Marianne Guenot, Business Insider

Marianne Guenot

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Recent articles by Marianne:

Dozens of scientists who speak publicly about COVID-19 say they've been abused, with some receiving death threats and getting physically attacked, survey says

Nature surveyed 321 scientists who had previously spoken to the media about COVID-19. Fifteen percent of them reported receiving death threats. β†’ Read More

New study of 2,600-year-old poop suggests Iron Age miners drank beer and ate blue cheese

Prehistoric European salt miners were previously thought to mostly subsist on gruel. The finding suggests they were far more sophisticated. β†’ Read More

Astronaut's photo shows a rare 'sprite' in Earth's atmosphere caused by lightning shooting up toward space

The photo, taken from the ISS, is rare because these events only last a few milliseconds and are difficult to catch on camera. β†’ Read More

Merck requests FDA authorization for its anti-COVID-19 pill, the next step towards rolling it out

The pill "significantly reduced the risk of hospitalization or death," according to the developers Merck and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics. β†’ Read More

The White House says vaccine mandates raised employee vaccination by 20+ percentage points

Several organizations didn't wait for the White house rules to come into effect to roll out their own policies. β†’ Read More

Some countries are limiting teens to 1 dose of COVID-19 vaccine, citing very rare heart complications which can follow a 2nd shot

Norway, Hong Kong, and the UK decided to give only a single jab of the vaccine for now because of the potential for very rare heart complications. β†’ Read More

'COVID toe,' a painful condition that looks like frostbite, could be a side effect of the body's desperation to beat the virus, study says

The study, published in the British Journal of Dermatology on Tuesday, suggests that the lesions are due an elevated immune reaction in the area. β†’ Read More

People are developing diabetes after COVID-19. It might be because the virus messing with insulin-producing cells, new research suggests.

The virus could be completely changing the way the pancreas beta cells work, Dr. Shiubing Chen told Insider. β†’ Read More

The Earth is less bright than it used to be because there are fewer clouds in the air, a study found

A study found that the Earth lost 0.5W per m2 of shine over the past 20 years. This could have consequences for the climate. β†’ Read More

Israel tightened its COVID vaccine pass to require a booster shot to get into most indoor venues

Israel plans to reset its 'green pass' in coming days which, to require a booster shot within six months of the second dose to be valid. β†’ Read More

A Texas man who said he didn't get vaccinated out of 'stupidity' had both his legs amputated after COVID-19 turned his feet black

Pepe Forino, who had pre-existing conditions, says he hopes people can learn from his experience and that he is grateful to be alive. β†’ Read More

An 87-year-old who woke up with a bat on his neck refused rabies injections. He later died of rabies.

Thomas Krob, 87, died about a month after exposure to the bat. Authorities say post-exposure treatment can be life-saving if taken in time. β†’ Read More

German election: Greens poised to join government of Europe's biggest economy after voters reject Merkel's party

The Greens, alongside the Free Democrats, are set to negotiate with the parties leading the election results to form a government for Germany. β†’ Read More

A pack of usually-placid river otters started attacking people in Alaska, and nobody understands why

Three attacks have been reported in east Anchorage. Local officials don't understand what could have triggered the unusual behavior. β†’ Read More

Photo shows one house miraculously unaffected by volcano eruption in the Canary Islands that scorched everything around it

The couple who owned the house discovered it had survived the Cumbre Vieja volcano eruption on the island of La Palma thanks to this photo. β†’ Read More

NYC couple describe getting a $257,000 medical bill after their premature baby died in hospital, sparking a grim insurance battle

Brittany Giroux Lane and Clayton Lane's insurance company said it accidentally paid for baby Alexandra's care, and wants the money from them. β†’ Read More

J&J's vaccine gives 100% protection from severe COVID-19 after a 2nd dose, study says β€” comparable to the Pfizer or Moderna shots

Two shots provided 100% protection against severe Covid-19 and 94% protection against moderate to severe COVID-19, the company said β†’ Read More

Fauci says Americans should stay away from COVID-19 booster shots until they're eligible

After the FDA refused to back boosters for everybody aged 16 or above, Dr. Fauci said people should wait for a shot until they're officially eligible. β†’ Read More

Arizona becomes first state to sue over Biden vaccine mandate, even though the text isn't out yet

Arizona's Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Biden's administration, even though the text has yet to be published. β†’ Read More

Gorilla moms carry their dead babies around with them, which could be proof that they grieve, scientists say

A study published Wednesday provide clues as to how some primates could experience grief and suggest they could learn what death is over time. β†’ Read More