SARS-COV-2 Virus: Researchers are tracking virus variants since some of them might be more deadly than the original virus, they may be more easily transmissible and can have repercussions on the effectiveness of vaccines.
Previously, the chameleon species Brookesia micra was thought to be the smallest. The average length of adults of this species is 16 mm (29 mm with tail), while the smallest adult male has been recorded at 15.3 mm.
According to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), the organisation garnered media attention after their presence was noted in protests and unrest that followed the shooting of a young African-American by a Ferguson police officer in 2014.
Australia Day: In recent years, the celebration has become controversial because of a "change the date" campaign, the supporters of which demand the date of Australia Day be changed from January 26 to May 9.
Albayrak announced his decision on Instagram on November 8, saying he was resigning for health reasons. The resignation went largely unreported by the mainstream Turkish media, apparently for fear of a backlash from Erdogan.
Aid workers are struggling to reach communities cut off by washed-out bridges, downed trees and flooded roads in some regions of Central America, which are still reeling from the effects of hurricane Eta.
Ariel (Atmospheric Remote-sensing Infrared Exoplanet Large-survey), which scientists are planning to launch in 2029, will perform a large-scale survey of over a thousand exoplanets over a period of four years.