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Covid-19

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Doing so may be the only chance of ending the pandemic

The silhouette of a vaccine shot hovering over dark silhouettes of people from various age groups.
The silhouette of a vaccine shot hovering over dark silhouettes of people from various age groups.
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Preliminary research shows emissions dropped by more than 10%

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The dismal planning failures can’t be repeated if we want to survive on this planet

Los Angeles, California, April 14, 2020. Photo: David McNew/Getty Images


Glimpse of the Future

A skin-like device listens for coughs to catch early signs of Covid-19

Photo: Northwestern University


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


Glimpse of the Future

The tiny structures mimic Covid-19 infection in patients

Photo: Arvind Konkimalla/Tata Lab


If approved, the companies’ Covid-19 vaccines would be the first of their kind

Syringe against covid-19 background.
Syringe against covid-19 background.
Photo: JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images


THE COLOR OF CLIMATE

Researchers are empowering residents to advocate for better protection by providing them with hyper-local health data

Healthcare workers push a patient into a less intensive unit from the Covid-19 Unit at Houston United Memorial Medical Center
Healthcare workers push a patient into a less intensive unit from the Covid-19 Unit at Houston United Memorial Medical Center
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A completely artificial immune system quickly pumps out much-needed antibodies

Antibodies (Y-shaped) respond to a SARS-CoV-2 infection. Image: Kateryna Kon/Science Photo Library/Getty Images


Illustrations: Cleo Peng

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

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