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Viruses enlisted in the war against MRSA

Engineered viruses can fight the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria Kevin Doxzen, Arizona State University As the world fights the SARS-CoV-2 virus causing the COVID-19 pandemic, another...
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Energy systems beginning to falter due to extreme weather

The Texas blackouts showed how climate extremes threaten energy systems across the US Roshanak (Roshi) Nateghi, Purdue University Pundits and politicians have been quick to point...

CO2-infused concrete – turning a liability into an asset

Bendable concrete and other CO2-infused cement mixes could dramatically cut global emissions Lucca Henrion, University of Michigan; Duo Zhang, University of Michigan; Victor C. Li,...
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Perseverance is the first of a new class of Mars explorers

Bringing Mars rocks back to Earth: On Feb. 18, Perseverance Rover landed safely on Mars – a lead scientist explains the tech and goals Jim...
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Assessing the massive Sunburst hack

The Sunburst hack was massive and devastating – 5 observations from a cybersecurity expert Paulo Shakarian, Arizona State University So much remains unknown about what is...
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Virus evolution could undermine a COVID-19 vaccine

Viruses evolve defenses, this allows them to adapt and could undermine a COVID-19 vaccine – but this can be stopped Andrew Read, Penn State and...
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How the internet is changing the way we grieve

Loss and grieving during the era of social media Jo Bell, University of Hull People don’t die in the same way that they used to. In...
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Vaccine distribution will require specialized handling

Keeping coronavirus vaccines at subzero temperatures during distribution will be hard, but likely key to ending pandemic Anna Nagurney, University of Massachusetts Amherst Just like a...
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Using ultraviolet light to aid in disinfecting indoor spaces

Ultraviolet light can make indoor spaces safer during the pandemic – if it's used the right way Karl Linden, University of Colorado Boulder Ultraviolet light has...
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An artificial pancreas offers hope in treating pediatric diabetes

National Institutes of Health A clinical trial at four pediatric diabetes centers in the United States has found that a new artificial pancreas system —...

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