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Scientists are working on a ‘universal’ vaccine that could protect against a broad range of coronaviruses

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But there’s still a long way to go before UV-blasting devices hit the mainstream

Rosie, a virus-killing robot manufactured by Xenex. Photo: Essdras M Suarez/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Illustrations: Cleo Peng

Scientists are finding that fields of crops might be easier to manage than vats of cells

Detecting bioengineering is a fraught task for any organism

Virus illustration.
Virus illustration.
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A global effort of sewage sleuths could change the way health officials battle coronavirus

Photo illustration. Source: Chakrapong Worathat/EyeEm/Getty Images

The coronavirus pandemic could change the way we make vaccines

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