Science News Roundup: Chilean scientists unearth skunks and Moderna vaccine antibodies last at least 6 months and more

A part of the creature's fossilized jawbone with five teeth attached were discovered close to the famous Torres del Paine national park. Moderna vaccine antibodies last at least 6 months; lung transplant can save some COVID-19 survivors The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus.

Devdiscourse News Desk | Updated: 11-04-2021 10:44 IST | Created: 11-04-2021 10:30 IST
Science News Roundup: Chilean scientists unearth skunks and Moderna vaccine antibodies last at least 6 months and more

Following is a summary of current science news briefs.

Beast of five teeth: Chilean scientists unearth skunk that walked among dinosaurs

A fossil of a skunk-like mammal that lived during the age of dinosaurs has been discovered in Chilean Patagonia, adding further proof to recent evidence that mammals roamed that part of South America a lot earlier than previously thought. A part of the creature's fossilized jawbone with five teeth attached were discovered close to the famous Torres del Paine national park.

Moderna vaccine antibodies last at least 6 months; lung transplant can save some COVID-19 survivors

The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. Moderna vaccine antibodies last at least 6 months

(With inputs from agencies.)


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