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What you need to know about coronavirus on Tuesday, December 1

What you need to know about coronavirus on Tuesday, December 1

A trove of confidential documents obtained by CNN has lifted the lid on China’s mishandling of the early days of the pandemic. The leaked files, from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in Hubei province — where the novel coronavirus was first detected late last year — show evidence of clear missteps and point…MORE

Catch a lunar eclipse during the full beaver moon

Catch a lunar eclipse during the full beaver moon

Take a break from online holiday shopping to enjoy the full moon and a penumbral lunar eclipse. Both events will be visible early Monday morning. Lunar eclipses can only occur during a full moon, but a penumbral lunar eclipse is different from a total lunar eclipse. A penumbral eclipse occurs when the moon moves into…MORE

Neanderthals may have used their hands differently from humans

Neanderthals may have used their hands differently from humans

If you were to greet a Neanderthal with a handshake, it might feel a little awkward. The digits of the Stone Age people, who went extinct about 40,000 years ago, were much chunkier than ours. What’s more, a Neanderthal’s thumb would have stuck out from his hand at a much wider angle. “If you were…MORE

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