': Two-thirds of youngsters exposed to harmful online content

The UK's communications regulator is calling on young people to help protect each other by reporting harmful content online.

PlayStation launches new subscription service at double original price - can it win over gaming fans?

Sony PlayStation has launched its answer to Microsoft Xbox's Game Pass gaming subscription service. 

Space tourism could undo work to repair ozone layer, scientists say

The space tourism of Richard Branson, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos could undo the progress made to heal the ozone layer, scientists have said.

How did Jupiter get so big? Astronomers now think it 'ate' chunks of other planets

They don't call Jupiter "King of Planets" for nothing. It's massive, really heavy, and now scientists think it ate chunks of other planets to get as big as it is.

Entrepreneurs, architects and artists: Why people with dyslexia could be drawn to certain careers

New research could explain why people with dyslexia are drawn to certain professions - including the arts, engineering and entrepreneurship.

'Everest of bacterium' visible to naked eye discovered in Caribbean mangrove swamps

Scientists have discovered a new bacterium that is visible to the naked eye, branding it the biggest in the world.

US vaping company ordered to pull electronic cigarettes from shelves

A vaping company has been blocked from selling e-cigarettes in the US after it was found to have played a "disproportionate role in the rise of youth vaping".

Microsoft reveals extent of attacks by Russian hackers on Ukraine allies

Russian hackers have launched cyber attacks on targets in 42 countries allied with Ukraine since Vladimir Putin's war began, Microsoft says.